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Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 2,353 works in 2,863 publications in 2 languages and 171,650 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Poetry  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  History  Drama  Novels  Epic poetry 
Roles: Other
Classifications: PR4172, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
Stories from Shakespeare by Marchette Chute( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells in prose the 36 comedies, tragedies, and histories appearing in Shakespeare's First Folio
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against a background of English moors in the 18th century, the lives of two families become intertwined through marriage, passion, and the force of a man called Heathcliff
Mr. Franklin : a selection from his personal letters by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart of Emerson's Journals by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unabridged and unaltered republication of the first edition [1926]
Parade's end by Ford Madox Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the author's four novels of the European War, a panorama of England preceding and during the war - "Some do not", "No more parades", "A man could stand up", and "The last post". Also available in the separate volumes
The flowering of New England, 1815-1865 by Van Wyck Brooks( Book )

2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel: New England: Indian summer, 1865-1915
Scenes and portraits : memories of childhood and youth by Van Wyck Brooks( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete poems of Robert Frost, 1949 by Robert Frost( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for three collections included in this volume: New Hampshire (awarded 1924); A Further Range, 1937; A Witness Tree, 1943
The life of Christ in masterpieces of art and the words of the New Testament by Marvin C Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odyssey by Homerus( Book )

2 editions published between 1909 and 1932 in Greek, Modern and English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poem mainly focuses on the Greek hero Odysseus, king of Ithaca, and his journey home after the fall of Troy
Laughter in the next room by Osbert Sitwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A continuation of the autobiographies, Left hand, right hand! The scarlet tree, and Great morning!
The life of Alice Freeman Palmer by George Herbert Palmer( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Elvira Freeman was born in 1855 at Coleville, New York, the daughter of James Warren and Elizabeth Josephine Higley Freeman. She recieved B.A. and Ph. D. degrees at the University of Michigan; was a professor of History of Wellesley College, Wellesly, Massachusetts, and was president of Wellesley. She married George Herbert Palmer (1842-1933) in 1887. They made their home at Cambridge, Massachusetts, and spent several years in Europe. She died at Paris in 1902
The journal of Madam Knight by Sarah Kemble Knight( Book )

3 editions published between 1920 and 1935 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diary written in 1704 by Sarah Kemble Knight. This book acquaints us with the hardships and rewards of travel in colonial New England. On horseback in the dead of winter, Madam Knight made a round trip excursion between Boston and New York, and in her journal recorded the differing customs of the regions
The heart of Thoreau's journals by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conflict between scientific observation and poetry, reflections on abolition, transcendental philosophy, other concerns are explored in this superb general selection from Thoreau's voluminous Journal. Here are " ... the choicest fruits of Thoreau ..."--Nation
The gentle reader by Samuel McChord Crothers( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and letters of Lafcadio Hearn by Elizabeth Bisland( Book )

1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symbols, signs & signets by Ernst Lehner( Book )

5 editions published between 1950 and 1969 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial treasury with over 1350 illustrations
The death of Christopher Marlowe by Leslie Hotson( Book )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mystery of Marlowe's death, heretofore involved in a cloud of contradictory gossip and irresponsible guess-work, is now cleared up for good and all on the authority of public records of complete authenticity and gratifying fulness. Every detail of the strange affair is vividly set forth on the testimony of eyewitnesses. - Introduction
The tragedy of Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play is set during the latter days of the Roman Empire and tells the story of Titus, a fictional general in the Roman army, who is engaged in a cycle of revenge with Tamora, Queen of the Goths. It is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work. It has traditionally been one of his least respected plays. Though extremely popular in its day, it had fallen out of favor by the later 17th century. The Victorian era disapproved of it largely because of what was regarded as its distasteful graphic violence. However, beginning around the middle of the 20th century, its reputation began to improve
 
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