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Table of Contents

PART 1 Beginnings in the East (3000 B.C.-A.D. 1400)
Sumerian, Egyptian, and Hebrew Literature (3000 B.C.-C. 100 B.C.)
Introduction
4(10)
Timeline
6(8)
Reading Critically
14
Model
Background: The Gilgamesh Epic
12(3)
from The Epic of gilgamesh
Prologue
15(1)
The Battle with Humbaba
16(3)
Enkidu's Dream of the Underworld
19(4)
The Story of the Flood
23(3)
The Return
26(6)
Egyptian Poetry
Your Love, Dear Man, Is as Lovely to Me
32(1)
I Think I'll Go Home and Lie Very Still
33(1)
The Voice of the Swallow
34(2)
Ideas and Insights
Egyptian Book of the Dead
36(4)
Hebrew Literature
Genesis
1--3 The Creation and the Fall
40(7)
6--9 The Story of the Flood
47(5)
Ideas and Insights
Archeological Discoveries
52(20)
The Book of Ruth
55(6)
1 Samuel 17 (David and Goliath)
61(6)
Psalms 8, 19, 23, 137
67(5)
Themes in World Literature: The Quest for Immortality
72(1)
Cross Currents: George Lucas
73(1)
Writing About Literature: Autobiographical Incident
74(4)
Persian and Arabic Literature (C. A.D. 600-A.D. 1400)
Introduction
78(10)
Timeline
80(8)
Reading Critically
88
Model
Firdawsi
Background: The Shah-nama
86(3)
from the Shah-nama
89(9)
Omar Khayyam
98(6)
from The Rubaiyat
100(4)
Ideas and Insights
Translators: The Unsung Heroes
104(6)
from the Koran
106(2)
The Opening
108(1)
Power
108(1)
Daybreak
109(1)
Sa'di
110(1)
from the Gulistan
from The Manners of Kings 1, 6, 7, 35
112(3)
from On the Excellence of Contentment 2, 3, 11, 17
115
Hafiz
110(10)
from the Divan
Alive from the Dead
118(2)
Rumi
120(16)
from the Masnavi
The Marks of the Wise Man, of the Half Wise, and of the Fool
122(2)
The Counsels of the Bird
124(2)
from The Thousand and One Nights
126(2)
The Fisherman and the Jinnee
128(8)
Themes in World Literature: The Individual and Society
136(1)
Cross Currents: Scheherazade
137(1)
Writing About Literature: Analytical Essay
138(6)
PART 2 The Rise of Asia (C. 1400 B.C.-A.D. 1890)
Indian Literature (C. 1400 B.C.-C. A.D. 500)
Introduction
144(10)
Timeline
146(8)
Reading Critically
154
Model
Background: The Rig Veda
152(3)
from the Rig Veda
Creation Hymn
155(4)
Night
159(1)
from the Taittiriya Upanishad
160(2)
The Mystery of Brahman
162(2)
Ideas and Insights
Religion in India
164(24)
from the Mahabharata
166(2)
Sibi
168(6)
from the Bhagavad-Gita
174(2)
The Yoga of Knowledge
176(6)
from the Panchatantra
182(2)
Numskull and the Rabbit
184(4)
Themes in World Literature: Conduct in Life
188(1)
Cross Currents: The Beatles
189(1)
Writing About Literature: Logical Argument
190(4)
Chinese Literature (1000 B.C.-A.D. 1890)
Introduction
194(8)
Timeline
196(6)
Reading Critically
202(20)
Model
T'ao Ch'ien
222
Substance, Shadow, and Spirit
203(5)
Philosophy
Lao Tzu
208(4)
from the Tao Te Ching
The Way That Can Be Spoken Of
210(1)
Not to Honor Men of Worth
210(1)
Rather Than Fill It to the Brim
211(1)
The Most Submissive Thing in the World
211(1)
Confucius
212(5)
from The Analects
214(3)
Ideas and Insights
The Three Schools of Thought
217(3)
Poetry
from The Book of Songs
I Beg of You, Chung Tzu
220(1)
Thick Grow the Rush Leaves
221(1)
T'ao Ch'ien
222(6)
Poem on Returning to Dwell in the Country
225(1)
I Built My House Near Where Others Dwell
226(2)
Wang Wei
228(4)
To the Assistant Prefect Chang
230(1)
The Hill
230(1)
On an Autumn Evening in the Mountains
231(1)
Li Po
232(6)
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
234(2)
In the Mountains on a Summer Day
236(1)
Addressed Humorously to Tu Fu
236(1)
The Moon at the Fortified Pass
237(1)
Tu Fu
238(6)
Jade Flower Palace
240(1)
Sent to Li Po as a Gift
241(1)
The Return of the Wanderers
242(1)
Loneliness
242(2)
Po Chu-i
244(6)
Sick Leave
246(1)
At the End of Spring
246(1)
To Li Ch'ien
247(1)
Last Poem
248(2)
Ideas and Insights
I Ching (The Book of Change)
250(2)
Themes in World Literature: The Journey Inward
252(1)
Cross Currents: Bertolt Brecht
253(1)
Writing About Literature: Personal Narrative Essay
254(4)
Japanese Literature (500 B.C.-A.D. 1890)
Introduction
258(8)
Timeline
260(6)
Reading Critically
266(5)
Model
Yoshida Kenko
271(3)
from Essays in Idleness
267(7)
Poetry
Kakinomoto Hitomaro
274(6)
In the Sea of Iwami
276(2)
I Loved Her Like the Leaves
278(2)
Ideas and Insights
Women Writers in Japan
280(2)
Tanka
Ki no Tsurayuki
282(1)
When I Went to Visit
284
Ono Komachi
282(1)
Was It That I Went to Sleep
284
Priest Jakuren
282(1)
One Cannot Ask Loneliness
284
Minamoto no Toshiyori
282(4)
The Clustering Clouds
284(2)
Haiku
Matsuo Basho
286(1)
The Sun's Way
288(1)
Poverty's Child
288(1)
Clouds Come from Time to Time
288(1)
The Cuckoo
288(1)
Seven Sights Were Veiled
288(1)
Summer Grasses
288
Yosa Buson
286(1)
Scampering over Saucers
290(1)
Four Views of Spring Rain
290(1)
Fuji Alone
290
Kobayashi Issa
286(8)
Melting Snow
292(1)
Beautiful, Seen Through Holes
292(1)
Far-off Mountain Peaks
292(1)
A World of Dew
292(1)
Viewing the Cherry-Blossom
292(1)
With Bland Serenity
292(2)
Prose
Sei Shonagon
294(8)
from The Pillow Book
In Spring It Is the Dawn
296(1)
The Cat Who Lived in the Palace
296(2)
Oxen Should Have Very Small Foreheads
298(1)
Nothing Can Be Worse
298(1)
Hateful Things
299(1)
Things That Make One's Heart Beat Faster
300(1)
Things That Arouse a Fond Memory of the Past
300(1)
I Remember a Clear Morning
300(2)
Zeami
302(12)
Background: The No Theater
303(3)
The Deserted Crone
306(8)
Themes in World Literature: The Natural World
314(1)
Cross Currents: Frank Lloyd Wright
315(1)
Writing About Literature: The Interpretive Essay
316(6)
PART 3 The Rise of Classical Civilizations (800 B.C.-A.D. 500)
Ancient Greece (C. 800 B.C.-323 B.C.)
Introduction
322(12)
Timeline
324(10)
Reading Critically
334
Model
Homer
330(60)
Background: The Iliad
331(4)
from the Iliad
from Book I. The Quarrel
335(12)
from Book VI. The Meeting of Hektor and Andromache
347(8)
from Book XVIII. The Arming of Achilleus
355(11)
from Book XXII. The Death of Hektor
366(13)
from Book XXIV. Achilleus and Priam
379(11)
Ideas and Insights
The Discovery of Troy
390(2)
Poetry
Archilochus
392(1)
Some Barbarian Is Waving My Shield
394(1)
To the Gods All Things Are Easy
394
Callinus
392(4)
A Call to Arms
395(1)
Sappho
396(1)
Awed by Her Splendor
398(1)
Although They Are
398(1)
And Their Feet Move
398(1)
You Know the Place: Then
399(1)
You May Forget But
400(1)
He Is More Than a Hero
401(1)
Invocation to Aphrdite
402
Pindar
396(10)
Olympia 11
404(2)
Prose
Thucydides
406(8)
from History of the Peloponnesian War Pericles' Funeral Oration
408(6)
Plato
414(15)
from the Apology
416(13)
Drama
Sophocles
429(25)
Background: Oedipus the King
430(3)
Oedipus the King
433(21)
Ideas and Insights
The Delphic Oracle
454(18)
Ideas and Insights
Aristotle on Tragedy
472(2)
Themes in World Literature: The Hero
474(1)
Cross Currents: Nikos Kazatzakis
475(1)
Writing About Literature: The Reflective Essay
476(4)
Roman Literature (c. 300 B.C.-A.D. 500)
Introduction
480(12)
Timeline
482(10)
Reading Critically
492
Model
Virgil
488(16)
Background: The Aeneid
489(4)
from the Aeneid
Book II. How They Took the City
493(11)
Ideas and Insights
Tracing Aeneas' Journey
504(22)
Book IV. The Passion of the Queen
507(19)
Poetry
Catullus
526(6)
My Woman Says There's Nobody She'd Rather Marry
528(1)
I Hate Her and I Love Her
528(1)
I Crossed Many Lands and a Lot of Ocean
528(1)
My Mind's Sunk So Low, Lesbia, Because of You
529(3)
Ovid
from the Metamorphoses
The Story of Pyramus and Thisbe
532(4)
Prose
Tacitus
536(8)
from the Annals
from The Burning of Rome
538(6)
Pliny
544(6)
from Letters The Eruption of Vesuvius
546(4)
Themes in World Literature: Journeys to the Underworld
550(1)
Cross Currents: The Planning of Washington, D.C.
551(1)
Writing About Literature: Firsthand Biography
552(6)
PART 4 Europe in Transition (450--1890)
The Middle Ages (A.D. 450--1300)
Introduction
558(10)
Timeline
560(8)
Reading Critically
568
Model
Background: Song of Roland
566(3)
from the Song of Roland
Cantos 1--68
569(12)
Cantos 80--289
581(9)
from the Nibelungelied
590(2)
How Siegfried Was Slain
592(6)
Ideas and Insights
The Code of Chivalry
598(2)
Chretien de Troyes
600(10)
from Perceval The Grail
602(8)
Marie de France
610(8)
The Lay of the Werewolf
612(6)
Dante Alighieri
618(28)
Background: The Divine Comedy
619(3)
from the Divine Comedy
from the Inferno
Canto I: The Dark Wood of Error
622(7)
Canto III: The Vestibule of Hell The Opportunists
629(6)
Canto V: Circle Two: The Carnal
635(6)
Canto XXXIV: Circle Nine: Cocytus
641(5)
Ideas and Insights
The Poet as Outlaw
646(2)
Francois Villon
648(4)
Ballade
650(2)
Themes in World Literature: Types of Love
652(1)
Cross Currents: The Operas of Richard Wagner
653(1)
Writing About Literature: Evaluation
654(4)
The Renaissance (1300--1650)
Introduction
658(10)
Timeline
660(8)
Reading Critically
668
Model
Niccolo Machiavelli
666(8)
Background: The Prince
667(2)
from The Prince
Chapter XV: Of the Things for Which Men, and Especially Princes, Are Praised or Blamed
669(1)
Chapter XVI: Of Liberality and Niggardliness
670(4)
Francesco Petrarca (Petrarch)
674(6)
from Canzoniere
Laura
676(2)
The White Doe
678(1)
Spring
678(2)
Ideas and Insights The Black Plague
680(2)
Giovanni Baccaccio
682(8)
from the Decameron Federigo's Falcon
684(6)
Pierre de Ronsard
690(4)
Roses
692(1)
When You Are Old
693(1)
Great Works
The Adventures of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
694(4)
Christopher Marlowe
698(6)
from The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Dr. Faustus Act 1, Scene 3
700(4)
William Shakespeare
704(80)
Background: Shakespearean Drama
705(4)
The Tempest
709(75)
Ideas and Insights
Bridges to the Americas
784(2)
Themes in World Literature: Knowledge and Power
786(1)
Cross Currents: Modern Love Poetry
787(1)
Writing About Literature: Cause and Effect
788(4)
The Age of Rationalism (1650--1800)
Introduction
792(8)
Timeline
794(6)
Reading Critically
800(10)
Model
Jonathan Swift
810(2)
A Modest Proposal
801(11)
John Milton
812(12)
from Paradise Lost
from Book IX
814(10)
Great Works
Tartuffe by Moliere
824(6)
Blaise Pascal
from Thoughts
Man and the Universe
830(4)
Jean de La Fontaine
834(8)
The Boy and the Schoolmaster
836(2)
The Wolf and the Lamb
838(2)
The Council Held by the Rats
840(2)
Great Works
Candide by Voltaire
842(4)
Themes in World Literature: Eldorado and the Longing for Paradise
846(1)
Cross Currents: Bruce Chatwin
847(1)
Writing About Literature: Problem Solution
848(4)
Romanticism and Realism (1800--1890)
Introduction
852(10)
Timeline
854(8)
Reading Critically
862
Model
Background: The Faust Legend
860(1)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
861(17)
from Faust
Prologue in Heaven
863(6)
from The First Part of the Tragedy
869(9)
Poetry
Alexander Pushkin
878(6)
The Bridegroom
880(4)
Heinrich Heine
884(3)
The Lorelei
886(1)
The Lotus Flower
887(3)
Victor Hugo
888(2)
from The Expiation Russia 1812
890(4)
William Wordsworth
894(8)
Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood
896(6)
Charles Baudelaire
902(4)
Invitation to the Voyage
904(1)
The Albatross
905(1)
Arthur Rimbaud
906(6)
Ophelia
908(2)
Eternity
910(2)
Prose
Guy de Maupassant
912(8)
Two Friends
914(6)
Nikolai Gogal
920(22)
The Overcoat
922(20)
Leo Tolstoy
942(12)
How Much Land Does a Man Need?
944(10)
Great Works The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
954(4)
Anton Chekhov
958(9)
The Bet
960(7)
The New Age of Drama
Henrik Ibsen
967(53)
A Doll's House
969(51)
Ideas and Insights
The Slamming of the Door in A Doll's House
1020(2)
Themes in World Literature: The Artist and Society
1022(1)
Cross Currents: Simone de Beauvoir
1023(1)
Writing About Literature: Controversial Issue
1024(6)
PART 5 The Twentieth Century (1890--Present)
The Modern World (1890--1945)
Introduction
1030(8)
Timeline
1032(6)
Reading Critically
1038(10)
Model
Thomas Mann (Germany)
1048(4)
The Infant Prodigy
1039(11)
Background: Mann's Stand against the Nazis
1050(2)
Europe
Rainer Maria Rilke (Germany)
1052(6)
The Grownup
1055(1)
Interior of the Rose
1056(1)
Archaic Torso of Apollo
1057(1)
Ideas and Insights
Comparing Translations
1058(2)
Great Works
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
1060(4)
Isak Dinesen (Denmark)
1064(12)
The Pearls
1066(10)
Par Lagerkvist (Sweden)
1076(5)
The Princess and All the Kingdom
1078(3)
Ideas and Insights
The Nobel Prize
1081(1)
Franz Kafka (Czechoslovakia)
1082(30)
The Metamorphosis
1084(28)
Anna Akhmatova (Russia)
1112(4)
Everything Is Plundered
1114(1)
I Am Not One of Those Who Left the Land
1115(1)
Boris Pasternak (Russia)
1116(4)
The Drowsy Garden
1118(1)
The Weeping Garden
1118(2)
Colette (France)
1120(6)
The Bracelet
1122(4)
Paul Valery (France)
1126(6)
Caesar
1128(1)
The Friendly Wood
1129(1)
Palm
1130(2)
Luigi Pirandello (Italy)
1132(8)
A Breath of Air
1134(6)
Federico Garcia Lorca (Spain)
1140(6)
The Guitar
1143(1)
My Child Went to Sea
1144(1)
Rider's Song
1145(1)
Constantine Cavafy (Greece)
1146(6)
Waiting for the Barbarians
1148(2)
Artifical Flowers
1150(2)
The Americas
Manuel Rojas (Chile)
1152(8)
The Glass of Milk
1154(6)
Ruben Dario (Nicaragua)
1160(4)
Sonatina
1162(2)
Gabriela Mistral (Chile)
1164(8)
Bread
1166(2)
The Prayer
1168(2)
Fear
1170(2)
Asia
Mori Ogai (Japan)
1172(8)
Under Reconstruction
1174(6)
Lu Hsun (China)
1180(10)
My Old Home
1182(8)
Rabindranath Tagore (India)
1190(8)
The Artist
1192(6)
Themes In World Literature: Alienation and Despair
1198(1)
Cross Currents: Isadora Duncan
1199(1)
Writing About Literature: Reporting Information
1200(4)
The Contemporary World (1946--Present)
Introduction
1204(8)
Timeline
1206(6)
Reading Critically
1212(7)
Model
Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Colombia)
1219(5)
The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World
1213(8)
Background: Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Nobel Address
1221(3)
The Americas
Jorge Luis Borges (Argentina)
1224(10)
The Garden of Forking Paths
1226(8)
Ideas and Insights
Labyrinths
1234(2)
Julio Cortazar (Argentina)
1236(8)
House Taken Over
1238(6)
Octavio Paz (Mexico)
1244(4)
Poet's Epitaph
1246(1)
Concord
1246(1)
Fable
1246(2)
Pablo Neruda (Chile)
1248(4)
Ode to My Socks
1250(2)
Derek Walcott (St. Lucia)
1252(10)
Sea Grapes
1254(3)
from Omeros
1257(5)
Jamaica Kincaid (Antigua)
1262(8)
from Annie John
1264(6)
Ideas and Insights
Calypso and Dub Poetry
1270(2)
Western Europe
Albert Camus (France)
1272(6)
The Myth of Sisyphus
1274(4)
Gunter Grass (Germany)
1278(4)
Folding Chairs
1280(1)
Food for Prophets
1281(1)
Italo Calvino (Italy)
1282(10)
The Garden of Stubborn Cats
1284(8)
Primo Levi (Italy)
1292(8)
from Survival in Auschwitz
1294(6)
Ideas and Insights
Elie Wiesel: Survivor and Witness
1300(2)
Eastern Europe
Czeslaw Milosz (Poland)
1302(4)
A Song on the End of the World
1304(2)
Stanislaw Lem (Poland)
1306(10)
The First Sally (A) or Trurl's Electronic Bard
1308(8)
Alexander Solzhenitsyn (Russia)
1316(6)
The One Great Heart
1318(4)
Andrei Voznesensky (Russia)
1322(4)
I Am Goya
1325(1)
Yevgeny Yevtushenko (Russia)
1326(6)
Visit
1328(1)
Weddings
1329(3)
The Middle East
Najib Mahfouz (Egypt)
1332(8)
The Happy Man
1334(6)
Yehuda Amichai (Israel)
1340(6)
The Diameter of the Bomb
1342(1)
From the Book of Esther I Filtered the Sediment
1343(3)
Africa
Leopold Sedar Senghor (Senegal)
1346(6)
Prayer to Masks
1348(2)
Night of Sine
1350(2)
Ideas and Insights
The Nubian Excavations
1352(2)
Okot p'Bitek (Uganda)
1354(6)
from Song of Lawino
1356(4)
Wole Soyinka (Nigeria)
1360(4)
Season
1362(1)
Civilian and Soldier
1363(1)
Nadine Gordimer (South Africa)
1364(10)
The Ultimate Safari
1366(8)
Bessie Head (South Africa)
1374(6)
Snapshots of a Wedding
1376(4)
Barbara Kimenye (Uganda)
1380(10)
The Winner
1382(8)
Ousmane Sembene (Senegal)
1390(12)
Tribal Scars or The Voltaique
1392(10)
Ideas and Insights
Ousmane Sembene: Father of African Cinema
1402(2)
Great Works
Things Fall Aprt by Chinue Achebe
1404(4)
Asia
R. K. Narayan (India)
1408(6)
An Astrologer's Day
1410(4)
Anita Desai (India)
1414(10)
Studies in the Park
1416(8)
Pak Tu-jin (South Korea)
1424(4)
High Mountain Plant
1426(1)
August River
1426(2)
Kawabata Yasunari (Japan)
1428(6)
The Jay
1430(4)
Nguyen Thi Vinh (Vietnam)
1434(4)
Thoughts of Hanoi
1436(2)
The Misty Poets (China)
Bei Dao
1438(1)
Answer
1440(1)
Testament
1441(1)
All
1441
Gu Cheng
1438(1)
When Hope Comes Back
1442
Shu Ting
1438(10)
Assembly Line
1444(1)
Also All
1445(1)
Fairy Tales
1446(2)
Themes in World Literature: Justice and Injustice
1448(1)
Cross Currents: Black Women Writers and Magical Realism
1449(1)
Writing About Literature: Generalization
1450(2)
Handbook of Grammer and Revising Strategies 1452(20)
Handbook of Literary Terms and Techniques 1472(11)
Glossary 1483(11)
Index of Fine Art 1494(6)
Index of Skills 1500(4)
Index of Titles by Themes 1504(3)
Index of Authors and Titles 1507(4)
Acknowledgments 1511


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