The Pickwick Papers
Four members of a nineteenth-century London social club journey to places outside the city and become involved in romantic adventures and a few legal scrapes
Notre-dame of Paris
Tells the story of the hunchback Quasimodeo, bell-ringer of Nortre-Dame, the archdeacon Claude Frollo, and the gypsy dancer Esmeralda who wins Quasimodo's selfless devotion.
Young Laura spends an exciting week with her cousins, the Fairchilds, at their estate on the Mississippi Delta in the early 1920s
This extensive collection of classical Greek and Roman, Eastern, and Norse mythology, and early European legends includes a mythological dictionary-index
A brief discussion of the life of Aeschylus and the structure of early tragedy accompanies a translation of the three plays based on H. W. Smyth's Loeb Classical Library text
The Portable Chaucer
A critical and historical introduction supplements The Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Cressida, verse selections, and short poems in modern English translation
Heart of Darkness
An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Sources, Criticism
3rd Edition Paperback
Daisy Miller, a naive young American woman traveling in Europe with her family, finds it difficult to understand Europen society
A Cool Million and the Dream Life of Balso Snell
Two historical works feature the author's comic and horrific depictions of early twentieth-century America, including the satirical Depression-era A Cool Million and metaphorical fantasy The Dream Life of Balso Snell. By the author of The Day of the Locust. Original.
Eugene Rastignac, a young law student living in a boarding house, meets fellow lodger, Goriot, a ruined merchant who receives occasional secret visits from his daughters