Backpack Literature

Backpack Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 1232
Release: 2015-01-15
ISBN: 9780321968128
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Backpack Literature Book Excerpt:

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLiteratureLab® does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLiteratureLab, search for: 013404763X / 9780134047638 Backpack Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing Plus MyLiteratureLab - access card package Package consists of: 0133931269 / 9780133931266 - Glue-in Access Card 0133931277 / 9780133931273 - Inside Star Sticker 0321968123 / 9780321968128 - Kennedy/Gioia, Backpack Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing MyLiteratureLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For introductory courses in Literature. Cultivate a Love of Literature... The smallest and most economical member of the Kennedy/Gioia family, Backpack Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, 5/e is a brief paperback version of the discipline's most popular Literature anthology. Backpack Literature introduces college students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and develops the student's ability to think critically and communicate effectively through writing. The book is built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches. Both editors, literary writers themselves, believe that textbooks should be not only informative and accurate but also lively, accessible, and engaging. Also Available with MyLiteratureLab ® This title is also available with MyLiteratureLab - an online resource that works with our literature anthologies to provide engaging experiences to instructors and students. Students can access new content that fosters an understanding of literary elements, which provides a foundation for stimulating class discussions. This simple and powerful tool offers state-of-the-art audio and video resources along with practical tools and flexible assessment. The Literature Collection eText within MyLiteratureLab includes more than 700 selections and valuable multimedia resources--including professional performances, biographies of key authors, contextual videos, interactive student papers--that bring literature to life.

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 2064
Release: 2015-01-05
ISBN: 9780321971661
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLiteratureLab® does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLiteratureLab, search for: 0134047699 / 9780134047690 The Literature Collection Plus MyLiteratureLab - Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133931269 / 9780133931266 MyLiteratureLab without Pearson eText - Access Card 0321971663 / 9780321971661 Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing MyLiteratureLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For introductory courses in Literature. Cultivate a Love of Literature... X.J. Kennedy & Dana Gioia developed Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Thirteenth Edition with two major goals in mind: to introduce college students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop the student's ability to think critically and communicate effectively through writing. The book is built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches. Both editors, literary writers themselves, believe that textbooks should be not only informative and accurate but also lively, accessible, and engaging. Also Available with MyLiteratureLab ® This title is also available with MyLiteratureLab - an online resource that works with our literature anthologies to provide engaging experiences to instructors and students. Students can access new content that fosters an understanding of literary elements, which provides a foundation for stimulating class discussions. This simple and powerful tool offers state-of-the-art audio and video resources along with practical tools and flexible assessment. The Literature Collection eText within MyLiteratureLab includes more than 700 selections and valuable multimedia resources-including professional performances, biographies of key authors, contextual videos, and interactive student papers-that bring literature to life.

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 2221
Release: 2006-10
ISBN: 9780321428509
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

Literature, 10th/e, the most popular introduction of its kind, is organized into three genres¤Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. As in past editions, the authors' collective poetic voice brings personal warmth and a human perspective to the discussion of literature, adding to students' interest in the readings. An introduction to a balance of contemporary and classic stories, poems, and plays. Casebooks offer in-depth look at an author or clusters of works, for example “Latin American Poetry.” Authors Joe Kennedy and Dana Gioia provide inviting and illuminating introductions to the authors included and to the elements of literature. Coverage of writing about literature is also included. For those interested in literature.

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1994
Release: 2020
ISBN: 9780134668468
Category: Literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

For introductory courses in Literature. Cultivates a love of literature and an understanding of effective writing Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing introduces students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms - and develops their abilities to think critically and communicate effectively through, and about, writing. Authors X.J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia aim to help readers develop sensitivity to language, culture, and identity, see beyond the boundaries of their own selves, and view the world through the eyes of others. Each of the first three sections is devoted to one of the major literary forms of fiction, poetry, and drama; the fourth is a comprehensive introduction to critical writing. The 14th Edition of this trusted resource has been revised throughout for clarity and accessibility, and all chapters have been updated with a more visual appeal for current students. Packed with a variety of popular and provocative stories, poems, plays, and critical prose, it includes exciting and often-surprising contemporary selections. Every chapter has been reviewed and updated with relevant cultural references.

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 2324
Release: 2005
ISBN: 9780321245519
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

Literature, 9/e , the most popular introduction of its kind, is organized into three genres¤Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. As in past editions, the authors' collective poetic voice brings personal warmth and a human perspective to the discussion of literature, adding to students' interest in the readings. An introduction to a balance of contemporary and classic stories, poems, and plays. Casebooks offer in-depth look at an author or clusters of works, for example "Latin American Poetry. Authors Joe Kennedy and Dana Gioia provide inviting and illuminating introductions to the authors included and to the elements of literature. Coverage of writing about literature is also included. For those interested in literature.

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Pearson
Total Pages: 1552
Release: 2016-08-11
ISBN: 9780134586458
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

"For introductory courses in Literature. " " "This compact versionof" " " "Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writi" "ng" has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)* " Cultivate a Love of Literature A streamlined version of Kennedy/Gioia s acclaimed literary anthology, "Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Compact, " 8th Edition is a book to lead readers beyond the boundaries of self to see the world through the eyes of others. Built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches, this text was developed with two primary goals: to introduce individuals to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop individuals' abilities to think critically and communicate effectively about and through writing. "* The 8th Editionintroduces sweeping changes to thephilosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following. " "

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1538
Release: 2009
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Pearson
Total Pages: 2192
Release: 2016-08-18
ISBN: 9780134586380
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

"For introductory courses in Literature. " " "This portable versionof " " " "Literature: " "An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing "has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)* " " " Cultivate a Love of Literature This portable edition of "Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing " features four lightweight, paperback volumes--Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing--packed in a slipcase for a more manageable, easier-to-study format. "" "Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, "13th Edition is a book to lead readers beyond the boundaries of self to see the world through the eyes of others. Built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches, this text was developed with two primary goals: to introduce individuals to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop individuals abilities to think critically and communicate effectively about and through writing. "* The 8th Editionintroduces sweeping changes to thephilosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following." "

LITERATURE AN INTRODUCTION TO FICTION POETRY DRAMA AND WRITING

LITERATURE  AN INTRODUCTION TO FICTION  POETRY  DRAMA  AND WRITING
Author: X.J.; Dana Gioia Kennedy
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2010
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

LITERATURE AN INTRODUCTION TO FICTION POETRY DRAMA AND WRITING Book Excerpt:

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2008-05-13
ISBN: 9780205663897
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Addison-Wesley Longman
Total Pages: 2256
Release: 2009-07
ISBN: 9780205686100
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

Literature, Portable Edition, 11/e, features four lightweight, paperback volumes—Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing—packed in a slipcase. The material is presented in a newly revised, easier to study format and inlcudes MLA's latest guidelines. Conversations between Dana Gioia and celebrated fiction writer Amy Tan, current U. S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan, and contemporary playwright David Ives, offer students an insider's look into the importance of reading to three contemporary writers. 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. A casebook on Nathaniel Hawthorne's “Young Goodman Brown” is now featured as part of the Three Stories In-depth chapter. Many new writers have been added including Naguib Mafouz, Virginia Woolf, Sherman Alexie, Mary Oliver, Bettie Sellers, and Anne Deavere Smith. As always, editors X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia bring personal warmth and a human perspective to the Eleventh Edition of this comprehensive anthology.

Backpack Literature

Backpack Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1296
Release: 2019-01-11
ISBN: 9780134756790
Category: Literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Backpack Literature Book Excerpt:

"An anthology of readings in fiction, poetry, and drama genres. Includes questions and exercises. Includes end of chapter terms to review. Writing coverage includes how to write research papers and MLA style"--

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 2352
Release: 2001-12-01
ISBN: 9780321097149
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

/ Organized by genre. (Fiction, Poetry, Drama) / The author's voice brings personal warmth, a human perspective, and a poet's insight to the discussion of literature. / Reflects a balance of classic works, contemporary and non-Western selections. / More theory has been added with the addition of new casebooks and new critical essays. / Writer's Perspectives provides insights from authors on writing and revising and student papers provide models for studying and improving student writing. / New Interactive Edition includes Craft of Literature multimedia CD with writing assignments, audio, video, and interactive readings. / IM, Teaching Comp. With Lit., Teaching Lit. On-Line, Blackboard and CC Content, The Craft of Literature CD-ROM, CW, Interactive Ed.

LITERATURE

LITERATURE
Author: X. J.. GIOIA KENNEDY (DANA.)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2015
ISBN: 9781292120829
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

LITERATURE Book Excerpt:

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2015-04-02
ISBN: 9780134060583
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

&>& Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For introductory courses in Literature. Cultivate a Love of Literature... This Portable Edition of Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, 13/e features four lightweight, paperback volumes--Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing--packed in a slipcase for a more manageable, easier-to-study format. X.J. Kennedy & Dana Gioia developed Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, 13/e with two major goals in mind: to introduce college students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop the students' abilties to think critically and communicate effectively through writing. The book is built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches. Both editors, literary writers themselves, believe that textbooks should be not only informative and accurate but also lively, accessible, and engaging. Personalize Learning with MyLiteratureLab ® MyLiteratureLab is an online resource that works with our literature anthologies to provide engaging experiences to instructors and students. Students can access new content that fosters an understanding of literary elements, which provides a foundation for stimulating class discussions. This simple and powerful tool offers state-of-the-art audio and video resources along with practical tools and flexible assessment. The Literature Collection eText within MyLiteratureLab includes more than 700 selections and valuable multimedia resources-including professional performances, biographies of key authors, contextual videos, interactive student papers-that bring literature to life. ________________ 0134047664 / 9780134047669 Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Portable Edition Plus MyLiteratureLab - Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133931269 / 9780133931266 - MyLiteratureLab - Access Card 0133931277 / 9780133931273 - MyLiteratureLab - Inside Star Sticker 0321998529 / 9780321998521 - Kennedy/Gioia, Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Portable Edition, 13/e

Literature An Introduction to Fiction Poetry Drama and Writing Portable Edition Plus Myliteraturelab Access Card Package

Literature  An Introduction to Fiction  Poetry  Drama  and Writing  Portable Edition Plus Myliteraturelab    Access Card Package
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 2256
Release: 2015-01-09
ISBN: 9780134047669
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature An Introduction to Fiction Poetry Drama and Writing Portable Edition Plus Myliteraturelab Access Card Package Book Excerpt:

NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For introductory courses in Literature. Cultivate a Love of Literature… This Portable Edition of Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, 13/efeatures four lightweight, paperback volumes—Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing—packed in a slipcase for a more manageable, easier-to-study format. X.J. Kennedy & Dana Gioia developed Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, 13/ewith two major goals in mind: to introduce college students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop the students' abilties to think critically and communicate effectively through writing. The book is built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches. Both editors, literary writers themselves, believe that textbooks should be not only informative and accurate but also lively, accessible, and engaging. Personalize Learning with MyLiteratureLab ® MyLiteratureLab is an online resource that works with our literature anthologies to provide engaging experiences to instructors and students. Students can access new content that fosters an understanding of literary elements, which provides a foundation for stimulating class discussions. This simple and powerful tool offers state-of-the-art audio and video resources along with practical tools and flexible assessment. The Literature Collection eText within MyLiteratureLab includes more than 700 selections and valuable multimedia resources–including professional performances, biographies of key authors, contextual videos, interactive student papers–that bring literature to life. ________________ 0134047664 / 9780134047669 Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Portable Edition Plus MyLiteratureLab - Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133931269 / 9780133931266 - MyLiteratureLab - Glue-in Access Card 0133931277 / 9780133931273 - MyLiteratureLab - Inside Star Sticker 0321998529 / 9780321998521 - Kennedy/Gioia, Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Portable Edition, 13/e

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Pearson
Total Pages: 2064
Release: 2016-08-20
ISBN: 9780134586465
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

"For introductory courses in Literature." "This version of Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing has been updated the reflect the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)*" Cultivate a Love of Literature X.J. Kennedy & Dana Gioia developed" Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, " 13/e with two major goals in mind: to introduce college students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop the student s ability to think critically and communicate effectively through writing. The book is built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches. Both editors, literary writers themselves, believe that textbooks should be not only informative and accurate but also lively, accessible, and engaging. "* The 8th edition introduces sweeping changes to the philosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following." "

Literature An Introduction to Fiction Poetry Drama and Writing Portable Edition Plus Revel Access Card Package

Literature  An Introduction to Fiction  Poetry  Drama  and Writing  Portable Edition Plus Revel    Access Card Package
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2015-06-29
ISBN: 9780134213439
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature An Introduction to Fiction Poetry Drama and Writing Portable Edition Plus Revel Access Card Package Book Excerpt:

REVEL(tm) for the Portable Edition of Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Thirteenth Edition is designed to work with the Portable Edition's four lightweight, paperback volumes - Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing - which are packed in a slipcase for a more manageable, easier-to-study format. Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Thirteenth Edition leads readers beyond the boundaries of self to see the world through the eyes of others. Built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches, it was developed with two primary goals: to introduce college students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop students' abilities to think critically and communicate effectively about and through writing. REVEL is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, REVEL empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students. NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for a package that includes the following components: * 0134192206 / 9780134192208 REVEL for The Literature Collection -- Access Card * 0134213432 / 9780134213439 Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Portable Edition Casebound Text In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.

Literature

Literature
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Pearson
Total Pages: 2064
Release: 2016-08-11
ISBN: 9780134582481
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Book Excerpt:

NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. " " "For introductory courses in Literature. " " "Thisversionof " "Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing " "has been updated to reflect the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)." " " The 8th editionintroduces sweeping changes to thephilosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following." " " Cultivate a Love of Literature X.J. Kennedy & Dana Gioia developed"" " "Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing " "with two major goals in mind: to introduce college students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop the student s ability to think critically and communicate effectively through writing. The book is built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches. Both editors, literary writers themselves, believe that textbooks should be not only informative and accurate but also lively, accessible, and engaging. "

Literature An Introduction to Fiction Poetry Drama and Writing Plus Revel Access Card Package

Literature  An Introduction to Fiction  Poetry  Drama  and Writing Plus Revel    Access Card Package
Author: X. J. Kennedy,Dana Gioia
Publsiher: Longman Publishing Group
Total Pages: 2064
Release: 2015-07-01
ISBN: 9780134264363
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature An Introduction to Fiction Poetry Drama and Writing Plus Revel Access Card Package Book Excerpt:

&>& Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase." ""For introductory courses in Literature. "" "Cultivate a Love of Literature... This Portable Edition of "Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, 13/e"features four lightweight, paperback volumes--Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing--packed in a slipcase for a more manageable, easier-to-study format. X.J. Kennedy & Dana Gioia developed "Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, 13/e" with two major goals in mind: to introduce college students to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop the students' abilties to think critically and communicate effectively through writing. The book is built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches. Both editors, literary writers themselves, believe that textbooks should be not only informative and accurate but also lively, accessible, and engaging. Personalize Learning with MyLiteratureLab(R)MyLiteratureLab is an online resource that works with our literature anthologies to provide engaging experiences to instructors and students. Students can access new content that fosters an understanding of literary elements, which provides a foundation for stimulating class discussions. This simple and powerful tool offers state-of-the-art audio and video resources along with practical tools and flexible assessment. "The Literature Collection" eText within MyLiteratureLab includes more than 700 selections and valuable multimedia resources-including professional performances, biographies of key authors, contextual videos, interactive student papers-that bring literature to life. ________________ 0134047664 / 9780134047669 Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Portable Edition Plus MyLiteratureLab - Access Card PackagePackage consists of: 0133931269 / 9780133931266 - MyLiteratureLab - Access Card0133931277 / 9780133931273 - MyLiteratureLab - Inside Star Sticker0321998529 / 9780321998521 - Kennedy/Gioia, Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Portable Edition, 13/e