Literature: The Human Experience, Shorter Edition: Reading and Writing
  • Author : Richard Abcarian
  • Release Date : 24 October 2017
  • Publisher : Bedford Books
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 1080
  • ISBN 13 : 1319054714

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Book Description: Literature: The Human Experience provides a broad range of compelling fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction that explores the intersections and contradictions of human nature. Timeless themes such as innocence and experience, conformity and rebellion, culture and identity, love and hate, and life and death are presented through the context of experiences that are enduringly human. Diverse selections from contemporary and classic authors across time and cultures offer students opportunities to discover literature with which they can connect. A flexible arrangement of literature within each theme allows instructors to teach the text however best suits their classrooms, and the expert instruction and exciting selections will help to guide and entice even the most reluctant readers. Enhancements to the shorter twelfth edition include two new casebooks that help students to see how literature can make arguments as well as new reading questions that ask students to make arguments about the selections. To top it off, Literature: The Human Experience is value-priced, providing a wealth of material for an affordable price. Literature: The Human Experience is also available with LaunchPad Solo for Literature, a set of online materials that helps beginning literature students learn and practice close reading and critical thinking skills in an interactive environment.

Literature  The Human Experience  Shorter Edition  Reading and Writing

Literature The Human Experience Shorter Edition Reading and Writing

Author : Richard Abcarian,Marvin Klotz,Samuel Cohen
Publisher : Bedford Books
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Literature: The Human Experience provides a broad range of compelling fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction that explores the intersections and contradictions of human nature. Timeless themes such as innocence and experience, conformity and rebellion, culture and identity, love and hate, and life and death are presented through the context of ...

Literature  The Human Experience

Literature The Human Experience

Author : Richard Abcarian,Marvin Klotz,Samuel Cohen
Publisher : Bedford/St. Martin's
Genre : Literary Collections
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Literature: The Human Experience is based on a simple premise: All students can and will connect with literature if the works they read are engaging, exciting, and relevant. Accordingly, every edition of this classroom favorite has featured a broad range of enticing stories, poems, plays, and essays that explore timeless, ...

Literature  The Human Experience  Shorter Edition

Literature The Human Experience Shorter Edition

Author : Richard Abcarian,Marvin Klotz,Samuel Cohen
Publisher : Bedford/St. Martin's
Genre : Literary Collections
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The shorter edition of Literature: The Human Experience provides a broad range of compelling fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction in a compact, well-priced format designed to make teaching literature convenient for instructors and reading and writing about literature enticing for students. Timeless themes—innocence and experience, conformity and rebellion, culture ...

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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