Reviews (F - J)

F

Fielding, Henry ⚜

The Tragedy of Tragedies or, The Life and Death of Tom Thumb the Great (1731)


⚜ Flaubert, Gustave ⚜

Novels

Madame Bovary (1857)

Non-Fiction

The Dictionary of Received Ideas (1911)

Short Stories

Three Tales (1877)
A Simple Heart
The Legend of Saint Julian the Hospitalier
Hérodias

⚜ Fletcher, John ⚜

The Tragedy of Valentinian (1610-14)

Collaborations

The Knight of the Burning Pestle (1607) with Francis Beaumont.
Philaster (1610) with Francis Beaumont.
Henry VIII (1613) with William Shakespeare.
The Two Noble Kinsmen (1613-14) with William Shakespeare.

Apocryphal

Double Falsehood (1613) with William Shakespeare, reworked by Lewis Theobald (1728).

⚜ Fontane, Theodor ⚜

Effi Briest (1896)

⚜ Ford, Ford Madox ⚜

The Queen Who Flew (1894)
Parade's End (1924-28)

⚜ Ford, John ⚜

The Lover's Melancholy (1629)
The Broken Heart (1633)
'Tis Pity She's a Whore (1633)
Perkin Warbeck (1634)

⚜ Forster, E. M. ⚜

Maurice (1971)

G

⚜ Galsworthy, John ⚜

The Forsyte Saga (1906 - 1921)

⚜ Gaskell, Elizabeth ⚜

Mary Barton (1848)
Ruth (1853)
North and South (1855)
Wives and Daughters (1866)

⚜ Geoffrey of Monmouth ⚜

The History of the Kings of Britain (1136)

⚜ Gibran, Kahlil ⚜

The Prophet (1923)

⚜ Gissing, George ⚜

New Grub Street (1891)

⚜ Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von ⚜

Faust Part I (1808)
Faust Part II (1832)

⚜ Gogol, Nikolai ⚜

Dead Souls (1842)

⚜ Goldsmith, Oliver ⚜

Novel

The Vicar of Wakefield (1766)

Essays

Old Maids and Bachelors (1760)

⚜ Grahame, Kenneth ⚜

The Reluctant Dragon (1898)
The Wind in the Willows (1908)

⚜ Greene, Robert 

Plays

Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay (1588-92)

Pamphlets

The Black Book's Messenger (1592)

The Brothers Grimm 

Rumpel-Stilts-kin (1812)

⚜ Grossmith, George & Weedon ⚜

The Diary of a Nobody (1892)


H

Hamilton, Patrick ⚜

Hangover Square (1941)

⚜ Hardy, Thomas ⚜

Novels

Short Stories

How I Built Myself a House (1865)
Wessex Tales (1888)
A Group of Noble Dames (1891)

Essays

'The Dorsetshire Labourer' (1883)
'The Profitable Reading of Fiction' (1888)
'Candour in English Fiction' (1890)

⚜ Hawthorne, Nathaniel ⚜

The Scarlet Letter (1850)

 Hemingway, Ernest ⚜

The Old Man and the Sea (1952)

 Herodotus ⚜

The Histories (440 B.C.)

⚜ Hesiod 

Theogony (8th Century B.C.)
Works and Days (8th Century B.C.)

⚜ Heywood, Thomas ⚜

A Woman Killed with Kindness (1603)

Hogg, James ⚜

Mary Burnet (1828)

⚜ Homer 

Iliad (8th Century B.C.)
Odyssey (8th Century B.C.)

Apocrypha

Homeric Hymns (7th - 6th Century B.C.)

⚜ Horace 

Ars Poetica (18 B.C.)

⚜ Hornung, E. W. ⚜

The Amateur Cracksman (1899)

 Hughes, Anne ⚜

The Diary of a Farmer's Wife 1796 - 1797 (1937)

 Hughes, Thomas ⚜

Tom Brown's School Days (1857)

⚜ Hugo, Victor 

Les Misérables (1862)
Ninety-Three (1874)

⚜ Huysmans, Joris-Karl ⚜

Against Nature (1884)

Hyginus, Gaius Julius ⚜

De Astronomica (1st Century A.D.)

I

⚜ Ibsen, Henrik 

Peer Gynt (1867)
The League of Youth (1869)
The Pillars of Society (1877)
A Doll's House (1879)
The Wild Duck (1884)
Rosmersholm (1886)
The Lady from the Sea (1888)
Hedda Gabler (1890)

⚜ Irving, Washington 

English Writers on America (1820)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1820)

J

James, Henry 

The Aspern Papers (1888)
The Turn of the Screw (1898)
The Golden Bowl (1904)

Jerome, Jerome K. ⚜

The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886)
Three Men in a Boat (1889)
Diary of a Pilgrimage (1891)

Johnson, Samuel 

Biography

The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell (1791)

Essays

The New Realistic Novel (from 'The Rambler', 1750)
The Reasons Why Pastorals Delight (from 'The Rambler', 1750)
The Employments of a Housewife in the Country (from 'The Rambler', 1750)
The Need for General Knowledge (from 'The Rambler', 1751)
The Rural Tyrant (from 'The Rambler', 1751)
'Rules' of Writing (from 'The Rambler', 1751)
How to Become a Critic (from 'The Idler', 1759)
A Good Sort of Woman (from 'The Idler', 1760)

Poetry

London (1738)
The Vanity of Human Wishes (1749)
ΓΝΩΘΙ ΣΕΑΥΤΟΝ (Know Thyself) (1773)

Other Non-Fiction

Preface to The Plays of William Shakespeare (1765)
A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland (1775)

Jonson, Ben

The Alchemist (1610)

Joyce, James ⚜

Biography

My Brother's Keeper by Stanislaus Joyce (1958)

Novels

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916)
Ulysses (1922)
Finnegans Wake (1939)
Stephen Hero (1944)

Play

Exiles (1918)

Poetry

Chamber Music (1907)

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