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FICTION
CHINUA ACHEBE (b. 1930)
Marriage Is a Private Affair 946
SHERMAN ALEXIE (b. 1966)
This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona
JAMES BALDWIN (1924-1987)
Sonny's Blues 534
TONI CADE BAMBARA (1939-1995)
The Lesson 1 1 6
ROBERT OLEN BUTLER (b. 1945)
Jealous Husband Returns in Form of Parrot 766
RAYMOND CARVER (1938-1988)
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love 742
KATE CHOPIN (1 851—1904)
The Storm 724
SANDRA CISNEROS (b. 1954)
The House on Mango Street 127
CHITRA BANERIEE DIVAKARUNI (b. 1956)
Mrs. Dutta Writes a Letter 568
HARLAN ELLISON (b. 1934)
"Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman
WILLIAM FAULKNER (1897-1962)
A Rose for Emily
CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN (1 860—1935)
The Yellow Wallpaper 729
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE (1804—1864)
Young Goodman Brown
ERNEST HEMINGWAY (1899—1961 )
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place 96
Yu HUA (b. 1960)
Appendix 299
SHIRLEY JACKSON (1 91 9-1 965)
The Lottery 350
JAMES JOYCE (1 882-1941)
Araby
FRANZ KAFKA (1 883-1924)
A Hunger Artist 342
JAMAICA KINCAID (b. 1 949)
Girl 566
D. H. LAWRENCE (1885-1930)
The Rocking-Horse Winner 6
URSULA K. LE GUIN (b. 1929)
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
HERMAN MELVILLE (1 81 9-1 891)
Bartleby the Scrivener
PAULINE MELVILLE (b. 1948)
The Sparkling Bitch 373
HARUKI MURAKAMI (b. 1949)
On Seeing the 1000/0 Perfect Girl One Beautiful April
Morning 123
JOYCE CAROL OATES (b. 1938)
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? 752
TIM O'BRIEN (b. 1946)
The Things They Carried 1036
FLANNERY O'CONNOR (1 925-1 964)
Good Country People 10()
EDGAR ALLAN POE (1809—1849)
Cask of Amontillado
KATHERINE ANNE PORTER (1 890-1 980)
The Jilting of Cranny Weatherall 1028
NAHID RACHLIN (b. 1 946)
Departures 951
LESLIE MARMON SILKO (b. 1948)
The Man to Send Rain Clouds
AMY TAN (b. 1952)
Two Ki nds 383
TOLSTOY (1 828-191 0)
The Death of Ivin llYch 974
ALICE WALKER (b. 1 944)
Everyday Use 559
CAN XUE (b. 1953)
Hut on the Mountain 304
POETRY
ANONYMOUS
Bonny Barbara Allan 774
ANONYMOUS
Edward 1054
ARNOLD (1 822-1 888)
Dover Beach 796
HANAN MIKHA'IL 'ASHRAWI (b. 1946)
From the Diary of an Almost-Four-Year-Old
Night Patrol 418
W. H. AUDEN (1907-1973)
Musée des Beaux Arts 1067
The Unknown Citizen 407
ELIZABETH BISHOP (1 91 1-1979)
One Art 802
WILLIAM BLAKE (1 757-1 827)
The Chimney Sweeper 129
The Garden of Love 130
A Poison Tree 794
The Tyger 130
JOHN BREHM (b. 1955)
At the Poetry Reading 155
GWENDOLYN BROOKS (1 91 7—2000)
from The Children of the Poor 410
ROBERT BROWNING (1 81 2-1 889)
My Last Duchess 132
R0BERT BURNS (1 759-1 796)
A Red, Red Rose 795
ROSEMARY CATACAI-OS (b. 1 944)
David Talamåntez on the Last Day of Second
Grade 147
VICTORIA CHANG (b. 1 961 )
Morning Porridge 1093
SANDRA CISNEROS (b. 1954)
My Wicked Wicked Ways 1 54
LUCILLE CLIFTON (b. 1936)
There Is a Girl Inside 813
JUDITH ORTIZ COFER (b. 1952)
Latin Women Pray 605
BILLY COLLINS (b. 1941)
Sonnet 814
JUNE JORDAN (1 936-2002)
Memo: 146
JENNY JOSEPH (b. 1932)
Warning 41 1
MARY KARR (b. 1954)
Revenge of the Ex-Mistress 823
JOHN KEATs (1 795-1 821)
Ode on a Grecian Urn 1061
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
JANE KENYON (1 947-1 995)
Surprise 81 6
CAROLYN (b. 1925)
Bitch 805
ETHERIDGE KNIGHT (1 931—1 991)
131
Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the
Criminal Insane 603
MAXINE KUMIN (b. 1925)
Jack 806
PHILIP LARKIN (1 922-1 985)
A Study of Reading Habits
This Be the Verse 142
EVELYN LAU (b. 1971)
Solipsism 1 58
AUDRE LORDE (1934-1992)
Power 811
ADRIAN C. LOUIS (b. 1946)
143
End Prayer for Mogie 1090
KATHARYN Howo MACHAN (b. 1952)
Hazel Tells LaVerne 1 53
AIMEE MANN (b. 1960)
Save Me 784
CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE (1 564—1 593)
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
ANDREW MARVELL (1 621—1 678)
To His Coy Mistress 792
KATHERINE Mc,ALPINE (b. 1948)
Plus C'est la Méme Chose 1 52
J. D. MCCLATCHY (b. 1945)
J 41
CLAUDE MCKAY (1890—1948)
lfWe Must Die 406
PETER MEINKE (b. 1932)
Advice to My Son 144
ROBERT MIE7FY (b. 1935)
My Mother 145
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY (1 892-1 950)
Love Is Not All 799
JANICE MIRIKITANI (b. 1942)
Suicide Note 1088
FELIX MNTHALI (b. 1933)
The Stranglehold of English Lit. 71 3
LADY MARY WORTLEY MONTAGU (1 689—1 762)
song 793
SUSAN MUSGRAVE (b. 1951 )
Right through the Heart 81 9
TASLIMA NASRIN (b. 1962)
Things Cheaply Had 608
PABLO NERUDA (1904—1 973)
The Dead Woman 1081
SHARON OLDS (b. 1 942)
Sex without Love 81 5
MARY OLIVER (b. 1935)
When Death Comes 1086
WILFRED OWEN (1 893-1 91 8)
Dulce et Decorum Est 1079
DOROTHY PARKER (1 893-1 967)
One Perfect Rose 799
M0LLY PEACOCK (b. 1947)
Our Room 151
sayyou Love Me 816
MARGE PIERCY (b. 1 936)
The market economy 414
SYLVIA PLATH (1932-1 963)
Daddy 808
Po CHU-I (772-846)
Golden Bells 772
Remembering Golden Bells 773
WYATT PRUNTY (b. 1947)
Learning the Bicycle 818
SIR WALTER RALEIGH (1 552-1 61 8)
The Nymph's Reply to the ShepherdDUDLEY RANDALL (b. 1 914)
Ballad of Birmingham 409
HENRY REED (1 914-1986)
Naming of Parts 600
ADRIENNE RICH (b. 1929)
Living in Sin 807
EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON (1 869—
Miniver Cheevy 400
Richard cory 1075
THEODORE ROETHKE (1 908—1 963)
Elegy for Jane 082
I Knew a Woman 801
My Papa's Waltz 800
MURIEL RUKEYSER (1 913—1 980)
ABBAS SAFARI (b. 1951)
Our story 957
SAPPHO (ca. 610—ca. 580 B.c.)
With His Venom 772
ANNE SEXTON (1928—1974)
The starry Night 1071
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1 564-1 61 6)
Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun
from Hamlet 1059
from Macbeth 1058
from Richard II 1058
It Was a Lover and His Lass 780
GARY SOTO (b. 1952)
Oranges 820
Worr SOYINKA (b. 1934)
Telephone Conversation 604
WALLACE STEVENS (1 879-1955)
Sunday Morning 402
SIR JOHN SUCKLING (1 609—1 640)
song 783
WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA (b. 1 923)
First Love 804
ALFRED, Low TENNYSON (1809-1 892)
Ulysses 394
DYLAN THOMAS (1 91 4-1 953)
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
EDMUND WALLER (1 606-1 687)
Go, Lovely Rose! 791
PHILLIs WHEATLEY (1 753-1 784)
On Being Brought from Africa to America
WALT WHITMAN (1 81 9-1 892)
from Song of Myself 795
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH (1 770-1 850)
The World Is Too Much with Us 393
WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS (1 865-1939)
Easter 1916 397
The Great Day 400
Leda and the Swan 137
Politics 798
Sailing to Byzantium 1065
The Second Coming 399
YEVGENY YEVTUSHENKO (b. 1 933)
People 1085
TAWFIQ ZAYYAD (1 932-1 994)
Here We Shall Stay 412
DRAMA
WOODY ALLEN (b. 1935)
Death Knocks 1095
SUSAN GLASPELL (1 882-1 948)
Trifles 91 6
LORRAINE HANSBERRY (1930—1965)
A Raisin in the Sun 609
Sonnet 18 "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" 786
Sonnet 29 "VVhen, in disgrace with fortune and men's
eyes" 786
Sonnet 73 "That time of year thou mayst in me behold"
Sonnet 129 "Th'expense of spirit in a waste of shame"
Sonnet 130 "My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun"
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY (1 792—1 822)
Ozymandias 1060
CHARLES SIMIC (b. 1938)
My Weariness of Epic Proportions 41 5
STEVIE SMITH (1 902—1 971 )
Not Waving but Drowning 140
CATHY SONG (b. 1955)
Stamp Collecting 607
HELEN SORRELLS (b. 1908)
From a Correct Address in a Suburb of a Major City
HENRIK IBSEN (1828-1 906)
A Doll's House 423
ARTHUR MILLER (1 91 5-2005)
Death of a Salesman
SANCHEZ-SCOTT (b. 1955)
The Cuban Swimmer 1 03
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1 564-1 616)
Othello 824
SOPHOCLES B.c.)
Oedipus Rex 60
ESSAYS
MAYA ANGELOU (b. 1928)
Graduation in Stamps 700
JUDITH ORTIZ COFER (b. 1952)
American History 292
BERNARD COOPER (b. 1951)
A Clack of Tiny Sparks: Remembrances of a Gay Boyhood
E. L. DOCTOROW (b. 1931)
Why We Are Infidels 514
JOHN DONNE (1 572-1 631)
Meditation XVII, from Devotions upon Emergent
Occasions 1 1 16
ERICH FROMM (1900—1980)
Is Love an Art? 932
ABEER HOQUE (b. 1973)
Ironed Blue Sky, 880F 710
LANGSTON HUGHES (1902-1967)
Salvation 281
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. (1 929-1968)
284
SALMAN RUSHDIE (b. 1947)
"Imagine There's No Heaven": A Letter to the Six Billionth
World Citizen 517
JONATHAN SWIFT (1 667-1 745)
A Modest Proposal 482
MARK TWAIN (1835-1910)
Little Bessie Would Assist Providence 1 1 1 8
VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882-1941)
What If Shakespeare Had Had a Sister? 685
ART
RIZA 'ABBASI
Two Lovers 720
FERNANDO BOTERO
Pedro 76
PIETER BRUEGHEL THE ELDER
Landscape with the Fall of Icarus 1 068
VINCENT VAN GOGH
The starry Night 1072
FRANCISCO DE GOYA
The Third of May, 1808, Madrid 1070
KEITH HARING
Untitled 310
KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI
The Great Wave off Kanagawa 1074
JACOB LAWRENCE
This Is Harlem 522
TAKASHI MURAKAMI
Mushroom Bomb Pink 964
DOCUMENTS
The Birmingham Truce Agreement 512
A Call for Unity from Alabama Clergymen 511
Letter from Birmingham Jail 490
MAXINE HONG KINGSTON (b. 1 940)
No Name Woman 936
JESSICA MITFORD (1 91 7—1 996)
The American Way of Death 1 121
Es'KiA MPHAHLELE (b. 191 9)
African Literature: What Tradition?
GEORGE ORWELL (1 903-1950)
Shooting an Elephant 694
PAUL (d. ca. C.E. 64)
I Corinthians 13 930
from Dred Scott v. Sandford 505
Jim Crow Laws 508
The U -S. Constitution, Amendment XIV 507
from The U.S. Constitution, Article l, Section 2

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Library of Congress
PN6014 .L62 2007

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xxxvii, 1231 p. :
Number of pages
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Internet Archive
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ISBN 10
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ISBN 13
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