Tuesday, May 3, 2011

The Classic Classics

Classic Religious Works
Golden Legend of the Saints

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (1306-21)

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (1605)
Paradise Lost by John Milton (1667)
Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan (1678)
John Bunyan's a Pilgrim's Progress (1999) Geraldine McCaughrean 

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by American general Lew Wallace (1880)
Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc (1886) Mark Twain
Quo Vadis (1895) by Henryk Sienkiewicz
The Story of the Other Wise Man" Henry-Van Dyke (1895)
In His Steps Charles Monroe Sheldon (1896)

The Book of Saints and Heroes (1912) by Andrew Lang
The Little Plays of St. Francis (1922) Laurence Housman

G.K. Chesterton
The Innocence of Father Brown 1911
The Wisdom of Father Brown, Cassell 1914

The Napoleon of Notting Hill 1904,
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare 1908,
The Ball and the Cross 1909,
Manalive 1912
The Flying Inn 1914

Robert Hugh Benson
A Mirror of Shalott, 1907.
Lord of the World, 1907
The Dawn of All, B. 1911
Come Rack! Come Rope! (1912)
Oddsfish! (1914)

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