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The New Lifetime Reading Plan: The Classical Guide to World Literature, Revised and Expanded

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Now in print for the first time in almost 40 years, The New Lifetime Reading Plan provides readers with brief, informative and entertaining introductions to more than 130 classics of world literature. From Homer to Hawthorne, Plato to Pascal, and Shakespeare to Solzhenitsyn, the great writers of Western civilization can be found in its pages. In addition, this new edition offers a much broader representation of women authors, such as Charlotte Bront%, Emily Dickinson and Edith Wharton, as well as non-Western writers such as Confucius, Sun-Tzu, Chinua Achebe, Mishima Yukio and many others.

This fourth edition also features a simpler format that arranges the works chronologically in five sections (The Ancient World; 300-1600; 1600-1800; and The 20th Century), making them easier to look up than ever before. It deserves a place in the libraries of all lovers of literature.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-362) and index.

About the Author

James Fadiman, Ph.D., is an author, teacher, and student of Sufism. He lives in Menlo Park, California.

Robert Fager, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Sufi teacher, and author of two other books on Sufism, Love Is the Wine,and Heart, Self, and Soul: The Sufi Psychology of Growth, Balance, and Harmony.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062720733
Subtitle:
The Classical Guide to World Literature, Revised and Expanded
Preface:
Major, John S.
Preface by:
Major, John S.
Preface:
Major, John S.
Author:
Major, John S.
Author:
by Clifton Fadiman and John S Major
Author:
Fadiman, Clifton
Author:
Major, John S.
Author:
Major, John S.
Publisher:
Collins Reference
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Bibliographies & Indexes
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Books and reading
Subject:
Best books
Subject:
Self-culture
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
no. 00-4554
Publication Date:
19990602
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.08x5.30x.99 in. .65 lbs.

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