Skip to main content

The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, and Civilization

Author: Martin Puchner.

The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, and Civilization

Author: Martin Puchner.

$20.00 $5.98
Rating stars - no reviews
Item #: D32821
Format: Paperback
Pages: 464
Publication Date: 2018
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780812988277
From Homer to Harry Potter, Martin Puchner tells the story of literature through 16 foundational texts spanning 4,000 years. We meet Murasaki, a lady from 11th century Japan who wrote the first novel The Tale of Genji; follow the adventures of Miguel de Cervantes as he battles pirates; and watch Goethe discover world literature in Sicily. Puchner also journe... More
In Stock & Ready to Ship
$20.00 $5.98
Quantity:

From Homer to Harry Potter, Martin Puchner tells the story of literature through 16 foundational texts spanning 4,000 years. We meet Murasaki, a lady from 11th century Japan who wrote the first novel The Tale of Genji; follow the adventures of Miguel de Cervantes as he battles pirates; and watch Goethe discover world literature in Sicily. Puchner also journeys to speak with Nobel Laureates Derek Walcott in the Caribbean and Orhan Pamuk in Istanbul.


Virtual Catalog