Tuesday, 21 May 2013

8 Highly Original Books of the Eighteenth Century

Niels Kilm’s Underground Travels (Nicolai Klimiii Iter Subterraneum), by Ludvig Holberg, 1741.
Memoirs of the Year Two Thousand Five Hundred, (L'An 2440, rêve s'il en fut jamais), by Louis-Sébastien Mercier, 1771. http://bit.ly/18eGenw

Giphantie (or a view of what has passed, what is now passing, and, during the present century, what will pass in the World), by Charles-François Tiphaigne de la Roche, 1760. http://bit.ly/YWiTEl
Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere by a Flying-Man Or, a French Dedalus (A Philosophical Novella) & Letter from a Monkey (La Découverte australe par un homme volant, ou Le Dédale français, nouvelle très philosophique, suivie de la Lettre d'un singe), by Restif de la Bretonne, 1781.

Voyage around my Room (Voyage autour de ma chambre), by Xavier de Maistre, 1790.

The Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow, by Aleksander Nilolayevich Radishchev, 1790.

Siebenkäs, by Jean Paul, 1796-97. http://amzn.to/10JAlbC

Edgar Huntly, Or, Memoirs of a Sleepwalker, by Charles Brockden Brown, 1799.

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