The Harvard Classics (1909–1914)
Charles William Eliot and William Allan Neilson, editors
Volume Author(s) Work(s)

Vol. 1 (transcription project) Benjamin Franklin The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
John Woolman The Journal of John Woolman
William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude, in Reflections and Maxims

Vol. 2 (transcription project) Plato The Apology, Phædo, & Crito
Epictetus The Golden Sayings
Marcus Aurelius Meditations

Vol. 3 Francis Bacon Essays or Counsels, civil and moral & The New Atlantis
John Milton Aeropagitica & Milton's Tractate on Education
Thomas Browne Religio Medici

Vol. 4 (transcription project) John Milton Complete poems written in English

Vol. 5 (transcription project) Ralph Waldo Emerson Essays & English Traits

Vol. 6 (transcription project) Robert Burns Poems & songs

Vol. 7 (transcription project) St. Augustine The Confessions
Thomas à Kempis The Imitation of Christ

Vol. 8 (transcription project) Aeschylus Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Furies, & Prometheus Bound
Sophocles Oedipus the King, Antigone
Euripides Hippolytus, The Bacchae
Aristophanes The Frogs

Vol. 9 (transcription project) Cicero "On Friendship", "On Old age", & Letters
Pliny the Younger Letters

Vol. 10 (transcription project) Adam Smith The Wealth of Nations

Vol. 11 (transcription project) Charles Darwin The Origin of Species

Vol. 12 (transcription project) Plutarch Lives

Vol. 13 (transcription project) Virgil Aeneid

Vol. 14 (transcription project) Cervantes Don Quixote

Vol. 15 (transcription project) John Bunyan The Pilgrim's Progress
Izaak Walton The Lives of Donne and Herbert

Vol. 16 (transcription project) Stories from the Thousand and One Nights

Vol. 17 (transcription project) Aesop Fables
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm Children's and Household Tales
Hans Christian Andersen Tales

Vol. 18 (transcription project) John Dryden All for Love
Richard Brinsley Sheridan The School for Scandal
Oliver Goldsmith She Stoops to Conquer
Percy Bysshe Shelley The Cenci
Robert Browning A Blot in the 'Scutcheon
Lord Byron Manfred

Vol. 19 (transcription project) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Faust, Egmont, & Hermann and Dorothea
Christopher Marlowe Dr. Faustus

Vol. 20 (transcription project) Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy

Vol. 21 (transcription project) Alessandro Manzoni I Promessi Sposi

Vol. 22 (transcription project) Homer The Odyssey

Vol. 23 (transcription project) Richard Henry Dana, Jr. Two Years Before the Mast

Vol. 24 (transcription project) Edmund Burke On Taste, On the Sublime and Beautiful, Reflections on the French Revolution, & A Letter to a Noble Lord

Vol. 25 (transcription project) John Stuart Mill Autobiography, Essay on Liberty
Thomas Carlyle Characteristics, Inaugural Address, Essay on Scott

Vol. 26 (transcription project) Pedro Calderon de la Barca Life is a Dream
Pierre Corneille Polyeucte
Jean Baptiste Racine Phædra
Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière Tartuffe, or The Hypocrite
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing Minna von Barnhelm, or The Soldier's Fortune
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller William Tell

Vol. 46 (transcription project) Christopher Marlowe Edward the Second
William Shakespeare Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, & The Tempest

Vol. 47 (transcription project) Thomas Dekker The Shoemaker's Holiday
Ben Jonson The Alchemist
Beaumont & Fletcher Philaster
John Webster The Duchess of Malfi
Philip Massinger A New Way to Pay Old Debts

Vol. 48 Blaise Pascal Thoughts, Letters, & Minor works

Vol. 49 (transcription project) EPIC & SAGA Beowulf
The Song of Roland
The Destruction of Dá Derga’s Hostel
The Story of the Volsungs & Nibelungenlied

Vol. 50 (transcription project) INTRODUCTION, READER'S GUIDE, INDEXES

Vol. 51 Lectures on The Harvard Classics

Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction

Volume Author(s) Work(s)

Vol. 1 & 2 (transcription volumes: 1, 2) Henry Fielding The History of Tom Jones

Vol. 3 (transcription project) Laurence Sterne A Sentimental Journey
Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice

Vol. 4 (transcription project) Walter Scott Guy Mannering

Vol. 5 & 6 (transcription volumes: 1, 2) William Makepeace Thackeray Vanity Fair

Vol. 7 & 8 (transcription volumes: 1, 2) Charles Dickens David Copperfield

Vol. 9 (transcription project) George Eliot The Mill on the Floss

Vol. 10 (transcription project) Nathaniel Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter & "Rappacini's Daughter"
Washington Irving "Rip Van Winkle" & "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
Edgar Allan Poe "Eleonora", "The Fall of the House of Usher", & "The Purloined Letter"
Francis Bret Harte "The Luck of Roaring Camp", "The Outcasts of Poker Flat", & "The Idyl of Red Gulch"
Samuel L. Clemens "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog"
Edward Everett Hale "The Man Without a Country"

Vol. 11 (transcription project) Henry James The Portrait of a Lady

Vol. 12 (transcription project) Victor Marie Hugo Notre Dame de Paris

Vol. 13 (transcription project) Honoré Balzac Old Goriot
George Sand The Devil's Pool
Alfred de Musset The Story of a White Blackbird
Alphonse Daudet "The Siege of Berlin", "The Last Class—The Story of a Little Alsatian", "The Child Spy", "The Game of Billiards", & "The Bad Zouave"
Guy de Maupassant "Walter Schnaffs’ Adventure" & "Two Friends"

Vol. 14 (transcription project) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship

Vol. 15 (transcription project) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The Sorrows of Young Werther
Gottfried Keller The Banner of the Upright Seven
Theodor Storm The Rider on the White Horse
Theodor Fontane Trials and Tribulations

Vol. 16 & 17 (transcription volumes: 1, 2) Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina & Ivan the Fool

Vol. 18 (transcription project) Fyodor Dostoevsky Crime and Punishment

Vol. 19 (transcription project) Ivan Turgenev A House of Gentlefolk & Fathers and Children

Vol. 20 (transcription project) Juan Valera Pepita Jimenez
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson A Happy Boy
Alexander L. Kielland Skipper Worse

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