Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing (11th Edition)
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: X. J. Kennedy;Dana Gioia
- Publish Date: 2009-07-19
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The material is presentedÂ in aÂ newly revised, easier to study format and inlcudes MLAâs latest guidelines.Â ConversationsÂ between Dana Gioia andÂ celebratedÂ fiction writer Amy Tan, current U. S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan, and contemporaryÂ playwrightÂ David Ives, offerÂ students an insiderâs look into the importance of reading to three contemporary writers.Â A Latin American Writers casebook is new to Fiction and collects some of the finest authors from the region including Octavia Paz, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Ines Arendondo.Â A casebook on Nathaniel Hawthorneâs âYoung Goodman Brownâ is now featured as part of the Three Stories In-depth chapter.Â Many new writers have been added including Naguib Mahfouz, Virginia Woolf, Sherman Alexie, Mary Oliver, Bettie Sellers, and Anne Deavere Smith.Â As always, editors X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia bring personal warmth and a human perspective to the Eleventh Edition of this comprehensive anthology.