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The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume II (D,E,F) The Seventeenth and Eighteen Centuries, The Nineteenth Century, and The Twentieth Century,9780205625925
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The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume 2offers a fresh presentation of the varieties of world literature from the 17th century to the present day.The editors of the anthology have sought to find economical ways to place texts within their cultural contexts, and have selected and grouped our materials in ways intended to foster connections and conversations across the anthology, between eras as well as regions. The anthology includes epic, lyric poetry, drama, and prose narrative, with many works in their entirety. Classic major authors are presented together with more recently recovered voices as the editors seek to suggest something of the full literary dialogue of each region and period. Engaging introductions, scholarly annotations, regional maps, pronunciation guides, and illustrations will provide a supportive editorial setting.For anyone interested in world literature.

Table of Contents

Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries
The World The Mughals Made
from The Memoirs of Babur
Jahangir (1569-1627)
from The Memoirs of Jahangir
Mirza Muhammad Rafi "Sauda" (1713-1781)
from Satires[How to Earn a Living in Hindustan]
Mir Muhammad Taqi "Mir" (1723-1810)
Selected Couplets
from The Autobiography
Barnarsidass (Mid-17th Century)
from Half a Tale
Love Suicide at Amijima
Houzumi Ikan: Chikamatsu on the Art of Puppet Theatre
from The Story of the Stone
Shen Fu: from Six Records of a Floating Life
The Ottoman Empire
I opened my eyes from sleep
At times, my longing for the beloved slays me
My heart burns in flames of sorrow
Fuzuli (1480-1556)
Oh God, don't let anyone be like me
If my heart were a wild bird
For long years we have been haunting the quarter
The pointed reproach of the enemy
Nedîm (1681-1730)
At the gathering of desire
When the east wind leaves that curl
As the morning wind blows
Take yourself to the rose garden
Delicacy was drawn out like the finest wine
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762)
The Turkish Embassy Letters
To Alexander Pope (1 April 1717)
To Sarah Chiswell (1 April 1717)
To Lady Mar (18 April 1717)
The Age Of Enlightenment
Perspectives: Court Culture and Female Authorship
from Clélie
Marie-Madeline Pioche de La Vergne, Comtesse de Lafayette (1634-1693)
The Countess of Tende
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal
from Selected Letters
Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz
from Letters
To my Excellent Lucasia, on Our Friendship
An Answer to Another Persuading a Lady to Marriage
from The Ladies Defence
Countess of Winchilsea (1661-1720)
The Introduction
Friendship between Ephelia and Ardelia
from The Spleen
The Lady's Dressing Room
The Reasons that Induced Dr. S. to write a Poem called The Lady's Dressing Room
To Mr., an Unlettered Poet, on Genius Unimproved
George Warren: from An Impartial Description of Surinam
Gulliver's Travels
A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms
Perspectives: Journeys In Search of the Self
from The Book of Travels
[Selected Haiku]
from Narrow Road to the Deep North
from Persian Letters
from Supplement to the Voyage of Bougainville
from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz: from Theodicy
Alexander Pope: from An Essay on Man
The Rape of the Lock
Perspectives: Liberty and Libertines
from Life of a Sensuous Woman
from Love Poems of the Sixth Dalai Lama
Earl of Rochester (1647-1680)
The Imperfect Enjoyment
A Satyr Against Reason and Mankind
Fantomina: or, Love in a Maze
from The Social Contract
from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
The Rights of Women
An Answer to the Question: What Is Enlightenment?
The Nineteenth Century
Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey
from Preface to Lyrical Ballads
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
My heart leaps up
Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood
To the Cuckoo
Mark the concen'tred hazels that enclose
from The Prelude
from Book Fifth: Books (The Dream of the Arab)
from Book Sixth: Cambridge and the Alps (Crossing the Alps)
from Book Eleventh: France
from Book Fourteenth: Conclusion (Ascent of Snowdon)
Perspectives: Romantic Nature
from Reveries of a Solitary Walker - Fifth Walk
from Critique of Practical Reason
The Ecchoing Green
The Tyger
Ode to a Nightingale
To Autumn
The Man on the Heath
In the Grass
The Infinite
Dialogue Between Nature and an Icelander
from Nature
from Self-Reliance
from Walden
Part I
Prelude on the Stage
Prologue in Heaven
from Outside the Town Wall
Faust's Study (1)
from Faust's Study (2)
A Witch's Kitchen
A Promenade
The Neighbor's House
A Street
A Garden
A Summerhouse
from A Forest Cavern
Gretchen's Room
Martha's Garden
At the Well
By a Shrine Inside the Town Wall
Night. The Street Outside Gretchen's Door
A Cathedral
from A Walpurgis Night
Part II
Act 1
A Beautiful Landscape
A Dark Gallery
Act 5
Open Country
A Palace
Deep Night
The Great Forecourt of the Palace
Burial Rules
from Mountain Gorges
Translations: Goethe's Faust
To the Moon (trans. Jane K. Brown)
Dusk Descended from on High
Blissful Yearning
from Don Juan, Cantos 2-4
I'm neither the loosening of song nor the close-drawn tent of music
Come now: I want you: my only peace
When I look out, I see no hope for change
If King Jamshid's diamond cup breaks, that's it
One can sigh, but a lifetime is needed to finish it
When the Great One gestures to me
For tomorrow's sake, don't skimp with me on wine today
I'm confused: should I cry over my heart, or slap my chest?
She has a habit of torture, but doesn't mean to end the love
For my weak heart this living in the sorrow house
Religious people are always praising the Garden of Paradise
Only a few faces show up as roses
I agree that I'm in a cage, and I'm crying
Each time I open my mouth, the Great One says
My heart is becoming restless again
Agha Shahid Ali: Ghalib's Ghazal
Agha Shahid Ali: Of Snow
I visited Again
The Bronze Horseman
from Eugene Onegin
Perspectives: The National Poet
Reading Hsiao-ching
from The Tale of Kieu
Che Lan Vien, Thoughts on Nguyen
The Mouse's Petition to Dr. Priestly
Washing Day
Eighteen Hundred and Eleven
John Wilson Croker, from A Review of Eighteen Hundred and Eleven
Chatir Dah
The Ruins of the Castle of Balaklava
Zosia in the Kitchen Garden
The Lithuanian Forest
Hands That Fought
To a Polish Mother
Song of the Bard
The Free Besieged
from The Poet
I Hear America Singing
from Song of Myself
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
As I Lay with My Head in Your Lap camerado
O Captain! My Captain!
Prayer of Columbus
Perspectives: On the Colonial Frontier
from A Hero of our Time
from Life of Juan Facundo Quiroga: Civilization and Barbarism
from From the Deep Woods to Civilization
Hawaiian Poems
Forest Trees of the Sea
Piano at Evening
Bill the Ice Skater
The Pearl
A Feather Chant for Ka-pi'o-lani at Wai-mãnalo
The Sprinkler
from Noli Me Tangere
The Romantic Fantastic
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Fair-haired Eckbert
The Pit and the Pendulum
A Simple Heart
from Travels in Egypt
Perspectives: Occidentalism - Europe Through Foreign Eyes
from Journal of a Residence in England
On the General Conditions of Europe
from The Western Peep Show
The Cup of Humanity
Chiang Yee: from The Silent Traveller in London
from Aurora Leigh
from Les Fleurs Du Mal
To the Reader
The Albatross
The Head of Hair
Invitation to the Voyage
Spleen (II)
The Swan
In Passing
Twilight: Daybreak
Ragpickers' Wine
A Martyr
from The Painter of Modern Life
from Paris Spleen
To Each His Chimera
Invitation to the Voyage
Get High
Any Where Out of the World
Let's Beat Up the Poor!
Jules and Edmund Goncourt: from Journal
Stephane Mallarmé: The Tomb of Charles Baudelaire
Arthur Rimbaud: Vowels, City, Departure
The Death of Ivan Ilych
Notes from Underground
Friedrich Nietzsche: from Daybreak
Ishikawa Takuboku: The Romaji Diary
Other Americas
The Story of Emergence
Nicholas Black Elk and John G. Neihardt: from Black Elk Speaks
Bartleby the Scrivener
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
I never lost as much but twice
Title divine-is mine!
There came a day at summer's full
It was not Death, for I stood up
After great pain, a formal feeling comes
I died for Beauty
I dwell in Possibility
I heard a Fly buzz-when I died
I live with Him-I see His face
My Life had stood-a Loaded Gun
Further in Summer than the Birds
Tell all the Truth but tell it slant-
The Psychiatrist
The Yellow Wallpaper
First, A Look
Walt Whitman
To Roosevelt
I Pursue a Form....
What Sign Do You Give...?
A Doll's House
Separate Ways
Lady with Pet Dog
The Conclusion
The Twentieth Century
Perspectives: The Art of the Manifesto
The Foundation and Manifesto of Futurism
Unpretentious Proclamation
The Surrealist Manifesto
Feminist Manifesto
Sensation and New Sensation
Cannibalist Manifesto
Manifesto: Towards a Free Revolutionary Art
Some Modest Proposals for the Reform of Literature
Preface to the Nigger of the Narcissus
Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad: from Congo Diary
Sir Henry Morton Stanley: from Address to the Manchester Chamber of Commerce
My Big Brother
Preface to A Call to Arms
A Madman's Diary
A Small Incident
The Dead
Mrs. Dalloway on Bond Street
The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection
from A Room of One's Own
In a Grove
A Note Forwarded to a Certain Old Friend
Perspectives: Modernist Memory
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
The Waste Land
Days of 1908
The Tropics in New York
Flame Heart
Unsleeping City
In the Middle of the Road
from The Secret Life of Saeed, the Ill-Fated Pessoptimist
A Wind Called Bob Rauschenberg
Central Park
The Metamorphosis
The Trees
The Next Village
The Cares of a Family Man
Give it Up!
On Parables
Translations: Kafka
The Muse
I am not with those...
Boris Pasternak
Why is this century worse
Osip Mandelstam (1891-1938): To A.A.A. (Akhmatova)
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Who Goes with Fergus?
No Second Troy
The Wild Swans at Coole
Easter 1916
Proclamation of the Irish Republic
The Second Coming
Sailing to Byzantium
Under Ben Bulben
Perspectives: Poetry About Poetry
A Pact
Today I read nearly two pages
The ancients used to invoke
Translations: Pessoa's Autopsychography
Tonight I can write the saddest lines
Ars Poetica
Anecdote of the Jar
Of Modern Poetry
Of Mere Being
Regarding Art
He Opens Wide a Third Eye
Old Snow
The Line
Mother Courage And Her Children
Perspectives: Echoes of War
I Beg You, Brother: Do Not Die
The Soldier
Anthem for Doomed Youth
Strange Meeting
Dulce et Decorum Est
The Two Flags
Death Fugue
Report from the Besieged City
Like the Night
Giaconda and Si-Ya-U
Youth in an Austrian Town
Seven Laments for the War-Dead
Little Ruth
Perspectives: Cosmopolitan Exiles
Our Daily Bread
Good Sense
Black stone on a white stone
An Evening of Russian Poetry
Child of Europe
from Prologue to an Autobiography
Adonis (Ali Ahmad Sa'id), (b. 1930)
A Mirror to Khalida
The Garden of Forking Paths
The Library of Babel
Borges and I
Cult of the Phoenix
The Web
Gabriel García Marquez: I Sell My Dreams
Arabian Nights and Days
The Sheikh
The Cafe of the Emirs
Sanaan al-Gamali
Perspectives: The 1001 Nights in the Twentieth Century
from On the Road to Baghdad
from Invisible Cities
from A Sister to Sheherazade
Letter to a Poet
Nocturne (She Flies She Flies)
Black Woman
To New York
Notebook of a Return to a Native Land
Ice Tricksters
Perspectives: Indigenous Cultures in the Twentieth Century
Oodgeroo of the Tribe Noonuccal (1920-1993)
We Are Going
Going Home
Pocahontas to Her English Husband
Taking a Visitor to See the Ruins
Yellow Woman
from The Way to Rainy Mountain
Dear John Wayne
The Golden Bird of Misfortune
Stale Mates
Perspectives: Gendered Spaces
The Harem Within
No Sweetness Here
A Season of Madness
from Makbara
Artificial Roses
My Mother
Things Fall Apart
from The African Writer and the English Language
Ngugi wa Thiong'o: from The Language of African Literature
Mbwil a M. Ngal: from Giambatista Viko; or, The Rape of African Discourse
Jeremy Cronin: To learn how to speak....
Death and the King's Horseman
Perspectives: Post-Colonial Conditions
The Defeated
In the Aging City
In the Flux
Face Lost in the Wilderness
A Poem Which Is Not Green, from My Country
Diary of a Palestinian Wound
Sirhan drinks his coffee in the cafeteria
Birds die in Galilee
Agha Shahid Ali: Ghazal
Black Out
No Sign of Blood
Solitary Confinement
The Unrecognized
Answers to an Interrogation
A Poem for You
A Far Cry from Africa
The Fortunate Traveller
Chekov and Zulu
Perspectives: Literature, Technology, and Media
from The Storyteller
from Accident: A Day's News
from Cities of Salt
TV People
Burning Chrome
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