11 June

The Aristocratic Age: Italy:
{90} [Divina Commedia] The Divine Comedy, translated by Laurence Binyon in terza rima, and by John D Sinclair in prose
{91} The New Life, translated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Lyric Poems, translated by Robert M Durling
Selections, translated by Mark Musa

Giovanni Boccaccio:
{92} The Decameron

Matteo Maria Boiardo:
{93} Orlando Innamorato

Ludovico Ariosto:
{94} Orlando Furioso

Michelangelo Buonarroti:
Sonnets and Madrigals, translated by Wordsworth, Longfellow, Emerson, Santayana, and others

Niccolo Machiavelli:
{95} [Il Principe] The Prince
{96} The Mandrake, a Comedy

Leonardo da Vinci:

Baldassare Castiglione:
{97} The Book of the Courtier

Gaspara Stampa:
Sonnets and 

Giorgio Vasari:
{98} Lives of the Painters

Benvenuto Cellini:
{99} Autobiography

Torquato Tasso:
{100} Jerusalem Delivered

Giordano Bruno:
{101} The Expulsion of the Triumphant Beast

Tommaso Campanella:
{102} The City of the Sun

Giambattista Vico:
{103} Principles of a New Science

Carlo Goldoni:
{104} The Servant of Two Masters

Vittorio Alfieri:
{105} Saul

Luis de Camoëns:
{106} The Lusiads, translated by Leonard Bacon

António Ferreira:
Poetry, in The Muse Reborn, translated by T F Earle

Jorge Manrique:
{107} Coplas, translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Fernando de Rojas:
{108} La Celestina, translated by James Mabbe, adapted by Eric Bentley

{109} Lazarillo de Tormes, translated by W S Merwin

Francisco de Quevedo:
{110} Visions, translated by Roger L'Estrange
Satirical Letter of Censure, in J M Cohen's Penguin Book of Spanish Verse

Fray Luis de León:
Poems, translated by Willis Barnstone

St. John of the Cross:
Poems, translated by John Frederick Nims

Luis de Góngora:
{111} Soledades

Miguel de Cervantes:
{112} Don Quixote, translated by Samuel Putnam
{113} Exemplary Stories

Lope de Vega:
{114} La Dorotea, translated by Alan S Trueblood and Edwin Honig
{115} Fuente Ovejuna, translated by Roy Campbell
{116} Lost in a Mirror, translated by Adrian Mitchell
{117} The Knight of Olmedo, translated by Willard F King

Tirso de Molina:
{118} The Trickster of Seville, translated by Roy Campbell

Pedro Calderon de la Barca:
{119} Life Is a Dream, translated by Roy Campbell
{120} The Mayor of Zalamea
{121} The Mighty Magician
{122} The Doctor of His Own Honor

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz:

England and Scotland:
Geoffrey Chaucer:
{123} The Canterbury Tales
{124} Troilus and Criseyde

Sir Thomas Malory:
{125} Le Morte d'Arthur

William Dunbar:

John Skelton:

Sir Thomas More:
{126} Utopia

Sir Thomas Wyatt:

Henry Howard, Early of Surrey:

Sir Philip Sidney:
{127} The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia
{128} Astrophel and Stella
{129} An Apology for Poetry

Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke:

Edmund Spenser:
{130} The Faerie Queene
The Minor Poems

Sir Walter Raleigh:

Christopher Marlowe:
Poems and 


Michael Drayton:

Samuel Daniel:
{131} A Defence of Ryme

Thomas Nashe:
{132} The Unfortunate Traveller

Thomas Kyd:
{133} The Spanish Tragedy

William Shakespeare:
Plays and 

Thomas Campion:

John Donne:


Ben Jonson:
Poems, Plays, and Masques

Francis Bacon:
{134} Essays

Robert Burton:
{135} The Anatomy of Melancholy

Sir Thomas Browne:
{136} Religio Medici
{137} Hydriotaphia, or Urne-Buriall
{138} The Garden of Cyrus

Thomas Hobbes:
{139} Leviathan

Robert Herrick:

Thomas Carew:

Richard Lovelace:

Andrew Marvell:

George Herbert:
{140} The Temple

Thomas Traherne:
{141} Centuries, 
Poems, and 
{142} Thanksgivings

Henry Vaughan:

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester:

Richard Crashaw:

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher:

George Chapman:
Comedies, Tragedies, Poems

John Ford:
{143} 'Tis Pity She's a Whore

John Marston:
{144} The Malcontent

John Webster:
{145} The White Devil
{146} The Duchess of Malfi

Thomas Middleton and William Rowley:
{147} The Changeling

Cyrill Tourneur:
{148} The Revenger's Tragedy

Philip Massinger:
{149} A New Way to Pay Old Debts

John Bunyan:
{150} The Pilgrim's Progress

Izaak Walton:
{151} The Compleat Angler

John Milton:
{152} Paradise Lost
{153} Paradise Regained
{154} Comus, 
and the Minor Poems
Samson Agonistes [published with Paradise Regained]
{155} Areopagitica

John Aubrey:
{156} Brief Lives

Jeremy Taylor:
{157} Holy Dying

Samuel Butler:
{158} Hudibras

John Dryden:
Poetry and Plays
Critical Essays

Thomas Otway:
{159} Venice Preserv'd

William Congreve:
{160} The Way of the World
{161} Love for Love

Jonathan Swift:
{162} A Tale of the Tub
{163} Gulliver's Travels
Shorter Prose Works

Sir George Etherege:
{164} The Man of Mode

Alexander Pope:

John Gay:
{165} The Beggar's Opera

James Boswell:
{166} Life of Johnson

Samuel Johnson:

Edward Gibbon:
{167} The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edmund Burke:
{168} A Philosophical Enquiry Into... the Sublime and Beautiful
{169} Reflections on the Revolution in France

Maurice Morgann:
{170} An Essay on the Character of Sir John Falstaff

William Collins:

Thomas Gray:

George Farquhar:
{171} The Beaux' Stratagem
{172} The Recruiting Officer

William Wycherley:
{173} The Country Wife
{174} The Plain Dealer

Christopher Smart:
{175} Jubilante Agno
{176} A Song to David

Oliver Goldsmith:
{177} The Vicar of Wakefield
{178} She Stoops to Conquer
{179} The Traveller
{180} The Deserted Village

Richard Brinsley Sheridan:
{181} The School for Scandal
{182} The Rivals

William Cowper:
Poetical Works

George Crabbe:
Poetical Works

Daniel Defoe:
{183} Moll Flanders
{184} Robinson Crusoe
{185} A Journal of the Plague Year

Samuel Richardson:
{186} Clarissa
{187} Pamela
{188} Sir Charles Grandison

Henry Fielding:
{189} Joseph Andrews
{190} The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

Tobias Smollett:
{191} The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
{192} The Adventures of Roderick Random

Laurence Sterne:
{193} The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
{194} A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Fanny Burney:
{195} Evelina

Joseph Addison and Richard Steele:
The Spectator


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