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I Read Classic British Literature

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    These are just some of the things I have read.   Canterbury Tales, by Chaucer The Faerie Queene, by Spencer Masuccio Salernitano, Viola and her lovers, aanalogue of the Miller's Tale. (ok i dont know if this is brit lit but I wouldnt have been exposed to it w/o reading...
    SmallTalker SmallTalker 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    British Literature I Tend to Revisit

    Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Dracula by Bram Stoker Hamlet by Shakespeare Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens Vanity Fair by Thackerey Wives and Daughters by George Eliot Middlemarch by George Eliot...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 11, 2008

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    I Love Jane Austen

    I've read all of Jane Austen's books. I also try to read other authors like the Bronte sisters & Doyle. It's hard to undertand them at first you have to get used to the language & vocabulary. but i love them, i love going back in time.
    quietone831 quietone831 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2010

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