Literature for Composition

Author: Sylvan Barnet
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0205743595
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Literary Criticism

The new edition of Barnet's Literature for Composition continues to offer superior coverage of reading, writing, and arguing about literature and a deep anthology of readings presented in Sylvan Barnet's signature accessible style. A new chapter one gives students a crash course on writing an effective essay. Six new student essays provide helpful models of student writing on a wide array of topics with ninteen essays in all. Two timely thematic units have been added: –“The World Around Us” and “The Sporting Life." The new 2009 MLA guidelines are included in an appendix for guidance on writing papers.

Literature for Composition

Author: Sylvan Barnet
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0321450965
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

One of the first anthologies designed specifically for writing courses,Literature for Compositioncontinues to offer superior coverage of reading, writing, and arguing about literature and a deep anthology of readings presented in Sylvan Barnet’s signature accessible style. Literature for Compositionopens with several chapters that provide uniquely helpful strategies and models for reading, thinking, and writing critically about literature. The first text to link argument and literature, the eighth edition provides earlier discussions of arguing about literature as part of the writing process. A diverse anthology of selections is organized around seven engaging themes, and nine compelling case studies help launch research projects. The text's 200 images, a 4-color insert, and special chapters on visual literacy and literature on film add another appealing dimension to the study of literature.

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.

The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature Reading Thinking and Writing

Author: Michael Meyer
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1457650509
Release Date: 2014-01-09
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature is a best-seller for a reason: It brings literature to life for students, helping to make them lifelong readers and better writers. Classic works drawn from many periods and cultures appear alongside a strong showing from today’s authors. There is plenty of support for students, with a dozen chapters of critical reading and writing support, helpful sample close readings, writing assignments, and student papers. And, because everyone teaches and learns a little differently, there are lots of options for working with the literature, including case studies on individual works and themes that everyone can relate to. In-depth chapters on major authors like Flannery O’Connor and Emily Dickinson take students deeper into their work, and the new tenth edition features a chapter on the fiction of Dagoberto Gilb, created in collaboration with the author himself—one more way that the anthology showcases literature as a living, changing art form.

Literature

Author: Edgar V. Roberts
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0205000347
Release Date: 2011-01-27
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, Compact Edition is founded on the principles of writing about literature. It is not an afterthought and it is not treated as a separate chapter or appendix; but rather, it is the carefully integrated philosophy of Professor Roberts' approach to teaching literature and composition. Complete coverage of writing about each element and a total of 28 MLA-format student essays with accompanying commentary ensure student comprehension of writing about literature and therefore, produce better student papers.

Literature and the Writing Process

Author: Elizabeth McMahan
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0205730728
Release Date: 2010-08-27
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Literature and the Writing Process Backpack Edition combines the best elements of a literature anthology with those of a handbook to guide students through the interrelated process of analytical reading and critical writing. Text writing assignments use literature as a tool of critical thought, a method for analysis, and a way of communicating ideas. This approach emphasizes writing as the focus of the book with literature as the means to write effectively. A two-part organization combines a literary anthology with composition instruction so students have everything they need at their fingertips. Some of the key features include: Writing Process in every chapter. The book reinforces writing process from prewriting, writing, ideas for writing, and rewriting in every chapter. Affordable, smaller format of our popular Literature and the Writing Process. Expanded argument writing coverage (Ch. 3) offers more support for improving writing skills. Up-to-Date MLA coverage reflects the most current guidelines from the Modern Language Association.

Understanding Research Methods

Author: Mildred L Patten
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781351817387
Release Date: 2017-06-26
Genre:

A perennial bestseller since 1997, this updated tenth edition of Understanding Research Methods provides a detailed overview of all the important concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. It covers the principles of both qualitative and quantitative research, and how to interpret statistics without computations, so is suitable for all students regardless of their math background. The book is organized so that each concept is treated independently and can be used in any order without resulting in gaps in knowledge--allowing it to be easily and precisely adapted to any course. It uses lively examples on contemporary topics to stimulate students' interest, and engages them by showing the relevance of research methods to their everyday lives. Numerous case studies and end-of-section exercises help students master the material and encourage classroom discussion. The text is divided into short, independent topic sections, making it easy for you to adapt the material to your own teaching needs and customize assignments to the aspect of qualitative or quantitative methods under study--helping to improve students' comprehension and retention of difficult concepts. Additional online PowerPoint slides and test bank questions make this a complete resource for introducing students to research methods. ? New to this edition: New topic section on design decisions in research Additional material on production of knowledge and research methods Significant development of material on ethical considerations in research Fresh and contemporary examples from a wide variety of real, published research Topic-specific exercises at the end of each section now include suggestions for further steps researchers can take as they build their research project.

Literature for Composition

Author: Sylvan Barnet
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134101835
Release Date: 2017-11-09
Genre: Literary Criticism

For courses in Literature for Composition, Writing About Literature, and Introduction to Literature. The definitive source for composition and introduction to literature courses With an emphasis on critical thinking and argument, Literature for Composition offers superior coverage of reading, writing, and arguing about literature along with an anthology organized around eight thought-provoking themes. Throughout, the authors demonstrate that the skills emphasized in their discussions of communication are relevant not only to literature courses, but to all courses in which students analyze texts or write arguments. Also available with MyLiteratureLab ® This title is also available with MyLiteratureLab – an online resource that works with our literature anthologies to provide engaging experiences to instructors and students. Students can access new content that fosters an understanding of literary elements, which provides a foundation for stimulating class discussions. This simple and powerful tool offers state-of-the-art audio and video resources along with practical tools and flexible assessment. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLiteratureLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLiteratureLab search for: 0134272528 / 9780134272528 Literature for Composition Plus MyLiteratureLab without Pearson eText — Access Card Package, 11e Package consists of: · 0133931269 / 9780133931266 MyLiteratureLab without Pearson eText — Access Card · 0133931277 / 9780133931273 MyLiteratureLab without Pearson eText — Inside Star Sticker · 0134099141 / 9780134099149 Literature for Composition

A Short Guide to Writing about Literature

Author: Sylvan Barnet
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780321971012
Release Date: 2014-01-15
Genre: Literary Criticism

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Part of Longman's successful Short Guide Series, A Short Guide to Writing about Literature emphasizes writing as a process and incorporates new critical approaches to writing about literature. The twelfth edition continues to offer students sound advice on how to become critical thinkers and enrich their reading response through accessible, step-by-step instruction.

Rules for Writers with Writing about Literature Tabbed Version with 2016 MLA Update

Author: Diana Hacker
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 131908351X
Release Date: 2016-07-25
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. When students routinely use their handbook in the course, they see its value, find that it’s a faster way to get answers than search engines like Google, learn to rely on it as a reference, and are more likely to achieve the goals of the course. And when that handbook is Rules for Writers, you can be sure the advice they find is practical and reliable—with help for composing and revising, writing arguments, analyzing texts, using grammar and punctuation correctly, and working with sources. In revising the eighth edition, Nancy Sommers has woven a new emphasis on reading critically throughout the first section of the handbook, introduced advice for analyzing multimodal texts, and added help for public speaking. New practical Writing Guides support students working through college assignments in a variety of genres. And new peer review advice helps students effectively comment on drafts and apply feedback to revisions of their own work. All of these improvements help student writers—but they also save you time and effort. You can draw from Rules for Writers for planning class discussions, conducting in-class workshops, and providing feedback on student work that they can easily apply. Rules for Writers even comes with a complete instructor’s manual, Teaching with Hacker Handbooks, with stepped-out lesson plans to customize and sample assignments, syllabi, and rubrics from your peers. This easy-to-navigate tabbed version of Rules for Writers includes an additional section with instruction on how to write about literature.

Literature

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Longman Pub Group
ISBN: UOM:39076002658933
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Literary Collections

The most popular introduction of its kind, Literature 8/e, reflects a balance of classic works along with contemporary and non-Western authors. Writer's Perspectives sections give commentary on the craft of writing and revising from authors which provide insight and a more human perspective on literature and the writing process. Writing Critically sections expand coverage of composition with accessible and pragmatic suggestions on writing. Critical Approaches to Literature section provides three essays on every major school of criticism with sections on gender criticism and cultural studies. More than 150 photographs, author portraits, production shots of plays, and actors in performance-gives readers important perspectives. New casebooks on Flannery O'Connor and Raymond Carver, as well as two new drama casebooks: Sophocles and Shakespeare. New Stories and poems have been added. Two new plays: Stoppard's The Real Inspector Hound and Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape. A New Glossary of Literary terms has been added.