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World literature : an anthology of great short stories, drama, and poetry

Author: Donna Rosenberg
Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill., USA : National Textbook Co., ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selections span literature from 1300 BC to today and are arranged into seven geographical sections with-questions for analyzing content and techniques, and writing assignments.
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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Rosenberg
ISBN: 0844254800 9780844254807 0844254827 9780844254821
OCLC Number: 28378855
Notes: Included with each selection are an introduction, questions for analyzing content and technique, and writing assignments.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 884 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The hymn to the Aton / Akhenaton --
Psalm 23 / David --
To an army wife, in Sardis / Sappho --
Antigone / Sophocles --
Because you know you're young in beauty yet / Dante Alighieri --
War / Luigi Pirandello --
The doctor's divorce / S.Y. Agnon --
Lament for Ignacio Sánchez Mejías / Federico García Lorca --
Human knowledge / Friedrich von Schiller --
The shadow / Hans Christian Andersen --
The heavenly Christmas tree / Fyodor Dostoyevski --
A doll's house / Henrik Ibsen --
How much land does a man need? / Leo Tolstoy --
The Outlaws / Selma Lagerlöf --
The Kiss / Anton Chekhov --
The other wife / Colette --
At sundown / Rainer Maria Rilke --
A country doctor / Franz Kafka --
The wall / Jean-Paul Sartre --
The guest / Albert Camus. Song for the dead / Dahomy --
Mista Courifer / Adelaide Casely-Hayford --
A drink in the passage / Alan Paton --
Prayer to masks / Léopold Sédar Senghor --
Dry your tears, Africa! / Bernard Dadié --
A sunrise on the veld / Doris Lessing --
Good climate, friendly inhabitants / Nadine Gordimer --
Africa / David Diop --
Marriage is a private affair / Chinua Achebe --
The rain came / Grace A. Ogot --
The trials of Brother Jero / Wolfe Soyinka --
The lovers / Bessie Head --
Fighting south of the ramparts / Li Po --
Price Huo's daughter / Jiang Fang --
The Damask drum / Motokiyo Zeami --
The man had no useful work / Rabindranath Tagore --
One soldier / Katai Tayama --
The New Year's sacrifice / Lu Hsün --
In a grove / Ryunosuke Akutagawa --
The grasshopper and the bell cricket?\rYasunari Kawabata --
Downtown / Fumiko Hayashi --
A certain night / Ting Ling --
Forty-five a month / R.K. Narayan --
The soldier / Krishan Chandar. Serene words / Gabriela Mistral --
Rosendo's tale / Jorge Luis Borges --
The word / Pablo Neruda --
The inextinguishable race / Silvina Ocampo --
The third bank of the river / Joao Guimaraes Rosa --
The tree / María Luisa Bombal --
Two bodies / Octavio Paz --
Crossroads / Carlos Solórzano --
Paseo / José Donoso --
A very old man with enormous wings / Gabriel García Márquez --
Special request for the children of Mother Corn / Zuñi --
The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe --
Give me the splendid silent sun / Walt Whitman --
My life closed twice / Emily Dickenson --
Ile / Eugene O'Neill --
Cat in the rain / Ernest Hemingway --
Mother to son / Langston Hughes --
A worn path / Eudora Welty --
Come dance with me in Ireland / Shirley Jackson --
Day of the butterfly / Alice Munro --
Roselily / Alice Walker. The tempest / William Shakespeare --
On his blindness / John Milton --
My heart leaps up / William Wordsworth --
Sonnet 32 / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
The old stoic / Emily Brontë --
Goblin market / Christina Rossetti --
An outpost of progress / Joseph Conrad --
The Lake Isle of Innisfree / William Butler Yeats --
Araby / James Joyce --
The hollow men / T.S. Eliot --
The fly / Katherine Mansfield.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Donna Rosenberg.
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Selections span literature from 1300 BC to today and are arranged into seven geographical sections with-questions for analyzing content and techniques, and writing assignments.

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