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claimed 1729 was a 'boring number' in A Mathematician's Apology; first name in an eqn stating (p^2)+(2pq)+(q^2)=1; discovered Ramanujan
A History of the Arab Peoples
the title of The Grapes of Wrath samples from her most famous poem, beginning 'Mine eyes have seen the glory...'
To the Virgins, To Make Much of Time
Value and Capital
dude from Ephesus who said 'You cannot step twice in the same river' in his alleged 'panta rhei' or 'everything flows' aphorism; fire is the most basic element
District and Circle; Station Island; The Haw Lantern; translated Buile Suibhne to Sweeney Astray
Aspects of Scientific Explanation; Philosophy of Natural Science; 'raven paradox' illustrates the problem with inductive logic
The Autumn of the Middle Ages; Homo Ludens: A Study of the Play-Element in Culture
The Concept of Law
Between Facts and Norms; Legitimation Crisis
Lectures on the Philosophy of History; Philosophy of Right
revived the term 'aletheia'; The Origin of the Work of Art
In the Shade of Spring Leaves; 'The Thirteenth Night'; Meiji-era female poet
Watch on the Rhine; Karen Wright and Martha Dobie are accused of lesbianism in another play
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
The American Political Tradition
Prolegomena to a Theory of Language; developed the theory of glossematics; founded the Cercle Linguistique de Copenhague
Black Sunday; Red Dragon
'Old Iron-Sides'
Birthday Letters; wife implied he was 'A man in black with a Meinkampf look', like her father
The Dain Curse; Nick and Nora Charles feature in another of his novels
A System of Moral Philosophy; mentor to Adam Smith
I Am a Strange Loop; The Mind's I (w/ Dennett); most famous book is subtitled 'An Eternal Golden Braid'
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan; a character's mother became pregnant after misusing her 'Malthusian belt' in another work
Plutarch wrote On the Malignity of [him]; The Histories
The Wallace
Holy History of Mankind; Rome and Jerusalem; European Triarchy; proponent of Labor Zionism
'Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori'
Offending the Audience; wrote Wings of Desire screenplay for Wim Wenders
The Age of Revolution; The Age of Capital; The Age of Empire ('long 19th century' trilogy)
The Country Parson; The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations; Jacula Prudentum
'The Bridge of Sighs'; 'The Song of the Shirt'
Something Happened; Picture This
Ninety-Three; Les Orientales; Bug-Jargal; Odes and Ballads
Individualism and Economic Order; Law, Legislation and Liberty
Germany. A Winter's Tale; Buch der Lieder; Lyrisches Intermezzo
The Tree of Misery; A Passage to France (third part of his autobiography The Days); blind Egyptian
The Impending Crisis of the South
'As Kingfishers Catch Fire'; 'Felix Randal'; 'sprung rhythm'
Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches; Cannibals and Kings
Islands in the Stream
Peter Camenzind; Beneath the Wheel
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment
The Myth of the Negro Past
The Analysis of Beauty; engraved Industry and Idleness
Coyote Waits; A Thief of Time; Navajo Tribal Police mystery novels
Man's Place in Nature; debated Samuel Wilberforce
Catalogue of Women
'Let America Be America Again'; 'Early Bright', 'Dig and Be Dug', 'Vice Versa to Bach' are sections of a more famous work
The Gray Zone; My Lai 4 (won a Pulitzer for reporting on its coverup)
Elements of Law; The Long Parliament
The Death of Empedocles; 'Bread and Wine'
Durtal appears in his Là-bas and La Cathédrale; the Odilon Redon-collecting Jean des Esseintes tries to withdraw into his own aesthetic world in another work
A Modern Instance
'Society Upon the Stanislaus'; 'Ah Sin' (w/ Twain); 'The Heathen Chinee'; in another work, a character mispronounces 'Achilles' as 'ash-heels'
wrote the lines 'If you think I am going to make a sexual joke in this poem you are mistaken' in 'Poem with a Cucumber in It'
The Bread-Winners: A Social Study; former secretary to Abe Lincoln
Kitab al Khazari (or Book of the Khazars); Ode to Zion
TANSTAAFL used a lot in his The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
The Growth of the Soil
popularized the term 'epoche' in his Cartesian Meditations
'Mithridates, he died old'; fell in love with Oxford classmate Moses Jackson; subject of Stoppard's The Invention of Love; 'When I Was One-and-Twenty'
Freddy and Fredericka; Winter's Tale (takes place in a fantastical New York City)
This Too a Philosophy of History for the Formation of Humanity; Treatise on the Origin of Language
'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King'
The Queer Art of Failure; In a Queer Time and Place; Female Masculinity (illustrates the 'bathroom problem')
'Channel Firing'; Desperate Remedies

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