9780312452834

Approaching Literature : Writing, Reading, Thinking

  • ISBN 13:

    9780312452834

  • ISBN 10:

    0312452837

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/24/2007
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Summary

Developed by authors with more than 50 years of teaching experience between them,Approaching Literaturehas been designed as a true alternative to more traditional literature anthologies. The authors conceived this anthology with three principles in mind: (1) that exposing students to the widest array of literature can help every one find common ground with that literature; (2) that contemporary literary works can serve as entry points to reading and appreciating the canonical literature that students often find unfamiliar, intimidating, and sometimes irrelevant; and (3) that the instruction in reading and writing about literature should be accessible and jargon-free to all students, not just potential English majors. With its streamlined and student-friendly instructional text, and its ongoing commitment to showcasing the most engaging and diverse literary works publishing right now,Approaching Literatureis built from the ground up with today's students in mind.

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