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Don Juan (poem)

Subject: Poetry

In English literature, Don Juan (1819–1824), by Lord Byron, is a satirical, epic poem that portrays Don Juan not as a womaniser, but as a man easily seduced by women. Lord Byron...

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De Profundis (From the Depths)

Subject: Nonfiction

De Profundis (Latin: “from the depths”) is a letter written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to “Bosie” (Lord Alfred Douglas). In ...

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Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea

Subject: Science Fiction

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic science fiction adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne. The novel was origin...

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Subject: Fiction

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is the first novel of Irish writer James Joyce. A Künstlerroman written in a modernist style, it traces the religious and intellectual aw...

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The American Diary of a Japanese Girl

Subject: Fiction

The first American novel by a writer of Japanese ancestry, “The American Diary of a Japanese Girl” is a landmark of modern American fiction and Japanese-American tra...

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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

Subject: Nonfiction

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is an early study of crowd psychology by Scottish journalist Charles Mackay, first published in 1841 under the title Me...

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Around the World in Eighty Days

Subject: Fiction

Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in French in 1872. In t...

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Notes from Underground

Subject: Fiction

Dostoevsky’s most revolutionary novel, Notes from Underground marks the dividing line between nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction, and between the visions of self each cen...

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Carmilla

Subject: Horror

Carmilla is an 1872 Gothic novella by Irish author Sheridan Le Fanu and one of the early works of vampire fiction, predating Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) by 26 years. Firs...

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Persuasion(novel)

Subject: Fiction

Persuasion is the last novel completed by Jane Austen. It was published along with Northanger Abbey at the end of 1817, six months after her death. The novel was published on De...

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