Great Conversations 1

Great Conversations 1

ADU-GC1 | ISBN 978-0-945159-34-6 | Softcover |
544 pages

$24.95

Great Conversations 1, an anthology of fifteen classic and contemporary selections, is ideal for book discussion groups and college humanities courses. Biographical headnotes and discussion questions accompany each selection, and a thematic guide offers suggestions for reading the selections across genres and disciplines.

The Epic of Gilgamesh
Prometheus Bound
Aeschylus
Of Friendship
Of Solitude
Michel de Montaigne
Pensées*
Blaise Pascal
Self-Reliance
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
Walt Whitman
Democracy in America*
Alexis de Tocqueville
An Enemy of the People
Henrik Ibsen
The Value of Science*
Henri Poincaré
Thoughts for the Times on War and Death
Sigmund Freud
The Secret Sharer
Joseph Conrad
The Theory of the Leisure Class*
Thorstein Veblen
The Stages of Life
Carl Jung
Tell Me a Riddle
Tillie Olsen
Boys and Girls
Alice Munro

DISCUSSION GUIDES FOR:

Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass, an American Slave
Frederick Douglass
Seize the Day
Saul Bellow

*Indicates a selection from a longer work.