18 May

The works discussed in Sandra Newman's The Western Lit Survival Kit, continued (here, chapters 10, We Also Begin to Have Americans, 11, Nice Realism: The Novel Novel, and 12, Unwelcome Realism: The French and the Russians Team Up to Depress Mankind):

Washington Irving - A History of New York

Washington Irving - Tales of the Alhambra


Washington Irving - Other Tales

(incl. 'Rip Van Winkle';
'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow')

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Essays
(incl. 'Self-Reliance';
'The Over-Soul';
The American Scholar)

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Poems

(incl. 'The Humble-Bee')

Henry David Thoreau - Walden

Edgar Allan Poe - Gothic Stories

(incl. 'The Pit and the Pendulum';
'The Premature Burial';
'The Fall of the House of Usher';
'The Tell-Tale Heart';
'The Black Cat')

Edgar Allan Poe - Auguste Dupin Stories

(incl. 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue')

Edgar Allan Poe - Poems

(incl. 'The Raven';
'Annabel Lee' )

Edgar Allan Poe - Arthur Gordon Pym

Walt Whitman - Leaves of Grass

Emily Dickinson - Poems

(incl. 'It Was Not Death, I Stood Up';
'She Died--This Was the Way She Died')

Emily Dickinson - Letters
*

Nathaniel Hawthorne - Stories
(incl. 'Young Goodman Brown')

Nathaniel Hawthorne - The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne - A Blithedale Romance

Nathaniel Hawthorne - The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne - The Marble Faun

Herman Melville - Typee


Herman Melville - Oomo

Herman Melville - Mardi: A Trip Thither

Herman Melville - Whitejacket


Herman Melville - Redburn

Herman Melville - Moby Dick

Herman Melville - Pierre, or The Ambiguities

Herman Melville - The Confidence Man

Herman Melville - Billy Budd, An Inside Narrative

Herman Melville - The Piazza Tales (esp. Bartleby the Scrivener)

Herman Melville - Poetry

Mark Twain - Life on the Mississippi

Mark Twain - Roughing It

Mark Twain - The Innocents Abroad

Mark Twain - The Prince and the Pauper

Mark Twain - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Mark Twain - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain - Letters From the Earth

Stephen Crane - Maggie: A Girl of the Streets

Stephen Crane - The Red Badge of Courage

Stephen Crane - Stories

(inc.. 'The Open Boat';
'The Blue Hotel')

Jane Austen - Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen - Emma

Jane Austen - Persuasion

Jane Austen - Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen - Mansfield Park

Jane Austen - Northanger Abbey

Charlotte Bront
ë - Jane Eyre

Charlotte Bront
ë - Shirley

Charlotte Bront
ë - Villette

Emily Bront
ë - Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë - Poems* 

Anne Brontë - The Tenant of Wildfell Hall*

Anne Brontë - Agnes Grey* 

Robert Louis Stevenson - The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde*

Horace Walpole - The Castle of Otranto*

Charles Dickens - The Pickwick Papers

Charles Dickens - Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens - Dombey and Son

Charles Dickens - David Copperfield

Charles Dickens - Bleak House

Charles Dickens - Hard Times

Charles Dickens - Little Dorrit

Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens - Great Expectations


Charles Dickens - The Old Curiosity Shop*

Charles Dickens - A Christmas Carol*
 

William Makepeace Thackeray - Vanity Fair

William Makepeace Thackeray - Barry Lyndon

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) - Middlemarch

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) - Daniel Deronda

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) - The Mill on the Floss

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) - Silas Marner

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) - Adam Bede

Thomas Hardy - Far From the Madding Crowd

Thomas Hardy - The Return of the Native

Thomas Hardy - The Mayor of Casterbridge

Thomas Hardy - Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Thomas Hardy - Jude the Obscure


Thomas Hardy - A Pair of Blue Eyes*
 

Rudyard Kipling - 'If--'

Rudyard Kipling - Other Poems

(incl. 'Gunga Din';
'The White Man's Burden')

Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Books

Rudyard Kipling - Kim

Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest*

Oscar Wilde - An Ideal Husband*

Oscar Wilde - Lady Windmere's Fan*

Oscar Wilde - A Woman of No Importance*

Oscar Wilde - Salome*


Oscar Wilde - The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Oscar Wilde - De Profundis*

Edith Wharton - The House of Mirth

Edith Wharton - The Custom of the Country

Edith Wharton - The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton - Ethan Frome

D H Lawrence - Sons and Lovers

D H Lawrence - The Rainbow

D H Lawrence - Women in Love

D H Lawrence - Lady Chatterley's Lover

D H Lawrence - Aaron's Rod*

D H Lawrence - The Plumed Serpent*

D H Lawrence - The Escaped Cock*

D H Lawrence - Kangaroo*

D H Lawrence - 'The Rocking Horse Winner'*

D H Lawrence - 'The Odour of Chrysanthemums'*

304) Stendhal - The Red and the Black

305) Stendhal - The Charterhouse of Parma

306) Honoré de Balzac - Eugénie Grandet

307) Honoré de Balzac - Pére [sic] Goriot

308) Honoré de Balzac - Lost Illusions

309) Honoré de Balzac - A Harlot High and Low

310) Honoré de Balzac - Cousin Bette

Gustave Flaubert - Salammbo

Gustave Flaubert - The Temptation of Saint Anthony

Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary

Gustave Flaubert - A Sentimental Education

Gustave Flaubert - Bouvard and Pecuchet

Emile Zola - Germinal

Emile Zola - Nana

Emile Zola - La Bête Humaine

Emile Zola - L'Assomoir

Joseph Conrad - Lord Jim

Joseph Conrad - Heart of Darkness

Joseph Conrad - Nostromo

Joseph Conrad - The Nigger of the 'Narcissus'

Joseph Conrad - 'An Outpost of Progress'*

Nikolai Gogol - Stories
(incl. 'The Nose' [originally published in Sovremennik 1836];
'Diary of a Madman')

Nikolai Gogol - The Government Inspector

Nikolai Gogol - Dead Souls

Leo Tolstoy - Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy - War and Peace

Fyodor Dostoevsky - Poor Folk*

Fyodor Dostoevsky - The Double*

Fyodor Dostoevsky - The House of the Dead*

Fyodor Dostoevsky - Notes From Underground

Fyodor Dostoevsky - Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoevsky - The Idiot

Fyodor Dostoevsky - The Possessed

Fyodor Dostoevsky - The Brothers Karamazov

Henrik Ibsen - A Doll's House

Henrik Ibsen - An Enemy of the People

Henrik Ibsen - The Wild Duck

Henrik Ibsen - Hedda Gabler

August Strindberg - Miss Julie

August Strindberg - The Ghost Sonata

August Strindberg - A Dream Play

Anton Chekhov - The Seagull

Anton Chekhov - Uncle Vanya

Anton Chekhov - The Three Sisters

Anton Chekhov - The Cherry Orchard

Anton Chekhov - Short Stories
(incl. 'Ionich';
'Anna on the Neck';
'Big Volodya and Little Volodya';
'The Grasshopper';
'Rothschild's Fiddle';
'In a Country House';
'Ward Number Six')

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continued at the 19 May post