Elements of Literature: Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Canadian Edition by Robert ScholesElements of Literature: Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Canadian Edition by Robert Scholes

Elements of Literature: Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Canadian Edition

EditorRobert Scholes, Nancy R. Comley, Carl H. Klaus

Paperback | March 5, 2015

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Providing the most thorough coverage available in a single volume, this comprehensive, broadly-based collection offers a rich variety of international writers and their works in three genres: short fiction, poetry, and drama. With its impressive chronological scope and strong Canadian criticalrepresentation, this volume is an essential text for introductory literature courses.
Robert Scholes is professor emeritus of modern culture and media, English, and comparative literature at Brown University. Nancy R. Comley is professor emeritus of English at Queens College, City University of New York. Carl H. Klaus is professor emeritus of English at the University of Iowa. David Staines is a professor in the Dep...
Title:Elements of Literature: Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Canadian EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1312 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.4 inPublished:March 5, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199014892

ISBN - 13:9780199014897


Table of Contents

PART ONE: FICTIONThe Elements of FictionA Collection of Modern FictionNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE:My Kinsman, Major MolineuxEDGAR ALLAN POE:The Purloined LetterHERMAN MELVILLE:Bartleby, the ScrivenerKATE CHOPIN:The Story of an HourCHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN:The Yellow WallpaperCHARLES G.D. ROBERTS:StrayedSTEPHEN LEACOCK:The Marine Excursion of the Knights of PythiasJAMES JOYCE:ArabyKATHERINE MANSFIELD:The Garden PartyF. SCOTT FITZGERALD:Babylon RevisitedERNEST HEMINGWAY:A Clean, Well-Lighted PlaceMORLEY CALLAGHAN:A Cap for SteveSINCLAIR ROSS:The Painted DoorSHEILA WATSON:AntigoneEUDORA WELTY:Why I live at the P.O.JOHN CHEEVER:The SwimmerBERNARD MALAMUD:The Magic BarrelDORIS LESSING:A Sunrise on the VeldMAVIS GALLANT:The Ice Wagon Going Down the StreetFLANNERY O'CONNOR:Everything That Rises Must ConvergeMARGARET LAURENCE:A Bird in the HouseALICE MUNRO: NEWChild's PlayALISTAIR MACLEOD:The BoatBHARATI MUKHERJEE:The Lady from LucknowTHOMAS KING:BordersROHINTON MISTRY:The CollectorsLOUISE ERDRICH:FleurTAMAS DOBOZY: NEWThe Ghosts of Budapest and TorontoMADELINE THIEN: NEWSimple RecipesPART TWO: POETRYThe Elements of PoetryA Selection of PoetsGEOFFREY CHAUCER:From The Canterbury TalesThe Miller's Prologue and TaleWILLIAM SHAKESPEARE:Sonnets18 [Shall I compare thee]29 [When, in disgrace]35 [No more be grieved at that which thou hast done]55 [Not marble nor the gilded monuments]65 [Since brass, nor stone, nor earth]73 [That time of year thou mayst in me behold]130 [My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun]JOHN DONNE:The Good MorrowThe Sun RisingThe CanonizationThe FleaThe RelicHoly Sonnets10 [Death, be not proud]14 [Batter my heart]JOHN MILTON:On ShakespeareHow Soon Hath TimeLycidasWhen I Consider How My Light is SpentANDREW MARVELL:To His Coy MistressThe GardenThe Fair SingerThe CoronetALEXANDER POPE:The Rape of the LockEpistle IV To Richard Boyle, Earl of BurlingtonWILLIAM BLAKELThe LambThe Clod and the PebbleThe Chimney-SweeperThe Sick RoseThe TygerLondonAuguries of InnocenceWILLIAM WORDSWORTH:I Wandered Lonely as a CloudOde: Intimations of ImmortalitySonnets4 Composed upon Westminster Bridge14 [The World is too much with us]Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern AbbeyJOHN KEATS:Ode to a NightingaleOde on a Grecian UrnOde to AutumnLa Belle Dame sans MerciBright StarOn the SonnetALFRED LORD TENNYSON:The Lady of ShalottUlyssesTears, Idle TearsFrom In Memoriam7 [Dark House, by which more I stand]8 [A happy lover]115 [Now fades the last long streak]ROBERT BROWNING:Soliloquy of the Spanish CloisterMy Last DuchessThe Bishop Orders His TombPorphyria's LoverWALT WHITMAN:Crossing Brooklyn FerryI Hear America SingingA Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and DimThe Ox-TamerThe Dalliance of the EaglesEMILY DICKINSON:[Success is Counted Sweetest][I'm 'Wife'- I've Finished That][The Heart Asks Pleasure - First][Because I could not stop for Death][What Is - 'Paradise'][I Never Hear the Word][I Heard a Fly Buzz]THOMAS HARDY:HapThe Darkling ThrushThe Convergence of the TwainThe OxenDuring Wind and RainIn Time of 'The Breaking of Nations'GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS:God's GrandeurThe WinidhoverPied BeautySpring and Fall: To a Young ChildThou Art Indeed Just, LordARCHIBALD LAMPMAN:The Railway StationThe Death of TennysonThe City of the End of ThingsWinter-SolitudeAt the Long Sault: May 1660WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS:The Lake Isle of InnisfreeThe DollsThe Wild Swans at CooleEaster 1916 NEWThe Second ComingLeda and the SwanAmong School ChildrenSailing to ByzantiumThe Circus Animals' DesertionROBERT FROST:Mending WallAfter Apple-PickingBirchesDesignStopping by Woods on a Snowy EveningProvide, ProvideWALLACE STEVENS:Sunday MorningAnecdote of the JarThirteen Ways of Looking at a BlackbirdThe Snow ManA High-Toned Old Christian WomanOf Modern PoetryWILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS:The Widow's Lament in SpringtimeSpring and AllThe Red WheelbarrowFlowers by the SeaThe Last Words of My English GrandmotherThe YachtsLandscape with the Fall of IcarusMARIANNE MOORE:PoetryThe FishNeverthelessA JellyfishT.S. ELIOT:The Love Song of J. Alfred PrufrockThe Hollow MenJourney of the MagiMarinaE.E. CUMMINGS:Buffalo Bill'sSpring is like a perhaps handsomewhere i have never travelledmy father moved through dooms of lovepity this busy monsterW.H. AUDEN:Who's WhoAs I Walked Out One EveningLullabyMusee des Beaux ArtsIn Memory of W.B. YeatsThe Unknown CitizenA.M. KLEIN:Soiree of Velvel KleinburgerThe Rocking ChairPortrait of the Poet as LandscapeELIZABETH BISHOP:The MapFirst Death in Nova ScotiaIn the Waiting RoomOne ArtDYLAN THOMAS:The Force that through the Green Fuse Drives the FlowerA Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in LondonDo Not Go Gentle into That Good NightFern HillP.K. PAGE:The StenographersPhotos of a Salt MineArrasThe New BicycleDeaf-Mute in the Pear TreeROBERT LOWELL:'To Speak of Woe That is in Marriage'Skunk HourWaterFor the Union DeadMARGARET AVISON:SnowNew Year's PoemThe Swimmer's MomentButterfly Bones; or Sonnet Against SonnetsIn a Season of UnemploymentWe the Poor Who Are Always with UsROBERT KROETSCH:The Poet's MotherFrom The Hornbooks of Rita K.Hornbook #43Hornbook #45PHYLLIS WEBB:Marvell's GardenLamentTo Friends Who Have Also Considered SuicideThe Days of the UnicornsADRIENNE RICH:The AfterwakeMoving in WinterNovellaNight-Pieces: For a ChildRapeSYLVIA PLATH:Sheep in FogDaddyKindnessEdgeWordsLEONARD COHEN: NEWPrayer for MessiahI Threw Open the ShuttersA Kite is a VictimWhat I'm Doing HereSnow is FallingNever MindSEAMUS HEANEY: NEWRequiem for the CroppiesTraditionsSeeing ThingsThe SchoolbagThe CrossingMARGARET ATWOOD:At the Tourist Centre in BostonProgressive Insanities of a PioneerVariations on the Word LoveVariations on the Word SleepInterlunarThe DoorROBERT PINSKY:The Figured WheelFrom the Childhood of JesusShirtAt Pleasure BayMICHAEL ONDAATJE:BearhugLetters and Other WorldsElizabethThe Cinnamon PeelerROBERT BRINGHURST:Essay on AdamThe Stonecutter's HorsesLeda and the SwanDIONNE BRAND:Islands VanishFrom ThirstyPoem IPoem IIPoem IIIGEORGE ELLIOTT CLARKE:From Whylah FallsLook Homeward, ExileBees' WingsBlank SonnetLe Tombeau de BishopParis AnnapolisBurning PoemsCHRISTIAN BOK: NEWFrom EunoiaChapter IVowelsPART THREE: DRAMAThe Elements of DramaA Collection of PlaysSOPHOCLES:Oedipus RexWILLIAM SHAKESPEARE:King LearAPHRA BEHN: NEWThe RoverHENRIK IBSEN:Hedda GablerOSCAR WILDE:The Importance of Being EarnestGEORGE BERNARD SHAW: PygmalionSAMUEL BECKETT:Krapp's Last TapeEDWARD ALBEE:The Zoo StorySHARON POLLOCK:DocMICHEL TREMBLAY:For the Pleasure of Seeing Her AgainTOMSON HIGHWAY:The Rez SistersGlossary of Critical TermsAcknowledgementsIndex

Editorial Reviews

"Certain additions, such as Madeline Thien, Tamas Dobozy, and Christian Bok, improve the collection's representation of the diversity of styles and cultural backgrounds that constitute Canadian literature. The addition of Aphra Behn's 'The Rover' to the drama section similarly improves thediversity of the historical snapshot the anthology offers of literature in English." --Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins, McMaster University