Literature of the Western World: v. 1: The Ancient World Through the Renaissance

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For surveys of World Literature or Literature of the Western World in departments of English, Comparative Literature.

The most comprehensive, best-selling anthology of its kind, this two-volume survey allows students and instructors to choose among the most important canonical and less-familiar texts of the Western literary tradition in Europe and the Americas. It offers complete texts whenever possible, uses the best translations of foreign-language material, and, when appropriate, presents more than one text by each author. It provides extensive analytic and explanatory apparatus, including detailed historical and biographical notes and introductions to six literary periods.

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This first volume of a two-volume survey allows students and instructors to choose among the most important canonical and less familiar texts of the Western literary tradition in Europe and the Americas.

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Book Description Longman, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: (NOTE: *New to this edition.)Volume I: The Ancient World Through the RenaissanceTHE ANCIENT WORLD. Gilgamesh. The Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) King James Version: Genesis. Job. Psalms. Homer: from The Iliad. The Odyssey. *Aesop: Fables. Aeschylus: The Oresteia. Agamemnon. The Libation Bearers. The Eumenides. Sophocles: Oedipus the King. Antigone. Euripides: Medea. *Helen. Aristophanes: Lysistrata. Virgil: from The Aeneid. Ovid: from Amores. Heroides. Metamorphoses. The New Testament (King James Version): from The Gospel According to Saint Matthew. Greek and Latin Lyric Poetry. Sappho: Poems.*Pindar: First Olympian Ode.*Theocritus: Idyll 1: Song of Thyrsis.Catullus: Poems.*Horace: Odes, Book 1.*Propertius: Elegies. Book I, no. 6: I Am No Ordinary Coward. Book II, no. 15: No Man More Blest! Book III, no. 16: Midnight, and a Letter Comes to Me. Book IV, no. 7: A Ghost Is Someone. Cultural Texts of the Ancient World. *Plato: from The Republic and The Apology.Aristotle, from Nicomachean Ethics and Poetics.Herodotus: from The History.Thucydides: from The Peloponnesian War.Livy: from The History of Rome.Marcus Aurelius: from Meditations. THE MIDDLE AGES. From The Koran. *The Cattle Raid of Cooley: Exile of the Sons of Uisliu. *Hrafnkel the Priest of Frey. Marie de France: Lais. from *Fables. *Renard the Fox: from Renard the Fox.* Dante Alighieri: The Divine Comedy. *The Thousand and One Nights: The Story of Sindbad the Sailor. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Geoffrey Chaucer: from The Canterbury Tales. Christine de Pizan: from The Book of the City of Ladies. Everyman. Cultural Texts of the Middle Ages. *John of Salisbury: from Polycraticus.Pope Eugene III: General Summons to a Crusade.Usamah Ibn-Munqidh: from Memoirs.Andreas Capellanus: from The Art of Courtly Love.Giraldus Cambrensis: from The Topography of Ireland.Saint Francis of Assisi: The Canticle of the Sun.Roger Bacon: from Opus Majus.Saint Thomas Aquinas: from Summa Contra Gentiles.Pope Boniface VIII: The Bull Unum Sanctum.The Goodman of Paris: from The Goodman of Paris. THE RENAISSANCE. Francis Petrarch: Rhymes. Giovanni Boccaccio: The Decameron. Marguerite de Navarre: The Heptameron. Michel de Montaigne: Essays: Of Cannibals, From Apology for Raymond Sebond. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: Don Quixote. *William Shakespeare: The Tempest. John Milton: Paradise Lost. Renaissance Lyric Poetry. Garcilaso de la Vega: Your Face Is Written in My Soul. While There Is Still the Color of a Rose.Santa Teresa de Jesus: If, Lord, Thy Love for Me Is Strong. Let Nothing Disturb Thee.Joachim Du Bellay: Regrets, XXXI. From a Winnower of Wheat to the Winds.Pierre de Ronsard: To Cassandre. On the Death of Marie. To Helene. Sonnet to an Unnamed Person.Fray Luis de Leon: Ode to Francisco Salins. The Life of the Blessed. At the Ascension. The Assumption of the Virgin.San Juan de la Cruz: One Dismal Night. O Living Flame of Love. I Entered Where I Did Not Know. A Shepherd, Young and Mournful, Grieves Alone. I Know Full Well the Water's Flowing Power.Edmund Spenser: Epithalamion.Luis de Gongora: A Rose. A Nightingale. The Spring. Soar High, My Love. Life's Greatest Misery. Allegory of the Brevity of Things Human. T. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_013018666X

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