Bridges: Literature Across Cultures

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McGraw-Hill, Aug 1, 1993 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1142 pages
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Both an American and a global anthology, BRIDGES is ideally suited for today's composition and literature courses. It includes over 300 stories, poems, and plays, and features an exciting mix of writers - those who have been the world's literary standard bearers, as well as those who are relatively less known. Together, these diverse, provocative readings encourage the reconciliation of viewpoints - bridges - discovered within them. Thematically arranged, BRIDGES contains a rich mix of contemporary and classic selections, works from men and women, ethnic American, European, Asian, Latin American, and African writers.

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Gilbert H. Muller, who received a Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Stanford University, is currently professor of English and Special Assistant to the President at the LaGuardia campus of the City University of New York. He has also taught at Stanford University, Vassar College, and several universities overseas. Dr. Muller is the author of the award-winning Nightmares and Visions: Flannery O’Connor and the Catholic Grotesque, Chester Himes , and other critical studies. His essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, The Nation, The Sewanee Review, The Georgia Review, and elsewhere. He is also a noted author and editor of textbooks in English and composition, including The Short Prose Reader with Harvey Wiener, and with John A Williams, The McGraw-Hill Introduction to Literature, Bridges: Literature across Cultures, and Ways In: Reading and Writing about Literature. Among Dr. Muller’s awards are National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships, a Fulbright Fellowship, and a Mellon Fellowship.

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