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The idea of man; an anthology of literature

Author: Edmund Fuller; O B Davis
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1967]
Series: Adventures in good books.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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Fuller, Edmund, 1914-2001.
Idea of man.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1967]
(OCoLC)891924881
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Fuller; O B Davis
ISBN: 0153431008 9780153431005
OCLC Number: 1091433
Notes: "For grades 7-12."
Description: xi, 810 pages 21 cm.
Contents: Why man writes --
Part I. The idea of man --
Out of the silent planet / C.S. Lewis --
Paradise lost / John Milton --
Man's creation, temptation, and fall from the Book of Genesis --
An essay on man / Alexander Pope --
A practice test --
--
Part II. Mirrors of man. --
Affirmative images --
The tall men / William Faulkner --
Comparison of Demosthenes and Cicero / Plutarch --
The taming of the shrew / William Shakespeare --
--
A selection of poems --
The argument of his book / Robert Herrick --
Winter / William Shakespeare --
The parson / Geoffrey Chaucer --
The ballad of the foxhunter / William Butler Yeats --
The code / Robert Frost --
Chorus from Hellas / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
To the Lord General Cromwell / John Milton --
Do not go gentle into that good night / Dylan Thomas --
Dead boy / John Crowe Ransom --
God's grandeur / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Brahma / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Sonnet XVIII / William Shakespeare --
The canonization / John Donne --
A practice test --
--
Ironic images --
Florence Nightingale / Lytton Strachey --
The gentleman from San Francisco / Ivan Bunin --
Bartleby the scrivener / Herman Melville --
The blue hotel / Stephen Crane --
The bottle imp / Robert Louis Stevenson --
--
A selection of poems --
Base details / Siegfried Sassoon --
Batter my heart / John Donne --
Aunt Helen / T.S. Eliot --
Sonnt LXXXVII / William Shakespeare --
The maldive shark / Herman Melville --
Dust is the only secret / Emily Dickinson --
The world is too much with us / William Wordsworth --
Ode on the death of a favourite cat drowned in a tub of goldfishes / Thomas Gray --
Captain Carpenter / John Crowe Ransom --
A practice test --
--
Tragic images --
Oedipus the king / Sophocles --
The tragedy of King Lear / William Shakespeare --
Heart of darkness / Joseph Conrad --
--
A selection of poems --
Easter 1916 / William Butler Yeats --
Tears, idle tears / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Sonnet LXXIII / William Shakespeare --
A practice test.
Series Title: Adventures in good books.
Responsibility: [edited by] Edmund Fuller [and] O.B. Davis.

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