4 edition of Literature of the Western world found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||[compiled by] Brian Wilkie, James Hurt.|
|Contributions||Wilkie, Brian, 1929-, Hurt, James, 1934-|
|LC Classifications||PN6014 .L615 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. ;|
|ISBN 10||013018666X, 0130186678|
|LC Control Number||00042759|
Literature of the Western World Vol. II: Neoclassicism Through the Modern Period by James Hurt; Brian Wilkie and a great selection of related books, art . *If you prefer to use a textbook, Literature of the Western World by Brian Wilke and James Hurt, Fifth Edition is available in the bookstore. This text contains the majority of the works we will cover, and the rest can be found online. Purpose and Goals: Students will gain an understanding of the chronology and major themes of the.
If you want to know about the obscure but fascinating Tudor novel about talking cats, the identity of the woman who was the first American to have a volume of poems published, or what was so funny about the world’s oldest joke book from ancient Greece, this is the book for you: a whistle-stop tour of Western history that takes in 99 books. WBO Student Loading.
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The editors are acutely aware that the West is not the world and that a course in Western literature, even a two-semester one, should be part of a curriculum that includes non-Western literature as well, preferably with books that treat the literatures of East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and South America as thoroughly as this /5(15).
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Source: Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, The editors of the Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, polled a panel of authors from 54 countries on what they considered the “best and most central works in world literature. Western literature, also known as European literature, is the literature written in the context of Western culture in the languages of Europe, including the ones belonging to the Indo-European language family as well as several geographically or historically related languages such as Basque and n literature is considered one of the defining elements of.
This selection is loosely based upon Encyclopedia Britannica's Great Works of the Western World series compiled by University of Chicago president Robert Hutchins and philosopher Mortimer Adler. An attempt has been made to select the best books from the public domain e-book collections and make them accessible to our students.
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Great Books of the Western World is a series of books originally published in the United States inby Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., to present the Great Books in a volume set. The original editors had three criteria for including a book in the series: the book must be relevant to contemporary matters, and not only important in its historical context; it must be rewarding to.
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Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity attempts to make the study of literature more than simply another school subject that students have to take. At a time when all subjects seem to be valued only for their testability, this book tries to show the value of reading and studying literature, even earlier literature.
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