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A Resource: The Harvard Classics The Shelf of Fiction

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  1. Tom

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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

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