2020-2021 Book Lists

Affliate Links

Good Books:

Links will be provided in class for the fairy tales and Greek myths. No purchase necessary.

You may use any edition of the following books. The links below are affliate links.

How to Read Literature (Adult Class)

You may use an edition of these books, but please use the Lattimore translation of The Odyssey. Fairy tales and myths will be provided in class. No purchase necessary.

High School Literature Classes

Ancient Literature:

Please use these editions/translations.

Medieval and Renaissance Literature:

Please use these editions for class. You many use any edition of Shakespeare if you already have one.

Early Modern Literature:

Please use these editions for class. Poetry and short stories will be provided in class. No purchases necessary.

Later Modern Literature:

You may use any edition for Dickens, Hardy, and Orwell. All others, please use the recommended edition.

 

Survey of English Poetry:

All materials will be provided in class. No purchase necessary.

High School History

Readings in Ancient History

 

Please use the following editions/translations for class. You may choose to use Plutarch’s Lives-Dryden translation available free online. The Barrow book on The Romans is out of print but readily available as an inexpensive used book at amazon or abebooks.

Readings in Medieval History

 

Please use the following editions/translations for class.

Readings in Modern History

The Latin Bible: Readings in the Vulgate

 

Students should have access to a good Latin dictionary like one of the ones below.

Students DO NOT need to purchase a Latin Bible, though they may if they wish to. All the Biblical texts we will read and translate in this course are online at newadvent.org and sacred-texts.com, and any other materials we use will be made available by Mr. Banks. 

 

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