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Unit 3: The Early Modern World, 1400–1800

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Anansi's Fishing Expedition translated by Harold Courlander and George Herzog
Arthur Becomes King, from The Once and Future King by T. H. White
from The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind by William Shakespeare
The Constant Lover by Sir John Suckling
from The Crisis, No. 1 by Thomas Paine
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Death Be Not Proud by John Donne
Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson
The Devil and Tom Walker by Washinton Irving
from The Diary of Fanny Burney by Fanny Burney
from The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys
from A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson
Discoveries by Eduardo Langagne
from Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Edju and the Two Friends translated by Paul Radin
Eldorado by Edgar Allan Poe
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray
Epigrams: from An Essay on Man by Alexander Pope
from An Essay of Dramatic Poesy by John Dryden
Eve's Apology by Aemilia Lanyer
Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun by William Shakespeare
from Genesis from the King James Bible
Haiku by Matsuo Basho
Haiku by Matsuo Basho, Chiyo, Paula Yup, and Katy Peake
Haiku by Yosa Buson
Haiku by Kobayashi Issa
Haiku for Four Seasons by Basho
The Happy Man's Shirt retold by Italo Calvino
How Soon Hath Time by John Milton
from The Iroquois Constitution by Dekanawida
John Anderson, My Jo by Robert Burns
from A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe
Julius Caesar, Act I by William Shakespeare
from La Relación by Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
from Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory
Let Us Examine the Facts by Corn Tassel
Letter to Her Daughter by Abigail Adams
Letter to Her Daughter by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Letter to Lord Chesterfield by Samuel Johnson
Life in Benin: from Equiano's Travels by Olaudah Equiano
from The Life of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah Equiano
from The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell
The Lorelei by Heinrich Heine
Love Does Not Know Secrets translated by Ali Ahmed Jahadmy
The Lover Showeth How He Is Forsaken by Sir Thomas Wyatt
The Luck of Teodoro Méndez Acúbal by Rosario Castellanos
Magic Words by translated by Edward Field
A Marriage Proposal by Anton Chekhov
Meditation 17 by John Donne
A Modest Proposal, from Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
from A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson by Mary Rowlandson
The Night Face Up by Julio Cortázar
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd by Sir Walter Raleigh
The Oak and the Reed by Jean de la Fontaine
from Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford
Of Studies by Sir Francis Bacon
Offer of Help by Canassatego
On Her Loving Two Equally by Aphra Behn
On Monsieur's Departure by Elizabeth I
On My First Son by Ben Jonson
from Paradise Lost by John Milton
The Passing of Arthur, from Idylls of the King by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Christopher Marlowe
from The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
from Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin
Psalm 23 from the King James Bible
The Rain Came by Grace Ogot
A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns
Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day? by William Shakespeare
from Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards
Song by John Donne
Song: To Celia by Ben Jonson
Sonnet 8 by Louise Labé
Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare
Sonnet 30 by Sir Edmund Spenser
Sonnet 31 by Sir Philip Sidney
Sonnet 39 by Sir Philip Sidney
Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare
Sonnet 75 by Sir Edmund Spencer
Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare
Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare
Sonnet 145 by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Sonnet 239 by Michelangelo
from The Spectator by Joseph Addison and Sir Richard Steele
Speech to the Second Virginia Convention by Patrick Henry
The Story of the Dress that Sang translated by A. W. Cardinall
Sudden Moods translated by Ali Ahmed Jahadmy
Tears of Love translated by Ali Ahmed Jahadmy
To a Mouse by Robert Burns
To Althea, from Prison by Richard Lovelace
To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell
To His Excellency, General Washington by Phyllis Wheatley
To Lucasta, Going to the Wars by Richard Lovelace
To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time by Robert Herrick
The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Tribal Scars or The Voltaique by Ousmane Sembène
Upon the Burning of Our House, July 10th, 1666 by Anne Bradstreet
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning by John Donne
from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
The Vision Quest told by Lame Deer
from The Voyage of Christopher Columbus by Christopher Columbus
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent by John Milton
Whoso List to Hunt by Sir Thomas Wyatt
Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover? by Sir John Suckling

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