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The civically engaged reader : a diverse collection of short provocative readings on civic activity

Author: Adam Davis; Elizabeth Lynn
Publisher: Chicago : Great Books Foundation, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Davis; Elizabeth Lynn
ISBN: 0945159498 9780945159490
OCLC Number: 859037309
Description: xix, 325 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Associating. --
Selection from Politics / Aristotle --
Waiting for the barbarians / Constantine Cavafy --
I shall not beg for my rights / Henry MacNeal Turner --
The boy without a flag / Abraham Rodriguez Jr. --
They'll say, "She must be from another country" / Imtiaz Dharker --
Fellowship / Franz Kafka --
Earliest impressions / Jane Addams --
He sits down on the floor of a school for the retarded / Alden Nowlan --
Selection from The theory of moral sentiments / Adam Smith --
Selection from Democracy in America / Alexis de Tocqueville --
Selection from The souls of black folk / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Theme for English B / Langston Hughes --
Recitatif / Toni Morrison --
Mending wall / Robert Frost --
Serving. --
Luella Miller / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman --
Dry dock / Margaret Sutherland --
Saving the crippled boy / Jan Beatty --
The eleventh / Henri Barbusse --
The moral equivalent of war / Henry James --
The subjective necessity of social settlements / Jane Addams --
The drum major instinct / Martin Luther King Jr. --
The book of Ruth --
Selection from Specimen days / Walt Whitman --
The lovers of the poor / Gwendolyn Brooks --
What we don't talk about when we don't talk about service / Adam Davis --
Giving. --
Where were we / Dave Eggers --
Selection from The reveries of the solitary walker / Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
The sweetness of charity / Maya Angelou --
The lamb and the pinecone / Pablo Neruda --
The gospel of wealth, part 1 / Andrew Carnegie --
Selection from "Self-reliance" / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Compassion : the wish-fulfilling jewel / Sogyal Rinpoche --
A bed for the night / Bertolt Brecht --
Four traditions of philanthropy / Elizabeth Lynn and D. Susan Wisely --
Selection from the Mishneh Torah / Moses Maimonides --
If all who have begged help / Anna Akhmatova --
Leading. --
The wife of his youth / Charles Waddell Chesnutt --
II Samuel, chapters 11-12 --
The destructors / Graham Greene --
The helmsman / Franz Kafka --
The lesson / Toni Cade Bambara --
The use of force / William Carlos Williams --
Selection from The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin / Benjamin Franklin --
The ones who walk away from Omelas / Ursula K. Le Guin --
The history teacher / Billy Collins --
Second inaugural address / Abraham Lincoln --
The minister's black veil / Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Responsibility: edited by Adam Davis and Elizabeth Lynn.
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