Score: 4
From 270 Ratings

A Separate Peace


  • Author: John Knowles
  • Release Date : 2014-04-22
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 4952906 Bytes


An American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to World War II.Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, A Separate Peace is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends one summer, like the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their world....

Score: 3.5
From 27 Ratings

A Separate Peace


  • Author: Shmoop
  • Release Date : 2010-07-22
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • File Size: 407768 Bytes


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A Separate Peace
Score: 3
From 105 Ratings

A Separate Peace


  • Author : John Knowles
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-04-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476777030


A Separate Peace Book Description :

An American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to World War II. Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, A Separate Peace is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends one summer, like the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their world....

A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace


  • Author : Hallman Bell Bryant
  • Publisher : Twayne Pub
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015025195879


A Separate Peace Book Description :

A study of John Knowles' classic coming-of-age story draws on the original manuscript and other primary materials to outline the historical and literary context of the novel and reveal the subtlety of Knowles' narrative design...

Understanding A Separate Peace

Understanding A Separate Peace


  • Author : Hallman Bell Bryant
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 031331165X


Understanding A Separate Peace Book Description :

Offers source documents and analysis to provide a historical context for understanding the major themes of "A Separate Peace."...

A Separate Peace
Score: 1.5
From 2 Ratings

A Separate Peace


  • Author : John Knowles
  • Publisher : Dramatic Publishing
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0871299194


A Separate Peace Book Description :

John Knowles' beloved classic has been a bestseller for more than 30 years and is one of the most moving and accurate novels about the trials and confusions of adolescence ever written. Set at an elite boarding school for boys during World War II, A Separate Peace is the story of friendship and treachery, and how a tragic accident involving two young men forever tarnishes their innocence....

John Knowles s A Separate Peace
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

John Knowles s A Separate Peace


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Preparatory school students in literature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438126524


John Knowles s A Separate Peace Book Description :

A collection of essays analyzing Knowles's classic work, including a chronology of his works and life....

A Separate Peace
Score: 3
From 104 Ratings

A Separate Peace


  • Author : John Knowles
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0025648500


A Separate Peace Book Description :

The Devon school in the summer of '42 is a lot like the fantasy kingdom of Camelot, and Phineas is its King Arthur, giving off a warm exuberance that attracts loyal followers and beguiles normally suspicious adults. No one loves him more than Gene, but this is Gene's "sarcastic" summer....

A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Electronic books
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438114781


A Separate Peace Book Description :

Discusses the characters, plot and writing of A separate peace by John Knowles. Includes critical essays on the novel and a brief biography of the author....

A Separate Peace  ENHANCED eBook

A Separate Peace ENHANCED eBook


  • Author : Deane O. Bogardus
  • Publisher : Lorenz Educational Press
  • Release Date : 1990-09-01
  • Genre: Literature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 142910869X


A Separate Peace ENHANCED eBook Book Description :

This is an idea book. It was designed for you, the literature teacher, as a time-saver that brings together key ideas, background information, and suggestions for teaching the novel successfully. Choose from the suggestions in the book to suit your style; adapt and expand on activities as they suit your students. Above all, this book is meant to be a tool to assist you in intensifying your students' involvement with the text and with the way literature helps to make sense of our world....

War in John Knowles s A Separate Peace

War in John Knowles s A Separate Peace


  • Author : Dedria Bryfonski
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2011-01-04
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780737752694


War in John Knowles s A Separate Peace Book Description :

This compelling volume explores the complexities of adolescent friendship in John Knowles's A Separate Place. Essays discuss the life of John Knowles, the role of personal experience in fiction, how the novel explores the roots of war, as well as contemporary perspectives on how war in Afghanistan is increasing bullying among children, and how sports bring joy despite the realities of war....

A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace


  • Author :
  • Publisher : BMI Educational Services
  • Release Date : 2011-05-27
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781609337704


A Separate Peace Book Description :

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