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Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces: The Western Tradition : Literature of Western Culture Through the Renaissance

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9780393972894

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Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
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Table of Contents

Preface to the Seventh Edition xvii
Acknowledgments xxiii
Phonetic Equivalents xxv
Masterpieces of the Ancient World
Map: Greece and Western Asia Minor, Ca. Fifth Century B.C.
Introduction
1(15)
Map: the Roman Empire, CA. 117
9(5)
Timeline
14(2)
Gilgamesh (Akkadian, ca. 2500--1500 B.C.)
16(31)
N. K. Sandars
The Bible: The Old Testament (Hebrew, ca. 1000--300 B.C.)
47(51)
Genesis 1--3 [The Creation---The Fall]
51(3)
Genesis 4 [The First Murder]
54(1)
Genesis 6--9 [The Flood]
55(3)
Genesis 11 [The Origin of Languages]
58(1)
Genesis 22 [Abraham and Isaac]
58(1)
Genesis 25, 27 [Jacob and Esau]
59(2)
Genesis 37, 39--46 [The Story of Joseph]
61(11)
From Job
72(16)
Psalm 8
88(1)
Psalm 19
88(1)
Psalm 23
89(1)
Psalm 104
89(2)
Psalm 137
91(1)
The Song of Songs
91(4)
Jonah
95(3)
Homer (eighth century B.C.)
98(416)
The Iliad (Greek)
104(105)
Book I [The Rage of Achilles]
104(16)
From Book VI [Hector Returns to Troy]
120(11)
From Book VIII [The Tide of Battle Turns]
131(1)
Book IX [The Embassy to Achilles]
131(19)
From Book XVI [Patroclus Fights and Dies]
150(11)
Book XVIII [The Shield of Achilles]
161(15)
Book XXII [The Death of Hector]
176(13)
Book XXIV [Achilles and Priam]
189(20)
Robert Fagles
The Odyssey (Greek)
209(305)
Book I [A Goddess Intervenes]
209(11)
Book II [A Hero's Son Awakens]
220(10)
Book III [The Lord of the Western Approaches]
230(12)
Book IV [The Red-Haired King and His Lady]
242(20)
Book V [Sweet Nymph and Open Sea]
262(11)
Book VI [The Princess at the River]
273(8)
Book VII [Gardens and Firelight]
281(8)
Book VIII [The Songs of the Harper]
289(14)
Book IX [New Coasts and Poseidon's Son]
303(13)
Book X [The Grace of the Witch]
316(15)
Book XI [A Gathering of Shades]
331(16)
Book XII [Sea Perils and Defeat]
347(13)
Book XIII [One More Strange Island]
360(12)
Book XIV [Hospitality in the Forest]
372(13)
Book XV [How They Came to Ithaka]
385(15)
Book XVI [Father and Son]
400(13)
Book XVII [The Beggar at the Manor]
413(18)
Book XVIII [Blows and a Queen's Beauty]
431(11)
Book XIX [Recognitions and a Dream]
442(16)
Book XX [Signs and a Vision]
458(9)
Book XXI [The Test of the Bow]
467(11)
Book XXII [Death in the Great Hall]
478(13)
Book XXIII [The Trunk of the Olive Tree]
491(9)
Book XXIV [Warriors, Farewell]
500(14)
Robert Fitzgerald
Sappho of Lesbos (born ca. 630 B.C.)
514(3)
Lyrics (Greek)
515(2)
[Throned in Splendor, Deathless, O Aphrodite]
515(1)
[Like the Very Gods in My Sight Is He]
516(1)
[Some There Are Who Say That the Fairest Thing Seen]
516(1)
Richmond Lattimore
Aeschylus (524?--456 B.C.)
517(79)
The Oresteia (Greek)
521(75)
Agamemnon
521(45)
The Libation Bearers (summary)
566(1)
The Eumenides
567(29)
Robert Fagles
Sophocles (ca. 496--406 B.C.)
596(44)
Oedipus the King (Greek)
599(41)
Robert Fagles
Euripides (480--406 B.C.)
640(32)
Medea (Greek)
642(30)
Rex Warner
Aristophanes (450?--385? B.C.)
672(54)
Lysistrata (Greek)
674(52)
Douglass Parker
Plato (429--347 B.C.)
726(20)
The Apology of Socrates (Greek)
727(19)
Benjamin Jowett
Aristotle (384--322 B.C.)
746(4)
From Poetics (Greek)
747(3)
James Hutton
Plautus (254?--184? B.C.)
750(58)
Pseudolus (Latin)
755(53)
Peter L. Smith
Catullus (84?--54? B.C.)
808(6)
Lyrics (Latin)
809(5)
5 (``Lesbia, let us live only for loving'')
809(1)
2 (``Sparrow, you darling pet of my beloved'')
809(1)
51 (``To me that man seems like a god in heaven'')
809(1)
86 (``Many find Quintia stunning'')
810(1)
87 (``No other woman can truthfully say she was cherished'')
810(1)
109 (``Darling, we'll both have equal shares in the sweet love you offer'')
810(1)
83 (``Lesbia hurls abuse at me in front of her husband'')
811(1)
70 (``My woman says there is no one whom she'd rather marry'')
811(1)
72 (``You used to say that you wished to know only Catullus'')
811(1)
85 (``I hate & love'')
811(1)
75 (``To such a state have I been brought by your mischief'')
811(1)
8 (``Wretched Catullus! You have to stop this nonsense'')
812(1)
58 (``Lesbia, Caelius---yes, our darling'')
812(1)
11 (``Aurelius & Furius, true comrades'')
812(1)
76 (``If any pleasure can come to a man'')
813(1)
Charles Martin
Virgil (70--19 B.C.)
814(81)
The Aeneid (Latin)
817(78)
From Book I
817(1)
[Prologue]
817(1)
[Aeneas Arrives in Carthage]
818(7)
Book II [How They Took the City]
825(22)
Book IV [The Passion of the Queen]
847(21)
From Book VI [Aeneas in the Underworld]
868(18)
From Book VIII [The Shield of Aeneas]
886(4)
From Book XII [The Death of Turnus]
890(5)
Robert Fitzgerald
Ovid (43 B.C.--A.D. 17)
895(48)
Metamorphoses (Latin)
899(44)
From Book I
899(1)
[Prologue]
899(1)
[Apollo and Daphne]
899(3)
[Io and Jove]
902(6)
From Book II
908(1)
[Europa and Jove]
908(2)
From Book V
910(1)
[Ceres and Proserpina]
910(12)
From Book IX
922(1)
[Iphis and Ianthe]
922(5)
From Book X
927(1)
[Pygmalion]
927(1)
[Myrrha and Cinyras]
928(7)
[Venus and Adonis]
935(8)
Allen Mandelbaum
Petronius (died A.D. 66)
943(17)
The Satyricon (Latin)
944(16)
[Dinner with Trimalchio]
944(16)
J.P. Sullivan
The Bible: the New Testament (Greek, ca. first century)
960(16)
Luke 2 [The Birth and Youth of Jesus]
962(1)
Matthew 5--7 [The Teaching of Jesus: The Sermon on the Mount]
963(4)
Luke 15 [The Teaching of Jesus: Parables]
967(2)
Matthew 13 [Why Jesus Teaches in Parables]
969(1)
Matthew 26 [The Betrayal of Jesus]
970(2)
Matthew 27 [The Trial and Crucifixion of Jesus]
972(3)
Matthew 28 [The Resurrection]
975(1)
Lucian (A.D. 120?--190?)
976(28)
A True Story (Greek)
979(25)
Lionel Casson
Augustine (A.D. 354--430)
1004(31)
Confessions (Latin)
1005(30)
From Book I [Childhood]
1005(4)
From Book II [The Pear Tree]
1009(3)
From Book III [Student at Carthage]
1012(2)
From Book V [Augustine Leaves Carthage for Rome]
1014(1)
From Book VI [Worldly Ambitions]
1015(3)
From Book VIII [Conversion]
1018(3)
From Book IX [Death of His Mother]
1021(14)
F. J. Sheed
Masterpieces of the Middle Ages
Map: Europe, CA. 1150
Introduction
1035(5)
Timeline
1038(2)
The Koran (Arabic, 610--632)
1040(17)
Sura 1. the Exordium
1042(1)
Sura 5. the Table
1042(9)
Sura 12. Joseph
1051(6)
N. J. Dawood
Beowulf (Old English, ca. ninth century)
1057(47)
E. Talbot Donaldson
From The Song of Roland (French, ca. 1100)
1104(65)
Frederick Goldin
Marie De France (twelfth century)
1169(9)
Lais (French)
1170(8)
Lanval
1170(6)
Laustic
1176(2)
Glyn S. Burgess
Keith Busby
Thorstein the Staff-Struck (Old Norse, thirteenth century)
1178(6)
Hermann Palsson
Medieval Lyrics: a Selection
1184(44)
Elegy on Reichenau
1189(2)
Walahfrid Strabo
A Hymn to Holy Women
1191(2)
Notker Balbulus
The Ruin
1193(1)
Anonymous
Song of Summer
1194(1)
Anonymous
The Singing Lute
1194(1)
Ibn Arfa` Ra'suh
Spring Song
1195(1)
William IX
Summer
1196(1)
Judah Halevi
In Battle
1197(1)
Abu-l-Hassan ibn Al-Qabturnuh
Hildegard of Bingen • A Hymn to St. Maximinus
1197(2)
The Archpoet • His Confession
1199(3)
Love Song
1202(1)
Jaufre Rudel
The Sacrifice of Isaac
1203(3)
Rabbi Ephraim ben Jacob
Beatrice, countress of Dia • A Lover's Prize
1206(1)
In Praise of War
1207(1)
Bertran de Born
The Wound of Love
1208(1)
Heinrich von Morungen
The Art of Love
1209(1)
Arnaut Daniel
Dancing Girl
1210(1)
Walther von der Vogelweide
A Letter from the Grave
1211(1)
Meir Halevi Abulafia
Hedewijch of Brabant • The Cult of Love
1212(1)
The Scorpions
1213(2)
Alfonso X
Love and Nobility
1215(1)
Guido Guinizzelli
An Encounter
1216(1)
Guido Cavalcanti
Love and Poetry
1217(1)
Dante Alighieri
Sonnet
1217(1)
Calvary
1218(1)
Anonymous
Alexander the Wild • Strawberry Picking
1218(2)
The Fox
1220(1)
Dafydd ap Gwilym
Aubade
1221(1)
Anonymous
Alone in Martyrdom
1222(1)
Christine de Pizan
Lament of the Virgin
1222(3)
Anonymous
Balade
1225(1)
Charles d'Orleans
From The Testament
1225(3)
Francois Villon
Medieval Tales: a Selection
1228(65)
From The Scholar's Guide
1232(2)
Petrus Alfonsi
Four Fabliaux
1234(23)
The Trial of Renard
1257(33)
The Cursed Dancers of Colbeck
1290(3)
Robert Mannyng
Dante Alighieri (1265--1321)
1293(136)
The Divine Comedy (Italian)
1303(126)
Inferno
1303(106)
From Purgatorio
1409(17)
From Paradiso
1426(3)
Allen Mandelbaum
Giovanni Boccaccio (1313--1375)
1429(29)
The Decameron (Italian)
1431(27)
[The First Story of the First Day]
1431(9)
[The Ninth Story of the Fourth Day]
1440(3)
[The Eighth Story of the Fifth Day]
1443(4)
[The Sixth Story of the Ninth Day]
1447(3)
[The Tenth Story of the Tenth Day]
1450(8)
G. H. McWilliam
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Middle English, 1380?)
1458(54)
Marie Borroff
Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?--1400)
1512(74)
The Canterbury Tales (Middle English)
1517(69)
General Prologue
1517(17)
The Miller's Prologue and Tale
1534(1)
The Prologue
1534(2)
The Tale
1536(13)
The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale
1549(1)
The Prologue
1549(17)
The Tale
1566(7)
The Pardoner's Prologue and Tale
1573(1)
The Prologue
1573(3)
The Tale
1576(10)
Theodore Morrison
The Thousand and One Nights (Arabic, fourteenth century)
1586(24)
Prologue [The Story of King Shahrayar and Shahrazad, His Vizier's Daughter]
1588(7)
[The Tale of the Ox and the Donkey]
1595(2)
[The Tale of the Merchant and His Wife]
1597(2)
[The Story of the Merchant and the Demon]
1599(11)
[The First Old Man's Tale]
1603(3)
[The Second Old Man's Tale]
1606(2)
[The Third Old Man's Tale]
1608(2)
Husain Haddawy
Sir Thomas Malory (ca. 1405--1471)
1610(18)
Morte Darthur (Middle English)
1611(17)
[The Conspiracy against Lancelot and Guinevere]
1611(5)
[War Breaks Out between Arthur and Lancelot]
1616(3)
[The Death of Arthur]
1619(6)
[The Deaths of Lancelot and Guinevere]
1625(3)
Everyman (Middle English, 1495?)
1628(25)
E. Talbot Donaldson
Masterpieces of the Renaissance
Map: Western Europe, CA. 1560
Introduction
1653(11)
Timeline
1661(3)
Francis Petrarch (1304--1374)
1664(14)
Letter to Dionisio da Borgo San Sepolcro [the Ascent of Mount Ventoux] (Italian)
1668(5)
James H. Robinson
Henry W. Rolfe
Sonnets (Italian)
1673(5)
1 (``You who hear in scattered rhymes'')
1673(1)
3 (``It was the day'')
1674(1)
34 (``Apollo, if the sweet desire'')
1674(1)
Robert M. Durling
61 (``Blest be the day'')
1675(1)
Joseph Auslander
62 (``Father in heaven'')
1675(1)
Bernard Bergonzi
78 (``When Simon received the high idea'')
1675(1)
Robert M. Durling
90 (``She used to let her golden hair fly free'')
1676(1)
Morris Bishop
126 (``Clear, fresh, sweet waters'')
1676(1)
189 (``My ship laden with forgetfulness'')
1677(1)
Robert M. Durling
333 (``Go, grieving rimes of mine'')
1678(1)
Morris Bishop
Desiderius Erasmus (1466?--1536)
1678(27)
The Praise of Folly (Italian)
1682(23)
Clarence Miller
Niccolo Machiavelli (1469--1527)
1705(17)
Letter to Francesco Vettori [``That Food Which alone Is Mine''] (Italian)
1708(1)
The Prince (Italian)
1709(13)
New Princedoms Gained with Other Men's Forces and through Fortune
1709(3)
[Princely Virtues]
1712(6)
[``Fortune Is a Woman'']
1718(2)
[The Roman Dream]
1720(2)
Allan H. Gilbert
Ludovico Ariosto (1474--1533)
1722(87)
Orlando Furioso (Italian)
1726(83)
Canto 1
1726(9)
From Canto 6; Canto 7 [Ruggiero Visits the Isle of Alcina and Logistilla]
1735(14)
From Cantos 8 and 9 [Angelica Travels Alone and Orlando Has a Dream]
1749(10)
From Cantos 10 and 11 [Ruggiero Learns from Logistilla and Takes a Grand Tour]
1759(9)
From Cantos 12 and 22 [Orlando Finds an Enchanted Castle and Ruggiero and Bradamant Unite]
1768(4)
From Cantos 23 and 24 [Orlando's Great Madness]
1772(5)
From Canto 25 [Fiordispina's Love for Bradamant]
1777(6)
Canto 29; from Canto 30 [Isabel Outwits Rodomont and Angelica Encounters Orlando]
1783(9)
From Cantos 34 and 35 [Astolfo's Voyage to the Moon]
1792(7)
From Canto 39 [Orlando Regains His Wits]
1799(3)
From Canto 41 [Ruggiero Is Baptized and Hears a Prophecy]
1802(2)
From Canto 46 [Rodomont Interrupts the Wedding of Ruggiero and Bradamant]
1804(5)
Guido Waldman
Baldesar Castiglione (1478--1529)
1809(45)
The Book of the Courtier (Italian)
1812(42)
[From The Dedication]
1812(2)
From Book 1
1814(36)
From Book 4
1850(4)
Charles S. Singleton
Marguerite De Navarre (1492--1549)
1854(27)
The Heptameron (French)
1857(24)
From Prologue
1857(4)
From Day One
1861(1)
Story Three
1861(4)
Story Four
1865(5)
Story Five
1870(3)
Story Six
1873(1)
Story Seven
1874(2)
Story Eight
1876(5)
P. A. Chilton
Francois Rabelais (1495?--1553)
1881(40)
Gargantua and Pantagruel (French)
1885(36)
From Book I
1885(1)
[Education of a Giant Humanist]
1885(12)
[The Abbey of Theleme]
1897(9)
From Book II
1906(1)
[Pantagruel: Birth and Education]
1906(2)
[Father's Letter from Home]
1908(3)
[The World in Pantagruel's Mouth]
1911(10)
Burton Raffel
Michel De Montaigne (1533--1592)
1921(39)
Essays (French)
1925(35)
To the Reader
1925(1)
Of the Power of the Imagination
1925(8)
Of Cannibals
1933(9)
Of the Inconsistency of Our Actions
1942(5)
Of Coaches
1947(13)
Donald Frame
Miguel De Cervantes (1547--1616)
1960(112)
Don Quixote (Spanish)
1964(108)
From Part I
1964(1)
Prologue
1964(5)
[``I Know Who I Am, and Who I May Be, If I Choose'']
1969(20)
[Fighting the Windmills and a Choleric Biscayan]
1989(14)
[Fighting the Sheep]
2003(4)
[``To Right Wrongs and Come to the Aid of the Wretched'']
2007(8)
[``Set Free at Once That Lovely Lady'']
2015(5)
From Part II
2020(1)
Prologue
2020(3)
[``Put into a Book'']
2023(6)
[A Victorious Duel]
2029(25)
[``For I Well Know the Meaning of Valor'']
2054(7)
[Last Duel]
2061(3)
[Homecoming and Death]
2064(8)
Samuel Putnam
Lope De Vega (1562--1635)
2072(38)
Fuente Ovejuna (Spanish)
2076(34)
Angel Flores
Muriel Kittel
William Shakespeare (1564--1616)
2110(82)
Othello
2115(77)
John Milton (1608--1674)
2192(65)
Paradise Lost
2197(60)
From Book I [``This Great Argument'']
2197(1)
From Book 4 [Satan's Entry into Paradise; Adam and Eve in Their Bower]
2198(12)
From Book 8 [Adam Describes His Own Creation and That of Eve; Having Repeated His Warning, the Angel Departs]
2210(10)
Book 9 [Temptation and Fall]
2220(26)
From Book 10 [Acceptance, Reconciliation, Hope]
2246(9)
From Book 12 [``The World Was All Before Them'']
2255(2)
A Note on Translation 2257(6)
Permissions Acknowledgments 2263(4)
Index 2267


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