244 Masterpieces of World Literature

244 Masterpieces of World Literature

Based on the book by the same name written by Frank N. Magill (244 books)

1. The Odyssey by Homer

2. Works and Days by Hesiod

3. The Iliad by Homer

4. The Twelve Labours of Hercules by Unknown

5. Epic of Gilgamesh by Unknown

6. The Poems of Sappho by Sappho

7. Ramayana by Valmiki

8. Oresteia by Aeschylus

9. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides

10. Antigone by Sophocles

11. Medea by Euripides

12. Oedipus the King by Sophocles

13. The Histories of Herodotus by Herodotus

14. Trojan Women by Euripides

15. Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus

16. The Birds by Aristophanes

17. Lysistrata by Aristophanes

18. Electra by Sophocles

19. The Bacchae by Euripides

20. Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles

21. The Republic by Plato

22. The Complete Works of Plato by Plato

23. Poetics by Aristotle

24. The Quest for the Golden Fleece by Unknown

25. Catiline Orations by Marcus Tullius Cicero

26. De Rerum Natura by Lucretius

27. The Odes by Horace

28. The Aeneid by Virgil

29. Orpheus and Eurydice by Unknown

30. Metamorphoses by Ovid

31. Thyestes by Seneca

32. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

33. Daphnis and Chloe by Longus

34. Mahabharata by Vyasa

35. Confessions by Augustine

36. Beowulf by Unknown

37. The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu

38. The Song of Roland by Unknown

39. Reynard the Fox by Unknown

40. Poem of the Cid by Unknown

41. The Nibelungenlied by Anonymous

42. Parzival by Wolfram Eschenbach

43. Tristan by Gottfried von Strassburg

44. Summa Theologica by Thomas Aquinas

45. Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio

46. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

47. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

48. Le Morte d’Arthur by Thomas Malory

49. Everyman by Anonymous

50. Utopia by Thomas More

51. The Orlando Furioso by Lodovico Ariosto

52. Gargantua and Pantagruel by Francois Rabelais

53. The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

54. Lazarillo de Tormes by Unknown

55. Essays by Michel de Montaigne

56. The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser

57. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

58. Volpone by Ben Jonson

59. First Folio by William Shakespeare

60. New Atlantis by Francis Bacon

61. The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne by John Donne

62. Life Is a Dream by Pedro Calderón de la Barca

63. Le Cid by Pierre Corneille

64. Areopagitica by John Milton

65. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

66. Tartuffe by Molière

67. Paradise Lost by John Milton

68. Pensées by Blaise Pascal

69. The Misanthrope by Molière

70. The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton by John Milton

71. Ethics by Baruch de Spinoza

72. Phèdre by Jean Racine

73. Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

74. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke

75. Poems of Matsuo Bashō by Matsuo Bashō

76. One Thousand and One Nights by India/Iran/Iraq/Egypt

77. The Rape of the Lock by Alexander Pope

78. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

79. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift

80. An Essay on Man by Alexander Pope

81. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

82. Tom Jones by Henry Fielding

83. Candide by Voltaire

84. Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne

85. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin

86. She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith

87. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

88. The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

89. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant

90. The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

91. Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xueqin

92. The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine

93. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

94. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

95. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

96. Emma by Jane Austen

97. Biographia Literaria by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

98. Don Juan: A Poem by Lord Byron

99. Ivanhoe by Walter Scott

100. The Poems of John Keats by John Keats

101. The Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Percy Bysshe Shelley

102. The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell

103. The Pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper

104. Selected Poems of Lord Byron by Lord Byron

105. Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin

106. The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

107. The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake by William Blake

108. The Red and the Black by Stendhal

109. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo

110. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

111. Eugenie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac

112. Father Goriot by Honoré de Balzac

113. The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens

114. The Poetry of Alexander Pushkin by Alexander Pushkin

115. Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens

116. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

117. Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol

118. Fairy Tales and Stories by Hans Christian Anderson

119. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

120. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

121. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray

122. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

123. The Sickness Unto Death by Søren Kierkegaard

124. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

125. The Prelude by William Wordsworth

126. Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

127. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

128. The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne

129. Moby Dick by Herman Melville

130. Stories of Nikolai Gogol by Nikolai Gogol

131. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

132. Benito Cereno by Herman Melville

133. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

134. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

135. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

136. The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire

137. Stories of Washington Irving by Washington Irving

138. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill

139. On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

140. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

141. Silas Marner by George Eliot

142. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

143. Essays of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau

144. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

145. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

146. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

147. Das Kapital by Karl Marx

148. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

149. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

150. Middlemarch by George Eliot

151. The Possessed by Fyodor Dostoevsky

152. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

153. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

154. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

155. A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

156. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

157. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

158. The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

159. The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson

160. An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen

161. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain

162. Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

163. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle

164. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

165. Germinal by Émile Zola

166. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

167. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

168. Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche

169. The Father by August Strindberg

170. Miss Julie by August Strindberg

171. Robert Browning’s Poetry by Robert Browning

172. Hunger by Knut Hamsun

173. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

174. Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen

175. Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson by Alfred Lord Tennyson

176. The Time Machine by H. G. Wells

177. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

178. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

179. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

180. Dracula by Bram Stoker

181. Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand

182. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

183. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

184. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud

185. Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann

186. Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov

187. Kim by Rudyard Kipling

188. The Ambassadors by Henry James

189. The Golden Bowl by Henry James

190. Nostromo by Joseph Conrad

191. Pragmatism by William James

192. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett

193. Penguin Island by Anatole France

194. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

195. Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

196. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

197. In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust

198. Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters

199. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

200. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams

201. My Antonia by Willa Cather

202. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

203. Ulysses by James Joyce

204. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis

205. The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot

206. Scepticism and Animal Faith by George Santayana

207. The Duino Elegies by Rainer Maria Rilke

208. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

209. Billy Budd by Herman Melville

210. The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann

211. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

212. The Trial by Franz Kafka

213. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

214. The Castle by Franz Kafka

215. Autobiographies by W. B. Yeats

216. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather

217. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

218. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

219. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

220. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

221. The Waves by Virginia Woolf

222. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

223. Mourning Becomes Electra by Eugene O’Neill

224. Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats by W. B. Yeats

225. Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner

226. Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre

227. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

228. For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway

229. Four Quartets by T. S. Eliot

230. The Plague by Albert Camus

231. Doctor Faustus by Thomas Mann

232. Nineteen Eighty Four by George Orwell

233. Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas by Dylan Thomas

234. East of Eden by John Steinbeck

235. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

236. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

237. Two Essays on Analytical Psychology by Carl Gustav Jung

238. A Fable by William Faulkner

239. Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson

240. The Poems of Robert Frost by Robert Frost

241. The Poetry of Ezra Pound by Ezra Pound

242. The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

243. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

244. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Simon Armitage


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