Category Archives: Weltliteratur

THE JOURNEY TO THE WEST, THE CHINESE WIZARD OF OZ, THREE MUSKETEERS, DON QUIXOTE AND PILGRIM’S PROGRESS—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

The Journey to the West, Volume 1 by Wu Cheng’en My rating: 5 of 5 stars THE JOURNEY TO THE WEST, THE CHINESE WIZARD OF OZ, THREE MUSKETEERS, DON QUIXOTE AND PILGRIM’S PROGRESS—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND … Continue reading

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THE INDIAN CLASSICS—THE MAHABHARATA, BHAGAVAD GITA & RAMAYANA CYCLE—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Mahabharata by William Buck My rating: 5 of 5 stars THE INDIAN CLASSICS—THE MAHABHARATA,BHAGAVAD GITA & RAMAYANA CYCLE—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “Man is a slave to power…” says the Mahabharata,”…but … Continue reading

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THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH—-THE FIRST TRUE WORK OF WORLD LITERATURE—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Gilgamesh: A New English Version by Anonymous My rating: 5 of 5 stars THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH—-THE FIRST TRUE WORK OF WORLD LITERATURE—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The Epic of Gilgamesh … Continue reading

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TOLSTOY ON ART AND RELIGION—“WHAT IS ART?” & “A CONFESSION”—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

What Is Art? by Leo Tolstoy My rating: 5 of 5 stars TOLSTOY ON ART AND RELIGION—“WHAT IS ART?” & “A CONFESSION”—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Leo Tolstoy was one of … Continue reading

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GEORGE ORWELL: THE DIARIES, 1984 & ANIMAL FARM—–FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Diaries by George Orwell My rating: 5 of 5 stars GEORGE ORWELL: THE DIARIES, 1984 & ANIMAL FARM—–FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF George Orwell was an inveterate and compulsive writer of … Continue reading

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ON THE EMERGENCE OF WORLD LITERATURE: A DIALOGUE FROM SPIRITUS MUNDI

The emergence of World Literature is part of the irreversible process of Globalization reshaping every aspect of our lives in today’s world, from the World Economic Crisis to the Internet, the iPad and e-Book to the borderless world of the … Continue reading

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ON REALISM, MYTHIC FANTASY AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT IN SPIRITUS MUNDI

    ON REALISM, MYTHIC FANTASY AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT IN SPIRITUS MUNDI By Robert Sheppard Author, Spiritus Mundi, Novel   Thanks to everyone for your interest and support in listening in to the BlogTalkRadio Interviews on my novel Spiritus Mundi … Continue reading

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