Great Conversations 4

Great Conversations 4

ADU-GC4 | ISBN 978-1-880323-71-7 | Softcover |
440 pages


Great Conversations 4, 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.

Life of Nicias
To Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch
Immanuel Kant
The Chilean Earthquake
Heinrich von Kleist
Where I Lived, and What I Lived For
Henry David Thoreau
Culture and Anarchy*
Matthew Arnold
Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking*
William James
Major Barbara
George Bernard Shaw
The Darling
Anton Chekhov
First Snow on Mount Fuji
Yasunari Kawabata
The Lottery
Shirley Jackson
Selected Poems
Lisel Mueller
The Smallest Woman in the World
Clarice Lispector
Lava Cameo
Eavan Boland
The Things They Carried
Tim O’Brien


Jane Austen
Swann's Way
Marcel Proust

*Indicates a selection from a longer work.