9780072349450

Literature : Reading Fiction, Poetry, Drama and the Essay

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    9780072349450

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/1/1999
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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Table of Contents

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

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