Great Books (Serious)
Online Archive of Adam Rose


A systematic and comprehensive archive of “Great Bookiana” is beyond my ability. However, I offer here a selection of items that I have found interesting and/or useful over the years.

  • Online Texts
  • Reading Lists
  • Organizations, Institutions and Programs
  • About The Great Books Movement
  • Adaptations
  • In Popular Culture

Please feel free to contact me with corrections and additions.


Online Texts


Reading Lists


Organizations, Institutions and Programs


About The Great Books Movement

  • Allen, The Romance of Commerce and Culture: Capitalism, Modernism, and the Chicago-Aspen Crusade for Cultural Reform [Amazon; Google Books]
  • Beam,  A Great Idea at the Time: The Rise, Fall, and Curious Afterlife of the Great Books [AmazonGoogle Books]
  • Chaddock, The Multi-Talented Mr.Erskine: Shaping Mass Culture through Great Books and Fine Music [Amazon; Google Books]
  • Denby, Great Books: My Adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World [AmazonGoogle Books]
  • Fishelov, Dialogues With/And Great Books: The Dynamics of Canon Formation [AmazonGoogle Books]
  • Haarlow,  Great Books, Honors Programs, and Hidden Origins: The Virginia Plan and the University of Virginia in the Liberal Arts Movement [Amazon; Google Books]
  • Hutchins, Great Books: The Foundation of a Liberal Education [AmazonGoogle Books]

Adaptations

Coming soon …


In Popular Culture

Coming soon …