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W John Campbell, The Book of Great Books [2000]

    105 entries: 104 monographical, one otherwise FINAL
    Unranked—arranged alphabetically by work

    W John Campbell's The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics [2000].... Imagine that an English professor decided to do better versions of Cliff's Notes and put them together in a book... well, you don't have to imagine it.


    Read more about the origin of this list at its Macroscopic 2013 page.


  1. Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro)

  2. Aeneid_26
    First Century B C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Dudley Fitts and Robert Fagles's English translation—Latin
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  3. Erich Maria Remarque

  4. Im Westen Nichts Neues_6
    All Quiet on the Western Front
    originally published Dec. 1928 in Vossische Zeitung—German

    *Hundred* *Learning* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Deposit*

  5. Robert Penn Warren

  6. All the King's Men_5
    1946—English
    *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Zane* *Smart*

  7. George Orwell

  8. Animal Farm_8
    1945—English
    *Van Doren* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Guardian* *Smart* *Graphic*

  9. William Faulkner

  10. As I Lay Dying_8
    1930—English
    *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Kanigel* *Campbell* *Zane* *Newman*

  11. William Shakespeare

  12. As You Like It_12
    1603—English
    *Durant* *Hundred* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *SeymourSmith* *Campbell* *Taylor* *World* *Newman*

  13. Kate Chopin

  14. The Awakening_5
    1899—English
    *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Zane* *Graphic*

    --
  15. Beowulf_14

  16. ca. Eighth-Eleventh centuries; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Seamus Heaney's modern English version—English
    *Eliot* *Classics* *Rexroth* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Dirda* *Great* *Smart* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  17. Herman Melville

  18. Billy Budd, Foretopman_9
    Billy Budd, Sailor (An Inside Narrative)
    1924—English

    *Read* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Campbell* *Newman*

  19. Toni Morrison

  20. The Bluest Eye_1
    1970—English
    *Campbell*

  21. Aldous Huxley

  22. Brave New World_9
    1932—English
    *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Great* *Guardian* *Smart* *Telegraph* *Graphic*

  23. Jack London

  24. The Call of the Wild_3
    originally published serially 1903 in the Saturday Evening Post—English
    *Recommended* *Campbell* *Deposit*

  25. Voltaire

  26. Candide, ou L'Optimisme_22
    1759; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Tobias Smollett's English translation—French
    *Powys* *Durant* *Classics* *Hundred* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Great* *Zane* *Smart* *Deposit* *Newman* *Graphic*

  27. Geoffrey Chaucer

  28. Canterbury Tales_30
    1478; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Nevill Coghill's modern English version—English
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  29. Joseph Heller

  30. Catch-22_10
    1961—English
    *List* *Learning* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Guardian* *Zane* *Smart* *Harvard* *Deposit*

  31. Alice Walker

  32. The Color Purple_3
    1982—English
    *Recommended* *Campbell* *Guardian*

  33. Fyodor Dostoevsky

  34. Prestuplénie i Nakazániye_22
    Crime and Punishment
    originally published serially Jan.-Dec. 1866 in Rússkij Véstnik; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky's English translation—Russian

    *Eliot* *Powys* *Classics* *France* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Norway* *Guardian* *Zane* *Smart* *Harvard* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  35. Arthur Miller

  36. The Crucible_3
    1953—English
    *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell*

  37. Henry James

  38. Daisy Miller_2
    originally published serially in Cornhill Magazine Jun.-Jul. 1878—English
    *Recommended* *Campbell*

  39. Charles Dickens

  40. The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Publish on Any Account)_15
    originally published serially May 1849-Nov. 1850—English
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Classics* *Magill* *Read* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Guardian* *Zane* *Telegraph* *Newman*

  41. Arthur Miller

  42. Death of a Salesman_6
    1949—English
    *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Educated*

  43. Anne Frank

  44. Het Achterhuis. Dagboekbrieven 14 Juni 1942 - 1 Augustus 1944_4
    The Diary of a Young Girl
    1947—Dutch

    *Recommended* *Campbell* *Harvard* *Deposit*

    • Dante

    Inferno_6
    part of La Divina Commedia; complete work written ca. 1308-21; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Robert and Jean Hollander's English translation—Italian
    *Learning* *Foundation* *Campbell* *Smart* *Graphic* *Educated*

  45. Christopher Marlowe

  46. The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus_10
    1592—English
    *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Classics* *Ward* *Magill* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Dirda* *Newman* *Educated*

  47. Henrik Ibsen

  48. Et Dukkehjem_14
    A Doll's House
    1879—Norwegian

    *Classics* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Newman* *Educated*

  49. Miguel de Cervantes

  50. El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha_36
    Don Quixote
    originally published in two volumes, 1605 and 1615; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Edith Grossman's English translation—Spanish

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  51. Edith Wharton

  52. Ethan Frome_5
    1911—English
    *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Newman*

    Plato
  53. Euthyphro_6

  54. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Classics* *Rexroth* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Campbell* *O'Hear*

  55. Apologia Socratis_16

  56. The Apology
    early Fourth Century B C—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Durant* *Classics* *Rexroth* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Campbell* *Great* *O'Hear*

  57. Crito_13

  58. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Classics* *Rexroth* *Downs* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Campbell* *O'Hear*

  59. Phaedo_14

  60. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
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  61. Ernest Hemingway

  62. A Farewell to Arms_6
    1929—English
    *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Smart* *Newman*

  63. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  64. Faust_26
    originally published in two volumes: first, Faust. Der Tragödie Erster Teil, published in part, 1790; in its entirey, 1808; revised 1829; second, Faust. Der Tragödie Zweiter Teil, 1832—German
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Powys* *Durant* *Invitation* *Classics* *Hundred* *France* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *O'Hear* *GlobeMail* *World* *Newman*

  65. Ernest Hemingway

  66. For Whom the Bell Tolls_7
    1940—English
    *Magill* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Zane* *Harvard* *Telegraph* *Newman*

  67. Mary Shelley

  68. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus_11
    originally anonymously published 1818—English
    *Magill* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Dirda* *Smart* *Telegraph* *Deposit* *Newman* *Graphic*

  69. Tennessee Williams

  70. The Glass Menagerie_4
    1944—English
    *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell*

  71. Pearl Buck

  72. The Good Earth_3
    1931—English
    *Magill* *Fadiman* *Campbell*

  73. John Steinbeck

  74. The Grapes of Wrath_11
    1939—English
    *Hundred* *Magill* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Guardian* *Zane* *Deposit* *Graphic*

  75. Charles Dickens

  76. Great Expectations_15
    originally published serially Dec. 1860-Aug. 1861 in All the Year Round—English
    *Classics* *Magill* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Guardian* *Zane* *Smart* *Harvard* *Newman*

  77. F Scott Fitzgerald

  78. The Great Gatsby_17
    1925—English
    *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Zane* *Great* *Guardian* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *Harvard* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  79. Jonathan Swift

  80. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and Then a Captain of Several Ships_29
    Gulliver's Travels
    1726; revised 1735—English

    *Lubbock* *Durant* *Classics* *Hundred* *France* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *Telegraph* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  81. William Shakespeare

  82. Hamlet_27
    1602—English
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  83. Charles Dickens

  84. Hard Times - For These Times_7
    originally published serially in Household Words, Apr. 1854-Aug. 1854—English
    *Downs* *Read* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Newman*

  85. Joseph Conrad

  86. Heart of Darkness_16
    originally published serially Feb.-Apr. 1899 in Blackwood's—English
    *Magill* *Adler* *Learning* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Great* *Guardian* *Zane* *Smart* *Newman* *Graphic* *Deposit* *Educated*

  87. William Shakespeare

  88. The First Part of Henry IV_13
    1597—English
    *Durant* *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Campbell* *Taylor* *World* *Newman*

  89. N Scott Momaday

  90. House Made of Dawn_1
    1969—English
    *Campbell*

  91. Nathaniel Hawthorne

  92. The House of Seven Gables_7
    1851—English
    *Baldwin* *Classics* *Zulli* *Magill* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Newman*

  93. Mark Twain

  94. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn_23
    1884—English
    *Classics* *Hundred* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  95. Maya Angelou

  96. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings_4
    1969—English
    *Campbell* *Great* *Deposit* *Educated*

  97. Homer

  98. Iliad_33
    ca. Ninth-Eighth centuries B.C; Cowan and Guinness ("Trinity") specifiy Richard Lattimore's English translation; Mallison ("Smart") notes Derek Jacobi's modern aural version—Greek
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Classics* *France* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *World* *Deposit* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  99. Ralph Ellison

  100. Invisible Man_12
    1952—English
    *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Utne* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *Smart* *Harvard* *Educated*

  101. Charlotte Brontë

  102. Jane Eyre: An Autobiography_16
    originally published under the pseudonym, Currer Bell, 1847—English
    *Zulli* *Ward* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Great* *Guardian* *Zane* *Smart* *Telegraph* *Harvard* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  103. Amy Tan

  104. The Joy Luck Club_1
    1989—English
    *Campbell*

  105. William Shakespeare

  106. Julius Caesar_9
    1599—English
    *Durant* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *SeymourSmith* *Campbell* *Taylor* *World* *Newman*

  107. Upton Sinclair

  108. The Jungle_5
    originally published serially Feb.-Nov. 1905 in Appeal to Reason—English
    *Hundred* *Learning* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell*

  109. William Shakespeare

  110. King Lear_21
    1606—English
    *Eliot* *Durant* *Classics* *Hundred* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Taylor* *World* *Newman* *Graphic*

  111. William Faulkner

  112. Light in August_4
    1932—English
    *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Newman*

  113. Joseph Conrad

  114. Lord Jim_6
    originally published serially Oct. 1899-Nov. 1900 in Blackwood's Magazine—English
    *Powys* *France* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Newman*

  115. William Golding

  116. Lord of the Flies_6
    1954—English
    *Learning* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Guardian* *Graphic*

  117. J R R Tolkien

  118. The Lord of the Rings_6
    originally published in three volumes: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King, 1954-55—English
    *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Guardian* *Telegraph* *Harvard*

  119. William Shakespeare

  120. Macbeth_16
    ca. 1607—English
    *Eliot* *Durant* *Classics* *Hundred* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Campbell* *Zane* *Taylor* *World* *Newman*

  121. Gustave Flaubert

  122. Madame Bovary_29
    originally published serially Oct. 1856-Dec. 1856 in La Revue de Paris; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Frances Steegmuller's English translation—French
    *Classics* *Durant* *Hundred* *France* *Zulli* *Read* *List* *Ward* *Magill* *Good* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Kanigel* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Guardian* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *Deposit* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  123. Thomas Hardy

  124. The Mayor of Casterbridge: The Life and Death of a Man of Character_6
    1886—English
    *Powys* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Newman*

    William Shakespeare
  125. The Merchant of Venice_11

  126. ca. 1596-98—English
    *Durant* *Ward* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Campbell* *Taylor* *World* *Newman*

  127. A Midsummer Night's Dream_14

  128. ca. 1595-1600—English
    *Durant* *Hundred* *Ward* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Taylor* *World* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  129. Herman Melville

  130. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale_26
    1851—English
    *Classics* *Hundred* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Guardian* *Zane* *Great* *GlobeMail* *Taylor* *Harvard* *Newman* *Graphic* *Deposit* *Educated*

  131. Richard Wright

  132. Native Son_8
    1940—English
    *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Kanigel* *Zane* *Educated*

  133. George Orwell

  134. Nineteen Eighty-Four_17
    1949—English
    *Van Doren* *Magill* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Guardian* *Zane* *Smart* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *Graphic* *Educated*

  135. Homer

  136. Odýsseia_36
    The Odyssey
    ca. Ninth-Eighth centuries B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Robert Fitzgerald's English translation—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Powys* *Classics* *Hundred* *France* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *List* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *Telegraph* *Harvard* *Reynolds* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

    Sophocles
  137. Antigone_22

  138. ca. 441 B C—Greek
    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Durant* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Campbell* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *World* *Newman*

  139. Oidipous epi Kolōnō_20

  140. Oedipus at Colonus
    401 B C—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Great* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *World* *Newman*

  141. Oidipous Tyrannos_25

  142. Oedipus Rex; Oedipus the King
    ca. 429 B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald's English translation—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Durant* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *World* *Newman* *Educated*

  143. John Steinbeck

  144. Of Mice and Men_4
    1937—English
    *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Guardian*

  145. Ernest Hemingway

  146. The Old Man and the Sea_8
    1952—English
    *Van Doren* *Magill* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Newman*

  147. Charles Dickens

  148. Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress _9
    originally published serially Feb. 1837-April 1839 in Bentley's Miscellany under the pseudonym, Boz—English
    *Classics* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Kanigel* *Campbell* *Guardian* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  149. Ken Kesey

  150. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest_5
    1962—English
    *Learning* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Deposit* *Graphic*

  151. William Shakespeare

  152. Othello_14
    ca. 1604—English
    *Durant* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *SeymourSmith* *Campbell* *Norway* *Taylor* *World* *Newman*

  153. John Milton

  154. Paradise Lost_25
    1667; revised 1674—English
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Powys* *Invitation* *Classics* *Read* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *Smart* *Telegraph* *Reynolds* *World* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  155. John Steinbeck

  156. The Pearl_1
    1947—English
    *Campbell*

  157. Albert Camus

  158. La Peste_8
    The Plague
    1947—French

    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell*

  159. James Joyce

  160. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man_14
    originally published serially Feb. 1914-Sep. 1915, in the Egoist—English
    *Classics* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Zane* *Smart* *Deposit* *Newman*

  161. Jane Austen

  162. Pride and Prejudice_30
    originally anonymously published 1813—English
    *Eliot* *Powys* *Hundred* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Kanigel* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Guardian* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *Harvard* *Reynolds* *World* *Deposit* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  163. Niccolò Machiavelli

  164. Il Principe_28
    The Prince
    1532—Italian

    *Eliot* *Durant* *Invitation* *Classics* *Hundred* *Downs* *Zulli* *Read* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Kanigel* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Great* *GlobeMail* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *World* *Deposit* *Educated*

  165. Stephen Crane

  166. The Red Badge of Courage_9
    published in part serially Dec. 1894 in the Philadelphia Press; in its entirety, 1895—English
    *Zulli* *Magill* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Smart* *Campbell* *Newman* *Educated*

  167. Plato

  168. Politeia_24
    The Republic
    early Fourth Century B.C—Greek

    *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Learning* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Great* *GlobeMail* *Taylor* *Reynolds* *World* *Deposit* *Educated*

  169. Thomas Hardy

  170. The Return of the Native_8
    originally published serially Jan.-Dec. 1878 in Belgravia, the Magazine of Fashion and Amusement—English
    *Powys* *Classics* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Newman* *Educated*

    William Shakespeare
  171. Richard III_11

  172. ca. 1592-7—English
    *Ward* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *SeymourSmith* *Campbell* *Great* *Taylor* *World* *Newman* *Educated*

  173. Romeo and Juliet_12

  174. ca. 1591-97—English
    *Durant* *Classics* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Campbell* *Zane* *Taylor* *World* *Newman*

  175. Nathaniel Hawthorne

  176. The Scarlet Letter_21
    1850—English
    *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Classics* *Hundred* *Zulli* *Read* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Zane* *Smart* *Harvard* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  177. John Knowles

  178. A Separate Peace_2
    1959—English
    *Recommended* *Campbell*

  179. George Eliot

  180. Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe _6
    1861—English
    *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Newman*

  181. D H Lawrence

  182. Sons and Lovers_9
    1913—English
    *Ward* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Newman*

  183. William Faulkner

  184. The Sound and the Fury_13
    1929—English
    *Ward* *Magill* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *Harvard* *Newman* *Graphic*

  185. Herman Hesse

  186. Der Steppenwolf_4
    1927—German
    *Recommended* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Graphic*

  187. Albert Camus

  188. L'Étranger_14
    The Stranger
    1942—French

    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *Harvard* *Graphic* *Deposit* *Educated*

  189. Ernest Hemingway

  190. The Sun Also Rises_7
    1926—English
    *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Zane* *Deposit* *Newman*

    William Shakespeare
  191. The Taming of the Shrew_9

  192. ca. 1592-94—English
    *Ward* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *SeymourSmith* *Campbell* *Taylor* *World* *Newman*

  193. The Tempest_20

  194. 1611—English
    *Eliot* *Durant* *Classics* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *Taylor* *World* *Newman*

  195. Thomas Hardy

  196. Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented_13
    published in part serially Jul.-Dec. 1891 in the Graphic—English
    *Powys* *Hundred* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Guardian* *Zane* *Telegraph* *Deposit* *Newman*

  197. Zora Neale Hurston

  198. Their Eyes Were Watching God_7
    1937—English
    *Bloom* *Kanigel* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Dirda* *Zane* *Harvard*

  199. Mark Twain

  200. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer_7
    1876—English
    *Classics* *Ward* *Magill* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Newman*

  201. Robert Louis Stevenson

  202. Treasure Island_5
    originally entitled Treasure Island or, The Mutiny of the Hispaniola, published serially 1891-92 in Young Folks under the pseudonym, Captain George North—English
    *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Telegraph*

  203. William Shakespeare

  204. Twelfth Night; or, What You Will_10
    1602—English
    *Classics* *Ward* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *SeymourSmith* *Campbell* *Taylor* *World* *Newman*

  205. Samuel Beckett

  206. En Attendant Godot_12
    Waiting for Godot
    1953—French

    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *GlobeMail* *Graphic* *Educated*

  207. Henry David Thoreau

  208. Walden; or, Life in the Woods_20
    1854—English
    *Durant* *Classics* *Hundred* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Magill* *Good* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Utne* *Campbell* *Great* *Smart* *Deposit* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*