Political Fiction - Notable Examples

Notable Examples

This is a list of a few of the early or notable examples; others belong on the main list

  • The Republic (ca. 360 BCE) by Plato
  • Panchatantra (ca. 200 BCE) by Vishnu Sarma
  • Utopia (1516) by Thomas More
  • The Dismissal of the Greek Envoys (1578) by Jan Kochanowski
  • Don Quixote (1605) by Miguel de Cervantes
  • Simplicius Simplicissimus (1668) by Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen
  • The Pilgrim's Progress (1678) by John Bunyan
  • Persian Letters (1721) by Montesquieu
  • Gulliver's Travels (1726) by Jonathan Swift
  • Candide (1759) by Voltaire
  • The History and Adventures of an Atom (1769) by Tobias Smollett
  • Fables and Parables (1779) by Ignacy Krasicki
  • The Return of the Deputy (1790) by Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz
  • The Partisan Leader (1836) by Nathaniel Beverley Tucker
  • Barnaby Rudge (1841) by Charles Dickens
  • The Betrothed (1842) by Alessandro Manzoni
  • Coningsby (novel) (1844) by Benjamin Disraeli
  • Sybil, or The Two Nations (1845) by Benjamin Disraeli
  • Tancred (1847) by Benjamin Disraeli
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • A Tale of Two Cities (1859) by Charles Dickens
  • Fathers and Sons (1862) by Ivan Turgenev
  • The Palliser novels (1864–1879) by Anthony Trollope
  • War and Peace (1869) by Leo Tolstoy
  • Demons, also known as The Possessed or The Devils (1872), by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • The Gilded Age (1876) by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner
  • Democracy: An American Novel (1880) by Henry Adams
  • The Princess Casamassima (1886) by Henry James
  • The Bostonians (1886) by Henry James
  • Looking Backward (1888) by Edward Bellamy
  • Pharaoh (1895) by Bolesław Prus
  • Nostromo (1904) by Joseph Conrad
  • The Jungle (1906) by Upton Sinclair
  • The Iron Heel (1908) by Jack London
  • Under Western Eyes (1911) by Joseph Conrad
  • The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists (1914) by Robert Tressell
  • The Trial (1925) by Franz Kafka
  • The Castle (1926) by Franz Kafka
  • Brave New World (1932) by Aldous Huxley
  • Animal Farm: A Fairy Story (1945) by George Orwell
  • Walden Two (1948) by B. F. Skinner
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) by George Orwell
  • Dark Green, Bright Red (1950) by Gore Vidal
  • The Quiet American (1955) by Graham Greene
  • Atlas Shrugged (1957) by Ayn Rand
  • The Manchurian Candidate (1959) by Richard Condon
  • The Comedians (1966) by Graham Greene
  • Cancer Ward (1967) by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • Washington, D.C. (1967) by Gore Vidal
  • Burr (1973) by Gore Vidal
  • The Chocolate War (1974) by Robert Cormier
  • Guerrillas (1975) by V. S. Naipaul
  • 1876 (1976) by Gore Vidal
  • Vineland (1990) by Thomas Pynchon
  • United States of Banana (2011) by Giannina Braschi

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