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The Myth of the Negro Past
Offending the Audience; wrote Wings of Desire screenplay for Wim Wenders
'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King'
'The Bridge of Sighs'; 'The Song of the Shirt'
The Dain Curse; Nick and Nora Charles feature in another of his novels
Prolegomena to a Theory of Language; developed the theory of glossematics; founded the Cercle Linguistique de Copenhague
A System of Moral Philosophy; mentor to Adam Smith
Birthday Letters; wife implied he was 'A man in black with a Meinkampf look', like her father
TANSTAAFL used a lot in his The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
Value and Capital
A Modern Instance
District and Circle; Station Island; The Haw Lantern; translated Buile Suibhne to Sweeney Astray
The Growth of the Soil
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
The Concept of Law
revived the term 'aletheia'; The Origin of the Work of Art
The Gray Zone; My Lai 4 (won a Pulitzer for reporting on its coverup)
The Tree of Misery; A Passage to France (third part of his autobiography The Days); blind Egyptian
This Too a Philosophy of History for the Formation of Humanity; Treatise on the Origin of Language
The Analysis of Beauty; engraved Industry and Idleness
'Channel Firing'; Desperate Remedies
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'
In the Shade of Spring Leaves; 'The Thirteenth Night'; Meiji-era female poet
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan; a character's mother became pregnant after misusing her 'Malthusian belt' in another work
'Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori'
'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'
Elements of Law; The Long Parliament
Ninety-Three; Les Orientales; Bug-Jargal; Odes and Ballads
Between Facts and Norms; Legitimation Crisis
Plutarch wrote On the Malignity of [him]; The Histories
Lectures on the Philosophy of History; Philosophy of Right
Something Happened; Picture This
Peter Camenzind; Beneath the Wheel
'Society Upon the Stanislaus'; 'Ah Sin' (w/ Twain); 'The Heathen Chinee'; in another work, a character mispronounces 'Achilles' as 'ash-heels'
Catalogue of Women
A History of the Arab Peoples
Freddy and Fredericka; Winter's Tale (takes place in a fantastical New York City)
The Age of Revolution; The Age of Capital; The Age of Empire ('long 19th century' trilogy)
The Wallace
Individualism and Economic Order; Law, Legislation and Liberty
The Country Parson; The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations; Jacula Prudentum
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
'Let America Be America Again'; 'Early Bright', 'Dig and Be Dug', 'Vice Versa to Bach' are sections of a more famous work
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
Man's Place in Nature; debated Samuel Wilberforce
The Autumn of the Middle Ages; Homo Ludens: A Study of the Play-Element in Culture
The Queer Art of Failure; In a Queer Time and Place; Female Masculinity (illustrates the 'bathroom problem')
'Old Iron-Sides'
Germany. A Winter's Tale; Buch der Lieder; Lyrisches Intermezzo
Kitab al Khazari (or Book of the Khazars); Ode to Zion
I Am a Strange Loop; The Mind's I (w/ Dennett); most famous book is subtitled 'An Eternal Golden Braid'
Aspects of Scientific Explanation; Philosophy of Natural Science; 'raven paradox' illustrates the problem with inductive logic
Coyote Waits; A Thief of Time; Navajo Tribal Police mystery novels
The Death of Empedocles; 'Bread and Wine'
Islands in the Stream
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment
To the Virgins, To Make Much of Time
popularized the term 'epoche' in his Cartesian Meditations
Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches; Cannibals and Kings
Holy History of Mankind; Rome and Jerusalem; European Triarchy; proponent of Labor Zionism
Black Sunday; Red Dragon
The Bread-Winners: A Social Study; former secretary to Abe Lincoln
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
the title of The Grapes of Wrath samples from her most famous poem, beginning 'Mine eyes have seen the glory...'
'As Kingfishers Catch Fire'; 'Felix Randal'; 'sprung rhythm'
Watch on the Rhine; Karen Wright and Martha Dobie are accused of lesbianism in another play
The American Political Tradition
The Impending Crisis of the South

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