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An English Major's College Reading List

The works I read for one class or another while pursuing a lucrative degree in comparative literature. If you can honestly say you read more than 50% of the works here, I hereby give you your honorary degree in English Lit--if you don't already have one.
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A Glossary of Literary Terms (M.H. Abrams)
A Glossary of Literary Terms (M.H. Abrams)
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Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
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The Education of Henry Adams
The Education of Henry Adams
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Watership Down
Watership Down
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The Orestia Trilogy (Aeschylus)
The Orestia Trilogy (Aeschylus)
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A Death in the Family
A Death in the Family
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The Clouds (Aristophanes)
The Clouds (Aristophanes)
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Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
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Persuasion
Persuasion
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Ballads and Songs
Ballads and Songs
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The Floating Opera
The Floating Opera
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Waiting for Godot
Waiting for Godot
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13
Beowulf
Beowulf
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The Decameron (Giovanni Boccaccio)
The Decameron (Giovanni Boccaccio)
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The Uses of Literature
The Uses of Literature
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The Hero With a Thousand Faces
The Hero With a Thousand Faces
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The Stranger (Albert Camus)
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
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The Civilization of the Middle Ages (Norman Cantor)
The Civilization of the Middle Ages (Norman Cantor)
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The Complete Illustrated Works of Lewis Carroll
The Complete Illustrated Works of Lewis Carroll
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The Sea Around Us (Rachel Carson)
The Sea Around Us (Rachel Carson)
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21
The Riverside Chaucer (William Chaucer)
The Riverside Chaucer (William Chaucer)
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The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
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Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
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The Secret Sharer
The Secret Sharer
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Lord Jim
Lord Jim
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Victory (Joseph Conrad)
Victory (Joseph Conrad)
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The Secret Agent (Joseph Conrad)
The Secret Agent (Joseph Conrad)
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Chance (Joseph Conrad)
Chance (Joseph Conrad)
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Joseph Conrad: Complete Short Stories (Joseph Conrad)
Joseph Conrad: Complete Short Stories (Joseph Conrad)
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The Last of the Mohicans
The Last of the Mohicans
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The Red Badge of Courage (Stephen Crane)
The Red Badge of Courage (Stephen Crane)
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Complete Poems of Stephen Crane
Complete Poems of Stephen Crane
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E.E. Cummings Poetry
E.E. Cummings Poetry
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
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Great Expectations
Great Expectations
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Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
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A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
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Favorite Poems of Emily Dickinson
Favorite Poems of Emily Dickinson
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Literary Theory: An Introduction (Terry Eagleton)
Literary Theory: An Introduction (Terry Eagleton)
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Silas Marner (George Eliot)
Silas Marner (George Eliot)
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