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Always a good price with quality selections, theFourth Editionof Gwynn'sLiterature: A Pocket Anthology continues that tradition. Organized chronologically with a thematic appendix and streamlined apparatus, this anthology can be taylored to however the course is taught. Individual Fiction, Poetry, and Drama introductions provide an overview for reading and analyzing each genre, defining key terms in context. More than a third of the selections overall represent voices of women, people of color, and writers from cultures outside the United States, and a strong effort has been made to include work that reflects contemporary social questions and will stimulate classroom discussion. New poems, stories, and plays are among the changes to theFourth Edition.
Table of Contents
|asterisks indicate selections new to this edition|
|Experience, Experiment, Expand: Three Reasons to Study Literature|
|Introduction to Fiction|
|The Telling of the Tale|
|The Short Story Genre|
|Reading and Analyzing Short Fiction|
|Nathanel Hawthorne (1804-1864)|
|The Minister's Black Veil|
|A White Heron|
|The Story of an Hour|
|The Yellow Wallpaper|
|A Rose for Emily|
|Up in Michigan|
|The Man Who Was Almost a Man|
|A Party Down at the Square|
|Hisaye Yamamoto (b. 1921)|
|Everything That Rises Must Converge|
|A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings|
|Dead Men's Path|
|The Bear Came Over the Mountain|
|Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?|
|The Things They Carried|
|Died and Gone to Vegas|
|Woman Hollering Creek|
|The Red Convertible|
|In the American Society|
|Sherman AlexieThis Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, ArizonaPoetry|
|Introduction to Poetry|
|An Anecdote: Where Poetry Starts|
|Speaker, Listener, and Context|
|"The Star-Spangled Banner"|
|Lyric, Narrative, Dramatic|
|The Language of Poetry|
|Allegory and Symbol|
|Tone of Voice|
|Repetition: Sounds and Schemes|
|Meter and Rhythm|
|Free Verse and Open Form|
|Literary History and Poetic Conventions|
|Sir Patrick Spens|
|They Flee from MeWhoso List to Hunt|
|Amoretti: Sonnet 75|
|Astrophel and Stella: Sonnet 1|
|The Burning Babe|
|Idea: Sonnet 61|
|Sonnet 18Sonnet 20Sonnet 29Sonnet 73Sonnet 116Sonnet 130|
|When Daisies Pied (Spring and Winter)|
|There Is a Garden in Her Face|
|The FleaHoly Sonnet 10|
|Holy Sonnet 14|
|The Sun RisingA Valediction: Forbidding Mourning|
|On My First SonSlow, Slow, Fresh Fount|
|In this Strange Labyrinth How Shall I Turn|
|To the Virgins, to Make Much of TimeGeorg"|
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