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Adonis: Selected Poems by Adonis
The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
Alphabetical Africa by Walter Abish
And the Stars Were Shining: Poems by John Ashbery
Antigone by Jean Anouilh
Antologia poetica by Vicente Aleixandre
Antonin Artaud: Selected Writings by Antonin Artaud
The Arabian Nights by Anonymous
Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe
The Assembly-Women by Aristophanes
Badenheim 1939 by Aharon Appelfeld
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born by Ayi Kwei Armah
Becket by Jean Anouilh
Beowulf by Beowulf Poet
The Bhagavad Gita by Anonymous
The Birds by Aristophanes
Blue of noon by Georges Bataille
The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andrić
Brief Lives by John Aubrey
The Clouds [in translation] by Aristophanes
The Collected Stories of Isaac Babel by Isaac Babel
The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova by Anna Akhmatova
The Complete Stories by Flannery O'Connor
Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac
Cuentos escogidos by Leonidas Andreiev
The Dead Father by Donald Barthelme
Death in the Woods by Sherwood Anderson
Death's Jest Book by Thomas Lovell Beddoes
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
The Double Dream of Spring by John Ashbery
The Dyer's Hand and Other Essays by W. H. Auden
East River by Sholem Asch
Eclipse Fever by Walter Abish
The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
The Egyptian Book of the Dead by E. A. Wallis Budge
Emma by Jane Austen
The end of the road by John Barth
Endgame / Act Without Words by Samuel Beckett
The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous
The Essays by Francis Bacon
Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac
Fables of Aesop by Aesop
Les Fleurs du Mal by Charles Baudelaire
The Floating Opera by John Barth
Flow Chart by John Ashbery
Forty Stories by Donald Barthelme
The Frogs [in translation] by Aristophanes
The Girl with the Golden Eyes by Honoré de Balzac
The Golden Ass by Apuleius
Hallucinations: or, The Ill-Fated Peregrinations of Fray Servando by Reinaldo Arenas
A Harlot High and Low by Honoré de Balzac
The Heron by Giorgio Bassani
Herzog by Saul Bellow
Holy Bible: King James Version
Hotel Lautreamont by John Ashbery
Houseboat Days: Poems by John Ashbery
How German is it by Walter Abish
How It Is by Samuel Beckett
Illuminations by Walter Benjamin
The Immortal Bartfuss by Aharon Appelfeld
In the Heart of the Seas by Shmuel Yosef Agnon
The Knights by Aristophanes
The Koran by al-Qur'an
Krapp’s Last Tape & Embers by Samuel Beckett
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee
The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes by Anonymous
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Louis Lambert / The Exiles / Christ in Flanders by Honoré de Balzac
Lysistrata [in translation] by Aristophanes
Mahābhārata (John D. Smith ed.) by Vyasa
Malone Dies by Samuel Beckett
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Men of Maize by Miguel Ángel Asturias
Molloy by Samuel Beckett
Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams
Murphy by Samuel Beckett
Native Son by Richard Wright
The Nibelungenlied by Anonymous
Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle
The Nightingale by Sholem Aleichem
No Longer at Ease by Chinua Achebe
Old Goriot by Honoré de Balzac
Orlando furioso by Ludovico Ariosto
Permit Me Voyage by James Agee
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Petersburg by Andrei Bely
Petits poèmes en prose by Charles Baudelaire
Pirke Avot Sayings of the Jewish Fathers by Traditional Text
The Poem of the Cid by Anonymous
Poems : a selection by Léonie Adams
Poetics by Aristotle
The Price of the Ticket: Collected Nonfiction, 1948-1985 by James Baldwin
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The Ramayana by Valmiki
La Regenta by Leopoldo Alas
Rimas by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer
River Writing: An Eno Journal (Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets) by James Applewhite
The Roman Sonnets of Giuseppe Gioachino Belli by Giuseppe Gioachino Belli
A Russian Gentleman by Sergei Aksakov
Saul by Vittorio Alfieri
The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
Selected Poems by John Ashbery
Selected Poems by Conrad Aiken
Selected Poems (Modern European Poets) by Yehuda Amichai
Selected Writings of Guillaume Apollinaire (New Directions Book) by Guillaume Apollinaire
Seven Men and Two Others by Sir Max Beerbohm
The Song of Roland by Anonymous
The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
The Spectator by Joseph Addison
Surfacing by Margaret Atwood
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Tevye the dairyman and other stories by Sholem Aleichem
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Les Tragiques by Agrippa d'Aubigné
Travels by Yehuda Amichai
Twenty-One Stories by Shmuel Yosef Agnon
The Unnamable by Samuel Beckett
Ursule Mirouët by Honoré de Balzac
Utopia by Thomas More
The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith
Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
The Wasps by Aristophanes
Watt by Samuel Beckett
The Wild Ass's Skin by Honoré de Balzac
Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Zuleika Dobson by Max Beerbohm
La scoperta dell'America e altri sonetti by Cesare PascarellaJohn DuVal, 1992

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Books included in The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages (1994) by Harold Bloom.

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