9780130186669

Literature of the Western World, Volume I The Ancient World Through the Renaissance

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130186669

  • ISBN 10:

    013018666X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/29/2000
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

The most comprehensive best-selling anthology of its kind, this two-volume survey enables readers to choose among the most important canonical and less-familiar texts of the Western literary tradition in Europe and the Americas. It offers complete texts whenever possible, uses the best translations of foreign-language material, and, when appropriate, presents more than one text by each author.It provides detailed historical and biographical notes and introductions to six literary periods: The Ancient World; the Middle Ages; the Renaissance; Neoclassicism and Romanticism; Realism and Naturalism; and Modern and Contemporary.Individuals interested in a comprehensive look at Western literature through the ages.

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