NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED016993
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 1
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
ENGLISH FOR TODAY. BOOK SIX, LITERATURE IN ENGLISH.
SLAGER, WILLIAM R.; AND OTHERS
THE SIXTH AND LAST VOLUME IN THE "ENGLISH FOR TODAY" SERIES, "LITERATURE IN ENGLISH" PRESENTS A WIDE RANGE OF WELL-KNOWN CONTEMPORARY WRITERS FROM THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING WORLD--ENGLAND, THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, INDIA, IRELAND, AND SCOTLAND. THE SELECTIONS INCLUDE--(I) SHORT STORIES BY SAKI, CALLAGHAN, O'CONNOR, HEMINGWAY, JOYCE, STEINBECK, AND CATHER, (II) ESSAYS BY FAULKNER, RAU, MOOREHEAD, PRIESTLEY, SANDBURG, HUXLEY, AND NARAYAN, (III) PLAYS BY BARRIE AND SAROYAN, (IV) POEMS BY FROST, HOUSMAN, DICKINSON, YEATS, HARDY, AND WHITMAN. EACH UNIT IS PREFACED BY AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY IN WHICH THE BASIC CRITICAL VOCABULARY ("PLOT,""THEME,""EXPOSITION") IS PRESENTED AND THE STUDENT IS TOLD WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN THE READING. FOOTNOTES EXPLAINING WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS NOT EASILY FOUND IN DICTIONARIES ACCOMPANY, AND COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS FOLLOW, EACH SELECTION. THIS VOLUME MAY BE USED INDEPENDENTLY OF THE SERIES BY ADVANCED STUDENTS OF ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE. THE STUDENT'S TEXT ($1.75) AND THE TEACHER'S TEXT ($2.95) ARE PUBLISHED BY MCGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, 330 WEST 42ND STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036. (AMM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.
Identifiers: N/A