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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
The Reader’s Dictionary of Authors
Cervantes to D’Annunzio
 
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547–1616)
Melchiore Cesarotti (1730–1808)
Luigi Palma di Cesnola (1832–1904)
Gutierre de Cetina (1518?–1554?)
Tommaso Ceva (1648–1737)
Paul Ansel Chadbourne (1823–1883)
John White Chadwick (1840–1904)
Manuel Pinheiro Chagas (1842–1895)
Charles Chaillé-Long (1842–1917)
Thomas Chalkley (1675–1741)
Paul-Armand Challemel-Lacour (1827–1896)
Alexander Chalmers (1759–1834)
George Chalmers (1742–1825)
Thomas Chalmers (1780–1847)
Nathan Henry Chamberlain (1828–1901)
Joseph Edgar Chamberlin (1851–1935)
Julius Chambers (1850–1920)
Robert Chambers (1802–1871)
Robert William Chambers (1865–1933)
William Chambers (1800–1883)
Georges, Marquis de Chambray (1783–1848)
Sébastien-Roch-Nicolas Chamfort (1740?–1794)
Frederick Chamier (1796–1870)
Adelbert von Chamisso (1781–1838)
Champfleury (Jules François Félix Husson) (1821–1889)
Symphorien Champier (1472?–c. 1535)
James Tift Champlin (1811–1882)
John Denison Champlin (1834–1915)
Elizabeth Williams Champney (1850–1922)
Elizabeth Margaret Chandler (1807–1834)
George Leonard Chaney (1836–1922)
William Astor Chanler (1867–1934)
Edward Channing (1856–1931)
William Ellery Channing (1780–1842)
William Ellery Channing (1818–1901)
William Henry Channing (1810–1884)
Laura Ormiston Chant (1848–1923)
Jean Chapelain (1595–1674)
Claude Emmanuel Lhuillier Chapelle (1626–1686)
Edwin Hubbell Chapin (1814–1880)
Heman White Chaplin (1847–1924)
Jeremiah Chaplin (1813–1886)
George Chapman (1559?–1634)
John Jay Chapman (1862–1933)
Hester Chapone (1727–1801)
Charlotte Elizabeth (1790–1846)
Jean Baptiste Adolphe Charras (1810–1865)
Isabelle de Charrière (1740–1805)
Alain Chartier (Fifteenth Century)
Salmon Portland Chase (1808–1873)
Thomas Chase (1827–1892)
Philarète Chasles (1798–1873)
Armand Marie Jaques Chastenet de Puységur (1751–1825)
François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand (1768–1848)
Jean Baptiste Vivien Châteaubrun (1686–1775)
Hobart Chatfield Chatfield-Taylor (1865–1945)
Thomas Chatterton (1752–1770)
Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)
Guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu (1639–1720)
Pierre Jean-Baptiste Chaussard (1766–1823)
Pierre Joseph Olivier Chauveau (1820–1890)
Pedro Carlos d’Alcantara Chaves (1829–1893)
George Barrell Cheever (1807–1890)
Henry Theodore Cheever (1814–1897)
Anton Chekhov (1860–1904)
Matthäus Friedrich Chemnitz (1815–1870)
Ivan Chemnitzer (1745–1784)
Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney (1824–1904)
John Vance Cheney (1848–1922)
Theseus Apoleon Cheney (1830–1878)
André Chénier (1762–1794)
Joseph Chénier (1764–1811)
Victor Cherbuliez (1829–1899)
Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828–1889)
Gaspard-Georges Pescow, Marquis de Cherville (1821–1898)
Caroline Chesebro’ (1825–1873)
George Tomkyns Chesney (1830–1895)
Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield (1694–1773)
G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936)
Charles Waddell Chestnutt (1858–1932)
Henry Chettle (c. 1564–c. 1607)
Antoine Léonard de Chézy (1773–1832)
Helmina von Chézy (1783–1856)
Wilhelm von Chézy (1806–1865)
Gabriello Chiabrera (1552–1638)
Giuseppe Chiarini (1833–1908)
Vincenz Chiavacci (1847–1916)
Francis James Child (1825–1896)
Lydia Maria Child (1802–1880)
Richard Washburn Child (1881–1935)
George William Childs (1829–1894)
William Chillingworth (1602–1644)
Lucius Eugene Chittenden (1824–1900)
Thomas Holley Chivers (1809–1858)
Piotr Chmielowski (1848–1904)
Joseph Hodges Choate (1832–1917)
Rufus Choate (1799–1859)
José Santos Chocano (1875–1934)
Aleksander Chodźko (1804–1891)
Ignacy Chodźko (1794–1861)
Mary Cholmondeley (1859–1925)
Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell (1837–1915)
Henry Fothergill Chorley (1808–1872)
Geōrgios Chortatzēs (fl. 1600–1637)
Chrétien de Troyes (Twelfth Century)
Arne Einar Christiansen (1861–1939)
Athanasios Christopoulos (1772?–1847)
Friedrich Chrysander (1826–1901)
Chrysippus (c. 280–206 B.C.)
Manuel Chrysoloras (c. 1355–1415)
Saint John Chrysostom (c. 347–407)
Emily Chubbuck Judson (Fanny Forrester) (1817–1854)
Richard William Church (1815–1890)
Charles Churchill (1731–1764)
Winston Churchill (1871–1947)
Winston Churchill (1874–1965)
Ignazio Ciampi (1824–1880)
Domenico Ciampoli (1855–1929)
Colley Cibber (1671–1757)
Maria Luisa Cicci (1760–1794)
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)
Teobaldo Ciconi (1824–1863)
Cieco da Ferrara (Fifteenth Century)
C. Helvius Cinna
Cino da Pistoia (1270–1336/7)
Léon Cladel (1835–1892)
Mary Bucklin Claflin (1825–1896)
Louis François Nicolaie Clairville (1811–1879)
John Clare (1793–1864)
Edward Hyde, Lord Clarendon (1609–1674)
Jules Claretie (1840–1913)
Alexander Clark (1834–1879)
Charles Heber Clark (1841–1915)
George Hunt Clark (1809–1881)
Henry James Clark (1826–1873)
Imogen Clark (d. 1956)
John Bates Clark (1847–1938)
Lewis Gaylord Clark (1808–1873)
Willis Gaylord Clark (1808–1841)
Charles Cowden Clarke (1787–1877)
Edward Daniel Clarke (1769–1822)
James Freeman Clarke (1810–1888)
Helen Archibald Clarke (d. 1926)
Hyde Clarke (1815–1895)
McDonald Clarke (1798–1842)
Marcus Andrew Hislop Clarke (1846–1881)
Mary Bayard Clarke (1827–1886)
Mary Cowden Clarke (1809–1898)
Rebecca Sophia Clarke (1833–1906)
Richard Henry Clarke (1827–1911)
Samuel Clarke (1675–1729)
Isaac Starr Clason (1789–1834)
Paul Claudel (1868–1955)
Claudian (c. 370–404)
Matthias Claudius (1740–1815)
H. Clauren (1771–1854)
José Clavijo y Fajardo (1726–1806)
Cassius Marcellus Clay (1810–1903)
Henry Clay (1777–1852)
Cleanthes (331–232 B.C.)
Jeremiah Clemens (1814–1865)
Antoine Clesse (1816–1889)
Aaron Cleveland (1744–1815)
Grover Cleveland (1837–1908)
Henry Clews (1836–1923)
Charles Powell Clinch (1797–1880)
DeWitt Clinton (1769–1828)
Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)
Titus Coan (1801–1882)
Florence Earle Coates (1850–1927)
Irvin Cobb (1876–1944)
Joseph Beckham Cobb (1819–1858)
Sylvanus Cobb (1823–1887)
Frances Power Cobbe (1822–1904)
William Cobbett (1763–1835)
Richard Cobden (1804–1865)
Eleanor Hallowell Abbott (1872–1958)
Luigia Codémo (1828–1898)
John Codman (1814–1900)
George Albert Coe (1862–1951)
Charles Carleton Coffin (1823–1896)
Robert Barry Coffin (“Barry Gray”) (1826–1886)
Robert Stevenson Coffin (1797–1827)
William Turner Coggeshall (1824–1867)
George M. Cohan (1878–1942)
Charles-Pierre Colardeau (1732–1776)
Adolphine Marie Colban (1814–1884)
John William Colenso (1814–1883)
Hartley Coleridge (1796–1849)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
Sara Coleridge (1802–1852)
Abraham Coles (1813–1891)
John Colet (1467?–1519)
Louise Revoil Colet (1810–1876)
Charles Collé (1709–1783)
Camilla Collett (1813–1895)
Guillaume Colletet (1598–1659)
Jeremy Collier (1650–1726)
John Payne Collier (1789–1883)
Price Collier (1860–1913)
Robert Laird Collier (1837–1890)
Jean François Collin d’Harleville (1755–1806)
Heinrich Joseph von Collin (1772–1811)
John Collins (1742–1808)
John Churton Collins (1848–1908)
Mortimer Collins (1827–1876)
William Collins (1721–1759)
William Wilkie Collins (1824–1889)
Robert Collyer (1823–1912)
George Colman the Elder (1732–1794)
George Colman the Younger (1762–1836)
Vittoria Colonna (1490–1547)
Archibald Ross Colquhoun (1848–1914)
Arthur Colton (1868–1943)
Walter Colton (1797–1851)
Padraic Colum (1881–1972)
Lucius Junius Moderatus Columella (First Century)
Sir Sidney Colvin (1845–1927)
George Combe (1788–1858)
William Combe (1742–1823)
Benjamin Bartis Comegys (1819–1900)
Johann Amos Comenius (1592–1670)
Philippe de Commines (c. 1447–1511)
Commodian (Third Century)
Anna Comnena (1083–1153)
Auguste Comte (1798–1857)
Thomas Jefferson Conant (1802–1891)
Étienne Bonnot de Condillac (1714–1780)
Marquis de Condorcet (1743–1794)
Helen Gray Cone (1859–1934)
Confucius (551–479 B.C.)
Charles Taber Congdon (1821–1891)
Richard Congreve (1818–1899)
William Congreve (1670–1729)
Ralph Connor (1860–1937)
Georg Conrad (1826–1902)
Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)
Michael Georg Conrad (1846–1927)
Robert Taylor Conrad (1810–1858)
Hermann Conradi (1862–1890)
Hendrik Conscience (1812–1883)
Benjamin Constant (1767–1830)
Hugh Conway (Frederick John Fargus) (1847–1885)
Katherine Eleanor Conway (1853–1927)
Moncure Daniel Conway (1832–1907)
Sir William Martin Conway (1856–1937)
David Power Conyngham (1840–1883)
Eliza Cook (1818–1889)
Joseph Cook (1838–1901)
George Willis Cooke (1848–1923)
John Esten Cooke (1830–1886)
Josiah Parsons Cooke (1827–1894)
Philip Pendleton Cooke (1816–1850)
Philip St. George Cooke (1809–1895)
Rose Terry Cooke (1827–1892)
Thomas Cooke (1703–1756)
Ina Donna Coolbrith (1841–1928)
Archibald Cary Coolidge (1866–1928)
Anne Sheldon Coombs (1858–1890)
James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851)
Peter Cooper (1791–1883)
Susan Fenimore Cooper (1813–1894)
Thomas Cooper (1805–1892)
Dirck Volkertszoon Coornhert (1522–1590)
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473–1543)
François Coppée (1842–1908)
Henry Coppée (1821–1895)
Antonio Coppi (1783–1870)
George Copway (1818–1869)
Bénoît Constant Coquelin (1841–1909)
Richard Corbet (1582–1635)
Édouard Corbiére (1793–1875)
Caroline Fairfield Corbin (1835–1918)
John Corbin (1870–1959)
João Ricardo Cordeiro (1836–1882)
Marie Corelli (1855–1924)
Corinna (Sixth Century B.C.)
Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)
Thomas Corneille (1625–1709)
Kinahan Cornwallis (1839–1917)
Henry Sylvester Cornwell (1831–1886)
August Corrodi (1826–1885)
Hiram Corson (1828–1911)
Charlotte von Cosel (Adelheid von Auer) (1818–1904)
Pietro Cossa (1830–1881)
Isaäc da Costa (1798–1860)
Samuel Coster (1579–1665)
Giuseppe Costetti (1834–1928)
Rodrigo Cota (Fifteenth Century)
Charles Cotin (1604–1682)
Madame Cottin (1770–1807)
Charles Cotton (1630–1687)
John Cotton (1585–1652)
Elliott Coues (1842–1899)
Pierre de Coulevain (1853–1927)
Louis Couperus (1863–1923)
Paul Louis Courier (1772–1825)
Joanna Courtmans (1811–1890)
Victor Cousin (1792–1867)
Frank Cowan (1844–1905)
Abraham Cowley (1618–1667)
William Cowper (1731–1800)
Palmer Cox (1840–1924)
Samuel Sullivan Cox (1824–1889)
Frederick Swartwout Cozzens (1818–1869)
George Crabbe (1754–1832)
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1826–1887)
Georgiana Marion Craik (1831–1895)
Ralph Adams Cram (1863–1942)
Karl Gottlieb Cramer (1758–1817)
Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813–1892)
Stephen Crane (1871–1900)
Thomas Frederick Crane (1844–1927)
Richard Crashaw (c. 1613–1649)
Madame Augustus Craven (Pauline de la Ferronays) (1808–1891)
Elizabeth Berkeley, Lady Craven (1750–1828)
Francis Marion Crawford (1854–1909)
Isabella Valancy Crawford (1850–1887)
Louisa McCartney Crawford (1790–1858)
Mary Caroline Crawford (1874–1932)
Claude Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (1707–1777)
Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (1674–1762)
Jacobus Jan Cremer (1827–1880)
Gonçalves Crespo (1846–1883)
Friedrich Karl Kasimir, Baron von Creuz (1724–1770)
Benedetto Croce (1866–1952)
Davy Crockett (1786–1836)
Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1860–1914)
William Augustus Croffut (1835–1915)
Bertha M. Croker
John Wilson Croker (1780–1857)
Thomas Crofton Croker (1798–1854)
David Goodman Croly (1829–1889)
George Croly (1780–1860)
Jane Cunningham Croly (Jennie June) (1829–1901)
Johann Friedrich, Baron von Cronegk (1731–1758)
Howard Crosby (1826–1891)
William Croswell (1804–1851)
Samuel McChord Crothers (1857–1927)
Catherine Crowe (1790–1876)
Eyre Evans Crowe (1799–1868)
Joseph Archer Crowe (1825–1896)
William Crowe (1745–1829)
John Crowne (1640?–1712)
Mary Bradford Crowninshield (1844–1913)
Alexander Cruden (1699–1770)
Julia Grinnell Storrow Cruger (1848?–1920)
Mary Cruger (1834–1908)
Magnus Jacob Crusenstolpe (1795–1865)
Ramón de la Cruz (1731–1794)
Ferenc Császár (1807–1858)
Gergely Csiky (1842–1891)
Vitéz Mihály Csokonai (1773–1805)
Juan de la Cueva (1550?–1610?)
Richard Cumberland (1732–1811)
Maria Susanna Cummins (1827–1866)
John William Cunliffe (1865–1946)
Allan Cunningham (1784–1842)
George Cupples (1822–1891)
Jeremiah Curtin (1835–1906)
George Ticknor Curtis (1812–1894)
George William Curtis (1824–1892)
William Eleroy Curtis (1850–1911)
Ernst Curtius (1814–1896)
Quintus Curtius Rufus (First Century?)
Caleb Cushing (1800–1879)
Frank Hamilton Cushing (1857–1900)
Elizabeth Bacon Custer (1842–1933)
Astolphe, Marquis de Custine (1790–1857)
George Washington Parke Custis (1781–1857)
Elbridge Jefferson Cutler (1831–1870)
Mary Stewart Cutting (1851–1924)
Georges Cuvier (1769–1832)
Theodore Ledyard Cuyler (1822–1909)
Cynewulf
Michał Czajkowski (1804–1886)
Gergely Czuczor (1800–1866)
  
Nathan Daboll (1750–1818)
Nathan Daboll (1782–1863)
Simon Dach (1605–1659)
Isaäc da Costa (1798–1860)
Barbarina, Lady Dacre (1767–1854)
Servaas Dominique Daems (1838–1903)
Konrad Neumann Hjelm Dahl (1843–1931)
Vladimir Ivanovitch Dal’ (1801–1872)
Fredrik August Dahlgren (1816–1895)
Carl Fredrik Dahlgren (1791–1844)
Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren (1825–1898)
Friedrich Christoph Dahlmann (1785–1860)
Felix Dahn (1834–1912)
Alan Dale (1861–1928)
Olof von Dalin (1708–1763)
Caroline Wells Healey Dall (1822–1912)
William Healey Dall (1845–1927)
Robert Charles Dallas (1754–1824)
Henry Lytton Bulwer, Lord Dalling and Bulwer (1801–1872)
Francesco Dall’Ongaro (1808–1873)
Sir David Dalrymple (1726–1792)
Augustin Daly (1838–1899)
Charles Anderson Dana (1819–1897)
James Dwight Dana (1813–1895)
Richard Henry Dana, Sr. (1787–1879)
Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (1815–1882)
Dancourt (1661–1725)
Samuel Danforth (1666–1727)
Philippe de Courcillon, Marquis de Dangeau (1638–1720)
Samuel Daniel (1562–1619)
Cora Linn Daniels (b. 1852)
Grigory Petróvich Danilevsky (1829–1890)
Elizabeth Otis Marshall Dannelly (1838–1896)
Gabriele D’Annunzio (1863–1938)


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