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WGU Lit Study Guide

Major Authors and Works

Aeschylus Prometheus Bound (Classical)
Euripedes Medea (Classical)
Homer Odyssey (Classical)
Virgil The Aeneid (Classical)
Ovid Metamorphoses (Classical)
Horace The Odes (Classical)
Sappho Hymn to Aphrodite (Classical)
Aristophanes Lysistrata (Classical)
Sophocles Antigone (Classical)
Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales (Medieval)
Unknown Beowulf (Medieval)
Anna Comnena Alexiad (Medieval)
William Langland Piers Plowman (Medieval)
Sir Thomas Mallory Le Morte d'Arthur (Medieval)
Margery Kempe The Book of Margery Kempe (Medieval)
John Gower Vox Clemantis (Medieval)
Juan Ruiz The Book of Good Love (Medieval)
Lady Mary Wroth The Countesse of Mountgomeries Urania (Renaissance)
Sir Phillip Sydney Astrophel and Stella (Renaissance)
John Donne A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning (Renaissance)
Michael Drayton Since There's no Help, Come Let Us Kiss and Part (Renaissance)
Ben Johnson To Celia (Renaissance)
Edmund Spenser The Faerie Queene (Renaissance)
John Milton Paradise Lost (Renaissance)
William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet (Renaissance)
Christoher Marlowe Dr. Faustus (Renaissance)
John Gay The Beggar's Opera (17th and 18th Century)
Anne Bradstreet The Author to Her Book (17th and 18th Century)
Jonathon Swift Gulliver's Travels (17th and 18th Century)
Thomas Gray An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (17th and 18th Century)
Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe (17th and 18th Century)
Robert Herrick To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time (17th and 18th Century)
Henry Fielding Tom Jones (17th and 18th Century)
Alexander Pope The Rape of the Lock (17th and 18th Century)
John Dryden Mack Flecknoe (17th and 18th Century)
William Congreve The Way of the World (17th and 18th Century)
Herman Melville Moby Dick (19th Century)
Mary Shelley Frankenstein (19th Century)
Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre (19th Century)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (19th Century)
Thomas Hardy Tess of the d'Urbervilles(19th Century)
Charles Dickens Great Expectations (19th Century)
John Keats To Autumn (19th Century)
George Eliot Middlemarch (19th Century)
Mark Twain The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (19th Century)
Walt Whitman Leaves of Grass (19th Century)
Emily Dickinson Because I could not stop for death (19th Century)
Kate Chopin The Awakening (19th Century)
Nathaniel Hawthorne The Scarlett Letter (19th Century)
Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice (19th Century)
Ezra Pound The Cantos (20th Century)
Virginia Woolf Mrs. Dalloway (20th Century)
Alice Walker The Color Purple (20th Century)
J.D. Salinger The Catcher in the Rye (20th Century)
James Joyce Ulysses (20th Century)
William Faulkner The Sound and the Fury (20th Century)
e.e. Cummings anyone lived in a pretty how town (20th Century)
T.S. Eliot The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (20th Century)
Gwendolyn Brooks We Real Cool (20th Century)
Anne Sexton Cinderella (20th Century)
Sylvia Plath The Bell Jar (20th Century)
William Butler Yeats The Second Coming (20th Century)
Langston Hughes Theme for English B (20th Century)
John Steinbeck The Grapes of Wrath (20th Century)
Arthur Miller The Crucible (20th Century)
F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby (20th Century)
Ernest Hemingway A Farewell to Arms (20th Century)
Robert Frost Fire and Ice (20th Century)
Wilfred Owen Anthem for Doomed Youth (20th Century)
Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse
Toni Morrison Beloved (20th Century)
Norman Mailer The Executioner's Song (20th Century)
Terrance McNally Angels in America (20th
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