Literature: The Human Experience Reading and Writing

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Offering new opportunities to think and write critically about literature, this classic anthology continues to provide a rich selection of stories, poems, plays, and essays in a flexible arrangement that invites students to explore the essential themes of humanity.

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Architect and urbanist Leon Krier has taught at the Architectural Association, the Royal College of Arts, the University of Virginia, and Princeton and Yale Universities and has been an architectural consultant to the Prince of Wales since 1988. He is the recipient of numerous prizes, including the Driehaus Prize for Classical Architecture and Jefferson Memorial Gold Medal. He is the author of the award-winning "Architecture: Choice or Fate" and other books.

Peter Richardson and Douglas Richardson, photographs by John de Visser, R.C.A.

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"The choice of texts that move students on a gut level is great. The selections allow for ranging widely among cultural experience and the classics, but they are presented clearly and accompanied by analytical questions that go straight to the issues."

"The combined thematic and generic organization is as close to the ideal as I've seen to achieve my goals in the second-term composition course, for it encourages an understanding of the elements of various genres...while at the same time emphasizing 'why we need literature.'"

"I think the most important issue for instructors of literature today is to make it individually, culturally and historically relevant... When I use this book -- because of its intriguing mixture and variety -- the themes themselves become sites of contestation and discussion for my classes."

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