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Table of Contents

Preface to the Seventh Edition xxxiii
Acknowledgments xliii
``The Persistence of English'' xlvii
Geoffrey Nunberg
The Romantic Period (1785-1830) 1(116)
Introduction
1(21)
Timeline
22(2)
Anna Letitia Barbauld (1743-1825)
24(8)
A Summer Evening's Meditation
24(3)
The Rights of Woman
27(1)
To a Little Invisible Being Who Is Expected Soon to Become Visible
28(1)
Washing-Day
29(2)
Life
31(1)
Charlotte Smith (1749-1806)
32(3)
Elegiac Sonnets
33(1)
Written at the Close of Spring
33(1)
To Sleep
33(1)
To Night
33(1)
Written in the Church-Yard at Middleton in Sussex
34(1)
On Being Cautioned against Walking on an Headland Overlooking the Sea, Because It Was Frequented by a Lunatic
34(1)
The Sea View
35(1)
William Blake (1757-1827)
35(56)
Poetical Sketches
39(1)
To Spring
39(1)
To Autumn
40(1)
To the Evening Star
40(1)
All Religions Are One
41(1)
There Is No Natural Religion [a]
41(1)
There Is No Natural Religion [b]
42(1)
Songs of Innocence and of Experience
43(1)
Songs of Innocence
43(6)
Introduction
43(1)
The Ecchoing Green
43(2)
The Lamb
45(1)
The Little Black Boy
45(1)
The Chimney Sweeper
46(1)
The Divine Image
47(1)
Holy Thursday
47(1)
Nurse's Song
48(1)
Infant Joy
48(1)
Songs of Experience
49(10)
Introduction
49(1)
Earth's Answer
50(1)
The Clod & the Pebble
51(1)
Holy Thursday
51(1)
The Chimney Sweeper
52(1)
Nurse's Song
52(1)
The Sick Rose
52(1)
The Fly
53(1)
The Tyger
54(1)
My Pretty Rose Tree
55(1)
Ah Sun-flower
55(1)
The Garden of Love
56(1)
London
56(1)
The Human Abstract
57(1)
Infant Sorrow
57(1)
A Poison Tree
58(1)
To Tirzah
58(1)
A Divine Image
59(1)
The Book of Thel
59(5)
Visions of the Daughters of Albion
64(8)
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
72(10)
A Song of Liberty
82(2)
Blake's Notebook
84(1)
Mock on, Mock on, Voltaire, Rousseau
84(1)
Never pain to tell thy love
84(1)
I asked a thief
85(1)
And did those feet
85(1)
From A Vision of the Last Judgment
86(2)
Two Letters on Sight and Vision
88(3)
Mary Robinson (1758-1800)
91(8)
London's Summer Morning
92(1)
January, 1795
93(1)
The Poor Singing Dame
94(2)
The Haunted Beach
96(2)
To the Poet Coleridge
98(1)
Robert Burns (1759-1796)
99(18)
Green grow the rashes
101(1)
Holy Willie's Prayer
102(3)
To a Mouse
105(1)
To a Louse
106(2)
Auld Lang Syne
108(1)
Tam o'Shanter: A Tale
109(5)
Robert Bruce's March to Bannockburn
114(1)
A Red, Red Rose
115(1)
Song: For a' that and a' that
116(1)
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND THE ``SPIRIT OF THE AGE'' 117(926)
English Controversy About the Revolution
117(20)
From A Discourse on the Love of Our Country
118(3)
Richard Price
From Reflections on the Revolution in France
121(7)
Edmund Burke
From A Vindication of the Rights of Men
128(5)
Mary Wollstonecraft
From Rights of Man
133(4)
Thomas Paine
Apocalyptic Expectations by Preachers and Poets
137(24)
From The Three Woe-Trumpets
139(4)
Elhanan Winchester
From The Present State of Europe Compared with Antient Prophecies
143(1)
Joseph Priestley
From the French Revolution
144(3)
William Blake
From America: A Prophecy
146(1)
From Joan of Arc: An Epic Poem
147(2)
Robert Southey
From Descriptive Sketches
149(4)
William Wordsworth
From The Excursion
150(3)
From Religious Musings
153(3)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
From Queen Mab: A Philosophical Poem
156(5)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Apocalypse by Imagination
161(2)
Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)
163(46)
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
166(26)
Introduction
166(4)
The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed
170(15)
From Chap. 4. Observations on the State of Degradation
185(7)
Letters Written during a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark
192(17)
Advertisement
192(1)
Letter 1
193(6)
Letter 4
199(2)
Letter 8
201(4)
Letter 19
205(4)
Joanna Baillie (1762-1851)
209(10)
A Winter's Day
210(7)
Up! quit thy bower
217(1)
Song: Woo'd and married and a'
217(2)
William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
219(164)
Lyrical Ballads
222(1)
Simon Lee
222(2)
We Are Seven
224(2)
Lines Written in Early Spring
226(1)
Expostulation and Reply
227(1)
The Tables Turned
228(1)
The Thorn
229(6)
Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey
235(3)
Preface to Lyrical Ballads (1802)
238(13)
[The Subject and Language of Poetry]
239(7)
[``What Is a Poet?'']
246(4)
[``Emotion Recollected in Traquillity'']
250(1)
Strange fits of passion have I known
251(1)
She dwelt among the untrodden ways
252(1)
Three years she grew
252(2)
A slumber did my spirit seal
254(1)
I travelled among unknown men
254(1)
Lucy Gray
254(2)
The Two April Mornings
256(2)
Nutting
258(1)
The Ruined Cottage
259(11)
Michael
270(10)
Resolution and Independence
280(4)
I wandered lonely as a cloud
284(1)
My heart leaps up
285(1)
Ode: Intimations of Immortality
286(6)
Ode to Duty
292(1)
The Solitary Reaper
293(1)
Elegiac Stanzas
294(2)
Sonnets
296(1)
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
296(1)
It is a beauteous evening
297(1)
London, 1802
297(1)
The world is too much with us
297(1)
Surprised by joy
298(1)
Mutability
298(1)
Steamboats, Viaducts, and Railways
299(1)
Extempore Effusion upon the Death of James Hogg
299(2)
Prospectus to The Recluse
301(2)
The Prelude, or Growth of a Poet's Mind
303(38)
Introduction, Childhood, and School-time
305(14)
School-time continued
319(11)
Residence at Cambridge
330(1)
[Experiences at St. John's College, The ``Heroic Argument'']
330(4)
Summer Vacation
334(1)
[The Walks with His Terrier. The Circuit of the Lake]
334(2)
[``The Surface of Past Time.'' The Walk Home from the Dance. The Discharged Solider]
336(5)
Books
341(42)
[The Dream of the Arab]
341(2)
[The Boy of Winander]
343(1)
[``The Mystery of Words'']
344(1)
Cambridge, and the Alps
345(1)
[``Human Nature Seeming Born Again'']
345(1)
[Crossing Simplon Pass]
346(2)
Residence in London
348(1)
[The Blind Beggar, Bartholomew Fair]
348(3)
Retrospect, Love of Nature leading to Love of Man
351(1)
[The Shepherd in the Mist. Man Still Subordinate to Nature]
351(3)
Residence in France
354(1)
[Paris and Orleans, Becomes a ``Patriot'']
354(3)
France continued
357(1)
[The Revolution: Paris and England]
357(2)
[The Reign of Terror, Nightmares]
359(1)
France, concluded
360(1)
[Retrospect: ``Bliss Was It in That Dawn.'' Recourse to ``Reason's Naked Self'']
360(3)
[Crisis, Breakdown, and Recovery]
363(1)
Imagination and Taste, how impaired and restored
364(8)
Subject concluded
372(1)
[Return to ``Life's Familiar Face'']
372(1)
[Discovery of His Poetic Subject, Salisbury Plain, Sight of ``a New World'']
373(4)
Conclusion
377(1)
[The Vision on Mount Snowdon, Fear vs. Love Resolved, Imagination]
377(5)
[Conclusion: ``The Mind of Man'']
382(1)
Dorothy Wordsworth (1771-1855)
383(18)
From The Alfoxden Journal
385(2)
From The Grasmere Journals
387(10)
Grasmere---A Fragment
397(2)
Thoughts on My Sick-Bed
399(2)
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)
401(15)
The Heart of Midlothian
402(11)
Being Introductory
402(11)
Lochinvar
413(2)
Jock of Hazeldean
415(1)
Proud Maisie
415(1)
Samuel Taylon Coleridge (1772-1834)
416(76)
The Eolian Harp
419(1)
This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison
420(2)
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
422(17)
Kubla Khan
439(2)
Christabel
441(16)
Frost at Midnight
457(2)
Dejection: An Ode
459(3)
The Pains of Sleep
462(2)
To William Wordsworth
464(2)
On Donne's Poetry
466(1)
Work without Hope
467(1)
Epitaph
467(1)
Biographia Literaria
467(19)
Chapter 1
468(1)
[The discipline of his taste at school]
468(2)
[Bowles's sonnets]
470(1)
[Comparison between the poets before and since Mr. Pope]
471(3)
Chapter 4
474(1)
[Mr. Wordsworth's earlier poems]
474(2)
[On fancy and imagination---the investigation of the distinction important to the fine arts]
476(1)
Chapter 13
477(1)
[On the imagination, or esemplastic power]
477(1)
Occasion of the Lyrical Ballads, and the objects originally proposed---preface to the second edition---the ensuing controversy, its causes and acrimony---philosophic definitions of a poem and poetry with scholia
478(5)
Chapter 17
483(1)
[Examination of the tenets peculiar to Mr. Wordsworth]
483(1)
[Rustic life (above all, low and rustic life) especially unfavorable to the formation of a human diction---the best parts of language the products of philosophers, not clowns or shepherds]
484(1)
[The language of Milton as much the language of real life, yea, incomparably more so than that of the cottager]
484(2)
Lectures on Shakespeare
486(3)
[Fancy and Imagination in Shakespeare's Poetry]
486(2)
[Mechanic vs. Organic Form]
488(1)
The Statesman's Manual
489(3)
[On Symbol and Allegory]
489(2)
[The Satanic Hero]
491(1)
Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864)
492(2)
Mother, I cannot mind my wheel
492(1)
Rose Aylmer
493(1)
Past ruined Ilion
493(1)
Twenty years hence
493(1)
Charles Lamb (1775-1834)
494(15)
Christ's Hospital Five-and-Thirty Years Age
495(10)
Old China
505(4)
William Hazlitt (1778-1830)
509(18)
On Gusto
510(3)
My First Acquaintance with Poets
513(14)
Thomas Moore (1779-1852)
527(2)
Believe me, if all those endearing young charms
527(1)
The harp that once through Tara's halls
527(1)
The time I've lost in wooing
528(1)
Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859)
529(22)
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
530(13)
Preliminary Confessions
530(1)
[The Prostitute Ann]
530(3)
Introduction to the Pains of Opium
533(1)
[The Malay]
533(2)
The Pains of Opium
535(1)
[Opium Reveries and Dreams]
535(8)
On the Knocking at the Gate in Macheth
543(4)
Alexander Pope
547(4)
[The Literature of Knowledge and the Literature of Power]
547(4)
George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824)
551(147)
Written after Swimming from Sestos to Abydos
555(1)
She walks in beauty
556(1)
They say that Hope is happiness
557(1)
When we two parted
557(1)
Stanzas for Music
558(1)
Darkness
559(1)
So, we'll go no more a roving
560(1)
When a man hath no freedom to fight for at home
561(1)
Stanzas Written on the Road between Florence and Pisa
561(1)
January 22nd. Missolonghi
562(1)
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
563(1)
Canto 1
564(1)
[``Sin's Long Labyrinth'']
564(1)
Canto 3
565(17)
[``Once More Upon the Waters'']
565(4)
[Waterloo]
569(3)
[Napoleon]
572(3)
[Switzerland]
575(7)
Canto 4
582(6)
[Venice]
582(3)
[``Farewell!'']
585(3)
Manfred
588(33)
Don Juan
621(1)
Fragment
622(1)
Canto 1
623(28)
[Juan and Donna Julia]
623(28)
Canto 2
651(21)
[The Shipwreck]
651(7)
[Juan and Haidee]
658(14)
Canto 3
672(8)
[Juan and Haidee]
672(8)
Canto 4
680(9)
[Juan and Haidee]
680(9)
Letters
689(1)
To Leigh Hunt (Sept.-Oct. 30, 1815)
689(2)
To Thomas Moore (Jan. 28, 1817)
691(2)
To John Cam Hobhouse and Douglas Kinnaird (Jan. 19, 1819)
693(2)
To Douglas Kinnaird (Oct. 26, 1819)
695(2)
To Percy Bysshe Shelley (Apr. 26, 1821)
697(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
698(104)
Mutability
701(1)
To Wordsworth
701(1)
Alastor: or, The Spirit of Solitude
702(18)
Mont Blane
720(3)
Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
723(2)
Ozymandias
725(1)
Stanzas Written in Dejection---December 1818, near Naples
726(1)
A Song: ``Men of England''
727(1)
England in 1819
728(1)
To Sidemouth and Castlereagh
728(1)
The Indian Girl's Song [The Indian Serenade]
729(1)
Ode to the West Wind
730(2)
Prometheus Unbound
732(31)
Preface
733(3)
From Act 1
736(6)
Act 2
742(1)
Scene 4
742(4)
Scene 5
746(3)
Act 3
749(1)
Scene 1
749(2)
From Scene 4
751(3)
From Act 4
754(9)
The Cloud
763(2)
To a Sky-Lark
765(2)
To Night
767(1)
To ----- [Music, when soft voices die]
768(1)
The flower that smiles today
768(1)
O World, O Life, O Time
769(1)
Choruses from Hellas
769(3)
Worlds on worlds
769(2)
The world's great age
771(1)
Adonais
772(14)
A Dirge
786(1)
When the lamp is shattered
786(1)
To Jane (The keen stars were twinkling)
787(1)
Lines Written in the Bay of Lerici
788(1)
From A Defence of Poetry
789(13)
John Clare (1793-1864)
802(10)
The Nightingale's Nest
803(2)
Pastoral Poesy
805(2)
Mouse's Nest
807(1)
A Vision
807(1)
I Am
808(1)
An Invite to Eternity
808(1)
Clock a Clay
809(1)
The Peasant Poet
810(1)
Song [I hid my love]
810(1)
Song [I peeled bits of straw]
811(1)
Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1793-1835)
812(11)
England's Dead
813(1)
The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers in New England
814(1)
Casabianca
815(2)
The Homes of England
817(1)
A Spirit's Return
818(5)
John Keats (1795-1821)
823(80)
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
826(1)
Sleep and Poetry
827(1)
[O for Ten Years]
827(1)
On Seeing the Elgin Marbles
828(1)
Endymion: A Poetic Romance
829(4)
Preface
829(1)
Book I
830(1)
[A Thing of Beauty]
830(1)
[The ``Pleasure Thermometer'']
831(2)
On Sitting Down to Read King Lear Once Again
833(1)
When I have fears that I may cease to be
833(1)
To Homer
834(1)
The Eve of St. Agnes
834(10)
Why did I laugh tonight? No voice will tell
844(1)
Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art
845(1)
La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad
845(2)
Sonnet to Sleep
847(1)
Ode to Psyche
847(2)
Ode to a Nightingale
849(2)
Ode on a Grecian Urn
851(2)
Ode on Melancholy
853(1)
Ode On Indolence
854(2)
Lamia
856(16)
To Autumn
872(1)
The Fall of Hyperion: A Dream
873(13)
Letters
886(1)
To Benjamin Bailey (Nov. 22, 1817)
887(2)
To George and Thomas Keats (Dec. 21, 27 [?], 1817)
889(1)
To John Hamilton Reynolds (Feb. 3, 1818)
890(1)
To John Taylor (Feb. 27, 1818)
891(1)
To John Hamilton Reynolds (May 3, 1818)
892(2)
To Richard Woodhouse (Oct. 27, 1818)
894(2)
To George and Georgiana Keats (Feb. 14-May 3, 1819)
896(4)
To Fanny Brawne (July 25, 1819)
900(1)
To Percy Bysshe Shelley (Aug. 16, 1820)
901(1)
To Charles Brown (Nov. 30, 1820)
902(1)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851)
903(131)
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus
905(129)
Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802-1838)
1034(9)
The Proud Ladye
1035(2)
Lover's Last Lesson
1037(3)
Revenge
1040(1)
The Little Shroud
1041(2)
The Victorian Age (1830-1901) 1043(619)
Introduction
1043(21)
Timeline
1064(2)
Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
1066(53)
[Carlyle's Portraits of His Contemporaries]
1070(7)
[Queen Victoria at Eighteen]
1070(1)
[Samuel Taylor Coleridge at Fifty-three]
1070(4)
[William Wordsworth in His Seventies]
1074(2)
[Alfred Tennyson at Thirty-four]
1076(1)
Sartor Resartus
1077(26)
The Everlasting No
1077(5)
Centre of Indifference
1082(7)
The Everlasting Yea
1089(7)
Natural Supernaturalism
1096(7)
The French Revolution
1103(7)
September in Paris
1106(1)
Place de la Revolution
1106(3)
From Cause and Effect
1109(1)
Past and Present
1110(9)
Democracy
1110(5)
Captains of Industry
1115(4)
John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801-1890)
1119(18)
The Idea of a University
1121(7)
From Discourse 5. Knowledge Its Own End
1121(2)
From Discourse 7. Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Professional Skill
1123(5)
Apologia Pro Vita Sua
1128(9)
From Chapter 1. History of My Religious Opinions to the Year 1833
1128(7)
From Liberalism
1135(2)
John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)
1137(36)
What Is Poetry?
1139(7)
On Liberty
1146(9)
From Chapter 3. Of Individuality as One of the Elements of Well-Being
1146(9)
The Subjection of Women
1155(11)
From Chapter 1
1156(10)
Autobiography
1166(7)
From Chapter 5. A Crisis in My Mental History, One Stage Onward
1166(7)
Elizabeth Barrett Browing (1806-1861)
1173(25)
The Cry of the Children
1174(4)
To George Sand: A Desire
1178(1)
To George Sand: A Recognition
1178(1)
Sonnets from the Portuguese
1179(1)
21 (``Say over again, and yet once over again'')
1179(1)
22 (``When our two souls stand up erect and strong'')
1179(1)
32 (``The first time that the sun rose on thin oath'')
1180(1)
43 (``How do I love thee? Let me count the ways'')
1180(1)
Aurora Leigh]
1180(15)
Book 1
1180(1)
[The Feminine Education of Aurora Leigh]
1180(6)
Book 2
1186(1)
[Aurora's Aspirations]
1186(3)
[Aurora's Rejection of Romeny]
1189(3)
Book 5
1192(1)
[Poets and the Present Age]
1192(3)
Mother and Poet
1195(3)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)
1198(106)
The Kraken
1201(1)
Mariana
1202(2)
The Lady of Shalott
1204(4)
The Lotos-Eaters
1208(5)
Ulysses
1213(2)
Tithonus
1215(1)
Break, Break, Break
1216(1)
The Epic [Morte d'Arthur]
1217(2)
The Eagle: A Fragment
1219(1)
Locksley Hall
1219(6)
The Princess
1225(1)
Sweet and Low
1225(1)
The Splendor Falls
1226(1)
Tears, Idle Tears
1226(1)
Ask Me No More
1227(1)
Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
1227(1)
Come Down, O Maid
1228(1)
[``The Woman's Cause Is Man's'']
1229(1)
From In Memoriam A. H. H.
1230(50)
The Charge of the Light Brigade
1280(2)
Idylls of The King
1282(1)
The Coming of Arthur
1282(11)
The Passing of Arthur
1293(11)
Flower in the Crannied Wall
1304(1)
Crossing the Bar
1304(1)
Edward Fitzgerald (1809-1883)
1304(14)
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
1305(13)
Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865)
1318(15)
The Old Nurse's Story
1319(14)
Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
1333(12)
A Visit to Newgate
1335(10)
Robert Browning (1812-1889)
1345(73)
Porphyria's Lover
1349(1)
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister
1350(2)
My Last Duchess
1352(1)
The Laboratory
1353(2)
The Lost Leader
1355(1)
How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix
1356(2)
Home-Thoughts, from Abroad
1358(1)
Home-Thoughts, from the Sea
1358(1)
The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
1359(3)
Meeting at Night
1362(1)
Parting at Morning
1362(1)
A Toccata of Galuppi's
1363(2)
Memorabilia
1365(1)
Love among the Ruins
1365(2)
``Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came''
1367(6)
Fra Lippo Lippi
1373(9)
The Last Ride Together
1382(3)
Andrea del Sarto
1385(5)
Two in the Campagan
1390(2)
A Grammarian's Funeral
1392(4)
An Epistle Containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish, the Arab Physician
1396(6)
Caliban upon Setebos
1402(7)
Prospiace
1409(1)
Abt Vogler
1410(3)
Rabbi Ben Ezra
1413(5)
Emily Bronte (1818-1848)
1418(7)
I'm Happiest When Most Away
1419(1)
The Night-Wind
1420(1)
Remembrance
1421(1)
Stars
1421(2)
The Prisoner, A Fragment
1423(1)
No Coward Soul Is Mine
1424(1)
John Ruskin (1819-1900)
1425(26)
Modern Painters
1428(4)
[A Definition of Greatness in Art]
1428(1)
[``The Slave Ship'']
1429(1)
From Of the Pathetic Fallacy
1430(2)
The Stones of Venice
1432(11)
[The Savageness of Gothic Architecture]
1432(11)
The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteenth Century
1443(8)
Lecture 1
1443(8)
Arthur Hugh Clough (1819-1861)
1451(3)
Epi-strauss-ium
1452(1)
The Latest Decalogue
1452(1)
Say Not the Struggle Nought Availeth
1453(1)
George Eliot (1819-1880)
1454(17)
Margaret Fuller and Mary Wollstonecraft
1456(5)
Silly Novels by Lady Novelists
1461(8)
The Mill on the Floss
1469(2)
Book First, Boy and Girl
1469(1)
Chapter 1. Outside Dorlcote Mill
1469(2)
Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)
1471(87)
The Forsaken Merman
1475(3)
Isolation. To Marguerite
1478(1)
To Marguerite---Continued
1479(1)
The Buried Life
1480(2)
Memorial Verses
1482(2)
Lines Written in Kensington Gardens
1484(1)
The Scholar Gypsy
1485(7)
Dover Beach
1492(1)
Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse
1493(5)
Thyrsis
1498(6)
Preface to Poems (1853)
1504(10)
From The Function of Criticism at the Present Time
1514(14)
Culture and Anarchy
1528(6)
From Chapter 1. Sweetness and Light
1528(2)
From Chapter 2. Doing as One Likes
1530(2)
From Chapter 5. Porro Unum Est Necessarium
1532(2)
From The Study of Poetry
1534(11)
Literature and Science
1545(13)
Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895)
1558(12)
Science and Culture
1559(7)
[The Values of Education in the Sciences]
1559(7)
Agnosticism and Christianity
1566(4)
[Agnosticism Defined]
1566(4)
George Meredith (1828-1909)
1570(3)
Modern Love
1570(2)
1 (``By this he knew she wept with waking eyes'')
1570(1)
2 (``It ended, and the morrow brought the task'')
1571(1)
17 (``At dinner, she is hostess, I am host'')
1571(1)
49 (``He found her by the ocean's moaning verge'')
1572(1)
50 (``Thus piteously Love closed what he begat'')
1572(1)
Lucifer in Starlight
1572(1)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
1573(10)
The Blessed Damozel
1574(4)
My Sister's Sleep
1578(1)
The Woodspurge
1579(1)
The House of Life
1580(3)
The Sonnet
1580(1)
Nuptial Sleep
1580(1)
19. Silent Noon
1581(1)
77. Soul's Beauty
1581(1)
78. Body's Beauty
1581(1)
97. A Superscription
1582(1)
101. The One Hope
1582(1)
Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)
1583(22)
Song (``She sat and sang alway'')
1584(1)
Song (``When I am dead, my dearest'')
1584(1)
After Death
1585(1)
Dead before Death
1585(1)
Cobwebs
1585(1)
A Triad
1586(1)
In an Artist's Studio
1586(1)
A Birthday
1587(1)
An Apple-Gathering
1587(1)
Winter: My Secret
1588(1)
Up-Hill
1589(1)
Goblin Market
1589(12)
``No, Thank You, John''
1601(1)
Promises Like Pie-Crust
1602(1)
In Progress
1603(1)
A Life's Parallels
1603(1)
Later Life
1603(1)
17 (``Something this foggy day, a something which'')
1603(1)
Cardinal Newman
1604(1)
Sleeping at Last
1604(1)
William Morris (1834-1896)
1605(16)
The Defense of Guenevere
1606(8)
The Haystack in the Floods
1614(4)
How I Became a Socialist
1618(3)
Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909)
1621(15)
Choruses from Atalanta in Calydon
1623(2)
When the Hounds of Spring
1623(1)
Before the Beginning of Years
1624(1)
Hymn to Proserpine
1625(3)
The Garden of Proserpine
1628(3)
Ave Atque Vale
1631(5)
Walter Pater (1839-1894)
1636(12)
The Renaissance
1638(7)
Preface
1638(3)
[``La Gioconda'']
1641(1)
Conclusion
1642(3)
Appreciations
1645(3)
From Style
1645(3)
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)
1648(14)
God's Grandeur
1651(1)
The Starlight Night
1651(1)
As Kingfishers Catch Fire
1652(1)
Spring
1652(1)
The Windhover
1652(1)
Pied Beauty
1653(1)
Hurrathing in Harvest
1653(1)
Binsey Poplars
1654(1)
Duns Scotus's Oxford
1654(1)
Felix Randal
1655(1)
Spring and Fall: to a young child
1655(1)
[Carrion Comfort]
1656(1)
No Worst, There Is None
1657(1)
I Wake and Feel the Fell of Dark, Not Day
1657(1)
That Nature Is a Heraclitean Fire
1658(1)
Thou Art Indeed Just, Lord
1658(1)
From Journal
1659(3)
LIGHT VERSE 1662(17)
Edward Lear (1812-1888)
1662(4)
Limerick (``There was an Old Man who supposed'')
1663(1)
How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear
1663(1)
The Jumblies
1664(1)
Cold Are the Crabs
1665(1)
Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)
1666(8)
Jabberwocky
1666(1)
[Humpty Dumpty's Explication of Jabberwocky]
1667(1)
The White Knight's Song
1668(2)
The Walrus and the Carpenter
1670(2)
The Hunting of the Snark
1672(2)
The Baker's Tale
1672(2)
W. S. Gilbert (1836-1911)
1674(5)
When I, Good Friends, Was Called to the Bar
1675(1)
If You're Anxious for to Shine in the High Aesthetic Line
1676(2)
When Britain Really Ruled the Waves
1678(1)
VICTORIAN ISSUES 1679(61)
Evolution
1679(17)
The Origin of Species
1679(7)
Charles Darwin
Struggle for Existence
1679(3)
Recapitulation and Conclusion
1682(4)
The Descent of Man
1686(4)
Charles Darwin
[Natural Selection and Sexual Selection]
1686(4)
The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley
1690(3)
Leonard Huxley
[The Huxley-Wilberforce Debate at Oxford]
1690(3)
Father and Son
1693(3)
Sir Edmund Gosse
[The Dilemma of the Fundamentalist and Scientist]
1694(2)
Industrialism: Progress or Decline?
1696(23)
A Review of Southey's Colloquies
1697(5)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
[Evidence of Progress]
1697(5)
From The Great Towns
1702(8)
Friedrich Engles
Alton Locke
1710(1)
Charles Kingsley
[A London Slum]
1710(1)
Hard Times
1711(1)
Charles Dickens
[Coketown]
1711(1)
Poverty Knock
Anonymous
1712(2)
London Labour and the London Poor
1714(1)
Henry Mayhew
[Boy Inmate of the Casual Wards]
1714(1)
The ``White Slavery'' of London Match Workers
1715(2)
Annie Besant
A Living Wage for Factory Girls at Crewe
1717(2)
Ada Nield Chew
The ``Woman Question'': The Victorian Debate About Gender
1719(21)
The Women of England: Their Social Duties and Domestic Habits
1721(2)
Sarah Stickney Ellis
[Disinterested Kindness]
1721(2)
The Angel in the House
1723(2)
Coventry Patmore
The Paragon
1723(2)
From Autobiography
1725(3)
Harriet Martineau
The Great Social Evil
Anonymous
1728(4)
A Woman's Thoughts about Women
1732(2)
Dinah Maria Mulock
[Something to Do]
1732(2)
Cassandra
1734(4)
Florence Nightingale
[Nothing to Do]
1734(4)
The Queen's Reign
1738(2)
Walter Besant
[The Transformation of Women's Status between 1837 and 1897]
1738(2)
THE NINETIES 1740(157)
Michael Field (Katherine Bradley: 1846-1914; and Edith Cooper: 1862-1913)
1742(4)
[Maids, not to you my mind doth change]
1742(1)
[A girl]
1743(1)
Unbosoming
1743(1)
[It was deep April, and the moon]
1744(1)
To Christina Rossetti
1744(1)
Nests in Elms
1745(1)
Eros
1745(1)
William Ernest Henley (1849-1903)
1746(1)
In Hospital
1746(1)
Invictus
1747(1)
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
1747(61)
Impression du Matin
1749(1)
Helas
1749(1)
E Tenebris
1750(1)
The Harlot's House
1750(2)
The Critic as Artist
1752(8)
[Criticism Itself an Art]
1752(8)
Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray
1760(1)
The Importance of Being Earnest
1761(44)
From De Profundis
1805(3)
Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
1808(48)
Mrs. Warren's Profession
1810(46)
Francis Thompson (1859-1907)
1856(5)
The Hound of Heaven
1857(4)
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge (1861-1907)
1861(2)
The Other Side of a Mirror
1861(1)
The Witch
1862(1)
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
1863(31)
The Man Who Would Be King
1865(23)
Danny Deever
1888(1)
The Widow at Windsor
1889(1)
The Ladies
1890(2)
Recessional
1892(1)
The Hyenas
1893(1)
Ernest Dowson (1867-1900)
1894(3)
Cynara
1894(1)
They Are Not Long
1895(1)
Carthusians
1895(2)
The Twentieth Century 1897(120)
Introduction
1897(17)
Timeline
1914(2)
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)
1916(36)
On the Western Circuit
1918(16)
Hap
1934(1)
The Impercipient
1935(1)
Neutral Tones
1935(1)
I Look into My Glass
1936(1)
A Broken Appointment
1936(1)
Drummer Hodge
1937(1)
The Darkling Thrush
1937(1)
The Ruined Maid
1938(1)
A Trampwoman's Traedy
1939(3)
One We Knew
1942(1)
She Hears the Storm
1943(1)
Channel Firing
1944(1)
The Convergence of the Twain
1945(1)
Ah, Are You Digging on My Grave?
1946(1)
Under the Waterfall
1947(1)
The Walk
1948(1)
The Voice
1949(1)
The Workbox
1949(1)
During Wind and Rain
1950(1)
In Time of ``The Breaking of Nations''
1951(1)
He Never Expected Much
1951(1)
Joseph Conrad (1857-1924)
1952(65)
Preface to the Nigger of the ``Narcissus''
1954(3)
[The Task of the Artist]
1954(3)
Heart of Darkness
1957(60)
THE RISE AND FALL OF EMPIRE 2017(31)
John Ruskin: From Lectures on Art
2018(2)
[Imperial Duty]
2019(1)
The Political Significance of Imperialism
2020(3)
John Atkinson Hobson
Easter 1916 Proclamation of an Irish Republic
2023(2)
Anonymous
[On the Treaty between Great Britian and Ireland]
2025(2)
Richard Mulcahy
[The Partition of India]
2027(7)
James Morris
Tryst with Density
2034(1)
Jawaharlal Nehru
From An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness
2035(6)
Chinua Achebe
A. E. Housman (1859-1936)
2041(7)
Loveliest of Trees
2042(1)
When I Was One-and-Twenty
2042(1)
To an Athlete Dying Young
2042(1)
On Wenlock Edge
2043(1)
With Rue My Heart Is Laden
2044(1)
Terence, This Is Stupid Stuff
2044(2)
The Chestnut Casts His Flambeaux
2046(1)
Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries
2047(1)
VOICES FROM WORLD WAR I 2048(477)
Rupert Brooke (1887-1915)
2049(2)
The Soldier
2050(1)
Edward Thomas (1878-1917)
2051(3)
Adlestrop
2051(1)
Tears
2052(1)
The Owl
2052(1)
Rain
2053(1)
The Cherry Trees
2053(1)
As the Team's Head Brass
2053(1)
Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967)
2054(6)
``They''
2055(1)
The Rear-Guard
2056(1)
The General
2056(1)
Glory of Women
2057(1)
Everyone Sang
2057(1)
On Passing the New Menin Gate
2057(1)
Memories of an Infantry Officer
2058(2)
[The Opening of the Battle of the Somme]
2058(2)
Ivor Gurney (1890-1937)
2060(1)
To His Love
2060(1)
The Silent One
2061(1)
Isaac Rosenberg (1890-1918)
2061(5)
Break of Day in the Trenches
2062(1)
Louse Hunting
2063(1)
Returning, We Hear the Larks
2063(1)
Dead Man's Dump
2064(2)
Wilfred Owen (1893-1918)
2066(8)
Anthem for Doomed Youth
2066(1)
Apologia Pro Poemate Meo
2067(1)
Miners
2068(1)
Dulce Et Decorum Est
2069(1)
Strange Meeting
2070(1)
Futility
2071(1)
Disabled
2071(1)
From Owen's Letters to His Mother
2072(2)
May Wedderburn Cannan (1893-1973)
2074(4)
Rouen
2074(2)
From Grey Ghosts and Voices
2076(2)
David Jones (1895-1974)
2078(7)
In Parenthesis
2079(6)
From Preface
2079(2)
From Part 7: The Five Unmistakeable Marks
2081(4)
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
2085(46)
The Madness of King Coll
2088(2)
The Stolen Child
2090(1)
Down by the Salley Gardens
2091(1)
The Rose of the World
2092(1)
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
2092(1)
The Sorrow of Love
2093(1)
When You Are Old
2093(1)
Who Goes with Fergus?
2094(1)
The Man Who Dreamed of Faeryland
2094(1)
The Secret Rose
2095(1)
The Folly of Being Comforted
2096(1)
Adam's Curse
2097(1)
No Second Troy
2098(1)
The Fascination of What's Difficult
2098(1)
September 1913
2099(1)
To a Shade
2100(1)
A Coat
2100(1)
The Wild Swans at Coole
2101(1)
In Memory of Major Robert Gregory
2102(2)
Easter 1916
2104(2)
The Second Coming
2106(1)
A Prayer for My Daughter
2107(2)
Sailing to Byzantium
2109(1)
Leda and the Swan
2110(1)
Among School Children
2111(2)
A Dialogue of Self and Soul
2113(2)
For Anne Gregory
2115(1)
Byzantium
2115(1)
Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop
2116(1)
After Long Silence
2117(1)
Lapis Lazuli
2117(2)
Long-Legged Fly
2119(1)
The Circus Animals' Desertion
2120(1)
Under Ben Bulben
2121(3)
Reveries over Childhood and Youth
2124(3)
[The Yeats Family]
2124(2)
[An Irish Literature]
2126(1)
The Trembling of the Veil
2127(4)
[London and Pre-Raphaelitism]
2127(2)
[Oscar Wilde]
2129(1)
[The Origin of The Lake Isle of Innisfree]
2130(1)
[The Rhymers' Club]
2130(1)
E. M. Forster (1879-1970)
2131(10)
A Passage to India
2133(8)
Chapter 2. Mosque
2133(8)
Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
2141(90)
The Mark on the Wall
2143(5)
Modern Fiction
2148(5)
A Room of One's Own
2153(61)
Professions for Women
2214(4)
A Sketch of the Past
2218(8)
[Moments of Being and Non-Being]
2218(8)
The Legacy
2226(5)
James Joyce (1882-1941)
2231(82)
Araby
2236(4)
The Dead
2240(29)
Ulysses
2269(40)
[Proteus]
2269(14)
[Lestrygonians]
2283(26)
Finnegans Wake
2309(4)
From Anna Livia Plurabelle
2310(3)
D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)
2313(47)
Odour of Chrysanthemums
2316(14)
The Horse Dealer's Daughter
2330(11)
Why the Novel Matters
2341(5)
Love on the Farm
2346(1)
Piano
2347(1)
Tortoise Shell
2348(1)
Tortoise Shout
2349(2)
Bavarian Gentians
2351(1)
Snake
2352(2)
Cypresses
2354(2)
How Beastly the Bourgeois Is
2356(1)
The Ship of Death
2357(3)
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
2360(48)
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
2364(3)
Sweeney Among the Nightingales
2367(1)
The Waste Land
2368(15)
The Hollow Men
2383(3)
Journey of the Magi
2386(2)
Marina
2388(1)
Four Quartets
2389(1)
Little Gidding
2389(6)
Tradition and the Individual Talent
2395(6)
The Metaphysical Poets
2401(7)
Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923)
2408(25)
The Daughters of the Late Colonel
2409(14)
The Garden Party
2423(10)
Hugh MacDiarmid (1892-1978)
2433(4)
A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle
2435(1)
Farewell to Dostoevski
2435(1)
Yet Ha'e I Silence Left
2435(1)
In Memoriam James Joyce
2436(1)
We Must Look at the Harebell
2436(1)
In the Children's Hospital
2437(1)
Another Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries
2437(1)
Jean Rhys (1894?-1979)
2437(7)
Mannequin
2438(4)
On Not Shooting Sitting Birds
2442(2)
Robert Graves (1895-1985)
2444(6)
Down, Wanton, Down!
2445(1)
Love Without Hope
2446(1)
The Cool Web
2446(1)
The Reader Over My Shoulder
2446(1)
To Juan at the Winter Solstice
2447(1)
The White Goddess
2448(1)
The Blue-Fly
2449(1)
A Slice of Wedding Cake
2450(1)
Stevie Smith (1902-1971)
2450(6)
Is It Wise?
2451(1)
Our Bog Is Dood
2451(1)
Not Waving but Drowning
2452(1)
The New Age
2453(1)
Thoughts About the Person from Porlock
2453(2)
Pretty
2455(1)
George Orwell (1903-1950)
2456(15)
Shooting an Elephant
2457(5)
Politics and the English Language
2462(9)
Samuel Beckett (1906-1989)
2471(29)
Endgame
2472(28)
W. H. Auden (1907-1973)
2500(13)
Petition
2501(1)
On This Island
2502(1)
Spain 1937
2502(3)
Musee des Beaux Arts
2505(1)
Lullaby
2505(1)
In Memory of W. B. Yeats
2506(2)
Their Lonely Betters
2508(1)
In Praise of Limestone
2509(2)
The Shield of Achilles
2511(2)
Louis MacNeice (1907-1963)
2513(3)
Sunday Morning
2513(1)
The Sunlight on the Garden
2514(1)
Bagpipe Music
2515(1)
Soap Suds
2515(1)
Star-Gazer
2516(1)
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953)
2516(9)
The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower
2517(1)
After the Funeral
2518(1)
There Was a Saviour
2519(1)
The Hunchback in the Park
2520(1)
Poem in October
2521(1)
Fern Hill
2522(2)
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
2524(1)
VOICES FROM WORLD WAR II 2525(356)
Edith Sitwell (1887-1964)
2527(1)
Still Falls the Rain
2527(1)
Henry Reed (1914-1986)
2528(3)
Lessons of the War
2529(2)
Naming of Parts
2529(1)
Judging Distances
2530(1)
Richard Hillary (1919-1943)
2531(4)
From The Last Enemy
2532(3)
Keith Douglas (1920-1944)
2535(4)
Gallantry
2536(1)
Vergissmeinnicht
2537(1)
Aristocrats
2537(1)
From Alamein to Zem Zem
2538(1)
Charles Causley (b. 1917)
2539(2)
At the British War Cemetery, Bayeux
2540(1)
Armistice Day
2540(1)
Doris Lessing (b. 1919)
2541(23)
To Room Nineteen
2542(22)
Philip Larkin (1922-1985)
2564(8)
Church Going
2565(1)
MCMXIV
2566(1)
Talking in Bed
2567(1)
Ambulances
2568(1)
High Windows
2568(1)
Sad Steps
2569(1)
The Explosion
2570(1)
Aubade
2570(2)
Nadine Gordimer (b. 1923)
2572(4)
The Moment before the Gun Went Off
2573(3)
Thom Gunn (b. 1929)
2576(4)
Considering the Snail
2576(1)
A Map of the City
2577(1)
Black Jackets
2577(1)
My Sad Captains
2578(1)
From the Wave
2579(1)
Derek Walcott (b. 1930)
2580(7)
A Far Cry from Africa
2580(1)
Nights in the Gardens of Port of Spain
2581(1)
The Glory Trumpeter
2582(1)
The Schooner Flight
2583(1)
I Adios, Carenage
2583(1)
Midsummer
2584(1)
Omeros
2585(2)
Chapter XXX
2585(2)
Ted Hughes (1930-1998)
2587(7)
Wind
2587(1)
Relic
2588(1)
Pike
2589(1)
Examination at the Womb-Door
2590(1)
Theology
2590(1)
The Seven Sorrows
2591(1)
Daffodils
2592(2)
Harold Pinter (b. 1930)
2594(22)
The Dumb Waiter
2594(22)
Chinua Achebe (b. 1930)
2616(90)
Things Fall Apart
2617(89)
Alice Munro (b. 1931)
2706(11)
Walker Brothers Cowboy
2707(10)
Geoffrey Hill (b. 1932)
2717(5)
In Memory of Jane Fraser
2717(1)
Requiem for the Plantagenet Kings
2718(1)
September Song
2718(1)
Mercian Hymns
2719(2)
6 (``The princes of Merica were badger and raven. Thrall'')
2719(1)
7 (``Gasholders, russet among fields, Milldams, marlpools'')
2719(1)
28 (``Processes of generation; deeds of settlement. The'')
2720(1)
30 (``And it seemed, while we waited, he began to walk'')
2720(1)
An Apology for the Revival of Christian Architecture in England
2721(1)
9. The Laurel Axe
2721(1)
V. S. Naipaul (b. 1932)
2722(23)
One Out of Many
2722(23)
Edna O'Brien (b. 1932)
2745(14)
Sister Imelda
2746(13)
Fleur Adcock (b. 1934)
2759(4)
The Ex-Queen Among the Astronomers
2759(1)
Poem Ended by a Death
2760(1)
The Soho Hospital for Women
2761(2)
Tony Harrison (b. 1937)
2763(5)
Heredity
2764(1)
National Trust
2764(1)
Book Ends
2765(1)
Long Distance
2766(1)
Turns
2767(1)
Marked with D.
2767(1)
Anita Desai (b. 1937)
2768(17)
Scholar and Gypsy
2768(17)
Tom Stoppard (b. 1937)
2785(30)
The Real Inspector Hound
2786(29)
Les Murray (b. 1938)
2815(3)
Noonday Axeman
2816(2)
Morse
2818(1)
Seamus Heaney (b. 1939)
2818(11)
Digging
2819(1)
The Forge
2820(1)
Punishment
2821(1)
Casualty
2822(3)
The Skunk
2825(1)
Station Island
2825(2)
12 (``Like a convalescent, I took the hand'')
2825(2)
The Sharping Stone
2827(2)
J. M. Coetzee (b. 1940)
2829(5)
From Waiting for the Barbarians
2829(5)
Eavan Boland (b. 1944)
2834(4)
That the Science of Cartography Is Limited
2835(1)
The Dolls Museum in Dublin
2836(1)
The Lost Land
2837(1)
Craig Raine (b. 1944)
2838(4)
The Onion, Memory
2839(1)
A Martian Sends a Postcard Home
2840(2)
Salman Rushdie (b. 1947)
2842(11)
The Prophet's Hair
2843(10)
James Fenton (b. 1949)
2853(3)
A German Requiem
2853(2)
Wind
2855(1)
Paul Muldoon (b. 1951)
2856(3)
Gathering Mushrooms
2856(2)
Milkwood and Monarch
2858(1)
Poems in Process
2859(22)
William Blake
2860(2)
The Tyger
2860(2)
William Wordsworth
2862(1)
She dwelt among the untrodden ways
2862(1)
Lord Byron
2863(1)
Don Juan
2863(1)
Canto 3, Stanza 9
2863(1)
Canto 14, Stanza 95
2864(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
2864(3)
O World, O Life, O Time
2865(2)
John Keats
2867(2)
The Eve of St. Agnes
2867(1)
To Autumn
2868(1)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
2869(4)
The Lady of Shalott
2869(3)
Tithonus
2872(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
2873(1)
Thou art indeed just, Lord
2873(1)
William Butler Yeats
2873(6)
The Sorrow of Love
2874(1)
Leda and the Swan
2875(2)
After Long Silence
2877(2)
D. H. Lawrence
2879(2)
The Piano
2879(2)
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHIES 2881(35)
Suggested General Readings
2881(2)
The Romantic Period
2883(8)
The Victorian Age
2891(8)
The Twentieth Century
2899(17)
GEOGRAPHIC NOMENCLATURE 2916(1)
MAP: London in the 19th and 20th Centuries 2917(1)
BRITISH MONEY 2918(3)
THE BRITISH BARONAGE 2921(5)
The Royal Lines of England and Great Britain
2923(3)
Religions in England 2926(2)
Poetic Forms and Literary Terminology 2928(17)
Permissions Acknowledgments 2945(5)
Index 2950


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