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The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Compact Edition,presents a fresh and diverse range of the worldrs"s great literature in a single volume that links past and present, East and West, and literary and cultural contexts. Featuring major works by literary masters from the ancient world through the twentieth century, this concise anthology combines comprehensive coverage of key works of the Western literary tradition and the best core, enduring works of the literatures of China, Japan, India, the Middle East, Africa, and native Americas. The anthology includes epic and lyric poetry, drama, and prose narrative, with many complete works and a focus on the most influential pieces and authors from each region and time period. The texts are supplemented by contextual materials that help students understand the literary and historical eras from which these texts arose. Engaging introductions, scholarly annotations, maps, pronunciation guides, and illustrations developed by a distinguished editorial team provide a wealth of teachable materials that support and illuminate the selections.

Table of Contents

The Ancient World?
Perspectives: Creation Myths And Social concerns?
The Babylonian Theogony(c. 2 nd millennium BCE)
Hymns from The Rig Veda(c. 1500-1000 BCE)?
The Sacrifice of Primal Man?
In the Beginning?
n resonance?
From The Discourse on What is Primary
The Great Hymn to the Aten(14th century bce)
From Enuma Elish: The Babylonian Creation Epic (c. 1200 bce)
[Birth of the Gods. Conflict Begins]?
[Who will face Tiamat?]?
[The Gods Commission Marduk]?
[Marduk and Tiamat at War]?
[Victory Celebration. Founding of Babylon]?
[Creation of Humanity]?
Hesiod(c. late 8 th century BCE)?
From Theogony
Genesis(c. first millennium bce)
Chapters 1-11
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