My Favorite Classic Literature

A Listmania! list by Lilia
 
Wuthering Heights (Bantam Classics)
1.  Wuthering Heights (Bantam Classics) by Emily Brontë
The list author says:
  "Heathcliff and Cathy, childhood friends, become entwined with the Linton siblings when they cannot confess their love for each other. Anger and hate is brought upon the next generation for this mistake."
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Wuthering Heights (HBO)
2.  Wuthering Heights (HBO) DVD ~ Merle Oberon
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Signet Classics)
3.  Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Signet Classics) by Lewis Carroll
The list author says:
  "A child named Alice has magical adventures with strange characters after first falling down a rabbit hole, then stepping through a mirror."
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The Wasp in a Wig: A "Suppressed" Episode of Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There
4.  The Wasp in a Wig: A "Suppressed" Episode of Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll
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  "A lost chapter from Through the Looking Glass."
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Alice Through the Needle's Eye
5.  Alice Through the Needle's Eye by Gilbert Adair
The list author says:
  "Alice goes on another journey, this time through the eye of a needle. Pretty good sequel."
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Alice's Journey Beyond The Moon
6.  Alice's Journey Beyond The Moon by R.J. Carter
The list author says:
  "Alice travels through a telescope to the moon. A very good sequel, almost like it was written by Carroll himself."
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Alice in Wonderland (Masterpiece Edition)
7.  Alice in Wonderland (Masterpiece Edition) DVD ~ Kathryn Beaumont
The list author says:
  "The most famous of the Alice movies, this contains incidents from both books."
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Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
8.  Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton
The list author says:
  "This collection of Greek mythology includes such timeless classics as the tales of Cupid, Heracles (Hercules), and the Trojan war. Also includes a small section on Norse mythology."
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The Phantom of the Opera: The Original Novel
9.  The Phantom of the Opera: The Original Novel by Gaston Leroux
The list author says:
  "A mysterious masked man haunts a Paris opera house, and falls in love with a young starlet."
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Phantom
10.  Phantom by Susan Kay
The list author says:
  "The life story of Erik, and how his many difficulties shaped him into the tragic monster he became."
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The Phantom of the Opera (Two-Disc Special Edition)
11.  The Phantom of the Opera (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Gerard Butler
The list author says:
  "Adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, with absolutely gorgeous scenery."
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Gone with the Wind
12.  Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
The list author says:
  "The civil war is the backdrop of this tale about the willful and beautiful Scarlett O'Hara, who never accepts defeat."
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Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind"
13.  Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind" by Alexandra Ripley
The list author says:
  "Taking place immediately after Gone With the Wind, Scarlett tries desperately to win Rhett back, before embarking to Ireland."
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Rhett Butler's People
14.  Rhett Butler's People by Donald McCaig
The list author says:
  "The story of Gone with the Wind, told through the eyes of Rhett, his friends and family. This book also goes beyond the ending, but directly contradicts the situations in Scarlett. A little strange, since they are both authorized sequels."
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Ruth's Journey: The Authorized Novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind
15.  Ruth's Journey: The Authorized Novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind by Donald McCaig
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Gone with the Wind (Four-Disc Collector's Edition)
16.  Gone with the Wind (Four-Disc Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Clark Gable
The list author says:
  "The classic movie, which is a pretty accurate portrayal of the novel."
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Scarlett
17.  Scarlett DVD ~ Joanne Whalley
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Antony and Cleopatra (New Folger Library Shakespeare)
18.  Antony and Cleopatra (New Folger Library Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "The doomed love of Antony, triumvirate of Rome, and Cleopatra, queen of Egypt in Shakespeare's beautiful language. For further reading, I recommend The Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George."
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
19.  A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "Fairy frolick, mischief in the woods, and magic gone awry as criss-crossed lovers become entangled in an arguement between the king and queen of the fairies. The Folger artwork by Kinuko Y. Craft is gorgeous."
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
20.  A Midsummer Night's Dream DVD ~ Kevin Kline
The list author says:
  "A beautiful and very faithful adaptation, although the location has been moved to 1890 Tuscany."
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OTHELLO
21.  OTHELLO by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "Heartbreaking tale of treachery, jealousy, and the power of manipulation."
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The Tempest (New Folger Library)
22.  The Tempest (New Folger Library) by David Bevington
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Frankenstein (Signet Classics)
23.  Frankenstein (Signet Classics) by Mary Shelley
The list author says:
  "The tragic tale of Victor Frankenstein, who becomes obsessed with his scientic theory. After so-called success, he foolishly turns his back on his creation, leaving it to exact vengeance on those Victor holds dear."
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Alice I Have Been: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)
24.  Alice I Have Been: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle) by Melanie Benjamin
The list author says:
  "Life story of the real Alice who inspired Carrol's books. From a young girl enjoying an unusual friendship with a lonely older man, to a young woman courted by royalty, and finally a mature woman who survives tragedy after tragedy, yet has come to treasure all of what life's experiences have brought her."
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Peony in Love: A Novel
25.  Peony in Love: A Novel by Lisa See
The list author says:
  "A tale of a young ghost's quest to find love and rest. After admiring the classic, yet controversial, play "The Peony Pavilion", young Peony finds herself in a similar situation. But her existence doesn't end with death, as she struggles for survival, the rules of the afterlife, and to help those she loved and left behind. Based on the the actual 3 women who collected commentary on the play."
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