Great authors of the western literary tradition
James A. W. Heffernan

Great authors of the western literary tradition

2nd ed.

Published by Teaching Co. in Chantilly, Va .
Written in English.

About the Book

This series presents some of the finest teachers in America, lecturing on some of the greatest literature ever written.

About the Edition

This series presents some of the finest teachers in America, lecturing on some of the greatest literature ever written.

Table of Contents

pt. 1. Foundations; The Epic of Gilgamesh; Genesis and the documentary hypothesis; The Deuteronomistic history; Isaiah; Job; Homer: the Iliad; Homer: the Odyssey; Sappho and Pindar; Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides
pt. 2. Herodotus; Thucydides; Aristophanes; Plato; Menander and hellenistic literature; Catullus and Horace; Virgil ; Ovid; Livy, Tacitus, Plutarch; Petronius and Apuleius; The Gospels; Augustine
pt. 3. Beowulf; The Song of Roland; El Cid; Tristan and Isolt; The Romance of the rose; Dante Alighieri: Life and works; Dante Alighieri: The Divine
comedy; Petrarch;Giovanni Boccaccio; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; Geoffrey Chaucer: Life and work; Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury tales
pt. 4. Christine de Pizan; Erasmus; Thomas More; Michel de Montaigne; Franȯis Rabelais; Christopher Marlowe; William Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice; William Shakespeare: Hamlet; Lope de Vega; Miguel de Cervantes; John Milton; Blaise Pascal
pt. 5. Molir̈e; Jean Racine; Sister Juana Inš de la Cruz; Daniel Defoe; Alexander Pope; Jonathan Swift; Voltaire; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Samuel Johnson; Denis Diderot; William Blake; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
pt. 6. William Wordsworth; Jane Austen; Stendha; Herman Melville; Walt Whitman; Gustave Flaubert; Charles Dickens; Fyodor Dostoevsky; Leo Tolstoy; Mark Twain; Thomas Hardy; Oscar Wilde
pt. 7. Henry James; Joseph Conrad; William Butler Yeats; Marcel Proust; James Joyce; Franz Kafka; Virginia Woolf;William Faulkner; Bertolt Brecht; Albert Camus; Samuel Beckett; Conclusion.

Edition Notes

Lecturers: James A. W. Heffernan, Susan Sage Heinzelman, Ronald B. Herzman, Thomas F. X. Noble, Elizabeth Vandiver.

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PN86 .G73 2004

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