Literature

‘No one understands you; being with you for just two hours is exhausting.’ -said of Charles Dickens

“Let me tell the stories and I care not who writes the textbooks.”  -G. Stanley Hall
“When the world is in chaos, and ​not able to locate its identity, its the storytellers that bring it back to center.  Because storytellers are the keepers of the culture.”  -Michael Meade
“Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can’t remember who we are or why we’re here.” -Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees
“If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” -Rudyard Kipling

“Stories are the secret reservoirs of values. Change the stories individuals and nations live by, and you change the individuals and the nations.” -Ben Okri, Poet & Novelist

The world is forgetting about the all sources of knowledge but the laboratory, we must fight to keep alive the schoolmaster of fine literature.

Joseph Campbell Literature: Message of Myth, First Storytellers, Love & The Goddess, Hero’s Adventure, Sacrifice & Bliss, Masks of Eternity – Documentary Notes

The Cave of Montesinos from Don Quijote – Analysis

Candide (Optimism) by Voltaire – Quotes

You can Find Me in the Garden: Analysis of Candide (Optimism) by Voltaire

Homer’s Odyssey Vs Virgil’s Aeneid

JRR Tolkien Literature: The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King – Quotes

Orson Scott Card Literature: Enders Game, Speaker for the Dead, Xenocide, Children of the Mind – Quotes & Take-Home Messages

 

Classic Literature & Literary Resources

-see librivox.org for many public domain audiobook free downloads

-Orson Scott Card: see storyteller in zion book, Ender series, etc.

-Clement Wood: The complete rhyming dictionary

-Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter

-Charles Dickens

-Jane Austen

-Emily Bronte

-Charlotte Bronte

-F Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby

-Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina, etc.

-Virginia Wolf

-Mark Twain

-Herman Melville

-William Faulkner

-JRR Tolkein

-George Eliot

-Louisa May Alcott: Little Women

-Miguel De Cervantes: Don Quijote

-Robert Louis Stevenson: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

-EM Forester

-Victor Hugo

-John Bunyan: pilgrim’s progress

-Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe

-Jonathan Swift: Gulliver’s Travels

-Alexandre Dumas: The Count of Monte Cristo

-Homer: Odessey

-Virgil: Aenead

-Dante: Dinina Comedia

-James Joyce: Ulysses; The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

-Ayn Rand: Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead, etc.

-Aldous Huxley: Brave New World

-George Orwell: 1984, Animal Farm, etc.

-William Golding: Lord of the Flies

-Thomas Moore: Utopia

-Caroll Quigley: Trajedy & Hope

-Bram Stoker: Dracula

-Paulette Collet: Le Famtome de l’Opera

-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Sherlock Holmes

-Robert Louis Stevenson: children stories, treasure island etc.

-Jonathan Swing: Gulliver’s Travels

-Thomas Bulfinch: Bulfinch’s Mythology

Art History Resources

-Ross King: florence paintings

-Anja Grebe: the vatican all paintings

-Frank Zollner: Michelangelo complete works

-Giorgio Vasari: the lives of the most excerllent painters sculptors architects

-Vincent Pomarede: The Louvre: All the Painings

-Tim Blanning: The Romantic revolution: a history

-Kathryn Calley Galitz: the Metropolitan museum of art masterpiece paintings

-Sebastian Schijtze: Caravaggio complete works