1686 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1686.

Events[edit]

New books[edit]

Prose[edit]

  • Pierre BaylePhilosophical Commentary (on religious freedom)
  • Bernard de Fontenelle
  • Gottfried Leibniz
    • Brevis Demonstratio Erroris Memorabilis Cartesii et Aliorum Circa Legem Naturae (A Brief Demonstration of the Memorable Error of Descartes and Others About the Law of Nature)
    • Discours de Métaphysique
  • Ihara Saikaku (井原 西鶴)
    • Twenty Cases of Unfilial Children (本朝二十不孝 Honchō Nijū Fukō)
    • The Life of an Amorous Woman (好色一代女 Kōshoku Ichidai Onna)
  • Thomas SydenhamSchedula monitoria de novae febris ingressu (Schedule of Symptoms of Newly Arrived Fever)

Children[edit]

  • John BunyanA Book for Boys and Girls, or, Country Rhymes for Children

Drama[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

In literature[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benson, Donald R. (Summer 1964). "Theology and Politics in Dryden's Conversion". Studies in English Literature. 4 (3): 393. doi:10.2307/449490.