The Resource The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood

The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood

Label
The handmaid's tale
Title
The handmaid's tale
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Title variation
handmaids tale
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. Once a day, she may leave the home of the Commander and his wife to walk to food markets where signs are now in pictures because women are no longer allowed to read. Once a month, she must lie on her back and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant because Handmaids are only valued if their ovaries are viable. Offred can remember when she lived and made love with her husband and played with her daughter. When she had a job, money, and access to knowledge. But all that is gone now.
Summary
Illustrated with high-contrast artwork, a graphic-novel adaptation of Margaret Atwood's modern classic depicts the terrifying realities of women consigned to childbirth roles in the occupied Republic of Gilead
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
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10759033
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nault, Renee
  • Atwood, Margaret
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True
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Misogyny
  • Women
  • Twenty-first century
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
529 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432838485
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
529 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432838485
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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