An exciting anthology of thought provoking short stories, plays & poems, written by major authors from all over the world, translated to English. Seven geographical areas are covered. The selections span from the 13th Century BC to the late 20th Century AD. Each selection includes critical & biographical information, questions which emphasize inferential thinking, expository & creative writing assignments & a glossary of literary terms. Illustrated with photographs, this is an excellent survey of world literature through which students can compare styles, themes & cultures.Rosenberg, Donna G. is the author of 'World Literature An Anthology of Great Short Stories, Drama, and Poetry', published 2001 under ISBN 9780844254821 and ISBN 0844254827.