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Textbooks for both Summer and Academic Year 2019 Courses

Courses in Latin
 
Latin I • [2019] 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 II • [2019] 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 • [2019] Bruce McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Latin III • [2019] 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) • [2019] 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

Medieval Latin • [2019] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Latin Dictionary Founded on Andrew's Edition of Freund's Latin Dictionary [Any edition]
Charlton T. Lewis, Charles Short, William Freund

Notes:
This is definitely not required, but it is one of the better general-purpose Latin dictionaries for the mediaeval Latinist. Its selections run up to about 600 A.D., and cover some of the more critical patristic vocabulary. It is worth noting that the text of the dictionary is available for free online via Perseus and Logeion.

  Required Medieval Latin: An Introduction and Bibliographical Guide [Any edition]
A. G. Rigg (Editor), Frank Anthony Carl Mantello (Editor)
  Required Reading Medieval Latin [Any edition]
Keith Sidwell
  Optional Collins Gem Latin Dictionary [Any edition]
D. A. Kidd

Notes:
Some Latin dictionary is essential for this course. This is probably the most inexpensive you can find and use, and it will cover most of the necessary vocabulary. Others are offered as options.

  Optional Revised Medieval Latin Word-List from British and Irish Sources (British Academy) [Any edition]
R. E. Latham, committee appointed by the British Academy

Notes:
Definitely not necessary, but useful to the specialist.



Courses in Greek
 
Greek I • [2019] 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 • [2019] Sarah Esposito
  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 • [2019] 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 VI • [2019] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Gorgias [Any edition]
Plato, E. R. Dodds, ed.


Courses in Mathematics
 
Algebra 1 • [2019] 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 • [2019] Art Mabbott
  Required Discovering Geometry [Edition required: 5]
Michael Serra

Notes:
ISBN 13: 978-1-4652-5505-1


Algebra 2 (Advanced Algebra) • [2019] Art Mabbott
  Required Discovering Advanced Algebra: An Investigative Approach [Edition required: 3]
Jerald Murdock, Ellen Kamischke, and Eric Kamischke

Notes:
ISBN 13:  978 1465290397

  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 • [2019] 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.


Calculus • [2019] Fred Williams
  Required APEX Calculus [Edition required: 4]
Gregory Hartman, Troy Siemers, Brian Heinold, Dimplekumar Chalishajar

Notes:
http://www.apexcalculus.com/ has the book in PDF form FREELY DOWNLOADABLE and is recommended.

  Required Calculus Made Easy [Edition required: 2]
Sylvanus P. Thompson


Courses in Science
 
Natural Science I • [2019] Christe McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Natural Science II • [2019] Christe McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


The Chemical History of the Candle • [2019] 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.


Introduction to Physics: The Forces of Nature • [2019] Christe McMenomy
  Required On the Various Forces of Nature [Any edition]
Michael Faraday

Notes:
Available in free ePUB format at https://archive.org/details/onvariousforceso00farauoft or at https://archive.org/details/onthevariousforc007796mbp

  Required Understand Physics: Teach Yourself [Edition required: 3]
Jim Breithaupt

Astronomy • [2019] Christe McMenomy
  Required Universe [Edition required: 11]
Robert Geller; Roger Freedman; William J Kaufmann

Notes:
This text is also available from VitalSource in eBook only edition.


Honors Chemistry • [2019] Christe McMenomy
  Required Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity - Hardcover [Edition required: 9]
John C. Kotz, Paul M. GTreichel, John Townsend, David Treichel

Notes:
The hardcover, softcover, and eBook versions of the ninth edition include all materials required for the course. This edition has been out for several years and should be widely available used. Because the HYDRID edition does not include homework problems and does require additional fees for OWL access, we do not recommend it for this course. No OWL access will be required for the Core Chemistry course or the AP Option.


AP Chemistry Option • [2019] Christe McMenomy
  Required Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments [Edition required: 1]
Robert Bruce Thompson

Notes:
We will use this text as the basis of our chemistry lab efforts.

  Optional Home Chemistry Laboratory Kit CK01A [Any edition]
Robert B. and Barbara F. Thompson

Notes:
The CK01A version of the chemistry kit contains most (but not all) equipment required to complete the AP level chemistry 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.



Courses in Literature
 
Looking at Middle-earth • [2019] 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.


Summer Shakespeare II • [2019] Bruce McMenomy
  Required All’s Well That Ends Well [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.

  Required Antony and Cleopatra [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.

  Required Coriolanus [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.

  Required Henry VI, Part 1 [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare texts that we need to have a standardized text to which to refer.

  Required Henry VI, Part 2 [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare texts that we need to have a standardized text to which to refer.

  Required Henry VI, Part 3 [Any edition]
William Shakespeare
  Required Love’s Labour’s Lost [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.

  Required The Comedy of Errors [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.

  Required The Merry Wives of Windsor [Any edition]
William Shakesepeare

Notes:
Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.

  Required The Winter’s Tale [Any edition]
William Shakespeare

Notes:
Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.


The Thought Plickens: Learning to Think Critically • [2019] Alexandra Dascalu Nelson
  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 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.

  Optional 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.

  Optional 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.

  Optional Ender's Game [Any edition]
Orson Scott Card

Notes:
This book will be assigned based on the students reading level and age.

  Optional 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.

  Optional 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.

  Optional 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.

  Optional 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.

  Optional 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 • [2019] Alexandra Dascalu Nelson
  Required Mythology [Any edition]
by Edith Hamilton
  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 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.


Western Literature to Dante • [2019] 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 • [2019] 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 • [2019] 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) • [2019] 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.



Courses in History
 
Around the World in Nine Weeks • [2019] Christe McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


World History II • [2019] 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 Writing
 
Cursus Scriptorum: Writing With Honors • [2019] 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.


Practical Grammar • [2019] Christe McMenomy
  Required Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation [Any edition]
Lynne Truss

Notes:
Again, much less expensive at amazon.com; also available at your library.

  Required Line by Line : How to Edit Your Own Writing [Any edition]
Clair Kehrwald Cook

Notes:
Any edition works!

  Required Painless Grammar [Any edition]
Rebecca Elliott, Ph.D.

Molding Your Prose • [2019] Bruce McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Molding Your Argument • [2019] Bruce McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.



Courses in Programming
 
Introduction to Programming with Scratch • [2019] Christe McMenomy
  Required Starting From Scratch [Edition required: 1]
Jeremy Scott


Courses in ModernLanguages
 
French 1 • [2019] Alexandra Dascalu Nelson
  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]

Old English • [2019] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A Guide to Old English [Edition required: 8]
Bruce Mitchell, Fred C. Robinson
  Required Word-Hoard: An Introduction to Old English Vocabulary [Edition required: 2]
Stephen A. Barney

French 2 • [2019] Alexandra Dascalu Nelson
  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
 
Formal Logic • [2019] 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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