2015, English, Published edition: [Penguin Little Black Classics box set]

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Physical Description
  • 80 volumes ; 16 cm.
Published
  • London Penguin Books, 2015.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • [Penguin Little Black Classics box set]
Also Titled
  • Little Black Classics
Other Creators
  • Penguin (Firm) (issuing body)
Published
  • London Penguin Books, 2015.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • 80 volumes ; 16 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • Collection of the 80 books in the Little Black Classics range, published in celebration of Penguin's 80th birthday.
Contents
  • No. 1. Mrs Rosie and the priest /​ Giovanni Boccaccio ; translated by Peter Hainsworth
  • No. 2. As kingfishers catch fire /​ Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • No. 3. The saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-Tongue /​ translated by Katrina C. Attwood
  • No. 4. On murder considered as one of the fine arts /​ Thomas De Quincey
  • No. 5. Aphorisms on love and hate /​ Friedrich Nietzsche ; translated by Marion Faber and Stephen Lehmann
  • No. 6. Traffic /​ John Ruskin
  • No. 7. Wailing ghosts /​ Pu Songling ; translated by John Minford
  • No. 8. A modest proposal : for preventing the chidren of poor people in Ireland, from being a burden to their parents or country; and for making them beneficial to the publick /​ Jonathan Swift
  • No. 9. Three Tang Dynasty poets /​ translated by G.W. Robinson and Arthur Cooper
  • No. 10. On the beach at night alone /​ Walt Whitman.
  • No. 11. A cup of sake beneath the cherry trees /​ Yoshida Kenkō ; translated by Meredith McKinney
  • No. 12. How to use your enemies /​ Baltasar Gracián ; translated by Jeremy Robbins
  • No. 13. The eve of St Agnes /​ John Keats
  • No. 14. Woman much missed /​ Thomas Hardy
  • No. 15. Femme fatale /​ Guy de Maupassant ; translated by Siân Miles
  • No. 16. Travels in the land of serpents and pearls /​ Marco Polo; translated by Nigel Cliff
  • No. 17. Caligula /​ Suetonius ; translated by Robert Graves
  • No. 18. Jason and Medea /​ Apollonius of Rhodes ; translated by E.V. Rieu
  • No. 19. Olalla /​ Robert Louis Stevenson
  • No. 20. The Communist manifesto /​ Karl Marx &​ Friedrich Engels ; translated by Samuel Moore.
  • No. 21. Trimalchio's feast /​ Petronius ; translated by J.P. Sullivan
  • No. 22. How a ghastly story was brought to light by a common or garden butcher's dog /​ Johann Peter Hebel ; translated by John Hibberd and Nicholas Jacobs
  • No. 23. The tinder box /​ Hans Christian Andersen ; translated by Tiina Nunnally
  • No. 24. The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows /​ Rudyard Kipling
  • No. 25. Circles of Hell /​ Dante Alighieri ; translated by Robin Kirkpatrick
  • No. 26. Of street piemen /​ Henry Mayhew ; edited by Christopher Gangadin
  • No. 27. The nightingales are drunk /​ Hafez ; translated by Dick Davies
  • No. 28. The wife of Bath /​ Geoffrey Chaucer ; translated by Nevill Coghill
  • No. 29. How we weep and laugh at the same thing /​ Michel de Montaigne ; translated by M.A. Screech
  • No. 30. The terrors of the night, or, a discourse of apparitions /​ Thomas Nashe.
  • No. 31. The tell-tale heart /​ Edgar Allan Poe
  • No. 32. A hippo banquet /​ Mary Kingsley
  • No. 33. The beautifull Cassandra /​ Jane Austen
  • No. 34. Gooseberries /​ Anton Chekhov ; translated by Ronald Wilks
  • No. 35. Well, they are gone, and here must I remain /​ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • No. 36. Sketchy, doubtful, incomplete jottings /​ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ; translated by Elisabeth Stopp
  • No. 37. The Great Winglebury Duel /​ Charles Dickens
  • No. 38. The Maldive shark /​ Herman Melville
  • No. 39. The old nurse's story /​ Elizabeth Gaskell
  • No. 40. The steel flea /​ Nikolay Leskov ; translated by William Edgerton.
  • No. 41. The atheist's Mass /​ Honoré de Balzac ; translated by Sylvia Raphael
  • No. 42. The yellow wall-paper /​ Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • No. 43. Remember; body... /​ C.P. Cavafy ; translated by Avi Sharon
  • No. 44. The meek one : a fantastic story /​ Fyodor Dostoyevsky ; translated by Ronald Meyer
  • No. 45. A simple heart /​ Gustave Flaubert ; translated by Roger Whitehouse
  • No. 46. The nose /​ Nikolai Gogol ; translated by Ronald Wilks
  • No. 47. The Great Fire of London /​ Samuel Pepys
  • No. 48. The reckoning /​ Edith Wharton
  • No. 49. The figure in the carpet /​ Henry James
  • No. 50. Anthem for doomed youth /​ Wilfred Owen.
  • No. 51. My dearest father /​ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; translated by Stewart Spencer
  • No. 52. Socrates' defence /​ Plato ; translated by Christopher Rowe
  • No. 53. Goblin market /​ Christina Rossetti
  • No. 54. Sindbad the sailor /​ Anonymous ; translated by Malcolm C. Lyons
  • No. 55. Antigone /​ Sophocles ; translated by Robert Fagles
  • No. 56. The life of a stupid man /​ Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ; translated by Jay Rubin
  • No. 57. How much land does a man need? /​ Leo Tolstoy ; translated by Ronald Wilks
  • No. 58. Leonardo da Vinci /​ Giorgio Vasari ; translated by George Bull
  • No. 59. Lord Arthur Savile's crime /​ Oscar Wilde
  • No. 60. The old man of the Moon /​ Shen Fu ; translated by Leonard Pratt and Chiang Su-hui.
  • No. 61. The dolphins, the whales and the gudgeon /​ Aesop ; translated by Robert and Olivia Temple
  • No. 62. Lips too chilled /​ Matsuo Bashō ; translated by Lucien Stryk
  • No. 63. The night is darkening round me /​ Emily Brontë
  • No. 64. To-morrow /​ Joseph Conrad
  • No. 65. The voyage of Sir Francis Drake around the whole globe /​ Richard Hakluyt
  • No. 66. A pair of silk stockings /​ Kate Chopin
  • No. 67. It was snowing butterflies /​ Charles Darwin
  • No. 68. The robber bridegroom /​ Brothers Grimm ; translated by David Luke
  • No. 69. I hate and I love /​ Catullus ; translated by Peter Whigham
  • No. 70. Circe and the cyclops /​ Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles.
  • No. 71. Il duro /​ D.H. Lawrence
  • No. 72. Miss Brill /​ Katherine Mansfield
  • No. 73. The fall of Icarus /​ Ovid ; translated by Mary M. Innes
  • No. 74. Come close /​ Sappho ; translated by Aaron Poochigian
  • No. 75. Kasyan from the Beautiful Lands /​ Ivan Turgenev ; translated by Richard Freeborn
  • No. 76. O cruel Alexis /​ Virgil ; translated by Guy Lee and Kimberly Johnson
  • No. 77. A slip under the microscope /​ H.G. Wells
  • No. 78. The madness of Cambyses /​ Herodotus ; translated by Tom Holland
  • No. 79. Speaking of Śiva /​ translated by A.K. Ramanujan
  • No. 80. The Dhammapada /​ translated by Juan Mascaró.
Notes
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Language
  • English
Dewey Number
  • 800
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