George Orwell, Maya Angelo et al

75 Readings: An Anthology

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  • Kiadás éve: 1987
  • ISBN: 0070118167
  • Nyelv: angol
  • Oldalak száma: 396

75 Readings: An Anthology is strategically designed to introduce students to a broad variety of both traditional and contemporary essays. This rhetorically organized collection – comprised of a totál of 75 essays – includes classic selections as well as very topical pieces representing international, ethnic and women writers. The primary aim has been to expose students to a range of styles while retaining maximum pedagogical flexibility for the instructor.

Contents (general): A hanging / George Orwell — Salvation / Langston Hughes — Grandmother’s victory / Maya Angelou — No name woman / Maxine Hong Kingston — The stunt pilot / Annie Dillard — The day the fire came / Virginia Bell Dabney — Landscape and narrative / Barry Lopez — Where the world began / Margaret Laurence — The Metropolitan Cathedral in San Salvador / Joan Didion — Fifth Avenue, uptown / James Baldwin — The death of the moth / Virginia Woolf — The way to rainy mountain / N. Scott Momaday — Alias Benowitz shoe repair / David Quammen — My father / Doris Lessing — Easter in Sicily / Mary Taylor Simeti — The spider and the wasp / Alexander Petrunkevitch — How to cook a carp / Euell Gibbons — Behind the formaldehyde curtain / Jessica Mitford — Writing drafts / Richard Marius — The rules of the game: rodeo / Gretel Ehrlich — Honey harvest / Sue Hubbell — How to paint a fresco / Adam Goodheart — Beauty / Susan Sontag — What is poverty? / Jo Goodwin Parker — Faith of the father / Sam Pickering — Erotica and pornography / Gloria Steinem — Good souls / Dorothy Parker — Fire in the sky / Claudia Glenn Dowling — Stop murdering the language / John Leo — Thinking as a hobby / William Golding — The climythology of America / David M. Ludlum — Predictable crises of adulthood / Gail Sheehy — Why nothing is “wrong” anymore / Meg Greenfield — Cinematypes / Susan Allen Toth — Growing up Asian in America / Kesaya E. Noda — The truth about lying / Judith Viorst — Grant and Lee: a study in contrasts / Bruce Catton — My brother shaman / Richard Selzer — Talk in the intimate relationship: his and hers / Deborah Tannen — Two views of the Mississippi / Mark Twain — The rewards of living a solitary life / May Sarton — Neat people vs. Sloppy people / Suzanne Britt — At the mercy of the cure / Mark Mathabane — Discordant fruit / Lydia Minatoya — Why don’t we complain? / William F. Buckley, Jr. — Does America still exist? / Richard Rodriguez — A few kind words for superstition / Robertson Davies — The patterns of eating / Peter Farb and George Armelagos — The anthropology of manners / Edward T. Hall — Distancing the homeless / Jonathan Kozol — On a Greek holiday / Alice Bloom — How do you know it’s good? / Marya Mannes — Pain is not the ultimate enemy / Norman Cousins — My wood / E.M. Forster — Watching the grasshopper get the goodies / Ellen Goodman — White guilt / Shelby Steele — Where have all the parents gone? / Barbara Dafoe Whitehead — If Hitler asked you to electrocute a stranger, would you? Probably / Philip Meyer — Nubian diet revealed at last / Kathy A. Svitil — The myth of the cave / Plato — The myth of Sisyphus / Albert Camus — “But a watch in the night”: a scientific fable / James C. Rettie — Body ritual among the nacirema / Horace Miner — The cosmic prison / Loren Eiseley — Shouting “Fire!” / Alan M. Dershowitz — Am I blue? / Alice Walker — Gawk shows / Nicols Fox — A modest proposal / Jonathan Swift — The great person-hole cover debate: a modest proposal for anyone who thinks the word “he” is just plain easier / Lindsy Van Gelder — Four-letter words can hurt you / Barbara Lawrence — Should this student have been expelled? / Nat Hentoff — I have a dream / Martin Luther King, Jr. — Sex, drugs, disasters, and the extinction of dinosaurs — A step back to the workhouse? / Barbara Ehrenreich — Lifeboat ethics: the case against helping the poor / Garrett Hardin.

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