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By: William Holmes McGuffey (1800-1873)

Book cover McGuffey's Second Eclectic Reader
Book cover McGuffey's Third Eclectic Reader
Book cover The New McGuffey First Reader
Book cover The New McGuffey Fourth Reader

By: Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin (1799-1837)

Book cover Eugene Oneguine [Onegin] A Romance of Russian Life in Verse
Book cover The Queen Of Spades
Book cover Boris Godunov: a drama in verse

By: Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837)

Book cover Daughter of the Commandant

"The Daughter of the Commandant" (better known as "The Captain's Daughter") is a historical novel by the Russian writer Alexander Pushkin, and is considered to be his finest prose work. The novel is a romanticized account of Pugachev's Rebellion in 1773-1774. The 17-year-old Pyotr Andreyich is sent by his father to military service in a remote Russian outpost, where he leans honor and love while being caught up in a violent uprising of tribal groups against the imperial government.

By: Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin (1799-1837)

Book cover Marie; a story of Russian love

By: Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869)

Book cover Roget's Thesaurus

By: Samuel Smiles (1812-1904)

Book cover Jasmin: Barber, Poet, Philanthropist

By: Hélène A. Guerber (1859-1929)

Book cover Contes et légendes 1re Partie

By: Sofronio G. Calderón (1878-1954?)

Book cover Diccionario Ingles-Español-Tagalog Con partes de la oracion y pronunciacion figurada

By: Ivan S. Turgenev (1818-1883)

Book cover Fathers and Children
Book cover A House of Gentlefolk
Book cover Rudin

Rudin is the first and perhaps least known novel by Ivan Turgenev, a famous Russian writer best known for his short stories and the novel Fathers and Sons. The story focuses on a romantic involvement between Rudin and Natalya, a serious, intelligent young woman. The topic of the “superfluous man” and his inability to act, which was a major theme of Turgenev's literary work, is explored. – Adapted from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudin by Lee Smalley

Book cover Virgin Soil
Book cover On the Eve

On the Eve appeared in 1860, two years before Fathers and Sons, Turgenev's most famous novel. It is set in the prior decade (by the end of the novel, the Crimean War (1853-56) has already broken out. It centers on the young Elena Nikolaevna Stakhov, daughter of Nikolai Arteyemvitch and Anna Vassilyevna Stahov. Misunderstood by both her parents (Nikolai Artemyevitch is at least as interested in his German mistress as in members of her family) she is on friendly terms with both the would-be professor Andrei Petrovitch Bersenyev and the rising young sculptor Pavel Yakovitch Shubin, both of whom might be -- or might not be -- in love with her...

Book cover A Desperate Character and Other Stories
Book cover A Nobleman's Nest
Book cover The Rendezvous 1907

By: Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1863-1944)

Book cover On the Art of Writing Lectures delivered in the University of Cambridge 1913-1914

By: Adam Mickiewicz (1798-1855)

Book cover Pan Tadeusz Or, the Last Foray in Lithuania; a Story of Life Among Polish Gentlefolk in the Years 1811 and 1812
Book cover Sonnets from the Crimea

By: Cornelius Tacitus (56-120)

Book cover The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus
Book cover Germania and Agricola
Book cover Tacitus on Germany
Book cover The Reign of Tiberius, Out of the First Six Annals of Tacitus; With His Account of Germany, and Life of Agricola

By: Julius Caesar (100 BC - 44 BC)

Book cover "De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries

By: Aristophanes (446BC - 385BC)

Lysistrata by Aristophanes Lysistrata

Lysistrata read by the Classics Drama Company at DePaul. The Classics Drama Company at DePaul is a new gathering of Thespians and Classicists dedicated to performing and understanding ancient literature. If you live in Chicago and attend DePaul University, we welcome new additions to our group. Contact Dr. Kirk Shellko (kshellko@depaul.edu), if interested.First performed in classical Athens c. 411 B.C.E., Aristophanes’ Lysistrata is the original battle of the sexes. One woman, Lysistrata, brings together the women of all Greece, exhorting them to withhold sexual contact from all men in order that they negotiate a treaty...

By: Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890)

Book cover First Footsteps in East Africa

By: Mór Jókai (1825-1904)

Book cover Halil the Pedlar A Tale of Old Stambul

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