J. Paul Hunter
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc; Shrtr/6th edition (February 1995)
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A balanced choice of vintage and modern works by way of renowned and less-well-known writers. From Joyce, Hemingway, O'Connor, Auden, Stevens, Dickinson, Faulkner, Hawthorne, and Whitman, to Sharon Olds, Nicholson Baker, Carolyn Forché, Paul Ruffin, Salman Rushdie, Agha Shahid Ali, Eamon Grennan, Linda Pastan, Li-Young Lee, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Simon Ortiz, Seamus Heaney, Karen Volkman, and David Ives. "Exploring Contexts" chapters offer a window into the wider literary global through putting the tales, poems, and performs in contextual teams, literary, authorial, cultural, old, and social, illuminating connections between texts and the impacts that form them. "Critical Context" Casebooks, a brand new characteristic, function capstone chapters for every style. every one contains one fundamental literary paintings by means of a number of specialist severe responses, permitting scholars to discover one paintings extensive and to advance and extend their studying and analytical talents as they organize to jot down approximately what they have learn. pupil papers, one, a private reaction essay, and the opposite, a study paper, around out the fiction casebook. analyzing, Responding, Writing chapters introduce scholars to a style and methods of exploring and writing approximately it. knowing the textual content chapters inside every one style conceal the weather of literature, delivering scholars with the instruments they should think of a number of works. comparing chapters enhance scholars' severe talents by means of guiding them within the tough job of comparing the strengths and weaknesses of literary works. A examining extra part bargains an album of items for extra examining. New Fiction bankruptcy: "Cultural and old Context" This new bankruptcy makes a speciality of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Babylon Revisited" and discusses the historic occasions and cultural weather that supplied the backdrop for Fitzgerald's fiction. No different anthology bargains so deep a contextual research. New Drama bankruptcy: "The Author's paintings as Context: William Shakespeare" Pushing scholars past their ordinary interest approximately Shakespeare's lifestyles, this new bankruptcy calls realization to stylistic and thematic currents working via Shakespeare's paintings and encourages scholars to learn Shakespeare actively and significantly. evaluate Chapters Revised "Evaluating" (fiction, poetry, drama) chapters were reconceived to steer scholars towards deciding upon and pointing out the foundation on which they're making their evaluative judgments. New advent: "What is Literature?" Alison Booth's insightful advent discusses questions in regards to the nature of "literature," the price of analyzing and writing approximately it, and the heritage of "the canon."