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American literature, a thematic approach

American literature, a thematic approach

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Published by Webster Division, McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature.,
    • American literature -- Collections.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- Literary collections.

    • About the Edition

      A thematically arranged anthology of poems, short stories, plays, novellas, and excerpts from longer works by American authors.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statement[compiled by] G. Robert Carlsen, Edgar H. Schuster, Anthony Tovatt.
      SeriesThe McGraw-Hill literature series
      ContributionsCarlsen, G. Robert, 1917-, Schuster, Edgar Howard, 1930-, Tovatt, Anthony.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS507 .A576 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 786 p. :
      Number of Pages786
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3183952M
      ISBN 100070098174
      LC Control Number83026730

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Abandonment Absurdity of War Alienation American Dream Battered Women Being and Becoming Bereavement Betrayal Community Compassion Corruption of Power Courage Cultural Conflict Death Disabled Duty Emotional Abuse Family Fathers and Sons Friendship Greed Grotesques . Modules 0 – 5. American Lit & Composition B is the second half of the course and includes Modules 0, 6 – American Lit & Composition Y is the entire course and includes Modules 0 – Cobb Virtual Academy’s American Literature & Composition course utilizes a thematic approach. This course includes the following, theme-based, modules.

      The thematic approach of the book and its intended non-academic audience [2] corresponds with a focus on contemporary Canadian literature as a point of entry. Therefore, the book does not provide an extensive survey of the historical development of Canada's literature, but an introduction to what is Canadian about Canadian literature for. Over classic books and novels you can read free online. The library includes the greatest books of all time, including; Moby Dick, The Call of the Wild, The Prince and the Pauper, The Red Badge of Courage, The Awakening, Little Women, The Scarlet Letter, The Secret Garden, White Fang, Babbit, Daisy Miller, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist and hundreds of other classic novels.

        Thematic reviews of literature are organized around a topic or issue, rather than the progression of time. However, progression of time may still be an important factor in a thematic review. For example, a review of the Internet’s impact on American presidential politics could focus on the development of online political satire. A Thematic Approach English Literature with World Masterpieces ANTIGONE DESTINY (ELECTRONIC CARD CATALOG) DEWEY DECIMAL NUMBER TITLE AUTHOR/EDITOR SOP Antigone David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, eds. LITERATURE RESOURCE CENTER TITLE/DOCUMENT TYPE AUTHOR SOURCE Antigone, Play, / Greek Playwright Classical and Medieval Literature.


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