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THE NEW REPUBLIC 4

عوليس

Ulysses has the effect at once of making everything else look brassy. Since I have read it, the texture of other novelists seems intolerably loose and careless...

SUITE 101

Paradise Lost

Milton’s use of language and imagery are extremely powerful, enduring, and in some aspects, macabre...Milton plays to human nature in his description of the angels. The audience catches a glimpse of t ...

TEEN INK 4

King Lear

In the end, I recommend this book to people with a deeper purpose to read. Anyone who reads it should know that it takes time to read old English. The Madness of King Lear can be a great novel for tho ...

THE BOOKBAG 5

The Cat in the Hat

I can't really think of a criticism to make of The Cat in a Hat. It's fun, it can be used educationally, it is adventurous and anarchic like only the best excesses of juvenile imaginations can be, but ...

THE SPECTATOR 5

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There are only three writers known to me who can do this blend of high comedy which at the same time makes you weep — the Shakespeare who created Falstaff, Dickens and Dostoevsky. That knife-edge betw ...

TEEN INK

The Tragedy of Macbeth

Supernaturalism in Macbeth is vital to the storyline of the play...The trend of the supernatural in Macbeth portrays evil powers, though also provokes thought from the audience about whether these eve ...

NY TIMES

Inferno

Dante’s nightmare vision becomes the book’s visual correlative for what its scientific calculations suggest.

THE NEW YORKER 4

The Iliad

The Iliad doesn’t need to be modernized, because the question it raises is a modern—indeed, existentialist—one...Whoever Homer was and however he made his poem, the song that he sings still goes on.

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Лестница Якова

Letters in response to Harry V. Jaffa’s review of a new translation of “Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics.”

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As You Like It

Twelfth Night

Briefe an einen jungen Dichter

I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

בית על מים רבים

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Horton Hears a Who!

Paradise Lost