The Greatest Writers of All Time

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Can you name the The Greatest Writers of All Time, according to Daniel S. Burt's 'The Literary 100'?

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RankWriterFamous Work
1Hamlet
2The Inferno
3The Odyssey
4War and Peace
5The Canterbury Tales
6Great Expectations
7Ulysses
8Paradise Lost
9The Aeneid
10Faust
11Don Quixote
12The Tale of Genji
13Oedipus the King
14The Brothers Karamazov
15Absalom, Absalom!
16In Search of Lost Time
17A Poet to His Beloved
18Eugene Onegin
19The Wasteland
20Pride and Prejudice
21Middlemarch
22Medea
23The Prelude
24Moby-Dick
25Ode on a Grecian Urn
26Metamorphoses
27Oresteia
28Autumn Meditations
29Songs of Experience
30Madame Bovary
31The Trial
32Tartuffe
33No Man is an Island
34Lysistrata
35The Magic Mountain
36A Doll's House
37The Cherry Orchard
38The Ambassadors
39Song of Myself
40The Human Comedy
41Gulliver's Travels
42The Red and the Black
RankWriterFamous Work
43Tess of the D'Urbervilles
44Major Barbara
45Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
46The Flowers of Evil
47Waiting for Godot
48To the Lighthouse
49An Essay on Man
50Gargantua and Pentagruel
51Songbook
52I Cannot Live Without You
53The Raven
54Tom Jones
55Heart of Darkness
56Miss Julie
57Women in Love
58Two in the Campagna
59A Long Day's Journey Into Night
60Jane Eyre
61Wuthering Heights
62Phedre
63A Farewell to Arms
64Lolita
65Germinal
66Volpone, or The Fox
67Dream of the Red Chamber
68Decameron
69Candide
70Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady
71The Fairy Queen
72The Scarlet Letter
73Mother Courage and Her Children
74The Idea of Order at Key West
75Doctor Faustus
76One Hundred Years of Solitude
77Ode to the West Wind
78Duino Elegies
79The Man Without Qualities
80Ars Poetica
81The Lady of Shalott
82Catallus 16
83Don Juan
84The Great Gatsby
RankWriterFamous Work
85Robinson Crusoe
86Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
87Waverley
88Hymn to Aphrodite
89Shakuntala
90Tristram Shandy
91Blood Wedding
92The Importance of Being Earnest
93Dead Souls
94Vanity Fair
95Things Fall Apart
96The Love Suicides at Sonezaki
97Invisible Man
98Ficciones
99The Stranger
100Right You Are (If You Think So)
101Izutsu
102Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Dispair
103The Orators
104Nastanirh
105Les Miserables
106Some Prefer Nettles
107The Last Chronicle of Barset
108A Good Man is Hard to Find
109Snow Country
110An American Tragedy
111Native Son
112The Tin Drum
113A Streetcar Named Desire
114The Road to Shu Is Hard
115The Homecoming
116Beloved
117North
118Nineteen Eighty-Four
119Death of a Salesman
120The Golden Notebook
121A Passage to India
122The Family Moskat
123Romanzero
124Call to Arms
125Tender Buttons

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