The Bedford Introduction to Literature, High School Version
Eleventh Edition   ©2016

The Bedford Introduction to Literature, High School Version

Michael Meyer (University of Connecticut)  

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-03465-9; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-03465-8; Format: Cloth Text, 1824 pages
  • For Institutions:$110.49

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The Bedford Introduction to Literature is designed to be your go-to place for everything your students need to succeed in the AP Literature course — and in college . Classic works drawn from many periods and cultures—by the authors you love to teach—appear alongside a strong selection of today’s notable writers. There is ample support for students, with a dozen chapters of critical reading and writing support, helpful sample close readings, writing assignments, and student papers. And, because everyone teaches and learns a little differently, there are lots of options for working with the literature, including case studies on individual works and themes that everyone can relate to. In-depth chapters on major authors like Flannery O’Connor and Robert Frost take students deeper into their work, and chapters on the fiction of Dagoberto Gilb and the poetry of Billy Collins and Julia Alvarez—created in collaboration with the authors themselves—are one more way that the anthology showcases literature as a living, changing art form. Featuring a new thematic case study on war fiction and a new cultural case study on John Patrick Shanley's celebrated play Doubt—a proven success in the classroom—the eleventh edition helps students draw lasting connections between the literature they read and the world around them

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