Reading Classics, Chronologically Through the Ages

This group began with a book called The Well-Educated Mind (TWEM) by Susan Wise Bauer, which is a wonderful guide to “The Great Books.”

TWEM presents 6 genres–each with a respective reading list (fiction, autobiography, history, drama, poetry, and science).
Bauer recommends reading chronologically, in order to read through history.

“Writers build on the work of those who have gone before them, and chronological reading provides you with a continuous story…You’ll find yourself following a story that
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+ General Discussion
* Introductions
By Kenia · 245 posts · 196 views
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Questions/Comments/Suggestions/Musings
By Kenia · 130 posts · 99 views
last updated Sep 15, 2022 10:35AM
Passing on the Primary Moderator Baton
By Kenia · 3 posts · 51 views
last updated Jul 30, 2018 10:13AM
The Book List
By Kenia · 57 posts · 426 views
last updated Apr 26, 2019 01:36PM
List of Great Books by Women (pre 20th century)
By Elizabeth · 3 posts · 50 views
last updated Jan 24, 2019 06:40PM
* Reading Other TWEM Books or Other Classics?
By Kenia · 29 posts · 113 views
last updated Oct 04, 2017 08:33AM
Mary Ann's Classic Reading Project
By MaryAnn (Emil… · 3 posts · 25 views
last updated Mar 26, 2021 12:42AM
Kendra's Reading Projects
By Kendra · 46 posts · 91 views
last updated Dec 31, 2019 04:46PM
Educating Tracey List.
By Tracey · 7 posts · 47 views
last updated Feb 17, 2019 04:36PM
Cleo's Classics List
By Cleo · 30 posts · 95 views
last updated Feb 10, 2019 10:44PM
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+ History
The True End of Civil Government by John Locke (1690 CE) - #50
By Kendra · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Aug 02, 2021 05:43PM
Utopia (1516 CE) - #29
By Kendra · 1 post · 16 views
last updated Oct 31, 2019 04:53PM
The Prince (1513 CE) - #27
By Kendra · 2 posts · 19 views
last updated Sep 12, 2019 08:04PM
The Ecclesiastical History... by Bede (731 CE) - #20
By Kendra · 3 posts · 16 views
last updated Feb 25, 2019 11:51PM
City of God by Augustine (426 CE) - #19
By Kendra · 27 posts · 36 views
last updated Feb 19, 2019 11:04AM
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+ Novels
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1679 CE) - #47
By Kendra · 1 post · 8 views
last updated Apr 30, 2021 04:54PM
Don Quixote (1605 CE) - #38
By Kenia · 13 posts · 77 views
last updated Feb 28, 2017 11:56AM
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+ Poetry
Paradise Lost by John Milton (1667 CE) - #45
By Kendra · 5 posts · 20 views
last updated Jun 03, 2021 12:35PM
Psalms (1611 CE) - #39
By Kendra · 1 post · 15 views
last updated Aug 31, 2020 06:12PM
Gilgamesh (2000 BCE) - #1
By Kenia · 15 posts · 64 views
last updated May 24, 2020 10:13AM
John Donne (1572 - 1631 CE) - #31
By Kendra · 1 post · 13 views
last updated Dec 31, 2019 04:22PM
Sonnets (1564-1616 CE) - #30
By Kendra · 1 post · 8 views
last updated Nov 30, 2019 05:25AM
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+ Science
Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica by Issac Newton (1687 CE) - #49
By Kendra · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Jul 03, 2021 08:11AM
Micrographia by Robert Hooke (1665 CE) - #43
By Kendra · 2 posts · 12 views
last updated Jan 30, 2021 01:21PM
Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632 CE) - #41
By Kendra · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Oct 31, 2020 09:06AM
Novum Organum by Francis Bacon (1620 CE) - #40
By Kendra · 1 post · 7 views
last updated Oct 04, 2020 12:21PM
Commentariolus (1514 CE) - #28
By Kendra · 2 posts · 11 views
last updated Oct 21, 2019 11:04AM
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+ Plays
Tartuffe by Molière (1669 CE) - #46
By Kendra · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Mar 31, 2021 07:28AM
Shakespeare's Plays (1593-1600 CE) - #35-37
By Kendra · 1 post · 10 views
last updated May 07, 2020 07:09PM
Doctor Fastus (1592 CE) - #34
By Kendra · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Apr 01, 2020 09:52AM
Everyman (1495 CE) - #26
By Kendra · 4 posts · 8 views
last updated Aug 08, 2019 06:30PM
The Birds (414 BCE) - #10
By Kenia · 7 posts · 18 views
last updated Apr 08, 2018 01:45PM
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+ Autobiographies
A Narrative of Captivity and Restoration by Mary Rowlandson (1682 CE) - #48
By Kendra · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Jun 03, 2021 10:41AM
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan (1666 CE) - #44
By Kendra · 2 posts · 14 views
last updated Feb 27, 2021 06:28PM
Mediations by René Descartes (1641 CE) - #42
By Kendra · 3 posts · 12 views
last updated Dec 22, 2020 06:36PM
Essays of Michel de Montaigne (1580 CE) - #32
By Kendra · 6 posts · 34 views
last updated Nov 10, 2020 03:00PM
The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself (1588 CE) - #33
By Kendra · 2 posts · 10 views
last updated May 24, 2020 11:04AM
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+ Archive
2019 Reading List
By Kendra · 16 posts · 128 views
last updated Feb 18, 2019 11:44PM
(OLD) 2018 Reading List!
By Kenia · 27 posts · 89 views
last updated May 01, 2018 10:06PM
Kirk's Reading List
By deleted member · 5 posts · 47 views
last updated Feb 18, 2018 09:24PM
**CURRENT 2018 Reading Plan :-)
By Kenia · 3 posts · 108 views
last updated Feb 18, 2018 02:19PM
The Good Force Be With You!
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