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A Tale of a Tub
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Here, in a dazzling panoply, are the legendary figures from the age of chivalry: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, Robin Hood, Richard the Lionhearted and his crusaders, and a host of other famous and lesser-known characters. This collection includes tal... read more

Bulfinch's Medieval Mythology
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"[Cane] has been reverberating in me to an astonishing degree. I love it passionately; could not possibly exist without it." - Alice Walker. Historically important as one of the earliest expressions of the Harlem Renaissance and as an experiment in modernism, this landmark work combines poetr... read more

Cane
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Immanuel Kant's groundbreaking work, considered one of the most influential books in the history of philosophy, exploring the limits of human knowledge and understanding of metaphysics. Kant responds to the notions of the empiricists (such as John Locke and David Hume) and ... read more

Critique of Pure Reason
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Hailed as Germany's greatest contribution to world literature, Goethe's Faust drew upon a folktale and Marlowe's Dr. Faustus for inspiration. But in this epic version, Faust sells his soul not for magic powers but for a heightened sense of existence. Part One covers his pac... read more

Faust: Parts One and Two
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Etienne Lantier est un jeune machiniste qui vient de perdre son travail, parce qu'il a giflé son chef sous l'emprise de l'alcool. Il cherche un travail dans les mines de Montsou. Il y rencontre Maheu et Maheude et leurs enfants parmi lesquels Catherine, dont il tombe amoureux. Très appré... read more

Germinal
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"There are in Harmonium six or eight of the most beautiful poems an American has written. The poems see, feel, and think with equal success." -- Randall Jarrell, Poetry and The Age An executive with a Connecticut-based insurance company, Wallace Stevens (1879-1955) wrote poetry in the ev... read more

Harmonium
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Born in Prague when it was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire and recognized today as a master of verse, poet Rainer Maria Rilke was considerably less well known in 1902 when he received a heartfelt letter from an aspiring poet. A 19-year-old student sent Rilke some of hi... read more

Letters to a Young Poet
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LEVIATHANLeviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil--commonly referred to as Leviathan--is a book written by Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) and published in 1651 (revised Latin edition 1668). Its name derives from the biblical Leviathan. The work con... read more

Leviathan
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Even if James Boswell hadn't written the The Life of Johnson, he would be famous for this memoir of eighteenth-century London life. Boswell arrived in the great metropolis from his native Edinburgh in 1762, and he kept a daily journal of his nine-month sojourn. Bawdy, witty, and bri... read more

London Journal
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What is virtue? Can it be learned or is it innate? Is it possible to know things a priori (before experience)? In this important and influential Socratic dialogue, Plato addresses a wealth of philosophy's fundamental questions, including the difference between actually knowing something and mere... read more

Meno
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Robert Frost (1874-1963) was the most celebrated poet in America for most of the twentieth century. Although chiefly associated with the life and landscapes of New England, his work embodies penetrating and often dark explorations of universal themes. Frost received more than 40 honorary ... read more

New Hampshire
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