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Great Conversations 6

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ADU-GC6 | ISBN 978-1-933147-88-8 | Softcover | 536 pages
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Great Conversations 6

Great Conversations 6

Great Conversations 6, an anthology of 15 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.

On Tranquility of Mind
The New Organon*
Francis Bacon
A Letter Concerning Toleration
John Locke
Discourse Seven
Joshua Reynolds
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám / Rabbi Ben Ezra
Omar Khayyám, trans. Edward FitzGerald / Robert Browning
The Lifted Veil
George Eliot
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
Mark Twain
On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life*
Friedrich Nietzsche
The Devil Baby at Hull House
Jane Addams
The Man Who Could Work Miracles
H. G. Wells
Mario and the Magician
Thomas Mann
The Daughters of the Late Colonel
Katherine Mansfield
Karel Čapek
My Confession
Mary McCarthy
Holy Week
Deborah Eisenberg


Confessions of a Fallen Standard-Bearer
Andreï Makine
The Age of Innocence
Edith Wharton

*Indicates a selection from a longer work.