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John Cowper Powys, One Hundred Best Books [1922]

  1. Homer

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

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  3. Euripides

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

    *Eliot* *Powys* *Classics* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *O'Hear*

  5. Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

  6. Carmina_11
    originally published in four volumes: first-third, 23 B.C; fourth, 13 B.C—Latin

    *Baldwin* *Powys* *Classics* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Bloom* *Taylor* *Trinity* *Newman* *Educated*

  7. Catullus

  8. Poems_6
    First Century B.C—Latin
    *Powys* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Newman*

  9. Dante

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

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  11. François Rabelais

  12. 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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  13. Voltaire
    Candide, ou L'Optimisme_23
    1759; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Tobias Smollett's English translation—French
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    • William Shakespeare

    Selected works_4
    late Sixteenth-early Seventeenth centuries—English
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Powys* *Read*

    John Milton
    • Selected works_2

  14. Seventeenth Century—English
    *Powys* *Read*

  15. Paradise Lost_27

  16. 1667; revised 1674—English
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  17. Paradise Regained, a Poem, in IV Books, to Which Is Added Samson Agonistes_8

  18. 1671—English
    *Eliot* *Powys* *Classics* *Zulli* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Newman*

    Thomas Browne
  19. Religio Medici_5

  20. 1643—English
    *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Powys* *Clasics* *Bloom*

  21. Hydriotaphia, Urne-Buriall, or, A Discourse of the Sepulchrall Urns Lately Found in Norfolk_3

  22. 1658—English
    *Powys* *Classics* *Bloom*

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  23. Faust_27

  24. 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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  25. Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre_5

  26. Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship

    *Eliot* *Powys* *Classics* *Bloom* *Trinity*

  27. Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre, Oder Die Entsagenden_4

  28. Wilhelm Meister's Journeyman Years, or the Renunciants
    1821; revised 1829—German

    *Powys* *Classics* *Bloom* *Trinity*

  29. Johann Peter Eckermann

  30. Gespräche mit Goethe_3
    originally published in three volumes: first and second, 1836; third, 1848—German
    *Powys* *Durant* *Classics*

    Friedrich Nietzsche
  31. Also Sprach Zarathustra: Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen_15

  32. 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*

  33. Die Frühliche Wissenschaft_1

  34. The Gay Science; The Joyous Wisdom


  35. Ecce Homo: Wie Man Wird, Was Man Ist_4
    *Powys* *Classics* *Fadiman* *Educated*

    Heinrich Heine
    • "Prose works_1

  36. Nineteenth Century—German

  37. Geständnisse_1

  38. originally published 1854 in the first volume of Vermischte Schriften—German

  39. Hermann Sudermann

  40. Das Hohe Lied_1

  41. Gerhart Hauptmann
    Der Narr in Christo Emanuel Quint_1

    Henrik Ibsen
    • Plays_4

  42. Fadiman recommends several overlapping collections; late Nineteenth Century—Norwegian
    *Powys* *Read* *Good* *Fadiman*

  43. Vildanden_8

  44. The Wild Duck

    *Powys* *Invitation* *Classics* *Read* *Ward* *Adler* *Fadiman* *Newman*

  45. August Strindberg
    Le Plaidoyer d'un Fou_1
    German version, 1893; French original, 1895—French

    • Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Complete works_1
    Nineteenth Century—English

    Walt Whitman
    • Poems_1

  46. Nineteenth Century—English

  47. Leaves of Grass_20
    1855; expanded and revised through ninth edition, 1892—English
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    • "Prose works"_1

  48. Nineteenth Century—English

  49. Edgar Lee Masters

  50. Spoon River Anthology_3
    *Powys* *Magill* *Bloom*

  51. Theodore Dreiser

  52. The Titan_1

  53. Miguel de Cervantes

  54. 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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  55. Victor Hugo

  56. Les Travailleurs de la Mer_3
    *Powys* *Classics* *Bloom*

    Honoré de Balzac
  57. Illusions Perdues_4

  58. Lost Illusions

    *Powys* *Classics* *Deposit* *Newman*

  59. La Cousine Bette_7

  60. originally published serially Oct.-Dec. 1846 in Le Constitutionnel—French
    *Powys* *Classics* *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *Newman*

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

    *Eliot* *Powys* *Durant* *Hundred* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Norway* *Newman*

    • La Comédie Humaine_5

    collective name for 91 finished and 46 unfinished works; Nineteenth Century—French
    *Powys* *France* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Trinity*

    Guy de Maupassant
    • 'La Maison Tellier'_1

    part of Le Maison Tellier, 1881—French

    • 'Histoire d'une Fille de Ferme'_1

    originally published Mar. 1881 in La Revue Politique et Littéraire; included in Le Maison Tellier, 1881—French

    • 'Amour'_1

  62. originally published Dec. 1886 in Gil Blas; included in Le Horla, 1887—French

  63. Stendhal

  64. Le Rouge et le Noir, Chronique du XIXe Siècle_18
    The Red and the Black

    *Powys* *Classics* *France* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *Newman* *Deposit*

    Anatole France
  65. Le Livre de Mon Ami_1

  66. 1885—French

  67. Les Opinions de Jérôme Coignard_1

  68. 1893—French

  69. L'Orme du Mail_1

  70. 1897—French

    Remy de Gourmont
  71. Une Nuit de Luxembourg_1

  72. 1912—French

  73. Litanies de la Rose_1

  74. 1892—French

  75. Paul Bourget

  76. Le Disciple_1

  77. Romain Rolland

  78. Jean Christophe_3
    published in ten volumes: L'Aube, 1904; Le Matin, 1904; L'Adolescent, 1904; La Révolte, 1905; La Foir sur la Place, 1908; Antoinette, 1908; Dans la Maison, 1908; Les Amies, 1910; Le Buisson Ardent, 1911; La Nouvelle Journée, 1912—French
    *Powys* *Durant* *Hundred*

    Gabriele D'Annunzio
  79. Il Trionfo Della Morte_1

  80. The Triumph of Death


  81. Il Fuoco_1

  82. The Flame of Life


    Fyodor Dostoevsky
  83. Prestuplénie i Nakazániye_23

  84. 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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  85. Idiot_11

  86. originally published serially 1868-9 in Rússkij Véstnik—Russian
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  87. Fyodor Dostoevsky

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

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  89. Unižennye i Oskorblënnye_1

  90. Humiliated and Insulted
    originally published 1861 in Vrémâ—Russian


  91. Besy_9

  92. Demons; The Devils; The Possessed

    *Powys* *Classics* *France* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Norway* *Zane* *Newman*

    Ivan Turgenev
  93. Nov'_2

  94. Virgin Soil

    *Powys* *Classics*

  95. Zapiski Ohotnika_4

  96. A Sportsman's Sketches
    originally published in Sovremennik, 1852—Russian

    *Powys* *Classics* *Ward* *Bloom*

  97. Dvorânskoe Gnezdo_2

  98. Home of the Gentry; Liza
    originally published in Sovremennik, Jan. 1859—Russian

    *Eliot* *Powys*

  99. Maxim Gorky

  100. Forma Gordeev_1
    The Man Who Was Afraid


  101. Anton Chekhov

  102. Čajka_7
    The Seagull

    *Powys* *Classics* *Ward* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Dirda* *Newman*

  103. Mikhail Artzybashev

  104. Sanin_1

    Laurence Sterne
  105. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman_14

  106. originally published in nine volumes, 1759-67—English
    *Powys* *Durant* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Magill* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Norway* *Zane* *Smart* *Newman*

  107. A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy_6

  108. 1768—English
    *Eliot* *Powys* *Read* *Ward* *Bloom* *Newman*

  109. Jonathan Swift

  110. A Tale of a Tub_4
    1704; revised through fifth edition, 1710—English
    *Powys* *Read* *Bloom* *Newman*

    Charles Lamb
  111. Essays of Elia_4

  112. 1823; originally published serially in the London Magazine, 1820-25—English
    *Baldwin* *Powys* *Hundred* *Ward*

  113. Last Essays of Elia_4

  114. 1833; originally published serially in the London Magazine, 1820-25—English
    *Baldwin* *Powys* *Hundred* *Ward*

    Walter Scott
  115. Guy Mannering; or, The Astrologer_3

  116. originally anonymously published 1815—English
    *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Powys*

  117. The Bride of Lamermoor_3

  118. originally anonymously published 1819—English
    *Baldwin* *Powys* *Newman*

  119. The Heart of Midlothian_3

  120. originally anonymously published 1818—English
    *Baldinw* *Powys* *Bloom*

  121. William Makepeace Thackeray

  122. The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Q. Anne. Written by Himself_5
    *Baldwin* *Powys* *Classics* *Hundred* *Bloom*

  123. Charles Dickens

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

  125. Jane Austen

  126. Pride and Prejudice_30
    originally anonymously published 1813—English
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  127. Emily Brontë

  128. Wuthering Heights_17
    originally published 1847 under the pseudonym, Ellis Bell; revised 1850—English
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  129. George Meredith

  130. The Adventures of Harry Richmond_1
    originally published serially Sep. 1870-Nov. 1871 in Cornhill Magazine—English

    Henry James
  131. The Ambassadors_12

  132. originally published serially 1903 in the North American Review—English
    *Powys* *Classics* *Read* *Magill* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Zane* *Smart* *Newman*

  133. The Tragic Muse_1
    originally published serially 1889-90 in the Atlantic Monthly—English

    • The Soft Side_1

    1900; 12 stories published in periodicals, previously uncollected in book form—English

    • The Better Sort_1

  134. 1903; includes The Beast in the Jungle and 10 other stories—English

  135. The Beast in the Jungle_4

  136. originally published as part of The Better Sort, 1903—English
    *Powys* *Adler* *Foundation* *Dirda*

  137. The Wings of the Dove_3

  138. 1902—English
    *Powys* *Bloom* *Newman*

  139. The Golden Bowl_6

  140. 1904—English
    *Powys* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Zane* *Newman*

    Thomas Hardy
  141. Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented_14

  142. published in part serially Jul.-Dec. 1891 in the Graphic—English
    *Powys* *Hundred* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Campbell* *Guardian* *Zane* *Smart* *Telegraph* *Newman* *Deposit*

  143. The Return of the Native_8

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

  145. The Mayor of Casterbridge: The Life and Death of a Man of Character_6

  146. 1886—English
    *Powys* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *Newman*

  147. Far From the Madding Crowd_5

  148. originally anonymously published serially in Cornhill Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1874; revised 1895 and 1901—English
    *Powys* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Guardian* *Newman*

  149. Wessex Poems and Other Verses_2

  150. 1898—English
    *Powys* *Bloom*

    Joseph Conrad
  151. Chance_1

  152. originally published serially 1912—English

  153. Lord Jim_6

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

  155. Victory_2
    *Powys* *Bloom*

    • 'Youth'_2

  156. originally published in Blackwood's Magazine, Sep. 1898—English
    *Powys* *Fadiman*

  157. Almayer's Folly_1

  158. 1895—English

    Walter Pater
  159. Marius the Epicurean_2

  160. 1885—English
    *Powys* *Bloom*

  161. Studies in the History of the Renaissance_2

  162. 1873; ten essays, six of which originally published in the Fortnightly Review, 1869-71, two in the Westminster Review, 1867-68—English
    *Powys* *Bloom*

  163. Imaginary Portraits_2

  164. four essays originally published 1885-87 in Macmillan's Magazine—English
    *Powys* *Bloom*

  165. Gaston de Latour_1

  166. 1896—English

    George Bernard Shaw
  167. Man and Superman_7

  168. performed in part, 1905; in its entirety, 1915—English
    *Powys* *Classics* *Hundred* *Read* *Ward* *Recommended* *Fadiman*

  169. Fanny's First Play_1

  170. 1911—English

  171. Androcles and the Lion_2

  172. 1912—English
    *Powys* *Fadiman*

  173. Pygmalion_7

  174. 1913—English
    *Powys* *Read* *Van Doren* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity*

  175. G K Chesterton

  176. Orthodoxy_2
    *Powys* *Reynolds*

    Oscar Wilde
  177. Intentions_1

  178. 1891; 'The Decay of Lying - An Observation' originally published Jan. 1889 in the Nineteenth Century; 'Pen, Pencil and Poison: A Study in Green'; 'The Critic as Artist', originally entitled 'The True Function and Value of Criticism: With Some Remarks on the Importance of Doing Nothing: A Dialogue', published Jul. and Sep. 1890 in the Nineteenth Century; 'The Truth of Masks: A Note on Illusion'—English

  179. The Importance of Being Earnest_8

  180. 1895—English
    *Powys* *Ward* *Magill* *Recommended* *Smart* *Trinity* *Newman* *Educated*

  181. Salomé_2

  182. 1893; English version, 1894—French
    *Powys* *Newman*

  183. De Profundis_3

  184. published in part, 1905; additional portions published 1913; in its entirety, 1949; revised 1962 and included in The Letters of Oscar Wilde—English
    *Powys* *Ward* *Newman*

  185. The Soul of Man Under Socialism_1

  186. 1891—English

  187. Rudyard Kipling

  188. The Jungle Book_4
    *Powys* *Van Doren* *Recommended* *Newman*

    Lewis Carroll
  189. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland_17

  190. 1865—English
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  191. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There_10

  192. 1871—English
    *Powys* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Harvard* *Deposit* *Graphic*

    John Galsworthy
  193. The Man of Property_4

  194. 1906—English
    *Powys* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Smart*

  195. The Country House_1

  196. 1907—English

  197. Fraternity_1

  198. 1909—English

  199. W Somerset Maugham

  200. Of Human Bondage_3
    *Powys* *Hundred* *Recommended*

  201. Gilbert Cannan

  202. Round the Corner_1

  203. Vincent O'Sullivan

  204. The Good Girl_1

    Oliver Onions
  205. In Accordance With the Evidence_1

  206. 1910—English

  207. The Debit Account_1

  208. 1913—English

  209. The Story of Louie_1

  210. 1913—English

    Arnold Bennett
  211. Anna of the Five Towns_1

  212. 1902—English

  213. The Old Wives' Tale_4

  214. 1908—English
    *Powys* *Hundred* *Magill* *Bloom*

  215. Clayhanger_1

  216. 1910—English

  217. Hilda Lessways_1

  218. 1911—English

  219. These Twain_1

    • The Oxford Book of English Verse, 12501918_2

  220. originally entitled The Oxford Book of English Verse, 12501900, published 1900; revised and retitled 1939; edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch—English
    *Powys* *Hundred*