The Western Canon, by Harold Bloom


Even though I know I will never have time to complete the entire Western Canon as described by Harold Bloom, I do enjoy keeping track of which I’ve reviewed on my blog. Therefore, this list does not include all books in Bloom’s canon, but does include every book in his canon that I have reviewed.

The Theocratic Age

The Ancient Near East


The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Aristocratic Age


Cervantes, Miguel

Don Quixote (Currently Reading)

The Chaotic Age

Great Britain and Ireland

Austen, Jane


Bronte, Charlotte

Jane Eyre

Dickens, Charles

The Chimes

Forester, E. M.

A Passage to India

Gaskell, Elizabeth

North and South

Kipling, Rudyard


Wells, H. G.

The Island of Doctor Moreau

The Time Machine

The War of the Worlds

Woolf, Virginia

Mrs. Dalloway

A Room of One’s Own (DNF)