Subject for April, 2020

The Masque of the Red Death

Subject: Horror

“The Masque of the Red Death”, originally published as “The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy”, is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first...

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Subject: Science Fiction

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Jekyl...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven Edition

Subject: Fiction

Edgar Allan Poe was a master of tales of the mysterious and macabre. From the eerie incantations of “The Raven” to the persistent fright of “The Tell-Tale Heart,” his stories an...

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A Journal of the Plague Year

Subject: Historical

A Journal of the Plague Year is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in March 1722. This novel is an account of one man’s experiences of the year 1665, in which the G...

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Subject: Plays

The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at the St James’s Theatre in London, it ...

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Ion: The Dialogues of Plato

Subject: Philosophy

In Plato’s Ion (/ˈaɪɒn/; Greek: Ἴων) Socrates discusses with the titular character, a professional rhapsode who also lectures on Homer, the question of whether the rhapsod...

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Subject: Fantasy

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis ...

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A Doll’s House

Subject: Plays

A Doll’s House is a three-act play written by Norway’s Henrik Ibsen. It premiered at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 21 December 1879, having been publi...

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Pride and Prejudice

Subject: Romance

Pride and Prejudice is a romantic novel of manners written by Jane Austen in 1813. The novel follows the character development of Elizabeth Bennet, the dynamic protagonist of th...

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Subject: Fiction

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Commonly named am...

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