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The Norton anthology of world masterpieces

Author: Maynard Mack
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1992.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maynard Mack
ISBN: 0393961400 9780393961409 0393961427 9780393961423 0393961419 9780393961416 0393963489 9780393963489
OCLC Number: 23384740
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 2 volumes ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface to the Sixth Edition – Acknowledgments – MASTERPIECES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD – Introduction – The Epic of Gilgamesh / translated by N.K. Sandars – The Old Testament – Genesis 1-3 (The Creation--The Fall) – Genesis 4 (The First Murder) – Genesis 6-9 (The Flood) – Genesis 11 (The Origin of Languages) – Genesis 37-46 (The Story of Joseph) – from Job – Psalm 8 – Psalm 19 – Psalm 23 – Psalm 104 – Psalm 137 – Isaiah 52-53 (The Song of the Suffering Servant) – Jonah / The King James Version – HOMER – The Iliad – Book I The Rage of Achilles – from Book VlI Hector Returns to Troy – from Book VIII The Tide of Battle Turns – Book IX The Embassy to Achilles – Book XVIII The Shield of Achilles – Book XIX The Champion Arms for Battle – Book XXII The Death of Hector – Book XXIV Achilles and Priam / translated by Robert Fagles – The Odyssey – Book I A Goddess Intervenes – Book II A Hero's Sun Awakens – Book III The Lord of the Western Approaches – Book IV The Red-Haired King and His Lady – Book V Sweet Nymph and Open Sea – Book VI The Princess at the River – Book VII Gardens and Firelight – Book VIII The Songs of the Harper – Book IX New Coasts and Poseidon's Son – Book X The Grace of the Witch – Book XI A Gathering of Shades – Book XII Sea Perils and Defeat – Book XIII One More Strange Island – Book XIV Hospitality in the Forest – Book XV How They Came to Ithaca – Book XVI Father and Son – Book XVII The Beggar at the Manor – Book XVIII Blows and a Queen's Beauty – Book XIX Recognitions and a Dream – Book XX Signs and a Vision – Book XXI The Test of the Bow – Book XXII Death in the Great Hall – Book XXIII The Trunk of the Olive Tree – Book XXIV Warriors, Farewell / translated by Robert Fitzgerald – SAPPHO OF LESBOS – "Throned in splendor, deathless, O Aphrodite" – "Like the very gods in my sight is he ..." – "Some there are who say that the fairest things seen" / translated by Richmond Latimore – AESCHYLUS – The Orestia: Agamemnon – The Orestia: The Libation Bearers – The Orestia: The Eumenides / translated by Robert Fagles – SOPHOCLES – Oedipus the King – Antigone / translated by Robert Fagles – EURIPEDES – Medea / translated by Rex Warner – ARISTOPHANES – Lysistrata / translated by Charles T. Murphy – PLATO – The Apology of Socrates – from Phaedo (The Death of Socrates) / translated by Benjamin Jowett – ARISTOTLE – from Poetics / translated by James Hutton – CATULLUS – "Come, Lesbia, let us live and love" – "There are many who think of Quintia ..." – "No woman, if she is honest, can say ..." – "When at last after long despair ..." – "My life, my love, you say our love will last forever" – "Lesbia speaks evil of me ..." – "My woman says that she would rather wear the wedding-veil for me" – "There was a time, O Lesbia ..." – "Were you born of a lioness ..." – "I hate and love" – "You are the cause of this destruction, Lesbia" – "Poor damned Catullus, here's no time for nonsense." "Caelius, my Lesbia, that one, that only Lesbia" – "Furius, Aurelius, bound to Catullus" – "If man can find rich consolation ..." / translated by Horace Gregory – VIRGIL – The Aeneid – from Book I(Aeneas Arrives in Carthage) – Book II How They Took the City – Book IV The Passion of the Queen – from Book VI (Aeneas in the Underworld) – from Book VIII (The Shield of Aeneas) – from Book XII (The Death of Turnus) / translated by Robert Fitzgerald – OVID – Metamorphoses – Book I – The Creation – The Four Ages – Jove's Intervention – The Story of Lycaon – The Flood – Deucalion and Pyrrha – Apollo and Daphne – Jove and Io – Book XV – The Teachings of Pythagoras / translated by Rolph Humphries – THE NEW TESTAMENT – Luke 2 (The Birth and Youth of Jesus) – Matthew 5-7 (The Teaching of Jesus: The Sermon on the Mount) – Luke 15 (The Teaching of Jesus: Parables) – Matthew 26 (The Betrayal of Jesus) – Matthew 27 (The Trial and Crucifixion of Jesus) – Matthew 28 (The Resurrection) / The King James Version – PETRONIUS – The Satyricon – Dinner with Trimalchio / translated by J.P. Sullivan – ST. AUGUSTINE – Confessions – from Book I (Childhood) – from Book II (The Pear Tree) – from Book III (The Student at Carthage) – from Book VI (Worldly Ambitions) – from Book VIII (Conversion) – from Book IX (Death of His Mother) / translated by F.J. Sheed – MASTERPIECES OF THE MIDDLE AGES – Introduction – from The Koran – Sura 1 The Exordium – Sura 4 Women – Sura 5 The Table – Sura 10 Jonah – Sura 12 Joseph – Sura 19 Mary – Sura 55 The Merciful – Sura 62 Friday, or the Day of Congregation – Sura 71 Noah – Sura 76 Man / translated by N.J Dawood – Beowulf / translated by Burton Raffel – The Wanderer / translated by Charles W. Kennedy – The Story of Deirdre / translated by Jeffrey Gantz – The Song of the Seeress / translated by Paul B. Taylor and W.H. Auden –Thorstein the Staff-Struck / translated by Hermann Palsson – from The Song of Roland / translated by Frederick Goldin – MARIE DE FRANCE – Eliduc / translated by John Fowles – Aucassin and Nicolette / translated by Glyn S. Burgess – Medieval Latin Lyric Poetry – Boethius – Saint Venantius Fortunatus – Alcuin – Sedulius – Scottus – Mss. Of Salzburg, Canterbury, and Limoges – Pierre Abelard – The Archpoet – from Carmina Burana – Thomas Aquinas – DANT ALIGHIERI – The Divine Comedy – Inferno – from Purgatorio – from Paradiso / translated by John Ciardi – GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO – The Decameron – The First Day – The Second Tale of the Fourth Day – The Ninth Tale of the Fifth Day / translated by Mark Musa and Peter E. Bondanella – Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / translated by Marie Borroff – GEOFFREY CHAUCER – The Canterbury Tales – General Prologue – Prologue to the Miller's Tale – The Miller's Tale – Prologue to the Pardoner's Tale – The Pardoner's Tale – (The Knight's Interruption of the Monk's Tale) – The Nun's Priest's Tale / translated by Theodore Morrison --
FRANCOIS VILLON – Ballade – from The Testament / translated by Galway Kinnell – Everyman / text by E. Talbot Donaldson – MASTERPIECES OF THE RENAISSANCE – Introduction – FRANCIS PETRARCH – Letter to Dionisio da Borgo San Sepolcro (The Ascent of Mount Ventoux) / translated by James H. Robinson and Henry W. Rolfe --
Sonnet 3: It Was the Morning – Sonnet 61: Blest Be the Day / translated by Joseph Auslander – Sonnet 62: Father in Heaven / translated by Vernard Bergonzi – Sonnet 90: She Used to Let Her Golden Hair Fly Free / translated by Morris Biship – Sonnet 292: The Eyes That Drew from Me – Sonnet 300: Great Is My Envy of You / translated by Edwin Morgan – Sonnet 333: Go, Grieving Rimes of Mine / translated by Morris Bishop –. DESIDERIUS ERASMUS – The Praise of Folly – Part I. Folly Herself – Part II. The Powers and Pleasures of Folly – Part IV. The Christian Fool / translated by Leonard F. Dean – NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI – Letter to Francesco Vettori ("That Food Which Alone Is Mine") – The Prince – (Princely Virtues) – ("Fortune Is a Woman") – (The Roman Dream) / translated by Allan H. Gilbert – BALDESAR CASTIGLIONE – The Book of the Courtier – (The Setting) – ("Everything He May Do or Say Shall Be Stamped with Grace") / translated by Leonard E. Opdycke – MARGUERITE DE NAVARRE – The Heptameron – Story Three – Story Thirty – Story Forty / translated by P.A. Chilton – FRANCOIS RABELAIS – Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book I – (Education of a Giant Humanist) – (The Abbey of Theleme) – Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book II – (Pantagruel: Birth and Education) – (Father's Letter from Home) – (Adventures of Panurge) / translated by Burton Raffel – MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE – Essays – Of Cannibals – Of the Inconsistency of Our Actions – from Apology for Raymond Sebond – Of Repentance / translated by Donald Frame – MIGUEL DE CERVANTES – Don Quixote, Part I – ("I Know Who I Am, and Who I May Be, If I Choose") – (Fighting the Windmills and a Choleric Biscayan) – (Of Goatherds, Roaming Shepherdesses, and Unrequited Loves) – (Fighting the Sheep) – ("To Right Wrongs and Come to the Aid of the Wretched") – ("Set Free at Once That Lovely Lady ... ") – Don Quixote, Part II – ("Put Into a Book") – (A Victorious Duel) – ("For I Well Know the Meaning of Valor") – (Last Duel) – (Homecoming and Death) / translated by Samuel Putnam – CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE – The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus / translated by Hallett Smith – WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE – Hamlet, Prince of Denmark – JOHN DONNE – The Good-Morrow – Song ("Go and catch a falling star") – The Indifferent – The Canonization – The Apparition – The Funeral – Holy Sonnets – Sonnet 7: "At the round earth's imagined corners, blow" – Sonnet 10: "Death, be not proud, though some have called thee" – PEDRO CALDERON DE LE BARCA – Life Is a Dream / translated by Roy Campbell – JOHN MILTON – Paradise Lost – from Book I. ("This Great Argument") – Book IX. (Temptation and Fall) – from Book X. (Acceptance, Reconciliation, Hope) – from Book XII. ("The World Was All Before Them") – A Note on Translation – Index.
Responsibility: Maynard Mack, general editor.

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