Great Books Collection - Volume One (20+ Books) [NOOK Book]

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Great Books is inspired by a curriculum and a book ...
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Great Books Collection - Volume One (20+ Books)

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Overview

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a very large anthology, and some people have experienced trouble navigating the work. To find each work in the anthology, you must go to the "Go To" section of your Nook, and then select "Chapter." It might get a blank screen--if it does, then hit the page forward button and the work will appear.

Great Books is inspired by a curriculum and a book list, as well as a method of education. Mortimer Adler lists three criteria for including a book on the list:

1. the book has contemporary significance; that is, it has relevance to the problems and issues of our times;
2. the book is inexhaustible; it can be read again and again with benefit;
3. the book is relevant to a large number of the great ideas and great issues that have occupied the minds of thinking individuals for the last 25 centuries.

This Great Book Collection has active table of contents to make it easy to navigate. Authors and works include:

Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison:
The Federalist Papers
Charles Dickens:
David Copperfield
Hard Times
The Pickwick Papers
Daniel Defoe:
Robinson Crusoe
Desiderius Brasmus:
The Praise of Folly
Edmund Spenser:
The Faerie Queen
Francois Rabelais:
Gargantua and Pantagruel
Geoffrey Chaucer:
The Canterbury Tales
Trolius and Criseyde
Herman Melville:
Moby Dick
Homer:
The Iliad
The Odyssey
Jane Austen:
Emma
Pride and Predjudice
Jonathan Swift:
A journal to Stella
A Modest Proposal
A Tale of a Tub
Gullivers Travels
Leonardo da Vinci:
The Notebooks
Marcus Aurelius:
Meditations
Mark Twain:
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Mysterious Stranger
Michel de Montaigne:
Essays
Miguel de Cervantes:
Don Quixote
St. Augustine:
Confessions
William Congreve:
The Way of the World
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011820298
  • Publisher: Golgotha Press
  • Publication date: 10/8/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 750,256
  • File size: 10 MB

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  • Posted March 6, 2011

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    Posted February 19, 2011

    problems getting to books

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