The Complete Harvard Anthology of the Greatest Works of World Literature The Complete Harvard Anthology of the Greatest Works of World Literature

The Complete Harvard Anthology of the Greatest Works of World Literature

All 71 Volumes - The Five Foot Shelf & The Shelf of Fiction

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The Complete Harvard Anthology of the Greatest Works of World Literature epitomizes the expansive vista of immense thought and varied narrative styles spanning millennia and continents. This monumental collection assembles the seminal works of venerable authors like Homer and Virgil, to modern intellectuals like John Stuart Mill and Charles Darwin, encompassing an array of genres from epic poetry to philosophical essays and revolutionary treatises. Notable for its comprehensive representation of both the Western canon and pivotal non-Western works, this anthology invites exploration into the complex tapestry of human experience, addressing profound themes such as morality, governance, human nature, and the pursuit of knowledge. The eclectic blend of authors—from philosophers Plato, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius, to playwrights such as Molière and Samuel Beckett, and poets like Dante and Byron—provides a rich historical and cultural panorama. These figures, many foundational to specific literary and cultural movements, contribute to a bricolage that transcends geographical and temporal boundaries, offering scholarly insights into the Renaissance, Enlightenment, Romanticism, and beyond. Each work serves not merely as an artifact of its time but as a dialogue in the ongoing conversation about universal human dilemmas and joys. For scholars, students, and enthusiasts of world literature, The Complete Harvard Anthology is an indispensable resource. It delivers not just a compendium of transcendent works, but a unique opportunity to immerse in the diverse voices and manifold narratives that have shaped human thought across centuries. This anthology encourages a deep engagement with works that not only define but also challenge our understanding of literary and cultural heritage, making it an essential addition to any collection dedicated to profound intellectual exploration and the appreciation of the complex interplay of historical voices.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2020
December 17
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
30,498
Pages
PUBLISHER
Musaicum Books
SELLER
Bookwire Gesellschaft zum Vertrieb digitaler Medien mbH
SIZE
83.8
MB

More Books by George Gordon Byron, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Christopher Marlowe, Benjamin Franklin, John Woolman, William Penn, Plato, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Francis Bacon, John Milton, Thomas Browne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Robert Burns, Saint Augustine, Thomas à Kempis, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Cicero, Pliny the Younger, Adam Smith, Charles Darwin, Plutarch, Virgil, Miguel de Cervantes, John Bunyan, Izaak Walton, Aesop, The Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, John Dryden, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, David Garrick, Oliver Goldsmith, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Robert Browning, Dante Alighieri, Alessandro Manzoni, Homer, Richard Henry Dana, Edmund Burke, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Carlyle, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Pierre Corneille, Jean Racine, Molière, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Friedrich von Schiller, Philip Sidney, Ben Jonson, Abraham Cowley, Joseph Addison, Richard Steele, Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, Samuel Johnson, David Hume, Sydney Smith, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Hazlitt, Leigh Hunt, Charles Lamb, Thomas De Quincey, Thomas Babington Macaulay, William Makepeace Thackeray & John Ruskin

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