The Harvard Classics

Volume Author(s) Work(s)

Vol. 1 (external scan) 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 (external scan) 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 (external scan) John Milton Complete poems written in English

Vol. 5 (external scan) Ralph Waldo Emerson Essays & English Traits

Vol. 6 (external scan) Robert Burns Poems & songs

Vol. 7 (external scan) St. Augustine The Confessions
Thomas à Kempis The Imitation of Christ

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

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

Vol. 10 (external scan) Adam Smith The Wealth of Nations

Vol. 11 (external scan) Charles Darwin The Origin of Species

Vol. 12 (external scan) Plutarch Lives

Vol. 13 (external scan) Virgil Aeneid

Vol. 14 (external scan) Cervantes Don Quixote

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

Vol. 16 (external scan) Stories from the Thousand and One Nights

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

Vol. 18 (external scan) 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 (external scan) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Faust, Egmont, & Hermann and Dorothea
Christopher Marlowe Dr. Faustus

Vol. 20 (external scan) Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy

Vol. 21 (external scan) Alessandro Manzoni I Promessi Sposi

Vol. 22 (external scan) Homer The Odyssey

Vol. 23 (external scan) Richard Henry Dana, Jr. Two Years Before the Mast

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

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

Vol. 26 (external scan) 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 (external scan) Christopher Marlowe Edward the Second
William Shakespeare Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, & The Tempest

Vol. 47 (external scan) 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 (external scan) Blaise Pascal Thoughts, Letters, & Minor works

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


Vol. 51 Lectures on The Harvard Classics

Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction

Volume Author(s) Work(s)

Vol. 1 & 2 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2) Henry Fielding The History of Tom Jones

Vol. 3 (external scan) Laurence Sterne A Sentimental Journey
Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice

Vol. 4 (external scan) Walter Scott Guy Mannering

Vol. 5 & 6 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2) William Makepeace Thackeray Vanity Fair

Vol. 7 & 8 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2) Charles Dickens David Copperfield

Vol. 9 (external scan) 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 (external scan) Henry James The Portrait of a Lady

Vol. 12 (external scan) Victor Marie Hugo Notre Dame de Paris

Vol. 13 (external scan) 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 (external scan) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship

Vol. 15 (external scan) 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 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2) Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina & Ivan the Fool

Vol. 18 (external scan) Fyodor Dostoevsky Crime and Punishment

Vol. 19 (external scan) Ivan Turgenev A House of Gentlefolk & Fathers and Children

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

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