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Frank N Magill, Masterpieces of World Literature [1989]

    281 entries: 251 monographical, 30 otherwise
    Unranked—arranged alphabetically by work

    Masterpieces of World Literature [1989], edited by Frank N Magill, was both a revival and culmination of Magill's earlier Masterplots series, which seemed to have set the template for student-oriented plot summaries and brief analyses of literary works published in pamphlet form, a market later dominated by Cliff's Notes. Masterplots continues on in the form of a large multi-volume reference set, the third edition published in 1996, the fourth in 2010, as well as several smaller thematic volumes, such as Women's Literature, Christian Literature, British and Commonwealth Fiction, and Nonfiction Series, that presumbly overlap with the general set. In the 1990s came the dual multi-volume books, Magill's Survey of World Literature and Magill's Survey of American Literature. These two series do not meet the Greater Books criteria for inclusion. Not only do they present a larger, and thus less discerning, selection of books than found in Masterpieces, but they are organized by author, not literary work, with each author having two to four works analyzed; that is, more like a directory of authors; a reference work rather than a refined selection/ canon/ reading plan. In this sense, they are similar to several lists noted on the Excluded Lists page, such as Asa Don Hutchinson's The World's Best Books, Homer to Hemingway [1953] and What to Read [1929] by Thomas H English and Willard B Pope.

    Five of the entries by "unknown" in this list ('Hercules and the Twelve Labors', 'Jason and the Golden Fleece', 'Orpheus and Eurydice', 'Reynard the Fox', and 'Robin Hood's Adventures) are not specific literary works. Rather, Magill and his collaborators describe the story, or fable, more broadly, not emphasizing a specific work. Versions of the stories, or works in which the stories play a role, are mentioned, such as Ovid's Metamorphoses and Euripides' Alcestis for Hercules and the Twelve Labors. For Jason and the Golden Fleece, it is noted that Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica gave the myth its first "formal expanded treatment." "The first known compilation of prose and poetry of the Robin Hood legend came in 1490 with the publication of the Lytel Geste of Robin Hood, by Wynkyn de Worde, a noted British printer." And, "the longest and most familiar version of [Orpheus and Eurydice] is found in Ovid's Metamorphoses (c. A D 8), and Ovid may well have been inspired by Vergil's less florid account, carefully placed at the dramatic end of his Georgics (c. 37-29 B C)." Furthermore, "this myth became the subject of the first secular drama in vernacular, Orfeo (1480; Orpheus), composed in the era of the Medicis by Angelo Poliziano (Politian). In 1600, the first Italian opera, Euridice, was composed. Christoph Gluck's Orfeo ed Eurydice (1762) is considered the first "modern" opera for its balance of music and tragic drama." None of these works are included in the list here; to include them would misrepresent the nature of the book, much like we are not including additional works in the Seymour-Smith list.


  1. William Faulkner

  2. Absalom, Absalom!_7
    1936—English
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    Mark Twain
  3. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn_23

  4. 1884—English
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  5. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer_7

  6. 1876—English
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  7. Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro)

  8. Aeneid_26
    First Century B C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Dudley Fitts and Robert Fagles's English translation—Latin
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  9. Thomas Paine

  10. The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology_1
    originally published in three volumes: 1794, 1795, and 1807—English
    *Magill*

  11. Ben Jonson

  12. The Alchemist_8
    1610—English
    *Eliot* *Classics* *Rexroth* *List* *Ward* *Magill* *Recommended* *Newman*

  13. Lewis Carroll

  14. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland_17
    1865—English
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  15. William Shakespeare

  16. All's Well That Ends Well_8
    ca. 1606-08—English
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  17. Henry James
    The Ambassadors_12
    originally published serially 1903 in the North American Review—English
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    • Hans Christian Andersen

  18. Fables_5
    Nineteenth Century—Danish
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  19. Leo Tolstoy

  20. Anna Karenina_20
    published in part serially 1873-7 in Rússkij Véstnik; in its entirety, 1877; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky's English translation—Russian
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  21. Sophocles

  22. Antigone_22
    ca. 441 B C—Greek
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  23. William Shakespeare

  24. Antony and Cleopatra_13
    ca. 1606-08—English
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    --
  25. Kitab alf Laylah Wa-Laylah_17

  26. The Thousand and One Nights; The Arabian Nights
    Ninth-Fifteenth centuries; Taylor specifies Richard Burton's version—Arabic

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  27. John Milton

  28. Areopagitica; A Speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicenc'd Printing, to the Parliament of England_12
    1644—English
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  29. Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

  30. Ars Poetica_5
    ca. 10-8 B C—Latin
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  31. William Faulkner

  32. As I Lay Dying_8
    1930—English
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  33. William Shakespeare

  34. As You Like It_12
    1603—English
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  35. Benjamin Franklin

  36. Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin_7
    French translation published 1791 as Mémoires de la Vie Privée de Benjamin Franklin; first-third parts of the original English published 1818 as volume one of Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin; original English published in its entirety, 1868—English
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    W B Yeats
  37. Reveries Over Childhood and Youth_2

  38. 1915; included in The Autobiography of William Butler Yeats, Consisting of "Reveries Over Childhood and Youth," "The Trembling of the Veil," and "Dramatis Personae", 1938; and Autobiographies, 1955—English
    *Magill* *Fadiman*

  39. The Trembling of the Veil_2

  40. 1922; included in The Autobiography of William Butler Yeats, Consisting of "Reveries Over Childhood and Youth," "The Trembling of the Veil," and "Dramatis Personae", 1938; and Autobiographies, 1955—English
    *Magill* *Fadiman*

  41. The Bounty of Sweden: A Meditation, and a Lecture Delivered Before the Royal Swedish Academy, and Certain Notes_2

  42. 1925; included in Autobiographies, 1955—English
    *Magill* *Fadiman*

  43. Estrangement: Being Some Fifty Thoughts From a Diary Kept by William Butler Yeats in the Year Nineteen Hundred and Nine_2

  44. 1926; included in Autobiographies, 1955—English
    *Magill* *Fadiman*

  45. The Death of Synge and Other Passages From an Old Diary_2

  46. 1928; included in Autobiographies, 1955—English
    *Magill* *Fadiman*

  47. Dramatis Personae_2

  48. 1935; included in The Autobiography of William Butler Yeats, Consisting of "Reveries Over Childhood and Youth," "The Trembling of the Veil," and "Dramatis Personae", 1938; and Autobiographies, 1955—English
    *Magill* *Fadiman*

  49. Sinclair Lewis

  50. Babbitt_5
    1922—English
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  51. Euripides

  52. Bakchai _14
    The Bacchae
    405 B.C—Greek

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  53. Anthony Trollope
    Barchester Towers_4
    1857—English
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    • Herman Melville

  54. 'Benito Cereno'_1
    originally published serially 1855 in Putnam's Monthly; revised for inclusion in The Piazza Tales, 1856—English
    *Magill*

    --
  55. Beowulf_14

  56. ca. Eighth-Eleventh centuries; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Seamus Heaney's modern English version—English
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  57. Friedrich Nietzsche

  58. Jenseits von Gut und Böse: Vorspiel Einer Philosophie der Zukunft_8
    Beyond Good and Evil
    1886—German

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  59. Herman Melville

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

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  61. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  62. Biographia Literaria; or Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions_7
    originally published in two volumes, 1817—English
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  63. Aristophanes

  64. Ornithes_13
    The Birds
    414 B.C—Greek

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  65. Fyodor Dostoevsky

  66. Brat'â Karamazovy_23
    The Brothers Karamazov
    originally published serially 1880 in Rússkij Véstnik—Russian

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  67. Thomas Mann

  68. Buddenbrooks_5
    1901—German
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  69. Voltaire

  70. Candide, ou L'Optimisme_23
    1759; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Tobias Smollett's English translation—French
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  71. Geoffrey Chaucer

  72. Canterbury Tales_30
    1478; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Nevill Coghill's modern English version—English
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  73. Ezra Pound

  74. Cantos_7
    published in part in Poetry, Jun.-Aug. 1917; the Criterion, Jul. 1923; the Transatlantic Review, Jan. 1924; and in the following volumes: The Fourth Canto, 1919; A Draft of XVI Cantos, 1925; A Draft of Cantos 17-27, 1928; A Draft of XXX Cantos, 1930; Eleven New Cantos XXXI-XLI, 1934; The Fifth Decad of Cantos, 1937; Cantos LII-LXXI, 1940; The Pisan Cantos, 1948; Seventy Cantos, 1950; Section: Rock-Drill, 85-95 de los Cantares, 1955; Thrones: 96-109 de los Cantares, 1959; Drafts and Fragments of Cantos CX-CXVII, 1968; in its entirety, revised and expanded, 1987—English
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  75. Alexander Pushkin

  76. Kapitanskaâ Dočka_5
    The Captain's Daughter
    originally published 1836 in Sovremennik—Russian

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  77. Franz Kafka

  78. Das Schloss_9
    The Castle
    1926—German

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  79. Pierre Corneille
    Le Cid_7
    1637—French
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    • Dylan Thomas

  80. Collected Poems 1934-1952_1
    1952; includes 18 Poems [1934]; Twenty-five Poems [1936]; The Map of Love [1939]; Deaths and Entrances [1946] (excluding 'Paper and Stick', adding 'Once Below a Time'); In Country Sleep and Other Poems [1952]—English
    *Magill*

  81. 18 Poems_2

  82. 1934—English
    *Magill* *Bloom*

  83. Twenty-five Poems_2

  84. 1936—English
    *Magill* *Bloom*

  85. The Map of Love_2

  86. 1939—English
    *Magill* *Bloom*

  87. Deaths and Entrances_2

  88. 1946; published in part, 1943, as New Poems—English—English
    *Magill* *Bloom*

  89. In Country Sleep and Other Poems_2

  90. 1952—English
    *Magill* *Bloom*

  91. William Shakespeare

  92. The Comedy of Errors_8
    1594—English
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  93. Augustine of Hippo

  94. Confessionum Libri Tredecim_23
    The Confessions of St. Augustine
    written 397-98—Latin

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  95. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

  96. Les Confessions_14
    1782—French
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  97. Alexandre Dumas

  98. Le Comte de Monte-Cristo_3
    originally published serially Aug. 1844-Jan. 1846 in Journal des Débats—French
    *Magill* *Guardian* *Newman*

  99. Fyodor Dostoevsky

  100. Prestuplénie i Nakazániye_23
    Crime and Punishment
    originally published serially Jan.-Dec. 1866 in Rússkij Véstnik; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky's English translation—Russian

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  101. Immanuel Kant

  102. Kritik der Reinen Vernunft_12
    Critique of Pure Reason
    1781; revised 1787—German

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  103. Edmond Rostand

  104. Cyrano de Bergerac_3
    1897—French
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  105. Longus

  106. Daphnis kai Chloē_2
    Daphnis and Chloe
    Second Century—Greek

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  107. Charles Dickens

  108. 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
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  109. Nikolai Gogol

  110. Mërtvyâ Duši_11
    Dead Souls
    1842—Russian

    *Classics* *France* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *Harvard* *Newman*

  111. Willa Cather

  112. Death Comes for the Archbishop_4
    1927—English
    *Magill* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Dirda*

  113. Thomas Mann

  114. Der Tod in Venedig_8
    Death in Venice
    1911—German

    *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Graphic*

  115. Giovanni Boccaccio

  116. Il Decameron, Cognominato Prencipe Galeotto_12
    ca. 1351-53—Italian
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  117. Alexis de Tocqueville
    De la Démocratie en Amérique_12
    Democracy in America
    originally published in two volumes, 1835 and 1840—French

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    • Plato

  118. Dialogues_10
    early Fourth Century B C—Greek
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  119. Dante

  120. La Divina Commedia_33
    The Divine Comedy
    originally entitled La Commedia; written ca. 1308-21—Italian

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  121. Christopher Marlowe

  122. The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus_10
    1592—English
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    Henrik Ibsen
  123. Et Dukkehjem_14

  124. A Doll's House
    1879—Norwegian

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  125. Lord Byron (George Gordon, Lord Byron)

  126. Don Juan_8
    originally published in six volumes: Jul. 1819; Aug. 1821; Jul. 1823; Aug. 1823; Dec. 1823; Mar. 1824—English
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  127. Miguel de Cervantes

  128. El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha_37
    Don Quixote
    originally published in two volumes, 1605 and 1615; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Edith Grossman's English translation—Spanish

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  129. Bram Stoker
    Dracula_6
    1897—English
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    • Robert Browning

  130. "Dramatic Monologues and Lyrics"_1
    Nineteenth Century—English
    *Magill*

  131. Cáo Xuěqín (Mengruan) (Ts'ao Hsueh-ch'in)

  132. Hóng Lóu Mèng_7
    The Dream of the Red Chamber; The Story of the Stone
    1791—Chinese

    *Rexroth* *Ward* *Oriental* *Magill* *Fadiman* *Great* *World*

  133. Rainer Maria Rilke

  134. Duineser Elegien_5
    The Duino Elegies
    1923—German

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  135. John Steinbeck

  136. East of Eden_3
    1952—English
    *Recommended* *Magill* *Zane*

  137. Henry Adams

  138. The Education of Henry Adams_11
    1918—English
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  139. Euripides

  140. Ēlektra _7
    Electra
    written ca. 413 B C—Greek

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  141. Jane Austen

  142. Emma_11
    originally anonymously published 1815—English
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  143. Henrik Ibsen

  144. En Folkefiende_5
    An Enemy of the People
    1882—Norwegian

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  145. David Hume

  146. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding_10
    1748—English
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    --
  147. Sha Naqba Imuru_11

  148. The Epic of Gilgamesh; He Who Saw the Deep
    Eighteenth-Tenth centuries B.C—Sumerian; Akkadian

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  149. Michel de Montaigne

  150. Les Essais_26
    Essays
    originally published in three volumes: 1580, 1588, and 1595—French

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  151. John Locke

  152. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding_9
    1689—English
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  153. Alexander Pope
    Essay on Man_5
    1734—English
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    • Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Essays_9
    Nineteenth Century—English
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    • Henry David Thoreau

  154. Essays_2
    Nineteenth Century—English
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  155. Edith Wharton

  156. Ethan Frome_5
    1911—English
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  157. Baruch Spinoza

  158. Ethica, Ordine Geometrico Demonstrata_15
    Ethics
    1677—Latin

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  159. Alexander Pushkin

  160. Evgénij Onegin_7
    Eugene Onegin
    published in part serially 1825-32; in its entirety, 1833; revised 1837—Russian

    *Classics* *Ward* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Great* *Newman*

  161. Honoré de Balzac
    Eugénie Grandet_7
    1833—French
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    • John Keats

  162. 'The Eve of St. Agnes'_3
    originally published in Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St. Agnes, and Other Poems, 1820—English
    *Magill* *Recommended* *Newman*

    --
  163. The Somonyng of Everyman_4

  164. late Fifteenth Century—English
    *Magill* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Educated*

  165. William Faulkner

  166. A Fable_1
    1954—English
    *Magill*

  167. Edmund Spenser
    The Faerie Queene_8
    originally published in two volumes, 1590 and 1596—English
    *Lubbock* *Read* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Reynolds* *Newman* *Graphic*

    • Edgar Allan Poe

  168. 'The Fall of the House of Usher'_5
    originally published Sep. 1839 in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine; revised for inclusion in Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, 1840—English
    *Eliot* *Ward* *Magill* *Recommended* *Newman*

  169. Ernest Hemingway

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

  171. August Strindberg

  172. Fadren_3
    written 1887—Swedish
    *Ward* *Magill* *Blooom*

  173. Ivan Turgenev

  174. Otcy i Deti_11
    Fathers and Children; Fathers and Sons
    originally published Feb. 1862 in Rússkij Véstnik—Russian

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  175. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  176. Faust_27
    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
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  177. Charles Baudelaire

  178. Les Fleurs du Mal_8
    The Flowers of Evil
    1857—French

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  179. Ernest Hemingway

  180. For Whom the Bell Tolls_7
    1940—English
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  181. T S Eliot

  182. Four Quartets_10
    originally published in four volumes: Burnt Norton, in Collected Poems 1909-1935, 1936; East Coker, in the New English Weekly, 1940; The Dry Salvages, in the New English Weekly, 1941; Little Gidding, in the New English Weekly, 1942—English
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  183. Mary Shelley

  184. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus_12
    originally anonymously published 1818—English
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  185. François Rabelais

  186. La Vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel_22
    originally published in five volumes: Les Horribles et Épouvantables Faits et Prouesses du Très Renommé Pantagruel Roi des Dipsodes, Fils du Grand Géant Gargantua, 1532; La Vie Très Horrifique du Grand Gargantua, Père de Pantagruel, 1534; Le Tiers Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1546; Le Quart Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1552; Le Cinquiesme et Dernier Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1564; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Thomas Urquhart and Peter Motteux's English translation—French
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  187. Émile Zola

  188. Germinal_10
    originally published serially Apr. 1884-Jan. 1885 in Gil Blas—French
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  189. Henry James

  190. The Golden Bowl_6
    1904—English
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  191. Pearl Buck

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

  193. John Steinbeck

  194. The Grapes of Wrath_11
    1939—English
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  195. Charles Dickens

  196. Great Expectations_15
    originally published serially Dec. 1860-Aug. 1861 in All the Year Round—English
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  197. F Scott Fitzgerald

  198. The Great Gatsby_17
    1925—English
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  199. Jonathan Swift

  200. 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

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  201. William Shakespeare

  202. Hamlet_27
    1602—English
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  203. Joseph Conrad

  204. Heart of Darkness_16
    originally published serially Feb.-Apr. 1899 in Blackwood's—English
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  205. Henrik Ibsen

  206. Hedda Gabler_10
    1890—Norwegian
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    William Shakespeare
  207. The First Part of Henry IV_13

  208. 1597—English
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  209. The Second Part of Henry IV_12

  210. 1600—English
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  211. Henry V_9
    1599—English
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    --
    • "Hercules and His Twelve Labors"_1

  212. unspecified selection
    *Magill*

  213. Herodotus

  214. Historiē_25
    History
    Fifth Century B.C—Greek

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  215. Edward Gibbon

  216. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire_23
    originally published in six volumes: first, 1776; second-third, 1781; fourth-sixth, 1788—English
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  217. Thucydides

  218. History of the Peloponnesian War_23
    early Fifth Century B.C—Greek
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  219. Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

  221. Victor Hugo

  222. Notre-Dame de Paris_8
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame
    1831—French

    *Eliot* *Classics* *Ward* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Newman*

  223. Knut Hamsun

  224. Sult_5
    Hunger
    published in part, 1888, in Ny Jord; in its entirety, 1890—Norwegian

    *Ward* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Norway*

  225. Homer

  226. 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
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  227. Oscar Wilde

  228. The Importance of Being Earnest_8
    1895—English
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  229. Alfred, Lord Tennyson

  230. In Memoriam A H H_3
    1849—English
    *Magill* *Recommended* *Newman*

  231. Sigmund Freud

  232. Die Traumdeutung_15
    The Interpretation of Dreams
    1899—German

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  233. Walter Scott

  234. Ivanhoe_5
    originally anonymously published 1819—English
    *Baldwin* *Hundred* *Zulli* *Magill* *Newman*

  235. Charlotte Brontë
    Jane Eyre: An Autobiography_16
    originally published under the pseudonym, Currer Bell, 1847—English
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    --
    • "Jason and the Golden Fleece"_1

  236. unspecified selection
    *Magill*

  237. Thomas Hardy

  238. Jude the Obscure_8
    originally published serially Dec. 1894-Nov. 1895 in Harper's New Monthly Magazine—English
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  239. William Shakespeare

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

  241. Karl Marx

  242. Das Kapital, Kritik der Politischen Ökonomie_12
    originally published in three volumes: 1867, 1885, and 1894—German
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  243. Robert Louis Stevenson

  244. Kidnapped_3
    originally published serially May-Jul. 1886 in Young Folks—English
    *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended*

  245. Rudyard Kipling

  246. Kim_6
    originally published serially Dec. 1900-Oct. 1901 in McClure's and Jan. 1901-Oct. 1901 in Cassell's—English
    *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Kanigel* *Dirda* *Newman*

  247. William Shakespeare

  248. King Lear_21
    1606—English
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  249. James Fenimore Cooper

  250. The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757_3
    1826—English
    *Ward* *Magill* *Recommended*

    --
  251. La Vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus Fortunas y Adversidades_2

  252. 1554—Spanish
    *Magill* *Bloom*

  253. Walt Whitman
    Leaves of Grass_20
    1855; expanded and revised through ninth edition, 1892—English
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    • Washington Irving

  254. 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'_4
    part of The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., published serially Jun. 1819-Jul. 1820, expanded 1848
    *Eliot* *Magill* *Recommended* *Newman*

  255. Thomas Hobbes

  256. Leviathan or, The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil_16
    1651—English
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  257. Pedro Calderón de la Barca

  258. La Vida es Sueño_8
    Life Is a Dream
    1635—Spanish

    *Eliot* *Classics* *Ward* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Great*

  259. James Boswell

  260. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D._21
    1791—English
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  261. Mark Twain
    Life on the Mississippi_4
    1883—English
    *Classics* *Magill* *Trinity* *Newman*

    • Edgar Allan Poe

    'Ligeia'_2
    originally published in the American Museum, 18 Sep. 1838; revised for inclusion in Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, 1840; Phantasy Pieces, 1842; and Tales by Edgar Allan Poe, 1845, the New York World, Feb. 1845; and the Broadway Journal, Sep. 1845—English
    *Magill* *Recommended*

    • Lord Byron

    "Lyric Poetry"_1
    early Nineteenth Century—English
    *Magill*

    • John Milton

  262. "Lyric Poetry"_1
    Seventeenth Century—English
    *Magill*

  263. Aristophanes

  264. Lysistrate_13
    Lysistrata
    411 B C—Greek

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  265. William Shakespeare

  266. Macbeth_16
    ca. 1607—English
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  267. Gustave Flaubert

  268. Madame Bovary_29
    originally published serially Oct. 1856-Dec. 1856 in La Revue de Paris; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Frances Steegmuller's English translation—French
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  269. Thomas Mann

  270. Der Zauberberg_12
    The Magic Mountain
    1924; Mallison ("Smart") specifies John E Woods's English translation—German

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  271. Vyasa

  272. Mahabharata_13
    includes Bhagavad Gita; ca. Ninth Century B C-Fourth Century—Sanskrit
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  273. Sinclair Lewis

  274. Main Street: The Story of Carol Kennicott_2
    1920—English
    *Magill* *Recommended*

  275. William Shakespeare

  276. Measure for Measure_10
    1604—English
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  277. Euripides

  278. Mēdeia_17
    Medea
    431 B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Michael Collier and Georgia Ann Machemer's English translation—Greek

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  279. Marcus Aurelius

  280. Ta Eis Heauton_17
    Meditations
    written 161-80—Greek

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  281. William Shakespeare

  282. The Merchant of Venice_11
    ca. 1596-98—English
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  283. Ovid

  284. Metamorphoseon_14
    Metamorphoses
    8; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Charles Martin's English translation—Latin

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  285. George Eliot

  286. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life _22
    originally published serially Dec. 1871-Dec. 1872—English
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  287. William Shakespeare

  288. A Midsummer Night's Dream_14
    ca. 1595-1600—English
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  289. Molière

  290. Le Misanthrope ou l'Atrabilaire Amoureux_13
    The Misanthrope
    1666—French

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  291. Victor Hugo

  292. Les Misérables_18
    1862—French
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  293. August Strindberg

  294. Fröken Julie_5
    Miss Julie
    written 1888—Swedish

    *Ward* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Newman*

  295. Virginia Woolf

  296. Mrs. Dalloway_11
    published in part, Jul. 1923, as 'Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street', in the Dial; in its entirety, 1925—English
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  297. Herman Melville

  298. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale_26
    1851—English
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  299. Thomas Malory

  300. Le Morte d'Arthur_13
    1485; revised through sixth edition, 1634—English
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  301. Eugene O'Neill

  302. Mourning Becomes Electra_4
    1931—English
    *Ward* *Magill* *Adler* *Fadiman*

  303. William Shakespeare

  304. Much Ado About Nothing_10
    ca. 1598-99—English
    *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *SeymourSmith* *Taylor* *Reynolds* *World* *Newman*

  305. Willa Cather

  306. My Ántonia_8
    1918—English
    *Hundred* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Kanigel* *Dirda* *Smart*

  307. Jean-Paul Sartre

  308. La Nausée_7
    Nausea
    1938—French

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  309. Francis Bacon

  310. Nova Atlantis_5
    1624—English
    *Eliot* *Classics* *Read* *Magill* *Adler*

    --
  311. Nibelungenlied_8

  312. ca. Twelfth-Thirteenth centuries—German
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  313. Charles Dickens

  314. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby _5
    originally published serially Mar. 1838-Sep. 1839 under the pseudonym, Boz—English
    *Baldwin* *Classics* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended*

  315. George Orwell

  316. Nineteen Eighty-Four_17
    1949—English
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  317. Joseph Conrad
    Nostromo_5
    originally published serially 1904 in T P's Weekly—English
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    • Sappho

  318. 'Hymn to Aphrodite'_3
    lone complete poem among the fragments of the author's work; late Seventh-early Sixth centuries B C—Greek
    *Magill* *Recommended* *Great*

  319. Homer

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

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    Sophocles
  321. Oidipous epi Kolōnō_20

  322. Oedipus at Colonus
    401 B C—Greek

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  323. Oidipous Tyrannos_25

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

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  325. Ernest Hemingway

  326. The Old Man and the Sea_8
    1952—English
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  327. Arnold Bennett

  328. The Old Wives' Tale_4
    1908—English
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  329. John Stuart Mill

  330. On Liberty_16
    1859—English
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  331. Titus Lucretius Carus

  332. De Rerum Natura_19
    On the Nature of Things
    First Century B.C—Latin

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  333. Charles Darwin
    On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life_23
    1859—English
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    • Marcus Tullius Cicero

  334. Speeches_4
    First Century B C—Latin
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  335. Aeschylus

  336. Oresteia_19
    The House of Atreus
    458 B C—Greek

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  337. Ludovico Ariosto
    Orlando Furioso_5
    published in part, 1516; revised 1521; published in its entirety, 1532—Italian
    *Baldwin* *Ward* *Magill* *Bloom* *Trinity*

    --
    • "Orpheus and Eurydice"_1

  338. unspecified selection
    *Magill*

  339. William Shakespeare
    Othello_14
    ca. 1604—English
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    • Nikolai Gogol

  340. 'Šinel''_3
    'The Overcoat'
    1842—Russian

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  341. John Milton

  342. Paradise Lost_27
    1667; revised 1674—English
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  343. Wolfram Von Eschenbach

  344. Parzival_4
    ca. early Thirteenth Century—German
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  345. E M Forster

  346. A Passage to India_8
    1924—English
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  347. Anatole France

  348. L'Île des Pingouins_4
    1908—French
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  349. Blaise Pascal

  350. Pensées_20
    Thoughts
    1669—French

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  351. Honoré de Balzac

  352. Le Père Goriot_14
    Father Goriot
    originally published serially Dec. 1834-Feb. 1835 in Revue de Paris—French

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  353. Jean Racine

  354. Phèdre_11
    1677—French
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  355. Charles Dickens

  356. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club_14
    The Pickwick Papers
    originally published serially Apr. 1836-Nov. 1837 under the pseudonym, Boz—English

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  357. John Bunyan

  358. The Pilgrim's Progress From This World to That Which Is to Come_18
    1678—English
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  359. James Fenimore Cooper

  360. The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna; A Descriptive Tale_1
    1823—English
    *Magill*

  361. Albert Camus

  362. La Peste_8
    The Plague
    1947—French

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    --
  363. El Cantar de Mio Cid_4

  364. written ca. 1195-1207—early Iberian Romance language
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  365. Aristotle
    Peri Poiêtikês_15
    De Poetica; Poetics
    Fourth Century B.C—Greek

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    • Basho Matsuo

    Poems_1
    Seventeenth Century—Japanese
    *Magill*

    • William Blake

    Poems_2
    late Eighteenth-early Nineteenth centuries—English
    *France* *Magill*

    • Emily Dickinson

    Poems_6
    Nineteenth Century—English
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    • John Donne

    Poems_8
    early Seventeenth Century—English
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    • Robert Frost

    Poems_4
    Twentieth Century—English
    *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Educated*

    • William Butler Yeats

  366. Poems_5
    late Nineteenth-early Twentieth centuries—English
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  367. Henry James

  368. The Portrait of a Lady_14
    originally published serially Oct. 1880-Nov. 1881 in Macmillan's and Nov. 1880-Dec. 1881 in the Atlantic Monthly—English
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  369. James Joyce

  370. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man_14
    originally published serially Feb. 1914-Sep. 1915, in the Egoist—English
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  371. Fyodor Dostoevsky

  372. Besy_9
    Demons; The Devils; The Possessed
    1872—Russian

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  373. William James

  374. Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking_8
    1907—English
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  375. William Wordsworth

  376. The Prelude or, Growth of the Poet's Mind: An Autobiographical Poem_9
    1850; earlier versions written 1799 and 1805—English
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  377. Jane Austen

  378. Pride and Prejudice_30
    originally anonymously published 1813—English
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  379. Niccolò Machiavelli

  380. Il Principe_29
    The Prince
    1532—Italian

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  381. Aeschylus

  382. Promētheus Desmōtēs_12
    Prometheus Bound
    disputed authorship; Fifth Century B C—Greek

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  383. Percy Bysshe Shelley

  384. Prometheus Unbound_3
    1820—English
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  385. Valmiki

  386. Ramayana_10
    ca. Fifth-Second centuries B C—Sanskrit
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  387. Alexander Pope

  388. The Rape of the Lock_7
    originally anonymously published 1712 in Linot's Miscellany; expanded 1714 and 1717—English
    *Lubbock* *Read* *Magill* *Recommended* *Dirda* *Great* *Newman*

  389. Stendhal

  390. Le Rouge et le Noir, Chronique du XIXe Siècle_18
    The Red and the Black
    1830—French

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  391. Stephen Crane

  392. The Red Badge of Courage_9
    published in part serially Dec. 1894 in the Philadelphia Press; in its entirety, 1895—English
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  393. Marcel Proust

  394. À la Recherche du Temps Perdu_17
    In Search of Lost Time; In Remembrance of Things Past
    originally published in seven volumes, two of which originally published as two books each, 1913-27—French

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  395. Plato

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

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  397. Thomas Hardy
    The Return of the Native_8
    originally published serially Jan.-Dec. 1878 in Belgravia, the Magazine of Fashion and Amusement—English
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    --
    • "Reynard the Fox"_1

  398. unspecified selection
    *Magill*

    William Shakespeare
  399. Richard II_9

  400. 1597—English
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  401. Richard III_11
    ca. 1592-7—English
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    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    'The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere'_7
    originally published in Lyrical Ballads, With a Few Other Poems, 1798; revised for inclusion in Sibylline Leaves, 1817—English
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    • Washington Irving

    'Rip Van Winkle'_4
    part of The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., published serially Jun. 1819-Jul. 1820, expanded 1848
    *Eliot* *Magill* *Recommended* *Newman*

    --
    • "Robin Hood's Adventures"_1

  402. unspecified selection
    *Magill*

  403. Daniel Defoe

  404. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner_21
    originally anonymously published 1719—English
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  405. William Shakespeare

  406. Romeo and Juliet_13
    ca. 1591-97—English
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  407. Nathaniel Hawthorne

  408. The Scarlet Letter_21
    1850—English
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  409. George Santayana

  410. Scepticism and Animal Faith_2
    1923—English
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  411. Oliver Goldsmith

  412. She Stoops to Conquer_6
    1773—English
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  413. Sǿren Kierkegaard

  414. Sygdommen til Dǿden_2
    The Sickness Unto Death
    originally published under the pseudonym, Anti-Climacus, 1849—Danish

    *Magill* *Recommended*

  415. George Eliot

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

    --
  417. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight_7

  418. probably the same author as Pearl (the "Gawain poet" or "Pearl poet"); late Fourteenth Century—English
    *Magill* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Dirda* *Great* *Newman* *Educated*

    --
  419. La Chanson de Roland_9

  420. ca. Eleventh Century—French
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  421. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  422. Sonnets From the Portuguese_2
    1850—English
    *Magill* *Recommended*

  423. D H Lawrence

  424. Sons and Lovers_9
    1913—English
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  425. William Faulkner

  426. The Sound and the Fury_13
    1929—English
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  427. Edgar Lee Masters

  428. Spoon River Anthology_3
    1915—English
    *Powys* *Magill* *Bloom*

  429. Robert Louis Stevenson

  430. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde_7
    1886—English
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  431. Thomas Aquinas

  432. Summa Theologiae_13
    Summa Theologica
    written 1265-74—Latin

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  433. Murasaki Shikibu

  434. Genji Monogatari_12
    The Tale of Genji
    ca. early Eleventh Century; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Royall Tyler's English translation—Japanese

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  435. William Shakespeare

  436. The Taming of the Shrew_9
    ca. 1592-94—English
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  437. Molière

  438. Tartuffe, ou l'Imposteur_15
    1664—French
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  439. William Shakespeare

  440. The Tempest_20
    1611—English
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  441. Thomas Hardy

  442. Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented_14
    published in part serially Jul.-Dec. 1891 in the Graphic—English
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  443. Anton Chekhov

  444. Tri Sestry_8
    Three Sisters
    1901—Russian

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  445. Lewis Carroll

  446. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There_10
    1871—English
    *Powys* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Harvard* *Graphic*

  447. Friedrich Nietzsche

  448. Also Sprach Zarathustra: Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen_15
    Thus Spake Zarathustra
    originally published in four volumes, 1883-5—German

    *Powys* *Durant* *Hundred* *France* *Read* *List* *Ward* *Magill* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *SeymourSmith* *Great* *World* *Graphic*

  449. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

  450. Thyestes_2
    First Century—Latin
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  451. H G Wells

  452. The Time Machine_5
    1895—English
    *Rexroth* *Magill* *Recommended* *Dirda* *Telegraph*

  453. Virginia Woolf

  454. To the Lighthouse_12
    1927 —English
    *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Norway* *Zane* *Smart* *Harvard* *Newman* *Graphic*

  455. Henry Fielding

  456. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling_19
    1749—English
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  457. Robert Louis Stevenson

  458. Treasure Island_5
    originally entitled Treasure Island or, The Mutiny of the Hispaniola, published serially 1891-2 in Young Folks under the pseudonym, Captain George North—English
    *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Telegraph*

  459. Franz Kafka

  460. Der Prozess_16
    The Trial
    1925—German

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  461. Gottfried Von Strassberg

  462. Tristan_4
    early Thirteenth Century—German
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  463. Laurence Sterne

  464. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman_14
    originally published in nine volumes, 1759-67—English
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  465. Euripides

  466. Trōiades _8
    The Trojan Woman
    415 B C—Greek

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  467. Henry James

  468. The Turn of the Screw_9
    originally published in The Two Magics, with a second novella, Covering End, 1898—English
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  469. William Shakespeare

  470. Twelfth Night; or, What You Will_10
    1602—English
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  471. Jules Verne

  472. Vingt Mille Lieues Sous les Mers: Tour du Monde Sous-Marin_5
    Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
    1870—French

    *Magill* *Learning* *Recommended* *Dirda* *Telegraph*

    Carl Jung
  473. Die Beziehungen Zwischen dem Ich und dem Unbewußten_1

  474. The Relations Between the Ego and the Unconscious
    1928; English translation included in Two Essays on Analytical Psychology, 1953—German

    *Magill*

  475. Über die Psychologie des Unbewußten_1

  476. On the Psychology of the Unconscious
    1943; English translation included in Two Essays on Analytical Psychology, 1953—German

    *Magill*

  477. William Shakespeare

  478. The Two Gentlemen of Verona_7
    ca. 1590-94—English
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  479. James Joyce

  480. Ulysses_20
    published in part serially Mar. 1918-Dec. 1920 in the Little Review; in its entirety, 1922—English
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  481. Thomas More

  482. Libellus Uere Aureus, nec Minus Salutaris Quam Festivus, de Optimo rei Publicae Statu Deque Nova Insula Utopia_14
    Utopia
    1516—Latin

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  483. William Makepeace Thackeray

  484. Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero_18
    originally published serially Jan. 1847-Jul. 1848—English
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  485. Ben Jonson

  486. Volpone_6
    1606—English
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  487. Samuel Beckett

  488. En Attendant Godot_13
    Waiting for Godot
    1953—French

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  489. Henry David Thoreau

  490. Walden; or, Life in the Woods_20
    1854—English
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  491. Leo Tolstoy
    Voyna i Mir"_25
    War and Peace
    originally entitled 1805, published in part, 1865 and 1867; retitled and published in its entirety, 1869—Russian

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    • T S Eliot

  492. 'The Waste Land'_11
    originally published Oct. 1922 in the Criterion—English
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  493. Virginia Woolf

  494. The Waves_5
    1931—English
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  495. Adam Smith

  496. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations_15
    1776; revised through third edition, 1784—English
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  497. William Shakespeare

  498. The Winter's Tale_10
    ca. 1611—English
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  499. Hesiod

  500. Erga kai Hēmerai_5
    Works and Days
    ca. Eighth-Seventh centuries B C—Greek

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  501. Emily Brontë

  502. Wuthering Heights_17
    originally published 1847 under the pseudonym, Ellis Bell; revised 1850—English
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