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Beowulf on the beach, what to love and what to skip in literature's 50 greatest hits, Jack Murnighan

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Beowulf on the beach, what to love and what to skip in literature's 50 greatest hits, Jack Murnighan
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-369) and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Beowulf on the beach
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
251204958
Responsibility statement
Jack Murnighan
Sub title
what to love and what to skip in literature's 50 greatest hits
Table Of Contents
The Iliad ; The Odyssey / Homer -- The Bible: The Old Testament, The New Testament -- The Aeneid / Virgil -- Metamorphoses / Ovid -- Beowulf / Anonymous -- Inferno ; Paradiso / Dante Alighieri -- The Decameron / Giovanni Boccaccio -- The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer -- The Faerie Queene / Edmund Spenser -- Hamlet; King Lear; Macbeth / William Shakespeare -- Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes -- Paradise lost / John Milton -- The history of Tom Jones, a foundling / Henry Fielding -- Pride and prejudice / Jane Austen -- Faust I & II / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Eugene Onegin / Alexander Pushkin -- Pere Goriot / Honore de Balzac -- Jane Eyre / Charlotte Bronte -- Wuthering Heights / Emily Bronte -- Moby Dick / Herman Melville -- Bleak house; Great expectations / Charles Dickens -- Madame Bovary / Gustave Flaubert -- Crime and punishment; The brothers Karamazov / Fyodor Dostoevsky -- War and peace; Anna Karenina / Leo Tolstoy -- Middlemarch / George Eliot -- The wings of the dove / Henry James -- Remembrance of things past / Marcel Proust -- Ulysses / James Joyce -- The magic mountain / Thomas Mann -- The trial / Franz Kafka -- To the lighthouse / Virginia Woolf -- The sound and the fury / William Faulkner -- Farewell to arms / Ernest Hemingway -- Tropic of Cancer / Henry Miller -- Native son / Richard Wright -- The man without qualities / Robert Musil -- Lolita / Vladimir Nabokov -- Giovanni's room / James Baldwin -- One hundred years of solitude / Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- Gravity's rainbow / Thomas Pynchon -- Blood meridian / Cormac McCarthy -- Beloved / Toni Morrison -- Tips on reading classics, and good books in general
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