November 21, 2020

βυβλίον

εἰς τὰ βιβλία…

Hic est pars incompleta mei βυβλιοφυλάκιου – Tua inopia latinae (alterārumque) magnissimam esse putō, igitur nomina librōrum barbarē scribō, quamquam tibi deceret eam (alterāsque) discere.

Haec pars prima est longiorae, quam mox scribēbam. Lista ob progressiōnem ēducātiōnis iuventae scrivēvit, sed eam quoque bonam esse putō ob progressiōnem senexōrum, ut meam ipsam. Lista etiam, ut certē perspēcis, minima est.

  • ὍμηροςὈδύσσεια (Homer – “Odyssey”)
  • Shūtur eli sharrī/Sha naqba īmuru (Epic of Gilgamesh)
  • ΑἰσχύλοςΠρομηθεὺς Δεσμώτης (Aeschylus – “Prometheus”)
  • Λουκιανὸς ὁ ΣαμοσατεύςΝεκρικοὶ Διάλογοι – (Lucian – “Dialogues of Death”)
  • Bernard Shaw – “Pygmalion”

posteā

  • Hermann Hesse – “Steppenwolf”, “Siddhartha”
  • Aldous Huxley – “Brave new world”, “Island”, et sequentia
  • Oscar Wilde – “The Picture of Dorian Gray”, “The Importance of Being Earnest”, et sequentia
  • Thomas Mann – “Der Tod in Venedig” (“Death in Venice”)
  • Elias Canetti – Die Gerettete Zunge, Die Fackel im Ohr, Das Augenspiel (“The Tongue Set Free”, “The Torch in My Ear”, “The Play of the Eyes”)
  • George Orwell – “Animal Farm”, “1984” et sequentia
  • William Golding – “The Lord of the Flies”

posthāc

  • Ursula Le Guin – “Dispossessed”
  • Madeline Miller – “Circe”
  • Pat Barker – “Silence of Girls”
  • Arthur Miller – “Death of a Salesman”
  • Anatol France – “The Revolt of Angels”
  • George Steiner – “La Barbarie de l’ignorance”
  • Jack London – “Iron Heel”, “Burning Daylight”
  • Sinclair Lewis – “Babbitt”
  • William Morris – “News from Nowhere”
  • Richard Burton – “Arabian Nights”
  • Alejo Carpentier – “El reino de este mundo” (“Kingdom of This World”)
  • Gabriel García Márquez – “El amor en los tiempos del cólera”, “Cien años de soledad” (“Love in Times of Cholera”, “One Hundred Years of Solitude”)

postmodum (hanc listam, ut alterās, adhūc exquīrō)

  • Tagore’s poems
  • Miguel de Cervantes – “Don Quixote”
  • “Howl” – Ginsberg
  • “Det” – Inger Christensem
  • “If” – Kipling
  • Boethius – “De consolatione philosophiae” (“Consolation of Philosophy”)
  • 孫子孫子兵法 (Sun Tzu – “Art of War”)
  • Stendhal – “Le rouge et le noir” (“The red and the black”)
  • Alexander Berkman – “What is Anarchism?”
  • Rousseau – “Du contrat social; ou, Principes du droit politique” (“The Social Contract”)
  • Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, dit Molière – “Le gentilhomme bourgeois” (Molière – “Le gentilhomme bourgeois”)
  • व्यास – “महाभारतम्” (Vyasa – “Mahabharat”)