9781405190756

Romanticism : An Anthology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781405190756

  • ISBN10:

    1405190752

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/30/2012
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

This new edition of the groundbreaking Romanticism: An Anthology is the only book of its kind to contain complete texts of a wide range of Romantic works, including Blakes Songs of Innocence and of Experience, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, and Urizen; Wordsworth and Coleridges Lyrical Ballads (1798); Wordsworths Two-Part Prelude; early and revised versions of Coleridges The Eolian Harp, This Lime-Tree Bower my Prison, Frost at Midnight, and The Ancient Mariner; Shelleys Prometheus Unbound, Epipsychidion and Adonais; Byrons Childe Harolds Pilgrimage Canto III and Don Juan Dedication and Cantos I and II; and Keatss Odes, the two Hyperions, Lamia, Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It also carries explanatory annotations and author headnotes. Updated to incorporate the latest scholarly findings, it remains the essential text on Romanticism. Don Juan Dedication and Cantos I and II; and Keatss Odes, the two Hyperions, Lamia, Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It also carries explanatory annotations and author headnotes. Updated to incorporate the latest scholarly findings, it remains the essential text on Romanticism. Includes all texts from the third edition, with the addition of Keatss Isabella and Shelleys Epipsychidion, as well as a selection of the poems of Walter Scott Includes a wider and deeper selection of texts by the Big Six male poets (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron and Shelley) than any competing volume Includes a generous range of texts by female Romantic poets All editorial materials, including annotations, author headnotes, and prefatory materials, have been revised for the new edition The only book to contain complete texts, edited for this volume from manuscript and early printed sources by Wu, along with explanatory annotations and author headnotes Contains everything teachers and students require for an in-depth survey of the principal writings to emerge from the British Romantic period The most widely-used teaching anthology in the field in the UK

Author Biography

Duncan Wu is Professor of English at Georgetown University, a former Professor of English Literature at the Universities of Glasgow and Oxford, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. His publications include A Companion to Romanticism (Blackwell, 1997) and Romantic Women Poets: An Anthology (Blackwell, 1997). He is Vice-Chairman of the Keats–Shelley Memorial Association and The Charles Lamb Society.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations xxviii

List of Plates xxix

Abbreviations xxx

Introduction xxxii

Editor's Note on the Fourth Edition xlv

Editorial Principles xlvi

Acknowledgements xlviii

A Romantic Timeline 1770–1851 li

Richard Price (1723–1791) 3

Thomas Warton (1728–1790) 6

Edmund Burke (1729/30–1797) 8

William Cowper (1731–1800) 17

Thomas Paine (1737–1809) 24

Anna Seward (1742–1809) 29

Anna Laetitia Barbauld (née Aikin) (1743–1825) 34

Hannah More (1745–1833) 55

Charlotte Smith (née Turner) (1749–1806) 81

George Crabbe (1754–1832) 146

William Godwin (1756–1836) 155

Ann Yearsley (née Cromartie) (1756–1806) 160

William Blake (1757–1827) 174

Mary Robinson (née Darby) (1758–1800) 250

Robert Burns (1759–1796) 265

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797) 281

Helen Maria Williams (1761–1827) 291

Joanna Baillie (1762–1851) 313

William Lisle Bowles (1762–1851) 321

John Thelwall (1764–1834) 322

William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lyrical Ballads (1798) 333

William Wordsworth (1770–1850) 420

Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832) 597

Dorothy Wordsworth (1771–1855) 603

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834) 611

Francis, Lord Jeffrey (1773–1850) 734

Robert Southey (1774–1843) 741

Charles Lamb (1775–1834) 756

William Hazlitt (1778–1830) 774

James Henry Leigh Hunt (1784–1859) 816

Thomas De Quincey (1785–1859) 829

Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786–1846) 858

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1788–1824) 862

Richard Woodhouse, Jr (1788–1834) 1067

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822) 1070

John Clare (1793–1864) 1271

Felicia Dorothea Hemans (née Browne) (1793–1835) 1290

John Gibson Lockhart (1794–1854) 1375

John Keats (1795–1821) 1384

Hartley Coleridge (1796–1849) 1503

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (née Godwin) (1797–1851) 1505

Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802–1838) 1512

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861) 1532

Index of First Lines 1538

Index to Headnotes and Notes 1543

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