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The Ultimate Summer Read - Collection of 150 Masterpieces of the World Literature in One Volume - cover

The Ultimate Summer Read - Collection of 150 Masterpieces of the World Literature in One Volume

Edgar Allan Poe, George Eliot, Benito Pérez Galdos, William Shakespeare, Juan Valera, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde, Herman Melville, Alexandre Dumas, Bram Stoker, Jonathan Swift, Joseph Conrad, Charlotte Brontë, Daniel Defoe, Henry David Thoreau, L. Frank Baum, Emily Brontë, Washington Irving, Walt Whitman, Niccolò Machiavelli, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James, Henrik Ibsen, Wilkie Collins, D. H. Lawrence, Friedrich Nietzsche, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Giovanni Boccaccio, Marcus Aurelius, Laozi Laozi, Kate Chopin, James Fenimore Cooper, Ann Ward Radcliffe, Frederick Douglass, William Makepeace Thackeray, Laurence Sterne, Anne Brontë, George MacDonald, Lewis Wallace, Robert Louis Stevenson, John Keats, William Dean Howells, Honoré de Balzac, Emile Zola, Henry Fielding, Anton Chekhov, Marcel Proust, George Bernard Shaw, Charles Baudelaire, Theodor Storm, Tzu Sun, H.P. Lovecraft, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Willa Cather, Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mary Shelley, Ivan Turgenev, G. K. Chesterton, Rudyard Kipling, J. M. Barrie, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Rabindranath Tagore, W. B. Yeats, Kahlil Gibran, Kenneth Grahame, Kakuzo Okakura, Hermann Hesse, E.M. Forster, Plato, H. G. Wells, Nikolai Gogol, Arthur Conan Doyle, C. S. Lewis, Inazô Nitobe, Elizabeth Von Arnim, Victor Hugo, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Cao Xueqin, L. M. Montgomery, James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Dante, Apuleius, Thomas Hardy, Valmiki, Jack London, Kalidasa, Jules Verne, Soseki Natsume, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Miguel de Cervantes, Leo Tolstoy, Gaston Leroux, P. B. Shelley, Princess Der Ling, John Milton, George Weedon Grossmith, Stendhal, Confucius, Voltaire, Gustave Flaubert, Sir Walter Scott, Homer Homer

Publisher: Good Press

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Summary

The Ultimate Summer Read anthology showcases an extraordinary assembly of literary genius, spanning several centuries, various continents, and a multitude of genres. From the philosophical musings of Plato to the bizarre adventures penned by Lewis Carroll, and the haunting narratives of Edgar Allan Poe to the groundbreaking dramas of Henrik Ibsen, this collection boasts a diversity that is both rare and enlightening. The inclusion of significant works from not just Western literary giants, but also seminal figures from Asian and African traditions, like Rabindranath Tagore and W.E.B. Du Bois, underscores the anthology's rich tapestry of global perspectives. Standout pieces traverse the spectrum of human emotion and experience, offering readers a unique juxtaposition of styles, themes, and cultural insights. The anthology's editors have masterfully curated a collection that reflects the historical depth and contemporary breadth of world literature, making it an invaluable resource for understanding the evolution of literary expression. The contributing authors and editors, each a luminary in their own right, represent a wide array of cultural, philosophical, and literary movements. From the existential inquiries of Friedrich Nietzsche to the romanticism of the Brontë sisters, and the realism of George Eliot to the modernist experiments of James Joyce, the collection encapsulates the dynamism of literary evolution. Their collective works provide a panoramic view of humanity's intellectual and imaginative achievements, encapsulating the essence of what it means to explore the human condition through the written word. This anthology is a clarion call to literary aficionados and casual readers alike, inviting them to embark on a journey through the annals of literary history. The Ultimate Summer Read not only serves as a comprehensive introduction to world literature but also as a testament to the power of storytelling across cultures and epochs. Readers are encouraged to delve into this collection for its unparalleled educational value, its rich mosaic of literary styles, and the captivating dialogue it fosters between epochs, cultures, and ideologies. The anthology promises not just summer reading but a timeless treasure trove of the world's most enduring works.
Available since: 12/28/2023.
Print length: 47068 pages.

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