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Great Books: My Adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 465-470) and index.

About the Author

David Denby

David Denby has been film critic of New York magazine since 1978, and is a contributing editor of The New Yorker. His reviews and essays have also appeared in The New Republic, The Atlantic, and The New York Review of Books. He lives in Manhattan with his wife, novelist Cathleen Schine, and their two sons.

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Table of Contents

  1. 1.First semester:Homer I
  2. Sappho
  3. Interlude one:Plato I ;Homer II
  4. Interlude two:Plato II ;Sophocles ;Aristotle
  5. Interlude three:Aeschylus and Euripides
  6. Interlude four:Virgil ;The Old Testament ;The New Testament ;Augustine ;Machiavelli
  7. Interlude five:Hobbes and Locke ;Examination
  8. 2.Second semester:Dante
  9. Boccaccio
  10. Hume and Kant
  11. Interlude six:Montaigne ;Rousseau ;Shakespeare ;Hegel ;Austen ;Marx and Mill ;Nietzsche
  12. Interlude seven:Beauvoir ;Conrad ;Woolf.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684809755
Author:
Denby, David
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Americas (North Central South West Indies)
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Bibliographies & Indexes
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Books and reading
Subject:
Civilization, western
Subject:
Humanities
Subject:
Bibliography
Subject:
Literature -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Subject:
Civilization, Western -- History -- Sources -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Copyright:
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19960909
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in 27.09 oz

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