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Classics of the Western Canon

A selection of classics from the Western Canon, as defined by the distinguished American literary critic, Dr. Harold Bloom.
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The Iliad (Homer)
The Iliad (Homer)
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The Odyssey (Homer)
The Odyssey (Homer)
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The Oresteia (Aeschylus)
The Oresteia (Aeschylus)
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Oedipus Rex (Sophocles)
Oedipus Rex (Sophocles)
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Five Dialogues (Plato)
Five Dialogues (Plato)
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Poetics (Aristotle)
Poetics (Aristotle)
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Aeneid (Virgil)
Aeneid (Virgil)
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Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Metamorphoses (Ovid)
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Confessions (St. Augustine)
Confessions (St. Augustine)
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Beowulf
Beowulf
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The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri)
The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri)
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The Prince (Niccolò Machiavelli)
The Prince (Niccolò Machiavelli)
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Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
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The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
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Utopia (Sir Thomas More)
Utopia (Sir Thomas More)
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Hamlet (Shakespeare)
Hamlet (Shakespeare)
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Doctor Faustus (Christopher Marlowe)
Doctor Faustus (Christopher Marlowe)
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Leviathan (Thomas Hobbes)
Leviathan (Thomas Hobbes)
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Paradise Lost (John Milton)
Paradise Lost (John Milton)
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Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
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Les Misérables (Victor Hugo)
Les Misérables (Victor Hugo)
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Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
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Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
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A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
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Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
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Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
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Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
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The Picture of Dorian Grey (Oscar Wilde)
The Picture of Dorian Grey (Oscar Wilde)
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Treasure Island (Robert Louis Stevenson)
Treasure Island (Robert Louis Stevenson)
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Dracula (Bram Stoker)
Dracula (Bram Stoker)
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The Birth of Tragedy (Friedrich Nietzsche)
The Birth of Tragedy (Friedrich Nietzsche)
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Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
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The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
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War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
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The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
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Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
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Walden (Henry David Thoreau)
Walden (Henry David Thoreau)
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, an American Slave (Frederick Douglas)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, an American Slave (Frederick Douglas)
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
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