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24 v.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
x, 188 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Introduction
  • Two modes of prestige film
  • Hollywood as popular sociology
  • Hollywood and the public sphere
  • A genre out of cycles
  • Realist melodrama
  • Epilogue.
After World War II, Hollywood's "social problem films" - tackling topical issues that included racism, crime, mental illness, and drug abuse - were hits with critics and general moviegoers alike. In an era of film famed for its reliance on pop psychology, these movies were a form of popular sociology, bringing the academic discipline's concerns to a much broader audience. Sociology on Film examines how the postwar "problem film" translated contemporary policy debates and intellectual discussions into cinematic form in order to become one of the preeminent genres of prestige drama. Chris Cagle chronicles how these movies were often politically fractious, the work of progressive directors and screenwriters who drew scrutiny from the House Un-American Activities Committee. Yet he also proposes that the genre helped to construct an abstract discourse of "society" that served to unify a middlebrow American audience. As he considers the many forms of print media that served to inspire social problem films, including journalism, realist novels, and sociological texts, Cagle also explores their distinctive cinematic aesthetics. Through a close analysis of films like Gentleman's Agreement, The Lost Weekend, and Intruder in the Dust, he presents a compelling case that the visual style of these films was intimately connected to their more expressly political and sociological aspirations. Sociology on Film demonstrates how the social problem picture both shaped and reflected the middle-class viewer's national self-image, making a lasting impact on Hollywood's aesthetic direction.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780813576947 20170213
Green Library
vi, 364 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Paris has always fascinated and welcomed writers. Throughout the twentieth and into the twenty-first century, writers of American, Caribbean, and African descent were no exception. Paris, Capital of the Black Atlantic considers the travels made to Paris-whether literally or imaginatively-by black writers. These collected essays explore the transatlantic circulation of ideas, texts, and objects to which such travels to Paris contributed. Editors Jeremy Braddock and Jonathan P. Eburne expand upon an acclaimed special issue of the journal Modern Fiction Studies with four new essays and a revised introduction. Beginning with W. E. B. Du Bois's trip to Paris in 1900 and ending with the contemporary state of diasporic letters in the French capital, this collection embraces theoretical close readings, materialist intellectual studies of networks, comparative essays, and writings at the intersection of literary and visual studies. Paris, Capital of the Black Atlantic is unique both in its focus on literary fiction as a formal and sociological category and in the range of examples it brings to bear on the question of Paris as an imaginary capital of diasporic consciousness.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781421407791 20160614
Green Library
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
xi, 276 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Part I 1. Introduction 2. Miami, 1989 3. Washington, D.C., 1991 Part II 4. Los Angeles, 1992 5. Los Angeles Times Coverage of Los Angeles 6. La Opinion Coverage of Los Angeles 7. African American Newspaper Coverage of Los Angeles 8. Asian American Newspaper Coverage of Los Angeles 9. Conclusions Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Index About the Authors.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780803972322 20160528
Over the past three decades, United States foreign policy, new immigrant communities, and increasing global economic interdependence have contributed to an increasingly complex political economy in America's major cities. For instance, recent immigration from Asia and Latin America has generated cultural anxiety and racial backlash among a number of ethnic communities in America. Newspaper Coverage of Interethnic Conflict: Competing Visions of America examines mainstream and ethnic minority news coverage of interethnic conflicts in Miami, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. Authors Hemant Shah and Michael C. Thornton investigate the role of news in racial formation, the place of ethnic minority media in the public sphere, and how these competing visions of America are part of ongoing social and political struggles to construct, define, and challenge the meanings of race and nation. The authors suggest that mainstream newspapers reinforce dominant racial ideology while ethnic minority newspapers provide an important counter-hegemonic view of U.S. race relations.Features of this text Pioneering and extensive comparisons of the mainstream and ethnic minority press Unique comparative focus on relations among ethnic minorities Both traditional quantitative and qualitative content analysis methods used to examine news stories Informed by the sociological theory known as "racial formation, " which previously has not been applied to the field of mass communication research. The general process of racial formation and the role of news in that process will be compelling to anyone studying the social construction of racial categories. Newspaper Coverage of Interethnic Conflict is highly recommended for students and scholars in the fields of Journalism, Mass Communications, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, and Sociology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780803972322 20160528
Green Library
xxvii, 393 p. ; 21 cm.
For ten years, Herbert J. Gans spent considerable time in four major television and magazine newsrooms, observing and talking to the journalists who choose the national news stories that inform America about itself. Writing during the golden age of journalism. Gans included such headline events as the War on Poverty, the Vietnam War and the protests against it, urban ghetto disorders, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy, and Watergate. He was interested in the values, professional standards, and the external pressures that shaped journalists' judgments. Deciding What's News has become a classic. A new preface outlines the major changes that have taken place in the news media since Gans first wrote the book, but it also suggests that the basics of news judgment and the structures of news organizations have changed little Gans's book is still the most comprehensive sociological account of some of the country's most prominent national news media. The book received the 1979 Theatre Library Association Award and the 1980 Book Award of the National Association of Educational Broadcasters. This is the first work to be published under the Medill School of Journalism's "Visions of the American Press" imprint, a new journalism history series featuring both original volumes and reprints of important classics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780810122376 20160528
Green Library
ix, 108 pages ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Sports Journalism, Jason Collins and Michael Sam 2. An Overview of Media Coverage of Gay Male Athletes 3. Comparing Sports Journalism Coverage of Collins and Sam 4. The Kiss 5. The Status of the Conversation.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319627694 20171023
This book examines how sports journalists covered the historic coming out stories of National Basketball Association (NBA) veteran Jason Collins and football All-American Michael Sam in the context of sports' "toy department" reputation as a field whose standards are often criticized as lacking in rigor and depth compared to other forms of journalism. Employing a media sociology approach, reporting about Collins and Sam is addressed in the book via three content analysis studies and interviews with two prominent sports journalists. An overview of other pertinent research is provided along with a detailed account of both athletes' stories. This work should appeal to readers interested in sports journalism, the role of sport in society, and media coverage of gay professional athletes.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319627694 20171023
Green Library
x, 527 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: Framing Law and Crime: An Experiment in Interdisciplinary Commensurability Caroline Joan (Kay) S. Picart, Michael Hviid Jacobsen, and Cecil Greek Part I: Cinematic Histories and Real/Reel Dystopias of Law and Crime Chapter 1: Law and Cinema Movement Stefan Machura, Bangor University, Criminology and Criminal Justice Chapter 2: The Crisis of Law and the Imaginary of Disaster: Reading Post-Apocalyptic Films Majid Yar, Independent Scholar, Sociology Chapter 3: A Canadian Perspective on Documentary Film: Drug Addict Susan Boyd, University of Victoria, Canada, Studies in Policies and Practice Program Part II: Jurisprudence in International Films Chapter 4: In the Land of Blood and Honey: What's Fair or Just in Love and War Crimes? Lessons for Transitional Justice. Carrie Menkel-Meadow, University of California-Irvine, Law Chapter 5: Multifocal Judgment, Intersecting Legal Proceedings and Conservativism: A Separation and Rashomon. Orit Kamir, The Center for Human Dignity, Israel, Law Chapter 6: Beyond the Courtroom-Vigilantism, Revenge, and Rape-Revenge Films in the Cinema of Justice. Peter Robson, University of Strathclyde, Law Part III: Law and Crime in American Film and Television Chapter 7: Alfred Hitchcock-Visions of Guilt and Innocence Mathieu Deflem, University of South Carolina, Sociology Chapter 8: Heroes for Hard Times: The Wire's 'Good Police' John Denvir, University of San Francisco School of Law, Law Chapter 9: Documenting Crime: Genre, Verity, and Filmmaker as Avenger Matthew Sorrento, Rutgers University, Film and Journalism Chapter 10: Screening the Law: Ideology and Law in American Popular Culture Naomi Mezey, Georgetown University, Law and Mark C. Niles, American University, Law Part IV: Film, Crime, and the Social World Chapter 11:Race and Serial Killing in the Media: The Case of Wayne Williams Caroline Joan (Kay) S. Picart, Tim Bower Rodriguez, P.A., Attorney at Law Chapter 12. Globalization and the Rise of the Behemoth: A Study in Gothic Criminology Cecil Greek, University of South Florida, Sociology Chapter 13: A Depiction of Evil, Order and Chaos: The Symbiotic Relationship of Law and the Supernatural in Film and Television Farah Britto, University of South Florida, Anthropology, and Cecil Greek, University of South Florida, Sociology Chapter 14: From Reel to Real - Conducting Filmic Ethnography in Criminology Michael Hviid Jacobsen, Aalborg University, Sociology and Anders Petersen, Aalborg University, Sociology. Part V: Epistemology and Ethics in Films of Law and Crime Chapter 15. Fact, Fantasy, Fallacy: Division Between Fanciful Musings and Factual Mutterings Jon Frauley, University of Ottawa, Criminology Chapter 16: Tobias Beecher: Law as a Refuge from Uncertainty? Steve Greenfield, University of Westminster, Law Chapter 17: Nationalities, Histories, Rhetorics: Real/Reel Representations of the Holocaust and Holocaust Trials and a Poethics of Film and Law Caroline Joan (Kay) S. Picart, Tim Bower Rodriguez, P.A., Attorney at Law.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781611477054 20160711
This cutting-edge edited collection brings together seventeen scholarly essays on two of cinema and television's most enduring and powerful themes: law and crime. With contributions by many of the most prominent scholars in law, sociology, criminology, and film, Framing Law and Crime offers a critical survey of a variety of genres and media, integrating descriptions of technique with critical analyses. This book will interest connoisseurs and newcomers to these topics alike.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781611477054 20160711
Green Library
4 v. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Volume I Part I. Foundations and Definitions Section 1.1 Foundational Texts and Concepts 1. Arnold Van Gennep, 'The Territorial Passage' in The Rites of Passage, Monika B.Vizedom and Gabrielle L.Caffee, trans., pp. 15-25 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1960 [1908?]) 2. Johan Huizinga, 'Nature and Significance of Play as a Cultural Phenomenon', in Homo Ludens:A Study in the Play-Element of Culture, pp. 1-27 (Boston: Beacon Press, 1955 [1938]) 3. Milton Singer, 'Search for a Great Tradition in Cultural Performances', in When a Great Tradition Modernizes, pp. 67-80 (New York: Praeger, 1972) 4. Kenneth Burke, Ritual Drama as 'Hub', in The Philosophy of Literary Form: Studies in Symbolic Action, pp. 87-113 (New York: Vintage Books, 1957) 5. J.L.Austin, 'Lecture I' in How to Do Things with Words, 2nd Ed., J.O.Urmson and Marina Sbisa, eds., pp. 1-11(Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1975) 6. Erving Goffman, 'Introduction', in The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, pp. 1-16 (New York: Doubleday, 1959) Section 1.2 Definitions, Distinctions, and Debates 7. Bert O.States, 'Performance as Metaphor', Theatre Journal, 48, 1, pp. 1-26, 1996 8. Grahame F.Thompson, Approaches to 'Performance', Screen, 26,5, pp. 78-90, 1985 9. Janelle Reinelt, 'The Politics of Discourse: Performativity Meets Theatricality', Substance, 31,1 & 2, 2002 10. Jon McKenzie, 'Virtual Reality: Performance, Immersion, and the Thaw', TDR: The Journal of Performance Studies, 38,4, pp. 83-106, 1994 Section 1.3 Disciplinary Actions 11. Clifford Geertz, 'Blurred Genres: The Refiguration of Social Thought', The American Scholar, 49, pp. 165-179, 1979 12. Sheldon L., Messinger, Harold Sampson, Robert D.Towne, 'Life as Theater: Some Notes on the Dramaturgic Approach to Social Reality', Sociometry 25,1, pp. 98-110, 1962 13. Ronald J.Pelias and James VanOosting, 'A Paradigm for Performance Studies', Quarterly Journal of Speech, 73,2, pp. 219-231, 1987 14. Elizabeth Bell, 'Performance Studies as Women's Work: Historical Sights/Sites/Citations from the Margin', Text and Performance Quarterly, 13,4, pp. 350-374, 1993 Part II: Elements and Circumstances of Performance 15. Richard Schechner, 'Performers and Spectators Transported and Transformed', The Kenyon Review, New Series, 3,4, pp. 83-113, 1981 16. Freddie Rokem, 'Theatrical and Transgressive Energies', Assaph, 15, pp. 19-38, 1999 17. Michael Kirby, 'On Acting and Not-Acting', The Drama Review, 16,1, pp. 3-15, 1972 18. John O. Thompson, 'Screen Acting and the Commutation Test', Screen, 19,2, pp. 55-69, 1978 19. Peter Middleton, 'Poetry's Oral Stage', in Salim Kemal and Ivan Gaskell, eds., .
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415255110 20160528
Over the past twenty years, 'Performance' has emerged as a central analytical and critical concept. Now the focus of a burgeoning academic discipline, Performance Studies, it is also crucial to many other fields, including anthropology, sociology, communications, art history, cultural studies, linguistics and rhetoric. This collection brings together major texts articulating perspectives on performance and performativity. The multi-disciplinary approach of this collection reflects the growing importance of the concept of performance across a variety of disciplines. With a new introduction contextualising the concept's rise, and a full index to guide the reader through the work, this will be an invaluable reference tool for students and researchers alike.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415255110 20160528
Green Library
1 87 p. ; 24 cm.
  • A New Kind of War INFORMATION WAR War in the Information Age From Industrial War to Information War American Exceptionalism FRONT LINE JOURNALISM Who they are and why they do it On Assignment Working Relations Fixers and Translators Danger and Safety Training and Protection Coping with Fear and Danger Information War and Journalistic Practices in the 21st century.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781412924061 20160528
'...it will appeal not only to students of journalism and media but also to anyone interested in the world around them' - Marie Kinsey, Times Higher Education Supplement 'Professor Tumber weaves together traditional and topical themes to produce a comprehensive overview of the media's role at times of conflict' - Stewart Purvis, Professor Of Television and Journalism, City University London 'Journalists under Fire presents a vivid picture of what it's like to be working as a journalist on the front line during a 'modern' war. Through the eyes of leading correspondents in the field the authors examine their experience and its impact on the audience, their profession and their own lives' - The Information Centre about Asylum and Refugees in the UK (ICAR) Journalists Under Fire is the first book to combine a conceptually audacious analysis of the changing nature of war with an empirically rich critical analysis of journalists who cover conflict. In Journalists Under Fire, authors Howard Tumber and Frank Webster explore questions about the information war and journalistic practices.Frontline correspondents play a key role in information war, but their position is considerably more ambiguous and ambivalent than in the epoch of industrial war. They play a central role in the presentation of what is often spectacle to audiences around the world whose actual experience of war is far removed from combat. In the era of multi-national journalism, of the internet and satellite videophone, the book highlights central features of media reporting in contemporary conflict. Drawing on over fifty lengthy interviews with frontline correspondents, the authors shed light on the motivations, fears and practices of those who work under conditions of journalism under fire. Journalists Under Fire is designed for undergraduate and postgraduate students and for scholars, academics and researchers in the fields of Journalism, Journalism Studies, Communication, Media Studies, Sociology, Cultural Studies, International Relations and War Studies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781412924061 20160528
Green Library
xxiii, 394 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Acknowledgments Introduction: The Hollywood Quarterly, 1945-1957 Eric Smoodin and Ann Martin Editorial Statement (1945) 1. The Avant-Garde 2. Animation 3. Documentary 4. Radio 5. Practice 6. Television 7. The Hollywood Picture 8. Scenes from Abroad 9. Notes and Communications Index of Names Index of Films.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520232730 20160528
The first issue of Hollywood Quarterly, in October 1945, marked the appearance of the most significant, successful, and regularly published journal of its kind in the United States. For its entire life, the Quarterly held to the leftist utopianism of its founders, several of whom would later be blacklisted. The journal attracted a collection of writers unmatched in North American film studies for the heterogeneity of their intellectual and practical concerns: from film, radio, and television industry workers to academics; from Sam Goldwyn, Edith Head, and Chuck Jones to Theodor Adorno and Siegfried Kracauer. For this volume, Eric Smoodin and Ann Martin have selected essays that reflect the astonishing eclecticism of the journal, with sections on animation, the avant-garde, and documentary to go along with a representative sampling of articles about feature-length narrative films. They have also included articles on radio and television, reflecting the contents of just about every issue of the journal and exemplifying the extraordinary moment in film and media studies that Hollywood Quarterly captured and helped to create. In 1951, Hollywood Quarterly was renamed the Quarterly of Film, Radio, and Television, and in 1958 it was replaced by Film Quarterly, which is still published by the University of California Press. During those first twelve years, the Quarterly maintained an intelligent, sophisticated, and critical interest in all the major entertainment media, not just film, and in issue after issue insisted on the importance of both aesthetic and sociological methodologies for studying popular culture, and on the political significance of the mass media.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520232730 20160528
hdl.handle.net ACLS Humanities E-Book
Green Library
xxxi, 843 p. : ports. ; 24 cm.
  • PREFACE. ABOUT THE AUTHORS. Fiction. 1. READING A STORY. Fable, Parable, and Tale. W. Somerset Maugham, The Appointment in Samarra. *Aesop, The North Wind and the Sun. Chuang Tzu, Independence. Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, Godfather Death. Plot. The Short Story. John Updike, A & P. Writer's Perspective. John Updike on Writing, Why Write? Writing Critically. What's The Plot? Writing Assignment. Further Suggestions For Writing. 2. POINT OF VIEW. William Faulkner, A Rose for Emily. Edgar Allan Poe, The Tell-Tale Heart. James Baldwin, Sonny's Blues. *Eudora Welty, Why I Live at the P. O. Writer's Perspective. James Baldwin on Writing, Race and the African-American Writer. Writing Critically. How Point of View Shapes a Story. Further Suggestions for Writing. 3. CHARACTER. Katherine Anne Porter, The Jilting of Granny Weatherall. Alice Walker, Everyday Use. Isaac Bashevis Singer, Gimpel the Fool (Translated by Saul Bellow). Writer's Perspective. Isaac Bashevis Singer on Writing, The Character of Gimpel. Writing Critically. How Character Creates Action. Writing Assignment. Further Suggestions for Writing. 4. SETTING. Kate Chopin, The Storm. Jack London, To Build a Fire. T. Coraghessan Boyle, Greasy Lake. Amy Tan, A Pair of Tickets. Writer's Perspective. Amy Tan on Writing, Setting the Voice. Writing Critically. How Time and Place Set a Story. Writing Assignment. Further Suggestions for Writing. 5.TONE AND STYLE. Ernest Hemingway, A Clean, Well-Lighted Place. William Faulkner, Barn Burning. Irony. Guy de Maupassant, The Necklace. *Ha Jin, Saboteur. Writer's Perspective. Ernest Hemingway on Writing, The Direct Style. Writing Critically. Be Style Conscious. Writing Assignment. Further Suggestions for Writing. 6. THEME. Stephen Crane, The Open Boat. *F. Scott Fitzgerald, Babylon Revisited. Luke 15: 11-32, The Parable of the Prodigal Son. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Harrison Bergeron. Writer's Perspective. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. on Writing, The Themes of Science Fiction. Writing Critically. Stating the Theme. Writing Assignment. Further Suggestions for Writing. 7. SYMBOL. John Steinbeck, The Chrysanthemums. Shirley Jackson, The Lottery. *Octavio Paz, My Life with the Wave. Ursula K. Le Guin, The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas. Writer's Perspective. Ursula K. Le Guin on Writing, On "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas". Writing Critically. Recognizing Symbols. Writing Assignment. Student Essay, An Analysis of the Symbolism In Steinbeck's "The Chrysanthemums". Further Suggestions For Writing. 8. EVALUATING A STORY. Ralph Lombreglia, Jungle Video. Writer's Perspective. Ralph Lombreglia on Writing, Creating "Jungle Video". Writing Critically. Know What You're Judging. Writing Assignment. Further Suggestions for Writing. 9. READING LONG STORIES AND NOVELS. *Leo Tolstoy, The Death of Ivan Ilych. Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis . Writer's Perspective. Franz Kafka on Writing, Discussing The Metamorphosis. Writing Critically. Leaving Things Out. Writing Assignment. Student Essay, Kafka's Greatness. Further Suggestions for Writing. 10. *TWO CRITICAL CASEBOOKS: FLANNERY O'CONNOR AND RAYMOND CARVER. Flannery O'Connor. *Flannery O'Connor, Good Country People. Flannery O'Connor, A Good Man Is Hard to Find. Flannery O'Connor, Revelation. Flannery O'Connor on Flannery O'Connor . Flannery O'Connor, The Element of Suspense in "A Good Man Is Hard to Find". Flannery O'Connor, On Her Catholic Faith. Flannery O'Connor, The Serious Writer and the Tired Reader. *Flannery O'Connor, Yearbook Cartoons . Critics on Flannery O'Connor. *Robert Brinkmeyer Jr., Flannery O'Connor and Her Readers. *J. O. Tate, A Good Source Is Not So Hard to Find: The Real Life Misfit. *Mary Jane Schenck, Deconstructing "A Good Man Is Hard to Find". *Kathleen Feeley, Comic Perversion in " Good Country People". Raymond Carver. Raymond Carver, Cathedral. *Raymond Carver, A Small, Good Thing. *Raymond Carver, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. Raymond Carver on Raymond Carver. Raymond Carver, Commonplace but Precise Language. *Raymond Carver, My Biases in Fiction. *Raymond Carver, Honesty in Writing. Critics on Raymond Carver. *Tess Gallagher, The Origins of Cathedral. *Tom Jenks, The Origin of Cathedral. *Paul Skenazy, Carver and Minimalism. *Arthur Saltzman, Carver's Characterization. Writing Critically. How One Story Illuminates Another. Writing Assignment. Further Suggestions For Writing. 11. STORIES FOR FURTHER READING. *Chinua Achebe, Dead Men's Path. *Anjana Appachana, The Prophecy. *Margaret Atwood, Happy Endings. Ambrose Bierce, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge. Jorge Luis Borges, The Gospel According to Mark. Robert Olen Butler, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain. Willa Cather, Paul's Case. John Cheever, The Five-Forty-Eight. Anton Chekhov, The Lady with the Pet Dog. Kate Chopin, The Story of an Hour. Sandra Cisneros, Barbie-Q. Ralph Ellison, Battle Royal. Gabriel Garca Mrquez, A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper. Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown. Langston Hughes, On the Road. Zora Neale Hurston, Sweat. *Kazuo Ishiguro, A Family Supper. James Joyce, Araby. Jamaica Kincaid, Girl. D. H. Lawrence, The Rocking-Horse Winner. Bernard Malamud, Angel Levine. Katherine Mansfield, Miss Brill. Bobbie Ann Mason, Shiloh. Alice Munro, How I Met My Husband. Joyce Carol Oates, Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? Tim O'Brien, The Things They Carried. Frank O'Connor, First Confession. Tillie Olsen, I Stand Here Ironing. Leslie Marmon Silko, The Man to Send Rain Clouds. Writing. 12. WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE. Beginning. Discovering and Planning. Drafting and Revising. The Form of Your Finished Paper. Using Spell-Check Programs. Anonymous, A Little Poem Regarding Computer Spell Checkers. Plagiarism. Documenting Your Sources. Reference Guide for Citations. Keeping a Journal. 13. WRITING ABOUT A STORY. Explicating. Sample Student Essay (Explication). Analyzing. Sample Student Essay (Analysis). Sample Student Card Report. Comparing and Contrasting. Suggestions for Writing. 14. CRITICAL APPROACHES TO LITERATURE. Formalist Criticism. Cleanth Brooks, The Formalist Critic. Michael Clark, Light and Darkness in "Sonny's Blues". Biographical Criticism. Virginia Llewellyn Smith, Chekhov's Attitude to Romantic Love. *Jeffrey Meyers, Biographical Background to Babylon Revisited. Historical Criticism. *Seamus Deane, Joyces Vision of Dublin. John King, The Argentinean Context of Borgess Fantastic Fiction. Psychological Criticism. Sigmund Freud, The Nature of Dreams. Daniel Hoffman, The Father-Figure in "The Tell-Tale Heart". Mythological Criticism. Northrop Frye, Mythic Archetypes. Edmond Volpe, Myth in Faulkner's "Barn Burning". Sociological Criticism. Georg Lukacs, Content Determines Form. Daniel P. Watkins, Money and Labor in "The Rocking-Horse Winner". Gender Criticism. Elaine Showalter, Toward a Feminist Poetics. Juliann Fleenor, Gender and Pathology in "The Yellow Wallpaper". Reader-Response Criticism. Stanley Fish, An Eskimo A Rose for Emily. *Michael J. Colacurcio, The End of Young Goodman Brown. Deconstructionist Criticism. Roland Barthes, The Death of the Author. Barbara Johnson, Rigorous Unreliability. Cultural Studies. Vincent B. Leitch, Poststructuralist Cultural Critique. Mark Bauerlein, What is Cultural Studies? *GLOSSARY OF LITERARY TERMS. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. INDEX OF AUTHORS AND TITLES. INDEX OF LITERARY TERMS.
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Fiction 8/e , is a collection of short stories-69 in all-which offers a wide ranging view of classic and contemporary writers. This edition has 13 new stories by writers such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Kazuo Ishiguro. New casebooks on Flannery O'Connor and Raymond Carver with critical essays as well as a new Interactive CD-ROM: "The Craft of Literature" mark another careful revision of this short-story textbook classic.
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Green Library


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