21st Century Novels: The First Decade brings the most important fictional works of the last 10 years into view, discussing plot, characters, critical reception and more. Utilizing a global advisory board to ensure broad coverage with curriculum focus, 21st Century Novels appeals to multiethnic/multicultural communities and curricula, bringing insight to readers of contemporary global literature in English translation. Contextual information supports multidisciplinary approaches to teaching, and teachers will appreciate signed analysis found throughout the set. Narrative sections combine literary analysis with biographical, literary and cultural/historical context, as well as further readings, adaptations, awards and maps. Robust indexing of authors and titles -- by sub-genre, themes, language, literary devices, country, region and more -- facilitate research.
"Designed with high school students and undergraduates in mind...The work is laid out in a way that will make it ideal for student research. It is recommended for high school and undergraduate libraries where it can be used for literature assignments and course work."
--American Reference Books Annual, 2012
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