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DiYanni, Robert
Literature : reading fiction, poetry, and drama / Robert DiYanni
5th ed
Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, c2002
book jacket
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 808.2 DIY    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Literature
Literature -- Collections
Physical Description xliv, 2211 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Reading (and writing about) Literature --- Reading Literature -- The pleasures of fiction -- The dog and the shadow -- Learning to be silent -- Reading the Parable in Context -- The pleasures of Poetry -- Robert Frost Dust of Snow -- Reading Frost's Poem in Context -- The Pleasures of Drama -- Reading a play in context -- Understanding Literature: Experience, Interpretation, Evaluation -- Reasons for writing about literature -- Ways of writing about literature -- The writing process -- Stephen Crane War is kind -- Luke The Prodigal son -- The experience of fiction -- The interpretation of fiction -- The evaluation of fiction -- The act of reading -- Types of short fiction -- Early Forms: Parable, fable, and tale -- Aesop The Wolf and the Mastiff -- Petronius The Widow of Ephesus -- The Short Story -- The nonrealistic story -- The short novel -- Elements of fiction -- Plot and structure --- Frank O'Connor / Guests of the nation --- Character --- Kay Boyle / Astronomer's Wife -- Setting -- Bobbie Anne Mason / Shiloh -- Point of View -- William Faulkner / A rose for Emily -- Language and Style -- James Joyce / Araby -- Theme -- Eudora Welty / A worn path -- Irony and Symbol -- D.H. Lawrence / The Rocking-Horse Winner -- Writing about fiction -- Reasons for writing about fiction -- Informal ways of writing about fiction -- Katherine Anne Porter / Magic -- Reading Edgar Allan Poe, Flannery O' Connor, and Sandra Cisneros in depth -- Edgar Allan Poe in Context -- Poe and journalism -- Poe and the horror story -- Poe and the detective story -- The dimension of style -- Edgar Allan Poe: Stories -- The Black Cat -- The cask of Amontillado -- The fall of the house of usher -- The Purloined Letter -- Edgar Allan Poe: Essays -- Critics on Poe -- Flannery O'Connor in context -- Southern Gothic -- The Catholic Dimension -- O' Connor's Irony -- Flannery O'Connor: Stories -- Good Country People -- A good man is hard to find -- Everything that rises must converge -- The life you save may be your own -- Flannery O'Connor: Essays, and letters -- Critics on O'Connor -- Sandra Cisneros in context -- Culture and Identity -- Literature of the American Southwest -- The feminist dimension -- Sandra Cisneros: Stories -- Eleven -- Barbie Q -- There was a man, There was a women -- Women in hollering creek -- Cisneros on herself -- Critics on Cisneros -- A Collection of Short Fiction -- Classics -- Chinua Achebe / Marriage is a private affair -- James Baldwin / Sonny's Blues -- Jorge Luis Borges / The Garden of Forking Paths -- Anton Chekhov / The kiss -- Ralph Ellison / Battle Royal -- F. Scott Fitzgerald / Babylon Revisited -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez / A very old man with enormous wings -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman / The yellow wallpaper -- Nathaniel Hawthorne / Young Goodman Brown -- Ernest Hemingway / Soldier's home -- Zora Neale Hurston / Spunk -- James Joyce / The boarding house -- James Joyce / The dead -- Frank Kafka / The Metamorphosis -- Katherine Mansfield / Bliss -- Tillie Olsen / I stand here ironing -- Luigi Pirandello / War -- Katherine Anne Porter / The Jilting of Granny Weatherall -- Isaac Bashevis Singer / Gimpel the fool -- Jean Stafford / Bad characters -- Eudora Welty / Why I live at the P.O. --- Contemporaries --- Sherman Alexie / Indian Education -- Julia Alvarez / The Kiss -- Margaret Atwood / Happy Endings -- Toni Cade Bambara / The lesson -- Raymond Carver / Cathedral -- Anita Desai / Diamond Dust -- Nathan Englander / The Tumblers -- Ursela Hegi / To the gate -- Mary Hood / How far she went -- Gish Jen / Who's Irish? -- Ha Jin / Taking a husband -- Jamaica Kincaid / Girl -- James Alan McPherson / Why I like Country Music -- Bharti Mukherjee / The tenant -- Alice Munro / An ounce of cure -- Edna O'Brian / Long Distance -- Tim O' Brian / The Things they carried -- Annie Proulx / The bunchgrass edge of the world -- Leslie Silko / Yellow Woman -- Amy Tan / Rules of the Game -- Luisa Valenzuela / I'm your horse in the night -- Alice Walker / Everyday Use -- John Edgar Wideman / Damballah
The Experience of Poetry -- Robert Hayden / Those Winter Sundays -- The Interpretation of Poetry -- Robert Frost / Stopping by woods on a snowy evening -- The Evaluation of Poetry -- Adrienne Rich / Aunt Jennifer's Tigers -- The act of reading poetry -- Theodore Roethke / My Papa's Waltz -- Types of Poetry -- Narrative Poetry -- Lyric Poetry --- Elements of Poetry -- Voice: speaker and tone -- Stephen Crane / War is kind -- Robert Browning / My last duchess -- Muriel Stuart / In the orchard -- Gerard Manley Hopkins / Thou art indeed just, Lord -- Anonymous / Western Wind -- Henry Reed / Naming of parts -- Jacques Prevert / Family Portrait -- William Wordsworth / I wandered lonely as a cloud -- Edwin Arlington Robinson / Miniver Cheevy -- William Wordsworth / It is a beauteous evening -- Robert Herrick / Delight in disorder -- Adrienne Rich / Rape -- Elizabeth Bishop / First death in Nova Scotia -- William Butler Yeats / The Lake Isle of Innisfree -- Robert Browning / Meeting at night -- H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) / Heat -- Thomas Hardy / Neutral Tones -- Figures of Speech: Simile and Metaphor -- William Shakespeare / That time of year thou may'st in me behold -- John Donne / Hymn to God the Father -- Robert Wallace / The double play -- Louis Simpson / The Battle -- Judith Wright / Woman to Child -- Symbolism and Allegory -- Peter Meinke / Advice to my son -- Christina Rossetti / Up-hill -- Robert Frost / The road not taken -- George Herbert / Virtue -- Emily Dickinson / Because I could not stop for death -- John Donne / The sun rising -- Thomas Hardy / The man he killed -- William Butler Yeats / An Irish airman foresees his death -- Robert Frost / The Silken Tent -- E.E. Cummings / "Me up at does" -- Stevie Smith / Mother, among the dustbins -- Sound: Rhyme, Alliteration, Assonance -- Gerard Manley Hopkins / In the valley of the elwy -- Thomas Hardy / During wind and rain -- Alexander Pope / Sound and sense -- May Swenson / The Universe -- Bob McKenty / Adam's song -- Helen Chasin / The word plum -- Rhythm and Meter -- Robert Frost / The span of life -- George Gordon, Lord Byron / The Destruction of Sennacherib -- Anne Sexton / Her kind -- William Carlos Williams / The red Wheelbarrow -- Structure: Closed Form and Open Form -- John Keats / On first looking into Chapman's homer -- Walt Whitman / When I heard the learn'd astronomer -- E.E. Cummings / Buffalo Bill's -- William Carlos Williams / The Dance -- Denise Levertov / O Taste and See -- Theodore Roethke / The Waking -- Christine Molito / Reflections in Black & Blue -- C.P. Cavafy / The City -- Emily Dickinson / Crumbling in not an instant's act --- William Blake / London -- William Butler Yeats / A dream of death -- Emily Dickinson / The wind begun to knead grass -- D.H. Lawrence / Piano -- Langston Hughes / Ballad of Booker T. -- William Carlos Williams / This is just to say -- Kenneth Koch / Variations on a theme by William Carlos Williams --- Gerard Manley Hopkins / Carrion Comfort --- Gary Layne Hatch / Terrier Torment; or. Mr. Hopkins and his dog --- William Shakespeare / Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? --- Robert Frost / Dust of Snow --- Bob McKenty / Snow on Frost ---- Translations ---- Horace / Eheu fugaces Postume, Postume --- Francesco Petrarco S' / If it's not love, then what is it? --- Rainer Maria Rilke / The Panther --- Guillaume Apollinaire / Mirabeau Bridge
Juan Ramon Jimenez / Dream Nocturne --- Responses (Point-Counterpart) --- Christopher Marlowe / The Passionate Shepherd to his love --- Sir Walter Raleigh / The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd --- William Shakespeare / Not marble, nor the gilded monuments --- Archibald MacLeish / Not Marble, Nor the Gilded Monuments --- William Blake / Nurse's song [innocence]: Nurse's Song [experience] --- Matthew Arnold / Dover Beach --- Anthony Hecht / The Dover Bitch: a criticism of life --- William Carlos Williams / Queen-Ann's-Lace --- Anne C. Coon / Queen Anne's Lace --- Ovid / Siesta time in sultry summer --- Jay Parini / Amores ----- Adaptations (Poetry and Song) ----- Ecclesiastes / To everything there is a season --- Pete Seeger / Turn! Turn! Turn! --- Edwin Arlington Robinson / Richard Cory --- Langston Hughes / Dream Deferred --- Langston Hughes / Same in Blues --- Woody Guthrie / This land is your land --- Sonya Sanchez / Blues --- Lonnelle Johnson / No Mo' Blues --- Bessie Smith / Lost your head blues --- John Newton / Amazing Grace --- Don McClean / Vincent ---- Poetry and Painting ---- Michelangelo Buonarotti / Sistine Chapel Ceiling --- Michelangelo Buonarotti / A goiter it seems I got from this backward craning --- Pieter Breughel / The elder --- W.H. Auden / Musee des Beaux Arts --- William Carlos Williams / Landscape with the fall of Icarus --- Joseph Langland / Hunters in the snow: Breughel --- Pieter Breughel the elder / Hunters in the Snow --- Rembrandt van Rijn / The return of the prodigal son --- Elizabeth Bishop / The Prodigal --- William Blake / The sick rose (painting) --- William Blake / The sick rose (poem) --- Cathy song / Girl powdering her neck --- Kitagawa Utamaro / Girl powdering her neck --- Francisco de Goya / "The third of May, 1808" --- Vincent Van Gogh / The starry night --- Gustave Klimt / The kiss --- Lawrence Ferlinghetti / Short story on a painting of Gustav Klimt --- Henri Matisse / Dance --- Natalie Safir / Matisse's Dance --- Romare Bearden / After Five O'clock --- Federico Garcia Lorca / Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias ----- Writing about Poetry ----- Reasons for writing about poetry ------ Informal ways of writing about poetry ------ Robert Hayden / Those winter Sundays --- Robert Graves / Symptoms of Love ------ Formal ways of writing about poetry ----- Sylvia Plath / Mirror ------ Reading Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and Langston Hughes in Depth ----- Emily Dickinson in context ----- The nineteenth century New England Literary Scene ---- Dickinson and modern poetry ---- Dickinson and Christianity ---- Dickinson's Style ---- Emily Dickinson / I cannot dance upon my toes --- Emily Dickinson / The soul selects her own society ---- Emily Dickinson: Poems ---- Surgeons must be very careful --- "Faith" is a fine invention --- I'm "wife" --- I've finished that --- There's a certain slant of light --- After great pain, a formal feeling comes --- I taste a liquor never brewed --- A bird came down the walk --- I dreaded that first Robin, so ---"Nature" is what we see --- A narrow Fellow in the grass --- Further in summer than the birds --- I can wade grief -- The heart asks pleasure -- first --- There is a pain -- so utter --- Pain- has an element of blank --- Remorse -- is memory -- awake --- I felt a funeral, in my brain --- We grow accustomed to the dark --- I died for beauty -- but was scared --- I heard a fly buzz-when I died --- This world is not conclusion --- I've seen a dying eye --- The bustle in a house --- The last night that she lived --- Some keep the Sabbath going to church --- Dare you see a soul at the white heat? --- I'm ceded -- I've stopped being theirs --- The soul has bandaged moments ---The brain-is wider than the sky --- A spider sewed at night --- The props assist the house --- Apparently with no surprise --- This was a poet-it is that --- I reckon- when I count at all --- I dwell in possibility --- Publication -- is the auction --- Wild nights-wild nights! --- "Why do I love" You, Sir? --- My life closed twice before its close --- Success is counted sweetness --- I like a look of agony --- Much madness is divinest sense --- Tell all the truth but tell it slant --- I like to see it lap the miles --- My life had stood -- a loaded gun ---A route of evanescence --- Volcanoes be in Sicily --- Jane Kenyon / Notes from the other side --- Jane Hirshfield / Three times my life has opened --- Billy Collins / Taking off Emily Dickinson's clothes --- Linda Pastan / Emily Dickinson --- Robert Frost: Poems --- The tuft of flowers --- Mending Wall --- Birches --- Home burial --- After Apple-picking --- Putting in the seed --- Two look at two --- Fire and ice --- Acquainted with the night --- Tree at my window --- Departmental --- Desert Places --- Design --- Provide, provide --- The most of it ---- Langston Hughes: Poems ---- Dream deferred --- The Negro speaks of rivers --- Mother to son --- I, too --- My people --- The weary blues --- Young gals' blues --- Morning after --- Trumpet Player --- Dream boogie --- Ballad of the landlord --- Madam and the rent man --- When Sue wears red --- Listen here blues --- Consider me ---Theme for English B --- Aunt Sue's stories --- Madrid -- 1937 --- Let America be America again --- I'm still here ---- A Collection of Poems -- Classics ---- Anonymous / Barbara Allan --- Anonymous / Edward, Edward --- William Blake / The clod and the pebble --- William Blake / The Lamb --- William Blake / The Tyger --- William Blake / The garden of love --- Anne Bradstreet / To my dear and loving husband --- Elizabeth Barrett Browning / How do I love thee? --- Let me count the ways --- Robert Burns / A red, red rose --- Thomas Campion / There is a garden in her face --- Lewis Carroll / Jabberwocky --- Samuel Taylor Coleridge / Kubla Khan --- John Donne / Song: Go and catch a falling star --- John Donne / The Canonization --- John Donne / A Valediction : forbidding mourning --- John Donne / The flea --- John Donne / Death, be not proud --- John Donne / Batter my heart, three-personed God --- George Gordon, Lord Byron / She walks in beauty --- Thomas Hardy / The ruined maid --- Thomas Hardy / Channel firing --- Thomas Hardy / Afterwards --- George Herbert / The alter --- George Herbert / The pulley --- Robert Herrick / Upon Julia's clothes --- Robert Herrick / To the virgins, to make much of time --- Gerard Manley Hopkins / God's Grandeur --- Gerard Manley Hopkins / The Windhover --- Gerard Manley Hopkins / Pied beauty --- Gerard Manley Hopkins / Spring and fall: to a young child --- A.E. Housman / When I was one-and-twenty --- A.E. Housman / To an Athlete dying young --- Henry Howard, earl of surrey / The soote season --- Ben Johnson / On my first son --- Ben Johnson / Song: to Celia --- John Keats / When I have fears that I may cease to be --- John Keats / La Bele Dame Sans Merci --- John Keats / The eve of St. Agnes --- John Keats / Ode on a Grecian urn --- John Keats / Ode to a Nightingale --- Andrew Marvell / To his coy mistress --- John Milton / When I consider how my light is spent --- John Milton / On the late massacre in piedmont --- Sir Thomas Nashe / A litany in time of plague --- Edgar Allan Poe / To Helen --- Edgar Allan Poe / The Raven --- Alexander Pope / From an essay on man --- William Shakespeare / When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes --- William Shakespeare / Let me not to the marriage of true minds --- William Shakespeare / Th' expense of spirit in a waste of shame --- William Shakespeare / My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun --- Percy Bysshe Shelley / Ozymandias --- Pery Bysshe Shelley / Ode to the west wind
Subject Edmund Spencer / One day I wrote her name upon the strand --- Alfred, Lord Tennyson / Ulysses --- The eagle: fragment --- Walt Whitman / One's self I sing --- A noiseless patient spider --- Crossing Brooklyn Ferry --- William Wordsworth / The world is too much with us --- The solitary reaper --- Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 --- Lines: composed few miles above Tintern Abbey --- Thomas Wyatt / They flee from me --- W.H. Auden / The unknown citizen --- In memory of W.B. Yeats --- Funeral Blues --- Elizabeth Bishop / Sestina -- One Art --- Gwendolyn Brooks / We real cool --- First fight. Then Fiddle. --- Hart Crane / My grandmother's love letters --- Countee Cullen / Incident --- E.E. Cummings / anyone lived in a pretty how town --- I thank you God for this most amazing --- Paul Laurence Dunbar / We wear the mask --- E.S. Eliot / The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock --- Philip Larkin / a study of reading habits --- D.H. Lawrence / Hummingbird --- Snake --- When I read Shakespeare --- Robert Lowell / Epilogue --- Archibald MacLeish / Ars Poetica --- Claude McKay / The tropics in New York --- Marianne Moore / Poetry --- Wilfred Owen / Dulce et Decorum est --- Sylvia Plath / Blackberrying --- Ezra Pound / The river-merchant's wife: a letter --- The garden --- John Crowe Ransom / Piazza Piece --- Theodore Roethke / Elegy for Jane --- Anne sexton / Two hands --- William Stafford / Traveling through the dark --- Wallace Stevens / Thirteen ways of looking at a blackbird --- The snow man --- May Swenson / Women --- Dylan Thomas / Fern Hill --- Do not let go gentle into that good night --- Jean Toomer / Song of the sun --- Reapers --- Richard Wilbur / Death of a toad --- William Carlos Williams / Spring and all --- Dance Russe --- The young housewife --- James Wright / Lying in a hammock at William Duffy's farm in Pine Island, Minnesota --- James Wright / A blessing --- William Butler Yeats / The second coming -- The wild swans at coole -- Leda and the swan -- Sailing to Byzantium -- A coat -- The scholars -- When you are old -- Adam's curse --- Diane Ackerman / Spiders --- Sherman Alexie / Indian boy love songs #1 and #2 --- Margaret Atwood / This is a photograph of me - Spelling --- Jimmy Santiago Baca / From meditations on the south valley XVII --- Michael Blumenthal / Today I am envying the glorious Mexicans --- Eavan Boland / Anorexic --- David Bottoms / Sign for my father, who stressed the bunt --- Neal Bowers / Driving lessons --- Raymond Carver / Photograph of my father in his twenty-second year --- Sandra Cisneros / Pumkin eater --- Lucille Clifton / Homage to my hips --- Judith Ortiz Cofer / The Game --- Billie Collins / Duck/Rabbit --- Jennifer Ritter-Compasso / All I hear is silence --- Doretta Cornell / Steady as any ship my father --- Gregory Corso / Marriage --- Joseph Coulson / After the move --- Allen Curnow / The cake uncut --- Mark Doty / Golden Retrievals --- Rita Dove / Testimonial --- Canary --- Louise Erdrich / Indian boarding School: the runaways --- Lawrence Ferlinghetti / Constantly risking absurdity --- Carolyn Forche / The memory of Elena --- Nikki Giovanni / Ego Tripping --- Nikki Rosa --- Jorie Graham / Mind --- Donald Hall / My son, my executioner --- Kicking the leaves --- Joy Harjo/ Eagle poem --- Robert Hass / Meditation at Lagunitas --- Seamus Heaney / Digging --- Mid term break --- Edward Hirsh / For the sleepwalkers --- Jane Hirshfield / The hearts counting knows only one --- Garrett Hongo / What for --- Milton Kessler / Fingertip --- Galway Kinnell / Saint Francis and the sow --- Yusef Komunyakaa / Facing it --- Li-young Lee / I ask my mother to sing --- Brad Leithauser / From REM --- Audre Lorde / Hanging Fire --- JD McClatchy / Hummingbird --- Tom Molito / Cosmic simplicities --- Sharon Olds / Size and sheer will --- Mary Oliver / Poem for my fathers ghost --- Simon Ortiz / A story of how a wall stands --- Robert F Panara / On his deafness --- Linda Pastan / Ethics --- Molly Peakock / Now look what happened <U+2013>---Marge Piercy / A work of artifice --- Robert Pinsky / Dying --- Craig Raine / A martian sends a postcard home --- Alberto Rios / A dream of husbands --- Kraft Rompf / Waiting Table --- Mary Jo Salter / Welcome to Hiroshima --- Sonia Sanchez / Towhomitmayconern <U+2013> Gertrude Schnackenberg / Signs --- Cathy Song / Lost sister --- Gary Soto / Behind grandma's house --- Ellen Bryant Voigt / Two trees --- C.K. Williams / Invisible Mending --- Baron Wormser / Friday night --- Anna Akhmatova / From requiem 1935-1940 --- Bella Akhmadulina / The bride --- Yehuda Amichai / A pity. We were such a good invention --- Chairil Anwar / At the Mosque --- Matsuo Basho / Three haiku --- Charles Baudelaire / The albatross --- Breyton Breytenback / The black city --- Rosario Castellanos / Chess --- Paul Celan / Fugue of death --- Bernard Binlin Dadie / I give you thanks my God --- Bei Dao / Declaration --- Odysseus Elytis / Drinking the Corinthian sun --- Faiz Ahmed Faiz / Before you come --- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe / Nature and art --- Zvingniew Herbert / Pebble --- Ono no komachi / Submit to you --- Osip Mandelstam / The Stalin epigram --- Czeslaw Milosz / Encounter --- Czeslaw Milosz / A song on the end of the world --- Eugenio Montale / The Eel --- Pablo Neruda / Ode to my socks --- Jose Emiio Pacheco / Boundaries --- Nicanor Parra / Piano solo --- Boris Pasternak / Hamlet --- Octavo Paz / The street --- AK Ramanujan / Pleasure --- Rainer Maria Rilke / The cadet picture of my father --- George Seferis / Narration --- Leopold Senghor / I am alone --- Wole Soyinka / Hamlet --- Wislawa Szymborska / Bodybuilder's contest --- Shuntaro Tankikawa / Picnic to the earth --- Derek Walcott / Sea grapes --- Isabella Augusta Persse, Lady Gregory / The rising of the moon --- Oedipus Rex --- Anton Chekhov / A marriage proposal --- Susan Glaspell / Trifles --- Lorraine Hansberry / A raisin in the sun --- Eugene Lonesco / The gap --- Arthur Miller / Death of a salesman --- John Millington Synge / Riders to the sea --- Tennessee Williams / The glass menagerie --- David Henry Hwang / M. Butterfly --- Garrison Keillor / Prodigal son --- Josefina Lopez / Simply Maria --- Terrence McNally / Andre's Mother --- Milcha Sanchez-Scott / The Cuban swimmer --- Drew Hayden Taylor / Only drunks and children tell the truth --- Wendy Wasserstein / Tender offer --- August Wilson / Fences
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