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Anglo-Saxon poets (anonymous)

English, 7th-8th centuries

(This image is of a scop, or Anglo-Saxon minstrel, from the 10th century Junius 11 Manuscript, folio 54, located in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. The character represented is Jubal, a Biblical character said to be the ancestor of those who play the harp and flute.)

The Dream of the Rood

 

Chansons de Geste writers (anonymous)

French, 11th-14th centuries

(This image is of a minstrel playing an oud, from the E Codex of the 13th century Cantigas de Santa Maria, housed now in the Real Biblioteca de San Lorenzo de El Escorial in Spain)

The Song of Roland

 

Icelandic Saga writers (anonymous)

Iceland, 13th-14th centuries

(This image is of Gunnar, a character from Njáls Saga.  It is a detail from a tapestry in the Skógasafn, or Skógar museum, in Iceland.)

Njáls Saga

 

The West Midlands Poet (anonymous)

English, 14th century

(This image is from an illustration of the Pearl poem’s narrator in the manuscript Cotton Nero A.x)

Pearl

 

Matthew Arnold

English, 1822-1888

 

Arnold’s early poems

 

Bédier, Joseph

French, 1864-1938

 

The Romance of Tristan and Iseult

 

Burke, Edmund

Irish, 1729-1797

 

“On Taste”

 

Descartes, René

French, 1596-1650

 

Discourse on Method

 

Dickens, Charles

English, 1812-1870

 

Great Expectations

 

Donne, John

English, 1572-1631

 

Songs and Sonets

 

Doyle, Arthur Conan

Scottish, 1859-1930

 

The Hound of the Baskervilles

 

Euripides

Greek, 480-406 BC

 

Hippolytus

 

Faulkner, William

American, 1897-1962

 

Go Down, Moses

 

Ferber, Edna

American, 1885-1968

 

Cimarron

 

Fielding, Henry

English, 1707-1754

 

Tom Jones

 

Flaubert, Gustave

French, 1821-1880

 

Madame Bovary

 

Gautier, Théophile

French, 1811-1872

 

One of Cleopatra’s Nights

 

Gordimer, Nadine

South African, 1923-2014

 

July’s People

 

Graham Greene

English, 1904-1991

 

The Honorary Consul

 

Hardy, Thomas

English, 1840-1928

 

The Mayor of Casterbridge

 

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

American, 1804-1864

 

Passages from the American Notebooks

 

Hugo, Victor

French, 1802-1885

 

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

 

Kafka, Franz

Czech, 1883-1924

 

“The Judgment”

 

Leopold, Aldo

American, 1887-1948

 

A Sand County Almanac

 

Orczy, Baroness Emmuska

Hungarian-English, 1865-1947

 

The Scarlet Pimpernel

 

Parkman, Francis

American, 1823-1893

 

The Oregon Trail

 

Plato

Greek, 420s BC – 348-7 BC

 

Apology of Socrates

 

Pliny the Younger

Roman, 61-112 AD

 

Pliny’s Letters

 

Polo, Marco

Italian, 1254-1324

 

The Travels

 

Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de

French, 1900-1944

 

The Little Prince

 

Salinger, J. D.

American, 1919-2010

 

The Catcher in the Rye

 

Sappho

Greek, 7th-6th centuries BC

 

Sappho’s poetic fragments

 

William Saroyan

Armenian-American, 1908-1981

 

My Name Is Aram

 

Sayers, Dorothy L.

 

English, 1893-1957

 

Whose Body?

 

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

American, 1811-1896

 

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

 

Thoreau, Henry David

American, 1817-1862

 

Walden

 

Tolkien, J. R. R.

English, 1892-1973

 

“On Fairy-stories”

 

Turgenev, Ivan

Russian, 1818-1883

 

First Love

 

Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

American, 1835-1910

 

Twain’s stories

 

Vonnegut, Kurt Jr.

American, 1922-2007

 

Breakfast of Champions

 

Wells, H. G.

English, 1866-1946

The History of Mr. Polly

The Time Machine

 

Wolfe, Tom

American, 1931-2018

 

The Right Stuff

 

Wordsworth, William

English, 1770-1850

 

Lyrical Ballads, and other early poems

 


1 Comment

  1. Hi David! Once again as I have said in the past – congratulations! I stand in awe of your many capabilities, and I am so proud to have you as my son (in law).
    I have requested subscriptions for uncle Fred, Deb and Mom.
    LOVE, DAD

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