Electronic Home Library (PC DOS, CD-ROM) World Library - 1991 USA, Canada Release

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Electronic Home Library
Product ID 40787-25001
Product UPC 740787250013
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1991
Publisher(s) World Library
Category(s) Literature, Classics
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Electronic Home Library

Complete, Unabridged text of 250 titles Including Over 925 Separate pieces of:

  • Drama
  • Philosophy
  • Poetry
  • History
  • Medicine
  • Religion

Extremely Easy to Use!
Includes Instant-Access Search and Retrieval Software
Print entire works or save to disk
Search by Era, Country of Origin and Subject
Mouse Support!


-Giovanni Boccaccio: Decameron
-Sir Richard Burton: Tales from the Arabian Nights
-Miguel de Cervantes: Don Quixote (Part One & Two)
-Geoffrey Chaucer: 22 Canterbury Tales
-Richard Henry Dana: Two Years Before the Mast
-Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe
-Charles Dickens: Tale of Two Cities
-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Abbey Grange; Blue Carbuncle; Dying Detective; Five Orange Pips; Red Circle; Second Stain; Study in Scarlet; Wisteria Lodge; (Plus 16 more titles)
-Henry Fielding: Tom Jones

  • Henry James: Portrait of a Lady
  • Herman Melville: Moby Dick
  • Edgar Allan Poe: Assignation; Cask of Amontillado; King Pest; Masque of the Red Death; Murders in the Rue; Morgue; Pit and the Pendulum; Silence- A Fable; Tell-Tale Heart; William Wilson

-Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels

  • Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace
  • Mark Twain: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Jules Verne: A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • Voltaire: Candide


  • Aristotle: Metaphysics; Poetics. Political Treatises: Athenian Constitution; Politics; Rhetoric. Short Physical Treatises: Dreams; Memory and Reminiscence; Prophesying by Dreams; Sense and the Sensible. Treatises on Biology: Generation and Corruption. Heavens; Physics.
  • Frederic Bastiat: The Law
  • Confucius: Analects; Great Learning
  • Charles Darwin: Origin of Species
  • Galen: On the Natural Faculties
  • Hippocrates: Airs, Waters and Places; Aphorisms; Book of Prognostics; Fistulae; Hemorrhoids; Instruments of Reduction; Oath; Sacred Disease; Ulcers
  • Historical Documents: Annexation of the Hawaiian Islands; Articles of Confederation (US); Beowulf (Germany); Chronicle of the Cld (Spain); Constitution (US-1787); Declaration of Independence (US); Declaration of Rights; Emancipation Proclamation; Federalist Papers (US- 85 Papers); Instrument of Government; Magne Carta (England); Mayflower Compact; Monroe Doctrine; (Plus 7 more Titles)
  • Abraham Lincoln: Gettysburg Address
  • Karl Marx/Friedrich Englels: Communist Manifesto
  • Thomas Paine: Common Sense
  • Alfred Russel Wallace: Introduction of New Species
  • Religious Documents: Bhagavad Gita (Hindu); Bible, King James Version (Christian); Book of Mormon (LDS); Buddha Life and Teachings; Egyptian Book of the Dead (Arabic); Koran (Muslim)


  • Aristotle: Treatises on Logic: Interpretation, Sophistical Refutations, Topics
  • Francis Bacon: Essays (59)
  • Epictetus: Discourses
  • Elbert Hubbard: Message to Garcia
  • Immanual Kant: Critique of Judgement; Critique of Pure Reason; Principles of Metaphysic of Morals; Science of Right; (Plus 3 more Titles)
  • Lucretius: On the Nature of Things
  • Plato: Apology; Cratylus; Crito; Euthyphron; Ion; Lysis; Parmenides; Phaedo; Philebus; Protagoras; Seventh Letter; Statesman; Timaeus


  • Aeschylus: Agamemnon; Eumenides; Prometheus Bound; Suppliant Maidens
  • Arisophanes: Acharnians; Birds; Clouds; Frogs; Lysistrar; Plutus; Wasps
  • Euripides: Andromache; Electra; Hecuba; Heracles Mad; Ion; Iphigenia at Aulis; Medea; Phoenician Women; Rhesus
  • Henrik Ibsen: Peer Gynt
  • William Shakespeare: All's Well that Ends Well; Antony and Cleopatra; As You Like It; Comedy of Errors; Hamlet; Henry VI Part I; Henry VI Part II; Henry VI Part III; Julius Caesar; King Henry VIII; The Famous History of the Life of King John; Life and Death of King Lear; Love's Labour's Lost; Macbeth; Merchant of Venice; Midsummer Night's Dream; Much Ado About Nothing; Othello- The Moor of Venice; Richard II; The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet; Sonnets (154); Taming of the Shrew; Timon of Athens; Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • Sophocles: Ajax; Electra; Oedipus of Colonus; Oedipus the King


  • Samuel Taylor
  • Coleridge: Rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • Homer: Illiad; Odyssey
  • Omar Khayyam: Rubalyat
  • John Milton: Another on the Same; Aeropagtica; Epitaph on Marchioness of Winchester; Fifth Ode of Horace; The II Penseroso; New Forcers of Conscience; On Shakespeare- 1630; Paradise Lost; Passion, The; (Plus 6 More Titles)
  • Edgar Allan Poe: Annabel Lee; Bells; Lenore; Raven; (Plus 19 more poems)
  • Sheykh Moslehoddin
  • Sadi: Gulisten
  • Virgil: Aeneid; Ecolgues (10 Ecolgues)
  • Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass (382 poems)

World Library's Electronic Home Library
Instant-Access Search and Retrieval Software
Includes many useful features!

  • Extremely Easy to use!
  • Full-text word and exact phrase search.
  • Search by Era, Age or Century.
  • Search by Region, Country or Subject.
  • Print entire works or save to disk.
  • On-screen instructions.
  • Hypertext search capability.
  • Mouse Support.
  • Many other features!

System Requirements

Required CPU XT 8088/8086
Required RAM 640K

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