Category Archives: World Civilization

THE TALE OF GENJI BY LADY MURASAKI SHIKIBU, THE WORLD’S FIRST NOVEL & LEADER OF THE GLOBAL VERNACULAR REVOLUTION IN WORLD LITERATURE—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu My rating: 5 of 5 stars THE TALE OF GENJI BY LADY MURASAKI SHIKIBU, THE WORLD’S FIRST NOVEL & LEADER OF THE GLOBAL VERNACULAR REVOLUTION IN WORLD LITERATURE—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED … Continue reading

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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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WORLD TRAVEL CLASSICS—THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTA AND THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO —-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

The Travels of Ibn Battutah by ابن بطوطة My rating: 5 of 5 stars WORLD TRAVEL CLASSICS—THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTA AND THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO —-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, … Continue reading

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WORLD CLASSICS OF SCIENCE FICTION—THE WAR WITH THE NEWTS & R.U.R.-(ROSSUMS UNIVERSAL ROBOTS) BY KAREL CAPEK—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

War With the Newts by Karel Čapek My rating: 5 of 5 stars WORLD CLASSICS OF SCIENCE FICTION—THE WAR WITH THE NEWTS & R.U.R.-(ROSSUMS UNIVERSAL ROBOTS) BY KAREL CAPEK—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT … 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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THE CHINESE THREE MUSKETEERS—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Romance of the Three Kingdoms – Book 1 by Luo Guanzhong My rating: 5 of 5 stars THE CHINESE THREE MUSKETEERS—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “The Romance of the Three Kingdoms” … Continue reading

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ON AFRICAN LITERATURE & WORLD LITERATURE–A DIALOGUE FROM SPIRITUS MUNDI, NOVEL BY ROBERT SHEPPARD

  Note: The following is a Dialogue on African Literature and World Literature taking place in Midrand, South Africa, the site of the meeting of the Pan-African Parliament of the African Union (AU), amoung several renown African Writers, Scholars and … Continue reading

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