Retellings with Free ARIEL CD-ROM

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9780072996258: Retellings with Free ARIEL CD-ROM

Now packaged with the free ARIEL CD-ROM, this four-genre, thematically-arranged collection groups together selections that retell the same story or events: three interpretations of Cinderella from Walt Disney, The Brothers Grimm, and a Chinese folktale, for example, or the myth of Oedipus as told by Sophocles, Rita Dove, Randall Jarrell, and Sigmund Freud. Retellings includes many frequently taught works of fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction, as well as visual texts, and offers a complete introduction to reading, interpreting, and writing about literature.

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After receiving her Ph.D. in 1983, A. G. Clarke worked for a time as a freelance writer and consultant. Since 1989, she has taught at American River College, a community college in Sacramento, California, that serves a diversified student body with varied career and academic goals. She teaches courses in developmental and college writing and in literature, including introductory courses in her doctoral specialties of the novel and Victorian literature.

Since 1983, M. B. Clarke has been teaching at one of UC Berkeley’s sister campuses, the University of California at Davis. At UC Davis, she has taught a wide range of writing classes, from basic composition and first-year writing courses in the essay and imaginative literature to advanced composition courses in legal writing and technical and professional writing. She has occasionally taught courses in her doctoral specialty of Middle English literature, and she designed and taught for the humanities program a course on narrative built on the idea of “retellings” in art and literature. Along with Nancy Morrow, M. B. Clarke is the editor of Currents of Inquiry, a thematic collection of essays written for use in first- and second-year writing courses.

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