9780130978028

Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, Compact (2nd Edition)

Roberts, Edgar V.; Jacobs, Henry E.

ISBN 10: 0130978027 / 0-13-097802-7
ISBN 13: 9780130978028
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
For Introduction to Literature courses; and 2nd semester Freshman Composition courses that emphasize writing about literature. This compact version of the best-selling Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing retains the dedication to integrating unequalled writing about literature coverage throughout. It is dedicated throughout to the interlocking processes of reading and writing. In addition to carefully chosen literary selections, each chapter contains detailed information about the process of writing about literature, with hundreds of thought-provoking questions and sample student essays.

Review:

This second compact edition of the best-selling Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing by Edgar V. Roberts and Henry E. Jacobs retains all of the features of the original text. Like the sixth full edition upon which it is based, it is dedicated throughout to the interlocking processes of reading and writing. In addition to carefully chosen literary selections, each chapter contains detailed information about the process of writing about literature, with hundreds of thought-provoking questions and sample essays.

FREE online study resource—www.prenhall.com/roberts—Prentice Hall's exclusive Companion Website™ that accompanies Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, Sixth Edition. The site is a comprehensive resource that is organized alphabetically to find author information easier. The Website offers the following:

  • An Online Study Guide for students presents multiple choice and essay questions for a majority of the fiction, drama, and poetry selections with built-in e-mail routing options to give students the ability to forward responses to their instructors.
  • A "Writing About Literature" Section offers a student prompts for setting up' an outline.
  • A "Living Timeline" for literature gives students perspectives on historical, political, and cultural information.

This Website is free with any copy. Contact your local Prentice Hall sales representative for ordering instructions.

We are delighted to offer select Penguin Putnam titles at a substantial discount to your students when you request a special package of one or more Penguin titles with any Prentice Hall text.

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