7 December

Year 7:
The Penguin Book of Latin Verse, introduced and edited by Frederick Brittain. (Penguin, 1962).

Nagai Kafu (1879-1959).
Kafu the Scribbler: The Life and Writings (by) Edward Seidensticker. (Stanford U P, 1965).
[incl. {121} The River Sumida]

Titus Maccius Plautus (c. 254-184 B C). Comedies. ({122} Amphitryon; {123} Asinaria; {124} Aulularia; {125} Bacchides; {126} Captivi; {127} Casina; {128Cistellaria; {129} Curculio; {130} Epidicus; {131} Menaechmi; {132} Mercator; {133} Miles Gloriosus; {134} Mostellaria; {135} Persa; {136} Poenulus; {137} Pseudolus; {138} Rudens; {139} Stichus; {140} Trinummus; {141} Truculentus).

Juan Ruiz, Archpriest of Hita (c. 1283-c. 1350).
{142} Libro de Buen Amor. First published 1790 in expurgated form.

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B C).
Selected Works. Translated with an introduction by Michael Grant. (Penguin, 1965).
[incl. "Against Verres I, twenty-three letters, the second Philippic against Antony [...], On Duties II, and {143} On Old Age]

{144} Charles Singer.
A Short History of Scientific Ideas to 1900.

{145} Emily Jane Brontë (1818-1848).
Wuthering Heights. First published 1847.

{146} Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil) (70-19 B C).
Aeneid.

Five German Tragedies, translated with an introduction by F J Lamport (Penguin, 1969). ({147} Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - Emilia Galotti; {148} Goethe - Egmont; {149} Friedrich Schiller - Maria Stuart; {150} Heinrich Von Kleist - Penthesilea; {151} Franz Grillparzer - Medea).

{152} Edward Gibbon (1737-1794).
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. First published in 6 vols., 1776-88.

Year 8:
Benedetto Croce (1866-1952).
Philosophy, Poetry, History: An Anthology, translated by Cecil Sprigge (Oxford U P, 1966).
[and {153} Filosofia Dello Spirito]

Carlo Goldoni (1707-1793).
Three Comedies: {154} Mine Hostess (La Locandiera), {155} The Boors (I Rusteghi) and {156} The Fan (Il Ventaglio).

Modern Arab Poets, 1950-1975, translated and edited by Issa J. Boullata. (Heinemann Educational Books, 1976).

{157} Dino Buzzati (1906-1972).
Il Deserto dei Tartari. First published 1945.

Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574).
{158} Le Vita de' più Eccellenti Pittori, Scultori e Architettori. First published 1550; definitive edition 1568.
[and {159} Bernard Berenson - Italian Painters of the Renaissance]

{160} Catullus (c. 84-c. 54 B C).
Poems.

Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936).
{161} Il Fu Mattia Pascal. First published 1904. And {162} Sei Personaggi in Cerca d'Autore. First published 1921.

{163} Charles Darwin (1809-1882).
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. First published 1859.

Dante Alighieri (1265-1321).
{164} La Vita Nuova. Completed about 1292.
[and {165} De Vulgari Eloquentia (1303-05)].

{166} Henri Beyle ('Stendhal') (1783-1842).
Le Rouge et le Noir. First published 1830.

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