NOVELS Don Quixote- Miguel de Cervantes (1605) The Pilgrimʼs Progress- John Bunyan (1679) Gulliverʼs Travels- Jonathan

Swift (1726) Pride and Prejudice- Jane Austen (1815) Oliver Twist- Charles Dickens (1838) Jane Eyre- Charlotte Bronte (1847) The Scarlet Letter- Nathaniel Hawthorne (1850) Moby-Dick- Herman Melville (1851) Uncle Tomʼs Cabin- Harriet Beecher Stowe (1851) Madame Bovary- Gustave Flaubert (1857) Crime and Punishment- Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1866) Anna Karenina- Leo Tolstoy (1877) The Return of the Native- Thomas Hardy (1878) The Portrait of a Lady- Henry James (1881) Huckleberry Finn- Mark Twain (1884) The Red Badge of Courage- Stephen Crane (1895) Heart of Darkness- Joseph Conrad (1902) The House of Mirth- Edith Wharton (1905) The Great Gatsby- F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925) Mrs. Dalloway- Virginia Woolf (1925) The Trial- Franz Kafka (1925) Native Son- Richard Wright (1940) The Stranger- Albert Camus (1942) 1984- George Orwell (1949) Invisible Man- Ralph Ellison (1952) Seize the Day- Saul Bellow (1956) One Hundred Years of Solitude- Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1967) If on a winterʼs night a traveler- Italo Calvino (1972) Song of Solomon- Toni Morrison (1977) White Noise- Don Delillo Possession- A.S. Byatt (1990) AUTOBIOGRAPHIES The Confessions- Augustine (A.D. c. 400) The Book of Margery Kempe- Margery Kempe (c. 1430) Essays- Michel de Montaigne (1580) The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself- Teresa of Avila (1588) Meditations- Rene Descartes (1641) Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners- John Bunyan (1666) The Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration- Mary Rowlandson (1682) Confessions- Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1781)

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin- Benjamin Franklin (1791) Walden- Henry David Thoreau (1854) Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself- Harriet Jacobs (1861) Life and Times of Frederick Douglass- Frederick Douglass (1881) Up from Slavery- Booker T. Washington (1901) Ecce Homo- Friedrich Nietzsche (1908) Mein Kampf- Adolf Hitler (1925) An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth- Mohandas Gandhi (1929) The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas- Gertrude Stein (1933) The Seven Storey Mountain- Thomas Merton (1948) Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life- C.S. Lewis (1955) The Autobiography of Malcolm X- Malcolm X (1965) Journal of a Solitude- May Sarton (1973) The Gulag Archipelago- Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn Born Again- Charles W. Colson (1977) Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez- Richard Rodriguez (1982) All Rivers Run to the Sea: Memoirs- Elie Wiesel (1995) HISTORIES The Histories- Herodotus (441 B.C.) The Peloponnesian War- Thucydides (c. 400 B.C.) The Republic- Plato (c. 375 B.C.) Lives- Plutarch (A.D. 100-125) The City of God- Augustine (Completed 426) The Ecclesiastical History of the English People- Bede (731) The Prince- Niccolo Machiavelli (1513) Utopia- Sire Thomas More (1516) The True End of Civil Government- John Locke (1690) The History of England, Volume V- David Hume (1754) The Social Contract- Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1762) Common Sense- Thomas Paine (1776) The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire- Edward Gibbon (1776-1788) The Vindication of the Rights of Women- Mary Wollstonecraft (1792) Democracy in America- Alexis de Tocqueville (1835-40) The Communist Manifesto- Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (1848) The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy- Jacob Burckhardt (1860) The Souls of Black Folk- W.E.B. Du Bois (1903) The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism- Max Weber (1904) Queen Victoria- Lytton Strachey (1921) The Road to Wigan Pier- George Orwell (1937) The New England Mind- Perry Miller (1939) The Great Crash 1929- John Kenneth Galbraith (1955) The Longest Day- Cornelius Ryan (1959)

The Feminine Mystique- Betty Friedan (1963) Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made- Eugene D. Genovese (1974) A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous Fourteenth Century- Barbara Tuchman (1978) All the Presidentʼs Men- Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein (1987) Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era- James M. McPherson (1988) A Midwifeʼs Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary- Laura Thatcher Ulrich (1990) The End of History and the Last Man- Francis Fukuyama (1992) DRAMAS Agamemnon- Aeschylus (c. 458 B.C.) Oedipus the King- Sophocles (c. 450 B.C.) Medea- Euripides (c. 431 B.C.) The Birds- Aristophanes (c. 400 B.C.) Poetics- Aristotle (c. 330 B.C.) Doctor Faustus- Christopher Marlowe (1588) Richard III- William Shakespeare (1592-93) A Midsummer Nightʼs Dream- William Shakespeare (1594-95) Hamlet- William Shakespeare (1600) Tartuffe- Moliere (1669) The Way of the World- William Congreve (1700) She Stoops to Conquer- Oliver Goldsmith (1773) The School for Scandal- Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1777) A Dollʼs House- Henrik Ibsen (1879) The Importance of Being Earnest-Oscar Wilde (1899) The Cherry Orchard- Anton Chekhov (1904) Saint Joan- George Bernard Shaw (1924) Murder in the Cathedral- T.S. Eliot (1935) Our Town- Thornton Wilder (1938) Long Dayʼs Journey Into Night- Eugene OʼNeill (1940) No Exit- Jean Paul Sartre (1944) A Streetcar Named Desire- Tennessee Williams (1947) Death of a Salesman- Arthur Miller (1949) A Man for All Seasons- Robert Bolt (1960) Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead- Tom Stoppard (1967) Equus- Peter Shaffer (1974) POETRY The Epic of Gilgamesh (c. 2000 B.C.) The Iliad and the Odyssey- Homer (c. 800 B.C.) Greek Lyricists (c. 600 B.C.) Odes- Horace (65-8 B.C.) Beowulf (c. 1000)

Inferno- Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (c. 1350) The Canterbury Tales- Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343-1400) Sonnets- William Shakespeare (1564-1616) John Donne (1572-1631) Psalms- King James Bible (1611) Paradise Lost- John Milton (1608-1674) Songs of Innocence and Experience- William Blake (1757-1827) William Wordsworth (1770-1850) John Keats (1795- 1821) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1883) Walt Whitman (1819-1892) Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) Robert Frost (1874-1963) Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) Ezra Pound (1885-1972) T.S. Eliot (1888-1954) Langston Hughes (1902-1967) W. H. Auden (1907-1973) Philip Larkin (1922-1985) Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) Mark Strand (1934-) Adrienne Rich (1929-) Seamus Heaney (1939-) Robert Pinsky (1940-) Jane Kenyon (1947-1995) Rita Dove (1952-)

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