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Thuvia, Maid of Mars (version 2)

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Edgar Rice Burroughs


John Carter's son, Carthoris, falls in love with his father's true friend, Thuvia of Ptarth, but she has been promised to another and is kid…

A Princess of Mars (Version 3)

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Edgar Rice Burroughs


John Carter is mysteriously conveyed to Mars, where he discovers two intelligent species continually embroiled in warfare. Although he is a …

Paradise Lost (version 2)

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John Milton


As Vergil had surpassed Homer by adapting the epic form to celebrate the origin of the author’s nation, Milton developed it yet further to r…

Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus (Edition 1831)

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Mary Shelley


A mentally unstable genius, Victor Frankenstein, inspired by the dreams of ancient alchemists and empowered by modern science, creates a hum…

The Warlord of Mars (version 2)

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Edgar Rice Burroughs


In this third installment of the adventures of John Carter on Mars, our hero labors under sentence of death (for having returned from the la…

The Faerie Queene (version 2)

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Edmund Spenser


Spenser planned a 24-book romance-epic consisting of two parts, of which he completed half of the first. The first twelve books were to illu…

The Chessmen of Mars (version 2)

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Edgar Rice Burroughs


Tara of Helium, John Carter's second child, is nearly as beautiful as her mother, Deja Thoris, and as independent-minded as her father. Thes…

Paradise Regain'd (version 2)

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John Milton


Having been publicly acknowledged as God's "beloved Son," Jesus retires to the desert to meditate upon what it means to be the Mes…

The Sea Lady (Version 2)

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H. G. Wells


A mermaid contrives to have herself "rescued from drowning" and adopted by a respectable family on the English coast. Her motive,…

Le Paradis Perdu

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John Milton


Comme Virgile a développé l’épopée à célébrer l’origine de sa propre patrie, Milton l’a ada…

Areopagitica (Version 2)

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John Milton


The noblest and most extensive defense of freedom of the press in English. Although Milton was sufficiently practical to serve as a censor o…

Absalom and Achitophel

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John Dryden


John Dryden published Absalom and Achitophel: A Poem in 1681. It is an elaborate historical allegory using the political situation faced by …

The Lady of the Shroud

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Bram Stoker


As the title suggests, this work does flirt with the supernatural. Yet it is essentially a political novel—a utopian experiment in a fictiti…

Rosalynde or, Euphues' Golden Legacie

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Thomas Lodge


This novel, which Shakespeare adapted in his pastoral comedy As You Like It, is the archetypal pastoral adventure. Two young persons of high…

The Anniversary Poems

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John Donne


Elizabeth Drury, daughter of Donne's patron, Sir Robert Drury, died in 1610. A year later Donne laments her hyperbolically as the soul of th…

The Castle of Otranto (Version 2)

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Horace Walpole


The Castle of Otranto is regarded as the first Gothic novel, a genre appealing to a taste for terror and set in a remote past when prodigies…

Weird Tales, Volume 2

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E. T. A. Hoffmann


Paradoxically, it is variety that unites the tales you are about to read. They take place in widely separated countries and historical perio…

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Weston Translation Version 2)

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Jessie Laidlay Weston, Translated Byjessie Laidlay Weston and The Gawain Poettranslated Byjessie Laidlay Weston


This poem celebrates Christmas by exploring the mystery of Christ's mission on earth: his death, resurrection, and second coming as judge of…

John Donne's Satires

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John Donne


Donne’s Style In John Donne’s day, a satire was such a poem as a satyr might compose. Satyrs were rough, savage creatures in Greek mytholog…

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