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The first anthology to combine literatures from around the world on an equal footing. Designed as a course for non-native English speakers in how to read literature. Contains extracts, questions, exercises and commentary.

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Now Read On: A Course in Multicultural Reading by John McRae

Now Read On brings together literatures in English from around the world, combining an excellent choice of texts with sound methodological guidance.It contains approximately eighty texts and extracts from countries andcontinents including:
*Africa
*Australia
*Great Britain
*India
*Malaysia
*New Zealand
*Philippines
*Singapore
Designed as course for both native and non-native English-speakers in how to read literature, this anthology begins with shorter starter texts and questions, and develops in complexity as the reader progresses through the book. Now Read On provides the user with
*hands-on experience of working with a plurality of texts from around the world
*questions, exercises, pointers and commentary, accompanying all the passages of literature, and providing the student with the tools and confidence to critically evaluate any text
*an understanding of the major genres - poetry, short stories, drama and novels.

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Table of Contents


Part I Section 1. Poetry: Abdul Ghafar Ibrahim The Wall, Mutabaruka (Allan Hope) You Ask Me, William Carlos Williams This is Just to Say, Hilary Tham Offerings, Abdul Ghafar Ibrahim Hello, Arthur Gorges Her Face, Lord Byron So We'll Go No More A-Roving, Chinweizu Colonizer's Logic, J.R.D.A Dubreka Goodbye Europeans, Fadzillah Amin Dance. Section 2. Short Stories: Ambrose Pierce The Disinterested Arbiter, Ernest Hemingway In Our Times, Samuel Clemens A Fable, Fredric Brown The Weapon, Grace Paley Mother, Catherine Lim The Journey, Laurie Clancy Reading the Signs. Section 3. Plays: Edward Bond Bingo, Five Snippets, Oscar Wilde The Importance of Being Ernest, Harold Pinter Silence, William Shakespeare Macbeth, Anton Chekhov The Bear. Section 4. Novels: D.H.Lawrence Sons and Lovers, Ernest Hemingway For Whom the Bell Tolls, George Orwell Keep the Aspidistra Flying, Shahnon Ahmad No Harvest but a Thorn, Arundhati Roy The God of Small Things, Lloyd Fernando Scorpion Orchid, Anita Desai A Village by the Sea. Part II Section 5. Poetry: Pitika Ntuli In My Country, Keorapetse Kgositsile Mandela's Sermon, Mabel Segun Bride Price, Samuel Taylor Coleridge The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, John Keats La Belle Dame sans Merci, Alfred, Lord Tennyson The Charge of the Light Brigade, William Wordsworth Daffodils, John Agard Rainbow, Shirley Lim The Dulang-Washer, Maya Angelou Woman Work, The Joeys Men Are, Emily Dickinson A Narrow Fellow in the Grass, Muhammad Haji Salleh Three Beserah Fisherman, Thomas Hardy The Convergence of the Twain. Section 6. Short Stories: Three Points of Entry, W. Somerset Maugham The Force of Circumstance, Isaac Asimov True Love, Nick Joaquin May Day Eve, Katherine Mansfield The Garden Party, Janet Frame You Are Now Entering the Human Heart Section 7. Plays: William Shakespeare Macbeth, Harold Pinter A Night Out, Mahesh Dattani Dance Like a Man, Ramli Ibrahim In the Name of Love. Section 8. Novels: George Orwell Animal Farm, Jack Schaffer Shane, Harper Lee To Kill a Mocking Bird, James Vance Marshall Walkabout. Part III Section 9. Poetry: Kojo Gyinage Kyei Time, W.H.Auden Stop All the Clocks, Emily Dickinson Because I could not Stop for Death, Wilfred Owen Anthem for Doomed Youth, Futility, Edwin Brock Song of the Battery Hen, James Berry Fantasy of an African Boy, Sudeep Sen New York Times, John Keats When I Have Fears, To Autumn. Section 10. Short Stories: Steven Schutzman The Bank Robbery, Simon Tay Drive,

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GOR004101023
Now Read On: A Course in Multicultural Reading by John McRae
John McRae
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1999-02-11
240
0415182174
9780415182171
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