9780205686117

Literature An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Interactive Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205686117

  • ISBN 10:

    0205686117

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/07/2009
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The most popular introductory anthology of its kind, Kennedy/Gioiars"sLiteraturecontinues to inspire people with engaging insights on reading and writing about stories, poems, and plays. Literature, Interactive Edition,11/ecomes automatically with MyLiteratureLab, Longman's multimedia website. MyLiteratureLab icons are found in the margins of the text along with a list of media assets at the front of the anthology. Poets in their own right, editors X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia bring personal warmth and a human perspective to this comprehensive anthology. Literature, Interactive Edition,11/e, presents readable discussions of the literary devices, illustrated by engaging works, supported by useful writing tips, and followed by seven chapters devoted to writing that have been thoroughly updated to reflect MLArs"s latest guidelines. Conversations between Dana Gioia and celebrated fiction writer Amy Tan, current U. S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan, and contemporary playwright David Ives, offer readers an insiderrs"s look into the importance of reading to three contemporary writers. A Latin American Writers casebook is new to Fiction and collects some of the finest authors from the region including Octavia Paz, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Ines Arendondo. A casebook on Nathaniel Hawthorners"s "Young Goodman Brown" is now featured as part of the Three Stories In-depth chapter. Many new writers have been added including Naguib Mahfouz, Virginia Woolf, Sherman Alexie, Mary Oliver, Bettie Sellers, and Anne Deavere Smith For anyone who enjoys literature presented with personal warmth and a human perspective.

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