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Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama Compact Interactive Edition w/ CD-ROM,9780321187697
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Literature, Compact 4/e , the concise edition of the most popular introduction of its kind, is organized into three genres--Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. As in past editions, the authors' collective poetic voice brings personal warmth and a human perspective to the discussion of literature, adding to students' interest in the readings. An introduction to a balance of contemporary and classic stories, poems, and plays. Casebooks offer in-depth look at an author or clusters of works, for example ¿Latin American Poetry.¿ Authors Joe Kennedy and Dana Gioia provide inviting and illuminating introductions to the authors included and to the elements of literature. Coverage of writing about literature is also included. For those interested in literature.

Table of Contents

Indicate selections that are new to this edition
Reading A Story
Fable, Parable, and Tales
Somerset Maugham, The Appointment in Samarra
Aesop, The North Wind and the Su?
Bidpai, The Camel and His Friend?
Godfather Death
The Short Stor?
A & P
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writin?
Why Write?
Writing About Plo?
Paying Attention to Plo?
Checklist: Analyzing Plo?
Writing Assignment on Plo?
More Topics For Writing
Point Of View
A Rose for Emily
Teenage Wastelan?
Sonny's Blues
A Worn Path
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writin?
Race and the African American Writer
Writing About Point of Vie?
How Point of View Shapes a Stor?
Checklist: Understanding Point of Vie?
Writing Assignment on Point of Vie?
More Topics for Writing
The Jilting of Granny Weatheral?
Katherine Mansfield, Miss Brill
The Rich Brothe?
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writin?
Commonplace but Precise Language
Writing About Characte?
How Character Creates Actio?
Checklist: Writing About Character
Writing Assignment on Character
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