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Backpack Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing

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4 out of 5
Based on 35 Ratings and 15 Reviews

Book Description

The smallest and most economical member of the Kennedy/Gioia family, Backpack Literature is a brief paperback version of the discipline's most popular introduction to literature anthology. Like its bigger, bestselling predecessors, Backpack Literature features the authors' collective poetic voice which brings personal warmth and a human perspective to the discussion of lite... More

Book Information
PublisherLongman Publishing Group
BindingPaperback (2 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages1248
Publication Date10/12/2009
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About Dana Gioia (Author) : Dana Gioia is a published author and an editor. Some of the published credits of Dana Gioia include An Introduction to Poetry, Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama, Ninth Edition.
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About X. J. Kennedy (Author) : X. J. Kennedy is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of X. J. Kennedy include Loser Goes First, Prentice Hall Mathem... more
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