The Classics Club III

The Classics Club is a group of people who have listed a minimum of fifty classics and aim to read them within a specific time frame. This is my third list (the first was completed in 2014, the second in 2017) and I aim to finish by 7th April 2022.

Progress:
27 / 250
Autobiographies and Memoirs

As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams (11th Century)
Cellini, Benvenuto - Autobiography (1558 - 1563)
Lee, Laurie - Cider with Rosie (1959)
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques - Confessions (1789)
Shōnagon, Sei - The Pillow Book of Sei Shōnagon (10th-11th Century)
Trollope, Anthony - An Autobiography (1883)

Biographies

Bryson, Bill - Shakespeare (2007)
Burgess, Anthony - Shakespeare (1970)
Gaskell, Elizabeth - The Life of Charlotte Brontë (1857)
Lee, Hermione - Virginia Woolf (1996)
Pearson, Roger - Voltaire Almighty (2005)
Tomalin, Claire - Thomas Hardy: The Time-Torn Man (2006)
Tomalin, Claire - Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self (2002)
Woolf, Virginia - Roger Fry: A Biography (1940)

Diaries

Boswell, James - Journals (1762-95)
Cooper, Alfred Duff - The Duff Cooper Diaries (1915-51)
Hughes, Ann - The Diary of a Farmer's Wife 1796 - 1797
Wordsworth, Dorothy - Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth (1798 - 1803)

Letters

Austen, Jane - Selected Letters (1796 - 1817)
Montgomery, L. M. - My Dear Mr. M: Letters to G.B. Macmillan from L.M. Montgomery (1903-42)
Mosley, Charlotte - The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters (2007)
The Paston Letters (1422 - 1509)
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. I: The Flight of the Mind (1888 - 1912)
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. II: The Question of Things Happening (1912 - 1922)
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. III A Change of Perspective (1923 - 1928)
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. IV: A Reflection of the Other Person (1929 - 1931)
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. V: The Sickle Side of the Moon (1932 - 1935)
Woolf, Virginia - Letters vol. VI: Leave the Letters Till We're Dead (1936 - 1941)

Non Fiction

Asser - Life of King Alfred (893)
Bell, Quentin - A New and Noble School: The Pre-Raphaelites (1982)
Burke, Edmund - The Sublime and the Beautiful (1757)
Burke, Edmund - Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790)
Defoe, Daniel - An Essay Upon Projects (1697)
Eliade, Mircea - From Primitives to Zen (1967)
Engels, Friedrich - The Condition of the Working Class in England (1845)
Erasmus, Desiderius  - Praise of Folly (1511)
Machiavelli, Niccolò - The Prince (1532)
Marx, Karl and Engels, Friedrich - The Communist Manifesto (1848)
Mayhew, Henry - London Labour and the London Poor (1851)
Orwell, George - Down and Out in Paris and London (1933)
Orwell, George - The Road to Wigan Pier (1937)
Owen, Robert - A New View of Society (1813)
Pascal, Blaise - Pensées (1670)
Post, Laurens van der - The Lost World of the Kalahari (1958)
Proust, Marcel - Against Sainte-Beuve (written between 1895 - 1900)
Ruskin, John - Selected Writings (1843 - 1889)
Steinbeck, John - A Russian Journal (1948)
Swift, Jonathan - The Battle of the Books (1704)
Tolstoy, Leo - The Sebastopol Sketches (1855)
Trevelyan, G. M. - English Social History (1944)
Trollope, Fanny - The Domestic Manners of the Americans (1832)
Vasari, Giorgio - The Lives of the Artists (1550)
Weber, Max - The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1905)
Wells, H. G. - A Short History of the World (1922)
White, Gilbert - The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne (1789)
Wilde, Oscar - De Profundis (1897)

Novels and Novellas

Achebe, Chinua - Things Fall Apart (1958)
Arnim, Elizabeth von - The Enchanted April (1922)
Bacon, Francis - New Atlantis (1627)
Balzac Honoré de - Cousin Bette (1846)
Balzac, Honoré de - Eugénie Grandet (1833)
Barrie, J. M. - Peter Pan (1911)
Bates, H. E. - The Pop Larkin Chronicles (1958 - 1970)
Burnett, Frances Hodgson - Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886)
Burnett, Frances Hodgson - A Little Princess (1905)
Butler, Samuel - Erewhon (1872)
Butler, Samuel - The Way of All Flesh (1903)
Cervantes, Miguel de - Don Quixote (1605-15)
Ch'êng-ên, Wu - Monkey (16th Century)
Collins, Wilkie - Armadale (1864-66)
Collis, John Stewart - The Worm Forgives the Plough (1973)
Constant, Benjamin - Adolphe (1866)
Delafield, E. M. - The Diary of a Provincial Lady (1930)
Dickens, Charles - David Copperfield (1850)
Dickens, Charles - A Tale of Two Cities (1859)
Dickens, Charles - Bleak House (1852-53)
Diderot, Denis - The Nun (1796)
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - Crime and Punishment (1866)
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - The Devils (1872)
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - The Brothers Karamazov (1880)
Dreiser, Theodore - An American Tragedy (1925)
Dumas, Alexandre - The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)
Dumas, Alexandre - The Three Musketeers (1844)
Early Fiction in England: from Geoffrey of Monmouth to Chaucer
Fielding, Henry - Shamela (1741)
Fielding, Henry - Tom Jones (1749)
Firbank, Ronald -  Vainglory: with Inclinations and Caprice (1915-17)
Flaubert, Gustave - Sentimental Education (1869)
Forster, E. M. - Howards End (1910)
Gaskell, Elizabeth - The Cranford Chronicles (1853)
Gaskell, Elizabeth - Sylvia's Lovers (1863)
Gibbons, Stella - Cold Comfort Farm (1932)
Golding, William - Lord of the Flies (1954)
Goldsmith, Oliver - The Vicar of Wakefield (1766)
Goncharov, Ivan Alexandrovich - Oblomov (1859)
Hardy, Thomas - Jude the Obscure (1895)
Huxley, Aldous - Brave New World (1932)
Inchbald, Elizabeth - A Simple Story (1791)
Jerome, Jerome K. - Three Men in a Bummel (1900)
Kerouac, Jack - The Dharma Bums (1958)
Kingsley, Charles - The Water-Babies (1863)
Lawrence, D. H. - Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928)
Lessing, Doris - The Golden Notebook (1962)
Lewis, C. S. - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)
Lewis, C. S. - Prince Caspian (1951)
Lewis, C. S. - The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)
Lewis, C. S. - The Silver Chair (1953)
Lewis, C. S. - The Horse and His Boy (1954)
Lewis, C. S. - The Magician's Nephew (1955)
Lewis, C. S. - The Last Battle (1956)
Laclos, Choderlos de - Les Liaisons Dangereuses (1782)
Lindsay, Joan - Picnic at Hanging Rock (1967)
Malory, Thomas - Le Morte D'Arthur (1485)
Márquez, Gabriel García - One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)
Maugham, W. Somerset - The Moon and Sixpence (1919)
Maupassant, Guy de - Bel Ami (1885)
Meredith, George - The Egoist (1879)
Meredith, George - The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (1859)
Mitchell, Margaret - Gone with the Wind (1936)
Morris, William - Early Romances (1913)
Nabokov, Vladimir - Glory (1932)
Nietzsche, Friedrich - Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1883-91)
Nesbit, Edith - The Railway Children (1906)
Neville, Henry - The Isle of Pines (1668)
Orwell, George - Coming Up for Air (1939)
Plath, Sylvia - The Bell Jar (1963)
Rand, Ayn - Atlas Shrugged (1957)
Ransome, Arthur - Swallows and Amazons (1930)
Ransome, Arthur - Swallowdale (1931)
Ransome, Arthur - Peter Duck (1932)
Ransome, Arthur - Winter Holiday (1933)
Rhys, Jean - Wide Sargasso Sea (1966)
Richardson, Samuel - Pamela (1740)
Sackville West, Vita - The Edwardians (1930)
Sackville West, Vita - All Passion Spent (1931)
Scott, Walter - Ivanhoe (1820)
Sewell, Anna - Black Beauty (1887)
Shaw, George Bernard - The Unsocial Socialist (1883)
Singer, Isaac Bashevis - The Slave (1962)
Spark, Muriel - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961)
Spyri, Johanna - Heidi (1881)
Steinbeck, John - The Grapes of Wrath (1939)
Steinbeck, John - Tortilla Flat (1935)
Steinbeck, John - Cannery Row (1945)
Steinbeck, John - Sweet Thursday (1954)
Steinbeck, John - The Wayward Bus (1947)
Steinbeck, John - The Winter of Our Discontent (1961)
Stendhal - The Charterhouse of Parma (1839)
Stendhal - Scarlet and Black (1830)
Sterne, Laurence - A Sentimental Journey (1768)
Tolstoy, Leo - Childhood, Boyhood, Youth (1852-56)
Tolstoy, Leo - The Cossacks (1863)
Trollope, Anthony - He Knew He Was Right (1869)
Trollope, Anthony - Nina Balatka (1867)
Trollope, Anthony - The Vicar of Bullhampton (1870)
Trollope, Anthony - The Way We Live Now (1875)
de Troyes, Chrétien - Arthurian Romances (12th Century)
Turgenev, Ivan - The Torrents of Spring (1870-71)
Turgenev, Ivan - A Sportsman's Sketches (1852)
Two Spanish Picaresque Novels: The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes and of His Fortunes and Adversities (1554) and de Quevedo, Francisco - The Swindler (1604)
Voltaire - Zadig and L'Ingénu (1747 and 1767)
Walpole, Horace - The Castle of Otranto (1764)
Waugh, Evelyn - Brideshead Revisited (1945)
Wells, H. G. - The History of Mr Polly (1910)
Wharton, Edith - The House of Mirth (1905)
White, Antonia - Frost in May (1933)
Wilde, Oscar - The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)
Woolf, Leonard - The Wise Virgins (1913)
Zola, Émile - The Mysteries of Marseille (1867)
Zola, Émile - Madeleine Férat (1868)
Zola, Émile - Fruitfulness (1899)
Zola, Émile - Labour (1901)
Zola, Émile - Truth (1903)

Plays

Farquhar, George - The Beaux' Stratagem (1707)
Hardy, Thomas - The Dynasts (1904-08)
Hardy, Thomas - The Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall (1923)
Lyly, John - Campaspe (1584)
Lyly, John - Mother Bombie (1594)
Racine, Jean - Andromaque (1667)
Racine, Jean - Iphigénie (1674)
Shakespeare, William (Apocrypha) - Arden of Faversham (1592)
Shakespeare, William (Apocrypha) - The Merry Devil of Edmonton (1592)
Shakespeare, William - Two Gentlemen of Verona (1589-93)
Shakespeare, William - The Merchant of Venice (1596-97)
Shakespeare, William - As You Like It (1599)
Shakespeare, William - All's Well That Ends Well (1604-05)
Shakespeare, William - Measure for Measure (1604)
Shelley, Percy Bysshe - Prometheus Unbound (1820)
Strindberg, August - The Father (1887)
Strindberg, August - Miss Julia (1888)
Strindberg, August - Easter (1901)
Wilde, Oscar - The Duchess of Padua (1883)
Wilde, Oscar - A Florentine Tragedy (1908)
Wilde, Oscar - La Sainte Courtisane (1908)
Wilde, Oscar - Vera (1880)

Poetry

Ariosto,  Ludovico - Orlando Furioso (1516)
Baudelaire, Charles - The Flowers of Evil (1857)
Camões, Luís Vaz de - The Lusiads (1572)
Gurgani, Fakhruddin As'ad - Vis and Rāmin (11th Century)
The Epic of Gilgamesh (1800 B.C.)
Khayyám, Omar - Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám (11th - 12th Century)
Hardy, Thomas - Wessex Poems and Other Verses (1898)
Hardy, Thomas - Poems of the Past and the Present (1901)
Hardy, Thomas - Time's Laughingstocks and Other Verses (1909)
Hardy, Thomas - Satires of Circumstance (1914)
Hardy, Thomas - Moments of Vision (1917)
Hardy, Thomas - Late Lyrics and Earlier with Many Other Verses (1922)
Hardy, Thomas - Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs and Trifles (1925)
Hardy, Thomas - Winter Words in Various Moods and Metres (1928)
de Lorris, Guillaume and de Meun, Jean - Romance of the Rose (1230-75)
Medieval English Verse
Milton, John - Paradise Lost (1667)
Milton, John - Paradise Found (1671)
Shakespeare, William - Sonnets (1609)
Tennyson, Lord Alfred - Idylls of the King (1859-85)

Religious Writings

Anselm of Canterbury - The Major Works (11th Century)
The Bhagavad Gita (5th - 2nd Century B.C.)
Buddhist Scriptures
The Desert Fathers - Sayings of the Early Christian Monks (5th Century A.D.)
The New Testament (1st Century A.D.)
The Cloud of Unknowing (14th Century)
Flaubert, Gustave - The Temptation of St. Anthony (1874)
Gibran,  Kahlil - The Prophet (1923)
Gower, John - Confessio Amantis (1386-90)
Hilton, Walter - The Ladder of Perfection (14th Century)
Keble, John - The Christian Year (1827)
Laozi - Tao Te Ching (6th Century B.C.)
Rolle, Richard - Fire of Love (14th Century)
Thomas à Kempis - The Imitation of Christ (1418-27)
The Upanishads (B.C.)

Short Stories

Amman, Mir - A Tale of Four Dervishes (13th Century)
Andersen, Hans Christian - Fairy Tales
Austen, Jane - Catherine and Other Writings (1792 - 1811)
Borges, Jorge Luis - Fictions (1941)
Elizabethan Love Stories 
Flaubert, Gustave - Three Tales (1877)
Gaskell, Elizabeth - Gothic Tales (19th Century)
Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm - Grimm Fairy Tales (1812)
Hardy, Thomas - Life's Little Ironies (1894)
Hardy, Thomas - A Changed Man and Other Stories (1913)
Joyce, James - The Dubliners (1914)
Mansfield, Katherine - Bliss and Other Stories (1918)
One Thousand and One Nights (c. 10th Century)
Pushkin, Alexander - The Queen of Spades and Other Stories (1833)
Woolf, Virginia - Monday or Tuesday (1921)
Zola, Émile - For a Night of Love (19th Century)

Travelogues

Cobbett, William - Rural Rides (1830)
Mandeville, John - The Travels of Sir John Mandeville (1357-71)
Polo, Marco - The Travels of Marco Polo (1276-91)
Steinbeck, John - Travels with Charley (1962)

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