A Lesson Before Dying

“This majestic, moving novel is an instant classic, a book that will be read, discussed and taught beyond the rest of our lives.”—Chicago Tribune Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, A Lesson Before Dying is a deep and ...

A Lesson Before Dying

A Lesson Before Dying

“This majestic, moving novel is an instant classic, a book that will be read, discussed and taught beyond the rest of our lives.”—Chicago Tribune Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, A Lesson Before Dying is a deep and compassionate novel about a young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to visit a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting. From the critically acclaimed author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.

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A Lesson Before Dying
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Ernest J. Gaines
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-20 - Publisher: Vintage

“This majestic, moving novel is an instant classic, a book that will be read, discussed and taught beyond the rest of our lives.”—Chicago Tribune Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, A Lesson Before Dying is a deep and compassionate novel about a young man who returns to 1940s
A Lesson Before Dying
Language: en
Pages: 56
Authors: Romulus Linney
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

THE STORY: Jefferson, an innocent young man, is condemned to death in backwoods Louisiana in 1948. At the trial his lawyer, trying to save his life, called him no more a human being than a hog. In prison, he acts like one, insisting that he will be
A Lesson Before Dying
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ernest J. Gaines
Categories: Advertising
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

A LESSON BEFORE DYING is set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is an unwitting party to a liquor store shootout in which three men are killed; the only survivor, he is convicted of murder and sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, who
A Study Guide for Ernest Gaines's A Lesson Before Dying
Language: en
Pages: 15
Authors: Gale, Cengage Learning
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-13 - Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

A Study Guide for Ernest Gaines's "A Lesson Before Dying," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your
The Topic of Education in Ernest J. Gaines' Novel
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Birgit Wilpers
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01 - Publisher: GRIN Verlag

Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, University of Paderborn (Anglistik/Amerikanistik), course: Contemporary African-American Literature, language: English, abstract: The title of Ernest J. Gaines' book A Lesson Before Dying already alludes to the fact that education is one of the main themes

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