Early World Literature

Early World Literature is a globe-spinning anthology featuring over 20 excerpts and complete texts from the Ancient Era through the Renaissance. Translations are modern and accessible, and introductions authored by contemporary writers accompany each text. The anthology is divided into eight thematic modules and includes 400 study questions, providing readers with interaction on every page.

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2.12 What a Long Strange Trip It's Been

This introduction, one of 19 throughout the text, provides thoughtfully curated pieces of historical, cultural, and literary background to prepare students to engage with the Odyssey.

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