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Author: Arthur M Eastman
Publisher: New York, Norton [1973]
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
College readers
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Eastman, Arthur M., 1918-
Norton reader.
New York, Norton [1973]
(OCoLC)707034830
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Eastman
ISBN: 0393098753 9780393098754 0393093832 9780393093834
OCLC Number: 393352
Description: xxvi, 1211 pages 22 cm
Contents: The town dump / Wallace Stegner --
Memories of Christmas / Dylan Thomas --
High school graduation / Maya Angelou --
Politics in the University / Bernadette Devlin --
The joys of sport at Oxford / Allan Seager --
In jail / Emma Goldman --
I'll never escape the ghetto / Stanley Sander Ourselves alone: Irish exiles in Brooklyn / William Alfred --
Overland stagecoaching / Samuel L. Clemens --
A victim / Bruno Bettelheim --
On going home / Joan Didion --
The brown wasps / Loren Eiseley --
Once more to the lake / E. B. White --
From Journal / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
From Journal / Henry David Thoreau --
From Journal / Katherine Mansfield --
From Journal of a War / Donald Pearce --
From The Daybooks / Edward Weston --
The unspeakable words / William March --
The language of the street / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Meaning / William G. Moulton --
The nature of symbolic knowledge / Erich Fromme --
Poetic diction and legal fiction / Owen Barfield --
Bluspels and flalansferes / C S. Lewis --
Politics and the English language / George Orwell --
How teachers make children hate reading / John Holt --
The making and the breaking of a Whitetown teacher / Peter Binzen --
In short, why did the class fail? / Henry F. Ottinger --
Was it the class, or was it the teacher --
who failed?: responses to Mr. Ottinger / William Bondeson, Jim Essenson, Malcolm L. Diamond, Patricia Reinfeld, Harvey A. Thomson --
Examsmanship and the liberal arts: a study in educational epistemology / William G. Perry, Jr. --
Generation gap / John Ciardi --
Is there any knowledge that a man must have? / Wayne C. Both --
The measure of things / John Selden --
The convenience of being "reasonable" / Benjamin Franklin --
The dog and her rival / William March --
Observation / Henry David Thoreau --
The reach of imagination / Jacob Bronowski --
The ethical and pedagogical importance of the principle of habit / William James --
Pleasure-seeking brains: artificial tickles, natural joys of thought / H.J. Campbell --
A behavioral study of obedience / Stanley Milgram --
Freud and the image of man / Jerome S. Bruner --
The kitchen crisis / Verta Mae --
Each family in a home of its own / Margaret Mead --
An American anachronism: the image of women and work / Ellen Keniston and Kenneth Keniston --
When we dead awaken: writing as re-vision / Adrienne Rich --
Convalescence / Eldridge Cleaver --
Sidewalk ballet / Jane Jacobs --
The world of the absurd / Ada Louise Huxtable --
Future schlock / Robert Claiborne --
The forgotten American / Peter Schrag --
Baby machos / Pauline Kael --
The use of drugs in America: toward a better understanding of passivity --
I would like to tell you something / John F. Kerry --
Culture now / Saul Bellow --
Is America falling apart? / Anthony Burgess --
Who killed King Kong? / X. J. Kennedy --
Doc Graham / Studs Terkel --
Leonard Thompson, aged Seventy-one, farm-worker / Ronald Blythe --
A fireman / Herb Goro --
A police sergeant / Robert Coles --
Over the counter: a conversation with a saleswoman / Linda Lane --
A couple from Kensington / Peter Binzen --
Writers at work: The Paris Review interviews / James Thurber --
Armed love / Erik H. Erikson and Joey P. Newton. Expressiveness / Susanne K. Langer --
The keys to dreamland / Northrop Frye --
Madeline among the midshipmen / Carl Gustav Jung --
Prince Hamlet in Africa / Laura Bohannan --
What to say about a peom / W. K. Wimsatt --
Education by poetry: a meditative monologue / Robert Frost --
A letter / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart --
Living with music / Ralph Ellison --
Living with music / Ralph Ellison --
Not listening to music / E. M. Forster --
The blot and the diagram / Kenneth Clark --
Modern painting / Joseph Wood Krutch --
The comic in general: the comic element in forms and movements / Henri Bergson --
I, a grown man, hit in the head with a frozen veal chop / Neil Simon --
Laughter / Christopher Fry --
Some remarks on humor / E B. White --
Tentation / John Donne --
The bear who let it alone / James Thurber --
On self-love and indolence / Samuel Johnson --
Of simulation and dissimulation / Francis Bacon --
A plausible man / John Earle --
The harlot / Thomas Fuller --
The flatterer / Theophrastus --
Letter to his son / Lord Chesterfield --
Letter to Susan / Margaret Culkin Banning --
Letter to Peg / William James --
Bullfighting / Ernest Hemingway --
Rosalie / Donald Pearce --
Is pornography a cause of crime? / Ernest van den Haag --
The murder of Rabbi Adler / Thomas V. LoCicero --
The golden rule in the light of new insight / Erik H. Erikson --
Jacob and Esau / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Stranger in the village / James Baldwin --
Letter from Birmingham jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Letter from Soledad prison / George L. Jackson --
A modest proposal / Jonathan Swift --
The rabbits who caused all the trouble / James Thurber --
The slave and the cart horse / William March --
Address to the prisoners in the Cook county jail / Clarence Darrow --
The gospel of St Andrew Undershaft / George Bernard Shaw --
5-to-4: are the justices really objective? Paul Freund --
After the population explosion / Harrison Brown --
The tragedy of the commons / Garrett Hardin --
The conservation ethic / Aldo Leopold --
The morals of the Prince / Niccolo Machiavelli --
The arts of peace / Desiderius Erasmus --
Second inaugural address / Abraham Lincoln --
Original draft of the Declaration of Independence --
The Declaration of Independence / Thomas Jefferson --
Democracy / E.B. White --
Democracy / Carl Becker --
The indispensable opposition / Walter Lippman --
Apothegms / W. H Auden --
From the Devil's Dictionary / Ambrose Bierce --
Proverbs of hell / William Blake --
From Notebooks / Samuel Butler --
From Poor Richard's Almanack / Benjamin Franklin --
From Characteristics / William Hazlitt --
From Maxims / La Rochefoucauld --
From the Revolutionist's Handbook / George Bernard Shaw. The battle of the ants / Henry David Thoreau --
The Corcyraea revolution / Thucydides --
George Washington / Thomas Jefferson --
Lord Salisbury / Barbara Tuchman --
Abraham Lincoln / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The war for the Black Hills / Dee Brown --
Address / Chief Seattle --
Ishi / Theodora Kroeber --
The role of the undesirables / Eric Hoffner --
Denmark and the Jews / Hannah Arendt --
The bridge over the River Kwai as myth / Ian Watt --
The excitement of historical research / William B. Willcox --
History / Thomas Babington Macaulay --
Literature and the historian / Cicely V. Wedgwod --
The historian and his facts / Edward Hallett Carr --
The age of reinterpretation / C. Vann Woodward --
Time in the middle ages / John Livingston Lowes --
The taming of the shrew / Konrad A. Lorenz --
Vulture country / John D. Stewart --
The game of wild Indians / Berton Roueche --
From territory to nation / Robert Ardrey --
Psychology constructs the female, or, the fantasy life of the male psychologist / Naomi Weisstein --
What is man? / B.F. Skinner --
The fixation of belief / Charles Sanders Peirce --
The route to normal science / Thomas S. Kuhn --
The whale / Anonymous --
The allegory of the cave / Plato --
The spider and the bee / Jonathan Swift --
The glass in the field / James Thurber --
The fisherman and the hen / William March --
The unique quality of truth / William March --
Thou art the man / The Book of Samuel --
Parables of the kingdom / Matthew --
Parable of the law / Franz Kafka --
Muddy road, a parable, learning to be silent / Zen Parables --
The doer of good / Oscar Wilde --
A religious conversion, more or less / Eldridge Cleaver --
The owl who was God / James Thurber --
Mythology / Robert Graves --
The nature of enthusiasm / Ronald A. Knox --
The Icon of God / Nicholas of Cusa --
The fall of God's first kingdom / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Let me wither / John Donne --
Sinners in the hands of an angry God / Jonathan Edwards --
The knight of faith / Soren Kierkegaard --
Spiritual autobiography / Simone Weil --
The riddle of inequality / Paul Tillich --
What crucified Christ? / Henry Sloane Coffin --
Letter to her cousins / Emily Dickinson --
Letter to Charles ingsley / Thomas Henry Huxley --
Classic liberty / George Santayana --
Existentialism / Jean-Paul Sartre --
The mystery of Zen / Gilbert Highet --
The answer of religion / Alan W. Watts.
Responsibility: Arthur M. Eastman, general editor. Caesar Blake [and others, editors].

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