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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
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Life on the Color Line by Gregory Howard Williams
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Interesting memoir about racial relations and racial identity set in Muncie Indiana in the 1950's. Also, an interesting aside is that it was written by the President of City College.
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The Corpse Dream of N. Petkov by Thomas McGonigle
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This is my former professor. The book is both lyric and cerebral.
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The Liars' Club by Mary Karr
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Wonderful memoir. Karr's prose combines lyric descriptions and Texas vernacular. It's well worth the read.
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The Country Girls Trilogy by Edna O'Brien
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Poetry, Drama and Prose by W.B. Yeats
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Great collection, containing not only some of Yeats' best poems but also his prose and critical essays.
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Perceval, or The Story of the Grail by Chrétien de Troyes
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Tristan by Gottfried von Strassburg
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Daniel Deronda by George Eliot
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The critics tend to view this as among Eliot's weaker novels and I tend to agree. After reading The Mill on the Floss, the characters in this novel are not as well realized. But it is interesting to look at in terms of Zionism.
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