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Daniel S. Burt

He is the author of several books, including The Literary 100, The Novel 100, The Chronology of American Literature, and The Biography Book. His latest books are The Drama 100 and a revision of the The Literary 100. He is also at work on a critical study of modern Irish literature.

The Novel 100

Which novels are truly great, and why? Much more than another list of "best" works, The Novel 100 is a unique reference that profiles 100 great novels drawn from all cultures and periods of literature.

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Which novels are truly great, and why? Much more than another list of "best" works, The Novel 100 is a unique reference that profiles 100 great novels drawn from all cultures and periods of literature. Each entry provides a plot summary and assessment, with an emphasis on facts about the novel’s creation, critical reception, and contribution to literary history. Other features include a list of "honorable mentions" and a selected bibliography of representative critical works on each novel.

In consultation with other scholars, Daniel S. Burt selected novels that reflect the culture of the times in which they were written and that continue to influence the novel as a genre. A concise reference and a starting point for further study or lively debate, The Novel 100 provodes a fascinating, accessible introduction to major novels from around the world.

Among the works selected are:
Crime and Punishment (Feodor Dostoyevsky)
Dream of the Red Chamber (Cao Xuequin)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Magic Mountain (Thomas Mann)
Native Son (Richard Wright)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garc’a Márquez)
Pere Goriot (Honoré de Balzac)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Ulysses (James Joyce)
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy).

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Recommended.
Christian Library Journal

...provides interesting introductions to these great works.
American Reference Books Annual

Fiction lovers...will be delighted...His stated goal is to provoke debate over literary values and encourage a deep reading of literature, and he certainly succeeds. Highly recommended for all libraries
Library Journal

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