Bernard Mandeville Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))

The Pamphleteers: A Satyr (poetry) 1703

Some Fables after the Easie and Familiar Method of Monsieur de la Fontaine (poetry) 1703; expanded as Æsop Dress'd; or a Collection of Fables Writ in Familiar Verse, 1704

Typhon: or The Wars Between the Gods and Giants; A Burlesque Poem in Imitation of the Comical Mons. Scarron (poetry) 1704

*The Grumbling Hive; or, Knaves Turn'd Honest (poetry) 1705

A Treatise of the Hypochondriak and Hysterick Passions, Vulgarly Call'd the Hypo in Men and Vapours in Women; In which the Symptoms, Causes, and Cure of those Diseases are set forth after a Method intirely new (dialogue) 1711

Wishes to a Godson, with Other Miscellany Poems (poetry) 1712

The Virgin Unmask'd: or, Female Dialogues Betwixt an Elderly Maiden Lady, and Her Niece, On several Diverting Discourses on Love, Marriage, Memoirs, and Morals, &c. of the Times (dialogue) 1709; revised as The Mysteries of Virginity, 1714

The Fable of the Bees: or, Private Vices, Publick Benefits (poetry and prose) 1714; enlarged in 1723 and again in 1724

The Mischiefs that Ought Justly to be Apprehended from a Whig-Government (dialogue) 1714

Free Thoughts on Religion, the Church, and National Happiness (nonfiction) 1720

A Modest Defence of Public Stews: or, an Essay upon Whoring, As it is now practis'd in these Kingdom (pamphlet) 1724

An Enquiry into the Causes of the Frequent Executions at Tyburn: and a Proposal for some Regulations concerning Felons in Prison, and the Good Effects to be expected from them (pamphlet) 1725

The Fable of the Bees. Part II. By the Author of the First (dialogues) 1729

An Enquiry into the Origin of Honour, and the Usefulness of Christianity in War (dialogue) 1732

A Letter to Dion, Occasion'd by his Book call'd Alciphron, or The Minute Philosopher (letter) 1732

The Fable of the Bees. 2 vols. [edited by F. B. Kaye] 1924

*This work was later included in The Fable of the Bees.