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Literature: The Evolving Canon / Edition 2
     

Literature: The Evolving Canon / Edition 2

by Sven Pl Birkets, Sven P. Birkerts
 

ISBN-10: 0205175155

ISBN-13: 9780205175154

Pub. Date: 07/28/1995

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

The Evolving Canon sounded the theme of a rapidly changing world, and proposed a fresh approach to reading and responding to literature. The spread of electronic communications continues to advance the cause of global awareness and emphasizes the need for supple and adaptable reflexes. For the teacher and student of literature his means developing a cosmopolitan set

Overview

The Evolving Canon sounded the theme of a rapidly changing world, and proposed a fresh approach to reading and responding to literature. The spread of electronic communications continues to advance the cause of global awareness and emphasizes the need for supple and adaptable reflexes. For the teacher and student of literature his means developing a cosmopolitan set of perspectives and keeping a grasp on the accumulated legacy of many centuries. This book has been written and revised --to meet these needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205175154
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/28/1995
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
1698
Product dimensions:
6.78(w) x 9.46(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

1 Literature: Reading into Writing
1(12)
Fiction 13(520)
2 Reading Fiction
14(8)
3 Character
22(16)
4 Plot
38(18)
5 Setting
56(15)
6 Theme
71(14)
7 Point of View
85(25)
8 Tone
110(15)
9 Symbolism
125(15)
10 Writing about Fiction
140(23)
11 A Fiction Writer's Career: Alice Munro
163(31)
12 A Fiction Writer's Career: James Baldwin 12 A Fiction Writer's Career: James Baldwin
194(36)
13 A Fiction Anthology
230(28)
14 Responding to Stories
458(75)
Poetry 533(464)
15 Reading Poetry
534(13)
16 Sound and Sense in Poetry
547(17)
17 Voice in Poetry
564(26)
18 Rhyme and Meter in Poetry
590(25)
19 Fixed Forms in Poetry
615(23)
20 Imagery in Poetry
638(16)
21 Figures of Speech in Poetry
654(11)
22 Symbol, Allegory, Myth, and Allusion in Poetry
665(22)
23 Poetry in Translation
687(17)
24 Writing about Poetry
704(17)
25 A Poet's Career: Adrienne Rich
721(25)
26 A Poet's Career: Gary Snyder
746(21)
27 An Anthology of Poetry
767(177)
28 Responding to Poems
944(53)
Drama 997(616)
29 Reading Plays and Watching Theater
998(13)
30 Greek Drama and the Origins of Tragedy
1011(71)
31 Shakespearean Drama
1082(109)
32 Comedy: From Greece to Shakespeare and Beyond
1191(66)
33 French Neoclassical Drama
1257(48)
34 Realism in Drama
1305(133)
35 Drama in the Modern Age
1438(131)
36 Writing about Drama
1569(13)
37 Responding to Plays
1582(31)
Casebook 1613(24)
Appendices 1637(48)
A: Critical Perspectives 1638(15)
B: Researching and Documenting a Paper about Literature 1653(10)
C: Glossary 1663(22)
Index of First Lines of Poetry 1685(4)
Index of Authors and Titles 1689

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