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Literature Courses

Welcome to our Literature publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

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Anthology of Modern American Poetry: Volume 1

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

Cary Nelson

9780199920723
Paperback
July 2014

An anthology as diverse as American poetry itself

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How To Interpret Literature: Critical Theory for Literary and Cultural Studies

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Robert Dale Parker

9780199331161
Paperback
July 2014

A lively, accessible, and affordable volume that brings students into the most challenging ideas and debates in literary theory

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Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry: Volume 2

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

Cary Nelson

9780199920730
Paperback
July 2014

An anthology as diverse as American poetry itself.

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The Bible: A Historical and Literary Introduction

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

Bart D. Ehrman

9780195308167
Paperback
September 2013

Bible Studies

The most engaging introduction to the Bible, offering cutting-edge historical and literary scholarship from renowned biblical scholar and New York Times Bestselling author Bart Ehrman

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The Oxford Book of American Short Stories

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$21.95

Joyce Carol Oates

9780199744398
Paperback
August 2012

A new and extensively revised edition of a matchless anthology of American short stores, compiled by one of the masters of the genre, Joyce Carol Oates

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The Men Who Knew Too Much: Henry James and Alfred Hitchcock

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$29.95

Susan M. Griffin and Alan Nadel

9780199764433
Paperback
February 2012

An innovative pairing of Henry James and Alfred Hitchcock, showing them to be at once classic and contemporary

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Critical Theory: A Reader for Literary and Cultural Studies

Retail Price to Students:

$57.95

Robert Dale Parker

9780199797776
Paperback
January 2012

A concise, accessible, and affordable anthology of primary readings that introduces students to the most challenging ideas and debates in literary theory

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Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Retail Price to Students:

$18.95

Michael Ward

9780199738700
Paperback
May 2010

A major breakthrough in the study of The Chronicles of Narnia, uncovering the underlying symbolic structure of the seven immensely popular novels

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A Handbook of Critical Approaches to Literature

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$68.95

Wilfred Guerin, Earle Labor, Lee Morgan...

9780195394726
Paperback
February 2010

An essential guide to the most useful critical approaches to literature--applied to the same six classic works

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A Historical Guide to Joseph Conrad

Retail Price to Students:

$105.00

John Peters

9780195332773
Hardcover
December 2009

An accessible guide and comprehensive overview to the widely read and widely taught canonical author, complete with an up-to-date bibliography and illustrated chronology.

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Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales: A Casebook

Retail Price to Students:

$41.95

Lee Patterson

9780195175745
Paperback
January 2007

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Crosscurrents of Children's Literature: An Anthology of Texts and Criticism

Retail Price to Students:

$92.95

J. D. Stahl, Tina L. Hanlon, and Elizabeth Lennox Keyser

9780195134933
Paperback
October 2006

Organized thematically around modern critical debates, this is the only anthology of classic and contemporary readings in children's literature to combine primary works with related critical essays.

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Early Modern English Poetry: A Critical Companion

Retail Price to Students:

$57.95

Patrick Cheney, Andrew Hadfield, and Garrett A. Sullivan

9780195153873
Paperback
August 2006

Early Modern English Poetry provides an accessible introduction to a key selection of canonical poetic works in English and to historical and cultural topics that illuminate them.

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American Working-Class Literature: An Anthology

Retail Price to Students:

$72.95

Nicholas Coles and Janet Zandy

9780195144567
Paperback
August 2006

America's workers have been singing, reciting, performing, telling stories, writing, and publishing for more than three centuries. Ranging from early colonial times to the present, this groundbreaking anthology presents more than 300 literary texts that exemplify this tradition.

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The Oxford Book of American Poetry

Retail Price to Students:

$35.00

David Lehman

9780195162516
Hardcover
April 2006

A new and vastly more expansive vision of the canon of American poetry-the third edition of an anthology long considered a classic

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Literary Theory and Criticism: An Oxford Guide

Retail Price to Students:

$65.95

Patricia Waugh

9780199258369
Paperback
March 2006

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The Collected Poems of Christopher Marlowe

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$57.95

Christopher Marlowe

9780195147773
Paperback
November 2005

This unique anthology offers a more comprehensive look at the poems of Christopher Marlowe, England's first great poet and playwright, than any other volume currently in print.

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The Bible As Literature: An Introduction

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$72.95

John B. Gabel, Charles B. Wheeler, Anthony D. York...

9780195179071
Paperback
November 2005

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The Oxford Anthology of African-American Poetry

Retail Price to Students:

$45.00

Arnold Rampersad

9780195125634
Hardcover
October 2005

An anthology of poems by visionary black poets, who paint a memorable portrait of the African-American experience

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Early Modern English Drama: A Critical Companion

Retail Price to Students:

$62.95

Garrett A. Sullivan, Patrick Cheney, and Andrew Hadfield

9780195153866
Paperback
September 2005

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