One World of Literature

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1992-10-29
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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One World of Literature addresses students' concerns about social relevance in their reading, and their growing interest in the literature of other cultures. This provocative anthology brings together fiction, poetry, and drama by twentieth-century authors from around the world.

Table of Contents

Africa and the Middle East Algeria
Whereabouts Unkown (fiction) Botswana
The Collector, of Treasures (fiction) Egypt
A House of Flesh, (fiction)
The Happy Man (fiction)
Another Evening at the Club (fiction)
A Modern, Love Letter (fiction) Ghana
Night of My Blood, (poem)
In the Cutting of a Drink (fiction), Israel
Jerusalem (poem)
Sort of, an Apocalypse (poem)
Nomad and Viper (fiction) Kenya
The Return (fiction) Mali
Yambo, When Black Men's Teeth Speak Out (poem) Nigeria
The Swamp Dwellers (play)
Civil Peace, (fiction) Palestine
Identity Card (poem)
The Land of Sad Oranges (fiction) Saudi Arabia
Mother's Inheritance (poem) Senegal
Prayer to Masks (poem)
NewYork (poem) South Africa
A Soldier's Embrace (fiction)
The Hajji (fiction)
To Whom It May Concern, (poem)
Migrant's Lament--A Song, (poem)
A Person is a Person Because of Other, People
Call Me Not a Man (fiction) Turkey
About Your Hands and Lies (poem) Thematic Questions, Asia China
My Old Home (fiction)
A, Small Incident (fiction)
When I Was In Xia Village, (fiction)
Dayanhe--My Wet Nurse (poem)
Notes From the City of the Sun (poem)
Hut on the, Mountain (fiction)
Dark Night on a Southbound Train, (poem) India
Gateman's Gift (fiction), Amrita Pritam, Amrita Pritam (poem)
Goodbye Party for, Miss Pushpa T.S. (poem)
The Interview, (fiction)
Fall My Mother (fiction)
Breast-Giver (fiction) Indonesia
(fiction) Japan
A Late Chrysanthemum (fiction)
The Pan, the Pot, the Fire I Have Before Me (poem)
Patriotism (fiction)
Genealogy (poem)
Spring Storm (fiction)
The Man Who Turned Into A Stick (death) (play) Malaysia
Modern Secrets (poem) Singapore
My Country and My People (poem) Vietnam
The Key (fiction) Thematic Questions Australia and Oceania Australia
The Cooboo (fiction)
Clothes Make a Man (excerpt, fiction)
Bora Ring (poem)
Migrants (poem)
The Dream of Wearing Shorts Forever (poem)
Dr. Wooreddy's Prescription for Enduring the Ending of the World (fiction)
Mr. Parker's Valentine (fiction)
Off the Map (fiction)
South Country (fiction)
Clay (fiction) New, Guinea
Cargo (fiction) New Zealand
The Skeleton of the Great Moa (poem)
The Day of the Sheep (fiction)
And So I Go (fiction)
His First Ball (fiction) Samoa
Pouliuli (excerpt, fiction) Thematic Questions Europe Czechoslovakia
A Hunger Artist (fiction)
Lost Paradise (poem)
Edward and God (fiction) France
The Other Wife (fiction); Andreacute
Free Union (poem)
The Guest (fiction)
Moderato Cantabile (excerpt, fiction) Germany
The Blind Man (poem)
Archaic Torso of Apollo (poem)
Chorus of the Rescued (poem)
To Posterity (poem)
The Balek Scales (fiction) Great Britain
The Horse Dealer's Daughter (fiction)
The Mark on the Wall (fiction)
The Unknown Citizens (poem)
Musee des Beaux Arts (poem)
Come Back to Grenada (fiction) Greece
Tuesday (poem)
Sun the First (poem); Ireland
Easter 1916 (poem)
Araby (fiction)
The Drunkard (fiction)
As the Story Was Told (fiction)
Digging (poem) Italy
The Lemon Trees (poem)
The Falling Girl (fiction)
Old Balotta (fiction)
The Adventure of a Reader (fiction) Poland
Birds (fiction)
My Faithful Mother Tongue (poem) The Former Soviet Union
"I Am Not One of Those Who Left the Land..." (poem)
The First Long-Range Artillery Shell in Leningrad (poem)
My First Goose (fiction)
The Stalin Epigram (poem)
Leningrad (poem)
Foggy Street (poem)
Fire and Dust (fiction) Spain
Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias (poem) Sweden
Death's Midwives (fiction) Switzerland
The Visit (play) Thematic Questions Latin America and the Caribbean Antigua
Girl (fiction) Argentina
The Intruder (fiction)
House Taken Over (fiction)
I'm Your Horse in the Night (fiction) Brazil
Death in a Plane (poem)
Denouement (poem)
The Body (fiction) Chile
The United Fruit Co. (poem)
Poet's Obligation (poem)
Phantom's Palace (fiction) Columbia
Big Mama's Funeral (fiction) Cuba
Can You? (poem)
Ballad of Two Grandfathers (poem) El Salvador
Microbus to San Salvador (fiction) Martinique
Out of Alien Days (poem) Mexico
Obsidian Butterfly (poem)
Death of the Tiger (fiction) Nicaragua
Charles Atlas Also Dies (fiction) Peru
A Man Passes with a Loaf of Bread on His Shoulder... (poem)
Sunday (fiction) Puerto Rico
Mercedes Benz 220 SL (fiction) St. Lucia
The Spoiler's Return (poem) Trinidad
Shoemaker Arnold (fiction)
The Pyrotechnicist (fiction) Thematic Questions North America Canada
Berry Picking (poem)
The Thin Girl (poem)
The Summer My Grandmother Was Supposed to Die (fiction)
Obasan (excerpt, fiction)
Dancing Girls (fiction)
Owl Song (poem)
The Fat Woman Next Door is Pregnant (excerpt, fiction)
Letters and Other Worlds (poem) United States
Of Modern Poetry (poem)
No Possum, No Sop, No Taters (poem)
In a Station at the Metro (poem)
The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter (poem)
A Sort of Song (poem)
Railroad Avenue (poem)
The Negro Speaks of Rivers (poem)
The Man-Moth (poem)
The Rockpile (fiction)
The Life You Save May Be Your Own (fiction)
A Supermarket in California (poem)
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