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A dramatic and entertaining account of some of the great works of literature and philosophy throughout history--including an exploration of Homer, Sappho, the biblical writers, Dante, Boccaccio, Shakespeare, Austin, Woolf, Plato, Machiavelli, Locke, Marx, and de Beauvoir. Denby proves he is a gifted storyteller who turns the experience of reading the great works into an odyssey anyone can share.

Great Books 2004, The Text Publishing Company, Melbourne

ISBN-13: 9781920885243


Great Books 1997, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684835334

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Great Books 1996, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684809755