Literature for Adventures in the Human Spirit: v. 1

Literature for Adventures in the Human Spirit: v. 1

By: Philip E. Bishop (author)Paperback

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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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(NOTE: Numbers in brackets refer to corresponding chapters in Adventures in the Human Spirit). VOLUME I 1. The Ancient World. {2} Egyptian Myth The Egyptian Creation: Earth and Sky. Mesopotamian Myth From the Enuma Elish. Confucius The Great Learning. Buddha Buddha's Four Noble Truths. 2. The Greeks. {2}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. 3. The Romans. [3]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. 4. Christianity and Islam. [4]The Hebrew Bible The Hebrew Creation. Abraham and His Sons. Job. 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 Ibn Hazm. Bernart de Ventadorn. 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. VOLUME II 1. 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. William Shakespeare Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Michel De Montaigne From In Defense of Raymond Sebond. 2. Baroque and Enlightenment, [9, 10]Miguel De Cervantes From Don Quixote. Rene Descartes From Discourse on Method. Thomas Hobbes From Leviathan. Jonathan Swift A Modest Proposal. Voltaire From Candide. Baroque and Enlightenment Poetry St. Teresa of Avila, I gave myself to Love Divine." John Donne, Death Be Not Proud. Andrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress. Alexander Pope, From Essay on Man. 3. Revolution, Romanticism, and Realism [11, 12]Thomas Jefferson The Declaration of Independence. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe From Faust. Romantic Poetry William Blake: The Lamb; The Tyger. William Wordsworth: Lines Composed a Few Miles Above; Tintern Abbey. Walt Whitman: From Song of Myself. Mary Shelley From Frankenstein, or the MOdern. Prometheus. 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. 4. The Modern Mind [13]Sigmund Freud From Civilization and its Discontents. Modernist Poetry William Butler Yeats, The Second Coming. T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. Marianne Moore, Paper Nautilus. Countee Cullen, Sottsboro, Too Is Worth Its Song. Langston Hughes, Theme for English B. Virginia Woolf From A Room of One's Own: Shakespeare's. Franz Kafka A Hunger Artist. 5. Contemporary Voices [14]Jean Paul Sartre From Existentialism is a Humanism. Ralph Ellison From Invisible Man. Contemporary Poetry Allen Ginsberg, A Supermarket in California. Gwendolyn Brooks, The Bean Eaters. We Real Cool. Anne Sexton, Her Kind. Housewife. Wole Soyinka, Death. Death in the Dawn. Jorge Luis Borges The Garden of Forking Paths.

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  • publication date: 20/09/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780131412514
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780131412514
  • weight: 719
  • ISBN10: 0131412515

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