9780070170377

Literature : Reading Fiction, Poetry, Drama and the Essay

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    9780070170377

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    0070170371

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/1997
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
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Table of Contents

PREFACE xxix
*INTRODUCTION Reading (and Writing About) Literature 1(24)
PART ONE FICTION 25(434)
1. Reading Stories
27(16)
2. Types of Short Fiction
43(6)
3. The Elements of Fiction
49(60)
4. Approaching a Story: Guides for Reading and Writing
109(9)
*5. Writing About Fiction
118(12)
*6. Two Fiction Writers in Context
130(84)
7. The Short Novel
214(58)
8. A Collection of Short Fiction
272(187)
PART TWO POETRY 459(354)
9. Reading Poems
461(14)
10. Types of Poetry
475(4)
11. Elements of Poetry
479(75)
12. Approaching a Poem: Guides for Reading and Writing
554(7)
13. Transformations
561(56)
*14. Writing About Poetry
617(12)
*15. Two Poets in Context
629(53)
16. A Collection of Poems
682(131)
PART THREE DRAMA 813(896)
17. Reading Plays
815(22)
18. Types of Drama
837(4)
19. Elements of Drama
841(8)
20. Approaching a Play: Guides for Reading and Writing
849(14)
*21. Writing About Drama
863(14)
22. The Greek Theater: Sophocles in Context
877(105)
23. The Elizabethan Theater: Shakespeare in Context
982(200)
24. The Neoclassical French Theater: Moliere
1182(56)
25. The Modern Realistic Theater: Ibsen
1238(100)
26. The Theater of the Absurd: Ionesco
1338(25)
27. A Collection of Twentieth-Century Plays
1363(159)
28. A Collection of Contemporary Drama
1522(187)
PART FOUR THE ESSAY 1709(174)
29. Reading Essays
1711(24)
30. Types of Essays
1735(3)
31. Elements of the Essay
1738(17)
32. Approaching an Essay: Reading and Writing Guidelines
1755(9)
*33. Writing About Essays
1764(20)
*34. Two Essayists in Context
1784(33)
35. A Collection of Essays
1817(66)
PART FIVE CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES AND RESEARCH 1883
*36. Critical Theory: Approaches to Literary Analysis and Interpretation
1885(42)
*37. Writing with Sources
1927(31)
38. Critical Comments About Literature
1958

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