Literature of the Western World, Volume I: The Ancient World Through the Renaissance (5th Edition)
Literature of the Western World, Volume I: The Ancient World Through the Renaissance (5th Edition) by -
Literature of the Western World, Volume I: The Ancient World Through the Renaissance (5th Edition) Author: -
Title: Literature of the Western World, Volume I: The Ancient World Through the Renaissance (5th Edition)
ISBN: 013018666X
ISBN13: 978-0130186669
Other Formats: azw mbr lrf lrf
Pages: 2352 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 5 edition (September 8, 2000)
Language: English
Category: Reference
Size PDF version: 1643 kb
Size EPUB version: 1510 kb
Subcategory: Writing, Research & Publishing Guides




The most comprehensive best-selling anthology of its kind, this two-volume survey enables readers to choose among the most important canonical and less-familiar texts of the Western literary tradition in Europe and the Americas. It offers complete texts whenever possible, uses the best translations of foreign-language material, and, when appropriate, presents more than one text by each author. It provides detailed historical and biographical notes and introductions to six literary periods: The Ancient World; the Middle Ages; the Renaissance; Neoclassicism and Romanticism; Realism and Naturalism; and Modern and Contemporary. Individuals interested in a comprehensive look at Western literature through the ages.