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Literature : Reading Fiction, Poetry, and Drama

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Summary

Now packaged with the free ARIEL CD-ROM, this anthology offers a lively introduction to the study of fiction, poetry, and drama, and is appropriate for introduction to literature courses as well as literature-based composition courses.Known for its clear presentation of the formal elements of literary analysis, DiYanni's Literature effectively balances classical, modern, and contemporary works across the three major genres, blending well-known writers with a diverse gathering of newer, international figures. This literary breadth is supplemented by extensive coverage of writing about literature, making DiYanni an excellent resource for literature instructors who want a full-featured anthology.

Table of Contents

About the Author v
Brief Contents ix
Preface xxxv
Introduction: Reading (and Writing About) Literature 1(1)
Reading Literature
2(5)
The Pleasures of Fiction
2(1)
The Dog and the Shadow
2(1)
Learning to Be Silent
2(1)
Reading the Parable in Context
3(1)
The Pleasures of Poetry
4(1)
Dust of Snow
4(1)
Robert Frost
Reading Frost's Poem in Context
5(1)
The Pleasures of Drama
5(1)
Reading a Play in Context
6(1)
Understanding Literature: Experience, Interpretation, Evaluation
7(3)
Experience
7(1)
Interpretation
8(1)
Evaluation
8(1)
Reading in Context
9(1)
Writing about Literature
10(9)
Reasons for Writing about Literature
10(1)
Ways of Writing about Literature
10(2)
The Writing Process
12(1)
War Is Kind
13(6)
Stephen Crane
PART ONE FICTION
19(650)
Reading Stories
21(16)
Luke The Prodigal Son
21(1)
The Experience of Fiction
22(1)
The Interpretation of Fiction
23(2)
Reading in Context
24(1)
The Evaluation of Fiction
25(7)
A&P
26(6)
John Updike
The Act of Reading Fiction
32(5)
The Story of an Hour
32(5)
Kate Chopin
Types of Short Fiction
37(6)
Early Forms: Parable, Fable, and Tale
37(4)
The Wolf and the Mastiff
38(1)
Aesop
The Widow of Ephesus
38(3)
Petronius
The Short Story
41(1)
The Nonrealistic Story
41(1)
The Short Novel
42(1)
Elements of Fiction
43(64)
Plot and Structure
43(11)
Guests of the Nation
45(9)
Frank O'Connor
Character
54(6)
Astronomer's Wife
56(4)
Kay Boyle
Setting
60(11)
Shiloh
62(9)
Bobbie Ann Mason
Point of View
71(9)
A Rose for Emily
73(7)
William Faulkner
Language and Style
80(5)
Araby
81(4)
James Joyce
Theme
85(7)
A Worn Path
86(6)
Eudora Welty
Irony and Symbol
92(15)
Irony
93(2)
Symbol
95(1)
The Rocking-Horse Winner
96(11)
D. H. Lawrence
Writing about Fiction
107(18)
Reasons for Writing about Fiction
107(1)
Informal Ways of Writing about Fiction
107(5)
Annotation
108(1)
Katherine Anne Porter Magic
108(3)
Freewriting
111(1)
Formal Ways of Writing about Fiction
112(1)
Student Papers on Fiction
113(7)
Questions for Writing about Fiction
120(2)
Suggestions for Writing
122(3)
Three Fiction Writers in Context
125(127)
Reading Edgar Allan Poe, Flannery O'Connor, and Sandra Cisneros in Depth
125(2)
Questions for In-Depth Reading
126(1)
Edgar Allan Poe in Context
127(4)
Poe and Journalism
127(1)
Poe and the Horror Story
128(1)
Poe and the Detective Story
129(1)
The Dimension of Style
129(2)
Edgar Allan Poe: Stories
131(38)
The Black Cat
131(7)
The Cask of Amontillado
138(5)
The Fall of the House of Usher
143(13)
The Purloined Letter
156(13)
Edgar Allan Poe: Essays
169(2)
Critics on Poe
171(6)
Flannery O'Connor in Context
177(4)
Southern Gothic
178(1)
The Catholic Dimension
178(1)
O'Connor's Irony
179(2)
Flannery O'Connor: Stories
181(43)
Good Country People
181(14)
A Good Man Is Hard to Find
195(10)
Everything That Rises Must Converge
205(11)
The Life You Save May Be Your Own
216(8)
Flannery O'Connor: Essays, and Letters
224(3)
Critics on O'Connor
227(3)
Sandra Cisneros in Context
230(5)
Culture and Identity
230(1)
Literature of the American Southwest
231(1)
The Feminist Dimension
231(4)
Sandra Cisneros: Stories
235(11)
Eleven
233(2)
Barbie Q
235(2)
There Was a Man, There Was a Woman
237(1)
Woman Hollering Creek
238(8)
Cisneros on Herself
246(3)
Critics on Cisneros
249(3)
A Collection of Short Fiction
252(417)
Classics
252(230)
Marriage Is a Private Affair
253(5)
Chinua Achebe
Sonny's Blues
258(21)
James Baldwin
The Garden of Forking Paths
279(8)
Jorge Luis Borges
Donald Yates
The Kiss
287(12)
Anton Chekhov
Constance Garnett
Battle Royal
299(11)
Ralph Ellison
Babylon Revisited
310(14)
F. Scott Fitzgerald
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
324(5)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Gregory Rabassa
The Yellow Wallpaper
329(12)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Young Goodman Brown
341(9)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Soldier's Home
350(6)
Ernest Hemingway
Hurston Spunk
356(5)
Zora Neale
The Boarding House
361(5)
James Joyce
The Dead
366(27)
James Joyce
The Metamorphosis
393(31)
Frank Kafka
Alexis Walker
Bliss
424(9)
Katherine Mansfield
I Stand Here Ironing
433(6)
Tillie Olsen
War
439(4)
Luigi Pirandello
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
443(7)
Katherine Anne Porter
Gimpel the Fool
450(10)
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Saul Bellow
Bad Characters
460(13)
Jean Stafford
Why I Live at the P.O.
473(9)
Eudora Welty
Contemporaries
482(187)
Indian Education
482(6)
Sherman Alexie
The Kiss
488(8)
Julia Alvarez
Happy Endings
496(3)
Margaret Atwood
The Lesson
499(7)
Toni Cade Bambara
Cathedral
506(10)
Raymond Carver
Diamond Dust
516(8)
Anita Desai
The Tumblers
524(16)
Nathan Englander
To the Gate
540(3)
Ursula Hegi
How Far She Went
543(6)
Mary Hood
Who's Irish?
549(9)
Gish Jen
Taking a Husband
558(11)
Ha Jin
Girl
569(2)
Jamaica Kincaid
McPherson Why I Like Country Music
571(11)
James Alan
The Tenant
582(11)
Bharati Mukherjee
An Ounce of Cure
593(8)
Alice Munro
Long Distance
601(5)
Edna O'Brien
The Things They Carried
606(13)
Tim O'Brien
The Bunchgrass Edge of the World
619(16)
Annie Proulx
Yellow Woman
635(7)
Leslie Silko
Rules of the Game
642(8)
Amy Tan
I'm Your Horse in the Night
650(4)
Luisa Valenzuela
Deborah Bonner
Everyday Use
654(7)
Alice Walker
Wideman Damballah
661(8)
John Edgar
PART TWO POETRY
669(490)
Reading Poems
670(12)
The Experience of Poetry
671(1)
Those Winter Sundays
671(1)
Robert Hayden
Reading in Context
671(1)
The Interpretation of Poetry
672(4)
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
674(2)
Robert Frost
Reading in Context
676(1)
The Evaluation of Poetry
676(4)
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
678(2)
Adrienne Rich
The Act of Reading Poetry
680(2)
My Papa's Waltz
680(2)
Theodore Roethke
Types of Poetry
682(4)
Narrative Poetry
682(2)
Lyric Poetry
684(2)
Elements of Poetry
686(70)
Voice: Speaker and Tone
686(9)
War Is Kind
687(1)
Stephen Crane
My Last Duchess
688(2)
Robert Browning
In the Orchard
690(2)
Muriel Stuart
[Thou art indeed just, Lord]
692(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Western Wind
693(1)
Anonymous
Naming of Parts
693(1)
Henry Reed
Family Portrait
694(1)
Jacques Prevert
Diction
695(8)
[I wandered lonely as a cloud]
697(2)
William Wordsworth
Miniver Cheevy
699(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
It is a beauteous evening
700(1)
William Wordsworth
Delight in Disorder
701(1)
Robert Herrick
Rape
702(1)
Adrienne Rich
Imagery
703(6)
First Death in Nova Scotia
704(2)
Elizabeth Bishop
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
706(1)
William Butler Yeats
Meeting at Night
707(1)
Robert Browning
Heat
707(1)
Hilda Doolittle
Neutral Tones
708(1)
Thomas Hardy
Figures of Speech: Simile and Metaphor
709(6)
That time of year thou may'st in me behold
710(1)
William Shakespeare
Hymn to God the Father
711(1)
John Donne
The Double Play
712(1)
Robert Wallace
The Battle
713(1)
Louis Simpson
Woman to Child
714(1)
Judith Wright
Symbolism and Allegory
715(6)
Advice to My Son
716(1)
Peter Meinke
Up-Hill
717(1)
Christina Rossetti
A Poison Tree
718(1)
William Blake
The Road Not Taken
719(1)
Robert Frost
Virtue
720(1)
George Herbert
Because I could not stop for Death
720(1)
Emily Dickinson
Syntax
721(7)
The Sun Rising
722(3)
John Donne
The Man He Killed
725(1)
Thomas Hardy
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death
726(1)
William Butler Yeats
The Silken Tent
726(1)
Robert Frost
``Me up at does''
727(1)
E. E. Cummings
Mother, Among the Dustbins
728(1)
Stevie Smith
Sound: Rhyme, Alliteration, Assonance
728(8)
In the Valley of the Elwy
731(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
During Wind and Rain
732(1)
Thomas Hardy
Sound and Sense
733(1)
Alexander Pope
The Universe
734(1)
May Swenson
Adam's Song
735(1)
Bob McKenty
The Word Plum
736(1)
Helen Chasin
Rhythm and Meter
736(8)
The Span of Life
738(2)
Robert Frost
Metrical Variation
740(2)
The Destruction of Sennacherib
742(1)
George Gordon
Lord Byron
Her Kind
743(1)
Anne Sexton
The Red Wheelbarrow
744(1)
William Carlos Williams
Structure: Closed Form and Open Form
744(11)
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
746(1)
John Keats
When I heard the learn'd astronomer
747(1)
Walt Whitman
l(a
748(1)
E. E. Cummings
[Buffalo Bill's]
749(1)
E. E. Cummings
The Dance
750(1)
William Carlos Williams
O Taste and See
751(1)
Denise Levertov
The Waking
752(1)
Theodore Roethke
Reflections in Black & Blue
752(1)
Christine Molito
The City
753(2)
C. P. Cavafy
Edmund Keeley
Philip Sherrard
Theme
Crumbling is not an instant's Act
755(1)
Emily Dickinson
Transformations
756(49)
Revisions
756(10)
London
757(3)
William Blake
A Dream of Death
760(1)
William Butler Yeats
The Wind begun to knead the Grass
761(1)
Emily Dickinson
Piano
762(2)
D. H. Lawrence
Ballad of Booker T.
764(2)
Langston Hughes
Parodies
766(5)
This Is Just to Say
766(1)
William Carlos Williams
Variations on a Theme by William Carlos Williams
767(1)
Kenneth Koch
Carrion Comfort
768(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Terrier Torment; or, Mr. Hopkins and His Dog
768(1)
Gary Layne Hatch
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day
769(1)
William Shakespeare
Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?
769(1)
Howard Moss
Dust of Snow
770(1)
Robert Frost
Snow on Frost
770(1)
Bob McKenty
Translations
771(10)
Eheu fugaces Postume, Postume
771(3)
Horace
David Ferry
Helen Rowe Henze
S' amor non e, che dunque e quel ch' io sento? [If it's not love, then what is it I feel?]
774(1)
Francesco Petrarco
Mark Musa
Robert M. Durling
Der Panther [The Panther]
775(2)
Rainer Maria Rilke
Stephen Mitchell
C. F. Mcintyre
Le Pont Mirabeau [Mirabeau Bridge]
777(2)
Guillaume Apollinaire
Richard Wilbur
W. S. Merwin
Nocturno Sonado [Dream Nocturne]
779(2)
Juan Ramon Jimenez
Eleanor L. Turnbull
Thomas McGreevy
Responses (Point--Counterpoint)
781(11)
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
781(1)
Christopher Marlowe
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
782(1)
Sir Walter Raleigh
Not marble, nor the gilded monuments
783(1)
William Shakespeare
``Not Marble Nor the Gilded Monuments''
784(1)
Archibald MacLeish
Nurse's Song [Innocence]: Nurse's Song [Experience]
785(1)
William Blake
Dover Beach
786(1)
Matthew Arnold
The Dover Bitch: A Criticism of Life
787(1)
Anthony Hecht
Queen-Ann's-Lace
788(1)
William Carlos Williams
Queen Anne's Lace
788(2)
Anne C. Coon
Siesta time in sultry summer
790(1)
Ovid
Guy Lee
Amores (after Ovid)
791(1)
Jay Parini
Adaptations (Poetry and Song)
792(13)
To Every Thing There Is a Season
792(1)
Ecclesiastes
Turn! Turn! Turn!
792(2)
Pete Seeger
Richard Cory
794(1)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Richard Cory
794(1)
Paul Simon
Dream Deferred
795(1)
Langston Hughes
Same in Blues
795(2)
Langston Hughes
This Land Is Your Land
797(1)
Woody Guthrie
Blues
798(1)
Sonya Sanchez
No Mo' Blues
798(1)
Lonnelle Johnson
Lost Your Head Blues
799(1)
Bessie Smith
Amazing Grace
800(1)
John Newton
Vincent
800(5)
Don McClean
Poetry and Painting
Sistine Chapel Ceiling (Detail)
Michelangelo Buonarotti
A goiter it seems I got from this backward craning
Michelangelo Buonarotti
John Frederick Nims
The Elder Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
Pieter Breughel
Musee des Beaux Arts
W. H. Auden
Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
William Carlos Williams
Hunters in the Snow: Breughel
Joseph Langland
The Elder Hunters in the Snow
Pieter Breughel
The Return of the Prodigal Son
Rembrandt van Rijn
The Prodigal
Elizabeth Bishop
The Sick Rose (painting)
William Blake
The Sick Rose (poem)
William Blake
Girl Powdering Her Neck
Cathy Song
Girl Powdering Her Neck
Kitagawa Utamaro
The Third of May, 1808
Francisco de Goya
Goya's ``The Third of May, 1808''
David Gewanter
The Starry Night
Vincent Van Gogh
The Starry Night
Anne Sexton
The Kiss
Gustave Klimt
Short Story on a Painting of Gustav Klimt
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Dance
Henri Matisse
Matisse's Dance
Natalie Safir
After Five O'Clock
Romare Bearden
Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias (part 2)
Federico Garcia Lorca
Stephen Spender
J. L. Lili
Writing about Poetry
805(17)
Reasons for Writing about Poetry
805(1)
Informal Ways of Writing about Poetry
805(3)
Annotation
806(1)
Those Winter Sundays
806(1)
Robert Hayden
Freewriting
807(1)
Symptoms of Love
807(1)
Robert Graves
Formal Ways of Writing about Poetry
808(2)
Mirror
809(1)
Sylvia Plath
Student Papers on Poetry
810(8)
Questions for Writing about Poetry
818(2)
Suggestions for Writing
820(2)
Three Poets in Context
822(109)
Reading Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and Langston Hughes in Depth
822(2)
Questions for In-Depth Reading
823(1)
Emily Dickinson in Context
824(5)
The Nineteenth-Century New England Literary Scene
824(1)
Dickinson and Modern Poetry
825(1)
Dickinson and Christianity
826(1)
Dickinson's Style
826(1)
I cannot dance upon my Toes (326)
827(1)
Emily Dickinson
The soul selects her own Society (303)
828(1)
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson: Poems
829(29)
108 Surgeons must be very careful
829(1)
185 ``Faith'' is a fine invention
830(1)
199 I'm ``wife''---I've finished that
830(1)
258 There's a certain Slant of light
831(1)
341 After great pain, a formal feeling comes
832(1)
214 I taste a liquor never brewed
833(1)
328 A Bird came down the Walk
833(1)
348 I dreaded that first Robin, so
834(1)
668 ``Nature'' is what we see
835(1)
986 A narrow Fellow in the Grass
835(1)
1068 Further in Summer than the Birds
836(1)
252 I can wade Grief
837(1)
536 The heart asks Pleasure---first
838(1)
599 There is a pain---so utter
838(1)
650 Pain---has an element of Blank
838(1)
744 Remorse---is Memory---awake
838(1)
280 I felt a Funeral, in my Brain
839(1)
419 We grow accustomed to the Dark
840(1)
449 I died for Beauty---but was scarce
841(1)
465 I heard a Fly buzz---when I died
841(1)
501 This World is not Conclusion
842(1)
547 I've seen a Dying Eye
842(1)
1078 The Bustle in a House
842(1)
1100 The last Night that She lived
843(1)
324 Some keep the Sabbath going to Church
844(1)
365 Dare you see a Soul at the White Heat?
845(1)
508 I'm ceded---I've stopped being Theirs
845(1)
512 The Soul has Bandaged moments
846(1)
632 The Brain---is wider than the Sky
846(1)
1138 A Spider sewed at Night
847(1)
1142 The Props assist the House
847(1)
1624 Apparently with no surprise
848(1)
448 This was a Poet---It is That
848(1)
569 I reckon---when I count at all
849(1)
657 I dwell in Possibility
849(1)
709 Publication---is the Auction
850(1)
249 Wild Nights---Wild Nights!
851(1)
480 ``Why do I love'' You, Sir?
851(1)
1732 My life closed twice before its close
852(1)
67 Success is counted sweetest
853(1)
241 I like a look of Agony
853(1)
435 Much Madness is divinest Sense
854(1)
1129 Tell all the Truth but tell it slant
854(1)
585 I like to see it lap the Miles
855(1)
754 My Life had stood---a Loaded Gun
855(1)
1463 A Route of Evanescence
856(1)
1705 Volcanoes be in Sicily
856(2)
Three Dickinson Poems with Altered Punctuation
858(1)
Poems Inspired by Dickinson
859(4)
Notes from the Other Side
859(1)
Jane Kenyon
Three Times My Life Has Opened
860(1)
Jane Hirshfield
Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes
860(2)
Billy Collins
Emily Dickinson
862(1)
Linda Pastan
Dickinson on Herself and Her First Poems
863(1)
Critics on Dickinson
864(4)
Robert Frost in Context
868(6)
Frost and Popularity
870(2)
Frost and Nature
872(1)
Frost and the Sonnet
872(2)
Frost's Voices
874(1)
Robert Frost: Poems
874(20)
The Tuft of Flowers
874(2)
Mending Wall
876(1)
Birches
877(2)
Home Burial
879(4)
After Apple-Picking
883(1)
Putting in the Seed
884(1)
Two Look at Two
884(2)
Fire and Ice
886(1)
Acquainted with the Night
887(1)
Tree at my Window
888(1)
Departmental
889(1)
Desert Places
890(1)
Design
891(1)
Provide, Provide
892(1)
The Most of It
892(2)
Critical Comments by Frost
894(2)
Critics on Frost
896(4)
Langston Hughes in Context
900(5)
The Harlem Renaissance
900(1)
Hughes and Music
901(2)
Hughes's Influences
903(1)
Hughes's Style
903(2)
Langston Hughes: Poems
905(19)
Dream Deferred
905(1)
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
906(1)
Mother to Son
906(1)
I, Too
907(1)
My People
908(1)
The Weary Blues
909(1)
Young Gals' Blues
910(1)
Morning After
910(1)
Trumpet Player
911(1)
Dream Boogie
912(2)
Ballad of the Landlord
914(1)
Madam and the Rent Man
915(1)
When Sue Wears Red
916(1)
Listen Here Blues
917(1)
Consider Me
917(1)
Theme for English B
918(2)
Aunt Sue's Stories
920(1)
Madrid---1937
920(2)
Let America Be America Again
922(1)
I'm Still Here
923(1)
Hughes on Harlem, the Blues
924(2)
Critics on Hughes
926(5)
A Collection of Poems
931(228)
Classics
931(68)
Barbara Allan
932(1)
Anonymous
Edward, Edward
933(2)
Anonymous
The Clod & the Pebble
935(1)
William Blake
The Lamb
935(1)
William Blake
The Tyger
936(1)
William Blake
The Garden of Love
936(1)
William Blake
To My Dear and Loving Husband
937(1)
Anne Bradstreet
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways
937(1)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
A Red, Red Rose
938(1)
Robert Burns
There Is a Garden in Her Face
938(1)
Thomas Campion
Jabberwocky
939(1)
Lewis Carroll
Coleridge Kubla Khan
940(1)
Samuel Taylor
Song: Go and catch a falling star
941(1)
John Donne
The Canonization
942(1)
John Donne
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
943(2)
John Donne
The Flea
945(1)
John Donne
Death, be not proud
945(1)
John Donne
Batter my heart, three-personed God
946(1)
John Donne
She walks in beauty
946(1)
George Gordon
Lord Byron
The Ruined Maid
947(1)
Thomas Hardy
Channel Firing
948(1)
Thomas Hardy
Afterwards
949(1)
Thomas Hardy
The Altar
950(1)
George Herbert
The Pulley
950(1)
George Herbert
Upon Julia's Clothes
951(1)
Robert Herrick
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
951(1)
Robert Herrick
God's Grandeur
952(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
The Windhover
952(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Pied Beauty
953(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Spring and Fall: to a Young Child
953(1)
Gerald Manley Hopkins
When I was one-and-twenty
954(1)
A. E. Housman
To an Athlete Dying Young
954(1)
A. E. Housman
Earl of Surrey The soote season
955(1)
Henry Howard
On My First Son
956(1)
Ben Jonson
Song: To Celia
956(1)
Ben Jonson
When I have fears that I may cease to be
957(1)
John Keats
La Belle Dame sans Merci
957(2)
John Keats
The Eve of St. Agnes
959(10)
John Keats
Ode on a Grecian Urn
969(1)
John Keats
Ode to a Nightingale
970(2)
John Keats
To His Coy Mistress
972(2)
Andrew Marvell
When I consider how my light is spent
974(1)
John Milton
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont
974(1)
John Milton
A Litany in Time of Plague
975(1)
Sir Thomas Nashe
To Helen
976(1)
Edgar Allan Poe
The Raven
977(3)
Edgar Allen Poe
From An Essay on Man
980(1)
Alexander Pope
When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes
980(1)
William Shakespeare
Let me not to the marriage of true minds
981(1)
William Shakespeare
Th' expense of spirit in a waste of shame
981(1)
William Shakespeare
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun
982(1)
William Shakespeare
Ozymandias
982(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Ode to the West Wind
983(2)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
One day I wrote her name upon the strand
985(1)
Edmund Spenser
Ulysses
986(2)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
The Eagle: Fragment
988(1)
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
One's Self I Sing
988(1)
Walt Whitman
A noiseless patient spider
988(1)
Walt Whitman
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
989(4)
Walt Whitman
The world is too much with us
993(1)
William Wordsworth
The Solitary Reaper
994(1)
William Wordsworth
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
994(1)
William Wordsworth
Lines: Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey
995(4)
William Wordsworth
They flee from me
999(1)
Thomas Wyatt
Moderns
999(46)
The Unknown Citizen
1000(1)
W. H. Auden
In Memory of W. B. Yeats
1001(2)
W. H. Auden
Funeral Blues
1003(1)
W. H. Auden
Sestina
1004(1)
Elizabeth Bishop
One Art
1005(1)
Elizabeth Bishop
We Real Cool
1006(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
First fight. Then fiddle
1006(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks
My Grandmother's Love Letters
1007(1)
Hart Crane
Incident
1008(1)
Countee Cullen
Anyone lived in a pretty how town
1008(1)
E. E. Cummings
I thank You God for this most amazing
1009(2)
E. E. Cummings
We wear the mask
1011(4)
Paul Laurence Dunbar
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
1015(1)
T. S. Eliot
A Study of Reading Habits
1015(1)
Philip Larkin
Humming-bird
1015(1)
D. H. Lawrence
Snake
1016(2)
D. H. Lawrence
When I read Shakespeare
1018(1)
D. H. Lawrence
Epilogue
1019(1)
Robert Lowell
Ars Poetica
1019(1)
Archibald MacLeish
The Tropics in New York
1020(1)
Claude McKay
Poetry
1021(1)
Marianne Moore
Dulce et Decorum Est
1022(1)
Wilfred Owen
Blackberrying
1023(1)
Sylvia Plath
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
1024(1)
Ezra Pound
The Garden
1025(1)
Ezra Pound
Piazza Piece
1025(1)
John Crowe Ransom
Elegy for Jane
1026(1)
Theodore Roethke
Two Hands
1027(1)
Anne Sexton
Traveling through the dark
1028(1)
William Stafford
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
1029(2)
Wallace Stevens
The Snow Man
1031(1)
Wallace Stevens
Women
1032(1)
May Swenson
Fern Hill
1033(1)
Dylan Thomas
Do not go gentle into that good night
1034(1)
Dylan Thomas
Song of the Sun
1035(1)
Jean Toomer
Reapers
1036(1)
Jean Toomer
Death of a Toad
1036(1)
Richard Wilbur
Spring and All
1037(1)
William Carlos Williams
Dance Russe
1037(1)
William Carlos Williams
The Young Housewife
1037(2)
William Carlos Williams
Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota
1039(1)
James Wright
A Blessing
1039(1)
James Wright
The Second Coming
1040(1)
William Butler Yeats
The Wild Swans at Coole
1041(1)
William Butler Yeats
Leda and the Swan
1042(1)
William Butler Yeats
Sailing to Byzantium
1042(1)
William Butler Yeats
A Coat
1043(1)
William Butler Yeats
The Scholars
1043(1)
William Butler Yeats
When you are old
1044(1)
William Butler Yeats
Adam's Curse
1044(1)
William Butler Yeats
Contemporaries
1045(63)
Spiders
1046(1)
Diane Ackerman
Indian Boy Love Songs #1 and #2
1046(1)
Sherman Alexie
This Is a Photograph of Me
1047(1)
Margaret Atwood
Spelling
1048(2)
Margaret Atwood
From Meditations on the South Valley XVII
1050(1)
Jimmy Santiago Baca
Today I Am Envying the Glorious Mexicans
1050(1)
Michael Blumenthal
Anorexic
1051(2)
Eavan Boland
Sign for My Father, Who Stressed the Bunt
1053(1)
David Bottoms
Driving Lessons
1053(2)
Neal Bowers
Photograph of My Father in His Twenty-second Year
1055(1)
Raymond Carver
Pumpkin Eater
1055(1)
Sandra Cisneros
Homage to My Hips
1056(1)
Lucille Clifton
The Game
1057(1)
Judith Ortiz Cofer
Duck / Rabbit
1058(1)
Billie Collins
All I Hear Is Silence
1058(1)
Jennifer Ritter-Compasso
Steady as Any Ship My Father
1059(1)
Doretta Cornell
Marriage
1060(3)
Gregory Corso
After the Move
1063(1)
Joseph Coulson
The Cake Uncut
1064(3)
Allen Curnow
Golden Retrievals
1067(1)
Mark Doty
Testimonial
1067(1)
Rita Dove
Canary
1068(1)
Rita Dove
Indian Boarding School: The Runaways
1068(1)
Louise Erdrich
Constantly Risking Absurdity
1069(1)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
The Memory of Elena
1070(1)
Carolyn Forche
Ego Tripping
1071(2)
Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Rosa
1073(1)
Nikki Giovanni
The School Children
1074(1)
Louise Gluck
Mind
1074(1)
Jorie Graham
My son, my executioner
1075(2)
Donald Hall
Kicking the Leaves
1077(1)
Donald Hall
Eagle Poem
1078(1)
Joy Harjo
Meditation at Lagunitas
1079(1)
Robert Hass
Digging
1080(1)
Seamus Heaney
Mid-Term Break
1081(1)
Seamus Heaney
For the Sleepwalkers
1082(1)
Edward Hirsch
The Heart's Counting Knows Only One
1083(1)
Jane Hirshfield
What For
1084(1)
Garrett Hongo
Fingertip
1085(1)
Milton Kessler
Saint Francis and the Sow
1086(1)
Galway Kinnell
Facing It
1087(1)
Yusef Komunyakaa
I Ask My Mother to Sing
1088(1)
Li-Young Lee
From R.E.M.
1088(1)
Brad Leithauser
Hanging Fire
1089(1)
Audre Lorde
Hummingbird
1090(1)
J. D. McClatchy
Cosmic Simplicities
1090(1)
Tom Molito
Size and Sheer Will
1091(1)
Sharon Olds
Poem for My Father's Ghost
1091(1)
Mary Oliver
A Story of How a Wall Stands
1092(1)
Simon Ortiz
On His Deafness
1093(1)
Robert F. Panara
Ethics
1094(1)
Linda Pastan
Now Look What Happened
1095(1)
Molly Peacock
A Work of Artifice
1096(1)
Marge Piercy
Dying
1096(1)
Robert Pinsky
A Martian Sends a Postcard Home
1097(2)
Craig Raine
A Dream of Husbands
1099(1)
Alberto Rios
Waiting Table
1099(1)
Kraft Rompf
Welcome to Hiroshima
1100(2)
Mary Jo Salter
Towhomitmayconcern
1102(1)
Sonia Sanchez
Signs
1102(1)
Gertrude Schnackenberg
Lost Sister
1103(2)
Cathy Song
Behind Grandma's House
1105(1)
Gary Soto
Two Trees
1105(1)
Ellen Bryant Voigt
Invisible Mending
1106(1)
C. K. Williams
Friday Night
1107(1)
Baron Wormser
Poetry of the World
1108(31)
from Requiem 1935--1940
1109(2)
Anna Akhmatova
Stanley Kunitz
Max Hayward
The Bride
1111(1)
Bella Akhmadulina
Stephan Stepanchev
A Pity. We Were Such a Good Invention
1112(1)
Yehuda Amichai
Assia Gutmann
At the Mosque
1113(1)
Chairil Anwar
Burton Raffel
Three Haiku
1113(1)
Matsuo Basho
Robert Hass
The Albatross
1114(1)
Charles Baudelaire
Richard Wilbur
The Black
1114(1)
Breyton Breytenback
Leon De Kock
Sonia Van Schalwuk
Chess
1115(1)
Rosario Castellanos
Maureen Ahern
Fugue of Death
1116(1)
Paul Celan
Donald White
I Give You Thanks My God
1117(1)
Bernard Binlin Dadie
Declaration
1118(1)
Bei Dao
Bonnie S. McDougall
Drinking the Corinthian sun
1119(1)
Odysseus Elytis
Kimon Friar
Before You Came
1119(1)
Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Agha Shahid Ali
Nature and Art
1120(1)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
John Frederick Nims
Pebble
1121(1)
Zbigniew Herbert
Czeslaw Milosz
Peter Dale Scott
Submit to you
1122(1)
Ono No Komachi
H. Sato
B. Watson
The Stalin Epigram
1123(1)
Osip Mandelstam
Clarence Brown
W. S. Merwin
Encounter
1124(1)
Czeslaw Milosz
Lillian Vallee
A Song on The End of the World
1124(1)
Czeslaw Milosz
Anthony Milosz
The Eel
1125(1)
Eugenio Montale
John Frederick Nims
Ode to My Socks
1126(2)
Pablo Neruda
Robert Bly
Boundaries
1128(1)
Jose Emilio Pacheco
John Frederick Nims
Piano Solo
1129(1)
Nicanor Parra
William Carlos Williams
Hamlet
1130(1)
Boris Pasternak
Jon Stallworthy
Peter France
The Street
1130(1)
Octavio Paz
Muriel Rukeyser
Pleasure
1131(1)
A. K. Ramanujan
The Cadet Picture of My Father
1132(1)
RainerMaria Rilke
Robert Lowell
Narration
1133(1)
George Seferis
Edmund Keeley
Philip Sherrard
I Am Alone
1134(1)
Leopold Senghor
Michael Roloff
Hamlet
1135(1)
Wole Soyinka
Bodybuilders' Contest
1135(1)
Wislawa Szymborska
Stanley Baranczak
Clare Cavanagh
Picnic to the Earth
1136(1)
Shuntaro Tanikawa
Harold Wright
Sea Grapes
1136(3)
Derek Walcott
Lives of Poets
1139(20)
PART THREE DRAMA
1159(872)
Reading Plays
1161(19)
The Experience of Drama
1164(10)
Isabella Augusta Persse, Lady Gregory
1166(1)
The Rising of the Moon
1166(8)
The Interpretation of Drama
1174(3)
The Evaluation of Drama
1177(3)
Types of Drama
1180(3)
Tragedy
1180(1)
Comedy
1181(2)
Elements of Drama
1183(18)
Plot
1183(3)
Character
1186(2)
Dialogue
1188(5)
Subtext
1192(1)
Staging
1193(3)
Symbolism and Irony
1196(2)
Theme
1198(3)
Writing about Drama
1201(16)
Reasons for Writing about Drama
1201(1)
Informal Ways of Writing about Drama
1201(4)
Annotation
1202(1)
Sophocles Antigone (excerpt)
1202(2)
Double-Column Notebook
1204(1)
Formal Ways of Writing about Drama
1205(1)
Student Papers on Drama
1206(6)
Questions for Writing about Drama
1212(1)
Questions for In-Depth Reading
1213(1)
Suggestions for Writing
1214(3)
The Greek Theater: Sophocles in Context
1217(85)
Reading Sophocles in Context
1217(5)
Athens in the Golden Age
1217(1)
Greek Tragedy
1217(2)
Sophocles and His Works
1219(2)
Oedipus the King
1221(1)
Sophocles: Plays
1222(71)
Oedipus Rex
1222(41)
Dudley Fitts
Robert Fitzgerald
Antigone
1263(30)
Dudley Fitts
Robert Fitzgerald
Critics on Sophocles
1293(9)
The Elizabethan Theater: Shakespeare in Context
1302(204)
Reading Shakespeare in Context
1302(5)
London in the Age of Elizabeth
1302(1)
The Arts in the Age of Elizabeth
1303(1)
Stagecraft in the Elizabethan Age
1303(1)
Shakespeare and His Works
1304(2)
Othello
1306(1)
Shakespeare: Plays
1307(191)
The Tragedy of Othello
1307(88)
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
1395(103)
Critics on Shakespeare
1498(8)
The Modern Realistic Theater: Ibsen and Shaw in Context
1506(100)
Reading Ibsen and Shaw in Context
1506(100)
Realism
1506(1)
A Note on the Theater of the Absurd
1507(1)
Ibsen, Exile, and Change
1508(1)
A Doll House
1509(11)
Henrik Ibsen
Rolf Fjelde
Shaw and His Works
1520(41)
Arms and the Man
1561(45)
Bernard Shaw
A Collection of Modern Drama
1606(227)
A Marriage Proposal
1606(9)
Anton Chekhov
Eric Bentley
Trifles
1615(12)
Susan Glaspell
A Raisin in the Sun
1627(66)
Lorraine Hansberry
The Gap
1693(6)
Eugene Ionesco
Death of a Salesman
1699(71)
Arthur Miller
Riders to the Sea
1770(9)
John Millington Synge
The Glass Menagerie
1779(54)
Tennessee Williams
A Collection of Contemporary Plays
1833(198)
M. Butterfly
1833(53)
David Henry Hwang
Prodigal Son
1886(6)
Garrison Keillor
Simply Maria
1892(24)
Josefina Lopez
Andre's Mother
1916(3)
Terrence McNally
The Cuban Swimmer
1919(13)
Milcha Sanchez-Scott
Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth
1932(38)
Drew Hayden Taylor
Tender Offer
1970(7)
Wendy Wasserstein
Fences
1977(54)
August Wilson
PART FOUR CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES AND RESEARCH
2031(124)
Writing with Sources
2033(35)
Why Do Research about Literature?
2033(1)
Clarifying the Assignment
2034(1)
Selecting a Topic
2034(1)
Finding and Using Sources
2035(1)
Using Computerized Databases
2036(2)
Using the Internet for Research
2038(3)
Developing a Critical Perspective
2041(1)
Developing a Thesis
2042(1)
Drafting and Revising
2043(2)
Conventions
2045(1)
Documenting Sources
2046(3)
Documenting Electronic Sources
2049(2)
Alternative Documentation Style: Endnotes and Footnotes
2051(1)
A Student Essay Using One Source as a Stimulus
2052(5)
A Research Paper on a Single Work Using Multiple Sources
2057(4)
A Research Paper Using Multiple Works and Multiple Sources
2061(7)
Critical Theory: Approaches to the Analysis and Interpretation of Literature
2068(44)
Readings for Analysis
2068(3)
The Use of Force
2068(3)
William Carlos Williams
I'm ``wife''---I've finished that
2071(1)
Emily Dickinson
The Canon and the Curriculum
2071(5)
Formalist Perspectives
2076(3)
Biographical Perspectives
2079(3)
Historical Perspectives
2082(2)
Psychological Perspectives
2084(4)
Feminist and Marxist Perspectives
2088(5)
Reader-Response Perspectives
2093(4)
Mythological Perspectives
2097(3)
Structuralist Perspectives
2100(4)
Deconstructive Perspectives
2104(3)
Cultural Studies Perspectives
2107(2)
Using Critical Perspectives as Heuristics
2109(3)
Critical Comments about Literature
2112(43)
Poetry and Inspiration
2113(1)
Plato
Benjamin Jowett
On Tragedy
2114(2)
Aristotle
Gerald F. Else
An Apology for Poetry
2116(1)
Sir Philip Sidney
The Metaphysical Poets
2117(1)
Samuel Johnson
Art and Imagination
2118(1)
William Blake
Poetry and Feeling
2118(1)
William Wordsworth
The Authenticity of the Imagination
2119(2)
John Keats
Poets and Language
2121(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Technique in Writing the Short Story
2122(1)
Anton Chekhov
Constance Garnett
Notes for the Modern Tragedy
2123(1)
Henrik Ibsen
A. G. Chater
Hopkins Sprung Rhythm
2123(1)
Gerard Manley
The Scene
2124(1)
August Strindberg
Borge Gedso Madsen
The Interpreter of Life
2125(1)
Bernard Shaw
Observations on Poetry
2126(1)
Wallace Stevens
The Poet and the Tradition
2127(1)
T. S. Eliot
Brecht on Theatre
2128(1)
Bertolt Brecht
John Willett
Poetry and Human Living
2129(1)
George Seferis
A. Gagnostopoulos
Lyric Poetry and the Short Story
2130(1)
Frank O'Connor
``The Word''
2130(1)
Pablo Neruda
Hardi St. Martin
The Origin of a Story
2131(1)
Eudora Welty
Folklore and Fiction
2132(1)
Ralph Ellison
The Power of Poetry
2133(1)
Octavio Paz
Helen Lane
Tragedy and the Common Man
2134(2)
Arthur Miller
Production Notes to The Glass Menagerie
2136(2)
Tennessee Williams
The Catastrophe of Success
2138(3)
Tennessee Williams
On Drama as Literature and Performance
2141(1)
Eric Bentley
Poetry and Song
2142(1)
Wendell Berry
Poems Are Not Luxuries
2143(1)
Audre Lorde
Poetry, Language, and Meaning
2143(1)
Mark Strand
Our First Stories
2144(1)
Margaret Atwood
Feelings into Words
2145(1)
Seamus Heaney
The Sounds of Poetry
2146(1)
Robert Pinsky
Stories Are Letters (To Robby)
2147(1)
John Edgar Widemen
What a Poem Knows
2148(1)
Diane Ackerman
On the Importance of Mystery in Plot
2148(2)
Tim O'Brien
On the Validity of Free Verse
2150(1)
Alice Fulton
Hwang Afterword
2151(4)
David Henry
Timeline: Literature in Context 2155(6)
Glossary 2161(10)
Acknowledgments 2171(19)
Index 2190


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