Three Genres: The Writing of Literary Prose, Poems and Plays 9th Edition

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Tell It Slant, Second Edition NTC Reference

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Poetry: A Pocket Anthology, 7th Edition

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Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story

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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry

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Fiction: A Pocket Anthology Penguin Academics Series 7th Edition

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The Screenwriter's Bible, 6th Edition: A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script Expanded & Updated

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Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice A Second Printing 5th Edition

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Operations Management: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management 12th Edition

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Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within Shambhala Library

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Best of the Best American Poetry: 25th Anniversary Edition The Best of the Best

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Each volume consists of seventy-five poems chosen by a major American poet acting as guest editor—from John Ashbery in 1988 to Mark Doty in 2012, with stops along the way for such poets as Charles Simic, A. Ammons, louise glück, billy collins, Heather McHugh, Adrienne Rich, and Kevin Young. Scribner Book Company.

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