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  • Selected Poems of Rumi by Jelaludin Rumi
    Selected Poems of Rumi (English, Paperback)

    Over 100 of Rumi's most passionate lyrics include "The Children of Light," "The Man Who Looked Back on His Way to Hell," "The Pear-Tree of Illusion." Translated by R. A. Nicholson.

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  • The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
    The Birth of Tragedy (English, Paperback)

    Philosopher's classic study declares that Greek tragedy achieved greatness through a fusion of elements of Apollonian restraint and control with Dionysian components of passion and the irrational.

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  • The Genealogy of Morals by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
    The Genealogy of Morals (English, Paperback)

    Written in response to a book on the origins of morality by his erstwhile friend Paul Rée, the three essays comprising The Genealogy of Morals ? all three advancing the critique of Christian morality set forth in Beyond Good and Evil ? are among Nietzsche's most sustained and cohesive work....

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  • A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
    A Doll's House (English, Paperback)

    Ibsen's best-known play displays his genius for realistic prose drama. An expression of women's rights, the play climaxes when the central character, Nora, rejects a smothering marriage and life in "a doll's house."

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  • The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
    The Turn of the Screw (English, Paperback)

    Gripping ghost story by great novelist depicts the sinister transformation of 2 innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. An elegantly told tale of unspoken horror and psychological terror.

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  • The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka
    The Metamorphosis and Other Stories (English, Paperback)

    Excellent new English translations of title story (considered by many critics Kafka's most perfect work), plus "The Judgment," "In the Penal Colony," "A Country Doctor," and "A Report to an Academy." A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

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  • The Great God Pan & Other Classic Horror Stories by Arthur Machen
    The Great God Pan & Other Classic Horror Stories (English, Paperback)

    Short works of decadent horror by a pioneer of supernatural fiction include the title story, a tale of mysterious suicides, "The White People," "The Inmost Light," and "The Shining Pyramid."

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  • Candide by Voltaire
    Candide (English, Paperback)

    One of the world's great satires since its first publication in 1759. Witty, caustic skewering of romance, science, philosophy, religion, government ? nearly all human ideals and institutions. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

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  • The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
    The Importance of Being Earnest (English, Paperback)

    Wilde's witty and buoyant comedy of manners, filled with some of literature's most famous epigrams, reprinted from an authoritative British edition. Considered Wilde's most perfect work.

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  • Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
    Doctor Faustus (English, Paperback)

    Classic tale of a man's sale of his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge, transformed by an Elizabethan playwright into an epic tragedy of psychological insights and poetic grandeur.

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  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
    Heart of Darkness (English, Paperback)

    Dark allegory of a journey up the Congo River and the narrator's encounter with the mysterious Mr. Kurtz. Masterly blend of adventure, character study, psychological penetration. For many, Conrad's finest, most enigmatic story.

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  • Seneca's Letters from a Stoic by Lucius Seneca
    Seneca's Letters from a Stoic (English, Paperback)

    Major text of Roman Stoic philosophy examines the rational order of the universe, how to lead a simple life, effects and benefits of misfortune, and the necessity of facing mortality.

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  • Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    Herland (English, Paperback)

    Delightfully humorous account of a feminist utopia in which 3 male explorers stumble upon an all-female society. An early-20th-century writer's once-unconventional views on male-female behavior, motherhood, individuality, other topics.

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  • The Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin
    The Autobiography (English, Paperback)

    Charming self-portrait covers boyhood, work as a printer, political career, scientific experiments, much more. Its openness, honesty, and readable style have made the Autobiography one of the great classics of the genre.

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  • Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience by William Blake
    Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience (English, Paperback)

    Classics of English poetry, alternately describing childhood states of innocence and their inevitable ensnarement in a corrupt and repressive world. Contains the full texts of all the poems in the original 1794 edition of both collections.

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  • Leaves of Grass by Walter Whitman
    Leaves of Grass (English, Paperback)

    Whitman's immortal collection includes some of the greatest poems of modern times, including his masterpiece, "Song of Myself." Shattering standard conventions, it stands as an unabashed celebration of body and nature.

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  • Poems of Sappho by Sappho
    Poems of Sappho (English, Paperback)

    "The Tenth Muse" sings to both sexes of desire, rapture, and sorrow. This concise collection of the ancient Greek poet's surviving works was assembled and translated by a distinguished classicist.

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  • On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
    On the Origin of Species (English, Paperback)

    States the evidence for a theory of evolution, explains how evolution takes place, and discusses instinct, hybridism, fossils, distribution, and classification.

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  • The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
    The Souls of Black Folk (English, Paperback)

    This landmark in the literature of black protest eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human being to beg for those rights that belong inherently to all mankind.

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  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
    Romeo and Juliet (English, Paperback)

    Tragic tale of star-crossed lovers, feuding families, and timeless passion contains some of Shakespeare's most beautiful and lyrical love poetry. Complete, unabridged text with explanatory footnotes.

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