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Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2A

Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2A - 99 edition

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Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2A - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321067654

David Damrosch, Peter Manning and Susan J. Wolfson

ISBN13: 978-0321067654
ISBN10: 0321067657
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 99
Publisher: Longman, Inc.

Published: 1999
International: No

Author Bio

Damrosch, David N. : Columbia University in the City of New York

Wolfson, Susan : Princeton University

Manning, Peter : University of Southern California

Table of Contents

Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Bibliography.

THE ROMANTICS AND THEIR CONTEMPORARIES.

The Mouse's Petition to Dr. Priestley, Anna Laetitia Barbauld.

On a Lady's Writing.
Inscription for an Ice-House.
To a Little Invisible Being Who is Expected Soon To Become Visible.
To the Poor.
Washing-Day.
Eighteen Hundred and Eleven.
First Fire.
Companion Reading.

From A Review of Eighteen Hundred and Eleven, John Wilson Croker.

Perspectives: The Rights of Man and the Revolution Controversy.

From Letters Written in France, in the Summer of 1790, Helen Maria Williams.

From Letters from France.

From Reflections on the Revolution in France, Edmund Burke.
From A Vindication of the Rights of Men, Mary Wollstonecraft.
From The Rights of Man, Thomas Paine.
From An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice and Its Influence on General Virtue and Happiness, William Godwin.

The Anti-Jacobin.
The Friend of Humanity and the Knife Grinder.

Village Politics, Hannah More.
From Travels in France During the Years 1787-1788, and 1789, Arthur Young.


From The Example of France, a Warning to Britain.

All Religions Are One, Willaim Blake.

There Is No Natural Religion a.
There Is No Natural Religion b.
Songs of Innocence and of Experience.
From Songs of Innocence.
Introduction.
The Ecchoing Green.
The Lamb.
The Little Black Boy.
The Chimney Sweeper.
The Divine Image.
Holy Thursday.
Nurse's Song.
Infant Joy.
Companion Reading.

From The Praise of Chimney-Sweepers, Charles Lamb.

From Songs of Experience.
The Fly.
The Clod & the Pebble.
Holy Thursday.
The Tyger.
The Chimney Sweeper.
The Sick Rose.
Ah! Sun-flower.
The Garden of Love.
London.
The Human Abstract.
Infant Sorrow.
A Poison Tree.
A Divine Image.
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.
Visions of the Daughters of Albion.
Letters.
To Dr. John Trusler (23 August 1799).
To Thomas Butts (22 November 1802).

Perspectives: The Abolition of Slavery And the Slave Trade.

From The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Olaudah Equiano.
From The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave, Mary Prince.
The Benevolent Planters, Thomas Bellamy.
From A Poem on the Inhumanity of the Slave-Trade, Ann Yearsley.
From Sweet Meat Has Sour Sauce, William Cowper.
The Sorrows of Yamba, Hannah More.
From Poems Concerning the Slave Trade, Robert Southey.
From The Grasmere Journals, Dorothy Wordsworth.
From Detached Thoughts, George Gordon, Lord Brron.
From The History of the Rise, Progress, & Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament, Thomas Clarkson.
To Toussaint L'Ouverture, William Wordsworth.


To Thomas Clarkson.
From The Prelude.
From Humanity.
Letter to Mary Ann Rawson.
The Edinburgh Review.
From Abstract of the Information laid on the Table of the House of Commons, on the Subject of the Slave Trade.

January, 1795, Mary Robinson.

Sappho and Phaon.
4 ("Why, When I Gaze on Phaon" s Beauteous Eyes" ).
12 ("Now, O'er the Tesselated Pavement Strew" ).
18 ("Why Art Thou Changed? O Phaon! Tell Me Why?" ).
30 ("O'er the Tall Cliff That Bounds the Billowy Main" ).
37 ("When, in the Gloomy Mansion of the Dead" ).
The Camp.
Lyrical Tales.
The Haunted Beach.
London's Summer Morning.
The Old Beggar.

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft.
To M. Talleyrand-Pirigord, Late Bishop of Autun.


Introduction.
From Chapter 1. The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered.
From Chapter 2. The Prevailing Opinion of a Sex ual Character Discussed.
From Chapter 3. The Same Subject Continued.
From Chapter 5. Animadversions on Some of the Writers Who Have Rendered Women Objects of Pity, Bordering on Contempt.
From Chapter 13. Some Instances of the Folly Which the Ignor ance of Women Generates; with Concluding Reflections on the Moral Improvement That a Revolution in Female Manners Might Naturally Be Expected to Produce.
Maria; or The Wrongs of Woman.
Jemima's Story.

Perspectives: The Wollstonecraft Controversy and the Rights of Women.

From Letters on Education, Catherine Macaulay.
The Rights of Woman, Anna Laetitia Barbauld.
To Mary Wollstonecraft, Robert Southey.
From Mary, William Blake.
From The Unsex'd Females, Richard Polwhele.
From Reflections on the Present Condition of the Female Sex, Priscilla Bell Wakefield.
From The Female Advocate, Mary Anne Radcliffe.
From Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education, Hannah More.
Letter to The British Lady's Magazine, Mary Anne Lamb.
From Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, Against the Pretensions of the Other Half, Men, To Retain Them in Political, and Thence in Civil and Domestic Slavery, William Thompson and Anna Wheeler.
Plays on the Passions, Joanna Baillie.


From Introductory Discourse.
London.
A Mother to Her Waking Infant.
A Child to His Sick Grandfather.
Thunder.
Song: Woo'd and Married and A'.
Literary Ballads.
Reliques of Ancient English Poetry.
Sir Patrick Spence.

To a Mouse, Robert Burns.
Flow Gently, Sweet Afton.


Ae Fond Kiss.
Comin' Thro' the Rye (1).
Comin' Thro' the Rye (2).

Scots, Wha Hae Wi' Wallace Bled.


Is There for Honest Poverty.
A Red, Red Rose.
Auld Lang Syne.

The Fornicator. A New Song.
Lord Randal, Sir Walter Scott.
The Harp That Once Through Tara's Halls, Thomas Moore.


Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms.
The Time I've Lost in Wooing.
William Wordsworth.
Lyrical Ballads (1798).
Simon Lee.
We Are Seven.
Lines Written in Early Spring.
The Thorn.
Note to The Thorn.
Expostulation and Reply.
The Tables Turned.
Old Man Travelling.
Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey.
Lyrical Ballads (1800, 1802).
Preface.
The Principal Object of the Poems. Humble and Rustic Life.
"The Spontaneous Overflow of Powerful Feeling" .
The Language of Poetry.
What Is a Poet?.
"Emotion Recollected in Tranquility" .
There Was a Boy.
Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known.
Song ("She Dwelt Among th' Untrodden Ways" ).
Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower.
Song ("A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal" ).
Lucy Gray.
Poor Susan.
Nutting.
Michael.
Companion Reading.

From A Review of Robert Southey's Thalaba, Francis Jeffrey.
From Letter to William Wordsworth, Charles Lamb.
From Letter to Thomas Manning, Charles Lamb.


Sonnets, 1802-1807.
Prefatory Sonnet ("Nuns Fret Not at Their Convent's Narrow Room" ).
The World is Too Much with Us.
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Sept. 3, 1802.
It is a Beauteous Evening.
I Griev'd for Buonaparte.
London, 1802.
Companion Readings.

From Elegiac Sonnets, Charlotte Smith.


To Melancholy.
Far on the Sands.
To Tranquility.
Written in the Church Yard at Middleton in Sussex.
On Being Cautioned Against Walking on an Headland Overlooking the Sea.
The Prelude, or Growth of a Poet's Mind (1805).
Book First. Introduction, Childhood, and Schooltime.
Book Second. Schooltime continued.
Two Consciousnesses.
Blessed Infant Babe.
Book Fourth. Summer Vacation.
Encounter with a "Dismissed" Soldier.
Book Fifth. Books.
Meditation on Books. The Dream of the Arab.
A Drowning in Esthwaite's Lake.
"The Mystery of Words" .
Book Sixth. Cambridge, and the Alps.
The Pleasure of Geometric Science.
Arrival in France.

Travelling in the Alps. Simplon Pass.


Book Seventh. Residence in London.

A Blind Beggar. Bartholomew Fair.


Book Ninth. Residence in France.
Paris.
Revolution, Royalists, and Patriots.
Book Tenth. Residence in France and French Revolution.
The Reign of Terror. Confusion. Return to England.
Further Events in France.
The Death of Robespierre and Renewed Optimism.
Britain Declares War on France. The Rise of Napoleon and Imperialist France.
Companion Reading.

From The Prelude (1850), William Wordsworth.


Book Eleventh. Imagination, How Impaired and Restored.
Imagination Restored by Nature.
"Spots of Time." Two Memories from Childhood and Later Reflections.
Book Thirteenth. Conclusion.
Climbing Mount Snowdon. Moonlit Vista. Meditations on "Mind," "Self," @AHEADS = "Imagination," "Fear," and "Love" .
Concluding Retrospect and Prophecy.
Resolution and Independence.
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.
My Heart Leaps Up.
Ode: Intimations of Immortality.
The Solitary Reaper.
9 Elegiac Stanzas.
From Preface to The Excursion.
Companion Readings.

From The Character of Mr. Wordsworth's New Poem, The Excursion, William Hazlitt.
From A Review of William Wordsworth's Excursion, Francis Jeffrey.


Surprized by Joy.
Mutability.
Scorn Not the Sonnet.
Extempore Effusion upon the Death of James Hogg.

Grasmere - A Fragment, Dorothy Wordsworth.


Address to a Child.
Irregular Verses.
Floating Island.
Lines Intended for My Niece's Album.
Thoughts on My Sick-bed.
When Shall I Tread Your Garden Path?
Lines Written (Rather Say Begun) on the Morning of Sunday April 6th.
The Grasmere Journals.
Home Alone.
A Leech Gatherer.
A Woman Beggar.
An Old Soldier.
The Grasmere Mailman.
A Vision of the Moon.
A Field of Daffodils.
A Beggar Woman from Cockermouth.
The Circumstances of "Composed Upon Westminster Bridge" .
The Circumstances of "It is a beauteous evening" .
The Household in Winter, with William's New Wife. Gingerbread.
Letters.
To Jane Pollard A Scheme of Happiness.
To Lady Beaumont A Gloomy Christmas.

To Lady Beaumont Her Poetry, William's Poetry.


To Mrs. Thomas Clarkson Household Labors.
To Mrs. Thomas Clarkson A Prospect of Publishing.
To William Johnson Mountain-Climbing with a Woman.

Sonnet to the River Otter, Samuel Taylor Coleridge.


Companion Reading.

To the River Itchin, Near Winton, William Lisle Bowles.


The Eolian Harp.
This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison.
The Rime of the Ancyent Marine re (1798).
Part 1.
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1817).
Companion Readings.

The Castaway, William Cowper.
From Table Talk, Samuel Taylor Coleridge.


Kubla Khan.
Christabel.
Frost at Midnight.
Dejection: An Ode.
On Donne's Poetry.
Work Without Hope.
Constancy to an Ideal Object.
Epitaph.
From The Statesman's Manual Symbol and Allegory.
Biographia Literaria.
Chapter 4.
On Lyrical Ballads.
Wordsworth's Earlier Poetry.
Chapter 11.
The Profession of Literature.
Chapter 13.
Imagination and Fancy.
Chapter 14.
The Occasion of the Lyrical Ballads - Preface to the Second Edition - The Ensuing Controversy.
Philosophic Definitions of a Poem and Poetry.
Chapter 17.
Examination of the Tenets Peculiar to Mr. Wordsworth. Rustic Life and Poetic Language.
From Jacobinism.
From Once a Jacobin Always a Jacobin.
Lectures on Shakespeare.
Mechanic vs. Organic Form.
The Character of Hamlet.
Stage Illusion and the Willing Suspension of Disbelief.
Shakespeare's Images.
Othello.
Coleridge's Lectures in Context: Shakespeare in the Nineteenth Century.

Preface to Tales from Shakespeare, Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb.
From On the Tragedies of Shakspeare, Charles Lamb.
From Lectures on the English Poets, William Hazlitt.


The Characters of Shakespeare's Plays.

On the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth, Thomas De Quincey.
She Walks in Beauty, George Gordon, Lord Byron.


So, We'll Go No More A-Roving.
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage.
Canto 3.
Thunderstorm in Switzerland.
Byron's Strained Idealism. Apostrophe to His Daughter.
Canto 4.
Rome. Political Hopes.
The Colloseum. The Dying Gladiator.
Apostrophe to the Ocean. Conclusion.
Companion Reading.

From A Review of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, John Wilson.
Lord Byron's Creations, John Scott.


Don Juan.
Dedication.
Canto 1.
From Canto 2 Shipwreck. Juan and Haidie.
From Canto 3 Juan and Haidie. The Poet for Hire.
From Canto 7 Critique of Military "Glory" .
From Canto 11 Juan in England.
Stanzas ("When a Man Hath No Freedom to Fight for at Home" ).
On This Day I Complete My Thirty-Sixth Year.
Letters.
To Thomas Moore On Childe Harold.
To John Murray On Don Juan (6 April 1819).
To John Murray On Don Juan (12 August 1819).
To Douglas Kinnaird On Don Juan (26 October 1819).
To John Murray On Don Juan (16 February 1821).
To Augusta Leigh On His Daughter.
To Wordsworth, Percy Bysshe Shelley.
Mont Blanc.
Hymn to Intellectual Beauty.
Ozymandias.

Sonnet: Lift Not the Painted Veil.


Sonnet: England in 1819.
The Mask of Anarchy.
Ode to the West Wind.
To a Sky-Lark.
To ("Music, When Soft Voices Die" ).
Adonais.
Companion Readings.

From Don Juan, George Gordon.
Lord Byron: Letter to Percy Bysshe Shelley (26 April 1821), George Gordon.
Lord Byron: Letter to John Murray (30 July 1821), George Gordon.


Hellas.
Chorus ("Worlds on Worlds are Rolling Ever" ).
Chorus ("The World's Great Age Begins Anew" ).
From A Defence of Poetry.
Felicia Hemans, Tales, and Historical Scenes, in Verse.
The Wife of Asdrubal.
The Last Banquet of Antony and Cleopatra.
Evening Prayer, at a Girls' School.
Casabianca.
Records of Woman.
The Bride of the Greek Isles.
Properzia Rossi.
Indian Woman's Death-Song.
Joan of Arc, in Rheims.
The Homes of England.
The Graves of a Household.
Corinne at the Capitol.
Woman and Fame.
Companion Readings.

From A Review of Felicia Hemans's Poetry, Francis Jeffrey.
From Prefatory Note to Extempore Effusion on the Death of James Hogg, William Wordsworth.
Written in November (1), John Clare.


Written in November (2).
Songs Eternity.
The Lament of Swordy Well.
The Mouse's Nest.
Clock a Clay.
I Am.

On First Looking into Chapman's Homer, John Keats.


Companion Readings.
Alexander Pope: Homer's Iliad.
George Chapman: Homer's Iliad.
Alexander Pope: Homer's Odyssey.
George Chapman: Homer's Odyssey.
On the Grasshopper and Cricket.

From Sleep and Poetry.


Companion Readings.

From On the Cockney School of Poetry, John Gibson Lockhart.
From The Cockney School of Poetry, John Gibson Lockhart.


On Seeing the Elgin Marbles.
On Sitting Down to Read King Lear Once Again.
Sonnet: When I Have Fears.
The Eve of St. Agnes.
La Belle Dame sans Mercy.
Incipit Altera Sonneta ("If by Dull Rhymes" ).
The Odes of 1819.
Ode to Psyche.
Ode to a Nightingale.
Ode on a Grecian Urn.
Ode on Indolence.
Ode on Melancholy.
To Autumn.
The Fall of Hyperion: A Dream.
This Living Hand.
Bright Star.
Letters.
To Benjamin Bailey "The Truth of Imagination" .
To George and Thomas Keats "Intensity" and " Negative Capability" .
To John Hamilton Reynolds Wordsworth and "The Whims of an Egotist" .
To John Taylor "A Few Axioms" .
To Benjamin Bailey "Ardent Pursuit" .
To John Hamilton Reynolds Wordsworth, Milton, "Dark Passages" .
To Benjamin Bailey "I Have Not a Right Feeling Towards Women" .
To Richard Woodhouse The "Camelion Poet" vs. the "Egotistical Sublime".
To George and Georgiana Keats "Indolence," " Poetry" vs. "Philosophy," the "Vale of Soul-Making" .
To Fanny Brawne "You Take Possession of Me" .
To Percy Bysshe Shelley "An Artist Must Serve Mammon" .
To Charles Brown Keats's Last Letter.
Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.
Frankenstein (1831).
Introduction.
From Volume 1, Chapter 1.
Companion Readings.

From Alastor, or The Spirit of Solitude, Percy Bysshe Shelley.
Journal Entries, Mary Shelley.
From Letter to Edward John Trelawny (April 1829), Mary Shelley.


Frankenstein in Context: Romantic-Era Writers and Milton's Satan.

From Paradise Lost, John Milton.
From An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice, William Godwin.
Lord Byron, George Gordon.


Prometheus.

From Glenarvon, Caroline Lamb.
To One Who Has Been Long in City Pent, John Keats.


From Marginalia to Paradise Lost.

From Lectures on the English Poets, William Hazlitt.
From Preface to Prometheus Unbound, Percy Bysshe Shelley.


From A Defence of Poetry.

What Do We Mean by Literature? Thomas De Quincey.

Perspectives: Popular Prose and the Problems of Authorship.

Introduction to Tales of My Landlord, Sir Walter Scott.
Oxford in the Vacation, Charles Lamb.


Dream Children.
Old China.

On Gusto, William Hazlitt.


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