Book List for Lit One: The Ancient World
The specific editions below are highly recommended for the course. It's not necessary to purchase them from Amazon. Many can be found in local libraries or as inexpensive or free e-books. If you choose not to purchase via the links below, pay attention to the editions. With the exception of Till We Have Faces and Julius Caesar, all of these works are translations into English. It's important to acquire the correct translations, editors, and/or editions to avoid confusion.
Note: The plays Agamemnon, Oedipus Rex, Medea, and Antigone are all included in the collection called Greek Drama. We only read one small section of Plutarch's Lives, which is available in digital form online for free. I therefore don't recommend buying the whole book, but I've made an edition available for those who want to.
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