Chronology of World, British and American Literature.
Sir George Etherege. British. 1676. Play. The Man of Mode, or Sir Fopling Flutter. Personification of dandyism. Based on real people. Loving “up” the social ladder to parity.
Dryden. British. 1678. Play. All for Love, or The World Well Lost. Blank verse. Classical unities. Last day of
Comtesse de la Fayette. French. 1678. Novel. La Princesse de Cleves. Princess struggles to remain faithful to her husband. Reveals her passion for another to him. He dies of bitterness. Precursor of the psychological novel.
John Bunyan. British. 1678/84. Religion. Pilgrim’s Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come. Christian flees the City of