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Book awards: Classics Revisited

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Antigone / Oedipus Rex / Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles
Baudelaire: Poems by Charles Baudelaire
Beowulf by Beowulf Poet
The Book of Job by Stephen Mitchell
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx
The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton
The Complete Essays by Michel de Montaigne
The Conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xueqin
The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster
The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous
Euripides I by Euripides
Euthyphro/ The Apology / Crito / Phaedo by Plato
Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais
The Golden Ass by Apuleius
Haiku: Gems of Intimate Beauty in a New Collection of Classic Japanese Poetry by Mary Dawson Hughes
The Histories by Tacitus
The Histories by Herodotus
History of My Life, Vols. 1 & 2 by Giacomo Girolamo Casanova
History of Rome, books 1-5 by Titus Livy
The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
The Iliad by Homer
Kalevala by Elias Lönnrot
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Li Po and Tu Fu: Poems Selected and Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Arthur Cooper
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne
Mahābhārata {retold by William Buck} by Vyasa
Mediaeval Latin Lyrics by Helen Waddell
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory
The Nature of Things by Lucretius
Njal's Saga by Anonymous
The Oresteia: Agamemnon / The Libation Bearers / The Eumenides by Aeschylus
Pages from the Goncourt Journal by Edmond de Goncourt
Plays by Anton Chekhov
Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
The Red and the Black by Stendhal
The Republic by Plato
Rimbaud: Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets) by Arthur Rimbaud
Sappho: A New Translation by Sappho
The Satyricon by Petronius
Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert
The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu
The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo
Utopia by Thomas More
Volpone, or The Fox by Ben Jonson
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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Selected by Kenneth Rexroth for his book Classics Revisited, a volume of brief, radiant essays discussing 60 key books that are for him "basic documents in the history of the imagination."

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