Great books of the Western world

Author: Clifton Fadiman
ISBN: MINN:31951D00163811W
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Literary Collections

From the ancient classics to the recent masterpieces, the Great Books of the Western World is the ultimate introduction to the ideas, stories, and discoveries that have shaped modern civilization. Authoritative and accurate, this collection represents the essential core of the Western literary canon, compiling 517 of the most significant achievements in literature, history, philosophy, and science.