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The Greatest Classics Ever Written - Exploring Timeless Masterpieces of Literature - cover

The Greatest Classics Ever Written - Exploring Timeless Masterpieces of Literature

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Stendhal, Jules Verne, Gustave Flaubert, Lewis Carroll, Henrik Ibsen, Charles Dickens, Plato, Honoré De Balzac, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Rabindranath Tagore, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Walt Whitman, Niccolo Machiavelli, Oscar Wilde, Robert Louis Stevenson, James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allan Poe, William Shakespeare, Giovanni Boccaccio, Confucius, George MacDonald, Bram Stoker, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Bronte, Henry David Thoreau, Weedon Grossmith, Jack London, Henry James, Louisa May Alcott, Victor Hugo, Arthur Conan Doyle, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Joseph Conrad, Jane Austen, Herman Melville, George Eliot, Laurence Sterne, Thomas Hardy, Jonathan Swift, Edith Wharton, Benito Pérez Galdós, Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Alexandre Dumas, Kalidasa, Kenneth Grahame, Marcel Proust, Willa Cather, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Homer Homer, Gaston Leroux, Charles Baudelaire, Wilkie Collins, William Makepeace Thackeray, Voltaire, Kate Chopin, Apuleius, John Milton, Frederick Douglass, Laozi Laozi, John Keats, James Joyce, Ann Ward Radcliffe, Kahlil Gibran, Kakuzo Okakura, Soseki Natsume, Princess Der Ling, H. G. Wells, W. B. Yeats, J.M. Barrie, G. K. Chesterton, T.S. Eliot, L. M. Montgomery, C. S. Lewis, D. H. Lawrence, E.M. Forster, H. P. Lovecraft, Marcus Aurelius, Friedrich Nietzsche, Lewis Wallace, Ivan Turgenev, Anton Chekhov, Leo Tolstoy, Nikolai Gogol, Sir Walter Scott, George Bernard Shaw, Miguel de Cervantes, Mary Shelley, Cao Xueqin, Émile Zola, Valmiki, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, P. B. Shelley, Elizabeth Von Arnim, Hermann Hesse, Dante, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Sun Tzu, Inazô Nitobe

Translator Alexander Pope, Andrew Lang, Bayard Taylor, Benjamin Jowett, C.K. Scott Moncrieff, Ellen Marriage, William Adlington, Gunther Olesch, Anke Dreher, Aylmer Maude, Constance Garnett, Lionel Giles, John Payne, James Legge, Eleanor Marx-Aveling, Frederick Amadeus Malleson, Louise Maude, Ralph T.H. Griffith, Lewis Page Mercier, Thomas Seltzer, Arthur W. Ryder, Havelock Ellis, Helen Zimmern, C.J. Hogarth, Cyril Scott, Edward FitzGerald, William Robson, William F. Fleming, Isabel Hapgood, Thomas Common, Horace B. Samuel, W. K. Marriott, Stefan Langer, Yasotarō Mōri, Amy Coulter, Semyon Chaichenets, H. W. Longfellow, Miriam S. Knight, Henry Bencraft Joly, Samuel Butler

Publisher: Good Press

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Summary

The Greatest Classics Ever Written' is a meticulously crafted anthology that traverses the expansive landscapes of literary genius, presenting readers with a collection as diverse in style as it is rich in thematic depth. From the tragedy and introspection of Shakespeare's prose to the pioneering science fiction narratives of H. G. Wells, the anthology showcases an astonishing range of literary forms plays, poems, novels, and philosophical treatises. Each selection has been chosen not only for its individual merit but also for its contribution to the collective exploration of human nature, society, and the eternal quest for knowledge and beauty. The inclusion of texts from antiquity to the brink of the modern era ensures a kaleidoscopic view of universal themes through the lens of historical and cultural paradigm shifts, making it a standout compilation. This anthology's strength lies in the assembled authors' backgrounds, each heralding from different corners of the globe, contributing to a rich mosaic of human experience. The editors have skillfully woven together works from literary titans such as Dante and Tolstoy, visionaries like Kafka and Dostoyevsky, alongside seminal figures in philosophical thought like Plato and Nietzsche. This harmonious integration underscores the anthology's alignment with significant historical, cultural, and literary movements, offering readers a textured and deep understanding of the themes it explores. The contributors' varied voices collectively offer a unique lens through which the labyrinth of human condition and its expressions are explored, bridging temporal and geographical divides. 'The Greatest Classics Ever Written' is an indispensable volume for anyone keen to immerse themselves in the masterworks of literary legends. It offers readers a unique opportunity to engage with the multiplicity of perspectives, narrative styles, and thematic explorations contained within. This anthology is not merely a collection of works; it is a dialogic space where centuries of human thought, artistic expression, and philosophical inquiry intersect. It invites readers to embark on a journey that spans epochs, cultures, and ideologies, emphasizing the educational value and the profound insights that such a comprehensive exploration of literature can provide. The collection is a testament to the enduring power of written word, fostering a deeper appreciation for the interconnectedness of human experiences across time and space.
Available since: 11/18/2023.
Print length: 40892 pages.

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