Reading list

Reading  list will consist of three parts:
Part 1
Essays, diaries, contemplative writings

Part 2
Authors and works

Part 3
Extracts from biographies

Part 1

Read any place from the diary ~20 pages

2. Preface to the English Dictionary  by Samuel Johnson .1755.
 Read the text  to be found in this blog on the page for Home reading.
Read ChapterIII  Of the Rise and Progress of Cities and Towns, after the Fall of the Roman Empire
 4. Thomas Robert Maltus. An Essay on the Principle of Population. London, Printed for  J. Johnson, in St.Paul`s Church-yard, 1798. 
Read Chapter 16 
5.Charles  Darwin. The Voyage of the Beagle. 1890.
Read Chapter 2 

6. Charles Darwin. On the Origins of Species. Or the preservation of Favoured Races in the struggle Life. London, John Murray, Albemarle street.1859.
Read extract Struggle for Life Most Severe Between Individuals and Varieties of the Same Species from Chapter III: Complex Relations of All Animals And Plants to Each Other in the Struggle      for Existence. 

7. William Morris. The Art and Craft of Printing.1902.

Read extract: The Ideal Book: An Address by William Morris, Delivered before the
Bibliographical Society of London, MDCCCXCIII.

Part 2

Benjamin Disraeli, Sybil or the Two Nations
Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby
Charlotte Brontë, Villette

Jane Austen, Persuasion

Rudyard Kipling, Kim

Part 3
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