This text, a derivative of LITERATURES OF ASIA, AFRICA, AND LATIN AMERICAgathers together a broad selection of representative, authoritative writings--spanning antiquity to the present. It combines extensive introductions, headnotes, and bibliographies with excellent literary translations of the best contemporary and classic writers. This is an anthology that students will want to take home with them and to read long after the course is completed. PICK A PENGUIN!We are delighted to offer select Penguin Putnam titles at a substantial discount to our students when you request a special package of one or more Penguin titles with any Prentice Hall text. Contact Your Prentice Hall sales representative for special ordering instructions.Barnstone, Willis is the author of 'Literatures of the Middle East From Antiquity to the Present', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130464378 and ISBN 0130464376.