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180 Masterpieces of World Literature (Vol1) - Leaves of Grass Siddhartha Middlemarch The Jungle Macbeth Moby-Dick A Study in Scarlet… - cover

180 Masterpieces of World Literature (Vol1) - Leaves of Grass Siddhartha Middlemarch The Jungle Macbeth Moby-Dick A Study in Scarlet…

Edgar Allan Poe, George Eliot, William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde, Herman Melville, Charlotte Brontë, Daniel Defoe, Henry David Thoreau, Emily Brönte, Walt Whitman, Henry James, Hans Christian Andersen, D.H. Lawrence, Anthony Trollope, SIGMUND FREUD, Marcus Aurelius, Frederick Douglass, William Makepeace Thackeray, Anne Brontë, John Keats, Anton Chekhov, Marcel Proust, Charles Baudelaire, Walter Scott, Sun Tzu, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Upton Sinclair, Kahlil Gibran, Agatha Christie, Hermann Hesse, E.M. Forster, Theodore Dreiser, Plato, H. G. Wells, Nikolai Gogol, Brothers Grimm, Wallace D. Wattles, Victor Hugo, FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY, James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, James Allen, Thomas Hardy, Jules Verne, Miguel de Cervantes, Leo Tolstoy, Voltaire

Publisher: Good Press

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180 Masterpieces of World Literature (Vol.1) is an unparalleled collection that stands as a testament to the enduring power of storytelling across ages and cultures. This anthology brings together a stunning array of voices, ranging from the tragic to the comedic, the factual to the fantastical, and the philosophical to the romantic. Within its pages, readers will find works that have shaped the course of literature and thought, from ancient epics to modern classics, offering a kaleidoscopic view of humanity's intellectual heritage. The diversity of literary styles and themes, from the existential angst in Dostoevsky's prose to the whimsical adventures in Carroll's tales, provides a rich tapestry of human expression. Notably, the collection does not shy away from juxtaposing the introspective poetry of Whitman with the sharp wit of Twain, showcasing the breadth of literary genius over time. The contributing authors and editors, a veritable who's who of literary giants, bring a wealth of backgrounds, cultures, and insights to this anthology. Their works collectively chart the evolutions and revolutions of literary movements, from the Romanticism of Keats to the Realism of Chekhov, and from the Existentialism of Dostoevsky to the Modernism of Joyce. This anthology not only encapsulates the individual genius of authors like Shakespeare and Austen but also illuminates the interconnectedness of literature across time and borders, revealing shared themes of human struggle, love, and identity. The collection is a testament to the transnational and transhistorical dialogues that great literature invokes, making it an essential addition to the libraries of readers who wish to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of global literary traditions. It offers a unique vantage point to explore the myriad ways in which the world has been interpreted and reinterpreted by some of its greatest minds. This anthology is an invitation to a journey through time and thought, promising not just an education in literary forms and themes, but a profound engagement with the questions and ideas that have propelled human civilization forward. Readers eager for a comprehensive understanding of world literature's scope and depth will find no better resource than this collection, where each page turns to reveal another facet of the vast human experience.
Available since: 12/17/2023.
Print length: 26018 pages.

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