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Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The definitive collection of Emerson’s major speeches, essays, and poetry, The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson chronicles the life’s work of a true “American Scholar.”...
Tags: Classics, Poetry, Philosophy, Nonfiction
Poirot Investigates is a short story collection written by English author Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by The Bodley Head in March 1924. In the eleven stories, ...
Tags: Classics, Mystery, Short Stories, Fiction, Crime, Detective
Antiquities of the Jews
Antiquities of the Jews (Latin: Antiquitates Iudaicae; Greek: Ἰουδαϊκὴ ἀρχαιολογία, Ioudaikē archaiologia) is a 20-volume historiographical work, written in Greek, by historian ...
Tags: Classics, Nonfiction, History, Religion, Reference, Theology, Christian
Don Juan (poem)
In English literature, Don Juan (1819–1824), by Lord Byron, is a satirical, epic poem that portrays Don Juan not as a womaniser, but as a man easily seduced by women. Lord Byron...
Tags: Classics, Poetry, Fiction, Literature, Romanticism, Medievalism
De Profundis (From the Depths)
De Profundis (Latin: “from the depths”) is a letter written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to “Bosie” (Lord Alfred Douglas). In ...
Tags: Classics, Philosophy, Nonfiction, Autobiography, Biography, Memoir, LGBT
Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea
Subject: Science Fiction
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic science fiction adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne. The novel was origin...
Tags: Classics, Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, France, Cultural
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is the first novel of Irish writer James Joyce. A Künstlerroman written in a modernist style, it traces the religious and intellectual aw...
Tags: Classics, Fiction, Novels, Ireland, School, 20th Century
The American Diary of a Japanese Girl
The first American novel by a writer of Japanese ancestry, “The American Diary of a Japanese Girl” is a landmark of modern American fiction and Japanese-American tra...
Tags: Fiction, Literature, Cultural, Japanese
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is an early study of crowd psychology by Scottish journalist Charles Mackay, first published in 1841 under the title Me...
Tags: Nonfiction, History, Psychology, Economics, Finance, Business, Sociology
Around the World in Eighty Days
Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in French in 1872. In t...
Tags: Classics, Adventure, Fiction, Literature, Science Fiction, Travel, Cultural