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The Rose Tattoo; Sweet Bird of Youth
novel: William Boot is sent to be a Daily Beast correspondent for a civil war in Ishmaelia after being mistaken for John Boot, author of Waste of Time
'Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking'; 'A Noiseless Patient Spider'
novel: Thomas Keefer convinces Stephen Maryk to unjustifiably enact Section 184 after his superior shows cowardice at the invasion of Kwajalein
The Pale King; Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way
World Enough and Time; 'Mortal Limit'; At Heaven's Gate
A Cool Million
Boon (written under pseudonym Reginald Bliss); The Outline of History
poem: 'A smell of dead limes quickens in the nose / The leprosy of empire' in the title structure; another poem ends w/ 'The classics can console. But not enough.'
'Bright and Morning Star'; The Ethics of Living Jim Crow
Between the Acts
introduced the rule-following paradox in a work which Kripke discusses in his [this guy] on Rules and Private Language
The Devil's Law Case; The White Devil
travelogue: Elijah visits Prince Lazar in the form of a title creature, offers him a choice b/w victory at Battle of Kosovo & losing to the Turks but gaining a heavenly kingdom
'The Solitary Reaper'; 'London, 1802'; 'Ode: Intimations of Immortality'
'An Address to the Atheist'; another poem disturbingly opens ''Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land'
On Toleration; Interpretation and Social Criticism; 'communitarian' philosopher who described 'complex equality' in a work subtitled 'A Defense of Pluralism and Equality'
An Ideal Husband
Radio Golf; Jitney
novel: social climbing b*tch Undine Spragg has a series of marriages to fund her extravagant lifestyle
'Mistress Mary is dead and gone!' appears in 'Telling the Bees'; 'The Brewing of Soma'
A Curtain of Green; 'Petrified Man'
The Chrysalids
Anthill: A Novel
The Living and the Dead; The Twyborn Affair
play: Melchior rapes Wendla, who becomes pregnant and dies getting an abortion, and Moritz commits suicide after his expulsion from school
Radical Chic; I Am Charlotte Simmons
novel: Brother Juniper tries to understand God's intentions in his research on a disaster that claims the lives of the Marquesa de Montemayor and Uncle Pio
poem: “I was cheered when I came first to know that there were flowers also in hell'; Spring and All
Men We Reaped; Salvage the Bones

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