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The world is growing smaller every day.  In today’s increasingly global culture, we all need to become familiar with other traditions, and literature provides an exciting and enjoyable mode of entry into the variety of the world’s cultures. Exciting, but also challenging: works from distant times and places expose us to unfamiliar names, customs, beliefs, and literary forms. The Longman Anthology is designed to open up the horizons of world literature, placing major works within their cultural contexts and fostering connections and conversations between eras as well as regions. Engaging introductions, regional maps, pronunciation guides, and a wealth of illustrations inform and enrich the experience of reading the compelling works included here, opening out a fresh and 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 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 Thousand and One Nights, and 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 to understand 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 convey the original in expressive new ways. You will enjoy finding new meaning in the original work as you trace the ways literature evolves for generations of readers. 

 

An enhanced Companion Website gives you the opportunity to take practice quizzes, explore an interactive timeline, review literary terms, listen to 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 support and enrich your experience as you explore the many worlds of world literature.

Synopsis:

The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume E offers a fresh and highly teachable presentation of the varieties of world literature from the 19th century.

Synopsis:

The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume E offers a fresh presentation of the varieties of world literature from the 19th century. The editors of the anthology have sought to find economical ways to place texts within their cultural contexts, and have selected and grouped our materials in ways intended to foster connections and conversations across the anthology, between eras as well as regions. The anthology includes epic, lyric poetry, drama, and prose narrative, with many works in their entirety. Classic major authors are presented together with more recently recovered voices as the editors seek to suggest something of the full literary dialogue of each region and period. Engaging introductions, scholarly annotations, regional maps, pronunciation guides, and illustrations provide a supportive editorial setting. For anyone interested in world literature.

Table of Contents

VOLUME E: 19TH CENTURY.

CROSS-CURRENTS: THE FOLK AND THEIR TALES.

Aesop.

The Wolf and the Lamb.

The Lion's Share.

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse.

The Fox and the Crow.

The Frogs Desiring a King.

The Hare and the Tortoise.
Panchatantra, tr. Patrick Olivelle.

The Turtle and the Geese.
Jean De La Fontaine, tr. N.R. Shapiro.

The Tortoise and the Two Geese (French, 1678).
The Pali Jatalax, tr. Robert Chalmers.

Prince Five-Weapons, Panchavudha Jataka.
Joel Chandler Harris.

The Wonderful Tar-Baby.
Charles Perrault.

Donkeyskin.
Benedikte Naubert.

From The Cloak.
Jacob Grimm.

All Kinds of Fur.
Coyote Tales.

Coyote and Bull.

Coyote as Medicine-Man.
Mark Twain.

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.
William Wordsworth (1770-1850).

Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey.

Nutting.

From “Preface to Lyrical Ballads.”

My heart leaps up.

To the Cuckoo.

Ode: Intimations of Immortality.

Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802.

Mark the concentrated hazels that enclose.

The Prelude.

From Book 5, The Dream of the Arab. London.

From Book 6, Traveling in the Alps. Simplon Pass.

From Book 11, Imagination Restored by Nature.

From Book 14, Conclusion.
Perspectives: Romantic Nature.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Reverie 5.

Immanuel Kant.

From Critique of Practical Reason.

William Blake.

The Ecchoing Green.

The Tyger.

John Keats.

Ode to a Nightingale.

To Autumn.

Annette von Droste-Hülshoff.

The Man on the Heath.

In the Grass.

Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837).

The Infinite, tr. Iris Origo and John Heath-Stubbs.

Dialogue Between Nature and an Icelander.

Ralph Waldo Emerson.

From Nature.

From Self-Reliance.

Henry David Thoreau.

From Walden.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832).

Faust, tr. David Luke.

To the Moon.

The Erlking.

The Bride of Corinth.

Mignon.

Dusk Descended from on High.

Blissful Yearning.

Resonance: Johann Peter Eckermann, from Conversations with Goethe.

George Gordon, Lord Byron. (1788-1824).

From Don Juan.

Ghalib (1797-1869), Ghazals.

I'm neither the loosening of song nor the close-drawn tent of music, tr. Adrienne Rich.

Come now: I want you: my only peace.

When I look out, I see no hope for change, tr. Robert Bly.

If King Jamshid's diamond cup breaks, that's it.

One can sigh, but a lifetime is needed to finish it.

When the Great One gestures to me, the message does not become clear.

For tomorrow's sake, don't skimp with me on wine today.

I'm confused: should I cry over my heart, or slap my chest?

She has a habit of torture, but doesn't mean to end the love.

For my weak heart this living in the sorrow house is more than enough.

Religious people are always praising the Garden of Paradise.

Only a few faces show up as roses; where are the rest?

I agree that I'm in a cage, and I'm crying.

Each time I open my mouth, the Great One says: “You—you, who are you?”

My heart is becoming restless again.

Resonance: Agha Shahid Ali, Ghalib's Ghazal Ghazal Of Snow.

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837)

Autumn.

Again I visit, tr. Yarmolinsky.

The Bronze Horseman, a Petersburg Tale.

From Eugene Onegin.
Perspectives: The National Poet.

Nguyen Du (Vietnam, 1765-1820).

Reading Hsiao-ching, tr. Nguyen Ngoc Bich w/ Burton Raffle.

From The Tale of Kieu, tr. Huynh Sanh Thong.

Resonance: Che Lan Vien, Thoughts on Nguyen.

Anna Laetitia Barbauld (1743-1825).

The Mouse's Petition to Dr. Priestly.

Washing Day.

Eighteen Hundred and Eleven.

Resonance: John Wilson Croker, from A Review of Eighteen Hundred and Eleven.

Adam Mickiewicz (Poland, 1798-1855).

Chatir Dah, tr. John Saly.

The Death of Heroes, tr. Clark Mills.

The Ruins of the Castle of Balaklava, tr. Louise Bogan.

Zosia in the Kitchen Garden, tr. Donald Davie.

The Lithuanian Forest, tr. John Saly.

Hands That Fought, tr. Clark Mills.

To a Polish Mother, tr. Michael J. Mikós.

Song of the Bard.

Dionysios Solomos (1798-1857).

The Free Besieged.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882).

From The Poet.

Walt Whitman (1819-1892).

I Hear America Singing.

from Song of Myself.

Song of the Open Road.

Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.

As I Lay with My Head in Your Lap Camerado.

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed.

O Captain! My Captain!

Prayer of Columbus.
Perspectives: On the Colonial Frontier.

Mikhail Lermontov (1814-1841).

from A Hero of our Time, tr. Paul Foote.

Domingo Sarmiento (1811-1888).

From Life of Juan Facundo Quiroga: Civilization and Barbarism, tr. Mary Mann

Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa)(Sioux)

From From the Deep Woods to Civilization.

Hawaiian Poems.

Forest Trees of the Sea, tr. M.K. Pukui and A.L. Korn.

Piano at Evening.

Bill the Ice Skater.

The Pearl.

A Feather Chant for Ka-pi'o-lani at Wai-mãnalo.

The Sprinkler.

José Rizal (1861-1896, Philippines).

From Noli Me Tangere,D>, tr. Soledad Lacson-Locsin.
The Romantic Fantastic.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge. (1772-1834).

Kubla Khan.

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

Ludwig Tieck (1773-1853).

Fair Eckbert.

Honoréde Balzac (1799-1850).

Sarrasine.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849).

The Pit and the Pendulum.

The Raven.

Nikolay Vasil Yevich Gogol (1809-1852).

The Overcoat, tr. Ronald Wilks.

George Eliot (1819-1880).

The Lifted Veil.

Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880).

A Simple Heart.

From Travels in Egypt, tr. Francis Steegmuller.
Perspectives: Views of the West, Occidentalism.

Mustafa Sami Efendi (Turkey).

From Essay on Europe (1838).

Najaf Kuli Mirza.

From Journal of a Residence in England.

Hattori Bushô (Japan).

From The Western Peep Show (1874).

Okakura Kakuzo.

The Cup of Humanity.

Resonance:Chiang Yee, From The Silent Traveller in London.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning. (1806-1861).

From Aurora Leigh.

Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867).

From Les Fleurs Du Mal (1857, 1861, 1868) tr. Richard Howard.

To the Reader.

The Albatross.

Correspondences.

The Head of Hair.

Carrion.

Invitation to the Voyage.

Spleen (II).

The Swan.

In Passing.

Twilight: Daybreak.

Ragpickers' Wine.

A Martyr.

Travelers.

From The Painter of Modern Life (1863), tr. P.E. Charvet.

From Paris Spleen (1869), tr. E. Kaplan.

To Each His Chimera.

Crowds.

Invitation to the Voyage.

Get High.

Any Where Out of the World.

Let's Beat Up the Poor!

Resonances; Jules and Edmund Goncourt, From Journal.

Stephane Mallarmé, The Tomb of Charles Baudelaire.

Arthur Rimbaud, Vowels, City, Departure, tr. Wallace Fowlie.

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910).

After the Ball.

Fyodor Dostoevsky (1822-1881).

Notes from Underground, tr. Ralph E. Matlaw (1864).

Resonances.

Friedrich Nietzsche, From Daybreak.

Fyodor Dostoevsky, From Diaries.

Ishikawa Takuboku, The Romaji Diary.

OTHER AMERICAS.

The Navajo Creation Story.

Resonance: Black Elk and John G. Neihardt, From Black Elk Speaks.

Esteban Echevarría (1805-1851).

The Slaughterhouse.

Herman Melville (1819-1891).

Bartleby the Scrivener.

Frederick Douglass (1817-1895).

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845).

Harriet Jacobs (1813-1897).

From Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861).

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886).

I never lost as much but twice.

Title divine—is mine!

There came a day at summer's full.

It was not Death, for I stood up.

After great pain, a formal feeling comes.

I died for Beauty.

I dwell in Possibility.

I heard a Fly buzz—when I died.

I live with Him—I see His face.

My Life had stood—a Loaded Gun.

Further in Summer than the Birds.

Tell all the Truth but tell it slant—.

Joachim María Machado de Assis (1839-1908).

The Psychiatrist (1882), tr. William L. Grossman.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935).

The Yellow Wallpaper.

Rubén Darí (1867-1916).

First, A Look.

Walt Whitman.

To Roosevelt.

I Pursue a Form....

What Sign Do You Give...?

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906).

A Doll's House, tr. Peter Watts.

Higuchi Ichiyo (1872-1896).

Separate Ways, tr. R.L. Danly.

Liu E (1857-1909).

The Travels of Lao Ts'an, tr. Harold Shadick.

Anton Chekov (1860-1904).

Lady with Pet Dog, tr. Avram Yarmolinsky.

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941).

Kabuliwallah, tr. William Radice.
Conclusion.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321173065
Author:
Damrosch And Alliston / Brown / Dubois / Hafez / Heise
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Author:
Hafez, Sabry
Author:
Damrosch, David
Author:
Robbins, Bruce
Author:
Brown, Marshall
Author:
Kadir, Djelal
Author:
Heise, Ursula K.
Author:
Shirane, Haruo
Author:
Alliston, April
Author:
Yu, Pauline
Author:
Pike, David L.
Author:
Tylus, Jane
Author:
DuBois, Page
Author:
Pollock, Sheldon
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Reference-Rhetoric
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
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Damrosch Series
Publication Date:
20031103
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Language:
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Pages:
1008
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