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Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Forfatter af CliffsNotes on Greek Classics

107+ Works 1,098 Members 12 Reviews

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Mary Ellen Snodgrass was born on February 29, 1944 in Wlimington, North Carolina. She is an award-winning author of textbooks and general reference works, and a former columnist for the Charlotte Observer. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of North vis mere Carolina at Greensboro and Appalachian State University, and holds degrees in English, Latin, psychology, and education of gifted children. She teaches English and Latin at Lenoir Rhyne University. In addition to her membership on the North Carolina Library Board, she serves the N.C. Humanities Commission as a traveling lecturer. She has also held jobs as a freelance writer for the Charlotte Observer along with being a columnist, and book reviewer for them. She has also worked on the Canadian Medical Association Journal, American Guidance Service, American Reference Books Annual and Cliffs Notes along with being a professor of Latin and English, Lenoir Rhyne University, 2008-2010. Her works include Michel Faber and Feminism: The Neo-Gothic Novel, Leslie Marmon Silko, The Civil War Era and Reconstruction: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History, and World Food. vis mindre

Værker af Mary Ellen Snodgrass

CliffsNotes on Greek Classics (1988) 380 eksemplarer
CliffsNotes on Roman Classics (1705) 130 eksemplarer
CliffsNotes on Wilder's Our Town (1965) 26 eksemplarer
Encyclopedia of Kitchen History (2004) 19 eksemplarer
Black History Month Resource Book (1993) 13 eksemplarer
Auctores Latini (Latin Edition) (1992) 9 eksemplarer
Voyages in Classical Mythology (1994) 7 eksemplarer
Who's Who in the Middle Ages (2000) 7 eksemplarer
Encyclopedia of Fable (1998) 5 eksemplarer
The encyclopedia of world ballet (2015) 5 eksemplarer
Great American English Handbook (1988) 5 eksemplarer
Encyclopedia of World Scriptures (2001) 4 eksemplarer
Intelligent Signal Processing (1991) 2 eksemplarer
Letter Writing 1 eksemplar
Silver 1 eksemplar

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CliffsNotes on Brontë's Jane Eyre (1964)nogle udgaver208 eksemplarer
21st-Century Gothic: Great Gothic Novels Since 2000 (2010) — Bidragyder — 11 eksemplarer

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Some very valuable and interesting material in here under entries for the American Revolution, Civil War, World War II, Korean War, Spanish American War, Cadet Nurse Corps, Navy Nurse Corps, and individuals such as Clara Barton, Mary Ann Bickerdyke, Kate Cumming, Esther Hasson and others.
MWMLibrary | Jan 14, 2022 |
This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers.
As a big fan of Isabel Allende, I was delighted to receive this book. The author did a wonderful job of categorizing subject matter that is often touched upon in Allende's work. It's a great resource of information for each book and and many of their major characters. It is also a excellent source of information about subject matter that lies within her books such as the importance of family relations and relationships. Snodgrass refers to books that these topics touch upon. The book itself encourages the reader to reflect upon the depth of Allende's work and encourages the reader to not only read books they have not read yet, but also to reread those they have read in a new light and understanding. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I highly recommend it.… (mere)
lisa-ann | 4 andre anmeldelser | Oct 15, 2013 |
This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers.
I would have loved to have this as a resource in my University studies as a student of literature in Spanish. It would have offered a depth of insight while I was studying Allende's writings, as opposed to reading them more for pleasure. This book offers great information, that even while reading her writing for fun will enrich my understanding. All that said, this is a resource book, and not a light one at that. It does not lend itself to be read alone, but only in conjunction with Allende's works themselves.… (mere)
megcamp | 4 andre anmeldelser | Sep 12, 2013 |
This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers.
I am a big fan of Isabel Allende and her books. And I love her autobiographical stories. I couldn't read the Literary Companion cover to cover; I think it is meant to read beside an Allende book. For me it was too much information I prefer to read intimate things from the person itself and not about her.
Picking the whole story apart and analyzing the plot is not always helpful to enjoy the deep and rich stories Allende is telling me. After reading her autobiographies I could understand better why she choose to write about certain things, but reading the Literary Companion did not bring her stories closer to me.… (mere)
brigitte64 | 4 andre anmeldelser | Aug 28, 2013 |



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