Tag Archives: Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson’s “The Lantern-Bearers” Revisited

If you’ve been hanging around this site for a while or have done some of the readings for our Great Books project, you may recall that one of the early selections we read (way back in February) was Robert Louis … Continue reading

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When Henry Jekyll Says He’s of Two Minds About Something, Look Out

3,000+ pages of the Great Books down; only 35,000 or so more to go! I’m wondering whether to insert some of Adler’s recommended novels and poetry not in the Great Books series as bonus reading. If you have any thoughts, … Continue reading

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Throwing Ralph Waldo Emerson into a Volcano

It’s Great Books Monday; are you ready for the Bard? Here are the reading selections for the coming week: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare (GBWW Vol. 24, pp. 199-228) “Declaration of the Rights of Man and of … Continue reading

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We’re Not Reading Enough Philosophy!

I had a bit of an epiphany last week. Feeling comfortable about the pace I had set for reading through the Gateway to the Great Books series this year, I decided to run some numbers to determine whether we’d be … Continue reading

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