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British Literature 1640-1789: Anthology

British Literature 1640-1789: Anthology - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-1405119283

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ISBN13: 978-1405119283
ISBN10: 1405119284
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 08
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Published: 2008
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British Literature 1640-1789: Anthology - 3RD 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-1405119283

Robert DeMaria

ISBN13: 978-1405119283
ISBN10: 1405119284
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 08
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers

Published: 2008
International: No
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

Table of Contents

List of Authors

Chronology

Thematic Table of Contents

Introduction

Editorial Principles

Preface to The Third Edition

Acknowledgments

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

To Daffodils

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)

The Verse

Book I

Book II

Book IV

Book IX

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

To Althea, from Prison Song

Abraham Cowley (1618-1667):. From Poems (1656)

Ode of Wit

To Mr Hobbes

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