His Autobiography, by Benjamin Franklin; The Journal of John Woolman, by John Woolman; Fruits of Solitude, by William Penn. PDF | MOBI | ePub | Full Text. The Harvard Classics, originally known as Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf, is a volume anthology of classic works from world literature, compiled and edited by. Harvard Classics Available at MobileRead list of the titles and authors contained in this collection see Harvard Classics. REB, ePub.
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Eliot's Five Foot Shelf, is a volume anthology of classic works from world literature, compiled and edited by Harvard University president Charles W. Eliot , that was first published in Eliot, then President of Harvard University, had stated in speeches that the elements of a liberal education could be obtained by spending 15 minutes a day reading from a collection of books that could fit on a five-foot shelf.
Originally he had said a three-foot shelf. The publisher P.
Collier and Son saw an opportunity, and challenged him to make good on this statement by selecting an appropriate collection of works; the Harvard Classics was the result. Eliot worked for one year together with William A. Neilson, a professor of English; Eliot determined the works to be included and Neilson selected the specific editions and wrote introductory notes Kirsch Each volume had to pages or so; and the included texts are "so far as possible, entire works or complete segments of the world's written legacies" Going The collection was widely advertised by Collier and Son, in Collier's Magazine and elsewhere, with great success.
As Adam Kirsch, writing in Harvard magazine, notes, "It is surprisingly easy, even today, to find a complete set of the Harvard Classics in good condition. The supply, from attics or private libraries around the country, seems endless—a tribute to the success of the publisher, P.
Collier, who sold some , sets within 20 years of the series' initial publication" Kirsch A separate volume selection by Eliot, the Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction , was published in Collier's was a major publisher of sets in the early s and throughout the century issued many multi-volume sets of authors as diverse as Charles Dickens , Rudyard Kipling , John Steinbeck, P.
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But the widespread availability of free online humanities certainly brings us closer than Eliot's time could ever come. August 22, at 7: Luckily, Eliot never intended this to be a complete overview of scientific developments.
They were not in any way forgotten or thought of as minor. Most ereaders can parse it.
Thankfully, Charles W. When I was a kid we had the whole set.