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This list contains Professor Diane Leonard's (UNC - Chapel Hill) choice of essential classics, penned by non-Anglo/American authors. The list was intended as a guide for the adventurous student of comparative literature, and organized according to language or national background. This section contains her entries on Russian, Scandinavian, Hispanic, Italian and Greek and Latin literatures. Professor Leonard chooses from this list each year to compile the reading list for her course titled "Great Books."

RUSSIAN
The Complete Plays
(In Chekhov see: The Cherry Orchard, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, The Sea Gull)
Crime and Punishment (Norton Critical Editions)
The Brothers Karamazov
Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics)
War and Peace (Vintage Classics)
Dead Souls
The Collected Tales (Everyman's Library)
(In Gogol see: The Nose, The Overcoat)
Doctor Zhivago
Fathers and Sons (Penguin Classics)
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SCANDINAVIAN
Out of Africa (Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction Books)
The Wild Duck
Four Major Plays: Doll's House; Ghosts; Hedda Gabler; and The Master Builder (Oxford World's Classics)
(In Ibsen see: Ghosts and Hedda Gabler)
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(In Strindberg see: Miss Julie and The Ghost Sonata)

SPANISH/HISPANIC
Don Quixote
Blood Wedding: A Play
Life Is a Dream (Penguin Classics)
Labyrinths (New Directions Paperbook)

ITALIAN
The Divine Comedy (Scots Edition)
Six Characters in Search of an Author (Signet Classics)
Pirandello's Henry IV
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler (Everyman's Library (Cloth))

GREEK & LATIN
The Iliad (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
The Odyssey
Oedipus Rex - Literary Touchstone Edition
Antigone
The Oresteia: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides
The Republic (Penguin Classics)
The Symposium (Penguin Classics)
Cratylus
The Aeneid (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
The Metamorphoses

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