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The Resource World literature ; : an anthology of human experience, edited by Arthur E. Christy...[and] Henry W. Wells

World literature ; : an anthology of human experience, edited by Arthur E. Christy...[and] Henry W. Wells

Label
World literature ; : an anthology of human experience
Title
World literature ;
Title remainder
an anthology of human experience
Statement of responsibility
edited by Arthur E. Christy...[and] Henry W. Wells
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection of international literature including short stories, poetry, scriptures, essays, etc
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1899-1946
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Christy, Arthur
Dewey number
808.8
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6014
LC item number
.C44
Literary form
non fiction
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1895-1978
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Wells, Henry W.
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  • Literature
  • Civilization
Label
World literature ; : an anthology of human experience, edited by Arthur E. Christy...[and] Henry W. Wells
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Contents
  • Japanese poetry. -- Books which have influenced me / Robert Louis Stevenson. -- The Protagoras myth / Plato. -- Genesis: the creation / from the Old Testament. -- The Walam Olum (Lenape legend) -- The sun goddess and the Mikado (Japanese) -- Gilgamesh. -- The quarrel (from Homer's Iliad) -- The death of Roland. -- The fallen angels, from Paradise lost / John Milton. -- John Brown, from John Brown's body / Stephen Vincent Benet. -- The country mouse and the town mouse / Aesop. -- The star family, or celestial sisters (Shawnee legend) -- Brother Rabbit's money mint / Joel Chandler Harris. -- Chinese Cinderella. -- Scriptures of some living religions. -- Brahmanism and Buddhism. -- Confucianism and Taoism. -- Judaism and Christianity. -- Psalms of David. -- Mohammedanism. -- Facing death / Chih Ming. -- The bewildered Arab / Jami. -- The tiger / William Blake. -- The child in our soul / Bjornstjerne Bjornson. -- The starlit night / Gerard Manley Hopkins. -- To Halley's Comet. -- The revolutions of the celestial spheres / Copernicus. -- The method of inductive science / Francis Bacon. -- Observations of animalculae / Anthony Van Leeuwenhoek. -- The sex of plants / Linnaeus. -- The theory of evolution / Charles Darwin. -- Inoculation for hydrophobia / Louis Pasteur. -- The exploration of space / Edwin Hubble. -- The travels of Marco Polo. -- The Spaniards in Mexico / Bernal Diaz del Castillo. -- A tour in Lapland / Linnaeus. -- Around the Horn / Richard Henry Dana, Jr. -- Satire on paying calls / Cheng Hsiao. -- The tenth satire / Juvenal. -- Prologue to the Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer. -- Dawn / Charles Baudelaire. -- Waifs and strays / Arthur Rimbaud. -- Russia / Alexander Blok. -- The lie / Sir Walter Raleigh. -- Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot / Alexander Pope. -- On the death of Dr. Swift / Jonathan Swift. -- London / William Blake. -- To a louse / Robert Burns. -- Clean curtains / Carl Sandburg. -- Government by philosophers / Plato. -- The nature of democracy / Aristotle. -- Duties of the individual to the state / Cicero. -- Benevolence / Mencius. -- The conduct of a successful ruler / Niccolo Machiavelli. -- The illustrious Grand Vezir / Sari Mehmed Pasha. -- The origin of government and the source and limits of its authority / John Milton. -- The English Bill of Rights (1689) -- The social contract / Jean Jacques Rousseau. -- The rights of man and republicanism / Thomas Paine. -- Declaration of the rights of man and of citizens (1789) (French) -- Declaration of rights / Percy B. Shelley and W. Godwin. -- Communist manifesto / Karl Heinrich Marx. -- The order of rank / Friedrich Nietzsche. -- The nefarious war / Li Po. -- Political chaos in Italy / Dante. -- A man's a man for a' that / Robert Burns. -- The siege of Ismail / Lord Byron. -- An Irish airman forsees his death / William Butler Yeats. -- The critical intellect. --
  • The first Pythian ode / Pindar. -- Ode to a nightingale / John Keats. -- Thermopylae / Herodotus. -- The apology and death of Socrates / Plato. -- The trial of Jesus / apocryphal New Testament. -- The character of Caesar / Theodor Mommsen. -- The defeat of the armada / James Anthony Froude. -- Columbus sets sail / William H. Prescott. -- The fall of the Bastille / Jean Francois Marmontel. -- The victory of the Americans over Burgoyne at Saratoga / Sir Edward S. Creasy. -- The discovery of radium / Eve Curie. -- The Book of Ruth / Old Testament. -- The procurator of Judea / Anatole France. -- His chance in life / Rudyard Kipling. -- In the twilight of the gods / Lafcadio Hearn. -- Father Andrea / Pearl Buck. -- The dark princess / W.E.B. Du Bois. -- Agamemnon / Aeschylus. -- Riders to the sea / John Millington Synge. -- The death of Eve / William Vaughn Moody. -- An incident / Leonid Andreyev. -- The jar / Luigi Pirandello. -- Still life / Ferenc Molnar. -- Olympia / Boccaccio. -- Adonais / Percy Bysshe Shelley. -- Elegy written in a country church-yard / Thomas Gray. -- When lilacs last in the dooryard bloomed / Walt Whitman. -- Summum bonum / Aristotle. -- Ecclesiastes / Old Testament. -- Buddhist aphorisms. -- Meditations / Marcus Aurelius. -- The Gulistan / Sadi. -- Notes on human life / Leonardoda Vinci. -- Resolutions / Jonathan Edwards. -- The way to wealth / Benjamin Franklin. -- Self-reliance / Ralph Waldo Emerson. -- Labour / Thomas Carlyle. -- A talk among leisured people / Leo Tolstoy. -- Japanese Haiku. -- Wanderer's night-songs / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. -- With inky sails / Heinrich Heine. -- Song of autumn / Paul Verlaine. -- Fire and ice / Robert Frost. -- The image of the cave / Plato. -- On the god within us / Seneca. -- True happiness, and the intellectual beauty / Plotinus. -- Of the greatest good / Boethius. -- Of the royal way to the Holy Cross / Thomas a Kempis. -- Discourse on method / Rene Descartes. -- Thoughts / Blaise Pascal. -- On the feeling of immortality in youth / William Hazlitt. -- Where I lived, and what I lived for / Henry D. Thoreau. -- Solitude / Miguel de Uanmuno. -- Infallibility / John Henry Newman. -- The realization of the infinite / Rabindranath Tagore. -- Preface to A new philosophy / George Santayana. -- Ladies that have intelligence in love / Dante. -- A deathless flower / Michelangelo. --
  • Epithalamion / Edmund Spenser. -- Farewell to Nancy / Robert Burns. -- La belle dame sans merci / John Keats. -- She walks in beauty / George Gordon, Lord Byron. -- Anpu and Bata: the tale of the two brothers (Egyptian) -- A fickle widow (Chinese) -- Cupid and Psyche / Apuleius. -- The story of Malchus / St. Jerome. -- The story of Griselda / Giovanni Boccaccio. -- The castingof the Perseus / Benvenuto Cellini. -- Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. -- Memnon, the philosopher, or human wisdom / Voltaire. -- The Latin boy: a tale from Montenegro / Simo Matavuli. -- The Pope's mule / Alphonse Daudet. -- The Christmas tree and the wedding / Feodor Dostoievsky. -- The taking of Lungtungpen / Rudyard Kipling. -- The hero / Gabriele d'Annunzio. -- Chivalry / Ricardo Fernandez-Guardia. -- A new-year's eve confession / Hermann Sudermann. -- The eclipse / Selma Lagerlof. -- Rubaiyat / Omar Khayyam. -- The Hebrew prophets (Jeremiah, Ezekiel) -- The funeral oration of Pericles / Thucydides. -- Address to the Diet at Worms / Martin Luther. -- Speech in the Virginia Convention of Delegates / Patrick Henry. -- Inaugural address / Jefferson Davis. -- Address at Gettysburg / Abraham Lincoln. -- Second inaugural address / Abraham Lincoln. -- Fascism and the corporations / Benito Mussolini. -- In the name of the people / Franklin Delano Roosevelt. -- Dunkirk / Winston Churchill. -- Works and days / Hesiod. -- Of human progress / Lucretius. -- The honey-farm / Virgil. -- Ballad of poor chimney sweeps / Francois Villon. -- Song of the broad-axe / Walt Whitman. -- Earth's holocaust / Nathaniel Hawthorne. -- The moral equivalent of war / William James. -- Earth, air and mind / H.G. Wells. -- Topics for discussion. -- Nationalities represented
Control code
1571202
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 1118 pages
Lccn
47004297
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)271406
Label
World literature ; : an anthology of human experience, edited by Arthur E. Christy...[and] Henry W. Wells
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Japanese poetry. -- Books which have influenced me / Robert Louis Stevenson. -- The Protagoras myth / Plato. -- Genesis: the creation / from the Old Testament. -- The Walam Olum (Lenape legend) -- The sun goddess and the Mikado (Japanese) -- Gilgamesh. -- The quarrel (from Homer's Iliad) -- The death of Roland. -- The fallen angels, from Paradise lost / John Milton. -- John Brown, from John Brown's body / Stephen Vincent Benet. -- The country mouse and the town mouse / Aesop. -- The star family, or celestial sisters (Shawnee legend) -- Brother Rabbit's money mint / Joel Chandler Harris. -- Chinese Cinderella. -- Scriptures of some living religions. -- Brahmanism and Buddhism. -- Confucianism and Taoism. -- Judaism and Christianity. -- Psalms of David. -- Mohammedanism. -- Facing death / Chih Ming. -- The bewildered Arab / Jami. -- The tiger / William Blake. -- The child in our soul / Bjornstjerne Bjornson. -- The starlit night / Gerard Manley Hopkins. -- To Halley's Comet. -- The revolutions of the celestial spheres / Copernicus. -- The method of inductive science / Francis Bacon. -- Observations of animalculae / Anthony Van Leeuwenhoek. -- The sex of plants / Linnaeus. -- The theory of evolution / Charles Darwin. -- Inoculation for hydrophobia / Louis Pasteur. -- The exploration of space / Edwin Hubble. -- The travels of Marco Polo. -- The Spaniards in Mexico / Bernal Diaz del Castillo. -- A tour in Lapland / Linnaeus. -- Around the Horn / Richard Henry Dana, Jr. -- Satire on paying calls / Cheng Hsiao. -- The tenth satire / Juvenal. -- Prologue to the Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer. -- Dawn / Charles Baudelaire. -- Waifs and strays / Arthur Rimbaud. -- Russia / Alexander Blok. -- The lie / Sir Walter Raleigh. -- Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot / Alexander Pope. -- On the death of Dr. Swift / Jonathan Swift. -- London / William Blake. -- To a louse / Robert Burns. -- Clean curtains / Carl Sandburg. -- Government by philosophers / Plato. -- The nature of democracy / Aristotle. -- Duties of the individual to the state / Cicero. -- Benevolence / Mencius. -- The conduct of a successful ruler / Niccolo Machiavelli. -- The illustrious Grand Vezir / Sari Mehmed Pasha. -- The origin of government and the source and limits of its authority / John Milton. -- The English Bill of Rights (1689) -- The social contract / Jean Jacques Rousseau. -- The rights of man and republicanism / Thomas Paine. -- Declaration of the rights of man and of citizens (1789) (French) -- Declaration of rights / Percy B. Shelley and W. Godwin. -- Communist manifesto / Karl Heinrich Marx. -- The order of rank / Friedrich Nietzsche. -- The nefarious war / Li Po. -- Political chaos in Italy / Dante. -- A man's a man for a' that / Robert Burns. -- The siege of Ismail / Lord Byron. -- An Irish airman forsees his death / William Butler Yeats. -- The critical intellect. --
  • The first Pythian ode / Pindar. -- Ode to a nightingale / John Keats. -- Thermopylae / Herodotus. -- The apology and death of Socrates / Plato. -- The trial of Jesus / apocryphal New Testament. -- The character of Caesar / Theodor Mommsen. -- The defeat of the armada / James Anthony Froude. -- Columbus sets sail / William H. Prescott. -- The fall of the Bastille / Jean Francois Marmontel. -- The victory of the Americans over Burgoyne at Saratoga / Sir Edward S. Creasy. -- The discovery of radium / Eve Curie. -- The Book of Ruth / Old Testament. -- The procurator of Judea / Anatole France. -- His chance in life / Rudyard Kipling. -- In the twilight of the gods / Lafcadio Hearn. -- Father Andrea / Pearl Buck. -- The dark princess / W.E.B. Du Bois. -- Agamemnon / Aeschylus. -- Riders to the sea / John Millington Synge. -- The death of Eve / William Vaughn Moody. -- An incident / Leonid Andreyev. -- The jar / Luigi Pirandello. -- Still life / Ferenc Molnar. -- Olympia / Boccaccio. -- Adonais / Percy Bysshe Shelley. -- Elegy written in a country church-yard / Thomas Gray. -- When lilacs last in the dooryard bloomed / Walt Whitman. -- Summum bonum / Aristotle. -- Ecclesiastes / Old Testament. -- Buddhist aphorisms. -- Meditations / Marcus Aurelius. -- The Gulistan / Sadi. -- Notes on human life / Leonardoda Vinci. -- Resolutions / Jonathan Edwards. -- The way to wealth / Benjamin Franklin. -- Self-reliance / Ralph Waldo Emerson. -- Labour / Thomas Carlyle. -- A talk among leisured people / Leo Tolstoy. -- Japanese Haiku. -- Wanderer's night-songs / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. -- With inky sails / Heinrich Heine. -- Song of autumn / Paul Verlaine. -- Fire and ice / Robert Frost. -- The image of the cave / Plato. -- On the god within us / Seneca. -- True happiness, and the intellectual beauty / Plotinus. -- Of the greatest good / Boethius. -- Of the royal way to the Holy Cross / Thomas a Kempis. -- Discourse on method / Rene Descartes. -- Thoughts / Blaise Pascal. -- On the feeling of immortality in youth / William Hazlitt. -- Where I lived, and what I lived for / Henry D. Thoreau. -- Solitude / Miguel de Uanmuno. -- Infallibility / John Henry Newman. -- The realization of the infinite / Rabindranath Tagore. -- Preface to A new philosophy / George Santayana. -- Ladies that have intelligence in love / Dante. -- A deathless flower / Michelangelo. --
  • Epithalamion / Edmund Spenser. -- Farewell to Nancy / Robert Burns. -- La belle dame sans merci / John Keats. -- She walks in beauty / George Gordon, Lord Byron. -- Anpu and Bata: the tale of the two brothers (Egyptian) -- A fickle widow (Chinese) -- Cupid and Psyche / Apuleius. -- The story of Malchus / St. Jerome. -- The story of Griselda / Giovanni Boccaccio. -- The castingof the Perseus / Benvenuto Cellini. -- Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. -- Memnon, the philosopher, or human wisdom / Voltaire. -- The Latin boy: a tale from Montenegro / Simo Matavuli. -- The Pope's mule / Alphonse Daudet. -- The Christmas tree and the wedding / Feodor Dostoievsky. -- The taking of Lungtungpen / Rudyard Kipling. -- The hero / Gabriele d'Annunzio. -- Chivalry / Ricardo Fernandez-Guardia. -- A new-year's eve confession / Hermann Sudermann. -- The eclipse / Selma Lagerlof. -- Rubaiyat / Omar Khayyam. -- The Hebrew prophets (Jeremiah, Ezekiel) -- The funeral oration of Pericles / Thucydides. -- Address to the Diet at Worms / Martin Luther. -- Speech in the Virginia Convention of Delegates / Patrick Henry. -- Inaugural address / Jefferson Davis. -- Address at Gettysburg / Abraham Lincoln. -- Second inaugural address / Abraham Lincoln. -- Fascism and the corporations / Benito Mussolini. -- In the name of the people / Franklin Delano Roosevelt. -- Dunkirk / Winston Churchill. -- Works and days / Hesiod. -- Of human progress / Lucretius. -- The honey-farm / Virgil. -- Ballad of poor chimney sweeps / Francois Villon. -- Song of the broad-axe / Walt Whitman. -- Earth's holocaust / Nathaniel Hawthorne. -- The moral equivalent of war / William James. -- Earth, air and mind / H.G. Wells. -- Topics for discussion. -- Nationalities represented
Control code
1571202
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 1118 pages
Lccn
47004297
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)271406

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