Literature for Adventures in the Human Spirit

ISBN-10: 0131412515

ISBN-13: 9780131412514

Edition: 1995

Authors: Philip E. Bishop

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This is a chronologically developed anthology of major works of literature, philosophy and major religious traditions. This book features complete works or major excerpts. It ensures accurate yet reader accessible translations. Volume I covers Antiquity through Middle Ages. Volume II covers Renaissance through the 20th Century.
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List price: $57.40
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/20/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

(NOTE: Numbers in brackets refer to corresponding chapters in Adventures in the Human Spirit)
The Ancient World
Egyptian Myth The Egyptian Creation: Earth and Sky
Mesopotamian Myth From the Enuma Elish
Confucius The Great Learning. Buddha Buddha's Four Noble Truths
The Greeks
The Iliad The Iliad, Book XXIV; Achilles and Priam
The Odyssey The Odyssey, Book IX: The Kyklops
Sappho Poems to Aphrodite
Sophocles Oedipus the King
Plato Apology of Socrates
From The Republic, Book XVII: The Allegory of the Cave
Aristotle, From the Nichomachean Ethics: On Happiness
The Romans
Catullus Catullus Lyric
Virgil The Aeneid: From Book I
Book XIV: Aeneas and Dido
Lucretius From On the Nature of the Universe, Book III
Marcus Aurelius From Meditations, Book II
Christianity and Islam
The Hebrew Bible The Hebrew Creation
The New Testament
The Birth of Jesus
The Sermon on the Mount
The Parable of the Prodigal Son
Augustine From The Confessions
The Qur'an The Qur'an
The Middle Ages [5, 6]
The Song of Roland From The Song of Roland
Medieval Lyric Poetry
From Garmina Burana
Dante Aligheri From The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Books 1-5, Book 26
Geoffrey Chaucer The Wife of Bath's Tale
From The Book of the City of Ladies
The Renaissance and Reformation [7, 8] Francis Petrarch Pico Della Mirandola From Oration on the Dignity of Man
Machiavelli From The Prince
Erasmus From In Praise of Folly
Michel De Montaigne From In Defense of Raymond Sebond
Baroque and Enlightenment, [9, 10]
Rene Descartes From Discourse on Method
Swift A Modest Proposal
Baroque and Enlightenment Poetry St
Teresa of Avila, I gave myself to Love Divine."
Not Proud
Alexander Pope, From Essay on Man
Revolution, Romanticism, and Realism [11, 12]
The Declaration of Independence
Romantic Poetry William Blake: The Lamb
The Tyger
Lines Composed a Few Miles Above
Mary Shelley From Frankenstein, or the MOdern
Symbolist Poetry Charles Baudelaire, To the Reader
Emily Dickinson, Much Madness is divinest Sense
Rainer Maria Rilke, Torso of a Archaic Apollo
Fyodor Dostoevsky From The Brothers Karamazov: The Legend of the Grand Inquisitor
The Modern Mind [13]
Modernist Poetry William Butler Yeats, The Second Coming
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Countee Cullen, Sottsboro, Too Is Worth Its Song
Virginia Woolf From A Room of One's Own
Contemporary Voices [14]
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