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Literature: Portable Edition Boxed Set

Literature: Portable Edition Boxed Set - 12th edition

Literature: Portable Edition Boxed Set - 12th edition

ISBN13: 9780205229567

ISBN10: 0205229565

Literature: Portable Edition Boxed Set by X. J. Kennedy - ISBN 9780205229567
Edition: 12TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Pearson
Published: 2013
International: No
Literature: Portable Edition Boxed Set by X. J. Kennedy - ISBN 9780205229567

ISBN13: 9780205229567

ISBN10: 0205229565

Edition: 12TH 13

Summary

Literature, Portable Edition, 12/e, features four lightweight, paperback volumes-Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing-packed in a slipcase.

The most popular Literature anthology continues to bring students the finest literature from fables to poetweets. The Twelfth Edition ofLiterature: An Introductiuon to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing,edited by X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia, includes eleven new stories from students' favorite authors: ZZ Packer's ''Brownies,'' Ray Bradbury's, ''The Sound of Thunder,'' Anne Tyler's, ''Teenage Wasteland,'' David Leavitt's, ''A Place I've Never Been'' and Isabel Allende's ''The Judge's Wife.'' More than 60 new accessible and engaging poems have been added including former Iraqi soldier Brian Turner's ''The Hurt Locker,'' Katha Pollit's ''The Mind-Body Problem'' as well as poetweets from Lawrence Bridges and Robert Pinsky. In addition, there are new poems from Kay Ryan, Benjamin Alire Saenz, H. D, Gary Snyder, Joy Harjo, Tami Haaland, Robert Hayden, Denise Levertov, and William Carlos Williams. Three new one-act plays help ''ease'' students into the study of this genre. The new plays include two comedies-- David Ives's,Sure Thingand Jane Martin'sBeauty-as well as Edward Bok Lee's experimental dramaEl Santo Americano. In addition, Milcha Sanchez-Scott'sThe Cuban Swimmerhas been added.

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