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Eigthteenth-Century Literature (1701 to 1800 CE)
1702
The Narrow Road to the Interior
Matsuo Bashō
Japan
Travelogue
1703
The Love Suicides at Sonezaki
Chikamatsu Monzaemon
Japan
Play
1704
A Tale of a Tub
Jonathan Swift
England
Novel
1709
Turcaret
Alain-René Lesage
France
Play
1711
An Essay on Criticism
Alexander Pope
England
Poetry
1712–1714
England
Poem
1715–1735
Gil Blas
Alain-René Lesage
France
Novel
1719
Daniel Defoe
England
Novel
1719–1720
Love in Excess
Eliza Haywood
England
Novel
1721
The Love Suicides at Amijima
Chikamatsu Monzaemon
Japan
Play
1722
Moll Flanders
Daniel Defoe
England
Novel
1723
The Henriade
Voltaire
France
Epic poem
1724
Roxana
Daniel Defoe
England
Novel
1726
Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift
England
Novel
1728
The Beggar's Opera
John Gay
England
Play
1728–1742
The Dunciad
England
Poetry
1730
The Game of Love and Chance
Marivaux
France
Play
1731
Manon Lescaut
Antoine François Prévost
France
Novel
1740
Pamela
Samuel Richardson
England
Novel
1741
Shamela
Henry Fielding
England
Novel
1742
Joseph Andrews
Henry Fielding
England
Novel
1744
La Dispute
Pierre de Marivaux
France
Play
1746
The Servant of Two Masters
Carlo Goldoni
Italy
Play
1747
Zadiq
Voltaire
France
Novel
1748
Clarissa
Samuel Richardson
England
Novel
 
The Treasury of Loyal Retainers
Takeda Izumo, Miyoshi Shōraku, Namiki Senryū
Japan
Play
1748–1749
Fanny Hill
Johyn Cleland
England
Novel
1749
Tom Jones
Henry Fielding
England
Novel
 
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
Thomas Gray
England
Poem
1750
The Scholars
Wu Jingzi
China
Novel
1751
Amelia
Henry Fielding
England
Novel
 
The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle
Tobias Smollett
England
Novel
1752
Micromégas
Voltaire
France
Novella
 
The Female Quixote
Charlotte Lennox
Scotland
Novel
1753
The Mistress of the Inn
Carlo Goldoni
Italy
Play
 
Sir Charles Grandison
Samuel Richardson
England
Novel
1759
Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia
Samuel Johnson
France
Novella
 
Candide
Voltaire
England
Novella
1759–1767
England
Novel
1761
Julie; or, The New Heloise
Jean Jacques Rousseau
England
Novel
1762
Emile, or On Education
Jean Jacques Rousseau
England
Novel
c. 1763
Three Hundred Tang Poems
Du Fu, Li Bai and others
China
Poetry collection
1764
Reliques of Ancient English Poetry
Thomas Percy
England
Poetry collection
1765
Horace Walpole
England
Novella
1767
Minna von Barnhelm or the Soldiers' Happiness
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Germany
Play
1768
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy
Laurence Sterne
Ireland
Novel
1769
O Uraguai
Termindo Sipílio
Brazil
Novel
1771
Humphrey Clinker
Tobias Smollett
England
Novel
 
The Man of Feeling
Henry Mackenzie
Scotland
Novel
1774
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Germany
Novel
1775
The Rivals
Richard Sheridan
England
Play
 
The Barber of Seville
Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
France
Play
1777
The School for Scandal
Richard Sheridan
England
Play
1778
Evelina
Fanny Burney
England
Novel
1779
Nathan the Wise
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Germany
Play
 
Fables and Parables
Ignacy Krasicki
Poland
Play
1781
The Robbers
Friedrich Schiller
Germany
Play
1782
Dangerous Liaisons
Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
France
Novel
1784
Elegaic Sonnets
Charlotte Smith
England
Poetry collection
 
The Marriage of Figaro
Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
France
Play
1785
The Task
William Cowper
England
Play
 
The 120 Days of Sodom
Marquis de Sade
France
Play
1785–1790
Anton Reiser
Karl Philipp Moritz
Germany
Novel
1786
Vathek
William Beckford
England
Novel
1787
Don Carlos, Infant von Spanien
Friedrich Schiller
Germany
Play
1788
Emmeline
Charlotte Turner Smith
England
Novel
 
Paul et Virginie
Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre
France
Novel
1789
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
Olaudah Equiano
Benin
Memoir
1789–1794
Songs of Innocence and Experience
William Blake
England
Poetry collection
1791
Justine
Marquis de Sade
France
Novel
1791–1792
Dream of the Red Chamber
Cao Zhan
China
Novel
 
Life of Samuel Johnson
James Boswell
England
Biography
1792
The Nun
Dennis Diderot
France
Novel
 
Poor Liza
Nicolai Karamzin
Russia
Novel
c.1792
Epic of Manas
Anonymous
Kyrgyzstan
Epic poem
1794
The Tyger
William Blake
England
Poem
 
The Mysteries of Udolpho
Ann Radcliffe
England
Novel
1795–1796
William Meister's Apprenticeship
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Germany
Novel
1796
The Monk
Matthew Lewis
England
Novel
 
Marchmont
Charlotte Smith
England
Novel
 
Jacques the Fatalist and His Master
Denis Diderot
France
Novel
1797
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
England
Poem
1797–1799
Hyperion
Friedrich Hölderlin
Germany
Novel
1797–1801
Juliette
Marquis de Sade
France
Novel
1797–1806
Hymns and Fragments
Friedrich Hölderlin
Germany
Poetry
1798
Speed the Plough
Thomas Morton
England
Play
 
Wieland
Charles Brockden Brown
United States
Novel
1798–1800
Lyrical Ballads
William Wordsworth, Samuel Coleridge
England
Poetry
1799
Arthur Mervyn, or Memoirs of the Year 1793
Charles Brockden Brown
United States
Novel
 
Ormond
Charles Brockden Brown
United States
Novel
1800
Mary Stuart
Friedrich Scjhiller
Germany
Play
 
Castle Rackrent
Maria Edgeworth
Ireland
Novel
Nineteenth-Century Literature (1801 to 1900 CE)
1802
René
François René de Chateaubriand
France
Novella
 
Delphine
Germaine de Stael
France
Novel
1803
Thaddeus of Warsaw
Jane Porter
England
Novel
1804
William Tell
Friedrich Schiller
Germany
Play
1805
The Lay of the Last Minstrel
Walter Scott
Scotland
Poem
1807
Poems
William Wordsworth
England
Poetry
 
Corinne
Germaine de Stael
France
Novel
1808–1832
Faust
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Germany
Play
1808
Marmion
Walter Scott
Scotland
Poem
1809
Elective Affinities
Johuann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Germany
Novel
1810
The Lady of the Lake
Walter Scott
Scotland
Poetry
1811
England
Novel
 
Michael Kohlhaas
Heinrich von Kleist
Germany
Novella
1812
Poems
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Germany
Poetry
 
Swiss Family Robinson
Johann David Wyss
Switzerland
Novel
1812–1818
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
George Gordon Byron
England
Poetry
1812–1857
Germany
Story collection
including Cinderella, Little Red Cap, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Snow White, Rumpelstiltskin, Tom Thumb, and others
1813
England
Novel
1814
England
Novel
 
Waverley
Walter Scott
Scotland
Novel
1814—1842
Tale of the Eight Dogs
Takizawa Bakin
Japan
Novel tetralogy
1815
England
Novel
1815–1816
The Devil's Elixir
E.T.A. Hoffmann
Germany
Novel
1816
Kubla Khan
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
England
Poem
 
Adolphe
Benjamin Constant
Switzerland
Novel
1817
Persuasion
Jane Austen
England
Novel
 
The Story of the Just Casper and Fair Annie
Clemens Brentano
Germany
Novella
 
Rob Roy
Walter Scott
Scotland
Novel
1818
Northanger Abbey
Jane Austen
England
Novel
 
Endymion
John Keats
England
Poetry
 
Nightmare Abbey
Thomas Love Peacock
England
Novella
 
England
Novel
 
Ozymandias
Percy Byssche Shelley
England
Poem
1819
Mademoiselle de Scuderi
E.T.A. Hoffmann
Germany
Novella
 
Ivanhoe
Walter Scott
Scotland
Novel
 
United States
Story
1819–1821
The Life and Opinions of Tomcat Murr
E.T.A. Hoffmann
Germany
Novel
1819–1824
Don Juan
George Gordon Byron
England
Epic poem
1820
Odes
John Keats
England
Poetry collection
 
Prometheus Unbound
Percy Byssche Shelley
England
Poetry
 
Ruslan and Ludmila
Alexander PUshkin
Russia
Epic poem
 
Melmoth the Wanderer
Charles Maturin
Ireland
Novel
1821
Confessions of an English Opium Eater
Thomas De Quincy
England
Memoir
 
Rameau's Nephew
Denis Diderot
France
Dialogue
 
The Prince of Homburg
Heinrich von Kleist
Germany
Play
 
Poems
William Cullen Bryant
United States
Poetry
 
The Pioneers
James Fenimore Cooper
United States
Novel
1822
George Gordon Byron
The Vision of Judgment
England
Poetry
1824
Julian and Maddalo
Percy Bysshe Shelley
England
Poetry
 
The Fountain of Bakhchisaray
Alexander PUshkin
Russia
Poetry
 
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinne
James Hogg
Scotland
Novel
1824–1832
Our Village
Mary Russell Mitford
England
Sketches
1825
Woe From Wit
Alexander Griboyedov
Russia
Play
 
Boris Godunov
Alexander Pushkin
Russia
Poetry
1825–1832
Eugene Onegin
Alexander Pushkin
Russia
Poetry
1826
Memoirs of a Good-for-Nothing
Joseph von Eichendorff
Germany
Novella
 
The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
United States
Novel
1827
Flowers in a Mirror
Li Ruzhen
China
Novel
 
Book of Songs
Heinrich Heine
Germany
Poetry
1827–1842
The Betrothed
Alessandro Manzoni
Italy
Novel
1828
Rachel Dyer
John Neal
United States
Novel
1829
The Chouans
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel
1830
A Passion in the Desert
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel
 
The Tales of Belkin
Alexander Pushkin
Russia
Stopry collection
1831
The Elixir of Life
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel
 
Queen Margot
Alexandre Dumas
France
Play
 
Victor-Marie Hugo
France
Novel
 
The Red and the Black
Stendhal
France
Novel
1832
Indiana
George Sand
France
Novel
 
Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine
Story collection
1833
Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess
Anonymous
France
Novel
 
Eugénie Grandet
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel
 
Lélia
George Sand
France
Novel
1834
Old Goriot
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel
 
Master Thaddeus
Adam Mickiewicz
Poland
Poetry
1835
Canti
Giacomo Leopardi
Italy
Poetry collection
 
Tara Bulba
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine
Play
1835–1849
Kalevala
Elias Lönnrot
Finland
Epic poem
1836
The Captain's Daughter
Alexander Pushkin
Russia
Novel
 
Maj
Karel Hynek Mácha
Czechia
Poetry
 
Sartor Resartus
Thomas Carlyle
Scotland
Novel
 
The Government Inspector
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine
Novel
 
The Noser
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine
Story
1837
The Ingoldsby Legends
Richard Harris Barham
England
Story collection
 
The Pickwick Papers
Charles Dickens
England
Novel
 
The Bronze Horseman
Alexander Pushkin
Russia
Poem
 
Twice-Told Tales
Nathaniel Hawthorne
United States
Story collection
1837—1843
Lost Illusions
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel in three parts
1838
England
Novel
1839
England
Novel
 
The Charterhouse of Parma
Stendhal
France
Novel
 
United States
Story collection
including The Fall of the House of Usher, The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall, MS. Found in a Bottle, and others
1840
A Hero of Our Time
Mikhail Lermontov
Russia
Novel
 
Two Years Before the Mast
Richard Henry Dana Jr.
United States
Memoir
 
The Deerslayer
James Fenimore Cooper
United States
Novel
1842
Windsor Castle
William Harrison Ainsworth
England
Novel
 
The Nursery Rhymes of England
James Orchard Halliwell
England
Poetry collection
 
Lays of Ancient Rome
Thomas Babington Macauley
England
Poetry collection
 
Annette von Droste-Hülshoff
Germany
Novella
 
The Demon
Mikhail Lermontov
Russia
Poem
 
Dead Souls
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine
Novel
 
The Overcoat
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine
Story
 
The Masque of the Red Death
United States
Story
1843
England
Novella
 
The Tell-Tale Heart
United States
Story
1843–1847
A Harlot High and Low
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel
1844
Poems
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
England
Poetry collection
 
The Luck of Barry Lyndon
William Makepeace Thackeray
England
Novel
 
The Three Musketeers
Alexandre Dumas
France
Novel
 
Germany. A Winter's Tale
Alexandre Dumas
Germany
Poem
 
United States
Story
1844–1846
The Count of Monte-Cristo
Alexandre Dumas
France
Novel
1845
Twenty Years After
Alexandre Dumas
France
Novel
 
Carmen
Prosper Mérimée
France
Novella
 
The Raven and Other Poems
United States
Poetry
1846
Cousin Bette
Honoré de Balzac
France
Novel
 
The Devil's Pool
George Sand
France
Novel
 
The Cask of Amontillado
United States
Story
1846–1863
The Book of Nonsense
Edward Lear
England
Prose, poetry
1847
England
Novel
 
England
Novel
 
The Vicomte de Bragelonne
Alexander Dumas
France
Novel
 
Evangeline
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
United States
Poetry
1848
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Anne Brontë
England
Novel
 
Dombey and Son
Charles Dickens
England
Novel
 
Mary Barton
Elizabeth Gaskell
England
Novel
 
Vanity Fair
William Makepeace Thackeray
England
Novel
1850
Sonnets From the Portuguese
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
England
Poetry collection
 
Christmas-Eve and Easter-Day
Robert Browning
England
Poetry
 
In Memoriam
Alfred Lord Tennyson
England
Poetry
 
The Prelude
William Woodsworth
England
Poetry
 
Nathaniel Hawthorne
United States
Novel
1851
Theodor W. Storm
Germany
Novella
 
Moby Dick
Herman Melville
United States
Novel
 
The House of Seven Gables
Nathaniel Hawthorne
United States
Novel
1852
Camille
Alexandre Dumas, fils
France
Play
 
Enamels and Cameos
Théophile Gautier
France
Poetry
 
Childhood
Leo Tolstoy
Russia
Novella
 
A Sportsman's Sketches
Ivan Turgenev
Russia
Story collection
 
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
United States
Novel
1853
England
Novel
 
Cranford
Elizabeth Gaskell
England
Novel
 
Les Chatiments
Victor-Marie Hugo
France
Poetry
 
England
Novel
 
Bartleby, the Scrivener
Herman Melville
United States
Story
1853–1862
Kalev's Son
Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
Estonia
Poetry
1854
Hard Times
England
Novel
 
The Girls of the Fire
Gérard de Nerval
France
Novel
1854–1855
The Newcomes
William Makepeace Thackeray
England
Novel
1855
Men and Women
Robert Browning
England
Poetry
 
North and South
Elizabeth Gaskell
England
Novel
 
The Warden
Anthony Trollope
England
Novel
 
The Song of Hiawatha
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
United States
Epic poem
 
Benito Cereno
Herman Melville
United States
Novella
1855–1892
Leaves of Grass
Walt Whitman
United States
Poetry collection
including Song of Myself; I Sing the Body Electric; O Captain! My Captain!; Pioneers! O Pioneers!; and others
1856
Aurora Leigh
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
England
Epic poem
 
The Contemplations
Victor Hugo
France
Poetry collection
1857
England
Novel
 
Tom Brown's School Days
Thomas Hughes
England
Novel
 
Barchester Towers
Anthony Trollope
England
Novel
 
The Flowers of Evil
Charles Baudelaire
France
Poetry
 
Gustave Flaubert
France
Novel
 
Thus Spoke Zarathustrta
Friedrich Nietzsche
Germany
Novel
1858
Phantastes
George MacDonald
England
Novel
 
Adam Bede
George Eliot
England
Novel
 
The Lifted Veil
George Eliot
England
Novella
 
The Virginians
William Makepeace Thackeray
England
Novel
 
Oblomov
Ivan Alexandrovich Goncharov
Russia
Novel
 
Home of the Gentry
Ivan Turgenev
Russia
Novel
1859–1883
The Legend of the Ages
Victor Hugo
France
Poetry collection
1859–1885
Idylls of the King
Alfred Lord Tennyson
England
Poetry
1860
The Storm
Alexander Ostrovsky
Russia
Play
 
Max Havelaar
Multatuli
Holland
Novel
 
First Love
Ivan Turgenev
Russia
Novella
1861
England
Novel
 
Silas Marner
England
Novel
1862
Goblin Market and Other Poems
Christina Rossetti
England
Poetry collection
 
Salammbô
Gustave Flaubert
France
Novel
 
Victor-Marie Hugo
France
Novel
 
Fathers and Sons
Ivan Turgenev
Russia
Novel
1863
Romola
England
Novel
 
The Water Babies
Charles Kingsley
England
Novel
1864
A Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Jules Verne
France
Novel
 
Les Destinés
Alfred de Vigny
France
Poetry collection
 
Uncle Silas
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Ireland
Novel
1865
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
England
Novella
 
Our Mutual Friend
England
Novel
1865–1869
War and Peace
Leo Tolstoy
Russia
Novel
1866
Poems and Ballads
Algernon Swinburne
England
Poetry
 
The Papess Joanne
Emmanuel Roidis
Greece
Novel
 
Crime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Russia
Novel
 
The Gambler
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Russia
Novella
1867
Peer Gynt
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Play
1868
England
Novel
 
Theresa Raquin
Émile Zola
France
Novel
1868–1869
Louisa May Alcott
United States
Novel
 
The Ring and the Book
Robert Browning
England
Poem
 
The Songs of Maldoror
Comte de Lautréamont
France
Prose poem
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
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
England
Novel
 
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Jules Verne
France
Novel
 
Venus in Furs
Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
Germany
Novella
 
King Lear of the Steppes
Ivan Turgenev
Russia
Novella
1870–1881
The House of Life
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
England
Poetry
1871
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
England
Novel
 
Through the Looking-Glass
Lewis Carroll
England
Novella
 
Rimas
Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer
Spain
POetry collection
1872
Fairy Tales and Stories
Hans Christian Andersen
Denmark
Story collection
 
England
Novel
 
England
Novel
 
In a Glass Darkly
Sheridan Le Fanu
Ireland
Story collection
 
Demons
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Russia
Novel
 
Torrrents of Spring
Ivan Turgenev
Russia
Novel
1872–1879
Martín Fierro
José Hernández
Spain
Poem
1873
Around the World in Eighty Days
Jules Verne
France
Novel
 
A Season in Hell
Arthur Rimbaud
France
Poetry
 
The Enchanted Wanderer
Nikolai Leskov
Russia
Novella
 
The She-Devils
Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly
France
Story collection
 
The Mysterious Island
Jules Verne
France
Novel
 
Who Can Be Happy and Free in Russia?
Nikolai Nekrasov
Russia
Poem
 
Pepita Jimenez
Juan Valera
Spain
Novel
 
The Idiot
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Russia
Novel
 
Notes From Underground
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Russia
Novel
 
Anna Karenina
Leo Tolstoy
Russia
Novel
1875
The Way We Live Now
Anthony Trollope
England
Novel
1876
Daniel Deronda
England
Novel
 
The Crime of Father Amaro
José Maria Eça de Queirós
Portugal
Novel
 
Mark Twain
United States
Novel
1877
The Legend of St. Julian the Hospitaler
Gustave Flaubert
United States
Story
 
A Simple Heart
Gustave Flaubert
France
Novella
 
Three Tales
Gustave Flaubert
France
Story collection
 
The Drunkard
Émile Zola
France
Novel
1879
Daisy Miller
Henry James
England
Novella
 
The Egoist
George Meredith
England
Novel
 
Jacques Vingtras
Jules Valles
France
Novel
 
Woyzeck
Georg Büchner
Germany
Play
 
A Doll's House
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Play
 
The Red Room
August Strindberg
Sweden
Novel
1878
A Tale of Heroic Sons and Daughters
Wen Kang
China
Novel
1878
The Return of the Native
Thomas Hardy
England
Novel
1880
Nana
Émile Zola
France
Novel
 
Workers in the Dawn
George Gissing
England
Novel
 
The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Russia
Novel
 
Ben-Hur
Lew Wallace
United States
Novel
1881
The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cuba
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Brazil
Novel
 
The Black Robe
Wilkie Collins
England
Novel
 
Bouvard and Pécuchet
Gustave Flaubert
France
Novel
 
Sagesse
Paul Verlaine
France
Poetry
 
The House by the Medlar Treey
Giovanni Vergas
Italy
Novel
 
The Portrait of a Lady
Henry James
United States
Novel
 
Mark Twain
United States
Novel
1882
Ismaelillo
José Marti
Cuba
Poetry
 
An Enemy of the People
Henrik Ibsen
Novel
Play
1883
A Woman's Life
Guy de Maupassant
France
Novel
 
The Adventures of Pinocchio
Carlo Collodi
Italy
Novel
1884
Flatland
Edwin A. Abbott
England
Novella
 
Against Nature
Joris-Karl Huysman
France
Novel
 
Cavalleria Rusticana
Giovanni Verga
Italy
Play
 
The Wild Duck
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Play
 
Mark Twain
United States
Novel
1885
King Solomon's Mines
H. Rider Haggard
England
Novel
 
Marius the Epicurean
Walter Pater
England
Novel
 
Bel Ami
Guy de Maupassant
France
Novel
 
From the Earth to the Moon
Jules Verne
France
Novel
 
Germinal
Émile Zola
France
Novel
 
Illuminations
Rimbaud
France
Prose poem collection
 
The Masterpiece
Émile Zola
France
Novel
 
The House of Ulloa
Emilia Pardo Bazány
Spain
Novel
 
Compassion
Benito Pérez Galdós
Spain
Novel
 
Motley Stories
Anton Chekhov
Russia
Story collection
including The Huntsman, and others
 
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Leo Tolstoy
Russia
Novella
 
Scotland
Novel
1887
A Study in Scarlet
England
Novel
 
She
H. Rider Haggard
France
Novel
 
Poésies
Stéphane Mallarmé
France
Poetry collection
 
Flagman Thiel
Gerhardt Hauptmann
Germany
Novella
 
At Dusk
Anton Chekhov
Russia
Story collection
including Dreams, A Trivial Occurrence, A Bad Business, At Home, A Restless Guest, On the Road, Agafya, and others
 
Fortunata and Jacinta
Benito Pérez Galdós
Spain
Novel
 
The People of Hemsö
August Strindberg
Sweden
Novel
1887–1889
The Doll
Bolesław Prus
Poland
Novel
1888
The Aspern Papers
William Jamesg
England
Novella
 
Rudyard Kipling
England
Story
 
Plain Tales From the Hills
Rudyard Kipling
England
Story collection
 
Pierre et Jean
Guy de Maupassant
France
Novel
 
The Maias
José Maria Eça de Queirós
Portugal
Novel
1889
Three Men in a Boat
Jerome K. Jerome
England
Novel
 
The Kreutzer Sonata
Leo Tolstoy
Russia
Novella
 
Miss Julie
August Strindberg
Sweden
Play
 
Mark Twain
United States
Novel
1890
The Sign of Four
Arthur Conan Doyle
England
Novel
 
Thaïs
Anatole France
France
Novel
 
The Beast Within
Émile Zola
France
Novel
1891
Workers in the Dawn
George Gissing
England
Novel
 
News from Nowhere
William Morris
England
Novel
 
Down There
Joris-Karl Huysman
France
Novel
 
Oscar Wilde
Ireland
Novel
 
The Fleeing Mamluk
Jurji Zaydan
Lebanon
Novel
 
Hedda Gabler
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Play
 
The Duel
Anton Chekhov
Russia
Novel
 
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Ambrose Bierce
United States
Story
1892
Pelleas and Melisande
Maurice Maeterlinck
Belgium
Play
 
England
Story collection
including A Scandal in Bohemia, The Red-Headed League, The Adventure of the Speckled Band, and others
 
The Diary of a Nobody
George and Weedon Grossmith
England
Novel
 
Lady Windermere's Fan
Oscar Wilde
England
Play
 
The Captive of the Mahdi Pretender
Jurji Zaydan
Lebanon
Novel
 
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians
Ambrose Bierce
United States
Story collection
 
The Yellow Wallpaper
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
United States
Story
1893
The Second Mrs. Tanqueray
Arthur Wing Pinero
England
Play
 
The Master Builder
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Play
 
The Damned Thing
Ambrose Bierce
United States
Story
1894
England
Novel
including Silver Blaze, The Greek Interpreter, The Final Problem, and others
 
Arms and the Man
George Bernard Shaw
Ireland
Play
 
Esther Waters
George Moore
Ireland
Novel
 
The Jungle Book
Rudyard Kipling
England
Story collection
 
Pan
Knut Hamsun
Norway
Novel
 
The New Woman
Bolesław Prus
Poland
Novel
 
The Story of Gösta Berling
Selma Lagerlof
Sweden
Novel
 
Tevye the Dairyman
Sholom Aleichem
Ukraine
Story collection
 
Pudd'nhead Wilson
Mark Twain
United States
Novel
1895
Santa Evita
Tomás Eloy Martínez
Argentina
Novel
1895
Almayer's Folly
Joseph Conrad
England
Novel
 
The Time Machine
H.G. Wells
England
Novel
 
The Importance of Being Earnest
Oscar Wilde
Ireland
Play
 
An Ideal Husband
Oscar Wilde
Ireland
Play
 
Effi Briest
Theodor Fontane
Germany
Novel
 
Lilith
George MacDonald
Scotland
Novel
 
United States
Novel
1895–1896
Quo Vadis
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Poland
Play
1896
England
Novel
 
A Shropshire Lad
Alfred E. Housman
England
Poetry
 
The Bostonians
Henry James
England
Novel
 
The Well at the World's End
William Morris
England
Novel
 
The Island of Doctor Moreau
H.G. Wells
England
Novel
 
Ubu Roi
Alfred Jarry
France
Play
 
The Seagull
Anton Chekhov
Russia
Play
 
The Country of the Pointed Firs
Sarah Orne Jewett
United States
Novella
1897
A Study in Scarlet
Arthur Conan Doyle
England
Novel
 
What Maisie Knew
Henry James
England
Novel
 
The Invisible Man
H.G. Wells
England
Novel
 
The Fruits of Earth
André Gide
France
Prose poem
 
Ireland
Novel
 
The Ballad of Reading GAol
Oscar Wilde
Ireland
Poem
 
Pharoah
Bolesław Prus
Poland
Novel
1898
Candida
George Bernard Shaw
England
Play
 
The War of the Worlds
H.G. Wells
England
Novel
 
Cyrano de Bergerac
Edmond Rostand
France
Play
 
The Stechlin
Theodor Fontane
Germany
Novel
 
As a Man Grows Older
Italo Svevo
Italy
Novel
 
The Turn of the Screw
Henry James
United States
Novella
1899
Don Casmurro
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Brazil
Novel
 
The Amateur Cracksman
E.W. Hornung
England
Novel
 
Eclipse of the Cresent Moon
Géza Gárdonyi
Hungary
Novel
 
Umrao Jaan Ada
Mirza Hadi Ruswa
India
Novel
 
Virgin of Quraish
Jurji Zaydan
Lebanon
Novel
 
Hunger
Knut Hamsun
Norway
Novel
 
The Lady With the Dog
Anton Chekhov
Russia
Story
 
The Awakening
Kate Chopin
United States
Novel
1900
Poland
Novel
 
Uncle Vanya
Anton Chekhov
Russia
Play
 
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum
United States
Novel
 
Sister Carrie
Theodore Dreiser
United States
Novel

 

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