Literature Across Cultures

ISBN-10: 0321460073

ISBN-13: 9780321460073

Edition: 5th 2008

Authors: Sheena Gillespie, Terezinha Fonseca, Anthony P. Pipolo

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With classic and contemporary selections by authors from a wide range of racial and ethnic groups, Literature Across Cultures 5e introduces the reader to important literary works and helps readers explore critical themes of our times, such as gender and identity, the effects of war and violence, and many more. nbsp; The 5 th edition focuses on the political, social, and multicultural aspects of literary debates related to the dialectics of roots and rebellions, self and society, gender and identity, the causes and effects of war and violence as well as issues of class, race, ethnicity, and sexual preference. These features have brilliantly distinguished this volume from other thematic volumes. nbsp; Literature Across Cultures 5E Includes both classical and contemporary writers from diverse ethnicities and cultural backgrounds. nbsp;
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List price: $104.40
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1072
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Denotes selections new to this edition
Each part concludes with ldquo;Part Writingrdquo; and ldquo;Research Assignments.rdquo;
Introduction: Reading and Writing as a Social Act
The Meaning of Literature
The Function of Literature
Strategies for Reading Literature: A Step-by-Step Guideline
Writing as a Social Act
Writing the Literary Essay: A Step-by-Step Guideline
Origins and Insights
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
And the Soul Shall Dance
Roman Fever
First Confession
A Power Struggle
The Watch
The Sky Is Gray
Young Goodman Brown
Araby. Essays
My People. Plato
The Allegory of the Cave
Once More to the Lake
from Imaginary Homelands. Poetry
The Father Poem Two
The Hatmaker
Going Home
During a Son's Dangerous Illness
Lost Sister
The Gift
Song for My Name
The Jewish Cemetery at Newport
Fern Hill
It's Something Our Family Has Always Done
Warm Heart Contains Life
My Grandmother's Hands
Gentle Communion
A Breeze Swept Through
The Lamb
The Tyger
Frederick Douglass
Tour 5
Those Winter Sundays
Runagate Runagate. Drama. Sophocles
Oedipus Rex
Tragedy of Hamlet
Prince of Denmark
Gender and Identity
The Revolt of ldquo;Mother.rdquo;
A Respectable Woman
The Storm
The Yellow Wallpaper
Another Evening at the Club
Town and Country Lovers. Essays
Professions for Women
One Man's Kids
The Fraternal Bond as a Joking Relationship
and Conversation: Why Is It So Hard for Men and Women to Talk to Each Other? Poetry
The Faithful Wife
Petals of Silence
Home Burial
The Harlem Dancer
What Lips My Lips Have Kissed
My Last Duchess
Porphyria's Lover
The Willing Mistress
To His Coy Mistress
The Willing Mistress
The Young Warrior
The Bridal Veil
Bright Star
She Proves the Inconsistency of the Desires and Criticism of Men Who Accuse Women of What They Themselves Cause
When to the Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought
Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds
Th' Expense of Spirit in a Waste of Shame
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