Literature, Portable Edition, 12/e,Â features four lightweight, paperback volumesâ€”Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writingâ€”packed in a slipcase.Â Â The most popular Literature anthology continues to bring students the finest literature from fables to poetweets.Â The Twelfth Edition of Literature: An Introductiuon to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing,editedÂ by X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia, includes eleven new stories from studentsâ€™ favorite authors:Â Â ZZ Packerâ€™s â€śBrownies,â€ť Ray Bradburyâ€™s, â€śThe Sound of Thunder,â€ť Â Anne Tylerâ€™s, â€śTeenage Wasteland,â€ť David Leavittâ€™s, â€śA Place Iâ€™ve Never Beenâ€ť and Isabel Allendeâ€™s â€śThe Judgeâ€™s Wife.â€ť Â More than 60 new accessible and engaging poems have been added including former Iraqi soldier Brian Turnerâ€™s â€śThe Hurt Locker,â€ť Katha Pollitâ€™s â€śThe Mind-Body Problemâ€ť as well as poetweets from Lawrence Bridges and Robert Pinsky. Â In addition, there are new poems from Kay Ryan, Benjamin Alire Saenz, H. D, Gary Snyder, Joy Harjo, Tami Haaland, Robert Hayden, Denise Levertov, and William Carlos Williams. Three new one-act plays help â€śeaseâ€ť students into the study of this genre. The new plays include two comedies-- David Ivesâ€™s, Sure Thing and Jane Martinâ€™s Beautyâ€”as well as Edward Bok Leeâ€™s experimental drama El Santo Americano. In addition, Milcha Sanchez-Scottâ€™s The Cuban Swimmer has been added.
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