A Year of Reading

I'm starting off my reading year for my PhD, when I'll have (roughly) 130 texts to explore, swallow, and turn over.

The Book of Job, translated by Stephen Mitchell
The Metamorphoses, Ovid
Don Quixote, Cervantes
The Winter’s Tale, William Shakespeare
Ooronoko, Aphra Behn
Robinson Crusoe, Daniel deFoe
Pamela, Samuel Richardson
Joseph Andrews, Henry Fielding
Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy 
Evelina and “Mastectomy: A Letter to Esther Burney” by Frances Burney
The Mysteries of Udolpho
The Nun, Denis Diderot
The Monk, Matthew Lewis
Sense and Sensibility; Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen
Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner
“Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, Edgar Allan Poe
Jane Eyre; Villette
Wuthering Heights
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
The Scarlet Letter
Moby Dick, or The Whale
North and South
Madame Bovary, Flaubert
The Woman in White
Our Mutual Friend
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
The Way We Live Now
The Story of an African Farm
Against Nature
The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
The Death of Ivan Illych
A Study in Scarlet
The Picture of Dorian Grey
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
“The Pupil,” Turn of the Screw
The Type-Writer Girl
The Awakening 

Tender Buttons, Gertrude Stein
“The Dead," James Joyce
The Metamorphosis; “The Penal Colony”
Mrs. Dalloway; Orlando
The Great Gatsby
The Unnameable
Pale Fire
The Crying of Lot 49
Wide Sargasso Sea
One Hundred Years of Solitude; “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings”
The Left Hand of Darkness
Invisible Cities
The Bloody Chamber
The Cancer Journals
The Lover; The North China Lover
Geek Love
The Gynecologist
Touching Rock: An Experience of Blindness
Written on the Body
Gifts of the Body
The Art Lover
Tell Me a Riddle
Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor
The Hours
House of Leaves
The Complete Tales of Ketzia Gold
Kafka on the Shore
Melancholy of Anatomy
Little Black Book of Stories
“The Suffering Channel,” “Good Old Neon,” “Incarnations of Burned Children” from Oblivion

Book X of The Republic
Selections from Poetics
“The Uncanny” and “Femininity”
“How Should One Read a Book?” “Robinson Crusoe” “Modern Fiction” “Hours in a Library” “Reading” “On Being Ill”
“Introduction,” “The Solar Anus,” “The Language of Flowers,” “The Big Toe,” “Rotten Sun,” “Mouth,” “Sacrificial Mutilation and the Severed Ear of Vincent Van Gogh,” “The Use Value of D.A.F. de Sade,” “The Notion of Expenditure” and “The Psychological Structure of Fascism” from Visions of Excess 
“The Mirror Stage, “The Meaning of the Phallus” 
Anatomy of Criticisms (1st two excerpts)
“Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of Human Sciences,” “Difference,” and “Dangerous Supplement”
“The Face of Garbo,” “Striptease,” “The World of Wrestling,” “Toys,” “The Lady of the Camellias” and “Myth Today” from Mythologies
Preface, Conclusion, and Chapters 6-9 in The Birth of the Clinic ; “Panopticism” from Discipline and Punish (pt. 3, ch. 3); The History of Sexuality Volume One
The Fantastic
“Laugh of the Medusa”
The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning & Importance of Fairy Tales
“This Sex Which Is Not One,” “Women on the Market,” “When Our Lips Speak Together”
“Illness as Metaphor” and “AIDS and its Metaphors”
Chapters 1 & 2 in The Political Unconscious 
The Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection
“Toward a Feminist Poetics” in Madwoman in the Attic
“My Hideous Progeny: The Lady and the Monster” from The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer
“Simulacra and Simulation”
The Body in Pain
“AIDS and Syphilis: The Iconography of Disease”
Selections from Gender Trouble
“Epistemology of the Closet” from Epistemology of the Closet 
Transformations of a Myth Through Time
“The Cyborg Manifesto”
Coldness and Cruelty
“Female Grotesques: Carnival and Theory” in The Female Grotesque: Risk, Excess, and Modernity
“Introduction,” “The Female Thermometer,” “The Spectralization of the Other in The Mysteries of Udolopho” from The Female Thermometer 
Chapters 1-4 in Skin Shows
Genesis: Translation and Commentary
Chapters 1-3, 5 in Extraordinary Bodies 
Introduction, Chapters 1-2, Chapters 5-6 in Narrative Prosthesis
The Limits of Autobiography: Trauma & Testimony
Fantastic Metamorphoses, Other Worlds: Ways of Telling the Self
Ordinary Enchantments: Magic Realism and the Remystification of Narrative
“Print is Flat, Code is Deep”
Chapters 1-2, 4 & 6 from Aesthetic Nervousness