Books published in 1749

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A Journey From This World To The Next

  [english | 1749]  

Henry Fielding


Summary: [the site is interesting indeed but difficult to anderstand how to read the full text.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 16

Der Freigeist

  [german | 1749]  

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing


Summary: [Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (22 January 1729 - 15 February 1781) was a German writer philosopher dramatist publicist and art critic and one of the most outstanding representatives of the Enlightenment era. His plays and theoretical writings substantially influenced the development of German literature. He is widely considered by theatre historians to be the first dramaturg.]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 226

Die Juden

  [german | 1749]  

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing


Summary: [Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land written by David K. Shipler and published by Times Books in 1986 won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction.]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 126

Fanny Hill Memoirs Of A Woman Of Pleasure

  [english | 1749]  

John Cleland


Summary: [Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure popularly known as Fanny Hill is a novel by John Cleland.Written in 1748 while Cleland was in debtors prison in London it is considered the first modern erotic novel in English and has become a byword for the battle of censorship of erotica.]
Genres: [fiction | eroticaDownloads: 38

Naufragios De Alvar Nez Cabeza De Vaca

  [spanish | 1749]  

Alvar Nez Cabeza De Vaca


Summary: [This book is written in ancient spanish language and it is not fiction but history. His autor was the first european traveling all around southern US. When his ship sunk in Florida he tried to reach Mexico just walking with others survivers. He was the first white man discovering Mississipi river. The trip from Florida to Mexico took him 7 years. He was slave of the indians he won his freedom he ...]
Genres: [nautical | travel | historyDownloads: 210

The Amours Of Zeokinizul King Of The Kofirans

  [english | 1749]  

Claude Prosper Jolyot De Crbillon


Excerpts: [... an Expence, set the Printer to work. I promise to deliver him the Manuscript on Demand. I cannot help thinking, but that the Malice of the World is at ...... who at that Time inhabited it, and whose Pleasures were heightened by Liberty, made some Efforts to preserve that valuable Blessing but being not ...... the base Views which his Enemies had fathered on him. Scarce was this ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 22

The History Of Tom Jones A Foundling

  [english | 1749]  

Henry Fielding


Summary: [Tom Jones is a foundling discovered on the property of a very kind wealthy landowner Squire Allworthy in Somerset in Englands West Country. Tom grows into a vigorous and lusty yet honest and kind-hearted youth. He develops affection for his neighbours daughter Sophia Western. On one hand their love reflects the romantic comedy genre that was popular in 18th-century Britain. However Toms status as ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 320