The Greatest Literature by Country or Region
Recently we began the long process of adapting and expanding our extensive research for the Greatest Literature of All Time to select the most acclaimed works from specific nationalities and areas.
In addition to re-using our hundreds of sources that helped create the Greatest Literature list, we have sought additional sources—popular, critical and scholarly—focusing on local literature. Our goal, in the case of each country or region, is to come up with the most compehensive listing of interest to both local readers and an open-minded global readership.
As with our initial Greatest list, preference is given to major works of creative literature—novels, novellas, epic poems, plays, and collections of short stories or poetry—though some important briefer works have also been included.
So far, of the country-based lists in progress, eight have been launched:
More to come.