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With a handy size and a very affordable price, this collection offers a well-balanced selection of classic and contemporary literature — 40 stories, 200 poems, 9 plays — for the introductory literature or literature for composition course. The literature is chronologically arranged by genre and supported by informative and concise editorial matter, including a complete guide to writing about literature and, in the fourth edition, increased coverage of close reading. As a member of the popular Bedford/St. Martin’s series of Portable Anthologies and Guides, this volume offers a trademark combination of high quality and great value.

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Preface
Selections by Theme and FormPART ONE: 40 STORIES

*Questions for Active Reading: Short FictionNathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman BrownEdgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado*Sui Sin Far (Edith Maud Eaton), The Land of the Free*Stephen Crane, The Open BoatKate Chopin, The Story of an Hour

Anton Chekhov, The Lady and the Little DogCharlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper*Willa Cather, A Wagner MatinéeJames Joyce, ArabyFranz Kafka, The Metamorphosis*Sherwood Anderson, Death in the WoodsZora Neale Hurston, Sweat

F. Scott Fitzgerald, Winter DreamsWilliam Faulkner, A Rose for EmilyErnest Hemingway, Hills Like White Elephants*Richard Wright, The Man Who Was Almost a Man

*Eudora Welty, Why I Live at the P.O.*John Cheever, ReunionRalph Ellison, Battle RoyalShirley Jackson, The LotteryJames Baldwin, Sonny’s BluesFlannery O’Connor, A Good Man Is Hard to Find*Gabriel Garcia Marquez, The Very Old Man with Enormous WingsJohn Updike, A&PRaymond Carver, CathedralJoyce Carol Oates, Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?Margaret Atwood, Happy EndingsToni Cade Bambara, The LessonAlice Walker, Everyday Use*Tobias Wolff, Bullet in the BrainTim O’Brien, The Things They Carried*T.Coraghessan Boyle, After the PlagueJamaica Kincaid, Girl*Dagoberto Gilb, Shout*Louise Erdrich, The Red Convertible*Leila Aboulela, The MuseumSherman Alexie, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven*Jhumpa Lahiri, A Temporary Matter*Junot Diaz, How to Date a Browngirl, Blackgirl, Whitegirl, or Halfie*Yiyun Li, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers PART TWO: 200 POEMS
*Questions for Active Reading: Poetry*Anonymous, Barbara Allen*Sir Thomas Wyatt, Whoso list to hunt,*Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, The soote season*Queen Elizabeth, On Monsieur’s Departure*Philip Sidney, Astrophil and StellaSonnet 1 (“Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show”)

Christopher Marlowe, The Passionate Shepherd to His Love*Walter Raleigh, The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd

William Shakespeare, Sonnet 18 (“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”)William Shakespeare, Sonnet 73 (“That time of year thou mayst in me behold”)William Shakespeare, Sonnet 116 (“Let me not to the marriage of true minds”)*Aemilia Lanyer, Eve’s Apology in Defense of WomenJohn Donne, A Valediction: Forbidding MourningJohn Donne, Death, be not proudBen Jonson, On My First SonLady Mary Wroth, Am I Thus Conquered?Robert Herrick, To the Virgins, to Make Much of TimeGeorge Herbert, Easter-wingsJohn Milton, When I consider how my light is spent*Anne Bradstreet, Verses upon the Burning of Our HouseAndrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress*Katherine Philips’ Friendship’s Mystery: To My Dearest LucasiaThomas Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard*Phillis Wheatley, On Being Brought from Africa to AmericaWilliam Blake, The LambWilliam Blake, The Tyger*William Wordsworth, Tintern Abbey*Samuel Taylor Coleridge, This Lime Tree Bower My Prison*George Gordon, Lord Byron, Prometheus*Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ode to the West WindJohn Keats, When I have fears that I may cease to be*John Keats, Ode to a NightingaleElizabeth Barrett Browning, How do I love thee? Let me count the waysEdgar Allan Poe, Annabel LeeAlfred, Lord Tennyson, UlyssesRobert Browning, My Last DuchessWalt Whitman, from Song of Myself*Walt Whitman, When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard BloomedMatthew Arnold, Dover BeachEmily Dickinson, Wild Nights — Wild Nights!Emily Dickinson, Much Madness is divinest senseEmily Dickinson, I heard a Fly buzz — when I diedEmily Dickinson, Because I could not stop for Death*Emily Dickinson, There’s a Certain Slant of Light*Lewis Carroll, Jabberwocky*Thomas Hardy, The Darkling ThrushGerard Manley Hopkins, God’s GrandeurA.E. Housman, To an Athlete Dying YoungWilliam Butler Yeats, The Lake Isle of InnisfreeWilliam Butler Yeats, The Second ComingWilliam Butler Yeats, Leda and the SwanEdwin Arlington Robinson, Richard CoryPaul Laurence Dunbar, We Wear the MaskRobert Frost, After Apple-PickingRobert Frost, The Road Not TakenRobert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy EveningRobert Frost, Acquainted with the Night*Wallace Stevens, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a BlackbirdWallace Stevens, Emperor of Ice Cream*Georgia Douglas Johnson, Common Dust*Mina Loy, Moreover, the Moon—William Carlos Williams, The Red WheelbarrowWilliam Carlos Williams, This Is Just to SayEzra Pound, The River-Merchant’s Wife: A Letter*Ezra Pound, In a Station of the Metro*H.D., HelenMarianne Moore, PoetryT. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred PrufrockClaude McKay, America*Edna St. Vincent Millay, What lips . . .Wilfred Owen, Dulce et Decorum Est*Dorothy Parker, ResumeE. E. cummings, in JustE. E. cummings, next to of course god america i*Langston Hughes, Theme for English B*Langston Hughes, The Negro Speaks of Rivers*Langston Hughes, The Weary BluesLangston Hughes, Harlem*Stevie Smith, Not Waving But DrowningCountee Cullen, IncidentW. H. Auden, Stop All the ClocksW. H. Auden, Musée des Beaux ArtsTheodore Roethke, My Papa’s Waltz*George Oppen, PsalmElizabeth Bishop, The FishElizabeth Bishop, One ArtRobert Hayden, Those Winter Sundays*Muriel Rukeyser, “Waiting for Icarus”Dudley Randall, Ballad of BirminghamWilliam Stafford, Traveling through the DarkDylan Thomas, Do not go gentle into that good nightRandall Jarrell, The Death of the Ball Turret GunnerGwendolyn Brooks, We Real Cool*Gwendolyn Brooks, The MotherRobert Lowell, Skunk Hour*Philip Larkin, High Windows*Denise Levertov, The Ache of Marriage*Maxine Kumin, Morning Swim*Kenneth Koch, To Stammering*Gerald Stern, I Remember Galileo*Emmett Williams, like attracts likeFrank O’Hara, The Day Lady DiedAllen Ginsberg, A Supermarket in California*W. S. Merwin, One of the Butterflies*Galway Kinnell, Prayer*Galway Kinnell, When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone*James Wright, Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota*John Ashbery, They Knew What They WantedPhilip Levine, What Work IsAnne Sexton, CinderellaAdrienne Rich, Aunt Jennifer’s TigersAdrienne Rich, Diving Into the WreckLinda Pastan, love poemEtheridge Knight, Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminal InsaneSylvia Plath, Morning SongSylvia Plath, DaddyAudre Lorde, CoalMary Oliver, First SnowLucille Clifton, at the cemetery, walnut grove plantation, south carolina, 1989*Lucille Clifton, homage to my hips*C.K. Williams, On the Métro*Charles Simic, Eyes Fastened with PinsMichael S. Harper, Nightmare Begins ResponsibilitySeamus Heaney, Mid-Term Break*Seamus Heaney, Digging*Ted Kooser, Abandoned FarmhouseQuincy Troupe, A Poem for “Magic” Al Young, A Dance for Ma RaineyJames Welch, Christmas Comes to Moccasin Flat*Martha Collins, #14 from White PapersRobert Pinsky, Shirt*Billy Collins, ForgetfulnessToi Derricotte, A Note on My Son’s FaceRichard Garcia, Why I Left the ChurchSharon Olds, I Go Back to May 1937Marilyn Hacker, Villanelle*James Tate, The Lost Pilot*Louise Glück, Mock OrangeEavan Boland, The Pomegranate*Bernadette Meyer, Sonnet (“You jerk you didn’t call me up”)*Kay Ryan, Drops in the Bucket*Wendy Cope, Reading Scheme*Larry Levis, My Story in a Late Style of Fire*Marilyn Nelson, from A Wreath for Emmett Till (“Emmett Till’s name still catches in my throat,”)Linda Hogan, Crow LawYusef Komunyakaa, Facing It*Ai, Hoover, Edgar J.*Jane Kenyon, HappinessHeather McHugh, What He ThoughtLeslie Marmon Silko, Prayer to the PacificSekou Sundiata, Blink Your Eyes*Agha Shahid Ali, Even the RainVictor Hernandez Cruz, Problems with HurricanesCarolyn Forché, The ColonelRay A. Young Bear, From the Spotted Night*Jorie Graham, Prayer*Marie Howe, Death: The Last VisitJoy Harjo, She Had Some Horses*Cherrie Moraga, Loving in the War YearsRay González, Praise the Tortilla, Praise Menudo, Praise Chorizo*Mary Ruefle, Rain EffectAlberto Rios, NaniGary Soto, Moving AwayJimmy Santiago Baca, Family Ties*Naomi Shihab Nye, Gate A4Rita Dove, Fifth Grade AutobiographyTony Hoagland, A History of Desire*Harryette Mullen, Elliptical*Jane Hirshfield, My Species*Mark Doty, A Display of Mackerel*Kim Addonizio, First KissLorna Dee Cervantes, Freeway 280Thylias Moss, The Lynching*Cornelius Eady, I’m a Fool to Love You*Patricia Smith, SkinheadMarilyn Chin, How I Got That NameKimiko Hahn, Mother’s MotherCathy Song, HeavenLi-Young Lee, Eating Alone*Martin Espada, Alabanza*Denise Duhamel, Kinky*Elizabeth Alexander, The Venus Hottentot*Claudia Rankine, You are in the dark, in the car…*Taylor Mali, What Teachers MakeSherman Alexie, Postcards to ColumbusNatasha Tretheway, History LessonHonoree Fanonne Jeffers, Unidentified Female Student, Former SlaveAllison Joseph, On Being Told I Don’t Speak Like a Black Person*Brian Turner, What Every Soldier Should Know*Eduardo Corral, In Colorado My Father Scoured and Stacked DishesTerrance Hayes, Talk*Jen Bervin, from Nets [erasure of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 64]*Ross Gay, a small needful fact*Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s “Dear Amy Nehzooukammayatootill,”*Jericho Brown, Host*Natalie Diaz, When My Brother was an Aztec*Amit Majmudar, Arms and the Man*Tarfia Faizullah, En Route to Bangladesh*Patricia Lockwood, Rape Joke*Solmaz Sharif, from Reaching Guantanamo
PART THREE: 9 PLAYS
*Questions for Active Reading: DramaSophocles, Oedipus Rex (Translated by David Grene)
William Shakespeare, Othello the Moor of Venice
Henrik Ibsen, A Doll House (Translated by R Farquharson Sharp)
*Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
Susan Glaspell, Trifles
*Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
August Wilson, Fences
*Lynn Nottage, Ruined
*Ayad Akhtar, DisgracedPART FOUR: READING AND WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE1. INTRODUCTION TO READING AND WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE
Why Read Literature?
Why Write about Literature?
What to Expect in a Literature Class
Literature and Enjoyment
2. THE ROLE OF GOOD READING
The Value of Rereading
Critical Reading
The Myth of “Hidden Meaning”
Active Reading
EMILY DICKINSON, “Because I could not stop for Death” (Annotated Poem)
Asking Critical Questions of Literature
BEN JONSON, “On My First Son” (Annotated Poem)
Checklist for Good Reading3. THE WRITING PROCESSPrewriting
The Thesis
Organizing Your Paper
Drafting the Paper
Revising and Editing
  Global Revision Checklist
  Local Revision Checklist 
  Final Editing Checklist
Peer Editing and Workshops
Tips for Writing about Literature
Using Quotations Effectively
Quoting from Stories
Quoting from Poems
Quoting from Plays
Manuscript Form
4. COMMON WRITING ASSIGNMENTS
Summary
Response
   STUDENT ESSAY: Tom Lyons, “A Boy’s View of ‘Girl'”
Explication
   ROBERT HERRICK, “Upon Julia’s Clothes”
   STUDENT ESSAY: Jessica Barnes, “Poetry in Motion: Herrick’s ‘Upon Julia’s Clothes'”
Analysis
   STUDENT ESSAY: Adam Walker, Possessed by the Need for Possession: Browning’s ‘My Last Duchess'”
Comparison and Contrast
   CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, “After Death” 
  STUDENT ESSAY: Todd Bowen, “Speakers for the Dead: Narrators in ‘My Last Duchess’ and ‘After Death'”
Essay Exams
   STUDENT ESSAY EXAM: Midterm Essay
5. WRITING ABOUT STORIESElements of Fiction
Stories for Analysis
   KATE CHOPIN, “The Story of an Hour” (Annotated Story)
Questions on the Stories
   STUDENT ESSAY: An Essay that Compares and Contrasts: Melanie Smith, “Good Husbands in Bad Marriages”

6. WRITING ABOUT POEMS
Elements of Poetry
Two Poems for Analysis
   WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, “Sonnet 116” (Annotated Poem)
Questions on the Poem
   T.S. ELIOT, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (Annotated Poem)
Questions on the Poem
   STUDENT ESSAY: An Explication: Patrick Mccorkle, “Shakespeare Defines Love”
7. WRITING ABOUT PLAYS
Elements of Drama
How to Read a Play
Director’s Questions for Play Analysis
   STUDENT ESSAY: An Analysis: Sarah Johnson, “Moral Ambiguity and Character Development in Trifles
8. WRITING A LITERARY RESEARCH PAPER
Finding Sources
Evaluating Sources
Working with Sources
Writing the Paper
Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism
What to Document and What Not to Document
*Documenting Sources: MLA Format
   *In-Text Citations
   *Preparing Your Works Cited List 
  STUDENT ESSAY: Research Paper: Jarrad S. Nunes, “Emily Dickinson’s ‘Because I could not stop for Death’: Challenging Readers’ Expectations”
9. LITERARY CRITICISM AND LITERARY THEORY
Formalism and New Criticism
Feminist and Gender Criticism
Queer Theory
Marxist Criticism
Cultural Studies
Postcolonial Criticism
Historical Criticism and New Historicism
Psychological Theories
Reader-Response Theories
Structuralism
Poststructuralism and Deconstruction
 Biographical Notes on the Authors
Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms
Index of Authors, Titles, and First Lines

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