European Literature

European literature refers to the literature of Europe. European literature includes literature in many languages; among the most important of the modern written works are those in English, Spanish, French, Dutch, Polish, Ukrainian, German, Italian, Modern Greek, Czech, Russian, Bosnian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish and Irish.

Important classical and medieval traditions are those in Latin, Old and Middle English, Ancient Greek, Old Norse, Medieval French and Medieval Italian.

In colloquial speech, European literature is often used as a synonym for Western literature.

European literature is

Across the Winding River
Red Mistress
Girls on the Line
Once Night Falls
Ungfrú Ísland
De avond is ongemak
Arv og miljø
All the Little Children
La jeune fille et la nuit
Miss Graham's Cold War Cookbook
This Is Happiness
The Light After the War
The Ratline: Love, Lies, and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive
The Metamorphosis
The Stranger
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Trial
The Little Prince
Pride and Prejudice
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Les Misérables
Jane Eyre
Wuthering Heights
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Madame Bovary
Animal Farm
Don Quixote
Lolita by Vladimir NabokovA Single Man by Christopher IsherwoodTeacher Man by Frank McCourtDemocracy in America Volume 1 by Alexis de Tocqueville'Tis by Frank McCourt
Best Europeans in North America
36 books — 23 voters
The Man Without Qualities by Robert MusilThe Confusions of Young Törless by Robert MusilVereinigungen by Robert MusilDie Schwärmer by Robert MusilNachlaß zu Lebzeiten by Robert Musil
66 books — 5 voters

José Saramago
Non c'è niente di più stancante del dover lottare, non con il proprio spirito, ma con un'astrazione.
José Saramago, All the Names

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