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Classic Novels: Meeting the Challenge of Great Literature

To quote Professor Arnold Weinstein , "Life flows onto the pages of the books we read."
These books are the "Essential Reading" texts analysed in depth in the course "Classic Novels: Meeting the Challenge of Great Literature" developed by Professor Weinstein, who is the Edna and Richard Salomon Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown University.
For those who have not yet read a particular book, the versions or translations in Slots 1, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14 &15 are those specified by Weinstein for his course. Of course if you have read an "In Search of Lost Time" translation you can also click on Slot 15.
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1
Moll Flanders (Daniel Defoe, Albert J. Rivero)
Moll Flanders (Daniel Defoe, Albert J. Rivero)
2
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Laurence Sterne)
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Laurence Sterne)
3
Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Choderlos De Laclos)
Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Choderlos De Laclos)
4
Père Goriot (Honoré De Balzac, Burton Raffel, and Peter Brooks)
Père Goriot (Honoré De Balzac, Burton Raffel, and Peter Brooks)
5
Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë, Richard J. Dunn)
Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë, Richard J. Dunn)
6
Moby-Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby-Dick (Herman Melville)
7
Bleak House (Charles Dickens)
Bleak House (Charles Dickens)
8
Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert, Margaret Cohen)
Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert, Margaret Cohen)
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9
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy, Anthony Briggs, Trans.)
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy, Anthony Briggs, Trans.)
10
The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoevsky, Pevear & Volokhonsky Trans.)
The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoevsky, Pevear & Volokhonsky Trans.)
11
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
12
Death in Venice (Thomas Mann, Clayton Koelb, Trans.)
Death in Venice (Thomas Mann, Clayton Koelb, Trans.)
13
The Metamorphosis (Franz Kafka, Stanley Corngold, Trans.)
The Metamorphosis (Franz Kafka, Stanley Corngold, Trans.)
14
The Trial (Franz Kafka, Willa Muir & Edwin Muir, Trans.)
The Trial (Franz Kafka, Willa Muir & Edwin Muir, Trans.)
15
Remembrance of Things Past (Marcel Proust; Trans. Moncrieff, Kilmartin, Mayor)
Remembrance of Things Past (Marcel Proust; Trans. Moncrieff, Kilmartin, Mayor)
16
Ulysses (James Joyce)
Ulysses (James Joyce)
17
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
18
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
19
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
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