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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Steady Encouragement

After each literature selection, students answer a few questions about the main ideas and participate in response boards. This keeps students focused, actively processing the information, and constructing new knowledge.

Presentation and Exploration

Eight modules organized by theme such as Tradition, Journey or Alienation present 15 works of modern world literature, with commentary.

Everything You Need

Modern World Literature provides everything you need for an online course including the text, lecture slides, a test bank, and an analytics dashboard. And we can tailor the webtext to match your program’s emphasis, term length, student expectations, and assignment types.