Reading List

For more about this list, which may evolve, see my post: To be reading, January 13, 2010.

W.H. Auden
Augustine of Hippo
Elizabeth Bishop
Sterling Allen Brown
John Calvin
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Geoffrey Chaucer
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Dante Alighieri
Charles Darwin
Emily Dickinson
Ralph Emmerson
Mirza Ghalib
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Samuel Johnson
David Jones
James Joyce
Immanuel Kant
Søren Kierkegaard
Martin Luther
John Matthias
Henri Michaux
John Milton
Alexander Pope
Ezra Pound
William Shakespeare
Mary Shelley
Christopher Smart
Edmund Spencer
Walt Whitman
William Carlos Williams
Virginia Woolf

Completed in 2012

– Renard, Jules, and Douglas Parmee. 2011. Nature stories. New York, NY: New York Review of Books. WorldCat.
– Matthias, John. 2011. Collected shorter poems. Exeter: Shearsman Books. WorldCat.

Completed in 2011

– Milton, John, and Gordon Teskey. 2005. Paradise lost: authoritative text, sources and backgrounds, criticism. New York: W.W. Norton. WorldCat.
– Updike, John. 1995. The afterlife and other stories. A Borzoi book. New York: Knopf. WorldCat.
– Pound, Ezra, and Marcella Spann. 1964. Confucius to Cummings, an anthology of poetry. New York: New Directions Pub. Corp. WorldCat
– Berry, Hannah. 2009. Britten and Brülightly. New York: Metropolitan Books. WorldCat
– Jerrell, Carrie. 2009. After the revival. Ewell, UK: Waywiser. WorldCat
– Dahl, Roald, and Quentin Blake. 2004. Charlie and the chocolate factory. New York: Knopf. WorldCat
– Brueggemann, Walter. 2007. The theology of the book of Jeremiah. New York: Cambridge University Press. WorldCat
– Nims, John Frederick. 1974. Western wind: an introduction to poetry. New York: Random House. WorldCat [Only the poems.]
– Ling, Micah. 2010. Sweetgrass. Buffalo, NY: Sunnyoutside. WorldCat
– Sayers, Valerie. 1996. Brain fever. New York: Doubleday. WorldCat
– Le Guin, Ursula K. 1970. The tombs of Atuan. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks. WorldCat
– Baumgaertner, Jill P. 1990. Poetry. San Diego, [Calif.]: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. WorldCat [Only the poems.]
– Matthias, John. 2011. Who was cousin Alice? and other questions: memoirs, essays, poems. Exeter: Shearsman Books. WorldCat