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Cedric the Saxon, Brian de Bois-Guilbert (Templar), Gurth the swineherd, Isaac of York, Jewess Rebecca, Rowena, Robin Hood, Richard I, and title characterSir Walter Scott
Realist novel/title character gets rich in mineral paint business/doesn't fit in in 'society'/Tom Corey falls for oldest daughter Penelope but youngest Irene likes him/loses $$$William Dean Howells
Joe Gargery, Orlick, Herbert Pocket, Wemmick, Mr. Jaggers, Abel Magwitch, Miss Havisham, Estella/bildungsroman about Phillip Pirrup (Pip)Charles Dickens
Tells of the adventures of Natty Bumpo and his two Indian friends, Uncas and Chingachgook, face as they lead Cora and Alice Munro through the wildernessJames Fenimore Cooper
Title character is sent to London by stepfather Murdstone/landlord Macawber is imprisoned for debt/antagonists Steerforth and Uriah Heep/marries Agnes WickfieldCharles Dickens
Chichikov pays Russian landowners for deceased serfs to make $/scheme backfires/flees town in disgrace/1st in an unfinished trilogyNikolai Gogol
Raskolnikov kills an old female pawnbroker for her cash justifying it by connecting himself with Napoleon and saying murder is permissible to achieve higher purposeFyodor Dostoevsky
Prince Andrei Bolkonsky dies from war wounds, Pierre Bezhukov becomes a count, Nikoli Rostov loses his shirt gambling but grows up in the end, and Moscow burnsLeo Tolstoy
Charles Marlowe is an ivory transporter in the Congo/Mr. Kurtz, the RussianJoseph Conrad
Set during French Revolution/Sydney Carton sacrifices his life for his look-alike Marquis Charles Darnay who marries Lucie Manette/Defarges are JacobinsCharles Dickens
Debates God, free will, and morality/Fyodor (father) and 3 brothers, Dmitri, Ivan, and Alyosha/father is murdered by Smerdyakov (illegitimate son)Fyodor Dostoevsky
Sarah Reed, Miss Scatcherd, Helen Burns, Mrs. Fairfax, St. John Rivers/Title character falls in love with Edward Rochester but can't marry him b/c of his insane wife Bertha MasonCharlotte Bronte (pseud. Currer Bell)
Subtitled 'the Parish Boy's Progress', Title character is an orphan who escapes to London, meets the Artful Dodger and comes into the clutches of Fagin, the leader of a crime ringCharles Dickens
Count Vronsky has an affair with title character who cheats on her older husband Leo Tolstoy
The Dashwoods are turned out of their estate when the father dies, Marianne marries Colonel Brandon after being dropped by Mr. Willoughby, Elanor marries Edward FerrarsJane Austen
Sequence of short stories & novels which presents a panorama of French life after the 1815 fall of NapoleonHonore de Balzac
Protagonist is raped by Alec, marries Angel Clare who leaves her after learning her past, becomes Alec's mistress, stabs him to death, and is executed Thomas Hardy
Subtitled 'A Study of Provincial Life'/Dorothea Brooke marries Edward Casaubon who is writing The Key to All Mythologies/after he dies she falls for his nephew LadislawGeorge Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)
Namesake character tries to make a match between her friend Harriet Smith and Mr. Elton/after being interested in Frank Churchill she marries Mr. KnightleyJane Austen
Arkady Kirsanov and friend Bazarov (nihilist) come home from college/Arkady marries Katya/Bazarov dies of Typhus/Bazarov has been called the first BolshevikIvan Turgenev
Jewish prince is betrayed by Roman friend Messala/enslaved in Roman ship, saves commander & becomes heir/obsessed w/revenge/chariot race vs Messala/becomes ChristianLew Wallace
Historical, psychological novel set in Bourbon Restoration after Napoleon/Julien Sorel rises socially/title refers to colors worn by army & clergyStendhal (Henri Beyle)
Douglas reads manuscript of young governess is hired to care for Miles & Flora/Quint & Jessel appear as ghosts/Miles dies after ghost of Quint appears in windowHenry James
Lydia Bennet elopes with Mr. Wickham, Lizzie marries Mr. Darcy, and Jane marries Mr. BingleyJane Austen
Homeless boy Heathcliff is adopted by the Earnshaw's/falls in love with Catherine E but she marries Edgar Linton/vows revenge on Hindly EEmily Bronte (pseud. Ellis Bell)
Subtitled 'The Weaver of Raveloe'/after being falsely accused and convicted of stealing church money title character adopts Eppie who chooses him over life as gentleman's daughterGeorge Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)
title character sells soul so his portrait will age instead of him/he pursues hedonistic life & negative effects on picture remind him of his sins/Lord Henry, Basil Hallward, SybilOscar Wilde

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