Barbara Kingsolver: A Literary Companion (McFarland Literary Companions, 2)

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This work is an introduction to and overview of Kingsolver's work, opening with an annotated chronology of her life, activism, writings and awards, which is followed by a family tree. The 122 encyclopedic entries describe and analyze characters, dates, historical figures and events, allusions, literary motifs, and themes from Kingsolver's works, combining insights with generous citations from primary and secondary sources. Each entry ends with a selected bibliography. Appendices include a timeline of events in The Poisonwood Bible and a list of 46 writing and research topics. The book concludes with a comprehensive bibliography and index.

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A former teacher of English and Latin to high school and university students, Mary Ellen Snodgrass has been an award-winning textbook and reference book author for 35 years. She lives in Hickory, North Carolina.

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"excellent series of Literary Companions"--Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine.

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