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Author: Frederic E Faverty
Publisher: Philadelpia, Lippincott [1959]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Introductions to the great writings of the world.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic E Faverty
OCLC Number: 1242747
Description: 254 pages 21 cm
Contents: Preface --
Homer's odyssey --
The Analects of Confucius --
Legends of Joseph --
Oedipus, king of Thebes by Sophocles --
Medea by Euripides --
Plato's The Republic --
Virgil's Aeneid --
Horace's poems --
Plutarch's Parallel Lives --
Tacitus on Britain and Germany --
The meditations of Marcus Aurelius --
The Greek anthology --
Kalidasa's Sakuntala --
Dante's Divine Comedy --
Machiavelli's The Prince --
Castiglione's The Book of the Courtier --
Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais --
Montaigne's essays --
Don Quixote by Cervantes --
Marlowe's Doctor Faustus --
John Donne's sermons --
John Milton's Samson Agonistes --
Molière's The Misanthrope --
Jonathan's Swift's Gulliver's travels --
Candide by François-Marie Arouet de Voltaire --
Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography --
Henry Fielding's Tom Jones --
Dr. Johnson's essays --
Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy --
The letters of William Cowper --
Goethe's Faust --
Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice --
William Hazlitt and the familiar essay --
Byron's poetical works --
Thomas Carlyle's Heroes, hero-worship and the heroic in history --
Heinrich Heine's prose and poetry --
Balzac's Father Goriot --
John Henry Newman's The idea of a university --
Ralph Waldo Emerson's Essays --
Nathaniel Hawthorne's The house of the seven gables --
John Stuart Mill's On liberty --
Edward FitzGerald's The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam --
Nikolai Gogol's Dead souls --
Alfred Lord Tennyson's poetical works --
Browning's The ring and the book --
Anthony Trollope's The warden and Barchester Towers --
Henry David Thoreau's Walden --
Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights --
Turgenev's Fathers and sons --
Herman Melville's Moby Dick --
John Ruskin's Modern painters --
Walt Whitman's Leaves of grass --
Dostoevsky's The brothers Karamazov --
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. Matthew Arnold's On the study of Celtic literature --
Ibsen's Ghosts --
George Meredith's The egoist --
Dante Gabriel Rossetti's poetical works --
Tolstoy's Anna Karenina --
The poetry of William Morris --
Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn --
Thomas Hardy's collected poems --
The wings of the dove by Henry James --
Thais by Anatole France --
Strindberg's Miss Julia --
Guy de Maupassant's short stories --
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw --
Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest --
A.E. Housman's collected poems --
Chekhov's short stories --
Willa Cather's Death comes for the archbishop --
James Branch Cabell's Jurgen --
E.M. Forster's A passage to India --
Ulysses by James Joyce --
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway --
A study of history by Arnold J. Toynbee --
Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago --
F. Scott Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby --
Ernest Hemingway's The sun also rises --
Thomas Wolfe's Look homeward, angel.

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Introductions to the great writings of the world.

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