(0) items

The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 1C The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century

by ; ;


Pub. Date:
List Price: $65.80

Rent Textbook



Only two copies
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.

Buy New Textbook

Currently Available, Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours


We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $5.87
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 7/21/2009.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Related Products

  • Longman Anthology of British Literature Vol. 1c : The Restoration and the 18th Century
    Longman Anthology of British Literature Vol. 1c : The Restoration and the 18th Century
  • The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 1C: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century
    The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 1C: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century
  • The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 1C: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century
    The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 1C: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century


Key Benefit: The Fourth Edition builds upon the strengths of previous editions with its sustained attention to the context in which the literature was produced and its broadened scope of literature that includes the full cultural diversity of the British Isles. Key Topics: Includes canonical authors and newly visible authors. Extensive selections from previously underrepresented female writers are fully integrated. New "Responses" readings group works that were based on earlier writings to link works across time and place. "Perspectives" readings are broad groupings that illuminate underlying issues in a variety of the major works of a period. Market: For anyone wanting a fresh approach to the study and enjoyment of British literature.

Author Biography

Literature Association, and has written widely on world literature from antiquity to the present. His books include What Is World Literature? (2003), The Buried Book: The Loss and Rediscovery of the Great Epic of Gilgamesh (2007), and How to Read World Literature (2009). He is the founding general editor of the six-volume Longman Anthology of World Literature, 2/e (2009) and the editor of Teaching World Literature (2009).


Kevin J. H. Dettmar is W. M. Keck Professor and Chair, Department of English, at Pomona College, and Past President of the Modernist Studies Association.  He is the author of The Illicit Joyce of Postmodernism and Is Rock Dead?, and the editor of Rereading the New: A Backward Glance at Modernism; Marketing Modernisms: Self-Promotion, Canonization, and Rereading; Reading Rock & Roll: Authenticity, Appropriation, Aesthetics; the Barnes & Noble Classics edition of James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Dubliners; and The Blackwell Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture, and co-general editor of The Longman Anthology of British Literature.     


Stuart Sherman is Associate Professor of English at Fordham University. He received the Gottschalk Prize from the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies for his book Telling Time: Clocks, Diaries, and English Diurnal Form, 1660-1775, and is currently at work on a study called “News and Plays: Evanescences of Page and Stage, 1620-1779.” He has received the Quantrell Award for Undergraduate Teaching, as well as fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Chicago Humanities Institute, and Princeton University.


Table of Contents

denotes selection is new to this edition
The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century Samuel Pepys
The Diary [First Entries] [The Coronation of Charles II] [The Plague Year] [The Fire of London] Pepysrsquo;s Diary and Its Time
fromKalendarium Response
Perspectives: the royal society and the new science
fromThe History of the Royal Society of London Philosophical Transactions
fromPhilosophical Transactions
fromBrief Lives
Duchess of Newcastle Poems and Fancies
The Poetressrsquo;s Hasty Resolution
The Poetressrsquo;s Petition
An Apology for Writing So Much upon This Book
The Hunting of the Hare from
A True Relation of My Birth, Breeding, and Life
Observations upon Experimental Philosophy Of Micrography, and of Magnifying and Multiplying Glasses
The Description of a New Blazing World
To the Reader [Creating Worlds] [Empress, Duchess, Duke] Epilogue
Absalom and Achitophel: A Poem ldquo;Absalom and Achitophelrdquo; and Its Time
Charles II: His Majestyrsquo;s Declaration
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

Please wait while the item is added to your cart...