12 June

The Aristocratic Age: France:
{196} Jean Froissart:

{197} The Song of Roland

François Villon:
Poems, translated by Galway Kinnell

{198} Michel de Montaigne:
Essays, translated by Donald Frame

{199} François Rabelais:
Gargantua and Pantagruel, translated by Donald Frame

{200} Marguerite de Navarre:
The Heptameron

{201} Joachim du Bellay:
The Regrets, translated by C H Sisson

{202} Maurice Scève:

Pierre de Ronsard:
{203} Odes, 

{204} Philippe de Commynes:

{205} Agrippa d'Aubigné
Les Tragiques

Robert Garnier:
{206} Mark Antony, translated by Mark (Sidney) Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
{207} The Jewesses

Pierre Corneille:
{208} The Cid
{209} Polyeucte
{210} Nicomède
{211} Horace
{212} Cinna
{213} Rodogune

{214} Françoois de la Rochefoucauld:

{215} Jean de la Fontaine:

(translated by Richard Wilbur)
  {216} The Misanthrope
  {217} Tartuffe
  {218} The School for Wives
  {219} The Learned Ladies
(translated by Donald Frame)
  {220} Don Juan
  {221} School for Husbands
  {222} Ridiculous Precieuses
{223} The Would-Be Gentleman
{224} The Miser
{225} The Imaginary Invalid

{226} Blaise Pascal:

{227} Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet:
Funerary Orations

Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux:
{228} The Art of Poetry
{229} Lutrin

Jean Racine:
(translated by Richard Wilbur)
  {230} Phaedra
  {231} Andromache
(translated by C H Sisson)
  {232} Britannicus
  {233} Athaliah

Pierre Carlet de Marivaux:
{234-240} Seven Comedies

Jean-Jacques Rousseau:
{241} The Confessions
{242} Émile
{243} La Nouvelle Hèloïse

{244} Zadig
{245} Candide
{246} Letters on England
{247} The Lisbon Earthquake

Abbé Prévost:
{248} Manon Lescaut, translated by Donald Frame

Madame de la Fayette:
{249} The Princess of Cleves

Sébastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort:
Products of the Perfected Civilization[: Selected Writings of Chamfort], translated by W S Merwin

Denis Diderot:
{} Rameau's Nephew

Choderlos de Laclos:
{} Dangerous Liaisons  

{} In Praise of Folly

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:
{} Faust, Parts One and Two, translated by Stuart Atkins
{} Dichtung und Warheit
{} Egmont, translated by Willard Trask
{} Elective Affinities
{} The Sorrows of Young Werther, translated by Louise Bogan, Elizabeth Mayer, and W H Auden
Poems, translated by Michael Hamburger, Christopher Middleton, and others
{} Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship
{} Wilhelm Meister's Years of Wandering
{} Italian Journey
Verse Plays and 
{} Hermann and Dorothea, translated by Michael Hamburger and others
{} Roman Elegies, Venetian Epigrams, {} West-Eastern Divan, translated by Michael Hamburger

Friedrich Schiller:
{} The Robbers
{} Mary Stuart
{} Wallenstein
{} Don Carlos
{} On the Naïve and Sentimental in Literature

Gotthold Lessing:
{} Laocoön
{} Nathan the Wise

Friedrich Hölderlin:
Hymns and Fragments, translated by Richard Sieburth
Selected Poems, translated by Michael Hamburger

Heinrich von Kleist:
{} Five Plays, translated by Martin Greenberg


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