Literature : A Pocket Anthology (Penguin Academics Series) (with MyLiteratureLab)

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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Key Benefit:The perfect alternative to lengthy literature anthologies, this compact, inexpensive, and diverse collection of fiction, poetry, and drama provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of literature. Key Topics:Selection of stories, poems, and plays along with guidance on how to write about literature. Index of critical terms included. Market:Readers interested in a concise introduction to literature.

Table of Contents

Explore, Experiment, Expand: Three Reasons to Study Literature.?
Introduction to Fiction
The Telling of the Tale
The Short Story
Reading and Analyzing Short Fiction
Point of View
Style and Symbol
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
Young Goodman Brown
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)
The Fall of the House of Usher
Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909)
A White Heron
Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893)
Mother Savage
Kate Chopin (1851-1904)
Desiree's Baby
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
The Lady with the Pet Dog
Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)
The Yellow Wallpaper
Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
Roman Fever
Willa Cather (1876-1947)
Neighbor Rosicky
James Joyce (1882-1941)
Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980)
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)
William Faulkner (1897-1962)
A Rose for Emily
Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986)
The Library of Babel
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
Hills Like White Elephants
John Steinbeck (1902-1968)
The Chrysanthemums
Richard Wright (1908-1960)
The Man Who Was Almost a Man
John Cheever (1912-1982)
Albert Camus (1913-1960)
The Guest
Ralph Ellison (1914-1995)
A Party Down at the Square
Shirley Jackson (1919-1965)
The Lottery
Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964)
Good Country People
Gabriel Garcia Marquez (B. 1928)
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
Chinua Achebe (B. 1930)
Dead Men's Path
Alice Munro (B. 1931)
How I Met My Husband
John Updike (B. 1932)
A & P.
Raymond Carver (1938-1988)
Joyce Carol Oates (B. 1938)
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