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Literature An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Compact Edition

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Literature An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Compact Edition by Kennedy, X. J.; Gioia, Dana, 9780205229413
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  • ISBN: 9780205229413 | 0205229417
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/2/2012
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The most popular Literature anthology continues to bring students the finest literature from fables to poetweets. The Twelfth Edition of Literature: An Introductiuon to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Compact Editionedited by X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia, includes eleven new storiesfrom 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 poemshave 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 playshelp "ease" students into the study of this genre. The new plays include two comedies-- David Ives's, Sure Thingand Jane Martin's Beautyas well as Edward Bok Lee's experimental drama El Santo Americano. In addition, Milcha Sanchez-Scott's The Cuban Swimmerhas been added .

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