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Author: Hans Paul Guth; Gabriele L Rico
Publisher: New Jersey : Prentice-Hall, 1997.
Series: Blair Press Book.
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Suitable for freshman/sophomore-level courses in Introduction to Literature or Composition and Literature, this work presents 55 stories, 355 poems, and 21 plays that engages students intellectually,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Paul Guth; Gabriele L Rico
ISBN: 0135289947 9780135289945
OCLC Number: 637458967
Description: 1876 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: (NOTE: * Indicated selection is new to this edition.)FICTION. 1. PREVIEW - The World of Fiction. Focus on Fiction. The Art of the Story. *(setting) SANDRA CISNEROS Mericans. (character) GRACE PALEY Wants. (plot) CHINUA ACHEBE Why the Tortoise's Shell Is Not Smooth. (point of view) TOBIAS WOLFF Say Yes. (symbol) MARY ROBISON Yours. (theme) AESOP The Wolf and the Lamb. (style) ERNEST HEMINGWAY Hills like White Elephants. Close Reading and the Personal Response. Writing about Literature: Starting a Short Story Journal (Materials for Writing).2. SETTING - Landscapes of the Mind. Focus on Setting. *LARRY FONDATION Deportation at Breakfast. Settings: The Sense of Place. JAMES JOYCE Araby. BOBBIE ANN MASON Shiloh. YUKIO MISHIMA Swaddling Clothes. Writing about Literature: Exploring the Setting (The Structured Paper).3. CHARACTER - The Buried Self. Focus on Character. *TIM O'BRIEN Stockings. The Range of Characterization. RAYMOND CARVER The Third Thing That Killed My Father Off. ALICE MUNRO Boys and Girls. LOUISE ERDRICH The Red Convertible. Juxtaposit ions: Capsule Portraits. SHERWOOD ANDERSON Paper Pills. JAMAICA KINCAID Girl. Writing about Literature: Tracing Character (Focus on Prewriting).4. PLOT - The Chain of Events. Focus on Plot. DORIS LESSING Homage for Isaac Babel. Plotting the Story. BERNARD MALAMUD The Magic Barrel. SHIRLEY JACKSON The Lottery. WILLIAM FAULKNER A Rose for Emily. Writing about Literature: Charting the Plot (Focus on Revision).5. POINT OF VIEW - Windows on the World. Focus on Point of View. ANTON CHEKHOV Vanka. Worlds of Thought and Feeling. JOYCE CAROL OATES Stalking. TILLIE OLSEN I Stand Here Ironing. KATHERINE ANNE PORTER The Jilting of Granny Weatherall. Writing about Literature: Sharing a Point of View (Focus on Peer Response).6. SYMBOL - The Eloquent Image. Focus on Symbols. *ANN BEATTIE Snow The Central Symbol. JOHN STEINBECK The Chrysanthemums. Juxtapositions: The Range of Interpretation. STANLEY RENNER The Real Woman in The Chrysanthemums. MARILYN H. MITCHELL Steinbeck's Strong Women and The Chrysanthemums. CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN The Yellow Wallpaper. GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World. Writing about Literature: Decoding Symbols (Two Readings of a Story).7. THEME - The Search for Meaning. Focus on Theme. LUISA VALENZUELA The Censors The Thinking Reader. ALICE WALKER Everyday Use. STEPHEN CRANE The Open Boat. NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE Young Goodman Brown. Writing about Literature: Tracing a Recurrent Theme (Comparing and Contrasting).8. STYLE - The Writer's Voice. Focus on Style. *DAVID MICHAEL KAPLAN Love, Your Only Mother. The Challenge to Convention. *MARGARET ATWOOD Bread. JOHN CHEEVER The Enormous Radio. FRANZ KAFKA The Country Doctor. Juxtapositions: Playing the Role. DOROTHY PARKER The Standard of Living. TONI CADE BAMBARA The Lesson. Writing about Literature: Responding to Style (Prewriting to Finished Paper).9. A WRITER IN DEPTH - Flannery O'Connor. Focus on the Writer. Flannery O'Connor: Author and Work. A Good Man Is Hard to Find. Everything That Rises Must Converge. Enoch and the Gorilla. Juxtapositions: The Range of Sources. FLANNERY O'CONNOR On "A Good Man Is Hard to Find." JOYCE CAROL OATES A Self-Portrait in Letters. ALICE WALKER Beyond the Peacock. RICHARD GIANNONE The Mystery of Love. Writing about Literature: One Author in Depth (Integrating Sources).10. PERSPECTIVES - The Reader's Response. Focus on Critical Perspectives. Juxtapositions: The Range of Interpretation. JAMES M. McGLATHERY The Psychoanalytic Kafka. ERNST FISHER The Marxist Kafka. EVELYN TORTON BECK Kafka:A Feminist Perspective. Contexts for Reading. *SHIRLEY JACKSON Biography of a Story. *TONI CADE BAMBARA Trying to Stay Centered (Interview). *STANLEY KOZIKOWSKI Symbolism in "Hills Like White Elephants." *SANDRA M. GILBERT AND SUSAN GUBAR Enclosure and Escape: Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper." *WILFRED L. GUERIN "Young Goodman Brown": Id versus Superego. Writing about Literature: Examining Critical Perspectives (Documented Paper).11. OTHER VOICES/OTHER VISIONS - A World of Stories. *DONALD BARTHELME The School. KATE CHOPIN The Story of an Hour. *PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR The Ingrate. RALPH ELLISON Mister Toussan. *GUADALUPE VALDES FALLIS Recuerdo. URSULA K. LE GUIN The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas. *TONI MORRISON 1920. BHARATI MUKHERJEE A Wife's Story. *LESLEA NEWMAN A Letter to Harvey Milk. *EDGAR ALLAN POE The Black Cat. AMY TAN Two Kinds. GUADALUPE VALDES Recuerdo EUDORA WELTY A Visit of Charity. POETRY. 12. PREVIEW - The Voice of Poetry. Focus on Poetry W. S. MERWIN Separation. AUDRE LORDE Coping. The Poet's Language. (image) EMILY DICKINSON Presentiment. (metaphor) COUNTEE CULLEN For My Grandmother. (symbol) ROBERT FROST Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. (rhyme) WILLIAM COWPER The Snail. (meter) ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON The Eagle. (rhythm) WALT WHITMAN A Noiseless Patient Spider. (open form) GWENDOLYN BROOKS Truth. *(theme) JUANA INES DE LA CRUZ Ignorant Men. Close Reading and the Personal Response. LINDA PASTAN Sometimes in Winter. SEAMUS HEANEY Valediction. ALICE WALKER New Face. The Creative Dimension. WALLACE STEVENS Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock. *IRVING HOWE Reading "Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock." WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS This Is Just to Say. *DONALD JUSTICE Men at Forty. *MAURYA SIMON Women at Thirty. Juxtapositions: Reading and Writing Haiku. BASHO An Old Quiet Pond. UKIHASHI Whether I Sit or Lie. KAWAI CHIGETSU-NI Grasshoppers. LADY HORIAWA How Long Will It Last? Writing about Literature: Keeping a Poetry Journal (Suggestions for Writing).13. PATTERN - The Whole Poem. Focus on Pattern. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. ARCHIBALD MACLEISH The Genius. WENDELL BERRY The Peace of Wild Things. The Power of Attention. WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS Between Walls. SHARON OLDS The Possessive. LEROY V. QUINTANA Legacy II. THOMAS HARDY The Darkling Thrush. SYLVIA PLATH Frog Autumn. The Shape of the Poem. DOROTHY PARKER Solace. WILLIAM MEREDITH A Major Work. ANNE BRADSTREET From The Vanity of All Worldly Things. KAY BOYLE October 1954. Juxtapositions: The Daily Cycle. N. SCOTT MOMADAY New World. JOHN DONNE A Lecture upon the Shadow. Poems for Further Study. MARGE PIERCY Simple Song. ARNA BONTEMPS A Black Man Talks of Reaping. GARY SOTO Oranges. JAMES LAUGHLIN Junk Mail. ROBERT FROST Fire and Ice. ADRIENNE RICH Novella. Writing about Literature: The Whole Paper (From Notes to Revision).14. IMAGE - The Open Eye. Focus on Image. PETER MEINKE Sunday at the Apple Market. Visual and Other Images. *NAN FRY The Plum. WILLIAM STAFFORD At the Bomb Testing Site. MARY OLIVER The Black Snake. THEODORE ROETHKE My Papa's Waltz. Images and Feelings. URSULA K. LE GUIN The Old Falling Down. ROBERT HAYDEN Those Winter Sundays. WILLIAM STAFFORD One Home. LORNA DEE CERVANTES Freeway. Juxtapositions: Writing to Commemorate. *ALBERTO RIOS The Vietnam Wall. *JEFFREY HARRISON Reflection on the Vietnam War Memorial. Poetry and Paraphrase. EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY Childhood Is the Kingdom Where Nobody Dies. Poems for Further Study. DANA GIOIA California Hills in August. JOHN KEATS To Autumn. T. S. ELIOT Preludes. ANN DARR Advice I Wish Someone Had Given Me. Writing about Literature: Looking at Imagery (Using Detail).15. METAPHOR - Making Connections. Focus on Metaphor. LINDA PASTAN Anger. Reading for Metaphor. MAY SWENSON Question. EMILY DICKINSON "Hope" is the thing with feathers. *RITA DOVE Silos. Figurative Language: Metaphor, Simile, Personification. ROBERT BURNS A Red, Red Rose. LANGSTON HUGHES Dream Deferred. HOWARD NEMEROV The Great Gull. EMILY DICKINSON Apparently with no surprise. *EDWARD HIRSCH In the Middle of August. Juxtapositions: The Range of Metaphor. THOMAS WYATT My Galley Charged with Forgetfulness. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Sonnet 73. Poems for Further Study. ROSEMARY CATACALOS La Casa. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Sonnet 29. NIKKI GIOVANNI The Drum. SYLVIA PLATH Metaphors. JOHN DONNE A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning. Writing about Literature: Interpreting Metaphor (Organizing the Paper).16. SYMBOL - A World of Meanings. Focus on Symbols. *MARTIN ESPADA Colibri. The Language of Symbols. DAVID WAGONER The Other House. DONALD FINKEL They. DENISE LEVERTOV To One Steeped in Bitterness. LI-YOUNG LEE Persimmons. PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY Ozymandias. Public and Private Symbols. WILLIAM BLAKE The Tyger. ADRIENNE RICH Aunt Jennifer's Tigers. WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS Sailing to Byzantium. GABRIELA MISTRAL To Drink. Juxtapositions: Symbol and Allegory. CHRISTINA ROSETTI Uphill. WILLIAM BLAKE A Poison Tree. Poems for Further Study. LORNA DEE CERVANTES Refugee Ship. MATTHEW ARNOLD Dover Beach. JOHN KEATS Bright Star. LUCILLE CLIFTON my mama moved among the days. OCTAVIO PAZ Wind and Water and Stone. Writing about Literature: Symbols in Context (Focus on Prewriting).17. WORDS - The Web of Language. Focus on Words. JEFFREY HARRISON Bathtubs, Three Varieties. The Willing Ear. REUEL DENNEY Fixer of Midnight. WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS The Dance. *MAYA ANGELOU Phenomenal Woman. AL YOUNG For Poets. The Right Word. WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS The Red Wheelbarrow. ELIZABETH BISHOP The Fish. GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS Pied Beauty. *RICHARD WILBUR Reading Hopkins' "Pied Beauty." CHARLES SIMIC Poem. Juxtapositions: Cityscapes. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802. WILLIAM BLAKE London. The Limits of Language. JOHN MASEFIELD Cargoes. GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS Peace. JOHN KEATS On First Looking into Chapman's Homer. DYLAN THOMAS Fern Hill. e. e. cummings anyone lived in a pretty how town. HUGH MACDIARMID Weep and Wail No More. Poems for Further Study. *MARK STRAND The End. MARGARET ATWOOD Dreams of the Animals. GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS The Windhover. WOLE SOYINKA Lost Tribe. JOHN HEAVISIDE A Gathering of Deafs. Writing about Literature: Responding to Connotations (Interpreting Evidence).18. FORM - Rhyme, Meter, and Stanza. Focus on Form. OGDEN NASH The Hunter. GWENDOLYN BROOKS Old Mary. AMERICAN FOLK SONG Black Is the Color. Rhyme, Alliteration, Free Verse. JONATHAN SWIFT A Description of the Morning. EMILY DICKINSON The Soul selects her own Society. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Sonnet 30. JUXTAPOSITIONS: The Role of Rhyme Rhythm and Meter. ROBERT FROST Dust of Snow. PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY To ______. DENISE LEVERTOV O Taste and See. Juxtapositions: The Matter of Meter. Traditional Stanza Form. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE O Mistress Mine. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Under the Greenwood Tree. MELVIN WALKER LA FOLLETTE The Ballad of Red Fox. ELIZABETH BISHOP One Art. JOHN MILTON When I Consider How My Light is Spent. EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY I, Being Born a Woman and Distressed. Traditional and Open Form. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH It Is a Beauteous Evening. ANNE SEXTON Her Kind. SHARON OLDS I Go Back to May 1937. *KATHLEEN LYNCH How to Build an Owl. *EDWARD WOLF Comfort Food. Juxtapositions: Close and Free Translation. RAINER MARIA RILKE The Panther (trans. Han P. Guth). RAINER MARIA RILKE The Panther (trans. Robert Bly). Poems for Further Study. POPULAR BALLAD Lord Randal. CHRISTINE DE PISAN Marriage Is a Lovely Thing. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud. THOMAS NASHE A Litany in Time of Plague. THEODORE ROETHKE The Waking. *QUINCY TROUPE Impressions/ of Chicago; For Howling Wolf. Writing about Literature: Form and Meaning (First and Second Draft).19. PERSONA - Masks and Faces. Focus on Persona. *RITA DOVE Flash Cards. The Autobiographical "I". BEN JONSON On My First Son. MAXINE KUMIN Nurture. SAPPHO Letter to Anaktoria. LOUISE ERDRICH Indian Boarding School: The Runaways. *JANICE MIRIKITANI For My Father. Juxtapositions: Variations of "I". ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING How Do I Love Thee? GWENDOLYN BROOKS A Song in the Front Yard. The Public Persona. DYLAN THOMAS In My Craft or Sullen Art. WALT WHITMAN I Understand the Large Hearts of Heroes. AUDRE LORDE Coal. Imagined Selves. LOUISE BOGAN Cassandra. MARIE LUISE KASCHNITZ Women's Program. ROBERT BROWNING My Last Duchess. Poems for Further Study. *YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA My Father's Love Letters. COUNTEE CULLEN Saturday's Child DENISE LEVERTOV In Mind. NIKKI GIOVANNI Legacies. SYLVIA PLATH Mirror. Writing about Literature: Playing the Role I (Imitation and Parody).20. TONE - The Language of the Emotions. Focus on Tone. ROBERT HASS Song. The Register of Emotions. LOUISE BOGAN The Dream. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Sonnet 18. WILLIAM STAFFORD Traveling through the Dark. DYLAN THOMAS Do Not Go Gently into That Good Night. N. SCOTT MOMADAY Earth and I Gave You Turquoise. The Uses of Irony. MARTIN ESPADA Latin Night at the Pawnshop. ANNE SEXTON Ringing the Bells. nila Northsun Moving Camp Too Far. W. H. AUDEN The Unknown Citizen. *WALT WHITMAN A Glimpse. Juxtapositions: Modern Parables. STEPHEN CRANE The Wayfarer. BRUCE BENNETT Leader. The Uses of Paradox. NELLE FERTIG I Have Come to the Conclusion. FRANCESCO PETRARCA Or Che 'I Ciel e la Terra e 'I Vento Tace. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Sonnet 97. JOHN CROWE RANSOM Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter. JOHN DONNE Holy Sonnet 10. Juxtapositions: Convention and Originality. ANDREW MARVELL To His Coy Mistress. COUNTESS OF DIA I Sing of That Which I Would Rather Hide. Poems for Further Study. SIR JOHN SUCKLING Song. RICHARD LOVELACE To Lucasta, Going to the Wars. SHARON OLDS Quake Theory. *JOY HARJO Leaving. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Sonnet 130. PABLO NERUDA The Fickle One. Writing about Literature: Responding to Tone (Reading the Clues).21. THEME - The Making of Meaning. Focus on Theme. *PAT MORA Immigrants. Idea and Image. WILLIAM STAFFORD Freedom. ARCHIBALD MACLEISH Ars Poetica. WALT WHITMAN When I Heard the Learned Astronomer. GEORGE HERBERT The Pulley. JOHN DONNE Holy Sonnet 5. The Committed Poet. WILFRED OWEN Dulce et Decorum Est. ROBERT HAYDEN Frederick Douglass. DENISE LEVERTOV What Were They Like? CZESLAW MILOSZ Incantation. Juxtapositions: Poems of War. HENRY REED Naming of Parts. RICHARD EBERHART The Fury of Aerial Bombardment. Poems for Further Study. *BETHLYN MADISON WEBSTER Stamps. PHILIP LARKIN Born Yesterday. DENISE LEVERTOV The Mutes. ALICE WALKER Women. CLAUDE MCKAY If We Must Die. Writing about Literature: Tracing a Common Theme (Comparing and Contrasting).22. MYTH AND ALLUSION - Recovered Memories. Focus on Myth. e.e. cummings in Just -. The Range of Allusion. WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS Leda and the Swan. H. D. (HILDA DOOLITTLE) Helen. Juxtapositions: The Sacrifice of Isaac. GENESIS 22:1-13. WILFRED OWEN The Parable of the Old Men and the Young. The Language of Myth. JUDY GRAHN They Say She Is Veiled. JOHN KEATS Ode on a Grecian Urn. Juxtapositions: The Icarus Myth. ANNE SEXTON To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Triumph. DAVID WAGONER The Return of Icarus. VASSAR MILLER The New Icarus. WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS Landscape with the Fall of Icarus. Modern Myths. SHARON OLDS The Death of Marilyn Monroe. e. e. cummingsBuffalo Bill's *ALISON HAWTHORNE DEMING The Man Who Became a Deer. Poems for Further Study. *MAURYA SIMON King Midas 's Daughter. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH The World Is Too Much with Us. EDNA ST.VINCENT MILLAY An Ancient Gesture. DONALD FINKEL The Sirens. Writing about Literature: Reinterpreting Myth (Focus on Peer Review).23. THREE POETS IN DEPTH - Dickinson, Frost, Brooks. Focus on the Poet. Emily Dickinson: The Poet's Voice. * Ourselves were wed one summer - dear. Tell all the Truth but tell it slant. A Bird came down the Walk. The Bustle in a House. Because I could not stop for Death. I heard a Fly buzz - when I died. Poems for Further Study. Success is counted sweetest. *Her breast is fit for pearls. Wild Nights - Wild Nights! There's a certain Slant of light. I'm Nobody! Who are you? After great pain, a formal feeling comes. Much Madness is divinest Sense. I died for Beauty - but was scarce. *Her sweet Weight on my Heart a Night. To hear an Oriole sing. I had been hungry all the Years. A narrow fellow in the Grass. I never saw a Moor. There is no Frigate like a Book. My life closed twice before its close. Robert Frost: Poet and Persona. The Tuft of Flowers. Mending Wall. Design. Juxtapositions: Variations on a Theme. ROBERT FROST Nothing Gold Can Stay. LINDA PASTAN Posterity. Poems for Further Study. After Apple-Picking. The Road Not Taken.Once by the Pacific. The Oven Bird. Acquainted with the Night. Neither Out Far Nor In Deep. The Silken Tent. One Step Backward Taken. On Being Idolized. Gwendolyn Brooks: Commitment and Universality. We Real Cool. Hunchback Girl: She Thinks of Heaven. Piano after War. Mexie and Bridie. The Chicago DefenderSends a Man to Little Rock. Poems for Further Study. When You Have Forgotten Sunday. The Love Story. The Chicago Picasso, August 15, 1967. The Preacher Ruminates behind the Sermon. The Ballad of the Light-Eyed Little Girl. The Bean Eaters. The Boy Died in My Alley. *MARGARET WALKER For Gwen-1969. Writing about Literature: The Poet and the Critics (Documented Paper).24. PERSPECTIVES - The Age of Theory. Focus on Critical Perspectives. *(biographical) KATHA POLLITT Anne Sexton: The Death Is Not the Life. *(historical) ALFRED KAZIN Dylan Thomas and Romanticism. (formalist) J. R. WATSON A Close Reading of "God's Grandeur". *(psychoanalytic) H. EDWARD RICHARDSON AND FREDERICK B. SHROYER Freudian Analysis and Yeats' "Second Coming". *(political) RICHARD FOERSTER Message and Means in "The House That Fear Built". *(feminist) ADELAIDE MORRIS A Feminist Reading of Emily Dickinson. *(deconstructionist) GEOFFREY HARTMAN Deconstructing "A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal". Juxtapositions: The Range of Interpretation. *MARGARET DICKIE Sylvia Plath and Pregnancy. *PETER PORTER On Sylvia Plath's "Mirror". *DAMIAN GRANT Sylvia Plath's Mirror Image. *LAURENCE LERNER Plath's Mirror. *KATHA POLLITT Plath and the Critics. *SANDRA M. GILBERT Plath and the Divided Literary Tradition. Poets on Poetry. DYLAN THOMAS Notes on the Art of Poetry. *RICHARD WILBUR Letting a Poem Find Its Form. AUDRE LORDE Poems Are Not Luxuries. DIANE WAKOSKI On Experience and Imagination. PABLO NERUDA Childhood and Poetry. Writing about Literature: The Essay Exam: Poetry (Preparing for Tests).25. OTHER VOICES/OTHER VISIONS - A Gathering of Poets. ANONYMOUS Edward. ANONYMOUS Sir Patrick Spens. *JOHN ASHBERY At North Farm. APHRA BEHN Song. JOHN BERRYMAN Dream Song 14. WILLIAM BLAKE The Chimney Sweeper. WILLIAM BLAKE The Lamb. LOUISE BOGAN Women. *JUDITH ORTIZ COFER Exile. SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE Kubla Khan. ROBERT CREELEY Fathers. e.e. cummings my sweet old etcetera. *ALISON HAWTHORNE DEMING The Woman Painting Crates. *CHITRA DIVAKARUNI The Quilt. JOHN DONNE The Good-Morrow. JOHN DONNE Holy Sonnet 14. T. S. ELIOT The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI Constantly Risking Absurdity. ALLEN GINSBERG A Supermarket in California. NIKKI GIOVANNI Nikki-Rosa. *LOUISE GLUECK Gratitude. DONALD HALL My Son, My Executioner. THOMAS HARDY In Time of "The Breaking of Nations". SEAMUS HEANEY The Forge. GEORGE HERBERT The Collar. *EDWARD HIRSCH Fast Break. A. E. HOUSMAN To an Athlete Dying Young. LANGSTON HUGHES End. TED HUGHES Hawk Roosting. VICENTE HUIDOBRO Ars Poetica. BEN JONSON Song: To Celia. DONALD JUSTICE Time and the Weather. *JOHN KEATS La Belle Dame Sans Merci. JOHN KEATS Ode to a Nightingale. JOHN KEATS When I Have Fears. *GALWAY KINNELL Wait. ETHRIDGE KNIGHT He Sees through Stone. *MAXINE KUMIN Woodchucks. *AUDRE LORDE Conversation in Crisis. ROBERT LOWELL Skunk Hour. CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE The Passionate Shepherd to His Love. ANDREW MARVELL The Definition of Love. *JAMES MERRILL Charles on Fire. W. S. MERWIN For the Anniversary of My Death. EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY Pity Me Not. JOHN MILTON How Soon Hath Time. WILFRED OWEN Anthem for Doomed Youth. SYLVIA PLATH Daddy. EZRA POUND In a Station of the Metro. EZRA POUND The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter. SIR WALTER RALEIGH The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd. DUDLEY RANDALL Ballad of Birmingham. JOHN CROWE RANSOM Janet Waking. ADRIENNE RICH Diving into the Wreck. *EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON Eros Turannos. THEODORE ROETHKE I Knew a Woman. *WENDY ROSE I Expected My Skin and My Blood to Ripen. ANNE SEXTON The Truth the Dead Know. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Sonnet 116. PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY To a Skylark. GARY SNYDER After Work. CATHY SONG Lost Sister. WALLACE STEVENS Anecdote of the Jar. WALLACE STEVENS Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird. ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON Ulysses- MARK STRAND Eating Poetry. DYLAN THOMAS The Force That through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower. EDMUND WALLER Go, Lovely Rose. WALT WHITMAN There Was a Child Went Forth. RICHARD WILBUR The Writer. *MILLER WILLIAMS Thinking About Bill, Dead of AIDS. WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS Spring and All. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH The Solitary Reaper. SIR THOMAS WYATT They Flee from Me. MITSUYE YAMADA A Bedtime Story. WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS The Second Coming. *AL YOUNG Birthday Poem. DRAMA. 26. PREVIEW - The Heart of Drama. Focus on Theater. The Elements of Drama. (situation) TINA HOWE Museum. (character) NTOZAKE SHANGE Lady in Red. (dialogue) OSCAR WILDE A Proposal of Marriage. (plot) SUSAN GLASPELL Trifles. (style) AUGUST WILSON How Avery Got to Be Preacher (from The Piano Lesson). Conflict: The Heart of Drama. HENRIK IBSEN A Doll's House. Juxtapositions: The Range of Interpretation. JOAN TEMPLETON Ibsen and Feminism. *ERROL DURBACH Ibsen and Marxism. Writing about Literature: Keeping a Drama Journal (Formats for Writing).27. GREEK TRAGEDY - The Embattled Protagonist. Focus on Greek Tragedy. Sophocles and the Greek Stage. SOPHOCLES Antigone. Writing about Literature: Tracing a Central Conflict (Focusing Your Paper).28. SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDY - The Inner Conflict. Focus on Shakespeare's Stage. The Enigma of Hamlet. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Hamlet. Juxtapositions: The Range of Interpretation. SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE The Romantic Hamlet. ELMER EDGAR STOLL The Renaissance Hamlet. ERNEST JONES The Psychoanalytic Hamlet. SANDRA K. FISHER The Feminist Hamlet: Hearing Ophelia. STEVEN BERKOFF The Experimental Hamlet. Writing about Literature: Studying Character (Reading for Clues).29. AMERICAN DRAMA - The Mirror of Reality. Focus on Modern American Drama. In Search of the American Dream. ARTHUR MILLER Death of a Salesman. Juxtapositions: Unheard Voices. KAY STANTON Women and the American Dream. BEVERLY HUME Linda Loman as "The Woman". LORRAINE HANSBERRY A Raisin in the Sun. Writing about Literature: The Play and the Critics (Documented Paper).30. COMEDY - A Time for Laughter. Focus on Comedy. *WENDY WASSERSTEIN Tender Offer. Moliere and the Limits of Comedy. MOLIERE The Misanthrope. Writing about Literature: Responding to Verbal Humor (Focus on Language).31. NEW DIRECTIONS - Crossing the Boundaries. Focus on New Directions. *DAVID MAMET The Cryptogram. The Search for Roots. DAVID HENRY HWANG The Dance and the Railroad. WOLE SOYINKA Death and the King's Horseman. Juxtapositions: A Modern Everyman. Everyman: A Modern Abridgement. LUIS VALDEZ The Buck Private. Writing about Literature: Branching Out (Independent Reading or Viewing).32. PERSPECTIVES - Enter Critic. Focus on Critical Perspectives. *ELEANOR PROSSER Shakespeare's Audience and Hamlet's Father's Ghost. SIGMUND FREUD The Oedipus Complex. FRANCIS FERGUSSON Oedipus as Ritual Sacrifice. *MARILYN FRENCH Hamlet and Female Sexuality. RENE GIRARD Deconstructing Hamlet. Playwrights and Critics. ARISTOTLE On the Perfect Plot. RICHARD SCHICKEL Rebirth of an American Dream. *ESTHER COHEN Uncommon Woman: Interview with Wendy Wasserstein. *DAVID D. COOPER Idealism and Fatalism in Raisin in the Sun. *ntozake shange Unrecovered Losses/Black Theater Traditions. Writing about Literature: Defining a Critical Term (Focus on Definition).33. OTHER VOICES/OTHER VISIONS - The Magic of the Stage. SOPHOCLES Oedipus the King. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE A Midsummer Night's Dream. TENNESSEE WILLIAMS The Glass Menagerie.MARSHA NORMAN Getting Out. Biographies of Poets. Glossary of Literary Terms. Index of Authors, Tides, and First Lines.
Series Title: Blair Press Book.
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   schema:name "A Blair Press Book" ;

<> # Blair Press Book.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
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   schema:name "Blair Press Book." ;

<> # Literatura inglesa
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<> # Hans Paul Guth
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   schema:familyName "Guth" ;
   schema:givenName "Hans Paul" ;
   schema:name "Hans Paul Guth" ;

<> # Gabriele L. Rico
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   schema:givenName "Gabriele L." ;
   schema:name "Gabriele L. Rico" ;

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   schema:isbn "0135289947" ;
   schema:isbn "9780135289945" ;

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