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Charles Van Doren, The Joy of Reading [1985]

    422 entries: 248 monographical, 174 otherwise
    Unranked—arranged alphabetically by author

    Read about the origin of this list at its Macroscopic 2013 page.

    • Henry Adams

    The United States in 1800_1
    first-sixth chapters of The History of the United States During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, originally published in nine volumes, 1889-91—English
    *Van Doren*

  1. Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres_5

  2. 1913—English
    *Durant* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Fadiman*

  3. The Education of Henry Adams_11

  4. 1918—English
    *Durant* *Invitation* *Hundred* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Foundation* *Fadiman* *Kanigel*

  5. Mortimer J Adler

  6. The Great Ideas: A Syntopicon of Great Books of the Western World_1
    volumes 2 and 3 of The Great Books of the Western World, 1952; revised 1990 as volume 1 of the revised Great Books of the Western World, retitled Syntopicon: An Index to the Great Ideas; Van Doren refers to the 1952 version—English
    *Van Doren*

  7. Aeschylus

  8. Oresteia_19
    The House of Atreus
    458 B C—Greek

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    • Aesop

    Fables_6
    ca. late Seventh-early Sixth centuries B C—Greek
    *Baldwin* *Invitation* *Downs* *Van Doren* *Good* *Bloom*

    --
  9. La Chanson de Roland_9

  10. ca. Eleventh Century—French
    *Eliot* *Classics* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Trinity* *Newman*

    Archimedes
    • On Floating Bodies [excerpted]_1

    first book; Third Century B C—Greek
    *Van Doren*

  11. The Method of Mechanical Theorems_2

  12. Third Century B C—Greek
    *Van Doren* *Adler*

  13. On the Measurement of a Circle_2

  14. Third Century B C—Greek
    *Van Doren* *Adler*

  15. The Sand Reckoner_3

  16. Third Century B C—Greek
    *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler*

    Aristophanes
  17. Akharneîs_5

  18. The Acharnians
    425 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Trinity*

  19. Eirēnē_5

  20. Peace
    421 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Trinity*

  21. Lysistrate_13

  22. Lysistrata
    411 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Downs* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Great* *Newman* *Graphic*

  23. Nephelai_11

  24. The Clouds
    423 B C; revised 417 B C; only revised version remains—Greek

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  25. Ornithes_13

  26. The Birds
    414 B.C—Greek

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  27. Bátrachoi_10

  28. The Frogs
    405 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Eliot* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom* *Trinity* *Newman*

    Aristotle
  29. Peri Poiêtikês_15

  30. De Poetica; Poetics
    Fourth Century B.C—Greek

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  31. Ethika Nikomacheia_16

  32. Nicomachean Ethics
    Fourth Century B C—Greek

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  33. Augustine of Hippo

  34. Confessionum Libri Tredecim_23
    The Confessions of St. Augustine
    written 397-98—Latin

    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Classics* *Hundred* *France* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Kanigel* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *O'Hear* *GlobeMail* *Telegraph* *Reynolds* *Newman* *Educated*

    Jane Austen
  35. Pride and Prejudice_30

  36. originally anonymously published 1813—English
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  37. Emma_11

  38. originally anonymously published 1815—English
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    Francis Bacon
  39. Novum Organum Scientiarium_10

  40. 1620—English
    *Lubbock* *Classics* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Great* *Educated*

  41. Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Human_6

  42. 1605—English
    *Classics* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler*

  43. Essays: Religious Meditations. Places of Perswasion and Disswasion. Seene and Allowed_12

  44. 1597; expanded 1612; expanded and retitled Essayes or Counsels, Civill and Morall, 1625—English
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Durant* *Classics* *Hundred* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Good* *Bloom* *Great*

  45. Honoré de Balzac

  46. Le Père Goriot_14
    Father Goriot
    originally published serially Dec. 1834-Feb. 1835 in Revue de Paris—French

    *Eliot* *Powys* *Durant* *Hundred* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Norway* *Newman*

  47. Charles Baudelaire

  48. Les Fleurs du Mal_7
    The Flowers of Evil
    1857—French

    *France* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Great* *Newman*

  49. Samuel Beckett

  50. En Attendant Godot_12
    Waiting for Godot
    1953—French

    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *GlobeMail* *Graphic* *Educated*

  51. Joseph Bédier

  52. Le Roman de Tristan et Iseult_1
    1900—French
    *Van Doren*

  53. Claude Bernard

  54. Introduction à l'Étude de la Médecine Expérimentale_2
    1865—French
    *Read* *Van Doren*

    William Blake
  55. Songs of Innocence and Experience Showing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul_11

  56. published in part, 1789, as Songs of Innocence; in its entirety, 1794—English
    *Classics* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Great* *Telegraph* *Newman* *Educated*

  57. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell_6

  58. ca. 1793—English
    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *Newman*

  59. Milton, a Poem in 2 Books_5

  60. ca. 1811—English
    *Van Doren* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Bloom* *Newman*

  61. Jerusalem: The Emanation of the Giant Albion_6

  62. 1820—English
    *Rexroth* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Graphic* *Newman*

  63. Boethius

  64. Consolatio Philosophiae_5
    The Consolations of Philosophy
    written ca. 524—Latin

    *Classics* *Van Doren* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Reynolds*

    James Boswell
  65. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D._21

  66. 1791—English
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Durant* *Invitation* *Classics* *Hundred* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Great* *Smart* *Telegraph* *Newman*

    • Journals_3

    written 1762-95—English
    *Read* *Van Doren* *Bloom*

    Fernand Braudel
  67. La Méditerranée et le Monde Méditerranéen à l'Epoque de Philippe II_2

  68. The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II
    1949—French

    *Van Doren* *Fadiman*

    • The Structures of Everday Life_1

    1967; first volume of Civilisation Matérielle, Économie et Capitalisme, XVe-XVIIIe; complete work published 1979—French
    *Van Doren*

  69. Margaret Wise Brown

  70. Goodnight Moon_1
    1947—English
    *Van Doren*

    Robert Browning
    • Poems_3

    Nineteenth Century—English
    *Van Doren* *Good* *Bloom*

  71. Sordello_1

  72. 1840—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Meeting at Night'_1

    part of Bells and Pomegrantes No. VII: Dramatic Romances and Lyrics, 1845—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Andrea del Sarto'_1

    part of Men and Women, 1855—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Porphyria's Lover'_1

    part of Bells and Pomegrantes No. III, Dramatic Lyrics, 1842—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'My Last Duchess'_2

    part of Bells and Pomegrantes No. III, Dramatic Lyrics, 1842—English
    *Van Doren* *Newman*

  73. The Ring and the Book_4

  74. originally published in four volumes, 1868-69—English
    *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Newman*

    • 'Home-Thoughts, From Abroad'_1

    part of Bells and Pomegrantes No. VII: Dramatic Romances and Lyrics, 1845—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Home-Thoughts, From the Sea'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'A Woman's Last Word'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church'_1

    part of Bells and Pomegrantes No. VII: Dramatic Romances and Lyrics, 1845—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'A Toccata of Galuppi's'_1

    part of Men and Women, 1855—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Last Ride Together'_1

    part of Men and Women, 1855—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Prospice'_1

    part of Asolando, 1889—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Rabbi Ben Ezra'_1

    part of Dramatis Personae, 1864—English
    *Van Doren*

    Robert Burns
    • Poems_7

    late Eighteenth Century—English
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Rexroth* *Van Doren* *Good* *Bloom* *Newman*

  75. Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect_2

  76. 1786—English
    *Ward* *Van Doren*

    • 'Green Grow the Rashes'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'My Luve Is Like a Red, Red Rose'_2

    originally published as part of Pietro Urbani's Scots Songs, 1794—English
    *Van Doren* *Newman*

    • 'Highland Mary'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Mary Morrison'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'John Anderson My Jo'_1

    part of James Johnson's Scots Musical Museum, 1790—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Banks o' Doon'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Ae Fond Kiss and Then We Sever'_1

    included in letter to Agnes Maclehose dated 27 December 1791—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'To a Mouse, on Turning Her Up in Her Nest with the Plough'_1

    part of Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, 1786—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'To a Louse, On Seeing One on a Lady's Bonnet at Church'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Address to the Unco Guid, or the Rigidly Righteous'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Charlie, He's My Darling'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'A Man's a Man for a' That'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Cotter's Saturday Night'_1

    part of Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, 1786—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Tam o' Shanter'_1

    published Mar. 1791 in the Edinburgh Herald and the Edinburgh Magazine; included in Francis Grose's Antiquities of Scotland, 1791;—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'O Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    Lord Byron (George Gordon, Lord Byron)
  77. Don Juan_8

  78. originally published in six volumes: Jul. 1819; Aug. 1821; Jul. 1823; Aug. 1823; Dec. 1823; Mar. 1824—English
    *Classics* *Read* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Zane* *Newman*

    • Poems_5

    early Nineteenth Century—English
    *Durant* *Van Doren* *Good* *Bloom* *Great*

  79. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage_5

  80. 1812-18—English
    *Lubbock* *Classics* *Van Doren* *Recommended* *Newman*

    • 'So We'll Go No More A-Roving'_1

    part of Letters and Journals, 1830—German
    *Van Doren*

    Albert Camus
  81. L'Étranger_14

  82. The Stranger
    1942—French

    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *Harvard* *Graphic* *Deposit* *Educated*

  83. La Peste_8

  84. The Plague
    1947—French

    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell*

    Lewis Carroll
  85. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland_17

  86. 1865—English
    *Powys* *Invitation* *France* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Kanigel* *Guardian* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Harvard* *Deposit* *Graphic*

  87. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There_10

  88. 1871—English
    *Powys* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Harvard* *Deposit* *Graphic*

  89. Miguel de Cervantes

  90. El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha_36
    Don Quixote
    originally published in two volumes, 1605 and 1615; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Edith Grossman's English translation—Spanish

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    Geoffrey Chaucer
  91. Canterbury Tales_30

  92. 1478; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Nevill Coghill's modern English version—English
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  93. Troilus and Criseyde_8

  94. written ca. 1380s—English
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    Arthur C Clarke
  95. Childhood's End_1

  96. 1953—English
    *Van Doren*

  97. Profiles of the Future: An Inquiry Into the Limits of the Possible_1

  98. originally published serially 1958-62; revised 1999—English
    *Van Doren*

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    • Poems_5

    late Eighteenth-early Nineteenth centuries—English
    *Read* *Van Doren* *Great* *Newman* *Educated*

  99. Christabel; Kubla Khan, a Vision in a Dream; The Pains of Sleep_4

  100. 1816—English
    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Fadiman*

  101. William Congreve

  102. The Way of the World_6
    1700—English
    *Read* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Newman* *Educated*

  103. Nicolas Copernicus

  104. De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium_6
    On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres
    1543—Latin

    *Downs* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler* *SeymourSmith* *Great*

  105. Dante

  106. La Divina Commedia_33
    The Divine Comedy
    originally entitled La Commedia; written ca. 1308-21—Italian

    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Powys* *Durant* *Invitation* *Classics* *France* *Downs* *Zulli* *Read* *List* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Norway* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Telegraph* *Harvard* *Reynolds* *World* *Newman* *Graphic*

  107. Charles Darwin

  108. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life_23
    1859—English
    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Classics* *Hundred* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Learning* *Fadiman* *Kanigel* *SeymourSmith* *Great* *GlobeMail* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *Reynolds* *Deposit* *Graphic* *Educated*

  109. Charles Galton Darwin

  110. The Next Million Years_1
    1952—English
    *Van Doren*

    Robertson Davies
  111. Fifth Business_2

  112. 1970—English
    *Van Doren* *Bloom*

  113. The Manticore_2

  114. 1972—English
    *Van Doren* *Bloom*

  115. World of Wonders_2

  116. 1975—English
    *Van Doren* *Bloom*

    Daniel Defoe
  117. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner_21

  118. originally anonymously published 1719—English
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Classics* *Hundred* *France* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Dirda* *Great* *Zane* *Deposit* *Newman*

  119. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders_8

  120. 1722—English
    *Invitation* *Classics* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Dirda* *Smart* *Newman*

  121. A Journal of the Plague Year: Being Observations or Memorials, of the Most Remarkable Occurrences, as Well Public and Private, Which Happened in London During the Last Great Visitation in 1665_6

  122. originally anonymously published 1722—English
    *Classics* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Kanigel* *Dirda* *Newman*

  123. The History and Remarkable Life of the Truly Honourable Col. Jacque, Commonly Call'd Col. Jack_1

  124. Colonel Jack
    1722—English

    *Van Doren*

  125. The Fortunate Mistress: Or, A History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, Afterwards Called the Countess de Wintselsheim, in Germany, Being the Person Known by the Name of the Lady Roxana, in the Time of King Charles II_2

  126. Roxana
    1724—English

    *Van Doren* *Newman*

  127. René Descartes

  128. Discours de la Méthode Pour Bien Conduire sa Raison, et Chercher la Vérité dans les Sciences_17
    Discourse on the Method
    1637—French

    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Invitation* *Classics* *Hundred* *France* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Good* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Great* *World*

    Charles Dickens
  129. A Christmas Carol_7

  130. 1843—English
    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Guardian* *Taylor* *Newman*

  131. Hard Times - For These Times_7

  132. originally published serially Apr. 1854-Aug. 1854 in Household Words—English
    *Downs* *Read* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Newman*

  133. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club_14

  134. The Pickwick Papers
    originally published serially Apr. 1836-Nov. 1837 under the pseudonym, Boz—English

    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Durant* *Classics* *Hundred* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Newman*

  135. Bleak House_7

  136. originally published serially Mar. 1852-Sep. 1853—English
    *Classics* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Guardian* *Zane* *Newman*

  137. Little Dorrit_5

  138. originally published serially Dec. 1855-Jun. 1857—English
    *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *Newman*

    Emily Dickinson
    • Poems_6

    Nineteenth Century—English
    *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Zane* *Newman* *Educated*

  139. The Poems of Emily Dickinson_3

  140. 1890—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended* *Great*

    • 'Success Is Counted Sweetest'_1

    part of Poems, 1890—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Heart Asks Pleasure — First'_1

    part of Poems, 1890—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Soul Selects Her Own Society'_1

    part of Poems, 1890—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Because I Could Not Stop for Death'_2

    part of Poems, 1890—English
    *Van Doren* *Graphic*

    • 'After Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes'_1

    part of Further Poems of Emily Dickinson, 1929—English
    *Van Doren*

  141. Isak Dinesen

  142. Seven Gothic Tales_4
    1934; Danish version entitled Syv Fantastiske Fortaellinger published 1935—English
    *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Dirda*

    John Donne
    • Poems_8

    early Seventeenth Century—English
    *List* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Bloom* *Trinity* *Newman* *Educated*

    • 'Death Be Not Proud'_1

    one of the Holy Sonnets; part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'At the Earth's Round Imagined Corners, Blow'_1

    one of the Holy Sonnets; part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren*

  143. First and Second Anniversaries_3

  144. 1612; The First Anniversary originally entitled An Anatomy of the World, published 1611; complete work also included in Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death, 1633—English
    *Classics* *Van Doren* *Fadiman*

    • 'Song (Goe, and Catche a Falling Starre)'_1

    part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Loves Deitie'_1

    part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Funerall'_2

    part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren* *Trinity*

    • 'The Good Morrow'_1

    part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Blossome'_1

    part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Undertaking'_1

    originally entitled 'I Have Done One Braver Thing'; part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]; retitled for the second edition of Poems, 1635—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Canonization'_2

    part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren* *Trinity*

    • 'Loves Alchymie'_1

    part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning'_3

    written ca. 1611-12; part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended* *Trinity*

    • 'Goodfriday, 1613. Riding Westward'_2

    part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren* *Trinity*

    • 'Hymn to God My God in My Sicknesse'_1

    part of the second edition of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1635]—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'A Hymne to God the Father'_2

    part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren* *Trinity*

    • Holy Sonnets [selections]_1

    nos. 1, 5, 7, 10, 14, and 18 designated but Van Doren does not note which ordering of the Sonnets he refers to; he also lists two of the sonnets separately; part of Poems With Elegies on the Authors Death [1633]—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Death’s Duell, or, A Consolation to the Soule, Against the Dying Life, and Living Death of the Body'_1

    1632; included in the author's collected sermons—English
    *Van Doren*

  145. Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, and Severall Steps in My Sicknes_3

  146. 1624—English
    *Classics* *Van Doren* *Fadiman*

  147. Fyodor Dostoevsky

  148. Prestuplénie i Nakazániye_22
    Crime and Punishment
    originally published serially Jan.-Dec. 1866 in Rússkij Véstnik; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky's English translation—Russian

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    Arthur Conan Doyle
  149. A Study in Scarlet_6

  150. originally published 1887 in Beeton's Christmas Annual—English
    *Hundred* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Kanigel* *Taylor* *Telegraph*

  151. The Sign of the Four_4

  152. originally published Feb. 1890 in Lippincott's Monthly—English
    *Hundred* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Telegraph*

  153. The Hound of the Baskervilles_4

  154. 1902; originally published serially Aug. 1901-Apr. 1902 in the Strand—English
    *Hundred* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Telegraph*

  155. The Valley of Fear_4

  156. 1915; originally published serially Sep. 1914-Feb. 1915 in the Strand—English
    *Hundred* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Telegraph*

    • 'The Red-Headed League'_1

    originally published Aug. 1891 in the Strand; included inThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1892—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Five Orange Pips'_1

    originally published Nov. 1891 in the Strand; included in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Crooked Man'_1

    originally published Jul. 1893 in the Strand; included in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Adventure of the Speckled Band'_1

    originally published Feb. 1892 in the Strand; included in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Final Problem'_1

    originally published Dec. 1893 in the Strand; included in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Adventure of the Empty House'_1

    originally published Sep. 1903 in Collier's; included in The Return of Sherlock Holmes—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Adventure of the Devil's Foot'_1

    originally published Dec. 1910 in the Strand; included in His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'His Last Bow'_1

    originally published Sep. 1917 in the Strand; included in His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes—English
    *Van Doren*

    George Eliot
  157. Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe _6

  158. 1861—English
    *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Newman*

  159. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life _22

  160. originally published serially Dec. 1871-Dec. 1872—English
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    T S Eliot
    • Poems_3

    Twentieth Century—English
    *Van Doren* *Good* *Educated*

    • 'The Waste Land'_11

    originally published Oct. 1922 in the Criterion—English
    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Great* *Telegraph* *Newman* *Graphic*

  161. Ash Wednesday_7

  162. 1930—English
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  163. Four Quartets_10

  164. originally published in four volumes: Burnt Norton, in Collected Poems 1909-1935, 1936; East Coker, in the New English Weekly, 1940; The Dry Salvages, in the New English Weekly, 1941; Little Gidding, in the New English Weekly, 1942—English
    *List* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *GlobeMail* *Newman*

    • 'The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock'_4

    originally published Jun. 1915 in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse; included in Prufrock and Other Observations, 1917—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended* *Newman* *Graphic*

    • 'The Hollow Men'_4

    originally published in Poems: 1909-1925, 1925—English
    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Newman*

    • 'Rhapsody on a Windy Night'_1

    originally published Jul. 1915 in Blast; included in Prufrock and Other Observations, 1917—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Morning at the Window'_1

    originally published Sep. 1916 in Poetry; included in Prufrock and Other Observations, 1917—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Sweeney Among the Nightingales'_1

    part of Poems: 1920, 1920—English
    *Van Doren*

  165. Journey of the Magi_5

  166. 1927; illustrations by Edward McKnight Kauffer; eighth of a series of 37 pamphlets collectively entitled Ariel Poems—English
    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *GlobeMail*

  167. Marina_5

  168. 1930; illustrations by Edward McKnight Kauffer; 29th of a series of 37 pamphlets collectively entitled Ariel Poems—English
    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *GlobeMail*

    • 'Eyes That I Last Saw in Tears'_1

    originally published Nov. 1924 in Chapbook as part of Doris's Dream Songs—English
    *Van Doren*

  169. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats_2

  170. 1939—English
    *Van Doren* *Bloom*

    • The Sacred Wood_1

    1920; 20 essays, some of which originally published in the Times Literary Supplement, the Athenæum, Art and Letters, and the Egoist—English
    *Van Doren*

    • Selected Essays, 1917-1932_2

    1932—English
    *Van Doren* *Bloom*

    --
    • The Encyclopædia Britannica_1

    unspecified edition—English
    *Van Doren*

  171. Epictetus

  172. Diatribai_9
    Discourses
    compiled by Arrian; Second Century—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Classics* *Hundred* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Trinity*

  173. Euclid

  174. Elements_6
    written ca. 300 B C—Greek
    *Downs* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler* *SeymourSmith* *Great*

    Euripides
  175. Alkēstis_6

  176. Alcestis
    438 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom* *Fadiman*

  177. Mēdeia_17

  178. Medea
    431 B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Michael Collier and Georgia Ann Machemer's English translation—Greek

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  179. Hippolytos _11

  180. 428 B C—Greek
    *Eliot* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman*

  181. Iōn _5

  182. written ca. 414-12 B C—Greek
    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom*

  183. Trōiades _8

  184. The Trojan Woman
    415 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Downs* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman*

  185. Bakchai _14

  186. The Bacchae
    405 B.C—Greek

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  187. Iphigeneia en Taurois _4

  188. Iphigeneia in Tauris
    written ca. 414-12 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler*

  189. Henry Fielding

  190. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling_19
    1749—English
    *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Durant* *Invitation* *Classics* *Hundred* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Great* *Zane* *Smart* *Newman*

  191. F Scott Fitzgerald

  192. The Great Gatsby_17
    1925—English
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    John Fowles
  193. The Magus_2

  194. 1966; revised 1977—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended*

  195. The French Lieutenant's Woman_2

  196. 1969—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended*

  197. Daniel Martin_1

  198. 1977—English
    *Van Doren*

    Sigmund Freud
  199. Die Traumdeutung_15

  200. The Interpretation of Dreams
    1899—German

    *Classics* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Learning* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *GlobeMail* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *Great* *Graphic*

  201. Abriss der Psychoanalyse_1

  202. An Outline of Psycho-Analysis
    1940—German

    *Van Doren*

  203. Das Unbehagen in der Kultur_7

  204. Civilization and Its Discontents
    1930—German

    *Classics* *Downs* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Fadiman* *Kanigel*

    Robert Frost
    • Poems_4

    Twentieth Century—English
    *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Educated*

    • 'The Gift Outright'_1

    originally published Spring 1942 in the Virginia Quarterly Review; part of A Witness Tree, 1942—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening'_2

    originally published Mar. 1923 in the New Republic; part of New Hampshire, 1923—English
    *Van Doren* *Fadiman*

    • 'The Death of the Hired Man'_1

    part of North of Boston, 1914—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Road Not Taken'_2

    originally published Aug. 1915 in the Atlantic Monthly; part of Mountain Interval, 1916
    *Van Doren* *Fadiman*

    • 'Two Tramps in Mud Time'_1

    originally published Oct. 1934 in the Saturday Review of Literature; part of A Further Range, 1936—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Witches of Coös'_1

    originally published Jan. 1922 in Poetry; part of New Hampshire, 1923—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Death of the Hired Man'_1

    part of North of Boston, 1914—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Home Burial'_1

    part of North of Boston, 1914—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Black Cottage'_1

    part of North of Boston, 1914—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'In the Home Stretch'_1

    originally published Jul. 1916 in the Century; part of Mountain Interval, 1916—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Fire and Ice'_1

    originally published Jan. 1920 in Harper's; part of New Hampshire, 1923—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Once by the Pacific'_1

    originally published Dec. 1926 in the New Republic; part of West-Running Brook, 1928—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Birches'_1

    originally published Aug. 1915 in the Atlantic Monthly; part of Mountain Interval, 1916—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Mending Wall'_2

    part of North of Boston, 1914—English
    *Van Doren* *Fadiman*

    • 'Revelation'_1

    part of A Boy's Will, 1913—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Oven Bird'_1

    part of Mountain Interval, 1916—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Runaway'_1

    originally published Jun. 1918 in the Amherst Monthly; part of New Hampshire, 1923—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'To Earthward'_1

    originally published Oct. 1923 in the Yale Review; part of New Hampshire, 1923—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Silken Tent'_1

    originally published Winter 1939 in the Virginia Quarterly Review; part of A Witness Tree, 1942—English
    *Van Doren*

  205. Galileo

  206. Discorsi e Dimostrazioni Matematiche, Intorno è due Nuove Scienze_4
    Discourses and Mathematical Demonstrations Relating to Two New Sciences
    1638—Italian

    *Classics* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler*

  207. Gabriel García Márquez

  208. Cien Anõs de Soledad_18
    One Hundred Years of Solitude
    1967; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Gregory Rabassa's English translation—Spanish

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  209. Edward Gibbon

  210. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire_23
    originally published in six volumes: first, 1776; second-third, 1781; fourth-sixth, 1788—English
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Durant* *Invitation* *Hundred* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Read* *List* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Foundation* *Kanigel* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Dirda* *Telegraph* *World* *Educated*

  211. William Gilbert

  212. De Magnete, Magneticisque Corporibus, et de Magno Magnete Tellure_4
    On the Magnet
    1600—Latin

    *Downs* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler*

  213. Étienne Gilson

  214. Introduction aux Arts du Beau_1
    1963—French
    *Van Doren*

  215. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  216. Faust_26
    originally published in two volumes: first, Faust. Der Tragödie Erster Teil, published in part, 1790; in its entirey, 1808; revised 1829; second, Faust. Der Tragödie Zweiter Teil, 1832—German
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Powys* *Durant* *Invitation* *Classics* *Hundred* *France* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *O'Hear* *GlobeMail* *World* *Newman*

    • Alexander Hamilton; John Jay; James Madison

    The Federalist Papers_11
    originally published 1787-1788 in the Independent Journal, the New-York Packet, and the Daily Advertiser—English
    *Hundred* *Downs* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Good* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Kanigel* *Trinity* *Great*

  217. Thomas Hardy

  218. Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented_13
    published in part serially Jul.-Dec. 1891 in the Graphic—English
    *Powys* *Hundred* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Guardian* *Zane* *Telegraph* *Deposit* *Newman*

    • Poems_1

    late Nineteenth-early Twentieth centuries—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Hap'_1

    part of Wessex Poems and Other Verses, 1898—English
    *Van Doren*

  219. Nathaniel Hawthorne

  220. The Scarlet Letter_21
    1850—English
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  221. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

  222. Vorlesungen Über die Philosophie der Weltgeschichtem_6
    Lectures on the Philosophy of History
    1837; edited 1821, 1824, 1827, and 1831 lectures—German

    *Invitation* *Classics* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Trinity*

    Robert A Heinlen
  223. The Moon Is a Harsh Witness_1

  224. originally published serially Dec. 1965-Apr. 1966 in Worlds of If—English
    *Van Doren*

  225. Farnham's Freehold_1

  226. originally published serially Jul.-Oct. 1964 in Worlds of If—English
    *Van Doren*

  227. The Door Into Summer_1

  228. originally published serially Oct.-Dec. 1956 in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction—English
    *Van Doren*

    Ernest Hemingway
    • Stories_3

    Twentieth Century—English
    *Van Doren* *Zane* *Newman*

  229. The Old Man and the Sea_8

  230. 1952—English
    *Van Doren* *Magill* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Newman*

    • 'Big, Two-Hearted River'_2

    originally published May 1925 in This Quarter; included in the expanded edition of In Our Time, 1925—English
    *Van Doren* *Newman*

    • 'A Clean, Well-Lighted Place'_3

    originally published 1933 in Scribner's; included in Winner Take Nothing, 1933—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended* *Newman*

    • 'Old Man at the Bridge'_1

    included in The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories, 1938—English
    *Van Doren*

    George Herbert
    • Poems_2

    early Seventeenth Century—English
    *Van Doren* *Newman*

  231. The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations_4

  232. 1633—English
    *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Trinity* *Newman*

  233. Herodotus

  234. Historiē_25
    History
    Fifth Century B.C—Greek

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    Robert Herrick
    • Poems_3

    Seventeenth Century—English
    *Van Doren *Bloom* *Newman*

  235. His Noble Numbers: Or, His Pious Pieces, Wherein (Amongst Other Things) He Sings the Birth of His Christ: and Sighes for His Saviors Suffering on the Crosse_1

  236. 1647—English
    *Van Doren*

  237. Hesperides: Or, The Works Both Humane and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq._1

  238. 1648—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'To Meddowes'_1

    part of Hesperides: Or, The Works Both Humane and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq., 1648—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Argument of His Book'_1

    part of Hesperides: Or, The Works Both Humane and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq., 1648—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Upon Master Ben. Johnson. Epigram'_1

    part of Hesperides: Or, The Works Both Humane and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq., 1648—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'To Live Merrily, and to Trust Good Verses'_1

    part of Hesperides: Or, The Works Both Humane and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq., 1648—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'To Daffadils'_1

    part of Hesperides: Or, The Works Both Humane and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq., 1648—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Upon Julia's Clothes'_1

    part of Hesperides: Or, The Works Both Humane and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq., 1648—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Delight in Disorder'_1

    part of Hesperides: Or, The Works Both Humane and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq., 1648—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time'_2

    part of Hesperides: Or, The Works Both Humane and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq., 1648—English
    *Van Doren* *Newman*

    • 'The Mad Maids Song'_1

    part of Hesperides: Or, The Works Both Humane and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq., 1648—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'His Letanie, to the Holy Spirit'_1

    part of His Noble Numbers: Or, His Pious Pieces, Wherein (Amongst Other Things) He Sings the Birth of His Christ: and Sighes for His Saviors Suffering on the Crosse, 1647—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'A Thanksgiving to God, for His House'_1

    part of His Noble Numbers: Or, His Pious Pieces, Wherein (Amongst Other Things) He Sings the Birth of His Christ: and Sighes for His Saviors Suffering on the Crosse, 1647—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'To Death'_1

    part of His Noble Numbers: Or, His Pious Pieces, Wherein (Amongst Other Things) He Sings the Birth of His Christ: and Sighes for His Saviors Suffering on the Crosse, 1647—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Another Grace for a Child'_1

    part of His Noble Numbers: Or, His Pious Pieces, Wherein (Amongst Other Things) He Sings the Birth of His Christ: and Sighes for His Saviors Suffering on the Crosse, 1647—English
    *Van Doren*

  239. Eugen Herrigel

  240. Zen in the Art of Archery_1
    1948—English
    *Van Doren*

  241. Hippocrates

  242. Hippocratic Corpus_4
    late Fifth-early Fourth centuries B C—Greek
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  243. Thomas Hobbes

  244. Leviathan or, The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil_16
    1651—English
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    Homer
  245. Iliad_33

  246. ca. Ninth-Eighth centuries B.C; Cowan and Guinness ("Trinity") specifiy Richard Lattimore's English translation; Mallison ("Smart") notes Derek Jacobi's modern aural version—Greek
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  247. Odýsseia_36

  248. The Odyssey
    ca. Ninth-Eighth centuries B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Robert Fitzgerald's English translation—Greek

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  249. Henrik Ibsen

  250. Et Dukkehjem_14
    A Doll's House
    1879—Norwegian

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  251. John Irving

  252. The Hotel New Hampshire_1
    1981—English
    *Van Doren*

    Henry James
  253. The Portrait of a Lady_14

  254. originally published serially Oct. 1880-Nov. 1881 in Macmillan's and Nov. 1880-Dec. 1881 in the Atlantic Monthly—English
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  255. The Golden Bowl_6

  256. 1904—English
    *Powys* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Zane* *Newman*

  257. William James

  258. The Principles of Psychology_6
    1890—English
    *Durant* *Hundred* *Van Doren* *Read* *Adler* *Fadiman*

  259. Thomas Jefferson

  260. Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America_4
    The Declaration of Independence
    1776—English

    *Zulli* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler*

    James Joyce
  261. Dubliners_10

  262. 1914—English
    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Zane* *Smart* *Harvard* *Newman*

  263. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man_14

  264. originally published serially Feb. 1914-Sep. 1915, in the Egoist—English
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  265. Ulysses_20

  266. published in part serially Mar. 1918-Dec. 1920 in the Little Review; in its entirety, 1922—English
    *Classics* *France* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Norway* *Great* *Guardian* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *Newman* *Graphic*

    Franz Kafka
  267. Der Prozess_16

  268. The Trial
    1925—German

    *France* *Read* *List* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *Smart* *Newman* *Educated*

  269. Das Schloss_9

  270. The Castle
    1926—German

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  271. Die Verwandlung_14

  272. The Metamorphosis
    originally published 1915 in Die Weißen Blätter; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Stanley Corngold's English translation—German

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  273. In der Strafkolonie_5

  274. In the Penal Colony
    1919—German

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    Immanuel Kant
  275. Prolegomena zu Einer Jeden Künftigen Metaphysic, die als Wissenschaft Wird Auftreten Können_2

  276. Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics
    1783—German

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  277. Kritik der Reinen Vernunft_12

  278. Critique of Pure Reason
    1781; revised 1787—German

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  279. Kritik der Praktischen Vernunft_4

  280. Critique of Practical Reason
    1788—German

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    • Metaphysische Anfangsgründe der Rechtslehre_3

    The Doctrine of Right; The Science of Right
    first volume of Die Metaphysik der Sitten (The Metaphysics of Morals), 1797—German

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  281. Zum Ewigen Frieden. Ein Philosophischer Entwurf_4

  282. Perpetual Peace
    1795; expanded 1796—German

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  283. Johannes Kepler

  284. Epitome Astronomiae Copernicanae_2
    originally published in three volumes: 1617, 1620, and 1621—Latin
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    Rudyard Kipling
  285. The Jungle Book_4

  286. 1894—English
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  287. The Second Jungle Book_3

  288. 1895—English
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    • 'The Cat That Walked by Itself'_1

    part of Just-So Stories, 1902—English
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  289. Jean de La Fontaine

  290. Fables_7
    originally published in 12 volumes: first-sixth, 1668; seventh-eleventh, 1678; twelfth, 1694—French
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    C S Lewis
  291. Out of the Silent Planet_1

  292. 1938—English
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  293. Perelandra_1

  294. 1943—English
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  295. That Hideous Strength_1

  296. 1945—English
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  297. Abraham Lincoln

  298. Gettysburg Address_2
    1865—English
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    John Locke
    • Second Treatise [second part of Two Treatises of Government: In the Former, the False Principles, and Foundation of Sir Robert Filmer, and His Followers, Are Detected and Overthrown. The Latter Is an Essay Concerning the True Original, Extent, and End of Civil Government]_8

    complete work originally anonymously published 1689—English
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  299. Epistola de Tolerantia_4

  300. 1689; English version entitled A Letter Concerning Toleration published the same year—Latin
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  301. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding_9

  302. 1689—English
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  303. George Berkeley (Bishop Berkeley)

  304. A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge_7
    1710; revised 1734—English
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  305. David Hume

  306. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding_10
    1748—English
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  307. Titus Lucretius Carus

  308. De Rerum Natura_19
    On the Nature of Things
    First Century B.C—Latin

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  309. Niccolò Machiavelli

  310. Il Principe_28
    The Prince
    1532—Italian

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  311. James Madison

  312. Constitution for the United States of America_4
    1787—Emglish
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    Thomas Mann
  313. Der Zauberberg_12

  314. The Magic Mountain
    1924; Mallison ("Smart") specifies John E Woods's English translation—German

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  315. Der Tod in Venedig_8

  316. Death in Venice
    1911—German

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  317. Tonio Kröger_2

  318. originally published in Neue Deutsche Rundschau, Feb. 1903—German
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  319. Mario und der Zauberer_3

  320. Mario and the Magician
    1929—German

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  321. Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull. Der Memoiren, Erster Teil_2

  322. 1954—German
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  323. Marcus Aurelius

  324. Ta Eis Heauton_17
    Meditations
    written 161-80—Greek

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    Andrew Marvell
    • Poems_3

    Seventeenth Century—English
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    • 'An Horatian Ode Upon Cromwell's Return From Ireland'_1

    written 1650—English
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    • 'To His Coy Mistress'_3

    written ca. early 1650's—English
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    • 'The Garden'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

  325. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

  326. Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei_13
    The Communist Manifesto
    1848—German

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    Herman Melville
  327. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale_26

  328. 1851—English
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  329. Billy Budd, Foretopman_9

  330. Billy Budd, Sailor (An Inside Narrative)
    1924—English

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    John Stuart Mill
  331. On Liberty_16

  332. 1859—English
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  333. Considerations on Representative Government_3

  334. 1861—English
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  335. Arthur Miller

  336. Death of a Salesman_6
    1949—English
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    John Milton
  337. Paradise Lost_25

  338. 1667; revised 1674—English
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    • Poems_3

    Seventeenth Century—English
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    • 'L'Allegro'_3

    originally published in Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin, 1645—English
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    • 'Il Penseroso'_3

    originally published in Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin, 1645—English
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    • 'Lycidas'_7

    originally published in Justa Edouardo King Naufrago, 1638; revised for inclusion in Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin, 1645—English
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  339. Areopagitica; A Speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicenc'd Printing, to the Parliament of England_12

  340. 1644—English
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    Molière
  341. L'École des Femmes_6

  342. The School for Wives
    1662—French

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  343. Le Misanthrope ou l'Atrabilaire Amoureux_12

  344. The Misanthrope
    1666—French

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  345. Le Médecin Malgre Lui_5

  346. 1666—French
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  347. Tartuffe, ou l'Imposteur_14

  348. 1664—French
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  349. Michel de Montaigne

  350. Les Essais_26
    Essays
    originally published in three volumes: 1580, 1588, and 1595—French

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  351. Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu

  352. De l'Esprit des Lois_8
    The Spirit of Laws
    originally anonymously published 1748—French

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    Isaac Newton
  353. Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica_9

  354. The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
    1687; revised 1713 and 1726—Latin

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  355. Opticks: or, A Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light_3

  356. 1704; Latin version, 1706—English
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  357. Christian Huygens

  358. Traité de la Lumière_3
    1690—French
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  359. Eugene O'Neill

  360. Long Day's Journey Into Night_8
    1956—English
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    George Orwell
  361. Animal Farm_8

  362. 1945—English
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  363. Nineteen Eighty-Four_17

  364. 1949—English
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    --
    • The Oxford English Dictionary_1

    originally entitled A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles; Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by The Philological Society, published in part from 1884 in fascicles; retitled 1895; first complete edition published in ten volumes, 1928; second edition, in twenty volumes, 1989—English
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  365. Blaise Pascal

  366. Pensées_20
    Thoughts
    1669—French

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    Plato
  367. Politeia_24

  368. The Republic
    early Fourth Century B.C—Greek

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  369. Symposium_10

  370. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
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  371. Euthyphro_6

  372. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
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  373. Apologia Socratis_16

  374. The Apology
    early Fourth Century B C—Greek

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  375. Crito_13

  376. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
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  377. Phaedo_14

  378. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
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  379. Meno_4

  380. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
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  381. Protagoras_5

  382. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
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  383. Theaetetus_4

  384. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
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  385. Sophist_4

  386. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
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  387. Statesman_3

  388. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
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  389. Plutarch

  390. Bìoi Paràllēloi_18
    Parallel Lives; Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans
    First Century—Greek

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  391. Beatrix Potter

  392. The Tale of Peter Rabbit_1
    1902—English
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  393. Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy)

  394. Almagest_4
    Second Century—Greek
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  395. François Rabelais

  396. La Vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel_22
    originally published in five volumes: Les Horribles et Épouvantables Faits et Prouesses du Très Renommé Pantagruel Roi des Dipsodes, Fils du Grand Géant Gargantua, 1532; La Vie Très Horrifique du Grand Gargantua, Père de Pantagruel, 1534; Le Tiers Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1546; Le Quart Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1552; Le Cinquiesme et Dernier Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1564; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Thomas Urquhart and Peter Motteux's English translation—French
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    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  397. Discours sur l'Origine et les Fondements de l'Inégalité Parmi les Hommes_7

  398. Discourse on Inequality
    1755—French

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  399. Du Contrat Social ou Principes du Droit Politique_17

  400. The Social Contract
    1762—French

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  401. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

  402. Le Petit Prince_4
    1943—French
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    J D Salinger
  403. Catcher in the Rye_8

  404. 1951—English
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    • Nine Stories_4

    originally published 1948-53 in the New Yorker, Harper's, and the Information World Review—English
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    William Shakespeare
  405. Hamlet_27

  406. 1602—English
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  407. The First Part of Henry IV_13

  408. 1597—English
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  409. The Second Part of Henry IV_12

  410. 1600—English
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  411. As You Like It_12

  412. 1603—English
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  413. Cymbeline_6

  414. written ca. 1609—English
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  415. Othello_14

  416. ca. 1604—English
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  417. King Lear_21

  418. 1606—English
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  419. Sonnets_8

  420. 1609; two sonnets originally published in The Passionate Pilgrim, 1599—English
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  421. Much Ado About Nothing_10

  422. ca. 1598-99—English
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  423. Pericles, Prince of Tyre_4

  424. ca. 1606-08—English
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  425. The Winter's Tale_9

  426. ca. 1611—English
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  427. The Tempest_20

  428. 1611—English
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    George Bernard Shaw
  429. Pygmalion_7

  430. 1913—English
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  431. Saint Joan_8

  432. 1923—English
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    Sophocles
  433. Antigone_22

  434. ca. 441 B C—Greek
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  435. Oidipous Tyrannos_25

  436. Oedipus Rex; Oedipus the King
    ca. 429 B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald's English translation—Greek

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  437. Oidipous epi Kolōnō_20

  438. Oedipus at Colonus
    401 B C—Greek

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  439. Aias_5

  440. Ajax
    ca. 450-430 B C—Greek

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  441. Philoktētēs_5

  442. Philocetes
    409 B C—Greek

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  443. Baruch Spinoza

  444. Ethica, Ordine Geometrico Demonstrata_15
    Ethics
    1677—Latin

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    Stendhal
  445. Le Rouge et le Noir, Chronique du XIXe Siècle_18

  446. The Red and the Black
    1830—French

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  447. Le Chartreuse de Parme_12

  448. The Charterhouse of Parma
    1839—French

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    Jonathan Swift
  449. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and Then a Captain of Several Ships_29

  450. Gulliver's Travels
    1726; revised 1735—English

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  451. A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland From Being a Burden to Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Public_6

  452. originally anonymously published 1729—English
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  453. J M Synge

  454. The Playboy of the Western World_5
    1907—English
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    Cornelius Tacitus
  455. Annales_11

  456. written First Century—Latin
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  457. Historiae_8

  458. written ca. 100-10—Latin
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  459. Thomas Aquinas

  460. Summa Theologiae_12
    Summa Theologica
    written 1265-74—Latin

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  461. Thucydides

  462. History of the Peloponnesian War_23
    early Fifth Century B.C—Greek
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    Leo Tolstoy
  463. Voyna i Mir"_24

  464. War and Peace
    originally entitled 1805, published in part, 1865 and 1867; retitled and published in its entirety, 1869—Russian

    *Invitation* *Hundred* *France* *Rexroth* *Read* *List* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Norway* *Guardian* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *World* *Newman*

  465. Smert' Ivana Il'icha_5

  466. The Death of Ivan Ilyich
    1886—Russian

    *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Foundation* *Norway*

    • Twenty-Three Tales_2

    1906; sections Tales for Children, 1872 (three stories); Popular Stories (four stories); A Fairy Tale: The Story of Iván the Fool, 1885; Stories Written to Pictures, 1885 (three stories); Folk-Tales Retold, all 1886 except last, 1891 (seven stories); Adaptations From the French (two stories); Stories Given to Aid the Persecuted Jews, 1903 (three stories)—Russian
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  467. Mark Twain

  468. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn_23
    1884—English
    *Classics* *Hundred* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

    Mark Van Doren
    • Poems_1

    Twentieth Century—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 100 Poems_1

    1967—English
    *Van Doren*

  469. That Shining Place_1

  470. 1969—English
    *Van Doren*

  471. Good Morning: Last Poems_1

  472. 1973—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Winter Diary'_1

    part of Winter Diary and Other Poems, 1935—English
    *Van Doren*

  473. Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro)

  474. Aeneid_26
    First Century B C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Dudley Fitts and Robert Fagles's English translation—Latin
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  475. Voltaire

  476. Candide, ou L'Optimisme_22
    1759; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Tobias Smollett's English translation—French
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    E B White
  477. Stuart Little_1

  478. 1945—English
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  479. Charlotte's Web_2

  480. 1952—English
    *Van Doren* *Guardian*

  481. T H White

  482. The Once and Future King_2
    originally published in five volumes, 1938-71—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended*

  483. Alfred North Whitehead

  484. Introduction to Mathematics_3
    1911—English
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  485. Walt Whitman

  486. Leaves of Grass_20
    1855; expanded and revised through ninth edition, 1892—English
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  487. Tennessee Williams

  488. A Streetcar Named Desire_5
    1947—English
    *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Educated*

    William Wordsworth
    • Poems_8

    late Eighteenth-early Nineteenth centuries—English
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    • 'Lines Written a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey, on Revisiting the Banks of the Wye During a Tour, July 13, 1798'_3

    originally published in Lyrical Ballads, 1798—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended* *Fadiman*

    • 'Ode: Intimations of Immortality From Recollections of Early Childhood'_4

    originally entitled 'Ode', published in Poems, in Two Volumes, 1807; retitled and revised for inclusion in Poems, 1815; revised for inclusion in The Miscellaneous Poems of William Wordsworth, 1820—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Newman*

    • 'Ode to Duty'_2

    part of Poems, in Two Volumes, 1807—English
    *Van Doren* *Fadiman*

  489. The Prelude or, Growth of the Poet's Mind: An Autobiographical Poem_9

  490. 1850; earlier versions written 1799 and 1805—English
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    • 'The Simplon Pass'_1

    originally published as part of Poems, 1845; part of 1850 edition of The Prelude—English
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    • 'Influence of Natural Objects in Calling Forth and Strengthening the Imagination in Boyhood and Early Youth'_1

    originally entitled 'Growth of Genius From the Influences of Natural Objects on the Imagination, in Boyhood and Early Youth', published Dec. 1809 in The Friend; retitled for inclusion in Poems, 1815; part of The Prelude, 1850
    *Van Doren*

    • 'She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways'_1

    one of the "Lucy poems"; originally published in the 1800 edition of Lyrical Ballads—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'I Traveled Among Unknown Men'_1

    originally published in the 1800 edition of Lyrical Ballads—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'A Slumber Did My Spirit Steal'_1

    one of the "Lucy poems"; originally published in the 1800 edition of Lyrical Ballads—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'My Heart Leaps Up'_1

    part of Poems, in Two Volumes, 1807—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge: September 3, 1802'_1

    part of Poems, in Two Volumes, 1807—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'It Is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free'_2

    part of Poems, in Two Volumes, 1807—English
    *Van Doren* *Fadiman*

    • 'London, 1802'_1

    part of Poems, in Two Volumes, 1807—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Solitary Reaper'_1

    part of Poems, in Two Volumes, 1807—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The World Is Too Much With Us'_1

    part of Poems, in Two Volumes, 1807—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'To Sleep'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Personal Talk'_1

    —English
    *Van Doren*

    • William Wordsworth; Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Lyrical Ballads, With a Few Other Poems_7
    1798; expanded 1800 and 1802—English
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  491. Austin Tappan Wright

  492. Islandia_1
    1942—English
    *Van Doren*

    William Butler Yeats
    • Poems_5

    late Nineteenth-early Twentieth centuries—English
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  493. Last Poems and Two Plays_1

  494. 1939; includes the plays, The Death of Cuchulain, and Purgatory—English
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    • 'Easter, 1916'_2

    published separately 1916, in the New Statesman, Oct. 1920, and the Dial, Nov. 1920; included in Michael Robertes and the Dancer, 1920—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended*

    • 'Among School Children'_2

    part of October Blast, 1927; the entirety of that book made part of The Tower, 1928—English
    *Van Doren* *Newman*

  495. Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems_7

  496. 1932—English
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    • 'Sailing to Byzantium'_2

    part of October Blast, 1927; published Spring 1928 in the Exile; October Blast made part of The Tower, 1928—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended*

    • 'Under Ben Bulben'_2

    originally published Feb. 1939 in the Irish Times and the Irish Independent; published in part in the Irish Press that same month; included in Last Poems and Two Plays, 1939—English
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    • 'The Ballad of Father Gilligan'_1

    originally entitled 'Father Gilligan (A Legend Told by the People of Castleisland, Kerry)', published Jul. 1890 in the Scots Observer; retitled 'Father Gilligan' for inclusion in The Countess Kathleen and Various Legends and Lyrics, 1892; retitled 'The Ballad of Father Gilligan' for inclusion in Poems, 1895—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Nothing'_1

    part of Poems Written in Discouragement, 1913; the entirety of that book made part of Responsibilities: Poems and a Play, 1914; also published May 1914 in Poetry—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Cat and the Moon'_1

    part of Nine Poems, 1918; that book made part of the expanded second edition of The Wild Swans at Coole, 1919—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Second Coming'_3

    originally published Nov. 1920 in the Dial and the Nation; included in Michael Robartes and the Dancer, 1921—English
    *Van Doren* *Newman* *Graphic*

    • 'Leda and the Swan'_2

    originally published Jun. 1924 in the Dial and Aug. 1924 in To-Morrow; included in The Cat and the Moon and Certain Poems, 1924; that book (except 'The Cat and the Moon') made part of The Tower, 1928; also published as 'Leda' in the first version of A Vision, 1926—English
    *Van Doren* *Recommended*

    • 'Anne Gregory'_2

    part of Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems, 1932; entitled 'For Anne Gregory' for inclusion in the Spectator, Dec. 1932—English
    *Van Doren* *Newman*

    • 'The Cold Heaven'_1

    part of the second expanded edition of The Green Helmet and Other Poems, 1912—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Wild Swans at Coole'_1

    originally published Jun. 1917 in the Little Review; part of The Wild Swans, Other Verses and a Play in Verse, 1917—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'The Tower'_1

    originally published Jun. 1927 in the Criterion and the New Republic; part of October Blast, 1927; that book made part of The Tower, 1928—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'Down by the Salley Gardens'_1

    part of The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems, 1889; included in Poems, 1895—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'When You Are Old'_1

    part of The Countess Kathleen and Various Legends and Lyrics, 1892; included in Poems, 1895—English
    *Van Doren*

    • 'September 1913'_2

    originally entitled 'Romance in Ireland', published Sep. 1913 in the Irish Times; retitled for inclusion in Poems of Discouragement, 1913; that book made part of Responsibilties: Poems and a Play, 1914—English
    *Van Doren* *Fadiman*

    • 'A Prayer for My Daughter'_1

    originally published Nov. 1919 in the Irish Statesman and Poetry; included in Michael Robartes and the Dancer, 1920—English
    *Van Doren*