Gateways to world literature the seventeenth century to today (penguin DAMROSCH, DAVID

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  • Machine generated contents note: Timeline
  • Jean-Baptiste Poquelin [Molière] (1622-1673)
  • Tartuffe (trans. Richard Wilbur)
  • Chikamatsu Mon'zaemon (1653-1725)
  • The Love Suicides at Amijima (trans. Donald Keene)
  • Tsangyang Gyatso (1683-1706)
  • from Love Poems of the Sixth Dalai Lama (trans. Rick Fields et al.)
  • Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)
  • Selected Haiku (trans. Haruo Shirane)
  • from Narrow Road to the Deep North (trans. Haruo Shirane)
  • François-Marie Arouet [Voltaire] (1694-1778)
  • Candide (trans. Roger Pearson)
  • Eliza Haywood (c. 1693-1756)
  • Fantomina: Or, Love in a Maze
  • Cao Xueqin (c. 1715-1763)
  • from The Story of the Stone (trans. David Hawkes)
  • Timeline
  • Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832)
  • Faust (trans. David Luke)
  • Part I
  • Dedication
  • Prelude on the Stage
  • Prologue in Heaven
  • Night
  • from Outside the Town Wall
  • Faust's Study (1)
  • from Faust's Study (2)
  • A Witch's Kitchen
  • Evening
  • A Promenade
  • The Neighbor's House
  • Contents note continued: A Street
  • A Garden
  • A Summerhouse
  • from A Forest Cavern
  • Gretchen's Room
  • Martha's Garden
  • At the Well
  • By a Shrine Inside the Town Wall
  • Night. The Street Outside Gretchen's Door
  • A Cathedral
  • A Gloomy Day. Open Country
  • Night. In Open Country
  • A Prison
  • Nguyen Du (1765-1820)
  • Reading Hsiao-Ching (trans. Nguyen Ngoc Bich and Burton Raffel)
  • from The Tale of Kieu (trans. Huynh Sanh Thong)
  • Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (1799-1837)
  • The Bronze Horseman (trans. Charles Johnston)
  • Ghalib (1797-1869)
  • I'm neither the loosening of song (trans. Adrienne Rich)
  • Come now: I want you: my only peace
  • When I look out, I see no hope for change (trans. Robert Bly and Sunil Dutta)
  • If King Jamshid's diamond cup breaks that's it
  • One can sigh, but a lifetime is needed to finish it
  • When the Great One gestures to me
  • For tomorrow's sake, don't skimp with me on the wine today
  • Contents note continued: I am confused: should I cry over my heart, or slap my chest?
  • She has a habit of torture, but doesn't mean to end the love
  • For my weak heart this living in the sorrow house
  • Religious people are always praising the Garden of Paradise
  • Only a few faces show up as roses
  • I agree that I'm in a cage, and I'm crying
  • Each time I open my mouth, the Great One says
  • My heart is becoming restless again
  • Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)
  • from The Flowers of Evil (trans. Richard Howard)
  • To the Reader
  • The Albatross
  • Correspondences
  • The Head of Hair
  • Carrion
  • Invitation to the Voyage
  • Spleen (II)
  • The Swan
  • In Passing
  • Twilight: Evening
  • Twilight: Daybreak
  • Ragpickers' Wine
  • A Martyr
  • Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)
  • A Simple Heart (trans. Arthur McDowall)
  • Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)
  • The Death of Ivan Ilych (trans. Louise and Aylmer Maude)
  • Joaquim Maria Machado De Assis (1839-1908)
  • Contents note continued: The Psychiatrist (trans. William L. Grossman)
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)
  • The Yellow Wallpaper
  • Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)
  • A Doll's House (trans. William Archer)
  • Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
  • The Lady with the Dog (trans. Constance Garnett)
  • Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
  • The Conclusion (trans. Krishna Dutta and Andrew Robinson)
  • Joseph Conrad (1857-1924)
  • Heart of Darkness
  • Lu Xun (1881-1936)
  • A Madman's Diary (trans. Yang Xianyi and Gladys Yang)
  • James Joyce (1882-1941)
  • Dubliners
  • The Dead
  • Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
  • Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street
  • The Lady in the Looking-Glass: A Reflection
  • Akutagawa Ryunosuke (1892-1927)
  • Rashomon (trans. T Kojima)
  • In a Grove (trans. Seiji M. Lippit)
  • T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)
  • The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • The Waste Land
  • Franz Kafka (1883-1924)
  • The Metamorphosis (trans. Stanley Corngold)
  • Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966)
  • Contents note continued: The Muse (trans. Judith Hemschemeyer)
  • I am not with those (trans. Judith Hemschemeyer)
  • Boris Pasternak (trans. Richard McKane)
  • Why is this century worse (trans. Richard McKane)
  • Requiem (trans. Judith Hemschemeyer)
  • Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986)
  • The Garden of Forking Paths (trans. Andrew Hurley)
  • The Library of Babel (trans. Andrew Hurley)
  • Borges and I (trans. Andrew Hurley)
  • The Web (trans. Alistair Reid)
  • Samuel Beckett (1906-1989)
  • Endgame
  • Naguib Mahfouz (1911-2006)
  • Zaabalawi (trans. Denys Johnson-Davies)
  • The Arabian Nights and Days (trans. Denys Johnson-Davies)
  • Shahriyar
  • Shahrzad
  • The Sheikh
  • The Café of the Emirs
  • Sanaan al-Gamali
  • Aime Cesaire (1913-2008)
  • Notebook of a Return to the Native Land (trans. Clayton Eshleman and Arnette Smith)
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez (b. 1928)
  • Artificial Roses (trans. J.S. Bernstein)
  • Derek Walcott (b. 1930)
  • A Far Cry from Africa
  • Volcano
  • Contents note continued: The Fortunate Traveller
  • Chinua Achebe (b. 1930)
  • Things Fall Apart
  • Salman Rushdie (b. 1947)
  • Chekhov and Zulu
  • Murakami Haruki (b. 1949)
  • TV People (trans. Ian Wedde and Fawwaz Tuqan)
  • Gish Jen (b. 1952)
  • Who's Irish?.
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