Great Conversations 5

Great Conversations 5

ADU-GC5 | ISBN 978-1-933147-44-4 | Softcover |
416 pages


Great Conversations 5, 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.

Selected Poems
John Keats
Ethan Brand
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Criterion of a Good Form of Government
John Stuart Mill
George Santayana
Philosophy and Knowledge
Bertrand Russell
The Man Who Loved Islands
D. H. Lawrence
Anthropology and the Abnormal
Ruth Benedict
The Hell Screen
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness*
Reinhold Niebuhr
Why Write?
Jean-Paul Sartre
Bright and Morning Star
Richard Wright
Human Personality
Simone Weil
A Still Moment
Eudora Welty
To Room Nineteen
Doris Lessing


Herman Hesse
The Bell
Iris Murdoch

*Indicates a selection from a longer work.