9780321859464

Backpack Literature An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing Plus NEW MyLiteratureLab -- Access Card Package

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321859464

  • ISBN 10:

    0321859464

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 04/23/2012
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

The smallest and most economical member of the Kennedy/Gioia family, Backpack Literature is a brief paperback version of the discipline's most popular introduction to literature anthology. Like its bigger, bestselling predecessors, Backpack Literaturefeatures the authors'collective poetic voice which brings personal warmth and a human perspective to the discussion of literature, adding to students'interest in the readings. New selections have been added including four new one-act plays to help "ease" students into the study of this genre. The new plays include two comedies-- David Ives's, Sure Thingand Jane Martin's Beauty-as well as Terrence McNally's poignant Andre's Motherand Edward Bok Lee's experimental drama El Santo Americano.

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