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Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2B, The: The Victorian Age,9780321106698

Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2B, The: The Victorian Age

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Summary

Volume 2B: The Victorian Age of The Longman Anthology of British Literature is a comprehensive and thoughtfully arranged anthology that offers a rich selection of major British authors throughout the Victorian age. The anthology includes Perspectives and Companion Readings which show how major literary writings interrelate with and respond to various social, historical, and cultural events of Great Britain in the Victorian period. With a generous representation of fiction, drama, and poetry, the second edition includes major additions of important works and an expanded illustration program. Fresh and up-to-date introductions and notes are written by an editorial team whose members are all actively engaged in teaching and in current scholarship, and illustrations show both artistic and cultural developments of the period. For those interested in British Literature of the Victorian Period.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
xvii
Preface xix
Acknowledgments xxv
Political and Religious Orders xxviii
The Victorian Age 1008(39)
Thomas Carlyle
1033(14)
Past and Present
1035(12)
Midas [The Condition of England]
1035(3)
from Gospel of Mammonism [The Irish Widow]
1038(1)
from Labour [Know Thy Work]
1039(1)
from Democracy [Liberty to Die by Starvation]
1040(2)
Captains of Industry
1042(5)
PERSPECTIVES The Industrial Landscape 1047(226)
The Steam Loom Weaver
1049(1)
Fanny Kemble
1050(1)
from Record of a Girlhood
1050(1)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
1051(2)
from A Review of Southey's Colloquies
1051(2)
Parliamentary Papers (``Blue Books'')
1053(2)
Testimony of Hannah Goode, a Child Textile Worker
1054(1)
Testimony of Ann and Elizabeth Eggley, Child Mineworkers
1054(1)
Charles Dickens
1055(4)
from Dombey and Son
1056(1)
from Hard Times
1057(2)
Benjamin Disraeli
1059(1)
from Sybil
1059(1)
Friedrich Engels
1060(8)
from The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844
1060(8)
Henry Mayhew
1068(5)
from London Labour and the London Poor
1068(5)
John Stuart Mill
1073(32)
On Liberty
1075(11)
from Chapter 2. Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion
1075(3)
from Chapter 3. Of Individuality, as One of the Elements of Well-Being
1078(8)
The Subjection of Women
1086(9)
from Chapter 1
1086(9)
Statement Repudiating the Rights of Husbands
1095(1)
Autobiography
1095(10)
from Chapter 1. Childhood, and Early Education
1095(3)
from Chapter 5. A Crisis in My Mental History. One Stage Onward
1098(7)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
1105(31)
To George Sand: A Desire
1107(1)
To George Sand: A Recognition
1107(1)
A Year's Spinning
1107(1)
Sonnets from the Portuguese
1108(4)
1 (``I thought once how Theocritus had sung'')
1108(1)
13 (``And wilt thou have me fashion into speech'')
1109(1)
14 (``If thou must love me, let it be for nought'')
1109(1)
21 (``Say over again, and yet once over again'')
1109(1)
22 (``When our two souls stand up erect and strong'')
1110(1)
24 (``Let the world's sharpness, like a clasping knife'')
1110(1)
28 (``My letters! all dead paper, mute and white!'')
1110(1)
32 (``The first time that the sun rose on thine oath'')
1111(1)
38 (``First time he kissed me, he but only kissed'')
1111(1)
43 (``How do I love thee? Let me count the ways'')
1111(1)
Aurora Leigh
1112(21)
Book 1
1112(1)
[Self-Portrait]
1112(2)
[Her Mother's Portrait]
1114(1)
[Aurora's Education]
1115(3)
[Discovery of Poetry]
1118(2)
Book 2
1120(1)
[Woman and Artist]
1120(3)
[No Female Christ]
1123(1)
[Aurora's Rejection of Romney]
1124(4)
Book 3
1128(1)
[The Woman Writer in London]
1128(3)
Book 5
1131(1)
[Epic Art and Modem Life]
1131(2)
from A Curse for a Nation
1133(2)
A Musical Instrument
1135(1)
The Best Thing in the World
1136(1)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
1136(94)
The Kraken
1139(1)
Mariana
1139(2)
The Lady of Shalott
1141(5)
The Lotos-Eaters
1146(4)
Ulysses
1150(2)
Tithonus
1152(1)
Break, Break, Break
1153(1)
The Epic [Morte d'Arthur]
1154(2)
The Eagle: A Fragment
1156(1)
Locksley Hall
1156(5)
The Princess
1161(1)
Sweet and Low
1161(1)
The Splendour Falls
1162(1)
Tears, Idle Tears
1162(1)
Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
1163(1)
Come Down, O Maid
1163(1)
[The Woman's Cause Is Man's]
1164(1)
from In Memoriam A. H. H.
1165(30)
The Charge of the Light Brigade
1195(1)
Idylls of the King
1196(32)
The Coming of Arthur
1196(9)
Pelleas and Ettarre
1205(13)
The Passing of Arthur
1218(10)
The Higher Pantheism
1228(1)
Flower in the Crannied Wall
1229(1)
Crossing the Bar
1229(1)
Edward Fitzgerald
1230(13)
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapur
1231(12)
Charles Darwin
1243(30)
The Voyage of the Beagle
1245(9)
from Chapter 10. Tierra Del Fuego
1245(6)
from Chapter 17. Galapagos Archipelago
1251(3)
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
1254(5)
from Chapter 3. Struggle for Existence
1254(5)
The Descent of Man
1259(6)
from Chapter 21. General Summary and Conclusion
1259(6)
from Autobiography
1265(8)
PERSPECTIVES Religion and Science 1273(242)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
1274(1)
from Lord Bacon
1274(1)
Charles Dickens
1275(3)
from Sunday Under Three Heads
1275(3)
David Friedrich Strauss
1278(3)
from The Life of Jesus Critically Examined
1278(3)
Charlotte Bronte
1281(2)
from Jane Eyre
1281(2)
Arthur Hugh Clough
1283(2)
Epi-strauss-ium
1283(1)
The Latest Decalogue
1284(1)
from Dipsychus
1284(1)
John William Colenso
1285(2)
from The Pentateuch and Book of Joshua Critically Examined
1286(1)
John Henry Cardinal Newman
1287(7)
from Apologia Pro Vita Sua
1288(6)
Thomas Henry Huxley
1294(6)
from Evolution and Ethics
1295(5)
Sir Edmund Gosse
1300(5)
from Father and Son
1300(5)
Robert Browning
1305(50)
Porphyria's Lover
1308(1)
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister
1309(2)
My Last Duchess
1311(1)
How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix
1312(2)
Home-Thoughts, from Abroad
1314(1)
Home-Thoughts, from the Sea
1314(1)
The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
1315(3)
Meeting at Night
1318(1)
Parting at Morning
1318(1)
A Toccata of Galuppi's
1318(2)
Memorabilia
1320(1)
Love Among the Ruins
1321(2)
``Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came''
1323(5)
Fra Lippo Lippi
1328(8)
The Last Ride Together
1336(3)
Andrea del Sarto
1339(6)
Two in the Campagna
1345(1)
A Woman's Last Word
1346(2)
Caliban Upon Setebos
1348(6)
Epilogue to Asolando
1354(1)
Charles Dickens
1355(58)
A Christmas Carol
1357(48)
from A Walk in a Workhouse
1405(8)
Companion Readings
Dickens at Work: Recollections by His Children and Friends
1409(2)
Kate Field: Dickens Giving a Reading of A Christmas Carol
1411(2)
Popular Short Fiction
1413(1)
Elizabeth Gaskell
1413(16)
Our Society at Cranford
1414(15)
Thomas Hardy
1429(18)
The Withered Arm
1429(18)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
1447(16)
A Scandal in Bohemia
1448(15)
Edith Nesbit
1463(10)
Fortunatus Rex & Co.
1463(10)
John Ruskin
1473(24)
Modern Painters
1474(2)
from Definition of Greatness in Art
1474(1)
from Of Water, As Painted by Turner
1475(1)
The Stones of Venice
1476(9)
from The Nature of Gothic
1476(9)
from Modern Manufacture and Design
1485(3)
Praeterita
1488(9)
Preface
1488(1)
from The Springs of Wandel
1489(2)
from Heme-Hill Almond Blossoms
1491(2)
from Schaffhausen and Milan
1493(1)
from The Grande Chartreuse
1494(2)
from Joanna's Care
1496(1)
Florence Nightingale
1497(18)
Cassandra
1498(17)
PERSPECTIVES Victorian Ladies and Gentlemen 1515(190)
Frances Power Cobbe
1517(4)
from Life of Frances Power Cobbe As Told by Herself
1517(4)
Sarah Stickney Ellis
1521(3)
from The Women of England: Their Social Duties and Domestic Habits
1521(3)
Charlotte Bronte
1524(2)
from Letter to Emily Bronte
1524(2)
Anne Bronte
1526(1)
from Agnes Grey
1526(1)
John Henry Cardinal Newman
1527(1)
from The Idea of a University
1527(1)
Caroline Norton
1528(3)
from A Letter to the Queen
1529(2)
George Eliot
1531(5)
Margaret Fuller and Mary Wollstonecraft
1531(5)
Thomas Hughes
1536(2)
from Tom Brown's School Days
1536(2)
Isabella Beeton
1538(2)
from The Book of Household Management
1538(2)
Queen Victoria
1540(5)
Letters and Journal Entries on the Position of Women
1540(5)
Charles Kingsley
1545(1)
from Letters and Memories
1545(1)
Sir Henry Newbolt
1546(1)
Vitai Lampada
1546(1)
Matthew Arnold
1547(52)
Isolation. To Marguerite
1550(1)
To Marguerite---Continued
1551(1)
Dover Beach
1551(1)
Lines Written in Kensington Gardens
1552(1)
The Buried Life
1553(2)
Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse
1555(5)
The Scholar-Gipsy
1560(6)
East London
1566(1)
West London
1567(1)
Thyrsis
1567(6)
from The Function of Criticism at the Present Time
1573(10)
Culture and Anarchy
1583(10)
from Sweetness and Light
1583(2)
from Doing as One Likes
1585(4)
from Hebraism and Hellenism
1589(1)
from Porro Unum Est Necessarium
1590(2)
from Conclusion
1592(1)
from The Study of Poetry
1593(6)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
1599(12)
The Blessed Damozel
1601(3)
The Woodspurge
1604(1)
The House of Life
1604(2)
The Sonnet
1604(1)
4. Lovesight
1605(1)
6. The Kiss
1605(1)
Nuptial Sleep
1605(1)
The Burden of Nineveh
1606(5)
Christina Rossetti
1611(22)
Song (``She sat and sang alway'')
1612(1)
Song (``When I am dead, my dearest'')
1612(1)
Remember
1613(1)
After Death
1613(1)
A Pause
1613(1)
Echo
1614(1)
Dead Before Death
1614(1)
Cobwebs
1615(1)
A Triad
1615(1)
In an Artist's Studio
1615(1)
A Birthday
1616(1)
An Apple-Gathering
1616(1)
Winter: My Secret
1617(1)
Up-Hill
1618(1)
Goblin Market
1618(12)
``No, Thank You, John''
1630(1)
Promises Like Pie-Crust
1631(1)
In Progress
1631(1)
What Would I Give?
1632(1)
A Life's Parallels
1632(1)
Later Life
1632(1)
17. (``Something this foggy day, a something which'')
1632(1)
Sleeping at Last
1633(1)
William Morris
1633(18)
The Defence of Guenevere
1634(7)
The Haystack in the Floods
1641(4)
from The Beauty of Life
1645(6)
Algernon Charles Swinburne
1651(12)
The Leper
1652(4)
The Triumph of Time
1656(1)
I Will Go Back to the Great Sweet Mother
1656(1)
Itylus
1657(1)
Hymn to Proserpine
1658(3)
A Forsaken Garden
1661(2)
The Higher Pantheism in a Nutshell
1663(1)
Walter Pater
1663(14)
The Renaissance
1665(6)
Preface
1665(3)
from Leonardo da Vinci
1668(1)
Conclusion
1669(2)
from The Child in the House
1671(6)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
1677(12)
God's Grandeur
1679(1)
The Starlight Night
1679(1)
Spring
1680(1)
The Windhover
1680(1)
Pied Beauty
1681(1)
Hurrahing in Harvest
1681(1)
Binsey Poplars
1681(1)
Duns Scotus's Oxford
1682(1)
Felix Randal
1682(1)
Spring and Fall: to a young child
1683(1)
As Kingfishers Catch Fire
1683(1)
[Carrion Comfort]
1684(1)
No Worst, There Is None
1684(1)
I Wake and Feel the Fell of Dark, Not Day
1684(1)
That Nature Is a Heraclitean Fire and of the Comfort of the Resurrection
1685(1)
Thou Art Indeed Just, Lord
1686(1)
from Journal [On ``Inscape'' and ``Instress'']
1686(2)
from Letter to R. W. Dixon [On Sprung Rhythm]
1688(1)
Lewis Carroll
1689(16)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
1691(6)
Down the Rabbit-Hole
1691(3)
from Chapter 2. The Pool of Tears
1694(2)
You are old, Father William
1696(1)
The Lobster-Quadrille
1697(1)
Through the Looking Glass
1697(8)
Child of the pure unclouded brow
1697(1)
Jabberwocky
1698(1)
[Humpty Dumpty on Jabberwocky]
1699(1)
The Walrus and the Carpenter
1700(2)
The White Knight's Song
1702(3)
PERSPECTIVES Imagining Childhood 1705(67)
Charles Darwin
1709(3)
from A Biographical Sketch of an Infant
1709(3)
Moral Verses
1712(3)
Table Rules for Little Folks
1712(1)
Eliza Cook: The Mouse and the Cake
1713(1)
Heinrich Hoffmann: The Story of Augustus who would Not have any Soup
1714(1)
Thomas Miller: The Watercress Seller
1714(1)
William Miller: Willie Winkie
1715(1)
Edward Lear
1715(7)
[Selected Limericks]
1716(2)
The Owl and the Pussy-Cat
1718(1)
The Jumblies
1719(2)
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!
1721(1)
Christina Rossetti
1722(4)
from Sing-Song: A Nursery Rhyme Book
1722(4)
Robert Louis Stevenson
1726(4)
from A Child's Garden of Verses
1726(4)
Hilaire Belloc
1730(3)
from The Bad Child's Book of Beasts
1730(2)
from Cautionary Tales for Children
1732(1)
Beatrix Potter
1733(2)
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
1734(1)
Daisy Ashford
1735(8)
from The Young Visiters; or, Mr Salteena's Plan
1736(7)
Henry James
1743(4)
from What Maisie Knew
1744(3)
Rudyard Kipling
1747(25)
Without Benefit of Clergy
1749(14)
Just So Stories
1763(1)
How the Whale Got His Throat
1763(2)
How the Camel Got His Hump
1765(2)
Gunga Din
1767(2)
The Widow at Windsor
1769(1)
Recessional
1770(1)
If---
1771(1)
PERSPECTIVES Travel and Empire 1772(167)
Frances Trollope
1773(6)
from Domestic Manners of the Americans
1773(6)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
1779(5)
from Minute on Indian Education
1780(4)
Alexander William Kinglake
1784(7)
from Eothen
1784(7)
Sir Richard Francis Burton
1791(5)
from A Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah
1791(5)
Isabella Bird
1796(7)
from A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains
1796(7)
Sir Henry Morton Stanley
1803(7)
from Through the Dark Continent
1803(7)
Mary Kingsley
1810(8)
from Travels in West Africa
1810(8)
Rudyard Kipling
1818(1)
The White Man's Burden
1818(1)
Robert Louis Stevenson
1819(41)
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
1821(39)
Oscar Wilde
1860(79)
Impression du Matin
1862(1)
The Harlot's House
1863(1)
Symphony in Yellow
1864(1)
from The Decay of Lying
1864(15)
from The Soul of Man Under Socialism
1879(4)
Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray
1883(1)
The Importance of Being Earnest
1884(40)
Aphorisms
1924(2)
from De Profundis
1926(13)
Companion Reading
from The Trials of Oscar Wilde
1933(6)
H. Montgomery Hyde
PERSPECTIVES Aestheticism, Decadence, and the Fin De Siecle 1939(51)
W. S. Gilbert
1942(2)
If You're Anxious for to Shine in the High Aesthetic Line
1943(1)
James Abbott Mcneill Whistler
1944(5)
from Mr. Whistler's ``Ten O'Clock''
1945(4)
``Michael Field'' (Katharine Bradley and Edith Cooper)
1949(2)
La Gioconda
1950(1)
A Pen-Drawing of Leda
1950(1)
``A Girl''
1951(1)
Ada Leverson
1951(5)
Suggestion
1952(4)
Arthur Symons
1956(4)
Pastel
1957(1)
White Heliotrope
1957(1)
from The Decadent Movement in Literature
1958(1)
from Preface to Silhouettes
1959(1)
Richard Le Gallienne
1960(2)
A Ballad of London
1961(1)
Lionel Johnson
1962(3)
The Destroyer of a Soul
1962(1)
The Dark Angel
1963(1)
A Decadent's Lyric
1964(1)
Lord Alfred Douglas
1965(3)
In Praise of Shame
1965(1)
Two Loves
1966(1)
Impression de Nuit
1967(1)
Olive Custance (Lady Alfred Douglas)
1968(2)
The Masquerade
1969(1)
Statues
1969(1)
The White Witch
1970(1)
Max Beerbohm
1970(20)
Enoch Soames
1971(19)
Literary and Cultural Terms 1990(20)
Bibliography 2010(17)
Credits 2027(1)
Index 2028


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