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|A Doll's House |
by Henrik Ibsen
Ibsen's best-known play displays his genius for realistic prose drama. An expression of women's rights, the play climaxes when the central character, Nora, rejects a smothering marriage and life in "a doll's house." A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|The Poems of Phillis Wheatley: With Letters and a Memoir |
by Phillis Wheatley
At the age of 19, Phillis Wheatley was the first black American poet to publish a book. Her elegies and odes offer fascinating glimpses of the beginnings of African-American literary traditions. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|The Scarlet Letter Thrift Study Edition |
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Includes the unabridged text of Hawthorne's classic novel plus a complete study guide that features chapter-by-chapter summaries, explanations and discussions of the plot, question-and-answer sections, author biography, historical background, and more. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|101 Great American Poems |
by The American Poetry & Literacy Project
Rich treasury of verse from the 19th and 20th centuries includes works by Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Frost, Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, other notables. Includes 13 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|The Metamorphoses: Selected Stories in Verse |
This selection highlights 30 tales from classical mythology: Venus and Adonis, Pygmalion, Apollo and Daphne, Narcissus, Perseus and Andromeda, Orpheus and Eurydice, the Cyclops, and Circe, among others. F. A. Wright translation. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|The Raven and Other Favorite Poems |
by Edgar Allan Poe
Over 40 of the author's most memorable poems: "The Bells," "Ulalume," "Israfel," "To Helen," "The Conqueror Worm," "Eldorado," "Annabel Lee," many more. Alphabetic lists of titles and first lines. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.