María Alejandra Canul Vivas

Universidad Autónoma de Campeche Esc. Prep. "Dr. Nazario V. Montejo Godoy" 3D

Classic Works of Literature

Great conquest of Overseas

1291 - 1295

The Great Overseas Conquest is a medieval Castilian story that contains a very romantic chronicle of the conquest of Jerusalem during the First Crusade.

The Divine Comedy

1308 - 1321

The Divine Comedy shows a process of perfection to achieve human and divine happiness. It consists of three parts: Hell, Purgatory and Paradise.

Songs of Dzitbalche


The Cantares de Dzitbalché compose a book that was discovered in 1942 in the Villa de Dzitbalché, in the municipality of Calkiní, in the state of Campeche (Mexico).

The Arcadia


The Arcadia is a Renaissance pastoral novel, written by Jacopo Sannazaro in Italian. It is considered the masterpiece of the author in the vulgar language.

Don Quixote

1605 - 1615

The ingenious gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha is the masterpiece of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, and one of the most influential works of Spanish literature and even universal literature. In addition, it is considered the first modern novel. It consists of two parts that were published in 1605 and 1615.

Shakespeare's Sonnets Reconsidered


Shakespeare's Sonnets are a set of 154 poems in the strophic form of the English sonnet that deal with topics such as love, beauty, politics and mortality.

Gulliver's Travels

1726 - 1735

Gulliver's Travels is a satire in prose by Irish writer and cleric Jonathan Swift, which is both a satire on human nature and the literary subgenre of "travel stories."

The Hunchback of Notre Dame


the hunchback bellringer of Notre-Dame cathedral and his devotion to the beautiful gypsy dancer, La Esmeralda. When the demented archdeacon Frollo sets out to abduct La Esmeralda, he uses Quasimodo to do the evil deed on his behalf. But the plan has unforeseen consequences and the innocent Esmeralda is charged with the murder of Phoebus, the man she was in love with. Quasimodo, now utterly devoted to esmeralda, determinesto protect her, not only from Frollo, but from the band of gypsies who have come to reclaim her. His transformation from her captor to her saviour leads to some of the most dramatic, unforgettable scenes in literature. Dominated by the Gothic architecture of Paris's magnificient cathedral, "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame" is the epitome of French romantic literature.

A Christmas Carol


A Christmas Carol is about an old and bitter miser, Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge has devoted his life to the becoming rich, but undergoes a profound change over the course of a Christmas Eve night. He is visited by three spirits over three nights, and each of them has a lesson to pass onto him. After meeting the three ghosts, Scrooge changes his life and reverts to the generous, kindhearted soul he was in his youth.

The Miserables


Los miserables es una novela del político, poeta y escritor francés Victor Hugo publicada en 1862, considerada como una de las obras más conocidas del siglo XIX

War and Peace


War and peace, also known as War and Peace, is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy who began writing in a time of convalescence after breaking his arm by falling off the horse in a hunting game in 1864.

Famous Authors


1265 - 1321

Dante Alighieri, baptized Durante di Alighiero degli Alighieri, was an Italian poet, known for writing the Divine Comedy, one of the fundamental works of the transition of medieval thought.

Jacopo Sannazaro

1458 - 1530

Jacopo Sannazaro (Naples, 1458 - 1530) was a Neapolitan writer of the Renaissance who wrote his works in Italian and Latin.


1547 - 1616

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was a Spanish soldier, novelist, poet and playwright. He is considered the greatest figure in Spanish literature and is universally known for having written The ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha (commonly known as Don Quixote).

William Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

Shakespeare is considered the most important writer in the English language and one of the most celebrated in world literature.

Jonathan Swift

1667 - 1745

Jonathan Swift was an Irish satirist. Its main work is the trips of Gulliver, that constitutes one of the most bitter critics, and at the same time satirical, that have been written against the society and the human condition

Víctor Hugo

1802 - 1885

Victor Marie Hugo / viktɔʁ maʁi yɡo / - complete inscription on his birth certificate: Victor, Marie Hugo-, was a French romantic poet, playwright and novelist, considered one of the most important in the French language.

Charles Dickens

1812 - 1870

Charles John Huffam Dickens was a leading English writer and novelist, one of the best known of world literature, and the most outstanding of the Victorian era.

Leo Tolstoy

1828 - 1910

Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy, also known in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian novelist, considered one of the most important writers of world literature