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The Conscious Reader,9780205268481

The Conscious Reader

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9780205268481

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020526848X
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Pub. Date:
8/1/1997
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Pearson College Div
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Table of Contents

Rhetorical Contents xxi(6)
Preface xxvii(6)
Art and Composition xxxiii
PAUL GAUGUIN
Self-portrait with Halo xxxiii(2)
FRIDA KAHLO
Self-Portrait with a Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird xxxv(2)
JACOB LAWRENCE
Harriet Tubman xxxvii(2)
EDWARD HOPPER
Hotel by a Railroad xxxix
The Search for Self 3(119)
PERSONAL REMINISCENCES
3(43)
ANNIE DILLARD
So This Was Adolescence
3(3)
GREG GRAFFIN
Anarchy in the Tenth Grade
6(4)
JORGE LUIS BORGES
Borges and Myself
10(1)
MAXINE HONG KINGSTON
No Name Woman
11(11)
JUDITH ORTIZ COFER
Casa: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
22(6)
ALICE WALKER
Beauty: When the Other Dancer Is the Self
28(7)
ZORA NEALE HURSTON
How It Feels to Be Colored Me
35(4)
JOHN PRESTON
Medfield, Massachusetts
39(7)
ESSAYS
46(29)
JAMES BALDWIN
The Discovery of What It Means to Be an American
46(5)
THEODORE ROETHKE
Some Self-Analysis
51(3)
KIM CHERNIN
The Flesh and the Devil
54(7)
CARSON MCCULLERS
Loneliness... An American Malady
61(2)
BRUNO BETTELHEIM
The Child's Need for Magic
63(9)
ELLEN GOODMAN
The Company Man
72(3)
FICTION
75(34)
ERNEST HEMINGWAY
Indian Camp
75(4)
AUDREY THOMAS
Ascension
79(10)
GARY SOTO
Black Hair
89(7)
DAVID BRADLEY
Harvest Home
96(13)
POETRY
109(13)
T. S. ELIOT
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
109(5)
DYLAN THOMAS
The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower
114(1)
ELEANOR WILNER
Emigration
115(2)
DENISE LEVERTOV
In Mind
117(2)
ANNE SEXTON
Her Kind
119(3)
Personal Relationships: Parents and Children 122(109)
LETTERS AND PERSONAL REMINISCENCES
122(33)
FRANZ KAFKA
Letter to His Father
122(7)
SUSAN CHEEVER
Portrait of My Father
129(5)
GARRETT HONGO
Kubota
134(10)
JOHN EDGAR WIDEMAN
Father Stories
144(11)
ESSAYS
155(3)
VICTORIA BISSELL BROWN
Abortion Fight Is over Choice
155(3)
FICTION
158(58)
GREG JONES
The Man on the Moon
158(12)
T. CORAGHESSAN BOYLE
If the River Was Whiskey
170(7)
WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS
The Use of Force
177(4)
FLANNERY O'CONNOR
Everything That Rises Must Converge
181(14)
WILLIAM MAXWELL
What He Was Like
195(3)
TILLIE OLSEN
I Stand Here Ironing
198(8)
LOUISE ERDRICH
A Wedge of Shade
206(10)
POETRY
216(15)
E. E. CUMMINGS
my father moved through dooms of love
216(2)
SYLVIA PLATH
Daddy
218(3)
THEODORE ROETHKE
My Papa's Waltz
221(1)
WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS
A Prayer for My Daughter
222(2)
GWENDOLYN BROOKS
"Life for my child is simple, and is good"
224(2)
NANCY WILLARD
Questions My Son Asked Me, Answers I Never Gave Him
226(5)
Personal Relationships: Men and Women 231(134)
ESSAYS
231(49)
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
231(3)
D. H. LAWRENCE
Give Her a Pattern
234(4)
VIRGINIA WOOLF
The Angel in the House
238(5)
GERMAINE GREER
The Stereotype
243(8)
NOEL PERRIN
The Androgynous Man
251(3)
BETTY FRIEDAN
The Quiet Movement of American Men
254(14)
BROOKE KROEGER
AIDS and the Girl Next Door
268(7)
MARGARET ATWOOD
Fiction: Happy Endings
275(5)
FICTION
280(65)
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
The Birthmark
280(14)
KATE CHOPIN
A Respectable Woman
294(4)
JAMES THURBER
The Unicorn in the Garden
298(2)
JOHN STEINBECK
The Chrysanthemums
300(10)
CARSON MCCULLERS
The Sojourner
310(8)
LESLIE MARMON SILKO
Lullaby
318(9)
RAYMOND CARVER
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
327(11)
KATHERINE ANNE PORTER
Rope
338(7)
POETRY
345(10)
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
When in Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes (Sonnet 29)
345(2)
Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds (Sonnet 116)
346(1)
WILLIAM BLAKE
The Clod and the Pebble
347(1)
The Garden of Love
347(1)
W. H. AUDEN
Lay Your Sleeping Head, My Love
348(1)
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Love Is Not All
349(1)
E. E. CUMMINGS
i like my body when it is with your
350(1)
MAY SWENSON
Women
351(2)
CALVIN TRILLIN
Just How Do You Suppose that Alice Knows?
353(2)
DRAMA
355(10)
WENDY WASSERSTEIN
The Man in a Case
355(10)
The Cultural Tradition: Popular Culture 365(63)
PERSONAL REMINISCENCE
365(6)
STUDS TERKEL
Miss U.S.A.
365(6)
ESSAYS
371(57)
ART BUCHWALD
Leisure Will Kill You
371(2)
PETER HAMILL
Crack and the Box
373(5)
ROGER ROSENBLATT
Who Killed Privacy?
378(5)
BERNICE REAGON
Black Music in Our Hands
383(4)
JOHN MCMURTRY
Kill 'Em! Crush 'Em! Eat 'Em Raw!
387(7)
ROB HOERBURGER
Gotta Dance!
394(3)
ROGER ANGELL
On the Ball
397(8)
R. C. HARVEY
State of the Art: June 1996
405(6)
ALEX ROSS
The Shock of the True
411(11)
JAMES WOLCOTT
Reborn on the Fourth of July
422(6)
The Cultural Tradition: Art and Society 428(90)
PERSONAL REMINISCENCES
428(12)
EUDORA WELTY
Finding a Voice
428(5)
RALPH ELLISON
On Becoming a Writer
433(7)
ESSAYS
440(56)
AARON COPLAND
How We Listen to Music
440(5)
MIKE ROYKO
The Virtue of Prurience
445(4)
E. M. FORSTER
Art for Art's Sake
449(6)
IRA GLASSER
Artistic Freedom: A Gathering Storm
455(5)
MARGARET ATWOOD
Pornography
460(6)
NOEL PERRIN
Science Fiction: Imaginary Worlds and Real-Life Questions
466(6)
E. L. DOCTOROW
Ultimate Discourse
472(3)
ALEKSANDR SOLZHENITSYN
Playing Upon the Strings of Emptiness
475(6)
EAVAN BOLAND
When the Spirit Moves
481(11)
ROGER ROSENBLATT
What's That to Us?
492(4)
FICTION
496(13)
WILLA CATHER
The Sculptor's Funeral
496(13)
POETRY
509(9)
MARIANNE MOORE
Poetry
509(2)
RITA DOVE
Beauty and the Beast
511(1)
LI-YOUNG LEE
Persimmons
512(3)
MARK DOTY
Tunnel Music
515(3)
Science, the Environment, and the Future 518(80)
ESSAYS
518(74)
FRANCIS BACON
Idols of the Mind
518(12)
ALAN B. DURNING
Asking How Much Is Enough
530(5)
GRANT FJERMEDAL
Artificial Intelligence
535(3)
EDWARD O. WILSON
Is Humanity Suicidal?
538(10)
NILES ELDREDGE
Creationism Isn't Science
548(7)
DAVID S. WILCOVE
What I Saw When I Went to the Forest
555(5)
URSULA K. LE GUIN
Winged: The Creatures on My Mind
560(4)
COLIN FLETCHER
A Bend in the Road
564(8)
LESTER R. BROWN
Earth Day 2030
572(12)
WILLIAM CRONON
The Trouble with Wilderness
584(5)
JOHN RALSTON SAUL
Air Conditioning
589(3)
FICTION
592(3)
ALDOUS HUXLEY
Conditioning the Children
592(3)
POETRY
595(3)
WALT WHITMAN
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
595(3)
Freedom and Human Dignity 598(148)
PERSONAL REMINISCENCES
598(31)
W. E. B. DU BOIS
On Being Crazy
598(2)
RICHARD WRIGHT
The Ethics of Living Jim Crow
600(11)
BENJAMIN ALIRE SAENZ
Prologue to Exiled: The Winds of Sunset Heights
611(8)
RIGOBERTA MENCHU
Things Have Happened to Me as in a Movie
619(4)
VO THI TAM
From Vietnam, 1979
623(6)
ESSAYS
629(91)
THOMAS JEFFERSON
The Declaration of Independence
629(7)
The Declaration of the Rights of Man
633(3)
SENECA FALLS CONVENTION
Declaration of Scntiments and Resolutions, 1848
636(4)
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
The Gettysburg Address
640(2)
NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI
Of Cruelty and Clemency, and Whether It Is Better to Be Loved or Feared
642(3)
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Letter from Birmingham Jail
645(17)
WILLIAM FAULKNER
Nobel Prize Award Speech
662(2)
HARRIET JACOBS
The Women
664(5)
CHIEF JOSEPH
His Message of Surrender, 1876
669(1)
CHIEF SEATTLE
Speech on the Signing of the Treaty of Port Elliott, 1855
670(4)
GEORGE ORWELL
The Principles of Newspeak
674(10)
PLATO
The Crito
684(13)
MARY GORDON
A Moral Choice
697(9)
SHELBY STEELE
On Being Black and Middle Class
706(11)
PETER H. KING
Of Crumpled Wings and Little Girls
717(3)
FICTION
720(15)
WILLIAM FAULKNER
Dry September
720(10)
RAY BRADBURY
Perhaps We Are Going Away
730(5)
POETRY
735(11)
WOLE SOYINKA
Telephone Conversation
735(2)
WILFRED OWEN
Dulce et Decorum Est
737(1)
W. H. AUDEN
The Unknown Citizen
738(2)
PATRICIA SMITH
Always in the Head
740(2)
JIM WONG-CHU
Equal Opportunity
742(4)
The Examined Life: Education 746(110)
PERSONAL REMINISCENCES
746(29)
LINCOLN STEFFENS
I Go to College
746(10)
MALCOLM X
A Homemade Education
756(8)
MAYA ANGELOU
Graduation
764(11)
ESSAYS
775(56)
LEWIS THOMAS
Humanities and Science
775(8)
FRANK CONROY
Think About It
783(5)
MARGO KAUFMAN
Who's Educated? Who Knows?
788(3)
HOWARD GARDNER
Human Intelligence Isn't What We Think It Is
791(4)
HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.
Talking Black
795(9)
HAROLD BRODKEY
Reading, the Most Dangerous Game
804(6)
LOREN EISELEY
The Hidden Teacher
810(11)
AMOJA THREE RIVERS
Cultural Etiquette: A Guide
821(4)
JANE GALLOP
Feminist Accused of Sexual Harassment
825(6)
FICTION
831(15)
JOHN CHEEVER
Expelled
831(9)
GRACE PALEY
The Loudest Voice
840(6)
POETRY
846(10)
LANGSTON HUGHES
Theme for English B
846(2)
LAWRENCE RAAB
The Shakespeare Lesson
848(1)
THEODORE ROETHKE
Elegy for Jane: My Student, Thrown by a Horse
849(2)
MARIANNE MOORE
The Student
851(2)
RICHARD WILBUR
A Finished Man
853(3)
The Examined Life: Personal Values 856(101)
PERSONAL REMINISCENCES
856(14)
NANCY MAIRS
On Being a Cripple
856(11)
FRANCINE PROSE
Bad Behavior
867(3)
ESSAYS
870(63)
RICHARD RODRIGUEZ
Heading into Darkness Once Again
870(2)
RONALD DWORKIN
Life Is Sacred, That's the Easy Part
872(5)
ROLLO MAY
The Man Who Was Put in a Cage
877(6)
JONATHAN KOZOL
Distancing the Homeless
883(11)
MAY SARTON
The Rewards of Living a Solitary Life
894(3)
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
Why I Went to the Woods
897(6)
BARRY LOPEZ
Landscape and Narrative
903(6)
HELEN KELLER
Three Days to See
909(9)
JAMAICA KINCAID
A Small Place
918(8)
SIDNEY PERKOWITZ
Connecting with E. M. Forster
926(7)
FICTION
933(15)
ANTON CHEKHOV
The Bet
933(6)
FREDERICK PHILIP GROVE
The First Day of an Immigrant
939(9)
POETRY
948(9)
MATTHEW ARNOLD
Dover Beach
948(1)
MARK LEVINE
About Face (A Poem Called "Dover Beach")
949(2)
MARIANNE MOORE
The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing
951(2)
THEODORE ROETHKE
The Waking
953(1)
JORGE LUIS BORGES
The Web
954(3)
Glossary 957(8)
Author/Artist and Title Index 965


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