Books for Center year 2015-16




First Semester:

Lewis, CS - The Abolition of Man


Fleming, William - Arts and Ideas 9th edition


Homer - The Odyssey, Fagles translation


Aeschylus - The Orestia Trilogy


Plato - The Republic


Augustine - Confessions


Boethius - Consolation of Philosophy


Dante - Inferno





Second Semester


Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night’s Dream


Shakespeare - Hamlet


Erasmus - In Praise of Folly


Burke, Edmund - Reflections on the Revolution in France


Shelley, Mary - Frankenstein


Romantic Poets (various)


Stevenson, Robert Louis - Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde


Conrad, Joseph - Heart of Darkness


Eliot, TS - Poems


Hemingway, Ernest - In Our Time


Chesterton, GK - Orthodoxy


Copland, Aaron - What to Listen For in Music