A Brief History of English-language Literature

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Thomas-Babington Macaulay (1800): "History of England" (1855) [h]
John Newman (Britain, 1801): "Dream of Gerontius" (1867) [p]
Nicholas Wiseman (Britain, 1802): "Fabiola" (1854)
Ed Bulwer-Lytton: "The Last Days of Pompei" (1835)
Ed Bulwer-Lytton: "The Coming Race" (1871) +
Thomas Beddoes (Britain, 1803): "Death's Jest Book" (1850) [t]
Ralph-Waldo Emerson (USA, 1803): "Nature" (1836) [h]
Ralph-Waldo Emerson (USA, 1803): "Poems" (1846) [p]
Youstol Dispage (1803): "Piero Scaruffi" (1849) [p]
Nathaniel Hawthorne (USA, 1804): "The Scarlet Letter" (1850) +
Nathaniel Hawthorne (USA, 1804): "The House of the Seven Gables" (1851) +
Nathaniel Hawthorne (USA, 1804): "The Blithedale Romance" (1852)
Nathaniel Hawthorne (USA, 1804): "The Marble Faun" (1860)
Benjamin Disraeli (Britain, 1804): "Coningsby" (1844)
Benjamin Disraeli (Britain, 1804): "Sybil" (1845)
William Simms (USA, 1806): "Yemassee" (1835)
Henry Longfellow (USA, 1807): "The Song of Hiawatha" (1855) [p]
John Whittier (USA, 1807): "Snow Bound" (1866) [p]
Alfred Tennyson (Britain, 1809): "In Memoriam" (1850) [p]
Alfred Tennyson (Britain, 1809): "Maud" (1855) [p]
Alfred Tennyson (Britain, 1809): "Idylls of the King" (1885) [p] +
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "Tamerlane" (1827) [p]
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Raven" (1845) [p]
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Bells" (1849) [p]
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Sleeper" (1831) [p]
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "Lenore" (1831) [p]
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "Annabel Lee" (1849) [p]
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym" (1838)
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Fall of the House of Usher" (1839)
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" (1841) +
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Pit and the Pendulum" (1842)
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Mystery of Marie Roget" (1842)
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Gold Bug" (1843)
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Mystery of Marie Rogō" (1843)
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Purloined Letter" (1844) +
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Tell-Tale Heart" (1843)
Edgar-Allan Poe (USA, 1809): "The Cask of Amontillado" (1846)
Oliver Holmes (USA, 1809): "The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table" (1858) [h]
Elizabeth Gaskell (Britain, 1810): "Cranford" (1853)
Harriet Stowe (USA, 1811): "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (1852)
William Thackeray (Britain, 1811): "The Luck of Barry Lyndon" (1844) +
William Thackeray (Britain, 1811): "The Vanity Fair" (1848) +
William Thackeray (Britain, 1811): "Pendennis" (1850)
William Thackeray (Britain, 1811): "The History of Henry Esmond" (1852)
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "Pickwick Club" (1837)
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "Oliver Twist" (1838)
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "Nicholas Nickleby" (1839)
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "The Old Curiosity Shop" (1840) +
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "Barnaby Rudge" (1841)
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "A Christmas Carol" (1843)
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "Martin Chuzzlewit" (1844) +
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "Dombey and Son" (1848)
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "David Copperfield" (1850) +
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "Bleak House" (1853) +
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "Hard Times" (1854)
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "Little Dorritt" (1858)
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "A Tale of two Cities" (1859)
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "Great Expectations" (1861) +
Charles Dickens (Britain, 1812): "Our Mutual Friend" (1865) +
Edward Lear (Britain, 1812): "A Book of Nonsense" (1845) [p]
Robert Browning (Britain, 1812): "Men and Women" (1855) [p] +
Robert Browning (Britain, 1812): "Dramatis Personae" (1864) [p] +
Robert Browning (Britain, 1812): "The Ring and the Book" (1869) [p] ++
Jones Very (USA, 1813): "Essays and Poems" (1839) [p]
Charles Reade (Britain, 1814): "The Cloister and the Hearth" (1861)
Joseph LeFanu (Ireland, 1814): "Uncle Silas" (1864)
Richard Dana (USA, 1815): "Two Years Before the Mast" (1840)
Anthony Trollope (Britain, 1815): "Barchester Towers" (1857) +
Anthony Trollope (Britain, 1815): "The Last Chronicle of Barset" (1867)
Anthony Trollope (Britain, 1815): "The Way We Live Now" (1875)
Grace Aguilar (Britain, 1816): "The Vale of Cedars" (1850)
Charlotte Bronte (Britain, 1816): "Jane Eyre" (1847) +
Charlotte Bronte (Britain, 1816): "Shirley" (1849)
Charlotte Bronte (Britain, 1816): "Villette" (1853)
Henry-David Thoreau (USA, 1817): "Civil Disobedience" (1849) [h]
Henry-David Thoreau (USA, 1817): "Walden" (1854) [h]
Frederick Douglass (USA, 1818): "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass" (1845)
Emily Bronte (Britain, 1818): "Wuthering Heights" (1847) ++
George Eliot (Britain, 1819): "Adam Bede" (1859) +
George Eliot (Britain, 1819): "The Mill on the Floss" (1860) +
George Eliot (Britain, 1819): "Silas Marner" (1861) +
George Eliot (Britain, 1819): "Middlemarch" (1872) ++
George Eliot (Britain, 1819): "Daniel Deronda" (1876)
Charles Kingsley (Britain, 1819): "Westward Ho" (1855)
Charles Kingsley (Britain, 1819): "The Water Babies" (1863)
James-Russell Lowell (Britain, 1819): "Biglow Papers" (1867) [h]
John Ruskin (Britain, 1819): "Unto This Last" (1860) [h]
Arthur-Hugh Clough (Britain, 1819): "The Bothie of Tober-na-Vuolich" (1848) [p]
Herman Melville (USA, 1819): "Typee" (1846)
Herman Melville (USA, 1819): "Omoo" (1847)
Herman Melville (USA, 1819): "Mardi" (1849) +
Herman Melville (USA, 1819): "Redburn" (1849)
Herman Melville (USA, 1819): "White Jacket" (1850)
Herman Melville (USA, 1819): "Moby Dick" (1851) ++
Herman Melville (USA, 1819): "Pierre" (1852) +
Herman Melville (USA, 1819): "Bartleby" (1856) +
Herman Melville (USA, 1819): "Benito Cereno" (1856)
Herman Melville (USA, 1819): "The Confindence Man" (1857) +
Herman Melville (USA, 1819): "Billy Budd" (1891) +
Walt Whitman (USA, 1819): "Song of Myself" (1855) [p] ++
Walt Whitman (USA, 1819): "The Leaves of Grass" (1892) [p] +
Anna Sewell (Britain, 1820): "Black Beauty" (1877)
Frederick Tuckerman (USA, 1821): "The Cricket" (1873) [p]
Matthew Arnold (Britain, 1822): "Culture and Anarchy" (1869) [h]
Matthew Arnold (Britain, 1822): "Empedocles on Etna" (1852) [p]
Coventry Patmore (Britain, 1823): "The Unknown Eros" (1877) [p]
William Collins (Britain, 1824): "The Woman in White" (1860) +
William Collins (Britain, 1824): "The Moonstone" (1860)
George MacDonald (Britain, 1824): "Lilith" (1895)
John DeForest (USA, 1826): "Miss Ravenel" (1867)
Lew Wallace (USA, 1827): "Ben Hur" (1880)
George Meredith (Britain, 1828): "The Ordeal of Richard Feverel" (1859)
George Meredith (Britain, 1828): "The Egoist" (1879) +
George Meredith (Britain, 1828): "Diana of the Crossaways" (1885)
George Meredith (Britain, 1828): "One of Our Conquerors" (1891)
George Meredith (Britain, 1828): "Modern Love" (1862) [p]
Dante-Gabriel Rossetti (Britain, 1828): "The Blessed Damozel" (1856) [p]
Emily Dickinson (USA, 1830): "Poems" (1886) [p] +
William-Hale White (USA, 1831): "The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford" (1881) [h]
Louisa Alcott (USA, 1832): "Little Women" (1869) +
Lewis Carroll (Britain, 1832): "Alice in Wonderland" (1865) +
Lewis Carroll (Britain, 1832): "Through the Looking Glass" (1871)
Lewis Carroll (Britain, 1832): "The Hunting of the Snark" (1876)
Adam Lindsay Gordon (Australia, 1833): "Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes" (1870) [p]
George du Maurier (Britain, 1834): "Trilby" (1894)
William Morris (Britain, 1834): "The Earthly Paradise" (1870) [p]
William Morris (Britain, 1834): "Sigurd de Volsung" (1876) [p]
William Morris (Britain, 1834): "News from Nowhere" (1891) +
William Morris (Britain, 1834): "The Well at the World's End" (1896)
James Thomson (Britain, 1834): "The City of Dreadful Night" (1880) [p]
Samuel Butler (Britain, 1835): "Erewhon" (1872) +
Samuel Butler (Britain, 1835): "The Way of all Flesh" (1903)
Mark Twain (USA, 1835): "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (1876)
Mark Twain (USA, 1835): "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (1884) +
Mark Twain (USA, 1835): "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" (1889)
Mark Twain (USA, 1835): "The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson" (1894)
Bret Harte (USA, 1836): "Luck of Roaring Camp" (1870)
William Gilbert (Britain, 1836): "Patience" (1881) [t]
Algernon Swinburne (Britain, 1837): "Atalanta in Calydon" (1865) [t]
Algernon Swinburne (Britain, 1837): "Poems and Ballads" (1866) [p] +
Algernon Swinburne (Britain, 1837): "Chastelard" (1865) [t]
Algernon Swinburne (Britain, 1837): "Tristram of Lyonesse" (1882) [p]
William-Dean Howells (USA, 1837): "The Rise of Silas Lapham" (1885) +
William-Dean Howells (USA, 1837): "A Modern Instance" (1882)
William-Dean Howells (USA, 1837): "A Hazard of New Fortunes" (1889)
William-Dean Howells (USA, 1837): "A Traveler from Altruria" (1894)
Henry Adams (USA, 1838): "Education" (1907)
Albion Tourgee (USA, 1838): "Fool's errand" (1879)
Edwin Abbott (USA, 1838): "Flatland" (1884)
Walter Pater (Britain, 1839): "Marius the Epicurean" (1885) [h]
William DeMorgan (Britain, 1839): "Joseph Vance" (1906)
Henry Kendall (Australia, 1839): "Leaves from the Australian Forests" (1869) [p]
Thomas Hardy (Britain, 1840): "Far From the Madding Crowd" (1874)
Thomas Hardy (Britain, 1840): "The Return of the Native" (1878)
Thomas Hardy (Britain, 1840): "The Mayor of Casterbridge" (1886) +
Thomas Hardy (Britain, 1840): "The Woodlanders" (1887)
Thomas Hardy (Britain, 1840): "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" (1891) +
Thomas Hardy (Britain, 1840): "Jude the Obscure" (1896)
Thomas Hardy (Britain, 1840): "The Dynasts" (1908) [t] +
Thomas Hardy (Britain, 1840): "Satires of Circumstance" (1914) [p]
William Hudson (Britain, 1841): "Green Mansions" (1904)
Ambrose Bierce (USA, 1842): "Can Such Things Be" (1893)
Sidney Lanier (USA, 1842): "Poems" (1877) [p]
Henry James (USA, 1843): "Daisy Miller" (1879)
Henry James (USA, 1843): "Portrait of a Lady" (1879) +
Henry James (USA, 1843): "The Bostonians" (1886) +
Henry James (USA, 1843): "Princess Casamassima" (1888)
Henry James (USA, 1843): "Altar of the Dead" (1895)
Henry James (USA, 1843): "What Maisie Knew" (1897) +
Henry James (USA, 1843): "The Spoils of Poynton" (1897) +
Henry James (USA, 1843): "Turn of the Screw" (1898) +
Henry James (USA, 1843): "The Aspern Papers" (1888)
Henry James (USA, 1843): "The Awkward Age" (1899)
Henry James (USA, 1843): "The Sacred fount" (1901) +
Henry James (USA, 1843): "The Wings of the Dove" (1902) ++
Henry James (USA, 1843): "The Ambassadors" (1903) ++
Henry James (USA, 1843): "The Beast in the Jungle" (1903)
Henry James (USA, 1843): "The Golden Bowl" (1904) +++
Floren Montgomery (Britain, 1843): "Incompreso" (1869)
Gerard-Manley Hopkins (Britain, 1844): "The Wreck of the Deutschland" (1875) [p] +
Gerard-Manley Hopkins (Britain, 1844): "The Windhovere" (1877) [p]
Gerard-Manley Hopkins (Britain, 1844): "Felix Randal" (1880) [p]
Gerard-Manley Hopkins (Britain, 1844): "Carrion Comfort" (1885) [p]
Robert Bridges (Britain, 1844): "The Testament of Beauty" (1929) [p]
George Cable (USA, 1844): "Grandissimes" (1880)
Bram Stoker (Ireland, 1847): "Dracula" (1897)
Joel Harris (USA, 1848): "Uncle Remus" (1907)
Richard Jefferies (Britain, 1848): "After London" (1885)
Frances Hodgson-Burnett (Britain, 1849): "The Secret Garden" (1911)
Edmund Gosse (Britain, 1849): "Father and Son" (1907)
Sarah Jewett (USA, 1849): "The Country of the Pointed Firs" (1896)

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