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Compact Anthology of World Literature II Part 4, 5, and 6


Anita Turlington


Matthew Horton, Ph.D.
Karen Dodson, Ph.D.
Laura Getty, Ph.D.
Kyounghye Kwon, Ph.D.
Laura Ng, Ph.D.

Digital Version



The Compact Anthology of World Literature, Parts 4, 5, and 6 is designed as an e-book to be accessible on a variety of devices: smart phone, tablet, e-reader, laptop, or desktop computer. Students have reported ease of accessibility and readability on all these devices.

  • To access the ePub text on a laptop, desktop, or tablet, you will need to download a program through which you can read the text. We recommend Readium, an application available through Google.
  • If you plan to read the text on an Android device, you will need to download an application called Lithium from the App Store.
  • On an iPhone, the text will open in iBooks.
  • Affordable Learning Georgia has also converted the .epub files to PDF. Because .epub does not easily convert to other formats, the left margin of the .pdf is very narrow. ALG recommends using the .epub version.

Although the text is designed to look like an actual book, the Table of Contents is composed of hyperlinks that will take you to each introductory section and then to each text.

Texts from a variety of genres and cultures are included in each unit. Additionally, each selection or collection includes a brief introduction about the author and text(s), and each includes 3 – 5 discussion questions. Texts in the public domain--those published or translated before 1923--are replicated here. Texts published or translated after 1923 are not yet available in the public domain. In those cases, we have provided a link to a stable site that includes the text. Thus, in Part 6, most of the texts are accessible in the form of links to outside sites. In every case, we have attempted to connect to the most stable links available.


The three parts of the text are organized into the following units:

Part 4—The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (epub)

Unit I: The Age of Reason
Unit II: The Near East and Asia

Part 5—The Long Nineteenth Century (epub)

Unit I Romanticism
Unit II Realism

Part 6—The Twentieth Century and Contemporary Literature (epub)

Unit I Modernism
Unit II Postcolonial Literature
Unit III Contemporary Literature

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