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World literature : an anthology of human experience

Author: Arthur Christy
Publisher: New York ; Chicago [etc] : American Book Company, [1947]
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Collection of international literature including short stories, poetry, scriptures, essays, etc.
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Christy, Arthur, 1899-1946.
World literature.
New York, Chicago [etc] American Book Company [1947]
(OCoLC)612377957
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Christy
OCLC Number: 1571202
Description: xxiii, 1118 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Japanese poetry. --
Books which have influenced me / Robert Louis Stevenson. --
The Protagoras myth / Plato. --
Genesis: the creation / from the Old Testament. --
The Walam Olum (Lenape legend) --
The sun goddess and the Mikado (Japanese) --
Gilgamesh. --
The quarrel (from Homer's Iliad) --
The death of Roland. --
The fallen angels, from Paradise lost / John Milton. --
John Brown, from John Brown's body / Stephen Vincent Benet. --
The country mouse and the town mouse / Aesop. --
The star family, or celestial sisters (Shawnee legend) --
Brother Rabbit's money mint / Joel Chandler Harris. --
Chinese Cinderella. --
Scriptures of some living religions. --
Brahmanism and Buddhism. --
Confucianism and Taoism. --
Judaism and Christianity. --
Psalms of David. --
Mohammedanism. --
Facing death / Chih Ming. --
The bewildered Arab / Jami. --
The tiger / William Blake. --
The child in our soul / Bjornstjerne Bjornson. --
The starlit night / Gerard Manley Hopkins. --
To Halley's Comet. --
The revolutions of the celestial spheres / Copernicus. --
The method of inductive science / Francis Bacon. --
Observations of animalculae / Anthony Van Leeuwenhoek. --
The sex of plants / Linnaeus. --
The theory of evolution / Charles Darwin. --
Inoculation for hydrophobia / Louis Pasteur. --
The exploration of space / Edwin Hubble. --
The travels of Marco Polo. --
The Spaniards in Mexico / Bernal Diaz del Castillo. --
A tour in Lapland / Linnaeus. --
Around the Horn / Richard Henry Dana, Jr. --
Satire on paying calls / Cheng Hsiao. --
The tenth satire / Juvenal. --
Prologue to the Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer. --
Dawn / Charles Baudelaire. --
Waifs and strays / Arthur Rimbaud. --
Russia / Alexander Blok. --
The lie / Sir Walter Raleigh. --
Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot / Alexander Pope. --
On the death of Dr. Swift / Jonathan Swift. --
London / William Blake. --
To a louse / Robert Burns. --
Clean curtains / Carl Sandburg. --
Government by philosophers / Plato. --
The nature of democracy / Aristotle. --
Duties of the individual to the state / Cicero. --
Benevolence / Mencius. --
The conduct of a successful ruler / Niccolo Machiavelli. --
The illustrious Grand Vezir / Sari Mehmed Pasha. --
The origin of government and the source and limits of its authority / John Milton. --
The English Bill of Rights (1689) --
The social contract / Jean Jacques Rousseau. --
The rights of man and republicanism / Thomas Paine. --
Declaration of the rights of man and of citizens (1789) (French) --
Declaration of rights / Percy B. Shelley and W. Godwin. --
Communist manifesto / Karl Heinrich Marx. --
The order of rank / Friedrich Nietzsche. --
The nefarious war / Li Po. --
Political chaos in Italy / Dante. --
A man's a man for a' that / Robert Burns. --
The siege of Ismail / Lord Byron. --
An Irish airman forsees his death / William Butler Yeats. --
The critical intellect. The first Pythian ode / Pindar. --
Ode to a nightingale / John Keats. --
Thermopylae / Herodotus. --
The apology and death of Socrates / Plato. --
The trial of Jesus / apocryphal New Testament. --
The character of Caesar / Theodor Mommsen. --
The defeat of the armada / James Anthony Froude. --
Columbus sets sail / William H. Prescott. --
The fall of the Bastille / Jean Francois Marmontel. --
The victory of the Americans over Burgoyne at Saratoga / Sir Edward S. Creasy. --
The discovery of radium / Eve Curie. --
The Book of Ruth / Old Testament. --
The procurator of Judea / Anatole France. --
His chance in life / Rudyard Kipling. --
In the twilight of the gods / Lafcadio Hearn. --
Father Andrea / Pearl Buck. --
The dark princess / W.E.B. Du Bois. --
Agamemnon / Aeschylus. --
Riders to the sea / John Millington Synge. --
The death of Eve / William Vaughn Moody. --
An incident / Leonid Andreyev. --
The jar / Luigi Pirandello. --
Still life / Ferenc Molnar. --
Olympia / Boccaccio. --
Adonais / Percy Bysshe Shelley. --
Elegy written in a country church-yard / Thomas Gray. --
When lilacs last in the dooryard bloomed / Walt Whitman. --
Summum bonum / Aristotle. --
Ecclesiastes / Old Testament. --
Buddhist aphorisms. --
Meditations / Marcus Aurelius. --
The Gulistan / Sadi. --
Notes on human life / Leonardoda Vinci. --
Resolutions / Jonathan Edwards. --
The way to wealth / Benjamin Franklin. --
Self-reliance / Ralph Waldo Emerson. --
Labour / Thomas Carlyle. --
A talk among leisured people / Leo Tolstoy. --
Japanese Haiku. --
Wanderer's night-songs / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. --
With inky sails / Heinrich Heine. --
Song of autumn / Paul Verlaine. --
Fire and ice / Robert Frost. --
The image of the cave / Plato. --
On the god within us / Seneca. --
True happiness, and the intellectual beauty / Plotinus. --
Of the greatest good / Boethius. --
Of the royal way to the Holy Cross / Thomas a Kempis. --
Discourse on method / Rene Descartes. --
Thoughts / Blaise Pascal. --
On the feeling of immortality in youth / William Hazlitt. --
Where I lived, and what I lived for / Henry D. Thoreau. --
Solitude / Miguel de Uanmuno. --
Infallibility / John Henry Newman. --
The realization of the infinite / Rabindranath Tagore. --
Preface to A new philosophy / George Santayana. --
Ladies that have intelligence in love / Dante. --
A deathless flower / Michelangelo. Epithalamion / Edmund Spenser. --
Farewell to Nancy / Robert Burns. --
La belle dame sans merci / John Keats. --
She walks in beauty / George Gordon, Lord Byron. --
Anpu and Bata: the tale of the two brothers (Egyptian) --
A fickle widow (Chinese) --
Cupid and Psyche / Apuleius. --
The story of Malchus / St. Jerome. --
The story of Griselda / Giovanni Boccaccio. --
The castingof the Perseus / Benvenuto Cellini. --
Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. --
Memnon, the philosopher, or human wisdom / Voltaire. --
The Latin boy: a tale from Montenegro / Simo Matavuli. --
The Pope's mule / Alphonse Daudet. --
The Christmas tree and the wedding / Feodor Dostoievsky. --
The taking of Lungtungpen / Rudyard Kipling. --
The hero / Gabriele d'Annunzio. --
Chivalry / Ricardo Fernandez-Guardia. --
A new-year's eve confession / Hermann Sudermann. --
The eclipse / Selma Lagerlof. --
Rubaiyat / Omar Khayyam. --
The Hebrew prophets (Jeremiah, Ezekiel) --
The funeral oration of Pericles / Thucydides. --
Address to the Diet at Worms / Martin Luther. --
Speech in the Virginia Convention of Delegates / Patrick Henry. --
Inaugural address / Jefferson Davis. --
Address at Gettysburg / Abraham Lincoln. --
Second inaugural address / Abraham Lincoln. --
Fascism and the corporations / Benito Mussolini. --
In the name of the people / Franklin Delano Roosevelt. --
Dunkirk / Winston Churchill. --
Works and days / Hesiod. --
Of human progress / Lucretius. --
The honey-farm / Virgil. --
Ballad of poor chimney sweeps / Francois Villon. --
Song of the broad-axe / Walt Whitman. --
Earth's holocaust / Nathaniel Hawthorne. --
The moral equivalent of war / William James. --
Earth, air and mind / H.G. Wells. --
Topics for discussion. --
Nationalities represented.
Responsibility: edited by Arthur E. Christy ... [and] Henry W. Wells ...

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