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Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature Reading, Thinking, Writing

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ISBN-10: 0312594348

ISBN-13: 9780312594343

Edition: 9th 2012

Authors: Michael Meyer

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The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literatureis a best-seller for a reason: it brings literature to life for students -- helping to make them lifelong readers and better writers. Classic works from many periods and cultures exist alongside a diverse representation of today's authors. Support for students includes a dozen chapters of critical reading and writing, with plenty of sample close readings, writing assignments, and student papers. And, because everyone teaches a little differently, there are lots of options for working with the literature, including in-depth chapters on major authors and case studies on individual works and themes that everyone can relate to. New to this edition…    
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Book details

List price: $80.99
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 1/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1664
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Michael Meyer first went to China in 1995 with the Peace Corps. The winner of a Lowell Thomas Award for travel writing, Meyer has also won a Whiting Writers' Award for nonfiction and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His stories have appeared in the New York Times, Time, Smithsonian, Sports Illustrated, Slate, the Financial Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune. He is the author of The Last Days of Old Beijing, which became a bestseller in China, and he divides his time between Pittsburgh and Singapore.