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The Best of Western Literature

"The dudes and gals at Duden compiled a very interesting list of the best of Western literature (with a few cameos from other literatures)." (Cleanthess, World Literature Forum). [Duden is a dictionary of the German language, equivalent to the OED]
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The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Epic of Gilgamesh
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The Iliad (Homer)
The Iliad (Homer)
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The Odyssey (Homer)
The Odyssey (Homer)
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Aesop's Fables (Aesop)
Aesop's Fables (Aesop)
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The Gallic War (Julius Caesar)
The Gallic War (Julius Caesar)
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Aeneid (Virgil)
Aeneid (Virgil)
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Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Metamorphoses (Ovid)
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Germania (Tacitus)
Germania (Tacitus)
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Confessions (St. Augustine)
Confessions (St. Augustine)
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The Histories (Herodotus)
The Histories (Herodotus)
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Beowulf
Beowulf
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The Tale of Genji (Murasaki Shikibu)
The Tale of Genji (Murasaki Shikibu)
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Arabian Nights (One Thousand and One Nights) (Anonymous)
Arabian Nights (One Thousand and One Nights) (Anonymous)
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The Song of the Nibelungs (Anonymous)
The Song of the Nibelungs (Anonymous)
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Tristan (Gottfried Von Strassburg)
Tristan (Gottfried Von Strassburg)
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Parzival (Wolfram Von Eschenbach)
Parzival (Wolfram Von Eschenbach)
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The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
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The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri)
The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri)
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The Decameron (Giovanni Boccaccio)
The Decameron (Giovanni Boccaccio)
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The Ship of Fools (Sebastian Brant)
The Ship of Fools (Sebastian Brant)
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The Prince (Niccolò Machiavelli)
The Prince (Niccolò Machiavelli)
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Utopia (Thomas More)
Utopia (Thomas More)
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Gargantua and Pantagruel (Francois Rabelais)
Gargantua and Pantagruel (Francois Rabelais)
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Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra)
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra)
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The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus (Hans Jakob Christoffel Von Grimmelshausen)
The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus (Hans Jakob Christoffel Von Grimmelshausen)
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Leviathan (Thomas Hobbes)
Leviathan (Thomas Hobbes)
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Tom Jones (Henry Fielding)
Tom Jones (Henry Fielding)
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Candide (Voltaire)
Candide (Voltaire)
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Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne)
Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne)
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Emile – Or, on Education (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)
Emile – Or, on Education (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)
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The Sorrows of Young Werther (Goethe)
The Sorrows of Young Werther (Goethe)
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Münchhausen (Gottfried August Bürger)
Münchhausen (Gottfried August Bürger)
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Michael Kohlhaas in the Marquise of O- And Other Stories (Heinrich Von Kleist, Trans. David Luke)
Michael Kohlhaas in the Marquise of O- And Other Stories (Heinrich Von Kleist, Trans. David Luke)
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Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
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Gulliver's Travels (Jonathan Swift)
Gulliver's Travels (Jonathan Swift)
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Elective Affinities (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)
Elective Affinities (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)
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Des Knaben Wunderhorn (Achim Von Arnim, Clemens Brentano)
Des Knaben Wunderhorn (Achim Von Arnim, Clemens Brentano)
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Children's and Household Tales (Brothers Grimm)
Children's and Household Tales (Brothers Grimm)
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Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
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Life of a Good-For-Nothing (Joseph Von Eichendorff)
Life of a Good-For-Nothing (Joseph Von Eichendorff)
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