Nov. 30 in the Classics: Jonathan Swift is born in Dublin, Ireland in 1667.
Nov. 29 in the Classics: St. Teresa of Ávila completes her seminal work The Interior Castle in 1577, though it would not actually be published until 1588 (six years after her death).
Nov. 28 in the Classics: Mikhail Bulgakov's stage adaptation of NIkolai Gogol's novel Dead Souls opens at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1932.
Added pages for Ernest Hemingway's "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" and William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily".
Added pages for D.H. Lawrence's "The Prussian Officer" and Thomas Mann's "Death in Venice".
Added page for Henri Bergson's "Introduction to Metaphysics"; also found English etexts for Bergson's "Matter and Memory", "Creative Evolution", "Time and Free Will", and "The Two Sources of Morality and Religion".
Nov. 27 in the Classics: Edward Gibbon is elected Fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1788.
Added pages for John Dewey's "Experience and Education" and Honoré de Balzac's "Cousin Bette".
Added pages for Molière's Critique of The School for Wives, Don Juan, and The Bourgeois Gentleman, and for Jean-Baptiste Racine's Bérénice. • • •
Nov. 26 in the Classics: Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel Demons is completed in 1872; it would be published in January 1873.
Nov. 25 in the Classics: A performance of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar is staged at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City in 1864 to raise funds to erect a statue of Shakespeare in Central Park. John Wilkes Booth played the part of Mark Antony.
Nov. 24 in the Classics: St. Clement of Rome is commemorated on this date in the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Nov. 23 in the Classics: Author Claire Tomalin talks about her biography "Jane Austen: A Life" on C-SPAN in 1997. In it, Tomalin examines the social milieux reflected in Austen’s novels and how that contrasts with Austen’s real life.
Nov. 22 in the Classics: George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans) is born in 1819 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England.
Nov. 21 in the Classics: Isaac Bashevis Singer is born near Warsaw, Poland in 1902.
Nov. 20 in the Classics: Leo Tolstoy dies of pneumonia in 1910, at the age of 82.
Nov. 19 in the Classics: Henrik Ibsen's play The Master Builder premieres in Berlin's Lessing Theatre in 1893.
Nov. 18 in the Classics: Jacques Maritain is born in Paris, France in 1882.
Nov. 17 in the Classics: "The Little Mermaid", an animated Disney film based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale of the same name, is released in theaters in 1989.
Nov. 16 in the Classics: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel is buried alongside Johann Gottlieb Fichte (his predecessor as chair of philosophy at the University of Berlin) in the Dorotheenstadt cemetery in Berlin in 1831.