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Classics Revisited Archive

Titles Covered in Previous Seasons

Winter/Spring 2020

2/19: Passing by Nella Larsen

4/25: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

Fall 2019

10/23: The Crucible by Arthur Miller

12/18: Anthem by Ayn Rand

Winter/Spring 2019

1/16: Emma by Jane Austen

2/20: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

3/20: Medea by Euripides

4/17: Paradise Lost by John Milton

5/15: Fathers and Children by Ivan Turgenev

Fall 2018

9/19: “Civil Disobedience” by Henry David Thoreau

10/16: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini

11/21: The Bark Covered House by William Nowlin

12/16: Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Winter/Spring 2018

1/17: In Country by Bobbie Ann Mason

2/21: An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen

3/21: The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

4/18: Ordinary People by Judith Guest

5/16: Ulysses by James Joyce

Fall 2017

9/20: The Federalist Papers

10/25: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

11/15: Cicero: Selected Works

12/20: Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Winter/Spring 2017

1/18: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

2/15: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

 3/15: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

4/19: Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin

5/17: Confessions by St. Augustine

Fall 2016

9/21: Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc by Mark Twain

10/19: The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith

11/16: The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston

12/21: Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich

Winter / Spring 2016

1/20: The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels

2/17: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

3/16: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

4/20: The Ruba’iyat by Omar Khayyam

5/18: Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski

Fall 2015

9/16: Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

10/21: A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O’Connor

11/18: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

12/16: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight – no recorded author

Winter / Spring 2015

1/21: Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

2/18: The Autobiography of Malcolm X

3/18: Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

4/15: The Birds by Aristophanes

5/20: Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen

Fall 2014

9/17: Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo

10/22: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

11/19: Optimist’s Daughter by Eurdora Welty

12/17: All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Remarque

Winter/Spring 2014

1/15: The Good Earth by Pearl Buck

2/19: The Art of War by Sun Tzu

3/19: The Call of the Wild by Jack London

4/16: Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

5/21: Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Fall 2013

9/18: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

10/23: Inferno by Dante

11/20: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

12/18: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Winter/Spring 2013

1/23: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

2/20: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

3/20: A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

4/17: My Life and Work – Henry Ford’s autobiography

5/15: Arabian Nights by Anonymous (Burton translation)

Fall 2012

9/19: Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

10/17: The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

11/21: Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

12/19: Night by Elie Wiesel

Winter/Spring 2012

1/18: A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

2/15: Beloved by Toni Morrison

3/21: The Dollmaker by Harriette Arnow

4/18: Gilgamesh – ancient Babylonian epic with no recorded author

5/16: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Fall 2011

9/21: Hiroshima by John Hersey

10/19: Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley

11/16: The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

12/21: Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather

Winter/Spring 2011

1/19: Richard III by William Shakespeare

2/16: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

3/16: On the Road by Jack Kerouac

4/20: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

5/18: Common Sense by Thomas Paine

Fall 2010

9/15: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

10/20: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

11/17: Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy

12/15: Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark

Winter/Spring 2010

1/20: The Aeneid by Virgil

2/17: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

3/17: Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

4/21: The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

5/19: Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Fall 2009

9/16: Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes

10/21: Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

11/18: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

12/16: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

Winter/Spring 2009

1/7: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

2/4: Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

3/4: The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

4/1: The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

5/6: Oedipus Rex by Sophocles