Bedford Anthology of World Literature The Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern World, Beginnings-1650

ISBN-10: 0312441533

ISBN-13: 9780312441531

Edition: 2009

Authors: Paul Davis, Gary Harrison, David M. Johnson, John F. Crawford

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Designed to offer a clear, concise, and accessible way to explore the familiar and unfamiliar territories of world literature, this two-volume version ofThe Bedford Anthology of World Literatureoffers students and teachers a broad and carefully balanced selection of literary works supported by extensive historical background and generous contextual materials.
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List price: $68.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 1/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 2000
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.334
Language: English

The Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern World (Beginnings–1650)[*denotes complete longer works]
About the Editors
Pronunciation Key
Introduction: The Ancient World, Beginnings–100 C.E.
The Epic Of Gilgamesh [Mesopotamia, c. 2000–c. 1200 B.C.E.](Translated
Hebrew Scriptures [Near East, c. 900–100 B.C.E.]
Genesis 1-3, 4:1-17, 4:25-6, 6-8, 9:1-15, 11: 1-9 [Origin Stories]
Genesis 21:1-21, 22:1-18 [Abraham and Isaac]
Exodus 1–5, 6:1–13, 7–12:1–42, 13:17–22, 14 [Moses and the Exodus]
Exodus 19, 20:1-24 [The Ten Commandments]
Exodus 32 [The Golden Calf]
Job 1–7; 38-42 [The Trials of Job]
Psalm 23 [The Lord is my shepherd]
Psalm 104 [Bless the Lord, O my soul]
Psalm 137 [By the rivers of Babylon]
The Song of Songs(The King James Version)
In the World: Myths of Creationfrom
The Epic Of Creation [Near East, c. 1800 B.C.E.](Translated
Hymn To Aten [Egypt, c. 1570–1290 B.C.E.](Translated
The Rig Veda [India, c. 1000 B.C.E.](Translated
The Song of Purusha
Hesiod [Greece, eighth century B.C.E.]from
Ovid [Rome, 43. B.C.E.–17 C.E.]from
Homer [Greece, eighth century B.C.E.]
The Odyssey(Translated
In the World: Heroes and Adventure
Homer [Greece, eighth century B.C.E.]from
The Iliad(Translated
Book 18 [The Shield of Achilles]
Hebrew Scriptures [Near East, c. 900–100 B.C.E.]
First Samuel 16:4–18:9(King James Version)[
The Ramayana [India, c. 550 B.C.E.–c. 400 C.E.]from
Book 6: Yuddha Kanda: The Great War(Translated
Apollodorus [Greece, second century B.C.E.]from
Prayer to my lady of PaphosDon’t ask me what to wearLament for a Maidenhead
He is more than a hero
To an army wife in SardisYou know the place: then
I have not had one word from her(Translated
Confucius (Kongfuzi) [China, c. 551–c. 479 B.C.E.]from
The Analects(Translated
Aeschylus [Greece, c. 525–456 B.C.E.]
Sophocles [Greece, 496–406 B.C.E.]
In the World: Rulers and Citizens
Jainism [India, sixth century B.C.E–first century C.E.]from
Uttaradhyana Sutra(Translated by
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