Six Professors from "Esteemed" Universities Favorite Books

Given by Democrat and Chronicle

41 Works 478,162 Books 5,940 Reviews ½ 4.0

A newspaper article from the "Democrat and Chronicle" from 1982 where they asked 6 esteemed professors to list books that theyh would recommend to anyone as worth reading during a lifetime.

The

show more voters were: Louis Rubin, Joseph Summers, R.W.B Lewis, Clark Blaise, Edward Rosenheim, and William Chace show less
WorkOrder LabelYear
In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
21913
Electra [in translation] by Sophocles
1990
First Folio by William Shakespeare
1985
The Ascent of Man by Jacob Bronowski
1973
Stop-Time: A Memoir by Frank Conroy
1967
Herzog by Saul Bellow
1964
The Golden Apples by Eudora Welty
1947
Stories of Three Decades by Thomas Mann
1936
Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
1936
Mourning Becomes Electra by Eugene O'Neill
1931
Odes by John Keats
1923
Ulysses by James Joyce
1922
Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud
1917
The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
1886
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
1884
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
1880
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
1875
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
1857
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
1852
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
1851
The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal
1839
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
1835
The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell
1791
The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton
1787
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion by David Hume
1779
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
1726
Paradise Lost by John Milton
1667
Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
1651
King Lear by William Shakespeare
1608
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
1605
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
1308
The Iliad by Homer
0750
The Odyssey by Homer
0750
Antigone by Sophocles
0441
Women of Trachis [in translation] by Sophocles
0440
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
0429
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles
0401
The Aeneid by Virgil
0029
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF PLATO: The Republic, Symposium, Apology, Phaedrus, Laws, Crito, Phaedo, Timaeus, Meno, Euthyphro, Gorgias by Plato Plato
1969
Ajax by Sophocles Sophocles
1969
Philoctetes by Sophocles Sophocles
1969
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