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Literature: A Portable Anthology

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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 course. The literature is chronologically arranged by genre and supported by informative and concise editorial matter, including a complete guide to writing about literature

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Paperback, 1480 pages
Published December 1st 2003 by Bedford Books
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Courtney Watson
I was given this anthology at the CCCC conference book fair by a textbook rep, and while I generally disapprove of the racket that is the college textbook publishing industry, I have to admit that there's a lot to like about this book. It's comprehensive, thoughtfully structured, and the table of contents reads like a greatest hits of Western literature. There are 40 short stories, 200 poems, and 9 plays; I especially appreciated the short story section because it includes a range of really wond ...more
Zachariah
Covered more material in this book than I ever thought possible. Save a few plays and shorts stories I'm pretty much finished. Also seems like no matter what I read by Faulkner, I just don't like his stuff.
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Jan 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Satisfyingly finished as much as you can ever be finished with such a wonderful collection. I am sure I wIll return to it again... and again...
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