Summary: The third edition of this successful anthology is a thoroughly updated collection of historical literatures that span the period from the British Civil War to the French Revolution. Fully updated, this anthology retains the historical span and range of major and minor literatures that made the first two editions so successful Represents many texts in their entirety and in their earliest recoverable versions Includes longer selections from some writers too scantly represented
in the previous edition including Equiano Mary Barber and Anne Wharton Additional works by major authors, including Pope's Eloisa to Abelard, and a portion of Lucy Hutchinson's Order in Disorder. Writers such as Abiezer Cope, John Armstrong, and Ephraim Chambers, have been restored from the first edition Includes new drama selections Added timelines, an alternative listing of contents by theme, and updated head notes make this volume especially accessible to beginning students
Summary: The third edition of this successful anthology is a thoroughly updated collection of historical literatures that span the period from the British Civil War to the French Revolution. Fully updated, this anthology retains the historical span and range of major and minor literatures that made the first two editions so successful Represents many texts in their entirety and in their earliest recoverable versions Includes longer selections from some writers too scantly represented in the previous edition including Equiano Mary Barber and Anne Wharton Additional works by major authors, including Pope's Eloisa to Abelard, and a portion of Lucy Hutchinson's Order in Disorder. Writers such as Abiezer Cope, John Armstrong, and Ephraim Chambers, have been restored from the first edition Includes new drama selections Added timelines, an alternative listing of contents by theme, and updated head notes make this volume especially accessible to beginning students ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 08 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Blackwell Publishers Year Published: 2008 International: No
View Table of Contents
List of Authors
Thematic Table of Contents
Preface to The Third Edition
Ballads and Newsbooks from the Civil War (1640-1649):
The World Is Turned Upside Down (1646)
The King's Last Farewell to The World, Or The Dead King's Living Meditations, at The Approach of Death Denounced against him (1649)
The Royal Health to The Rising Sun (1649)
From A Perfect Diurnal of Some Passages in Parliament (1649)
Number 288 29 January-5 February 1649
From Mercurius Pragmaticus (1649)
Number 43 30 January-6 February 1649
Robert Filmer (1588?-1653):
From Patriarcha, Or The Natural Power of Kings Asserted (1680)
V Kings Are Either Fathers of their People, Or Heirs of Such Fathers, Or The Usurpers of The Rights of Such Fathers
VI Of The Escheating of Kingdoms
VII Of The Agreement of Paternal and Regal Power
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679):
From Leviathan (1651)
Chapter XIII Of The Natural Condition of Mankind, As Concerning their Felicity, And Misery
Robert Herrick (1591-1674):
From Hesperides (1648)
The Argument of his Book
The Night-Piece, to Julia. The Hock-Cart, Or Harvest Home
Upon Julia's Cloths
When He Would Have His Verses Read
Delight in Disorder
To The Virgins, to Make Much of Time
His Return to London
The Bad Season Makes The Poet Sad
The Pillar of Fame. John Reeve (1608-1658) and Lodowicke Muggleton (1609-1698)
From Joyful News from Heaven or the Last Intelligence from Our Glorified Jesus above the Stars
John Milton (1608-1674):
From The Doctrine And Discipline of Divorce; Restored to The Good of Both Sexes, from The Bondage of Canon Law, And Other Mistakes, to Christian Freedom, Guided by The Rule of Charity
Wherein Also Many Places of Scripture, Have Recovered their Long-Lost Meaning
Seasonable to Be Now Thought on in The Reformation Intended (1643)
Book I The Preface
From Chapter I
From Chapter VI
From Areopagitica; A Speech of Mr
John Milton for The Liberty of Unlicensed Printing, to The Parliament of England (1644)
From Poems (1673)
Sonnet 18 (1655) On The Late Massacre in Piemont
Sonnet 19 (1652?) 'When I Consider How my Light Is Spent'
Sonnet 16 [To The Lord General Cromwell, 1652]
From Paradise Lost (1667)
Margaret Fell Fox (1614-1702):
From Women's Speaking Justified, Proved And Allowed by The Scriptures (1666)
Richard Lovelace (1618-1657):
From Lucasta (1649)
Song to Lucasta, Going to The Wars. Song to Amarantha, That she Would Dishevel her Hair
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