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AUTHORS: Kirszner/Mandell - ©2011
Combining the broadest selection of literature available and time-proven writing instruction, 2009 MLA UPDATE EDITION – LITERATURE: READING, REACTING, WRITING provides all the help you need to succeed in class and make literature a part of your life. This useful, reader-friendly text provides step-by-step guidance through the entire research and writing process. You'll also learn to craft literary analyses and arguments, and that writing about literature is a process of discovery, examination, and debate. The text includes a comprehensive guide to writing about literature, with full coverage of critical thinking, argument, and the writing process. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2009 MLA HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS OF RESEARCH PAPERS, Seventh Edition.