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Classical literature -- Concordances.

View Resource The Harvard Classics and Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction, 1909-1917

At the turn of the 20th century there was increased interest in bringing the benefits of a liberal arts education to the general public. A number of prominent leaders in the field of education, including such personages as Charles W. Eliot (who was the president of Harvard), edited various works that were thought to stand as representative as the best and most valuable writings down through the...