26 December

Year 47:
Anthology of Korean Poetry, From the Earliest Era to the Present, compiled and translated by Peter H Lee (John Day, New York, 1964).

Ettore Schmitz ('Italo Svevo') (1861-1928).
{822} La Coscienza di Zeno. First published 1923.
[and {823} Una Vita; {824} Senilità; 'Corto Viaggio Sentimentale']

Ch'u Tz'u: The Songs of the South. An ancient Chinese anthology collected by Wang I in A D 125.

{825} Saint Thomas More (1477-1535).
Libellus... de Optimo Reipublicae Statu, Deque Nova Insula Utopia. First published in Louvain, undated, in 1516. Definitive Latin edition, March 1518.

Farid ad-Din Attar (c. 1136-c. 1230).
{826} Ilahinama ('The Book of Divine Wisdom'). And {827} Mantiq at-Tair.

Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593).
Complete Plays. Edited by J B Steane (Penguin, 1969). [{828} Tamburlaine the Great; {829} The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus; {830} The Jew of Malta; {831} Edward II; despite listing an edition of all six plays, Ward refers to Dido, Queen of Carthage as "insignificant" and Massacre at Paris as "trivial"]

{832} Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand (1768-1848).
Memoires d'Outre-tombe. First published 1849-50.

{833} Carlos Fuentes (b. 1928).
Terra Nostra. First published 1975.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882).
The Portable Emerson. Selected and arranged by Mark Van Doren (Viking Press, 1946; Penguin, 1977).
[incl. {834} Nature; {835} The American Scholar]

David Jones (1895-1974).
{836} In Parenthesis. And {837} The Anathmeata.

Year 48:
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832).
{838} Waverley; or, 'Tis Sixty Years Since. First published anonymously (3 vols., 1814).
[and {839} Wilhelm Hauff - Liechtenstein; {840} James Fenimore Cooper - Last of the Mohicans]

{841} Francesco Guicciardini (1483-1540).
L'Historia d'Italia. First published 1561.

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889).
Poems. Edited by W H Gardner and N H MacKenzie (4th ed. Oxford U P, 1970).

Henry James (1843-1916).
The American Novels and Stories. Edited by F O Matthiessen (Knopf, 1947) [{842} The Ivory Tower; {843} The Europeans; {844} Washington Square; {845} The Bostonians]. And {846} The Portrait of a Lady. First published 1881.

{847} Li Ho (791-817).
San-chia Li Ch'ang-chi Ko-shih.

{848} Amos Tutuola (b. 1920).
The Palm-Wine Drunkard, and His Dead Palm-Wine Tapster in the Deads' Town.

Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (1893-1930).
Poems. Translated by Herbert Marshall (Hill & Wang, 1964; Dennis Dobson, 1965).
[incl. 'Kak Delat' Stikhi?']
[and {849} Klop; {850} Banya [1930]]

Ilango Adigal (2nd century A D).
{851} Shilappadikaram. ('The Ankle Bracelet'). 
[and {852} Cattanar - Manimekalai]

Bertrand, 3rd Earl Russell (1872-1970).
{853} History of Western Philosophy. First published 1946.
[and {854} The Analysis of Mind; {855} An Inquiry Into Meaning and Truth; {856} Human Knowledge]

{857} Shimazaki Harki ('Shimazaki Toson') (1872-1943).
Hakai. First published 1906.


continued at 27 December post...