Back to the Classics 2020

Shelf of Books behind the words Back to the Classics Challenge 2020

Back to the Classics is hosted at Books and Chocolate. I’ve taken some titles from my Classics Club list:

  1. 19th Century Classic (1800-1899): Tales from Shakespeare by Charles & Mary Lamb
  2. 20th Century Classic (1900-1970): The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garard
  3. Classic by a Woman Author: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
  4. Classic in Translation: The Iliad by Homer (translated by Caroline Alexander)
  5. Classic by a Person of Color: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs
  6. A Genre Classic: The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
  7. Classic with a Person’s Name in the Title: Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell
  8. Classic with a Place in the Title: Villette by Charlotte Bronte
  9. Classic with Nature in the Title: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
  10. Classic About a Family: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  11. Abandoned Classic: The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (translated by Dorothy Sayers) (This is a tricky one, because I can’t think of a classic I’ve actually DNFed. But I know I only read parts of Inferno as a student.)
  12. Classic Adaptation: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen