Literature

Author: Janet E. Gardner
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 145760650X
Release Date: 2012-08-03
Genre: Literary Collections

With a handy size and a very affordable price, this collection offers a well-balanced selection of classic and contemporary literature — 40 stories, 200 poems, 9 plays — for the introductory literature course. The literature is chronologically arranged by genre and supported by informative and concise editorial matter, including a complete guide to writing about literature which features significantly more reading coverage in this edition. This volume in the popular Bedford/St. Martin's series of Portable Anthologies and Guides offers a trademark combination of high quality and great value. This anthology is now available with video! Learn more about VideoCentral for Literature.

Literature A Portable Anthology

Author: Janet E. Gardner
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1319035345
Release Date: 2016-09-07
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

With a handy size and a very affordable price, this collection offers a well-balanced selection of classic and contemporary literature — 40 stories, 200 poems, 9 plays — for the introductory literature or literature for composition course. The literature is chronologically arranged by genre and supported by informative and concise editorial matter, including a complete guide to writing about literature and, in the fourth edition, increased coverage of close reading. As a member of the popular Bedford/St. Martin's series of Portable Anthologies and Guides, this volume offers a trademark combination of high quality and great value.

40 Short Stories A Portable Anthology

Author: Beverly Lawn
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319110420
Release Date: 2016-08-08
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

40 Short Stories, part of the highly successful Bedford/St. Martin's portable series of anthologies and guides, continues to offer a diverse selection of classic and contemporary short fiction for a low price. Editorial features — such as instruction on how to write about fiction and a glossary of literary terms — are located in the back of the book so the focus can remain on the stories. The stories themselves are arranged chronologically to help students trace the evolution of the short story genre. This book's small size, low price, and versatility make it the perfect anthology for a variety of courses, including introduction to fiction, creative writing, introduction to literature, or literature-based composition.

Literature

Author: Janet E. Gardner
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 0312461860
Release Date: 2008-10-09
Genre: Literary Collections

With a handy size and a very affordable price, this collection offers a well-balanced selection of classic and contemporary literature — 40 stories, 200 poems, 9 plays — for the introductory literature course. The literature is chronologically arranged by genre and supported by informative and concise editorial matter, including a complete guide to writing about literature at the back of the book. This volume in Bedford/St. Martin’s popular series of Portable Anthologies and Guides offers the series’ trademark combination of high quality and great value.

12 Plays

Author: Janet E. Gardner
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312402090
Release Date: 2002-10-22
Genre: Drama

Presents a collection of twelve plays, including "Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles, "Piano Lesson" by August Wilson, and "Top Girls" by Caryl Churchill.

250 Poems

Author: Peter Schakel
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 0312466161
Release Date: 2008-08-08
Genre: Literary Collections

250 Poems offers a wide and well-balanced selection of chronologically arranged poems, supported by succinct, practical editorial features, at a great price. This volume in Bedford/St. Martin’s popular series of Portable Anthologies and Portable Guides offers the series’ trademark combination of high quality and great value for teachers of literature and their cost-conscious students.

Reading and Writing About Literature

Author: Janet E. Gardner
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1319035361
Release Date: 2016-10-28
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Far less expensive than comparable guides, Reading and Writing about Literature: A Portable Guide is an ideal supplement for writing courses where literature anthologies and individual literary works that lack writing instruction are assigned. This brief guide introduces strategies for reading literature, explains the writing process and common writing assignments for literature courses, provides instruction in writing about fiction, poetry, and drama, and includes coverage of writing a research paper as well as sections on literary criticism and theory. This volume in the popular Bedford/St. Martin's series of Portable Anthologies and Guides offers a trademark combination of high quality and great value.

Writing About Literature

Author: Janet E. Gardner
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 0312474997
Release Date: 2008-10-29
Genre: Literary Collections

Writing about Literature introduces strategies for reading literature, explains the writing process and common writing assignments for literature courses, provides instruction in writing about fiction, poetry, and drama, and includes coverage of writing a research paper and of literary criticism and theory. This volume in Bedford/St. Martin’s popular series of Portable Anthologies and Guides offers the series’ trademark combination of high quality and great value for teachers looking to assign supplementary instruction on reading and writing about literature to their students.

50 Essays

Author: Samuel Cohen
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1319043720
Release Date: 2016-11-04
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

50 Essays: A Portable Anthology is the best-selling value-priced reader in the country because its virtues don't stop at the price. The book’s carefully chosen selections include both classic essays and high-interest, high-quality contemporary readings to truly engage students. The editorial apparatus is flexible and unobtrusive enough to support a variety of approaches to teaching composition. In its fifth edition, 50 Essays continues to help students acquire the critical thinking and academic writing skills they need to succeed, without making a dent in their wallets.

Approaching Literature

Author: Peter Schakel
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312452837
Release Date: 2007-12-24
Genre: Literary Collections

[This book] offers [an] entry to literature for all students, whatever their previous exposure to fiction, poetry, and drama. It contributes to a richer, more dynamic and valuable reading experience for students while in class, and demonstrates why and how reading is an important part of their lives in school and beyond. [The text] leads students to consider the human value of reading any effective literary work. By focusing on the reading process, it expands the notion of what a work is "about": It is about a lot of things, not a single topic or theme that readers must figure out through what to many beginning students seems a mysterious and esoteric method.... The emphasis on "active reading" throughout the text leads directly into student writing. -Pref.

The Norton Introduction to Literature

Author: Kelly J Mays
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393938920
Release Date: 2015-10-08
Genre: Literary Criticism

The Norton Introduction to Literature presents an engaging, balanced selection of literature to suit any course. Offering a thorough treatment of historical and critical context, the most comprehensive media package available, and a rich suite of tools to encourage close reading and thoughtful writing, the Shorter Twelfth Edition is unparalleled in its guidance of understanding, analyzing, and writing about literature.