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Literature Across Cultures by Sheena Gillespie
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With classic and contemporary selections by authors from a wide range of racial and ethnic groups, Literature Across Cultures, 5/e introduces the reader to important literary works and helps readers explore critical themes of our times, such as gender and identity, the effects of war and violence, race and culture, and more.

Table of Contents

Preface for Instructors 000 Preface for Students 000 INTRODUCTION:Readingand Writing as a Social Act0 The Meaning of Literature 000 The Function of Literature 000 Strategies for Reading Literature 000 Previewing 000 Highlighting 000 Annotating 000 Guided Reading: Kate Chopin, "The Story of an Hour" 000 Strategies for Writing About Literature 000 Frames of Reference 000 Generating Ideas 000 Brainstorming 000 Clustering 000 Finding a Thesis 000 Thesis Statement 000 Developing a Rough Draft with Peer Editing 000 Peer Group Critiques 000 Revising the Rough Draft and Writing the Final Paper 000 Checklist for Revising the Rough Draft 000 The Final Draft 000 PART ONE: Roots and Rebellions000 FICTION Lan Samantha Chang The Unforgetting 000 Edith Wharton Roman Fever 000 Par Lagerkvist Father and I 000 Elie Wiesel The Watch 000 Tobias Wolff Powder 000 ESSAYS Toni Morrison The Nobel Prize in Literature 000 Plato The Allegory of the Cave 000 N. Scott Momaday The Way to Rainy Mountain 000 Salman Rushdie From Imaginary Homelands 000 Zora Neale Hurston I Get Born 000 POETRY Langston Hughes The Negro Speaks of Rivers 000 Linda Hogan First Light 000 Evangelina Vigil-Pinon warm heart contains life 000 Maurice Kenny Going Home 000 Duane Niatum StreetKid 000 James Dickey In the Tree House at Night 000 Seamus Heaney Mid-term Break 000 Sharon Olds The Possessive 000 Janice Mirikitani Breaking Tradition 000 Dylan Thomas Fern Hill 000 Richard Eberhart If I could only live at the pitch that is near madness 000 Maria Mazziotti Gillan My Grandmother's Hands 000 James Geasor Beads 000 Eric Chock Poem for My Father 000 Li-Young Lee The Gift 000 James A. Emanuel Fishermen 000 Robert Hayden Frederick Douglass 000 Robert Hayden Tour 5 000 Robert Hayden Those Winter Sundays 000 Robert Hayden Runagate Runagate 000 DRAMA Sophocles Oedipus Rex 000 William Shakespeare The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark 000 COMPOSING PROCESS AND PEER CRITIQUES: PART ONE 000 STUDENT ESSAY 000 TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION AND WRITING 000 FILM ANGLES 000 PART TWO: Gender and Identity000 FICTION Haruki Murakami On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning 000 Kate Chopin The Storm 000 Alice Walker Roselily 000 Charlotte Perkins Gilman The Yellow Wallpaper 000 Alifa Rifaat Another Evening at the Club 000 Yukio Mishima Fountains in the Rain 000 Sandip Roy The Smells of Home 000 ESSAYS Virginia Woolf Professions for Women 000 Steve Tesich An Amateur Marriage 000 David Brooks The Power of Marriage 000 Peter Lyman The Fraternal Bond as a Joking Relationship 000 Deborah Tannen Sex, Lies, and Conversation: Why Is It So Hard for Men and Women to Talk to Each Other? 000 POETRY John Donne Woman's Constancy 000 John Donne The Sun Rising 000 James Dickey Adultery 000 Anne Sexton For My Lover, Returning to His Wife 000 Maryfrances Wagner Ragazza 000 Pat Mora Borders 000 Robert Frost Home Burial 000 Claude McKay The Harlem Dancer 000 Edna St. Vincent Millay What Lips My Lips Have Kissed 000 Yevgeny Yevtushenko Colours 000 Theodore Roethke I Knew a Woman 000 Gary Soto Oranges 000 Robert Browning My Last Duchess 000 Gabriel Spera My Ex-Husband 000 May Sarton AIDS 000 Michael Lassell How to Watch Your Brother Die 000 Andrew Marvell To His Coy Mistress 000 Aphra Behn The Willing Mistress 000 John Keats Bright Star 000 Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz She Proves the Inconsistency of the Desires and Criticism of Men Who Accuse Women of What They Themselves Cause 000 William Shakespeare Sonnet 30 "When to the Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought" 000 William Shakespeare Sonnet 116 "Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds" 000 William Shakespeare Sonnet 129 "Th' Expense of Spirit in a Waste of Shame" 000 William Shakespeare Sonnet 130 "My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun" 000 DRAMA Euripides Medea 000 Manuel Puig Kiss of the Spider Woman 000 STUDENT JOURNAL ENTRIES 000 TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION AND WRITING 000 FILM ANGLES 000 PART THREE: War and Violence000 FICTION Graham Greene The Destructors 000 Liam O'Flaherty The Sniper 000 Tadeusz Borowski Silence 000 Andre Dubus The Curse 000 Tim O'Brien The Things They Carried 000 Ann Petry Like a Winding Sheet 000 ESSAYS Brent Staples A Brother's Murder 000 David W. Powell Vietnam: What I Remember 000 Kandi Tayebi Warring Memories 000 Seth Mydans Not Just the Inner City: Well-to-Do Join Gangs 000 POETRY Jeffrey Harrison Reflections on the Vietnam Wall Memorial 000 Yusef Komunyakaa Facing It 000 Randall Jarrell The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner 000 Thomas Hardy The Man He Killed 000 Denise Levertov What Were They Like? 000 Yevgeny Yevtushenko Babiy Yar 000 Janice Mirikitani Prisons of Silence 000 Wilfred Owen Disabled 000 Muriel Rukeyser Waking This Morning 000 Walt Whitman The Dying Veteran 000 Walt Whitman The Artilleryman's Vision 000 Ralph Waldo Emerson ConcordHymn 000 Alfred, Lord Tennyson The Charge of the Light Brigade 000 Gabriel Spera Idle Hands 000 Gabriel Spera Kindness 000 Carolyn Forche The Colonel 000 Carolyn Forche The Visitor 000 Carolyn Forche The Memory of Elena 000 Carolyn Forche As Children Together 000 DRAMA Fernando Arrabal Picnic on the Battlefield 000 STUDENT RESEARCH PAPER 000 TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION AND WRITING 000 FILM ANGLES 000 PART FOUR: Race and Culture000 FICTION Nadine Gordimer The Moment Before the Gun Went Off 000 John Talbird Still 000 Wakako Yamauchi And the Soul Shall Dance 000 Aurora Levins Morales Puertoricanness 000 Toni Cade Bambara The Lesson 000 Tillie Olsen I Stand Here Ironing 000 Kate Chopin Desiree's Baby 000 ESSAYS Judith Ortiz Cofer Silent Dancing 000 Frederick Douglass How I Learned to Read and Write 000 Gary Soto Black Hair 000 Eric Liu A Chinaman's Chance: Reflections on the American Dream 000 POETRY Walt Whitman I Hear America Singing 000 Denise Levertov Poet Power 000 Louise Erdrich IndianBoarding School: The Runaways 000 Maria Mazziotti Gillan Public School No. 18: Paterson, New Jersey 000 Langston Hughes The Weary Blues 000 Langston Hughes Dream Variations 000 Langston Hughes Harlem000 Wole Soyinka Telephone Conversation 000 Sharon Olds On the Subway 000 Eric Chock Chinese Fireworks Banned in Hawaii 000 Tato Laviera Latero Story 000 Aurora Levin Morales Child of the Americas 000 Pat Mora Legal Alien 000 Pat Mora Elena 000 Cathy Song Lost Sister 000 Martin Espada Cross Plains, Wisconsin000 Martin Espada Federico's Ghost 000 Martin Espada Tony Went to the Bodega but He Didn't Buy Anything 000 DRAMA William Shakespeare Othello, The Moor of Venice 000 STUDENT JOURNAL ENTRY 000 TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION AND WRITING 000 FILM ANGLES 000 PART FIVE: Individualism and Community000 FICTION Shirley Jackson The Lottery 000 Franz Kafka The Metamorphosis 000 James Joyce Eveline 000 Fae Myenne Ng A Red Sweater 000 Albert Camus The Guest 000 Chinua Achebe Dead Men's Path 000 ESSAYS May Sarton The Rewards of Living a Solitary Life 000 Thomas Jefferson The Declaration of Independence 000 Martin Luther King Jr. I Have a Dream 000 POETRY James Wright A Blessing 000 William Carlos Williams Danse Russe 000 E. E. Cummings the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls 000 Wallace Stevens Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock 000 Walt Whitman What Is the Grass? 000 Percy Bysshe Shelley Ozymandias 000 William Blake London 000 William Wordsworth London, 1802 000 William Wordsworth The World Is Too Much with Us 000 Yevgeny Yevtushenko People 000 Alastair Reid Curiosity 000 Sharon Olds Summer Solstice, New York City 000 Leo Romero What the Gossips Saw 000 Lawrence Ferlinghetti Constantly Risking Absurdity 000 Richard Wilbur The Writer 000 Emily Dickinson Volcanoes be in Sicily 000 Emily Dickinson The Soul selects her own society-- 000 Emily Dickinson Much madness is divinest sense-- 000 Emily Dickinson Tell all the Truth but tell it slant-- 000 DRAMA Sophocles Antigone 000 Edward Albee The Zoo Story 000 STUDENT BRAINSTORMING EXERCISE 000 TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION AND WRITING 000 FILM ANGLES 000 APPENDIX A: An Introduction to the Elements of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Drama000 FICTION 000 Character 000 Plot 000 Setting 000 Theme 000 Narrator 000 Style and Tone 000 CREATIVE OR LITERARY NONFICTION: THE ESSAY 000 Form 000 Rhetorical Strategies 000 POETRY 000 Voice and Tone 000 The Poetic Elements: Image, Simile, Metaphor, Symbol, Personification, Paradox 000 Types of Poetry: Lyric, Dramatic, and Narrative 000 The Forms of Poetry 000 Poetry as Performance: The Sounds of Poetry 000 DRAMA 000 The Basic Elements of Drama 000 Types of Plays: Tragedy, Comedy, and Tragicomedy 000 Kinds of Theater 000 FICTION, POETRY, AND DRAMA AS CULTURAL PRODUCTIONS 000 APPENDIX B: Writing a Research Paper000 WHAT IS A LITERARY RESEARCH PAPER? 000 What Are Primary and Secondary Sources? 000 Locating Materials 000 How to Choose a Topic 000 ENGAGING IN DIALOGUE USING LITERARY CRITICISM 000 FOCUS: THE RESEARCH PROCESS 000 Taking Notes during the Research Process 000 Organizing Your Information 000 DRAFTING THE PAPER 000 HOW TO DOCUMENT USING THE MLA FORMAT 000 Direct Quotation 000 Indirect Quotation: Paraphrasing 000 List of Works Cited 000 REVISING AND REWRITING 000 Presenting Your Research Paper 000 SAMPLE RESEARCH: ANTIGONE 000 APPENDIX C: Researching Literary Sources000 RESEARCH RESOURCES 000 Reference Works 000 Online Sources 000 APPENDIX D: Critical Approaches: A Case Study of Hamlet 000 PSYCHOANALYTIC CRITICISM 000 What Is the Focus of Psychoanalytic Criticism? 000 A Psychoanalytic Reading of Hamlet 000 Sigmund Freud The Interpretation of Dreams 000 A Psychosocial Reading of Hamlet 000 David Leverenz The Women in Hamlet: An Interpersonal View 000 FORMALISM/NEW CRITICISM 000 What Is the Focus of Formalism? 000 A New Critical Reading of Hamlet 000 T. S. Eliot Hamlet and His Problems 000 READER-RESPONSE CRITICISM 000 What Is the Focus of Reader-Response Criticism? 000 A Reader-Response Analysis of Hamlet 000 Stephen Booth On the Value of Hamlet 000 FEMINIST CRITICISM 000 What Is the Focus of Feminist Criticism? 000 A Feminist Reading of Hamlet 000 Diane Elizabeth Dreher Dominated Daughters 000 THE NEW HISTORICISM 000 What Is the Focus of the New Historicism? 000 A New Historical Reading of Hamlet 000 Leonard Tennenhouse Power in Hamlet 000 DECONSTRUCTIVE READING OF HAMLET 000 What Is The Focus of Deconstructive Criticism? 000 A Deconstructive Reading of Hamlet 000 James L. Calderwood To be and Not To Be: Negation and Metadrama in Hamlet 000 Biographical Endnotes 000 Glossary 000 Index of Authors and Titles 000 Index of First Lines 000 Index of Terms 000
Release date NZ
July 2nd, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
5th Revised edition
Longman Inc
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