From Homer to Kafka to Marquez, this anthology introduces students to world literature and differing cultures while improving their academic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Explorations in World Literature offers 32 classic and contemporary selections from around the world and presents a broad spectrum of literary styles and balanced racial, ethnic, and gender perspectives. With a variety of postreading activities, this text provides students with a solid introduction to some of the best of world literature.Marie de France is known for her lais, twelve short narrative poems written in Old French and read widely, not only in both English and French courts, but also translated into other languages, including German and Italian. ... In the Provencal love lyric, the courtly relationship depended on an idealized lady worshipped from a distance, the total devotion of the lover, and the ennobling power of the idealanbsp;...
|Title||:||Explorations in World Literature Instructor's Manual|
|Author||:||Carole M. Shaffer-Koros, Jessie M. Reppy|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1998-07-28|