“Holes” by Sachar, Jerry Spinelli, and H. G. Wells: Previews from Children’s Literature Review 200

Children's Literature Review: Volume 200, published July 10, features entries on Holes by Louis Sachar, writer Jerry Spinelli, and writer H. G. Wells. These are the opening passages for each entry.  

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Holes Louis Sachar

American author of juvenile fiction and young-adult novels.

The following entry provides criticism of Sachar’s young adult novel Holes (1998). For additional information about Sachar, see CLR, Volumes...

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Alice Walker, Zaynab Alkali, and Maurice Blanchot: An Inside Look at Contemporary Literary Criticism 381

Contemporary Literary Criticism: Volume 381, published July 10, features entries on writers Zaynab Alkali, Maurice Blanchot, and Alice Walker's Meridian. Check out a preview of these entries' opening passages below.

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Zaynab Alkali


(Born Zaynab Tura-Mazila) Nigerian novelist and short story writer.   INTRODUCTION Zaynab Alkali is the author of novels and short stories that explore the role of women in traditional Muslim...
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Check Out These Sneak Previews from Short Story Criticism: Volume 214

Short Story Criticism: Volume 214, published last Friday, features entries on writers Paul Bowles, A.S. Byatt, and M.R. James, and the short story “Young Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. These are the opening passages to each entry.  

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Paul Bowles


American short-story writer, novelist, essayist, poet, translator, and composer. The following entry provides criticism of Bowles’s life and short-fiction works. For additional...
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Emilia Galotti: A Play by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

(Literature Criticism from 1400-1800: Volume 245, published July 1, features entries on Athanasius Kircher and the Gotthold Ephraim Lessing plays Emilia Galotti and Nathan the Wise. This is the opening passage of the Emilia Galotti entry)  

Emilia Galotti

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

German playwright, critic, essayist, and translator. The following entry provides criticism of Lessing’s play Emilia Galotti (1772). Emilia Galotti by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781)...
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