Best Books Listed for High School Students

Given by William J. Bennett

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In 1984, William J. Bennett, then chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted an informal and unscientific survey among scholars, journalists, teachers, and leaders in

näytä lisää government and culture to identify essential readings for high school students. Prompted by a query during a press meeting, Bennett sought to determine a core list of literary works deemed vital for every student to study before graduation. The survey garnered responses from 325 individuals, including feedback through a syndicated column by George F. Will and input from high school teachers participating in seminars sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Mellon Foundation. The resulting list of thirty most frequently mentioned works, highlighted by Shakespeare's oeuvre, the Declaration of Independence, Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn," and the Bible, aimed to elevate the standard of reading material in high schools, suggesting that a selection of any ten from the list would offer significant educational value. näytä vähemmän
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Moby-Dick (Part 2 of 2) (tekijä: Herman Melville)
2014
Rationalism in Politics and Other Essays (tekijä: Michael Oakeshott)
1981
Poems (tekijä: Emily Dickinson)
1957
Sieppari ruispellossa (tekijä: J. D. Salinger)
1951
Vuonna 1984 (tekijä: George Orwell)
1949
The poems of Robert Frost (tekijä: Robert Frost)
1946
Vihan hedelmät (tekijä: John Steinbeck)
1939
Absalom, Absalom (tekijä: William Faulkner)
1936
Esseitä (tekijä: Ralph Waldo Emerson)
1934
Kun tein kuolemaa (tekijä: William Faulkner)
1930
Ääni ja vimma (tekijä: William Faulkner)
1929
Kultahattu (tekijä: F. Scott Fitzgerald)
1925
Poems of Ralph Waldo Emerson (tekijä: Ralph Waldo Emerson)
1885
Huckleberry Finnin seikkailut (tekijä: Mark Twain)
1884
Sota ja rauha (tekijä: Leo Tolstoy)
1869
Rikos ja rangaistus (tekijä: Fyodor Dostoevsky)
1866
Suuria odotuksia (tekijä: Charles Dickens)
1861
A Tale of Two Cities (tekijä: Charles Dickens)
1859
Leaves of Grass (tekijä: Walt Whitman)
1855
Elämää metsässä (tekijä: Henry David Thoreau)
1854
Tulipunainen kirjain (tekijä: Nathaniel Hawthorne)
1850
Kommunistinen manifesti (tekijä: Karl Marx)
1848
Demokratia Amerikassa (tekijä: Alexis de Tocqueville)
1835
Ylpeys ja ennakkoluulo (tekijä: Jane Austen)
1813
Kadotettu paratiisi (tekijä: John Milton)
1667
Macbeth (tekijä: William Shakespeare)
1606
Hamlet (tekijä: William Shakespeare)
1603
Ruhtinas (tekijä: Niccolò Machiavelli)
1513
Canterburyn tarinoita (tekijä: Geoffrey Chaucer)
1380
Ilias (tekijä: Homer)
0750
Odysseia (tekijä: Homer)
0750
Kuningas Oidipus (tekijä: Sophocles)
0429
Valtio (tekijä: Plato)
0380
Aeneis : Aeneaan taru (tekijä: Virgil)
0029
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