(Note: The order of this list follows the arrangement of topics in lectures.)

The Epic of Gilgamesh. Translated by Andrew George. Penguin Classics, 2003. ISBN: 9780140449198.

Homer. The Odyssey. Edited by H. Rieu. Translated by E. V. Rieu. Penguin Classics, 2003. ISBN: 9780140449112.

Plato. The Republic. Translated by Robin Waterfield. Oxford World’s Classic, 2008. ISBN: 9780199535767.

Leitch, Vincent B., William E. Cain et al., eds. The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism. W. W. Norton & Company, 2010. ISBN: 9780393932928.

Aeschylus. The Oresteia. Edited by W. B. Stanford. Translated by Robert Fagles. Penguin Classics, 1984. ISBN: 9780140443332.

Sophocles. Oedipus the King. Translated by Stephen Berg and Diskin Clay. Oxford World’s Classics, 1988. ISBN: 9780195054934. [Preview with Google Books]

 Coogan, Michael D., Marc Z. Brettler et al., eds. The New Oxford Annotated Bible with Apocrypha. Oxford University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780195289558.

The Analects of Confucius. Translated by Roger Ames and Henry Rosemont, Jr. Ballantine Books, 1999. ISBN: 9780345434074.

Rahula, Walpola. What the Buddha Taught. Grove Press, 1974. ISBN: 9780802130310.

The Bhagavad-Gita. Translated by Barbara Stoller Miller. Bantam Classics, 1986. ISBN: 9780553213652.

Babbitt, Ellen C. The Jataka Tales., 2010. ISBN: 9780557687473.

The Qur’an. Translated by Tarif Khalidi. Penguin Classics, 2009. ISBN: 9780143105886.

Alighieri, Dante. The Divine Comedy. Translated by Allen Mandelbaum. Everyman’s Library, 1995. ISBN: 9780679433132.

Narayan, R. K. The Ramayana. Penguin Classics, 2006. ISBN: 9780143039679.

The Arabian Nights. Edited by Daniel Heller-Roazen and Muhsin Mahdi. Translated by Husain Haddawy. W. W. Norton & Company, 2009. ISBN: 9780393928082.

Saavedra, Miguel de Cervantes. Don Quixote. Edited and translated by John Rutherford. Penguin Classics, 2003. ISBN: 9780142437230.

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