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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1801 to 1900 CE)
1802
René
François René de Chateaubriand
France
Novella
 
Delphine
Germaine de Stael
France
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
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
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
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
1819
Mademoiselle de Scuderi
E.T.A. Hoffmann
Germany
Novella
 
Ivanhoe
Walter Scott
Scotland
Novel
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
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
1831
Queen Margot
Alexandre Dumas
France
Play
 
The Red and the Black
Stendhal
France
Novel
 
Victor-Marie Hugo
France
Novel
1832
Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine
Story collection
1833
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
Czech.
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
 
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
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
 
Annette von Droste-Hülshoff
Germany
Novella
 
The Demon
Mikhail Lermontov
Russia
Poem
 
Dead Souls
Nikolai Gogol
Ukraine
Novel
1843
England
Novella
 
The Tell-Tale Heart
Edgar Allan Poe
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
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
 
Tales
United States
Story collection
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
 
Mary Barton
Elizabeth Gaskell
England
Novel
 
Vanity Fair
William Makepeace Thackeray
England
Novel
 
The Lady of the Camellias
Alexandre Dumas, fils
France
Novel
1850
Sonnets From the Portuguese
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
England
Poetry
1850
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
 
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
1853–1862
Kalev's Son
Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
Estonia
Poetry
1854
Hard Times
England
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
 
Leaves of Grass
Walt Whitman
United States
Poetry collection
1856
Aurora Leigh
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
England
Epic poem
1857
Tom Brown's School Days
Thomas Hughes
England
Novel
 
Gustave Flaubert
France
Novel
 
The Flowers of Evil
Charles Baudelaire
France
Poetry
 
Barchester Towers
Anthony Trollope
England
Novel
 
England
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
1859–1885
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
 
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 Dostoyevski
Russia
Novel
 
The Gambler
Fyodor Dostoyevski
Russia
Novella
1867
Peer Gynt
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Play
1868
England
Novel
 
Theresa Raquin
Émile Zola
France
Novel
1868–1869
The Ring and the Book
Robert Browning
England
Poetry
 
The Songs of Maldoror
Comte de Lautréamont
France
Prose poetry
 
Louisa May Alcott
United States
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
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
 
The Possessed
Fyodor Dostoyevski
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 Afternoon of a Faun
Stéphane Mallarmé
France
Poetry
 
The Mysterious Island
Jules Verne
France
Novel
 
Pepita Jimenez
Juan Valera
Spain
Novel
 
The Idiot
Fyodor Dostoyevski
Russia
Novel
 
Notes From Underground
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 Crime of Father Amaro
José Maria Eça de Queirós
Portugal
Novel
 
Mark Twain
United States
Novel
1877
A Simple Heart
Gustave Flaubert
France
Novella
 
A Simple Heart
Gustave Flaubert
Three Tales
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 Dostoyevski
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
Wilkioe Collins
England
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
The Adventures of Pinocchio
Carlo Collodi
Italy
Novel
1884
Flatland
Edwin A. Abbott
England
Novella
 
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
 
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
 
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Leo Tolstoy
Russia
Novella
 
Scotland
Novel
1887
A Study in Scarlet
England
Novel
 
She
H. Rider Haggard
France
Poetry
 
Poésies
Stéphane Mallarmé
France
Poetry
 
Flagman Thiel
Gerhardt Hauptmann
Germany
Novella
 
At Dusk
Anton Chekhov
Russia
Story collection
 
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
 
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
 
The Beast Within
Émile Zola
France
Novel
1891
Workers in the Dawn
George Gissing
England
Novel
 
News from Nowhere
William Morris
England
Novel
 
Oscar Wilde
Ireland
Novel
 
Hedda Gabler
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Play
 
The Duel
Anton Chekhov
Russia
Novel
1892
Pelleas and Melisande
Maurice Maeterlinck
Belgium
Play
 
The Diary of a Nobody
George and Weedon Grossmith
England
Novel
 
Lady Windermere's Fan
Oscar Wilde
England
Play
 
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians
Ambrose Bierce
United States
Story collection
1893
The Master Builder
Henrik Ibsen
Norway
Play
 
The Second Mrs. Tanqueray
Arthur Wing Pinero
England
Play
 
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
 
Tevye the Dairyman
Sholom Aleichem
Ukraine
Story collection
 
Pudd'nhead Wilson
Mark Twain
United States
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
 
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
 
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
 
Eclipse of the Cresence Moon
Géza Gárdonyi
Hungary
Novel
 
Umrao Jaan Ada
Mirza Hadi Ruswa
India
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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