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Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama, Compact Edition

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780321093653

ISBN10:
0321093658
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
Longman

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Summary

"Literature, Compact 4/e," the concise edition of the most popular introduction of its kind, is organized into three genres--Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. As in past editions, the authors' collective poetic voice brings personal warmth and a human perspective to the discussion of literature, adding to students' interest in the readings. An introduction to a balance of contemporary and classic stories, poems, and plays. Casebooks offer in-depth look at an author or clusters of works, for example " Latin American Poetry." Authors Joe Kennedy and Dana Gioia provide inviting and illuminating introductions to the authors included and to the elements of literature. Coverage of writing about literature is also included. For those interested in literature.

Table of Contents

Preface xxxix
To the Instructor xliii
About the Authors liii
Fiction 1(452)
Reading a Story
3(19)
Fable, Parable, and Tales
4(7)
The Appointment in Samarra
4(1)
W. Somerset Maugham
The North Wind and the Sun Aesop
5(1)
Independence
6(2)
Chuang Tzu
Godfather Death
8(3)
Jakob
Wilhelm Grimm
Plot
11(1)
The Short Story
12(7)
A&P
14(5)
John Updike
Writer's Perspective
John Updike on Writing, Why Write?
19(1)
Writing Critically
What's the Plot?
20(1)
Writing Assignment
21(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
21(1)
Point of View
22(55)
A Rose for Emily
28(7)
William Faulkner
The Tell-Tale Heart
35(4)
Edgar Allan Poe
Sonny's Blues
39(24)
James Baldwin
Why I Live at the P.O.
63(10)
Eudora Welty
Writer's Perspective
James Baldwin on Writing, Race and the African-American Writer
73(2)
Writing Critically
How Point of View Shapes a Story
75(1)
Writing Assignment
75(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
76(1)
Character
77(34)
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
80(8)
Katherine Anne Porter
Everyday Use
88(7)
Alice Walker
Gimpel the Fool
95(11)
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Saul Bellow
Writer's Perspective
Isaac Bashevis Singer on Writing, The Character of Gimpel
106(1)
Writing Critically
How Character Creates Action
107(1)
Writing Assignment
108(1)
Student Essay
Comparing Miss Emily and Miss Brill
108(2)
Further Suggestions for Writing
110(1)
Setting
111(34)
The Storm
114(5)
Kate Chopin
Greasy Lake
119(8)
T. Coraghessan Boyle
A Pair of Tickets
127(15)
Amy Tan
Writer's Perspective
Amy Tan on Writing, Setting the Voice
142(1)
Writing Critically
How Time and Place Set a Story
143(1)
Writing Assignment
143(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
144(1)
Tone and Style
145(34)
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
149(4)
Ernest Hemingway
Barn Burning
153(13)
William Faulkner
Irony
166(10)
Saboteur
168(8)
Ha Jin
Writer's Perspective
Ernest Hemingway on Writing, The Direct Style
176(1)
Writing Critically
Be Style Conscious
177(1)
Writing Assignment
178(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
178(1)
Theme
179(31)
The Open Boat
181(19)
Stephen Crane
Luke 15: 11-32, The Parable of the Prodigal Son
200(1)
Harrison Bergeron
201(6)
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Writer's Perspective
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. on Writing, The Themes of Science Fiction
207(1)
Writing Critically
Stating the Theme
208(1)
Writing Assignment
208(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
208(2)
Symbol
210(36)
The Chrysanthemums
212(9)
John Steinbeck
The Lottery
221(8)
Shirley Jackson
My Life with the Wave
229(5)
Octavio Paz
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
234(6)
Ursula K. Le Guin
Writer's Perspective
Ursula K. Le Guin on Writing, On ``The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas''
240(1)
Writing Critically
Recognizing Symbols
241(1)
Writing Assignment
241(1)
Student Essay
An Analysis of the Symbolism in Steinbeck's ``The Chrysanthemums''
242(3)
Further Suggestions for Writing
245(1)
Two Critical Casebooks: Flannery O'Connor and Raymond Carver
246(79)
Flannery O'Connor
246(1)
Stories
Good Country People
247(27)
A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Flannery O'Connor on Flannery O'Connor
The Element of Suspense in ``A Good Man Is Hard to Find''
274(3)
On Her Catholic Faith
277(1)
The Serious Writer and the Tired Reader
277(2)
Yearbook Cartoons
279(1)
Critics on Flannery O'Connor
Flannery O'Connor and Her Readers
280(3)
Robert Brinkmeyer Jr.
A Good Source Is Not So Hard to Find: The Real Life Misfit
283(2)
J. O. Tate
Deconstructing ``A Good Man Is Hard to Find''
285(2)
Mary Jane Schenck
Comic Perversion in ``Good Country People''
287(1)
Kathleen Feeley
Raymond Carver
288(1)
Stories
Cathedral
289(10)
A Small, Good Thing
299(18)
Raymond Carver on Raymond Carver
Commonplace but Precise Language
317(1)
My Biases in Fiction
318(1)
Honesty in Writing
319(1)
Critics on Raymond Carver
The Origins of ``Cathedral''
319(1)
Tess Gallagher
The Origin of ``Cathedral''
320(1)
Tom Jenks
Carver and Minimalism
321(1)
Paul Skenazy
Carver's Characterization
322(1)
Arthur Saltzman
Writing Critically
How One Story Illuminates Another
323(1)
Writing Assignment
323(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing on Flannery O'Connor
324(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing on Raymond Carver
324(1)
Stories for Further Reading
325(128)
Dead Men's Path
325(3)
Chinua Achebe
Happy Endings
328(4)
Margaret Atwood
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
332(7)
Ambrose Bierce
The Gospel According to Mark
339(4)
Jorge Luis Borges
Paul's Case
343(15)
Willa Cather
Barbie-Q
358(2)
Sandra Cisneros
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
360(5)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Yellow Wallpaper
365(13)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Young Goodman Brown
378(10)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Sweat
388(10)
Zora Neale Hurston
Araby
398(5)
James Joyce
Before the Law
403(2)
Franz Kafka
Girl
405(1)
Jamaica Kincaid
The Rocking-Horse Winner
406(12)
D. H. Lawrence
Miss Brill
418(4)
Katherine Mansfield
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
422(13)
Joyce Carol Gates
The Things They Carried
435(13)
Tim O'Brien
The Man to Send Rain Clouds
448(5)
Leslie Marmon Silko
Poetry 453(412)
Reading a Poem
455(16)
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
457(3)
William Butler Yeats
Lyric Poetry
460(2)
Piano
460(1)
D. H. Lawrence
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
461(1)
Adrienne Rich
Narrative Poetry
462(3)
Anonymous, Sir Patrick Spence
462(2)
``Out, Out-''
464(1)
Robert Frost
Dramatic Poetry
465(3)
My Last Duchess
465(3)
Robert Browning
Writer's Perspective
Adrienne Rich on Writing, Recalling ``Aunt Jennifer's Tigers''
468(1)
Writing Critically
Can a Poem Be Paraphrased?
469(1)
Ask Me
469(1)
William Stafford
A Paraphrase of ``Ask Me''
469(1)
William Stafford
Writing Assignment
470(1)
Listening to a Voice
471(28)
Tone
471(6)
My Papa's Waltz
472(1)
Theodore Roethke
For A Lady I Know
473(1)
Countee Cullen
The Author to Her Book
473(1)
Anne Bradstreet
To a Locomotive in Winter
474(1)
Walt Whitman
I Like to see it lap the Miles
475(1)
Emily Dickinson
To the Desert
476(1)
Benjamin Alire Saenz
For My Daughter
477(1)
Weldon Kees
The Person in the Poem
477(7)
Birch Canoe
478(1)
Carter Revard
Luke Havergal
479(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Hawk Roosting
480(1)
Ted Hughes
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
481(1)
William Wordsworth
Journal Entry
482(1)
Dorothy Wordsworth
A Glass of Beer
483(1)
James Stephens
The Red Wheelbarrow
484(1)
William Carlos Williams
Irony
484(6)
Oh No
485(1)
Robert Creeley
The Unknown Citizen
486(1)
W. H. Auden
Rites of Passage
487(1)
Sharon Olds
The Golf Links
488(1)
Sarah N. Cleghorn
The Workbox
488(2)
Thomas Hardy
For Review and Further Study
490(3)
High Treason
490(1)
Jost Emilio Pacheco
At the Un-National Monument Along the Canadian Border
490(1)
William Stafford
To Lucasta
491(1)
Richard Lovelace
Dulce et Decorum Est
491(2)
Wilfred Owen
Writer's Perspective
Wilfred Owen on Writing, War Poetry
493(1)
Writing Critically
Paying Attention to the Obvious
493(1)
Writing Assignment
493(1)
Student Essay
Word Choice, Tone, and Point of View in Roethke's ``My Papa's Waltz''
494(3)
Further Suggestions for Writing
497(2)
Words
499(24)
Literal Meaning: What a Poem Says First
499(5)
This Is Just to Say
500(1)
William Carlos Williams
Silence
501(1)
Marianne Moore
Down, Wanton, Down!
502(1)
Robert Craves
Looking Up at Leaves
502(1)
Barbara Howes
Batter my heart, three-personed God, for You
503(1)
John Define
The Value of a Dictionary
504(4)
Aftermath
505(2)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Friend, on this scaffold Thomas More lies dead
507(1)
J. V. Cunningham
Advice to a Friend Who Paints
507(1)
Kelly Cherry
Grass
507(1)
Carl Sandburg
Word Choice and Word Order
508(7)
Reason
510(2)
Josephine Miles
Blandeur
512(1)
Kay Ryan
The Ruined Maid
513(1)
Thomas Hardy
The Fury of Aerial Bombardment
514(1)
Richard Eberhart
Lonely Hearts
514(1)
Wendy Cope
For Review and Further Study
515(5)
anyone lived in a pretty how town
515(1)
E. E. Cummings
Upon Julia's Clothes
516(1)
Robert Herrick
Anonymous, Carnation Milk
517(1)
My heart leaps up when I behold
517(1)
William Wordsworth
Mutability
518(1)
William Wordsworth
Jabberwocky
518(2)
Lewis Carroll
Writer's Perspective
Lewis Carroll on Writing, Humpty Dumpty Explicates ``Jabberwocky''
520(1)
Writing Critically
How Much Difference Does a Word Make?
521(1)
Writing Assignment
522(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
522(1)
Saying and Suggesting
523(12)
Cargoes
524(1)
John Masefield
London
525(2)
William Blake
Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock
527(1)
Wallace Stevens
The Bean Eaters
528(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
Epitaph
528(1)
Timothy Steele
The Listeners
528(2)
Walter de la Mare
Fire and Ice
530(1)
Robert Frost
Tears, Idle Tears
530(1)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World
531(1)
Richard Wilbur
Writer's Perspective
Richard Wilbur on Writing, Concerning ``Love Calls Us to the Things of This World''
532(1)
Writing Critically
The Ways a Poem Suggests
533(1)
Writing Assignment
534(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
534(1)
Imagery
535(21)
In a Station of the Metro
535(1)
Ezra Pound
The piercing chill I Feel
535(2)
Taniguchi Buson
The winter evening settles down
537(1)
T. S. Eliot
Root Cellar
537(1)
Theodore Roethke
The Fish
538(2)
Elizabeth Bishop
Fork
540(1)
Charles Simic
A Route of Evanescence
540(1)
Emily Dickinson
Reapers
541(1)
Jean Toomer
Pied Beauty
541(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
About Haiku
542(2)
The Falling Flower
542(1)
Arakida Moritake
Heat-lightning streak
543(1)
Matsuo Basho
On the one-ton temple bell
543(1)
Taniguchi Buson
Only one guy
543(1)
Kobayashi Issa
A Selection of Haiku
544(1)
Gary Snyder
Etheridge Knight
Penny Harter
Jennifer Brutschy
Richard Wright
Hayden Carruth
John Ridland
Adelle Foley
For Review and Further Study
544(4)
Bright star! would I were steadfast as thou art
544(1)
John Keats
The Runner
545(1)
Walt Whitman
Image
545(1)
T. E. Hulme
Tired Sex
545(1)
Chana Bloch
Driving to Town Late to Mail a Letter
546(1)
Robert Bly
Mid-August at Sourdough Mountain Lookout
546(1)
Gary Snyder
Heat
546(1)
H.D.
Embrace
547(1)
Billy Collins
Not Waving but Drowning
547(1)
Stevie Smith
Writer's Perspective
Ezra Pound on Writing, The Image
548(1)
Writing Critically
Analyzing Images
549(1)
Writing Assignment
550(1)
Student Essay
Elizabeth Bishop's Use of Imagery in ``The Fish''
550(5)
Further Suggestions for Writing
555(1)
Figures of Speech
556(18)
Why Speak Figuratively?
556(3)
The Eagle
557(1)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
557(1)
William Shakespeare
Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?
558(1)
Howard Moss
Metaphor and Simile
559(4)
My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun
560(1)
Emily Dickinson
Flower in the Crannied Wall
561(1)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
To see a world in a grain of sand
561(1)
William Blake
Metaphors
562(1)
Sylvia Plath
Simile
562(1)
N. Scott Momaday
Other Figures
563(5)
The Wind
564(2)
James Stephens
Elegy, Written with His Own Hand in the Tower Before His Execution
566(1)
Chidiock Tichborne
You fit into me
567(1)
Margaret Atwood
The Cathedral Is
567(1)
John Ashberry
For Review and Further Study
568(3)
The Silken Tent
568(1)
Robert Frost
Leaving Forever
568(1)
Denise Levertov
The Suitor
569(1)
Jane Kenyon
The Secret Sits
569(1)
Robert Frost
The Pool
569(1)
H. D.
Coward
570(1)
A. R. Ammons
Oh, my love is like a red, red rose
570(1)
Robert Burns
Writer's Perspective
Robert Frost on Writing, The Importance of Poetic Metaphor
571(1)
Writing Critically
How Metaphors Enlarge a Poem's Meaning
572(1)
Writing Assignment
572(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
573(1)
Song
574(19)
Singing and Saying
574(8)
To Celia
575(1)
Ben Jonson
Anonymous, The Cruel Mother
576(2)
from Peter Piper
578(1)
Run D.M.C.
Take, O, take those lips away
579(1)
William Shakespeare
Richard Cory
580(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Richard Cory
581(1)
Paul Simon
Ballads
582(4)
Anonymous, Bonny Barbara Allan
582(3)
Ballad of Birmingham
585(1)
Dudley Randall
Blues
586(2)
Jailhouse Blues
587(1)
Bessie Smith
Clarence Williams
Funeral Blues
587(1)
W. H. Auden
For Review and Further Study
588(3)
Eleanor Rigby
588(1)
John Lennon
Paul McCartney
The Times They are a-Changing
589(2)
Bob Dylan
Writer's Perspective
Paul McCartney on Writing, Creating ``Eleanor Rigby''
591(1)
Writing Critically
Is There a Difference Between Poetry and Song?
592(1)
Writing Assignment
592(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
592(1)
Sound
593(19)
Sound as Meaning
593(5)
True Ease in Writing comes from Art, not Chance
594(2)
Alexander Pope
Who Goes With Fergus?
596(1)
William Butler Yeats
Recital
597(1)
John Updike
The Watch
597(1)
Frances Cornford
A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal
597(1)
William Wordsworth
Alliteration and Assonance
598(2)
Eight O'Clock
599(1)
A. E. Housman
Upon Julia's Voice
599(1)
Robert Herrick
The splendor falls on castle walls
600(1)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Rime
600(6)
On my Boat on Lake Cayuga
601(2)
William Cole
The Hippopotamus
603(1)
Hilaire Belloc
God's Grandeur
604(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Narcissus and Echo
604(1)
Fred Chappell
Desert Places
605(1)
Robert Frost
Reading and Hearing Poems Aloud
606(3)
In Memoriam John Coltrane
607(1)
Michael Stillman
Full fathom five thy father lies
607(1)
William Shakespeare
Lai with Sounds of Skin
608(1)
Chryss Yost
Virginia
608(1)
T. S. Eliot
Writer's Perspective
T. S. Eliot on Writing, The Music of Poetry
609(1)
Writing Critically
Is it Possible to Write about Sound?
610(1)
Writing Assignment
611(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
611(1)
Rhythm
612(19)
Stresses and Pauses
612(7)
We Real Cool
616(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
Break, Break, Break
617(1)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Slow, slow, fresh fount, keep time with my salt tears
617(1)
Bell Jonson
With serving still
618(1)
Sir Thomas Wyatt
Resume
619(1)
Dorothy Parker
Meter
619(9)
On the imprint of the first English edition of The Works of Max Beerbohm
619(5)
Max Beerbohm
Counting-out Rhyme
624(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
When I was one-and-twenty
625(1)
A. E. Housman
The Descent of Winter
625(1)
William Carlos Williams
Beat! Beat! Drums!
626(1)
Walt Whitman
Song of the Powers
627(1)
David Mason
Writer's Perspective
Gwendolyn Brooks on Writing, Hearing ``We Real Cool''
628(1)
Writing Critically
Freeze-Framing the Sound
629(1)
Writing Assignment
629(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
630(1)
Closed Form
631(19)
Formal Patterns
632(5)
This living hand, now warm and capable
633(2)
John Keats
Counting the Beats
635(1)
Robert Graves
Song ``(Go and catch a falling star'')
636(1)
John Donne
The Sonnet
637(4)
Let me not to the Marriage of true minds
638(1)
William Shakespeare
What lips my lips have kissed, And where, and why
638(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Acquainted with the Night
639(1)
Robert Frost
First Poem for You
640(1)
Kim Addonizio
Scenes from the Playroom
640(1)
R. S. Gwynn
The Epigram
641(2)
A Selection Of Epigrams
641(2)
Alexander Pope
Sir John Harrington
E. E. Cummings
Langston Hughes
J. V. Cunningham
Stevie Smith
Anonymous
Hilaire Belloc
Wendy Cope
Other Forms
643(4)
ABC
643(1)
Robert Pinsky
Do not go gentle into that good night
644(1)
Dylan Thomas
Triolet
644(1)
Robert Bridges
Sestina
645(2)
Elizabeth Bishop
Writer's Perspective
Robert Graves on Writing, Poetic Inspiration and Poetic Form
647(1)
Writing Critically
Turning Points
648(1)
Writing Assignment
648(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
649(1)
Open Form
650(17)
Six Variations (Part III)
650(4)
Demise Levertov
Buffalo Bill's
654(1)
E. E. Cummings
For the Anniversary of My Death
654(1)
W.S. Merwin
The Heart
655(1)
Stephen Crane
Cavalry Crossing a Ford
655(1)
Walt Whitman
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
656(2)
Wallace Stevens
The Colonel
658(1)
Carolyn Forche
Visual Poetry
659(3)
Easter Wings
659(1)
George Herbert
Swan and Shadow
660(2)
John Hollander
Concrete Cat
662(1)
Dorthi Charles
Seeing the Logic of Open Form Verse
662(3)
in Just
662(1)
E. E. Cummings
Jump Cabling
663(1)
Linda Pastan
Homage to my hips
663(1)
Lucille Clinton
I Shall Paint My Nails Red
664(1)
Carole Satyamurti
Writer's Perspective
Walt Whitman on Writing, The Poetry of the Future
665(1)
Writing Critically
Lining Up for Free Verse
665(1)
Writing Assignment
666(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
666(1)
Symbol
667(32)
The Boston Evening Transcript
668(1)
T. S. Eliot
The Lightning is a yellow Fork
669(2)
Emily Dickinson
Neutral Tones
671(1)
Thomas Hardy
The Parable of the Good Seed
672(1)
Matthew
Redemption
673(1)
George Herbert
The Road Not Taken
674(1)
Robert Frost
Uphill
674(1)
Christina Rossetti
For Review and Further Study
675(4)
The Beaks of Eagles
675(1)
Robinson Jeffers
The Flight
676(1)
Sara Teasdale
Poem (``As the Cat'')
677(1)
William Carlos Williams
Carrie
677(1)
Ted Kooser
Popcorn-can cover
678(1)
Lorine Niedecker
Anecdote of the Jar
678(1)
Wallace Stevens
Writer's Perspective
William Butler Yeats On Writing, Poetic Symbols
679(1)
Writing Critically
How to Read a Symbol
680(1)
Writing Assignment
680(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
681(5)
Myth and Narrative set
Nothing Gold Can Stay
684(1)
Robert Frost
The Oxen
684(1)
Thomas Hardy
The World Is Too Much with Us
685(1)
William Wordsworth
Helen
686(1)
H.D.
Archetype
686(2)
Medusa
687(1)
Louise Bogan
Personal Myth
688(3)
The Second Coming
688(2)
William Butler Yeats
Memento Mori in Middle School
690(1)
Diane Thiel
Myth and Popular Culture
691(5)
Cinderella
692(4)
Anne Sexton
Writer's Perspective
Anne Sexton on Writing, Transforming Fairy Tales
696(1)
Writing Critically
Demystifying Myth
697(1)
Writing Assignment
698(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
698(1)
Poetry and Personal Identity
699(19)
Lady Lazarus
700(3)
Sylvia Plath
The women on my mother's side were known
703(1)
Julia Alvarez
Culture, Race, and Ethnicity
704(6)
America
704(1)
Claude McKay
Bilingual/Bilingue
705(2)
Rhina P. Espaillat
The Shrine Whose Shape I Am
707(1)
Samuel Menashe
The X in My Name
707(1)
Francisco X. Alarcon
For the White Poets Who Would Be Indian
708(1)
Wendy Rose
Facing It
709(1)
Yusef Komunyakaa
Gender
710(3)
Sous-Entendu
710(1)
Anne Stevenson
Listening
711(1)
Emily Grosholz
Men at Forty
712(1)
Donald Justice
Women
712(1)
Adrienne Rich
For Review and Further Study
713(2)
To Li Po
713(1)
Shirley Geok-lin Lim
Elegy for My Father, Who Is Not Dead
713(1)
Andrew Hudgins
Quinceanera
714(1)
Judith Ortiz Cofer
Writer's Perspective
Julia Alvarez on Writing, Discovering My Voice in English
715(1)
Writing Critically
Poetic Voice and Personal Identity
716(1)
Writing Assignment
717(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
717(1)
Recognizing Excellence
718(20)
Anonymous, O Moon, when I gaze on thy beautiful face
720(1)
Life
720(1)
Grace Treasone
A Dying Tiger - moaned for Drink
721(2)
Emily Dickinson
Thoughts on Capital Punishment
723(1)
Rod McKuen
Traveling Through the Dark
724(1)
William Stafford
Recognizing Excellence
725(10)
Sailing to Byzantium
725(3)
William Butler Yeats
On the Vanity of Earthly Greatness
728(1)
Arthur Guiterman
Ozymandias
728(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun
729(1)
William Shakespeare
The Whipping
730(1)
Robert Hayden
One Art
731(2)
Elizabeth Bishop
The New Colossus
733(1)
Emma Lazarus
Annabel Lee
733(2)
Edgar Allan Poe
Writer's Perspective
Edgar Allan Poe on Writing, A Long Poem Does Not Exist
735(1)
Writing Critically
How to Begin Evaluating a Poem
735(1)
Writing Assignment
736(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
737(1)
What Is Poetry?
738(3)
Some Definitions of Poetry
738(2)
Dante
Samuel Johnson
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
William Wordsworth
Thomas Hardy
Robert Frost
Wallace Stevens
Mina Loy
T. S. Eliot
W. H. Auden
Elizabeth Bishop
Octavio Pat
William Stafford
Gwendolyn Brooks
Missed Time
740(1)
Ha Jin
Two Critical Casebooks: Emily Dickinson and Langston Hughes
741(37)
Emily Dickinson
741(1)
Poems
Success is counted sweetest
742(1)
Water, is taught by thirst
742(1)
I taste a liquor never brewed
743(1)
Wild Nights - Wild Nights!
743(1)
I felt a Funeral, in my Brain
743(1)
I'm Nobody! Who are you?
744(1)
The Soul selects her own Society
744(1)
After great pain, a formal feeling comes
744(1)
This is my letter to the World
745(1)
I heard a Fly buzz - when I died
745(1)
Because I could not stop for Death
746(1)
Some keep the Sabbath going to Church
746(1)
The bustle in a House
747(1)
Tell all the Truth but tell it slant
747(1)
Emily Dickinson on Emily Dickinson
Recognizing Poetry
747(1)
Self-Description
748(1)
Critics on Emily Dickinson
Meeting Emily Dickinson
749(2)
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
The Discovery of Emily Dickinson's Manuscripts
751(2)
Thomas H. Johnson
The Three Privations of Emily Dickinson
753(1)
Richard Wilbur
Dickinson and Death (A Reading of ``Because I could not stop for Death'')
754(2)
Cynthia Griffin Wolff
A Reading of ``My Life had stood - A Loaded Gun''
756(2)
Judith Farr
Langston Hughes
758(1)
Poems
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
759(1)
Mother to Son
759(1)
Dream Variations
760(1)
Lenox Avenue: Midnight
760(1)
The Weary Blues
760(1)
I, Too
761(1)
Song for a Dark Girl
762(1)
Ballad of the Landlord
762(1)
Island
763(1)
Subway Rush Hour
764(1)
Harlem [Dream Deferred]
764(1)
Theme for English B
764(1)
Homecoming
765(1)
End
766(1)
Langston Hughes on Langston Hughes
The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain
766(1)
The Harlem Renaissance
767(2)
Critics on Langston Hughes
Hughes as an Experimentalist
769(1)
Arnold Rampersad
Langston Hughes and Harlem
770(2)
Rita Dove
Marilyn Nelson
Black Identity in Langston Hughes
772(1)
Darryl Pinckney
Langston Hughes and Jazz
773(2)
Peter Townsend
A Reading of ``Dream Deferred''
775(2)
Onwuchekwa Jemie
For Further Reading
777(1)
Suggestions for Writing
777(1)
Poems for Further Reading
778(87)
Anonymous, Edward
779(1)
Anonymous, Western Wind
780(1)
Anonymous, Last Words of the Prophet (Navajo mountain chant)
780(1)
Dover Beach
781(1)
Matthew Arnold
At North Farm
782(1)
John Ashbery
Siren Song
783(1)
Margaret Atwood
As I Walked Out One Evening
784(2)
W. H. Auden
Musee des Beaux Arts
786(1)
W. H. Auden
The Tyger
787(1)
William Blake
The Mother
788(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways
789(1)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister
790(2)
Robert Browning
Kubla Khan
792(1)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
somewhere I have never travelled, gladly beyond
793(1)
E. E. Cummings
Death be not proud
794(1)
John Donne
The Flea
795(1)
John Donne
Daystar
795(1)
Rita Dove
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
796(5)
T. S. Eliot
Indian Boarding School: The Runaways
801(1)
Louise Erdrich
Birches
801(2)
Robert Frost
Mending Wall
803(1)
Robert Frost
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
804(1)
Robert Frost
A Supermarket in California
805(1)
Allen Ginsberg
California Hills in August
806(1)
Dana Gioia
The Man with Night Sweats
807(1)
Thom Gunn
The Convergence of the Twain
807(2)
Thomas Hardy
Those Winter Sundays
809(1)
Robert Hayden
Digging
810(1)
Seamus Heaney
Love
811(1)
George Herbert
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
812(1)
Robert Herrick
Spring and Fall
813(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
The Windhover
814(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
815(1)
A. E. Housman
To an Athlete Dying Young
815(1)
A. E. Housman
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
816(1)
Randall Jarred
To the Stone-cutters
817(1)
Robinson Jeffers
On My First Son
817(1)
Ben Jonson
On the Death of Friends in Childhood
818(1)
Donald Justice
Ode on a Grecian Urn
818(1)
John Keats
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
819(1)
John Keats
When I have fears that I may cease to be
820(1)
John Keats
Poetry of Departures
821(1)
Philip Larkin
The Bull Calf
822(1)
Irving Layton
Animals are Passing from Our Lives
823(1)
Philip Levine
My Father's Martial Art
824(1)
Stephen Shu-ning Liu
Skunk Hour
825(1)
Robert Lowell
To His Coy Mistress
826(2)
Andrew Marvell
When I consider how my light is spent
828(1)
John Milton
Poetry
828(2)
Marianne Moore
A Strange Beautiful Woman
830(1)
Marilyn Nelson
A Selection of Hokku
830(1)
Yone Noguchi
The One Girl at the Boys' Party
831(1)
Sharon Olds
Anthem for Doomed Youth
832(1)
Wilfred Owen
Ethics
832(1)
Linda Pastan
Con Los Ojos Cerrados
833(1)
Octavio Paz
With Our Eyes Shut
833(1)
Octavio Paz
John Felstiner
Daddy
834(3)
Sylvia Plath
To Helen
837(1)
Edgar Allan Poe
A little Learning is a dang'rous Thing
837(1)
Alexander Pope
The River-Merchant's Wife: a Letter
838(1)
Ezra Pound
Naming of Parts
839(1)
Henry Reed
Living in Sin
840(1)
Adrienne Rich
Miniver Cheevy
841(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Elegy for Jane
842(1)
Theodore Roethke
Not marble nor the gilded monuments
843(1)
William Shakespeare
That time of year thou mayst in me behold
844(1)
William Shakespeare
When, in disgrace with Fortune and men's eyes
844(1)
William Shakespeare
Butcher Shop
845(1)
Charles Simic
American Poetry
846(1)
Louis Simpson
Titanic
846(1)
David R. Slavitt
Stamp Collecting
846(2)
Cathy Song
The Emperor of Ice-Cream
848(1)
Wallace Stevens
Ulysses
849(2)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Fern Hill
851(1)
Dylan Thomas
Ex-Basketball Player
852(1)
John Updike
The Virgins
853(1)
Derek Walcott
Go, Lovely Rose
854(1)
Edmund Waller
A Noiseless Patient Spider
855(1)
Walt Whitman
I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing
856(1)
Walt Whitman
The Writer
856(1)
Richard Wilbur
Spring and All
857(2)
William Carlos Williams
To Waken an Old Lady
859(1)
William Carlos Williams
Composed upon Westminster Bridge
859(1)
William Wordsworth
Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio
860(1)
James Wright
In this strange labyrinth
861(1)
Mary Sidney Wroth
They flee from me that sometime did me seke
862(1)
Sir Thomas Wyatt
Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop
863(1)
William Butler Yeats
Led and the Swan
864(1)
William Butler Yeats
When You Are Old
864(1)
William Butler Yeats
Drama 865(490)
Reading a Play
867(38)
A Play in Its Elements
869(15)
Trifles
869(15)
Susan Glaspell
Tragedy and Comedy
884(13)
Sure Thing
887(10)
David Ives
Writer's Perspective
Susan Glaspell on Drama, Creating Trifles
897(1)
Writing Critically
Conflict Resolution
898(1)
Writing Assignment
899(1)
Student Essay
Outside Trifles
899(5)
Further Suggestions for Writing
904(1)
Critical Casebook: Sophocles
905(57)
The Theater of Sophocles
905(1)
Staging
905(4)
The Civic Role of Creek Drama
909(1)
Aristotle's Concept of Tragedy
910(2)
Sophocles
912(1)
Play
The Origins of Oedipus the King
912(42)
Oedipus the King
913(41)
Sophocles
Dudley Fitts
Robert Fitzgerald
Robert Fitzgerald on Sophocles
Translating Sophocles
954(1)
Robert Fitzgerald
Critics on Sophocles
Defining Tragedy
955(2)
Aristotle
The Destiny of Oedipus
957(1)
Sigmund Freud
On Misunderstanding Oedipus
958(1)
E. R. Dodds
The Irony of Sophocles
959(1)
A. E. Haigh
Writing Critically
Some Things Change, Some Things Don't
960(1)
Writing Assignment
961(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
961(1)
Critical Casebook: Shakespeare
962(107)
The Theater of Shakespeare
962(2)
William Shakespeare
964(1)
Play
A Note on Othello
964(100)
Othello, The Moor of Venice
965(99)
William Shakespeare
Ben Jonson on Shakespeare
On His Friend and Rival William Shakespeare
1064(1)
Ben Jonson
Critics on Shakespeare
Iago as a Triumphant Villain
1065(1)
W. H. Auden
Lucifer in Shakespeare's Othello
1065(1)
Maud Bodkin
Black and White in Othello
1066(1)
Virginia Mason Vaughan
An Asian Culture Looks at Shakespeare
1066(1)
Anthony Burgess
Writing Critically
Breaking the Language Barrier
1067(1)
Writing Assignment
1068(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
1068(1)
The Modern Theater
1069(84)
Realism and Naturalism
1069(60)
A Doll's House
1072(57)
Henrik Ibsen
James McFarlane
Writer's Perspective
George Bernard Shaw on Drama, Ibsen and the Familiar Situation
1129(1)
Tragicomedy and the Absurd
1130(17)
The Cuban Swimmer
1133(14)
Milcha Sanchez-Scott
Writer's Perspective
Milcha Sanchez-Scott on Drama, Writing The Cuban Swimmer
1147(1)
Writing Critically
What's So Realistic About Realism?
1148(1)
Writing Assignment
1148(1)
Student Essay
Helmer vs. Helmer
1149(3)
Further Suggestions for Writing
1152(1)
Evaluating a Play
1153(4)
Writing Critically
Critical Performance
1154(1)
Writing Assignment
1155(1)
Further Suggestions for Writing
1115(42)
Plays for Further Reading
1157(198)
The Sound of a Voice
1158(14)
David Henry Hwang
Writer's Perspective
David Henry Hwang on Drama, Multicultural Theater
1172(1)
Andre's Mother
1173(3)
Terrence McNally
Writer's Perspective
Terrence McNally on Drama, How To Write a Play
1176(1)
Death of a Salesman
1177(71)
Arthur Miller
Writer's Perspective
Arthur Miller on Drama, Tragedy and the Common Man
1248(3)
The Glass Menagerie
1251(49)
Tennessee Williams
Writer's Perspective
Tennessee Williams on Drama, How to Stage The Glass Menagerie
1300(2)
Joe Turner's Come and Gone
1302(50)
August Wilson
Writer's Perspective
August Wilson on Drama, Black Experience in America
1352(3)
Writing 1355(108)
Writing About Literature
1357(24)
Beginning
1357(2)
Discovering and Planning
1359(2)
Drafting and Revising
1361(3)
The Form of Your Finished Paper
1364(1)
Using Spell-Check Programs
1365(1)
Anonymous, A Little Poem Regarding Computer Spell Checkers
1365(1)
Plagiarism
1366(1)
Documenting Your Sources
1366(7)
Reference Guide for Citations
1373(7)
Keeping a Journal
1380(1)
Writing About a Story
1381(17)
Explicating
1381(5)
Sample Student Essay (Explication)
1382(4)
Analyzing
1386(7)
Sample Student Essay (Analysis)
1387(4)
Sample Student Card Report
1391(2)
Comparing and Contrasting
1393(2)
Suggestions for Writing
1395(3)
Writing About a Poem
1398(19)
Explicating
1399(6)
Design
1400(1)
Robert Frost
Sample Student Essay (Explication)
1400(5)
Analyzing
1405(3)
Sample Student Essay (Analysis)
1406(2)
Comparing and Contrasting
1408(3)
Wing-Spread
1408(1)
Abbie Huston Evans
Sample Student Essay (Comparison)
1409(2)
How to Quote a Poem
1411(3)
Suggestions for Writing
1414(3)
In White (early draft of ``Design'')
1415(2)
Robert Frost
Writing About a Play
1417(9)
Methods
1417(2)
How to Quote a Play
1419(1)
Reviewing a Play
1420(3)
Sample Student Drama Review
1421(2)
Suggestions for Writing
1423(3)
Critical Approaches to Literature
1426(37)
Formalist Criticism
1427(3)
The Formalist Critic
1427(1)
Cleanth Brooks
Light and Darkness in ``Sonny's Blues''
1428(2)
Michael Clark
Biographical Criticism
1430(3)
The Relationship of Poet and Poem
1431(1)
Leslie Fielder
On Elizabeth Bishop's ``One Art''
1432(1)
Brett C. Millier
Historical Criticism
1433(3)
Imagism
1434(1)
Hugh Kenner
``To His Coy Mistress'' and the Renaissance Tradition
1435(1)
Joseph Moldenhauer
Psychological Criticism
1436(4)
The Nature of Dreams
1437(1)
Sigmund Freud
The Father-Figure in ``The Tell-Tale Heart''
1438(2)
Daniel Hoffman
Mythological Criticism
1440(4)
The Collective Unconscious and Archetypes
1441(1)
Cart G. Jung
Myth in Faulkner's ``Barn Burning''
1442(2)
Edmond Volpe
Sociological Criticism
1444(3)
Content Determines Form
1444(1)
Georg Lukacs
Money and Labor in ``The Rocking-Horse Winner''
1445(2)
Daniel P. Watkins
Gender Criticism
1447(3)
Toward a Feminist Poetics
1447(1)
Elaine Showalter
Gender and Pathology in ``The Yellow Wallpaper''
1448(2)
Juliann Fleenor
Reader-Response Criticism
1450(3)
An Eskimo ``A Rose for Emily''
1450(1)
Stanley Fish
``How Do We Make a Poem?''
1451(2)
Robert Scholes
Deconstructionist Criticism
1453(4)
Rigorous Unreliability
1454(1)
Barbara Johnson
On Wordsworth's ``A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal''
1455(2)
Geoffrey Hartman
Cultural Studies
1457(6)
Poststructuralist Cultural Critique
1459(1)
Vincent B. Leitch
What is Cultural Studies?
1460(3)
Mark Bauerlein
Glossary of Literary Terms 1463(34)
Acknowledgments 1497(12)
Index of First Lines of Poetry 1509(4)
Index of Authors and Titles 1513(14)
To the Student 1527(2)
Index of Literary Terms 1529


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