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Mary Ellen Snodgrass

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  • Encyclopedia of the Literature of Empireby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 90.00

    Surveys the world's greatest literature about empires and imperialism, written by citizens of these empires and the colonized people who lived under their rule. This book contains more than 200 A-to-Z entries that examine authors, classic works, themes, and concepts related to particular empires in history or the general topics of imperialism. more...

  • Leslie Marmon Silkoby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 39.95

    This companion, appropriate for the lay reader and researcher alike, provides analysis of characters, plots, humor, symbols, philosophies, and classic themes from the writings and tellings of Leslie Marmon Silko, the celebrated novelist, poet, memoirist and Native American wisewoman. The text opens with an annotated chronology of Silko's multiracial... more...

  • Isabel Allendeby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95

    Isabel Allende--"la Famosa" to her fellow Chileans--is the world's most widely read Spanish language author. Her career coincides with the emergence of multiculturalism and global feminism, and her powerfully honest, revelatory works touch the pulse points of humankind. Her bravura study of the interwoven roles of women in family history... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Melville's Billy Budd & Typee, Revised Editionby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004; US$ 6.10

    Explore two lively classic tales of adventure on the high seas with CliffsNotes Billy Budd & Typee , the study guide that can raise your insight as well as your test scores! Meet Billy Budd, the sailor that everyone likes . . . or do they? And then set sail through the wild side of the South Seas in Typee . You’ll be up to speed on all the plot... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Greek Classicsby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2007; Not Available

    CliffsNotes on Greek Classics is the only reference book you need to understand the ideological and literary influence of the Greek civilization.  more...

  • CliffsNotes on Richter's The Light in the Forestby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2001; Not Available

    Conrad Richter, one of American literature's preeminent authors on the American frontier, highlights family hardship, individual suffering, and societal breakup in The Light in the Forest . Impeccably researched, Richter's novel takes place at a time of rapid change in the 18th century. True Son/Johnny is the protagonist, a white boy captured at... more...

  • CliffsNotes on American Poets of the 20th Centuryby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; Not Available

    This literary companion carries you into the lives and poetic lines of 41 of America's most admired poets from the last century. From popular favorites such as Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg to the more esoteric T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, this handbook also introduces you to living poets, such as Rita Dove, who are still inscribing their places in... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Atwood's The Handmaid's Taleby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2007; US$ 6.10

    This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you’ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works. more...

  • Peter Careyby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 39.95

    Peter Carey, writer of such celebrated works as Oscar and Lucinda, True History of the Kelly Gang, and His Illegal Self, is one of Australia's most critically acclaimed novelists. Deeply concerned with South Pacific culture, especially the lives of its most downtrodden citizens, Carey uses popular art as a tool for raising the consciousness of... more...

  • Jamaica Kincaidby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95

    Changing her name early in her career because her parents disapproved of her writing, Jamaica Kincaid crossed audiences to embrace feminist, American, postcolonial and world literature. This book offers an introduction and guided overview of her characters, plots, humor, symbols, and classic themes. Designed for students, fans, librarians, and teachers,... more...