Sunday, 29 January 2017

Back to the Classics 2017 – My List
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 My Dozen of Classics

- completed and forthcoming reviews -
(subject to change)
    1. 19th-century classic:
      Jens Peter Jacobsen: Marie Grubbe. A Lady of the Seventeenth Century (1876), original Danish title: Fru Marie Grubbe
      »»» on Lagraziana’s Kalliopeion
    2. 20th-century classic:
      Ana María Matute: Celebration in the Northwest (1952), original Spanish title: Fiesta al noroeste
    3. Classic by a woman author:
      Ilse Aichinger: Herod’s Children (1948), original German title: Die größere Hoffnung
    4. Classic in translation:
      Bánffy Miklós: They Were Counted (1934), original Hungarian title: Megszámláltattál
    5. Classic published before 1800:
      Aphra Behn: The Adventure of the Black Lady (1697) »»» on Lagraziana’s Kalliopeion
    6. Romance classic:
      Mary McNeil Fenollosa: The Dragon Painter (1906)
    7. Gothic or horror classic:
      Shirley Jackson: We Have Always Lived in the Castle (1962)
    8. Classic with a number in the title:
      Heinrich Böll: Billiards at Half Past Nine (1959), original German title: Billard um halb zehn
    9. Classic about an animal or which includes the name of an animal in the title:
      Sōseki: I am a Cat (1905), original Japanese title: 吾輩は猫である
    10. Classic set in a place you'd like to visit:
      Anna Banti: Artemisia (1947), original Italian title: Artemisia
    11. Award-winning classic:
      Romain Gary: The Roots of Heaven (1956), original French title: Les racines du ciel
      – Prix Goncourt 1956
    12. Russian Classic:
      Alexey Novikov-Priboy: Tsushima (1932-35), original Russian title: Цусима

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