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The New Millennium Reader,9780130120991

The New Millennium Reader

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9780130120991

ISBN10:
0130120995
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

A thematic reader for courses in Composition and those courses that consider the essay as a form of literature. Featuring a wealth of authors and works never before anthologized, this thematic reader identifies and collects some of the most important insights, discoveries, and reflections of the past millennia as produced by its most noteworthy writers.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Reading in the Various Genres
Reflections on Experience
Nonfiction
Number One!
Boyhood with Gurdjieff
West with the Night
Initiated into an Iban Tribe
Confessions of a Fast Woman
So, This Was Adolescence
The Myth of the Latin Woman
Fiction
The Yellow Wallpaper
The Miller''s Tale
Poetry
The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock
Sonnet 30: When to the Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought
The Solitary
Funny
Influential People and Memorable Places
Nonfiction
Liked for Myself
My Father''s Life
Antidisestablishmentarianism
My Brother
The Taj Mahal
Niagara Falls
Reflections in Westminister Abbey
Moonlit Nights of Laughter
Fiction
Reunion
Looking for a Rain God
Poetry
The Youngest Daughter
Those Winter Sundays
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
The Value of Education
Nonfiction
Learning to Read and Write
The Human Cost of an Illiterate Society
Civilize Them with a Stick
On Becoming a Chicano
In Defense of Elitism
How the Web Destroys the Quality of Students'' Research Papers
Areopagitica: Defense of Books
Speech Codes on Campus
Fiction
The School
Poetry
Learning to Read
Workday
Perspectives on Language
Nonfiction
Language and Thought
The Day Language Came into My Life
Thinking in Pictures
The Language of Clothes
Sex, Lies, and Conversation
The Rhetoric of Advertising
Propaganda under a Dictatorship
Pornography
Fiction
What We Talk about When We Talk about Love
Poetry
Crow Goes Hunting
Drama
Words, Words, Words
Issues in Popular Culture
Nonfiction
The Culture of Consumerism
On Bad Teeth
TV News as Entertainment
Urban Legends “The Boyfriend''s Death,”
The Flesh and the Devil
Want Creation Fuels Americans'' Addictiveness
The Burden of Race
The Stealth Virus: AIDS & Latinos
Fiction
Désirée''s Baby
An Old Man
Poetry
Barbie Doll
Lisa''s Ritual, Age 10, Grace Caroline Bridges
Streets of Philadelphia
Drama
Tea Party
Our Place in Nature
Nonfiction
The Lowest Animal
Am I Blue?
A Very Warm Mountain
Big Mac and the Tropical Forests
How to Kill an Ocean
Waking Up the Rake
The Greenhouse Affect
Fiction
I Am a Cat
A River Ran Over Me
Poetry
Sleeping in the Forest
The Sound of the Sea
History in the Making
Nonfiction
The Naked Source
Finding the Tomb
To Make Them Stand in Fear
From a Native Daughter
The San Francisco Earthquake
A Noiseless Flash from Hiroshima
Fiction
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Home Soil
Poetry
A Worker Reads History
Child''s Memory
Titanic
The Pursuit of Justice
Nonfiction
Rights of Man
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
I Have a Dream
We Have Our State
At the Center of the Storm
Daisy
Fiction
The Guest
The Censors
Poetry
The Unknown Citizen
At First I Was Given Centuries
Drama
Protest
The Impact of Technology
Nonfiction
A Clone Is Born
Sperm in a Jar
Identical Twins Reared APart
Monsters of the Brave New World
How Not to Use the Fax Machine and the Cellular Phone
The Haves and the Have-Nots
The Road Ahead
Fiction
The Enormous Radio
Poetry
When I Heard the Learn''d Astronomer
I''m Gonna Be an Engineer
The Artistic Impulse
Nonfiction
How to Write with Style
Still Just Writing
What Is Real?
Alice Munro
The Exorcist Massage Parlor
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