Reviews (N - Z)

N

⚜ Nabokov, Vladimir ⚜

Lolita (1955)

⚜ Naipaul, V. S. 

A House for Mr Biswas (1961)

⚜ Najac, Émile ⚜

Let's Get a Divorce! (with Victorien Sardou, 1880)

⚜ Nennius ⚜

History of the Britons (828)

⚜ Unknown author ⚜

The Nibelungenlied (1195 - 1205)

⚜ Nietzsche, Friedrich ⚜

Thus Spake Zarathustra (1883 - 1891)

O

⚜ Orwell, George ⚜

Novels

Keep the Aspidistra Flying (1936)
Coming Up for Air (1939)
Animal Farm (1945)
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949)

Essays

Boys' Weeklies (1940)
My Country Right or Left (1940)
The Lion and the Unicorn (1941)
Good Bad Books (1945)
Notes on Nationalism (1945)
The Sporting Spirit (1945)
Books vs. Cigarettes (1946)
Confessions of a Book Reviewer (1946)
Politics and the English Language (1946)
The Prevention of Literature (1946)
Some Thoughts on the Common Toad (1946)
Why I Write (1946)
Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool (1947)
Such, Such were the Joys (1952)

⚜ Ovid 

Amores (16 B.C.)
Medicamina Faciei Femineae (c. 2 A.D.)
Ars Amatoria (2 A.D.)
Remedia Amoris (c. 2 A.D.)
Fasti (8 A.D.)
Metamorphoses (8 A. D.)
Books I & II
Books III & IV
Books V & VI
Books VII & VIII
Books IX & X
Books XI & XII
Books XIII & XIV
Book XV
P

⚜ Pearl Poet 

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (14th Century)

⚜ Peele, George ⚜

The Old Wives' Tale (1590)

⚜ Pepys, Samuel 

The Shorter Pepys, selected and edited by Robert Latham from The Diary of Samuel Pepys (1660 - 1669)

Perrault, Charles ⚜

The Complete Fairy Tales (1691-97)

Persius ⚜

Satires (1st Century)

Petronius ⚜

The Satyricon (1st Century)

⚜ Pindar ⚜

Odes (5th Century B.C.)

 Plato ⚜

Protagoras (4th Century B.C.)
Meno (4th Century B.C.)
Euthyphro (c. 399 B.C.)
The Apology (c. 399 B.C.)
Crito (c. 399 B.C.)
Phaedo (c. 399 B.C.)
Symposium (385 - 370 B.C.)
Gorgias (c. 382 B.C.)
The Republic (c. 380 B.C.)

⚜ Plautus ⚜

The Rope (211 B.C.)
The Pot of Gold (195 B.C.)
Pseudolus (191 B.C.)
Amphitryo (2nd - 3rd Century B.C.)
The Brothers Menaechmus (2nd - 3rd Century B.C.)
The Ghost (2nd - 3rd Century B.C.)
The Prisoners (2nd - 3rd Century B.C.)
The Swaggering Soldier (2nd - 3rd Century B.C.)
A Three-Dollar Day (2nd - 3rd Century B.C.)

Pliny the Younger ⚜

Letters (1st Century B.C. - 1st Century A.D.)

⚜ Plutarch 

Essays from Moralia (100 A.D.)

⚜ Poe, Edgar Allan ⚜

The Fall of the House of Usher (1839)
The Premature Burial (1844)

⚜ Potter, Beatrix ⚜

The Tailor of Gloucester (1902)

⚜ Proust, Marcel ⚜

Pleasures and Days (1896)
In Search of Lost Time (1913 - 1927)
Swann's Way (1913)
Within a Budding Grove (1919)
The Guermantes Way (1920 - 1921)
Cities of the Plain (1921 - 1922)
The Captive (1923)
The Fugitive (1925)
Time Regained (1927)
Jean Santeuil (1952)

⚜ Pushkin, Aleksandr ⚜

Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin (1831)
Eugene Onegin (1833)
The Queen of Spades (1834)

Q

⚜ de Quevedo, Francisco ⚜

The Swindler (1625)

⚜ DQuincey, Thomas ⚜

Confessions of an English Opium Eater (1821)

R

⚜ Rabelais, François ⚜

Gargantua and Pantagruel (1532 - 1564)

⚜ Racine, Jean ⚜

Britannicus (1669)
Phèdre (1677)
Athaliah (1691)

Rhys, Jean ⚜

Wide Sargasso Sea (1966)

⚜ Richardson, Samuel 

Clarissa (1748)
The History of Sir Charles Grandison (1753)

 Rossetti, Christina ⚜

Goblin Market (1862)

⚜ Rossetti, Dante Gabriel ⚜

The Blessed Damozel (1850)

S

⚜ Sackville-West, Vita ⚜

Novels

All Passion Spent (1931)

Letters

The Letters of Vita Sackville West to Virginia Woolf edited by Louise DeSalvo and Mitchell A. Leaska (1984)

Biography

Vita: The Life of Vita Sackville West by Victoria Glendinning (1980)

⚜ Salih, Tayeb ⚜

The Wedding of Zein (1962)

 Sand, George ⚜

Indiana (1832)

⚜ Sappho ⚜

Stung With Love: Poems and Fragments (5th - 6th Century B.C.)

⚜ Sardou, Victorien ⚜

Let's Get a Divorce! (with Émile Najac, 1880)

⚜ Schnitzler, Arthur ⚜

Dream Story (1926)

⚜ Scott, Walter ⚜

Rob Roy (1817)
The Tapestried Chamber (1828)

⚜ Seneca the Younger ⚜

Medea (c. 50 A.D.)
Phaedra (before 54 A.D.)
Hercules Furens (c. 54 A.D.)
The Trojan Women (c. 54 A.D.)
The Apocolocyntosis (55 A.D.)
Agamemnon (c. 55 A.D.)
Oedipus (c. 55 A.D.)
Thyestes (62 A.D.)
The Phoenician Women (65 A.D.)

Apocryphal

Octavia (c. 1st Century A.D.)

⚜ Shakespeare, William ⚜

Comedies

The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1589 - 1593)
Comedy of Errors (1594)
Love's Labour Lost (1594)
The Taming of the Shrew (1594)
The Merchant of Venice (1596-97)
Much Ado About Nothing (1598 - 1599)
As You Like It (1599)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1600)
Twelfth Night (1601 - 1602)
The Merry Wives of Windsor (1602)
Pericles (1607 - 1608)
The Winter's Tale (1610 - 1611)
Cymbeline (1611)
The Tempest (1611)
The Two Noble Kinsmen (1613 - 1614)

Tragedies

Titus Andronicus (1593)
Romeo and Juliet (1597)
Julius Caesar (1599)
Hamlet (1603)
Othello (1604)
King Lear (1605 - 1606)
Timon of Athens (1605 - 1606)
Macbeth (1606)
Antony and Cleopatra (1606)
Coriolanus (1605 - 1608)

Histories (in order of the action of plays)


King John (1596 - 1597)
Richard II (1595 - 1596)
Henry IV Part I (1597)
Henry IV Part II (1597 - 1598)
Henry V (1599)
Henry VI Part I (1591)
Henry VI Part II (1591)
Henry VI Part III (1591)
Richard III (1592)
Henry VIII (1613)

Problem Plays

All's Well that Ends Well (1604-05)
Measure for Measure (1604)
Troilus and Cressida (1609)

Poetry

Venus and Adonis (1593)
The Rape of Lucrece (1594)
The Passionate Pilgrim (1599)
The Phoenix and the Turtle (1601)
Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Music (1599)
A Lover's Complaint (1609)
Sonnets (1609)

Apocrypha

Arden of Feversham (1592)
Edward III (1596), with Thomas Kyd.
Double Falsehood (1613) with John Fletcher, reworked by Lewis Theobald (1728).

***
See also - 
Elizabethan Love Stories edited by T. J. B. Spencer (1968)

⚜ Shaw, George Bernard ⚜

An Unsocial Socialist (1883)

⚜ Shelley, Mary ⚜

Frankenstein (1818)

⚜ Shelley, Percy ⚜

To a Skylark (1820)

⚜ Sidney, Philip ⚜

The Lady of May (1578-79)

⚜ Shōnagon, Sei ⚜

The Pillow Book of Sei Shōnagon (990s - 1000 A.D.)

⚜ Škvorecký, Josef ⚜

The Cowards (1958)

⚜ Smith, Dodie ⚜

I Capture the Castle (1949)

⚜ Sophocles 

The Theban Plays
Oedipus Rex (429 B.C.)
Oedipus at Colonus (406 B.C.)
Antigone (441 B.C.)
Ajax (450 - 430 B.C.)
Women of Trachis (440 - 430 B.C.)
Electra (410 B.C.)
Philoctetes (409 B.C.)
Ichneutai and Other Fragments (date unknown)

⚜ Spark, Muriel ⚜

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961)

⚜ Spenser, Edmund ⚜

The Faerie Queene (1590 - 1609)
Book I (Cantos I - VI)
Book I (Cantos VII - XII)
Book II (Cantos I - VI)
Book II (Cantos VII - XII)
Book III (Cantos I - VI)
Book III (Cantos VII - XII)
Book IV (Cantos I - VI)
Book IV (Cantos VII - XII)
Book V (Cantos I - VI)
Book V (Cantos VII - XII)
Book VI (Cantos I - VI)
Book VI (Cantos VII - XII)
The Two Cantos of Mutability
⚜ Spyri, Johanna ⚜

Heidi (1881)

⚜ Steele, Richard ⚜

Good Temper (1711)

⚜ Stein, Gertrude ⚜

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933)

⚜ Steinbeck, John ⚜

Tortilla Flat (1935)
Cannery Row (1945)
Travels with Charley (1962)

⚜ Stephen, Leslie ⚜

Biography

Maitland, Frederic W. - The Life and Letters of Leslie Stephen (1906)

⚜ Stevenson, Robert Louis ⚜

Kidnapped (1886)

⚜ Stoker, Bram ⚜

Dracula (1897)

⚜ Strachey, Lytton ⚜

Eminent Victorians (1918)

⚜ Strassburg, Gottfried von ⚜

Tristan (13th Century)

⚜ Strindberg, August ⚜

The Father (1887)
Miss Julie (1888)
Easter (1901)

⚜ Sturluson, Snorri ⚜

The Prose Edda (1220)

Suetonius 

Twelve Caesars (121 A.D.)

⚜ Světlá, Karolina  ⚜

The Kiss (1871)

⚜ Swift, Jonathan ⚜

Fiction

Gulliver's Travels (1726)

Non-Fiction

The Art of Political Lying (1710)
A Meditation upon a Broomstick (1710)

T

⚜ Tagore, Rabindranath  ⚜

Gitanjali (1912)

⚜ Tatius, Achilles ⚜

Leucippe and Clitophon (2nd Century A.D.)

⚜ Tennyson, Alfred  ⚜

Poems (1842)
The Day Dream
The Lady of Shalott
The Talking Oak
The Epic and Le Morte D'Arthur
The Princess (1847)
To the Queen (1851)

⚜ Terence ⚜

The Girl from Andros (166 B.C.)
The Mother-in-Law (165 B.C.)
The Self-Tormentor (163 B.C.)
The Eunuch (161 B.C.)
Phormio (161 B.C.)
The Brothers (160 B.C.)

Tesla, Nikola ⚜

My Inventions (1919)

⚜ Thackeray, William Makepeace ⚜

The Rose and the Ring (1854)

⚜ Theocritus ⚜

Idylls (3rd Century B.C.)

⚜ Theognis ⚜

Elegies (6th Century B.C.)

⚜ Unknown Author ⚜

Thomas of Woodstock (1582-95)

⚜ Thompson, Flora ⚜

Lark Rise to Candleford (1945)

⚜ Thoreau, Henry David ⚜

Walden (1854)

⚜ Thucydides 

The Peloponnesian War (411 B.C.)

⚜ Tolstoy, Leo ⚜

The Sebastopol Sketches (1855)
War and Peace (1869)
Anna Karenina (1878)
The Death of Ivan Ilyich (1886)
Resurrection (1899)

⚜ Tourneur, Cyril 

The Atheist's Tragedy (1611)

⚜ Tressell, Robert ⚜

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (1914)

⚜ Trollope, Anthony ⚜

Biography

Glendinning, Victoria - Trollope (1992)

The Chronicles of Barsetshire (1855 - 1867)
The Warden (1855)
Barchester Towers (1857)
Doctor Thorne (1858)
Framley Parsonage (1861)
The Small House at Allington (1864)
The Last Chronicle of Barset (1867)
The Palliser / Parliamentary Novels (1864 - 1880)
Can You Forgive Her? (1864-65)
Phineas Finn (1867-68)
The Eustace Diamonds (1871-73)
Phineas Redux (1873-74)
The Prime Minister (1876)
The Duke's Children (1880)
Other Novels

Rachel Ray (1863)
Nina Balatka (1866)
Linda Tressel (1868)
The Vicar of Bullhampton (1870)
Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite (1871)
Lady Anna (1874)
Is He Popenjoy? (1878)
Cousin Henry (1879)

Non-Fiction

Clergymen of the Church of England (1866)
'The Normal Dean of the Present Day'
'The Parson of the Parish'
'The College Fellow who has Taken Orders'

⚜ Turgenev, Ivan ⚜

Home of the Gentry (1859)
On the Eve (1860)
Fathers and Sons (1862)

⚜ Twain, Mark ⚜

How to Cure a Cold (1863)

U

⚜  Udall, Nicholas ⚜

Ralph Roister Doister (1540-53)

V

⚜ Vasari, Giorgio ⚜

The Lives of the Artists (1550)
Cimabue
Giotto
Simone Martini
Duccio
Jacopo della Quercia
Luca della Robbia
Paolo Uccello
Lorenzo Ghiberti
Masaccio
Brunelleschi
Donatello
Piero della Francesca
⚜ Verne, Jules ⚜

Around the World in Eighty Days (1873)

Unknown ⚜

The Vinland Sagas (c. 1220 - 1280)

⚜ Virgil ⚜

The Eclogues (37 B.C.)
The Georgics (29 B.C.)
The Aeneid (19 B.C.)

⚜ Voltaire 

Non Fiction

Letters on England (1733)
A Pocket Philosophical Dictionary (1764)

Short Stories

Zadig (1747)
Micromégas (1752)
Candide (1759)
L'Ingenu (1767)
The White Bull (1773-74)

Poetry

What Pleases the Ladies (1764)


W

⚜ Walpole, Horace ⚜

The Castle of Otranto (1764)

⚜ Watson, Winifred ⚜

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (1938)

⚜ Waugh, Evelyn ⚜

Brideshead Revisited (1945)

⚜ Webster, John ⚜

The White Devil (1612)
The Duchess of Malfi (1612-13)

⚜ Wells, H. G. ⚜

The Time Machine (1895)
The Invisible Man (1897)
The War of the Worlds (1898)
The First Men in the Moon (1901)
Ann Veronica (1909)

⚜ White, Gilbert ⚜

The Natural History of Selborne (1789)

⚜ White, William Hale ⚜

The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford (1881)

⚜ Whitman, Walt ⚜

Leaves of Grass (1855)

⚜ Wilde, Oscar ⚜

Plays

Vera (1880)
The Duchess of Padua (1883)
Salomé (1891)
Lady Windermere's Fan (1892)
A Woman of No Importance (1893)
An Ideal Husband (1895)
The Importance of Being Earnest (1895)
A Florentine Tragedy (1908)
La Sainte Courtisane (1908)

Poetry

The Ballad of Reading Gaol (1898)

Short Stories

The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888)

The Selfish Giant 

A House of Pomegranates (1891)
The Star-Child
Novel

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)

⚜ Woodforde, James ⚜

The Diary of a Country Parson 1758 - 1802
See also -
'Two Parsons: James Woodforde and John Skinner' by Virginia Woolf (1932).
⚜ Woolf, Leonard ⚜

Novels

The Wise Virgins (1913)

Biography

Leonard Woolf: A Life by Victoria Glendinning (2006)

⚜ Woolf, Virginia ⚜

Autobiographical Writings

Hyde Park Gate News (1891 - 1895)
Moments of Being (1985)

Diaries

A Passionate Apprentice: The Early Journals (1897 - 1909)

Letters

The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf 1888 - 1912 edited by Nigel Nicholson and Joanne Trautmann (1975)
The Question of Things Happening: The Letters of Virginia Woolf 1912 - 1922 edited by Nigel Nicholson and Joanne Trautmann (1976)
A Change of Perspective: The Letters of Virginia Woolf 1923 - 1928 edited by Nigel Nicholson and Joanne Trautmann (1977)
A Reflection of the Other Person: The Letters of Virginia Woolf 1929 - 1931 edited by Nigel Nicholson and Joanne Trautmann (1978)
The Sickle Side of the Moon: The Letters of Virginia Woolf 1932 - 1935 edited by Nigel Nicholson and Joanne Trautmann (1979)
Leave the Letters Till We're Dead: The Letters of Virginia Woolf 1936 - 1941 edited by Nigel Nicholson and Joanne Trautmann (1980)
The Letters of Vita Sackville West to Virginia Woolf edited by Louise DeSalvo and Mitchell A. Leaska (1984)
Congenial Spirits: Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf edited by Joanne Trautmann Banks (1989)

Biographies

Virginia Woolf by Quentin Bell (1972)
Virginia Woolf by Michael Whitworth (2005)

Biographies by Virginia Woolf

Orlando: A Biography (1928)
Flush: A Biography (1933)

Novels

The Voyage Out (1915)
Night and Day (1919)
Jacob's Room (1922)
Mrs. Dalloway (1925)
To The Lighthouse (1927)
The Waves (1931)
The Years (1937)
Between the Acts (1941)

Non Fiction

The Decay of Essay-writing (1905)
'Mr Bennett and Mrs Brown' (1924)
The Common Reader (1925 and 1932)
First Series (1925)
'The Pastons and Chaucer'
'The Duchess of Newcastle'
'On Not Knowing Greek'
'Modern Fiction'
'Jane Austen'
"Jane Eyre" and "Wuthering Heights"
'The Russian Point of View'
'The Patron and the Crocus'
Second Series (1932)
'Two Parsons: James Woodforde and John Skinner'
'Dr. Burney's Evening Party'
'Four Figures'
'George Gissing'
"I am Christina Rossetti"
"Aurora Leigh"
'How Should One Read a Book?'
A Room of One's Own (1929)
Memories of a Working Women's Guild (1930)
Three Guineas (1938)

Short Stories

Monday or Tuesday (1921)
Monday or Tuesday
An Unwritten Novel
Kew Gardens
A Haunted House
Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street (1923)

A Haunted House (1944)
Slater's Pins Have No Points

***
See also -
The Life and Letters of Leslie Stephen by Frederic W. Maitland (1906)
The Boy at the Hogarth Press by Richard Kennedy (1972)
Leonard Woolf: A Life by Victoria Glendinning (2006)

⚜ Wordsworth, Dorothy ⚜

Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth (1798 - 1803)

X

⚜ Xenophon ⚜

The Persian Expedition (370 B.C.)
A History of My Times (c. 360s B.C.)

Y

Yeats, W. B. 

The Wanderings of Oisin (1889)

⚜ Yonge, Charlotte M. 

The Heir of Redclyffe (1853)

Yourcenar, Marguerite ⚜

Memoirs of Hadrian (1951)

Z

Zamyatin, Yevgeny ⚜

We (1924)

⚜ Zola, Émile ⚜

Early Works

Claude's Confession (1865)
Thérèse Raquin (1867)

Les Rougon Macquart (1871 - 1893)
The Fortune of the Rougons (1871)
The Kill (1872)
The Belly of Paris (1873)
The Conquest of Plassans (1874)
The Sin of Abbé Mouret (1875)
His Excellency Eugène Rougon (1876)
L'Assommoir (1877)
A Love Episode (1878)
Nana (1880)
Pot Luck (1882)
The Ladies Paradise (1883)
Zest for Life (1884)
Germinal (1885)
The Masterpiece (1886)
Earth (1887)
The Dream (1888)
La Bête Humaine (1890)
Money (1891)
The Debacle (1892)
Doctor Pascal (1893) 
(See also The Characters of the Rougon Macquart Series)
Les Trois Villes (1894 - 1898)
Lourdes (1894)
Rome (1896)
Paris (1898)
Les Quatre Évangiles (1899 - 1903)
Fruitfulness (1899)
Short Stories Collections

Stories from Ninon (1864)
The Girl Who Loves Me
The Paradise of Cats
New Stories from Ninon (1874)
Big Michu
Le Capitaine Burle (1883)
The Way People Die
Coqueville on the Spree
The Flood
Naïs Micoulin (1884)
Shellfish for Monsieur Chabre
The Death of Olivier Becaille
Jacques Damour
Other Novellas / Short Stories

Death by Advertising (1866)
Rentafoil (1866)
Story of a Madman (1868)
Fasting (1870)
For a Night of Love (1876)
The Attack on the Mill (1877)
Priests and Sinners (1877)
Nantas (1878)
Madame Sourdis (1880)

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