An Introduction To Fiction

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Editor: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780321085313
Size: 20,16 MB
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Designed for an introductory college course, this volume presents 67 classic and contemporary works of short fiction from around the world. Two casebooks explore in depth the works of Flannery O'Connor and Raymond Carver. Also included are 28 critical excerpts from the ten major schools of literary


Author: X. J. Kennedy
Editor: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134586380
Size: 13,27 MB
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"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." "

The Norton Introduction To Literature

Author: Kelly J Mays
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393938921
Size: 17,36 MB
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The Norton Introduction to Literature presents an engaging, balanced selection of literature to suit any course. Offering a thorough treatment of historical and critical context, the most comprehensive media package available, and a rich suite of tools to encourage close reading and thoughtful writing, the Shorter Twelfth Edition is unparalleled in its guidance of understanding, analyzing, and writing about literature.

In The Beginning

Author: Brian M. Fagan
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317346432
Size: 18,95 MB
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Demonstrates the importance of archaeology today In the Beginning: An Introduction to Archaeology presents the history and methods of archaeology and explores its significance today. The text introduces archeology's basic principles along with numerous examples from all over the world. Authors Brian Fagan and Nadia Durrani provide a comprehensive summary of the field for people who have little or no experience. Features: Provides A Comprehensive Overview – Readers gain a broad understanding of archaeology, including its interdisciplinary nature, major scientific contributions, international research, and methods and theories. A special chapter covers career opportunities in archaeology. A new organization moves archaeological theory to the beginning, so readers can develop a deeper understanding of this field. Offers an Engaging Introduction – The jargon-free narrative provides an accessible introduction to the study of archaeology. In the Beginning is now four-color for a livelier and enriching experience. Explores Significant Historical Events – Seven photo essays titled People of the Past appear throughout the book, covering such luminaries as pharaoh Ramses II and societies like the Cro-Magnons of late Ice Age Europe. Spectacular findings featured in Discovery boxes reflect new developments in archaeology. Incorporates Fresh Ideas from a New Co-Author – Esteemed colleague, Nadia Durrani, has been brought on board as a co-author. She brings a wealth of field experience in Arabia, Britain, and elsewhere as well as extensive editorial experience as the former Editor of Current World Archaeology, to the team.

Real Estate

Author: Charles J. Jacobus
ISBN: 9780134521039
Size: 14,52 MB
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"A classic reference, Real Estate: An Introduction To The Profession is ideal for students seeking a full or part-time career in real estate, those who plan to own a home or investment property, or anyone hoping to broaden their knowledge of real estate." "This text covers it all: real estate brokerage, appraisal, financing, agency, contracts & closings, fair housing, environmental issues, taxation, licensing, and all the exciting careers in real estate today." "Author Charles Jacobus has developed the chapters on real estate finance to reflect current issues affecting real estate today. CLO rules, tax-deferred exchanges, current tax laws, and automated underwriting systems are all given expanded coverage. The issues of agency responsibility, environmental concerns and ADA compliance are thoroughly discussed." "Devoted to practical, hands-on information, Real Estate: An Introduction To The Profession 7/E provides the student with an excellent tool for promoting knowledge and interest in the complex and ever changing real estate industry."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Author: Karen C. Timberlake
Editor: Chemistry
ISBN: 9780134416793
Size: 12,42 MB
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ALERT: Before you purchase, 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 CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. NOTE: Make sure to use the dashes shown on the Access Card Code when entering the code. Student can use the URL and phone number below to help answer their questions: http: // 800-677-6337 0134416791 / 9780134416793 Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry Plus MasteringChemistry with eText -- Access Card Package, 13/e Package consists of: 0134421353 / 9780134421353 Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry 0134473124 / 9780134473123 MasteringChemistry with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry "

Oral Interpretation

Author: Timothy Gura
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
ISBN: 9780618308170
Size: 12,23 MB
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Based on the authors' philosophy that scholarship, technical know-how, sensitivity, and the desire to share are cornerstones of interpretation, this classic text provides students who are new to performance study with a solid foundation in literary analysis and performance. The Eleventh Edition includes more than 100 classic and contemporary poems, short stories, and dramatic works to inspire students. Practical features include a discussion of performance ethics; suggestions for a student' s first performance; special insights on maximizing the use of the voice and body; "Analyzing the Performance" sections; and "Rehearsal Tips."

Perceiving The Arts

Author: Dennis J. Sporre
Editor: Pearson
ISBN: 9780205980475
Size: 12,73 MB
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"Provides an introductory, straight-forward, and response-oriented overview of the arts " "Perceiving the Arts "presents the basic formal, technical, experiential, and contextual qualities of the arts in a brief, clear, and factual manner. Students will develop confidence in approaching the arts and will gain skills that encourage life-long artistic and cultural engagement. Intended to provide a basic overview of the major artistic disciplines - drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, architecture, music, theatre, cinema, dance, and literature - the book teaches readers what to look and listen for in the humanities. MyArtsLab is an integral part of the Sporre program. Engaging activities and assessment are part of a teaching and learning system that helps students gain a broader understanding of arts and cultures. With MyArtsLab, students can explore in-depth analyses of relevant artwork, architecture, artistic techniques, and more. NOTE: MyArtsLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase the text with MyArtsLab, order the package ISBN: 0205991610 / 9780205991617 Perceiving the Arts Plus NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card PackagePackage consists of: 0205206565 / 9780205206568 NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card020599511X / 9780205995110 Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities

Literature For Composition

Author: Sylvan Barnet
Editor: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780321450968
Size: 10,88 MB
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One of the first anthologies designed specifically for writing courses,Literature for Compositioncontinues to offer superior coverage of reading, writing, and arguing about literature and a deep anthology of readings presented in Sylvan Barnet’s signature accessible style. Literature for Compositionopens with several chapters that provide uniquely helpful strategies and models for reading, thinking, and writing critically about literature. The first text to link argument and literature, the eighth edition provides earlier discussions of arguing about literature as part of the writing process. A diverse anthology of selections is organized around seven engaging themes, and nine compelling case studies help launch research projects. The text's 200 images, a 4-color insert, and special chapters on visual literacy and literature on film add another appealing dimension to the study of literature.

Media Culture

Author: Richard Campbell
Editor: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781319058517
Size: 14,50 MB
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While we all use digital technology daily, many of us don't realize how text, audio, and visual media converge together to enhance our everyday experiences. The new edition of Media & Culture: Mass Communication in a Digital Age enriches students' understanding of these experiences – a skill that has become more important than ever. Media & Culture starts with the digital world students know and then goes further, focusing on what these constant changes mean to them. Through new infographics, cross-reference pages, and a digital jobs feature, the book explains and illustrates how the media industries connect, interlock, and converge, Media & Culture brings together industry expertise, media history, and current trends for an engaging, exhilarating look at the media right now.