Culture and Values A Survey of the Humanities, Volume II

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 2009-01-16
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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CULTURE AND VALUES: A SURVEY OF THE HUMANITIES gives readers a solid introduction to art, music, philosophy and literature. Cunningham and Reich cover both Western cultures and non-Western traditions in the humanities, including ancient India and China, contemporary India, China, Japan, Africa, and Latin America, as well as an entire chapter on Islamic art.

Table of Contents

Descartes: Discourse on Methods +
Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan + Part I
John Locke: An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Book I Of Innate Notions +
No Innate Principles in the Mind
No Innate Practical Principles
Richard Crashaw: On the Wounds of Our Crucified Lord
John Donne: The Canonization
Moliere (Jean Baptiste Poquelin): Tartuffe, Act III
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: The Adventures of Don Quixote: Part II -Chapters 10-
John Milton: Paradise Lost, Book I The Argument. 18th and 19th Century
Alexander Pope: Essay on Man, Epistle I. Jonathan Swift: A Modest Proposal
Jean Jacques Rousseau: Emile + Book IV
Rousseau: Social Contract + Book I, Section 4, Slavery
Voltaire: Candide or Optimism + Chapters 1-3 and 26-
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engles: The Communist Manifesto + Preface, II Proletarians and Communist
William Wordsworth: Tintern Abbey
Percy Bysshe Shelley: "To++", "Ozymandias"
John Keats: Ode to a Nightingale
Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist +
Leo Tolstoy: The Three Hermits
Edgar Allan Poe: The Oval Portrait
Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass - Song of Myself
Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass + Songs of Parting: "As the Time Draws Nigh", "Years of the Modern", "Ashes of Soldiers", "Thoughts", "Song at Sunset"
Emily Dickenson: "For each ecstatic", "I held a Jewel in my fingers-", "There's a certain Slant of light", "I'm sorry for the Dead-Today-", "Because I could not stop for Death-", "Elysium is as far as to"
The Modern World
Anton Chekhov: The Bet
Henrik Ibsen: A Doll's House, Act III + Final Scene
Kate Chopin: The Story of an Hour
Kate Chopin: The Awakening
Prem Chand: The Shroud
Wu Ch'eng- en: Monkey +
Basho: Selected Haiku
Chinua Achebe: No Longer at Ease + Chapter One
T.S. Eliot: "The Hollow Men"
T.S. Eliot: The Wasteland + "The Fire Sermon"
Countee Cullen + "Heritage"
Langston Hughes: "I, Too, Sing America", "The Negro Speaks of Rivers"
Helene Johnson: "Bottled"
James Joyce: Ulysses + Episode I Telemachus
Franz Kafka: The Trial +
In the Cathedral "Before the Law"
Aldous Huxley: Brave New World + Chapters 16 &
Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism and Humanism
Elie Wiesel: Night
Flannery O'Connor: Revelation
Gwendolyn Brooks: "The Last Quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till"
Sylvia Plath: "Lady Lazarus"
Adrienne Rich: "Diving into the Wreck"
Toni Morrison: Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech, Stockholm, December 7, 1993
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