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Longman Anthology of World Literature

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ISBN-10: 0321436903

ISBN-13: 9780321436900

Edition: 2008

Authors: David Damrosch, David L. Pike, April Alliston, Marshall Brown, Sabry Hafez

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Compact!nbsp;This brief anthology provides a complete survey of world literature in a single volume. The anthology is written by aneditorial team whose members are all actively engaged in teaching and in current scholarship. Major prose works are included in their entirety, together with a wealth of poetry and drama. Compelling, highly regarded translations of classic texts. Two groupings of contextual materialsilluminate the selections: Perspectivessectionsgather short works on literary and cultural issues often associated with one or more major works. Resonancespairingsshow how a classic work has influenced later writers, often across centuries or regions. Copious introductions,…    
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Book details

List price: $106.40
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/29/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 2880
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 4.268
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".

The Ancient World?
Perspectives: Creation Myths And Social concerns?
The Babylonian Theogony(c. 2 nd millennium BCE)
Hymns from The Rig Veda(c. 1500-1000 BCE)?
The Sacrifice of Primal Man?
In the Beginning?
n resonance?
From The Discourse on What is Primary
The Great Hymn to the Aten(14th century bce)
From Enuma Elish: The Babylonian Creation Epic (c. 1200 bce)
[Birth of the Gods. Conflict Begins]?
[Who will face Tiamat?]?
[The Gods Commission Marduk]?
[Marduk and Tiamat at War]?
[Victory Celebration. Founding of Babylon]?
[Creation of Humanity]?
Hesiod(c. late 8 th century BCE)?
From Theogony
Genesis(c. first millennium bce)
Chapters 1-11