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Core Literature List (2001) - Alphabetical by Titles
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Animal Farm (Orwell)

Black Boy (Wright)

Farewell to Manzanar (Houston)

House on Mango Street (Cisneros)

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Angelou)

Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare)

Miracle Worker (Gibson)

Odyssey (Homer)

Of Mice and Men (Steinbeck)

Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare)

Thousand Pieces of Gold (McCunn)

To Kill a Mockingbird (Lee)

Twelfth Night (Shakespeare)

Witch of Goingsnake and Other Stories (Conley)

Ake (Soyinka)

Bless Me Ultima (Anaya)

Color Purple (Walker)

Cry, The Beloved Country (Paton)

David Copperfield (Dickens)

Great Expectations (Dickens)

Jasmine (Mukherjee)

Julius Caesar (Shakespeare)

Kitchen God's Wife (Tan)

Like Water for Chocolate (Esquivel)

Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare)

Night (Wiesel)

Somehow Tenderness Survives: Stories of Southern Africa (Rochman, editor)

Tale of Two Cities (Dickens)

Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare)

Things Fall Apart (Achebe)

Yellow Raft in Blue Water (Dorris)
..And the Earth Did Not Devour Him (Rivera)

Autobiography of Malcolm X (Haley)

Beloved (Morrison)

Catcher in the Rye (Salinger)

Ceremony (Silko)

Crucible (Miller)

Fences (Wilson)

Grapes of Wrath (Steinbeck)

Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald)

Joy Luck Club (Tan)

Rain God (Islas)

Raisin in the Sun

Scarlet Letter (Hawthorne)

So Far From God (Castillo)

Song of Solomon (Morrison)

Their Eyes Were Watching God (Hurston)

Woman Warrior (Kingston)
Hamlet (Shakespeare)

Handmaid's Tale (Atwood)

House of Spirits (Allende)

July's People (Gordimer)

Kaffir Boy (Mathabane)

Macbeth (Shakespeare)

Metamorphosis (Kafka)

Native Son (Wright)

Othello (Shakespeare)

Siddhartha (Hesse)

Tempest (Shakespeare)

Theban Plays (Sophocles)

Three Tragedies (Lorca)

When Heaven & Earth Changed Places (Hayslip)

Walk in the Night and Other Stories (La Guma)

When Rain Clouds Gather

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