Useful writings

There are plenty of writings and ideas in the public domain or not. As Americans and humans it would probably be a good idea if we were at least be aware of their contents.

On Defects of Character – 12 Steps and 12 Traditions – Chapter 6

The Plays of Aristophanes And their text


The Bible

Thousand and One Nights

Jean-Jacques Rousseau The Social Contract

Alexander Pope An Essay on Criticism source of the quote “To Err is human, to forgive, divine”

The Plays of William Shakespeare

The Works of John Locke

The Works of Edmund Burke

On the Human Right Self Defense

Edgar Allen Poe and his works

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain – Author of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer

MN 7th & 8th Grade Reading List 1908 from The Federalist

Lobo, Rag, and Vixen By Ernest Thompson Seton

Evangeline by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Harold, Last of Saxon Kings, Edward Bulwer Lytton

Tanglewood Tales, Nathaniel Hawthorne

Courtship of Miles Standish, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Alexis de Touquiville

Rab and His Friends, John Brown

Gold Bug, Edgar Allan Poe

Stories of Heroic Deeds, James Johonnot

Stories from Dickens, Charles Dickens

Old Ballads in Prose, Eva March Tappan

Treasure Island, Robert Lewis Stevenson

Captains Courageous, Robert Lewis Stevenson

Essays from Sketch Book, Washington Irving

Knickerbocker’s History of New York, Washington Irving

Grandmothers Story of Bunker Hill and Other Poems, Oliver Wendell Holmes

The Spy, James Fenimore Cooper

Stories of the Olden Time, James Johannot

Adventures of a Deerslayer, James Fenimore  Cooper

The Young Mountaineers, Mark Noailles Murphy

Harris’s  Story of Georgia, Joel Chandler Harris

Jorge Luis Borges – List of 74 Books

Lulu Nunn – 74 Essential Books

From the 20th Century

The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov

Cole Porter

Dylan Thomas

Langston Hughes

An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser

The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosinski

John Cheever

“The Cathedral and the Bazaar” by ESR

The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

The  Bokklubben World Library List of Greatest Books

Folk Songs

Traditional Ballad Index (English)

Some Songs by Woody Guthrie July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967 CE

Peter Grace

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