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Portable Legacies

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Author: Schmidt, Jan Zlotnik

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 2

Features:

  • Used Book in Good Condition

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 1056

Release Date: 09-04-2012

Details: Product Description Embark on the literary journey of a lifetime with PORTABLE LEGACIES: FICTION, POETRY, DRAMA, NONFICTION! This four-genre literature anthology challenges you to think, read, and write critically. From Lao-tzu and Sophocles to Sandra Cisneros, Charles Simic, and Suzan Lori-Parks, you'll discover the best of the traditional, multicultural, and world literature canons, as well as exciting new contemporary works that encourage you to question, observe, probe, and critique what you are reading. In addition, you'll find an array of assignments designed to develop your writing abilities, from journal entries and critical analysis essays to literary arguments and research papers. About the Author Jan Zlotnik Schmidt, a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, who earned her BA from the University of Rochester in 1969, her MA from the University of Wisconsin in 1970, and her PhD from Syracuse University in 1977, teaches courses in composition, autobiography, creative writing, American literature, women's literature, and Holocaust studies. Her poetry has been published in many journals, including KANSAS QUARTERLY, CREAM CITY REVIEW, SYRACUSE SCHOLAR, ALASKA QUARTERLY REVIEW, HOME PLANET NEWS, and PHOEBE. She has published two volumes of poetry--WE SPEAK IN TONGUES (the Edwin Mellen Press, 1991) and SHE HAD THIS MEMORY (the Edwin Mellen Press, 2000)--and two collections of autobiographical essays--WOMEN/WRITING/TEACHING (SUNY Press, 1998) and WISE WOMEN: REFLECTIONS OF TEACHERS AT MIDLIFE, co-authored with Dr. Phyllis R. Freeman (Routledge, 2000). Lynne Crockett is an Associate Professor and Writing Program Administrator at SUNY Sullivan, a small, two-year college in the Catskill Mountains of New York. She received her PhD in Victorian literature from New York University in 2004. Crockett writes a monthly column for the SHAWANGUNK journal in Ellenville, New York, in addition to publishing creative nonfiction.

Package Dimensions: 9.0 x 6.1 x 1.0 inches

Languages: English