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Great Conversations 1

Great Conversations 1

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


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
Of Friendship
Of Solitude
Michel de Montaigne
Blaise Pascal
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


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

*Indicates a selection from a longer work.