The Harvard Classics

The Harvard Classics
  • Author : Charles William Eliot
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 1909
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106007667253

The Harvard Classics Book Review:

The Complete Harvard Classics - ALL 71 Volumes

The Complete Harvard Classics - ALL 71 Volumes
  • Author : Benjamin Franklin,John Woolman,William Penn,Plato,Epictetus,Marcus Aurelius,Francis Bacon,John Milton,Thomas Browne,Ralph Waldo Emerson,Robert Burns,Saint Augustine,Thomas à Kempis,Aeschylus,Sophocles,Euripides,Aristophanes,Marcus Tullius Cicero,Pliny the Younger,Adam Smith,Charles Darwin,Plutarch,Virgil,Miguel de Cervantes,John Bunyan,Izaak Walton,Aesop,Wilhelm Grimm,Jacob Grimm,Hans Christian Andersen,John Dryden,Richard Brinsley Sheridan,David Garrick,Oliver Goldsmith,Percy Bysshe Shelley,Robert Browning,George Gordon Byron,Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,Christopher Marlowe,Dante Alighieri,Alessandro Manzoni,Homer,Richard Henry Dana,Edmund Burke,John Stuart Mill,Thomas Carlyle,Pedro Calderón de la Barca,Pierre Corneille,Jean Racine,Molière,Gotthold Ephraim Lessing,Friedrich von Schiller,Philip Sidney,Ben Jonson,Abraham Cowley,Joseph Addison,Richard Steele,Jonathan Swift,Daniel Defoe,Samuel Johnson,Sydney Smith,Samuel Taylor Coleridge,William Hazlitt,Leigh Hunt,Charles Lamb,Thomas De Quincey,Thomas Babington Macaulay,William Makepeace Thackeray,John Ruskin,Robert Louis Stevenson,Edgar Alan Poe,Henry David Thoreau,James Russell Lowell,Michael Faraday,Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz,Simon Newcomb,Archibald Geikie,Benvenuto Cellini,Michel de Montaigne,Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve,Ernest Renan,Immanuel Kant,Giuseppe Mazzini,Herodotus,Tacitus,Francis Drake,Philip Nichols,Francis Pretty,Walter Bigges,Edward Haies,Walter Raleigh,René Descartes,Voltaire,Jean Jacques Rousseau,Thomas Hobbes,Jean Froissart,Thomas Malory,William Henry Harrison,Niccolo Machiavelli,William Roper,Thomas More,Martin Luther,John Locke,George Berkeley,Hippocrates,Ambroise Paré,William Harvey,Oliver Wendell Holmes,Joseph Lister,Louis Pasteur,William Shakespeare,Thomas Dekker,Francis Beaumont,John Fletcher,John Webster,Philip Massinger,Blaise Pascal,Charles W. Eliot,William A. Neilson,Henry Fielding,Laurence Sterne,Jane Austen,Walter Scott,Charles Dickens,George Eliot,Nathaniel Hawthorne,Washington Irving,Bret Harte,Mark Twain,Edward Everett Hale,Henry James,Victor Hugo,Honoré Balzac,George Sand,Alfred de Musset,Alphonse Daudet,Gottfried Keller,Guy de Maupassant,Theodor Storm,Theodor Fontane,Leo Tolstoy,Fyodor Dostoevsky,Ivan Turgenev,Juan Valera,Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson,Alexander L. Kielland
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Pages : 30498
  • Relase : 2019-07-26
  • ISBN : EAN:4057664138064

The Complete Harvard Classics - ALL 71 Volumes Book Review:

The original Harvard Classics Collection contains 51 volumes of the essential works of world literature, showing the progress of man from antics to modern age. In this edition, the original collection is supplemented with the 20 volume Harvard Shelf of Fiction, a selection of the greatest works of fiction. Content: The Harvard Classics: V. 1: Franklin, Woolman & Penn V. 2: Plato, Epictetus & Marcus Aurelius V. 3: Bacon, Milton, Browne V. 4: John Milton V. 5: R. W. Emerson V. 6: Robert Burns V. 7: St Augustine & Thomas á Kempis V. 8: Nine Greek Dramas V. 9: Cicero and Pliny V. 10: The Wealth of Nations V. 11: The Origin of Species V. 12: Plutarchs V. 13: Æneid V. 14: Don Quixote V. 15: Bunyan & Walton V. 16: 1001 Nights V. 17: Folklore & Fable V. 18: Modern English Drama V. 19: Goethe & Marlowe V. 20: The Divine Comedy V. 21: I Promessi Sposi V. 22: The Odyssey V. 23: Two Years Before the Mast V. 24: Edmund Burke V. 25: J. S. Mill & T. Carlyle V. 26: Continental Drama V. 27 & 28: English & American Essays V. 29: The Voyage of the Beagle V. 30: Scientific Papers V. 31: The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini V. 32: Literary and Philosophical Essays V. 33: Voyages & Travels V. 34: French & English Philosophers V. 35: Chronicle and Romance V. 36: Machiavelli, Roper, More, Luther V. 37: Locke, Berkeley, Hume V. 38: Harvey, Jenner, Lister, Pasteur V. 39: Prologues V. 40–42: English Poetry V. 43: American Historical Documents V. 44 & 45: Sacred Writings V. 46 & 47: Elizabethan Drama V. 48: Blaise Pascal V. 49: Saga V. 50: Reader's Guide V. 51: Lectures The Shelf of Fiction: V. 1 & 2: The History of Tom Jones V. 3: A Sentimental Journey & Pride and Prejudice V. 4: Guy Mannering V. 5 & 6: Vanity Fair V. 7 & 8: David Copperfield V. 9: The Mill on the Floss V. 10: Irving, Poe, Harte, Twain, Hale V.11: The Portrait of a Lady V. 12: Notre Dame de Paris V. 13: Balzac, Sand, de Musset, Daudet, de Maupassant V. 14 & 15: Goethe, Keller, Storm, Fontane V. 16–19: Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev V. 20: Valera, Bjørnson, Kielland

The History of Tom Jones

The History of Tom Jones
  • Author : Henry Fielding,Thomas Roscoe
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 516
  • Relase : 1831
  • ISBN : KBNL:KBNL03000232161

The History of Tom Jones Book Review:

The Five-Foot Shelf of Books: The Complete Poems of John Milton

The Five-Foot Shelf of Books: The Complete Poems of John Milton
  • Author : Charles W. Eliot,John Milton,P. F. Collier and Son
  • Publisher : Wentworth Press
  • Pages : 466
  • Relase : 2019-03-16
  • ISBN : 1010370715

The Five-Foot Shelf of Books: The Complete Poems of John Milton Book Review:

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Lectures on the Harvard Classics

Lectures on the Harvard Classics
  • Author : William Allan Neilson
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 490
  • Relase : 1914
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105047817502

Lectures on the Harvard Classics Book Review:

Delphi Complete Harvard Classics and Shelf of Fiction (Illustrated)

Delphi Complete Harvard Classics and Shelf of Fiction (Illustrated)
  • Author : Charles W. Eliot
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Pages : 39875
  • Relase : 2018-08-01
  • ISBN : 9781786564047

Delphi Complete Harvard Classics and Shelf of Fiction (Illustrated) Book Review:

Regarded by many as the most comprehensive anthology of all time, ‘The Harvard Classics’ was first published in 1909 under the supervision of the Harvard president Charles W. Eliot. An esteemed academic, Eliot had argued that the elements of a liberal education could be gained by spending 15 minutes a day reading from a collection of books that could fit on a five-foot shelf. The publisher P. F. Collier challenged Eliot to make good on this statement and ‘Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf’ was the result. Eight years later Eliot added a further 20 volumes as a sub-collection titled ‘The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction’, offering some of the greatest novels and short stories of world literature. The exhaustive anthology of the ‘The Harvard Classics’ comprises every major literary figure, philosopher, religion, folklore and historical subject up to the twentieth century. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete anthology, with Eliot’s original introductions, numerous illustrations, rare texts and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to life and works of the authors featured in the anthology * All 51 volumes of ‘The Harvard Classics’ * Eliot’s original concise introductions * Eliot’s general introduction to the anthology (Volume 50) * The complete 20 volume edition of ‘The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction’ * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Major works include the original illustrations that accompanied the text * Easily locate the chapters and sections you want to read with individual contents tables * Precise arrangement of texts into the original anthology order * A veritable digital library comprised in a single eBook! Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to see the full contents - too many titles to list fully here. CONTENTS: Vol. 1: FRANKLIN, WOOLMAN, PENN Vol. 2. PLATO, EPICTETUS, MARCUS AURELIUS Vol. 3. BACON, MILTON’S PROSE, THOS. BROWNE Vol. 4. COMPLETE POEMS IN ENGLISH, MILTON Vol. 5. ESSAYS AND ENGLISH TRAITS, EMERSON Vol. 6. POEMS AND SONGS, BURNS Vol. 7. CONFESSIONS OF ST. AUGUSTINE, IMITATION OF CHRIST Vol. 8. NINE GREEK DRAMAS Vol. 9. LETTERS AND TREATISES OF CICERO AND PLINY Vol. 10. WEALTH OF NATIONS, ADAM SMITH Vol. 11. ORIGIN OF SPECIES, DARWIN Vol. 12. PLUTARCH’S LIVES Vol. 13. AENEID, VIRGIL Vol. 14. DON QUIXOTE, PART 1, CERVANTES Vol. 15. PILGRIM’S PROGRESS, DONNE & HERBERT, BUNYAN, WALTON Vol. 16. THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS Vol. 17. FOLKLORE AND FABLE, AESOP, GRIMM, ANDERSON Vol. 18. MODERN ENGLISH DRAMA Vol. 19. FAUST, EGMONT, ETC. DOCTOR FAUSTUS, GOETHE, MARLOWE Vol. 20. THE DIVINE COMEDY, DANTE Vol. 21. I PROMESSI SPOSI, MANZONI Vol. 22. THE ODYSSEY, HOMER Vol. 23. TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST, DANA Vol. 24. ON THE SUBLIME, FRENCH REVOLUTION, ETC., BURKE Vol. 25. AUTOBIOGRAPHY, ETC., ESSAYS AND ADDRESSES, J.S. MILL, T. CARLYLE Vol. 26. CONTINENTAL DRAMA Vol. 27. ENGLISH ESSAYS: SIDNEY TO MACAULAY Vol. 28. ESSAYS: ENGLISH AND AMERICAN Vol. 29. VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE, DARWIN Vol. 30. FARADAY, HELMHOLTZ, KELVIN, NEWCOMB, ETC Vol. 31. AUTOBIOGRAPHY, BENVENUTO CELLINI Vol. 32. LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL ESSAYS Vol. 33. VOYAGES AND TRAVELS Vol. 34. FRENCH AND ENGLISH PHILOSOPHERS Vol. 35. CHRONICLE AND ROMANCE Vol. 36. MACHIAVELLI, MORE, LUTHER Vol. 37. LOCKE, BERKELEY, HUME Vol. 38. HARVEY, JENNER, LISTER, PASTEUR Vol. 39. PREFACES AND PROLOGUES Vol. 40. ENGLISH POETRY 1 Vol. 41. ENGLISH POETRY 2 Vol. 42. ENGLISH POETRY 3 Vol. 43. AMERICAN HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS Vol. 44. SACRED WRITINGS 1 Vol. 45. SACRED WRITINGS 2 Vol. 46. ELIZABETHAN DRAMA 1 Vol. 47. ELIZABETHAN DRAMA 2 Vol. 48. THOUGHTS AND MINOR WORKS, PASCAL Vol. 49. EPIC AND SAGA Vol. 50. INTRODUCTION AND READER’S GUIDE Vol. 51. LECTURES The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction 20 Volumes: FIELDING to TURGENEV

The Harvard Classics in a Year

The Harvard Classics in a Year
  • Author : Amanda Kennedy
  • Publisher : Amanda Kennedy
  • Pages : 1400
  • Relase : 2014-10-08
  • ISBN :

The Harvard Classics in a Year Book Review:

The Harvard Classics in 365 Days aims to provide a whirlwind tour of classic literature. By reading for just 15 minutes a day throughout the year, you can discover text from “twelve main divisions of knowledge” including History, Poetry, Natural Science, Philosophy, Biography, Prose Fiction, Criticism and the Essay, Education, Political Science, Drama, Voyages and Travel and Religion. Based on Dr. Eliot's “reading guide” for The Harvard Classics, a complete chapter of reading material is included for each day of the year (even February 29th, in case you are reading during a Leap Year): "These selections assigned for each day in the year as you will see, are introduced by comments on the author, the subjects or the chief characters. They will serve to introduce you in the most pleasant manner possible to the Harvard Classics. They will enable you to browse enjoyably among the world’s immortal writings with entertainment and stimulation in endless variety.." Each reading is framed by an introduction, a context in which the text can be read and understood, often with insightful information about the author, it's wider history, or why that particular selection is appropriate reading for that day.

Liars

Liars
  • Author : Cass R. Sunstein
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 173
  • Relase : 2021-02-04
  • ISBN : 9780197545133

Liars Book Review:

A powerful analysis of why lies and falsehoods spread so rapidly now, and how we can reform our laws and policies regarding speech to alleviate the problem. Lying has been with us from time immemorial. Yet today is different-and in many respects worse. All over the world, people are circulating damaging lies, and these falsehoods are amplified as never before through powerful social media platforms that reach billions. Liars are saying that COVID-19 is a hoax. They are claiming that vaccines cause autism. They are lying about public officials and about people who aspire to high office. They are lying about their friends and neighbors. They are trying to sell products on the basis of untruths. Unfriendly governments, including Russia, are circulating lies in order to destabilize other nations, including the United Kingdom and the United States. In the face of those problems, the renowned legal scholar Cass Sunstein probes the fundamental question of how we can deter lies while also protecting freedom of speech. To be sure, we cannot eliminate lying, nor should we try to do so. Sunstein shows why free societies must generally allow falsehoods and lies, which cannot and should not be excised from democratic debate. A main reason is that we cannot trust governments to make unbiased judgments about what counts as "fake news." However, governments should have the power to regulate specific kinds of falsehoods: those that genuinely endanger health, safety, and the capacity of the public to govern itself. Sunstein also suggests that private institutions, such as Facebook and Twitter, have a great deal of room to stop the spread of falsehoods, and they should be exercising their authority far more than they are now doing. As Sunstein contends, we are allowing far too many lies, including those that both threaten public health and undermine the foundations of democracy itself.

Forgetting

Forgetting
  • Author : Scott A. Small
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Pages : 240
  • Relase : 2021-07-13
  • ISBN : 9780593136201

Forgetting Book Review:

“Fascinating and useful . . . The distinguished memory researcher Scott A. Small explains why forgetfulness is not only normal but also beneficial.”—Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of The Code Breaker and Leonardo da Vinci Who wouldn’t want a better memory? Dr. Scott Small has dedicated his career to understanding why memory forsakes us. As director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Columbia University, he focuses largely on patients who experience pathological forgetting, and it is in contrast to their suffering that normal forgetting, which we experience every day, appears in sharp relief. Until recently, most everyone—memory scientists included—believed that forgetting served no purpose. But new research in psychology, neurobiology, medicine, and computer science tells a different story. Forgetting is not a failure of our minds. It’s not even a benign glitch. It is, in fact, good for us—and, alongside memory, it is a required function for our minds to work best. Forgetting benefits our cognitive and creative abilities, emotional well-being, and even our personal and societal health. As frustrating as a typical lapse can be, it’s precisely what opens up our minds to making better decisions, experiencing joy and relationships, and flourishing artistically. From studies of bonobos in the wild to visits with the iconic painter Jasper Johns and the renowned decision-making expert Daniel Kahneman, Small looks across disciplines to put new scientific findings into illuminating context while also revealing groundbreaking developments about Alzheimer’s disease. The next time you forget where you left your keys, remember that a little forgetting does a lot of good.

Folk-lore and Fable

Folk-lore and Fable
  • Author : Aesop
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 383
  • Relase : 1909
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105047816785

Folk-lore and Fable Book Review:

Tales from Hans Christian Andersen: The Ugly Duckling - The Swineherd - The Emperor's New Clothes - The Little Sea-Maid - The Elfin Mound - The Wild Swans - The Garden of Paradise - The Constant Tin Soldier - The Daisy - The Nightingale - The Storks - The Darning-Needle - The Shadow - The Red Shoes - Little Ida's Flowers - The Angel - The Flying Trunk - The Tinder-Box - The Buckwheat - The Bell.

How to Be a Bad Emperor

How to Be a Bad Emperor
  • Author : Suetonius
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Pages : 312
  • Relase : 2020-02-04
  • ISBN : 9780691200941

How to Be a Bad Emperor Book Review:

What would Caligula do? What the worst Roman emperors can teach us about how not to lead If recent history has taught us anything, it's that sometimes the best guide to leadership is the negative example. But that insight is hardly new. Nearly 2,000 years ago, Suetonius wrote Lives of the Caesars, perhaps the greatest negative leadership book of all time. He was ideally suited to write about terrible political leaders; after all, he was also the author of Famous Prostitutes and Words of Insult, both sadly lost. In How to Be a Bad Emperor, Josiah Osgood provides crisp new translations of Suetonius's briskly paced, darkly comic biographies of the Roman emperors Julius Caesar, Tiberius, Caligula, and Nero. Entertaining and shocking, the stories of these ancient anti-role models show how power inflames leaders' worst tendencies, causing almost incalculable damage. Complete with an introduction and the original Latin on facing pages, How to Be a Bad Emperor is both a gleeful romp through some of the nastiest bits of Roman history and a perceptive account of leadership gone monstrously awry. We meet Caesar, using his aunt's funeral to brag about his descent from gods and kings—and hiding his bald head with a comb-over and a laurel crown; Tiberius, neglecting public affairs in favor of wine, perverse sex, tortures, and executions; the insomniac sadist Caligula, flaunting his skill at cruel put-downs; and the matricide Nero, indulging his mania for public performance. In a world bristling with strongmen eager to cast themselves as the Caesars of our day, How to Be a Bad Emperor is a delightfully enlightening guide to the dangers of power without character.

Harvard Classics: Complete 51-Volume Anthology

Harvard Classics: Complete 51-Volume Anthology
  • Author : Benjamin Franklin,Edmund Burke,Plato,Marcus Aurelius,William Shakespeare,Homer,Friedrich von Schiller,William Makepeace Thackeray,John Ruskin,Robert Louis Stevenson,Edgar Alan Poe,Henry David Thoreau,Voltaire,Jean Jacques Rousseau,Immanuel Kant,Thomas Hobbes,John Woolman,William Penn,Epictetus,Francis Bacon,John Milton,Thomas Browne,Ralph Waldo Emerson,Robert Burns,Saint Augustine,Thomas à Kempis,Aeschylus,Sophocles,Euripides,Aristophanes,Marcus Tullius Cicero,Pliny the Younger,Adam Smith,Charles Darwin,Plutarch,Virgil,Miguel de Cervantes,John Bunyan,Izaak Walton,Aesop,Wilhelm Grimm,Jacob Grimm,Hans Christian Andersen,John Dryden,Brinsley Sheridan,David Garrick,Oliver Goldsmith,Percy Bysshe Shelley,Robert Browning,George Gordon Byron,Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,Christopher Marlowe,Dante Alighieri,Alessandro Manzoni,Richard Henry Dana,John Stuart Mill,Thomas Carlyle,Pedro Calderón de la Barca,Pierre Corneille,Jean Racine,Molière,Gotthold Ephraim Lessing,Philip Sidney,Ben Jonson,Abraham Cowley,Joseph Addison,Richard Steele,Jonathan Swift,Daniel Defoe,Samuel Johnson,David Hume,Sydney Smith,Samuel Taylor Coleridge,William Hazlitt,Leigh Hunt,Charles Lamb,Thomas De Quincey,Thomas Babington Macaulay,James Russell Lowell,Michael Faraday,Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz,Simon Newcomb,Archibald Geikie,Benvenuto Cellini,Michel de Montaigne,Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve,Ernest Renan,Giuseppe Mazzini,Herodotus,Tacitus,Francis Drake,Philip Nichols,Francis Pretty,Walter Bigges,Edward Haies,Walter Raleigh,René Descartes,Jean Froissart,Thomas Malory,William Henry Harrison,Niccolo Machiavelli,William Roper,Thomas More,Martin Luther,John Locke,George Berkeley,Hippocrates,Ambroise Paré,William Harvey,Oliver Wendell Holmes,Joseph Lister,Louis Pasteur,Thomas Dekker,Francis Beaumont,John Fletcher,John Webster,Philip Massinger,Blaise Pascal,William A. Neilson
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Pages : 21084
  • Relase : 2019-07-20
  • ISBN : EAN:4057664183378

Harvard Classics: Complete 51-Volume Anthology Book Review:

Madison & Adams Press presents to you this meticulously edited collection of essential works to read, prepared by Dr. Eliot, the longest running president of the Harvard University: V. 1: Franklin, Woolman & Penn V. 2: Plato, Epictetus & Marcus Aurelius V. 3: Bacon, Milton's Prose, Browne V. 4 Complete Poems by John Milton V. 5: Essays & English Traits by Emerson V. 6: Poems and Songs by Robert Burns V. 7: The Confessions of Saint Augustine & The Imitation of Christ V. 8: Nine Greek Dramas V. 9: Cicero and Pliny V. 10: The Wealth of Nations V. 11: The Origin of Species V. 12: Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans V. 13: Aeneid V. 14: Don Quixote V. 15: Bunyan & Walton V. 16: The Thousand and One Nights V. 17: Folklore & Fable: Aesop, Grimm & Andersen V. 18: Modern English Drama V. 19: Goethe & Marlowe V. 20: The Divine Comedy V. 21: I Promessi Sposi V. 22: The Odyssey V. 23: Two Years Before the Mast V. 24: Edmund Burke: French Revolution… V. 25: J. S. Mill & T. Carlyle V. 26: Continental Drama V. 27: English Essays: Sidney to Macaulay V. 28: Essays: English and American V. 29: The Voyage of the Beagle V. 30: Scientific Papers V. 31: Benvenuto Cellini V. 32: Literary and Philosophical Essays V. 33: Voyages & Travels V. 34: French & English Philosophers V. 35: Chronicle and Romance V. 36: Machiavelli, Roper, More, Luther V. 37: Locke, Berkeley, Hume V. 38: Harvey, Jenner, Lister, Pasteur V. 39: Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books V. 40: English Poetry 1: from Chaucer to Gray V. 41: English Poetry 2: from Collins to Fitzgerald V. 42: English Poetry 3: from Tennyson to Whitman V. 43: American Historical Documents V. 44: Sacred Writings 1: Confucian, Hebrew & Christian V. 45: Sacred Writings 2: Christian, Buddhist, Hindu & Mohammedan V. 46: Elizabethan Drama 1: Marlowe & Shakespeare V. 47: Elizabethan Drama 2: Dekker, Jonson, Webster, Massinger, Beaumont and Fletcher V. 48: Thoughts, Letters & Minor Works of Pascal V. 49: Epic and Saga V. 50: The Editor's Introduction & Reader's Guide V. 51: Lectures

The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato; Golden Sayings of Epictetus; Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato; Golden Sayings of Epictetus; Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
  • Author : Plato
  • Publisher : Literary Licensing, LLC
  • Pages : 358
  • Relase : 2014-03
  • ISBN : 1494131854

The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato; Golden Sayings of Epictetus; Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Book Review:

This Is A New Release Of The Original 1909 Edition.

The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction - Complete 20 Volumes

The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction - Complete 20 Volumes
  • Author : Henry Fielding,Laurence Sterne,Jane Austen,Walter Scott,William Makepeace Thackeray,Charles Dickens,George Eliot,Nathaniel Hawthorne,Washington Irving,Edgar Allan Poe,Francis Bret Harte,Mark Twain,Edward Everett Hale,Henry James,Victor Hugo,Honoré Balzac,George Sand,Alfred de Musset,Alphonse Daudet,Guy de Maupassant,Johann Wolfgang Goethe,Gottfried Keller,Theodor Storm,Theodor Fontane,Leo Tolstoy,Fyodor Dostoevsky,Ivan Turgenev,Juan Valera,Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson,Alexander L. Kielland
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Pages : 9416
  • Relase : 2019-05-06
  • ISBN : 9788027305025

The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction - Complete 20 Volumes Book Review:

This meticulously edited Harvard collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Vols. 1 & 2: The History of Tom Jones by Henry Fielding Vol. 3: A Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Vol. 4: Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott Vol. 5 & 6: Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray Vol. 7 & 8: David Copperfield by Charles Dickens Vol. 9: The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot Vol. 10: The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving Eleonora by Edgar Allan Poe The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe The Luck of Roaring Camp by Francis Bret Harte The Outcasts of Poker Flat by Francis Bret Harte The Idyl of Red Gulch by Francis Bret Harte Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog by Mark Twain The Man Without a Country by Edward Everett Hale Vol.11: The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James Vol. 12: Notre Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo Vol. 13: Old Goriot by Honoré de Balzac The Devil's Pool by George Sand The Story of a White Blackbird by Alfred de Musset The Siege of Berlin by Alphonse Daudet The Last Class by Alphonse Daudet The Child Spy by Alphonse Daudet The Game of Billiards by Alphonse Daudet The Bad Zouave by Alphonse Daudet Walter Schnaffs' Adventure by Guy de Maupassant Two Friends by Guy de Maupassant The Cripple by Guy de Maupassant Vol. 14: Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship by J. W. von Goethe Vol.15: The Sorrows of Young Werther by J. W. von Goethe The Banner of the Upright Seven by Gottfried Keller The Rider on the White Horse by Theodor Storm Trials and Tribulations by Theodor Fontane Vols. 16 & 17: Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina Ivan the Fool Vol. 18: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky Vol. 19: Ivan Turgenev A House of Gentlefolk Fathers and Children Vol. 20: Pepita Jimenez by Juan Valera A Happy Boy by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson Skipper Worse by Alexander L. Kielland

Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books

Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 462
  • Relase : 1994
  • ISBN : OCLC:889487538

Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books Book Review:

Prefaces, mainly from English works, from Caxton to H.A. Taine.

Faust [part 1]. Translated Into English in the Original Metres

Faust [part 1]. Translated Into English in the Original Metres
  • Author : Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2005
  • ISBN : OCLC:1316206674

Faust [part 1]. Translated Into English in the Original Metres Book Review:

100 Books You Must Read Before You Die - volume 1 [Emma; Jane Eyre; Wuthering Heights; Heart of Darkness;Frankenstein ...]

100 Books You Must Read Before You Die - volume 1 [Emma; Jane Eyre; Wuthering Heights; Heart of Darkness;Frankenstein ...]
  • Author : Lewis Carroll,Emily Brontë,Victor Hugo,Edgar Rice Burroughs,E. M. Forster,Joseph Conrad,Homer,Aldous Huxley,Charles Dickens,Jane Austen,Alexandre Dumas,E. E. Cummings,H.P lovecraft
  • Publisher : Oregan Publishing
  • Pages : 10000
  • Relase : 2017-03-31
  • ISBN : 9791097338336

100 Books You Must Read Before You Die - volume 1 [Emma; Jane Eyre; Wuthering Heights; Heart of Darkness;Frankenstein ...] Book Review:

This book,contains now several HTML tables of contents The first table of contents lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you'll find a new TOC. This 1st volume of "100 Books You Must Read Before You Die" contains the following 50 works, arranged alphabetically by authors' last names: Alcott, Louisa May: Little Women Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice, Emma Balzac, Honoré de: Father Goriot Brontë, Anne: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Brontë, Charlotte: Jane Eyre Brontë, Emily: Wuthering Heights Burroughs, Edgar Rice: Tarzan of the Apes Butler, Samuel: The Way of All Flesh Carroll, Lewis: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Cather, Willa: My Ántonia Cervantes, Miguel de: Don Quixote Chopin, Kate: The Awakening Cleland, John: Fanny Hill Collins, Wilkie: The Moonstone Conrad, Joseph: Heart of Darkness, Nostromo Cooper, James Fenimore: The Last of the Mohicans Cummings, E. E: The Enormous Room Defoe, Daniel: Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders Dickens, Charles: Bleak House, Great Expectations Dostoyevsky, Fyodor: Crime and Punishment, The Idiot Doyle, Arthur Conan: The Hound of the Baskervilles Dreiser, Theodore: Sister Carrie Dumas, Alexandre: The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo Eliot, George: Middlemarch Fielding, Henry: Tom Jones Flaubert, Gustave: Madame Bovary, Sentimental Education Ford, Ford Madox: The Good Soldier Forster, E. M.: A Room With a View, Howards End Gaskell, Elizabeth: North and South Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von: The Sorrows of Young Werther Gogol, Nikolai: Dead Souls Gorky, Maxim: The Mother Haggard, H. Rider: King Solomon's Mines Hardy, Thomas: Tess of the D'Urbervilles Hawthorne, Nathaniel: The Scarlet Letter Homer: The Iliad & The Odyssey Hugo, Victor: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Misérables Huxley, Aldous: Crome Yellow James, Henry: The Portrait of a Lady Lovecraf H.P: The Call of Cthulhu Shelley Mary: Frankenstein

The Five-Foot Shelf of Books

The Five-Foot Shelf of Books
  • Author : Charles William Eliot,P F Collier and Son
  • Publisher : Wentworth Press
  • Pages : 612
  • Relase : 2019-03-15
  • ISBN : 101032148X

The Five-Foot Shelf of Books Book Review:

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The Whole Five Feet

The Whole Five Feet
  • Author : Christopher R. Beha
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Pages : 272
  • Relase : 2010-05-11
  • ISBN : 9780802199904

The Whole Five Feet Book Review:

This unique memoir of reading the classics to find strength and wisdom “makes an elegant case for literature as an everyday companion” (The New York Times Book Review). While undergoing a series of personal and family crises, Christopher Beha discovered that his grandmother had used the Harvard Classics—the renowned “five foot shelf” of great world literature compiled in the early twentieth century by Charles William Eliot—to educate herself during the Great Depression. He decided to follow her example and turn to this series of great books for answers—and recounts the experience here, in a smart, big-hearted, and inspirational mix of memoir and intellectual excursion that “deftly illustrates how books can save one’s life” (Helen Schulman). “As he grapples with the death of his beloved aunt, a debilitating case of Lyme disease, and other major and minor calamities, Beha finds that writers as diverse as Wordsworth, Pascal, Kant, and Mill had been there before, and that the results of their struggles to find meaning in life could inform his own.” —The Seattle Times “An important book [and] a sheer blast to read.” —Heidi Julavits

Ghosts of Harvard

Ghosts of Harvard
  • Author : Francesca Serritella
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Pages : 496
  • Relase : 2021-06-22
  • ISBN : 9780525510383

Ghosts of Harvard Book Review:

TEEN VOGUE BOOK CLUB PICK • A Harvard freshman becomes obsessed with her schizophrenic brother’s suicide. Then she starts hearing voices. “A rich, intricately plotted thriller . . . Serritella, who is a Harvard grad herself, writes about the campus with an insider’s savvy.”—Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post “Every time I thought I knew where Ghosts of Harvard was heading, I turned out to be wrong. Part mystery, part ghost story, part psychological thriller, this novel is all entertainment.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult Cadence Archer arrives on Harvard’s campus desperate to understand why her brother, Eric, a genius who developed paranoid schizophrenia took his own life there the year before. Losing Eric has left a black hole in Cady’s life, and while her decision to follow in her brother’s footsteps threatens to break her family apart, she is haunted by questions of what she might have missed. And there’s only one place to find answers. As Cady struggles under the enormous pressure at Harvard, she investigates her brother’s final year, armed only with a blue notebook of Eric’s cryptic scribblings. She knew he had been struggling with paranoia, delusions, and illusory enemies—but what tipped him over the edge? Voices fill her head, seemingly belonging to three ghosts who passed through the university in life, or death, and whose voices, dreams, and terrors still echo the halls. Among them is a person whose name has been buried for centuries, and another whose name mankind will never forget. Does she share Eric’s illness, or is she tapping into something else? Cady doesn’t know how or why these ghosts are contacting her, but as she is drawn deeper into their worlds, she believes they’re moving her closer to the truth about Eric, even as keeping them secret isolates her further. Will listening to these voices lead her to the one voice she craves—her brother’s—or will she follow them down a path to her own destruction?