This new edition of Reading the World
brings together the voices of modern, critically-acclaimed writers from all over the world, including many Nobel laureates. Five world regionsThe Americas, Europe, Africa, The Middle East and South Asia, and East Asia and the Pacific Rimare represented by literature selected with the help of experts from each area.
A strong emphasis on research is integrated throughout the book, encouraging students to extend their literary and cultural knowledge by researching issues generated by the texts.
- A section in each unit provides an extensive menu of research topics grouped into cross-disciplinary sections, such as history/politics, society/cultures, the arts, and religion/belief systems
- A research handbook at the back of the text has invaluable guidelines for helping students find and share information.