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A Shadow Over Innsmouth; At the Mountains of Madness
The Monkey's Wrench; If Not Now, When?; The Drowned and the Saved; famous work has chapters titled 'Lead' and 'Tin'
Geoffrey Firmin ponders, 'Was this the face that launched five hundred ships, and betrayed Christ into being in the Western Hemisphere?' in most famous work
The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
Folk Song Style and Culture; Folk Songs of North America
Briefing for a Descent into Hell; Martha Quest
'What is to be Done?'; April Theses
'Aubade'; 'Church Going'
'The Golden Honeymoon'; 'Alibi Ike'; You Know Me Al; How to Write Short Stories
The Phantom of the Opera
The Lowland; 'Sexy'
Last of the Breed; Hondo; How the West Was Won; French-Canadian author of westerns
Primitive Mythology; How Natives Think (not Sahlins)
How Green Was My Valley
'Gebir'; collection includes the series Dialogues of Literary Men, Dialogues of Famous Women, and Classical Dialogues
Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things; authored a famous work w/ Mark Johnson
Tales of Pirx the Pilot; The Cyberiad
Sister Outsider; The Cancer Journals; Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
The Great Chain of Being
The Personal Heresy (w/ E. M. W. Tillyard); Perelandra; Out of the Silent Planet
Voltaire parodied him as Pangloss in Candide
The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in the Age of Diminishing Expectations
Principles of Geology
The Production of Space; Critique of Everyday Life
Laboratory Life (w/ Woolgar); We Have Never Been Modern
'La Dorotea'; super-duper-prolific Spanish playwright in 17th c.
A Letter Concerning Toleration; The Reasonableness of Christianity
Écrits; seminars edited by Jacques-Alain Miller; 'variable-length psychoanalytic sessions'; objet petit a; 'the Real'; 'mirror stage'
'Mezzo Cammin' inspired by his translation of the Divine Comedy; Hyperion, a Romance
A Treatise on Painting (or Codex Urbinas) -- manuscripts gathered by Francesco Melzi around 1542
Land of Unlikeness; 'Waking in the Blue'; 'Christmas Eve Under Hooker's Statue'; The Old Glory
Tristes Tropiques; title of another work also means 'wild pansies' in French
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
'Snake'; wrote two novels about the Brangwen sisters; Kate Leslie and Aztec cult leader Don Cipriano appear in a work written while in New Mexico
On the Bondage of Will; On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church; On the Jews and Their Lies
Endymion; inspired 'euphuism'
Call for the Dead; The Constant Gardener; response to the exposure of the Cambridge Five fictionalized in another novel
Athens Charter (manuscript on urban planning); modulor system; Toward an Architecture
Systema Naturae
The Vision of Sir Launfal; The Biglow Papers; A Fable for Critics
Soul and Form; History and Class Consciousness
Just Games; 'incredulity toward metanarratives' caused by The Postmodern Condition
Chronic City; another novel features Dylan Ebdus and is titled after the headquarters of Superman
The Divided Self; The Politics of Experience and the Bird of Paradise; Self and Others
introduced the 'bystander effect' (w/ Darley)
'Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight'
'Christ's Hospital'; 'A Dissertation on Roast Pig'; 'The Praise of Chimney Sweepers'
'An Incident'; 'Medicine'; Call to Arms; title person in another work sees the command 'Eat people!' b/w lines of text
Primitive Religion; Culture and Ethnology; The Crow Indians
'True, a new mistress now I chase' appears in one of his poems; another poem states 'Stone walls do not a prison make, / Nor iron bars a cage'
Les Érinnyes (included in Poèmes tragiques); Poèmes antiques; Poèmes barbares; 'The Girl with the Flaxen Hair'
A Sand County Almanac
A Hero of Our Time

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