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Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces

by
Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780393954869

ISBN10:
0393954862
Format:
Textbook Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/17/1987
Publisher(s):
W W NORTON

Summary

A selection of Western literature containing only works written originally in the ancient and modern foreign languages.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Edition xix
Masterpieces of the Ancient World
Introduction
1(12)
The Old Testament (The King James Version)
13(51)
Genesis 1--3. [The Creation---The Fall]
17(4)
Genesis 4. [The First Murder]
21(1)
Genesis 6--9. [The Flood]
22(4)
Genesis 11. [The Origin of Languages]
26(1)
Genesis 37--46. [The Story of Joseph]
26(14)
From Job
40(19)
Psalm 8
59(1)
Psalm 19
59(1)
Psalm 23
60(1)
Psalm 104
60(2)
Psalm 137
62(1)
Isaiah 52--53. [The Song of the Suffering Servant]
62(2)
Homer
64(182)
From The Iliad
Richard Lattimore
[The Quarrel of Achilleus and Agamemnon]
70(15)
[The Meeting of Hektor and Andromache]
85(8)
[The Eve of Battle]
93(1)
[The Embassy to Achilleus]
93(18)
[The Arming of Achilleus]
111(17)
[Achilleus Returns to the Battle]
128(10)
[The Death of Hektor]
138(14)
[Achilleus and Priam]
152(20)
From the Odyssey
Robert Fitzgerald
The Princess at the River
172(9)
The Songs of the Harper
181(16)
New Coasts and Poseidon's Son
197(15)
The Grace of the Witch
212(15)
A Gathering of Shades
227(19)
Sappho of Lesbos (born ca. 630 B.C.)
246(3)
``Throned in splendor, deathless, O Aphrodite''
247(1)
``Like the very gods in my sight is he...''
248(1)
``Some there are who say that the fairest thing seen''
248(1)
Richard Lattimore
Aeschylus (524?--456 B.C.)
249(57)
Agamemnon
254(52)
Robert Fagles
Sophocles (496--406 B.C.)
306(52)
Oedipus the King
310(48)
Robert Fagles
Euripides (480--406 B.C.)
358(36)
Medea
360(34)
Rex Warner
Aristophanes (450?--385? B.C.)
394(37)
Lysistrata
395(36)
Charles T. Murphy
Plato (429--347 B.C.)
431(28)
The Apology of Socrates
432(23)
Phaedo. [The Death of Socrates]
455(4)
Benjamin Jowett
Aristotle (384--322 B.C.)
459(5)
From Poetics
James Hutton
459(5)
Catullus (84?--54? B.C.)
464(6)
``Come, Lesbia, let us live and love''
465(1)
``There are many who think of Quintia...''
465(1)
``No woman, if she is honest, can say...''
465(1)
``When at last after long despair...''
466(1)
``My life, my love, you say our love will last forever''
466(1)
``Lesbia speaks evil of me...''
466(1)
``My woman says that she would rather wear the wedding-veil for me''
466(1)
``There was a time, O Lesbia...''
467(1)
``Were you born of a lioness...''
467(1)
``I hate and love''
467(1)
``You are the cause of this destruction, Lesbia''
467(1)
``Poor damned Catullus, here's no time for nonsense''
468(1)
``Caelius, my Lesbia, that one that only Lesbia''
468(1)
``Furius, Aurelius, bound to Catullus''
468(1)
``If man can find rich consolation...''
469(1)
Horace Gregory
Virgil (70--19 B.C.)
470(77)
The Aeneid
Robert Fitzgerald
[Aeneas Arrives in Carthage]
473(10)
[The Fall of Troy]
483(25)
[Aeneas Abandons Dido]
508(21)
[Aeneas in the Underworld]
529(7)
[The Shield of Aeneas]
536(5)
[The Death of Turnus]
541(6)
Ovid (43 B.C.--A.D. 17)
547(32)
Metamorphoses
Rolfe Humphries
Book I
The Creation
548(2)
The Four Ages
550(2)
Jove's Intervention
552(1)
The Story of Lycaon
553(2)
The Flood
555(1)
Deucalion and Pyrrha
556(4)
Apollo and Daphne
560(3)
Jove and Io
563(5)
Book XV
The Teachings of Pythagoras
568(11)
The New Testament (The King James Version)
579(16)
Luke 2. [The Birth and Youth of Jesus]
580(2)
Matthew 5--7. [The Teaching of Jesus: The Sermon on the Mount]
582(5)
Luke 15. [The Teaching of Jesus: Parables]
587(1)
Matthew 26. [The Betrayal of Jesus]
588(3)
Matthew 27. [The Trial and Crucifixion of Jesus]
591(3)
Matthew 28. [The Resurrection]
594(1)
Petronius (died A.D. 65)
595(21)
The Satyricon
J.P. Sullivan
Dinner with Trimalchio
596(20)
St. Augustine (A.D. 354--430)
616(36)
Confessions
F. J. Sheed
[Childhood]
617(5)
[The Pear Tree]
622(2)
[Student at Carthage]
624(2)
[Worldly Ambitions]
626(4)
[Conversion]
630(3)
[Death of His Mother]
633(16)
Masterpieces of the Middle Ages
Introduction
649(3)
The Story of Deirdre
652(10)
Jeffrey Gantz
The Song of the Seeress
662(10)
Paul B. Taylor
W. H. Auden
Thorstein the Staff-Struck
672(7)
Hermann Palsson
The Song of Roland
679(58)
Frederick Goldin
Marie De France (Twelfth Century)
737(15)
Eliduc
738(14)
John Fowles
Dante Alighieri (1265--1321)
752(206)
The Divine Comedy
John Ciardi
Inferno
766(145)
From Purgatorio
911(25)
From Paradiso
936(22)
Giovanni Boccaccio (1313--1375)
958(27)
The Decameron
Mark Musa
Peter E. Bondanella
The First Day
960(14)
The Second Tale of the Fourth Day
974(7)
The Ninth Tale of the Fifth Day
981(4)
Francois Villon (1431--?)
985(27)
Ballade
986(1)
The Testament
987(18)
Galway Kinnell
Masterpieces of the Renaissance
Introduction
1005(7)
Francis Petrarch (1304--1374)
1012(6)
Sonnet 3: It Was the Morning
1014(1)
Sonnet 61: Blest Be the Day
1015(1)
Joseph Auslander
Sonnet 62: Father in Heaven (Translated by Bernard Bergonzi)
1015(1)
Sonnet 90: She Used To Let Her Golden Hair Fly Free
1016(1)
Morris Bishop
Sonnet 292: The Eyes That Drew from Me
1016(1)
Sonnet 300: Great Is My Envy of You
1017(1)
Edwin Morgan
Sonnet 333: Go, Grieving Rimes of Mine
1017(1)
Morris Bishop
Desiderius Erasmus (1466?--1536)
1018(25)
From the Praise of Folly
1020(23)
Leonard F. Dean
Baldesar Castiglione (1478--1529)
1043(14)
The Book of the Courtier
Leonard E. Opdycke
[The Setting]
1045(3)
[``Everything He May Do or Say Shall Be Stamped with Grace'']
1048(9)
Niccolo Machiavelli (1469--1527)
1057(17)
Letter to Francesco Vettori [``That Food Which Alone Is Mine'']
1060(2)
The Prince
[Princely Virtues]
1062(7)
[``Fortune Is a Woman'']
1069(2)
[The Roman Dream]
1071(3)
Allan H. Gilbert
Marguerite De Navarre (1492--1549)
1074(22)
From The Heptameron
P. A. Chilton
Story 3
1079(5)
Story 30
1084(6)
Story 40
1090(6)
Francois Rabelais (1495?--1553)
1096(44)
Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book I
[Education of a Giant Humanist]
1099(16)
[The Abbey of Theleme]
1115(9)
Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book II
[Pantagruel: Birth and Education]
1124(3)
[Father's Letter from Home]
1127(13)
Jacques Le Clercq
Michel De Montaigne (1533--1592)
1140(36)
Essays
E. J. Trechmann
Of Cannibals
1146(11)
Of the Inconsistency of Our Actions
1157(6)
Apology for Raimond Sebond
1163(11)
Of Repentance
1174(2)
Miguel De Cervantes (1547--1616)
1176(154)
Don Quixote, Part I
[``I Know Who I Am, and Who I May Be, If I Choose'']
1181(25)
[Fighting the Windmills and a Choleric Biscayan]
1206(17)
[Of Goatherds, Roaming Shepherdesses, and Unrequited Loves]
1223(26)
[Fighting the Sheep]
1249(5)
[``To Right Wrongs and Come to the Aid of the Wretched'']
1254(9)
[``Set Free at Once That Lovely Lady...'']
1263(7)
Don Quixote, Part II
[``Put into a Book'']
1270(7)
[A Victorious Duel]
1277(31)
[``For I Well Know the Meaning of Valor'']
1308(8)
[Last Duel]
1316(5)
[Homecoming and Death]
1321(9)
Samuel Putnam
Pedro Calderon De La Barca (1600--1681)
1330(70)
Life Is a Dream
1333(60)
Roy Campbell
Masterpieces of the Enlightenment
Introduction
1393(7)
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere (1622--1673)
1400(62)
Tartuffe
1402(60)
Richard Wilbur
Jean Racine (1636--1699)
1462(46)
Phaedra
1465(43)
Kenneth Muir
Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz (1648--1695)
1508(34)
Reply to Sor Filotea de la Cruz
1510(32)
Margaret Peden
Francois-Marie Arouet De Voltaire (1694--1778)
1542(86)
Candide, or Optimism
1545(74)
Robert M. Adams
Masterpieces of the Nineteenth Century: Varieties of Romanticism
Introduction
1619(9)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712--1778)
1628(12)
From Confessions
1629(11)
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749--1832)
1640(91)
Faust (Translated by Louis MacNeice)
1643(88)
Prologue in Heaven
1643(3)
The First Part of the Tragedy
1646(85)
Francois Rene, Vicomte De Chateaubriand (1768--1848)
1731(23)
Rene
1733(21)
Irving Putter
Heinrich Heine (1797--1856)
1754(9)
The Rose, the Lily, the Sun and the Dove
1756(1)
P.G.L. Webb
A Spruce Is Standing Lonely
1756(1)
Max Knight
Joseph Fabry
A Young Man Loves a Maiden
1756(1)
Ernst Feise
Loreley
1757(1)
Ernst Feise
My Beauty, My Love, You Have Bound Me
1757(1)
Meno Spann
The Silesian Weavers
1758(1)
Aaron Kramer
The Asra
1758(1)
Erast Feise
Babylonian Sorrows
1759(1)
Aaron Kramer
How Slowly Time, the Loathsome Snail
1760(1)
Ernst Feise
The Migratory Rats
1761(1)
Ernst Feise
At Parting
1762(1)
Dwight Durling
Morphine
1763(1)
Ernst Feise
Giacomo Leopardi (1798--1837)
1763(10)
The Broom
1765(8)
Edwin Morgan
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (1799--1837)
1773(24)
The Queen of Spades
Gillon R. Aitken
1775(22)
Victor Hugo (1802--1885)
1797(20)
Reverie
1799(1)
Tomorrow, At Daybreak
1799(1)
Memory of the Night of the Fourth
1800(1)
Et nox facta est
1801(7)
Sowing Season. Evening
1808(1)
Mary Ann Caws
Masterpieces of the Nineteenth Century: Realism, Naturalism, and the New Poetry
Introduction
1809(8)
Gustave Flaubert (1821--1880)
1817(28)
A Simple Heart
1819(26)
Arthur McDowall
Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821--1881)
1845(94)
Notes from Underground
1852(87)
Constance Garnett
Leo Tolstoy (1828--1910)
1939(50)
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
1943(46)
Louise
Aylmer Maude)
Georg Buchner (1813--1837)
1989(20)
Woyzeck
1993(16)
Henry J. Schmidt
Henrik Ibsen (1828--1906)
2009(70)
Hedda Gabler
2014(65)
Michael Meyer
Anton Chekhov (1860--1904)
2079(46)
The Cherry Orchard
2083(42)
Avraham Yarmolinsky
Charles Baudelaire (1821--1867)
2125(28)
The Flowers of Evil
2128(15)
Correspondences
2128(1)
Richard Wilbur
Her Hair
2129(1)
Roy Campbell
You'd Take the Entire Universe to Bed with You
2130(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
A Carrion
2130(2)
Allen Tate
The Balcony
2132(1)
To One Who Is Too Gay
2132(1)
Roy Campbell
Spleen
2133(1)
Robert Lowell
Parisian Dream
2134(2)
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Voyage to Cythera
2136(1)
Robert Lowell
The Voyage
2137(6)
Roy Campbell
Masterpieces of the Twentieth Century: Varieties of Modernism
Introduction
2143(10)
Luigi Pirandello (1867--1936)
2153(48)
Six Characters in Search of an Author
2156(45)
Edward Storer
Marcel Proust (1871--1922)
2201(46)
Remembrance of Things Past
2206(41)
Swann's Way: Overture
2206(41)
C. K. Scott Moncrieff
Terence Kilmartin
Thomas Mann (1875--1955)
2247(41)
Mario and the Magician
2252(36)
H. T. Lowe-Porter
Rainer Maria Rilke (1875--1926)
2288(10)
Archaic Torso of Apollo
2292(1)
Archaischer Torso Apollos
2293(1)
Duino Elegy I
2293(3)
Duino Elegy IX
2296(2)
Stephen Mitchell
Franz Kafka (1883--1924)
2298(43)
The Metamorphosis
2301(40)
Stanley Corngold
Anna Akhmatova (1889--1966)
2341(12)
Requiem
2346(7)
D. M. Thomas
Bertolt Brecht (1898--1956)
2353(68)
Mother Courage and Her Children
2358(63)
Ralph Manheim
Federico Garcia Lorca (1898--1936)
2421(12)
Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias
2425(7)
Stephen Spender
J. L. Gili
Cogida and Death
2425(2)
The Spilled Blood
2427(2)
The Laid Out Body
2429(2)
Absent Soul
2431(1)
Llanto por Ignacio Sanchez Mejias
Alma ausente
2432(1)
Albert Camus (1913--1960)
2433(20)
The Guest
2437(12)
Justin O'Brien
Masterpieces of the Twentieth Century: Contemporary Explorations
Introduction
2449(4)
Jorge Luis Borges (1899--1986)
2453(11)
The Garden of Forking Paths
2456(8)
Donald A. Yates
Samuel Beckett (1906-- )
2464(37)
Endgame
2469(32)
Marguerite Duras (1914-- )
2501(38)
Hiroshima Mon Amour
2505(34)
Richard Seaver
Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1918-- )
2539(36)
Matryona's Home
2544(31)
H. T. Willetts
Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922-- )
2575(8)
The Secret Room
2579(4)
Bruce Morrissette
Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1928-- )
2583(12)
Death Constant Beyond Love
2588(7)
Gregory Rabassa
Wole Soyinka (1934-- )
2595(56)
The Lion and the Jewel
2600(51)
A Note on Translation 2651(8)
Index 2659


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