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Longman Anthology of British Literature, Vol. 1
     

Longman Anthology of British Literature, Vol. 1

by David Damrosch, William Chapman Sharpe, Anne Howland Schotter, Dettmar Kevin J. H., Susan J. Wolfson
 

ISBN-10: 0321011732

ISBN-13: 9780321011732

Pub. Date: 07/09/1998

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

The Longman Anthology of British Literature is the first new anthology of British literature to appear in over 25 years. A major work of scholarship, it brings together an extraordinary collection of writings spanning some 1300 years of literary history from the Middle Ages to the present. Volume One covers The Middle Ages, The Early Modern Period, and The

Overview

The Longman Anthology of British Literature is the first new anthology of British literature to appear in over 25 years. A major work of scholarship, it brings together an extraordinary collection of writings spanning some 1300 years of literary history from the Middle Ages to the present. Volume One covers The Middle Ages, The Early Modern Period, and The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century. The text aims to give a less monumental, more contextualized presentation of British literature. The traditional canonical writers are fully represented, with coverage of such central figures as Spencer, Milton, and Shakespeare. But alongside these are numerous other literary voices, especially those of women. The most distinctive feature of the anthology are groupings of texts that allow contemporary social, political, and literary controversies to unfold in the voices of those who participated in them, thus enabling the great works of British literature to be taught in the context of their times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321011732
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/09/1998
Series:
HarperCollins Introduction to British Literature Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
2963
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.13(h) x 2.39(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xxix(6)
Acknowledgments xxxv
The Middle Ages 2(566)
Before the Norman Conquest
27(125)
BEOWULF
27(68)
THE TAIN BO CUAILNGE
95(19)
The Pillow Talk
97(6)
The Train Begins
103(1)
The Last Battle
104(10)
JUDITH
114(6)
THE DREAM OF THE FOOD
120(4)
PERSPECTIVES: ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS ENCOUNTERS
124(15)
BEDE
126(1)
From An Ecclesiastical History of the English People
126(5)
BISHOP ASSER
131(1)
From The Life of King Alfred
132(2)
KING ALFRED
134(1)
Preface to Saint Gregory's Pastoral Care
134(1)
OHTHERE'S JOURNEYS
135(3)
THE ANGLO-SAXON CHRONICLE
138(1)
Stamford Bridge and Hastings
138(1)
TALIESIN
139(4)
Urien Yrechwydd
140(1)
The Battle of Argoed Llwyfain
141(1)
The War-Band's Return
141(2)
Lament for Owain Son of Urien
143(1)
THE WANDERER
143(3)
WULF AND EADWACER and THE WIFE'S LAMENT
146(3)
RIDDLES
149(3)
Three Anglo-Latin Riddles by Aldhelm
150(1)
Five Old English Riddles
150(2)
After the Norman Conquest
152(18)
PERSPECTIVES: ARTHURIAN MYTH IN THE HISTORY OF BRITAIN
152(18)
GEOFFREY OF MONMOUTH
153(2)
From History of the Kings of Britain
155(10)
GERALD OF WALES
165(1)
From The Instruction of Princes
165(2)
EDWARD I
167(1)
Letter sent to the Papal Court
167(2)
COMPANION READING A Report to Edward I
169(1)
Arthurian Romance
170(267)
MARIE DE FRANCE
170(15)
LAIS
171(1)
Prologue
171(1)
Lanval
172(13)
SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT
185(57)
SIR THOMAS MALORY
242(30)
MORTE DARTHUR
243(1)
from Caxton's Prologue
243(2)
The Miracle of Galahad
245(7)
The Poisoned Apple
252(10)
The Day of Destiny
262(10)
GEOFFREY CHAUCER
272(122)
The Parliament of Fowls
276(17)
THE CANTERBURY TALES
293(17)
The General Prologue
293(20)
The Miller's Tale
313(1)
The Introduction
314(1)
The Tale
315(14)
The Wife of Bath's Prologue
329(19)
The Wife of Bath's Tale
348(9)
The Pardoner's Prologue
357(4)
The Pardoner's Tale
361(11)
The Nun's Priest's Tale
372(15)
The Parson's Tale
387(1)
The Introduction
388(1)
from The Tale
389(1)
The Remedy for the Sin of Lechery
390(2)
Chaucer's Retraction
392(1)
To His Scribe Adam
392(1)
Complaint to His Purse
393(1)
WILLIAM LANGLAND
394(43)
Piers Plowman
396(1)
Prologue
396(5)
Passus 2
401(5)
Passus 6
406(8)
Passus 18
414(11)
PIERS PLOWMAN IN CONTEXT: THE RISING OF 1381
425(1)
from The Anonimalle Chronicle [Wat Tyler's Demands to Richard II, and His Death]
426(5)
Three Poems on the Rising of 1381 John Ball's First Letter
431(1)
John Ball's Second Letter
431(1)
The Course of Revolt
432(2)
John Gower form The Voice of One Crying
434(3)
Mystical Writings
437(44)
RICHARD ROLLE
438(7)
The Fire of Love
438(1)
Prologue
438(2)
Chapter 2. No one attains supreme devotion quickly
440(1)
Chapter 12. About not judging another, but rather giving thanks
441(1)
Chapter 15. How and when he was urged to the solitary life
442(3)
from THE CLOUD OF UNKNOWING
445(2)
JULIAN OF NORWICH
447(14)
A Book of Showings
448(1)
[Three Graces, Illness. The First Relevational]
448(4)
[Christ Draws Julian in Through His Wound]
452(1)
[The Necessity of Sin, and of Hating Sin]
453(2)
[God as Father, Mother, Husband]
455(5)
[The Meaning of the Visions Is Love]
460(1)
THE SECOND PLAY OF THE SHEPHERDS
461(20)
Literature of Travel: Marvels and Pilgrimage
481(77)
THE VOYAGE OF SAINT BRENDAN
482(10)
from The Voyage of Saint Brendan
483(9)
SIR JOHN MANDEVILLE
492(8)
The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
493(1)
from Chapter 30. Of the royal estate of Prester John
493(3)
from Chapter 31. Of the head of the devil in the Vale Perilous
496(2)
Chapter 33. Of the mountains of gold, which the ants watch over
498(2)
MARGERY KEMPE
500(20)
The Book of Margery Kempe
502(1)
The Preface
502(1)
[Life and Tempatations, Revelation, Desire for Foreign Pilgrimagel]
502(10)
[Visit with Julian of Norwich]
512(2)
[Pilgrimage to Jerusalem]
514(4)
[Mystic Marriage with God]
518(2)
MIDDLE ENGLISH LYRICS
520(16)
The Cuckoo Song ("Summer is icumen in")
522(1)
Spring ("Lenten is come with love to toune")
523(1)
Alisoun ("Bitwene Mersh and Averil")
523(2)
I Have a Noble Cock
525(1)
My Lefe Is Faren in Lond
525(1)
Fowles in the Frith
525(1)
Abuse of Women ("In every place ye may well see")
525(2)
The Irish Dancer ("Gode sire pray ich thee")
527(1)
A Forsaken Maiden's Lament ("I lovede a child of this cuntree")
527(1)
The Wily Clerk ("This enther day I mete a clerke")
528(1)
Jolly Jankin ("As I went on Yol Day in our procession")
528(2)
Adam Lay Ibounden
530(1)
I Sing of a Maiden
530(1)
In Praise of Mary ("Edi be thu, Hevene Quene")
531(1)
Marry Is with Child ("Under a tree")
532(1)
Sweet Jesus, King of Bliss
533(1)
Now Goeth Sun under Wood
534(1)
Jesus, My Sweet Lover ("Jesu Christ, my lemmon Swete")
535(1)
Contempt of the World ("Where beth they biforen us weren")
535(1)
THE TALE OF TALIESIN
536(13)
DAFYDD AP GWILYM
549(9)
Aubade
551(1)
One Saving Place
552(1)
The Girls of Llanbadarn
553(1)
Tale of a Wayside Inn
554(2)
The Hateful Husband
556(1)
The Winter
557(1)
The Ruin
558(1)
Middle Scots Poets
558(10)
WILLIAM DUNBAR
559(5)
Lament for the Makars
559(3)
Done Is a Battell
562(1)
In Secreit Place This Hyndir Nycht
563(1)
ROBERT HENRYSON
564(4)
Robene and Makyne
565(3)
The Early Modern Period 568(1410)
JOHN SKELTON
589(30)
Philip Sparrow
590(29)
SIR THOMAS WYATT
619(10)
The Long Love, That in My Thought Doth Harbor
620(1)
COMPANION READING Petrarch, Sonnet 140
621(1)
Whoso List to Hunt
621(1)
COMPANION READING Petrarch, Sonnet 190
622(1)
My Galley
622(1)
They Flee from Me
623(1)
Some Time I Fled the Fire
623(1)
My Lute, Awake!
623(1)
Tagus, Farewell
624(1)
Forget Not Yet
624(1)
Blame Not My Lute
625(1)
Lucks, My Fair Falcon, and Your Fellows All
626(1)
Stand Whoso List
626(1)
Mine Own John Poyns
627(2)
HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY
629(7)
Love That Doth Reign and Live within My Thought
630(1)
Th'Assyrians' King, in Peace with Foul Desire
630(1)
Set Me Whereas the Sun Doth Parch the Green
630(1)
The Soote Season
631(1)
Alas, So All Things Now Do Hold Their Peace
631(1)
COMPANION READING Petrarch, Sonnet 164
631(1)
So Cruel Prison
632(1)
London, Hast Thou Accused Me
633(2)
Wyatt Resteth Here
635(1)
My Radcliffe, When Thy Reckless Youth Offends
636(1)
SIR THOMAS MORE
636(71)
Utopia
637(70)
PERSPECTIVES: GOVERNMENT AND SELF-GOVERNMENT
707(21)
WILLIAM TYNDALE
708(1)
from The Obedience of a Christian Man
708(1)
JUAN LUIS VIVES
709(1)
from Instruction of a Christian Woman
709(1)
SIR THOMAS ELYOT
710(3)
from The Book Named the Governor
711(1)
from The Defence of Good Women
712(1)
JOHN PONET
713(2)
from A Short Treatise of Political Power
713(2)
JOHN FOXE
715(3)
from The Book of Martyrs
716(2)
RICHARD HOOKER
718(2)
from The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity
718(2)
JAMES I (JAMES VI OF SCOTLAND)
720(2)
from The True Law of Free Monarchies
721(1)
BALDASSARE CASTIGLIONE
722(2)
from The Book of the Courtier
723(1)
ROGER ASCHAM
724(2)
from The Schoolmaster
724(2)
RICHARD MULCASTER
726(2)
from The First Part of the Elementary
726(2)
GEORGE GASCOIGNE
728(7)
Seven Sonnets to Alexander Neville
728(3)
Woodmanship
731(4)
EDMUND SPENSER
735(176)
The Shepherdes Calender
736(4)
October
736(4)
THE FAERIE QUEENE
740(1)
A Letter of the Authors
741(3)
Book 1
744(135)
Book 2, Canto 12
879(19)
Amoretti
898(3)
1 ("Happy ye leaves when as those lilly hands")
898(1)
4 ("New yeare forth looking out of Janus gate")
898(1)
13 ("In that proud port, which her so goodly graceth")
898(1)
22 ("This holy season fit to fast and pray")
899(1)
62 ("The weary yeare his race now having run")
899(1)
65 ("The doubt which ye misdeeme, fayre love, is vaine")
899(1)
66 ("To all those happy blessings which ye have")
900(1)
68 ("The most glorious Lord of lyfe that on this day")
900(1)
75 ("One day I wrote her name upon the strand")
901(1)
Epithalamion
901(10)
SIR PHILIP SIDNEY
911(83)
The Apology for Poetry
913(41)
THE APOLOGY IN CONTEXT: The Art of Poetry
946(1)
Stephen Gosson from The School of Abuse
946(2)
George Puttenham from The Art of English Poesie
948(2)
George Gascoigne from Certain Notes of Instruction
950(2)
Samuel Daniel from A Defense of Rhyme
952(2)
The Arcadia
954(33)
Book 1
954(33)
Astrophil and Stella
987(7)
1 ("Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show")
987(1)
31 ("With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the skies")
987(1)
39 ("Come sleep, O sleep, the certain knot of peace")
988(1)
45 ("Stella oft sees the very face of woe")
988(1)
60 ("When my good Angel guides me to the place")
988(1)
71 ("Who will in fairest book of Nature know")
989(1)
Fourth song (" Only joy, now here you are")
989(1)
Eighth song ("In a grove most rich of shade")
990(3)
106 ("O absent presence, Stella is not here")
993(1)
108 ("When sorrow (using mine own fire's might)")
993(1)
ISABELLA WHITNEY
994(16)
I. W. To Her Unconstant Lover
994(4)
The Admonition by the Author
998(3)
A Careful Complaint by the Unfortunate Author
1001(1)
The Manner of Her Will
1002(8)
MARY HERBERT, COUNTESS OF PEMBROKE
1010(11)
Even Now That Care
1010(3)
To Thee Pure Sprite
1013(2)
Psalm 71: In Te Domini Speravi ("On thee my trust is grounded")
1015(3)
COMPANION READING Miles Coverdale: Psalm 71
1018(1)
Psalm 121: Levavi Oculos ("Unto the hills, I now will bend")
1018(1)
The Doleful Lay of Clorinda
1019(2)
ELIZABETH I
1021(15)
Written with a Diamond on Her Window at Woodstock
1023(1)
Written on a Wall at Woodstock
1024(1)
The Doubt of Future Foes
1024(1)
On Monsieur's Departure
1024(1)
Psalm 13 ("Fools that true faith yet never had")
1025(1)
The Meters of Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy
1025(2)
Book 1, No. 2 ("O in how headlong depth the drowned mind is dim")
1025(1)
Book 1, No. 7 ("Dim clouds")
1026(1)
Book 2, No. 3 ("In pool when Phoebus with reddy wain")
1027(1)
SPEECHES
1027(1)
On Marriage
1027(1)
On Mary, Queen of Scots
1028(3)
On Mary's Execution
1031(2)
To the English Troops at Tilbury
1033(1)
The Golden Speech
1034(2)
AEMILIA LANYER
1036(10)
The Description of Cookham
1036(5)
Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum
1041(5)
To the Doubtful Reader
1041(1)
To the Virtuous Reader
1041(1)
[Invocation]
1042(1)
[Against Beauty Without Virtue]
1043(1)
[Pilate's Wife Apologizes for Eve]
1044(2)
SIR WALTER RALEIGH
1046(32)
Nature That Washed Her Hands in Milk
1047(1)
To the Queen
1048(1)
On the Life of Man
1049(1)
The Author's Epitaph, Made by Himself
1049(1)
As You Came from the Holy Land
1049(2)
from The 21st and Last Book of the Ocean to Cynthia
1051(4)
The Discovery of the Large, Rich and Beautiful Empire of Guiana
1055(23)
from Epistle Dedicatory
1055(2)
To the Reader
1057(3)
[The Amazons]
1060(1)
[The Orinoco]
1061(1)
[The King of Aromaia]
1062(2)
[The New World of Guiana]
1064(2)
THE DISCOVERY IN CONTEXT: Voyage Literature
1066(1)
Arthur Barlow from The First Voyage Made to the Coasts of America
1067(4)
Thomas Hariot from A Brief and True Report of the Newfound Land of Virginia
1071(3)
Rene Landonniere from A Notable History Containing Four Voyages Made to Florida
1074(3)
Michel de Montaigne from Of Cannibals
1077(1)
RICHARD BARNFIELD
1078(20)
The Affectionate Shepherd
1079(16)
Sonnets from Cynthia
1095(3)
1 ("Sporting at fancy, setting light by love")
1095(1)
5 ("It is reported of fair Thetis' son")
1095(1)
9 ("Diana (on a time) walking the wood")
1096(1)
11 ("Sighing, and sadly sitting by my love")
1096(1)
13 ("Speak, Echo, tell; how may I call my love?")
1096(1)
19 ("Ah no; nor I myself: though my pure love")
1097(1)
CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE
1098(68)
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
1098(2)
COMPANION READING Sir Walter Raleigh: The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
1099(1)
Hero and Leander
1100(17)
The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus
1117(49)
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
1166(109)
SONNETS
1169(10)
1 ("From fairest creatures we desire increase")
1169(1)
12 ("When I do count the clock that tells the time")
1169(1)
15 ("When I consider every thing that grows")
1170(1)
18 ("Shall I compare thee to a summer's day")
1170(1)
20 ("A woman's face with Nature's own hand painted")
1170(1)
29 ("When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes")
1171(1)
31 ("Thy bosom is endeared with all hearts")
1171(1)
33 ("Full many a glorious morning have I seen")
1171(1)
35 ("No more be grieved at that which thou hast done")
1172(1)
55 ("Not marble nor the gilded monuments")
1172(1)
60 ("Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore")
1172(1)
73 ("That time of year thou mayst in me behold")
1173(1)
80 ("O, how I faint when I of you do write")
1173(1)
86 ("Was it the proud full sail of his great verse")
1173(1)
87 ("Farewell! Thou art too dear for my possessing")
1174(1)
93 ("So shall I live, supposing thou art true")
1174(1)
104 ("To me, fair friend, you never can be old")
1175(1)
106 ("When in the chronicle of wasted time")
1175(1)
107 ("Not mine own fears nor the prophetic soul")
1175(1)
116 ("Let me not to the marriage of true minds")
1176(1)
123 ("No, Time, thou shalt not boast that I do change")
1176(1)
124 ("If my dear love were but the child of state")
1176(1)
126 ("O thou, my lovely boy, who in thy power")
1177(1)
130 ("My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun")
1177(1)
138 ("When my love swears that she is made of truth")
1178(1)
144 ("Two loves I have, of comfort and despair")
1178(1)
152 ("In loving thee thou know'st I am forsworn")
1178(1)
Othello, the Moor of Venice
1179(96)
OTHELLO IN CONTEXT: Ethnography in the Literature of Travel and Colonization
1261(1)
Peter Martyr from Decades of the New World
1261(4)
Pliny the Elder from The History of the World
1265(6)
Leo Africanus from The History and Description of Africa
1265(6)
Edmund Spenser from A View of the Present State of Ireland
1271(2)
Sir John Smith from The General History of Virginia, New England and the Summer Isles
1273(2)
ELIZABETH CARY
1275(54)
The Tragedy of Mariam, The Fair Queen of Jewry
1277(52)
PERSPECTIVES: TRACTS ON WOMEN AND GENDER
1329(26)
DESIDERIUS ERASMUS
1330(2)
from In Laude and Praise of Matrimony
1331(1)
BARNABE RICHE
1332(1)
from My Lady's Looking Glass
1332(1)
MARGARET TYLER
1333(2)
from Preface to The First Part of the Mirror of Princely Deeds
1334(1)
JOSEPH SWETNAM
1335(3)
from The Arraignment of Lewd, Idle, Forward, and Inconstant Women
1336(2)
RACHEL SPEGHT
1338(6)
from A Muzzle for Melastomus
1339(5)
ESTHER SOWERNAM
1344(3)
from Ester Hath Hanged Haman
1344(3)
HIC MULIER AND HAEC VIR
1347(8)
from Hic-Mulier; or, The Man-Woman
1348(2)
from Haec Vir; or, The Womanish Man
1350(5)
THOMAS DEKKER and THOMAS MIDDLETON
1355(88)
The Roaring Girl; or, Moll Cut-Purse
1357(86)
THE ROARING GIRL IN CONTEXT: City Life
1425(2)
Barnabe Riche from My Lady's Looking Glass
1427(1)
Robert Greene from A Notable Discovery of Cosenage
1428(1)
Thomas Dekker from Lantern and Candlelight
1429(3)
Thomas Deloney from Thomas of Reading
1432(7)
Thomas Nashe from Pierce Penniless
1439(2)
King James I from A Counterblast to Tobacco
1441(2)
BEN JONSON
1443(106)
Volpone; or, The Fox
1444(87)
On Something, That Walks Somewhere
1531(1)
On My First Daughter
1531(1)
To John Donne
1532(1)
On My First Son
1532(1)
Inviting a Friend to Supper
1532(1)
To Penshurst
1533(2)
Song to Celia
1535(1)
Queen and Huntress
1536(1)
To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author, Mr. William Shakespeare, and What He Hath Left Us
1536(2)
To the Immortal Memory, and Friendship of that Noble Pair, Sir Lucius Cary and Sir H. Morison
1538(3)
Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue
1541(8)
JOHN DONNE
1549(22)
The Good Morrow
1550(1)
Song ("Go, and catch a falling star")
1551(1)
The Undertaking
1552(1)
The Sun Rising
1552(1)
The Indifferent
1553(1)
The Canonization
1554(1)
Air and Angels
1555(1)
Break of Day
1555(1)
A Valediction: of Weeping
1556(1)
Love's Alchemy
1557(1)
The Flea
1557(1)
The Bait
1558(1)
The Apparition
1558(1)
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
1559(1)
The Ecstasy
1560(2)
The Funeral
1562(1)
The Relic
1562(1)
Elegy 19: To His Mistress Going to Bed
1563(1)
Holy Sonnets
1564(4)
1 ("As due by many titles I resign")
1564(1)
2 ("Oh my black soul! Now thou art summoned")
1565(1)
3 ("This is my play's last scene, here heavens appoint")
1565(1)
4 ("At the round earth's imagined corners, blow")
1565(1)
5 ("If poisonous minerals, and if that tree")
1566(1)
6 ("Death be not proud, though some have called thee")
1566(1)
7 ("Spit in my face ye Jews, and pierce my side")
1566(1)
8 ("Why are we by all creatures waited on?")
1567(1)
9 ("What if this present were the world's last night?")
1567(1)
10 ("Batter my heart, three-personed God; for, you")
1567(1)
11 ("Wilt thou love God, as he thee? Then digest")
1568(1)
12 ("Father, part of his double interest")
1568(1)
Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions
1568(1)
["For whom the bell tolls"]
1568(1)
from A Sermon Preached to the Honorable Company of the Virginia Plantation
1569(2)
LADY MARY WROTH
1571(7)
Pamphilia to Amphilanthus
1573(5)
1 ("When night's black mantle could most darkness prove")
1573(1)
16 ("Am I thus conquered? Have I lost the powers")
1573(1)
17 ("Truly poor Night thou welcome art to me")
1573(1)
26 ("When everyone to pleasing pastime hies")
1574(1)
28. Song ("Sweetest love, return again")
1574(1)
39 ("Take heed mine eyes, how you your looks do cast")
1575(1)
40 ("False hope which feeds but to destroy, and spill")
1575(1)
48 ("If ever Love had force in human breast?")
1575(1)
68 ("My pain, still smothered in my grieved breast")
1576(1)
74. Song ("Love a child is ever crying")
1576(1)
from A Crown of Sonnets Dedicated to Love
1576(1)
77 ("In this strange labyrinth how shall I turn?")
1576(1)
83 ("How blessed be they then, who his favors prove")
1577(1)
103 ("My muse now happy, lay thyself to rest")
1577(1)
ROBERT HERRICK
1578(5)
The Argument of His Book
1578(1)
Delight in Disorder
1579(1)
Corinna's Going A-Maying
1579(2)
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
1581(1)
The Hock-Cart, or Harvest Home
1581(1)
His Prayer to Ben Jonson
1582(1)
Upon Julia's Clothes
1583(1)
Upon His Spaniel Tracie
1583(1)
GEORGE HERBERT
1583(13)
The Altar
1584(1)
Redemption
1585(1)
Easter
1585(1)
Easter Wings
1586(1)
Affliction (1)
1586(2)
Prayer (1)
1588(1)
Jordan (1)
1588(1)
Church Monuments
1589(1)
The Windows
1589(1)
Denial
1590(1)
Virtue
1591(1)
Man
1591(1)
Jordan (2)
1592(1)
Time
1593(1)
The Collar
1593(1)
The Pulley
1594(1)
The Forerunners
1595(1)
Love (3)
1596(1)
PERSPECTIVES: EMBLEM, STYLE, AND METAPHOR
1596(13)
GEOFFREY WHITNEY
1599(1)
The Phoenix
1599(1)
BEN JONSON
1600(4)
from Timber: or Discoveries
1600(4)
GIORDANO BRUNO
1604(1)
from On the Composition of Images, Signs, and Ideas
1604(1)
CONTE EMMANUELE TESAURO
1605(2)
from Through the Lens of Aristotle
1606(1)
RICHARD CRASHAW
1607(2)
To the Noblest and best of Ladies, the Countess of Denbigh
1608(1)
RICHARD LOVELACE
1609(5)
To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
1610(1)
The Grasshopper
1610(2)
To Althea, from Prison
1612(1)
Love Made in the First Age: To Chloris
1612(2)
HENRY VAUGHAN
1614(8)
Regeneration
1615(2)
The Retreat
1617(1)
Silence, and Stealth of Days
1618(1)
The World
1618(2)
They Are All Gone into the World of Light!
1620(1)
The Night
1621(1)
ANDREW MARVELL
1622(24)
The Coronet
1624(1)
Bermudas
1624(1)
The Nymph Complaining for the Death of Her Fawn
1625(3)
To His Coy Mistress
1628(1)
The Definition of Love
1629(1)
The Mower Against Gardens
1630(1)
The Mower's Song
1631(1)
The Garden
1631(2)
from Upon Appleton House
1633(10)
An Horatian Ode Upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland
1643(3)
KATHERINE PHILIPS
1646(9)
Friendship in Emblem, or the Seal
1647(1)
Upon the Double Murder of King Charles
1648(1)
On the Third of September, 1651
1649(1)
To the Truly Noble, and Obliging Mrs. Anne Owen
1650(1)
To Mrs. Mary Awbrey at Parting
1651(1)
To My Excellent Lucasia, on Our Friendship
1652(1)
The World
1653(2)
The Development of English Prose 1655(323)
FRANCIS BACON
1655(8)
Of Truth
1656(1)
Of Marriage and Single Life
1657(1)
Of Superstition
1658(1)
Of Plantations
1659(2)
Of Studies [version of 1597]
1661(1)
Of Studies [version of 1625]
1662(1)
THE KING JAMES BIBLE
1663(3)
Genesis 2-3
1663(3)
LADY MARY WROTH
1666(4)
from The Countess of Montgomery's Urania
1666(4)
THOMAS HOBBES
1670(3)
Leviathan
1670(3)
Chapter 13. Of the Natural Condition of Mankind as Concerning their Felicity, and Misery
1670(3)
SIR THOMAS BROWNE
1673(17)
Religio Medici
1674(4)
from Part 1
1674(4)
Pseudodoxia Epidemica
1678(2)
Book 1, Chapter 1. Of the first Cause of Common Errors; the common infirmity of Human Nature
1678(2)
Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial
1680(10)
from Chapter 1
1680(4)
Chapter 5
1684(6)
ROBERT BURTON
1690(8)
The Anatomy of Melancholy
1690(8)
[The Utopia of Democritus]
1690(6)
Division of the Body, Humors, Spirits
1696(2)
PERSPECTIVES: THE CIVIL WAR, OR THE WARS OF THREE KINGDOMS
1698(31)
JOHN GAUDEN
1701(3)
from Eikon Basilike
1702(2)
JOHN MILTON
1704(7)
from Eikonoklastes
1705(6)
THE PETITION OF THE GENTLEWOMEN AND TRADESMEN'S WIVES
1711(4)
JOHN LILBURNE
1715(3)
from England's New Chains Discovered
1715(3)
OLIVER CROMWELL
1718(4)
from Letters from Ireland
1719(3)
JOHN O'DWYER OF THE GLENN
1722(2)
THE STORY OF ALEXANDER AGNEW; OR, JOCK OF BROAD SCOTLAND
1724(1)
EDWARD HYDE, EARL OF CLARENDON
1725(4)
from True Historical Narrative of the Rebellion
1726(3)
JOHN MILTON
1729(217)
L'Allegro
1731(3)
II Penseroso
1734(4)
Lycidas
1738(5)
How Soon Hath Time
1743(1)
On the New Forces of Conscience Under the Long Parliament
1743(1)
To the Lord General Cromwell
1744(1)
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont
1745(1)
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent
1745(1)
Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint
1746(1)
from Areopagitica
1746(9)
PARADISE LOST
1755(150)
Book 1
1756(20)
Book 2
1776(23)
from Book 3
1799(14)
from Book 4
1813(19)
from Book 5
1832(10)
Book 6
1842(1)
The Argument
1842(1)
Book 7
1842(1)
The Argument
1842(1)
[The Invocation]
1843(1)
from Book 8
1844(10)
Book 9
1854(25)
Book 10
1879(18)
Book 11
1897(1)
The Argument
1897(1)
Book 12
1898(7)
Samson Agonistes
1905(41)
PERSPECTIVES: SPIRITUAL SELF-RECKONINGS
1946(32)
THE LADY FALKLAND: HER LIFE
1946(8)
from The Lady Falkland: Her Life, by one of Her Daughters
1947(7)
ANNA TRAPNEL
1954(7)
from Anna Trapnel's Report and Plea
1954(7)
ALICE THORNTON
1961(4)
from Book of Remembrances
1961(4)
RALPH JOSSELIN
1965(1)
from Diary
1965(1)
DANIEL DEFOE
1966(2)
from The Life and Strange and Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner
1967(1)
JOHN BUNYAN
1968(10)
from The Pilgrim's Progress
1968(10)
The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century 1978(909)
SAMUEL PEPYS
2003(27)
The Diary
2004(26)
[First Entries]
2004(2)
[The Coronation of Charles II]
2006(2)
[The Plague Year]
2008(6)
[The Fire of London]
2014(4)
COMPANION READING John Evelyn: from Kalendarium
2018(2)
[The Royal Society]
2020(4)
[Theater and Music]
2024(1)
[Elizabeth Pepys and Deborah Willett]
2025(5)
MARY CARLETON
2030(9)
from The Case of Madam Mary Carleton
2030(9)
PERSPECTIVES: THE ROYAL SOCIETY AND THE NEW SCIENCE
2039(19)
THOMAS SPRAT
2041(3)
from The History of the Royal Society of London
2042(2)
PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS
2044(3)
from Philosophical Transactions
2044(3)
ROBERT HOOKE
2047(7)
from Micrographia
2048(6)
JOHN AUBREY
2054(4)
from Brief Lives
2055(3)
MARGARET CAVENDISH, DUTCHESS OF NEWCASTLE
2058(16)
POEMS AND FANCIES
2059(4)
The Poetress's Hasty Resolution
2059(1)
The Poetress's Petition
2060(1)
An Apology for Writing So Much upon This Book
2060(1)
The Hunting of the Hare
2060(3)
from A True Relation of My Birth, Breeding, and Life
2063(5)
Observations upon Experimental Philosophy
2068(2)
Of Micrography, and of Magnifying and Multiplying Glasses
2068(2)
The Description of a New Blazing World
2070(4)
from To the Reader
2070(1)
[Creating Worlds]
2071(1)
[Empress, Duchess, Duke]
2072(1)
Epilogue
2073(1)
JOHN DRYDEN
2074(55)
Absalom and Achitophel: A Poem
2076(27)
COMPANION READING Charles II: His Majesty's Declaration
2101(2)
Mac Flecknoe
2103(6)
To the Memory of Mr. Oldham
2109(1)
To the Pious Memory of the Accomplished Young Lady Mrs. Anne Killigrew
2109(5)
Alexander's Feast
2114(5)
Fables Ancient and Modern
2119(10)
from the Preface
2119(8)
from The Cock and the Fox
2127(2)
APHRA BEHN
2129(64)
The Disappointment
2130(3)
To Lysander, On Some Verses He Writ
2133(2)
To Lysander at the Music-Meeting
2135(1)
A Letter to Mr. Creech at Oxford
2136(2)
To the Fair Clarinda, Who Made Love to Me, Imagined More than Woman
2138(12)
APHRA BEHN IN CONTEXT: Coterie Writing
2139(1)
Mary, Lady Chudleigh To the Ladies
2139(1)
To Almystrea
2140(1)
Anne Finch, Countless of Winchilsea The Introduction
2141(2)
Friendship Between Ephelia and Ardelia
2143(1)
A Ballad to Mrs. Catherine Fleming in London
2143(2)
Mary Leapor The Headache. To Aurelia
2145(2)
Advice to Sophronia
2147(1)
An Essay on Woman
2147(2)
The Epistle of Deborah Dough
2149(1)
Oroonoko
2150(43)
JOHN WILMOT, EARL OF ROCHESTER
2193(11)
Against Constancy
2194(1)
The Disabled Debauchee
2195(1)
Song ("Love a woman? You're an ass!")
2196(1)
The Imperfect Enjoyment
2196(2)
Upon Nothing
2198(1)
A Satyr Against Reason and Mankind
2199(5)
GEORGE ETHEREGE
2204(76)
The Man of Mode; or, Sir Fopling Flutter
2205(75)
THE MAN OF MODE IN CONTEXT: The Collier Controversy
2270(1)
Jeremy Collier from A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage
2271(2)
Richard Steele The Spectator, No. 65
2273(2)
John Dennis from A Defense of "Sir Fopling Flutter"
2275(5)
MARY ASTELL
2280(9)
from Some Reflections upon Marriage
2280(9)
DANIEL DEFOE
2289(22)
A True Relation of the Apparition of One Mrs. Veal
2291(13)
A TRUE RELATION IN CONTEXT: Parallel Accounts
2297(1)
L. Lukyn Letter to her Aunt
2298(1)
Stephen Gray Letter to John Flamsteed
2299(4)
An Interview with Mrs. Bargrave
2303(1)
A Journal of the Plague Year
2304(7)
[At the Burial Pit]
2304(4)
[Encounter with a Waterman]
2308(3)
PERSPECTIVES: READING PAPERS
2311(51)
NEWS AND COMMENT
2312(8)
from Mercurius Publicus [Anniversary of the Regicide]
2312(1)
from The London Gazette [The Fire of London]
2313(1)
from Daily Courant No. 1 [Editorial Policy]
2314(1)
Daniel Defoe: from A Review of the State of the British Nation, Vol. 4, No. 21 [The New Union]
2315(2)
from The Craftsman No. 307 [Vampires in Britain]
2317(3)
PERIODICAL PERSONAE
2320(12)
Richard Steele: from Tatler No. 1 [Introducing Mr. Bickerstaff]
2321(3)
Joseph Addison: from Spectator No. 1 [Introducing Mr. Spectator]
2324(2)
from Female Spectator No. 1 [The Author's Intent]
2326(2)
Richard Steele: from Tatler No. 18 [The News Writers in Danger]
2328(1)
Joseph Addison: from Tatler No. 155 [The Political Upholsterer]
2328(2)
Joseph Addison: from Spectator No. 10 [The Spectator and Its Readers]
2330(2)
GETTING, SPENDING, SPECULATING
2332(9)
Joseph Addison: Spectator No. 69 [Royal Exchange]
2334(3)
Richard Steele: Spectator No. 11 [Inkle and Yarico]
2337(3)
Daniel Defoe: from A Review of the State of the British Nation, Vol. 1, No. 43 [Weak Foundations]
2340(1)
Advertisements from the Spectator
2341(1)
A BUBBLER'S MEDLEY
2341(6)
from Historical Register for the Year 1720
2343(1)
Anne Finch: A Song on the South Sea
2344(1)
Thomas D'Urfey: The Hubble Bubbles
2344(1)
Thomas Read: from The Weekly Journal
2345(1)
Nicholas Amhurst: from The Craftsman No. 47 [Usbeck to Rica at Ispahan]
2346(1)
WOMEN AND MEN, MANNERS AND MARRIAGE
2347(15)
Richard Steele: from Tatler No. 25 [Duellists]
2347(2)
Daniel Defoe: from A Review of the State of the British Nation, Vol. 9, No. 34 [A Duellist's Conscience]
2349(2)
from The Athenian Mercury
2351(3)
Richard Steele: from Tatler No. 104 [Jenny Distaff Newly Married]
2354(1)
Joseph Addison: Spectator No. 128 [Variety of Temper]
2355(2)
Eliza Haywood: from The Female Spectator, Vol. 1, No. 1 [Seomanthe's Elopement]
2357(3)
Eliza Haywood: from The Female Spectator, Vol. 2, No. 10 [Women's Education]
2360(2)
JONATHAN SWIFT
2362(97)
A Description of the Morning
2364(1)
A Description of a City Shower
2365(2)
Stella's Birthday, 1719
2367(1)
Stella's Birthday, 1727
2368(2)
The Lady's Dressing Room
2370(4)
Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift, D.S.P.D.
2374(13)
Journal to Stella
2387(4)
Letter 10
2387(4)
Gulliver's Travels
2391(60)
Part 3. A Voyage to Laputa
2392(1)
Chapter 5
2392(5)
Chapter 10
2397(5)
Part 4. A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms
2402(45)
COMPANION READINGS LETTERS ON GULLIVER'S TRAVELS Jonathan Swift to Alexander Pope
2447(1)
Alexander Pope to Jonathan Swift
2448(1)
John Gay to Jonathan Swift
2448(2)
Jonathan Swift to Alexander Pope
2450(1)
"The Prince of Lilliput" to Stella
2450(1)
A Modest Proposal
2451(8)
COMPANION READING William Petty: from Political Arithmetic
2457(2)
ALEXANDER POPE
2459(98)
An Essay on Criticism
2461(17)
Windsor-Forest
2478(11)
The Rape of the Lock
2489(20)
The Iliad
2509(3)
from Preface [On Translation]
2509(2)
from Book 12 [Sarpedon's Speech]
2511(1)
Eloisa to Abelard
2512(8)
Epistle 4. To Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington
2520(6)
An Essay on Man
2526(9)
Epistle 1
2526(1)
To the Reader
2526(1)
The Design
2527(1)
Argument
2528(7)
An Epistle from Mr. Pope, to Dr. Arbuthnot
2535(11)
The Dunciad
2546(11)
Book the Fourth
2546(1)
[The Goddess Coming in Her Majesty]
2547(1)
[The Geniuses of the Schools]
2548(1)
[Young Gentlemen Returned from Travel]
2549(1)
[The Minute Philosophers and the Consummation of All]
2550(7)
LADY MARY WORTLEY MONTAGU
2557(14)
The Turkish Embassy Letters
2558(5)
To Lady -- [On the Turkish Baths]
2558(2)
To Lady Mar [On Turkish Dress]
2560(3)
Letter to Lady Bute [On Her Granddaughter]
2563(2)
Epistle from Mrs. Yonge to her Husband
2565(2)
The Lover: A Ballad
2567(1)
The Reasons That Induced Dr. S. to write a Poem called The Lady's Dressing Room
2568(3)
JOHN GAY
2571(45)
The Beggar's Opera
2573(43)
WILLIAM HOGARTH
2616(10)
A Rake's Progress
2618(8)
PERSPECTIVES: MIND AND GOD
2626(31)
ISAAC NEWTON
2627(3)
from Letter to Richard Bentley
2628(2)
JOHN LOCKE
2630(5)
from An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
2631(4)
ISAAC WATTS
2635(5)
A Prospect of Heaven Makes Death Easy
2635(1)
The Hurry of the Spirits, in a Fever and Nervous Disorders
2636(1)
Against Idleness and Mischief
2637(1)
Man Frail, and God Eternal
2638(1)
Miracles Attending Israel's Journey
2639(1)
JOSEPH ADDISON
2640(1)
Spectator No. 465
2640(1)
GEORGE BERKELEY
2641(3)
from Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous
2642(2)
DAVID HUME
2644(6)
from A Treatise of Human Nature
2644(3)
from An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
2647(3)
CHRISTOPHER SMART
2650(3)
from Jubilate Agno
2650(3)
WILLIAM COWPER
2653(4)
Light Shining out of Darkness
2654(1)
from The Task
2654(1)
The Cast-away
2655(2)
JAMES THOMSON
2657(20)
Winter. A Poem
2658(4)
[Autumn Evening and Night]
2658(3)
[Winter Night]
2661(1)
The Seasons
2662(4)
from Autumn
2662(4)
Rule, Britannia
2666(11)
THE SEASONS IN CONTEXT: Poems of Nightfall and Night
2667(1)
Anne Finch A Nocturnal Reverie
2668(1)
Edward Young from The Complaint
2669(2)
William Collins Ode to Evening
2671(2)
Ode Occasioned by the Death of Mr. Thomson
2673(1)
William Cowper from The Task
2674(3)
THOMAS GRAY
2677(12)
LETTERS
2678(4)
To Horace Walpole, 16 April 1734
2678(1)
To Richard West, December 1736
2679(1)
To Horace Walpole, 12 June 1750
2680(1)
To Horace Walpole, 11 February 1751
2680(1)
To Horace Walpole, 20 February 1751
2681(1)
Sonnet on the Death of Mr. Richard West
2682(1)
Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College
2682(2)
Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes
2684(1)
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
2685(4)
SAMUEL JOHNSON
2689(107)
The Vanity of Human Wishes
2692(8)
A Short Song of Congratulation
2700(1)
On the Death of Dr. Robert Levet
2701(1)
THE RAMBLER
2702(17)
No. 4 [On Fiction]
2702(3)
No. 5 [On Spring]
2705(3)
No. 60 [On Biography]
2708(3)
No. 170 [On Misella, a Prostitute]
2711(2)
No. 171 [Misella Continuest]
2713(3)
No. 207 [Beginnings, Middles, and Ends]
2716(3)
from A Review of Soame Jenyns' A Free Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Evil
2719(5)
THE IDLER
2724(6)
No. 31 [On Idleness]
2724(1)
No. 32 [On Sleep]
2725(2)
No. 84 [On Autobiography]
2727(2)
No. 97 [On Travel Writing]
2729(1)
A Dictionary of the English Language
2730(14)
from Preface
2731(6)
[Some Entries]
2737(7)
Rasselas
2744(9)
[The History of Imlac]
2745(8)
The Plays of William Shakespeare
2753(12)
from Preface
2754(8)
[Selected Notes on Othello]
2762(3)
TRAVEL WRITING
2765(13)
Letter to Hester Thrale (21 September 1773)
2765(5)
A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
2770(1)
Anoch
2770(3)
Glensheals
2773(1)
The Highlands
2774(3)
Glenelg
2777(1)
from Skye. Armidel
2778(1)
Lives of the Poets
2778(10)
from The Life of Milton
2779(2)
from The Life of Pope
2781(7)
from Annals [Infancy and Childhood]
2788(4)
LETTERS
2792(4)
To Lord Chesterfield (7 February 1755)
2792(1)
To Hester Thrale (19 June 1783)
2793(2)
To Hester Thrale Piozzi (2 July 1784)
2795(1)
To Hester Thrale Piozzi (8 July 1784)
2795(1)
JAMES BOSWELL
2796(33)
London Journal
2797(8)
[A Scot in London]
2797(3)
[Louisa]
2800(5)
[First Meeting with Johnson]
2805(1)
An Account of My Last Interview with David Hume, Esq.
2805(4)
from A Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Dr. Samuel Johnson
2809(4)
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
2813(16)
[Introduction; Boswell's Method]
2813(2)
[Conversations about Hume]
2815(2)
[Dinner with Wilkes]
2817(6)
[Conversations at Streatham and the Club]
2823(6)
HESTER SALUSBURY THRALE PIOZZI
2829(14)
The Family Book
2830(5)
[On Her Daughter's Progress]
2830(1)
[On the Death of Her Son]
2831(3)
[On Her Marriage and Household]
2834(1)
Thraliana
2835(8)
[First Entries]
2835(3)
[The Death of Henry Thrale; Marriage to Gabriel Piozzi]
2838(4)
[The Death of Johnson]
2842(1)
OLIVER GOLDSMITH
2843(14)
The Deserted Village
2844(13)
COMPANION READINGS George Crabbe: from The Village
2854(2)
George Crabbe: from The Parish Register
2856(1)
PERSPECTIVES: LANDSCAPE, PLEASURE, POWER
2857(30)
SIR JOHN DENHAM
2858(9)
Cooper's Hill
2859(8)
JOSEPH ADDISON
2867(5)
from Spectator No. 412 [The Great, the Uncommon, the Beautiful]
2867(2)
Spectator No. 414 [Nature, Art, Gardens]
2869(3)
ALEXANDER POPE
2872(2)
Letter to Edward Blount [Grotto and Garden]
2872(2)
HORACE WALPOLE
2874(1)
Letter to Sir Horace Mann [The Garden at Strawberry Hill]
2874(1)
EDMUND BURKE
2875(7)
from A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful
2875(7)
THOMAS GRAY
2882(1)
from A Journal-Letter to Thomas Wharton [The Sublime and the Beautiful in the Lake District]
2882(1)
WILLIAM GILPIN
2883(4)
from On Picturesque Travel
2884(3)
Political and Religious Orders 2887(6)
Money, Weights, and Measures 2893(2)
Glossary of Literary and Cultural Terms 2895(24)
Bibliographies 2919(32)
Credits 2951(4)
Index 2955

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