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Textbooks for both Summer and Academic Year 2018 Courses

Courses in Latin
 
Latin I • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Wheelock's Latin, Seventh Edition [Edition required: 7]
Wheelock Frederick M., LaFleur Richard A.
  Required Workbook for Wheelock's Latin, 3rd Edition, Revised (Paperback) [Edition required: 3]
Paul T. Comeau, Richard A. LaFleur

Notes:
Students must have a new, entirely unmarked copy of this workbook for their own personal use.

  Optional A Comprehensive Guide to Wheelock's Latin: Newly Revised for Wheelock's 6th Edition [Any edition]
Dale A. Grote

Notes:
Optional: Dr. Grote's extended descriptions and notes on Wheelock's Latin have been out there for many years now, and many students find his clear and thorough explanations a useful supplement to the basic textbook.

  Optional Vocabulary Cards and Grammatical Forms Summary for Wheelock's Latin [Any edition]
Richard A. LaFleur, Brad Tillery

Notes:
Optional: the real benefits of making vocabulary cards for yourself may be outweighed by the possibility that you simply won't do so. If that's likely, you may want to invest in these.


Latin Tutorial • [2018] Mattias Gassman
  Required Wheelock's Latin, Seventh Revised Ed. [Edition required: 7]
Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur

Notes:
Other books may be added as arranged with each student.


Latin II • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Wheelock's Latin, Seventh Revised Ed. [Edition required: 7]
Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur

Notes:
(Earlier notes relating to the sixth edition are irrelevant now, since everyone should have started with the seventh edition in Latin I.)

  Required Workbook for Wheelock's Latin, 3rd Edition [Edition required: 3]
Paul T. Comeau, Richard A. LaFleur

Notes:
This is the version of the workbook selected to go with the edition with which the student began: most students should already have their own personal copy, with the chapters for this course unmarked.

  Optional A Comprehensive Guide to Wheelock's Latin: Newly Revised for Wheelock's 6th Edition [Any edition]
Dale A. Grote

Notes:
Optional: Dr. Grote's extended descriptions and notes on Wheelock's Latin have been out there for many years now, and many students find his clear and thorough explanations a useful supplement to the basic textbook.

  Optional Vocabulary Cards and Grammatical Forms Summary for Wheelock's Latin [Any edition]
Richard A. LaFleur, Brad Tillery

Notes:
Optional: the real benefits of making vocabulary cards for yourself may be outweighed by the possibility that you simply won't do so. If that's likely, you may want to invest in these.


Latin I and II Exam Access • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Latin III • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Aeneas to Augustus [Edition required: 2]
Mason Hammond, Anne Amory
  Required Ancient Rome: An Introductory History [Any edition]
Paul A. Zoch
  Required Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome [Any edition]
Lesley Adkins, Roy A. Adkins
  Required Syntactical Mechanics [Edition required: 1]
Bruce A. McMenomy

Latin IV (Caesar and Vergil) • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Caesar: Selections from his Commentarii De Bello Gallico [Any edition]
Hans-Friedrich Mueller, G. Julius Caesar

Notes:
Prices on this have fluctuated severely over the last few years. It should be around $45. If it goes skyrocketing from there, let me know via email and we'll come up with some alternative solution. If Amazon is tweaking the prices unreasonably, check into the option directly from the publisher here: http://www.bolchazy.com/Caesar-Selections-from-his-Commentarii-De-Bello-Gallico-P3161.aspx

  Required Syntactical Mechanics [Edition required: 1]
Bruce A. McMenomy

Notes:
This book is also required for Latin III, so continuing students will already have a copy.

  Required The Landmark Julius Caesar: The Complete Works: Gallic War, Civil War, Alexandrian War, African War, and Spanish War [Edition required: 1]
C. Julius Caesar, Kurt A. Raaflalaub (ed.), Robert B. Strassler (series editor)

Notes:
This is a magnificent book and a bargain for what it contains. If it's prohibitive, please let me know. I would permit another translation of Caesar's text, but this edition supplies a great deal of supporting information that will make the shape of Caesar's campaigns vastly more accessible. In either case I will be assigning readings from the accompanying web document (which is available freely to all) — which contains about 325 pages of material that wouldn't fit into the book itself.

  Required Vergil's Aeneid: Expanded Collection [Any edition]
P. Vergilius Maro, Barbara W. Boyd

Notes:
This OR the other Aeneid edition is required. I've listed this one as required because it's less expensive and more comprehensive. Do not feel obliged to buy this one, however, if you've already acquired the other.

  Required Why Vergil?: A Collection of Interpretations [Any edition]
Stephanie Quinn

Latin V (Latin Literature) • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar [Any edition]
J. B. Greenough, G. L. Kittredge, A. A. Howard, Benj. L. D'Ooge, Anne Mahoney

Notes:
The hardbound copy may be substituted; if money is an issue, one can dispense with this and rely on the online version, which is accessible through the Moodle website. Access to the text in some form, however, is essential for the various grammatical issues that arise.

  Required Horace: Selected Odes and Satire [Any edition]
Q. Horatius Flaccus, Ronnie Ancona
  Required The Catullan Revolution [Edition required: 1]
Kenneth Quinn

Notes:
The older edition will suffice if one can find it used.

  Required Writing Passion: A Catullus Reader [Any edition]
C. Valerius Catullus, Ronnie Ancona
  Optional Latin Dictionary Founded on Andrew's Edition of Freund's Latin Dictionary [Any edition]
Charlton T. Lewis, Charles Short, William Freund

Notes:
This is one of the larger (and more expensive) dictionaries available for serious Latinists. Unlike the larger and more recent Oxford Latin Dictionary, its range extends up to about 600 A. D., and so is more useful for those interested in Mediaeval Latin. Definitely not required, though some suitable dictionary is required. This is old enough that it is also available in many forms in addition to the cumbersome volume from Oxford: the Logeion site online offers its material for free and in very good format.

  Optional Oxford Latin Dictionary [Any edition]
P. G. W. Glare

Notes:
Emphatically not required, this is probably the most comprehensive Classical Latin dictionary avaiable in English today; it is also the most expensive. Its coverage does not extend much beyond A.D. 200, however, and so it is probably not as useful as Lewis and Short for those who want to pursue later Latin.



Courses in Greek
 
Greek I • [2018] Sarah Esposito
  Required Greek: An Intensive Course [Edition required: 2]
Hardy Hansen, Gerald M. Quinn

Notes:
This is the second revised edition. Please note. Earlier editions are not going to work for us. You may choose to get instead the hardback copy of the second edition, but that's up to you.

  Optional Greek New Testament: With English Introduction including Greek/English dictionary [Edition required: 4]
Kurt Aland (editor)

Notes:
This is optional, but our students often ask for a recommendation for a Greek New Testament. Most students can read it reasonably easily by the end of the first year, with just the help of some vocabulary support.


Greek II • [2018] Timothy Dean
  Required Greek: An Intensive Course [Edition required: 2]
Hardy Hansen, Gerald M. Quinn

Notes:
Second revised edition. Hardcover version may be substituted. The student probably already has this from Greek I.

  Optional Greek New Testament: With English Introduction including Greek/English dictionary [Edition required: 4]
Kurt Aland (Editor)

Notes:
Optional though recommended: regular reading in the Greek New Testament is an excellent way to bolster one's Greek and to achieve a better mastery of Scripture.


Greek III • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A Greek Reader for Schools [Any edition]
C. E. Freeman, W. D. Lowe

Notes:
This is a reprint of a much older book, but still a solid selection of readings which are both entertaining and conducive to the development of fluency. Most of the passages have been edited somewhat from their original forms (Herodotus' Ionic dialect has been systematically Atticized throughout), but the work is solid and tractable.

  Required Plato: Apology [Any edition]
Plato, James J. Helm (Editor)
  Required Syntactical Mechanics [Any edition]
Bruce A. McMenomy
  Optional All the Greek Verbs [Any edition]
N. Marinone

Notes:
Not required, but this volume is worth its weight in frustration: it locates verbs according to their (often wildly divergent) principal parts.

  Optional An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon, Founded upon the 7th ed. of Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon [Any edition]
H. G. Liddell, Robert Scott

Notes:
This is enough of a Greek lexicon to carry the student through an undergraduate career in classics and well into graduate school. It is not required for this course, but it will always be helpful and will not quickly become obsolete. It is worth noting that there are iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch versions of the full Liddell and Scott (which retails for about $200 if you can find it on sale) for two or three dollars. If you have the necessary hardware, this is a very congenial solution to the lexicon problem.

  Optional Greek Grammar [Any edition]
Herbert Weir Smyth, Gordon M. Messing

Notes:
Not absolutely required, but very strongly recommended. If you have funds to buy only one non-required volume for Greek, this should be it. Revised edition.


Greek IV • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Homer: Odyssey I-XII [Any edition]
Homer, W. B. Stanford
  Required Homeric Vocabularies: Greek and English Word List for the Study of Homer [Any edition]
William B. Owen, Edgar J. Goodspeed
  Optional Greek Grammar [Any edition]
Herbert Weir Smyth, Gordon M. Messing

Notes:
This is available in various forms. Some solid reference grammar is highly recommended. It need not be this one.

  Optional Homeric Dictionary [Any edition]
Georg Autenrieth

Notes:
An alternative to Cunliffe's Homeric Lexicon. One or the other is required. (It is worth noting that Autenrieth's Homeric Lexicon is included with the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch App "Lexiphanes", which bundles it with the large LSJ for about three dollars.)

  Optional Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect [Any edition]
Richard J. Cunliffe

Notes:
This lexicon or Autenrieth's is required. (It is worth noting that Autenrieth's Homeric Lexicon is included with the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch App "Lexiphanes", which bundles it with the large LSJ for about three dollars.)



Courses in Mathematics
 
Algebra 1 • [2018] James Caleb Dean
  Required Discovering Algebra: An Investigative Approach [Edition required: 2]
Jerald Murdock, Ellen Kamischke, and Eric Kamischke
  Required TI-NSpire Calculator [Any edition]

Notes:
There are several models of the TI-nspire; the standard model is fine for this class. This handheld device should last through college.


Geometry • [2018] Art Mabbott
  Required Discovering Geometry [Edition required: 5]
Michael Serra

Notes:
ISBN 13: 978-1-46525-502-0

  Required The Geometer's Sketchpad - Student Edition (1 yr license) [Edition required: 5]
Nick Jakiw

Notes:
ISBN 13: 9780021408382 MHID: 0021408386

The latest version (5) of the software is available for download to licensed users of Geometer's Sketchpad for from Dyanmic Geometry.  Check this site to determine your current version and follow the instructions to update if you wish.


Algebra 2 (Advanced Algebra) • [2018] Art Mabbott
  Required Discovering Advanced Algebra: An Investigative Approach [Edition required: 2]
Jerald Murdock, Ellen Kamischke, and Eric Kamischke

Notes:
ISBN 13: 978-1-55953-984-5

  Required The Geometer's Sketchpad - Student Edition (1yr license) [Edition required: 5]
Nick Jakiw

Notes:
IMHID: 0021408386 ISBN 13: 9780021408382

  Required TI-NSPIRE (either Numeric or CAS) [Any edition]
Texas Instruments

Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry • [2018] Art Mabbott
  Required Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry: Concepts and Applications [Edition required: 2]
Paul A. Foerster

Notes:
This text brings an effective & modern approach to the learning of advanced mathematics.

  Required TI-NSpire Calculator (Either the NUMERIC OR CAS VERSION) [Any edition]
  Optional The Geometer's Sketchpad - Student Edition [Edition required: 4]
Nick Jakiw

Notes:
ISBN 13: 978-1-60440-094-6

The latest version (5) of the software is available for download to licensed users of Geometer's Sketchpad for from Dyanmic Geometry. Check this site to determine your current version and follow the instructions to update if you wish.



Courses in Science
 
Natural Science I • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required How to Study Science [Edition required: 4]
Fred Drewes, Kristen L.D. Milligan

Notes:
For some students, this book may provide helpful information


Natural Science II • [2018] Christe McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


The Chemical History of the Candle • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required The Chemical History of the Candle [Edition required: 1]
Michael Faraday

Notes:
Several editions of this book are available, including a downloadable PDF version. See the teacher's website for further details. Any version is acceptable.


Core Biology • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required Biology: Concepts and Connections [Edition required: 8]
Neil A. Campbell, Janet B. Reece, Lawrence G. Mitchell, Martha R. Taylor

Notes:
An alternative format (3-hole looseleaf) that is somewhat cheaper is available and may be substituted (ISBN 0321885325). eText versions are also available to buy or rent; be sure to purchase the correct edition for the length of the course (September 2017-May 2018). MasteringBiology access is not required as it adds significantly to the cost. Students may not substitute editions (e.g., students may NOT use edition 7 of the textbook for the 2017-2018 course).


Astronomy • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required Universe [Edition required: 10]
Roger A. Freedman, robert M. Geller, William J. Kaufmann III

AP Biology Option • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required AP Biology Investigative Labs: An Inquiry-Based Approach Student Manual [Any edition]
The College Board

Notes:
Item #110084587

  Required Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments [Edition required: 1]
Robert B. Thompson, Barbara F. Thompson

Notes:
Lab materials for the lab section of the course may be purchased from a number of places. However, the Home Scientist website also offers several kits to supplement this text.

  Optional Home Biology Laboratory Kit BK01A [Any edition]
Robert B. and Barbara F. Thompson

Notes:
The BK01A version of the biology kit contains most (but not all) equipment required to complete the AP level biology experiments for this course. While it is possible to secure individual items for each lab, and may be less expensive for students completing only the Honors option, you may find purchase the kit more convenient.


Core Physics • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required Physics: Principles with Applications [Edition required: 7]
Donald C. Giancoli

Notes:
Note: the link to the publisher's website offers an eText from VitalSource.com for a limited time period. Pearson no longer offers this text in printed format. However, it has been out for a number of years, and any printed (hardcover, softcover) or online version will be acceptable as long as it is the seventh edition.


AP Physics 1 and AP Physics 2 Option • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Optional Physics: Principles with Applications AP Test Prep Workbook [Edition required: 6]
Douglas C. Giancoli

Notes:
This workbook was prepared for the previous edition of the text and may be available in used copies now. It contains exercises preparation for students planning on taking the AP text.



Courses in Literature
 
The Thought Plickens: Learning to Think Critically • [2018] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Required [Edition required: 2]
  Required Alice in Wonderland [Edition required: 3]
Lewis Carroll Publisher: Norton Critical Edition

Notes:
If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.

  Required Anne of Green Gables [Any edition]
L.M. Montgomery Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell

Notes:
If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.

  Required The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [Any edition]
Mark Twain Publisher: Penguin Classics

Notes:
If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.

  Required The Jungle Books [Any edition]
Rudyard Kipling Publisher: Oxford World Classics

Notes:
If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.

  Required The Prince and the Pauper [Any edition]
Mark Twain Publisher: Penguin Classics

Notes:
If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.

  Required The Princess and Curdie [Any edition]
George MacDonald Publisher: Create Space Publishing

Notes:
If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.

  Required The Witch of Blackbird Pond [Any edition]
Elizabeth George Speare Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Notes:
If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.

  Required Treasure Island [Any edition]
Robert Louis Stevenson Publisher: Modern Library Classics

Notes:
If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.

  Required Wind in the Willows [Any edition]
Kenneth Grahame Publisher: Modern Library

Notes:
If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.


Fairy Tales, Myths and Folklore • [2018] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Optional A Treasury of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection) [Any edition]
Various Authors

Notes:
The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.

  Optional Bulfinch's Mythology (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) [Any edition]
by Thomas Bulfinch, Charles Martin (Introduction)

Notes:
The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.

  Optional Just So Stories - Illustrated Edition [Any edition]
Rudyard Kipling

Notes:
The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.

  Optional The Arabian Nights (New Deluxe Edition) [Any edition]
Anonymous, Husain Haddawy, Muhsin Mahdi Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

Notes:
The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.

  Optional The Complete Fairy Tales - Hans Christian Andersen (Wordsworth Special Editions) [Any edition]
Hans Christian Andersen

Notes:
The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.

  Optional The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm All-New Third Edition [Edition required: 3]
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

Notes:
The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.


Summer Shakespeare I • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A Midsummer Night's Dream [Any edition]
William Shakespeare
  Required As You Like It [Any edition]
William Shakespeare
  Required Julius Caesar [Any edition]
William Shakespeare
  Required King Lear [Any edition]
William Shakespeare
  Required Richard II [Any edition]
William Shakespeare
  Required Romeo and Juliet [Any edition]
William Shakespeare
  Required The Merchant of Venice [Any edition]
William Shakespeare
  Required The Taming of the Shrew [Any edition]
William Shakespeare
  Required Twelfth Night [Any edition]
William Shakespeare
  Optional All of Shakespeare [Any edition]
Maurice Charney

Notes:
NOT required. A convenient middle-weight overview of the whole Shakespeare corpus by a scholar and theorist of theater. Not as penetrating as Garber or Bloom, but somewhat more accessible.

  Optional Essential Shakespeare Handbook [Any edition]
Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding, Karen Wilks (Designer), Elizabeth Wyse (Editor)

Notes:
NOT required. This book provides a systematic overview of the whole corpus of Shakespeare plays in an accessible and colorful form, with notes on famous performances, themes, settings, and other such details. It is very useful for a student first getting to know Shakespeare, and equally useful for an advanced student wanting to have the ability to see the corpus in outline.

  Optional Shakespeare After All [Any edition]
Marjorie Garber

Notes:
NOT required. A useful book covering all of Shakespeare's plays critically and thoughtfully, aware of contemporary scholarly trends but not overly encumbered by them.

  Optional Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human [Any edition]
Harold Bloom

Notes:
NOT Required. A celebrated and widely cited book, filled with Bloom's own highly personal approach to the various plays in the Shakespeare corpus. Appropriate for the more advanced general reader or the serious scholar; certain to be intimidating for the novice.

  Optional Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare [Any edition]
Stephen Greenblatt

Notes:
NOT required. This is a fascinating recent biographical discussion of how Shakespeare's life may have shaped his work. All Shakespeare biography is chancy, and theories about Shakespearean authorship tend largely to divert us from the more serious issues of understanding his plays, but this study has some material relevance to the material at hand. Suitable for more mature readers; probably not appropriate for younger readers.


Looking at Middle-earth • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required The Hobbit: or There and Back Again [Any edition]
J. R. R. Tolkien
  Required The Lord of the Rings [Any edition]
J. R. R. Tolkien

Notes:
Any edition will suffice.

  Optional The Silmarillion [Any edition]
J. R. R. Tolkien

Notes:
Not required, but the next logical step after reading The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.


World Literature • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required World Literature [Any edition]
Susan Wittig Albert, Richard Cohen, Rose Sallberg Kam, David Adams Leeming, Thomas Monsell, Carroll Moulton, Susanna Nied, Eileen Hillary Oshinsky

Notes:
Be sure to obtained the revised edition as specified by the ISBN. Copies are available used at ridiculously low prices: do read the descriptions of their condition to avoid getting something that is just falling apart.


Western Literature to Dante • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature [Any edition]
Erich Auerbach, Willard R. Trask (tr.)
  Required Ten Greek Plays in Contemporary Translations [Any edition]
Levy Lind

Notes:
Please use this edition for the plays it includes; other translations will cause confusion in class.

  Required The Aeneid (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Virgil, David West

Notes:
Please do not resort to other translations; they tend to cause confusion in class.

  Required The Consolation of Philosophy [Edition required: 2]
Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius, tr. Victor Watts
  Required The Holy Bible: New International Translation [Any edition]
Various, NIV Commission (tr.)

Notes:
You need some translation of the Bible for this course, preferably a reasonably modern one; it need not be this edition or even this translation. I value the New International Version for its literal accuracy, though its language tends to be rather stiff and sometime slanted; the King James Version, while beautiful and a work of genius in its day, is laden with numerous pitfalls for the modern reader. The Revised Standard Version is reasonably sound, if you can get it; the New Revised Standard Version is riddled with politically motivated compromises of every sort. Other options would be the Jerusalem Bible or the New English Bible.

  Required The Iliad (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Homer, Robert Fagles

Notes:
Please do not resort to other translations; doing so makes referring to pages impossible, and creates unnecessary storms of opinion relating to translated forms. You may get any other edition of the Fagles translation required, though.

  Required The Nibelungenlied: Prose Translation [Any edition]
Anonymous, A. T. Hatto (tr.)

Notes:
Please do not resort to other translations of this work; they tend to create confusions in class.

  Required The Odyssey (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Homer, D. C. H. Rieu, Peter V. Jones, E. V. Rieu

Notes:
Please do not resort to other translations; they are likely to create confusion in class.

  Required The Portable Dante [Any edition]
Dante Alighieri, Mark Musa (tr.)

Notes:
Please do not resort to other translations of this: it tends to create confusion in class. In addition, many other translations of Dante's Divine Comedy are very stilted and awkward, creating tonal and dictional problems of their own.

  Required The Saga of the Volsungs (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Anonymous, Jesse L. Byock

Notes:
Please do not resort to other translations if possible: it tends to create confusion in class. (The translation by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson is very archaic in diction and hence quite difficult for many students to read.)

  Required The Song of Roland (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Anonymous, Glyn S. Burgess (tr.)

Notes:
Please do not resort to other translations if possible; they tend to cause confusions in class.

  Required Western Literature to Dante: A Parents' Guide [Edition required: 3]
Bruce A. McMenomy

Notes:
This is a handbook I have prepared for parents who have enrolled for the course, or who are considering it. It gives a complete rundown of course elements, pedagogical goals, study techniques, and background material on each unit to help parents evaluate the course's suitability or to guide their children through it.

  Optional Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes [Any edition]
Edith Hamilton

Notes:
Not required, but encouraged for those who have no background in mythology: have this read over the summer.

  Optional The Story of King Arthur and His Knights (Dover Storybooks for Children) [Any edition]
Howard Pyle

Notes:
Not required, but students who have no background in the Arthurian tales may benefit from reading this through before the second half of the course.


English Literature • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required England in Literature (Macbeth Edition) [Any edition]
Helen McDonnell, John Pfordresher, Gladys Veidemanis

Notes:

If you cannot secure the Macbeth edition, the Hamlet edition is acceptable as well - merely make sure that you also have the optional Folger version of Macbeth listed below. That accounts for the only differences between the two volumes.

This book is now out of print, as Scott, Foresman has been assimilated by Prentice-Hall. Used copies are available.

  Required Much Ado About Nothing (Folger Shakespeare Library) [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please use this edition only. Unannotated editions of Shakespeare usually spell disaster for student comprehension, while using different texts (which often vary substantively) will merely create confusion in class.

  Required Richard III (Folger Shakespeare Library) [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please use this edition. Other editions are not acceptable for various reasons: chief among them the fact that unannotated texts tend to be impenetrable for the younger student.

  Optional A Tale of Two Cities (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Charles Dickens

Notes:
This or Great Expectations is required for the class. You do not need to acquire both, though you may. Any unabridged version of the novel will suffice.

  Optional England in Literature (Hamlet Edition) [Any edition]
Helen McDonnell, John Pfordresher, Gladys Veidemanis

Notes:
NOTE: This is presented as an alternative if you cannot find the Macbeth edition. It is not otherwise needed. If you get this volume rather than the Macbeth edition, please ALSO secure the Folger Library Macbeth given as optional below.

  Optional Frankenstein: Or the Modern Prometheus (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Mary Shelley

Notes:
You may use any complete text of this book you have available. You should get either this or Pride and Prejudice, though you may read both.

  Optional Great Expectations (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Charles Dickens

Notes:
This or A Tale of Two Cities is required for the class. You need not get both, though of course you may. Any unabridged edition is sufficient.

  Optional Macbeth (Folger Shakespeare Library) [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
NOTE: Not normally required. This is offered as an alternative for those who buy the Hamlet Edition of the textbook. If you have the Macbeth Edition, it is not necessary.

  Optional Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Jane Austen

Notes:
This or Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is required for the class; you need not get both (though you are free to do so).


American Literature • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A Man for All Seasons (Vintage International) [Any edition]
Robert Bolt

Notes:
You may use any complete text edition of this play.

  Required Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Norton Critical Edition) [Edition required: 3]
Mark Twain, Thomas Cooley

Notes:
Please do not substitute another edition for this one. We will be using critical materials unique to this edition for class.

  Required Moby-Dick (Norton Critical Editions) [Edition required: 3]
Herman Melville, Hershel Parker (Editor)

Notes:
Please do not substitute any other edition. We will be using the special critical material unique to this volume, unavailable in other editions.

  Required The Crucible (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Arthur Miller, Christopher Bigsby

Notes:
You may use any complete edition of this play.

  Required The Old Man and The Sea [Any edition]
Ernest Hemingway

Notes:
You may use any available copy of this book.

  Required The Red Badge of Courage (Norton Critical Editions) [Edition required: 4]
Stephen Crane, Eric Carl Link (Editor), Donald Pizer (Editor)

Notes:
Please do not substitute another edition for this one. We will be using the unique materials available in this particular edition for class.

  Required The Scarlet Letter and Other Writings (Norton Critical Editions) [Any edition]
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Leland S. Person

Notes:
Please do not substitute another edition of this book. We will be using the unique critical material in this volume, unavailable in other editions.

  Required The United States in Literature (Three Long Stories) [Any edition]
James E. Miller Jr., Kerry M. Wood, Carlota Cardenas de Dwyer

Notes:
Please get this edition. If you cannot find the Three Long Stories edition, the other one will do, but you will need to track down those three stories in some other format.


Senior English (Literature) • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required An Experiment in Criticism [Any edition]
C. S. Lewis

Notes:
Any edition of this book will do.

  Required Anton Chekhov's Selected Plays (Norton Critical Editions) [Edition required: 2]
Anton Chekhov, Laurence Senelick (Translator)

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities. Cited in some places as "Second revised edition"

  Required Billy Budd and Other Tales [Any edition]
Hermann Melville, Joyce Carol Oates
  Required Copenhagen [Any edition]
Michael Frayn
  Required Emma (Norton Critical Edition) [Edition required: 4]
Jane Austen

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.

  Required Ethan Frome: Authoritative Text Backgrounds and Contexts Criticism (Norton Critical Editions) [Edition required: 1]
Edith Wharton, Kristin O. Lauer, Cynthia Griffin Wolff

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.

  Required Fathers and Children (Norton Critical Edition) [Edition required: 2]
Ivan Turgenev, ed. Michael R. Katz

Notes:
It is essential to get this edition of the book. Other versions are not going to provide the correct critical material for our class discussions.

  Required Hamlet: An Authoritative Text, Intellectual Backgrounds, Extracts from the Sources, Essays in Criticism (Norton Critical Editions) [Edition required: 2]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities. For reasons passing understanding, it's not billed as the second edition, but as the New Edition. That's still the one we want, though.

  Required Heart of Darkness (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism) [Edition required: 3]
Joseph Conrad, Ross Murfin (Editor)

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.

  Required Henry IV, Part 2 (Folger Shakespeare Library) [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials for various class activities.

  Required Henry IV, Part I (Folger Shakespeare Library) [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials for various class activities.

  Required Henry V (Folger Shakespeare Library) [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials for various class activities.

  Required Ibsen's Selected Plays (Norton Critical Editions) [Any edition]
Henrik Ibsen, Brian Johnston (Editor)

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.

  Required Iphigenia; Phaedra; Athaliah (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Jean Baptiste Racine

Notes:
Any complete text of this play in a reasonable translation will suffice.

  Required Measure for Measure (Folger Shakespeare Library) [Any edition]
William Shakespeare
  Required Perrine's Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry [Edition required: 15]
Thomas R. Arp, Greg Johnson

Notes:
It is imperative that you get and use this edition only. It is signficantly changed from previous editions.

  Required Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (Anniversary Edition) [Any edition]
Tom Stoppard

Notes:
Any complete edition of this play will suffice.

  Required Ten Greek Plays in Contemporary Translations [Any edition]
Levy Lind (ed.)
  Required The Cid, Cinna, The Theatrical Illusion (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Pierre Corneille, John Cairncross

Notes:
Any complete edition of this play will suffice.

  Required The Complete Greek Tragedies: Euripides I [Any edition]
David Grene (Editor), Richmond Lattimore (Editor)
  Required The Great Gatsby [Any edition]
F. Scott Fitzgerald
  Required The House of the Seven Gables (Norton Critical Edition) [Edition required: 2]
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Robert S. Levine (Editor)

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.

  Required The Life of the Drama [Any edition]
Eric Bentley
  Required The Misanthrope and Other Plays (Signet Classics) [Any edition]
Jean-Baptiste Moliere, Donald M. Frame

Notes:
Any complete edition of the play will suffice.

  Required The Remains of the Day [Any edition]
Kazuo Ishiguro
  Required The Rhetoric of Fiction [Edition required: 2]
Wayne C. Booth

Notes:
A reasonable search online or through Amazon’s secondary dealers can often turn up inexpensive used copies of this volume.

  Required The Sorrows of Young Werther (Penguin Classics) [Any edition]
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Michael Hulse (Translator)
  Required The Waste Land (Norton Critical Editions) [Edition required: 1]
T. S. Eliot, Michael North (Editor)

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.

  Required Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold [Any edition]
C. S. Lewis

Notes:
Any edition of this work is fine.

  Required War and Peace [Any edition]
Leo Tolstoy, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, tr.

Notes:
Any complete version will suffice, but I strongly recommend this version or the Dunnigan version (from Signet) for readability. The Maude translation is very dated and rather painful to read.

  Required Wuthering Heights (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism) [Edition required: 2]
Emily Bronte, Linda H. Peterson

Notes:
Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.

  Optional 100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses [Any edition]
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

Notes:
Highly recommended for writing guidance on questions of usage. Not strictly required.


Western Literature to Dante II • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Greek Lyrics [Any edition]
Richmond Lattimore, ed.

Notes:
Used versions of this book are available for about $2.00 through Amazon (the SO Bookstore), and it is also widely available at larger libraries.

  Required Parzival: A Romance of the Middle Ages [Any edition]
Wolfram von Eschenbach, Helen M. Mustard (tr.), Charles E. Passage (tr.)

Notes:
I really don't care overly whether you get this one or the equivalent Penguin version; I slightly prefer this one myself. Either way, however, you can get them used for fairly little. The work is long enough that you probably don't want to have to read it online.

  Required The Cosmographia of Bernardus Silvestris [Any edition]
Bernardus Silvestris, Winthrop Wetherbee (tr.)

Notes:
I've listed this as required because it's virtually impossible to find any other way. You are welcome to use any edition you can find, however. (Warning: the Latin original text is available as well, but is dizzyingly difficult.)

  Required The Discarded Image [Any edition]
C. S. Lewis

Notes:
This book will be required, though any edition is acceptable. (I've listed the Canto edition of 1994, but it was published through the main Cambridge University Press series much earlier.)

  Required The Quest of the Holy Grail [Any edition]
Anon., Pauline M. Mararasso, tr.

Notes:
This is not available many other places, which is why I've listed it as required. The Matarasso translation has been out there for years, though, and there should be many copies available used for a pittance.

  Required The Romance of the Rose [Any edition]
Guillaume de Lorris, Jean de Meung, tr. Dahlberg

Notes:
I'm not really insisting on a particular translation, so you can pick and choose, but some version is necessary. This is a big work, so give yourself some lead time.

  Required The Romance of Tristan [Any edition]
Beroul, Alan S. Fedrick (tr.)

Notes:
I've listed this as required so that you'll make sure you're getting the Beroul version, but if you can find it elsewhere, I don't really mind. It's important not to mistake it for any of the many other Tristan stories out there.

  Required Tristan [Any edition]
Gottfried von Strassburg

Notes:
Since this is not widely available, I've listed it as required here, but anywhere you can get it is fine. It is long enough that even if it were readily available online, you'd probably rather not have to read it that way.

  Optional Arthurian Romances [Any edition]
Chrétien de Troyes, Carleton W. Carroll (tr.)

Notes:
There are a number of versions out there; David Staines' is also quite acceptable. This one is somewhat more economical, and there are used versions available. The texts of most of the romances are also available online.

  Optional Categories and De Interpretatione [Any edition]
Aristotle, J. L. Ackrill (tr.)

Notes:
These works are also available online if you don't want to pay for this (rather shockingly expensive) edition; Ackrill's notes really are superior, however, so this is strongly recommended. The work is available used from about $10.00.

  Optional Edda (Prose Edda) [Any edition]
Snorri Sturluson

Notes:
The text here is one of several convenient versions; it is also available online in other translations.

  Optional Greek Tragedies, vol. 2: The Libation Bearers (Aeschylus), Electra (Sophocles), Iphigenia in Tauris, Electra, and The Trojan Women (Euripides) [Any edition]
Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, David Greene

Notes:
Some versions of both Sophocles' and Euripides' Electra are required. This is one accessible form; the plays are also available online, though I recommend against the very old Morehead translations.

  Optional Greek Tragedies, vol. 2: The Libation Bearers (Aeschylus), Electra (Sophocles), Iphigenia in Tauris, Electra, and The Trojan Women (Euripides) [Any edition]
Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, David Greene

Notes:
Some versions of both Sophocles' and Euripides' Electra are required. This is one accessible form; the plays are also available online, though I recommend against the very old Morehead translations.

  Optional La Vita Nuova [Any edition]
Dante Alighieri, Barbara Reynolds (tr.)

Notes:
You are also welcome to use the Mark Musa version (published separately or as part of the Portable Dante).

  Optional Njal's Saga (sometimes The Saga of Burnt Njal). [Any edition]
Anon., Robert Cook, tr.

Notes:
The older Magnusson version from Penguin is equally acceptable; the text is also available online at the Internet Sacred Texts Archive.

  Optional On the Good Life [Any edition]
Cicero, Michael Grant

Notes:
We'll be reading the Somnium Scipionis (Scipio's Dream) from this. There are a number of versions available online, though Grant's translation is quite accessible.

  Optional Poems of the Elder Edda [Edition required: 4]
Anon., Patricia Terry (tr.)

Notes:
Terry's translation is lively and engaging. You may read these poems here or in the Hollander edition; unless you are a real maven of things Nordic you probably don't need both. You can also find the relevant poems online, so don't really need to buy any.

  Optional Statius, Charles Stanley Ross (tr.) [Any edition]
The Thebaid: Seven Against Thebes

Notes:
We'll be spending several weeks on this, and it's hefty and long: you'll probably want a hard copy. This version is available used in paperback for a reasonable price. Any other version is acceptable, though it is somewhat difficult to find, and is fairly hard to locate in a readable edition online.

  Optional The Argonautika: The Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece [Any edition]
Apollonios Rhodios, Peter Green, tr.

Notes:
I offer this as a verse alternative to the Penguin Rieu version. It is somewhat more expensive, though there are copies listing for less than a dollar through the Amazon site. You do NOT need both this and the Rieu.

  Optional The Comedies [Any edition]
Terence, Betty Radice (tr.)

Notes:
These plays are available in many editions and online. You may read these plays in any format that's available; this is a fairly convenient one with a good solid (and readable) translation if you want the physical book. Make sure you get both the Hecyra and the Adelphoe.

  Optional The Frogs and Other Plays [Any edition]
Aristophanes, David Barrett (tr.)

Notes:
Some reasonable modern version of this play is required; this edition is available cheaply in quantity. One can also elect to use a library edition or to read the play online.

  Optional The Lais of Marie de France [Any edition]
Marie de France, Glyn S. Burgess (tr.)

Notes:
You will need some version containing the various Lais. There is also a version in the Everyman Library, and some online. I don't care much which one you use.

  Optional The Plays of Roswitha [Any edition]
Roswitha von Gandersheim

Notes:
There are various editions of this to be found here and there; you are certainly welcome to use any version you like, including the online edition in the Mediaeval Sourcebook site at Fordham.

  Optional The Poetic Edda [Edition required: 2]
Anon., Lee M. Hollander, tr.

Notes:
This is probably well worth getting if you like this kind of material: Hollander's notes are extensive and intriguing, and his translation is probably better than any other out there for accuracy. I am also listing the Terry translation, however, if you would like an alternative.

  Optional The Pot of Gold and Other Plays [Any edition]
Plautus, E. F. Watling (tr.)

Notes:
I really don't care whether you read this in a book or online. If you want the hard copy, this is a reasonable edition. We need both the Menaechmi (contained herein) and the Amphitruo (Amphitryo, Amphitryon, in different editions), one way or the other. Reasonably cheap used copies are available at Amazon.

  Optional The Rope and Other Plays [Any edition]
Plautus, E. F. Watling (tr.)

Notes:
As with the Menaechmi, I offer this as a convenience: you may read the play online or in another edition if you prefer. Inexpensive copies are available at Amazon.

  Optional The Shorter Socratic Writings [Any edition]
Xenophon, Robert C. Bartlett, ed. and tr.

Notes:
Some edition of the Apology of Socrates (Xenophon's account, not Plato's!) is required. This is offered in case you want to own your own, but it is short and freely available through the Perseus Project.

  Optional The Voyage of Argo: The Argonautica [Any edition]
Apollonius of Rhodes, E. V. Rieu (ed., tr.)

Notes:
Some edition of the Argonautica is required. It's less available online than some other works in this course, and it's long enough that you'd probably rather not read it all from the screen. I don't really care, however, which edition you use. This is a prose translation. I have also listed a verse translation by Peter Green, but it is somewhat more expensive.

  Optional Timaeus and Critias [Any edition]
Plato, Desmond Lee (tr.)

Notes:
Some edition of the Timaeus is required; one may read it from a library edition, some other reasonably modern translation of published independently or in a collected Plato.

  Optional Two Lives of Charlemagne [Any edition]
Einhard, Notker the Stammerer, David Ganz (ed., tr.)

Notes:
We'll be reading the Einhard half of this. It is available any number of places online, and the older Penguin edition will certainly suffice.



Courses in History
 
World History I • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A History of World Societies [Edition required: 9]
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Roger B. Beck, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

Notes:
No earlier editions, please. Used versions of the current (ninth) edition are entirely acceptable, however, and are available at a substantial reduction in price. Renting the book from Amazon.com or purchasing it as an e-book is also possible. The volume linked is the combined volume, for the whole two years of the course.


World History II • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A History of World Societies [Edition required: 9]
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Roger B. Beck, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

Notes:
No earlier editions, please. Used versions of the current (ninth) edition are entirely acceptable, however, and are available at a substantial reduction in price. Renting the book from Amazon.com or purchasing it as an e-book is also possible. The volume linked is the combined volume, for the whole two years of the course.



Courses in Government
 
American Government • [2018] Holli Manzo
  Required Constitution of the United States of America. [Edition required: 1]
James Madison et al.

Notes:
Obviously this text is widely available, including many full-text online versions, one of which is linked here. Any version will serve, so long as the student can refer to it easily. Annotated versions, in any form, are welcome but not required. See course description for further details on course materials.



Courses in Writing
 
Advanced Creative Writing • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Cursus Scriptorum: Writing With Honors • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required The Elements of Style [Edition required: 4]
William Strunk, EB White

Notes:
We selected this classic handbook of style for its high quality and its wide availability---no copy should cost more than ten dollars, if that, and it should be available in almost any bookstore. Any edition will serve.

  Optional A Writer's Reference [Edition required: 7]
Diana Hacker

Notes:
This can be quite an expensive book to buy new. Prior editions and used copies are entirely acceptable. You may also use another reputable grammar book for reference as well, such as one of the many editions of Warriner's Grammar and Composition.


Molding Your Prose • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.



Courses in Programming
 
Introduction to Programming with Scratch • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required Starting From Scratch [Edition required: 1]
Jeremy Scott


Courses in ModernLanguages
 
French 1 • [2018] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Required D'accord 1, 2015, Langue et culture du Monde Francophone, Vista Higher Learning [Any edition]
Vista Higher Learning

Notes:
Please also gain access to the supersite.

  Required D'accord 1, 2015, Supersite and Cahier Interactif codes [Any edition]

French 2 • [2018] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Required D'accord 1, 2011, Supersite and Cahier Interactif codes [Any edition]

Notes:
ISBN: 978167679377 Please purchase package directly from the publisher, Vista Higher Learning. We use D'accord Level 1 for part of the year and D'accord Level 2 for the second part of the year. http://vistahigherlearning.com/students/store/french-programs/daccord-level-one.html

  Required D'accord 2, 2011, Supersite and Cahier Interactif codes [Any edition]

Notes:
ISBN: 9781617679391 Please purchase the package directly from Vista Higher Learning. We begin D'accord 2 around February, http://vistahigherlearning.com/students/store/french-programs/daccord-level-two.html



Courses in Philosophy
 
Reasoning • [2018] Karl Oles
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Formal Logic • [2018] Karl Oles
  Required An Introduction to Formal Logic [Any edition]
Peter Smith

Notes:
Make sure you get an edition dated April 2009 or later. There were significant corrections from the original edition.



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