Tartuffe - Moliere

Tartuffe, or The Impostor, or The Hypocrite (/tɑːrˈtʊf, -ˈtuːf/; French: Tartuffe, ou l'Imposteur, pronounced [taʁtyf u lɛ̃pɔstœʁ]), first performed in 1664, is...

Babbitt - Sinclair Lewis

Babbitt (1922), by Sinclair Lewis, is a satirical novel about American culture and society that critiques the vacuity of middle class life and the social pressure...

Dracula - Bram Stoker

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. It introduced the character of Count Dracula and established many conventions of subsequent vampire...

Rime of the Ancient Mariner, The - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner relates the experiences of a sailor who has returned from a long sea voyage. The mariner stops a man who is on the way to a wedding ceremony and...

Ivanhoe - Sir Walter Scott

Ivanhoe(1819) was the first of Scott's novels to adopt a purely English subject and was also his first attempt to combine history and romance, which later influenced Victorian...

Tom Jones - Henry Fielding

Henry Fielding (April 22, 1707 - October 8, 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel Tom...

Aeneid, The - Virgil

The legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who travelled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. At a banquet given in honour of the Trojans, Aeneas recounts the events...

Don Quixote - Cervantes

Don Quixote is considered the most influential work of literature from the Spanish Golden Age and the entire Spanish literary canon. The story follows the idealistic, insane...

Divine Comedy, The - Dante Alighieri

The story of Dante's journey through the three realms of the dead, lasting from the night before Good Friday to the Wednesday after Easter in the spring of 1300. The Roman poet...

Moll Flanders - Daniel Defoe

The Fortunes Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders (aka Moll Flanders) is a novel by Daniel Defoe, 1st published in 1722. It purports to be the true account of the life of the...

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