Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Portable Edition

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  • Edition: 10 SLP
  • Format: Boxed Set
  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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The most popular introductory anthology of its kind, Kennedy/Gioiars"sLiteraturecontinues to inspire students with engaging insights on reading and writing about stories, poems, and plays. Poets in their own right, editors X.J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia bring personal warmth and a human perspective to this comprehensive anthology. Organized into three genres-Literature,Tenth Edition, presents readable discussions of the literary devices, illustrated by apt works, supported by useful writing tips, and followed by (now) seven full chapters devoted to writing. A broad scope of traditional and contemporary works is provided, most headed by author images and richly detailed biographical notes and some followed by author commentary. While maintaining the characteristics of its previous editionsaccessible apparatus, expansive author representationthis tenth edition ofLiteraturehas been re-imagined to include new casebooks, a lively new design, and more writing coverage than ever before. New students of literature.

Table of Contents

Indicate selections that are new to this edition
Reading a Story
Fable, Parable, and Tales
The Appointment in Samarra
The North Wind and the Sun
The Camel and His Friends
Godfather Death
The Short Story
A & P
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Why Write?
Writing About Plot
Paying Attention to Plot
Checklist: Analyzing Plot
Writing Assignment on Plot
More Topics For Writing
Point of View
A Rose for Emily
Teenage Wasteland
Sonny's Blues
A Worn Path
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Race and the African American Writer
Writing About Point of View
How Point of View Shapes a Story
Checklist: Understanding Point of View
Writing Assignment on Point of View
More Topics for Writing
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
Miss Brill
The Rich Brother
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Commonplace but Precise Language
Writing About Character
How Character Creates Action
Checklist: Writing About Character
Writing Assignment on Character
More Topics For Writing
The Storm
To Build a Fire
A Pair of Tickets
Writing Effectively
Writers on Writing
Setting the Voice
Writing About Setting
The Importance of Setting
Checklist: Analyzing Setting
Writing Assignment on Setting
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