23 December

Year 33:
{572} Kalevala.
The national epic of Finland compiled in its present form by Elias Lonnrot. First published in 1835 and definitively revised in 1849.

John Stuart Mill (1806-1873).
{573} Utilitarianism. First published in book form 1863. And {574} Autobiography. First published 1973.

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906).
{575} Brand. First published 1866. And {576} Peer Gynt. First published 1867.
[and {577} The Wild Duck; {578} The Master Builder]

Gunnar Ekelöf (1907-1968).
Dikter. First published 1965. And subsequent collections of poems: {579} Diwan Över Fursten av Emigón (1965), {580} Sagan om Fatumeh (1966) and {581} Vägvisare Till Underjorden (1967).

Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592).
{582} Essais. First published 1580. Definitive edition 1588. Complete Works, including the {583} travel journal and letters, edited by Donald M Frame (Stanford U P, 1957).

Hjalmar Söderberg (1869-1941).
{584} Doktor Glas. First published 1905. And Selected Short Stories, translated by C W Stork (1935).
[and {585} Historietterna; {586} Gertrud]

{587} Sextus Propertius (c. 50-c. 16 B C)
Works. [Elegies]

Knut Pederson (later Knut Hamsun) (1859-1952).
{588} Sult (1891). And {589} Mysterier (1892).
[and {590} Pan; {591} Victoria]

{592} John Donne (1572-1631).
Poems. First collected 1633.

{593} Brenn-Njáls Saga.
Written 1280.

Year 34:
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906).
{594} Samfundets Støtter. First published 1877. And {595} Et Dukkehjem.
[and {596} Rosmersholm; {597} John Gabriel Borkman; {598} Hedda Gabler]

{599} Jean Cocteau (1889-1963).
Les Enfants Terribles. First published 1929.

{600} Armas Eino Leopold Lönnbohm (Eino Leino) (1878-1926).
Helkavirsiä. Two collections, first published in 1903 and 1916 respectively.

{601} Henry Fielding (1707-1754).
Tom Jones: The History of a Foundling. First published 1749.

August Strindberg (1849-1912).
Plays. [{602} Hemsöborna; {603} The Father; {604} Miss Julie; {605} Easter; {606} A Dream Play; {607} The Ghost Sonata; {608} The Stronger]

{609} Han Fei Tzu (c. 280-233 B C).
Complete Works. [Han Feizi]

Tarjei Vesaas (1897-1970).
{610} Is-slotten. First published 1963. And {611} Baten om Krelden. First published 1968.

Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855).
{612} Enten-Eller. First published 1843. And {613} Stadier paa Livets Vej. First published 1845.

Chinua Achebe (b. 1930).
{614} Things Fall Apart.
[and {615} Arrow of God]
[and {616} Okenwa Olisa - No Condition Is Permanent; {617} Miller O Albert - Rosemary and the Taxi-Driver [these two works being given as examples of Onitsha Market Literature]; {618} James Ngugi - Petals of Blood; Camara Laye - {619} L'Enfant Noir; {620} Le Regard du Roi; "the novels of Alexandre Biyidi of the Cameroons written as 'Mongo Beti'"; "the novels of South African Thomas Mofolo"]

{621} Snorri Sturluson (1178-1241).
Heimskringla. First published 1697.

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