HSQB canon – lit quiz bowl

Title Author Country characters in the story
Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky Russia Raskolnikov, Sonia, Lizaveta, Alyona, Porfiry
The Garden of the Forking Paths Jorge Luis Borges Argentina Stephen Albert, Yu Tsun
"A Good Man Is Hard to Find" Flannery O'Connor United States (Georgia) grandmother and family are killed by the Misfit
The Satanic Verses Salman Rushdie India/UK Saladin Chamcha, Gibreel Farishta, Alleluia Cone, Ayeesha, Mishal
The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoevsky Russia Fyodor, Ivan, Dmitri, Alyosha, Smerdyakov, Reeking Lizaveta, "Parable of the Grand Inquisitor"
One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez Colombia Buendia family, Aureliano, Ursula Iguaran, Jose Arcadio, Melquiades, city of Macondo
The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner United States (Mississippi) Benjy Compson, Quentin Compson, Caddy, Luster, Dilsey
As I Lay Dying William Faulkner United States (Mississippi) Bundren family, Anse, Addie, Dewey Dell, Vardaman
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men James Agee United States (Tennessee) Gudger, Woods, Ricketts families (pseudonyms)
A Death in the Family James Agee United States (Tennessee) Jay Follett, Mary, Catherine, Rufus, Walter Starr, "Knoxville: Summer 1915"
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter Carson McCullers United States (Georgia)
Moby-Dick Herman Melville United States (New England) Ishmael, Ahab, Queequeg, Tashtego, Daggoo, Fedallah, Pip, Starbuck, Stubb
The House of Seven Gables Nathaniel Hawthorne United States (New England) Pyncheon family
"The Minister's Black Veil" Nathaniel Hawthorne United States (New England) Reverend Horton
Ulysses James Joyce Ireland Buck Mulligan, Leo Bloom, Molly Bloom, Stephen Daedelus
Dubliners James Joyce Ireland
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce Ireland Stephen Daedelus
Finnegan's Wake James Joyce Ireland
"Araby" James Joyce Ireland
"The Dead" James Joyce Ireland
1984 George Orwell UK Winston Smith
"Politics and the English Language" George Orwell UK
Homage to Catalonia George Orwell UK
Down and Out in London and Paris George Orwell UK
The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer UK Miller, Wife of Bath, Pardoner, Knight
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain United States
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain United States
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Mark Twain United States
"The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" Mark Twain United States
The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald United States (NY) Nick Carraway, Jay Gatsby, Tom Buchanan, Daisy Buchanan, Myrtle Wilson, T.J. Eckleberg's eyes
Tender is the Night F. Scott Fitzgerald United States Dick Diver, Nicole Diver
The Last Tycoon F. Scott Fitzgerald United States (LA)
The Beautiful and the Damned F. Scott Fitzgerald United States
"Bernice Bobs Her Hair" F. Scott Fitzgerald United States
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen UK
Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen UK
Emma Jane Austen UK
Northanger Abbey Jane Austen UK
Mansfield Park Jane Austen UK
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert Franche Emma Bovary
A Sentimental Education Gustave Flaubert Franche
Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte UK
Shirley Charlotte Bronte UK
Villette Charlotte Bronte UK
The Professor Charlotte Bronte UK
The Confidence-Man Herman Melville United States
Pierre Herman Melville United States
Typee Herman Melville United States
Bartleby the Scrivener Herman Melville United States
Billy Budd Herman Melville United States
Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes Savedra Spain Don Quixote, Rocinante, Sancho Panza, Dulcinea
Hamlet Shakespeare UK Hamlet, Claudius, Gertrude, Ophelia, Polonius, Horatio, Rosencrantz, Guildenstern
The Tempest Shakespeare UK Prospero, Caliban, Miranda
Oedipus Rex Sophocles Greece Oedipus, Jocasta, Teiresias,
Oedipus at Colonus Sophocles Greece
Antigone Sophocles Greece Antigone, Creon, Haimon, Ismene
Macbeth Shakespeare UK Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Duncan, Banquo, Macduff
Othello Shakespeare UK Othello, Desdemona, Iago
King Lear Shakespeare UK Lear, Regan, Cordelia, Goneril, Fool, Tom o'Bedlam,
Iliad Homer Greece
Odyssey Homer Greece
Romeo & Juliet Shakespeare UK
The Merchant of Venice Shakespeare UK
Paradise Lost John Milton UK
"Lycidas" John Milton UK
L'allegro John Milton UK
Samson Agonistes John Milton UK
Il Penseroso John Milton UK
The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne United States (New England)
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Wiliams United States (New Orleans)
The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams United States
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tennessee Williams United States
Night of the Iguana Tennessee Williams United States
The Rose Tattoo Tennessee Williams United States
Our Town Thornton Wilder United States
The Bridge of San Luis Rey Thornton Wilder United States
The Divine Comedy Dante Alighieri Italy
The Red Badge of Courage Stephen Crane United States
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets Stephen Crane United States
"The Open Boat" Stephen Crane United States
"The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" Stephen Crane United States
Candide Voltaire France
Les Miserables Victor Hugo France
Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy Russia Anna Karenina, Count Vronsky
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy Russia
"The Death of Ivan Ilyich" Leo Tolstoy Russia
A Midsummer Night's Dream Shakespeare UK
Pygmalion George Bernard Shaw UK Henry Higgins, Eliza Doolittle, Colonel Pickering
Major Barbara George Bernard Shaw UK
Julius Caesar Shakespeare UK
The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas (pere) France Athos, Porthos, Aramis, D'artagnan
A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway United States
The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway United States
The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway United States Santiago
For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway United States Robert Jordan, Maria
"The Snows of Kiliminjaro" Ernest Hemingway United States
"Hills Like White Elephants" Ernest Hemingway United States
Vanity Fair William Makepiece Thackeray UK Becky Sharpe, Amelia Sedley, George Osborne, subtitled "A Novel Without a Hero"
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee United States (Alabama) Scout, Atticus, Jem, Calpurnia, Bob Ewell, Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, Heck Tate
Go Set a Watchman Harper Lee United States (Alabama)
The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck United States Tom Joad, Rosasharn, Jim Casy
East of Eden John Steinbeck United States Adam Trask
Cannery Row John Steinbeck United States
Tortilla Flat John Steinbeck United States
The Pearl John Steinbeck United States
"The Moon is Down" John Steinbeck United States
Lolita Vladimir Nabokov USA/Russia Humbert Humbert, Dolores Haze, Clare Quilty
Pale Fire Vladimir Nabokov USA/Russia
Pnin Vladimir Nabokov USA/Russia
Bend Sinister Vladimir Nabokov USA/Russia
Invitation to a Beheading Vladimir Nabokov USA/Russia
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens UK Charles Darnay, Sidney Carton, Madame Defarge
A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens UK
David Copperfield Charles Dickens UK Uriah Heep
Hard Times Charles Dickens UK Thomas Gradgrind, Sissy Jupe, Stephen Blackpool, Mr. M'Choakumchild, Josiah Bounderby, located in Coketown
Great Expectations Charles Dickens UK
Oliver Twist Charles Dickens UK
Bleak House Charles Dickens UK
The Pickwick Papers Charles Dickens UK
Nicholas Nickleby Charles Dickens UK
Little Dorrit Charles Dickens UK
Martin Chuzzlewit Charles Dickens UK
The Old Curiosity Shop Charles Dickens UK Daniel Quilp
Little Women Louisa May Alcott United States
Little Men Louisa May Alcott United States
Jo's Boys Louisa May Alcott United States
As You Like It Shakespeare UK
"The Waste Land" T. S. Eliot USA/UK
"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" T. S. Eliot USA/UK
Aeneid Virgil Rome
Georgics Virgil Rome
Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad Poland
Lord Jim Joseph Conrad Poland
Nostromo Joseph Conrad Poland
Victory Joseph Conrad Poland
The Inheritors Joseph Conrad & Ford Madox Ford
Pilgrim's Progress John Bunyan UK
Faust Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Germany
The Sorrows of Young Werther Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Germany
The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas (pere) France Edmond Dantes, Abbe Faria
A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen Norway Nora, Torvald
An Enemy of the People Henrik Ibsen Norway
Ghosts Henrik Ibsen Norway
When We the Dead Awaken Henrik Ibsen Norway
The Wild Duck Henrik Ibsen Norway
Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen Norway
The Master Builder Henrik Ibsen Norway
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe UK
A Journal of the Plague Year Daniel Defoe UK
Moll Flanders Daniel Defoe UK
Animal Farm George Orwell UK
The Call of the Wild Jack London United States
White Fang Jack London United States
The Sea Wolf Jack London United States
Martin Eden Jack London United States
Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare UK
The Crucible Arthur Miller United States
Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller United States
All My Sons Arthur Miller United States
A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller United States
Brave New World Aldous Huxley UK
Chrome Yellow Aldous Huxley UK
Point Counterpoint Aldous Huxley UK
The Jungle Upton Sinclair United States Jurgis Rudkus
Oil! Upton Sinclair United States
Twelfth Night Shakespeare UK
"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" Samuel Taylor Coleridge UK
"Kublai Khan" Samuel Taylor Coleridge UK
Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe United States
Lyrical Ballads William Wordsworth/Samuel Taylor Coleridge UK
Rip Van Winkle Washington Irving United States (New York)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Washington Irving United States (New York)
The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon Washington Irving United States (New York)
The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger United States
Franny and Zooey J. D. Salinger United States
Raise High the Roofbeams Carpenter J. D. Salinger United States
Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett Ireland
Watt Samuel Beckett Ireland
Murphy Samuel Beckett Ireland
Molloy Samuel Beckett Ireland
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll UK
Through the Looking Glass Lewis Carroll UK
The Hunting of the Snark Lewis Carroll UK
Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene O'Neill United States
The Iceman Cometh Eugene O'Neill United States
Desire under the Elms Eugene O'Neill United States
The Hairy Ape Eugene O'Neill United States
Anna Christie Eugene O'Neill United States
Mourning Becomes Electra Eugene O'Neill United States
The Emperor Jones Eugene O'Neill United States
All the King's Men Robert Penn Warren United States
Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe Nigeria
Anthills of the Savannah Chinua Achebe Nigeria
No Longer at Ease Chinua Achebe Nigeria
Cry, the Beloved Country Alan Paton South Africa
Death and the King's Horseman Wole Soyinka Nigeria
Devil on the Cross Ngugi wa Thiongo Kenya
The Wizard and the Crow Ngugi Wa Thiongo Kenya
Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut United States
Cat's Cradle Kurt Vonnegut United States
Breakfast of Champions Kurt Vonnegut United States
Galapagos Kurt Vonnegut United States
At Swim-Two-Birds Flann O'Brien Ireland
The Dalkey Archive Flann O'Brien Ireland
The Third Policeman Flann O'Brien Ireland
"The Charge of the Light Brigade" Alfred Lord Tennyson UK
"The Lotos-Eaters" Alfred Lord Tennyson UK
"The Lady of Shalott" Alfred Lord Tennyson UK
In Memoriam Alfred Lord Tennyson UK
"Ulysses" Alfred Lord Tennyson UK
Crossing the Bar Alfred Lord Tennyson UK
Idylls of the King Alfred Lord Tennyson UK
"Godiva" Alfred Lord Tennyson UK
"The Kraken" Alfred Lord Tennyson UK
"Locksley Hall" Alfred Lord Tennyson UK
The Merry Wives of Windsor Shakespeare UK
The Taming of the Shrew Shakespeare UK
Cymbeline Shakespeare UK
The Winter's Tale Shakespeare UK
The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde Ireland/UK
The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde Ireland/UK
The Ballad of Reading Gaol Oscar Wilde Ireland/UK
Salome Oscar Wilde Ireland/UK
The Magic Mountain Thomas Mann Germany
Death in Venice Thomas Mann Germany
Buddenbrooks Thomas Mann Germany
Doctor Faustus Thomas Mann Germany
Invisible Man Ralph Ellison United States
Juneteenth Ralph Ellison United States
Eugene Onegin Aleksandr Pushkin Russia
Ruslan and Ludmilla Aleksandr Pushkin Russia
Boris Gudenov Aleksandr Pushkin Russia
Poltava Aleksandr Pushkin Russia
The Bronze Horseman Aleksandr Pushkin Russia
The Idiot Fyodor Dostoevsky Russia
Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky Russia
The Possessed Fyodor Dostoevsky Russia
Demons Fyodor Dostoevsky Russia
Notes from the Underground Fyodor Dostoevsky Russia
Inferno Dante Alighieri Italy
The Stranger Albert Camus Algeria/France
The Plague Albert Camus Algeria/France
The Fall Albert Camus Algeria/France
"The Rebel" Albert Camus Algeria/France
"The Myth of Sisyphus" Albert Camus Algeria/France
Catch-22 Joseph Heller United States
Something Happened Joseph Heller United States
A Raisin in the Sun Lorraine Hansberry United States
Fences August Wilson United States
The Piano Lesson August Wilson United States
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom August Wilson United States
Joe Turner's Come and Gone August Wilson United States
Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte UK
Light in August William Faulkner United States (Mississippi)
Sanctuary William Faulkner United States (Mississippi)
Sartoris William Faulkner United States (Mississippi)
The Hamlet William Faulkner United States (Mississippi)
Absalom, Absalom! William Faulkner United States (Mississippi)
Oresteia Aeschylus Greece
Agamemnon Aeschylus Greece
Seven Against Thebes Aeschylus Greece
The Libation Bearers Aeschylus Greece
The Eumenides Aeschylus Greece
Prometheus Bound Aeschylus Greece
Decameron Giovanni Boccaccio Italy
"The Raven" Edgar Allan Poe United States
"Annabel Lee" Edgar Allan Poe United States
"The Fall of the House of Usher" Edgar Allan Poe United States
"The Gold-Bug" Edgar Allan Poe United States
"The Cask of Amontillado" Edgar Allan Poe United States
"The Bells" Edgar Allan Poe United States
Ivanhoe Sir Walter Scott Scotland
Rob Roy Sir Walter Scott Scotland
My Antonia Willa Cather United States (Nebraska)
Death Comes for the Archbishop Willa Cather United States (New Mexico)
O Pioneers Willa Cather United States (Nebraska)
A Thousand Cranes Yasunari Kawabata Japan
Snow Country Yasunari Kawabata Japan
Zoo Story Edward Albee United States
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Edward Albee United States
A Personal Matter Kenzaburo Oe Japan
The Seagull Anton Chekhov Russia
The Cherry Orchard Anton Chekhov Russia
Three Sisters Anton Chekhov Russia
Uncle Vanya Anton Chekhov Russia
Frankenstein Mary Shelley UK
"Elegy Written on a Country Churchyard" Thomas Gray UK
Kim Rudyard Kipling UK/India
The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling UK/India
"The White Man's Burden" Rudyard Kipling UK/India
The Death of Artemio Cruz Carlos Fuentes Mexico
The Old Gringo Carlos Fuentes Mexico
Terra Nostra Carlos Fuentes Mexico
Christopher Unborn Carlos Fuentes Mexico
The Faerie Queen Edmund Spenser UK
The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov Russia
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Victor Hugo France
"John Brown's Body" Stephen Vincent Binet United States
"The Devil and Daniel Webster" Stephen Vincent Binet United States
The Joy Luck Club Amy Tan United States
"The Necklace" Guy de Maupassant France
"A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" John Donne UK
"The Flea" John Donne UK
"Death Be Not Proud" John Donne UK
The Clouds Aristophanes Greece
The Wasps Aristophanes Greece
The Frogs Aristophanes Greece
Lysistrata Aristophanes Greece
The Chose Chaim Potok United States
A Bend in the River V. S. Naipaul UK/Trinidad
A House for Mr. Biswas V. S. Naipaul UK/Trinidad
Cat and Mouse Gunter Grass Germany
The Tin Drum Gunter Grass Germany
Arrowsmith Sinclair Lews United States
Main Street Sinclair Lewis United States
Babbitt Sinclair Lewis United States
Elmer Gantry Sinclair Lewis United States
Dodsworth Sinclair Lewis United States
It Can't Happen Here Sinclair Lewis United States
The Crying of Lot 49 Thomas Pynchon United States (California)
Gravity's Rainbow Thomas Pynchon United States
V Thomas Pynchon United States
Slow Learner Thomas Pynchon United States
"Entropy" Thomas Pynchon United States
"Low-Lands" Thomas Pynchon United States
"The Secret Integration" Thomas Pynchon United States
Vineland Thomas Pynchon United States (California)
Against the Day Thomas Pynchon United States
Inherent Vice Thomas Pynchon United States (California)
Bleeding Edge Thomas Pynchon United States (New York)
Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston United States (Florida)
The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison United States
Beloved Toni Morrison United States
Song of Solomon Toni Morrison United States
Jazz Toni Morrison United States
Sula Toni Morrison United States
"The Awakening" Kate Chopin United States (Louisiana)
"The Story of an Hour" Kate Chopin United States (Louisiana)
Medea Euripides Greece
The Trojan Women Euripides Greece
Electra Euripides Greece
Winesburg, Ohio Sherwood Anderson United States
Goodbye to Berlin Christopher Isherwood UK/USA
"Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" Dylan Thomas Wales
Under Milk Wood Dylan Thomas Wales
"Fern Hill" Dylan Thomas Wales
The Feminine Mystique Betty Friedan United States
"The Grand Inquisitor" Fyodor Dostoevsky Russia
"Dulce et Decorum Est" Wilfred Owen UK
haikus Basho Japan
The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad Poland/UK
Dune Frank Herbert United States
Gargantua and Pantagruel Francois Rabelais France
Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy United States (Texas)
All the Pretty Horses Cormac McCarthy United States (Texas)
Suttree Cormac McCarthy United States (Tennessee)
No Country for Old Men Cormac McCarthy United States (Texas)
The Kreutzer Sonata Leo Tolstoy Russia
"The Hollow Men" T. S. Eliot UK/USA
Rabbit, Run John Updike United States
Rabbit Is Rich John Updike United States
Rabbit at Rest John Updike United States
Tom Jones Henry Fielding UK
Joseph Andrews Henry Fielding UK
Shamela Henry Fielding UK
Pamela Samuel Richardson UK
Clarissa Samuel Richardson UK
In Search of Lost Time/Remembrance of Things Past Marcel Proust France
Volpone Ben Jonson UK
Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids Kenzaburo Oe Japan
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" James Thurber United States
Foucault's Pendulum Umberto Eco Italy
The Name of the Rose Umberto Eco Italy
Naked Lunch William S. Burroughs United States
"The Second Coming" William Butler Yeats Ireland
1Q84 Hakuri Murakami Japan
The Wind-up Bird Chronicle Hakuri Murakami Japan
Norwegian Wood Hakuri Murakami Japan
Kafka on the Shore Hakuri Murakami Japan
The Love Suicides at Sonezaki Chikamatsu Monzaemon Japan
All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque Germany
A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess UK
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson UK
The Threepenny Opera Berthold Brecht Germany
Mother Courage and Her Children Berthold Brecht Germany
The Caucasian Chalk Circle Berthold Brecht Germany
Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair Pablo Neruda Chile
Residence on Earth Pablo Neruda Chile
Spoon River Anthology Edgar Lee Masters United States
Richard Corry Edward Arlington Robinson United States
Miniver Cheevy Edward Arlington Robinson United States
Watership Down Richard Adams UK
"Birches" Robert Frost United States
"Mending Wall" Robert Frost United States
"After Apple-Picking" Robert Frost United States
"The Road Not Taken" Robert Frost United States
"The Tuft of Flowers" Robert Frost United States
"Asking for Roses" Robert Frost United States
Confessions St. Augustine Hippo (Africa)
City of God St. Augustine Hippo (Africa)
Portnoy's Complaint Philip Roth United States
Goodbye, Columbus Philip Roth United States
American Pastoral Philip Roth United States
The Plot Against America Philip Roth United States
The Human Stain Philip Roth United States
The Iron Heel Jack London United States
Omeros Derek Walcott Trinidad
Tiepelo's Hound Derek Walcott Trinidad
"The Garden Party" Katherine Mansfield New Zealand
The Red and the Black Stendhal France
The Flowers of Evil (Les Fleurs de Mal) Charles Baudelaire France
"On First Looking into Chapman's Homer" John Keats UK
"Ode to a Nightingale" John Keats UK
"Ode on a Grecian Urn" John Keats UK
"Ode to Psyche" John Keats UK
"The Ransom of Red Chief" O. Henry United States
"The Gift of the Magi" O. Henry United States
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Tom Wolfe United States
The Right Stuff Tom Wolfe United States
Bonfire of the Vanities Tom Wolfe United States
The Executioner's Song Norman Mailer United States
The Naked and the Dead Norman Mailer United States
"Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes" Thomas Gray UK
Miss Julie John August Strindberg Sweden
Middlemarch George Eliot UK
Daniel Deronda George Eliot UK
The Mill on the Floss George Eliot UK
Silas Marner George Eliot UK
Adam Bede George Eliot UK
"To a Mouse" Robert Burns Scotland
"Auld Lang Syne" Robert Burns Scotland
Sonnets of Death and Despair Gabriela Mistral Chile
"Dover Beach" Matthew Arnold UK
"Thyrsis" Matthew Arnold UK
"Taras Bulba" Nikolai Gogol Russia
"The Nose" Nikolai Gogol Russia
"The Overcoat" Nikolai Gogol Russia
Dead Souls Nikolai Gogol Russia
The Gods Are Athirst Anatole France France
The Revolt of the Angels Anatole France France
"The Lady with the Dog" Anton Chekhov Russia
"I'm Nobody! Who Are You?" Emily Dickinson United States
"Hope Is the Thing with Feathers" Emily Dickinson United States
"This Is Just to Say" William Carlos Williams United States (New Jersey)
"The Red Wheelbarrow" William Carlos Williams United States (New Jersey)
"Asphodel, That Greeny Flower" William Carlos Williams United States (New Jersey)
"A Modest Proposal" Jonathan Swift UK
Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift UK
A Tale of the Tub Jonathan Swift UK
The Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro Japan/UK
An Artist of the Floating World Kazuo Ishiguro Japan/UK
Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro Japan/UK
"Why I Am Not a Christian" Bertrand Russell UK
Principia Mathematica Bertrand Russell UK
"The Luck of Roaring Camp" Bret Harte United States (California)
"The Outcasts of Poker Flat" Bret Harte United States (California)
"Young Goodman Brown" Nathaniel Hawthorne United States (New England)
The Good Earth Pearl S. Buck USA/China
"A Rose for Emily" William Faulkner United States
Sherlock Holmes mysteries Sir Arthur Conan Doyle UK
The Moonstone Wilkie Collins UK
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Charles Dickens UK
A Room of One's Own Virginia Woolf UK
Mrs. Dalloway Virginia Woolf UK
Orlando Virginia Woolf UK
The Waves Virginia Woolf UK
"The Lottery" Shirley Jackson United States
We Have Always Lived in the Castle Shirley Jackson United States
Lord of the Flies William Golding UK
Pincher Martin William Golding UK
In Cold Blood Truman Capote United States
Breakfast at Tiffany's Truman Capote United States
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson UK
Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser United States (Chicago)
An American Tragedy Theodore Dreiser United States (Chicago)
Trilogy of Desire (The Financier, The Titan, The Stoic) Theodore Dreiser United States
The Duino Elegies Rainer Maria Rilke Austria/Bohemia
Sonnets to Orpheus Rainer Maria Rilke Austria/Bohemia
The Things They Carried Tim O'Brien United States
Going After Cacciato Tim O'Brien United States
In the Lake of the Woods Tim O'Brien United States
Sonnets to the Portuguese Elizabeth Barrett Browning UK
"My Last Duchess" Robert Browning UK
Water Margin Shi Nai'an China
Dream of the Red Chamber Cao Xueqin China
Romance of the Three Kingdoms Luo Guanzhong China
"Sunstone" Octavio Paz Mexico
The Labyrinth of Solitude Octavio Paz Mexico
The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy India
The Namesake Jhumpa Lahiri India/USA
The Interpreter of Maladies Jhumpa Lahiri India/USA
R. U. R. Karel Capek Czech Republic
Ars Amatoria ("The Art of Love") Ovid Rome
Metamorphoses Ovid Rome
"Evangeline" Henry Wadsworth Longfellow United States
"The Song of Hiawatha" Henry Wadsworth Longellow United States
"A Psalm for Life" Henry Wadsworth Longfellow United States
Angels in America Tony Kushner United States
"The Bet" Anton Chekhov Russia
"To My Dear and Loving Husband" Anne Bradstreet United States
The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung up in America Anne Bradstreet United States
Native Son Richard Wright United States
Black Boy Richard Wright United States
"The Scholar Gypsy" Matthew Arnold UK
Culture and Anarchy Matthew Arnold UK
"A Darkling Thrush" Thomas Hardy UK
Jude the Obscure Thomas Hardy UK (Wessex)
The Mayor of Casterbridge Thomas Hardy UK (Wessex)
Far from the Madding Crowd Thomas Hardy UK (Wessex)
Tess of the d'Urbervilles Thomas Hardy UK (Wessex)
The Return of the Native Thomas Hardy UK (Wessex)
The Turn of the Screw Henry James United States
Daisy Miller Henry James United States
Portrait of a Lady Henry James United States
The Americans Henry James United States
Washington Square Henry James United States
Disgrace J. M. Coetzee South Africa
Waiting for the Barbarians J. M. Coetzee South Africa
Siddharta Herman Hesse Germany
Demian Herman Hesse Germany
Steppenwolf Herman Hesse Germany
Beneath the Wheel Herman Hesse Germany
The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi) Herman Hesse Germany
July's People Nadine Gordimer South Africa
The Conservationist Nadine Gordimer South Africa
Bus Stop William Inge United States
Picnic William Inge United States
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs William Inge United States
Come Back, Little Sheba William Inge United States
Glengarry Glen Ross David Mamet United States
"The Man Without a Country" Edward Everett Hale United States
"The Lady of the Lake" Sir Walter Scott Scotland
"The Wreck of the Deutschland" Gerard Manley Hopkins UK
"To a Skylark" Gerard Manley Hopkins UK
"Pied Beauty" Gerard Manley Hopkins UK
"The Windhover" Gerard Manley Hopkins UK
Brideshead Revisited Evelyn Waugh UK
A Handful of Dust Evelyn Waugh UK
Scoop Evelyn Waugh UK
The Age of Anxiety W. H. Auden UK/USA
Dr. Faustus Christopher Marlowe UK
The Jew of Malta Christopher Marlowe UK
The Tale of Genji Lady Murasaki Japan
The Pillow Book Sei Shonagon Japan
"The Blue Hotel" Stephen Crane United States
The Recognition of Shakuntala Kalidasa India
The Cloud Messenger Kalidasa India
Leocadia and the Lark Jean Anouilh France
Antigone (20th century remake) Jean Anouilh France
Pedro Paramo Juan Rulfo Mexico
The Burning Plain Juan Rulfo Mexico
The Biglow Papers James Russell Lowell United States
"The Colossus" Sylvia Plath United States
Ariel Sylvia Plath United States
The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath United States
"Daddy" Sylvia Plath United States
Birthday Letters Ted Hughes UK
The Suppliants Euripides Greece
Alcestis Euripides Greece
Dog Years Gunter Grass Germany
"I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died" Emily Dickinson United States
"Safe in Their Alabaster Chambers" Emily Dickinson United States
Prosas Profanas Ruben Dario Nicaragua
Azul Ruben Dario Nicaragua
"I Hear America Singing" Walt Whitman United States
"I Sing the Body Electric" Walt Whitman United States
Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman United States
"O Captain! My Captain!" Walt Whitman United States
Rhinoceros Eugene Ionesco Romania
The Bald Soprano Eugene Ionesco Romania
Hopscotch Julio Cortazar Argentina
Betrayed by Rita Hayworth Manuel Puig Argentina
Kiss of the Spider Woman Manuel Puig Argentina
The House of Mirth Edith Wharton United States (New England)
Ethan Frome Edith Wharton United States (New England)
The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton United States (New England)
Tartuffe Moliere France
The Misanthrope Moliere France
The Miser Moliere France
The House of Bernarda Alba Federico Garcia Lorca Spain
Blood Wedding Federico Garcia Lorca Spain
Yerma Federico Garcia Lorca Spain
The Unbearable LIghtness of Being Milan Kundera Czech Republic
"The Metamorphosis" Franz Kafka Czech Republic
The Trial Franz Kafka Czech Republic
White Noise Don Delillo United States
Underworld Don Delillo United States
Libra Don Delillo United States
Infinite Jest David Foster Wallace United States
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again David Foster Wallace United States
"This Is Water" David Foster Wallace United States
"Alexander Selkirk" Jorge Luis Borges Argentina
Ficciones Jorge Luis Borges Argentina
The Aleph Jorge Luis Borges Argentina
The Golden Gate Vikram Seth India
"We Real Cool" Gwendolyn Brooks United States
Travels with Charley John Steinbeck United States
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck United States
The Enormous Room ee cummings United States
"I Sing of Olaf, Glad and Big" ee cummings United States
"l(a" ee cummings United States
The Member of the Wedding Carson McCullers United States (Georgia)
Ballad of the Sad Cafe Carson McCullers United States (Georgia)
Death of a Naturalist Seamus Haney Ireland
translation of Beowulf Seamus Haney Ireland
"The Rape of Lucrece" Shakespeare UK
"Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day" Shakespeare UK
Benito Cereno Herman Melville United States
The Charterhouse of Parma Stendhal France
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion Yukio Mishima Japan
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea Yukio Mishima Japan
The Sound of Waves Yukio Mishima Japan
Spring Snow Yukio Mishima Japan
Glengarry Glen Ross David Mamet United States
Oleanna David Mamet United States
"Anthem for a Doomed Youth" Wilfred Owen UK
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Alexander Solzhenitsyn Soviet Union
Cancer Ward Alexander Solzhenitsyn Soviet Union
Gulag Archipelago Alexander Solzhenitsyn Soviet Union
"To His Coy Mistress" Andrew Marvell UK
"Thanatopsis" William Cullen Bryant United States
"To a Waterfowl" William Cullen Bryant United States
Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter Mario Vargas Llosa Peru
The War at the End of the World Mario Vargas Llosa Peru
The Feast of the Goat Mario Vargas Llosa Peru
"Old Ironsides" Oliver Wendell Holmes United States
62: A Model Kit Julio Cortazar Argentina
The Winners Julio Cortazar Argentina
"The Bear" William Faulkner United States (Mississippi)
"A Rose for Emily" William Faulkner United States (Mississippi)
"Go Down, Moses" William Faulkner United States (Mississippi)
Master Harold and the Boys Athol Fugard South Africa
The Life and Times of Michael K J. M. Coetzee South Africa
Cairo Trilogy Naguib Mahfouz Egypt
Palace Walk Naguib Mahfouz Egypt
Palace of Desire Naguib Mahfouz Egypt
Sugar Street Naguib Mahfouz Egypt
"Sunstone" Octavio Paz Mexico
The Labyrinth of Solitude Octavio Paz Mexico
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Tom Stoppard UK/Czech Republic
"Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" Nathaniel Hawthorne United States

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