Thursday, September 27, 2007

1804 to 1805

1804. Napoleon is proclaimed emperor.

1804. The Code Napoleon goes into force. It is a code of civil laws common to the whole realm as promised in the constitution of 1791 and will have great influence on legal codes of most of Europe and even of countries as distant as Japan. It combines Roman law with some of the radical reforms brought by the French Revolution with respect to conditions affecting the individual, tenure of property, order of inheritance, mortgages contracts, and the like. It will make French law as much admired as French culture.

1804. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton is mortally wounded in a duel with Vice President Aaron Burr, who has heard of insults directed at him by Hamilton and demanded satisfaction.

1804. The Code Napoleon regards an accused person as guilty until proven innocent. The tenet will be rejected in Britain and the United States.

1804. The Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the Louisiana Purchase territory begins its ascent of the Missouri River.

1804. Congress permits 160-acre tracts of U.S. public lands to be sold at auction.

1804. The first steam locomotive is tried on rails. Richard Trevithick has built the locomotive and will be the first to apply high pressure steam power to agriculture.

Oberman. Etienne Senancour. French. 1804. Novel. Describes the author's wanderings and moods. Restlessness, disillusionment, torment. Analytical. Introspective. Foreshadows modern fiction.

Wilhelm Tell. Friedrich Schiller. German. 1804. Play. Legend of famous Swiss hero. Vehicle for Schiller's own idealism.

"Milton." William Blake. British. 1804. Poetry. Milton returns to earth to correct misinterpretations of his works. Enters the spirit of Blake.

"Jerusalem." William Blake. British. 1804. Poetry. Theory that the world of imagination is the world of eternity after death.

1805. The emperor Napoleon crowns himself, but a Third Coalition mobilizes against him. Austria, Russia and Sweden make alliances with Britain.

1805. French troops mass at Boulogne to cross the Channel and invade the British Isles.

1805. The Battle of Trafalgar ends French pretensions as a sea power. The British Royal Navy commanded by Lord Nelson defeats a combined French and Spanish fleet. Nelson takes 60% of the enemy fleet as prizes, but he is killed by a French sharpshooter during the engagement.

1805. The Battle of Austerlitz gives Napoleon a resounding victory over combined Austrian and Russian forces.

1805. The Lewis and Clark expedition survives a bitter winter by eating wild roots which the men have been taught to find by Sacajawea, a Shoshone teenager whose French-Canadian husband serves as the expedition's guide and interpreter.

1805. The first American covered bridge spans the Schuylkill River.

"The Lay of the Last Minstrel." Sir Walter Scott. British. 1805. Narrative poetry. Lady Margaret and Baron Henry love each other, but a feud between their families is a problem. Features the martial prowess and the amorous success of the Baron.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

1802 to 1803

1802. The French make Bonaparte first consul for life.

1802. The New American Practical Navigator by Salem, Mass., mathematician-astronomer Nathaniel Bowditch will soon be a second bible for sea captains.

1802. EI du Pont de Nemours has its beginnings in a gunpowder plant built on the Brandywine River near Wilmington, Del.

1802. Boston's Board of Health orders vaccination against smallpox

1802. The United States Military Academy is founded at West Point, NY.

1802. British physician Thomas Wedgwood produces the world's first photograph.

1802. Mme. Tussaud's wax museum opens at London.

Delphine. Mme. de Stael. French. 1802. Novel. Epistolary. Unfulfilled love. In the end he is shot as a traitor. She poisons herself.

The Genius of Christianity. Francois Chateaubriand. French. 1802. Treatise. Extols Christianity. Describes it as the chief source of progress in the modern world.

Rene. Francois Chateaubriand. French. 1802. Romance. Set in America. Violently unhappy, morbidly introspective youth. Typical romantic.

1803. The Louisiana Purchase doubles the size of the United States, extending her western border to the Rocky Mountains.

1803. Chief Justice John Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court rules that any act of Congress which conflicts with the Constitution is null and void. His decision in the case of Marbury v. Madison, February 14, establishes the Court as the ultimate interpreter of the Constitution.

1803. Massachusetts and New York threaten to secede from the Union in protest against the Louisiana Purchase which Thomas Jefferson has made without consent of the Senate.

1803. Britain and France renew war.

1803. South Carolina resumes importing slaves as Eli Whitney's 1792 Cotton gin makes cotton growing profitable and boosts demand for field hands.

1803. Cotton passes tobacco for the first time as the leading U.S. export crop.

1803. U.S. engineer Robert Fulton develops a small ship propelled by steam power.

1803. English artillery officer Henry Shrapnel develops an explosive shell that will be called the shrapnel shell.

1803. A table of atomic weights arranged by English chemist-physicist John Dalton represents the first clear statement of atomic theory.

1803. Morphine is isolated and given its name by German pharmacist Friedrich Wilhelm Adam Saturner who uses the name of the Greek god of dreams Morpheus for his narcotic.

1803. John James Audubon arrives at Philadelphia. He will move to Kentucky in 1808, open a general store at Louisville and begin painting American birds from life.

Thursday, September 20, 2007

1800 to 1801

1800. Thomas Jefferson wins election to the U.S. presidency over President Adams.

1800. Washington, D.C., replaces New York as the U.S. capital.

1800. The voltaic cell invented by Italian physicist Alessandro Volta pioneers the electric storage battery.

1800. English engineer Richard Trevithick builds a high-pressure steam engine that will be used to power a road vehicle.

1800. Infrared rays are discovered by Sir William Herschel.

1800. The Library of Congress is established.

1800. The Life and Memorable Actions of George Washington by Mason Locke Weems, a Philadelphia clergyman turned book peddler has fabricated stories including one about young George chopping down his father's cherry tree.

1800. The world's population reaches 870 million.

Castle Rackrent. Maria Edgeworth. British. 1800. Novel. Dissolute life of Irish landlords of 18th century.

Mary Stuart. Friedrich Schiller. German. 1800. Play. Presents Elizabeth as unable to command Mary's death. Hasty official is blamed.

1801. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland is created by Parliament.

1801. The Holy Roman Empire is practically destroyed by Napoleon Bonaparte.

1801. Secretary of State John Marshall is named chief justice of the United States. In the next 34 years, Marshall's court will establish fundamental principles for interpreting the Constitution.

1801. Richard Trevithick employs his steam engine to power a road carriage, the first steam vehicle to carry passengers.

1801. The automatic Jacquard loom developed by French inventor Joseph Jacquard employs punched cards to guide the movements of a loom that weaves figured silk fabrics and will later be used for making figured worsteds. It encounters initial resistance from weavers fearful of being displaced but will gain acceptance within the decade.

1801. The metric system fixed by France's National Convention late in 1799 is made compulsory in a move that most of Europe will follow but not Britain or the United States.

1801. "Johnny Appleseed," John Chapman, arrives in the Ohio Valley with seeds from Philadelphia cider presses that will make the valley a rich source of apples.

The Maid of Orleans. Friedrich Schiller. German. 1801. Play. Joan of Arc. Emphasizes Joan's idealism, refusal to be diverted by earthly temptations.

Atala. Francois Chateaubriand. French. 1801. Novel. Violent passion in the primeval woods of North America. Started the Romantic movement in French literature.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Notable Literary Works, 1894 to 1899

Notable Literary works, 1894 to 1899

The Prisoner of Zenda. Anthony Hope Hawkins. 1894.
The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson. Mark Twain. 1894.
Trilby. George DuMaurier. 1894.
Effi Briest. Theodor Fontaine. 1894.
Arms and the Man. George Bernard Shaw. 1894.
The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War. Stephen Crane. 1895.
"Waltzing Matilda." Andrew Barton Paterson. 1895.
Jude the Obscure. Thomas Hardy. 1895.
The Black Riders and Other Lines. Stephen Crane. 1895.
Light o' Love. Arthur Schnitzler. 1895.
The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde. 1895.
The Black Tulip. Alexandre Dumas. 1895.
The Time Machine. H.G. Wells. 1895.
Jean Santeuil (Unfinished). Marcel Proust. 1895/99.
"My Lost Youth." HW Longfellow. 1896.
The Sunken Bell. Gerhart Hauptmann. 1896.
The Sea Gull. Anton Chekhov. 1896.
Quo Vadis? H Sienkiewicz. 1896.
Ubu Roi. Alfred Jarry. 1896.
La Ronde. Arthur Schnitzler. 1896.
Weir of Hermiston. Robert Louis Stevenson. 1896.
The Country of the Pointed Firs. Sarah Orne Jewett. 1896.
An Outcast of the Islands. Joseph Conrad. 1896.
"My Life." Anton Chekhov. 1896.
John Gabriel Borkman. Henrik Ibsen. 1896.
Recessional. Rudyard Kipling. 1897.
What is Art? Leo Tolstoy. 1897.
The Nigger of the Narcissus. Joseph Conrad. 1897.
What Maisie Knew. Henry James. 1897.
The Devil's Disciple. George Bernard Shaw. 1897.
The Fruits of the Earth. Andre Gide. 1897.
"Peasants." Anton Chekhov. 1897.
Trelawny of the Wells. Arthur Wing Pinero. 1898.
"The Open Boat." Stephen Crane. 1898.
The turn of the Screw. Henry James. 1898.
"The Bride comes to Yellow Sky." Stephen Crane. 1898.
The War of the Worlds. HG Wells. 1898.
La Gioconda. Gabriele D'Annunzio. 1898.
"j'accuse" ("I Accuse"). Emile Zola. 1898.
"The Ballad of Reading Gaol." Oscar Wilde. 1898.
"Twenty-Six Men and a Girl." Maksim Gorky. 1899.
Uncle Vanya. Anton Chekhov. 1899.
Resurrection. Leo Tolstoy. 1899.
The Theory of the Leisure Class. Thorstein Veblen. 1899.
The Awkward Age. Henry James. 1899.
War is Kind. Stephen Crane. 1899.
Fables in Slang. George Ade. 1899.
Drayman Henschel. Gerhart Hauptmann. 1899.
Richard Carvel. Winston Churchill. 1899.
McTeague. Frank Norris. 1899.
Stalkey and Co. Rudyard Kipling. 1899.
"The Blue Hotel." Stephen Crane. 1899.
Caesar and Cleopatra. George Bernard Shaw. 1899.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Notable Literary Works, 1889 to 1993

Notable Literary Works, 1889 to 1993

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Mark Twain. 1889.
"A Dreary Story." Anton Chekhov. 1889.
"The Man Who Would Be King." Rudyard Kipling. 1889.
"Crossing the Bar." Alfred Lord Tennyson. 1889.
Thais. Anatole France. 1890.
Youma. Lafcadio Hearn. 1890.
"The Raggedy Man." James W. Riley. 1890.
"Narcissus Speaks." Paul Valery. 1890.
A Hazard of New Fortunes. Wm. Dean Howells. 1890.
Hedda Gabler. Henrik Ibsen. 1890.
The Golden Bough. George Frazer. 1890/1915.
Main-Travelled Roads. Hamlin Garland. 1891.
Tess of the D'urbervilles; a Pure Woman. Thomas Hardy. 1891.
New Grub Street. George Gissing. 1891.
The Countess Cathleen. William Butler Yeats. 1891.
Gosta Berlings Saga. Selma Lagerlof. 1891.
The Picture of Dorian Gray. Oscar Wilde. 1891.
"The Man Who Was." Rudyard Kipling. 1891.
"Ward No. 6." Anton Chekhov. 1892.
The Weavers. Gerhart Hauptmann. 1892.
Barrack-Room Ballads. Rudyard Kipling. 1892.
"Fuzzy Wuzzy." Rudyard Kipling. 1892.
The Master Builder. Henrik Ibsen. 1892.
Pelleas et Melisande. Maurice Maeterlinck. 1892.
"Gunga Din." Rudyard Kipling. 1892.
Lady Windermere's Fan. Oscar Wilde. 1892.
In the Midst of Life. Ambrose Bierce. 1892.
"The Hound of Heaven." Francis Thompson. 1893.
The Second Mrs. Tanqueray. Arthur Wing Pinero. 1893.
Death and the Fool. Hugo Von Hofmannstahl. 1893.
Magda. Hermann Sudermann. 1893.
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. Stephen Crane. 1893.
Hannele. Gerhart Hauptmann. 1893.
Mrs. Warren's Profession. George Bernard Shaw. 1893.

Monday, September 17, 2007

Notable Literary Works, 1882 to 1888.

Notable Literary Works, 1882 to 1888

"The Lady or the Tiger." Frank R. Stockton. 1882.
Specimen Days. Walt Whitman. 1882.
Vice-Versa, or A Lesson to Fathers. F. Anstey. 1882.
The Story of an African Farm. Olive Schreiner. 1883.
Life on the Mississippi. Mark Twain. 1883.
Treasure Island. Robert Louis Stevenson. 1883.
"Pinocchio." Carlo Lorenzini Collodi. 1883.
Thus Spake Zarathustra. Friedrich Nietzsche. 1882/92.
With Fire and Sword. Henryk Sienkiewicz. 1884.
Ramona. Helen Hunt Jackson. 1884.
Esther. Henry Adams. 1884.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Mark Twain. 1884.
Against the Grain. Karl Huysmans. 1884.
Obiter Dicta. Augustine Birrell. 1884.
The Rise of Silas Lapham. Wm. Dean Howells. 1885.
Germinal. Emile Zola. 1885.
"Little Orphant Annie." James Whitcomb Riley. 1885.
Marius the Epicurean. Walter Pater. 1885.
"The Swan." Stephane Mallarme. 1885.
A Child's Garden of Verses. Robert Louis Stevenson. 1885.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Robert Louis Stevenson. 1886.
The Power of Darkness. Leo Tolstoy. 1886.
The Princess Casamassina. Henry James. 1886.
Kidnapped. Robert Louis Stevenson. 1886.
Beyond Good and Evil. Friedrich Nietzsche. 1886.
Little Lord Fauntleroy. Frances Hodgson Burnett. 1886.
The Mayor of Casterbridge. Thomas Hardy. 1886.
The Bostonians. Henry James. 1886.
"The Death of Ivan Ilyich." Leo Tolstoy. 1886.
Dr. Doolittle. Hugh Lofting. 1886/87.
The Father. August Strindberg. 1887.
Sherlock Holmes. Arthur Conan Doyle. 1887.
Miss Julie. August Strindberg. 1888.
We'll to the Woods No More. Edouard Dujardin. 1888.
The Soil. Emile Zola. 1888.
The Aspern Papers. Henry James. 1888.
Soldiers Three. Rudyard Kipling. 1888.
Plain Tales from the Hills. Rudyard Kipling. 1888.

Friday, September 14, 2007

Literary Works: 1876 to 1881

Literary Works: 1876 to 1881

"1601." Mark Twain. 1876.
Roderick Hudson. Henry James. 1876.
Clarel; A Poem and a Pilgrimage in the Holy Land. Herman Melville. 1876.
The Dolliver Romance. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1876.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Mark Twain. 1876.
"The Afternoon of a Faun." Stephane Mallarme. 1876.
Virgin Soil. Ivan Turgenev. 1877.
"A Simple Heart." Gustave Flaubert. 1877.
Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse. Anna Sewell. 1877.
The Golden Dog. William Kirby. 1877.
The American. Henry James. 1877.
L'Assommoir (The Dram Shop). Emile Zola. 1877.
The Return of the Native. Thomas Hardy. 1878.
Daisy Miller. Henry James. 1878.
"The Marshes of Glynn." Sidney Lanier. 1878.
The Europeans. Henry James. 1878.
A Doll's House. Henrik Ibsen. 1879.
The Egoist. George Meredith. 1879.
Green Henry. Gottfried Keller. 1879/80.
The Brothers Karamazov. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1879/80.
A Confession. Leo Tolstoy. 1879/81.
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Lew Wallace. 1880.
The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life. George W. Cable. 1880.
Nana. Emile Zola. 1880.
"Tar Baby." Joel Chandler Harris. 1880.
Democracy. Henry Adams. 1880.
Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings. Joel Chandler Harris. 1880.
Ghosts. Henrik Ibsen. 1881.
The Portrait of a Lady. Henry James. 1881.
Washington Square. Henry James. 1881.
The Prince and the Pauper. Mark Twain. 1881.
I, Malavoglia. Giovanni Verga. 1881.
The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard. Anatole France. 1881.
Tales of Hoffmann. Jacques Offenbach. 1881.
A Modern Instance. William Dean Howells. 1881.
El Gran Galeoto (Gossip). Jorge Echegaray. 1881.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Notable Events and People, 1876 to 1899

Notable Events and People, 1876 to 1899

Little Big Horn/ Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia, 1876/ Dewey Decimal System/ Player piano/ Molly Maguires/ Edison and the phonograph/ Edison and the electric light/ Bat Masterson/ Easter-egg Roll on the White House lawn/ Women's right to practice law/ Pavlov and the conditioned reflex/ Woolworth/ St. Patrick's Cathedral/ Milk bottles/ Boer War/ Immigration from England and Ireland/ Garfield assassinated/ Russia's Aleksandr II assassinated/ Russian Jewish pogrom/ American Red Cross/ Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute/ Billy the Kid/ Shootout at OK Corral/ Internal combustion engine--Gottlieb Daimler/ "The public be damned": William H. Vanderbilt/ TB/ Hypnosis/ Hatfield-McCoy feud/ Brooklyn Bridge/ Orient Express from Paris to Constantinople/ First fully automatic machine gun/ Edison and the radio tube/ Life Magazine/ Krakatoa volcanic explosion/ Montgomery Ward catalog/ The Waterman fountain pen/ Overhand pitching in baseball/ First roller coaster/ First electric trolley/ Two-cent postal stamps/ Finger prints/ First skyscraper, Chicago/ Chicago Haymarket Massacre and the Labor Movement/ AF of L and Samuel Gompers/ Last major Indian war/ German Paul Gottlieb and television/ Tuxedo/ Sears, Roebuck/ Maxwell House coffee/ Statue of Liberty, 1886/ Jim Crow laws and segregation/ Helen Keller/ Gregg shorthand/ Kodak camera/ Jack the Ripper/ Washington Monument/ Blizzard of '88/ Oklahoma/ Nellie Bly, reporter/ Wall Street Journal/ John L. Sullivan/ First All-American football team/ Flexible Flyer sled/ Belle Starr/ Eiffel Tower/ Johnstown flood/ Cecil Rhodes and Africa/ Wounded Knee/ Sherman Anti-Trust Act/ Electric chair for capital punishment/ Yosemite National Park/ Peanut butter/ Trans-Siberian Railway Carnegie Hall/ John McGraw/ Pledge of Allegiance/ "Gentleman Jim" Corbett/ Dalton Gang/ Sierra Club/ Ellis Island/ Henry Ford/ First open-heart surgery/ Stanley Cup and hockey/ Ferris Wheel/ Lizzie Borden/ Salt Lake City's Mormon Temple/ Labor strikes/ Labor Day/ Dreyfus affair and anti-Semitism/ Theodore Herzl and Zionism/ Lenin/ Diesel engine/ First U.S. pneumatic tires/ X-ray and diagnostic medicine/ Marconi and wireless telegraphy/ First theater showing of motion pictures/ "America the Beautiful"/ Gillette razor/ Canned foods/ First U.S. pizzeria/ Klondike Gold Rush/ Stanley Steamer/ Discovery of radioactivity in uranium/ First comic strip, "Yellow Kid"/ Revival of the Olympic Games/ Hawaii annexed/ First Boston Marathon/ Spanish-American War/ The Curies isolate radium/ Gideon Bibles/ Stanislawski and the theater/ United Mine Workers of America/ Aspirin/ John Dewey and progressive education/ The boll weevil.

Monday, September 10, 2007

Literary Works 1851 to 1875

Literary Works: 1851 to 1875
Moby-Dick, or the Whale. Herman Melville. 1851.
The House of the Seven Gables. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1851.
Lavengro: The Scholar, Gypsy, Priest. George Borrow. 1851.
"Days." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1852.
A Sportsman's Sketches. Ivan Turgenev. 1852.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly. Harriet Beecher Stowe. 1852.
Bleak House. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
Camille. Alexandre Dumas, fils. 1852.
The Blithedale Romance. Nathaniel Hawthrone. 1852.
Pierre, or the Ambiguities. Herman Melville. 1852.
The History of Henry Esmond, Esquire. William Makepeace Thackeray. 1852.
Childhood, Boyhood and Youth. Leo Tolstoy. 1852/53/57.
Villette. Charlotte Bronte. 1853.
"Sohrab and Rustum." Matthew Arnold. 1853.

"Bartleby the Scrivener." Herman Melville. 1853.
"Cranford." Elizabeth Gaskell. 1853.
"The Scholar-Gypsy." Matthew Arnold. 1853.
Tanglewood Tales. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1853.
Walden, or, Life in the Woods. Henry Thoreau. 1854.
"Ten Nights in a Bar-Room and What I Saw There." Timothy Shay Arthur.
Woodcraft, or The Sword and the Distaff. William Gilmore Simms. 1854.
"The Charge of the Light Brigade." Alfred Lord Tennyson. 1854.
"Maud Muller." John Greenleaf Whittier. 1854.
Leaves of Grass. Walt Whitman. 1855.
Sevastopol Sketches. Leo Tolstoy. 1855.
Song of Myself. Walt Whitman. 1855.
"The Barefoot Boy." John Greenleaf Whittier. 1855.
"Fra Lippo Lippi." Robert Browning. 1855.
Hiawatha. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1855.
"Rabbi Ben Ezra." Robert Browning. 1855.
Israel Potter: or, Fifty Years of Exile. Herman Melville. 1855.
The Newcomes. William Makepeace Thackeray. 1855.
Little Dorrit. Charles Dickens. 1855/57.
Chronicles of Barsetshire. Anthony Trollope. 1855/67.
The Piazza Tales. Herman Melville. 1856.
Rudin. Ivan Turgenev. 1856.
"Crossing Brooklyn Ferry." Walt Whitman. 1856.
Madame Bovary. Gustave Flaubert. 1856.
Mozart auf der Reise nach Prag (Mozart on His Trip to Prague). Eduard Morike. 1856.
John Halifax, Gentleman. Dinah Maria Mulock Craik. 1856.
The Virginians. William Makepeace Thackeray. 1857.
The Flowers of Evil. Charles Baudelaire. 1857.
Tom Brown's School Days. Thomas Hughes. 1857.
The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade. Herman Melville. 1857.
Barchester Towers. Anthony Trollope. 1857.
The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table. Oliver Wendell Holmes. 1858.
"Telling the Bees." John Greenleaf Whittier. 1858.
A Thousand Souls. Aleksey Pisemsky. 1858.

Our American Cousin. Tom Taylor. 1858.
"The Deacon's Masterpiece, or, The Wonderful 'One-Hoss Shay.' " Oliver Wendell Holmes. 1858.
"The Chambered Nautilus." Oliver Wendell Holmes. 1858.
"The Courtship of Miles Standish." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1858.
A Tale of Two cities. Charles Dickens. 1859.
The Ordeal of Richard Feveral. George Meredith. 1859.
A Nest of the Greatfolk. Ivan Turgenev. 1859.
Adam Bede. George Eliot. 1859.
Oblomov. Ivan Goncharov. 1859.
"Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking." Walt Whitman. 1859.
The Friend of the Family. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1859.
Elle et lui (He and She). George Sand. 1859.
Origin of Species. Charles Darwin. 1859.
A Hard Lot. Aleksey Pisemsky. 1859.
Idylls of the King. Alfred Lord Tennyson. 1859/85.
The Storm. Aleksandr Ostrovsky. 1860.
The Mill on the Floss. George Eliot. 1860.
"The Children's Hour." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1860.
On the Eve. Ivan turgenev. 1860.
The Marble Faun. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1860.
The Woman in White. Wilkie Collins. 1860.
Great Expectations. Charles Dickens. 1860/61.
Children of Adam. Walt Whitman. 1860/67.
Silas Marner, or The Weaver of Raveloe. George Eliot. 1861.
Elsie Venner. Oliver Wendell Holmes. 1861.
East Lynne. Mrs. Henry Wood. 1861.
"Paul Revere's Ride." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1861.
The Insulted and injured. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1861.
"Maryland, My Maryland." Fames Ryder Randall. 1861.
The Cloister and the Hearth. Charles Reade. 1861.
The House of the Dead. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1861/62.
Les Miserables. Victor Hugo. 1862.
Modern Love. George Meredith. 1862.
"Battle Hymn of the Republic." Julia Ward Howe. 1862.
Fathers and Sons. Ivan Turgenev. 1862.
Salambo. Gustave Fluabert. 1862.

Romola. George Eliot. 1863.
Tales of a Wayside Inn. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1863.
The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Charles Kingsley. 1863.
"Boston Hymn." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1863.
"Barbara Frietchie." John Greenleaf Whittier. 1863.
Emancipation Proclamation. Abraham Lincoln. 1863.
Gettysburg Address. Abraham Lincoln. 1863.
The Cossacks. Leo Tolstoy. 1863.
Notes from the Underground. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1864.
Our Mutual Friend. Charles Dickens. 1864.
Enoch Arden. alfred Lord Tennyson. 1864.
Prospice. Robert Browning. 1864.
War and Peace. Leo Tolstoy. 1864/69.
Atalanta in Calydon. Algernon Charles Swinburne. 1865.
"O Captain! My Captain!" Walt Whitman. 1865.
"The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." Mark Twain. 1865.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll. 1865.
"Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates." Mary Mapes Dodge. 1865.
"Commemoration Ode." James Russell Lowell. 1865.
Rhoda fleming. George Meredith. 1865.
Rosmersholm Henrik Ibsen. 1866.
Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War. Herman Melville. 1866.
Felix Holt the Radical. George Eliot. 1866.
Letters from my Windmill. Alphonse Daudet. 1866.
Crime and Punishment. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1866.
"A Dream of Gerontius." John Henry Newman. 1866.
An Iceland Fisherman. Pierre Loti. 1866.
Snow-Bound. John Greenleaf Whittier. 1866.
Peer Gynt. Henrik Ibsen. 1867.
"When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed." Walt Whitman. 1867.
Smoke. Ivan Turgenev. 1867.
"Dover Beach." Matthew Arnold. 1867.
Maria. Jorge Isaacs. 1867.
Das Kapital. Karl Marx. 1867/94.
TheRing and the Book. Robert Browning. 1868.
The Idiot. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1868.
The Moonstone. Wilkie Collins. 1868.

"The Luck of Roaring Camp." Bret Harte. 1868.
Little Women, or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. Louisa May Alcott. 1868/69.
Earthly Paradise. William Morris. 1868/70.
Lorna Doone. RD Blackmore. 1869.
Culture and Anarchy. Matthew Arnold. 1869.
The Sentimental Education. Gustave Flaubert. 1869.
The Innocents Abroad or, The New Pilgrim's Progress. Mark Twain. 1869.
"The Outcasts of Poker Flat." Bret Harte. 1869.
The Parliamentary (Palliser) Novels. Anthony Trollope. 1869/80.
The Story of a Bad Boy. Thomas BAiley Aldrich. 1870.
"Plain Language from Truthful James." Bret Harte. 1870.
"Miriam." John Greenleaf Whittier. 1870.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Charles Dickens. 1870.
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. Jules Verne. 1870.
The Eternal Husband. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1870.
"Sister Helen." Dante Gabriel Rossetti. 1870.
The Possessed. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1871.
"El Matadero" ("The Slaughterhouse"). Esteban Echeverria. 1871.
"Democratic Vistas." Walt Whitman. 1871.
Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life. George Eliot. 1871/82.
Les Rougon-Macquart. Emile Zola. 1871/93.
Through the Looking Glass. Lewis Carroll. 1872.
Martin Fiero. Jose Hernandez. 1872.
The Birth of Tragedy from the Spirit of Music. Friedrich Nietzsche. 1872.
Erewohn. Samuel Butler. 1872.
A Diary of a Writer. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1873.
Around the World in Eighty Days. Jules Verne. 1873.
A Pair of Blue Eyes. Thomas Hardy. 1873.
A Chance Acquaintance. William Dean Howells. 1873.
Anna Karenina. Leo Tolstoy. 1873/76.
"Merlin." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1874.
Far From the Madding Crowd. Thomas Hardy. 1874.
"The City of the Dreadful Night." James Thomson. 1874.
Daniel Deronda. George Eliot. 1874/76.
The Passionate Pilgrim and Other Stories. Henry James. 1875.
"TheWreck of the Deutschland.{ Gerard Manley Hopkins. 1875.
The Raw Youth. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1875.

Friday, September 7, 2007

Notable Events and People, 1851 to 1875

Notable Events and People, 1851 to 1875

First World's Fair--London/ New York Times/ First compulsory school attendance law, Massachusetts/ Roget's Thesaurus/ Elevator invented/ Potato chip invented/ Crimean War/ Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava/ Kansas-Nebraska Act appropriates Indian lands/ Boolean logic/ The Immaculate Conception and Papal Infallibility/ YWCA/ Victoria Falls discovered/ Bartlett's Familiar Quotations/ Garibaldi/ Dred Scott Decision/ Emancipation of Russia's serfs/ Gray's Anatomy/ Big Ben/ Central Park in New York/ John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry/ Petroleum production, Titusville, PA/ Suez Canal/ Origin of Species/ Cocaine/ Abraham Lincoln, President/ Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Women's Suffrage/ John D Rockefeller and oil/ Pony Express/ First world heavyweight boxing championship/ Pasteurization of milk/ United Italy/ American Civil War/ Battle of Bull Run/ Cochise/ First U.S. income tax/ Gatling gun/ Germ theory of disease/ Western Union telegraph line between New York and San Francisco/ Confederate Merrimac vs. Union Monitor/ Battle of Shiloh/ Battle of Antietam/ Emancipation Proclamation/ Homestead Act/ "Battle Hymn of the Republic" by Julia Ward Howe/ "Taps" / Union defeat at Chancellorsville, VA/ Battle of Gettysburg/ Draft riots in New York City/ Grant commands Union armies/ Sherman and Atlanta/ Sherman's March to the sea/ Geneva Conventions/ Matthew Brady photographs the Civil War/ Lee surrenders to Grant/ Lincoln assassinated/ Ku Klux Klan/ Thirteenth Amendment and slavery/ Salvation Army/ Mendel and genetics/ First U.S. train robbery/ Atlantic cable between U.S. and Britain/ Dominion of Canada/ Alaska/ First U.S. elevated railway in New York City/ Howard University/ Typewriter/ Paperback books/ The curve ball in baseball/ President Johnson impeached but exonerated by one vote/ Memorial Day observed/ Cross country railroad established/ Stanley finds Livingstone at Lake Tanganyika/ Barnum's Circus/ National Rifle Association founded/ Chicago Fire/ Susan B. Anthony tries to vote/ Sarah Bernhardt/ First motion picture: Edward Muybridge/ Jesse James/ Yellowstone National Park/ Depression of 1873/ San Francisco's cable cars/ Father Damien and the lepers/ DDT/ Chautauqua Movement/ French "Impressionists"/ Madison Square Garden/ Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)/ Osteopathy/ Electric dental drill/ Telephone/ Christmas cards/ Kentucky Derby.

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Notable Events, People and Literature: 1826 to 1850

Notable Events and People: 1826 to 1850

First overland journey to Southern California/ Lyceum Movement/ Mardi Gras/ First friction match/ Andrew Jackson President/ Louis Daguerre and photography/ Indian Removal Act/ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints/ Abortion a statutory crime; French Foreign Legion/ Nat Turner's rebellion/ Charles Darwin/ Telegraphy/ McCormick Reaper/ "Spoils System"/ Sewing machine/ Cholera/ Hodgkin's Disease/ Babbage's calculator/ Oxford Movement/ Hansom cabs in London/ Braille system/ London fire/ New York City fire/ The Alamo/ Texas/ President Van Buren/ Colt six-shooter/ McGuffy's Readers/ The Arc de Triomphe/ Queen Victoria/ First kindergarten/ Samuel F. B. Morse and the telegraph/ Morse Dode/ Pitman Shorthand system/ Underground Railway/ Cherokee Trail of tears/ Irish famine/ First state-supported normal (teacher's) school/ Baseball/ William Henry Harrison President/ Worldwide cholera epidemic/ Vice President Tyler becomes President on the death of Harrison/ Brook Farm/ New York State Fair/ Maine-Canadian border/ Fugitive Slave Act/ Child Labor Laws/ Oregon Trail/ Anaesthesia/ Tom thumb/ Gimbel's Department Store/ Dorothy Dix and mental patients/ Typewriter/ YMCA/ Brigham Young/ Manifest Destiny/ Mexican War/ Irish immigration/ Frederick Douglass/ The communist Manifesto/ Nitroglycerin/ Mexican War ends/ First Women's Rights Convention/ Gold in California/ Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railway/ First U.S. Woman doctor/ Safety pin patented/ Speed of light established/ U.S. Dept., of the Interior/ San Francisco fire.

Notable Literary Works: 1826 to 1850

The Last of the Mohicans. James F Cooper. 1826.
The Betrothed. Alessandro Manzoni. 1827.
The Prairie. James F Cooper. 1827.
Traditiones Perunas. Ricardo Palma. 1827/1906.
Fanshawe. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1828.
Elsie Dinsmore. Martha Farquaharson Finley. 1828/1909.
Wilhelm Meister's Travels, or the Renunciants. Goethe. 1829.
Les Chouans. Honore de Balzac. 1829.
Little Tragedies. Aleksandr Pushkin. 1830.
Wild Ass's Skin. Honore de Balzac. 1830.
The Red and the Black. Stendahl. 1830.
Tales of Belkin. Aleksandr Pushkin. 1830.
"Old Ironsides." Oliver Wendell Holmes. 1830.
Eugene Onegin. Aleksandr Pushkin. 1831.
"The City in the Sea." Edgar Allan Poe. 1831.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Victor Hugo. 1831.
Crotchet Castle. Thomas Love Peacock. 1831.
Indiana. George Sand. 1832.
The Legends of the Alhambra. Washington Irving. 1832.
"The Queen of Spades." Aleksandr Pushkin. 1833.
Eugenie Grandet. Honore de Balzac. 1833.
Sartor Resartus. Thomas Carlyle. 1833.
The Country Doctor. Honore de Balzac. 1833.
The Bronze Horseman. Aleksandr Pushkin. 1833.
Tracts for the Times. JH Newman. 1833/41.
"In Memoriam." Alfred Lord Tennyson. 1833/50.
Pere Goriot. Honore de Balzac. 1834.
The Last Days of Pompeii. Edward Bulwer-Lytton. 1834.
The Yemassee. William Gilmore Simms. 1835.
Taras Bulba. Nikolay Golgol. 1835.
Don Alvaro o la fuerta del sino. Angel Saavedra Rivas. 1835.
"Berenice." Edgar Allan Poe. 1835.
Danton's Death. Georg Buchner. 1835.
"Young Goodman Brown." Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1835.
Kalevala. Elias Lonnrott (Compiler). 1835/49.
"Concord Hymn." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1836.
Pickwick Papers. Charles Dickens. 1836.
"Nature." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1836.
Woyzeck. Georg Buchner. 1836.
The Inspector General. Nikolay Gogol. 1836.
Twice-Told Tales. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1837.
The French Revolution. Thomas Carlyle. 1837.
Oliver Twist. Charles Dickens. 1837/39.
The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym. Edgar Allan Poe. 1838.
"Ligeia." Edgar Allan Poe. 1838.
Nicholas Nickleby. Charles Dickens. 1838.
"The Divinity School Address." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1838.
"The Village Blacksmith." H.W. Longfellow. 1839.
The Charterhouse of Parma. Stendahl. 1839.
"Each and All." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1839.
"The Fall of the House of Usher." Edgar Allan Poe. 1839.
The Green Mountain Boys. Daniel Pierce Thompson. 1839.

Two Years Before the Mast. Richard Henry Dana, Jr. 1840.
Sordello. Robert Browning. 1840.
The Old Curiosity Shop. Charles Dickens. 1840.
A Hero of Our Time. Mikhail Lermontov. 1840.
Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque. Edgar Allan Poe. 1840.
The Pathfinder, or The Inland Sea. James F. Cooper. 1940.
"The Over-Soul." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1841.
La Comedie Humaine (The Human Comedy). Honore de Balzac. 1841.
Barnaby Rudge. Charles Dickens. 1841.
"Compensation." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1841.
"The Wreck of the Hesperus." HW Longfellow. 1841.
"Murders in the Rue Morgue." Edgar Allan Poe. 1841.
The Deerslayer. James F Cooper. 1841.
Pippa Passes. Robert Browning. 1841.
"Self-Reliance." Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1841.
Essays, First and Second Series. Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1841/44.
"My Last Duchess." Robert Browning. 1842.
"The Overcoat." Nikolay Golgol. 1842.
Dead Souls. Nikolay Gogol. 1842.
Lays of Ancient Rome. Thomas Babington Macaulay. 1842.
"The Pit and the Pendulum." Egar Allan Poe. 1842.
Consuelo. George Sand. 1842.
"Break, Break, Break," Alfred Lord Tennyson. 1842.
The Mysteries of Paris. Eugene Sue. 1842.
"Locksley Hall." Alfred Lord Tennyson. 1842.
"Pied Piper of Hamelin." Robert Browning. 1842.
American Notes. Charles Dickens. 1842.
"TheTell-Tale Heart." Edgar Allan Poe. 1843.
"A Christmas Carol." Charles Dickens. 1843.
The Cry of the Children. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 1843.
"The Gold Bug." Edgar Allan Poe. 1843.
The Bible in Spain. George Borrow. 1843.
Modern Painters (5 vols.). John ruskinn. 1843/60.
Pensees. Blaise Pascal. 1844 (publ).
"Rappaccini's Daughter." Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1844.
Don Juan Tenorio. Jose Zorilla y Moral. 1844.
The Count of Monte Cristo. Alexandre Dumas. 1844.
The Three Musketeers. Alexandre Dumas. 1844.

Maria Magdalena. Friedrich Hebbel. 1844.
"Lady Geraldine's Courthsip." Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 1844.
The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq., Written by Himself. William Makepeace Thackeray. 1844.
Coningsby, or The New Generation. Benjamin Disraeli. 1844.
The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. Charles Dickens. 1844.
Sybil, or the Two Nations. Benjamin Disraeli. 1845.
"The Raven." Edgar Allan Poe. 1845.
The Rose and the Ring. William Makepeace Thackeray. 1845.
"Cricket on the Hearth." Charles Dickens. 1845.
Facundo. Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. 1845.
Hard Times. Charles Dickens. 1845.
"The Purloined Letter." Edgar Allan Poe. 1845.
"How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix." Robert Browning. 1845.
The Littlepage Manuscripts. James F Cooper. 1845/46.
Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life. Herman Melville. 1846.
Mosses from an Old Manse. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1846.
The Double. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1846.
Poor Folk. Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1846.
La Cousine Bette. Honore de Balzac. 1846.
Some Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs, Late of the Tallapoosa Volunteers. Johnson Jones Hooper. 1846.
"The Birthmark." Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1846.
Jane Eyre. Charlotte Brontee. 1847.
Wuthering Heights. Emily Bronte. 1847.
Tancred, or the New Crusade. Benjamin Disraeli. 1847.
"Ulalume." Edgar Allan Poe. 1847.
Box and Cox. John Maddison Morton. 1847.
Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie. HW Longfellow. 1847.
Le Cousin Pons. Honore de Balzac. 1847.
Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas. Herman Melville. 1847.
Agnes Grey. Anne Bronte. 1847.
"The House of Life." Dante Gabriel Rosetti. 1848.
Vanity Fair, A Novel without a Hero. Milliam Makepeace Thackeray. 1848.
Dombey and Son. Charles Dickens. 1848.

Mary Barton. Elizabeth Gaskell. 1848.
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. Anne Bronte. 1848.
"Eureka." Edgar Allan Poe. 1848.
The Communist Manifesto. Marx/Engels. 1848.
The Bigelow Papers. James Russell Lowell. 1848.
Fable for Critics. James Russell Lowell. 1848.
Memoires d'outre-tombe (Memories from Beyond the Tomb). Francois Rene de Chateaubriand. 1848/50.
The History of Pendnnis. William Makepeace Thackeray. 1848/50.
"Civil Disobedience." Henry Thoreau. 1849.
Shirley. Charlotte Bronte. 1849.
Mardi and a Voyage Thither. Hemran Melville. 1849.
"The Building of the Ship." HW Longfellow. 1849.
"Annabel Lee." Edgar Allan Poe. 1849.
David Coppefield. Charles Dickens. 1849/50.
Representative Men. Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1850.
White Jacket, or The World in a Man-o-War. Herman Melivlle. 1850.
A Month in the Country. Ivan turgenev. 1850.
Sonnets from the Portuguese. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 1850.
The Prelude. William Wordsworth. 1850.
"The Blessed Damosel." Dante Gabriel Rosetti. 1850.
The Scarlet Letter. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1850.

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Notable Events, People and Literature: 1800 to 1825.

Notable Events and People: 1800 - 1825

Jefferson President/ Washington, D.C./ Electric storage battery/ Infrared rays/ Library of Congress/ Bonaparte/ Chief Justice John Marshall/ First steam vehicle/ Metric system in Europe/ Johnny Appleseed/ West Point/ Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum/ Louisana Purchase/ Marbury vs. Madison/ Britain vs. France/ Table of atomic weights/ Morphine/ Audubon/ Code Napoleon/ Hamilton vs. Burr/ Lewis and Clark Expedition/ First steam locomotive/ Lord Nelson/ Webster's Dictionary/ First commercially successful steamboat/ Madison President/ First U.S. parochial school/ Luddites vs. technology--and lost jobs/ Napoleon's retreat from Moscow/ War of 1812/ Napoleon abdicates/ Washington burned/ Star Spangled Banner/ Napoleon at St. Helena/ Switzerland/ Erie Canal/ Monroe President/ Indian wars/ Tin can/ Unitarianism/ University of Virginia/ Missouri Compromise/ Simon Bolivar/ Electric motor/ Poker/ Monroe Doctrine.

Notable Literary Works: 1800 - 1825
Castle Rackrent. Maria Edgeworth. 1800.
Mary Stuart. Friedrich Schiller. 1800.
The Maid of Orleans. Friedrich Schiller. 1801.
Atala. Francois Chateaubriand. 1801.
Delphine. Mme. de Stael. 1802.
The Genius of Christianity. Francois Chateaubriand. 1802.
Rene. Francois Chateaubriand. 1802.
Oberman. Etienne Senancour. 1804.
Wilhelm Tell. Friedrich Schiller. 1804.
"Milton." William Blake. 1804.
"Jerusalem." William Blake. 1804.
"The Lay of the Last Minstrel." Sir Walter Scott. 1805.
"Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood." William Wordsworth. 1807.
"The Daffodils." William Wordsworth. 1807.
The Columbiad. Joel Barlow. 1807.
"Nuns Fret Not at Their Convent's Narrow Room." William Wordsworth. 1807.
Corinne, or Italy. Mme. de Stael.1807.
Salmagundi; or, the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq. and Others. Washington Irving. 1807/08.
Penthesilea. Henrich von Kleist. 1808.
Michael Koblhaas. Heinrich von Kleist. 1808.
"Marmion, A Tale of Flodden Field." Sir Walter Scott. 1808.
Faust, Parts I and II. Goethe. 1808/32.
The Elective Affinities. Goethe. 1809.
English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Lord Byron. 1809.
"Lord Ullin's Daugher." Thomas Campbell. 1809.
Knickerbocker History of New York. Washington Irving. 1809.
"The Lady of the Lake." Sir Walter Scott. 1810.
Das Katchen von Heilbronn. Heinrich von Kleist. 1810.
Sense and Sensibility. Jane Austen. 1811.
"Bethgelert or the Grave of the Greyhound." William Robert Spencer. 1811.
"Undine." Friedrich von Fouque. 1811.
Poetry and Truth. Goethe. 1811/33.
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Lord Byron. 1812.
The Swiss Family Robinson. JR Wyss. 1813.
Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen. 1813.
"Star Spangled Banner." Francis Scott Key. 1814.
"Peter Schlemihl's Wundersame Geschicte." Adelbert von Chamisso. 1814.
"The Corsair." Lord Byron. 1814.
Waverly. Sir Walter Scott. 1814.
The Excursion. William Wordsworth. 1814.
Mansfield Park. Jane Austen. 1814.
"To a Waterfowl." William Cullen Bryant. 1815.
Adolphe. Benjamin Constant de Rebecque. 1815.
Guy Mannering. Sir Walter Scott. 1815.
"The Destruction of Sennacherib." Lord Byron. 1815.
Headlong Hall. Thomas Love Peacock. 1816.
"The Prisoner of Chillon." Lord Byron. 1816.
Emma. Jane Austen. 1816.
The Itching Parrot. Jose Fernandez de Lizardi. 1816.
The Antiquary. Sir Walter Scott. 1816.
Lalla Rookh. Thomas Moore. 1817.
"Inscription for the Entrance to a Wood." William Cullen Bryant. 1817.
Manfred. Lord Byron. 1817.
Thanatopsis. William Cullen Bryant. 1817.
Northanger Abbey. Jane Austen. 1818.
Persuasion. Jane Austen. 1818.
Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus. Mary Wollstaonecraft Shelley. 1818.
Beppo. Lord Byron. 1818.
"Ozymandias." Percy Bysshe Shelley. 1818.
The Heart of Midlothian. Sir Walter Scott. 1818.
Nightmare Abbey. Thomas Love Peacock. 1818.
The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Washington Irving. 1819. Includes "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
"Ode to a Nightingale." John Keats. 1819.
Bride of Lammermoor. Sir Walter Scott. 1819.
"The Eve of St. Agnes." John Keats. 1819.
"Ode on a Grecian Urn." John Keats. 1819.
Ivanhoe. Sir Walter Scott. 1819.
"La Belle Dame sans Merci." John Keats. 1819.
Don Juan. Lord Byron. 1819/24.
Prometheus Unbound. Percy Bysshe Shelley. 1820.
"Isabella, or the Pot of Basil." John Keats. 1820.
"The Cloud." Percy Bysshe Shelley. 1820.
Melmoth the Wanderer. Charles Maturin. 1820.
"The Sensitive Plant." Percy Bysshe Shelley. 1820.
"Ode to the West Wind." Percy Bysshe Shelley. 1820.
Friedrich von Homburg. Heinrich von Kleist. 1821.
"Epipsychidion." Percy Bysshe Shelley. 1821.
"Adonais." Percy Bysshe Shelley. 1821.
Kenilworth. Sir Walter Scott. 1821.
Woe from Wit. Aleksandr Gribotedov. 1822.
Peveril of the Peak. Sir Walter Scott. 1822.
Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists. Washington Irving. 1822.
Confessions of an English Opium Eater. Thomas DeQuincey. 1822.
"Dream Children: A Reverie." Charles Lamb. 1822.
The Pioneers, or The Source of the Susquehanna. James F. copper. 1823.
Quentin Durward. Sir Walter Scott. 1823.
"A Visit from St. Nicholas." Clement Clarke Moore. 1823.
"A Dissertation on Roast Pig." Charles Lamb. 1823/33.
The Leatherstocking Tales James F. Cooper. 1823/41.
The Adventures of Hajii Baba of Ispahan. James Morier. 1824.
The Talisman. Sir Walter Scott. 1825.
Canto A Bolivar: La Victoria de Junin. Jose Joaquin Olmeda. 1825.
Boris Godunov. Aleksandr Pushkin. 1825.