Norton Introduction to Literature

ISBN-10: 039392856X

ISBN-13: 9780393928563

Edition: 2006

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Norton's acclaimed introductory anthology in a compact, easy-to-carry format. The Norton Introduction to Literature, Portable Edition, offers a balanced selection of classic and contemporary stories, poems, and plays in a brief and affordable format. Designed to accommodate a wide range of teaching styles and needs, this inviting introduction includes helpful annotation and pedagogy, student writing samples, and rich multimedia resources.
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List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1280
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.002

Kelly J. Mays has taught writing and literature courses for 25 years--at Stanford University (where she earned her Ph.D.), in the Harvard Expository Writing Program, at New Mexico State University, and (since 2001) at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where she is now an Associate Professor of English. A British literature specialist whose work has appeared in Victorian Studies, Victorian Poetry, Critical Inquiry, and other major scholarly journals, she is currently at work on a book exploring when and why nineteenth-century Britons began to label their age, their literature, and even themselves "Victorian."

Preface
Introduction
Why Literature Matters
"The Canon"
What Is Literature?
Thinking Critically about Literature
Fiction
Fiction: Reading, Responding, Writing
The Elephant in the Village of the Blind
20/20
Cathedral
A Conversation With My Father
Flight Patterns
Student Writing: The Heart of Storytelling in "A Conversation with My Father" and "Flight Patterns"
Understanding the Text
Plot
The Country Husband
Sonny's Blues
Narration and Point of View
The Cask of Amontillado
Hills Like White Elephants
Character
Why I Live at the P.O.
Bartleby, the Scrivener
Student Writing: Character and Narration in "Cathedral"
Setting
A Pair of Tickets
The Lady with the Dog
Symbol
Young Goodman Brown
A Hunger Artist
Theme
A Souvenir of Japan
The Management of Grief
The Whole Text
The Secret Sharer
Love Medicine
The Open Boat
Reading More Fiction
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
The Story of an Hour
The Yellow Wallpaper
Araby
Odour of Chrysanthemums
Flowering Judas
A Rose for Emily
The Use of Force
The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket
A Good Man is Hard to Find
Gorilla, My Love
Girl
Biographical Sketches: Fiction Writers
Poetry
Poetry: Reading, Responding, Writing
Reading
How Do I Love Thee?
The Tally Stick
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
Responding
On My First Son
The Vacuum
Mid-Term Break
The Fury of Overshoes
Writing About Poems
Practicing Reading: Some Poems on Love
[Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone]
To My Dear and Loving Husband
[Let me not to the marriage of true minds]
On Her Loving Two Equally
To the Ladies
A Last Confession
Understanding the Text
Tone
Barbie Doll
Leaving the Motel
In Time of Plague
Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminal Insane
London
Woodchucks
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
Many Tones: Poems about Family Relationships
After Making Love We Hear Footsteps
Those Winter Sundays
The Clock
Postcard from Kashmir
Alzheimer's
Speaker: Whose Voice do We Hear?
The Ruined Maid
Death of a Young Son by Drowning
Solioquy of the Spanish Cloister
Sudden Journey
A Certain Lady
She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways
They Flee From Me
To a Louse
[Women have loved before...]
[I, being born a woman...]
We Real Cool
[I celebrate myself, and sing myself]
Situation and Setting: What Happens? Where? When?
Cherrylog Road
The Flea
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont
Dover Beach
Situations
The Night-Wind
To His Coy Mistress
A Way of Life
Times
[Full many a glorious morning have I seen]
The Good-Morrow
Morning Song
Places
In Westminster Abbey
Midsummer
A Map of the City
Language
Precision and Ambiguity
[The golf links lie so near the mill]
At the San Francisco Airport
Slim Cunning Hands
[After great pain, a formal feeling comes-]
My Papa's Waltz
[I dwell in Possibility-]
The Red Wheelbarrow
This Is Just to Say
Pied Beauty
[in Just-]
Still to Be Neat
Delight in Disorder
Picturing: The Languages of Description
Symphony in Yellow
The Beautiful Changes
To Paint a Water Lily
On a Drop of Dew
Metaphor and Simile
[That time of year thou mayst in me behold]
Marks
A Red, Red Rose
[Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?]
The Twenty-third Psalm
[Batter my heart, three-personed God]
The Computation
The Canonization
At the Hospital
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
[Wild Nights-Wild Nights!]
Symbol
Leningrad Cemetery, Winter of 1941
Song
I Am Like a Rose
One Perfect Rose
The Sick Rose
Fireflies in the Garden
Diving into the Wreck
After a Death
The Sounds of Poetry
The Word Plum
Dirge
Sound and Sense
Metrical Feet
Emily Dickinson
There was a young girl from St. Paul
Song
To the Memory of Mr. Oldham
The Raven
[Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore]
Spring and Fall
[A narrow Fellow in the Grass]
When to Her Lute Corinna Sings
Homage to the Empress of the Blues
Internal Structure
Mr. Flood's Party
The Goose Fish
Church Going
Sonrisas
The Victims
Sir Patrick Spens
The Dance
[The Wind begun to knead the Grass-]
[Th'expense of spirit in a waste of shame]
Ode to the West Wind
In Memory of W. B. Yeats
External Form
The Sonnet
Nuns Fret Not
[My lady's presence makes the roses red]
A Sonnet Is a Moment's Monument
On the Sonnet
First Fight. Then Fiddle
The New Colossus
Range-Finding
London, 1802
[When I consider how my light is spent]
[When our two souls stand up]
In an Artist's Studio
[What lips my lips have kissed]
In the Park
[My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun]
Sonnet
Stanza Forms
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
Poetry
Sestina
Ars Poetica
The Whole Text
Delay
Western Wind
Upon Julia's Clothes
Musee des Beaux Arts
The Collar
Design
The Learned
[My Life had stood-a Loaded Gun-]
Epitaph on Elizabeth, L. H.
Reading More Poetry
Africa
Exchanging Hats
The Lamb
The Tyger
My Last Duchess
Kubla Khan
Yet I Do I Marvel
[Because I could not stop for Death-]
[I stepped from Plank to Plank]
[We do not play on Graves-]
[The Brain-is wider than the Sky-]
[She dealt her pretty words like Blades-]
[Death, be not proud]
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
Sympathy
We Wear the Mask
Journey of the Magi
The Road Not Taken
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
Tenebris
Channel Firing
Digging
God's Grandeur
The Windhover
Harlem (A Dream Deferred)
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
[Come, my Celia, let us prove]
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
On Seeing the Elgin Marbles
Ode to a Nightingale
Ode on a Grecian Urn
Blackberry Eating
Skunk Hour
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
The Garden
The Harlem Dancer
The White House
Dulce et Decorum Est
Daddy
Lady Lazarus
In a Station of the Metro
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter
Storm Warnings
History
[Not marble, nor the gilded monuments]
The Emperor of Ice-Cream
Anecdote of the Jar
Sunday Morning
Tears, Idle Tears
Tithonus
Ulysses
Fern Hill
A Far Cry from Africa
On Being Brought from Africa to America
Facing West from California's Shores
I Hear America Singing
A Noiseless Patient Spider
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World
Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey, On Revisiting the Banks of the Wye during a Tour, July 13, 1798
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
The Second Coming
Leda and the Swan
Sailing to Byzantium
Biographical Sketches: Poets
Drama
Drama: Reading, Responding, Writing
Trifles
Understanding the Text
Elements of Drama
Oedipus the King
The Piano Lesson
The Whole Text
The Cherry Orchard
Hamlet
Reading More Drama
Death of a Salesman
A Doll House
A Raisin in the Sun
Biographical Sketches: Playwrights
Writing About Literature
Paraphrase, Summary, and Description
The Elements of the Essay
The Writing Process
The Research Essay
Quotation, Citation, and Documentation
Sample Research Paper
Critical Approaches
Glossary
Permissions Acknowledgments
Index of Authors
Index of Titles and First Lines
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