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The Masterpieces You Should Read Before You Die - cover

The Masterpieces You Should Read Before You Die

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

Publisher: DigiCat

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Summary

The Masterpieces You Should Read Before You Die stands as a monumental anthology that traverses the expanse of human emotion, cultural diversity, and intellectual exploration. This collection harmonizes the distinctive voices of literature's most celebrated authors, offering readers a prism through which the multifaceted nature of the human experience is vividly reflected. Through a wide array of literary styles - from the sweeping epics of Homer to the piercing introspection of Virginia Woolf, and the existential musings of Fyodor Dostoyevsky - the anthology encapsulates the enduring themes of love, conflict, identity, and the search for meaning. Its significance is further accentuated by standout pieces that have shaped the course of literary history and human thought, inviting readers to delve into a world where literature transcends time and space. The backgrounds of the contributing authors and editors represent a panoramic view of humanity's greatest intellectual movements, embodying the essence of enlightenment, romanticism, existentialism, and the modernist wave, among others. The collective genius of authors such as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, William Shakespeare, and Jane Austen, alongside philosophers like Plato and Marcus Aurelius, offers a kaleidoscopic view of human thought and experience. This convergence of historical and cultural narratives within the anthology enriches the reader's understanding of the universal truths that bind the human story, facilitating a dialogue that transcends temporal and geographical boundaries. The Masterpieces You Should Read Before You Die is an essential volume for readers seeking to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of global literature. It provides a unique opportunity to engage with the ideas, emotions, and stories that have shaped the world's cultural heritage. This collection is not merely an educational resource but a gateway to the myriad ways in which literature can illuminate the complexity and beauty of human life. As such, it is an invitation to explore, reflect, and connect with the minds and hearts of those who, through their masterpieces, continue to inspire and challenge humanity.
Available since: 10/11/2022.
Print length: 47067 pages.

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