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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, Compact Edition edited by X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia, includes eleven new stories from studentsa?? favorite authors: ZZ Packera??s a??Brownies,a?? Ray Bradburya??s, a??The Sound of Thunder,a?? Anne Tylera??s, a??Teenage Wasteland,a?? David Leavitta??s, a??A Place Ia??ve Never Beena?? and Isabel Allendea??s a??The Judgea??s Wife.a?? More than 60 new accessible and engaging poems have been added including former Iraqi soldier Brian Turnera??s a??The Hurt Locker,a?? Katha Pollita??s a??The Mind-Body Problema?? 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 a??easea?? students into the study of this genre. The new plays include two comedies-- David Ivesa??s , Sure Thing and Jane Martina??s Beautya??as well as Edward Bok Leea??s experimental drama El Santo Americano. In addition, Milcha Sanchez-Scotta??sThe Cuban Swimmer has been added.

About X. J. Kennedy

X. J. Kennedy, after graduation from Seton Hall and Columbia, became a journalist second class in the Navy (a Actually, I was pretty eighth classa ). His poems, some published in the New Yorker, were first collected in Nude Descending a Staircase (1961). Since then he has written six more collections, several widely adopted literature and writing textbooks, and seventeen books for children, including two novels. He has taught at Michigan, North Carolina (Greensboro), California (Irvine), Wellesley, Tufts, and Leeds. Cited in Bartletta s Familiar Quotations and reprinted in some 200 anthologies, his verse has brought him a Guggenheim fellowship, a Lamont Award, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, an award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, an Aiken-Taylor prize, the Robert Frost Medal of the Poetry Society of America, and the Award for Poetry for Children from the National Council of Teachers of English. He now lives in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he and his wife Dorothy have collaborated on four books and five children.


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Author : X. J. Kennedy
Publisher : Longman Inc
Data Published : 02 February 2012
ISBN : 0205229417
EAN : 9780205229413
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 1600 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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