Sunday

Desiderata


Categories:
Books I'd Like to Own: American
  1. Joseph Campbell (1904-1987)
  2. Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904)
  3. Janet Malcolm (1934-2021)
  4. Irving Stone (1903-1989)
  5. Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005)
  6. James Thurber (1894-1961)
  7. Mark Twain (1837-1910)
  8. Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938)
  9. Tom Wolfe (1930-2018)

Books I'd Like to Own: Australasian
  1. Russell Haley (1934-2016)
  2. Craig Harrison (1942- )
  3. T. G. H. Strehlow (1908–1978)
  4. Patrick White (1912–19i0)

Books I'd Like to Own: British
  1. R. D. Blackmore (1825-1900)
  2. George Borrow (1803-1881)
  3. Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990)
  4. Edward FitzGerald (1809-1883)
  5. John Fowles (1926-2005)
  6. Graham Greene (1904-1991)
  7. Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
  8. Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
  9. D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)
  10. John Cowper Powys (1872-1963)
  11. T. F. Powys (1875-1953)
  12. Llewelyn Powys (1884-1939)
  13. Mary Renault (1905-1983)
  14. Fr. Rolfe (Baron Corvo) (1860–1913)
  15. D. M. Thomas (1935- )
  16. Henry Torrens (1806–1852)
  17. Arthur Waley (1889-1966)
  18. Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966)
  19. P. G. Wodehouse (1881–1975)
  20. Frances A. Yates (1899-1981)

Books I'd Like to Own: Foreign Language & World Literature
  1. Karen Blixen ['Isak Dinesen'] (1885-1962)
  2. Maxim Gorky (1868-1936)
  3. Günter Grass (1927-2015)
  4. Wilson Harris (1921-2018)
  5. Hermann Hesse (1877-1962)
  6. Arthur Koestler (1905-1983)
  7. Stanisław Lem (1921-2006)
  8. Primo Levi (1919-1987)
  9. Thomas Mann (1875-1955)
  10. Robert Musil (1880-1942)
  11. Georges Perec (1936-1982)
  12. George Steiner (1929–2020)

Books I'd Like to Own: Fantasy & SF
  1. Isaac Asimov (1920-1992)
  2. J. G. Ballard (1930-2009)
  3. G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936)
  4. Arthur C. Clarke (1917-2008)
  5. Samuel R. Delany (1942- )
  6. Philip K. Dick (1928-1982)
  7. Lord Dunsany (1878-1957)
  8. Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988)
  9. Frank Herbert (1920-1986)
  10. Fred Hoyle (1915-2001)
  11. Walter M. Miller, Jr. (1923-1996)
  12. William Morris (1834–1896)
  13. H. G. Wells (1866-1946)
  14. John Wyndham (1903-1969)

Books I'd Like to Own: Ghost Stories & the Occult
  1. Robert Aickman (1914-1981)
  2. John Buchan (1875-1940)
  3. Walter de la Mare (1873-1956)
  4. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)
  5. L. P. Hartley (1895-1972)
  6. Margaret Irwin (1889–1967)
  7. M. R. James (1862-1936)
  8. J. Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873)
  9. E. Nesbit (1858-1924)
  10. Iain Sinclair (1943- )
  11. Montague Summers (1880-1948)
  12. H. Russell Wakefield (1888-1964)

Sets I'd Like to Complete
  1. Lieut.-Colonel L. A. Bethell: 'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts (12 vols - 1932-33)
  2. The Brontë Sisters (1816–1855; 1818–1848; 1820–1849): The Works of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë (12 vols - 1893-96)
  3. Lord Byron (1788-1824): Letters and Journals (13 vols - 1973-94)
  4. Daniel Defoe (1660-1731): The Shakespeare Head Edition of the the Novels and Selected Writings (14 vols - 1927-28 / 12 vols - 1974)
  5. Charles Dickens (1812-1870): The 'Daily News' Memorial Edition (19 vols - 1900-1910)
  6. Poetry New Zealand (6 vols - 1970-84)
  7. Poetry NZ (48 vols - 1990-2014)
  8. Alexander Pope (1688-1744): Twickenham Edition (11 vols - 1940-1969)
  9. Marcel Proust (1871-1922): Selected Letters (4 vols - 1983-2000)
  10. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941): Collected Essays (6 vols - 1986-2009)
  11. W. B. Yeats (1865-1939): The Collected Works (14 vols - 1983-2015)







2 comments:

  1. This was great! I had been unlucky in finding out what the volumes XI and XIV of W.B. Yeats' works constituted, and now you've help me complete the list. Still, it seems 3 years later XIV is still in tba status.

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  2. Just so. Neither of those two volumes seems to have come out yet -- I filled them in from the contents lists on some of the published volumes (accessible on Amazon.com).

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