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Retellings : a thematic literature anthology

Author: Marlene B Clarke; Arlene G Clarke
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this thematically-arranged literature anthology, Clarke and Clarke offer many of the most frequently taught works of fiction, poetry, and drama, while focusing on selections that "retell" the same story or events'for example, the myth of Oedipus, as told by Sophocles, Rita Dove, Randall Jarrell, Sigmund Freud, and filmmaker Philip Saville (among others).:--pub. desc.
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Genre/Form: Collections
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marlene B Clarke; Arlene G Clarke
ISBN: 0072414693 9780072414691
OCLC Number: 52477277
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxxvii, 1445, [96] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I Reading literature : the big picture. Telling and retelling stories --
Reading across genres : the elements of literature --
Part II Reading different genres. Readig short fiction --
Reading poetry --
Reading drama --
Reading nonfiction and nonliterary texts --
Part III Writing about literature. Writing from start to finish --
Part IV Tellings and retellings. Monsters and heroes --
Love and friendship --
Life passages --
Innocence lost --
Part V For further study ; three casebooks fo retellings. A casebook on Oedipus : living with fate --
A casebook on Hamlet : murder and madness --
A casebook on Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde : what lies within.
Responsibility: M.B. Clarke, A.G. Clarke.
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"In this thematically-arranged literature anthology, Clarke and Clarke offer many of the most frequently taught works of fiction, poetry, and drama, while focusing on selections that "retell" the same story or events'for example, the myth of Oedipus, as told by Sophocles, Rita Dove, Randall Jarrell, Sigmund Freud, and filmmaker Philip Saville (among others).:--pub. desc.

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