16 December

Year 25:
{443} Meng Tzu ('Mencius') (372-289 B C).

Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936).
Obras Completas.
[incl. {444} Llanto por Ignacio Sánchez Mejías]

The Texts of Taoism translated by James Legge. Sacred Books of the East (2 vols., Dover and Constable, 1962).
[incl. {445} Tao te Ching; {446} "the writings of Chuang Zu"; {447} T'ai Shang Kan Ying P'ien]

John Keats (1795-1821).
Poetical Works. Edited by H W Garrod for Oxford English Texts (2nd ed., Oxford U P, 1958).
[incl. 'On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer'; 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'; {448} Endymion; 'Hyperion'; 'Lamia']

{449} Chin P'ing Mei, an anonymous 16th-century Chinese novel. First published 1610 or 1611.

Jean Baptiste Poquelin ('Molière') (1622-1673).
Selected Plays. ["Continue the reading of Molière's plays (from year 5)"]

Tu Fu (also Tu Kung-Pu) (712-770 A D).

{450} Wu Ch'ing-Tzu (1701-1754).
Ju-lin Wai-shih ('The Unofficial History of Confucian Scholars'). First published 1768-77.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1778-1860).
{451} Parerga und Paralipomena. First published 1851.
[and {452} Die Welt Wille und Vorstellung]

Chou Shu-Jen ('Lu Hsün') (1881-1936).
Selected Works (4 vols., Foreign Languages Press, Peking).
[incl. 'Ah Q Cheng-chuan'; {453} Yeh-ts'ao]

Year 26:
Sources of Indian Tradition, compiled by Theodore de Bary, Stephen N Hay, Royal Weiler, and Andrew Yartow (2 vols., Columbia U P, 1964).

{454} Cantar de Mio CId. Composed about 1140 A D.

Bhagavad Gita. First compiled c. 200 B C.

Saint Augustine (354-430).
{455} Confessions. Written 397-401.
[and {4564} City of God}

Poems From the Sanskrit. Translated with an introduction by John Brough (Penguin, 1968).

Dhanpat Ray Shrivastav ('Premchand') (1880-1936).
{4575} Godan. First published 1936. And The World of Premchand: A Selection of Short Stories translated by David Rubin (Allen & Upwin, 1969).

Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374).
Rime, Trionfi e Poesie Latine, edited by F Neri and others (1951). Prose, edited by G Martellotti and others (1955). {458} The Triumphs written 1352-74 have been translated by E H Wilkins (University of Chicago Press, 1962), and Letters From Petrarch by Morris Bishop (Indiana U P, 1966).
[incl. {459} Africa; {460} Secretum; {461} Canzoniere]

{462} Saddharma-Pundarika Sutra ('The Sutra of the Lotus of the True Law'). First compiled in India before 255 A D and translated into Chinese by Kumarajiva as Miao-fa Lien-hua Ching (344-413).

{463} William Faulkner (1897-1962).
The Sound and the Fury. First published 1929 (Penguin, 1964).

{464} Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948).
Satyana Prayago. First published 1927-9. 


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