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Literary History

Beowulf Old English
Shakespeare The Renaissance, Hamlet, England
Cervantes The Renaissance, Don Quixote, Spain
King James Translation of the Bible The Renaissance, England
English Bible The Renaissance, England
John Milton Neoclassical, Paradise Lost, England
Daniel Defoe Neoclassical, Robinson Crusoe, England
Johnathan Swift Neoclassical, Gulliver's Travels, England
Samuel Richardson Neoclassical, Pamela, England
Gray Neoclassical, "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard", England
Ben Johnson Neoclassical, First English Dictionary, England
Lawrence Stern Neoclassical, Tristram Shandy, England
Ben Franklin Revolutionary, Autobiography, America
Noah Webster Revolutionary, Grammatical Institute of the English Language, America
Ralph Waldo Emerson American Renaissance, Nature
Charles Dickens Early Victorian, Pickwick Papers, England
Nathaniel Hawthorne Early Victorian, Twice Told Tales, America
Robert Browning, Lord Tennyson Early Victorian, Dramatic Lyrics & Poems, England
Edgar Allen Poe The Raven & Poems
Emily Bronte, Charlotte Bronte (Sisters) Early Victorian, Wuthering Heights, England Early Victorian, Jane Eyre, England
Thackeray Early Victorian, Vanity Fair, Britain
Charles Dickens Early Victorian, David Copperfield, Britain
Elizabeth Barrett Browning Early Victorian, Sonnets from the Portuguese, England
Herman Melville Moby Dick, American Renaissance
Harriet Beecher Stowe Early Victorian, Uncle Tom's Cabin, America
Henry David Thoreau Early Victorian, Walden
Walt Whitman Realistic, Leaves of Grass, America
Charles Darwin Early Victorian, Origin of Species, Britain
George Elliot Early Victorian, Mill on the Floss, English
Mary Shelley Romantic, Frankenstein, Britain
William Wordsworth & Samuel Taylor Coleridge Romantic, Lyrical Ballads, England
Jane Austen Romantic, Sense and Sensibility, Britain
Lord Byron Romantic, Don Juan 1 and 2, England
Sir Walter Scott Romantic, Ivanhoe, England
Karl Marx Realistic, Das Kapital, German
Louisa May Alcott Realistic, Little Women, American
George Elliot (girl) Edwardian, Middlemarch, England
Thomas Hardy Edwardian, Far from the Madding Crowd, Britain
Mark Twain Realistic, Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Fin, America
Henry James Realistic, Daisy Miller, America
Robert Louis Stevenson Edwardian, Treasure Island, Britain
Henrik Ibsen Realistic, A Doll's House, Other (Norwegian)
Thomas Hardy Victorian/Edwardian, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Britain
George Bernard Shaw Edwardian, Mrs. Warren's Profession, Other (Irish)
Oscar Wilde Edwardian, The Importance of Being Earnest, Other (Irish)
Stephen Crane Realistic, The Red Badge of Courage, American
Theodore Dreiser Naturalistic and Symbolistic, Sister Carrie, American
Jack London Naturalistic and Symbolistic, Call of the Wild, American
Joseph Conrad Modernism, Heart of Darkness, Britain
Edith Wharton Modernism, The House of the Mirth, American
John Millington Synge Modernism, Playboy of the Western World, Irish
D.H. Lawrence Modernism, Sons and Lovers, England
Willa Cather Modernism, O Pioneers!, American
T.S. Elliot Modernism, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock & The Waste Land, American
Aldous Huxley Modernism, Chrome Yellow, Britain
James Joyce Modernism, Ulysses, Irish
E.M. Forster Modernism, A Passage to India, England
Virginia Woolf Modernism, Mrs. Dalloway, England
T.E. Lawrence Modernism, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, England
Earnest Hemingway Modernism, The Sun Also Rises, American
William Faulkner Modernism, The Sound and the Fury, American
W.B. Yeats Modernism, Collected Poems, Irish
John Steinbeck Modernism, Of Mice and Men; The Red Pony, American
James Joyce Modernism, Finnegan's Wake, Irish
Richard Wright Modernism, Native Son, American
George Orwell Modernism, Animal Farm, England
Arthur Miller Modernism, Death of a Salesmen (play right), American
J.D. Salinger Modernism, The Catcher in the Rye, American
Samuel Beckett Modernism, Waiting for Godot, Irish
Vladmir Nabokov Modernism, Lolita, England
Jack Kerouac Modernism, On the Road, American
Chinua Achebe Modernism, Things Fall Apart, Nigerian
Iris Murdock Modernism, A Severed Head, Britain
Theodore Roethke Modernism, The Far Field, American
Sylvia Plath Postmodernist, Ariel, American
Maya Angelou Postmodernist, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, American
Alice Walker Postmodernist, The Color Purple, American
Raymond Carver Postmodernist, Cathedral, American
Toni Morrison Postmodernist, Beloved, American
Amy Tan Postmodernist, The Joy Luck Club, Chinese American
Thomas Pynchon Postmodernist, Vineland, American
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