Perrine's Literature : Structure, Sounds, and Sense (Hardcover)

Author: Arp, Thomas R.

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An authoritative bestseller for over fifty years, PERRINE''S LITERATURE: STRUCTURE, SOUND, AND SENSE continues to be an essential and highly effective introduction to literature for today''s students. Written for students beginning a serious study of literature, the text introduces the fundamental elements of fiction, poetry, and drama in a concise and engaging way, addressing vital questions that other texts tend to ignore, such as "Is some literature better?" and "How can it be evaluated?" A remarkable selection of classic, modern, and contemporary readings serves to illustrate the elements of literature and ensure broad appeal to students of diverse backgrounds and interests. Now thoroughly updated with nearly 80 new stories, poems, and plays by some of the finest authors of any era, the eleventh edition remains true to Perrine''s original vision while addressing the needs of a new generation of students.


Publisher Cengage Learning
Mfg Part# 9780495897965
SKU 217282773
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0495897965
Release Date 2/1/2011
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Edition 0011
Number of Pages 1677
Publisher Wadsworth Publishing Company
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