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Classic love & romance literature : an encyclopedia of works, characters, authors & themes / Virginia Brackett

By: Brackett, Virginia.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. ABC-Clio 1999Description: 406 s. ill.ISBN: 087436955X.Subject(s): Motiv i skönlitteraturen | LitteraturvetenskapOther classification: G(x) | G.096z
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<p>From Romeo and Juliet to Rebecca , entries treat scores of the most memorable novels and plays, providing information on authors, works, characters, and themes. Coverage is fair and square: men and women get equal time; elite and popular fiction are treated with respect; and minority voices are clearly heard.</p> <p> Classic Love and Romance Literature includes more than 340 A_Z entries that are are thoroughly illustrated, cross-referenced, and indexed. This work accomplishes what the best reference books always do: it sends you back to the originals.</p> Over 340 A_Z entries are thoroughly illustrated, cross-referenced, and indexed

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  • Preface (p. xi)
  • Introduction (p. xiii)
  • Classic Love and Romance Literature: An Encyclopedia of Works, Characters, Authors, and Themes
  • The Accidental Tourist (p. 1)
  • The African Queen (p. 2)
  • The Age of Innocence (p. 4)
  • Allende, Isabel (p. 5)
  • Allnutt, Charlie (p. 6)
  • An American Tragedy (p. 7)
  • Andrews, Roz (p. 9)
  • Anna Karenina (p. 10)
  • Archer, Isabel (p. 12)
  • Archer, Newland (p. 14)
  • Ariza, Florentino (p. 15)
  • Ata, Sutekichi (p. 16)
  • Atwood, Margaret (p. 17)
  • Austen, Jane (p. 17)
  • The Awakening (p. 19)
  • Baksh, Foam (p. 21)
  • Barnes, Jake (p. 21)
  • Beatrice (p. 22)
  • Beauty and the Beast (p. 23)
  • Beloved (p. 25)
  • Beloved (p. 26)
  • Benedick (p. 27)
  • Bennet, Elizabeth (Eliza/Lizzy) (p. 27)
  • Berto, Giuseppe (p. 29)
  • Bildungsroman (p. 29)
  • The Black Experience in America, 1600-1945 (p. 30)
  • Blanchard, Gillian (p. 34)
  • Bonbon, Louise (p. 35)
  • Bovary, Emma (p. 36)
  • Braithwaite, Edward R. (Ted) (p. 37)
  • Braithwaite, Rick (p. 38)
  • Brandon, Colonel (p. 39)
  • Broder, Herman (p. 39)
  • Bronte, Charlotte and Emily (p. 41)
  • Buchanan, Daisy (p. 43)
  • Buchanan, Tom (p. 44)
  • Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker (p. 45)
  • Burden, Jim (p. 46)
  • Butler, Rhett (p. 47)
  • Byronic Hero (p. 48)
  • Carey, Philip (p. 51)
  • Carla (p. 52)
  • Carraway, Nick (p. 53)
  • Carton, Sydney (p. 54)
  • Cather, Willa Siebert (p. 55)
  • Charis (p. 56)
  • Chillingworth, Roger (p. 57)
  • Chittaranjan, Nellie (p. 59)
  • Chivalry (p. 59)
  • Chopin, Kate (p. 60)
  • Clare, Angel (p. 61)
  • Claudio (p. 62)
  • Cleary, Meghann (Meggie) (p. 62)
  • Conroy, Pat (p. 64)
  • Cooper, James Fenimore (p. 65)
  • Cosette (p. 67)
  • The Count of Monte Cristo (p. 68)
  • Daisy Miller (p. 71)
  • Daniele (p. 73)
  • Dantes, Edmond (p. 74)
  • Darcy, Fitzwilliam (p. 76)
  • Dare, Pamela (p. 77)
  • Darnay, Charles, Marquis St. Evremonde (p. 78)
  • Dashwood, Elinor (p. 78)
  • Dashwood, Marianne (p. 79)
  • Daza, Fermina (p. 80)
  • de Bricassart, Father Ralph (p. 81)
  • de la Garza, Tita (p. 82)
  • de Theus, Pauline (p. 83)
  • de Winter, Maxim (p. 84)
  • de Winter, Mrs. (p. 85)
  • del Valle, Clara (p. 85)
  • Dickens, Charles John Huffam (p. 87)
  • Dimmesdale, Arthur (p. 88)
  • Doctor Zhivago (p. 89)
  • Doolittle, Eliza (p. 92)
  • Dreiser, Theodore (p. 93)
  • du Maurier, Daphne (p. 95)
  • Dumas, Alexandre (p. 95)
  • d'Urberville, Alec (p. 97)
  • Durbeyfield, Tess (p. 98)
  • Earnshaw, Catherine (p. 101)
  • Emma (p. 102)
  • Enemies: A Love Story (p. 103)
  • Esmeralda (p. 106)
  • Esquivel, Laura (p. 107)
  • Ethan Frome (p. 108)
  • Fantasy (p. 111)
  • Fantine (p. 111)
  • A Farewell to Arms (p. 112)
  • Ferrars, Edward (p. 114)
  • Fielding, Henry (p. 115)
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott (p. 116)
  • Flaubert, Gustave (p. 117)
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls (p. 118)
  • Forbidden Love (p. 120)
  • Forester, C. S. (p. 123)
  • Forster, E. M. (p. 123)
  • Fowles, John (p. 124)
  • Frankenstein (p. 125)
  • Frankenstein, Victor (p. 127)
  • Fremont, Tony (p. 128)
  • The French Lieutenant's Woman (p. 129)
  • Frollo, Claude (p. 130)
  • Frome, Ethan (p. 131)
  • Fu, Wen (p. 131)
  • Gaines, Ernest J. (p. 133)
  • Garcia Marquez, Gabriel (p. 134)
  • Gatsby, Jay (p. 135)
  • Genre Romance (p. 136)
  • Giono, Jean (p. 138)
  • Giulia (p. 139)
  • Gone with the Wind (p. 140)
  • The Good Earth (p. 141)
  • Gothic Romance (p. 144)
  • The Great Gatsby (p. 145)
  • Griffiths, Clyde (p. 146)
  • Guerine, Pauline (p. 147)
  • Guishar, Larisa (Lara) Fedorovna (p. 147)
  • A Handful of Dust (p. 149)
  • Hardy, Thomas (p. 149)
  • Hatsue (p. 151)
  • Hawkeye (p. 151)
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel (p. 152)
  • Heath, A. K. Roy (p. 154)
  • Heathcliff (p. 155)
  • Hemingway, Ernest (p. 156)
  • Henry, Frederic (p. 158)
  • Hero (p. 159)
  • Heroes (p. 159)
  • Herrera, Mercedes (p. 161)
  • Heyward, Major Duncan (p. 162)
  • Higgins, Henry (p. 163)
  • Honeychurch, Lucy (p. 164)
  • The Horseman on the Roof (p. 165)
  • The House of the Spirits (p. 166)
  • Hugo, Victor (p. 169)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (p. 171)
  • Hurston, Zora Neale (p. 173)
  • Ivanhoe (p. 177)
  • Iyayi, Festus (p. 178)
  • Iyere, Osimi (p. 180)
  • James, Henry (p. 183)
  • Jane Eyre (p. 184)
  • Jones, Tom (p. 185)
  • Jordan, Robert (p. 187)
  • The Journey (p. 187)
  • Karenina, Anna Arkadyevna (p. 191)
  • Kincaid, Jamaica (p. 192)
  • King, Tabitha (p. 193)
  • The Kitchen God's Wife (p. 194)
  • Knightley, George (p. 196)
  • Kundera, Milan (p. 197)
  • Last, Brenda (p. 199)
  • Last, Tony (p. 199)
  • The Last of the Mohicans (p. 200)
  • Lawrence, D. H. (p. 202)
  • Les Miserables (p. 204)
  • Levin, Konstantin Dmitrievitch (p. 206)
  • Like Water for Chocolate (p. 207)
  • Linton, Edgar (p. 211)
  • Longus (p. 212)
  • The Lost Generation (p. 213)
  • Lotus Blossom (p. 213)
  • Louie, Jimmy (p. 213)
  • Louie, Winnie (p. 214)
  • Love in the Time of Cholera (p. 214)
  • Love Triangle (p. 215)
  • Lucy (p. 216)
  • Lung, Wang (p. 217)
  • Madame Bovary (p. 221)
  • Magic Realism (p. 222)
  • Magua (p. 222)
  • Maria (p. 223)
  • Maugham, W. Somerset (p. 224)
  • McCullough, Colleen (p. 225)
  • Miller, Daisy (p. 225)
  • Mishima, Yukio (p. 227)
  • Mitchell, Margaret (p. 229)
  • Mondego, Ferdinand (p. 230)
  • Morrison, Toni (p. 231)
  • Much Ado about Nothing (p. 233)
  • Munro, Alice (p. 234)
  • Munro, Cora (p. 234)
  • Muzquiz, Pedro (p. 235)
  • My Antonia (p. 236)
  • Naipaul, V. S. (p. 239)
  • Ndudi (p. 240)
  • Nihilism (p. 240)
  • Of Human Bondage (p. 243)
  • Of Love and Dust (p. 244)
  • O'Hara, Scarlett (p. 246)
  • Okamoto, Taeko (p. 247)
  • O-Lan (p. 249)
  • One on One (p. 250)
  • O'Neill, Luke (p. 251)
  • Osaragi, Jiro (p. 251)
  • Osmond, Gilbert (p. 252)
  • Oz, Amos (p. 253)
  • Pardi, Angelo (p. 257)
  • Pasternak, Boris (p. 258)
  • Patriarchal Marriage (p. 259)
  • Paul (p. 261)
  • Payne, Marcus (p. 261)
  • Pilar (p. 262)
  • Pontellier, Edna (p. 263)
  • The Portrait of a Lady (p. 264)
  • Potter, Lucy Josephine (p. 265)
  • Pride and Prejudice (p. 266)
  • The Prince of Tides (p. 268)
  • Prynne, Hester (p. 269)
  • Pygmalion (p. 271)
  • Quasimodo (p. 273)
  • Quest (p. 275)
  • Ravid, Ivria (p. 277)
  • Ravid, Yoel (p. 277)
  • Rebecca (p. 278)
  • Rebecca, Daughter of Isaac (p. 281)
  • The Robber Bride (p. 281)
  • Rochester, Edward (p. 284)
  • Rogers, Mildred (p. 285)
  • Romance (p. 286)
  • Romeo and Juliet (p. 288)
  • A Room with a View (p. 289)
  • Rowena, Lady (p. 292)
  • Sabina (p. 295)
  • Sayer, Rose (p. 296)
  • The Scarlet Letter (p. 297)
  • Scott, Sir Walter (p. 298)
  • Sense and Sensibility (p. 299)
  • Sethe (p. 301)
  • The Shadow Bride (p. 302)
  • Shakespeare, William (p. 303)
  • Sharp, Becky (p. 305)
  • Shaw, George Bernard (p. 307)
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (p. 308)
  • Shimerda, Antonia (p. 310)
  • Shinji (p. 310)
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis (p. 311)
  • Singh, Betta (p. 313)
  • Singh, Meena (p. 314)
  • The Sky Is Red (p. 315)
  • Smithson, Charles (p. 316)
  • Sons and Lovers (p. 317)
  • Sophie's Choice (p. 319)
  • The Sound of Waves (p. 320)
  • Stingo (p. 322)
  • Styron, William (p. 323)
  • The Suffrage of Elvira (p. 324)
  • The Sun Also Rises (p. 326)
  • A Tale of Two Cities (p. 329)
  • Tan, Amy (p. 331)
  • Tereza (p. 333)
  • Tess of the d'Urbervilles (p. 334)
  • Thackeray, William Makepeace (p. 336)
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God (p. 337)
  • The Thorn Birds (p. 338)
  • To Know a Woman (p. 340)
  • To Sir, with Love (p. 341)
  • Tolstoy, Count Leo (p. 343)
  • Tom Jones (p. 345)
  • Tomas (p. 346)
  • Trueba, Esteban (p. 347)
  • Tsugawa, Ryosuke (p. 349)
  • Tullio (p. 349)
  • Tyler, Anne (p. 350)
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being (p. 353)
  • Uncas (p. 354)
  • Valjean, Jean (p. 357)
  • Vanity Fair (p. 359)
  • Victorian Age (p. 362)
  • Violence (p. 363)
  • War (p. 365)
  • Waugh, Evelyn (p. 365)
  • Western, Sophia (p. 366)
  • Wharton, Edith (p. 367)
  • Wilfred of Ivanhoe (p. 368)
  • Wilkes, Ashley (p. 369)
  • Wilkes, Melanie (p. 370)
  • Wingo, Tom (p. 370)
  • Winterbourne, Frederick Forsythe (p. 372)
  • Woodruff, Sarah (p. 372)
  • Woods, Janie Crawford Killicks Starks (p. 373)
  • Wuthering Heights (p. 374)
  • Zawistowska, Sophie (p. 377)
  • Zenia (p. 378)
  • Zhivago, Yurii Andreievich (p. 379)
  • References and Further Reading (p. 383)
  • About the Author (p. 397)
  • Index (p. 399)