Book Notes


Abelard and Heloise: Letters
Peter Ackroyd: Blake: A Biography
Peter Ackroyd: Chaucer: A Brief Life
Peter Ackroyd: Dickens
Henry Adams: Mont St Michel and Chartres
Adomnán of Iona: Life of St. Columba
Caroline Alexander: The Endurance
William Allan: Classical Literature: A Very Short Introduction
Anonymous: Didache
Anonymous: African War
Anonymous: Alexandrian War
Anonymous: Spanish War
Appian of Alexandria: The Civil Wars
Aristotle: Politics
St. Athanasius: On the Incarnation
St. Augustine: Enchiridion on Faith, Hope, and Love
Marcus Aurelius: Meditations

Owen Barfield: Saving the Appearances
Robert Barron: Catholicism
Jacques Barzun: Classic, Romantic, and Modern
Jacques Barzun: From Dawn to Decadence
Jacques Barzun: The Use and Abuse of Art
W. Jackson Bate: Samuel Johnson
Mary Beard: SPQR – A History of Ancient Rome
David A. Bell: Napoleon
Hilaire Belloc: The Cruise of the Nona
Hilaire Belloc: The Four Men
Hilaire Belloc: Hills and the Sea
Hilaire Belloc: The Old Road
Hilaire Belloc: On the Place of Chesterton in English Letters
Pope Benedict XVI: Last Testament
Robert Hugh Benson: Confessions of a Convert
Allan Bloom: The Closing of the American Mind
Anthony Brandt (Editor): The South Pole: A Historical Reader
James Boswell: Life of Johnson
James Boswell: The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides
Peter C. Bouteneff: Arvo Pärt: Out of Silence
William Briggs: Uncertainty
Peter Brown: Augustine of Hippo
Bub, J & T: Totally Random: A Serious Comic on Entanglement
Budker & Sushkov: Physics on Your Feet
E.A. Burtt: The Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Science

Julius Caesar: Civil War
Julius Caesar: Gallic Wars
Stratford Caldecott: Beauty for Truth’s Sake
Stratford Caldecott: Beauty in the Word
Stratford Caldecott: Secret Fire: The Spiritual Vision of J.R.R. Tolkien
James Thomson Callendar: Deformities of Samuel Johnson
St Edmund Campion, S.J.: Ten Reasons
Cato the Elder: On Agriculture
J.P. de Caussade: Abandonment to Divine Providence
Sofia Cavalletti: The Religious Potential of the Child
Apsley Cherry-Gerrard: The Worst Journey in the World
Cecil Chesterton: G.K. Chesterton: A Criticism
G.K. Chesterton: Alarms and Discursions
G.K. Chesterton: All Things Considered
G.K. Chesterton: The Appetite of Tyranny
G.K. Chesterton: Charles Dickens
G.K. Chesterton: Chaucer
G.K. Chesterton: The Crimes of England
G.K. Chesterton: The Defendant
G.K. Chesterton: Eugenics and Other Evils
G.K. Chesterton: The Everlasting Man
G.K. Chesterton: Heretics
G.K. Chesterton: A Miscellany of Men
G.K. Chesterton: The New Jerusalem
G.K. Chesterton: Orthodoxy
G.K. Chesterton: The Outline of Sanity
G.K. Chesterton: A Short History of England
G.K. Chesterton: The Superstition of Divorce
G.K. Chesterton: Twelve Types
G.K. Chesterton: Utopia of Usurers
G.K. Chesterton: The Victorian Age in Literature
G.K. Chesterton: The Well and the Shallows
G.K. Chesterton: What I Saw in America
G.K. Chesterton: What’s Wrong with the World
G.K. Chesterton: Where All Roads Lead
G.K. Chesterton: William Blake
G.K. Chesterton: William Cobbett
Jessie Childs: God’s Traitors
Francesco Ciabattoni: Dante’s Journey to Polyphony
Cicero: Murder Trials
Cicero: On the Nature of the Gods
Cicero: On Obligations
Cicero: Political Speeches
William Cobbett: A History of the Protestant Reformation
Jeff Collins: Introducing Heidegger
Robert Craft: Stravinsky: Chronicle of a Friendship
Pope St. Clement I: First Letter to the Corinthians

Charles Darwin: The Voyage of the Beagle
Richard Dawkins: The Greatest Show on Earth
Anthony Doerr: Four Seasons in Rome
Edward Dolnick: Down the Great Unknown
John Donne: Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions
Mary Douglas: Natural Symbols
Ross Douthat: To Change the Church
Doxiadis & Papadimitriou: Logicomix
Mark Drogin: Anathema!
Eamon Duffy: Marking the Hours
Bob Dylan: Chronicles, Vol.1

Julia Eccleshare (Ed.): 1001 Children’s Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
T.S. Eliot: The Idea of a Christian Society
Alain Erlande-Brandenberg: Cathedrals and Castles
Anthony Esolen: Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization
Anthony Esolen: Ironies of Faith
Anthony Esolen: Life Under Compulsion

James Farney: Social Conservatives and Party Politics in Canada and the United States
Patrick Leigh Fermor: A Time to Keep Silence
Patrick Leigh Fermor: Mani
Edward Feser: Aquinas
Edward Feser: Five Proofs of the Existence of God
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

John Gerard, S.J.: The Autobiography of an Elizabethan
Edward Gibbon: Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (I, II, III, IV, V, VI)
Martin Gilbert: The Second World War: A Complete History
Etienne Gilson: Being and Some Philosophers
Etienne Gilson: The Unity of Philosophical Experience
Owen Gingerich: The Book Nobody Read
Jonathan Goodman: The Killing of Julia Wallace
Kenneth Grahame: Dream Days
Kenneth Grahame: The Golden Age
Edward Grant: The Foundations of Modern Science in the Middle Ages
St. Gregory of Nyssa: The Life of Moses
John Gribbin: Six Impossible Things
Grollemond & Keene: The Fantasy of the Middle Ages
Romano Guardini: The Death of Socrates
Ray Guarendi: Discipline That Lasts a Lifetime
Guéry-Odelin and Lahaye: Classical Mechanics Illustrated by Modern Physics

Scott Hahn: Signs of Life
Christopher de Hamel: Making Medieval Manuscripts
David Bentley Hart: Atheist Delusions
David Bentley Hart: The Story of Christianity
David Bentley Hart: The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, Bliss
Henry Hazlitt: Economics in One Lesson
Herodotus: The Histories
Thor Heyerdahl: The Kon-Tiki Expedition
Clinton Heylin: Revolution in the Air
Clinton Heylin: Still on the Road
David V. Hicks: Norms and Nobility
Dietrich von Hildebrand: Trojan Horse in the City of God
Alice Hogge: God’s Secret Agents
William Dean Howells: Roman Holidays
Frank Hurley: South with Endurance
David Hurwitz: The Mahler Symphonies

St. Ignatius of Antioch: Letters
Michael Inwood: Heidegger: A Very Short Introduction
Walter Isaacson: Einstein: His Life and Universe

Alan Jacobs: The Narnian
Alan Jacobs: The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction
Paul Johnson: Modern Times
Samuel Johnson: A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland
Samuel Johnson: Life of Savage
Samuel Johnson: Life of Swift
Samuel Johnson: Preface to Shakespeare
Julian of Norwich: Revelations of Divine Love

David Kahn: The Codebreakers
James Kalb: The Tyranny of Liberalism
Immanuel Kant: Prolegomena to any Future Metaphysics
Immanuel Kant: Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals
Rob Kapilow: What Makes It Great? Short Masterpieces
Matthew Kelly: Rediscover Catholicism
Thomas Forrest Kelly: Early Music: A Very Short Introduction
Margery Kempe: The Book of Margery Kempe
Joseph Kerman: The Beethoven Quartets
Kessler & Zacharias: Rome 1300
Søren Kierkegaard: Either/Or (Part I, Part II)
Søren Kierkegaard: Johannes Climacus
Søren Kierkegaard: Judge for Yourself!
Søren Kierkegaard: Philosophical Fragments
Søren Kierkegaard: The Point of View for my Work as an Author
Søren Kierkegaard: The Present Age
Søren Kierkegaard: Repetition
Søren Kierkegaard: Stages on Life’s Way
William Kilpatrick & Wolfes: Books That Build Character
Robert Kirk: The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns, and Fairies
John W. Kiser: The Monks of Tibhirine
Jon Krakauer: Into Thin Air
Peter Kreeft: Practical Theology

Martin Laird: Into the Silent Land
Michele Landsberg: Guide to Children’s Books
Alfred Lansing: Endurance
Peter J. Leithart: Shining Glory
C.S. Lewis: The Abolition of Man
C.S. Lewis: The Discarded Image
C.S. Lewis: Present Concerns
C.S. Lewis: Reflections on the Psalms
C.S. Lewis: Studies in Words
C.S. Lewis: The Weight of Glory
David Lewis: Ice Bird
Eden Ross Lipson: NYT Parent’s Guide to the Best Books for Children
David C. Lindberg: The Beginnings of Western Science
Livy: Ab Urbe Condita, Books 1-5
Livy: Ab Urbe Condita, Books 6-10
Livy: Ab Urbe Condita, Books 21-30
Livy: Ab Urbe Condita, Books 31-40
Livy: Ab Urbe Condita, Books 41-45
John Locke: A Letter Concerning Toleration
Andrew Louth: Discerning the Mystery
Henri de Lubac: The Drama of Atheist Humanism

Niccolò Machiavelli: Discourses on Livy
David Macaulay: Cathedral: The Story of its Construction
Susan Schaeffer Macaulay: For the Children’s Sake
Thomas F. Madden (Ed.): Crusades: The Illustrated History
Bruno Mansoulié: All of Physics (Almost) in 15 Equations
Bernard McGunn: Summa Theologiae: A Biography
Robert S. Miola (Ed.): Early Modern Catholicism
John W. Moffat: Reinventing Gravity
John W. Moffat: Einstein Wrote Back: My Life in Physics
Michel de Montaigne: “On the Education of Children”
H.V. Morton: A Traveller in Rome
Martin Mosebach: The Heresy of Formlessness
Edwin Mullins: Cluny: In Search of God’s Lost Empire
Iris Murdoch: The Sovereignty of Good

Eric Newby: A Small Place in Italy
Scott Newstok: How to Think Like Shakespeare
Aidan Nichols, O.P.: Looking at the Liturgy
Adam Nicholson: God’s Secretaries
Friedrich Nietzsche: Beyond Good and Evil
Friedrich Nietzsche: The Genealogy of Morals
Friedrich Nietzsche: Thus Spake Zarathustra

Flannery O’Connor: The Presence of Grace
William Oddie: Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy
William Oddie (Ed.): The Holiness of Chesterton
John O’Neill: The Fisherman’s Tomb

Richard Panek: The 4% Universe
Nathaniel Philbrick: In the Heart of the Sea
Nathaniel Philbrick (Ed.): The Loss of the Essex, Sunk by a Whale
Josef Pieper: Happiness and Contemplation
Josef Pieper: In Defense of Philosophy
Josef Pieper: On Justice
Josef Pieper: Leisure, the Basis of Culture
Josef Pieper: On Prudence
Josef Pieper: The Platonic Myths
Josef Pieper: Scholasticism
Josef Pieper: The Silence of Goethe
Josef Pieper: Tradition: Concept and Claim
Josef Pieper: In Tune with the World
Brant Pitre: Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary
Plato: Timaeus
Pliny the Elder: Natural History
Marco Polo: Travels
St. Polycarp: Letter to the Phillipians
Pamela Porter: Warfare in Medieval Manuscripts
William J. Puette: The Tale of Genji: A Reader’s Guide

Johannes Quasten: Patrology, Vol.I

Mike Rapport: The Napoleonic Wars
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger: God and the World
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger: In the Beginning…
Sally Read: Night’s Bright Darkness
Robert Reilly: Surprised by Beauty
Enzo Restagno: Arvo Pärt in Conversation
Tony Reynolds: St. Nicholas Owen
Richard Rhodes: The Making of the Atomic Bomb
Philip Rieff: The Triumph of the Therapeutic
Jonathan Robinson of the Oratory: The Mass and Modernity
Alex Ross: The Rest is Noise
Carlo Rovelli: Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
Sarah Ruden: Paul Among the People
George Rutler: A Crisis of Saints

Karl Sabbagh: The Riemann Hypothesis
John Saward: The Beauty of Holiness
Harold C. Schonberg: The Great Pianists
Robert Falcon Scott: The Journals of Scott’s Last Expedition
Roger Scruton: Culture Counts
Seneca: Dialogues and Essays
Tim Severin: The Brendan Voyage
George Bernard Shaw: The Perfect Wagnerite
Andrew Shenton (Ed.): The Cambridge Companion to Arvo Part
Harry Sidebottom: Ancient Warfare – A Very Short Introduction
Anita Silvey: 100 Best Books for Children
James K. A. Smith: How (Not) To Be Secular
Janet E. Smith: Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later
Maynard Solomon: Mozart: A Life
O.G. Sonneck [Ed.]: Beethoven: Impressions by his Contemporaries
R.W. Southern: The Making of the Middle Ages
Michael Steinberg: Choral Masterworks
George Steiner: Nostalgia for the Absolute
Igor Stravinsky: Poetics of Music
Suetonius: The Lives of the Twelve Caesars
Kate Summerscale: The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher
Susskind & Friedman: Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Tacitus: Annals
Tacitus: Histories
Richard Taruskin: Oxford History of Western Music, Vol.I
Richard Taruskin: Oxford History of Western Music, Vol.II
Richard Taruskin: Oxford History of Western Music, Vol.III
Richard Taruskin: Oxford History of Western Music, Vol.IV
Richard Taruskin: Oxford History of Western Music, Vol.V
St. Teresa of Avila: The Book of Her Life
Richard F. Thomas: Why Bob Dylan Matters
Silvanus P. Thompson: Calculus Made Easy
Thucydides: The Peloponnesian War
Ryan N.S. Topping: Renewing the Mind
John Rowe Townsend: Written for Children
Elaine Treharne: Medieval Literature: A Very Short Introduction
Jim Trelease: The Read-Aloud Handbook

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Beethoven’s Choral Symphony

Maisie Ward: Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Michael Ward: Planet Narnia
Evelyn Waugh: Edmund Campion
Evelyn Waugh: When the Going was Good
Richard M. Weaver: Ideas Have Consequences
Robert Wild: The Tumbler of God: Chesterton as Mystic
Robert Louis Wilken: The Spirit of Early Christian Thought
William of St. Thierry: The Golden Epistle
Bernard Williams: Morality: An Introduction to Ethics
Elizabeth Wilson: Books Children Love
Simon Winchester: The Meaning of Everything



Peter Ackroyd: The Clerkenwell Tales
Aesop for Children (illus. Milo Winter)
Eric Ambler: A Coffin for Dimitrios
Anonymous: Sleepy Bunny
Apuleius: The Golden Ass
Austen: Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen & Seth Graham-Smith: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Natalie Babbitt: Tuck Everlasting
Robert Hugh Benson: The Dawn of All
Robert Hugh Benson: Lord of the World
Georges Bernanos: The Diary of a Country Priest
Wendell Berry: Hannah Coulter
Jorge Luis Borges: Labyrinths
Jorge Luis Borges: A Personal Anthology
Randy Boyagoda: Original Prin
Rad Bradbury: Dandelion Wine
Ray Bradbury: Fahrenheit 451
Abbie Farwell Brown: The Book of Saints and Friendly Beasts
George Mackay Brown: Magnus
Frederick Buechner: Godric

Italo Calvino: Cosmicomics
Italo Calvino: If on a winter’s night a traveler
Albert Camus: The Fall
William Canton: A Child’s Book of Saints
G.K. Chesterton: The Ball and the Cross
G.K. Chesterton: The Flying Inn
G.K. Chesterton: The Man Who Knew Too Much
Susanna Clarke: Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Susanna Clarke: Piranesi
Padraic Colum: The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived before Achilles
Arthur Conan Doyle: A Study in Scarlet
Arthur Conan Doyle: The Sign of Four
Joseph Conrad: The Secret Agent

Charles Dickens: Barnaby Rudge
Charles Dickens: Bleak House
Charles Dickens: David Copperfield
Charles Dickens: Dombey and Son
Charles Dickens: Great Expectations
Charles Dickens: Hard Times
Charles Dickens: Little Dorrit
Charles Dickens: Martin Chuzzlewit
Charles Dickens: Nicholas Nickleby
Charles Dickens: The Old Curiosity Shop
Charles Dickens: Our Mutual Friend
Charles Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities
Annie Dillard: The Maytrees
Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Crime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoyevsky: The Brothers Karamazov
Alexandre Dumas: The Count of Monte Cristo

Edward Eager: Half Magic
Shūsaku Endō: Silence
Madeleine L’Engle: A Wrinkle in Time

Henry Garnett: Crossbows & Crucifixes
Rumer Godden: In This House of Brede
Ivan Goncharov: Oblomov
Kenneth Grahame: The Wind in the Willows  [x2]

Ron Hansen: Mariette in Ecstasy
Thomas Hardy: Far From the Madding Crowd
Thomas Hardy: The Return of the Native
David Bentley Hart: The Devil and Pierre Gernet
David Bentley Hart: Kenogaia: A Gnostic Tale
D.B. Hart & P.R. Hart: The Mystery of Castle MacGorilla
Ethan Hawke: Rules for a Knight
Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Wonder Book for Boys and Girls
Mark Helprin: A Soldier of the Great War
Louis Hémon: Maria Chapdelaine
Eric Hodgins: Mr. Blandings Builds his Dream House
Louis Howland: Autobiography of a Cathedral

Joseph Jacobs: English Fairy Tales
Samuel Johnson: Rasselas

Charles Kingsley: The Heroes: Greek Fairy Tales for my Children (Take 1, Take 2)
Russell Kirk: Ancestral Shadows
Russell Kirk: Old House of Fear

Andrew Lang (Ed.): The Blue Fairy Book
John Le Carré: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
John Le Carré: The Honourable Schoolboy
John Le Carré: Smiley’s People
C.S. Lewis: Space Trilogy: Out of the Silent Planet
C.S. Lewis: Space Trilogy: Perelandra
C.S. Lewis: Space Trilogy: That Hideous Strength
Hugh Lofting: The Story of Dr Dolittle
Michael Lotti: St George and the Dragon
Lois Lowry: The Giver

George MacDonald: The Golden Key
George MacDonald: The Princess and the Goblin
Patricia MacLachlan: Sarah, Plain and Tall
Henning Mankell: The White Lioness
Hilary Mantel: Wolf Hall
Hilary Mantel: Bring Up the Bodies
François Mauriac: The Knot of Vipers
Cormac McCarthy: Child of God
Cormac McCarthy: The Border Trilogy: All the Pretty Horses
Cormac McCarthy: The Border Trilogy: The Crossing
Cormac McCarthy: The Border Trilogy: Cities of the Plain
Cormac McCarthy: No Country for Old Men
Cormac McCarthy: The Road
John McNichol: The Tripods Attack!
Herman Melville: Moby-Dick
Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons: Watchmen
Robert Musil: The Man Without Qualities

Vladimir Nabokov: Pnin
Edith Nesbit: Five Children and It
John Henry Newman: Loss and Gain

Michael D. O’Brien: Island of the World
Michael D. O’Brien: Theophilos

Anne Pellowski: Latsch Valley Farm books
Walker Percy: Love in the Ruins
Charles Perrault: Fairy Tales
Petronius: Satyricon
Steven Pressfield: Gates of Fire
Steven Pressfield: Tides of War

Salman Rushdie: The Enchantress of Florence

C.J. Sansom: Dark Fire
C.J. Sansom: Dissolution
Ian Serraillier: The Clashing Rocks
Ian Serraillier: The Silver Sword
Murasaki Shikibu: The Tale of Genji
Robert Louis Stevenson: Kidnapped
Robert Louis Stevenson: The Master of Ballantrae
Robert Louis Stevenson: Treasure Island
Bram Stoker: Dracula
Rosemary Sutcliff: The Sword and the Circle
Rosemary Sutcliff: The Light Beyond the Forest
Rosemary Sutcliff: The Road to Camlann
Rosemary Sutcliff: Black Ships Before Troy
Rosemary Sutcliff: The Wanderings of Odysseus
Rosemary Sutcliff: The Eagle of the Ninth
Rosemary Sutcliff: The Silver Branch
Rosemary Sutcliff: The Lantern Bearers

Daniel Taylor: Death Comes for the Deconstructionist
J.R.R. Tolkien: The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien: The Lays of Beleriand
J.R.R. Tolkien: The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún
J.R.R. Tolkien: Smith of Wootton Major
J.R.R. Tolkien: The Tale of the Children of Húrin
J.R.R. Tolkien: Tree and Leaf
Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina
Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace

Sigrid Undset: The Master of Hestviken

Jules Verne: From the Earth to the Moon
Evgeny Vodolazkin: Laurus

Sarah Waters: The Little Stranger
Evelyn Waugh: Brideshead Revisited
Evelyn Waugh: Helena
Evelyn Waugh: The Loved One
Evelyn Waugh: The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold
Evelyn Waugh: Put Out More Flags
Evelyn Waugh: Scoop
Evelyn Waugh: Sword of Honour
H.G. Wells: The Empire of the Ants
H.G. Wells: The First Men in the Moon
H.G. Wells: The Invisible Man
H.G. Wells: The Island of Dr. Moreau
H.G. Wells: The Time Machine
H.G. Wells: The War of the Worlds
Franz Werfel: The Song of Bernadette
Thomas Wharton: Icefields
T.H. White: The Sword in the Stone
T.H. White: The Queen of Air and Darkness
T.H. White: The Ill-Made Knight
T.H. White: Candle in the Wind
John Williams: Augustus
P.G. Wodehouse: Mike at Wrykyn
P.G. Wodehouse: Mike and Psmith
P.G. Wodehouse: Psmith in the City
P.G. Wodehouse: Psmith, Journalist
P.G. Wodehouse: Leave it to Psmith
P.G. Wodehouse: Something Fresh
P.G. Wodehouse: Summer Lightning
P.G. Wodehouse: Heavy Weather
P.G. Wodehouse: Uncle Fred in the Springtime
P.G. Wodehouse: Full Moon
P.G. Wodehouse: Pigs Have Wings
P.G. Wodehouse: Uncle Dynamite
P.G. Wodehouse: Service with a Smile
P.G. Wodehouse: Cocktail Time
P.G. Wodehouse: Galahad at Blandings
P.G. Wodehouse: A Pelican at Blandings
Gene Wolfe: The Book of the New Sun (I, II, III, IV)
Tom Wolfe: The Bonfire of the Vanities
Tom Wolfe: I Am Charlotte Simmons
Tom Wolfe: Back to Blood

Marguerite Yourcenar: Memoirs of Hadrian



Anonymous: Andreas [Old English]
Anonymous: Aucassin and Nicolette
Anonymous: Beowulf (trans: Sullivan & Murphy)
Anonymous: Beowulf (trans: Rebsamen)
Anonymous: Beowulf (illus. Hinds)
Anonymous: Daniel [Old English]
Anonymous: The Dream of the Rood [Old English]
Anonymous: El Cid
Anonymous: Elene [Old English]
Anonymous: The Exeter Book [Old English]
Anonymous: Exodus [Old English]
Anonymous: Genesis [Old English]
Anonymous: The Heliand
Anonymous: The Mabinogion
Anonymous: Das Nibelungenlied
Anonymous: Pearl
Anonymous: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (trans. Armitage)
Anonymous: The Song of Roland

William Blake: The Book of Urizen
Robert Browning: The Ring and the Book
Lord Byron: Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage

Catullus: Poems
Geoffrey Chaucer: Troilus and Criseyde
Chrétien de Troyes: Erec and Enide
Chrétien de Troyes: Cligès
Chrétien de Troyes: Yvain
Chrétien de Troyes: Lancelot
Chrétien de Troyes: Perceval

Anthony Esolen: The Hundredfold

Greek Lyric Poetry (ed. Lattimore)

Hesiod: Theogony
Homer: Iliad
Homer: Odyssey
Homeric Hymns
Horace: Epistles
Horace: Odes
Horace: Satires

Juvenal: Satires

William Langland: Piers Plowman
Lucan: Pharsalia
Lucretius: On the Nature of Things

Martial: Epigrams
Martial in English
John Milton: Paradise Lost
Johann Moser: Most Ancient of All Splendours: Poems

Ovid: Amores
Ovid: Ars Amatoria
Ovid: Remedia Amoris
Ovid: Black Sea Letters
Ovid: Metamorphoses [Take 1, Take 2]
Ovid: Tristia

E.J. Pratt: Brébeuf and his Brethren
Propertius: Poems

Rainer Maria Rilke: Ahead of All Parting: Poems and Prose

Sappho: Stung With Love: Poems
Ian Serraillier: The Ballad of Kon-Tiki
Ian Serraillier: The Ballad of St Simeon
Ian Serraillier: Beowulf the Warrior
Ian Serraillier: Robin and his Merry Men
Statius: Thebaid

Torquato Tasso: Gerusalemme liberata
Tibullus: Elegies

Virgil: Aeneid (trans. Dryden)
Virgil: Aeneid, Book VI [trans. Heaney]
Virgil: Eclogues
Virgil: Georgics

Craig Williamson (trans.): The Complete Old English Poems
William Wordsworth: The Prelude
Wordsworth and Coleridge: Lyrical Ballads

William Butler Yeats: Poems



Aeschylus: Oresteia
Aeschylus: The Persians
Anonymous: Arden of Faversham
Aristophanes: The Birds

Francis Beaumont: The Knight of the Burning Pestle

Pedro Calderon de la Barca: Life is a Dream
George Chapman: Bussy d’Ambois
G.K. Chesterton: Plays

Thomas Dekker: The Shoemaker’s Holiday

John Fletcher: The Tamer Tamed
John Ford: Tis Pity She’s a Whore

Robert Greene: Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay

Thomas Heywood: A Woman Killed with Kindness

Ben Jonson: Volpone
Ben Jonson: The Alchemist

Thomas Kyd: The Spanish Tragedy

Christopher Marlowe: The Jew of Malta
Christopher Marlowe: Tamburlaine the Great
John Marston: The Malcontent
Philip Massinger: A New Way to Pay Old Debts
Philp Massinger: The City Madam
Thomas Middleton: A Chaste Maid in Cheapside
Thomas Middleton: A Mad World, My Masters
Thomas Middleton: The Revenger’s Tragedy
Thomas Middleton: Women Beware Women

Plautus: Four Comedies

Seneca: Tragedies
Tom Stoppard: The Hard Problem

Terence: The Comedies
Cyril Tourneur: The Atheist’s Tragedy

Lope de Vega: Fuente Ovejuna

John Webster: The Duchess of Malfi
John Webster: The White Devil


Last updated: 3 March 2023

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