Table of Contents
Chapter 12 THE EARLY RENAISSANCE: RETURN TO CLASSICAL ROOTS, 1400-1494
GIOVANNI PICO DELLA MIRANDOLA, Selections from On the Dignity of Man
LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI, Selection from On Painting
LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI, Selections from Dinner
Preface to Poggio Bracciolini
Chapter 13 THE HIGH RENAISSANCE AND EARLY MANNERISM, 1494-1564
BALDASSARE CASTIGLIONE, Selections from The Book of the Courtier
NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI, Selections from The Prince
Chapter 13 NORTHERN HUMANISM, NORTHERN RENAISSANCE, RELIGIOUS REFORMATIONS, AND LATE MANNERISM, 1500-1603
FRANCOIS RABELAIS, Selection from The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel
DESIDERIUS ERASMUS, Selection from The Praise of Folly
SIR THOMAS MORE, Selection from Utopia
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE, Selection from Essays
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet
MARTIN LUTHER, Selections from the Ninety-Five Theses
MIGUEL DE CERVANTES, Selection from Don Quixote
Chapter 15 THE BAROQUE AGE I: GLAMOUR AND GRANDIOSITY: 1600-1715
SISTER JUANA INES DE LA CRUZ, Essay Selection from Repuesta a Sor Filotea (The Reply to Sister Filotea)
JOHN MILTON, Selection from Paradise Lost
APRA BEHN, Selection from Oroonoko, or the Royal Slave: A True History
Chapter 16 THE BAROQUE AGE II: REVOLUTIONS IN SCIENTIFIC AND POLITICAL THOUGHT: 1600-1715
GALILEO GALILEI, Selections from the Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems-Ptolemaic and Copernican
To the Discerning Reader
The First Day
FRANCIS BACON, Selection from Essays Of Studies
RENE DESCARTES, Selections from Discourse on Method
BLAISE PASCAL, Selections from Pensées
THOMAS HOBBES, Selection from Leviathan
JOHN LOCKE, Selections from the Second Treatise of Civil Government
Chapter 17 THE AGE OF REASON: 1700-1789
IMMANUEL KANT, "Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment?"
DAVID HUME. Selections from A Treatise of Human Nature
Book I, Of the Understanding, Part IV, Section I
Book I, Of the Understanding, Part IV, Section VI
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT, Selection from A Vindication of the Rights of Women
DENIS DIDEROT, Selections from Encyclopedie
ADAM SMITH, Selections from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
Introduction and Plan of Work
Book, Chapter I
Book V, Chapter II, Part 2
JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU, Selection from Confessions
Book I 1712-1719
VOLTAIRE, Selections from Candide
ALEXANDER POPE, Selections from An Essay on Man
Chapter 18 REVOLUTION, REACTION, AND CULTURAL RESPONSE: 1760-1830
THOMAS JEFFERSON, Selection from The Declaration of Independence
Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
JANE AUSTEN, Selections from Pride and Prejudice
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey"
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE, Selection from Faust, Part I
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY, Poems
"England in 1819"
"Ode to the West Wind"
MARY SHELLEY, Selections from Frankenstein
GEORG WILHELM FRIEDRICH HEGEL, Selection from Reason in History
III. The Idea of History and Its Realization
Chapter 19 THE TRIUMPH OF THE BOURGEOISIE: 1830-1871
KARL MARX and FRIEDRICH ENGELS, Selection from The Communist Manifesto
CHARLES DARWIN, Selection from The Descent of Man
EMILY DICKINSON, Poems
"There's a certain Slant of light"
"I felt a Funeral, in my Brain"
"Much Madness is divinest Sense-"
"I heard a Fly buzz-when I died-"
"Because I could not stop for Death-"
WALT WHITMAN, Selections from "Song of Myself"
GUSTAVE FLAUBERT, Selection from Madame Bovary
CHARLES DICKENS, Selection from Hard Times
Chapter V: The Key-note
FREDERICK DOUGLASS, Selections from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
SOJOURNER TRUTH, "Ain't I a Woman?"
HENRY DAVID THOREAU, Selection from "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience"
FYODOR DOSTEVSKY, Selection from Notes from Underground, Part I
Chapter 20 THE AGE OF EARLY MODERNISM: 1871-1914
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE, Selection from Thus Spake Zarathustra, Part I
SIGMUND FREUD, Selection from Civilization and Its Discontents
KATE CHOPIN, "The Story of an Hour"
FRANZ KAFKA, Selection from The Trial
Chapter I "The Arrest"
Chapter 21 THE AGE OF THE MASSES AND THE ZENITH OF MODERNISM: 1914-1945
ELIE WIESEL, Selection from Night
VIRGINIA WOOLF, Selection from A Room of One's Own
WILLIAM FAULKNER, Selection from The Sound and the Fury
April Seventh, 1928
WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS, Poems
"The Second Coming"
"Sailing to Byzantium"
T.S. ELIOT, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
LANGSTON HUGHES, Poems
"The Negro Speaks of Rivers"
ZORA NEALE HURSTON, Selection from Their Eyes Were Watching God
GERTRUDE STEIN, Selection from The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
"Stein on Picasso and Matisse"
THOMAS MANN, Selection from The Magic Mountain
Chapter 22 THE AGE OF ANXIETY AND LATE MODERNISM, 1945-1970
PAUL TILLICH, Selections from The Courage to Be
Chapter I: Courage and Fortitude
Chapter 6: Theism Transcended
The God Above God and the Courage to Be
SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR, Selection from The Second Sex
MALCOLM X and ALEX HALEY, Selection from The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Chapter XI "Saved"
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., Selection from "Letter from a Birmingham Jail"
JEAN-PAUL SARTRE, Selection from The Humanism of Existentialism
DORIS LESSING, Selection from Martha Quest
ALEXANDER SOLZHENITSYN, Selections from One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Chapter 23 THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD: Globalization, Terror, and Post-Modernism, 1970-
TONI MORRISON, Selection from The Song of Solomon
MAXINE HONG KINGSTON, Selection from The Woman Warrior
No Name Woman
ORHAN PAMUK, Selections from My Name is Red
Chapter 20, I Am Called Black
Chapter 21, I Am Your Beloved Uncle
DEREK WALCOTT, Selections from Omeros
Book One, Chapter I