Imaginative Literature Gateway to the Great Books ContentsDaniel Defoe Robinson CrusoeRudyard Kipling Mowglis Brothers Victor Hugo The Battle with the Cannon from Ninety threeGuy de Maupassant Two FriendsErnest Hemingway The KillersSir Walter Scott T

  • Title: Imaginative Literature (Gateway to the Great Books, #2)
  • Author: Robert Maynard Hutchins Mortimer J. Adler Clifton Fadiman Voltaire Oscar Wilde Edgar Allan Poe Robert Louis Stevenson Mark Twain
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  • Page: 417
  • Format: Hardcover
  • ContentsDaniel Defoe Robinson CrusoeRudyard Kipling Mowglis Brothers Victor Hugo The Battle with the Cannon from Ninety threeGuy de Maupassant Two FriendsErnest Hemingway The KillersSir Walter Scott The Two DroversJoseph Conrad YouthVoltaire Microm gasOscar Wilde The Happy PrinceEdgar Allen Poe The Tell Tale Heart and The Masque of the Red DeathRobert Louis StContentsDaniel Defoe Robinson CrusoeRudyard Kipling Mowgli s Brothers Victor Hugo The Battle with the Cannon from Ninety threeGuy de Maupassant Two FriendsErnest Hemingway The KillersSir Walter Scott The Two DroversJoseph Conrad YouthVoltaire Microm gasOscar Wilde The Happy PrinceEdgar Allen Poe The Tell Tale Heart and The Masque of the Red DeathRobert Louis Stevenson The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr HydeMark Twain The Man who Corrupted HadleyburgCharles Dickens A Full and Faithful Report of the Memorable Trial of Bardell against Pickwick from The Pickwick Papers Nikolai Gogol The OvercoatSamuel Butler Customs and Opinions of the Erewhonians from Erewhon Sherwood Anderson I m a FoolAnonymous Aucassin and Nicolette

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    1. An interesting collection of short stories and excerpts from novels. While most of the stories are time-tried classics and well worth re-reading, I feel the collection´s value as an introduction to young(er) twenty-first century readers is somewhat dated. Clearly, this anthology was compiled before the age of so-called political correctness -only white male authors are included (four American, eight British, four French and one Russian writer). All protagonists or narrators are male, the sole e [...]

    2. Was the intention of this series to introduce literature to young audience? According to some sources, this series is "Although the editors maintained that many selections were appropriate to readers as young as seventh-grade students, the set included a fair amount of material challenging for the most experienced readers." But the intention to "hook" readership is somewhat obvious from its friendly type-settings, editorial introductions, graphics, and suspiciously "action-packed" stories. I ima [...]

    3. Why would I rate a book that forms part of an awesome series like this only four stars? Because one of the aims of the Gateway to the Great Books series is to serve as an entry point to the ideas presented in the Great Books. Several of these pieces of writing were challenging, and I'm not sure the effort I put into reading them was worth the pay-off I received. That said, this volume has introduced me to many classic authors who I know by name and who I've long felt that I should have read them [...]

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