Reading Nora Roberts (Pop Lit Book Club) (Hardcover)

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Description


This book offers an overview of the contributions of author Nora Roberts to the popular literary market.

Nora Roberts's captivating biography and extensive canon are explored in this comprehensive reader's guide, including coverage on her early works, critical successes, trilogies and quartets, short stories and novellas, futuristic mysteries written as J.D. Robb, and titles under other pseudonyms.

Reading Nora Roberts shows how this remarkable author expands the limits of the genres in which she writes, exploring feminist ideas, Celtic and Western settings, psychological and religious themes, and Gothic and supernatural elements. The book also highlights Roberts's willingness to have her characters face serious real-world issues, including sexism and racism, gun violence, abortion, suicide, corporate greed, and career burnout.

About the Author


Mary Ellen Snodgrass, a professor of Latin and English at Lenoir Rhyne University, is an award-winning author of textbooks and reference works and a former columnist of the Charlotte Observer.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780313362934
ISBN-10: 0313362939
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Publication Date: December 14th, 2009
Pages: 168
Language: English
Series: Pop Lit Book Club