Literature A Pocket Anthology

ISBN-10: 0321366298

ISBN-13: 9780321366290

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: R. S. Gwynn

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A refreshing alternative to voluminous literature anthologies, this compact, inexpensive, and diverse collection of fiction, poetry, and drama provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of literature. Organized chronologically within each genre, the wide range of selections features both classic and contemporary authors, presenting a diversity of forms and voices. Individual Fiction, Poetry, and Drama introductions provide an overview for reading and analyzing each genre, defining key terms in context. Biographical headnotes highlight common themes and ideas in the author's body of work. Individuals who want a brief overview of the 3 literary genres.
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List price: $50.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1408
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Introduction to Literature
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
Point of View
Style, Tone, and Symbolism
Young Goodman Brown
The Tell-Tale Heart
A White Heron
Mother Savage
The Story of an Hour
The Lady with the Pet Dog
The Yellow Wallpaper
Roman Fever
Paul's Case
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
A Rose for Emily
The Secret Miracle
Hills Like White Elephants
The Chrysanthemums
The Man Who Was Almost a Man
The Guest
A Party Down at the Square
The Lottery
Good Country People
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
Dead Men's Path
How I Met My Husband
A & P
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Happy Endings
Everyday Use
Died and Gone to Vegas
Woman Hollering Creek
The Red Convertible
In the American Society
To His Coy Mistress
To the Memory of Mr. Oldham
A Description of a City Shower
from An Essay on Criticism
Ode on Solitude
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
The Chimney Sweeper
The Little Black Boy
A Poison Tree
The Tyger
A Red, Red Rose
John Barleycorn
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
It Is a Beauteous Evening
Ode: Intimations of Immortality
Frost at Midnight
Kubla Khan
Work Without Hope
She Walks in Beauty
When We Two Parted
Ode to the West Wind
To the Fringed Gentian
La Belle Dame sans Merci
Ode to a Nightingale
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
When I Have Fears
Sonnets from the Portuguese, 18
Sonnets from the Portuguese, 43
The Arsenal at Springfield
The Cross of Snow
The Haunted Palace
The Raven
To Helen
The Eagle
The Lady of Shalott
Tears, Idle Tears
My Last Duchess
Porphyria's Lover
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
A Noiseless Patient Spider
O Captain! My Captain!
Song of Myself, 6
Song of Myself, 11
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
Dover Beach
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!
Ah, Are You Digging on My Grave?
Neutral Tones
The Ruined Maid
God's Grandeur
Pied Beauty
Spring and Fall: To a Young Child
The New Colossus
Eight O'Clock
Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now
Stars, I Have Seen Them Fall
"Terence, This Is Stupid Stuff..."
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Leda and the Swan
Sailing to Byzantium
The Second Coming
The Song of Wandering Aengus
The Mill
Richard Cory
The Trees in the Garden Rained Flowers
The Wayfarer
We Wear the Mask
Acquainted with the Night
After Apple-Picking
Home Burial
The Road Not Taken
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Languor after Pain
Anecdote of the Jar
Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock
The Emperor of Ice-Cream
The Snow Man
Sunday Morning
The Last Words of My English Grandmother
The Red Wheelbarrow
Spring and All
This Is Just to Say
In a Station of the Metro
Portrait d'une Femme
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
Let No Charitable Hope
Pear Tree
Sea Rose
The Purse-Seine
The Fish
Journey of the Magi
The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock
Piazza Piece
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
Dulce et Decorum Est
Nobody loses all the time
Pity this busy monster, manunkind
Georgia Dusk
Dream Boogie
Theme for English B
The Weary Blues
Yet Do I Marvel
Imperial Adam
As I Walked Out One Evening
Musee des Beaux Arts
The Unknown Citizen
My Papa's Waltz
Root Cellar
The Fish
One Art
Those Winter Sundays
Ballad of Birmingham
Traveling Through the Dark
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
Poem in October
For My Daughter
90 North
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
For Malcolm X
The ballad of chocolate Mabbie
The mother
We Real Cool
For the Union Dead
A Coney Island of the Mind, #15
How Everything Happens
A Primer of the Daily Round
The Writer
Year's End
Next, Please
This Be the Verse
The Heaven of Animals
Love Song: I and Thou
The Book of Yolek
Third Avenue in Sunlight
The Ache of Marriage
American Classic
My Father in the Night Commanding No
Counting the Mad
The Ungrateful Garden
Noted in the New York Times
A Supermarket in California
Casual Wear
Mementos, I
The Day Lady Died
Farm Implements and Rutabagas in a Landscape
Paradoxes and Oxymorons
For the Anniversary of My Death
The Last One
Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio
Saint Judas
Animals Are Passing from Our Lives
You Can Have It
The Truth the Dead Know
From the Wave
In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus One Day
September Twelfth, 2001
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
Diving into the Wreck
A Walk
Central America
The Book
Strangers Like Us: Pittsburgh, Raleigh, 1945-1985
The Tunnel
The Black Walnut Tree
Narcissus and Echo
Homage to my hips
Wishes for sons
What's That Smell in the Kitchen?
First Practice
Discovering My Daughter
Siren Song
The Sacred
Abandoned Farmhouse
Ballade of the New God
All-American Sestina
Picking Blackberries with a Friend Who Has Been Reading Jacques Lacan
The Serenity in Stones
The Visitor
Body and Soul
The One Girl at the Boys Party
My Husband Discovers Poetry
Mountain Bride
A Martian Sends a Postcard Home
Women Bathing at Bergen-Belsen
Rondeau Redouble
A Monorhyme for the Shower
The Day Kennedy Died
The Ballad of Aunt Geneva
Child Beater
Maybe Dats Your Pwoblem Too
Facing It
Sapphics Against Anger
God, a Poem
Tu Negrito
The Colonel
Planting a Sequoia
Winter Retreat: Homage to Martin Luther King, Jr.
Case Notes
She Had Some Horses
Air View of an Industrial Scene
The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica
After Disappointment
Alan Doll Rap
The Traveling Onion
The Purpose of Altar Boys
Bilingual Sestina
Dim Lady
The River in Spate
First Poem for You
Song of the Powers
Welcome to Hiroshima
Stamp Collecting
Primping in the Rearview Mirror
Useful Advice
The Exaggeration of Despair
Domestic Work, 1937
Triolet on a Line Apocryphally Attributed to Martin Luther
Asked for a Happy Memory of Her father, She Recalls Wrigley Field
Introduction to Drama
The Play's the Thing
Origins of Drama
Aristotle on Tragedy
Brief History and Description of Dramatic Conventions
Greek Tragedy
Medieval Drama
Elizabethan Drama
The Comic Genres
Realistic Drama, the Modern Stage, and Beyond
Oedipus the King
The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice
A Doll's House
The Glass Menagerie
"Master Harold"...and the boys
The Piano Lesson
Time Flies
How I Learned to Drive
Anything for You
Writing About Literature
First Considerations
Topic into Thesis
Explication, Analysis, Reviewing
Critical Approaches
Style and Content
Writing About Fiction
Writing About Poetry
Writing About Drama
The Process of Research: The Library and the Internet
Plagiarism: Proper Quotation and Citation of Sources
Sample Works Cited Entries
The Annotated Bibliography
Final Considerations
Literature on Film, Video, and Audio
Thematic Approaches to Literature
Critical Approaches to Literature
Biographical Criticism
Historical and Sociological Criticism
Feminist and Gender Criticism
Structuralism: Mythological and Psychological Approaches
Poststructuralism: Reader-Response Theory and Deconstruction
Index of Critical Terms
Index of Authors, Titles, and First Lines of Poems
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