An Introduction to Literature / Edition 12

An Introduction to Literature / Edition 12

by Sylvan Barnet, William E. Cain, William Burto, Morton Berman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321061276

ISBN-13: 9780321061270

Pub. Date: 07/19/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

A leader in the market for over 30 years, this paperback anthology continues to uphold the traditions that have made it a success - classic and contemporary selections with a range of multicultural voices as well as a non-intrusive apparatus that covers the elements of literature and the writing process while incorporating fresh new material. The new edition features…  See more details below

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A leader in the market for over 30 years, this paperback anthology continues to uphold the traditions that have made it a success - classic and contemporary selections with a range of multicultural voices as well as a non-intrusive apparatus that covers the elements of literature and the writing process while incorporating fresh new material. The new edition features "Writer's at Work", a novel, The Awakening by Kate Chopin, a new casebook on Hamlet, a 24-page color insert "Poems and Paintings" and more student writing throughout. For anyone interested in literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321061270
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/19/2000
Edition description:
Twelfth Edition
Pages:
1804
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.12(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Reading and Responding to Literature3
2Writing about Literature: From Idea to Essay17
3Approaching Fiction: Responding in Writing47
4Stories and Meanings: Plot, Character, Theme56
5Narrative Point of View74
6Allegory and Symbolism92
7In Brief: Writing about Fiction112
8Two Fiction Writers in Depth: Flannery O'Connor and Raymond Carver127
9A Collection of Short Fiction198
10The Novel495
11Approaching Poetry: Responding in Writing501
12Lyric Poetry508
13The Speaking Tone of Voice529
14Figurative Language: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Apostrophe552
15Imagery and Symbolism569
16Irony585
17Rhythm and Versification599
18In Brief: Writing about Poetry617
19Poetry and Translation624
20A Collection of Poems640
21Three Poets in Depth: Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and Langston Hughes734
22Some Elements of Drama777
23Tragedy795
24Comedy977
25In Brief: Writing about Drama1044
26Plays and Contexts1060
27Critical Approaches: The Nature of Criticism1403
28Critical Perspectives on Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness: A Casebook1426
Appendix ARemarks about Manuscript Form1507
Appendix BWriting a Research Paper1513
Appendix C Glossary of Literary Terms1532
Acknowledgments1545
Index of Critical Terms1557
Index of Authors, Titles, and First Lines of Poems1562

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