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Harper lee's to kill a mockingbird [electronic resource] : New Essays. Michael J Meyer.

Meyer, Michael J. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780810877238 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: In 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird was published to critical acclaim. Harper Lee's only novel won the Pulitzer Prize and was transformed into a beloved film starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch. An American classic that frequently appears in middle school and high school curriculums, the novel has been subjected to criticism for its subject matter and language. Still relevant and meaningful, To Kill a Mockingbird has nonetheless been under-appreciated by many critics. There are few books that address Lee's novel's contribution to the American canon and still fewer that offer insights that can be used by teachers and by students. To commemorate the novel's 50th anniversary, Meyer has assembled a collection of new essays that celebrate this enduring work of American literature. These essays suggest that author Harper Lee deserves more credit for skillfully shaping a masterpiece that not only addresses the problems of the 1930s but also helps its readers see the problems and...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5601 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 592 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Literary Criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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