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The Really Long List of Great Literature (cont'd)

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Eigthteenth-Century Literature (1701 to 1800 CE)
1702
The Narrow Road to the Interior
Matsuo Bashō
Japan, prose and poetry collection
1703
The Love Suicides at Sonezaki
Chikamatsu Monzaemon
Japan, play
1704
A Tale of a Tub
Jonathan Swift
Ireland, novel
1709
Turcaret
Alain-René Lesage
France, play
1711
An Essay on Criticism
Alexander Pope
England, poem
1712–1714
missing graphic
The Rape of the Lock
England, poem
1715–1735
Gil Blas
Alain-René Lesage
France, novel
1719
missing graphic
Robinson Crusoe
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, poem
1724
Roxana
Daniel Defoe
England, novel
1726
Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift
Ireland, novel
1728
The Beggar's Opera
John Gay
England, play
1728–1742
The Dunciad
England, poem
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
missing graphic
Tristram Shandy
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
missing graphic
The Castle of Otranto
Horace Walpole
England, novella
1765
Reliques of Ancient English Poetry
Thomas Percy
England, poetry collection
1766
Strange Tales From a Chinese Studio
Pu Songling
China, story collection
 
missing graphic
The Vicar of Wakefield
England, novel
1767
Minna von Barnhelm or the Soldiers' Happiness
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Germany, play
1768
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy
England, novel
1769
O Uraguai
Termindo Sipílio
Brazil, novel
1771
Humphrey Clinker
Tobias Smollett
England, novel
 
The Man of Feeling
Henry Mackenzie
Scotland, novel
1773
missing graphic
She Stoops to Conquer
England, play
1774
missing graphic
The Sorrows of Young Werther
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Germany, novel
1775
The Rivals
Richard Sheridan
England, play
 
The Barber of Seville
Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
France, play
1776–1779
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Edward Gibbon
England, 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
1786–1793
missing graphic
Scotland, poetry collection
1787
Don Carlos, Infant von Spanien
Friedrich Schiller
Germany, play
1787–1789
The Ghost-Seer
Friedrich Schiller
Germany, novel
1788
Emmeline
Charlotte Turner Smith
England, novel
 
Paul et Virginie
Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre
France, novel
1789
Songs of Innocence
William Blake
England, poetry collection
Includes The Shepherd, The Lamb, The Little Black Boy, The Chimney Sweeper, and others
 
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
Olaudah Equiano
Benin, memoir
1791
Life of Samuel Johnson
James Boswell
England, biography
 
Justine
Marquis de Sade
France, novel
1791–1792
Dream of the Red Chamber
Cao Zhan
China, novel
1792
The Nun
Dennis Diderot
France, novel
 
Poor Liza
Nicolai Karamzin
Russia, novel
c.1792
Epic of Manas
Anonymous
Kyrgyzstan, poem
1794
Songs of Experience
William Blake
England, poetry collection
Includes Earth's Answer, The Tyger, A Poison Tree, London, and others
 
The Mysteries of Udolpho
Ann Radcliffe
England, novel
1795–1796
William Meister's Apprenticeship
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Germany, novel
1796
Camilla
Fanny Burney
England, novel
 
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 collection
1798
Speed the Plough
Thomas Morton
England, play
1798–1800
Lyrical Ballads
William Wordsworth, Samuel Coleridge
England, poetry collection
1799
Arthur Mervyn, or Memoirs of the Year 1793
Charles Brockden Brown
United States, novel
1800
Mary Stuart
Friedrich Schiller
Germany, play
 
Maria Edgeworth
Ireland, novella
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 collection
 
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, poem
1811
missing graphic
Sense and Sensibility
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, poem
1812–1857
missing graphic
Grimm's Fairy Tales
Germany, story collection
Includes "Cinderella", "Little Red Cap", "Hansel and Gretel", "Rapunzel", "Snow White", "Rumpelstiltskin", "Tom Thumb", and others
1813
missing graphic
Pride and Prejudice
England, novel
1814
missing graphic
Mansfield Park
England, novel
 
Waverley
Walter Scott
Scotland, novel
1814—1842
Tale of the Eight Dogs
Takizawa Bakin
Japan, novel
1815
missing graphic
Emma
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
 
missing graphic
Frankenstein
England, novel
1819
Mademoiselle de Scuderi
E.T.A. Hoffmann
Germany, novella
 
Ivanhoe
Walter Scott
Scotland, novel
 
missing graphic
Rip Van Winkle
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, poem
1820
Odes
John Keats
England, poetry collection
 
Prometheus Unbound
Percy Byssche Shelley
England, poem
 
Melmoth the Wanderer
Charles Maturin
Ireland, novel
 
Ruslan and Ludmila
Alexander Pushkin
Russia, poem
 
missing graphic
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
United States, story
1821
Confessions of an English Opium Eater
Thomas De Quincy
England, memoir
 
Rameau's Nephew
Denis Diderot
France, nonfiction
 
The Prince of Homburg
Heinrich von Kleist
Germany, play
 
Poems
William Cullen Bryant
United States, poetry collection
 
The Pioneers
James Fenimore Cooper
United States, novel
1822
The Vision of Judgment
George Gordon Byron
England, poem
1824
Julian and Maddalo
Percy Bysshe Shelley
England, poem
 
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, story collection
1825
Woe From Wit
Alexander Griboyedov
Russia, play
 
Boris Godunov
Alexander Pushkin
Russia, poem
1825–1832
Eugene Onegin
Alexander Pushkin
Russia, poem
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 collection
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, story collection
1831
The Elixir of Life
Honoré de Balzac
France, novel
 
Queen Margot
Alexandre Dumas
France, play
 
missing graphic
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
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
missing graphic
The Last Days of Pompeii
England, novel
 
Old Goriot
Honoré de Balzac
France, novel
 
Master Thaddeus
Adam Mickiewicz
Poland, Poetry
1835
Canti
Giacomo Leopardi
Italy, poetry collection
1835–1842
Taras Bulba
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine, novella
1835–1849
Kalevala
Elias Lönnrot
Finland, poem
 1836
Maj
Karel Hynek Mácha
Bohemia, poem
 
The Captain's Daughter
Alexander Pushkin
Russia, novel
 
Sartor Resartus
Thomas Carlyle
Scotland, novel
 
The Government Inspector
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine, novel
 
The Nose
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine, story
1837
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
1838
missing graphic
Oliver Twist
England, novel
 
A Psalm of Life
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
United States, poem
1839
missing graphic
Nicholas Nickleby
England, novel
 
The Charterhouse of Parma
Stendhal
France, novel
 
United States, story collection
Includes 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
1840–1847
The Ingoldsby Legends
Richard Harris Barham
England, story collection
1841
The Deerslayer
James Fenimore Cooper
United States, novel
 
missing graphic
"The Murders in the Rue Morgue"
United States, story
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
 
missing graphic
The Jews' Beech Tree
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
 
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, poetry collection
1847
missing graphic
Jane Eyre
England, novel
 
missing graphic
Wuthering Heights
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, poem
 
missing graphic
David Copperfield
England, novel
 
In Memoriam
Alfred Lord Tennyson
England, Poetry
 
The Prelude
William Woodsworth
England, Poetry
 
missing graphic
The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
United States, novel
1851
Theodor W. Storm
Germany, novella
 
The House of Seven Gables
Nathaniel Hawthorne
United States, novel
 
Moby Dick
Herman Melville
United States, novel
1852
Camille
Alexandre Dumas, fils
France, play
 
Enamels and Cameos
Théophile Gautier
France, poetry collection
 
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
missing graphic
Villette
England, novel
 
missing graphic
Bleak House
England, novel
 
Cranford
Elizabeth Gaskell
England, novel
 
Les Chatiments
Victor-Marie Hugo
France, Poetry
 
Bartleby, the Scrivener
Herman Melville
United States, story
1853–1862
Kalev's Son
Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
Estonia, Poetry
1854
missing graphic
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 collection
Includes Love Among the Ruins, Evelyn Hope, Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came, Andrea del Sarto, and others
 
North and South
Elizabeth Gaskell
England, novel
 
Westward Ho!
Charles Kingsley
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
1855–1863
Russian Folk Tales
Alexander Afanasiev
Russia, story collection
1855–1892
Leaves of Grass
Walt Whitman
United States, poetry collection
Includes Song of Myself; I Sing the Body Electric; O Captain! My Captain!; Pioneers! O Pioneers!; and others
1856
Aurora Leigh
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
England, 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
 
missing graphic
Madame Bovary
Gustave Flaubert
France, novel
1858
Phantastes
George MacDonald
England, novel
1859
missing graphic
A Tale of Two Cities
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, poem
1860
missing graphic
The Woman in White
England, novel
 
missing graphic
George Eliot
England, novel
 
Max Havelaar
Multatuli
Holland, novel
 
The Storm
Alexander Ostrovsky
Russia, play
 
First Love
Ivan Turgenev
Russia, novella
1861
missing graphic
Great Expectations
England, novel
 
Silas Marner
England, novel
1862
Goblin Market and Other Poems
Christina Rossetti
England, poetry collection
 
Salammbô
Gustave Flaubert
France, novel
 
missing graphic
Les Misérables
Victor-Marie Hugo
France, novel
 
Fathers and Sons
Ivan Turgenev
Russia, novel
1863
Romola
England, novel
 
The Water Babies
Charles Kingsley
England, novel
1864
missing graphic
A Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Jules Verne
France
 
Les Destinés
Alfred de Vigny
France, poetry collection
 
Uncle Silas
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Ireland, novel
 
Notes From Underground
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Russia, novel
1865
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
England, novella
 
Our Mutual Friend
England, novel
 
From the Earth to the Moon
Jules Verne
France, novel
1865–1869
missing graphic
War and Peace
Leo Tolstoy
Russia, novel
1866
Poems and Ballads
Algernon Swinburne
England, poetry collection
 
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
missing graphic
The Moonstone
England, novel
 
Theresa Raquin
Émile Zola
France, novel
1868–1869
The Ring and the Book
Robert Browning
England, poem
 
The Songs of Maldoror
Comte de Lautréamont
France, poem
missing graphic
Little Women
Louisa May Alcott
United States, novel
1969
Collected Poems
Matthew Arnold
England, poetry collection
 
Lorna Doone
Richard Blackmore
England, novel
 
Phineas Finn
Anthony Trollope
England, novel
 
A Sentimental Education
Gustave Flaubert
France, novel
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, poem
1871
missing graphic
The Coming Race
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
 
missing graphic
Erewhon
England, novel
 
missing graphic
Middlemarch
England, novel
 
In a Glass Darkly
Sheridan Le Fanu
Ireland, story collection
 
Demons
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Russia, novel
 
Torrents of Spring
Ivan Turgenev
Russia, novel
1872–1879
Martín Fierro
José Hernández
Spain, poem
1873
Wry-Blue Loves
Tristan Corbiére
France, poetry collection
 
A Season in Hell
Arthur Rimbaud
France, poem
 
Around the World in Eighty Days
Jules Verne
France, novel
 
The Enchanted Wanderer
Nikolai Leskov
Russia, novella
1874
missing graphic
Far from the Madding Crowd
England, novel
 
The She-Devils
Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly
France, story collection
 
The Mysterious Island
Jules Verne
France, novel
 
The Idiot
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Russia, novel
 
Who Can Be Happy and Free in Russia?
Nikolai Nekrasov
Russia, poem
 
Anna Karenina
Leo Tolstoy
Russia, novel
 
Pepita Jimenez
Juan Valera
Spain, 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
 
missing graphic
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain
United States, novel
1877
Black Beauty
Anna Sewell
France, story collection
 
Three Tales
Gustave Flaubert
France, story collection
 
The Drunkard
Émile Zola
France, novel
1878
A Tale of Heroic Sons and Daughters
Wen Kang
China, novel
 
The Return of the Native
Thomas Hardy
England, novel
1879
The Egoist
George Meredith
England, novel
 
Woyzeck
Georg Büchner
Germany, play
 
A Doll's House
Henrik Ibsen
Norway, play
 
The Red Room
August Strindberg
Sweden, novel
 
Daisy Miller
Henry James
United States, novella
1880
Workers in the Dawn
George Gissing
England, novel
 
Nana
Émile Zola
France, novel
 
The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Russia, novel
 
Ben-Hur
Lew Wallace
United States, novel
1880–1881
Heidi
Johanna Spyri
Switzerland, 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 Tree
Giovanni Vergas
Italy, novel
 
Lefty
Nikolai Leskov
Russia, novel
 
The Portrait of a Lady
Henry James
United States, novel
 
missing graphic
The Prince and the Pauper
Mark Twain
United States, novel
1882
Ismaelillo
José Marti
Cuba, Poetry
 
An Enemy of the People
Henrik Ibsen
Norway, play
 
New Arabian Nights
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scotland, story collection
1883
A Woman's Life
Guy de Maupassant
France, novel
 
The Adventures of Pinocchio
Carlo Collodi
Italy, novel
 
missing graphic
Treasure Island
Scotland, novel
1883–1885
Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Friedrich Nietzsche
Germany, novel
1884
missing graphic
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
 
missing graphic
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain
United States, novel
1884–1885
La Regenta
Clarin
Spain, 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
 
Germinal
Émile Zola
France, novel
1886
missing graphic
The Mayor of Casterbridge
England, novel
 
Illuminations
Rimbaud
France, poetry collection
 
The Masterpiece
Émile Zola
France, novel
 
Motley Stories
Anton Chekhov
Russia, story collection
Includes The Huntsman, and others
 
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Leo Tolstoy
Russia, novella
 
missing graphic
Kidnapped
Scotland, novel
 
missing graphic
Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Scotland, novella
 
The House of Ulloa
Emilia Pardo Bazány
Spain, novel
 
Compassion
Benito Pérez Galdós
Spain, novel
1887
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
Includes 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
 
The Father
August Strindberg
Sweden, novel
1888
A Study in Scarlet
England, novel
 
missing graphic
"The Man Who Would Be King"
Rudyard Kipling
England, Story
 
Plain Tales From the Hills
Rudyard Kipling
England, story collection
 
Pierre et Jean
Guy de Maupassant
France, novel
 
Azul...
Rubén Darío
Nicaragua, poetry collection
 
The Maias
José Maria Eça de Queirós
Portugal, novel
 
The Aspern Papers
William James
United States, novella
1889
Three Men in a Boat
Jerome K. Jerome
England, novel
 
The Kreutzer Sonata
Leo Tolstoy
Russia, novella
 
Miss Julie
August Strindberg
Sweden, play
 
missing graphic
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Mark Twain
United States, novel
1890
The Sign of Four
England, novel
 
Thaïs
Anatole France
France, novel
 
The Beast Within
Émile Zola
France, novel
 
The Doll
Bolesław Prus
Poland, novel
1891
New Grub Street
George Gissing
England, novel
 
missing graphic
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
England, novel
 
News from Nowhere
William Morris
England, novel
 
Down There
Joris-Karl Huysman
France, novel
 
missing graphic
The Picture of Dorian Gray
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
 
missing graphic
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
England, story collection
Includes 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
 
Mysteries
Knut Hamsun
Norway, novel
 
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians
Ambrose Bierce
United States, story collection
 
The Yellow Wallpaper
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
United States, story
1893
The Master Builder
Henrik Ibsen
Norway, play
 
The Damned Thing
Ambrose Bierce
United States, story
1894
missing graphic
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
England, story collection
Includes "Silver Blaze", "The Greek Interpreter", "The Final Problem", and others
 
The Jungle Book
Rudyard Kipling
England, story collection
 
Esther Waters
George Moore
Ireland, novel
 
Arms and the Man
George Bernard Shaw
Ireland, play
 
Pan
Knut Hamsun
Norway, novel
 
The New Woman
Bolesław Prus
Poland, novel
 
The Story of Gösta Berling
Selma Lagerlöf
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
 
Effi Briest
Theodor Fontane
Germany, novel
 
The Importance of Being Earnest
Oscar Wilde
Ireland, play
 
An Ideal Husband
Oscar Wilde
Ireland, play
 
Lilith
George MacDonald
Scotland, novel
 
missing graphic
The Red Badge of Courage
United States
1895–1896
Quo Vadis
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Poland, play
1896
missing graphic
Jude the Obscure
England, novel
 
missing graphic
A Shropshire Lad
A.E. Housman
England, poetry collection
 
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 Bostonians
Henry James
United States, novel
 
The Country of the Pointed Firs
Sarah Orne Jewett
United States, novella
1897
The Invisible Man
H.G. Wells
England, novel
 
The Fruits of Earth
André Gide
France, Prose poem
 
Dracula
Ireland, novel
 
The Ballad of Reading GAol
Oscar Wilde
Ireland, poem
 
Pharoah
Bolesław Prus
Poland, novel
 
What Maisie Knew
Henry James
United States, novel
1898
The War of the Worlds
H.G. Wells
England, novel
 
Cyrano de Bergerac
Edmond Rostand
France, play
 
The Stechlin
Theodor Fontane
Germany, novel
 
Candida
George Bernard Shaw
Ireland, play
 
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, story collection
 
Eclipse of the Cresent Moon
Géza Gárdonyi
Hungary, novel
 
Umrao Jaan Ada
Mirza Hadi Ruswa
India, novel
 
Some Experiences of an Irish RM
Somerville and Ross
Ireland, 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
missing graphic
Lord Jim
Poland, novel
 
Uncle Vanya
Anton Chekhov
Russia, play
 
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum
United States, novella
 
Sister Carrie
Theodore Dreiser
United States, novel
1900–1901
The Fall of the Kine
Johannes V. Jensen
Denmark, novel

 

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