- Table View
- List View
With its process-oriented rhetoric, provocative thematic reader, up-to-date research manual, and comprehensive handbook, The Bedford Guide for College Writers gives students the tools they need to succeed as writers and prepares them to be the confident, resourceful, and independent writers they will need to be.
One of the most widely adopted composition readers of all time, "The Bedford Reader "continues to engage and inspire students with remarkable selections, outstanding instructional material, and a unique "Writers on Writing" feature in which 50 of the book's writers comment on their process and their work. Thorough coverage of critical reading, effective writing, and working with sources guides students, now more than ever, through their own academic writing. And an exciting visual dimension shows that rhetorical methods apply to both images and text. " The Bedford Reader "is a favorite of students for the Kennedys' clarity and wit, of instructors for the flexible and realistic view of the rhetorical methods, and of both for the superior selections and perceptive commentaries by writers worth reading.
This is a book of short poems about mischievous children getting into all sorts of trouble, many times with animals or other aspects of nature.
A compact version of one of the most widely adopted composition readers of all time "The Brief Bedford Reader" continues to engage and inspire with 50 remarkable selections, all the outstanding instructional material of the full-length text, and a unique "Writers on Writing" feature in which 32 of the book's writers comment on their process and their work. Thorough coverage of critical reading, effective writing, and working with sources guides students, now more than ever, through their own academic writing. And an exciting visual dimension shows that rhetorical methods apply to both images and text. "The Brief Bedford Reader" is a favorite of students for the Kennedys' clarity and wit, of instructors for the flexible and realistic view of the rhetorical methods, and of both for the superior selections and perceptive commentaries by writers worth reading.
The classic anthology of poetry for children--now revised with new poems to enchant a new generation. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
"Literature, 9/e," the most popular introduction of its kind, is organized into three genresFiction, Poetry, and Drama. As in past editions, the authors' collective poetic voice brings personal warmth and a human perspective to the discussion of literature, adding to students' interest in the readings. An introduction to a balance of contemporary and classic stories, poems, and plays. Casebooks offer in-depth look at an author or clusters of works, for example " Latin American Poetry. " Authors Joe Kennedy and Dana Gioia provide inviting and illuminating introductions to the authors included and to the elements of literature. Coverage of writing about literature is also included. For those interested in literature.
Literature, in the widest sense, is just about anything written. It is even what you receive in the mail if you send for free information about a weight-reducing plan or a motorcycle. In the sense that matters to us in this book, literature is a kind of art, usually written, which offers pleasure and illumination. We say it is usually written, for we have an oral literature, too. Few would deny the name of literature to "Bonny Barbara Allan" and other immortal folk ballads, though they were not set down in writing until centuries after they were originated.
This Interactive Edition of Literature, Eleventh Edition is really four interlocking volumes sharing one cover. Each of the first three sections is devoted to one of the major literary forms--fiction, poetry, and drama. The fourth section is a comprehensive introduction to critical writing.
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing (Fifth edition, Texas AP edition)by X. J. Kennedy Dana Gioia
The compact version of the most popular Literature anthology brings students the finest literature in a newly revised, easier-to-study format. Literature is written in an engaging style and the Writing section has been thoroughly updated.
Here is a lively celebration of more than a hundred poems that are by turns playful, funny, mischievous, and thoughtful. Compiled especially for the youngest child, this splendid collection includes familiar poems by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edward Lear, Christina Rossetti, and others, as well as poems by new voices such as Nikki Giovanni and Jack Prelutsky. All of the events of a child's life--be they great or small--are found in: PLAY; FAMILIES; JUST FOR FUN; BIRDS, BUGS, AND BEASTS; RHYMES AND SONGS; MAGIC AND WONDER; WIND AND WEATHER; CALENDARS AND CLOCKS; DAY AND NIGHT. Listen and hear Talking Like the Rain.
Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the "Using Bookshare" page in the Help Center.
Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivona's Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.