World Masterpieces features classic literature dating back nearly 5000 years. The earliest writings of Confucius along with literature from Sumerians and Persians capture themes from the dawn of literary civilization.Works from Japan, Zaire, France, and dozens of other countries show how themes of human life recur in distinct and diverse cultures. Each unit opens with historical, geographical, and cultural background. Special Cross Currents features link ideas from the past to contemporary events relevant to todayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s students.
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From the Epic of Gilgamesh to The Rubaiyat and the Mahabharata; from Chinese and Japanese poetry to Greek and Roman prose; from Asia and Africa to the Americas and back again, no other program weaves such a rich tapestry of human thoughts, emotions, words, and deeds! This broad-based world literature text offers proven reading instruction, comprehensive skills practice, and abundant writing assignments, all supported by a broad array of instructional tools.
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Book Description PRENTICE HALL, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 013180393X