Reading Nora Roberts

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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.

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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.

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Publisher
ABC-CLIO
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Published on
Dec 14, 2009
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Pages
155
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ISBN
9780313362941
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Language
English
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Genres
Literary Criticism / American / General
Literary Criticism / Women Authors
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