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Damrosch, David; Pike, David; Alliston, April; Brown, Marshall; Hafez, Sabry; Kadir, Djelal; Polloông chồng, Sheldon; Robbins, Bruce; Shirane, Haruo; Tylus, Jane; Yu, Pauline


The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume A offers a fresh & highly teachable presentation of the varieties of world literature from the ancient world.

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The world is growing smaller every day. In today’s increasingly global culture, we all need khổng lồ become familiar with other traditions, and literature provides an exciting và enjoyable mode of entry inkhổng lồ the variety of the world’s cultures. Exciting, but also challenging: works from distant times và places expose us to lớn unfamiliar names, customs, beliefs, và literary forms. The Longman Anthology is designed to open up the horizons of world literature, placing major works within their cultural contexts và fostering connections & conversations between eras as well as regions. Engaging introductions, regional maps, pronunciation guides, & a wealth of illustrations inform & enrich the experience of reading the compelling works included here, opening out a fresh & diverse range of the world’s great literature.

In the second edition of The Longman Anthology:

Major works are included from around the world: Many are given in their entirety, from The Epic of Gilgamesh and Homer’s Odyssey to lớn Dante’s Inferno, Molière’s Tartuffe, Chikamatsu’s Love Suicides at Amijima, and Achebe’s Things Fall Apart. We also include extensive selections from such great works as The Aeneid, The Tale of Genji, The Thous& và One Nights, và Don Quixote.

Perspectives sections group together works around major literary and cultural issues. These sections are now followed by Crosscurrents, which highlight additional connections for you to explore. Often presented as thought questions, these prompts could provide you with the essay topic for your next paper.

New Translation units willhelp you khổng lồ understvà the key role of translation in the life of world literature. Passages in the original language are accompanied by two or three translations that show how differently translators can choose to lớn convey the original in expressive sầu new ways. You will enjoy finding new meaning in the original work as you trace the ways literature evolves for generations of readers.

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An enhanced Companion Website gives you the opportunity lớn take practice quizzes, explore an interactive sầu timeline, Review literary terms, listen lớn an audio glossary that provides pronunciations of unfamiliar names, and listen to audio recordings of the passages given in our Translationsections.

Through all these means, The Longman Anthology will tư vấn & enrich your experience as you explore the many worlds of world literature.

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About the Author:

David Damrosch is a professor of English và comparative sầu literature at Columbia University. He is the general editor of "The Longman Anthology of World Literature "và the founding general editor of "The Longman Anthology of British Literature". He lives in Thành Phố New York City.

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