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Culture and Values A Survey of the Humanities

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ISBN-10: 049557354X

ISBN-13: 9780495573548

Edition: 7th 2010

Authors: Lawrence S. Cunningham, John J. Reich

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List price: $174.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Lawrence S. Cunningham, John A. O'Brien Professor of Theology, is an award-winning teacher at Notre Dame. He was awarded the Fenlon Award from Sorin College (1989) and a Kaneb award in 1999. His interests are in the area of systematic theology and culture, Christian spirituality, and the history of Christian spirituality. His most recent book is "Thomas Merton and the Monastic Vision" (1999). He has edited or written 16 other books. He is also co-editor of the academic monograph series "Studies in Theology and Spirituality" and serves as an associate editor for a number of scholarly journals. The author of over 50 articles in peer reviewed or solicited journals and books, he has also written over two hundred articles for pastoral and popular outlets. He has won three Catholic Press Association awards for religious writing (1987, 1999, and 2000). He has also served as columnist for "Commonweal" for over ten years. A frequent visiting professor both here and abroad, Cunningham is currently at work on a new book on the theological meaning of saints. He is also finishing a study of Saint Francis of Assisi and is compiling an anthology of Cardinal Newman's spiritual writings.

A native of England, John J. Reich was trained as a classical archaeologist and did both his undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Manchester. He is an authority on Minoan civilization, pre-Roman Italy, and music. Professor Reich is associated with the Syracuse University study program in Florence, Italy. Reich lectures frequently in Europe and the United States on history, art, and the humanities and is the author of many scholarly articles and several books, including ITALY BEFORE ROME (1979).

Baroque
Descartes: Discourse on Methods +
Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan + Part I
John Locke: An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Book I Of Innate Notions +
Introduction
No Innate Principles in the Mind
No Innate Practical Principles
Richard Crashaw: On the Wounds of Our Crucified Lord
John Donne: The Canonization
Moliere (Jean Baptiste Poquelin): Tartuffe, Act III
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: The Adventures of Don Quixote: Part II -Chapters 10-
John Milton: Paradise Lost, Book I The Argument. 18th and 19th Century
Alexander Pope: Essay on Man, Epistle I. Jonathan Swift: A Modest Proposal
Jean Jacques Rousseau: Emile + Book IV
Rousseau: Social Contract + Book I, Section 4, Slavery
Voltaire: Candide or Optimism + Chapters 1-3 and 26-
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engles: The Communist Manifesto + Preface, II Proletarians and Communist
William Wordsworth: Tintern Abbey
Percy Bysshe Shelley: "To++", "Ozymandias"
John Keats: Ode to a Nightingale
Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist +
And
Leo Tolstoy: The Three Hermits
Edgar Allan Poe: The Oval Portrait
Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass - Song of Myself
Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass + Songs of Parting: "As the Time Draws Nigh", "Years of the Modern", "Ashes of Soldiers", "Thoughts", "Song at Sunset"
Emily Dickenson: "For each ecstatic", "I held a Jewel in my fingers-", "There's a certain Slant of light", "I'm sorry for the Dead-Today-", "Because I could not stop for Death-", "Elysium is as far as to"
The Modern World
Anton Chekhov: The Bet
Henrik Ibsen: A Doll's House, Act III + Final Scene
Kate Chopin: The Story of an Hour
Kate Chopin: The Awakening
Prem Chand: The Shroud
Wu Ch'eng- en: Monkey +
Basho: Selected Haiku
Chinua Achebe: No Longer at Ease + Chapter One
T.S. Eliot: "The Hollow Men"
T.S. Eliot: The Wasteland + "The Fire Sermon"
Countee Cullen + "Heritage"
Langston Hughes: "I, Too, Sing America", "The Negro Speaks of Rivers"
Helene Johnson: "Bottled"
James Joyce: Ulysses + Episode I Telemachus
Franz Kafka: The Trial +
In the Cathedral "Before the Law"
Aldous Huxley: Brave New World + Chapters 16 &
Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism and Humanism
Elie Wiesel: Night
Flannery O'Connor: Revelation
Gwendolyn Brooks: "The Last Quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till"
Sylvia Plath: "Lady Lazarus"
Adrienne Rich: "Diving into the Wreck"
Toni Morrison: Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech, Stockholm, December 7, 1993