Sunday, 29 January 2017

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

- completed reviews -
  1. 19th-century classic:
    Jens Peter Jacobsen: Marie Grubbe. A Lady of the Seventeenth Century (1876), original Danish title: Fru Marie Grubbe, Interieurer fra det syttende Aarhundrede
    »»» 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:
    Paula Grogger: The Door in the Grimming (1926), original German title: Das Grimmingtor
  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 (1684) »»» 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:
    Natsume 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: Rome - Florence - Naples - London
    Anna Banti: Artemisia (1947), original Italian title: Artemisia
  11. Award-winning classic: Prix Goncourt 1956
    Romain Gary: The Roots of Heaven (1956), original French title: Les racines du ciel 
  12. Russian Classic:
    Maxim Gorky: The Artamonov Business (1925), original Russian title: Дело Артамоновых

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