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Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume D : 17th and 18th Centuries - Text Only / Edition 1

Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume D : 17th and 18th Centuries - Text Only / Edition 1

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The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume D offers a fresh and highly teachable presentation of the varieties of world literature from the 17th and 18th centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321169808
Publisher: Longman
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 720
Product dimensions: 6.36(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents



The World the Mughals Made.

Babur (1483-1530) tr. Wheeler M. Thackston, from The History of Babur.

Jahangir (1569-1627) tr. Wheeler M. Thackston, from The Memoirs of Jahangir.

Sauda (Urdu, 1713-1781) tr. Ralph Russell and Khurshidul Islam, How to Earn a Living in Hindustan.

Mir Muhammad Taqi “Mir” (1723-1810), Selected Couplets, tr. Ralph Russell and Khurshidul Islam, from The Autobiography tr. C. M. Naim.

Barnarsidass, from Half a Tale (Hindi, 1641) tr. Mukund Lath.

Chikamatsu Mon'Zaemon (1653-1725).

Love Suicide at Amijima (1712), a puppet play tr. Donald Keene.

Resonance: Hokuzumi Ozumi Ikan, Chikamatsu on the Art of Puppet Theatre.

Ihara Saikaku (1642-1693).

From Japan's Eternal Storehouse (1688) tr. G.W. Sargent.

Cao Xueqin (1715-63).

From The Story of the Stone, tr.David Hawkes and John Minford.

Resonance: Shen Fu: from Six Records of a Floating Life.

The Ottoman Empire.

The Story of Leylâ and Mejnûn.

Mihrî Hatun (d. 1506).

Fûzulî (d. 1556).

Nedîm (1681-1730) tr. Andrews, Black, and Kalpakli.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762), The Turkish Embassy Letters.

To Alexander Pope (1 April 1717).

To Sarah Chiswell (1 April 1717).

To Lady Mar (18 April 1717).


Jean Baptiste Poquelin [Molière] (1622-1673).

The School for Wives.

Perspectives: Court Culture and Female Authorship.

Marie-Madeline Pioche de La Vergne, Comtesse de La Lafayette.

The Countess of Tende, tr. April Alliston.

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de Sévigné.

From Letters.

Elisabeth Charlotte von Pfalz, Ducheese D'Orléans.

From Letters.

Madeleine de Scudéry.

From Clélie, tr. April Alliston.

Katherine Philips.

Maria de Zayas y Sotomayor.

From The Enchantments of Love: Amorous and Exemplary Novels.

Ann Yearsley.

To Mr. ****, an Unlettered Poet, on Genius Unimproved.

Mary, Lady Chudleigh.

From The Ladies Defence.

Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea.

The Introduction.

Friendship between Ephelia and Ardelia.


Aphra Behn (1640-1689), Oroonoko.

Resonance: George Warren: from An Impartial Description of Surinam.

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745).

The Lady's Dressing Room.

Resonance: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: The Reasons that Induced Dr. S to Write ‘The Lady's Dressing Room’.

Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift.

“Gulliver's Travels”, Part 4. A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms.

Perspectives: Journeys In Search of the Self.

Evliya Çelebi (1611-1684).

From The Book of Travels.

Matsuo Bashô (1644-94).

[Selected Hokku] tr. Haruo Shirane, from Narrow Road to the Interior tr. Helen McCullough.

Denis Diderot.

From Supplement to the Voyage of Bougainville.

Olaudah Equiano.

From The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano.

Charles de Secondat, Baron De la Brède et De Montesquieu.

From Persian Letters.

Françoise de Graffigny.

From Letters of a Peruvian Woman.

Alexander Pope (1688-1744).

The Rape of the Lock.

From An Essay on Man.

François Marie Arouet [Voltaire] (1694-1778).

Candide, tr. Pearson.

Resonance: Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, From Theodicy.

Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749-1838).

“Libretto to Don Giovanni”.

Perspectives: Liberty and Libertines.

Ihara Saikaku (1642-1693).

From Life of a Sensuous Woman (1686), tr. Chris Drake.

Tsangyang Gyatsu.

from Love Poems of the Sixth Dalai Lama.

John Wilmont, Earl of Rochester.

The Imperfect Enjoyment.

Satyr Against Reason and Mankind.

Immanuel Kant.

An Answer to the Question: What Is Enlightenment?

Jean-Jacques Rosseau.

From The Social Contract.

Mary Wollstonecraft.

From A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.

Anna Laetitia Barbauld.

The Rights of Women.

Pierre-Ambroise Choderlos de Laclos.

From Dangerous Liaisons.

Giacomo Casanova.

From The History of My Life.

Donatien-Alphonse-François, Marquis de Sade.

From Philosophy in the Boudoir.

Eliza Haywood.

Fantomina or, Love in a Maze.

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