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[FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][SIZE=+2]The Harvard Classics[/SIZE][/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][SIZE=+2]The Shelf of Fiction[/SIZE][/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][SIZE=+1]Selected by Charles W. Eliot, LLD[/SIZE][/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]The most comprehensive and well-researched anthology of all time comprises both the 50-volume “5-foot shelf of books” and the the 20-volume Shelf of Fiction. Together they cover every major literary figure, philosopher, religion, folklore and historical subject through the twentieth century.[/FONT]
The Harvard Classics [SIZE=-1]VOL. I.[/SIZE] His Autobiography, by Benjamin Franklin
Journal, by John Woolman
Fruits of Solitude, by William Penn [SIZE=-1]II.[/SIZE] The Apology, Phædo and Crito of Plato
The Golden Sayings of Epictetus
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius [SIZE=-1]III.[/SIZE] Essays, Civil and Moral & The New Atlantis, by Francis Bacon
Areopagitica & Tractate on Education, by John Milton
Religio Medici, by Sir Thomas Browne [SIZE=-1]IV.[/SIZE] Complete Poems Written in English, by John Milton [SIZE=-1]V.[/SIZE] Essays and English Traits, by Ralph Waldo Emerson [SIZE=-1]VI.[/SIZE] Poems and Songs, by Robert Burns [SIZE=-1]VII.[/SIZE] The Confessions of Saint Augustine
The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas * Kempis [SIZE=-1]VIII.[/SIZE] Agamemnon, The Libation-Bearers, The Furies & Prometheus Bound of Aeschylus
Oedipus the King & Antigone of Sophocles
Hippolytus & The Bacchæ of Euripides
The Frogs of Aristophanes [SIZE=-1]IX.[/SIZE] On Friendship, On Old Age & Letters, by Cicero
Letters, by Pliny the Younger [SIZE=-1]X.[/SIZE] Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith [SIZE=-1]XI.[/SIZE] The Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin [SIZE=-1]XII.[/SIZE] Lives, by Plutarch [SIZE=-1]XIII.[/SIZE] Æneid, by Vergil [SIZE=-1]XIV.[/SIZE] Don Quixote, Part 1, by Cervantes [SIZE=-1]XV.[/SIZE] The Pilgrim’s Progress, by John Bunyan
The Lives of Donne and Herbert, by Izaak Walton [SIZE=-1]XVI.[/SIZE] Stories from the Thousand and One Nights [SIZE=-1]XVII.[/SIZE] Fables, by Æsop
Household Tales, by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Tales, by Hans Christian Andersen [SIZE=-1]XVIII.[/SIZE] All for Love, by John Dryden
The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
She Stoops to Conquer, by Oliver Goldsmith
The Cenci, by Percy Bysshe Shelley
A Blot in the ’Scutcheon, by Robert Browning
Manfred, by Lord Byron [SIZE=-1]XIX.[/SIZE] Faust, Part I, Egmont & Hermann and Dorothea, by J.W. von Goethe
Dr. Faustus, by Christopher Marlowe [SIZE=-1]XX.[/SIZE] The Divine Comedy, by Dante Alighieri [SIZE=-1]XXI.[/SIZE] I Promessi Sposi, by Alessandro Manzoni [SIZE=-1]XXII.[/SIZE] The Odyssey of Homer [SIZE=-1]XXIII.[/SIZE] Two Years before the Mast, by Richard Henry Dana, Jr. [SIZE=-1]XXIV.[/SIZE] On Taste, On the Sublime and Beautiful, Reflections on the French Revolution & A Letter to a Noble Lord, by Edmund Burke [SIZE=-1]XXV.[/SIZE] Autobiography & On Liberty, by John Stuart Mill
Characteristics, Inaugural Address at Edinburgh & Sir Walter Scott, by Thomas Carlyle [SIZE=-1]XXVI.[/SIZE] Life Is a Dream, by Pedro Calderón de la Barca
Polyeucte, by Pierre Corneille
Phædra, by Jean Racine
Tartuffe, by Molière
Minna von Barnhelm, by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Wilhelm Tell, by Friedrich von Schiller [SIZE=-1]XXVII.[/SIZE] English Essays: Sidney to Macaulay [SIZE=-1]XXVIII.[/SIZE] Essays: English and American [SIZE=-1]XXIX.[/SIZE] The Voyage of the Beagle, by Charles Darwin [SIZE=-1]XXX.[/SIZE] Scientific Papers [SIZE=-1]XXXI.[/SIZE] The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini [SIZE=-1]XXXII.[/SIZE] Literary and Philosophical Essays [SIZE=-1]XXXIII.[/SIZE] Voyages and Travels: Ancient and Modern [SIZE=-1]XXXIV.[/SIZE] Discourse on Method, by René Descartes
Letters on the English, by Voltaire
On the Inequality among Mankind & Profession of Faith of a Savoyard Vicar, by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Of Man, Being the First Part of Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes [SIZE=-1]XXXV.[/SIZE] The Chronicles of Jean Froissart
The Holy Grail, by Sir Thomas Malory
A Description of Elizabethan England, by William Harrison [SIZE=-1]XXXVI.[/SIZE] The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli
The Life of Sir Thomas More, by William Roper
Utopia, by Sir Thomas More
The Ninety-Five Thesis, Address to the Christian Nobility & Concerning Christian Liberty, by Martin Luther [SIZE=-1]XXXVII.[/SIZE] Some Thoughts Concerning Education, by John Locke
Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous in Opposition to Sceptics and Atheists, by George Berkeley
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, by David Hume [SIZE=-1]XXXVIII.[/SIZE] The Oath of Hippocrates
Journeys in Diverse Places, by Ambroise Paré
On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals, by William Harvey
The Three Original Publications on Vaccination Against Smallpox, by Edward Jenner
The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever, by Oliver Wendell Holmes
On the Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery, by Joseph Lister
Scientific Papers, by Louis Pasteur
Scientific Papers, by Charles Lyell [SIZE=-1]XXXIX.[/SIZE] Prefaces and Prologues [SIZE=-1]XL.[/SIZE] English Poetry I: Chaucer to Gray [SIZE=-1]XLI.[/SIZE] English Poetry II: Collins to Fitzgerald [SIZE=-1]XLII.[/SIZE] English Poetry III: Tennyson to Whitman [SIZE=-1]XLIII.[/SIZE] American Historical Documents: 1000–1904 [SIZE=-1]XLIV.[/SIZE] Confucian: The Sayings of Confucius
Hebrew: Job, Psalms & Ecclesiastes
Christian I: Luke & Acts [SIZE=-1]XLV.[/SIZE] Christian II: Corinthians I & II & Hymns
Buddhist: Writings
Hindu: The Bhagavad-Gita
Mohammedan: Chapters from the Koran [SIZE=-1]XLVI.[/SIZE] Edward the Second, by Christopher Marlowe
Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth & The Tempest, by William Shakespeare [SIZE=-1]XLVII.[/SIZE] The Shoemaker’s Holiday, by Thomas Dekker
The Alchemist, by Ben Jonson
Philaster, by Beaumont and Fletcher
The Duchess of Malfi, by John Webster
A New Way to Pay Old Debts, by Philip Massinger [SIZE=-1]XLVIII.[/SIZE] Thoughts, Letters & Minor Works, by Blaise Pascal [SIZE=-1]XLIX.[/SIZE] Epic & Saga: Beowulf, The Song of Roland, The Destruction of Dá Derga’s Hostel & The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs [SIZE=-1]LI.[/SIZE] Lectures on the Harvard Classics The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction Bibliographic Record General Introduction Index to Criticisms and Interpretations [SIZE=-1]VOLS. I & II.[/SIZE] The History of Tom Jones, by Henry Fielding [SIZE=-1]III.[/SIZE] A Sentimental Journey, by Laurence Sterne Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen [SIZE=-1]IV.[/SIZE] Guy Mannering, by Sir Walter Scott [SIZE=-1]V & VI.[/SIZE] Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray [SIZE=-1]VII. & VIII.[/SIZE] David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens [SIZE=-1]IX.[/SIZE] The Mill on the Floss, by George Eliot [SIZE=-1]X.[/SIZE] The Scarlet Letter & Rappaccini’s Daughter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne Rip Van Winkle & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, by Washington Irving Three Short Stories, by Edgar Allan Poe Three Short Stories, by Francis Bret Harte Jim Smily and His Jumping Frog, by Samuel L. Clemens The Man without a Country, by Edward Everett Hale [SIZE=-1]XI.[/SIZE] The Portrait of a Lady, by Henry James [SIZE=-1]XII.[/SIZE] Notre Dame de Paris, by Victor Marie Hugo [SIZE=-1]XIII.[/SIZE] Old Goriot, by Honoré de Balzac The Devil’s Pool, by George Sand The Story of a White Blackbird, by Alfred de Musset Five Short Stories, by Alphonse Daudet Two Short Stories, by Guy de Maupassant [SIZE=-1]XIV. & XV.[/SIZE] Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship & The Sorrows of 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 [SIZE=-1]XVI. & XVII.[/SIZE] Anna Karenin & Ivan the Fool, by Leo Tolstoy [SIZE=-1]XVIII.[/SIZE] Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoevsky [SIZE=-1]XIX.[/SIZE] A House of Gentlefolk & Fathers and Children, by Ivan Turgenev [SIZE=-1]XX.[/SIZE] Pepita Jimenez, by Juan Valera A Happy Boy, by Björnstjerne Björnson Skipper Worse, by Alexander L. Kielland