Beauty Resources & Further Study

This Study Guide consists of approximately 9 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Beauty.
This section contains 171 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Beauty Short Guide

Guthrie, Frazer. "Robin McKinley, The Hero and the Crown." Times Literary Supplement (August 30, 1985): 958.

This lengthy review explores the major features of McKinley's most recent novel, discussing action, character, and dialogue in depth.

Heins, Paul. "Robin McKinley, Beauty."

Horn Book 55 (April 1979): 201. A sensitive review of the novel, with comments on its believable characters, inventive plot, and entertaining style.

McConnell, R. M. "Robin McKinley, Beauty." School Library Journal 25 (November 1978): 65. This reviewer notes the humor in McKinley's inventive narrative and recommends the novel as an appealing "fantasygothic."

May, Hal, ed. Contemporary Authors.

Vol. 107. Detroit: Gale Research, 1983. Entry on McKinley offers a brief overview of the author's life and works, with several quotations regarding her ideas about writing fantasy fiction for young adults.

Rosenberg, Merri. "Robin McKinley, The Hero and the Crown." New York Times Book Review (January 27, 1985): 29.

The reviewer's discussion of the author's use of Celtic and...

(read more)

This section contains 171 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Beauty Short Guide
Copyrights
Gale
Beauty from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.