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Contemporary, Cross-Cultural, American Writing. With 28 stories, 30 essays and autobiographical narratives, 90 poems , and 6 plays, New Worlds of Literature, Second Edition, Brings together vibrant new Writing that reflects the diverse ethnic, cultural, and social worlds of North America and the Caribbean today. Among the many writers new to the Second Edition are Julia Alvarez, Sandra Cisneros, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Tato Laviera, David Leavitt, Derek Walcott, and John  Edgar Wideman.

A Strengthened Connection between Reading and Writing. Nine student papers, a new section on writing about literature, an abundance of writing topics and study questions, thematic chapter introductions, and Afterwords on the elements of literature together guide students toward careful reading and thoughtful writing.

Instructor's Guide This handy guide, by Carolina Hospital, Miami-Dade Community College, and Carlos Medina, includes suggestions for activities and writing topics, discussions of each selection in the text, teaching strategies, and sample syllabi. Available to instructors upon request.

Voices of New Worlds Video This video of three writers reading from their work—Agha Shahid Ali, Judith Ortiz Cofer, and Alberto Alvaro Ríos—brings the selections in New Worlds of Literature, Second Edition, to life in your classroom. Available upon adoption.

Synopsis:

An introduction to literature and also a text for courses in composition, multicultural, or contemporary American literature.

About the Author

Jerome Beaty (Ph.D., Illinois) is Professor of English at Emory University.  He is the author of Middlemarch: From Notebook to Novel and Misreading Jane Eyre and coeditor, with J. Paul Hunter, of The Norton Introduction to Literature.
J. Paul Hunter is Professor of English at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on eighteenth-century British literature, and his teaching and administrative interests have ranged widely. He is the author of several books, including Before Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-Century English Fiction.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393963540
Editor:
Beaty, Jerome
Editor:
Hunter, J. Paul
Editor:
Beaty, Jerome
Editor:
Hunter, J. Paul
Author:
Beaty, Jerome
Author:
Hunter, J. Paul
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Collections and anthologies
Subject:
Ethnic groups
Subject:
Canadian
Subject:
Canadian literature
Subject:
Caribbean literature
Subject:
Caribbean literature (English)
Subject:
Minorities -- North America.
Subject:
American literature -- Minority authors.
Subject:
Readers
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series Volume:
92-596
Publication Date:
19940231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1008
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.2 x 1.5 in 2.635 lb

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