The Resource Lord of the flies, William Golding ; foreword by Lois Lowry ; introduction by Stephen King

Lord of the flies, William Golding ; foreword by Lois Lowry ; introduction by Stephen King

Label
Lord of the flies
Title
Lord of the flies
Statement of responsibility
William Golding ; foreword by Lois Lowry ; introduction by Stephen King
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"William Golding's unforgettable classic of boyhood adventure and the savagery of humanity comes to this Classics Deluxe Edition with a new foreword by Lois Lowry. As provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, Lord of the Flies continues to ignite passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. William Golding's compelling story about a group of very ordinary boys marooned on a coral island has been labeled a parable, an allegory, a myth, a morality tale, a parody, a political treatise, and even a vision of the apocalypse. But above all, it has earned its place as one of the indisputable classics of the twentieth century for readers of any age. This Penguin Classics Graphic Deluxe Edition features an array of special features to supplement the novel, including a foreword by Lois Lowry, an introduction by Stephen King, an essay by E.M. Forster, an essay on teaching and reading the novel and suggestions for further exploration by scholar Jennifer Buehler, and an extended note by E.L. Epstein, the publisher of the first American edition"--Publisher information
Member of
Summary
The classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
030089
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1911-1993
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Golding, William
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin classics deluxe edition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Survival
  • Interpersonal relations in children
  • Regression (Psychology)
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Islands
  • Boys
Target audience
adult
Label
Lord of the flies, William Golding ; foreword by Lois Lowry ; introduction by Stephen King
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-293)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lord of the flies : The sound of the shell ; Fire on the mountain ; Huts on the beach ; Painted faces and long hair ; Beast from water ; Beast from air ; Shadows and tall trees ; Gift for the darkness ; A view to a death ; The shell and the glasses ; Castle Rock ; Cry of the hunters -- On reading and teaching "Lord of the flies" / Jennifer Buehler ; Suggestions for further exploration / Jennifer Buehler ; Introduction to the 1962 edition / E.M. Forster ; Notes on "Lord of the flies" from the 1959 edition / E.L. Epstein
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Deluxe edition.
Extent
xxii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780143129400
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2016036300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)960905625
Label
Lord of the flies, William Golding ; foreword by Lois Lowry ; introduction by Stephen King
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-293)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lord of the flies : The sound of the shell ; Fire on the mountain ; Huts on the beach ; Painted faces and long hair ; Beast from water ; Beast from air ; Shadows and tall trees ; Gift for the darkness ; A view to a death ; The shell and the glasses ; Castle Rock ; Cry of the hunters -- On reading and teaching "Lord of the flies" / Jennifer Buehler ; Suggestions for further exploration / Jennifer Buehler ; Introduction to the 1962 edition / E.M. Forster ; Notes on "Lord of the flies" from the 1959 edition / E.L. Epstein
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Deluxe edition.
Extent
xxii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780143129400
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2016036300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)960905625

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