Modern World Literature

Modern World Literature is a globe-spinning anthology featuring over 15 excerpts and complete texts from the Enlightenment through the modern era. Translations are accessible and modern, 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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University of Texas Austin

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Appalachian State University

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University of Nevada Las Vegas


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