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Great Books E-Text Collections

MIT Internet Classics Archive
  The Internet Classics Archive contains over 400 works (mostly Greek and Roman) from 59 different authors. Visitors may contribute to forum-style discussions of the various works.  

Project Gutenberg
  The granddaddy of the E-text sites, Project Gutenberg has over 53,000 free ebooks in multiple formats (including audiobooks) and languages. All texts are either in the public domain in the U.S., or the copyright holder has given permission for unlimited free non-commercial use.  

Bartleby.com
  Huge collection of Great Books and classic literature, including the entire Harvard Classics collection.  

Perseus Digital Library
  A project of Tufts University, their flagship collection covers the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world. They also have a great deal of material from 19th century America, plus some Arabic, Germanic, and Renaissance works.  

Univ. of Okla. Law Center
  This page contains links to the text of over 100 U.S. (and earlier) historical documents, from the Magna Carta (1215) to President Barack Obama's 2012 State of the Union Address.  


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Great Books Organizations

Center for the Study of the Great Ideas
  The Center for the Study of the Great Ideas, founded by Dr. Mortimer Adler and Dr. Max Weismann, has two main purposes: to "awaken citizens from their moral and intellectual slumbers and to understand why philosophy is everybody's business;" and to "promulgate the insights and ideals embedded in Dr. Adler's lifelong intellectual work in the fields of Philosophy, Liberal Education, Ethics and Politics."
 

Great Books Foundation
  The Great Books Foundation "is an independent, nonprofit educational organization whose mission is to provide people of all ages with the opportunity to read, discuss, and learn from outstanding works of literature." Established in 1947, the Foundation has helped thousands of people to begin their own Great Books discussion groups.
 


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Author's Calendar
  A gold mine of biographical information about over 1000 authors, from the famous to the totally obscure. Sorted by last name and birthday (hence, the "Calendar"), so you can see which authors share your birthday (or throw a birthday party for your favorite!). Just select "Authors' Calendar" from the left-side menu.  

Free Book Notes
  The site links to online study guides and summaries of books ancient, classic and modern, with over 150,000 resources linked covering more than 47,000 books.  

Great Books Guide
  A guide to not only the Great Books, but other classic literature as well as modern novels. Includes short reviews, synopses, interviews and profiles, a sugested reading list, and more.  

Gutenberg College
  From their website: "Our curriculum is based on the Great Books, and our classes are discussion-based and intimate. Our goal is to promote critical thinking and historical awareness by providing a broad-based liberal education in an environment respectful of biblical Christianity."  

Shmoop
  From their website: "Shmoop will make you a better lover (of literature, history, life). See many sides to the argument. Find your writing groove. Understand how lit and history are relevant today. We want to show your brain a good time. Our mission: To make learning and writing more fun and relevant for students in the digital age."  


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Men, Of Mice and
Mice and Men, Of
Middlemarch
Midsummer Night's Dream, A
Migrations and Cultures
Mill on the Floss, The
Miller, Daisy
Mind, The Analysis of
Mind, Phenomenology of
Mind, Rules for the Direction of the
Mind Over Matter; Intellect:
Misanthrope, The
Miser, The
Miserables, Les
Mistakes; Ten Philosophical
Mister Hyde, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and
Moby Dick
Mochlicon
Modern World, Science and the
Modest Proposal, A
Mohicans, The Last of the
Moll Flanders
Monadology
Monarchy, On
Money, Philosophy of
Monk, The Black
Monologium
Monte Cristo, The Count of
Moon is Down, The
Moral and Political, Essays
Moral Sense of Man and the Lower Animals, The
Moral Sentiments, The Theory of the
Moralia
Morality and Religion, The Two Sources of
Morals, First Principles of
Morals, Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of
Morals, The Genealogy of
Morals, An Inquiry Concerning the Principles of
Morals, Introduction to the Metaphysics of
Morals and Legislation, Introduction to the Principles of
Morgue, The Murders in the Rue
Morte d'Arthur, Le
Motion of Animals, On the
Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals, On the
Mount Carmel, The Ascent of
Mount Ventoux, Ascent of
Mountian, The Magic
Much Ado About Nothing
Murders in the Rue Morgue, The
Music, Sonnets to Sundry Notes of
Musketeers, The Three
My Confession
Mysterious Stranger, The
Myth of Sisyphus, The
Narcissism, On
Narnia, The Chronicles of (1950-56)
Nations, The Wealth of
Native, The Return of the
Natural Faculties, On the
Natural Law, The Rights of Men and
Natural Philosophy, Mathematical Principles of
Natural Religion, Dialogues Concerning
Nature, Experience and
Nature, The Indestructibility of Our Inner
Nature, On the Principles of
Nature, A Treatise of Human
Nature of Things, On the
Nausea
Nemean Odes
Nephew, Rameau's
New Atlantis
New Essays Concerning Human Understanding
New Experiments Concerning the Vacuum
New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis
New Life, The
Nibelungenlied, The
Niblungs, The Story of the Volsungs and
Nicholas Nickleby
Nickleby, Nicholas
Nicomachean Ethics
Night of the Soul, The Dark
Nights, 1001 Arabian
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Ninety-Five Theses
Njal, The Saga of Burnt
No Exit
No Importance, A Woman of
Nobility, To the Christian
Noble Grecians and Romans, Lives of the
Noble Lord, A Letter to a
Notebooks (da Vinci)
Notes from Underground
Notes of Music, Sonnets to Sundry
Nothing, Much Ado About
Nothingness, Being and
Notre Dame, The Hunchback of
Notre-Dame de Paris
Novum Organum
Nuncius, Siderius
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