The Good Earth | Study Guide

Pearl S. Buck

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The Good Earth | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Pearl S. Buck's The Good Earth. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to The Good Earth that you may enjoy.

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Buck, Pearl. The Chinese Novel. Day, 1954.

Conn, Peter J. Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography. Cambridge UP, 1996.

Leong, Karen J. The China Mystique: Pearl S. Buck, Anna May Wong, Mayling Soong, and the Transformation of American Orientalism. U of California P, 2005.

Spurling, Hilary. Pearl Buck in China: Journey to The Good Earth. Simon, 2010.

Course Hero. "The Good Earth Infographic." Course Hero. 23 Jan. 2018. Web. 27 Sep. 2018. <>.

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