Bloom’s Western Canon

Ancient Near East

  • Gilgamesh
  • Egyptian Book of the Dead
  • Holy Bible (KJV)
  • The Apocrypha
  • Sayings of the Fathers – Pirke Aboth

Ancient India (Sanskrit)

  • Mahabharata
  • Bhagavad-Gita
  • Ramayana

The Ancient Greeks

  • Iliad | Odyssey – Homer
  • Works and Days | Theogony – Hesiod
  • Archilochos, Sappho, Alkman
  • Odes – Pindar
  • Oresteia | Seven Against Thebes | Prometheus Bound | Persians | Suppliant Women – Aeschylus
  • Oedipus the King | Oedipus at Colonus | Antigone | Electra | Ajax | Women of Trachis | Philoctetes – Sophocles
  • Cyclops | Heracles | Alcestis | Hecuba| Bacchae | Orestes | Andromache | Medea| Ion | Hippolytus | Helen | Iphigeni at Aulis – Euripides
  • The Birds | The Clouds | The Frogs | Lysistrata | The Knights | The Wasps | The Assembly Women – Aristophanes
  • The Histories – Herodotus
  • The Peloponnesian Wars – Thucydides
  • The Pre-Socratics (Heraclitus, Empedocles)
  • Dialogues – Plato
  • Poetics | Ethics – Aristotle

Hellenistic Greeks

  • The Girl from Samos – Menander
  • On the Sublime – Longinus
  • Hymns and Epigrams – Callimachus
  • Idylls – Theocritus
  • Lives | Morals – Plutarch
  • Fables – Aesop

The Romans

  • Pseudolus | The Braggart Soldier | The Rope | Amphitryon – Plautus
  • The Girl from Andros | The Eunuch | The Mother-in-Law – Terence
  • The Way Things Are – Lucretius
  • On the Gods – Cicero
  • Odes | Epistles | Satires Horace
  • Satires – Persius
  • Attis and Other Poems – Catullus
  • Aeneid | Eclogues | Georgics – Virgil
  • Pharsalia – Lucan
  • Metamorphoses | The Art of Love | Heroides Ovid
  • Satires Juvenal
  • Epigrams – Martial
  • Tragedies, particularly Medea and Hercules Furens – Seneca
  • Satyricon – Petronis
  • The Golden Ass – Apuleius

The Middle Ages: Latin, Arabic, and the Vernacular – before Dante (1321)

  • City of God | Confessions – Saint Augustine
  • The Koran / Al-Qur’an
  • The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night
  • The Poetic Edda
  • The Prose Edda – Snorri Sturluson
  • The Nibelungen Lied
  • Parzival – Wolfram von Eschenbach
  • Yvain: The Knight of the Lion – Chrétien de Troyes<cite
  • Beowulf
  • The Poem of the Cid
  • The Book of the City of Ladies – Christine de Pisan
  • Prison of Love – Diego de San Pedro
  • Satires – Lucian

The Aristocratic Age – 1321 to 1832

Italy

  • The Divine Comedy | The New Life – Dante
  • Lyric Poems | Selections – Petrarch
  • The Decameron – Giovanni Boccaccio
  • Orlando Innamorato
  • Orlando Furioso – Ludovico Ariosto
  • Sonnets and Madrigal – Michelangelo Buonarrot
  • The Prince | The Mandrake, a Comedy – Niccolò Machiavelli
  • Notebooks – Leonardo da Vinci
  • The Book of the Courtier – Baldassare Castiglione
  • Sonnets and Madrigals – Gaspara Stampa
  • Lives of the Painters – Giorgio Vasari
  • Autobiography – Benvenuto Cellini
  • Jerusalem Delivered – Torquato Tasso
  • The Expulsion of the Triumphant Beast – Giordano Bruno
  • Poems | The City of the Sun – Tommaso Campanella
  • Principles of a New Science – Giambattista Vico/li>
  • The Servant of Two Masters – Carlo Goldoni
  • Saul – Vittorio Alfieri

Portugal

  • The Lusiads – Luis de Camoëns
  • Poetry – Antònio Ferreira

Spain

  • Coplas – Jorge Manrique
  • La Celestina – Fernando de Rojas
  • Lazarillo de Tormes
  • Visions | Satirical Letter of Censure – Francisco de Quevedo
  • Poems – Fray Luis de León
  • Poems – St. John of the Cross
  • Sonnets | Soledades – Luis de Góngora
  • Don Quixote | Exemplary Stories – Miguel de Cervantes
  • La Dorotea | Fuente Ovejuna | Lost in a Mirror | The Knight of Olmedo – Lope de Vega
  • The Trickster of Seville – Tirso de Molina
  • Life is a Dream | The Mayor of Zalamea | The Mighty Magician | The Doctor of His Own Honor – Pedro Calderón de la Barca
  • Poems – Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

England and Scotland

  • The Canterbury Tales | Troilus and Criseyde – Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Le Morte D’Arthur – Sir Thomas Malory
  • Poems – William Dunbar
  • Poems – John Skelton
  • Utopia – Sir Thomas More
  • Poem – Sir Thomas Wyatt
  • Poems – Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
  • The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia | Astrophel and Stella | An Apology for Poetry – Sir Philip Sidney
  • Poems – Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke
  • The Faerie Queene | The Minor Poems – Edmund Spenser
  • Poems – Sir Walter Ralegh
  • Poems and Plays – Christopher Marlowe
  • Poems – Michael Drayton
  • Poems | A Defence of Ryme – Samuel Daniel
  • The Unfortunate Traveller – Thomas Nashe
  • The Spanish Tragedy – Thomas Kyd
  • Plays and Poems – William Shakespeare
  • Songs – Thomas Campion
  • Poems | Sermons – John Donne
  • Poems, Plays, and Masques – Ben Jonson
  • Essays – Francis Bacon
  • The Anatomy of Melancholy – Robert Burton
  • Religio Medici | Hydriotaphia, or Urne-Buriall | The Garden of Cyrus – Sir Thomas Browne
  • Leviathan – Thomas Hobbes
  • Poems – Robert Herrick
  • Poems – Thomas Carew
  • Poems – Richard Lovelace
  • Poems – Andrew Marvell
  • The Temple – George Herbert
  • Centuries, Poems, and Thanksgivings – Thomas Traherne
  • Poetry – Henry Vaughan
  • Poems – John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester
  • Poems – Richard Crashaw
  • Plays – Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  • Comedies, Tragedies, Poems – George Chapman
  • ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore – John Ford
  • The Malcontent – John Marston
  • The White Devil | The Duchess of Malfi – John Webster
  • The Changeling – Thomas Middleton and William Rowley
  • The Revenger’s Tragedy – Cyril Tourneur
  • A New Way to Pay Old Debts – Philip Massinger
  • The Pilgrim’s Progress – John Bunyan
  • The Compleat Angler – Izaak Walton
  • Paradise Lost | Paradise Regained | Lycidas, Comus, and the Minor Poems | Samson Agonistes | Areopagitica – John Milton
  • Brief Lives – John Aubrey
  • Holy Dying – Jeremy Taylor
  • Hudibras – Samuel Butler
  • Poetry and Plays | Critical Essays – John Dryden
  • Venice Preserv’d – Thomas Otway
  • The Way of the World | Love for Love – William Congreve
  • A Tale of a Tub | Gulliver’s Travels | Shorter Prose Works | Poems – Jonathan Swift
  • The Man of Mode – Sir George Etherege
  • Poems – Alexander Pope
  • The Beggar’s Opera – John Gay
  • Life of Johnson | Journals – James Boswell
  • Works – Samuel Johnson
  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire – Edward Gibbon
  • A Philosophical Enquiry into…the Sublime and Beautiful | Reflections on the Revolution in France – Edmund Burke
  • An Essay on the Dramatic Character of Sir John Falstaff – Maurice Morgann
  • Poems – William Collins
  • The Beaux’ Strategem | The Recruiting Officer – George Farquhar
  • The Country Wife | The Plain Dealer – William Wycherley
  • Jubilate Agno | A Song to David – Christopher Smart
  • The Vicar of Wakefield | She Stoops to Conquer | The Traveller | The Deserted Village – Oliver Goldsmith
  • The School of Scandal | The Rivals – Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • Poetical Works – William Cowper
  • Poetical Works – George Crabbe
  • Moll Flanders | Robinson Crusoe | A Journal of the Plague Year – Daniel Defoe
  • Clarissa | Pamela | Sir Charles Grandison – Samuel Richardson
  • Joseph Andrews |The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling – Henry Fielding
  • The Expedition of Humphry Clinker | The Adventures of Roderick Random – Tobias Smollett
  • The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman | A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy – Laurence Sterne
  • Evelina – Fanny Burney
  • The Spectator – Joseph Addison and Richard Steele

France

  • Chronicles – Jean Froissart
  • The Song of Roland
  • Poems – François Villon
  • Essays – Michel de Montaigne
  • Gargantua and Pantagruel – François Rabelais
  • The Heptameron – Marguerite de Navarre
  • The Regrets – Joachim Du Bellay
  • Délie – Maurice Scève
  • Odes, Elegies, Sonnets – Pierre Ronsard
  • Memoirs – Philippe de Commynes
  • Les Tragiques – Agrippa d’Aubigné
  • Mark Antony | The Jewesses – Robert Garnier
  • The Cid | Polyeucte | Nicomède | Horace | Cinna | Rodogune – Pierre Corneille
  • Maxims – François de La Rochefoucauld
  • Fables – Jean de La Fontaine
  • The Misanthrope | Tartuffe | The School for Wives | The Learned Ladies | Don Juan | School for Husbands | Ridiculous Precieuses | The Would-Be Gentleman | The Miser | The Imaginary Invalid – Molière
  • Pensées – Blaise Pascal
  • Funerary Orations – Jacques-Bénigne Bosuet
  • The Art of Poetry | Lutrin – Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
  • Phaedra | Andromache | Britannicus | >Athaliah – Jean Racine
  • Seven Comedies – Pierre Carlet de Marivaux
  • The Confessions | Émile | La Nouvelle Héloïse – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Zadig | Candide | Letters on England | The Lisbon Earthquake – Voltaire
  • Abbé PrévostManon Lescaut
  • Madame de La FayetteThe Princess of Cleves
  • Sébastien-Roch Nicolas de ChamfortProducts of the Perfected Civilization
  • Denis DiderotRameau’s Nephew
  • Choderlos de LaclosDangerous Liaisons

Germany

  • In Praise of Folly – Erasmus
  • Faust, Parts One and Two | Dichtung und Wahrheit | Egmont | Elective Affinities | The Sorrows of Young Werther | Poems | Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship | Wilhelm Meister’s Years of Wandering | Italian Journey | Verse Plays| Hermann and Dorothea | Roman Elegies | Venetian Epigrams | West-Eastern Divan – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • The Robbers | Mary Stuart | Wallenstein | Don Carlos | On the Naïve and Sentimental in Literature – Friedrich Schiller
  • Laocoön | Nathan the Wise – Gotthold Lessing
  • Hymns and Fragments | Selected Poems – Freidrich Hölderlin
  • Five Plays | Stories – Heinrich von Kleist

The Democratic Age

Italy

  • On Sepulchres | Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis | Odes | The Graces – Ugo Foscolo
  • The Betrothed | On the Historical Novel – Alessandro Manzoni
  • Essays and Dialogues | Poems | The Moral Essays – Giacomo Leopardi
  • Roman Sonnets – Giuseppe Gioacchino Belli
  • Hymn to Satan | Barbarian Odes | Rhymes and Rhythms – Giosué Carducci
  • Little Novels of Sicily | Mastro-Don Gesualdo | The House by the Medlar Tree | The She-Wolf and Other Stories – Giovanni Verga

Spain and Portugal

  • Poems – Gustavo Adolpho Bécquer
  • Fortunata and Jacinta – Benito Pérez Galdós
  • La Regenta – Leopoldo Alas (Clarín)
  • The Maias – José Maria de Eça de Queirós

France

  • Adolphe | The Red Notebook – Benjamin Constant
  • Attala | René | The Genius of Christianity – François-Auguste-René de Chateaubriand
  • Meditations – Alphonse de Lamartine
  • Chatterton | Poems – Alfred de Vigny
  • The Distance, the Shadows: Selected Poems | Les Misérables | Notre-Dame of Paris | William Shakespeare | The Toilers of the Sea | The End of Satan | Gos – Victor Hugo
  • Poems | Lorenzaccio – Alfred de Musset
  • The Chimeras | Sylvie | Aurelia – Gérard de Nerval
  • Mademoiselle de Maupin | Enamels and Cameos – Théophile Gautier
  • The Girl with the Golden Eyes | Louis Lambert | The Wild Ass’s Skin< | Old Goriot | Cousin Bette | A Harlot High and Low | Eugénie Grandet | Ursule Mirouet – Honoré de Balzac
  • On Love | The Red and the Black | The Charterhouse of Parma – Stendhal
  • Madame Bovary| Sentimental Education | Salammbô | A Simple Soul – Gustave Flaubert
  • The Haunted Pool – George Sand
  • Flowers of Evil | Paris Spleen – Charles Baudelaire
  • Selected Poetry and Prose – Stéphane Mallarmé
  • Selected Poems – Paul Verlaine
  • Complete Works – Arthur Rimbaud
  • Les Armours Jaunes – Tristan Corbière
  • Selected Writings – Jules Laforgue
  • Selected Short Stories – Guy de Maupassant
  • Germinal | L’Assommoir | Nana – Émile Zola

Scandinavia

  • Brandy | Peer Gynt | Emperor and Galilean | Hedda Gabler | The Master Builder | The Lady from the Sea | When We Dead Awaken – Henrik Ibsen
  • To Damascus | Miss Julie | The Father | The Dance of Death | The Ghost Sonata | A Dream Play – August Strindberg

Great Britain

  • Poems – Robert Burns
  • Complete Poetry and Prose – William Blake
  • Poems | The Prelude – William Wordsworth
  • Waverley | The Heart of Midlothian | Redgauntlet | Old Mortality – Sir Walter Scott
  • Pride and Prejudice | Emma | Mansfield Park | Persuasion – Jane Austen
  • Poems and Prose – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • The Grasmere Journal – Dorothy Wordsworth
  • Essays and Criticism – William Hazlitt
  • Don Juan | Poems – Lord Byron
  • Poems | Imaginary Conversations – William Savage Landor
  • Confessions of an English Opium Eater | Selected Prose – Thomas De Quincey
  • Essays – Charles Lamb
  • Castle Rackrent – Maria Edgeworth
  • The Entail – John Galt
  • Cranford | Mary Barton | North and South – Elizabeth Gaskell
  • The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner – James Hogg
  • Melmoth the Wanderer – Charles Maturin
  • Poems | A Defence of Poetry – Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Frankenstein – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • Poems – John Clare
  • Poems and Letters – John Keats
  • Death’s Jest-Book | Poems – Thomas Lovell Beddoes
  • Nepenthe | Poems – George Darley
  • Poems – Thomas Hood
  • Poems – Thomas Wade
  • Poems | The Ring and the Book – Robert Browning
  • The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club | David Copperfield | The Adventures of Oliver Twist | A Tale of Two Cities | Bleak House | Hard Times | Nicholas Nickleby | Dombey and Son | Great Expectations | Martin Chuzzlewit | Christmas Stories | Little Dorrit | Our Mutual Friend | The Mystery of Edwin Drood – Charles Dickens
  • Poems – Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Poems and Translations – Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • Poems | Essays – Matthew Arnold
  • Poems – Arthur Hugh Clough
  • Poems – Christina Rossetti
  • Nightmare Abbey | Gryll Grange – Thomas Love Peacock
  • Poems and Prose – Gerald Manley Hopkins
  • Selected Prose | Sartor Resartus – Thomas Carlyle
  • Modern Painters | The Stones of Venice | Unto This Last | The Queen of the Air – John Ruskin
  • Studies in the History of the Renaissance | Appreciations | Imaginary Portraits | Marius the Epicurean – Walter Pater
  • The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam – Edward FitzGerald
  • On Liberty | Autobiography – John Stuart Mill
  • Apologia pro Vita Sua | A Grammar of Assent | The Idea of a University – John Henry Newman
  • The Barsetshire Novels | The Palliser Novels | Orley Farm | The Way We Live Now – Anthony Trollope
  • Complete Works – Lewis Carroll
  • Complete Nonsense – Edward Lear
  • New Grub Street – George Gissing
  • Poems and Letters – Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • Jane Eyre | Villette – Charlotte Brontë
  • Poems | Wuthering Heights – Emily Brontë
  • Vanity Fair | The History of Henry Esmond – William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Poems | The Egoist – George Meredith
  • Poems – Francis Thompson
  • Poems – Lionel Johnson
  • Poems – Robert Bridges
  • Collected Poems | The Man Who Was Thursday – Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  • Erewhon | The Way of All Flesh – Samuel Butler
  • Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan | Bab Ballads – W. S. Gilbert
  • The Moonstone | The Woman in White | No Name – Wilkie Collins
  • Odes – Coventry Patmore
  • <The City of the Dreadful Night – James Thomson (Bysshe Vanolis)
  • Plays | The Picture of Dorian Gray | The Artist as Critic
    | Letters – Oscar Wilde
  • Ballads and Songs – John Davidson
  • Complete Poems – Ernest Dowson
  • Adam Bede | Silas Marner | The Mill on the Floss | Middlemarch | Daniel Deronda – George Eliot
  • Essays | Kidnapped | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde | Treasure Island | The New Arabian Nights | The Master of Ballantrae | Weir of Hermiston – Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Early Romances | Poems | The Earthly Paradise | The Well at the World’s End | News from Nowhere – William Morris
  • Dracula – Bram Stoker
  • Lilith | At the Back of the North Wind – George Macdonald

Germany

  • Hymns to the Night | Aphorisms – Novalis (Friedrich von Hardenburg)
  • Fairy Tales – Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
  • Selected Poems | Mozart on His Way to Prague – Eduard Mörike
  • Immensee | Poems – Theodor Storm
  • Green Henry | Tales – Gottfried Keller
  • The Devil’s Elixir | Tales – E. T. A. Hoffmann
  • The Black Spider – Jeremias Gotthelf
  • Indian Summer | Tales – Adalbert Stifter
  • Criticism and Aphorisms – Friedrich Schlegel
  • Danton’s Death | Woyzeck – Georg Büchner
  • Complete Poems – Heinrich Heine
  • The Ring of the Nibelung – Richard Wagner
  • The Birth of Tragedy | Beyond Good and Evil | On the Genealogy of Morals | The Will to Power – Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Effi Briest – Theodor Fontane
  • Selected Poems – Stefan George

Russia

  • Complete Prose Tales | Complete Poetry | Eugene Onegin | Narrative Poems | Boris Godunov – Aleksandr Pushkin
  • The Complete Tales | Dead Souls | The Government Inspector – Nikolay Gogol
  • Narrative Poems | A Hero of Our Time – Mikhail Lermontov
  • A Family Chronicle – Segey Aksakov
  • My Past and Thoughts | From the Other Shore – Aleksandr Herzen
  • The Frigate Pallada | Oblomov – Ivan Goncharov
  • A Sportsman’s Notebook | A Month in the Country | Fathers and Sons | On the Eve | First Love – Ivan Turgenev
  • Notes from the Underground | Crime and Punishment | The Idiot | The Possessed | The Devils | The Brothers Karamazov | Short Novels – Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The Cossacks | War and Peace | Anna Karenina | A Confession | The Power of Darkness | Short Novels – Leo Tolstoy
  • Tales – Nikolay Leskov
  • The Storm – Aleksandr Ostrovsky
  • What is to Be Done? – Nikolay Chernyshevsky
  • The Twelve and Other Poems – Aleksandr Blok
  • The Tales | The Major Plays – Anton Chekhov

The United States

  • The Sketch Book – Washington Irving
  • Collected Poems – William Cullen Bryant
  • The Deerslayers – James Fenimore Cooper
  • Collected Poems – John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Nature | Essays, first and second series | Representative Men | The Conduct of Life | Journals | Poems – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Complete Poems | Emily Dickinson
  • Leaves of Grass, first edition | Leaves of Grass, third edition | The Complete Poems | Specimen Days – Walt Whitman
  • The Scarlet Letter } Tales and Sketches | The Marble Faun | Notebooks – Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Moby-Dick | The Piazza Tales | Billy Budd | Collected Poems | ClarelHerman Melville
  • Poetry and Tales | Essays and Reviews | The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym | Eureka – Edgar Allan Poe
  • Essays and Poems – Jones Very
  • The Cricket and Other Poems – Frederick Goddard Tuckerman
  • Walden | >Poems | Essays- Henry David Thoreau
  • Two Years Before the Mast – Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave – Frederick Douglass
  • Selected Poems – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Sidney LanierPoems
  • Francis ParkmanFrance and England in North AmericaThe California and Oregon Trail
  • Henry AdamsThe Education of Henry AdamsMont Saint-Michel and Chartres
  • Ambrose BierceCollected Writings
  • Louisa May AlcottLittle Women
  • Charles W. ChesnuttThe Short Fiction
  • Kate ChopinThe Awakening
  • William Dean HowellsThe Rise of Silas LaphamA Modern Instance
  • Stephen CraneThe Red Badge of CourageStories and Poems
  • Henry JamesThe Portrait of a LadyThe BostoniansThe Princess CasamassimaThe Awkward AgeShort Novels and TalesThe AmbassadorsThe Wings of the DoveThe Golden Bowl
  • Harold FredericThe Damnation of Theron Ware
  • Mark TwainComplete Short StoriesThe Adventures of Huckleberry FinnThe Devil’s RacetrackNumber Forty-Four: The Mysterious StrangerPudd’nhead WilsonA Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • William JamesThe Varieties of Religious ExperiencePragmatism
  • Frank NorrisThe Octopus
  • Sarah Orne JewettThe Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories
  • Trumbull StickneyPoems

D. The Chaotic Age: A Canonical Prophecy

“I am not as confident about this list as the first three. Cultural prophecy is always a mug’s game. Not all of the works here can prove to be canonical; literary overpopulation is a hazard to many among them. But I have neither excluded nor included on the basis of cultural politics of any kind.”
(Bloom, p. 548)

Italy

      • Luigi PirandelloNaked Masks: Five Plays
      • Gabriele D’AnnunzioMaia: In Praise of Life
      • Dino CampanaOrphic Songs
      • Umberto SabaStories and RecollectionsPoems
      • Giuseppe Tomasi di LampedusaThe Leopard
      • Giuseppe UngarettiSelected PoemsThe Buried Harbour: Selected Poems
      • Eugenio MontaleThe Storm and Other Things: PoemsThe Occasions: PoemsCuttlefish Bones: PoemsOtherwise: Last and First PoemsThe Second Life of Art: Selected Essays
      • Salvatore QuasimodoSelected Writings: Poems and Discourse on Poetry
      • Tommaso LandolfiGogol’s Wife and Other Stories
      • Leonardo SciasciaDay of the OwlEqual DangerThe Wine-Dark Sea: Thirteen Stories
      • Pier Paolo PasoliniPoems
      • Cesare PaveseHard Labor: PoemsDialogues with Leucò
      • Primo LeviIf Not Now, When?Collected PoemsThe Periodic Table
      • Italo SvevoThe Confession of ZenoAs a Man Grows Older
      • Giorgio BassaniThe Heron
      • Natalia GinzburgFamily
      • Elio VittoriniWomen of Messina
      • Alberto Moravia1934
      • Andrea ZanzottoSelected Poetry
      • Italo CalvinoInvisible CitiesThe Baron in the TreesIf on a Winter’s Night a Travelert zero
      • Antonio PortaKisses from Another Dream: Poems

        Spain

      • Miguel de UnamunoThree Exemplary NovelsOur Lord Don Quixote
      • Antonio MachadoSelected Poems
      • Juan Ramón JiménezInvisible Reality: Poems
      • Pedro SalinasMy Voice Because of You: Poems
      • Jorge GuillénGuillén on Guillén: The Poetry and the Poet
      • Vicente AleixandreA Longing for the Light: Selected Poems
      • Federico Garcia LorcaSelected PoemsThree Tragedies: Blood Wedding, Yerma, The House of Bernardo Alba
      • Rafael AlbertiThe Owl’s Insomnia: Poems
      • Luis CernudaSelected Poems
      • Miguel HernándezSelected Poems
      • Blas de OteroSelected Poems
      • Camilo José CelaThe Hive
      • Juan GoytisoloSpace in Motion

        Catalonia

      • Carles RibáSelected Poems
      • J. V. FoixSelected Poems
      • Joan PeruchoNatural History
      • Merce RodoredaThe Time of the Doves
      • Pere GimferrerSelected Poems
      • Salvador EspríuLa Pell de Brau: Poems

        Portugal

      • Fernando PessoaThe Keeper of SheepPoemsSelected PoemsAlways Astonished: Selected PoemsThe Book of Disquiet
      • Jorge de SenaSelected Poems
      • José SaramagoBaltasar and Blimunda
      • José Cardoso PiresBallad of Dogs’ Beach
      • Sophia de Mello BreynerSelected Poems
      • Eugénio de AndradeSelected Poems

        France

      • Anatole FrancePenguin IslandThaïs
      • Alain-FournierLe Grand Meaulnes
      • Marcel ProustRemembrance of Things Past (In Search of Lost Time)
      • Andre GideThe ImmoralistCorydonLafcadio’s Adventure (The Caves of the Vatican)The Journals
      • ColetteCollected StoriesRetreat from Love
      • Georges BatailleBlue of Noon
      • Louis-Ferdinand CélineJourney to the End of Night
      • René DaumalMount Analogue
      • Jean GenetOur Lady of the FlowersThe Thief’s JournalThe Balcony
      • Jean GiraudouxFour Plays
      • Alfred JarrySelected Works
      • Jean CocteauThe Infernal Machine and Other Works
      • Guillaume ApollinaireSelected Writings
      • André BretonPoemsManifestoes of Surrealism
      • Paul ValéryThe Art of PoetrySelected Writings
      • René CharPoems
      • Paul ÉluardSelected Poems
      • Louis AragonSelected Poems
      • Jean GionoThe Horseman on the Roof
      • Michel LeirisManhood
      • Raymond RadiguetCount d’Orgel’s Ball
      • Jean-Paul SartreNo ExitNauseaSaint GenetThe WordsThe Family Idiot: Gustave Flaubert
      • Simone de BeauvoirThe Second Sex
      • Albert CamusThe StrangerThe PlagueThe FallThe Rebel
      • Henri MichauxSelected Writings
      • Edmond JabèsThe Book of QuestionsSelected Poems
      • Saint-John PerseAnabasisBirdsExile and Other Poems
      • Pierre ReverdySelected Poems
      • Tristan TzaraSeven Dada Manifestoes
      • Max JacobSelected Poems
      • Pierre-Jean JouveSelected Poems
      • Francis PongeThings: Selected Writings
      • Jacques PrévertParoles
      • Philippe JacottetSelected Poems
      • Charles PéguyThe Mystery of the Charity of Joan of Arc
      • Bejamin PéretSelected Poems
      • Andé MalrauxThe ConquerorsThe Royal WayMan’s FateMan’s HopeThe Voices of Silence
      • François MauriacThereseThe Desert of LoveThe Woman of the Pharisees
      • Jean AnouilhBecketAntigoneEurydiceThe Rehearsal
      • Eugène IonescoThe Bald SopranoThe ChairsThe LessonAmédéeVictims of DutyRhinoceros
      • Maurice BlanchotThomas the Obscure
      • Pierre KlossowskiThe Laws of HospitalityThe Baphomet
      • Raymond RousselLocus Solus
      • Antonin ArtaudSelected Writings
      • Claude Lévi-StraussTristes Tropiques
      • Alain Robbe-GrilletThe VoyeurJealousyIn the LabyrinthThe ErasersProject for a Revolution in New YorkFor a New Novel
      • Nathalie SarrauteThe Use of SpeechThe Planetarium
      • Claude SimonThe GrassThe WindThe Flanders Road
      • Marguerite DurasThe LoverFour Novels
      • Robert PingetFableThe Libera Me DomineThat Voice
      • Michel TournierThe OgreFriday
      • Marguerite YourcenarCoup de GraceMemoirs of Hadrian
      • Jean FollainTransparence of the World: Poems
      • Yves BonnefoyWords in Stone

        Great Britain and Ireland

      • William Butler YeatsThe Collected PoemsCollected PlaysA VisionMythologies
      • George Bernard ShawMajor Critical EssaysHeartbreak HousePygmalionSaint JoanMajor BarbaraBack to Methuselah
      • John Millington SyngeCollected Plays
      • Sean O’CaseyJuno and the PaycockThe Plough and the StarsThe Shadow of a Gunman
      • George Douglas BrownHouse with the Green Shutters
      • Thomas HardyThe Well-BelovedThe WoodlandersThe Return of the NativeThe Mayor of CasterbridgeFar From the Madding CrowdTess of the D’UrbervillesJude the ObscureCollected Poems
      • Rudyard KiplingKimCollected StoriesPuck of Pook’s HillComplete Verse
      • A. E. HousmanCollected Poems
      • Max BeerbohmZuleika DobsonSeven Men and Two Others
      • Joseph ConradLord JimThe Secret AgentNostromoUnder Western EyesVictory
      • Ronald FirbankFive Novels
      • Ford Madox FordParade’s EndThe Good Soldier
      • W. Somerset MaughamCollected Short StoriesThe Moon and Sixpence
      • John Cowper PowysWolf SolentA Glastonbury Romance
      • Saki (H. H. Munro)The Short Stories
      • H. G. WellsThe Science Fiction Novels
      • David LindsayA Voyage to Arcturus
      • Arnold BennettThe Old Wives’ Tale
      • Walter De la MareCollected PoemsMemoirs of a Midget
      • Wilfred OwenCollected Poems
      • Isaac RosenbergCollected Poems
      • Edward ThomasCollected Poems
      • Robert GravesCollected PoemsKing Jesus
      • Edwin MuirCollected Poems
      • David JonesIn ParenthesisThe Anathemata
      • John GalsworthyThe Forsyte Saga
      • E. M. ForsterHowards EndA Passage to India
      • Frank O’ConnorCollected Stories
      • D. H. LawrenceComplete PoemsStudies in Classic American LiteratureComplete Short StoriesSons and LoversThe RainbowWomen in Love
      • Virginia WoolfMrs. DallowayTo the LighthouseOrlando: A BiographyThe WavesBetween the Acts
      • James JoyceDublinersPortrait of the Artist as a Young ManUlyssesFinnegans Wake
      • Samuel BeckettMurphyWattThree Novels: Molloy, Malone Dies, The UnnameableWaiting for GodotEndgameKrapp’s Last GameHow It Is
      • Elizabeth BowenCollected Stories
      • J. G. FarrellThe Siege of Krishnapur
      • Henry GreenNothingLovingParty Going
      • Evelyn WaughA Handful of DustScoopVile BodiesPut Out More Flags
      • Anthony BurgessNothing Like the Sun
      • G. B. EdwardsThe Book of Ebenezer Le Page
      • Iris MurdochThe Good ApprenticeBruno’s Dream
      • Graham GreeneBrighton RockThe Heart of the MatterThe Power and the Glory
      • Christopher IsherwoodThe Berlin Stories
      • Norman DouglasSouth Wind
      • Aldous HuxleyCollected EssaysAntic HayPoint Counter PointBrave New World
      • Lawrence DurrellAlexandria Quartet
      • William GoldingPincher Martin
      • Doris LessingThe Golden Notebook
      • Mervyn PeakeThe Gormenghast Trilogy
      • Jeanette WintersonThe Passion
      • W. H. AudenCollected PoemsThe Dyer’s Hand
      • Roy FullerCollected Poems
      • Gavin EwartSelected Poems
      • Basil Bunting

Collected Poems

      • William Empson

Collected PoemsMilton’s GodSome Versions of Pastoral

      • George Wilson Knight

The Wheel of FireThe Burning Oracle

      • R. S. Thomas

Poems

      • Frank Kermode

The Sense of an Ending

      • Stevie Smith

Collected Poems

      • F. T. Prince

Collected Poems

      • Philip Larkin

Collected Poems

      • Donald Davie

Selected Poems

      • Geoffrey Hill

Collected Poems

      • Jonathan Spence

The Death of Woman WangThe Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci

      • Elizabeth Jennings

Selected Poems

      • Keith Douglas

The Complete Poems

      • Hugh MacDiarmid

Complete Poems

      • Louis MacNeice

Collected Poems

      • Dylan Thomas

The Poems

      • Nigel Dennis

Cards of Identity

      • Seamus Heaney

Selected Poems: 1969-1987Field WorkStation Island

      • Thomas Kinsella

Peppercanister Poems

      • Paul Muldoon

Selected Poems

      • John Montague

Selected Poems

      • John Arden

Plays

      • Joe Orton

The Complete Plays

      • Flann O’Brien

The Dalkey ArchiveThe Third Policeman

      • Tom Stoppard

Travesties

      • Harold Pinter

The CaretakerThe Homecoming

      • Edward Bond

The FoolSaved

      • George Orwell

Collected Essays1984

      • Edna O’Brien

A Fanatic Heart

Germany

      • Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Poems and Verse PlaysSelected ProseSelected Plays and Libretti

      • Rainer Maria Rilke

Selected Poetry

        (including the

Duino Elegies

        )

The Sonnets to OrpheusThe Notebooks of Malte Laurids BriggeNew Poems: First Part and Other Part

      • Hermann Broch

The SleepwalkersThe Death of VirgilHugo von Hofmannsthal and His Time

      • Georg Trakl

Selected Poems

      • Gottfried Benn

Selected Poems

      • Franz Kafka

AmerikaThe Complete StoriesThe Blue Octavo NotebookThe TrialThe DiariesThe CastleParables, Fragments, Aphorisms

      • Bertolt Brecht

Poems, 1913-1956The Threepenny OperaThe Good Woman of SetzuanMother Courage and Her ChildrenGalileoThe Caucasian Chalk Circle

      • Arthur Schnitzler

Plays and Stories

      • Frank Wedekind

Lulu PlaysSpring Awakening

      • Karl Krauss

The Last Days of Mankind

      • Günter Eich

Moles

      • Thomas Mann

The Magic MountainStories of Three DecadesJoseph and His BrothersDoctor FaustusConfessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man

      • Alfred Döblin

Berlin Alexanderplatz

      • Hermann Hesse

The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi)Narcissus and Goldmund

      • Robert Musil

Young TörlessThe Man Without Qualities

      • Joseph Roth

The Radetzky March

      • Paul Celan

Poems

      • Thomas Bernhard

Woodcutters

      • Heinrich Böll

Billiards at Half-Past Nine

      • Ingeborg Bachmann

In the Storm of Roses

      • Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Poems for People Who Don’t Read Poems

      • Walter Benjamin

Illuminations

      • Robert Walser

Selected Stories

      • Christa Wolf

Cassandra

      • Peter Handke

Slow Homecoming

      • Max Frisch

I’m Not StillerMan in the Holocene

      • Günter Grass

The Tin DrumThe Flounder

      • Friedrich Dürrenmatt

The Visit

      • Johannes Bobrowski

Shadow Lands

Russia

      • Anna Akhmatova

Poems

      • Leonid Andreyev

Selected Tales

      • Andrey Bely

Petersburg

      • Osip Mandelshtam

Selected Poems

      • Velimir Khlebnikov

The King of Time

      • Vladimir Mayakovsky

The Bedbug and Selected Poetry

      • Mikhail Bulgakov

The Master and the Margarita

      • Mikhail Kuzmin

Alexandrian Songs

      • Maksim Gorky

Reminiscences of Tolstoy, Chekhov, and AndreevAutobiography

      • Ivan Bunin

Selected Stories

      • Isaac Babel

Collected Stories

      • Boris Pasternak

Doctor ZhivagoSelected Poems

      • Yury Olesha

Envy

      • Marina Tsvetayeva

Selected Poems

      • Mikhail Zoshchenko

Nervous People and Other Satires

      • Andrei Platonov

The Foundation Pit

      • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

One Day in the Life of Ivan DenisovichThe Cancer WardThe Gulag ArchipelagoAugust 1914

      • Joesph Brodsky

A Part of Speech: Poems

Scandinavia

      • Isak Dinesen

Winter’s TalesSeven Gothic Tales

      • Martin Andersen Nexø

Pelle the Conqueror

      • Knut Hamsun

HungerPan

      • Sigrid Undset

Kristin Lavransdatter

      • Gunnar Ekelöf

Guide to the Underworld

      • Tomas Tranströmer

Selected Poems

      • Pär Lagerkvist

Barabbas

      • Lars Gustafsson

Selected Poems

Serbo-Croat

      • Ivo Andric

The Bridge on the Drina

      • Vasko Popa

Selected Poems

      • Danilo Kis

A Tomb for Boris Davidovich

Czech

      • Karel Capek

War with the NewtsR.U.R.

      • Vaclav Havel

Largo Desolato

      • Milan Kundera

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

      • Jaroslav Seifert

Selected Poetry

      • Miroslav Holub

The Fly

Polish

      • Bruno Schulz

The Street of CrocodilesSanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass

      • Czeslaw Milosz

Selected Poems

      • Witold Gombrowicz

Three Novels

      • Stanislaw Lem

The InvestigationSolaris

      • Zbigniew Herbert

Selected Poems

      • Adam Zagajewski

Tremor

Hungarian

      • Attila József

Perched on Nothing’s Branch

      • Ferenc Juhasz

Selected Poems

      • Laszlo Németh

Guilt

Modern Greek

      • C. P. Cavafy

Collected Poems

      • George Seferis

Collected Poems

      • Nikos Kazantzakis

The Greek PassionThe Odyssey: A Modern Sequel

      • Yannis Ritsos

Exile and Return

      • Odysseas Elytis

What I Love: Selected Poems

      • Angelos Sikelianos

Selected Poems

Yiddish

      • Sholem Aleichem

Tevye the Dairyman

        and

The Railroad StoriesThe Nightingale

      • Mendele Mokher Seforim

The Travels and Adventures of Benjamin the Third

      • I. L. Peretz

Selected Stories

      • Jacob Glatstein

Selected Poems

      • Moshe-Leib Halpern

Selected Poems

      • H. Leivick (Leivick Halpern)

Selected Poems

      • Israel Joshua Singer

The Brothers AshkenaziYoshe Kalb

      • Chaim Grade

The Yeshiva

      • S. Ansky

The Dybbuk

      • Mani Leib

Selected Poems

      • Sholem Asch

East River

      • Isaac Bashevis Singer

Collected StoriesIn My Father’s CourtThe Manor, the Estate, the Family MoskatSatan in Goray

Hebrew

      • Hayyim Nahman Bialik

Shirot Bialik: The Epic Poems

      • S. Y. Agnon

In the Heart of the SeasTwenty-One Stories

      • Aharon Appelfeld

The Immortal BartfussBadenheim 1939

      • Yaakov Shabtai

Past Continuous

      • Yehuda Amichai

Selected PoetryTravels

      • A. B. Yehoshua

A Late Divorce

      • Amos Oz

A Perfect Peace

      • T. Carmi

At the Stone of Losses

      • Nathan Zach

Selected Poems

      • Dalia Ravikovitch

A Dress of Fire

      • Dan Pagis

Selected Poems

      • David Shahar

The Palace of Shattered Vessels

      • David Grossman

See Under: Love

      • Yoram Kaniuk

His Daughter

Arabic

      • Najib Mahfuz

Midaq AlleyFountain and TombMiramar

      • Adunis

Selected Poems

      • Mahmud Darwish

The Music of Human Flesh

      • Taha Husayn

An Egyptian Childhood

Latin America

      • Rubén Dário

Selected Poetry

      • Jorge Luis Borges

The Aleph and Other StoriesDreamtigers (The Maker)FiccionesLabyrinthsA Personal Anthology

      • Alejo Carpentier

Explosion in a CathedralThe Lost StepsReasons of StateThe Kingdom of This World

      • Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Three Trapped TigersView of Dawn in the Tropics

      • Severo Sarduy

Maitreya

      • Reinaldo Arenas

The Ill-Fated Peregrinations of Fray Servando

      • Pablo Neruda

Canto GeneralResidence on EarthTwenty Love Poems and a Song of DespairFully EmpoweredSelected Poems

      • Nicolás Guillén

Selected Poems

      • Octavio Paz

The Collected PoemsThe Labyrinth of Solitude

      • César Vallejo

Selected PoemsSpain, Take This Cup from Me

      • Miguel Angel Asturias

Men of Maize

      • José Lezama Lima

Paradiso

      • José Donoso

The Obscene Bird of Night

      • Julio Cortázar

HopscotchAll Fires the FireBlow-up and Other Stories

      • Gabriel García Márquez

One Hundred Years of SolitudeLove in the Time of Cholera

      • Mario Vargas Llosa

The War of the End of the World

      • Carlos Fuentes

A Change of SkinTerra Nostra

      • Carlos Drummond de Andrade

Travelling in the Family

The West Indies

      • C. L. R. James

The Black JacobinsThe Future in the Present

      • V. S. Naipaul

A Bend in the RiverA House for Mr. Biswas

      • Derek Walcott

Collected Poems

      • Wilson Harris

The Guyana Quartet

      • Michael Thelwell

The Harder They Come

      • Aimé Césaire

Collected Poetry

Africa

      • Chinua Achebe

Things Fall ApartArrow of GodNo Longer at Ease

      • Wole Soyinka

A Dance of the Forest

      • Amos Tutuola

The Palm-Wine Drinkard and His Dead Palm-Wine Tapster in the Dead’s Town

      • Christopher Okigbo

Labyrinths, with Path of Thunder

      • John Pepper Clark (-Bekederemo)

Casualties: Poems

      • Ayi K. Armah

The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born

      • Wa Thiong’o Ngugi

A Grain of Wheat

      • Gabriel Okara

The Fisherman’s Invocation

      • Nadine Gordimer

Collected Stories

      • J. M. Coetzee

Foe

      • Athol Fugard

A Lesson from Aloes

      • Léopold S. Senghor

Selected Poems

India (in English)

      • R. K. Narayan

The Guide

      • Salman Rushdie

Midnight’s Children

      • Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Heat and Dust

Canada

      • Malcolm Lowry

Under the Volcano

      • Robertson Davies

The Deptford TrilogyThe Rebel Angels

      • Alice Munro

Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You

      • Northrop Frye

Fables of Identity

      • Anne Hébert

Selected Poems

      • Jay Macpherson

Poems Twice Told

      • Margaret Atwood

Surfacing

      • Daryl Hine

Selected Poems

Australia and New Zealand

  • My Brilliant Career – Miles (Stella) Franklin
  • The Short Stories – Katherine Mansfield
  • Collected Poems – A. D. Hope
  • Riders in the Chariot | A Fringe of Leaves | Voss – Patrick White
  • The Man who loved Children – Christina Stead
  • Selected Poems – Judith Wright
  • The Rabbiter’s Bounty: collected poems – Les A. Murray
  • The Playmaker| Schindler’s List – Thomas Keneally
  • An Imaginary Life – David Malouf
  • Peniel and Other Poems – Kevin Hart
  • Oscar and Lucinda | Illywhacker – Peter Carey

USA

Selected Poems – Edwin Arlington Robinson

The Poetry – Robert Frost

Collected Short Stories | The Age of Innocence | Ethan Frome | The House of Mirth | The Custom of the Country – Edith Wharton

My Antonia | The Professor’s House | A Lost Lady – Willa Cather

Three Lives | The Geographical History of America | The Making of Americans | Tender Buttons – Gertrude Stein

Collected Poems | The Necessary Angel | Opus Posthumous | The Palm at the end of the Mind – Wallace Stevens

Collected PoemsThe Necessary AngelOpus PosthumousThe Palm at the End of the Mind

CollecVachel Lindsay

Collected Poems

    • Edgar Lee Masters

Spoon River Anthology

    • Theodore Dreiser

Sister CarrieAn American Tragedy

    • Sherwood Anderson

Winesburg, OhioDeath in the Woods and Other Stories

    • Sinclair Lewis

BabbittIt Can’t Happen Here

    • Elinor Wylie

Last Poems

    • William Carlos Williams

Spring and AllPatersonCollected Poems

    • Ezra Pound

Personae: Collected PoemsThe CantosLiterary Essays

    • Robinson Jeffers

Selected Poems

    • Marianne Moore

Complete Poems

    • Hilda Doolittle (H.D.)

Selected Poems

    • John Crowe Ransom

Selected Poems

    • T. S. Eliot

The Complete Poems and PlaysSelected Essays

    • Katherine Anne Porter

Collected Stories

    • Jean Toomer

Cane

    • John Dos Passos

U.S.A.

    • Conrad Aiken

Collected Poems

    • Eugene O’Neill

Lazarus LaughedThe Iceman ComethLong Day’s Journey Into Night

    • e. e. cummings

Complete Poems

    • John B. Wheelwright

Collected Poems

    • Robert Fitzgerald

Spring Shade: Poems

    • Louise Bogan

The Blue Estuaries: Selected Poems

    • Léonie Adams

Poems: A Selection

    • Hart Crane

Complete Poems

      and

Selected Letters and Prose

    • Allen Tate

Collected Poems

    • F. Scott Fitzgerald

Babylon Revisited and Other StoriesThe Great GatsbyTender is the Night

    • William Faulkner

As I Lay DyingSanctuaryLight in AugustAbsalom, Absalom!The Sound and the FuryThe Wild PalmsThe Collected StoriesThe Hamlet

    • Ernest Hemingway

Complete Short StoriesA Farewell to ArmsThe Sun Also RisesThe Garden of Eden

    • John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath

    • Zora Neale Hurston

Their Eyes Were Watching God

    • Nathanael West

Miss LonelyheartsA Cool MillionThe Day of the Locust

    • Richard Wright

Native SonBlack Boy

    • Eudora Welty

Collected StoriesDelta WeddingThe Robber BridegroomThe Ponder Heart

    • Langston Hughes

Selected PoemsThe Big SeaI Wonder as I Wander

    • Edmund Wilson

The Shores of LightPatriotic Gore

    • Kenneth Burke

Counter-statementA Rhetoric of Motives

    • Joseph Mitchell

Up in the Old Hotel

    • Abraham Cahan

The Rise of David Levinsky

    • Kay Boyle

Three Short Novels

    • Ellen Glasgow

Barren GroundVein of Iron

    • John P. Marquand

H. M. Pulham, Esquire

    • John O’Hara

Collected StoriesAppointment in Samarra

    • Henry Roth

Call It Sleep

    • Thornton Wilder

Three Plays

    • Robert Penn Warren

All the King’s MenWorld Enough and TimeSelected Poems

    • Delmore Schwartz

Selected Poems: Summer Knowledge

    • Weldon Kees

Collected Poems

    • Elizabeth Bishop

The Complete Poems

    • John Berryman

Collected Poems

    • Paul Bowles

The Sheltering Sky

    • Randall Jarrell

Complete Poems

    • Charles Olson

The Maximus PoemsCollected Poems

    • Robert Hayden

Collected Poems

    • Robert Lowell

Collected Poems

    • Theodore Roethke

Collected PoemsStraw for the Fire

    • James Agee

Permit Me VoyageLet Us Now Praise Famous Men

    • Jean Garrigue

Selected Poems

    • May Swenson

New & Selected Things Taking PlaceIn Other Words

    • Robert Duncan

Bending the Bow

    • Richard Wilbur

New and Collected Poems

    • Richard Eberhart

Collected Poems

    • M. B. Tolson

Harlem Gallery

    • Kenneth Koch

Seasons on Earth

    • Frank O’ Hara

Selected Poems

    • James Schuyler

Collected Poems

    • James Baldwin

The Price of a Ticket

    • Saul Bellow

Seize the DayThe Adventures of Augie MarchHerzog

    • John Cheever

The StoriesBullet Park

    • Ralph Ellison

Invisible Man

    • Truman Capote

In Cold Blood

    • Carson McCullers

The Ballad of the Sad CafeThe Heart is a Lonely Hunter

    • Flannery O’Connor

Complete StoriesThe Violent Bear It AwayWise Blood

    • Vladimir Nabokov

LolitaPale Fire

    • Gore Vidal

Myra BreckenridgeLincoln

    • William Styron

The Long March

    • J. D. Salinger

The Catcher in the RyeNine Stories

    • Wright Morris

Ceremony in Lone Tree

    • Bernard Malamud

The StoriesThe Fixer

    • Norman Mailer

Advertisements for MyselfThe Executioner’s SongAncient Evenings

    • John Hawkes

The CannibalSecond Skin

    • William Gaddis

The Recognitions

    • Tennessee Williams

The Glass MenagerieA Streetcar Named DesireSummer and Smoke

    • Arthur Miller

Death of a Salesman

    • Edwin Justus Mayer

Children of Darkness

    • Harold Brodkey

Stories in an Almost Classical Mode

    • Ursula K. LeGuin

The Left Hand of Darkness

    • Raymond Carver

Where I’m Calling From

    • Robert Coover

Spanking the Maid

    • Don DeLillo

White NoiseLibraRunning DogMao II

    • John Crowley

Little, BigAegyptLove and Sleep

    • Guy Davenport

Tatlin!

    • James Dickey

The Early MotionThe Central Motion

    • E. L. Doctorow

The Book of DanielWorld’s Fair

    • Stanley Elkin

The Living End

    • William H. Gass

In the Heart of the Heart of the CountryOmensetter’s Luck

    • Russell Hoban

Riddley Walker

    • Denis Johnson

AngelsFiskadoroJesus’ Son

    • Cormac McCarthy

Blood MeridianSuttreeChild of God

    • William Kennedy

IronweedThe Albany Cycle

    • Toni Morrison

Song of Solomon

    • Gloria Naylor

The Women of Brewster Place

    • Joyce Carol Oates

Them

    • Walker Percy

The Moviegoer

    • Grace Paley

The Little Disturbances of Man

V. | The Crying of Lot 49 | Gravity’s Rainbow – Thomas Pynchon

Envy, or Yiddish in America | The Messiah of Stockholm – Cynthia Ozick

Mumbo Jumbo – Ishmael Reed

Portnoy’s Complaint | My Life as a Man | Zuckerman Bound: a triology and epilogue | The Counterlife Patrimony | Operation Shylock – Philip Roth

Solo Faces | Light Years – James Salter

Dog Soldiers | A Flag for Sunrise – Robert Stone

The Floating Opera | The End of the Road | The Sot-Weed Factor – John Bart

Alphabetical Africa | How German Is It | Eclipse Fever | I am the Dust Under your Feet – Walter Abish

Forty Stories | The Dead Father – Donald Barthelme

On Wings of Song – Thomas M. Disch

The Mosquito Coast – Paul Theroux

The Witches of Eastwick – John Updike

Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Forgetting Elena | Nocturnes for the King of Naples – Edmund White

Time Remaining – James McCourt

Modern Baptists – James Wilcox

Collected Poems | Selected Longer Poems | Sphere: the form of a motion – A.R. Ammon

The Double Dream of Spring | Houseboat Days | Selected Poems | Flow Chart | Hotel Lautreamont | And the Starts were Shining – John Ashbery

American Buffalo | Speed the Plow – David Mamet

Streamers – David Rabe

Seven Plays – Sam Shepard

Fences | Joe Turner’s Come and Gone – August Wilson

Collected Earlier Poems – Anthony Hecht

Living Together: new and selected poems – Edgar Bowers

Selected Poems – Donald Justice

From the First Nine | The Changing Light at Sandover – James Merrill

Selected Poems – W. S. Merwin

Above the River: the complete poems – James Wright

Selected Poems – Galway Kinnell

Selected Poems – Philip Levine

New and Selected Poems – Irving Feldman

The One Day | Old and New Poems – Donald Hall

Poems – Alvin Feinman

Untitled Subjects | Findings – Richard Howard

Reflections on Espionage | Selected Poety | Tesserae – John Hollander

No Nature: new and selected poems – Gary Snyder

Selected Poems – Charles Simic

Selected Poems | The Continuous Life | Dark Harbor – Mark Strand

The World of the Ten Thousand Things – Charles Wright

Dimentions of History | The Double Invention of Komo | Selected Poems | Elaine’s Book Boleros – Jay Wright

Westward – Amy Clampitt

The Ether Dome and other Poems: new and selected – Allen Grossman

New selected Poems – Howard Moss

River Writing: an eno journal – James Applewhite

The Rest of the Way – J. D. McClatchy

A Call in the Midst of the Crowd – Alfred Corn

The Revisionist – Douglas Crase

Selected Poems – Rita Dove

Small Congregations: new and selected poems – Thylias Moss

Earthly Measures – Edward Hirsch
Angels in America – Tony Kushner

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