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message 2: by Nicolle (new)

Nicolle I never really thought of The Chronicles of Narnia as a classic but I may be wrong...

message 3: by ♥ Rachel♥ (new)

♥ Rachel♥   (i_got_a_jar_of_dirt) | 14 comments I'd consider it a classic :/

message 4: by Kjerstin (new)

Kjerstin (kjerstinkaye) | 17 comments I wasn't sure. The reason I put it on here was because I have the Barnes and Noble Leatherbound Classics version of it, so I just figured it was a classic. I think it might be :)

message 5: by Nicolle (new)

Nicolle I suppose if you count things like Alice in Wonderland as classic it is similar. When was it published?

message 6: by ♥ Rachel♥ (new)

♥ Rachel♥   (i_got_a_jar_of_dirt) | 14 comments Alice in Wonderland is a classic....

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe was published in 1950, not sure about the rest :P

message 7: by Kjerstin (new)

Kjerstin (kjerstinkaye) | 17 comments I would definitely consider Alice in Wonderland a classic. Also, it was published almost 100 years earlier than To Kill a Mockingbird, and has similar, if not greater, staying power.

I guess it all just depends on how you define a classic.

message 8: by Nicolle (new)

Nicolle I consider Alice in Wonderland as a classic I was just comparing it...

message 9: by Kjerstin (new)

Kjerstin (kjerstinkaye) | 17 comments Classics Read
Anna Karenina
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Importance of Being Earnest
A Christmas Carol
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
A Doll's House
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
The Book of Margery Kempe

Classics Currently Reading
Little Women

Modern Classics Read
The End of the Affair
Beloved: (Great Books Edition)Peter Pan
The Hound of the Baskervilles
To Kill a Mockingbird
My Ántonia
The Crucible
The Metamorphosis
The Grapes of Wrath
The Great Gatsby
The Handmaid's Tale

Modern Classics Currently Reading
The Chronicles of Narnia

Any and all other classics!

Are there any books on my Read list that anyone wouldn't consider classics? I wasn't sure about all of them, and I wouldn't be offended if you think they aren't! :)

*I updated this list and decided to add Modern Classics. Until I get a firm grasp on where the line is between a classic and a modern classic, anything written in the 1900's and after, that I consider worthy, will be in my modern classics.

message 10: by Nicolle (new)

Nicolle That is a good idea, I might do that with my list...

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