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Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume D, The: The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, 2nd Edition

By David Damrosch, David L. Pike, April Alliston, Marshall Brown, Sabry Hafez, Djelal Kadir, Sheldon Pollock, Bruce Robbins, Haruo Shirane, Jane Tylus, Pauline Yu

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 2, 2008

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The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume D offers a fresh and highly teachable presentation of the varieties of world literature from the 17th and 18th centuries.

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VOLUME D: SEVENTEENTH AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES

 

THE WORLD THE MUGHALS MADE

Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur (1483-1530)

            from The Memoirs of Babur ( trans. Wheeler M. Thackston)

Jahangir (1569-1627)

            from The Memoirs of Jahangir (trans. Wheeler M. Thackston)

Mirza Muhammad Rafi “Sauda” (1713-1781)

            from Satires[How to Earn a Living in Hindustan] (trans. Ralph Russell and Khurshidul Islam)

Mir Muhammad Taqi “Mir” (1723-1810)

            Selected Couplets (trans. Ralph Russell and Khurshidul Islam)

            from The Autobiography (trans. C. M. Naim)

Barnarsidass (Mid-17th Century)

            from Half a Tale (trans. Mukund Lath)

 

CHIKAMATSU MON’ZAEMON (1653-1725)

            Love Suicide at Amijima(trans. Donald Keene)

Resonance

            Houzumi Ikan: Chikamatsu on the Art of Puppet Theatre (trans. Brownstein)

 

CAO XUEQIN (c. 1715-1763)

            from The Story of the Stone (trans. David Hawkes)

Resonance

            Shen Fu: from Six Records of a Floating Life (trans. Pratt and Su-hui)

 

THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE

Mihri Khatun (1445-1512)

            I opened my eyes from sleep (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

            At times, my longing for the beloved slays me (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

            My heart burns in flames of sorrow (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

Fuzuli (1480-1556)

            Oh God, don't let anyone be like me (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

            If my heart were a wild bird (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

            For long years we have been haunting the quarter (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

            The pointed reproach of the enemy (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

Nedîm (1681-1730)

            At the gathering of desire (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

            When the east wind leaves that curl (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

            As the morning wind blows (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

            Take yourself to the rose garden (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

            Delicacy was drawn out like the finest wine (trans. Walter Andrews et al.)

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762)

            The Turkish Embassy Letters

                        To Alexander Pope (1 April 1717)

                        To Sarah Chiswell (1 April 1717)

                        To Lady Mar (18 April 1717)

 

THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT

 

JEAN-BAPTISTE POQUELIN [MOLIÈRE] (1622-1673)

            Tartuffe (trans. Richard Wilbur)

 

Perspectives: Court Culture and Female Authorship

Madeleine de Scudéry (1608-1701)

            from Clélie (trans. April Alliston)

Marie-Madeline Pioche de La Vergne, Comtesse de Lafayette (1634-1693)

            The Countess of Tende (trans. April Alliston)

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de Sévigné (1626-1696)

            from Selected Letters (trans. Leonard Tancock)

Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz, Duchesse D'Orléans (1652-1722)

            from Letters (trans. Maria Kroll)

Katherine Philips (1631-1664)

            To my Excellent Lucasia, on Our Friendship

            An Answer to Another Persuading a Lady to Marriage

Mary, Lady Chudleigh (1656-1710)

            from The Ladies Defence

Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea (1661-1720)

            The Introduction

            Friendship between Ephelia and Ardelia

            from The Spleen

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

            The Lady’s Dressing Room

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762)

            The Reasons that Induced Dr. S. to write a Poem called The Lady’s Dressing Room

Ann Yearsley (1752-1806)

            To Mr. ****, an Unlettered Poet, on Genius Unimproved

Crosscurrents

 

APHRA BEHN (1640-1689)

            Oroonoko

Resonance

            George Warren: from An Impartial Description of Surinam

 

JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)

            Gulliver's Travels

                        Part 4. A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms

 

 

Perspectives: Journeys In Search of the Self

Evliya Çelebi (1611-1684)

            from The Book of Travels (trans. Robert Dankoff and Robert Elsie)

Matsuo Bashô (1644-1694)

            [Selected Haiku] (trans. Haruo Shirane)

            from Narrow Road to the Deep North (trans. Haruo Shirane)

            Translations: Matsuo Bashô

Charles de Secondat, Baron De la Bréde et De Montesquieu (1689-1755)

            from Persian Letters (trans. J. Robert Loy)

Denis Diderot (1713-1784)

            from Supplement to the Voyage of Bougainville (trans. John Hope Mason and Robert Wokler)

Olaudah Equiano (c. 1745-1797)

            from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Crosscurrents

 

FRANÇOIS MARIE AROUET [VOLTAIRE] (1694-1778)

            Candide (trans. Roger Pearson)

Resonances

            Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz: from Theodicy (trans. Huggard)

            Alexander Pope: from An Essay on Man

Translations: Voltaire’s Candide

 

ALEXANDER POPE (1688-1744)

            The Rape of the Lock

 

Perspectives: Liberty and Libertines

Ihara Saikaku (1642-1693)

            from Life of a Sensuous Woman (trans. Chris Drake)

Tsangyang Gyatsu (1683-1706)

            from Love Poems of the Sixth Dalai Lama (trans. Rick Fields et al.)

John Wilmont, Earl of Rochester (1647-1680)

            The Imperfect Enjoyment

            A Satyr Against Reason and Mankind

Eliza Haywood (c. 1693-1756)

            Fantomina: or, Love in a Maze

Jean-Jacques Rosseau (1712-1778)

            from The Social Contract (trans. Christopher Betts)

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)

            from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Anna Letitia Barbauld (1743-1825)

            The Rights of Women

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)

            An Answer to the Question: What Is Enlightenment? (trans. Mary J. Gregor)

Crosscurrents

 

Bibliography

Credits

Index