My complaints about this begin and end with it's big, floppy size. It's too thick, taller than I like but not too bad in the scope of textbooks and pretty heavy. It is a child-like recount from a boy away at school who is fetched and taken home for the funeral of his younger brother.
It brings literature to life for students — helping to make them lifelong readers and better writers. There is plenty of support for students, with a dozen chapters of critical reading and writing support, helpful sample close readings, writing assignments, and student papers.
And, because everyone teaches and learns a little differently, there are lots of options for working with the literature, including in-depth chapters on major authors and case studies on individual works and themes that everyone can relate to.
Customer Book Reviews I love it. I bought this book and you'll learn I bought this book and you'll learn about all the great authors and poets. Good book By Calla on Jan 08, Was good to have in class. Chapters are well divided out. Beford Introduction to Literature: Enjoy the large print text.
It has great choice of readings and the formatting is well-designed. Will use it as a resource for years to come. Really aimed at making you think and breaking you out of your comfort zone.
Worth it even if not required reading. A textbook that's worth the money By Ralighthall on Jun 23, The short stories and essays give an overview of what is good about literature.
I would recommend it for all aspiring writers. Hardcover's Page Numbers are Off! By Gabi on May 16, I rarely brought this book to class because most of the stories were online and I'm allowed to use my laptop in class. It was difficult to do the assigned homework because my professor would write something like, "Read pages " and, because she had the paperback version and I had the hardcover, her page and my page were totally different sections.
Something must be off-- perhaps an extra page was added to the hardcover, setting off the pages slowly one-by-one? So, if interested in this book, buy the paperback version. We barely used this, and for a good reason; its terrible. Four Stars By Mrs. Also, our final reading assignment, Othello, is not even included in the text.
Somehow between paperback and hardback they took it out and moved everything around. Arrived just as stated, like new. This edition of an "old chestnut" does not disappoint. The collection is worthy of use in the By Suzanna Byrne on Nov 16, This edition of an "old chestnut" does not disappoint.
The collection is worthy of use in the college classroom which can also be said of all the Bedford editions.
I am delighted to own it in my literture library. Son is glad the class was over By Chicbuyer on Jul 31, This was a great buy. Son is glad the class was over - it was an online class with a horrible teacher.
This book has a lot of samplings of many different styles of writing. Five Stars By T. Streib on Nov 29, This was my favorite English book from college.
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Thinking and Writing About Literature 2nd Edition, ed.
Ed. Michael Meyer, a college level dictionary, and the MLA formatting and grammar book A Pocket Style Manual, 5th ed. by Diana Hacker Please note: The book Thinking and Writing About Literature, 2nd ed.
is required immediately. Michael Meyer, University of Connecticut Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Critical Thinking and writing Special sections treat individual authors in depth. How many fiction writers have an “A Study of ” section and who are they? chapters dedicated to writing about literature?
Michael Meyer has taught writing and literature courses for more than thirty years—since at the University of Connecticut and before that at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the College of William and Mary.
In addition to being an experienced teacher, Meyer is a highly regarded literary scholar. List of ebooks and manuels about Michael meyer english and american literature.
Welcome to English II: Reading, Writing, and Talking about the Mysteries and Psychology of Literature! Readings: Michael Mrs.
Perricone-Munn Textbooks: The Bedford Introduction to Literature, Michael Meyer easy Writer, Andrea A. Lunsford Elements of.
Bedford Introduction to Literature: Reading, Thinking, Writing 8th (eighth) Edition by Michael Meyer published by Bedford Books () Hardcover out of 5 stars /5(64).