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Literature

Author : X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
Release : 2005
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN : 0321226011
File Size : 22,9 Mb
Total Download : 409

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Book Summary: "Literature, Compact 4/e," the concise edition of the most popular introduction of its kind, is organized into three genresFiction, Poetry, and Drama. As in past editions, the authors' collective poetic voice brings personal warmth and a human perspective to the discussion of literature, adding to students' interest in the readings. An introduction to a balance of contemporary and classic stories, poems, and plays. Casebooks offer in-depth look at an author or clusters of works, for example "Latin American Poetry." Authors Joe Kennedy and Dana Gioia provide inviting and illuminating introductions to the authors included and to the elements of literature. Coverage of writing about literature is also included. For those interested in literature.

Backpack Literature

Author : X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
Release : 2015-01-15
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN : 0321968123
File Size : 31,9 Mb
Total Download : 277

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Book Summary: 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: 013404763X / 9780134047638 Backpack Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing Plus MyLiteratureLab - access card package Package consists of: 0133931269 / 9780133931266 - Glue-in Access Card 0133931277 / 9780133931273 - Inside Star Sticker 0321968123 / 9780321968128 - Kennedy/Gioia, Backpack Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing MyLiteratureLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For introductory courses in Literature. Cultivate a Love of Literature... The smallest and most economical member of the Kennedy/Gioia family, Backpack Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, 5/e is a brief paperback version of the discipline's most popular Literature anthology. Backpack Literature introduces college students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and develops the student's ability to think critically and communicate effectively through writing. The book is built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches. Both editors, literary writers themselves, believe that textbooks should be not only informative and accurate but also lively, accessible, and engaging. 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. The Literature Collection eText within MyLiteratureLab includes more than 700 selections and valuable multimedia resources--including professional performances, biographies of key authors, contextual videos, interactive student papers--that bring literature to life.

Literature

Author : X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
Release : 2015-01-05
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN : 0321971663
File Size : 46,9 Mb
Total Download : 395

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Book Summary: 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: 0134047699 / 9780134047690 The Literature Collection Plus MyLiteratureLab - Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133931269 / 9780133931266 MyLiteratureLab without Pearson eText - Access Card 0321971663 / 9780321971661 Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing MyLiteratureLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For introductory courses in Literature. Cultivate a Love of Literature... X.J. Kennedy & Dana Gioia developed Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Thirteenth Edition with two major goals in mind: to introduce college students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop the student's ability to think critically and communicate effectively through writing. The book is built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches. Both editors, literary writers themselves, believe that textbooks should be not only informative and accurate but also lively, accessible, and engaging. 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. The Literature Collection eText within MyLiteratureLab includes more than 700 selections and valuable multimedia resources-including professional performances, biographies of key authors, contextual videos, and interactive student papers-that bring literature to life.

The Gods of Winter

Author : Dana Gioia
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1991-04
Category : Poetry
ISBN : UOM:39015024931944
File Size : 26,9 Mb
Total Download : 422

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Book Summary: Poems discuss a journey across the ocean, a veterans' cemetery, money, an abandoned collection of dolls, and a man who escapes from his prison cell to commit a murder

An Introduction to Fiction

Author : X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
Release : 2007
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN : UOM:39076002659097
File Size : 31,8 Mb
Total Download : 424

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Book Summary: Kennedy/Gioia'sAn Introduction to Fiction, 10econtinues to inspire readers and writers with a rich collection of fiction and engaging insights on reading, analyzing, and writing about stories. This bestselling anthology includes sixty-six superlative short stories, blending classic works and contemporary selections. Written by noted poets X.J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia, the text reflects the authors' wit and contagious enthusiasm for their subject. Informative, accessible apparatus presents readable discussions of the literary devices, illustrated by apt works, and supported by interludes with the anthologized writers. This edition features 11 new stories, three new masterwork casebooks, extensively revised and expanded chapters on writing, and a fresh new design. New students of fiction.

Interrogations at Noon

Author : Dana Gioia
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2001
Category : Poetry
ISBN : UOM:39015050804916
File Size : 35,9 Mb
Total Download : 400

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Book Summary: Winner of the American Book Award Dana Gioia, an internationally known poet and critic, is notably prolific with his essays, reviews, translations, and anthologies. But like his celebrated teacher, Elizabeth Bishop, Gioia is meticulously painstaking and self-critical about his own poems. In an active 25-year career he has published only two previous volumes of poetry. Although Gioia is often recognized as a leading force in the recent revival of rhyme and meter in American poetry, his own work does not fit neatly into any one style. Interrogations at Noon displays an extraordinary range of style and sensibility—from rhymed couplets to free verse, from surrealist elegy to satirical ballad. What unites the poems is not a single approach but their resonant musicality and powerful but understated emotion. This new collection explores the uninvited epiphanies of love and marriage, probing the quiet mysteries of a seemingly settled domestic life. Meditating on the inescapable themes of lyric poetry—time, mortality, nature, and the contradictions of the human heart—Gioia turns them to provocative and unexpected ends.

Pity the Beautiful

Author : Dana Gioia
Publisher : Graywolf Press
Release : 2012-05-08
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 1555976131
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Total Download : 291

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Book Summary: The long-awaited fourth collection by one of America's foremost poets O Lord of indirection and ellipses, ignore our prayers. Deliver us from distraction. Slow our heartbeat to a cricket's call. --from “Prophecy” Pity the Beautiful is Dana Gioia's first new poetry book in over a decade. Its emotional revelations and careful construction are hard won, inventive, and resilient. These new poems show Gioia's craftsmanship at its finest, its most mature, as they make music, crack wise, remember the dead, and in a long, central poem even tell ghost stories.

Literature for Life

Author : X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia,Nina Revoyr
Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
Release : 2012-04
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN : 0321845684
File Size : 55,9 Mb
Total Download : 686

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Book Summary: ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Literature for Life: A Thematic Introduction to Reading and Writing as both its title and content suggests, forges a close relationship between students' reading and life experiences--the texts used are accessible, grounded, relatable, and meaningful. There's enough range to suit instructors of many backgrounds, experiences, and strengths and to encourage instructors to better teaching and students to better learning. Literature for Life is organized around seven enduring themes: Families, Love, Life's Journeys, Individual and Society, Personal Identity, Nature and the Environment, and War and Peace. Each theme is divided into clusters that provide instructors with useful teaching units. 0321845684 / 9780321845689 Literature for Life with NEW MyLiteratureLab Package consists of: 0205745148 / 9780205745142 Literature for Life 0205883583 / 9780205883585 NEW MyLiteratureLab -- Access Card