Nineteenth-Century Literature

1801 to 1900 CE
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1802
Delphine
Madame de Stael
France
Novel
1804
William Tell
Friedrich Schiller
Germany
Drama
1805
René
François René de Chateaubriand
France
Novel
 
The Marquise of O...
Heinrich von Kleist
Germany
Story
1807
Poems
William Wordsworth
England
Poetry
1808–1832
Faust
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Germany
Drama
1810
The Lady of the Lake
Walter Scott
Scotland
Poetry
1811
Sense and Sensibility
England
Novel
 
Michael Kohlhaas
Heinrich von Kleist
Germany
Novella
1812
Poems
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Germany
Poetry
1812–1857
Germany
Stories
1813
Pride and Prejudice
England
Novel
 
Swiss Family Robinson
Johann David Wyss
Switzer.
Novel
1814
Mansfield Park
England
Novel
 
Waverly
Walter Scott
Scotland
Novel
1815
England
Novel
1815–1816
The Devil's Elixir
E.T.A. Hoffmann
Germany
Novel
1816
Kubla Khan
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
England
Poem
1818
Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage
George Gordon Byron
England
Poetry
 
Endymion
John Keats
England
Poetry
 
Nightmare Abbey
Thomas Love Peacock
England
Novel
 
England
Novel
 
Ozymandias
Percy Bysshe Shelley
England
Poem
1819
Ivanhoe
Walter Scott
Scotland
Novel
1819–1824
Don Juan
George Gordon Byron
England
Poetry
1820
Odes
John Keats
England
Poetry
 
Prometheus Unbound
Percy Byssche Shelley
England
Poetry
 
Melmoth the Wanderer
Charles Maturin
Ireland
Novel
1821
Prince Friedrich of Homburg
Heinrich von Kleist
Germany
Drama
 
Poems
William Cullen Bryant
USA
Poetry
1825
Diary
Samuel Pepys
England
Diary
 
Boris Godunov
Alexander Pushkin
Russia
Poetry
 
Eugene Onegin
Alexander Pushkin
Russia
Poetry
 
The Talisman
Walter Scott
Scotland
Novel
1825–1842
The Betrothed
Alessandro Manzoni
Italy
Novel
1826
The Last of the Mohicans
James Fennimore Cooper
USA
Novel
1827
Book of Songs
Heinrich Heine
Germany
Poetry
1831
Queen Margot
Alexandre Dumas
France
Drama
 
The Red and the Black
Stendhal
France
Novel
 
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
Victor-Marie Hugo
France
Novel
1831–1835
Canti
Giacomo Leopardi
Italy
Poetry
1833
Eugénie Grandet
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel
 
Lélia
George Sand
France
Novel
1834
Old Goriot
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel
1835
Chatterton
Alfred de Vigny
France
Drama
 
Young Goodman Brown
Nathaniel Hawthorne
USA
Story
1836
The Government Inspector
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine
Drama
1837
Twice-Told Tales
Nathaniel Hawthorne
USA
Stories
1839
The Charterhouse of Parma
Stendhal
France
Novel
 
England
Novel
1840
A Hero of Our Time
Mikhail Lermontov
Russia
Novel
 
The Deerslayer
James Fennimore Cooper
USA
Novel
1842
My Last Duchess
Robert Browning
England
Poem
 
The Nursery Rhymes of England
James Orchard Halliwell
England
Poetry
 
The Demon
Mikhail Lermontov
Russia
Poem
 
Dead Souls
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine
Novel
 
The Demon
Mikhail Lermontov
Russia
Poem
1843
England
Novella
1843–1847
A Harlot High and Low
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel
1844
Poems
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
England
Poetry
 
The Luck of Barry Lyndon
William Makepeace Thackeray
England
Novel
 
The Count of Monte-Cristo
Alexandre Dumas
France
Novel
1845
The Three Musketeers
Alexandre Dumas
France
Novel
 
Carmen
Prosper Mérimée
France
Novel
 
The Raven and Other Poems
USA
Poetry
 
Tales
USA
Stories
1846
Cousin Bette
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel
 
The Devil's Pool
George Sand
France
Novel
 
The Man in the Iron Mask
Alexandre Dumas
France
Novel
 
The Cask of Amontillado
USA
Story
1846–1863
The Book of Nonsense
Edward Lear
England
Novel
1847
England
Novel
 
England
Novel
 
Evangeline
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
USA
Poetry
1848
Mary Barton
Elizabeth Gaskell
England
Novel
 
Vanity Fair
William Makepeace Thackeray
England
Novel
1850
Poems
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
England
Poetry
 
In Memoriam
Alfred Lord Tennyson
England
Poetry
 
The Prelude
William Woodsworth
England
Poetry
 
The Black Tulip
Alexandre Dumas
France
Novel
 
The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
USA
Novel
1851
Moby Dick
Herman Melville
USA
Novel
 
The House of Seven Gables
Nathaniel Hawthorne
USA
Novel
1852
Camille
Alexandre Dumas (fils)
France
Drama
 
Enamels and Cameos
Théophile Gautier
France
Poetry
 
A Sportsman’s Sketches
Ivan Turgenev
Russia
Stories
 
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
USA
Novel
1853
Les Chatiments
Victor-Marie Hugo
France
Poetry
 
England
Novel
 
Bartleby the Scrivener
Herman Melville
USA
Story
1855
Men and Women
Robert Browning
England
Poetry
 
North and South
Elizabeth Gaskell
England
Novel
 
The Warden
Anthony Trollope
England
Novel
 
Leaves of Grass
Walt Whitman
USA
Poetry
1857
Gustave Flaubert
France
Novel
 
The Flowers of Evil
Charles Baudelaire
France
Poetry
 
Barchester Towers
Anthony Trollope
England
Novel
 
England
Novel
 
Idylls of the King
Alfred Lord Tennyson
England
Poetry
 
The Virginians
William Makepeace Thackeray
England
Novel
 
Oblomov
Ivan Alexandrovich Goncharov
Russia
Novel
1860
The Storm
Alexander Ostrovsky
Russia
Drama
1861
England
Novel
 
Silas Marner
England
Novel
1862
Goblin Market and Other Poems
Christina Rossetti
England
Poetry
 
Les Misérables
Victor-Marie Hugo
France
Novel
 
Fathers and Sons
Ivan Turgenev
Russia
Novel
1864
A Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Jules Verne
France
Novel
1865
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
England
Novel
1865–1869
War and Peace
Leo Tolstoy
Russia
Novel
1866
Crime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoyevski
Russia
Novel
 
Poems and Ballads
Algernon Swinburne
England
Poetry
1867
Peer Gynt
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Drama
1868
England
Novel
 
Little Women
Louisa May Alcott
USA
Novel
1869
Lorna Doone
Richard Blackmore
England
Novel
 
Phineas Finn
Anthony Trollope
England
Novel
 
A Sentimental Education
Gustave Flaubert
France
Novel
 
Collected Poems
Matthew Arnold
England
Poetry
1870
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Jules Verne
France
Novel
1870–1881
The House of Life
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
England
Poetry
1871
Through the Looking-Glass
Lewis Carroll
England
Novel
1872
Fairy Tales and Stories
Hans Christian Andersen
Denmark
Stories
 
England
Novel
 
England
Novel
 
The Possessed
Fyodor Dostoyevski
Russia
Novel
1873
Around the World in Eighty Days
Jules Verne
France
Novel
 
A Season in Hell
Arthur Rimbaud
France
Poetry
1874
L’Après-midi d’un faune
Stéphane Mallarmé
France
Poetry
 
The Idiot
Fyodor Dostoyevski
Russia
Novel
 
Anna Karenina
Leo Tolstoy
Russia
Novel
1875
The Way We Live Now
Anthony Trollope
England
Novel
1876
Daniel Deronda
England
Novel
 
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain
USA
Novel
1879
The Egoist
George Meredith
England
Novel
 
Jacques Vingtras
Jules Valles
France
Novel
 
A Doll’s House
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Drama
 
The Red Room
August Strindberg
Sweden
Novel
1880
Nana
Émile Zola
France
Novel
 
The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoyevski
Russia
Novel
 
Ben-Hur
Lew Wallace
USA
Novel
1881
Sagesse
Paul Verlaine
France
Poetry
 
The Portrait of a Lady
Henry James
USA
Novel
1882
Ismaelillo
José Marti
Cuba
Poetry
 
Mademoiselle Fifi
Guy de Maupassant
France
Stories
1884
Cavalleria Rusticana
Giovanni Verga
Italy
Novel
 
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain
USA
Novel
1985
King Solomon's Mines
H. Rider Haggard
England
Novel
 
Bel Ami
Guy de Maupassant
France
Novel
 
Germinal
Émile Zola
France
Novel
 
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Leo Tolstoy
Russia
Novella
 
Scotland
Novel
1887
Poésies
Stéphane Mallarmé
France
Poetry
 
The Father
August Strindberg
Sweden
Drama
1888
The Man Who Would Be King
Rudyard Kipling
England
Novel
1889
Three Men in a Boat
Jerome K. Jerome
England
Novel
 
The Master of Ballantrae
Scotland
Novel
 
Miss Julie
August Strindberg
Sweden
Drama
 
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
Mark Twain
USA
Novel
1890
Poems
Emily Dickinson
USA
Poetry
 
News from Nowhere
William Morris
England
Novel
 
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Oscar Wilde
Ireland
Novel
 
Hedda Gabler
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Drama
 
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Ambrose Bierce
USA
Story
1892
Pelleas and Melisande
Maurice Maeterlinck
Belgium
Drama
 
The Diary of a Nobody
George and Weedon Grossmith
England
Novel
 
The Yellow Wallpaper
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
USA
Story
1893
The Master Builder
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Drama
 
The Second Mrs. Tanqueray
Arthur Wing Pinero
England
Drama
1894
Arms and the Man
George Bernard Shaw
Ireland
Drama
 
Esther Waters
George Moore
Ireland
Novel
 
The Jungle Book
Rudyard Kipling
England
Stories
 
Tevye Stories
Sholom Aleichem
Ukraine
Stories
1895
The Importance of Being Ernest
Oscar Wilde
Ireland
Drama
 
The Time Machine
H.G. Wells
England
Novel
 
Effi Briest
Theodor Fontane
Germany
Novel
 
Lilith
George MacDonald
Scotland
Novel
1895–1899
Poems
W.B. Yeats
Ireland
Poetry
1896
The Sea Gull
Anton Chekhov
Russia
Drama
 
England
Novel
 
The Bostonians
Henry James
England
Novel
 
A Shropshire Lad
Alfred E. Housman
England
Poetry
 
The Island of Doctor Moreau
H.G. Wells
England
Novel
1897
Ireland
Novel
1898
Poland
Novel
 
The War of the Worlds
H.G. Wells
England
Novel
 
Cyrano de Bergerac
Edmond Rostand
France
Drama
 
The Turn of the Screw
Henry James
USA
Novella
1899
Hunger
Knut Hamsun
Norway
Novel
 
Ward Number Six
Anton Chekhov
Russia
Story
 
The Awakening
Kate Chopin
USA
Novel
1900
Poland
Novel
 
Uncle Vanya
Anton Chekhov
Russia
Drama
 
Sister Carrie
Theodore Dreiser
USA
Novel
 
Monsieur Beaucaire
Booth Tarkington
USA
Novel

 
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