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The Norton Introduction To Literature: Shorter Edition,9780393926156

The Norton Introduction To Literature: Shorter Edition

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Now offering a new contextual chapter, a completely rewritten section on writing about literature, refreshed pedagogy throughout the book, new student-writing samples, and 54 new literary selections, The Norton Introduction to Literature , Shorter Ninth Edition, is more flexible and attractive than ever before.

Table of Contents

Preface xxi
Introduction 1(1)
Why Literature Matters 1(2)
``The Canon'' 3(1)
What Is Literature? 3(2)
Thinking Critically about Literature 5(7)
Fiction: Reading, Responding, Writing
12(54)
Anonymous, The Elephant in the Village of the Blind
13(2)
Linda Brewer, 20/20
15(5)
Raymond Carver, Cathedral
20(11)
Grace Paley, A Conversation With My Father
31(4)
A. S. Byatt, The Thing in the Forest
35(14)
Sherman Alexie, Flight Patterns
49(14)
Nina Sullivan, Student Writing: The Heart of Storytelling in ``A Conversation with My Father'' and ``Flight Patterns''
63(3)
Understanding the Text
66(296)
Plot
66(54)
John Cheever, The Country Husband
71(17)
James Baldwin, Sonny's Blues
88(22)
Edith Wharton, Roman Fever
110(10)
Narration and Point of View
120(20)
Edgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado
123(5)
Ernest Hemingway, Hills Like White Elephants
128(4)
Lorrie Moore, How
132(8)
Character
140(56)
Eudora Welty, Why I Live at the P.O.
145(8)
Herman Melville, Bartleby, the Scrivener
153(26)
Doris Lessing, Our Friend Judith
179(14)
Bethany Qualls, Student Writing: Character and Narration in ``Cathedral''
193(3)
Setting
196(34)
Andrea Barrett, The Littoral Zone
198(6)
Amy Tan, A Pair of Tickets
204(14)
Anton Chekhov, The Lady with the Dog
218(12)
Symbol
230(34)
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown
232(10)
Franz Kafka, A Hunger Artist
242(6)
Ann Beattie, Janus
248(4)
Edwidge Danticat, A Wall of Fire Rising
252(12)
Theme
264(35)
Angela Carter, A Souvenir of Japan
266(6)
Bharati Mukherjee, The Management of Grief
272(12)
Jhumpa Lahiri, Interpreter of Maladies
284(15)
The Whole Text
299(63)
Joseph Conrad, The Secret Sharer
299(28)
Louise Erdrich, Love Medicine
327(16)
Stephen Crane, The Open Boat
343(19)
Exploring Contexts
362(145)
The Author's Work as Context: Flannery O'Connor
362(55)
A Good Man Is Hard to Find
364(11)
The Lame Shall Enter First
375(25)
Everything That Rises Must Converge
400(10)
Passages from Essays and Letters
410(7)
Literary Kind as Context: Initiation Stories
417(31)
Toni Cade Bambara, Gorilla, My Love
418(4)
Alice Munro, Boys and Girls
422(10)
James Joyce, Araby
432(5)
Michael Chabon, The Lost World
437(11)
Form as Context: The Short Short Story
448(17)
Kate Chopin, The Story of an Hour
449(2)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
451(5)
Jamaica Kincaid, Girl
456(1)
Yasunari Kawabata, The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket
457(2)
William Carlos Williams, The Use of Force
459(3)
Ursula K. Le Guin, She Unnames Them
462(3)
Critical Contexts: A Fiction Casebook
465(42)
William Faulkner, A Rose for Emily
467(7)
Lawrence R. Rodgers, ``We all said, `She will kill herself''': The Narrator/Detective in William Faulkner's ``A Rose for Emily''
474(7)
George L. Dillon, Styles of Reading
481(8)
Judith Fetterley, A Rose for ``A Rose for Emily''
489(6)
Gene M. Moore, Of Time and Its Mathematical Progression: Problems of Chronology in Faulkner's ``A Rose for Emily''
495(8)
Willow D. Crystal, Student Writing: ``One of us . . .'': Concepts of the Private and the Public in William Faulkner's ``A Rose for Emily''
503(4)
Reading More Fiction
507(75)
Ambrose Bierce, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
507(6)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper
513(11)
D. H. Lawrence, Odour of Chrysanthemums
524(13)
Katherine Anne Porter, Flowering Judas
537(9)
Jorge Luis Borges, The Garden of Forking Paths
546(7)
Margaret Atwood, Scarlet Ibis
553(11)
Ha Jin, In Broad Daylight
564(8)
Salman Rushdie, The Prophet's Hair
572(10)
Biographical Sketches: Fiction Writers
582(12)
Poetry
Poetry: Reading, Responding, Writing
594(25)
Reading
595(1)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, How Do I Love Thee?
595(1)
Jarold Ramsey, The Tally Stick
596(1)
Linda Pastan, love poem
597(2)
Ezra Pound, The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
599(1)
Liz Rosenberg, Married Love
600(1)
Responding
601(1)
Ben Jonson, On My First Son
602(1)
Howard Nemerov, The Vacuum
603(1)
Seamus Heaney, Mid-Term Break
604(1)
Rita Dove, Fifth Grade Autobiography
605(1)
Anne Sexton, The Fury of Overshoes
606(3)
Writing
609(1)
Practicing Reading: Some Poems on Love
609(1)
W. H. Auden, [Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone]
609(1)
Anne Bradstreet, To My Dear and Loving Husband
610(1)
William Shakespeare, [Let me not to the marriage of true minds]
611(1)
Sharon Olds, Last Night
611(1)
Aphra Behn, On Her Loving Two Equally
612(1)
Denise Levertov, Wedding-Ring
613(1)
Mary, Lady Chudleigh, To the Ladies
613(1)
W. B. Yeats, A Last Confession
614(2)
Stephen Bordland, Student Writing: Response paper on W. H. Auden's ``Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone''
616(3)
Understanding the Text
619(194)
Tone
619(20)
Marge Piercy, Barbie Doll
619(1)
W. D. Snodgrass, Leaving the Motel
620(2)
Thom Gunn, In Time of Plague
622(2)
Etheridge Knight, Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminal Insane
624(1)
William Blake, London
625(2)
Maxine Kumin, Woodchucks
627(1)
Adrienne Rich, Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
628(1)
Many Tones: Poems About Family Relationships
629(1)
Galway Kinnell, After Making Love We Hear Footsteps
629(1)
Emily Grosholz, Eden
630(1)
Li-Young Lee, Persimmons
631(2)
Robert Hayden, Those Winter Sundays
633(1)
Daniel Tobin, The Clock
633(1)
Agha Shahid Ali, Postcard from Kashmir
634(1)
Pat Mora, Elena
635(1)
Kelly Cherry, Alzheimer's
635(1)
Andrew Hudgins, Begotten
636(1)
Simon J. Ortiz, My Father's Song
637(2)
Speaker: Whose Voice Do We Hear?
639(18)
Thomas Hardy, The Ruined Maid
639(2)
J. Kennedy, In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus One Day
641(1)
Margaret Atwood, Death of a Young Son by Drowning
642(2)
Robert Browning, Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister
644(2)
Tess Gallagher, Sudden Journey
646(1)
Dorothy Parker, A Certain Lady
647(2)
William Wordsworth, She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways
649(1)
Audre Lorde, Hanging Fire
650(1)
Sir Thomas Wyatt, They Flee from Me
651(1)
Robert Burns, To a Louse
652(1)
Pat Mora, La Migra
653(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay, [Women have loved before]
654(1)
[I being born a woman]
655(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks, We Real Cool
655(1)
Walt Whitman, [I celebrate myself, and sing myself]
656(1)
Situation and Setting: What Happens? Where? When?
657(25)
James Dickey, Cherrylog Road
658(3)
John Donne, The Flea
661(1)
Rita Dove, Daystar
662(1)
Linda Pastan, To a Daughter Leaving Home
663(1)
John Milton, On the Late Massacre in Piedmont
664(2)
Sylvia Plath, Point Shirley
666(2)
Matthew Arnold, Dover Beach
668(2)
Situations
670(1)
Emily Bronte, The Night-Wind
670(1)
Andrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress
671(1)
Marilyn Chin, Summer Love
672(1)
Virginia Hamilton Adair, Peeling an Orange
673(1)
Times
674(1)
William Shakespeare, [Full many a glorious morning have I seen]
674(1)
John Donne, The Good-Morrow
674(1)
Sylvia Plath, Morning Song
675(1)
Billy Collins, Morning
676(1)
Jonathan Swift, A Description of the Morning
677(1)
Places
677(1)
John Betjeman, In Westminster Abbey
677(2)
Derek Walcott, Midsummer
679(1)
Thom Gunn, A Map of the City
680(1)
Earle Birney, Irapuato
680(2)
Language
682(47)
Precision and Ambiguity
682(1)
Sarah Cleghorn, [The golf links lie so near the mill]
682(1)
Anne Finch, Countess of Winchelsea, There's No To-morrow
683(1)
Charles Bernstein, Of Time and the Line
683(2)
Yvor Winters, At the San Francisco Airport
685(2)
Walter De La Mare, Slim Cunning Hands
687(1)
Pat Mora, Gentle Communion
688(2)
Emily Dickinson, [After great pain, a formal feeling comes---]
690(1)
Theodore Roethke, My Papa's Waltz
691(1)
Sharon Olds, Sex without Love
692(1)
Martha Collins, Lies
693(1)
Emily Dickinson, [I dwell in Possibility---]
694(1)
William Carlos Williams, The Red Wheelbarrow
694(1)
This Is Just to Say
695(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins, Pied Beauty
695(1)
E. E. Cummings, [in Just-]
696(1)
Ben Jonson, Still to Be Neat
697(1)
Robert Herrick, Delight in Disorder
697(1)
Picturing: The Languages of Description
698(1)
Oscar Wilde, Symphony in Yellow
699(1)
Richard Wilbur, The Beautiful Changes
700(1)
Ted Hughes, To Paint a Water Lily
701(1)
Andrew Marvell, On a Drop of Dew
702(1)
Metaphor and Simile
703(1)
William Shakespeare, [That time of year thou mayst in me behold]
704(2)
Linda Pastan, Marks
706(1)
David Wagoner, My Father's Garden
706(1)
Robert Burns, A Red, Red Rose
707(2)
Adrienne Rich, Two Songs
709(1)
William Shakespeare, [Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?]
710(1)
Anonymous, The Twenty-third Psalm
711(1)
Henry King, Sic Vita
711(1)
John Donne, [Batter my heart, three-personed God]
712(1)
The Computation
712(1)
The Canonization
713(1)
David Ferry, At the Hospital
714(1)
Randall Jarrell, The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
715(1)
Francis William Bourdillon, The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
715(1)
Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, Of the Theme of Love
715(1)
Emily Dickinson, [Wild Night---Wild Nights!]
716(1)
Symbol
716(1)
Sharon Olds, Leningrad Cemetery, Winter of 1941
717(1)
James Dickey, The Leap
718(3)
Edmund Waller, Song
721(1)
D. H. Lawrence, I Am Like a Rose
722(1)
Dorothy Parker, One Perfect Rose
722(1)
William Blake, The Sick Rose
723(1)
Robert Frost, Fireflies in the Garden
724(1)
Adrienne Rich, Diving into the Wreck
725(2)
Roo Borson
727(2)
The Sounds of Poetry
729(26)
Helen Chasin, The Word Plum
729(1)
Mona Van Duyn, What the Motorcycle Said
730(2)
Kenneth Fearing, Dirge
732(2)
Alexander Pope, Sound and Sense
734(4)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Metrical Feet
738(1)
Wendy Cope, Emily Dickinson
738(1)
Anonymous, [There was a young girl from St. Paul]
739(1)
Sir John Suckling, Song
739(1)
John Dryden, To the Memory of Mr. Oldham
740(2)
Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven
742(3)
William Shakespeare, [Like as the waves . . . ]
745(1)
James Merrill, Watching the Dance
745(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins, Spring and Fall
746(1)
Emily Dickinson, [A narrow Fellow in the Grass]
747(1)
Words and Music
747(2)
Thomas Campion, When to Her Lute Corinna Sings
749(1)
Augustus Montague Toplady, A Prayer, Living and Dying
749(1)
Robert Hayden, Homage to the Empress of the Blues
750(1)
Michael Harper, Dear John, Dear Coltrane
751(1)
Willie Perdomo, 123rd Street Rap
752(3)
Internal Structure
755(22)
Edwin Arlington Robinson, Mr. Flood's Party
755(3)
Howard Nemerov, The Goose Fish
758(2)
Philip Larkin, Church Going
760(3)
Pat Mora, Sonrisas
763(1)
Sharon Olds, The Victims
764(2)
Anonymous, Sir Patrick Spens
766(1)
William Carlos Williams, The Dance
767(1)
Emily Dickinson, [The Wind begun to knead the Grass---]
768(1)
William Shakespeare, [Th'expense of spirit in a waste of shame]
769(1)
Cathy Song, Heaven
769(2)
Stephen Dunn, Poetry
771(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ode to the West Wind
772(2)
W. H. Auden, In Memory of W. B. Yeats
774(3)
External Form
777(26)
The Sonnet
780(1)
William Wordsworth, Nuns Fret Not
781(1)
Henry Constable, [My lady's presence makes the roses red]
782(1)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, A Sonnet Is a Moment's Monument
783(1)
John Keats, On the Sonnet
783(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks, First Fight. Then Fiddle.
784(1)
Robert Frost, Range-Finding
785(1)
William Wordsworth, London, 1802
785(1)
John Milton, [When I consider how my light is spent]
786(1)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, [When our two souls stand up]
786(1)
Christina Rossetti, In an Artist's Studio
787(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay, [What lips my lips have kissed]
787(1)
Gwen Harwood, In the Park
788(1)
William Shakespeare, [My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun]
788(1)
Helen Chasin, Joy Sonnet in a Random Universe
789(1)
Billy Collins, Sonnet
789(1)
Stanza Forms
790(1)
Dylan Thomas, Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
791(1)
Marianne Moore, Poetry
792(1)
Elizabeth Bishop, Sestina
793(1)
Archibald MacLeish, Ars Poetica
794(1)
The Way a Poem Looks
795(1)
E. E. Cummings, [l(a]
795(1)
Franklin P. Adams, Composed in the Composing Room
796(1)
E. E. Cummings, [Buffalo Bill's]
797(1)
Stevie Smith, The Jungle Husband
798(1)
George Herbert, Easter Wings
799(1)
Roger McGough, Here I Am
800(1)
Earle Birney, Anglosaxon Street
800(2)
David Ferry, Evening News
802(1)
The Whole Text
803(10)
Elizabeth Jennings, Delay
803(2)
Anonymous, Western Wind
805(1)
Robert Herrick, Upon Julia's Clothes
806(2)
W. H. Auden, Musee des Beaux Arts
808(1)
George Herbert, The Collar
809(1)
Robert Frost, Design
810(1)
Emily Dickinson, [My Life had stood---a Loaded Gun---]
811(1)
Ben Jonson, Epitaph on Elizabeth, L. H.
811(2)
Exploring Contexts
813(165)
Reading Poetry in Context
813(22)
James A. Emanuel, Emmett Till
814(1)
Thomas Hardy, Channel Firing
815(1)
Sandra Gilbert, Sonnet: The Ladies' Home Journal
816(3)
Times, Places, and Events
819(1)
Miller Williams, Thinking about Bill, Dead of AIDS
819(1)
Irving Layton, From Colony to Nation
819(1)
Langston Hughes, Harlem
820(1)
Robert Hayden, Frederick Douglass
821(1)
Felicia Dorothea Hemans, Casabianca
821(1)
Elizabeth Bishop, Casabianca
822(1)
Wilfred Owen, Dulce et Decorum Est
823(1)
Dudley Randall, Ballad of Birmingham
824(1)
Constructing Identity, Exploring Gender
825(1)
Elizabeth Bishop, Exchanging Hats
825(1)
Marie Howe, Practicing
826(1)
Richard Lovelace, Song: To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
827(1)
Robert Browning, My Last Duchess
827(2)
Elizabeth Barrett, Browning, To George Sand [A Desire]
829(1)
To George Sand [A recognition]
829(1)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Written the First Year he was Marry'd
830(1)
Marge Pierce, What's That Smell in the Kitchen?
830(1)
Paulette Jles, Paper Matches
831(1)
Amy Lowell, The Lonely Wife
831(1)
Liz Rosenberg, The Silence of Women
832(1)
Thom Gunn, A Blank
833(2)
The Author's Work as Context: John Keats and Adrienne Rich
835(42)
Keats
838(2)
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
840(1)
On the Grasshopper and the Cricket
840(1)
On Seeing the Elgin Marbles
841(1)
Sonnet to Sleep
841(1)
From Endymion (Book 1)
842(1)
Ode to a Nightingale
843(2)
Ode on a Grecian Urn
845(1)
To Autumn
846(1)
Passages from Letters and the Preface to Endymion To Benjamin Bailey (Nov. 22, 1817)
847(1)
To George and Thomas Keats (Dec. 21, 1817)
848(1)
To John Hamilton Reynolds (Feb. 19, 1818)
849(2)
To John Taylor (Feb. 27, 1818)
851(1)
Preface to Endymion (dated April 10, 1818)
852(1)
Chronology
852(1)
Rich
853(2)
At a Bach Concert
855(1)
Storm Warnings
856(1)
Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law
857(4)
Planetarium
861(1)
For the Record
862(1)
[My mouth hovers across your breasts]
863(1)
History
863(2)
Modotti
865(1)
Personal Reflections
866(1)
When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-Vision
866(1)
How Does a Poet Put Bread on the Table?
867(2)
A Communal Poetry
869(1)
Why I Refused the National Medal for the Arts
870(4)
Chronology
874(3)
Literary Tradition as Context
877(29)
Echo and Allusion
878(1)
Ben Jonson, [Come, my Celia, let us prove]
879(1)
William Blake, The Lamb
880(1)
Howard Nemerov, Boom!
880(2)
Marianne Moore, Love in America?
882(1)
Robert Hollander, You Too? Me Too---Why Not? Soda Pop
883(1)
William Shakespeare, [Not marble, nor the gilded monuments]
884(1)
Poetic ``Kinds''
884(1)
Christopher Marlowe, The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
885(1)
Haiku
886(1)
Chiyojo, [Whether astringent]
887(1)
Basho, [A village without bells---]
888(1)
[This road---]
888(1)
Buson, [Coolness---]
888(1)
[Listening to the moon]
889(1)
Seifu, [The faces of dolls]
889(1)
Lafcadio Hearn, [Old pond---]
889(1)
Clara A. Walsh, [An old-time pond]
889(1)
Earl Miner, [The still old pond]
890(1)
Allen Ginsberg, [The old pond]
890(1)
Babette Deutsch, [The falling flower]
890(1)
Etheridge Knight, [Eastern guard tower]
890(1)
Richard Wright, [In the falling snow]
891(1)
James A. Emanuel, Ray Charles
891(1)
Imitating and Answering
891(1)
Sir Walter Ralegh, [The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd]
892(1)
William Carlos Williams, Raleigh Was Right
892(1)
Allen Ginsberg, A Further Proposal
893(1)
E. E. Cummings, [(ponder, darling, these busted statues]
894(1)
Kenneth Koch, Variations on a Theme by William Carlos Williams
895(1)
Desmond Skirrow, Ode on a Grecian Urn Summarized
895(1)
Cultural Belief and Tradition
896(1)
John Hollander, Adam's Task
897(1)
Susan Donnelly, Eve Names the Animals
897(1)
Miriam Waddington, Ulysses Embroidered
898(2)
Alfred Lord Tennyson, The Kraken
900(1)
Phillis Wheatley, On Being Brought from Africa to America
900(1)
June Jordan, Something Like a Sonnet for Phillis Miracle Wheatley
901(1)
Maya Angelou, Africa
901(1)
Derek Walcott, A Far Cry from Africa
902(1)
Alberto Alvaro Rios, Advice to a First Cousin
903(1)
Louise Erdrich, Jacklight
904(2)
Cultural and Historical Contexts: The Harlem Renaissance
906(41)
Arna Bontemps, A Black Man Talks of Reaping
916(1)
Countee Cullen, Yet Do I Marvel
916(1)
Saturday's Child
917(1)
From the Dark Tower
918(1)
Angelina Grimke, The Black Finger
918(1)
Tenebris
918(1)
Langston Hughes, The Weary Blues
919(1)
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
920(1)
I, Too
921(1)
Helene Johnson, Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem
921(1)
Claude McKay, Harlem Shadows
922(1)
If We Must Die
922(1)
The Tropics in New York
923(1)
The Harlem Dancer
923(1)
The White House
923(1)
James Weldon Johnson, From the Preface to The Book of American Negro Poetry
924(3)
Alain Locke, From The New Negro
927(5)
Rudolph Fisher, The Caucasian Storms Harlem
932(5)
W. E. B. Du Bois, Two Novels
937(1)
Zora Neale Hurston, How It Feels to Be Colored Me
938(3)
Langston Hughes, From The Big Sea [Harlem Literati]
941(6)
Critical Contexts: A Poetry Casebook
947(31)
Sylvia Plath, Daddy
948(4)
George Steiner, From Dying Is an Art
952(3)
Irving Howe, From The Plath Celebration: A Partial Dissent
955(1)
A. Alvarez, From Sylvia Plath
956(2)
Judith Kroll, From Rituals of Exorcism: ``Daddy''
958(3)
Mary Lynn Broe, From Protean Poetic
961(3)
Margaret Homans, From A Feminine Tradition
964(1)
Pamela J. Annas, From A Disturbance in Mirrors
965(4)
Steven Gould Axelrod, From Jealous Gods
969(9)
Reading More Poetry
978(51)
William Blake, The Tyger
978(1)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Kubla Khan
979(1)
Emily Dickinson, [Because I could not stop for Death---]
980(1)
[I stepped from Plank to Plank]
981(1)
[We do not play on Graves---]
981(1)
[The Brain--is wider than the Sky---]
982(1)
[She dealt her pretty words like Blades---]
982(1)
John Donne, [Death, be not proud]
982(1)
The Sun Rising
983(1)
Song
984(1)
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
985(1)
Paul Laurence Dunbar, Sympathy
986(1)
We Wear the Mask
986(1)
T. S. Eliot, Journey of the Magi
987(1)
Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken
988(1)
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
989(1)
Thomas Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
989(4)
Robert Hayden, The Whipping
993(1)
Seamus Heaney, Digging
993(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins, God's Grandeur
994(1)
The Windhover
995(1)
Galway Kinnell, Blackberry Eating
995(1)
Robert Lowell, Skunk Hour
996(1)
Andrew Marvell, The Garden
997(2)
Howard Nemerov, A Way of Life
999(1)
Sylvia Plath, Barren Woman
1000(1)
Lady Lazarus
1001(2)
Ezra Pound, In a Station of the Metro
1003(1)
A Virginal
1003(1)
John Crowe Ransom, Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter
1003(1)
Wallace Stevens, The Emperor of Ice-Cream
1004(1)
Anecdote of the Jar
1005(1)
Sunday Morning
1005(3)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Tears, Idle Tears
1008(1)
Tithonus
1009(2)
Ulysses
1011(1)
Dylan Thomas, Fern Hill
1012(2)
Walt Whitman, Facing West from California's Shores
1014(1)
I Hear America Singing
1014(1)
A Noiseless Patient Spider
1015(1)
Richard Wilbur, Love Calls Us to the Things of This World
1015(1)
C. K. Williams, Alzheimer's: The Wife
1016(1)
William Wordsworth, Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey
1017(3)
W. B. Yeats, The Lake Isle of Innisfree
1020(1)
Easter 1916
1021(2)
The Second Coming
1023(1)
Leda and the Swan
1024(1)
Sailing to Byzantium
1025(1)
Among School Children
1026(3)
Biographical Sketches: Poets
1029(15)
Drama
Reading, Responding, Writing
1044(48)
Susan Glaspell, Trifles
1046(12)
Tom Stoppard, The Real Inspector Hound
1058(34)
Understanding the Text
1092(173)
Elements of Drama
1092(173)
Anton Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard
1102(38)
Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire
1140(65)
August Wilson, The Piano Lesson
1205(60)
Exploring Contexts
1265(205)
The Author's Work as Context: William Shakespeare
1265(155)
A Midsummer Night's Dream
1272(53)
Hamlet
1325(95)
Critical Contexts: A Drama Casebook
1420(50)
Sophocles, Antigone
1423(31)
Richard C. Jebb, From The Antigone of Sophocles
1454(1)
Maurice Bowra, From Sophoclean Tragedy
1455(2)
Bernard Knox, Introduction to The Three Theban Plays
1457(5)
Martha C. Nussbaum, From The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy
1462(4)
Rebecca W. Bushnell, From Prophesying Tragedy: Sign and Voice in Sophocles' Theban Plays
1466(1)
Mary Whitlock Blundell, From Helping Friends and Harming Enemies: A Study in Sophocles and Greek Ethics
1467(3)
Reading More Drama
1470(212)
Sophocles, Oedipus the King
1470(38)
Henrik Ibsen, A Doll House
1508(48)
Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman
1556(65)
Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun
1621(61)
Biographical Sketches: Playwrights
1682(3)
Writing about Literature
1685(64)
Paraphrase, Summary, and Description
1685(4)
The Elements of the Essay
1689(9)
The Writing Process
1698(13)
The Research Essay
1711(16)
Quotation, Citation, and Documentation
1727(22)
Richard Gibson, Sample Research Paper: Keeping the Sabbath Separately: Emily Dickinson's Rebellious Faith
1739(10)
Critical Approaches
1749
Glossary 1(8)
Permissions Acknowledgments 9(18)
Index of Authors 27(6)
Index of Titles and First Lines 33


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