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Readings in the Western Humanities, Volume 2

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780072556407

ISBN10:
0072556404
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/29/2003
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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Summary

Volume 2 of Readings in the Western Humanities presents a wide array of primary source readings ranging from the Renaissance to the present day.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
The Early Renaissance: Return to Classical Roots, 1400--1494
1(7)
Selections from On the Dignity of Man
1(3)
Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola
Selection from On Painting
4(4)
Leon Battista Alberti
Book II
5(3)
The High Renaissance and Early Mannerism, 1494--1564
8(12)
Poems
8(3)
Gaspara Stampa
3
9(1)
43
10(1)
98
10(1)
104
10(1)
151
10(1)
Selections from The Book of the Courtier
11(4)
Baldassare Castiglione
Book I
12(2)
Book III
14(1)
Selections from The Prince
15(5)
Niccolo Machiavelli
Chapter XV
16(1)
Chapter XVI
17(1)
Chapter XVII
18(2)
Northern Humanism, Northern Renaissance, Religious Reformations, and Late Mannerism: 1500--1603
20(77)
Selection from The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel
20(3)
Francois Rabelais
Book I
21(2)
Selection from The Praise of Folly
23(4)
Desiderius Erasmus
Selection from Utopia
27(4)
Sir Thomas More
Selection from Essays
31(7)
Michel De Montaigne
Book I
32(6)
Hamlet
38(51)
William Shakespeare
Act I
39(11)
Act II
50(9)
Act III
59(12)
Act IV
71(9)
Act V
80(9)
Selections from the Ninety-Five Theses
89(3)
Martin Luther
Selection from Don Quixote
92(5)
Miguel De Cervantes
Part I
93(4)
The Baroque Age: Glamour and Grandiosity: 1600--1715
97(20)
Poem and Essay
97(7)
Sister Juana Ines De La Cruz
``In which she condemns the inconsistency of men, who blame women for what they themselves have caused''
Selection from Respuesta a Sor Filotea (The Reply to Sister Filotea)
99(5)
Selection from The Misanthrope
104(5)
Moliere
Act I
Selection from Paradise Lost
109(4)
John Milton
Book 1
110(3)
Selection from Oroonoko, or The Royal Slave: A True History
113(4)
Aphra Behn
The Baroque Age II: Revolutions in Scientific and Political Thought: 1600--1715
117(17)
Selections from the Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems---Ptolemaic and Copernican
117(4)
Galileo Galilei
To the Discerning Reader
118(2)
The First Day
120(1)
Selection from Essays
121(2)
Francis Bacon
Of Studies
122(1)
Selections from Discourse on Method
123(2)
Rene Descartes
Part II
124(1)
Part IV
124(1)
Selection from Leviathan
125(3)
Thomas Hobbes
Part I
126(2)
Selections from the Second Treatise of Civil Government
128(6)
John Locke
Chapter IX
129(1)
Chapter XIX
130(4)
The Age of Reason: 1700--1789
134(26)
Selection from ``Answer to the Question: What Is Enlightenment?''
134(4)
Immanuel Kant
Selection from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
138(3)
Mary Wollstonecraft
Introduction
139(2)
Selections from Encyclopedie
141(4)
Denis Diderot
Selection from Confessions
145(2)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Book I, 1712--1719
146(1)
Selections from Candide
147(8)
Voltaire
Chapter I
148(1)
Chapter II
149(1)
Chapter III
150(1)
Chapter IV
151(1)
Chapter V
152(1)
Chapter VI
153(1)
Chapter XXX
154(1)
Selections from An Essay on Man
155(5)
Alexander Pope
Revolution, Reaction, and Cultural Response: 1760--1830
160(39)
Selection from The Declaration of Independence
160(1)
Thomas Jefferson
Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
161(2)
Selections from Pride and Prejudice
163(5)
Jane Austen
Chapter I
164(1)
Chapter II
165(1)
Chapter III
166(2)
``Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey''
168(3)
William Wordsworth
Selection from Faust, Part I
171(6)
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Night
172(5)
Selection from Don Juan
177(8)
George Gordon
Lord Byron
Canto I
178(7)
Poems
185(3)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
``Ozymandias''
186(1)
``England in 1819''
186(1)
``Ode to the West Wind''
186(2)
Poems
188(2)
John Keats
``Ode on a Grecian Urn''
189(1)
``To Autumn''
190(1)
Selections from Frankenstein
190(4)
Mary Shelley
Chapter IV
191(2)
Chapter V
193(1)
Selection from Reason in History
194(5)
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
The Idea of History and Its Realization
195(4)
The Triumph of the Bourgeoisie: 1830--1871
199(44)
Selection from The Communist Manifesto
199(4)
Karl Marx
Friedrich Engels
Selection from The Descent of Man
203(2)
Charles Darwin
Selection from Jane Eyre
205(5)
Charlotte Bronte
Chapter XXIII
206(4)
Poems
210(3)
Emily Dickinson
``There's a certain Slant of light''
211(1)
``I felt a Funeral, in my Brain''
212(1)
``Much Madness is divinest Sense---''
212(1)
``I heard a Fly buzz---when I died---''
212(1)
``Because I could not stop for Death---''
212(1)
Selections from ``Song of Myself''
213(5)
Walt Whitman
Selection from Madame Bovary
218(7)
Gustave Flaubert
Chapter VIII
219(6)
Selection from Hard Times
225(3)
Charles Dickens
Chapter 1 The Key-note
226(2)
Selections from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
228(5)
Frederick Douglass
Chapter 1
229(2)
Chapter 7
231(2)
``Ain't I a Woman?''
233(2)
Sojourner Truth
Selection from ``On the Duty of Civil Disobedience''
235(3)
Henry David Thoreau
Selection from Notes from Underground
238(5)
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Part I
239(4)
The Age of Early Modernism: 1871--1914
243(15)
Selection from Thus Spake Zarathustra
243(2)
Friedrich Nietzsche
Part I
244(1)
Selection from Civilization and Its Discontents
245(4)
Sigmund Freud
Chapter V
246(3)
``The Story of an Hour''
249(2)
Kate Chopin
Selection from Metamorphosis
251(7)
Franz Kafka
The Age of the Masses and the Zenith of Modernism: 1914--1945
258(32)
Selection from Night
258(5)
Elie Wiesel
Selection from Ulysses
263(2)
James Joyce
Selections from A Room of One's Own
265(7)
Virginia Woolf
Selection from The Sound and the Fury
272(4)
William Faulkner
April Seventh, 1928
273(3)
Poems
276(3)
William Butler Yeats
``The Second Coming''
277(1)
``Sailing to Byzantium''
278(1)
``The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock''
279(2)
T. S. Eliot
Poems
281(3)
Langston Hughes
``The Negro Speaks of Rivers''
282(1)
``Theme for English B''
283(1)
``Harlem''
283(1)
``How It Feels to Be Colored Me''
284(2)
Zora Neale Hurston
Selection from The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
286(4)
Gertrude Stein
``Stein on Picasso and Matisse''
287(3)
The Age of Anxiety and Beyond: 1945--
290(59)
Selection from The Second Sex
290(5)
Simone De Beauvoir
Introduction
291(4)
Selection from The Autobiography of Malcolm X
295(6)
Malcolm X
Alex Haley
Chapter XI ``Saved''
296(5)
Selection from ``Letter from a Birmingham Jail''
301(4)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Selection from The Humanism of Existentialism
305(4)
Jean-Paul Sartre
Selection from ``Stranger in the Village''
309(5)
James Baldwin
Selection from Martha Quest
314(5)
Doris Lessing
Chapter I
315(4)
Selections from One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
319(6)
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
``A Supermarket in California''
325(1)
Allen Ginsberg
Selection from One Hundred Years of Solitude
326(4)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Chapter I
327(3)
``Everyday Use''
330(5)
Alice Walker
Selection from The Song of Solomon
335(6)
Toni Morrison
Chapter I
336(5)
Selection from The Woman Warrior
341(8)
Maxine Hong Kingston
No Name Woman
342(7)
Credits 349(4)
Index 353


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