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ANCIENT:

EGYPT: 
Book of the Dead (1,550-50 B.C)


GREECE: 
Homer - Hymn to Demeter (8th Century B.C)
Homer - The Iliad (8th Century B.C)
Homer - The Odyssey (8th Century B.C)
Hesiod - Theogony (8th Century B.C)
Hesiod - Works and Days (8th Century B.C)
Sappho - Poems (6th Century B.C)
Aesop's Fables (6th Century B.C)
Aeschylus - The Oresteia (5th Century B.C)
Aeschylus - Prometheus Bound (5th Century B.C)
Aeschylus - The Seven Against Thebes (5th Century B.C)
Aeschylus - The Suppliants (5th Century B.C)
Aeschylus - The Persians (5th Century B.C)
Aristophanes - The Archanians (5th Century B.C)
Aristophanes - The Knights (5th Century B.C)
Aristophanes - The Clouds (5th Century B.C)
Aristophanes - The Wasps (5th Century B.C)
Aristophanes - The Peace (5th Century B.C)
Aristophanes - The Birds (5th Century B.C)
Aristophanes - The Frogs (5th Century B.C)
Aristophanes - The Lysistrata (5th Century B.C)
Aristophanes - The Thesmophoriazusae (5th Century B.C)
Arisophanes - The Ecclesiazusae (5th Century B.C)
Aristophanes - The Plutus (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Ion (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Helen (5th Century B.C)
Euripidies - The Bacchae (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Alcestis (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Hippolytus (5th Century B.C)
Euripidies - The Women of Troy (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Medea (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Heracleidae (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Andromache (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Hecuba (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - The Suppliants (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Electra (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Iphigenia in Taurus (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Iphigenia in Aulis (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Phoenician Women (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Orestes (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Cyclops (5th Century B.C)
Euripides - Rhesus (5th Century B.C)
Pindar - Odes (5th Century B.C)
Sophocles - Ajax (5th Century B.C)
Sophocles - Electra (5th Century B.C)
Sophocles - Trachiniae (5th Century B.C)
Sophocles - Philoctetes (5th Century B.C)                                                   
Sophocles - Oedipus the King (5th Century B.C)
Sophocles - Oedipus at Colonus (5th Century B.C)
Sophocles - Antigone (5th Century B.C)
Aristotle - Poetics (4th Century B.C)
Aristotle - Politics (4th Century B.C)
Plato - The Symposium (4th Century B.C)
Plato - The Republic (4th Century B.C)
Apollonius Rhodius - The Argonautica (3rd Century B.C)
Longinus, Cassius - On the Sublime (3rd Century B.C)
Philochorus - Fragments of Atthis (3rd Century B.C)
Longus - Daphnis and Chloe (1st Century A.D)
Plutarch - Fall of the Roman Republic (1st Century A.D)
Orpheus - The Hymns of Orpheus (Unknown)
Ancilla to Pre-Socratic Philosophers - Fragments (Unknown: before the 4th Century B.C)


MESOPOTAMIA: 
Epic of Gilgamesh (2,100 B.C)
Enûma Eliš (7th Century B.C)                                         
The Seven Evil Spirits (7th Century B.C)
Mesopotamian Chronicles (1,500 B.C-1st Century B.C)

ROME: 
Horace - Ars Poetica (1st Century B.C)
Virgil - The Aeneid (1st Century B.C)
Virgil - The Georgics (1st Century B.C)
Cicero's Selected Letters (1st Century A.D)
Augustus - Res Gestae Divi Augusti (1st Century A.D)                               
Lucan - Pharsalia (1st Century A.D)
Ovid - Metamorphoses (1st Century A.D)
Ovid - Heroides (1st Century A.D)
Seneca - Medea (1st Century A.D)
Seneca - Oedipus (1st Century A.D)
Apuleius, Lucius - The Golden Ass (2nd Century A.D)
Lucian of Samosata - On the Syrian Goddess (2nd Century A.D)
Pliny the Younger - Letters (2nd Century A.D)

OTHER:
Enheduanna - Sumerian Temple Hymns (23rd Century B.C)
Sa'd ud Din Mahmud Shabistari - The Secret Rose Garden (13th Century B.C)
The Book of Odes (1,500-500 B.C)
Tzu, Sun - The Art of War (6th Century B.C)                                                    
Arabian Poetry (undated: Ancient to Medieval)


                                                                     MEDIEVAL:


Anonymous (trans: Sir Richard Burton) - Tales From A Thousand and One Nights (8th Century)
Anonymous - Cath Maige Tuired (9th Century)
The Maqamat of al-Hamadhani (10th-11th Century)
The Diwan of Abu'l-Ala (11th Century)
Anonymous - The Tale of Igor's Campaign (12th Century)
De Troyes, Chretien - Arthurian Romances (12th Century: 1190)
The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (1133)
Geoffrey of Monmouth - The Vita Merlini (1150)
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1220)
Anonymous - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (14th Century: 1390)
Boccaccio, Giovanni - The Decameron (14th Century: 1351)
Chaucer, Geoffrey - The Canterbury Tales (14th Century: 1387)
Dante - The Divine Comedy (14th Century: 1308-1321)
Guanzhong, Luo - Romance of the Three Kingdoms: Volumes One and Two (14th Century)
Jami - Salaman and Absal (15th Century: 1450)
Unknown - The Mabinogion (15th Century: 1410)
Malory, Thomas - Le Morte D'Arthur (15th Century: 1485)





16TH, 17TH, 18TH CENTURIES: 


Ariosto, Ludovico - Orlando Furioso (1516)
Machiavelli, Niccolo - The Prince (1513)
More, Sir Thomas - Utopia (1551)
Rabelais, Francois - Gargantua and Pantagruel (1532)
Behn, Aphra - Oroonoko (1688)
Cervantes, Miguel - Don Quixote (1605)
Johnson, Ben - Volpone (1606)
Johnson, Ben - The Alchemist (1610)
Johnson, Ben - Bartholomew Fair (1614)
Milton, John - Paradise Lost (1667)
Milton, John - Paradise Regained (1671)
Shakespeare, William - Sonnets (1609)
Shakespeare, William - Othello (1622)
Shakespeare, William - Hamlet (1603)
Shakespeare, William - The Winter's Tale (1623)
Shakespeare, William - Macbeth (1623)
Shakespeare, William - King Lear (1608)
Beckford, William - Vathek (1786)
Blake, William - Songs of Innocence and of Experience (1794)
Blake, William - The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1790)
Blake, William - Poetical Sketches (1777)
Defoe, Daniel - Moll Flanders (1722)
Defoe, Daniel - Robinson Crusoe (1719)
Fielding, Henry - Tom Jones (1749)
Richardson, Samuel - Clarissa (1748)
Walpole, Horace - The Castle of Otranto (1765)
Wollstonecraft, Mary - Mary (1788)
Wollstonecrafts, Mary - Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792)
Wollstonecraft, Mary - The Wrongs of Woman (1798)
Wordsworth, WIlliam - Lyrical Ballads (with Coleridge) (1798)


19TH CENTURY:


Austen, Jane - Sense and Sensibility (1811)
Austen, Jane - Pride and Prejudice (1813)
Austen, Jane - Mansfield Park (1814)
Austen, Jane - Emma (1815)
Austen, Jane - Northanger Abbey (1817)
Austen, Jane - Persuasion (1817)
Barrett (Browning), Elizabeth - Aurora Leigh (1856)
Bronte, Anne - Agnes Grey (1847)
Bronte, Anne - The Tennant of Wildfell Hall (1848)
Bronte, Charlotte - The Professor (1857)
Bronte, Charlotte - Jane Eyre (1847)
Bronte, Emily - Wuthering Heights (1847)
Bronte, Emily - Poems (1846)
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor - Complete Poems (1834)
Chekov, Anton - Selected Stories (188/90s)
Dickens, Charles - The Pickwick Papers (1837)
Dickens, Charles - Oliver Twist (1838)
Dickens, Charles - A Tale of Two Cities (1859)
Dickens, Charles - Great Expectations (1861)
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - Poor Folk (1846)
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - The Gambler (1866)
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - Notes From Underground (1864)
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - Crime and Punishment (1866)
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - The Brothers Karamazov (1880)
Dumas, Alexandre - The Three Musketeers (1844)
Eliot, George - Silas Marner (1861)
Eliot, George - The Mill on the Floss (1860)
Eliot, George - Middlemarch (1871)
Flaubert, Gustave - Three Tales (1877)
Flaubert, Gustave - Madame Bovary (1856)
Gogol, Nikolai - The Nose and the Carriage (1836)
Gogol, Nikolai - Dead Souls (1842)
Goncharov, Ivan - Oblomov (1859)
Hardy, Thomas - Far From the Madding Crowd (1874)
Hardy, Thomas - Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1891)
Hardy, Thomas - Jude the Obscure (1895)
Hugo, Victor - The Last Day of a Condemned Man (1829)
Hugo, Victor - The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1831)
Hugo, Victor - Les Miserables (1862)
Kunos, Ignacz - Turkish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales (1889)
Maturin, Charles - Melmoth the Wanderer (1820)
Poe, Edgar Allan - Essential Tales and Poems (1843)
Polidori, John - The Vampyre (1819)
Scott, Sir Walter - Ivanhoe (1819)
Shelley, Mary - Frankenstein (1818)
Stevenson, Robert Louis - Olalla (1885)
Stevenson, Robert Louis - The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886)

Thackeray, William Makepeace - Vanity Fair (1848)
Tolstoy, Leo - War and Peace (1867)
Tolstoy, Leo - The Devil (1889)
Tolstoy, Leo - The Kreutza Sonata (1889)
Tolstoy, Sophia - The Diaries of Sophia Tolstoy (undated)
Turgenev, Ivan - First Love and Other Stories (1870)
Turgenev, Ivan - A Desperate Character, and Other Stories (1881)
Turgenev, Ivan - Rudin (1856)
Turgenev, Ivan - Smoke (1867)
Turgenev, Ivan - Virgin Soil (1877)
Turgenev, Ivan - Home of the Gentry (1873)
Turgenev, Ivan - Spring Torrents (1872)
Turgenev, Ivan - Sketches from a Hunter's Album (1852)
Turgenev, Ivan - On the Eve (1859)
Turgenev, Ivan - Fathers and Sons (1861)
Turgenev, Ivan - Plays (undated)
Trollope, Anthony - The Warden (1855)
Zola, Emile - The Fortune of the Rougons (1870)

20th CENTURY:


Calvino, Italo - If On a Winter's Night a Traveller (1979)
Camus, Albert - The Plague (1947)
Camus, Albert - The Fall (1956)
Doyle, Arthur Conan - House of the Baskervilles and the Valley of Fear (1915)
Du Maurier, Daphne - Rebecca (1936)
Gorky, Maxim - My Childhood (1913)
Lewis, C.S - The Magician's Nephew
Lewis, C.S - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 
Lewis, C.S - Prince Caspian
Lewis, C.S - The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Lewis, C.S - The Silver Chair
Lewis, C.S - the Last Battle
Lewis, C.S - The Horse and His Boy
Orwell, George - Animal Farm (1946)
Pasternak, Boris - Doctor Zhivago (1958)
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr - The First Circle (1968)
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr - The Gulag Archipelago (1973)
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr - The Love Girl and the Innocent (1969)
Wharton, Edith - The House of Mirth (1905)
Woolf, Virginia - The Voyage Out (19150
Woolf, Virginia - Mrs Dalloway (1925)
Woolf, Virginia - Orlando (1928)
Woolf, Virginia - A Room of One's Own (1929)
Woolf, Virginia - The Waves (1931)
Woolf, Virginia - the Years (1937)
Woolf, Virginia - Between the Acts (1941)
Woolf, Virginia - The Common Reader: First Series (1925)
Woolf, Virginia - The Common Reader: Second Series (1935)
Woolf, Virginia - Monday or Tuesday

Comments

  1. Wow! Now That's a list!
    Welcome to the club and good luck with your reading :-)

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    1. Thank you! I'm looking forward to getting back in :)

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  2. Great list! Very comprehensive. There are a lot of books on there that I have never heard of but now MUST read. I have been going through the Great Books of the Western World series and am in Aristotle now. Looks like they missed a few good ones compiling the series though. haha.

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