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The Literary 100: The Most Influential Novelists, Playwrights, and Poets of All Time

Something much less frivolous than my recent challenges. This is an epic challenge (not least in terms of the time it took to assemble). It is derived from "The Literary 100, Revised Edition: A Ranking of the Most Influential Novelists, Playwrights, and Poets of All Time" (Daniel S.Burt, 2009).
The authors are ranked in descending order. I have chosen 2 representative works for each of them (except for Sappho, in which case I have inserted Erica Jong's "Sappho's Leap " into the 2nd spot (176). The chosen works might not have been mentioned in the source book.
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King Lear (William Shakespeare)
King Lear (William Shakespeare)
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The Tempest (William Shakespeare)
The Tempest (William Shakespeare)
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The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri)
The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri)
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La Vita Nuova (Dante Alighieri)
La Vita Nuova (Dante Alighieri)
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The Iliad (Homer)
The Iliad (Homer)
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The Odyssey (Homer)
The Odyssey (Homer)
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War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
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Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
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The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
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Troilus and Criseyde (Geoffrey Chaucer)
Troilus and Criseyde (Geoffrey Chaucer)
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David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)
David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)
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Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
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13
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce)
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce)
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Ulysses (James Joyce)
Ulysses (James Joyce)
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Paradise Lost (John Milton)
Paradise Lost (John Milton)
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L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas (John Milton)
L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas (John Milton)
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Aeneid (Virgil)
Aeneid (Virgil)
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Georgics (Virgil)
Georgics (Virgil)
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Faust (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)
Faust (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)
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The Sorrows of Young Werther (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)
The Sorrows of Young Werther (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)
21
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra)
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra)
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Exemplary Stories (Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra)
Exemplary Stories (Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra)
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The Tale of Genji (Murasaki Shikibu)
The Tale of Genji (Murasaki Shikibu)
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The Diary of Lady Murasaki (Murasaki Shikibu)
The Diary of Lady Murasaki (Murasaki Shikibu)
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25
Oedipus Rex (Sophocles)
Oedipus Rex (Sophocles)
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Antigone (Sophocles)
Antigone (Sophocles)
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Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
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The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
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The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
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As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
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In Search of Lost Time (Marcel Proust)
In Search of Lost Time (Marcel Proust)
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Days of Reading (Marcel Proust)
Days of Reading (Marcel Proust)
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Collected Poems by William Butler Yeats
Collected Poems by William Butler Yeats
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The Collected Plays of W. B. Yeats
The Collected Plays of W. B. Yeats
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Eugene Onegin (Aleksandr Pushkin)
Eugene Onegin (Aleksandr Pushkin)
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The Captain's Daughter (Alexander Pushkin)
The Captain's Daughter (Alexander Pushkin)
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37
The Waste Land (T. S. Eliot)
The Waste Land (T. S. Eliot)
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Prufrock and Other Observations (T. S. Eliot)
Prufrock and Other Observations (T. S. Eliot)
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Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
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Persuasion (Jane Austen)
Persuasion (Jane Austen)
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