(the) Harvard classics


(the) Harvard classics
the Harvard classics [the Harvard classics] noun [pl]
a series of 50 famous works of literature chosen and edited by Charles W Eliot (1834–1926), President of ↑Harvard University (1869–1909). He said they were ‘all the books needed for a real education’. The series was published in 1909–10.

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