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The Masque of Comus von John Milton

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TagsBritish literature (41), American literature (30), novel (27), poetry (24), philosophy (24), British novel (18), drama (16), French literature (16), Renaissance literature (16), American novel (15) — alle Tags anzeigen

MediumNicht angegeben (7), Buch (142), Gedrucktes Buch (142)

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Über michFormer academic, interested especially in ancient literature, European Renaissance culture, and philosophy. But I admire and enjoy good writing from any period or culture.


**********2022 (so far)********************
Charles Darwin, Origin of Species
Epicurus, Extant Works (tr. C. Bailey)
Robert Pinsky, At the Foundling Hospital

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment (tr. D. McDuff)
Alfred Bester, The Demolished Man (ab)
William Shakespeare, The Comedies
David Graeber and David Wengrow, The Dawn of Everything
Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist
Ann Petry, The Street
Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy (tr. V.E. Watts)
Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose (tr. W. Weaver)
Thomas Browne, Religio Medici
Georgette Heyer, The Foundling
Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution
Rita Dove, Thomas and Beulah
Catullus, Poems (tr. J. Michie)
Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake
Jorge Luis Borges, Ficciones (tr. A. Kerrigan et al.)
Walter Isaacson, Leonardo da Vinci
François Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel (tr. J. Cohen)
Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
Adam Hochschild, King Leopold’s Ghost
Guy de Maupassant, Tales (tr. R. Colet)
Leo Tolstoy, Short Stories (tr. R. Pevear & L. Volokhonsky)
Anne Carson, Glass, Irony, and God
John Stuart Mill, Political Writings
Kazuo Ishiguro, Klara and the Sun
Julius Caesar, The Gallic Wars (tr. J. Warrington)
Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See
Derrick Bell, Faces at the Bottom of the Well
Edgar Rice Burroughs, A Princess of Mars (ab)
Robert Heinlein, Tunnel in the Sky (ab)
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy (tr. R. Kirkpatrick)
Kelly Link, Get in Trouble
Livy, Early History of Rome (tr. A. Selincourt)

William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair
Alfred Bester, The Stars My Destination (ab)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper
William Blake, Poetry
Thomas Pynchon, The Crying of Lot 49
Jean Jacques Rousseau, Essays (tr. D.G.H. Cole)
Renata Alder, Speedboat
Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa, Travels of Marco Polo (tr. R. Latham)
Anthony Trollope, Barchester Towers
Cesare Pavese, The Moon and the Bonfires (tr. R.W. Flint)
Voltaire, Candide (tr. R. Aldington)
Leszek Kolakowski, Is God Happy?
Booker T. Washington, Up from Slavery
Octavia Butler, Parable of the Talents
Octavia Butler, Parable of the Sower
Molière, Plays (tr. D.M. Frame)
Robert Burton, On Being Certain
John Donne, Poetry
Shirley Jackson, We Have Always Lived in the Castle (ab)
Francis Bacon, Essays
Isabel Allende, House of Spirits (tr. M. Bogin)
Euripides, Plays (tr. P. Vellacott)
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays
Sophocles, Plays (tr. D. Grene & R. Lattimore)
D. H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover
Aeschylus, Oresteia Trilogy (tr. R. Fagles)
Mary Louise Alcott, Little Women
Deborah Eisenberg, Collected Stories
Terry Eagleton, Reason, Faith, and Revolution
H. G. Wells, The Time Machine (ab)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 100 Years of Solitude (tr. G. Rabassa) (ab)
Robert Penn Warren, Collected Poems
Jesmyn Ward, Salvage the Bones
Sherwood Anderson, Winesburg, Ohio
Jeanette Winterson, Lighthousekeeping
John Ashbery, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror
Susan Stewart, Columbarium

Henry Fielding, Tom Jones
Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge (ab)
Mark Haddon, The Pier Falls
Paulette Giles, News of the World
Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (ab)
Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides (ab)
British romantic poetry
David Malouf, Ransom
Zadie Smith, On Beauty (ab)
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea (ab)
Ron Chernow, Alexander Hamilton
Willa Cather, Death Comes to the Archbishop (ab)
Henry James, Washington Square (ab)
Amy Hempel, Collected Stories
John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath
Isaac Asimov, Caves of Steel (ab)
H.P. Lovecraft, Mountains of Madness (ab)
Ted Chiang, Exhalation
Ovid, Metamorphoses (tr. D. Raeburn)
Colson Whitehead, Underground Railroad
George Saunders, Tenth of December
George Saunders, Lincoln in the Bardo
Jennifer Egan, Welcome to the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan, Manhattan Beach

**********2018 (Jun-Dec)*****************
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace (tr. A. Briggs)
Colson Whitehead, Zone One
Don Delillo, Cosmopolis
Sarah Lindsay, Twigs and Knucklebones
Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man
Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales

Über meine BibliothekI suppose I have three libraries. One is a library I share with my wife, about 1000 books--poetry, drama, fiction, nonfiction--ranging from antiquity to recent, mixing classics with modern genre fiction. Limited space forces us to cull items when we add new volumes.

The second is a private library of about 500 books, heavy in "great books" and academic studies of literature, history, and philosophy. This library includes 45 Loebs, the Variorum edition of Edmund Spenser, Bradley's _Shakespearean Tragedy_, Auerbach's _Mimesis_, and Davidson's _Actions and Events_.

The third library is the one I have posted on Library Thing. I started compiling it about four years ago. It comprises what I call "fine books," mainly from Easton Press, Limited Editions Club, Franklin Library, Heritage Press, and Folio Society. The books in my collection are generally smyth-sewn, illustrated, and leather bound, but not so expensively that they're out of my price range on eBay or Abe books. About a dozen are letter press. I have collected about 150 of these volumes so far.

GruppenEaston Press Collectors, George Macy devotees

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Mitglied seitApr 13, 2021

Lese geradeOn the origin of species by means of natural selection;: Or, The preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life von Charles Darwin
Chronicles von Raphael Holinshed

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