1686 in literature

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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.