Indice generale delle opere di 10 e Lode Inglese


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Anonymous

Read Beowulf (ca. 750)

Literature Early National Poetry


Anonymous

Read Everyman (after 1485)

Literature The Early Religious Drama


Anonymous

Read Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (ca. 1375 - 1400)

Literature "Pearl," "Cleanness," "Patience" and "Sir Gawayne"
Literature Metrical Romances, 1200-1500


Anonymous

ReadThe Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (890 ca. - 1150 ca.)

LiteratureAlfred and the Old English Prose of his Reign
LiteratureThe Chronicle
LiteratureThe Ballads and Poems in The Chronicle


Anonymous

ReadThe York Plays (15th Century)

LiteratureThe Early Religious Drama


Anonymous

ReadThe Second Shepherds' Play (ca. 1425)

LiteratureTowneley Mysteries


A
 

Addison, Joseph (1672 - 1717)

ReadSelected Poetry (excerpts)*

LiteratureSteele and Addison


Arnold, Matthew (1822 - 1888)

ReadThe Function of Criticism at the Present Time

LiteratureMatthew Arnold, Arthur Hugh Clough, James Thomson


Ascham, Roger (1515 - 1568)

ReadThe Scholemaster

LiteratureRoger Ascham


Auden, Wystan Hugh (1907-1973)

ReadSelected Poems*

Austen, Jane (1775 - 1817)

ReadEmma
ReadLady Susan
ReadMansfield Park
ReadNorthanger Abbey
ReadPersuasion
ReadPride and Prejudice
ReadSense and Sensibility

LiteratureJane Austen


B
 

Beauchamp, Kathleen
see Mansfield, Katherine


Beckett, Samuel (1906 - 1989)

ReadWaiting for Godot (excerpt from Act 2)*
ReadSelected Poems*


Bacon, Francis (1561 - 1626)

ReadEssays

LiteratureFrancis Bacon
LiteratureBacon's Essays


Bell, Acton see Brontë, Anne


Bell, Ellis see Brontë, Emily


Bell, Currer see Brontë, Charlotte


Blair, Eric Arthur see Orwell, George


Blake, William (1757 - 1827)

Read Poetical Sketches
ReadSongs of Innocence and of Experience

LiteratureBlake


Brontë, Anne (1820 - 1849)

ReadAgnes Gray
ReadPoems
ReadThe Tenant of Wildfell Hall

LiteratureThe Brontës


Brontë, Charlotte (1816 - 1855)

ReadJane Eyre
ReadPoems

LiteratureThe Brontës


Brontë, Emily (1818 - 1848)

ReadPoems
ReadWuthering Heights

LiteratureThe Brontës


Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806 - 1861)

ReadSonnets from the Portuguese and Other Selected Poems

LiteratureRobert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Browning, Robert (1812 - 1889)

ReadSelected Poetry*

LiteratureRobert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Brooke, Rupert (1887 - 1915)

ReadThe Collected Poems

Bunyan, John (1628 - 1688)

ReadThe Pilgrim's Progress

LiteratureJohn Bunyan. Andrew Marvell


Burns, Robert (1759 - 1796)

ReadPoems and Songs of Robert Burns

LiteratureBurns


Butler, Samuel (1835 - 1902)

ReadErewhon

LiteratureButler


George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

ReadChilde Harold's Pilgrimage (Cantos III; IV)*
ReadDon Juan
ReadThe Giaour
ReadLara (Canto I)*

LiteratureByron
LiteratureThe Prosody of the Nineteenth Century. Byron


C
 

Carlyle, Thomas (1795 - 1881)

ReadThe French Revolution

LiteratureCarlyle


Carroll, Lewis (1832 - 1898)
[Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]

ReadAlice in Wonderland
ReadThrough the Looking Glass

LiteratureLewis Carroll


Chaucer, Geoffrey (ca. 1343 - 1400)

ReadTroilus and Criseide
ReadThe Canterbury Tales

LiteratureChaucer
LiteratureChaucer and His Successors


Chesterton, Gilbert Keith (1874 - 1936)

ReadThe Wisdom of Father Brown (Chapter 1, The Absence of Mr Grass)*
ReadThe Innocence of Father Brown (The Blue Cross)*
ReadManalive (Part 1, Chapter 1)*


Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772 - 1834)

ReadSelected Poetry*
ReadBiographia Literaria (excerpts from Chapters I, II, X, XI,XII, XVIII and Chapter XIV)*
ReadLyrical Ballads

LiteratureColeridge
LiteratureColeridge's Christabel


Collins, Wilkie William (1824 - 1889)

ReadThe Moonstone
ReadThe Woman in White

LiteratureWilkie Collins


Collins, William (1721 - 1759)

ReadSelected Poetry*

LiteratureYoung, Collins and Lesser Poets of the Age of Johnson


Cooper, James Fenimore (1789 - 1851)

ReadThe Last of the Mohicans

LiteratureFiction. Brown, Cooper
LiteratureBooks for Children


Congreve, William (1650 - 1729)

ReadThe Double-Dealer
ReadThe Way of the World

LiteratureThe Restoration Drama


Conrad, Joseph (1857 - 1924)
[Jozef Teodor Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski]

ReadAlmayer's Folly
ReadAmy Foster
ReadA Personal Record
ReadHeart of Darkness
ReadThe Secret Agent
ReadThe Secret Sharer
ReadThe Shadow Line
ReadYouth


D
 

Darwin, Charles (1809 - 1882)

ReadOn the Origins of Species

LiteratureDarwin
LiteratureThe Literature of Science
LiteratureThe Origin of Species


Defoe, Daniel (1660 - 1731)

ReadA Journal of the Plague Year
ReadMoll Flanders
ReadRobinson Crusoe
ReadThe Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
ReadTour Through Eastern Counties of England

LiteratureDefoe-The Newspaper and the Novel


De Quincey, Thomas (1785 - 1859)

ReadConfessions of an English Opium Eater

LiteratureDe Quincey's Mastery in Ornate Prose


Dickens, Charles (1812 - 1870)

ReadA Christmas Carol
ReadDavid Copperfield
ReadGreat Expectations
ReadHard Times
ReadOliver Twist
ReadPictures from Italy
ReadThe Chimes
ReadThe Mystery of Edwin Drood
ReadThe Old Curiosity Shop
ReadThe Pickwick Papers

LiteratureDickens


Donne, John (1572 - 1631)

ReadSelected Poetry*

LiteratureJohn Donne
LiteratureThe Progress of Science


Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (1859 - 1930)

ReadMemoirs of Sherlock Holmes
ReadThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
ReadThe Return of Sherlock Holmes
ReadBeyond the City
ReadRound the Red Lamp


Dryden, John (1631 - 1700)

ReadAbsalom and Achitophel
ReadAn Essay on Dramatic Poesie

LiteratureDryden
LiteratureDryden and the Heroic Couplet
LiteraturePerceptive Prosody: Jonson and Dryden
LiteratureThe Style of Dryden and its Conversational Character
LiteratureEvidence of Dryden, Rapin and Rymer
LiteratureDryden's Influence on English Style; the "Preface to the Fables"


E
 

Eliot, George (1819 - 1880)
[Mary Ann Evans]

ReadMiddlemarch
ReadSilas Marner
ReadAdam Bede

LiteratureThe Political and Social Novel


Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888 - 1965)

ReadSelected Poems*
ReadThe Waste Land
ReadTradition and the Individual Talent


Evans, Mary Ann see Eliot, George


F
 

Fielding, Henry (1707 - 1754)

ReadThe History of Tom Jones

LiteratureFielding and Smollett


Forster, Edward Morgan (1879 - 1970)

ReadHowards End (Chapters 1 and 2)*

G
 

Gay, John (1685 - 1732)

ReadThe Beggar's Opera

LiteratureJohn Gay and His Early Literary Efforts
LiteratureThe Beggar's Opera


Goldsmith, Oliver (1730 - 1774)

ReadThe Deserted Village
ReadThe Vicar of Wakefield

LiteratureOliver Goldsmith


Graves, Robert (1895 - 1985)

ReadPoems from "Country Sentiment"*

Gray, Thomas (1716 - 1771)

ReadElegy Written in a Country Churchyard

LiteratureGray


Grimald, Nicholas (1519 - 1562)

ReadTottel's Miscellany

LiteratureNicholas Grimald
LiteratureThe New English Poetry


H
 

Hardy, Thomas (1840 - 1928)

ReadA Pair of Blue Eyes
ReadFar from the Madding Crowd
ReadJude the Obscure
ReadSelected Poems*
ReadTess of the d'Urbervilles
ReadThe Mayor of Casterbridge
ReadThe Return of the Native
ReadThe Woodlanders


Hazlitt, William (1778 - 1830)

ReadCharacters of Shakespear's Plays

LiteratureHazlitt


Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804 - 1864)

ReadThe House of the Seven Gables

LiteratureHawthorne
LiteratureBooks for Children


Herbert, George (1593 - 1633)

ReadSelected Poetry*

LiteratureGeorge Herbert
LiteratureA Priest to the Temple


Herrick, Robert (1591 - 1674)

ReadSelected Poems*

LiteratureRobert Herrick


Hobbes, Thomas (1588 - 1679)

ReadLeviathan

LiteratureThe Aesthetics of Hobbes
LiteratureHobbes and Contemporary Philosophy


Hopkins, Gerard Manley (1844 - 1889)

ReadThe Wreck of the Deutschland and Other Poems

Housman, Alfred Edward (1859 - 1936)

ReadA Shropshire Lad (excerpts I,II,XII,XIX,XXVI,XXX,XXXI,XXXV,LXII)*

Hughes, Ted (1930 - )

ReadCrow (excerpts)*

Huxley, Aldous (1894 - 1963)

ReadBrave New World (Chapters 1,2; Chapter 6 - The Reservation; Chapter 16 - The Controller)*


J
 

James, Henry (1843 - 1916)

ReadDaisy Miller
ReadThe Ambassadors
ReadThe American
ReadThe Aspern Papers
ReadThe Jolly Corner
ReadThe Pupil
ReadThe Turn of the Screw

LiteratureHenry James
LiteratureThe Short Story


Johnson, Samuel (1709 - 1784)

ReadMr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

LiteratureJohnson and Boswell


Jonson, Ben (1572 - 1637)

ReadVolpone

LiteratureBen Jonson
LiteratureBen Jonson's Masques
LiteratureJacobean and Caroline Criticism


Joyce, James (1882 - 1941)

ReadA Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (excerpts - Stephen's Epiphany; Stephen's Poem)*
ReadThe Dead
ReadUlysses (Proteus)*


K
 

Keats, John (1795 - 1821)

ReadSelected Poetry*

LiteratureKeats
LiteratureThe Prosody of the Nineteenth Century


Kinglake, Alexander William (1809 - 1891)

ReadEothen

LiteratureKinglake's Invasion of the Crimea


Kingsley, Charles (1819 - 1875)

ReadThe Ancien Regime

LiteratureThe Political and Social Novel


Kipling, Rudyard (1865 - 1936)

ReadSelected Poems*

L
 

Lamb, Charles (1775 - 1834) and Mary (1764 - 1847)

ReadTales from Shakespeare

LiteratureLamb
LiteratureCharles and Mary Lamb


Langland, William (1331? - 1400?)

ReadPiers Plowman - version 1 (Prologue+Passus 1-7)
ReadPiers Plowman - version 2 (Prologue+Passus 1-20)

Literature"Piers the Plowman" and its Sequence
LiteraturePiers Plowman


Lawrence, David Herbert (1885 - 1930)

ReadLady Chatterley's Lover
ReadPoetry of the Present
ReadSelected Poems
ReadSons and Lovers


Lear, Edward (1812 - 1888)

ReadThe Book of Nonsense

LiteratureEdward Lear


Lewis, Matthew Gregory (1775 - 1818)

ReadThe Monk

LiteratureMatthew Gregory Lewis: The Monk


Lyly, John (1554 - 1606)

ReadEuphues: The Anatomy of Wit (Euphues Introduced, Cassander's Letter to Callimachus)*
ReadGallathea

LiteratureJohn Lyly
LiteratureThe Plays of the University Wits


Locke, John (1632 - 1704)

ReadAn Essay Concerning Human Understanding

LiteratureJohn Locke
LiteraturePolitical Economists of the Seventeenth Century: Sir William Petty and Locke


London, Jack (1876 - 1916)

ReadAdventure
ReadBurning Daylight
ReadThe Call of the Wild

LiteratureJack London


M
 

MacNeice, Louis (1907 - 1963)

ReadSelected Poems*

Malory, Sir Thomas (ca. 1405 - 1471)

ReadMorte Darthur vol.I
ReadMorte Darthur vol.II

LiteratureThe Introduction of Printing into England and the Early Work of the Press
LiteratureMalory's Morte d'Arthur


Mansfield Katherine (1888 - 1923)
[Kathleen Beauchamp]

ReadIn a German Pension
ReadThe Garden Party

Marlowe, Christopher (1564 - 1593)

ReadDr. Faustus
ReadHero and Leander
ReadMassacre at Paris
ReadThe Jew of Malta

LiteratureMarlowe and Kyd


Marvell, Andrew (1621 - 1678)

ReadSelected Poetry*

LiteratureAndrew Marvell
LiteratureAndrew Marvell: His Poems, Satires and Prose Works


Maugham, William Somerset (1874 - 1965)

ReadOf Human Bondage (I - X)*
ReadThe Moon and Sixpence (Chapter 1)*


Meynell, Alice (1850-1922)

ReadHearts of Controversy
ReadPoems


Meredith, George (1828 - 1909)

ReadA Reading of Life and Other Poems
ReadThe Egoist

LiteratureGeorge Meredith


Mill, John Stuart (1806 - 1873)

ReadWhat is Poetry?

LiteraturePhilosophers. John Stuart Mill
LiteratureEducation. John Stuart Mill


Milton, John (1608 - 1674)

ReadAeropagitica
ReadComus
ReadParadise Lost
ReadParadise Regained
ReadPoetical Works
ReadSamson Agonistes

LiteratureMilton
LiteratureJacobean and Caroline Criticism
LiteratureMilton's Metrical Development


More, Sir Thomas (1478 - 1535)

ReadUtopia

LiteratureEnglishmen and the Classical Renascence. Sir Thomas More


Morris, William (1834 - 1896)

ReadThe Dream of John Ball and A King's Lesson
ReadSelected Poetry*

LiteratureThe Rossettis, William Morris, Swinburne


O
 

Orwell George (1903 - 1950)
[Eric Arthur Blair]

ReadAnimal Farm (Chapter X)*
ReadPolitics and the English Language
Read1984 (Chapter I; Appendix - The Principles of Newspeak)*


Owen, Wilfred (1893 - 1918)

ReadPoems


P
 

Paine, Thomas (1737 - 1809)

ReadCommon Sense

LiteratureThomas Paine: The Rights of Man; The Age of Reason
LiteratureAmerican Political Writing, 1760-1789


Pater, Walter (1839 - 1894)

ReadColeridge (1865,1880)
ReadWordsworth (1874)
ReadStyle (1888)

LiteratureCritical and Miscellaneous Prose. Walter Pater


Peacock, Thomas Love (1785 - 1866)

ReadHeadlong Hall
ReadMaid Marian
ReadNightmare Abbey
ReadPoems from "Melincourt"*
ReadThe Four Ages of Poetry

LiteratureThe Growth of the Later Novel. Thomas Love Peacock


Pinter, Harold (1930 - )

ReadPoems*

Poe, Edgar Allan (1809 - 1849)

ReadThe Cask of Amontillado
ReadThe Masque of the Red Death
ReadThe Raven

LiteraturePoe
LiteratureThe Short Story. Poe; Realism


Pope, Alexander (1688 - 1744)

ReadAn Essay on Man (excerpts)*
ReadThe Rape of the Lock

LiteraturePope


R
 

Radcliffe, Ann (1764 - 1822)

ReadPoems
ReadThe Mysteries of Udolpho (excerpts)*

LiteratureAnn Radcliffe


Reade, Charles (1814 - 1884)

ReadThe Cloister and the Hearth

LiteratureCharles Reade
LiteratureThe Cloister and the Hearth


Richardson, Samuel (1689 - 1761)

ReadClarissa*

LiteratureRichardson


Rosenberg, Isaac (1890 - 1918)

Read Selected Poems
Ruskin, John (1819 - 1900)

ReadKing of Golden River
ReadSesame and Lilies

LiteratureRuskin; Modern Painters
LiteratureEducation. John Ruskin


Rossetti, Christina (1830 - 1894)

ReadGoblin Market

LiteratureThe Rossettis, William Morris, Swinburne


Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882)

ReadThe House of Life

LiteratureThe Rossettis, William Morris, Swinburne


S
 

 

Sasson, Siegfried (1886 - 1967)

ReadSelected Poems*
Scott, Sir Walter (1771 - 1832)

ReadThe Bride of Lammermoor
ReadMy Aunt's Margaret's Mirror
ReadIvanhoe
ReadThe Black Dwarf

LiteratureWalter Scott
LiteratureHistorians, Biographers and Political Orators. Scott


Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

ReadA Lover's Complaint
ReadAll's Well That Ends Well
ReadA Midsummer-Night's Dream
ReadAntony and Cleopatra
ReadAs You Like It
ReadCoriolanus
ReadCymbeline
ReadHamlet, Prince of Denmark
ReadHenry IV - Part I
ReadHenry IV - Part II
ReadHenry V
ReadHenry VI - I
ReadHenry VI - II
ReadHenry VI - III
ReadHenry VIII
ReadJulius Caesar
ReadKing John
ReadKing Lear
ReadLove's Labour's Lost
ReadMacbeth
ReadMeasure for Measure
ReadMuch Ado About Nothing
ReadOthello
ReadPericles
ReadRichard II
ReadRichard III
ReadRomeo and Juliet
ReadSonnets
ReadThe Comedy of Errors
ReadThe Merchant of Venice
ReadThe Merry Wives of Windsor
ReadThe Passionate Pilgrim
ReadThe Taming of the Shrew
ReadThe Tempest
ReadThe Twelfth Night
ReadThe Two Gentlemen of Verona
ReadThe Winter's Tale
ReadTimon of Athens
ReadTitus Andronicus
ReadTroilus and Cressida
ReadVenus and Adonis

LiteratureShakespeare: Life and Plays
LiteratureShakespeare: Poems
LiteraturePlays of Uncertain Authorship Attributed to Shakespeare
LiteratureThe Text of Shakespeare
LiteratureShakespeare on the Continent


Shaw, George Bernard (1856 - 1950)

ReadMrs. Warren's Profession (Apology)*


Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (1797 - 1851)

ReadFrankenstein

LiteratureMary Wollstonecraft Shelley: Frankenstein


Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792 - 1822)

ReadAlastor
ReadPrometheus Unbound
ReadQueen Mab
ReadRosalind and Helen: a Modern Eclogue
ReadThe Cenci

LiteratureShelley
LiteratureThe Prosody of the Nineteenth Century. Shelley


Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751 - 1816)

ReadThe School for Scandal

LiteratureRichard Brinsley Sheridan
LiteratureRichard Brinsley Sheridan: The Rivals
LiteratureThe Sheridans


Sidney, Sir Philip (1554 - 1586)

ReadA Defence of Poesie and Poems

LiteratureSir Philip Sidney's Apologie for Poetrie


Spenser, Edmund (1552 - 1599)

ReadAmoretti (Sonnets 3,22,67,68,74,75,79)*
ReadThe Faerie Queene

LiteratureThe Poetry of Spenser
LiteratureSpenser's Amoretti
LiteratureThe Shepheards Calender
LiteratureSpenser and His French Masters


Sterne, Laurence (1713 - 1768)

ReadA Sentimental Journey
ReadThe Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy

LiteratureSterne, and the Novel of His Times


Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850 - 1894)

ReadThe Black Arrow
ReadThe Master of Ballantrae
ReadThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
ReadTreasure Island

LiteratureCritical and Miscellaneous Prose. R.L. Stevenson


Stoker, Bram (1845 - 1912)

ReadDracula

Stoppard, Tom (1937- )

ReadArcadia (Act I, Scene I)*


Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1812 - 1896)

ReadUncle Tom's Cabin

LiteratureUncle Tom's Cabin
LiteratureBooks for Children
LiteratureHarriet Beecher Stowe
LiteratureEssayists. Mrs. Stowe
LiteratureThe Fugitive Slave Law; Uncle Tom's Cabin


Surrey, Henry Howard, Earl of (1517 - 1547)

ReadTottel's Miscellany

LiteratureTottel's Miscellany
LiteratureHenry Howard, Earl of Surrey
Literature"Poulter's measure"
LiteratureWyatt and Surrey


Swift, Jonathan (1667 - 1745)

ReadA Modest Proposal
ReadThe Battle of the Books
ReadGulliver's Travels

LiteratureSwift


T
 

Tennyson, Lord Alfred (1809 - 1892)

ReadIdylls of the King
ReadIn Memoriam A.H.H.
ReadThe Princess
ReadSelected Poetry*

LiteratureThe Tennysons


Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811 - 1863)

ReadCatherine: A Story
ReadSome Roundabout Papers
ReadThe Rose and the Ring
ReadVanity Fair

LiteratureThackeray


Thomas, Dylan (1914 - 1953)

ReadSelected Poems*


Thomas, Edward (1878 - 1917)

ReadSelected Poetry*


Tottel, Richard (1530? - 1594?) (editor)

ReadTottel's Miscellany

LiteratureThe New English Poetry


Trollope, Anthony (1815 - 1888)

ReadThe Warden
ReadHunting Sketches

LiteratureAnthony Trollope; The Barchester Series


Twain, Mark (1835 - 1910)
[Samuel L. Clemens]

ReadA Connecticut Yankee in King's Arthur Court
ReadThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

LiteratureMark Twain
LiteratureTravellers and Explorers, 1846-1900. Mark Twain


W
 

Walpole, Horace (1717 - 1797)

ReadThe Castle of Otranto

LiteratureHorace Walpole's Castle of Otranto and Clara Reeve's Old English Baron


Webster, John (1580? - 1625?)

ReadThe Duchess of Malfi

LiteratureTourneur and Webster


Wilde, Oscar (1854 - 1900)

ReadAn Ideal Husband
ReadA House of Pomegranates
ReadA Woman of No Importance
ReadDe Profundis (excerpt)*
ReadLady Windermere's Fan
ReadLord Savile's Crime and Other Stories
ReadSelected Prose
ReadThe Duchess of Padua
ReadThe Importance of Being Earnest
ReadThe Picture of Dorian Gray
ReadThe Soul of Man

LiteratureOscar Wilde


Wollstonecraft, Mary (1759 - 1797)

ReadMaria or the Wrongs of Woman

LiteraturePolitical Writers and Speakers. William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft


Woolf, Virginia (1882 - 1941)

ReadNight and Day (Chapter 1)*
ReadSelected Short Stories*
ReadThe Voyage Out (Chapter 1)*


Wordsworth, William (1770 - 1850)

ReadSelected Poetry*
ReadThe Prelude
ReadLyrical Ballads

LiteratureWilliam Wordsworth
LiteratureEducation. Wordsworth


Wyatt, Sir Thomas, the Elder (1503 - 1542)

ReadTottel's Miscellany

LiteratureThe New English Poetry
LiteratureWyatt and Surrey


Y
 

Yeats, William Butler (1865 - 1939)

ReadSelected Poems*