The most popular introduction of its kind, "Literature 8/e," reflects a balance of classic works along with contemporary and non-Western authors. Writer's Perspectives sections give commentary on the craft of writing and revising from authors which provide insight and a more human perspective on literature and the writing process. Writing ...
The most popular introduction of its kind, "Literature 8/e," reflects a balance of classic works along with contemporary and non-Western authors. Writer's Perspectives sections give commentary on the craft of writing and revising from authors which provide insight and a more human perspective on literature and the writing process. Writing Critically sections expand coverage of composition with accessible and pragmatic suggestions on writing. Critical Approaches to Literature section provides three essays on every major school of criticism with sections on gender criticism and cultural studies. More than 150 photographs, author portraits, production shots of plays, and actors in performance-gives readers important perspectives. New casebooks on Flannery O'Connor and Raymond Carver, as well as two new drama casebooks: Sophocles and Shakespeare. New Stories and poems have been added. Two new plays: Stoppard's "The Real Inspector Hound" and Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape." A New Glossary of Literary terms has been added.
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Very Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Wraps; Each section has its own pagination; Ninth Edition; This book, or section is Part 1: Fiction; Textblock is tight with underlining/marginalia; Small part of upper textblock has been bumped; Medium-blue durable cover with no tears, and shelf and edge wear that includes some rubbing/gentle creasing; . (This is Part 1: Fiction, which starts with chapter one through to chapter eleven. The table of contents included in this first part, Part 1: Fiction is: Reading a Story, Point of View, Character, Setting, Tone and Style, Theme, Symbol, Evaluating a Story, Reading Long Stories and Novels, Two Critical Casebooks: Edgar Allan Poe and Flannery O'Connor and Stories for Further Reading. The title 'Literature, Ninth Edition' is actually in four separate parts, with each of the first three parts devoted to one of the major literary forms-fiction, poetry and drama. The fourth section is a comprehensive introduction to critical writing. All together, the book(s) is an attempt to provide a student with a reasonably compact introduction to the study and appreciation of stories, poems, and plays, as well as practical advice on the sort of writing expected in a college English course. Again, this book is strictly Part 1: Fiction. )
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