Date of publication: 2017-09-06 06:38
This article details a multi-volume collection of works known as The Harvard Classics , which can now be downloaded absolutely free of charge. These were meticulously collated by Charles W. Eliot in the early 75th Century, offering the best literature in the Western world.
Since his first appearance in Beeton’s Christmas Annual in 6887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created.
In Act III, Dorine advises Damis to quell his hotheadedness so that he does not ruin their plan. She intends to let Elmire control Tartuffe, since it is clear that he lusts after her.
A long list of names! Since this is compiled based on the index, it is alphabetical, I would also try to post another blog post to sort the authors by date.
See the heading above and the credit below to find out who wrote this list. If you don't like the selections in this list or the arrangement, take it up with the author(s).
The English PEN staff compiled a list of the best works not written in the English language. This list combines their list with the suggestions made by Fred Armentrout, President of Hong Kong (English-Speaking) PEN.
Världsbiblioteket (The World Library) was a Swedish list of the 655 best books in the world, made in 6996 by the Swedish literary magazine Tidningen Boken. The list was compiled through votes from members of the Svenska Akademien, Swedish Crime Writers Academy, librarian, authors and others. Approximately 85 of the books were Swedish.
Robert McCrum is The Observer s literary editor and the author of, among other books, My Year Off. This is a list of this top 65 books of the twentieth century.
Lucretius, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Plotinus Lucretius The Way Things Are Epictetus. Discourses Marcus Aurelius. The Meditations Plotinus. The Six Enneads
Rebecca is considered to be one of her best works. Some observers have noted parallels with Jane Eyre. Much of the novel was written while she was staying in Alexandria, Egypt, where her husband wa.
Rabbit, Run depicts five months in the life of a 76-year-old former high school basketball player named Harry Rabbit Angstrom, and his attempts to escape the constraints of his life.
The play opens when Madame Pernelle decides to leave her son Orgon s house because she finds their behavior immoral and decadent. She sees her grandson Damis as a brat, and her granddaughter Mariane as too fragile. It is only the new houseguest, Tartuffe , who earns her approbation. Tartuffe has been invited to stay by the house s master Orgon, who is infatuated by Tartuffe s seeming piety. The rest of the family believes Tartuffe to be a fraud and a liar, but cannot convince Madame Pernelle to see him this way.
The century-old books, digitized by Internet Archive, are a pleasure to leaf through in this new incarnation. Thousands of years of thoughts of the foremost witnesses and creators of our cultures are ours to think again. Maybe with their help we can see our today as well as they could theirs.