9780205686100

Literature : An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Portable Edition - 4 Volume Set

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205686100

  • ISBN 10:

    0205686109

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Boxed Set
  • Copyright: 01/01/2010
  • 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 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, Portable Edition , 11/efeatures four lightweight, paperback volumes-Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing-packed in a slipcase. Poets in their own right, editors X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia bring personal warmth and a human perspective to this comprehensive anthology. Literature,Portable 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 with Amy Tan, Kay Ryan (the 2008 poet laureate), and David Ives, conducted by Dana Gioia, 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 Mafouz, Virginia Woolf, Sherman Alexie, Cynthia Ozick, Jayne Anne Phillips, and Anne Deavere Smith. For anyone who enjoys literature presented with personal warmth and a human perspective.

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