Many Voices: A Multicultural Reader / Edition 1

Many Voices: A Multicultural Reader / Edition 1

by Linda Watkins-Goffman, Richard W. Goffman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0139756248

ISBN-13: 9780139756245

Pub. Date: 05/24/2000

Publisher: Longman

This provocative collection of works from the world's diverse cultures has been designed to empower users to take control of their own reading, writing and learning processes. Each entry is written in the first person singular to engage readers' interest and a series of exercises and assignments encourages readers to interact with, and write about the

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This provocative collection of works from the world's diverse cultures has been designed to empower users to take control of their own reading, writing and learning processes. Each entry is written in the first person singular to engage readers' interest and a series of exercises and assignments encourages readers to interact with, and write about the ideas contained in the readings. KEY TOPICIS: Activities and exercises in pre-reading, examining content and responding to ideas, working with words, writing topics and editing and revisions. For individuals interested in exploring and writing about culturally diverse readings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139756245
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
05/24/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
229
Sales rank:
1,284,313
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

Child of the Americas,” Aurora Levin Morales

2. Voices from School.

When I Was Puerto Rican, Esmeralda Santiago. Lost in Translation, Eva Hoffman. Lives on the Boundary, Mike Rose. Teacher, Sylvia Ashton-Warner.

3. Voices from the Family.

Only Daughter,” Sandra Cisneros. Dust Tracks on the Road, Zora Neale Hurston. Turning Japanese, David Mura. “Remembering Lobo,” Pat Mora. Native Speaker, Chang-Rae Lee. Breath, Eyes, Memory, Edwidge Danticat.

4. Voices from Many Cultures.

Homeland,” Barbara Kingsolver. Bound Feet and Western Dress, Pan-Mei Natasha Chang. Ancient Futures: Learning from the Ladakh, Helen Norberg-Hodge. “Eating Christmas in the Kalahari,” Richard Borshay Lee. “Doña Toña of Nineteenth Street,” Louie “the Foot” González.

5. Voices of Society.

Only Twice I've Wished for Heaven, Dawn Turner Trice. Hunger of Memory, Richard Rodriguez. “Drown,” Junot Díaz. “That Was Living,” Kathleen Ann González. “Theme for English B,” Langston Hughes. “I Stand Here Ironing,” Tillie Olsen.

6. Voices of Men and Women.

The Mistress of Spices, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. The Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker, Eric Liu. China Boy, Gus Lee. The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts, Maxine Hong Kingston.

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