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Introduction to Literature : Fiction, Poetry, and Drama

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Edition:
14th
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9780321356017

ISBN10:
0321356012
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
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Summary

*This classic (genre-organized) text retains the literature that has made it a success for over 13 editions while adding fresh, new readings, arranged in innovative and enlightening ways: nearly 300 poems, 60 stories, and 15 plays. * Distinguished author team has edited numerous composition texts and literature compilations. * "In Brief" writing chapters provide guidelines for writing about each genre. * Seven casebooks contain critical essays, interviews with authors, and student model essays on an author or particular work. * New "American Voices" chapters, focusing on multicultural literature, now appear in each section: Fiction, Poetry, and Drama.

Table of Contents

A Note on the Cover iii
Preface xxvii
Letter to Students xxxv
PART I Reading, Thinking, and Writing Critically about Literature
1(58)
Reading and Responding to Literature
3(23)
What Is Literature?
3(5)
Looking at an Example: Robert Frost's ``Immigrants''
3(1)
Robert Frost, Immigrants
4(3)
Looking at a Second Example: Pat Mora's ``Immigrants''
7(1)
Pat Mora, Immigrants
7(1)
Grounds for Argument: The Parable of the Prodigal Son
8(3)
Luke, The Parable of the Prodigal Son
8(3)
Stories True and False
11(3)
Grace Paley, Samuel
11(3)
What's Past Is Prologue
14(1)
Katherine Mansfield, Miss Brill
14(4)
Jamaica Kincaid, Girl
18(2)
Tobias Wolff, Powder
20(2)
James Merrill, Christmas Tree
22(2)
W. F. Bolton, Might We Too?
24(2)
Writing about Literature: From Idea to Essay
26(33)
Why Write Arguments about Literature?
26(1)
Getting Ideas: Pre-Writing
26(9)
Annotating a Text
27(1)
Brainstorming for Ideas for Writing
27(1)
Kate Chopin, The Story of an Hour
28(2)
Focused Free Writing
30(1)
Listing and Clustering
31(1)
Developing an Awareness of the Writer's Use of Language
32(1)
Asking Questions
32(1)
Keeping a Journal
33(1)
Arguing a Thesis
34(1)
Writing a Draft
35(5)
Sample Draft of an Essay on Kate Chopin's ``The Story of an Hour''
35(2)
Revising a Draft
37(1)
Peer Review
38(2)
The Final Version
40(2)
A Brief Overview of the Final Version
42(1)
Explication
42(4)
A Sample Explication
43(1)
William Butler Yeats, The Balloon of the Mind
43(3)
Explication as Argument
46(1)
Comparison and Contrast: A Way of Arguing
46(1)
Review: How to Write an Effective Essay
47(3)
Additional Readings
50(9)
Kate Chopin, Ripe Figs
50(1)
William Stafford, Traveling through the Dark
51(1)
Lorna Dee Cervantes, Refugee Ship
52(1)
Jose Armas, El Tonto del Barrio
53(6)
PART II Fiction
59(602)
Approaching Fiction: Responding in Writing
61(11)
Ernest Hemingway, Cat in the Rain
61(3)
Responses: Annotations and Journal Entries
64(4)
A Sample Essay by a Student
68(4)
Stories and Meanings: Plot, Character, Theme
72(25)
Aesop, The Vixen and the Lioness
72(1)
W. Somerset Maugham, The Appointment in Samarra
73(1)
Anonymous, Muddy Road
74(1)
Anton Chekhov, Misery
75(7)
Kate Chopin, Desiree's Baby
82(4)
Alice Walker, Everyday Use
86(8)
Margaret Atwood, Happy Endings
94(3)
Narrative Point of View
97(47)
Participant (or First-Person) Points of View
98(1)
Nonparticipant (or Third-Person) Points of View
99(1)
The Point of a Point of View
100(1)
John Updike, A & P
101(5)
Jack London, To Build a Fire
106(12)
Alice Elliot Dark, In the Gloaming
118(13)
V. S. Naipaul, The Night Watchman's Occurrence Book
131(6)
Katherine Anne Porter, The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
137(7)
Allegory and Symbolism
144(33)
A Note on Setting
147(1)
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown
147(10)
John Steinbeck, The Chrysanthemums
157(8)
Eudora Welty, A Worn Path
165(6)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings: A Tale for Children
171(6)
In Brief: Writing Arguments about Fiction
177(14)
Plot
177(1)
Character
177(1)
Point of View
178(1)
Setting
178(1)
Symbolism
179(1)
Style
179(1)
Theme
179(1)
A Story, Notes, and an Essay
180(1)
Edgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado
180(5)
A Student's Written Response to a Story
185(6)
Notes
185(2)
A Sample Response Essay
187(4)
Three Fiction Writers in Depth: Flannery O'Connor, Raymond Carver, and Alice Munro
191(82)
Flannery O'Connor, Two Stories and Comments About Writing
191(1)
Flannery O'Connor, A Good Man Is Hard to Find
191(13)
Flannery O'Connor, Revelation
204(14)
On Fiction: Remarks from Essays and Letters
218(1)
Flannery O'Connor, From ``The Fiction Writer and His Coutry''
218(1)
Flannery O'Connor, From ``Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Fiction''
219(1)
Flannery O'Connor, From ``The Nature and Aim of Fiction''
219(1)
Flannery O'Connor, From ``Writing Short Stories''
220(1)
Flannery O'Connor, ``A Reasonable Use of the Unreasonable''
220(3)
On Interpreting ``A Good Man Is Hard to Find''
223(1)
Raymond Carver: Three Stories, an Interview, and Comments about Writing
224(1)
Raymond Carver, Mine and Little Things
224(2)
Raymond Carver, Cathedral
226(11)
Raymond Carver, Talking about Stories
237(2)
Raymond Carver, On Rewriting
239(1)
Raymond Carver, On ``Cathedral''
240(1)
Alice Munro: Two Stories, an Essay, and an Interview
240(1)
Alice Munro, Boys and Girls
240(10)
Alice Munro, The Children Stay
250(17)
Alice Munro, What Is Real?
267(3)
Alice Munro, A Conversation
270(3)
Law and Disorder: Narratives from Biblical Times to the Present
273(24)
Anonymous, The Judgment of Solomon
274(1)
John, The Woman Taken in Adultery
275(1)
Franz Kafka, Before the Law
276(2)
Elizabeth Bishop, The Hanging of the Mouse
278(2)
James Alan McPherson, An Act of Prostitution
280(11)
Sherman Alexie, The Trial of Thomas Builds-the-Fire
291(6)
American Voices: Fiction for a Diverse Nation
297(74)
Leslie Marmon Silko, The Man to Send Rain Clouds
297(4)
Jack Forbes, Only Approved Indians Can Play: Made in USA
301(2)
John Updike, The Rumor
303(8)
Gloria Naylor, The Two
311(6)
Diana Chang, The Oriental Contingent
317(5)
Katherine Min, Courting a Monk
322(10)
Gish Jen, Who's Irish?
332(8)
Toni Cade Bambara, The Lesson
340(6)
Katherine Anne Porter, He
346(7)
Bernard Malamud, Black Is My Favorite Color
353(7)
Oscar Casares, Yolanda
360(7)
Michele Serros, Senior Picture Day
367(4)
A Collection of Short Fiction
371(190)
Leo Tolstoy, The Death of Ivan Ilych
374(39)
Guy de Maupassant, The Necklace
413(6)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper
419(11)
Willa Cather, Paul's Case: A Study in Termperament
430(14)
James Joyce, Araby
444(4)
William Faulkner, A Rose for Emily
448(11)
William Faulkner, Barn Burning
459(12)
Jorge Luis Borges, The Gospel According to Mark
471(5)
Langston Hughes, One Friday Morning
476(6)
Ralph Ellison, Battle Royal
482(10)
Contemporary Voices
492(69)
John Updike, Separating
492(8)
Joyce Carol Oates, Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
500(12)
Bobbie Ann Mason, Shiloh
512(10)
Tim O'Brien, The Things They Carried
522(12)
Amy Tan, Two Kinds
534(8)
Helena Marie Viramontes, The Moths
542(5)
Elizabeth Tallent, No One's a Mystery
547(2)
Lorrie Moore, How to Become a Writer
549(5)
Louise Erdrich, The Red Convertible
554(7)
The Novel
561(100)
Observations on the Novel
561(3)
Reading Kate Chopin's The Awakening
564(2)
New Orleans in Kate Chopin's Day: An Album of Pictures
566(4)
Kate Chopin, The Awakening
570(91)
PART III Poetry
661(364)
Approaching Poetry: Responding in Writing
663(12)
Langston Hughes, Harlem
663(6)
Thinking about ``Harlem''
664(1)
Some Journal Entries
665(2)
Final Draft
667(2)
Aphra Behn, Song: Love Armed
669(6)
Journal Entries
670(1)
A Sample Essay by a Student: ``The Double Nature of Love''
671(4)
Narrative Poetry
675(22)
Popular Ballads and Other Narrative Poems
675(1)
Anonymous, There was a young fellow of Riga
675(2)
Anonymous British Ballad, Sir Patrick Spence
677(2)
Anonymous British Ballad, The Demon Lover
679(3)
John Keats, La Belle Dame sans Merci
682(1)
A. E. Housman, Bredon Hill
683(2)
Anonymous African-American Ballad, De Titanic
685(3)
Thomas Hardy, The Convergence of the Twain
688(2)
Siegfried Sassoon, The General
690(1)
Countee Cullen, Incident
691(1)
Edward Arlington Robinson, Richard Cory
692(1)
Thomas Gray, Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes
693(1)
Emily Dickinson, Because I could not stop for Death
694(1)
John Lennon and Paul McCartney, Eleanor Rigby
695(2)
Lyric Poetry
697(21)
Anonymous, Michael Row the Boat Ashore
697(1)
Anonymous, Careless Love
697(2)
Anonymous, The Colorado Trail
699(1)
Anonymous, Western Wind
699(1)
Julia Ward Howe, Battle Hymn of the Republic
700(2)
Wendy Cope, Valentine
702(1)
William Shakespeare, Spring
703(1)
William Shakespeare, Winter
703(1)
W. H. Auden, Stop All the Clocks, Cut Off the Telephone
704(1)
Emily Bronte, Spellbound
705(1)
Thomas Hardy, The Self-Unseeing
706(2)
Anonymous African-American Spiritual, Go Down, Moses
708(2)
Langston Hughes, Evenin' Air Blues
710(1)
Li-Young Lee, I Ask My Mother to Sing
711(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay, The Spring and the Fall
711(1)
Wilfred Owen, Anthem for Doomed Youth
712(1)
Walt Whitman, A Noiseless Patient Spider
713(1)
John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn
714(2)
Paul Laurence Dunbar, Sympathy
716(1)
Linda Pastan, Jump Cabling
717(1)
The Speaking Tone of Voice
718(24)
Emily Dickinson, I'm Nobody! Who are you?
718(2)
Gwendolyn Brooks, We Real Cool
720(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks, The Mother
721(1)
Linda Pastan, Marks
722(1)
The Reader as the Speaker
723(4)
Stevie Smith, Not Waving but Drowning
723(1)
Wislawa Szymborska, The Terrorist, He Watches
724(1)
John Updike, Icarus
725(2)
The Dramatic Monologue
727(2)
Robert Browning, My Last Duchess
727(2)
Diction and Tone
729(6)
Robert Herrick, To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
730(1)
Thomas Hardy, The Man He Killed
731(1)
Walter de la Mare, An Epitaph
732(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins, Spring and Fall: To a Young Child
732(1)
Countee Cullen, For a Lady I Know
733(1)
Lyn Lifshin, My Mother and the Bed
733(2)
The Voice of the Satirist
735(7)
E. E. Cummings, next to of course god america i
736(1)
Marge Piercy, Barbie Doll
737(1)
Louise Erdrich, Dear John Wayne
738(1)
Jonathan Swift, A Satirical Elegy on the Death of a Late Famous General
739(2)
Alexander Pope, Engraved on the Collar of a Dog which I gave to His Royal Highness
741(1)
Figurative Language: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Apostrophe
742(14)
Robert Burns, A Red, Red Rose
743(1)
Sylvia Plath, Metaphors
744(1)
Simile
745(1)
Richard Wilbur, A Simile for Her Smile
745(1)
Metaphor
746(2)
John Keats, On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
746(2)
Personification
748(1)
Michael Drayton, Since There's No Help
748(1)
Apostrophe
749(7)
Edmund Waller, Song
749(2)
William Carlos Williams, The Red Wheelbarrow
751(1)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson, The Eagle
751(1)
Seamus Heaney, Digging
752(1)
Dana Gioia, Money
753(1)
Craig Raine, A Martian Sends a Postcard Home
754(1)
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 130
755(1)
Imagery and Symbolism
756(21)
William Blake, The Sick Rose
757(1)
Walt Whitman, I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing
757(3)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Kubla Khan
760(3)
Frederick Morgan, The Master
763(1)
Claude McKay, The Tropics in New York
764(2)
Adrienne Rich, Diving into the Wreck
766(2)
Christina Rossetti, Uphill
768(1)
Wallace Stevens, Anecdote of the Jar
768(1)
Wallace Stevens, The Emperor of Ice-Cream
769(1)
Edgar Allan Poe, To Helen
770(1)
Herman Melville, DuPont's Round Fight
771(2)
Thomas Hardy, Neutral Tones
773(1)
A Note on Haiku
774(3)
Moritake, Fallen petals rise
774(1)
Sokan, If only we could
774(1)
Shiki, River in summer
775(1)
Richard Wright, Four Haiku
775(1)
Writing a Haiku
775(1)
Taigi, Look, O look, there go
776(1)
Cyber-Haiku
776(1)
Irony
777(11)
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ozymandias
778(1)
Andrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress
779(2)
John Donne, Holy Sonnet XIV (``Batter my heart, three-personed God'')
781(1)
Langston Hughes, Dream Boogie
782(1)
Martin Espada, Tony Went to the Bodega but He Didn't Buy Anything
783(2)
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Love Is Not All: It Is Not Meat nor Drink
785(1)
Sherman Alexie, Evolution
785(1)
Henry Reed, Naming of Parts
786(2)
Rhythm and Versification
788(34)
Ezra Pound, An Immorality
789(2)
A. E. Housman, Eight O'Clock
791(1)
William Carlos Williams, The Dance
792(1)
Robert Francis, The Pitcher
793(1)
Versification: A Glossary for Reference
794(7)
Meter
794(3)
Patterns of Sound
797(1)
Galway Kinnell, Blackberry Eating
798(1)
A Note about Poetic Forms
799(1)
Stanzaic Patterns
800(1)
Three Complex Forms: The Sonnet, The Villanelle, and the Sestina
801(7)
The Sonnet
801(1)
Six Sonnets
802(1)
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 73 (``That time of year thou mayst in me behold'')
802(1)
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 146 (``Poor soul, the center of my sinful earth'')
803(2)
John Milton, When I Consider How My Light Is Spent
805(1)
John Crowe Ransom, Piazza Piece
806(1)
X. J. Kennedy, Nothing in Heaven Functions as It Ought
806(1)
Billy Collins, Sonnet
807(1)
The Villanelle
808(5)
Edwin Arlington Robinson, The House on the Hill
809(1)
Dylan Thomas, Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
810(1)
Elizabeth Bishop, One Art
811(1)
Wendy Cope, Reading Scheme
812(1)
The Sestina
813(4)
Rudyard Kipling, Sestina of the Tramp-Royal
814(2)
Elizabeth Bishop, Sestina
816(1)
Shaped Poetry or Pattern Poetry
817(2)
George Herbert, Easter Wings
817(1)
Lillian Morrison, The Sidewalk Racer
818(1)
Blank Verse and Free Verse
819(1)
Walt Whitman, When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
820(1)
The Prose Poem
820(2)
Carolyn Forche, The Colonel
821(1)
In Brief: Writing Arguments About Poetry
822(10)
First Response
822(1)
Speaker and Tone
822(1)
Audience
823(1)
Structure and Form
823(1)
Center of Interest and Theme
823(1)
Diction
823(1)
Sound Effects
823(1)
A Note on Explication
824(1)
A Student's Written Response to a Poem
824(5)
Louise Gluck, Gretel in Darkness
825(4)
Student Essay
829(3)
Poets at Work
832(10)
Walt Whitman, Enfans d'Adam, number 9
832(2)
Donald Justice, Elsewheres
834(2)
Cathy Song, Out of Our Hands
836(2)
William Butler Yeats: ``Leda and the Swan'' (Three Versions)
838(4)
William Butler Yeats, Annunciation
840(1)
William Butler Yeats, Leda and the Swan (1924)
840(1)
William Butler Yeats, Leda and the Swan (1933)
840(2)
The Span of Life: Poems from the Cradle to the Grave
842(33)
Three Short Long Views
845(3)
Robert Frost, The Span of Life
845(1)
Sir Walter Raleigh, What Is Our Life?
846(1)
E. E. Cummings, anyone lived in a pretty how town
847(1)
Early Years
848(6)
William Blake, Infant Joy
848(1)
William Blake, Infant Sorrow
849(1)
Anonymous, How Many Miles to Babylon
850(1)
Sharon Olds, Rites of Passage
851(1)
Louise Gluck, The School Children
852(1)
Robert Hayden, Those Winter Sundays
853(1)
Sex, Love, Marriage, Children
854(6)
William Butler Yeats, For Anne Gregory
854(1)
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 116 (``Let me not to the marriage of true minds'')
854(1)
Kitty Tsui, A Chinese Banquet
855(2)
Frank O'Hara, Homosexuality
857(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Sonnet xli
858(1)
Wyatt Prunty, Learning the Bicycle
859(1)
Anonymous, Higamus, Hogamus
860(1)
Work, Play, Getting On
860(5)
John Updike, Ex-Basketball Player
860(1)
Rita Dove, Daystar
861(1)
Gary Snyder, Hay for the Horses
862(1)
James Wright, Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota
863(1)
Marge Piercy, To be of use
864(1)
Last Years
865(3)
Gwendolyn Brooks, The Bean Eaters
865(1)
Robert Burns, John Anderson My Jo
865(1)
William Butler Yeats, Sailing to Byzantium
866(2)
Good Nights
868(3)
A. E. Housman, To an Athlete Dying Young
868(1)
W. H. Auden, The Unknown Citizen
869(1)
Anonymous, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
870(1)
Voices from Below
871(4)
William Shakespeare, Epitaph (``Good friend for Jesus sake forbeare'')
871(1)
Thomas Hardy, Ah, Are You Digging on My Grave
872(2)
Edgar Lee Masters, Minerva Jones
874(1)
Edgar Lee Masters, Doctor Meyers
874(1)
Edgar Lee Masters, Mrs. Meyers
874(1)
American Voices: Poems for a Diverse Nation
875(16)
Paula Gunn Allen, Pocahontas to Her English Husband, John Rolfe
875(2)
Robert Frost, The Vanishing Red
877(1)
Aurora Levins Morales, Child of the Americas
878(1)
Joseph Bruchac III, Ellis Island
879(1)
Mitsuye Yamada, To the Lady
880(1)
Yusef Komunyakaa, Facing It
881(3)
Claude McKay, America
884(1)
Dudley Randall, The Melting Pot
884(1)
Martin Espada, Bully
885(1)
Jimmy Santiago Baca, So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans
886(1)
Sherman Alexie, On the Amtrack from Boston to New York City
887(1)
Nila northSun, Moving Camp Too Far
888(1)
Laureen Mar, My Mother, Who Came from China, Where She Never Saw Snow
889(2)
Variations on Themes: Poems and Paintings
891(24)
Writing about Poems and Paintings
891(1)
A Sample Student Essay
892(2)
Jane Flanders, Van Gogh's Bed
894(2)
Adrienne Rich, Mourning Picture
896(2)
Cathy Song, Beauty and Sadness
898(2)
Carl Phillips, Luncheon on the Grass
900(1)
Anne Sexton, The Starry Night
901(3)
W. H. Auden, Musee des Beaux Arts
904(3)
X. J. Kennedy, Nude Descending a Staircase
907(1)
Sherman Alexie, At Navajo Monument Valley Tribal School
908(2)
John Updike, Before the Mirror
910(2)
Greg Pape, American Flamingo
912(3)
Three Poets in Depth: Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and Langston Hughes
915(39)
On Reading Authors Represented in Depth
915(2)
Emily Dickinson
917(11)
These are the days when Birds come back
917(1)
Papa above!
918(1)
Wild Nights---Wild Nights!
918(1)
There's a certain Slant of light
919(1)
I got so I could hear his name---
919(1)
The Soul selects her own Society
920(1)
This was a Poet---It is That
920(1)
I heard a Fly buzz---when I died
921(1)
This World is not Conclusion
922(1)
I like to see it lap the Miles
922(1)
A narrow Fellow in the Grass
923(1)
Further in Summer than the Birds
923(1)
Tell all the Truth but tell it slant
924(1)
A Route of Evanesence
924(1)
Those---dying, then
924(1)
Apparently with no surprise
925(1)
I felt a Funeral, in my Brain
926(1)
I felt a Cleaving in my Mind---
927(1)
The Dust behind I strove to join
927(1)
Letters about Poetry
928(3)
To Susan Gilbert (Dickinson)
929(1)
Letter to T. W. Higginson
929(1)
Letter to T. W. Higginson
930(1)
Robert Frost
931(9)
The Pasture
931(1)
Mending Wall
932(1)
The Wood-Pile
933(1)
The Road Not Taken
933(1)
The Telephone
934(1)
The Oven Bird
934(1)
The Aim Was Song
935(1)
The Need of Being Versed in Country Things
935(1)
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
936(1)
Acquainted with the Night
936(1)
Desert Places
937(1)
Design
938(1)
The Silken Tent
938(1)
Come In
938(2)
The Most of It
940(1)
Robert Frost on Poetry
940(2)
The Figure a Poem Makes
940(2)
From ``The Constant Symbol''
942(1)
Langston Hughes
942(7)
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
943(1)
Mother to Son
943(1)
The Weary Blues
944(1)
The South
944(1)
Ruby Brown
945(1)
Poet to Patron
946(1)
Ballad of the Landlord
946(1)
Too Blue
947(1)
Harlem [1]
947(1)
Theme for English B
948(1)
Poet to Bigot
949(1)
Langston Hughes on Poetry
949(5)
The Negro and the Racial Mountain
949(4)
On the Cultural Achievements of African-Americans
953(1)
Poetry and Translation
954(16)
A Poem Translated from Spanish, in an Essay by a Student
954(5)
A Note on Using the First-Person Singular Pronoun in Essays
958(1)
Translating a Poem of Your Choice, and Commenting on the Translation
959(1)
Last-Minute Help: Three Spanish Poems
960(2)
Anonymous, Ya se van los pastores
960(1)
Anonymous, Una gallina con pollos
960(1)
Gabriela Mistral, El Pensador de Rodin
960(1)
Gabriela Mistral, Rodin's Thinker, translated by Gustavo Alfaro
961(1)
Translating Haiku
962(2)
Basho, Old pond
962(1)
Basho, Withered branch
963(1)
Basho, Summer grasses
964(1)
Further Thoughts about Translating Poetry
964(2)
Catullus, Odi et amo
965(1)
Can Poetry Be Translated?
966(1)
Looking at Translations of a Poem by Charles Baudelaire
967(3)
Charles Baudelaire, L'Albatros
968(1)
Charles Baudelaire, The Albatross, translated by Richard Wilbur
969(1)
A Collection of Poems
970(55)
Anonymous, The Three Ravens
970(1)
Anonymous, The Twa Corbies
971(1)
Anonymous, Edward
972(2)
Anonymous, John Henry
974(1)
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 29 (``When, in disgrace with Fortune and men's eyes'')
975(1)
John Donne, A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
976(1)
John Donne, The Flea
977(1)
Ben Jonson, On My First Son
977(1)
Ben Jonson, Still to Be Neat
978(1)
Robert Herrick, Delight in Disorder
978(1)
William Blake, The Lamb
979(1)
William Blake, The Tyger
979(1)
William Blake, London
979(2)
William Wordsworth, The World Is Too Much with Us
981(1)
William Wordsworth, I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
981(1)
William Wordsworth, The Solitary Reaper
982(1)
Phillis Wheatley, On Being Brought from Africa to America
983(1)
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney, The Indian's Welcome to the Pilgrim Fathers
984(1)
John Keats, To Autumn
985(1)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Ulysses
986(2)
Robert Browning, Porphyria's Lover
988(1)
Matthew Arnold, Dover Beach
989(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins, God's Grandeur
990(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins, Pied Beauty
991(1)
James Weldon Johnson, To America
991(1)
William Carlos Williams, Spring and All
992(1)
Ezra Pound, In a Station of the Metro
993(1)
H. D., Helen
993(1)
T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
994(3)
Archibald MacLeish, Ars Poetica
997(1)
Elizabeth Bishop, The Fish
998(2)
Contemporary Voices
1000(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks, Martin Luther King Jr.
1000(1)
Anthony Hecht, The Dover Bitch: A Criticism of Life
1001(1)
Robert Bly, Driving to Town Late to Mail a Letter
1002(1)
Allen Ginsberg, A Supermarket in California
1003(1)
Anne Sexton, Her Kind
1004(1)
Adrienne Rich, For the Felling of an Elm in the Harvard Yard
1004(1)
Adrienne Rich, Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
1005(1)
Adrienne Rich, Living in Sin
1005(1)
X. J. Kennedy, For Allen Ginsberg
1006(1)
Miller Williams, Listen \ 014
1007(1)
Derek Walcott, A Far Cry from Africa
1007(1)
Sylvia Plath, Daddy
1008(2)
Linda Pastan, Love Poem
1010(1)
Amiri Baraka, A Poem for Black Hearts
1011(1)
Lucille Clifton, in the inner city
1012(1)
Joseph Brodsky, Love Song
1013(1)
Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changin'
1013(2)
Pat Mora, Sonrisas
1015(1)
Pat Mora, Illegal Alien
1015(1)
Pat Mora, Legal Alien
1016(1)
Nikki Giovanni, Master Charge Blues
1017(1)
Ellen Bryant Voigt, Quarrel
1018(1)
Carol Muske, Chivalry
1018(1)
Wendy Rose, Three Thousand Dollar Death Song
1019(2)
Diane Ackerman, Pumping Iron
1021(1)
Joy Harjo, Vision
1021(1)
Judith Ortiz Cofer, My Father in the Navy: A Childhood Memory
1022(1)
Bob Hicok, Man of the House
1023(2)
PART IV Drama
1025(714)
How to Read a Play
1027(67)
Thinking about the Language of Drama
1027(3)
Plot and Character
1030(3)
Susan Glaspell, Trifles
1033(10)
Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie
1043(46)
A Context for The Glass Menagerie
1089(1)
Tennessee Williams, Production Notes
1089(5)
Tragedy
1094(321)
A Note on Greek Tragedy
1098(1)
Two Plays by Sophocles
1099(1)
Sophocles, Oedipus the King
1099(43)
Sophocles, Antigone
1142(36)
Two Plays by Shakespeare
1178(1)
A Casebook on Hamlet
1178(1)
A Note on the Elizabethan Theater
1178(1)
A Note on the Texts of Hamlet
1179(6)
Portfolio: Hamlet on the Stage
1185(3)
William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
1188(111)
Ernest Jones, Hamlet and the Oedipus Complex
1299(2)
Stanley Wells, On the First Soliloquy
1301(2)
Elaine Showalter, Representing Ophelia
1303(1)
Claire Bloom, Playing Gertrude on Television
1304(1)
Bernice W. Kliman, The BBC Hamlet: A Television Production
1305(2)
Will Saretta, Branagh's Film of Hamlet
1307(3)
A Note on the Texts of Othello
1310(2)
Portfolio: Playing Othello
1312(8)
William Shakespeare, Othello, the Moor of Venice
1320(95)
Comedy
1415(60)
William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream
1418(57)
Two Plays about Marriage
1475(69)
Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House
1475(54)
Contexts for A Doll's House
1529(2)
Henrik Ibsen, Notes for the Tragedy of Modern Times
1529(1)
Henrik Ibsen, Adaptation of A Doll's House for a German Production
1530(1)
Henrik Ibsen, Speech at the Banquet of the Norwegian League for Women's Rights
1530(1)
Clare Boothe Luce, Slam the Door Softly
1531(13)
In Brief: Writing Arguments about Drama
1544(15)
Plot and Conflict
1544(1)
Character
1545(1)
Tragedy
1545(1)
Comedy
1546(1)
Nonverbal Language
1546(1)
The Play in Performance
1546(1)
A Sample Student Essay, Using Sources
1547(12)
American Voices: Drama for a Diverse Nation
1559(180)
Jane Martin, Rodeo
1560(4)
Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman
1564(68)
A Context for Death of a Salesman
1632(1)
Arthur Miller, Tragedy and the Common Man
1632(3)
Eve Merriam, Paul Wagner, and Jack Hofsiss, Out of Our Fathers' House
1635(21)
Luis Valdez, Los Vendidos
1656(10)
A Context for Los Vendidos
1666(2)
Luis Valdez, The Actos
1666(2)
Harvey Fierstein, On Tidy Endings
1668(18)
August Wilson, Fences
1686(50)
A Context for Fences
1736(3)
August Wilson, Talking about Fences
1736(3)
PART V Critical Perspectives
1739(86)
Critical Approaches: The Nature of Criticism
1741(84)
Formalist (or New) Criticism
1742(2)
Deconstruction
1744(1)
Reader-Response Criticism
1745(3)
Archetypal (or Myth) Criticism
1748(1)
Historical Scholarship
1749(3)
Marxist Criticism
1750(1)
The New Historicism
1750(1)
Biographical Criticism
1751(1)
Psychological (or Psychoanalytic) Criticism
1752(1)
Gender (Feminist, and Lesbian and Gay) Criticism
1753(7)
Suggestions for Further Reading
1760(4)
APPENDIXES
A Remarks about Manuscript Form
1764(5)
Basic Manuscript Form
1764(1)
Corrections in the Final Copy
1765(1)
Quotations and Quotation Marks
1766(1)
Quotation Marks or Underlining?
1767(1)
A Note on the Possessive
1768(1)
B Writing a Research Paper
1769(20)
What Research Is Not, and What Research Is
1769(1)
Primary and Secondary Materials
1769(1)
Locating Materials: First Steps
1770(1)
Other Bibliographic Aids
1770(2)
Taking Notes
1772(1)
Two Mechanical Aids: The Photocopier and the Word Processor
1772(1)
A Guide to Note-Taking
1772(2)
Drafting the Paper
1774(1)
Keeping a Sense of Proportion
1775(1)
Focus on Primary Sources
1776(1)
Documentation
1776(1)
What to Document: Avoiding Plagiarism
1776(2)
How to Document: Footnotes, Internal Parenthetical Citations, and a List of Works Cited (MLA Format)
1778(11)
C New Approaches to the Research Paper: Literature, History, and the World Wide Web
1789(16)
Case Study on Literature and History: The Internment of Japanese-Americans
1790(1)
Literary Texts
1790(1)
Mitsuye Yamada, The Question of Loyalty
1790(1)
David Mura, An Argument: On 1942
1791(3)
Historical Sources
1794(1)
Basic Reference Books (Short Paper)
1794(2)
Getting Deeper (Medium Paper)
1796(1)
A Review of Researching a Literary-Historical Paper
1797(2)
Other Reference Sources (Long Paper)
1799(1)
Too Much Information?
1799(1)
Electronic Sources
1800(1)
Encyclopedias: Print and Electronic Versions
1800(1)
The Internet/World Wide Web
1800(1)
Evaluating Sources on the World Wide Web
1800(1)
A Review for Using the World Wide Web
1801(1)
Documentation: Citing a WWW Source
1801(1)
Citing World Wide Web Sources
1801(4)
D Literary Research: Print and Electronic Sources
1805(5)
The Basics
1805(1)
Moving Ahead: Finding Sources for Research Work
1805(1)
Literature---Print Reference Sources
1806(1)
Bibliographies
1807(1)
History---Reference and Bibliography Sources
1808(1)
What Does Your Own Institution Offer?
1808(2)
E Writing Essay Examinations
1810(4)
Why Do Instructors Give Examinations?
1810(1)
Getting Ready
1810(1)
Writing Essay Answers
1811(3)
F Glossary of Literary Terms
1814(11)
Credits 1825(12)
Index of Terms 1837(4)
Index of Authors, Titles, and First Lines of Poems 1841


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