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Norton Anthology of English Literature Vol. 2 : Romantic Period,9780393975680

Norton Anthology of English Literature Vol. 2 : Romantic Period

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Pub. Date:
12/1/1999
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Summary

Collects novels, stories, poems, essays, plays, ballads, and sermons from British authors.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Seventh Edition xvii
Acknowledgments xxvii
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)
Afton Water
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
English Controversy About the Revolution
117
From a Discourse on the Love of Our Country
118
Richard Price
From Reflections on the Revolution in France
121
Edmund Burke
From A Vindication of the Rights of Men
128
Mary Wollstonecraft
From Rights of Man
133
Thomas Paine
Apocalyptic Expectations by Preachers and Poets
137
From The Three Woe-Trumpets
139
Elhanan Winchester
From The Present State of Europe Compared with Antient Prophecies
143
Joseph Priestley
From The French Revolution
144
William Blake
From America: A Prophecy
146
From Joan of Arc: An Epic Poem
147
Robert Southey
From Descriptive Sketches
149
William Wordsworth
From The Excursion
150
From Religious Musings
153
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
From Queen Mab: A Philosophical Poem
156
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Apocalypse by Imagination
161
Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)
163
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
166
Introduction
166
The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed
170
Observations on the State of Degradation...
185
Letters Written during a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark
192
Advertisement
192
Letter 1
193
Letter 4
199
Letter 8
201
Letter 19
205
Joanna Baillie (1762-1851)
209
A Winter's Day
210
Up! quit thy bower
217
Song: Woo'd and married and a'
217
William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
219
Lyrical Ballads
222
Simon Lee
222
We Are Seven
224
Lines Written in Early Spring
226
Expostulation and Reply
227
The Tables Turned
228
The Thorn
229
Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey
235
Preface to Lyrical Ballads (1802)
238
[The Subject and Language of Poetry]
239
[``What Is a Poet?'']
246
[``Emotion Recollected in Tranquillity'']
250
Strange fits of passion have I known
251
She dwelt among the untrodden ways
252
Three years she grew
252
A slumber did my spirit seal
254
I travelled among unknown men
254
Lucy Gray
254
The Two April Mornings
256
Nutting
258
The Ruined Cottage
259
Michael
270
Resolution and Independence
280
I wandered lonely as a cloud
284
My heart leaps up
285
Ode: Intimations of Immortality
286
Ode to Duty
292
The Solitary Reaper
293
Elegiac Stanzas
294
Sonnets
296
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
296
It is a beauteous evening
297
London, 1802
297
The world is too much with us
297
Surprised by joy
298
Mutability
298
Steamboats, Viaducts, and Railways
299
Extempore Effusion upon the Death of James Hogg
299
Prospectus to The Recluse
301
The Prelude, or Growth of a Poet's Mind
303
Book First. Introduction, Childhood, and School-time
305
Book Second. School-time continued
319
Book Third. Residence at Cambridge
330
[Experiences at St. John's College. The ``Heroic Argument'']
330
Book Fourth. Summer Vacation
334
[The Walks with His Terrier. The Circuit of the Lake]
334
[``The Surface of Past Time.'' The Walk Home from the Dance. The Discharged Soldier]
336
Book Fifth. Books
341
[The Dream of the Arab]
341
[The Boy of Winander]
343
[``The Mystery of Words'']
344
Book Sixth. Cambridge, and the Alps
345
[``Human Nature Seeming Born Again'']
345
[Crossing Simplon Pass]
346
Book Seventh. Residence in London
348
[The Blind Beggar. Bartholomew Fair]
348
Book Eighth. Retrospect, Love of Nature leading to Love of Man
351
[The Shepherd in the Mist. Man Still Subordinate to Nature]
351
Book Ninth. Residence in France
354
[Paris and Orleans. Becomes a ``Patriot'']
354
Book Tenth. France continued
357
[The Revolution: Paris and England]
357
[The Reign of Terror. Nightmares]
359
Book Eleventh. France, concluded
360
[Retrospect: ``Bliss Was It in That Dawn.'' Recourse to ``Reason's Naked Self'']
360
[Crisis, Breakdown, and Recovery]
363
Book Twelfth. Imagination and Taste, how impaired and restored
364
Book Thirteenth. Subject concluded
372
[Return to ``Life's Familiar Face'']
372
[Discovery of His Poetic Subject. Salisbury Plain. Sight of ``a New World'']
373
Book Fourteenth. Conclusion
377
[The Vision on Mount Snowdon. Fear vs. Love Resolved. Imagination]
377
[Conclusion: ``The Mind of Man'']
382
Dorothy Wordsworth (1771-1855)
383
From The Alfoxden Journal
385
From The Grasmere Journals
387
Grasmere---A Fragment
397
Thoughts on My Sick-Bed
399
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)
401
The Heart of Midlothian
402
Being Introductory
402
Lochinvar
413
Jock of Hazeldean
415
Proud Maisie
415
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)
416
The Eolian Harp
419
This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison
420
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
422
Kubla Khan
439
Christabel
441
Frost at Midnight
457
Dejection: An Ode
459
The Pains of Sleep
462
To William Wordsworth
464
On Donne's Poetry
466
Work without Hope
467
Epitaph
467
Biographia Literaria
467
Chapter 1
468
[The discipline of his taste at school]
468
[Bowles's sonnets]
470
[Comparison between the poets before and since Mr. Pope]
471
Chapter 4
474
[Mr. Wordsworth's earlier poems]
474
[On fancy and imagination---the investigation of the distinction important to the fine arts]
476
Chapter 13
477
[On the imagination, or esemplastic power]
477
Occasion of the Lyrical Ballads, and the objects originally proposed---preface to the second edition---the ensuring controversy, its causes and acrimony---philosophic definitions of a poem and poetry with scholia
478
Chapter 17
483
[Examination of the tenets peculiar to Mr. Wordsworth]
483
[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
[The language of Milton as much the language of real life, yea, incomparably more so than that of the cottager]
484
Lectures on Shakespeare
486
[Fancy and Imagination in Shakespeare's Poetry]
486
[Mechanic vs. Organic Form]
488
The Statesman's Manual
489
[On Symbol and Allegory]
489
[The Satanic Hero]
491
Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864)
492
Mother, I cannot mind my wheel
492
Rose Aylmer
493
Past ruined Ilion
493
Twenty years hence
493
Charles Lamb (1775-1834)
494
Christ's Hospital Five-and-Thirty Years Ago
495
Old China
505
William Hazlitt (1778-1830)
509
On Gusto
510
My First Acquaintance with Poets
513
Thomas Moore (1779-1852)
527
Belive me, if all those endearing young charms
527
The harp that once through Tara's halls
527
The time I've lost in wooing
528
Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859)
529
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
530
Preliminary Confessions
530
[The Prostitute Ann]
530
Introduction to the Pains of Opium
533
[The Malay]
533
The Pains of Opium
535
[Opium Reveries and Dreams]
535
On the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth
543
Alexander Pope
547
[The Literature of Knowledge and the Literature of Power]
547
George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824)
551
Written after Swimming from Sestos to Abydos
555
She walks in beauty
556
They say that Hope is happiness
557
When we two parted
557
Stanzas for Music
558
Darkness
559
So, we'll go no more a roving
560
When a man hath no freedom to fight for at home
561
Stanzas Written on the Road between Florence and Pisa
561
January 22nd. Missolonghi
562
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
563
Canto 1
564
[``Sin's Long Labyrinth'']
564
Canto 3
565
[``Once More Upon the Waters'']
565
[Waterloo]
569
[Napoleon]
572
[Switzerland]
575
Canto 4
582
[Venice]
582
[``Farewell!'']
585
Manfred
588
Don Juan
621
Fragment
622
Canto 1
623
[Juan and Donna Julia]
623
Canto 2
651
[The Shipwreck]
651
[Juan and Haidee]
658
Canto 3
672
[Juan and Haidee]
672
Canto 4
680
[Juan and Haidee]
680
Letters
689
To Leigh Hunt (Sept.-Oct. 30, 1815)
689
To Thomas Moore (Jan. 28, 1817)
691
To John Cam Hobhouse and Douglas Kinnaird (Jan. 19, 1819)
693
To Douglas Kinnaird (Oct. 26, 1819)
695
To Percy Bysshe Shelley (Apr. 26, 1821)
697
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
698
Mutability
701
To Wordsworth
701
Alastor; or, The Spirit of Solitude
702
Mont Blance
720
Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
723
Ozymandias
725
Stanzas Written in Dejection---December 1818, near Naples
726
A Song: ``Men of England''
727
England in 1819
728
To Sidmouth and Castlereagh
728
The Indian Girl's Song [The Indian Serenade]
729
Ode to the West Wind
730
Prometheus Unbound
732
Preface
733
From Act 1
736
Act 2
742
Scene 4
742
Scene 5
746
Act 3
749
Scene 1
749
From Scene 4
751
From Act 4
754
The Cloud
763
To a Sky-Lark
765
To Night
767
To --- [Music, when soft voices die]
768
The flower that smiles today
768
O World, O Life, O Time
769
Choruses from Hellas
769
Worlds on worlds
769
The world's great age
771
Adonais
772
A Dirge
786
When the lamp is shattered
786
To Jane (The keen stars were twinkling)
787
Lines Written in the Bay of Lerici
788
From A Defence of Poetry
789
John Clare (1793-1864)
802
The Nightingale's Nest
803
Pastoral Poesy
805
Mouse's Nest
807
A Vision
807
I Am
808
An Invite to Eternity
808
Clock a Clay
809
The Peasant Poet
810
Song [I hid my love]
810
Song [I peeled bits of straw]
811
Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1793-1835)
812
England's Dead
813
The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers in New England
814
Casabianca
815
The Homes of England
817
A Spirit's Return
818
John Keats (1795-1821)
823
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
826
Sleep and Poetry
827
[O for Ten Years]
827
On Seeing the Elgin Marbles
828
Endymion: A Poetic Romance
829
Preface
829
Book 1
830
[A Thing of Beauty]
830
[The ``Pleasure Thermometer'']
831
On Sitting Down to Read King Lear Once Again
833
When I have fears that I may cease to be
833
To Homer
834
The Eve of St. Agnes
834
Why did I laugh tonight? No voice will tell
844
Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art
845
La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad
845
Sonnet to Sleep
847
Ode to Psyche
847
Ode to a Nightingale
849
Ode on a Grecian Urn
851
Ode on Melancholy
853
Ode on Indolence
854
Lamia
856
To Autumn
872
The Fall of Hyperion: A Dream
873
Letters
886
To Benjamin Bailey (Nov. 22, 1817)
887
To George and Thomas Keats (Dec. 21, 27 [?], 1817)
889
To John Hamilton Reynolds (Feb. 3, 1818)
890
To John Taylor (Feb. 27, 1818)
891
To John Hamilton Reynolds (May 3, 1818)
892
To Richard Woodhouse (Oct. 27, 1818)
894
To George and Georgiana Keats (Feb. 14-May 3, 1819)
896
To Fanny Brawne (July 25, 1819)
900
To Percy Bysshe Shelley (Aug. 16, 1820)
901
To Charles Brown (Nov. 30, 1820)
902
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851)
903
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus
905
Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802-1838)
1034
The Proud Ladye
1035
Love's Last Lesson
1037
Revenge
1040
The Little Shroud
1041
Poems in Process
A-1
William Blake
A-2
The Tyger
A-2
William Wordsworth
A-4
She dwelt among the untrodden ways
A-4
Lord Byron
A-5
Don Juan
A-5
Canto 3, Stanza 9
A-5
Canto 14, Stanza 95
A-6
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A-6
O World, O Life, O Time
A-7
John Keats
A-9
The Eve of St. Agnes
A-9
To Autumn
A-10
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
A-11
The Lady of Shalott
A-11
Tithonus
A-14
Gerard Manley Hopkins
A-15
Thou art indeed just, Lord
A-15
William Butler Yeats
A-15
The Sorrow of Love
A-16
Leda and the Swan
A-17
After Long Silence
A-19
D. H. Lawrence
A-21
The Piano
A-21
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHIES A-23
Suggested General Readings
A-23
The Romantic Period
A-25
``The Persistence of English''
A-35
Geoffrey Nunberg
GEOGRAPHIC NOMENCLATURE A-50
BRITISH MONEY A-51
THE BRITISH BARONAGE A-54
The Royal Lines of England and Great Britain
A-56
RELIGIONS IN ENGLAND A-59
POETIC FORMS AND LITERARY TERMINOLOGY A-61
Permissions Acknowledgments A-78
Index A-79


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