Editor's Introduction, Reader's Guide, Index to the First Lines of Poems Songs and Choruses, Hymns and Psalms, General and Chronological Index to the, Volume 50

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Kessinger Publishing, Jan 1, 2004 - Poetry - 484 pages
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The purpose in selecting The Harvard Classics was to provide the literary materials from which a careful and persistent reader might gain a fair view of the progress of man observing, recording, inventing, and imagining from the earliest historical times to the close of the nineteenth century. Contents: Editor's Introduction; Reader's Guide to the Harvard Classics: History of Civilization; Religion and Philosophy; Education; Science; Politics; Voyages and Travels; Criticism of Literature and the Fine Arts; Drama; Biography and Letters; Essays; Narrative Poetry and Prose Fiction. An Index to the First Lines of Poems, Songs and Choruses, Hymns and Psalms. General Index. Chronological Index.

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Charles W. Eliot (1834-1926) was president of Harvard University for 40 years. He lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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