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Literature: The Human Experience is based on a simple premise: All students can and will connect with literature if the works they read are engaging, exciting, and relevant. Accordingly, every edition of this classroom favorite has featured a broad range of enticing stories, poems, plays, and essays that explore timeless, ever-resonant themes: innocence and experience, conformity and rebellion, culture and identity, love and hate, and the presence of death. The affordable new edition, with a new co-author, freshens the successful formula with an infusion of contemporary literature and a more focused approach to making connections — across time and cultures — between literature and life.

About the Author

RICHARD ABCARIAN (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is a professor of English emeritus at California State University, Northridge, where he taught for 37 years. During his teaching career, he won two Fulbright professorships. In addition to editing Literature: The Human Experience and its compact edition, he is the editor of a critical edition of Richard Wright's A Native Son, as well as several other literature textbooks.

MARVIN KLOTZ (Ph.D., New York University) is a professor of English emeritus at California State University, Northridge, where he taught for 33 years and won Northridge's distinguished teaching award in 1983. He is also the winner of two Fulbright professorships (in Vietnam and Iran) and was a National Endowment for the Arts Summer Fellow twice. In addition to editing Literature: The Human Experience and several other textbooks, he coauthored a guide and index to the characters in Faulkner's fiction.

SAMUEL COHEN (Ph.D., City University of New York) is an assistant professor in the English Department at the University of Missouri where he won the 2008 Provosts Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award. He is the author of After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s (University of Iowa Press, 2009) and has published in such journals as Novel, Clio, Twentieth-Century Literature, The Journal of Basic Writing, and Dialogue: A Journal for Writing Specialists. His other book for Bedford/St. Martins is 50 Essays: A Composition Anthology, now in its second edition.

Table of Contents

Preface for Instructors

INTRODUCTION

Responding to Literature

                    Emily Dickinson, There Is No Frigate Like A Book

Why We Read Literature

Reading Actively

Reading and Thinking Critically

Reading Fiction

          The Methods of Fiction

                    Tone

                    Plot

                    Characterization

                    Setting

                    Point of View

                    Irony

                    Theme

          Exploring Fiction

Reading Poetry

                    Walt Whitman, When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer

          Word Choice

          Figurative Language

          The Music of Poetry

          Exploring Poetry

Annotating While You Read

                    William Shakespeare, Sonnet 29

                    Edwin Arlington Robinson, How Annandale Went Out

Reading Drama

          Stages and Staging

          The Elements of Drama

                    Characters

                    Dramatic Irony

                    Plot and Conflict

         Exploring Drama

Reading Nonfiction

          Types of Nonfiction

                    Narrative Nonfiction

                    Descriptive Nonfiction

                    Expository Nonfiction

                    Argumentative Nonfiction

          Analyzing Nonfiction

                    The Thesis

                    Structure and Detail

                    Style and Tone

          Exploring Nonfiction

 
Writing About Literature

Responding to Your Reading

          Keeping a Journal

           Exploring and Planning

                      Good Questions 
 
                      Establishing a Working Thesis

                      Gathering Information

                      Organizing Information

Revising the Essay

          Editing Your Draft

                      Selecting Strong Verbs

                      Eliminating Unnecessary Modifiers

                      Making Connections

          Proofreading Your Draft

Some Common Writing Assignments

          Explication

          Analysis

          Comparison and Contrast

The Research Paper

          An Annotated Student Research Paper

Some Matters of Form and Documentation

          Titles

          Quotations

                      Brackets and Ellipses

                      Quotation Marks and Other Punctuation

          Documentation

                      Documenting Internet Sources

A Checklist for Writing about Literature

 
INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE

Questions for Thinking and Writing

Fiction

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown (1804-1864)
James Joyce, Araby (1882-1941)
NEW Flannery O'Connor, A Good Man Is Hard to Find (1925-1964)
Toni Cade Bambara, The Lesson (1939-1995)
Jamaica Kincaid, Girl (b. 1949)
Sandra Cisneros, The House on Mango Street (b. 1954)
NEW Aimee Bender, Tiger Mending (b. 1969)
 
Connecting Stories: Learning on the Job
NEW John Updike, A & P (b. 1932)
NEW Virgil Suarez, The Perfect Hotspot (b. 1962)
 
Poetry

William Blake, The Chimney Sweeper (1757-1827)
NEW William Blake, The Lamb (1757-1827)
William Blake, The Tyger (1757-1827)
William Blake, The Garden of Love (1757-1827)
William Blake, London (1757-1827)
John Keats, On First Looking into Chapman's Homer (1795-1821)
Robert Browning, My Last Duchess (1812-1889)
Emily Dickinson, I felt a Funeral, in my Brain (1830-1886)
Thomas Hardy, The Ruined Maid (1840-1928)
Gerard Manley Hopkins, Spring and Fall (1844-1889)
A. E. Housman, When I Was One-and-Twenty (1859-1936)
A. E. Housman, Terence, This Is Stupid Stuff (1859-1936)
William Butler Yeats, Leda and the Swan (1865-1939)
Robert Frost, Birches (1874-1963)
Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken (1874-1963)
NEW e.e. cummings, In Just— (1894-1962)
Stevie Smith, To Carry the Child (1902-1971)
Stevie Smith, Not Waving but Drowning (1902-1971)
Countee Cullen, Incident (1903-1946)
Dylan Thomas, Fern Hill (1914-1953)
Ruth Stone, Metaphors of the Tree (b. 1915)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Constantly Risking Absurdity (b. 1919)
Philip Larkin, This Be the Verse (1922-1985)
Philip Larkin, A Study of Reading Habits (1922-1985)
NEW Audre Lorde, Hanging Fire (1934-1992)
NEW Stephen Dobyns, Do They Have a Reason? (b. 1941)
NEW Louise Gluck, The School Children (b. 1943)
Hanan Mikhail Ashrawi, From the Diary of an Almost Four-Year Old (b.1946)
Katherine McAlpine, Plus C'est la Même Chose (b. 1948)
Rita Dove, Lamentations (b. 1952)
Sandra Cisneros, My Wicked Wicked Ways (b. 1954)
John Brehm, At the Poetry Reading (b. 1955)
Evelyn Lau, Solipsism (b. 1971)
 
Connecting Poems: Revisiting Fairy Tales
Bruce Bennett, The True Story of Snow White (1906-2007)
Anne Sexton, Cinderella (1928-1974)
NEW Marilyn Hacker, Conte (b. 1942)
Katharyn Howd Machan, Hazel Tells Laverne (b. 1952)
 
Connecting Poems: Voices of Experience
NEW Langston Hughes, Mother to Son (1902-1967)
Peter Meinke, Advice to My Son (b. 1932)
Robert Mezey, My Mother (b. 1935)
Molly Peacock, Our Room (b. 1947)
NEW Gary Soto, Behind Grandmothers House (b. 1952)
 
Drama
 
Case Study: Critical Responses to Oedipus Rex
Sophocles, Oedipus Rex (496?-406 B.C.)
Aristotle, from the Poetics (384-322 B.C.)
NEW Sigmund Freud, On the Oedipus Complex (1856-1939)
NEW Francis Fergusson, Oedipus, Myth and Play - charters (1904-1986)
D.W. Lucas, The Drama of Oedipus (1905-1985)
Arthur Miller, Tragedy and the Common Man (1915-2005)
NEW David Wiles, Oedipus and Politics (b. 1951)
NEW Suzan-Lori Parks, Father Comes Home from the Wars (b. 1963)
 
Nonfiction
 
Langston Hughes, Salvation (1902-1967)
Joan Didion, On Morality (b. 1934)
NEW Brian Doyle, Pop Art - seeing & writing (b. 1935)
Judith Ortiz Cofer, American History (b. 1952)
 
Connecting Essays: Advice to Graduates
NEW Louis Menand, The Graduates (b. 1952)
NEW David Foster Wallace, Commencement Speech, Kenyon College (1962-2008)
 
Further Questions for Thinking and Writing

 
CONFORMITY AND REBELLION

Questions for Thinking and Writing

Fiction

Herman Melville, Bartleby the Scrivener (1819-1891)
Franz Kafka, A Hunger Artist (1883-1924)
NEW Ralph Ellison, Battle Royal (1914-1994)
Shirley Jackson, The Lottery (1919-1965)
Ursula K. LeGuin, The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas (b. 1929)
Amy Tan, Two Kinds (b. 1952)
NEW Hari Kunzru, Raj, Bohemian (b. 1969)
 
Connecting Stories: Superantiheroes
Harlan Ellison, "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman (b. 1934)
NEW Jonathan Lethem, Super Goat Man (b. 1964)
 
Poetry

NEW George Herbert, The Collar (1593-1633)
Phyllis Wheatley, On Being Brought from Africa to America (1753-1784)
William Wordsworth, The World Is Too Much with Us (1770-1850)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Ulysses (1809-1892)
Emily Dickinson, Much Madness is divinest Sense (1830-1886)
Emily Dickinson, She rose to His Requirement (1830-1886)
William Butler Yeats, Easter 1916 (1865-1939)
William Butler Yeats, The Second Coming (1865-1939)
Edwin Arlington Robinson, Miniver Cheevy (1869-1935)
Wallace Stevens, Sunday Morning (1879-1955)
Claude McKay, If We Must Die (1890-1948)
Langston Hughes, Harlem (1902-1967)
W. H. Auden, The Unknown Citizen (1907-1973)
Muriel Rukeyser, Myth (1913-1980)
Henry Reed, Naming of Parts (1914-1986)
NEW Anna Akhmatova, from Requiem (1889-1966)
Dudley Randall, Ballad of Birmingham (b. 1914)
NEW Gwendolyn Brooks, We Real Cool (1917-2000)
Jenny Joseph, Warning (b. 1932)
Tawfiq Zayyad, Here I Shall Stay (1932-1994)
Marge Piercy, The Market Economy (b. 1936)
NEW Richard Garcia, Why I Left the Church (b. 1941)
Carolyn Forché, The Colonel (b. 1950)
 
Connecting Poems: Revolutionary Thinking
William Butler Yeats, The Great Day (1865-1939)
Robert Frost, A Semi-Revolution (1874-1963)
Oscar Williams, A Total Revolution (1900-1964)
Nikki Giovanni, Dreams (b. 1943)
 
Connecting Poems: Questioning Work
NEW Philip Levine, What Work Is (b. 1928)
NEW Marge Piercy, The Secretary Chant (b. 1936)
NEW Jimmy Santiago Baca, Tire Shop (b. 1952)
 
Connecting Poems: Soldiers Protests
NEW Thomas Hardy, The Man He Killed (1840-1928)
Wilfred Owen, Dulce et Decorum Est (1893-1918)
Hanan Mikhal Ashwari, Night Patrol (b. 1946)
Steve Earle, Rich Mans War (b. 1955)
 
Drama

Sophocles, Antigonê (496?-406 B.C.)
Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House (1828-1906)
 
Nonfiction

Jonathan Swift, A Modest Proposal (1667-1745)
NEW E.J. Levy, Mastering the Art of French Cooking (b. ?)
 
Connecting Essays: Weighing Belief
E. L. Doctorow, Why We Are Infidels (b. 1931)
Salman Rushdie, "Imagine There's No Heaven" (b. 1947)
 
Case Study: "Letter from Birmingham Jail" in Historical Context
Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail (1929-1968)
From the U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 2
From Dred Scott v. Sandford
Jim Crow Laws
A Call for Unity from Alabama Clergymen
The Birmingham Truce Agreement
 
Further Questions for Thinking and Writing

 
CULTURE AND IDENTITY

Questions for Thinking and Writing

Fiction

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper (1860-1935)
James Baldwin, Sonny's Blues (1924-1987)
Chinua Achebe, Marriage Is a Private Affair (b. 1930)
Alice Walker, Everyday Use (b. 1944)
Sherman Alexie, This is what it means to say Phoenix, Arizona (b. 1966)
NEW Jhumpa Lahiri, Hell-Heaven (b. 1967)
 
Connecting Stories: Insiders and Outcasts
William Faulkner, A Rose for Emily (1897-1962)
NEW Ha Jin, The Bridegroom (b. 1956)

Poetry

NEW Emily Dickinson, Im Nobody! Who Are You? (1830-1886)
Paul Laurence Dunbar, We Wear the Mask (1872-1906)
T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (1888-1965)
E.E. Cummings, The Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls (1894-1962)
M. Carl Holman, Mr. Z (1919-1988)
Etheridge Knight, Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminal Insane (1931
1991)
Wole Soyinka, The Telephone Conversation (b. 1934)
NEW Kay Ryan, All Shall Be Restored (b. 1945)
NEW Juan Felipe Herrera, 187 Reasons Why Mexicanos Cant Cross the Border (b. 1948)
NEW Mark Halliday, Seventh Avenue (b. 1949)
Judith Ortiz Cofer, Latin Women Pray (b. 1952)
Rita Dove, Daystar (b. 1952)
NEW Mark Doty, Esta Noche (b. 1953)
NEW Louise Erdrich, Dear John Wayne (b. 1954)
Cathy Song, Stamp Collecting (b. 1955)
NEW Joshua Clover, The Nevada Glassworks (b. 1962)
NEW Kevin Young, Negative (b. 1970)
 
Connecting Poems: Self Declarations
NEW Walt Whitman, from Song of Myself (1819-1892)
NEW Langston Hughes, I, Too (1902-1967)
Yevgeny Yevtushenko, I Would Like (b. 1933)
NEW Marilyn Chin, How I Got That Name (b. 1955)
NEW Linda Hogan, Heritage (b. 1947)
NEW Tomaz Saluman, History (b. 1941)
 
Connecting Poems: Fashionable Identities
Emily Dickinson, What Soft-Cherubic Creatures- (1830-1886)
June Jordan, Memo (1936-2002)
NEW Marge Piercy, Barbie Doll (b. 1936)
Taslima Nasrin, Things Cheaply Had (b. 1962)
 
Connecting Poems: Working Mothers
NEW Tess Gallagher, I Stop Writing the Poem (b. 1943)
NEW Julia Alvarez, Womans Work (b. 1950)
NEW Rita Dove, My Mother Enters the Work Force (b. 1953)
NEW Deborah Garrison, Sestina for the Working Mother (b. 1965)

Drama

Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun (1930-1965)
NEW David Henry Hwang, Trying to Find Chinatown (b. 1957)
 
Nonfiction

Virginia Woolf, What If Shakespeare Had Had a Sister? (1882-1941)
Zora Neale Hurston, How It Feels to Be Colored Me (1891-1960)
George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant (1903-1950)
 
Connecting Essays: Immigrant Experiences
NEW Bharati Mukherjee, Two Ways to Belong in America (b. 1940)
NEW Gary Shteyngart, Sixty-Nine Cents (b. 1972)
 
Further Questions for Thinking and Writing

 
LOVE AND HATE

Questions for Thinking and Writing

Fiction

Kate Chopin, The Storm (1851-1904)
NEW Ernest Hemingway, Hills Like White Elephants (1899-1961)
NEW Katherine Min, Courting a Monk (b. 1959)
NEW David Means, The Secret Goldfish (b. 1961)
NEW Z.Z. Packer, Drinking Coffee Elsewhere (b. 1973)
 
Connecting Stories: Dangerous Seducers
Joyce Carol Oates, Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? (b. 1938)
NEW Kate Braverman, Tall Tales from the Mekong Delta (b. 1950)
 
Case Study: Raymond Carver: A Writer Revising
NEW Raymond Carver, Mine (1938-1988)
NEW Raymond Carver, Little Things [a.k.a. Popular Mechanics] (1938-1988)
NEW Raymond Carver, Beginners (1938-1988)
Raymond Carver, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (1938-1988)
 
Poetry

Sappho, With His Venom (ca. 610-ca. 510 B.C.)
Po Chu-I, Golden Bells (772-846)
Po Chu-I, Remembering Golden Bells (772-846)
Anonymous, Bonny Barbara Allan
Ben Jonson, Song, To Celia (1572-1637)
NEW Lady Mary Wroth, Am I thus conquered? (1587-1651/3)
Robert Herrick, To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time (1591-1674)
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 18 "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" (1564-1616)
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 29 "When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes" (1564-1616)
NEW William Shakespeare, Sonnet 116, Let me not to the marriage of true minds (1564-1616)
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 130 "My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun" (1564-1616)
John Donne, The Flea (1572-1631)
John Donne, Song (1572-1631)
John Donne, A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning (1572-1631)
NEW Anne Bradstreet, To My Dear and Loving Husband (c. 1612-1672)
NEW Aphra Behn, On Her Loving Two Equally (1640-1689)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Song (1689-1762)
William Blake, A Poison Tree (1757-1827)
Robert Burns, A Red, Red Rose (1759-1796)
Matthew Arnold, Dover Beach (1822-1888)
Gerard Manley Hopkins, Pied Beauty (1844-1889)
Robert Frost, Fire and Ice (1874-1963)
Dorothy Parker, One Perfect Rose (1893-1962)
NEW e. e. cummings, she being Brand (1894-1962)
Theodore Roethke, I Knew a Woman (1908-1963)
Elizabeth Bishop, One Art (1911-1979)
NEW John Frederick Nims, Love Poem (1913-1999)
NEW Wislawa Szymborska, A Happy Love (b. 1923)
NEW Denise Levertov, The Ache of Marriage (1923-1997)
Lisel Mueller, Happy and Unhappy Families (b. 1924)
Carolyn Kizer, Bitch (b. 1925)
Adrienne Rich, Living in Sin (b. 1929)
Sylvia Plath, Daddy (1932-1963)
Audre Lorde, Power (1934-1992)
Lucille Clifton, There Is a Girl Inside (b. 1936)
Seamus Heaney, Valediction (b. 1939)
Billy Collins, Sonnet (b. 1941)
Sharon Olds, Sex without Love (b. 1942)
Deborah Pope, Getting Through (b. ?)
Wyatt Prunty, Learning the Bicycle (b. 1947)
Gary Soto, Oranges (b. 1952)
Tony Hoagland, The Dog Years (b. 1953)
NEW Scott Cairns, Possible Answers to Prayer (b. 1954)
 
Connecting Poems: Remembering Fathers
Theodore Roethke, My Papas Waltz (1908-1963)
Robert Hayden, Those Winter Sundays (1913-1980)
Molly Peacock, Say You Love Me (b. 1947)
NEW Li-Young Lee, Eating Alone (b. 1957)
 
Connecting Poems: Proposals and Replies
Sir Walter Raleigh, The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd (c. 1552-1618)
Christopher Marlowe, The Passionate Shepherd to his Love (1564-1593)
Andrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress (1621-1678)
NEW Annie Finch, Coy Mistress (b. 1956)
 
Connecting Poems: Lovers Discoveries
NEW Galway Kinnell, After Making Love We Hear Footsteps (b. 1927)
NEW Michael S. Harper, Discovery (b. 1938)
NEW Susan Minot, My Husbands Back (b. 1956)
Jane Kenyon, Surprise (1947-1995)
 
Drama

William Shakespeare, Othello (1564-1616)
Susan Glaspell, Trifles (1882-1948)
 
Nonfiction

Paul, 1 Corinthians 13 (d. ca. C.E. 64)
Maxine Hong Kingston, No Name Woman (b. 1940)
NEW Stuart Lishan, Winter Count, 1964 (b. ?)
NEW Grace Talusan, My Fathers Noose (b. 1972)
 
Connecting Essays: Demystifying Love
NEW Helen Fischer, Dumped (b. 1945)
NEW Laura Kipnis, Against Love (b. 1956)
 
Further Questions for Thinking and Writing

 
THE PRESENCE OF DEATH

Questions for Thinking and Writing

Fiction

Edgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado (1809-1849)
Leo Tolstoy, The Death of Iván Ilych (1828-1910)
NEW Zora Neal Hurston, Spunk (1891-1960)
Tim O'Brien, The Things They Carried (b. 1946)
Leslie Marmon Silko, The Man to Send Rain Clouds Connecting Stories (b. 1948)
 
Connecting Stories: Companions to the End
Katherine Anne Porter, The Jilting of Granny Weatherall (1890-1980)
NEW Helena Maria Viramontes, The Moths (b. 1954)
 
Poetry

Anonymous, Edward
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 73 "That time of year thou mayst in me behold" (1564-1616)
William Shakespeare, Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun (1564-1616)
John Donne, Death, Be Not Proud (1572-1631)
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ozymandias (1792-1822)
John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn (1795-1821)
Emily Dickinson, After great pain, a formal feeling comes (1840-1886)
Emily Dickinson, I heard a Fly buzz — when I died (1840-1886)
Emily Dickinson, Apparently with no surprise (1840-1886)
NEW Emily Dickinson, Because I could not stop for Death (1840-1886)
A. E. Housman, To an Athlete Dying Young (1859-1936)
William Butler Yeats, Sailing to Byzantium (1865-1939)
Edwin Arlington Robinson, Richard Cory (1869-1935)
Robert Frost, After Apple-Picking (1874-1963)
Robert Frost, Nothing Gold Can Stay (1874-1963)
Robert Frost, ‘Out, Out--' (1874-1963)
Robert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening (1874-1963)
Robert Frost, Design (1874-1963)
Pablo Neruda, The Dead Woman (1904-1973)
Thedore Roethke, Elegy for Jane (1908-1963)
Mary Oliver, When Death Comes (b. 1935)
Seamus Heaney, Mid-term Break (b. 1939)
Janice Mirikitani, Suicide Note (b. 1942)
NEW Jane Kenyon, Let Evening Come (1947-1995)
Victor Hernandez Cruz, Problems with Hurricanes (b. 1949)
NEW Mary Ruefle, Stopwatch (b. 1952)
Jane Hirshfield, Salt Heart (b. 1953)
NEW Dean Young, Elegy on a Toy Piano (b. 1955)
 
Connecting Poems: Night Thoughts
Dylan Thomas, Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night (1914-1953)
Philip Larkin, Aubade (1922-1985)
Catherine Davis, After a Time (1924-2002)
 
Connecting Poems: Memorials
NEW Robert Lowell, For the Union Dead (1917-1977)
NEW Lucille Clifton, at the cemetery, walnut grove plantation, south carolina, 1989 (b. 1936)
NEW Yusef Komunyakaa, Facing It (b. 1947)
NEW Kevin Young, For the Confederate Dead (b. 1970)
 
Connecting Poems: Animal Fates
NEW Elizabeth Bishop, The Fish (1911-1979)
NEW William Stafford, Traveling through the Dark (1914-1993)
Maxine Kumin, Woodchucks (b. 1925)
 
Case Study: Poems about Paintings
W. H. Auden, Musee des Beaux Arts (1907-1973)
Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Landscape with the Fall of Icarus (c. 1525-1569)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, In Goya's Greatest Scenes (b. 1919)
Francisco de Goya, The Third of May, 1808, Madrid (1746-1828)
Anne Sexton, The Starry Night (1928-1974)
Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night (1853-1890)
Donald Finkel, The Great Wave: Hokusai (1929-2008)
Katsushika Hokusai, The Great Wave Off Kanagawa (1760-1849)
 
Drama

Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman (1915-2005)
Woody Allen, Death Knocks (b. 1935)
 
Nonfiction

John Donne, Meditation XIV ("For whom this bell tolls") (1572-1631)
NEW Toi Derricotte, Beginning Dialogues (b. 1941)
NEW Maureen Stanton, Water (b. 1960)
NEW Jill Christman, The Sloth (b. 1969)
 
Connecting Essays: Victims of Nostalgia
NEW E. B. White, Once More to the Lake (1895-1985)
NEW David Sedaris, This Old House (b. 1956)
 
Further Questions for Thinking and Writing
 
Appendices

Glossary of Critical Approaches

          Introduction

          Deconstruction

          Ethical Criticism

          Feminist Criticism
         
          Formalist Criticism

          Marxist Criticism

          Historical Criticism

          Psychoanalytic Criticism

          Postcolonial Criticism

          Reader-Response Criticism

Biographical Notes on the Authors

Glossary of Literary Terms

Index of Authors and Titles

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312556440
Subtitle:
Reading and Writing
Author:
Abcarian, Richard
Author:
Klotz, Marvin
Author:
Cohen, Samuel
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Subject:
General
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Education-Teaching Art
Edition Description:
Tenth Edition
Publication Date:
20091019
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1504
Dimensions:
9.13 x 6.38 in

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