Literature A Pocket Anthology

ISBN-10: 0205032192

ISBN-13: 9780205032198

Edition: 5th 2012

Authors: R. S. Gwynn

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List price: $62.90
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/19/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1376
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Experience, Experiment, Expand: Three Reasons to Study Literature
Introduction to Fiction
The Telling of the Tale
The Short Story Genre
Reading and Analyzing Short Fiction
* Washington Irving (1783-1859)
Rip Van Winkle
Nathanel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
The Minister's Black Veil
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)
* The Cask of Amontillado
Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909)
A White Heron
Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893)
Mother Savage
Kate Chopin (1851-1904)
The Story of an Hour
Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)
The Yellow Wallpaper
Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
Roman Fever
Willa Cather (1876-1947)
Paul's Case
James Joyce (1882-1941)
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)
William Faulkner (1897-1962)
A Rose for Emily
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
Up in Michigan
Richard Wright (1908-1960)
The Man Who Was Almost a Man
John Cheever (1912-1982)
Ralph Ellison (1914-1995)
A Party Down at the Square
Shirley Jackson (1919-1965)
The Lottery
Hisaye Yamamoto (b. 1921)
Seventeen Syllables
Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964)
Everything That Rises Must Converge
Gabriel Garc�a M�rquez (b. 1928)
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
Chinua Achebe (b. 1930)
Dead Men's Path
Alice Munro (b. 1931)
The Bear Came Over the Mountain
Raymond Carver (1938-1988)
Joyce Carol Oates (b. 1938)
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Margaret Atwood (b. 1939)
Happy Endings
Bobbie Ann Mason (b. 1940)
Alice Walker (b. 1944)
Everyday Use
* Tobias Wolff (b. 1945)
Hunters in the Snow
Tim Gautreaux (b. 1947)
* Waiting for the Evening News
Sandra Cisneros (b. 1954)
Woman Hollering Creek
Louise Erdrich (b. 1954)
The Red Convertible
Gish Jen (b. 1955)
In the American Society
* Helen Simpson (b. 1959)
Diary of an Interesting Year
Sherman Alexie
This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona
* Jhumpa Lahiri (b. 1967)
A Temporary Matter
* Susan Perabo (b. 1969)
The Payoff
Introduction to Poetry
An Anecdote: Where Poetry Starts
Speaker, Listener, and Context
"The Star-Spangled Banner"
Lyric, Narrative, Dramatic
The Language of Poetry
Figurative Language
Allegory and Symbol
Tone of Voice
Repetition: Sounds and Schemes
Meter and Rhythm
Free Verse and Open Form
Stanza Forms
Fixed Forms
Literary History and Poetic Conventions
Writing about Poetry
Western Wind
Bonny Barbara Allan
Sir Patrick Spens
Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503?-1542)
They Flee from Me
Whoso List to Hunt
Edmund Spenser (1552-1599)
Amoretti : Sonnet 75
Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586)
Astrophel and Stella : Sonnet 1
Robert Southwell (1561?-1595)
The Burning Babe
Michael Drayton (1563-1631)
Idea : Sonnet 61
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Sonnet 18
Sonnet 20
Sonnet 29
Sonnet 73
Sonnet 116
Sonnet 130
When Daisies Pied (Spring and Winter)
Thomas Campion (1567-1620)
There Is a Garden in Her Face
John Donne (1572-1631)
The Flea
Holy Sonnet 10
Holy Sonnet 14
The Sun Rising
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
Ben Jonson (1573-1637)
On My First Son
Slow, Slow, Fresh Fount
Mary Wroth (1587?-1651?)
In this Strange Labyrinth How Shall I Turn
Robert Herrick (1591-1674)
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
George Herbert (1593-1633)
Easter Wings
The Pulley
Edmund Waller (1606-1687)
John Milton (1608-1674)
How Soon Hath Time
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent
Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672)
The Author to Her Book
Richard Lovelace (1618-1658)
To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
Andrew Marvell (1621-1678)
To His Coy Mistress
John Dryden (1631-1700)
To the Memory of Mr. Oldham
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)
A Description of a City Shower
Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
from An Essay on Criticism
Ode on Solitude
Thomas Gray (1716-1771)
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
William Blake (1757-1827)
The Chimney Sweeper
The Little Black Boy
A Poison Tree
The Tyger
Robert Burns (1759-1796)
A Red, Red Rose
John Barleycorn
William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
It Is a Beauteous Evening
Ode: Intimations of Immortality
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)
Frost at Midnight
Kubla Khan
Work Without Hope
George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824)
She Walks in Beauty
When We Two Parted
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
Ode to the West Wind
John Keats (1795-1821)
* Bright Star, Would I Were Stedfast as Thou Art
La Belle Dame sans Merci
Ode to a Nightingale
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)
Sonnets from the Portuguese, 18
Sonnets from the Portuguese, 43
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)
The Arsenal at Springfield
The Cross of Snow
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)
The Haunted Palace
The Raven
Sonnet to Science
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)
The Lady of Shallot
Tears, Idle Tears
Robert Browning (1812-1889)
My Last Duchess
Porphyria's Lover
Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
A Noiseless Patient Spider
O Captain, My Captain
A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Grey and Dim
Song of Myself, 6
Song of Myself, 11
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)
Dover Beach
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
After Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes
Because I Could Not Stop for Death
The Brain Is Wider than the Sky
A Narrow Fellow in the Grass
Some Keep the Sabbath Going to Church
The Soul Selects Her Own Society
Tell All the Truth but Tell It Slant
Wild Nights--Wild Nights
Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)
Ah, Are You Digging on My Grave?
Chanel Firing
Neutral Tones
The Ruined Maid
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)
God's Grandeur
Pied Beauty
Spring and Fall: To a Young Child
Emma Lazarus (1849-1887)
The New Colossus
A. E. Housman (1859-1936)
Eight O'Clock
Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now
Stars, I Have Seen Them Fall
"Terence, This Is Stupid Stuff ."
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Leda and the Swan
Sailing to Byzantium
The Second Coming
The Song of Wandering Aengus
Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935)
The Mill
Richard Cory
Stephen Crane (1871-1900)
The Trees in the Garden Rained Flowers
The Wayfarer
Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)
We Wear the Mask
Robert Frost (1874-1963)
Acquainted with the Night
After Apple-Picking
Home Burial
The Road Not Taken
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Adelaide Crapsey (1878-1034)
Languor after Pain
Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)
Anecdote of the Jar
Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock
The Emperor of Ice-Cream
The Snow Man
Sunday Morning
The Worms at Heaven's Gate
William Carlos Williams (1883-1963)
The Last Words of My English Grandmother
The Red Wheelbarrow
Spring and All
Ezra Pound (1885-1972)
In a Station of the Metro
Portrait d'une Femme
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
Elinor Wylie (1885-1928)
Let No Charitable Hope
H. D. (Hilda Doolittle) (1886-1961)
Pear Tree
Sea Rose
Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967)
Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962)
The Purse-Seine
Marianne Moore (1887-1972)
The Fish
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
Journey of the Magi
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)
If I Should Learn, in Some Quite Casual Way
Oh, Oh, You Will Be Sorry for that Word
What Lips My Lips Have Kissed, and Where, and Why
Wilfred Owen (1893-1918)
Dulce et Decorum Est
e. e. cummings (1894-1962)
pity this busy monster,manunkind
plato told
* somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond
Jean Toomer (1894-1967)
Georgia Dusk
Louise Bogan (1897-1970)
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
Dream Boogie
* Harlem Sweeties
The Weary Blues
Countee Cullen (1903-1946)
Yet Do I Marvel
W. H. Auden (1907-1973)
As I Walked Out One Evening
Mus�e des Beaux Arts
The Unknown Citizen
Theodore Roethke (1908-1963)
My Papa's Waltz
Root Cellar
Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)
The Fish
One Art
* The Shampoo
Robert Hayden (1913-1980)
Those Winter Sundays
Dudley Randall (b. 1914)
Ballad of Birmingham
William Stafford (1914-1993)
Traveling through the Dark
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953)
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
Poem in October
Weldon Kees (1914-1955)
For My Daughter
Margaret Walker (b. 1915)
For Malcolm X
Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000)
the ballad of chocolate Mabbie
the mother
We Real Cool
Lawrence Ferlinghetti (b. 1919)
A Coney Island of the Mind, #15
May Swenson (1919-1989)
How Everything Happens
Howard Nemerov (1920-1991)
A Primer of the Daily Round
Richard Wilbur (b. 1921)
* For C
The Writer
Year's End
Philip Larkin (1922-1985)
Next, Please
This Be the Verse
The Whitsun Weddings
James Dickey (1923-1997)
The Heaven of Animals
Alan Dugan (b. 1923)
Love Song: I and Thou
Anthony Hecht (b. 1923)
The Dover Bitch
Third Avenue in Sunlight
Louis Simpson (b. 1923)
American Classic
My Father in the Night Commanding No
Vassar Miller (1924-1997)
Donald Justice (b. 1925)
Counting the Mad
Carolyn Kizer (b. 1925)
The Ungrateful Garden
Maxine Kumin (b. 1925)
Noted in the New York Times
Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997)
A Supermarket in California
James Merrill (1926-1995)
Casual Wear
Frank O'Hara (1926-1966)
The Day Lady Died
W. D. Snodgrass (1926-2009)
Mementos, I
John Ashbery (b. 1927)
Farm Implements and Rutabagas in a Landscape
Paradoxes and Oxymorons
W. S. Merwin (b. 1927)
For the Anniversary of My Death
The Last One
James Wright (1927-1980)
Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio
Saint Judas
Philip Levine (b. 1928)
You Can Have It
Anne Sexton (1928-1974)
Thom Gunn (b. 1929)
From the Wave
X. J. Kennedy (b. 1929)
In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus One Day
Little Elegy
Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
Diving into the Wreck
Ted Hughes (b. 1930)
Gary Snyder (b. 1930)
A Walk
Miller Williams (b. 1930)
The Book
Linda Pastan (b. 1932)
Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)
Gerald Barrax (b. 1933)
Strangers like Us: Pittsburgh, Raleigh, 1945-1985
Mark Strand (b. 1934)
The Tunnel
Russel Edson (b. 1935)
Mary Oliver (b. 1935)
The Black Walnut Tree
Fred Chappell (b. 1936)
Narcissus and Echo
Lucille Clifton (b. 1936)
homage to my hips
wishes for sons
Marge Piercy (b. 1936)
What's That Smell in the Kitchen?
Betty Adcock (b. 1938)
Robert Phillips (b. 1938)
The Stone Crab: A Love Poem
Dabney Stuart (b. 1938)
Discovering My Daughter
Margaret Atwood (b. 1939)
Siren Song
Stephen Dunn (b. 1939)
The Sacred
Seamus Heaney (b. 1939)
Ted Kooser (b. 1939)
Abandoned Farmhouse
Tom Disch (b. 1940)
Ballade of the New God
Florence Cassen Mayers (b. 1940)
All American Sestina
Pattiann Rogers (b. 1940)
Billy Collins (b. 1941)
Robert Hass (b. 1941)
Meditation at Lagunitas
Simon J. Ortiz (b. 1941)
The Serenity in Stones
Gibbons Ruark (b. 1941)
The Visitor
Gladys Cardiff (b. 1942)
B.H. Fairchild (b. 1942)
Body and Soul
Charles Martin (b. 1942)
Sharon Olds (b. 1942)
The One Girl at the Boys Party
Diane Lockward (b. 1943)
My Husband Discovers Poetry
Ellen Bryant Voight (b. 1943)
Robert Morgan (b. 1944)
Mountain Bride
Craig Raine (b. 1944)
A Martian Sends a Postcard Home
Enid Shomer (b. 1944)
Women Bathing at Bergen-Belsen
Wendy Cope (b. 1944)
Rondeau Redoubl�
Dick Davis (b. 1945)
A Monorhyme for the Shower
Kay Ryan (b. 1945)
Leon Stokesbury (b. 1945)
The Day Kennedy Died
John Whitworth (b. 1945)
The Examiners
Marilyn Nelson (b. 1946)
The Ballad of Aunt Geneva
Ai (1947-2010)
Child Beater
Jim Hall (b. 1947)
Maybe Dats Your Pwoblem Too
Yusef Komunyakaa (b. 1947)
Facing It
Timothy Steele (b. 1948)
Sapphics against Anger
James Fenton (b. 1949)
God, a Poem
Sarah Cortez (b. 1950)
Tu Negrito
Carolyn Forch� (b. 1950)
The Colonel
Dana Gioia (b. 1950)
Planting a Sequoia
Rodney Jones (b. 1950)
Winter Retreat: Homage to Martin Luther King, Jr
Timothy Murphy (b. 1950)
Case Notes
Joy Harjo (b. 1951)
She Had Some Horses
Andrew Hudgins (b. 1951)
Air View of an Industrial Scene
* Robert Wrigley
Thatcher Bitchboy
Judith Ortiz Cofer (b. 1952)
The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica
Rita Dove (b. 1952)
American Smooth
Mark Jarman (b. 1952)
After Disappointment
Julie Kane (b. 1952)
Alan Doll Rap
Naomi Shihab Nye (b. 1952)
The Traveling Onion
Alberto R�os (b. 1952)
The Purpose of Altar Boys
Julia Alvarez (b. 1953)
Bilingual Sestina
Harryette Mullen (b. 1953)
Dim Lady
Kim Addonizio (b. 1954)
Sonnenizio on a Line from Michael Drayton
David Mason (b. 1954)
Fog Horns
Mary Jo Salter (b. 1954)
Welcome to Hiroshima
Cathy Song (b. 1955)
Stamp Collecting
Ginger Andrews (b. 1956)
Primping in the Rearview Mirror
* Amy Gerstler (b. 1956)
Advice from a Caterpillar
* Rebecca Faust (b. 1957)
Family Story
Catherine Tufariello (b. 1963)
Useful Advice
Sherman Alexie (b. 1966)
The Exaggeration of Despair
Natasha Trethewey (b. 1966)
Domestic Work, 1937
* Craig Arnold (1967-2009)
The Singers
Allison Joseph (b. 1967)
The Athlete
Brian Turner (b. 1967)
Here, Bullet
Suji Kwock Kim (b. 1968)
A. E. Stallings (b. 1968)
First Love: A Quiz
* Ernest Hilbert (b. 1970)
Domestic Situation
Sophie Hannah (b. 1971)
The Guest Speaker
Emily Moore (b. 1977)
Auld Lang Syne
* Erica Dawson
Somewhere between Columbus and Cincinnati
Introduction to Drama
The Play's the Thing
Origins of Drama
Aristotle on Tragedy
Brief History and Description of Dramatic Conventions
Sophocles (496?-406 B.C.)
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
* Twelfth Night
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)
An Enemy of the People
Susan Glaspell (1882-1948)
Tennessee Williams (1911-1983)
The Glass Menagerie
Athold Fugard (b. 1932)
"Master Harold" . and the boys
August Wilson (b. 1945)
The Piano Lesson
David Ives (b. 1950)
Sure Thing
Milcha Sanchez-Scott (b. 1953)
The Cuban Swimmer
* Yasmina Reza (b. 1959)
The God of Carnage
Writing about Literature
Thematic Approaches to Literature
Index of Critical Terms
Index of Authors, Titles, and First Lines of Poems
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