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The Norton Anthology of World Literature: Beginning to 1650 VOL A,B,C,9780393977646

The Norton Anthology of World Literature: Beginning to 1650 VOL A,B,C

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Pub. Date:
5/1/2001
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W W Norton & Co Inc
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Summary

Offers poetry, prose, and religious writings from the earliest human civilizations to the present from throughout the world.

Table of Contents

Preface xv
Acknowledgments xxi
Phonetic Equivalents xxiii
MAP: THE ANCIENT MIDDLE EAST, CA. 1000 B.C. 2(1)
The Invention of Writing and the Earliest Literatures 3(5)
TIME LINE 8(96)
Gilgamesh (Akkadian, ca. 2500--1500 B.C.)
10(31)
N. K. Sandars
Ancient Egyptian Poetry (ca. 1500--ca. 1200 B.C.)
41(11)
Akhenaten's ``Hymn to the Sun''
42(4)
The Leiden Hymns
46(3)
[How splendid you ferry the skyways]
46(1)
[God is a master craftsman]
47(1)
[When Being began back in the days of the genesis]
48(1)
[The mind of God is perfect knowing]
48(1)
Love Songs
49(3)
[My love is one and only, without peer]
49(1)
[I wish I were her Nubian girl]
49(1)
[Love, how I'd love to slip down to the pond]
50(1)
[Why, just now, must you question your heart?]
50(1)
[I was simply off to see Nefrus my friend]
51(1)
[I think I'll go home and lie very still]
51(1)
[Love of you is mixed deep in my vitals]
52(1)
John L. Foster
The Bible: The Old Testament (Hebrew, ca. 1000--300 B.C.)
52(52)
Genesis 1--3 [The Creation---The Fall]
56(3)
Genesis 4 [The First Murder]
59(1)
Genesis 6--9 [The Flood]
60(3)
Genesis 11 [The Origin of Languages]
63(1)
Genesis 22 [Abraham and Isaac]
63(1)
Genesis 25, 27 [Jacob and Easu]
64(2)
Genesis 37, 39--46 [The Story of Joseph]
66(11)
From Job
77(16)
Psalm 8
93(1)
Psalm 19
93(1)
Psalm 23
94(1)
Psalm 104
94(2)
Psalm 137
96(1)
The Song of Songs
96(5)
Jonah
101(3)
(The King James Version)
MAP: GREECE AND WESTERN ASIA MINOR, CA. FIFTH CENTURY B.C. 104(1)
Ancient Greece and the Formation of the Western Mind 105(7)
TIME LINE 112(692)
Homer (Eighth century B.C.)
114(416)
The Iliad (Greek)
120(105)
Book I [The Rage of Achilles]
120(16)
From Book VI [Hector Returns to Troy]
136(11)
From Book VIII [The Tide of Battle Turns]
147(1)
Book IX [The Embassy to Achilles]
147(19)
From Book XVI [Patroclus Fights and Dies]
166(11)
Book XVIII [The Shield of Achilles]
177(15)
Book XXII [The Death of Hector]
192(13)
Book XXIV [Achilles and Priam]
205(20)
Robert Fagles
The Odyssey (Greek)
225(1)
Book I [A Goddess Intervenes]
225(11)
Book II [A Hero's Son Awakens]
236(10)
Book III [The Lord of the Western Approaches]
246(12)
Book IV [The Red-Haired King and His Lady]
258(20)
Book V [Sweet Nymph and Open Sea]
278(11)
Book VI [The Princess at the River]
289(8)
Book VII [Gardens and Firelight]
297(8)
Book VIII [The Songs of the Harper]
305(14)
Book IX [New Coasts and Poseidon's Son]
319(13)
Book X [The Grace of the Witch]
332(15)
Book XI [A Gathering of Shades]
347(16)
Book XII [Sea Perils and Defeat]
363(13)
Book XIII [One More Strange Land]
376(12)
Book XIV [Hospitality in the Forest]
388(13)
Book XV [How They Came to Ithaka]
401(15)
Book XVI [Father and Son]
416(13)
Book XVII [The Beggar at the Manor]
429(18)
Book XVIII [Blows and a Queen's Beauty]
447(11)
Book XIX [Recognitions and a Dream]
458(16)
Book XX [Signs and a Vision]
474(9)
Book XXI [The Test of the Bow]
483(11)
Book XXII [Death in the Great Hall]
494(13)
Book XXIII [The Trunk of the Olive Tree]
507(9)
Book XXIV [Warriors, Farewell]
516(14)
Robert Fitzgerald
Sappho of Lesbos (Born ca. 630 B.C.)
530(3)
[Lyrics] (Greek)
531(2)
[Throned in splendor, deathless, O Aphrodite]
531(1)
[Like the very gods in my sight is he]
532(1)
[Some there are who say that the fairest thing seen]
532(1)
Richmond Lattimore
Aeschylus (524?--456 B.C.)
533(79)
The Oresteia (Greek)
537(75)
Agamemnon
537(45)
The Libation Bearers
582(1)
The Eumenides
583(29)
Robert Fagles
Sophocles (ca. 496--406 B.C.)
612(81)
Oedipus the King (Greek)
617(41)
Antigone (Greek)
658(35)
Robert Fagles
Euripides (480--406 B.C.)
693(32)
Medea (Greek)
695(30)
Rex Warner
Aristophanes (450?--385? B.C.)
725(54)
Lysistrata (Greek)
727(52)
Douglass Parker
Plato (429--347 B.C.)
779(20)
The Apology of Socrates (Greek)
780(19)
Benjamin Jowett
Aristotle (384--322 B.C.)
799(5)
From Poetics (Greek)
800(4)
James Hutton
MAP: CHINA DURING THE WARRING STATES PERIOD, CA. 250. B.C. 804(1)
Poetry and Thought in Early China 805(5)
TIME LINE 810(70)
Classic of Poetry (Chinese, ca. 1000--600 B.C.)
812(8)
Fishhawk
814(1)
Plums are Falling
814(1)
Dead Roe Deer
815(1)
Boat of Cypress
815(1)
Gentle Girl
816(1)
Quince
816(1)
Chung-tzu, Please
817(1)
I Went Along the Broad Road
817(1)
Rooster Crows
817(1)
Willows by the Eastern Gate
818(1)
She Bore the Folk
818(2)
Stephen Owen
Confucius (551--479 B.C.)
820(12)
From Analects (Chinese)
823(9)
D. C. Lau
Chuang Chou (ca. 369--286 B.C.)
832(26)
Chuang Tzu (Chinese)
834(24)
Free and Easy Wandering
834(4)
Discussion on Making All Things Equal
838(7)
The Secret of Caring for Life
845(1)
From Chapter 4. In the World of Men
846(2)
From Chapter 6. The Great and Venerable Teacher
848(3)
From Chapter 7. Fit for Emperors and Kings
851(1)
From Chapter 12. Heaven and Earth
851(1)
From Chapter 13. The Way of Heaven
852(1)
From Chapter 17. Autumn Floods
853(1)
From Chapter 18. Perfect Happiness
854(1)
From Chapter 19. Mastering Life
854(1)
From Chapter 20. The Mountain Tree
855(1)
From Chapter 21. Tien Tzu-fang
856(1)
From Chapter 22. Knowledge Wandered North
857(1)
From Chapter 24. Hsu Wu-Kuei
858(1)
Burton Watson
SSU-MA Ch'Ien (ca. 145--ca. 85 B.C.)
858(22)
Letter in Reply to Jen An (Chinese)
860(6)
Stephen Owen
Historical Records (Chinese)
866(14)
The Biography of Po Yi and Shu Ch'i
866(3)
The Prince of Wei
869(7)
From The Schemes of the Warring States: Yu-Jang
876(1)
From Biographies of the Assassins: Nieh Cheng
877(3)
Stephen Owen
MAP: INDIA, 1200 B.C.--A.D. 100 880(1)
India's Heroic Age 881(7)
TIME LINE 888(152)
The Ramayana of Valmiki (Sanskrit, ca. 550 B.C.)
890(63)
From Book 2. Ayodhya
895(8)
From Book 3. Aranya
903(19)
From Book 4. Kiskindha
922(4)
From Book 5. Sundhara
926(20)
From Book 6. Yuddha
946(7)
Swami Venkatesananda
The Mahabharata (Sanskrit, ca. 400 B.C.--A.D. 400)
953(49)
From Book 1. Adi [Origins]
959(8)
C. V. Narasimhan
From Book 2. Sabha [The Assemby Hall]
967(16)
J. A. B. van Buitenen
From Book 5. Udyoga [The Preparation for War]
983(7)
From Book 8. Karna [The Book of Karna]
990(4)
From Book 9. Salya [The Book of Salya]
994(4)
From Book 11. Stri [The Book of the Women]
998(2)
From Book 12. Santi [The Book of Peace]
1000(2)
C. V. Narasimhan
The Jataka (Pali, fourth century B.C.)
1002(8)
The Cheating Merchant
1004(1)
E. B. Cowell
The Hare's Self-Sacrifice
1005(3)
The Monkey's Heroic Self-Sacrifice
1008(2)
H. T. Francis
E. J. Thomas
The Bhagavad-Gita (Sanskrit, first Century B.C.)
1010(19)
From The First Teaching [Arjuna's Dejection]
1014(2)
From The Second Teaching [Philosophy and Spiritual Discipline]
1016(4)
From The Third Teaching [Discipline of Action]
1020(3)
From The Sixth Teaching [The Man of Discipline]
1023(2)
From The Eleventh Teaching [The Vision of Krishna's Totality]
1025(4)
Barbara Stoler Miller
The Tamil Anthologies (Tamil, ca. 100--250)
1029(11)
What She Said [1]
1031(1)
What She Said [2]
1032(1)
What She Said [3]
1032(1)
What She Said [4]
1032(1)
What She Said [5]
1033(1)
What her Girl-Friend Said
1033(1)
What the Conclubine Said
1033(1)
What She Said [6]
1034(1)
What She Said [1]
1034(1)
What She Said [2]
1035(1)
A Chariot Wheel
1035(1)
His Hill
1036(1)
Mothers
1037(1)
Earth's Bounty
1037(3)
A. K. Ramanujan
MAP: THE ROMAN EMPIRE, CA. 117 1040(1)
The Roman Empire 1041(3)
TIME LINE 1044
Catullus (84?--54? B.C.)
1046
[Lyrics] (Latin)
1047
[Lesbia, let us live only for loving]
1047
[Sparrow, you darling pet of my beloved]
1047
[To me that man seems like a god in heaven]
1047
[Many find Quintia stunning. I find her attractive]
1048
[No other woman can truthfully say she was cherished]
1048
[Darling, we'll both have equal shares in the sweet love you offer]
1048
[Lesbia hurls abuse at me in front of her husband]
1049
[My woman says there is no one whom she'd rather marry]
1049
[You used to say that you wished to know only Catullus]
1049
[I hate & love. And if you should ask how I can do both]
1049
[To such a state I have been brought by your mischief, my Lesbia]
1049
[Wretched Catullus! You have to stop this nonsense]
1050
[Lesbia, Caelius---yes, our darling]
1050
[Aurelius & Furius, true comrades]
1050
[If any pleasure can come to a man through recalling]
1051
Charles Martin
Virgil (70--19 B.C.)
1052
The Aeneid (Latin)
1055
From Book I
1055
[Prologue]
1055
[Aeneas Arrives in Carthage]
1056
Book II
1063
[How They Took the City]
1063
Book IV
1085
[The Passion of the Queen]
1085
From Book VI
1106
[Aeneas in the Underworld]
1106
From Book VIII
1125
[The Shield of Aeneas]
1125
From Book XII
1129
[The Death of Turnus]
1129
Robert Fitzgerald
Ovid (43 B.C.---A.D. 17)
1134
Metamorphoses (Latin)
1138
From Book I
1138
[Prologue]
1138
[Apollo and Daphne]
1138
[Io and Jove]
1141
From Book II
1147
[Europa and Jove]
1147
From Book V
1149
[Ceres and Proserpina]
1149
From Book IX
1161
[Iphis and lanthe]
1161
From Book X
1166
[Pygmalion]
1166
[Myrrha and Cinyras]
1167
[Venus and Adonis]
1174
Allen Mandelbaum
Petronius (died A.D. 66)
1182
The Satyricon (Latin)
1183
[Dinner with Trimalchio]
1183
J. P. Sullivan
A Note on Translation A1
Permissions Acknowledgments A13
Index A15


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