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 fol
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Utopia (1516 A.D.) - #29
By Kendra · 1 post · 8 views
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+ General Discussion
* Introductions
By Kenia · 233 posts · 138 views
last updated Aug 11, 2019 10:56AM
Questions/Comments/Suggestions/Musings
By Kenia · 125 posts · 70 views
last updated Sep 01, 2019 12:09PM
Passing on the Primary Moderator Baton
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last updated Jul 30, 2018 10:13AM
The Book List
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2019 Reading List
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last updated Feb 18, 2019 11:44PM
List of Great Books by Women (pre 20th century)
By Elizabeth · 3 posts · 14 views
last updated Jan 24, 2019 06:40PM
* Reading Other TWEM Books or Other Classics?
By Kenia · 29 posts · 91 views
last updated Oct 04, 2017 08:33AM
Educating Tracey List.
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last updated Feb 17, 2019 04:36PM
Cleo's Classics List
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Kendra's Reading Projects
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Kenia's Reading Projects
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last updated Dec 08, 2018 11:44AM
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+ History
The Prince (1513 CE) - #27
By Kendra · 2 posts · 15 views
last updated Sep 12, 2019 08:04PM
The Ecclesiastical History... by Bede (731 CE) - #20
By Kendra · 3 posts · 13 views
last updated Feb 25, 2019 11:51PM
City of God by Augustine (426 CE) - #19
By Kendra · 27 posts · 32 views
last updated Feb 19, 2019 11:04AM
Lives (100-125 CE) - #17
By Kendra · 4 posts · 12 views
last updated Oct 20, 2018 09:39AM
The Republic (375 BCE) - #12
By Kenia · 7 posts · 13 views
last updated May 27, 2018 01:46PM
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+ Novels
Don Quixote (1605 CE) - #38
By Kenia · 13 posts · 53 views
last updated Feb 28, 2017 11:56AM
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+ Poetry
The Canterbury Tales (1343 - 1400 CE) - #24
By Kendra · 17 posts · 13 views
last updated Aug 03, 2019 07:34PM
Inferno (1320 CE) - #22
By Kendra · 10 posts · 11 views
last updated May 08, 2019 09:39PM
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1350 CE) - #23
By Kendra · 1 post · 9 views
last updated May 01, 2019 07:58AM
Beowulf (1000 CE) - #21
By Kendra · 3 posts · 13 views
last updated Mar 04, 2019 12:07PM
Odes (65-8 BCE) - #15
By Kendra · 4 posts · 11 views
last updated Sep 02, 2018 08:30AM
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+ Science
Commentariolus (1514 CE) - #28
By Kendra · 2 posts · 11 views
last updated Oct 21, 2019 11:04AM
On the Nature of Things (95-55 BCE) - #16
By Kendra · 6 posts · 21 views
last updated Aug 25, 2019 11:45AM
Physics (330 BCE) - #14
By Kendra · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Jul 03, 2018 07:39PM
On Airs, Waters, and Places (430 BCE) - #9
By Kenia · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Oct 10, 2017 08:36PM
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+ Plays
Everyman (1495 CE) - #26
By Kendra · 4 posts · 7 views
last updated Aug 08, 2019 06:30PM
The Birds (414 BCE) - #10
By Kenia · 7 posts · 17 views
last updated Apr 08, 2018 01:45PM
Medea - The Female Experience
By Kenia · 2 posts · 21 views
last updated Sep 17, 2017 07:19PM
Medea (431 BCE) - #8
By Kenia · 5 posts · 15 views
last updated Sep 05, 2017 01:55PM
The Libation Bearers (458 BCE) - #5.1
By Kenia · 7 posts · 13 views
last updated Aug 09, 2017 10:18AM
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+ Autobiographies
The Book of Margery Kempe (1501 CE) - #25
By Kendra · 5 posts · 9 views
last updated Aug 06, 2019 07:43PM
Confessions (400 CE) - #18
By Kendra · 9 posts · 18 views
last updated Nov 27, 2018 05:27AM
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+ Archive
(OLD) 2018 Reading List!
By Kenia · 27 posts · 84 views
last updated May 01, 2018 10:06PM
Kirk's Reading List
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last updated Feb 18, 2018 09:24PM
**CURRENT 2018 Reading Plan :-)
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last updated Feb 18, 2018 02:19PM
The Good Force Be With You!
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last updated Jan 18, 2018 12:37AM
What Are You Reading? (Sept. 2016)
By Kenia · 6 posts · 35 views
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Commentariolus
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The Prince
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The Book of Margery Kempe
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The Canterbury Tales
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The Inferno of Dante
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Beowulf
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The City of God
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Confessions
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Plutarch's Lives: Volume I
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Great Book Study
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