A list of literature (stories, poems, novels, etc.) that are in the PublicDomain. Includes any story first published before 1923. A comprehensive list is impossible to make; [[http://www.gutenberg.org Project Gutenberg]] has over forty thousand in English alone.

Compare PublicDomainCharacter.

Subcategories:
* ClassicLiterature
* NineteenthCenturyLiterature
* LiteratureOfThe1900s
* LiteratureOfThe1910s
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* ''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland''
* ''Literature/TheArtOfWar''
* Literature/TheBible: While the actual text is in the public domain and many versions of the Bible are free of copyright, certain versions of it are copyrighted in some jurisdictions (e.g., the King James Bible is under perpetual copyright in the United Kingdom).
* ''Literature/{{Beowulf}}''
* ''Literature/CalebWilliams''
* ''Literature/TheCanterburyTales''
* ''Literature/{{Candide}}''
* ''Literature/CrimeAndPunishment''
* ''Literature/{{Emma}}''
* ''Literature/TheFaerieQueene''
* ''Literature/GulliversTravels''
* ''Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame''
* ''Literature/TheIliad''
* The first 5 books of ''Literature/JohnCarterOfMars''.
* KingArthur and anything related to the Holy Grail.
* The first 16 books in the Literature/LandOfOz series, including
** ''Literature/TheWonderfulWizardOfOz''
** ''Literature/TheMarvelousLandOfOz''
** ''Literature/QueenZixiOfIx''
* ''Literature/LadySusan''
* ''Literature/MansfieldPark''
* ''Literature/NorthangerAbbey''
* ''Literature/TheOdyssey''
* ''Literature/OrlandoABiography''
* ''Literature/PeterPan'', though not in England.
* ''Literature/{{Persuasion}}''
* ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice''
* ''Literature/TheSeaWolf''
* ''Literature/SenseAndSensibility''
* All the works of Creator/WilliamShakespeare
* ''Theatre/SwanLake''
* ''The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter''
* "Literature/ToBuildAFire"
* ''Literature/WarAndPeace''
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