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A Room of One's Own
Achebe, Chinua, Things Fall Apart
African Folktales ("The Humps," "The Bone," "Mother Crocodile")
African Literature
Akhmatova, Anna, "Requiem,"
Akinari, Ueda, "Bewitched,"
Al-Hakim, Tawfiq
An Unwritten Novel
Analects of Confucius
Ancient Egyptian Poetry
Arabic Literature
Aztec Literature
Bachmann, Ingeborg, "The Barking,"
Barking, The
Barrelmaker Brimful of Love, The
Basho, Matsuo, The Narrow Road of the Interior
Beatrice, Countess of Dia, poetry
Beckett, Samuel, Endgame
Bécquer, Gustavo Adolfo
Boccaccio, Decameron
Book of Songs, poetry
Book of Travels: The City of Boudonitza
Borges, Jorge Luis, "The Garden of Forking Paths"
Boy and the Deer, The
Bunina, Anna
Cantares Mexicanos, Aztec songs and poetry
Canterbury Tales
Cao Xuequin
Castro, Rosalía de
Çelebi, Evliya
Cervantes, Miguel de, Don Quixote
Césaire, Aimé, poetry
Chang, Eileen
Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales
Ch'eng-en, Wu
Child's Play

Chinese Literature
Chinese-American Literature

Christine de Pizan, poetry
Clear Light of Day
Confucius, Analects
Dante, Inferno
Dario, Rubén, poetry
Daydreams of a Drunk Woman
Death and the King's Horseman
Death Constant Beyond Love

Desai, Anita, Clear Light of Day, "The Rooftop Dwellers,"
Devi, Mahasweta, "Breastgiver," short story
Diary of a Madman
Dickinson, Emily
Diop, Birago, African Folktales ("The Humps," "The Bone," "Mother Crocodile,")
Don Quixote
Douglass, Frederick, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave
Dream of the Red Chamber
Duras, Marguerite, Hiroshima Mon Amour
Egyptian Poetry, Ancient
El Saadawi, Nawal
Eliot, T. S., The Waste Land , The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Ellison, Ralph, "King of the Bingo Game"
Epic of Gilgamesh
Eskimo poetry (Orpingalik, Uvlunuaq, Netsit, Uvavnuk, Kibkarjuk, Inuit Songs)
Essays in Idleness
Evliya Çelebi, Book of Travels: The City of Boudonitza
Florentine Codex, Aztec poetry
García Lorca, Federico, "Lament for Ignacio Sánchez Mejías,"
García Márquez, Gabriel, "Death Constant Beyond Love"
Garden of Forking Paths, The
Genji, Tale of
Ghalib, Asadulla Khan, Ghazals, poetry
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, Faust, Part I,
Goodison, Lorna, poetry
Grasmere Journals
Heike, Tale of the
Heine, Heinrich
Higuchi Ichiyo, "Child's Play,"
Hindu Literature
Hiroshima Mon Amour
Hölderlin, Friedrich
Homer, Odyssey
Hsueh-ch'in, Ts'ao
Hsun, Lu
Hugo, Victor
Ichiyo, Higuchi
Ihara Saikaku
In Praise of Shadows,
Indian Literature
Inuit Songs
Japanese Literature
Juana Inés de la Cruz
Jun'ichiro, Tanizaki
Kalidasa, Sakuntala and the Ring of Recollection
Kawabata Yasunari, Snow Country
Keats, John
Kenko, Yoshida, Essays in Idleness
King Lear
King of the Bingo Game
Kokinshu, poetry

Kooser, Ted
K'ung Shang-jen, The Peach Blossom Fan
La Fayette, Marie de la Vergne de,
Lais of Marie de France
Lamartine, Alphonse de
Lament for Ignacio Sánchez Mejías
Leopardi, Giacomo,
Lessing, Doris, "The Old Chief Mshlanga,"
Li Ch'ing-Chao, poetry and prose
Li Po
Lispector, Clarice, "The Daydreams of a Drunk Woman"
Lorca, Federico García
Love in a Fallen City
Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Lu Hsun
Lu Xun (Lu Hsun), "Diary of a Madman" and "Upstairs in a Wineshop"
Mahfouz, Naguib, "Zaabalawi,"
Mali Epic of Son-Jara
Man Who was Almost a Man, The
Manyoshu and Kokinshu, poetry
Marguerite de Navarre, Heptameron
Marie de France, Lais
Marie de la Vergne de La Fayette, The Princess of Cleves
Márquez, Gabriel García
Matsuo Basho
Maya Literature
Mirabai, poetry
Molière, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, Tartuffe
Motokiyo, Zeami, Noh plays
Munro, Alice, "Walker Brothers Cowboy"
Murasaki Shikibu, The Tale of Genji
Mystical Poetry of India (Basavanna, Mahadeviyakka, Vidyapati, Govindadasa, Chandidasa, see also Mirabai)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave
Narrow Road of the Interior, The
Native American Literature
Neruda, Pablo, poetry
Night Chant, The, Navajo sacred songs
Noh Theater
Odyssey of Homer
Oedipus the King
Old Chief Mshlanga, The
Peach Blossom Fan, The
Peynetsa, Andrew, "The Boy and the Deer," Southwest Native American (Zuni) tale
Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon
Pirandello, Luigi, Six Characters in Search of an Author
Popol Vuh, Maya narratives
Premchand, "The Road to Salvation"
Princess of Cleves
Ramayana of Valmiki
Reply to Sor Filotea de la Cruz
Road to Salvation, The
Rooftop Dwellers, The
Rousseau Jean-Jacques,
Rushdie, Salman
Saadawi, Nawal El, "In Camera,"
Saikaku, Ihara, The Barrelmaker Brimful of Love
Sakuntala and the Ring of Recollection
Sappho, poetry
Sei Shonagon, The Pillow Book
Senghor, Leopold, poetry
Shakespeare, William
Shang-jen, K'ung
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Silko, Leslie Marmon, "Yellow Woman,"
Six Characters in Search of an Author
Snow Country
Son-Jara, Epic of
Sophocles, Oedipus the King
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, "Reply to Sor Filotea de la Cruz,"
Soyinka, Wole, Death and the King's Horseman
Storni, Alfonsina, poetry
Story of the Stone
Sultan's Dilemma, The
Tagore, Rabindranath, "Punishment,"
Tale of Genji
Tale of the Heike, prose narrative
T'ang Poetry (Wang Wei, Li Po, and Tu Fu)
Tanizaki Jun'ichiro, "In Praise of Shadows,"
T'ao Ch'ien
Tawfiq al-Hakim, The Sultan's Dilemma, play
Thousand and One Nights
Ts'ao Hsueh-ch'in (Cao Xuequin), The Dream of the Red Chamber (The Story of the Stone)
Tu Fu
Ueda Akinari
Uke Iwagu Uo, "Geriguigatugo"
Uo, Uke Iwagu
Upstairs in a Wineshop
Valmiki, The Ramayana
Voltaire, François Marie Arouet de, Candide
Walcott, Derek
Walker Brothers Cowboy
Wang Wei
Waste Land, The
Woolf, Virginia, "An Unwritten Novel," A Room of One's Own
Wordsworth, Dorothy
Wordsworth, William
Wright, Richard, "The Man Who was Almost a Man"
Wu Ch'eng-en, Monkey
Xun, Lu Xun (Lu Hsun),
Yasunari, Kawabata
Yellow Woman
Yoshida Kenko, Essays in Idleness
Zeami Motokiyo, Noh plays
Zhang Ailing (Eileen Chang), "Love in a Fallen City,"
Zuni Ritual Poetry, Southwest Native American poetry



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