Longman Anthology of World Literature The Early Modern Period

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ISBN-13: 9780205625970

Edition: 2nd 2009

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The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume Coffers a fresh presentation of the varieties of world literature from the early modern period.The editors of the anthology have sought to find economical ways to place texts within their cultural contexts, and have selected and grouped materials in ways intended to foster connections and conversations across the anthology, between eras as well as regions. The anthology includes epic, lyric poetry, drama, and prose narrative, with many works in their entirety. Classic major authors are presented together with more recently recovered voices as the editors seek to suggest something of the full literary dialogue of each region and period. Engaging introductions, scholarly annotations, regional maps, pronunciation guides, and illustrations will provide a supportive editorial setting.For anyone interested in world literature.
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Book details

List price: $78.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 928
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

David Damrosch is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He is the author of "The Narrative Covenant" and "We Scholars: Changing the Culture of the University" and the general editor of "The Longman Anthology of British Literature".

Volume C: The Early Modern Period
Vernacular Writing In South Asia
Basavanna (1106- c. 1167)
Like a monkey on a tree
You can make them talk
The crookedness of the serpent
Before the grey reaches the check
I don't know anything like time-beats and meter
The rich will make temples for Siva
Resonance
Palkuriki Somanatha: from The Lore of Basavanna
Mahadeviyakka (c. 1200)
Other men are thorn
Who cares
Better than meeting
Kabir (early 1400s)
Saints, I see the world is mad
Brother, where did your two gods come from?
Pandit, look in your heart for knowledge
When you die, what do you do with your body?
It's a heavy confusion
The road the pandits took
Tukaram (1608-1649)
I was only dreaming
If only you would
Have I utterly lost my hold on reality
I scribble and cancel it again
Where does one begin with you?
Some of you may say
To arrange words
When my father died
Born a Shudra, I have been a trader
Kshetrayya (mid-17th century)
A Woman to Her Lover
A Young Woman to a Friend
A Courtesan to Her Lover
A Married Woman Speaks to Her Lover
A Married Woman to Her Lover (1)
A Married Woman to Her Lover (2)
Wu Cheng'en (c. 1506-1581) from Journey to the West
The Rise Of The Vernacular In Europe
Attacking And Defending The Vernacular Bible
Henry Knighton: from Chronicle
Martin Luther: from On Translating: An Open Letter
The King James Bible: from The Translators to the Reader
Women And The Vernacular
Dante Alighieri: from Letter to Can Grande della Scala
Erasmus: from The Abbot and the Learned Lady
Catherine of Siena: from Letter to Raymond of Capua
Sor Juana In�s de la Cruz: from Response to "Sor Filotea"
Early Modern Europe
Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375)
Decameron
Introduction
First Day, Third Story (The Three Rings)
Third Day, Tenth Story (Locking the Devil Up in Hell)
Seventh Day, Fourth Story (The Woman Who Locked Her Husband Out)
Tenth Day, Tenth Story (The Patient Griselda)
Marguerite De Navarre (1492-1549)
Heptameron
First Day, Story 5 (The Two Friars)
Fourth Day, Story 32 (The Woman Who Drank from Her Lover's Skull)
Fourth Day, Story 36 (The Husband Who Punished His Faithless Wife by Means of a Salad)
Eighth Day, Prologue
Eighth Day, Story 71 (The Wife Who Came Back from the Dead)
Francis Petrach (1304-1374)
Letters on Familiar Matters
To Dionigi da Borgo San Sepolcro (On Climbing Mt. Ventoux)
from To Boccaccio (On imitation)
Resonance
Laura Cereta: To Sister Deodata di Leno
The Canzoniere
During the Life of My Lady Laura
"O you who hear within these scattered verses"
"It was the day the sun's ray had turned pale"
"The old man takes his leave, white-haired and pale"
"Alone and deep in thought I measure out"
"She'd let her gold hair flow free in the breeze"
"Clear, cool, sweet running waters"
"From day to day my face and hair are changing"
After the Death of My Lady Laura
"O God! That lovely face, that gentle look"
"If Love does not give me some new advice"
"When I see coming down the sky Aurora"
"That nightingale so tenderly lamenting"
Resonance
Virgil: from Fourth Georgic
"O lovely little bird singing away"
"I go my way lamenting those past times"
from 366 "Virgin, so lovely, clothed in the sun's light"
Resonances: Petrarch and His Translators
Petrarch: Canzoniere 190
Thoman Wyatt: Whoso List to Hunt
Petrarch: Canzoniere 209
Chiara Matraini: Fera son io di questo ambroso loco
Chiara Matraini: I am a wild deer in this shady wood
Translations: Petrach's Canzoniere 52 "Diana never pleased her lover more"
Perspectives: Lyric Sequences and Self-Definition
Louise Lab� (c. 1520-1566)
When I behold you
Lute, companion of my wretched state
Kiss me again
Alas, what boots it that not long ago
Do not reproach me, Ladies
Michelangelo Buonarotti (1475-1564)
This comes of dangling from the ceiling
My Lord, in your most gracious face(trans.
I wish to want, Lord
No block of marble
How chances it, my Lady
Vittoria Colonna (1492-1547)
Between harsh rocks and violent wind
Whatever life I once had
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
"From fairest creatures we desire increase"
"Look in thy glass, and tell the face thou viewest"
"Who will believe my verse in time to come"
"Not marble nor the gilded monuments"
"That time of year thou mayst in me behold"
"Farewell: thou art too dear for my possessing"
"Let me not to the marriage of true minds"
"O thou, my lovely boy, who in thy power"
"In the old age black was not counted fair"
"My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun"
Jan Kochanowski (1530-1584)
Laments
"Come, Heraclitus and Simonides"
"Dear little Slavic Sappho, we had thought"
"My dear delight, my Ursula and where"
"Where are those gates through which so long ago"
Sor Juana In�s de la Cruz (c. 1651-1695)
She disavows the flattery visible in a portrait of herself
She complains of her lot
She shows distress at being abused for the applause her talent brings
In which she visits moral censure on a rose
She answers suspicions in the rhetoric of tears
On the death of that most excellent lady, Marquise de Mancera
Crosscurrents
Niccol� Machiavelli (1469-1527)
The Prince
Dedicatory Letter
On New Principalities acquired by Means of Ones Own Arms and Ingenuities
How a Prince Should Keep His Word
How Much Fortune Can DO in Human Affairs and How to Contend with it
Exhortation to Take Hold of Italy and Liberate Her from the Barbarians
Resonance
Baldesar Castiglione: from The Book of the Courtier Singleton
Fran�Ois Rablais (c. 1495-1553)
Gargantua and Pantagruel
The Author's Prologue
How Gargantua Was Carried Eleven Months in His Mother's Belly
How Gargamelle, When Great with Gargantua, Ate Great Quantities of Tripe
The Very Strange Manner of Gargantua's Birth
How Gargantua Received His Name
Concerning Gargantua's Childhood
How Gargantua Was Sent to Paris
How Gargantua Repaid the Parisians for Their Welcome
Gargantua's Studies
How Gargantua Was So Disciplined by Ponocrates
How a Great Quarrel Arose Between the Cake-bakers of Lern� and the People of Grandgousier's
Country, Which Led to Great Wars
How the Inhabitants of Lern�, at the Command of Their King Pierchole, Made an Unexpected Attack on Grandgousier's Shepards
How a Monk of Scuilly Saved the Abbey-close
How Gargantua Ate Six Pilgrims in a Salad
How the Monk Was Feasted by Gargantua
Why Monks are Shunned by the World
How the Monk Made Gargantua Sleep
How the Monk Encouraged His Companions
How Gargantua Had the Abbey of Th�l�me Built for the Monk
How the Th�l�mites' Abbey Was Built and Endowed
The Rules According to Which the Th�m�lites Lived
How Pantagruel found Panurge
How Pantagruel found Panurge
Pantagruel, on the High Seas, Hears Various Words That Have Been Thawed
Pantagruel Hears some Gay Words
Lu�S Vaz De Cam�es (c. 1524-1580)
The Lus�ads
(Invocation)
(King Manuel's death)
(The curse of Adamastor)
(The storm; the voyagers reach India)
(Courage, heroes!)
Resonance
from Journal of the First Voyage of Vasco de Gama
Michel De Montaigne (1533-1592)
Essays
Of Idleness
Of the Power of the Imagination
Of Repentance
Of Cannibals
Resonance
Jean de L�ry: from History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil, Otherwise Called America
Of Repentance
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616)
Don Quixote
The character of the knight
His first expedition
He attains knighthood
An adventure on leaving the inn
The knight's misfortunes continue
The inquisitions in the library
His second expedition
The adventure of the windmills
The battle with the gallant Basque
A conversation with Sancho
His meeting with the goatherds
The goatherd's story
The conclusion of the story
The dead shepherd's verses
The meeting with Yanguesans
A second conversation with Sancho
A tremendous exploit achieved
The liberation of the gallery slaves
The knight's penitence
The last adventure
The knight, the squire and the bachelor
Sancho provides answers
Dulcinea enchanted
Master Pedro the puppeteer
The puppet show
An extraordinary adventure at an inn
Knight and squire return to their village
A discussion about omens
The death of Don Quixote
Resonance
Jorge Luis Borges: Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote
Lope De Vega Carpio (1562-1635)
Fuenteovejuna
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Othello, The Tragedy of the Moor of Mariam
The Tempest
Resonance
Aim� C�saire: from A Tempest
John Donne (1572-1631)
The Sun Rising
Elegy: Going to Bed
Air and Angels
A Valediction: Forbidding mourning
The Relic
The Computation
Holy Sonnets
Oh my black soul! now thou art summoned
Death be not proud, though some have called thee
Batter my heart, three-person'd God
I am a little world made cunningly
Oh, to vex me, contraries meet in one
The Devotions: Upon Emergent Occasions
"They find the disease to steal on insensibly"
from 17 "Now, this bell tolling softly for another, says to me: Thou must die"
Sermons from The Second Prebend Sermon, on Psalm 63:7 "Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice"
Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612-1672)
The Author to Her Book
To my Dear and Loving Husband
A Letter to Her Husband, Absent upon Public Employment
Before the Birth of One of Her Children
Upon the Burning of Our House, July 10<sup>th</sup>, 1666
On My Dear Grand-child Simon Bradstreet
To My Dear Children
John Milton (1608-1674)
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont
When I Consider How My Light is Spent
Paradise Lost
Mesoamerica: Before Columbus And After Cort�s
from POPOL VUH: THE MAYAN COUNCIL BOOK (recorded mid-1550s)
Creation
Hunahpu and Xbalanque in the Underworld
The Final Creation of Humans
Migration and the Division of Languages
The Death of the Quich� Forefathers
Retrieving Writings from the East
Conclusion
Songs Of The Aztec Nobility (15<sup>th</sup> -16<sup>th</sup> century)
Burnishing them as sunshot jades
Flowers are our only adornment
I cry, I grieve, knowing we're to go away
Your hearts are shaken down as paintings, Moctezuma
I strike it up-here!-I, the singer
from Fish Song: It was composed when we were conquered
from Water-Pouring Song
In the flower house of sapodilla you remain a flower
Moctezuma, you creature of heaven, you sing in Mexico
Translations: Songs of the Aztec Nobility: Make your beginning, you who sing Perspectives: The Conquest and its Aftermath
Christopher Columbus (1451-1506)
from Letter to Ferdinand and Isabella (7 July 1503)
Bernal D�az del Castillo (1492-1584)
from The True History of the Conquest of New Spain
Hernando Ru�z de Alarc�n (c. 1587-1645)
from Treatise on the Superstitions of the Natives of this New Spain
Resonance
Julio Cort�zar: Axolotl
Bartolom� de las Casas from Apologetic History
Sor Juana In�z de la Cruz (c. 1651-1695) from The Loa for the Auto Sacramental of The Divine Narcissus
Crosscurrents
Bibliography
Credits
Index
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