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Access Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry and Drama Barbara A. Barnard

Access Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry and Drama

Barbara A. Barnard

Published July 1st 2005
ISBN : 9780155069664
Paperback
1540 pages
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The authors of ACCESS LITERATURE believe that everyday culture is the access point from which students can begin to understand literature. With its 53 fiction readings, 314 poems and 14 plays, ACCESS LITERATURE provides students with a grounding inMoreThe authors of ACCESS LITERATURE believe that everyday culture is the access point from which students can begin to understand literature. With its 53 fiction readings, 314 poems and 14 plays, ACCESS LITERATURE provides students with a grounding in the traditional canon while also presenting the diverse and exciting voices of contemporary literature such as avant-pop and metafiction, and protest and performance poetry (including hiphop). Everything has been assembled with the student in mind- for example, in chapter 13, Langston Hughes is presented as a celebrity rather than a prize-winning poet.