Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, 12th Edition
Publish Date: 2012-01-08
Author: X. J. Kennedy;Dana Gioia
The most popular Literature anthology continues to bring students the finest literature from fables to poetweets. The Twelfth Edition of Literature: An Introductiuon to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing,editedby X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia, includes eleven new stories from students favorite authors:ZZ Packers Brownies, Ray Bradburys, The Sound of Thunder, Anne Tylers, Teenage Wasteland, David Leavitts, A Place Ive Never Been and Isabel Allendes The Judges Wife. More than 60 new accessible and engaging poems have been added including former Iraqi soldier Brian Turners The Hurt Locker, Katha Pollits The Mind-Body Problem as well as poetweets from Lawrence Bridges and Robert Pinsky. In addition, there are new poems from Kay Ryan, Benjamin Alire Saenz, H. D, Gary Snyder, Joy Harjo, Tami Haaland, Robert Hayden, Denise Levertov, and William Carlos Williams. Three new one-act plays help ease students into the study of this genre. The new plays include two comedies-- David Ivess, Sure Thing and Jane Martins Beautyas well as Edward Bok Lees experimental drama El Santo Americano. In addition, Milcha Sanchez-Scotts The Cuban Swimmer has been added.