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Table of Contents
The Middle Ages.
The Battle of Argoed Llwyfain.
The War-Band's Return.
Lament for Owain Son of Urien.
WULF AND EADWACER and THE WIFE's LAMENT.
PERSPECTIVES<58> ARTHURIAN MYTH IN THE HISTORY OF BRITAIN.
GEOFFREY OF MONMOUTH.
From History of the Kings of Britain GERALD OF WALES.
From The Instruction to Princes EDWARD I.
Letter sent to the court of Rome.
A Report to Edward.
ARTHURIAN ROMANCE MARIE DE FRANCE.
SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT SIR THOMAS MALORY.
Morte Darthur-. From The Poisoned Apple.
The Day of Destiny.
GEOFFREY CHAUCER. The Canterbury Tales.
The General Prologue. The Miller's Tale.
The Wife of Bath's Prologue.
The Wife of Bath's Tale-The Pardoner's Prologue.
The Pardoner's Tale.
Nun's Priest's Tale.
The Parson's Tale.
Introduction. From The Tale.
The Remedy for the Sin of Lechery.
To His Scribe Adam.
Complaint to His Purse.
THE SECOND PLAY OF THE SHEPHERDS.
MIDDLE ENGLISH LYRICS.
The Cuckoo Song ("Sumer is icumen in" ).
Spring ("Lenten is come with love to toune" ).
Alisoun ("Bitwene Mersh and Averil" ).
My Lief Is Faren in a Lond.
I Have a Noble Cock-Fowles in the Frith.
Abuse of Women ("In every place ye may well see" ).
The Irish Dancer ("Gode sire, pray ich thee" ).
Adam Lay Ibounden.
I Sing of a Maiden.
Mary Is With Child ("Under a tree" ).
Jesus, My Sweet Lover ("Jesu Christ, my lemmon swete" ).
DAFYDD AP GWILYM.
One Saving Place.
The Hateful Husband.
Lament for the Makers.
In Secret Place This Hyndir Nycht.
The Early Modern Period.
SIR THOMAS WYATT.
The Long Love That in My Thought Doth Harbor Companion Reading-Petrarch<58> Sonnet 140.
Whoso List to Hunt.
They Flee From Me.
My Lute, Awake!
Blame Not My Lute.
Stand Whoso List.
HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY.
Love That Doth Reign and Live Within My Thought.
Alas, So All Things Now Do Hold Their Peace.
Petrarch<58> Sonnet 164.
So Cruel Prison.
The Shepheardes Calender.
The Faerie Queene.
The First Book.
From Book 2, Canto 12 (The Bowre of Blisse).
1 ("Happy ye leaves when as those lily hands" ).
22 ("This holy season fit to fast and pray" ).
62 ("The weary year his race now having run" ).
68 ("The most glorious Lord of life, that on this day" ).
75 ("One day I wrote her name upon the strand" ).
SIR PHILIP SIDNEY.
Astrophil and Stella.
1 ("Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show" ).
31 ("With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the skies" ).
39 ("Come sleep, O sleep, the certain knot of peace" ).
71 ("Who will in fairest book of Nature know" ).
106 ("O absent presence, Stella is not here" ).
108 ("When sorrow using mine own fire's might" ).
From The Apology for Poetry.
"THE APOLOGY" IN CONTEXT<58> The Art of Poetry.
Stephen Gosson from The School of Abuse.
George Puttenham from The Art of English Poesie.
George Gascoigne from Certain Notes of Instruction. Samuel Daniel from A Defence of RhymE.
I. W. To Her Unconstant Lover.
A Careful Complaint by the Unfortunate Author- MARY HERBERT, COUNTESS OF PEMBROKE.
Even Now That Care.
To Thee Pure Sprite.
The Doleful Lay of Clorinda.
The Description of Cookham.
Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum.
To the Doubtful Reader.
To the Virtuous Reader.
Pilate's Wife Apologizes for Eve.
Written With a Diamond on Her Window at Woodstock.
Written on a Wall at Woodstock.
The Doubt of Future Foes.
On Monsieur's Departure.
On Mary, Queen of Scots.
On Mary's Execution.
To the English Troops at Tilbury.
The Golden Speech.
SIR WALTER RALEIGH.
To the Queen.
On the Life of Man.
The Author's Epitaph, Made by Himself. From The Twenty-First and Last Book of the Ocean to Cynthia.
The Discovery of the Large and Beautiful Empire of Guiana.
From Epistle Dedicatory.
The New World of Guiana.
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love.
Companion Reading-Sir Walter Raleigh<58> The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd.
The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus.
1 ("From fairest creatures we desire increase" ).
18 ("Shall I compare thee to a summer's day" ).
20 ("A woman's face with Nature's own hand painted" ).
29 ("When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes" ).
55 ("Not marble nor the gilded monuments" ).
60 ("Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore" ).
73 ("That time of year thou mayst in me behold" ).
87 ("Farewell! Thou are too dear for my possessing" ).
106 ("When in the chronicle of wasted time" ).
116 ("Let me not to the marriage of true minds" ).
126 ("O thou, my lovely boy, who in thy power" ).
130 ("My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun" ).
138 ("When my love swears that she is made of truth" ).
Othello, the Moor of Venice.
"OTHELLO" IN CONTEXT<58> Ethnography in the Literature of Travel and Colonization. Peter Martyr from Decades of the New World.
Pliny the Elder from The History of the World.
Leo Africanus from The History and Description of Africa.
Edmund Spenser from A View of the Present State of Ireland Sir John Smith.
From The General History of Virginia, New England and the Summer Isles.
SEVENTEENTH CENTRY LYRICS.
On Something, That Walks Somewhere.
On My First Daughter.
To John Donne.
On My First Son.
Inviting a Friend to Supper.
Song<58> To Celia.
To the Memory of My Beloved, The Author, Mr. William Shakespeare, and What He Hath Left Us.
The Good Morrow.
Song ("Go, and catch a falling star" ).
The Sun Rising.
Break of Day.
A Valediction<58> Forbidding Mourning.
1 ("As due by many title I resign" ).
5 ("If poisonous minerals, and if that tree" ).
6 ("Death be not proud, though some have called thee" ).
9 ("What if this present were the world's last night?" ).
10 ("Batter my heart, three-personed God; for you" ).
LADY MARY WROTH.
Pamphilia to Amphilanthus.
1 ("When night's black mantle could most darkness prove" ).
16 ("Am I thus conquered? Have I lost the powers" ).
39 ("Take heed mine eyes, how you your looks do cast" ).
40 ("False hope which feeds but to destroy, and spill" ). 74 Song ("Love a child is ever crying" ) From A Crown of Sonnets Dedicated to Love.
77 ("In this strange labyrinth how shall I turn?" ).
103 ("My muse now happy, lay thyself to rest" )- ROBERT HERRICK.
The Argument of His Book.
Delight in Disorder.
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time-Upon Julia's Clothes.
The Altar-Easter Wings.
The Collar-Love (3)-RICHARD LOVELACE -To Lucasta, Going to the Wars-Love Made in the First Age.
To His Coy Mistress.
The Definition of Love.
The Mower's Song.
An Horatian Ode.
Friendship in Emblem, or the Seal.
Upon the Double Murder of King Charles.
To the Truly Noble, and Obliging Mrs. Anne Owen.
To Mrs. Awbrey at Parting.
To My Excellent Lucasia, on Our Friendship.
PERSPECTIVES<58> TRACTS ON WOMEN AND GENDER. DESIDERIUS ERASMUS, translated by Tavernour.
From In Laude and Praise of Matrimony.
BARNABE RICHE. From My Ladies Looking Glass.
MARGARET TYLER. From Preface to The First Part of the Mirror of Princely Deeds.
From The Arraignment of Lewd, Idle, Forward, and Unconstant Women.
From A Muzzle for Melastomus.
From Ester Hath Hang'd Haman.
HIC MULIER and HAEC-VIR-from Hic-Mulier; or, The Man-Woman-from Haec.
Vir; or, The Womanish Man.
PERSPECTIVES<58> THE CIVIL WAR, OR THE WARS OF THREE KINGDOMS.
From Eikon Basilike.
THE PETITION OF GENTLEWOMEN AND TRADESMEN's WIVES.
A True Copy of the Petition of the Gentlewomen and Tradesmen's Wives, in and about the City of London.
JOHN LILBURNE from England's New Chains Discovered-OLIVER CROMWELL from Letters from Ireland.
JOHN O'DWYER OF THE GLENN.
THE STORY OF ALEXANDER AGNEW; or, Jock of Broad Scotland.
EDWARD HYDE, EARL OF CLARENDON from True Historical Narrative of the Rebellion.
L'Allegro-Il Penseroso-Lycidas-How Soon Hath Time.
On the New Forcers of Conscience Under the Long Parliament.
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent-Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint from Areopagitica-paradise lost-Book 1.
From Book 2-Book 3-Book 4-Book 5-8 The Arguments.
Book 10-Book 11.
The Argument Book 12.
The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century-SAMUEL PEPYS -The Diary-First Entries.
The Coronation of Charles II.
The Fire of London.
Companion Reading. John Evelyn<58> from Kalendarium.
Elizabeth Pepys and Deborah Willett-.
PERSPECTIVES<58> READING PAPERS -.
Richard Steele<58> from Tatler No. 1 Introducing Mr. Bickerstaff-Joseph Addison<58> from Tatler No. 162 Bickerstaff as Censor of Great Britain.
Joseph Addison<58> from Spectator No. 1 Introducing Mr. Spectator.
From Female Spectator No. 1 The Author's Intent.
GETTING, SPENDING, SPECULATING-. Joseph Addison<58> Spectator No. 69 The Royal Exchange-.
Richard Steele<58> Spectator No. 11 Inkle and Yarico.
Daniel Defoe<58> from A Review of the State of the British Nation, Vol 1, No. 43-Augustan Gentrification.
Advertisements from The Spectator.
WOMEN AND MEN, MANNERS AND MARRIAGE-. Richard Steele<58> from Tatler No. 104 Jenny Distaff Newly Married.
Joseph Addison<58> Spectator No 128 Variety of Temper-. Eliza Haywood<58> from The Female Spectator, Vol. 1, No. 1 Seomanthe's Elopement.
Eliza Haywood<58> from The Female Spectator, Vol. 2, No. 10 Women's Education.
Absalom and Achitophel.
A Poem Companion Readings-The King James Bible<58> from 2 Samuel 14-19-Charles II<58> His Majesty's Declaration (8 April 1681)Mac Flecknoe.
The Disappointment. Compaign Reading<58> John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester<58> The Imperfect Enjoyment.
To Lysander at the Music-Meeting.
To the Fair Clarinda, Who Made Love to Me, Imagined More than Woman.
To Mrs. W. on Her Excellent Verses.
APHRA BEHN IN CONTEXT<58> Coterie Writing - Lady Mary Chudleigh-To the Ladies.
Anne Finch, Countess of Winchelsea.
Friendship between Ephelia and Ardelia.
A Ballad to Mrs. Catherine Fleming in London.
The Headache. To Aurelia.
An Essay on Woman.
The Epistle of Deborah Dough.
A Description of a City Shower-Stella's Birthday, 1719. The Lady's Dressing Room.
Compaign Reading<58> Lady Mary Wort by Montag<58> The Reasons that Induced Dr. S to Write a Poem called The Lady's Dressing Room.
Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift, D. S. P. D.
Part 3. A Voyage to Laputa.
Chapter 5. The author permitted to see the grand Acadmey of Logado.
Chapter 10. The Luggnaggians commended.
A particular description of the Struidbruggs-.
Part 4. A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhmns.
Chapter 1. The author sets out as Captain of a ship-.
Chapter 2. The author conducted by a Houyhnhm to his house.
Chapter 3. The author studious to learn the language, the Houyhnhmn his master assists in teaching him.
Chapter 4. The Houyhnhnms' notion of truth and falsehood-.
Chapter 5. The author at his master's commands informs him of the state of England.
From Chapter 8. The author relateh several particulars of the Yahoos.
From Chater 9. A grand debate at the general Assembly of the Houyhnhnms.
Chapter 11. The author's dangerous voyage-.
Chapter 12. The author's veracity.
His design in publishing this work.
A Modest Proposal-Companion Reading. William Petty<58> from Political Arithmetic.
ALEXANDER POPE from An Essay on Criticism.
Windsor-Forest-The Rape of the Lock-An Essay on Man.
To the Reader.
An Epistle from Mr. Pope, to Dr. Arbuthnot.
The Rake's Progress.
PERSPECTIVES<58> MIND AND GOD. ISAAC NEWTON from Letter to Richard Bentley.
JOHN LOCKE from An Essay Concerning Human Understanding-.
A Prospect of Heaven Makes Death Easy.
The Hurry of the Spirits, in a Fever and Nervous Disorders.
Against Idleness and Mischief-Man Frail, and God Eternal. JOSEPH ADDISO from Spectator No. 465.
GEORGE BERKELEY. From Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous-DAVID HUME.
From A Treatise of Human Nature.
From An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.
CHRISTOPHER SMART-from Jubilate Agno.
Hymn 33<58> For Saturday.
Light Shining out of Darkness-from The Task-The Cast-away.
THOMAS GRAY-Elegy Written in a Country Church-yard-SAMUEL JOHNSON.
The Vanity of Human Wishes.
A Short Song of Congratulation-the rambler-No. 4 On Fiction.
No. 60 On Biography.
The idler-No. 31 On Idleness.
No. 32 On Sleep.
A Dictionary of the English Language-Preface- On Method.
To Lord Chesterfield (7 February 1755).
To Hester Thrale (19 June 1783).
To Hester Thrale Piozzi (2 July 1784).
To Hester Thrale Piozzi (8 July 1784)-JAMES BOSWELL-The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
Introduction<58> Boswell's Method.
Conversations about Hume.
Dinner with Wilkes-Conversations at Streatham and the Club-HESTER SALUSBURY.
The Family Book- On Her Daughter's Progress.
On the Death of Her Son-On Her Marriage and Household.
Friends and Family.
The Death of Henry Thrale; Marriage to Piozzi.
The Death of Johnson.
The Romantics and Their Contemporaries.
ANNA LAETITIA BARBAULD.
The Mouse's Petition to Dr. Priestley-On a Lady's Writing.
Inscription for an Ice-House.
To a Little Invisible Being Who Is Expected Soon to Become Visible-To the Poor.
The First Fire.
PERSPECTIVES<58> THE RIGHTS OF MAN AND THE REVOLUTION CONTROVERSY.
HELEN MARIA WILLIAMS. From Letters Written in France in the Summer of 1790-from Letters from France-EDMUND BURKE.
From Reflections on the Revolution in France.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT. From A Vindication of the Rights of Men.
THOMAS PAINE. From The Rights of Man -WILLIAM GODWIN.
From An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice.
The Friend of Humanity and the KnifeGrinder.
All Religions Are One-songs of innocence and of experience from Songs of Innocence-Introduction.
The Ecchoing Green.
The Little Black Boy -The Chimney Sweeper.
The Divine Image.
Companion Reading. Charles Lamb<58> from The Praise of Chimney Sweepers from Songs of Experience.
The Clod and the Pebble-Holy Thursday- The Tyger- The Chimney Sweeper.
The Sick Rose-Ah! Sun-flower.
The Garden of Love.
The Human Abstract-A Poison Tree-A Divine Image-The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.
Visions of the Daughters of Albion-letters-To Dr. John Trusler (23 August 1799).
To Thomas Butts (22 November 1802).
PERSPECTIVES<58> THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY AND THE SLAVE TRADE #. From The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Oulada Equiano.
MARY PRINCE from The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave-.
THOMAS BELLAMY- The Benevolent Planters.
WILLIAM COWPER- Sweet Meat Has Sour Sauce.
ANNA LAETITIA BARBAULD- Epistle to William Wilberforce, Esq.
The Sorrows of Yamba. THOMAS CLARKSON-from The History... of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade-WILLIAM WORDSWORTH.
To Toussaint L'Ouverture-To Thomas Clarkson-from The Prelude.
THE EDINBURGH REVIEW from Abstract... on the Subject of the Slave Trade -MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT.
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman-.
Introduction from Chapter 1.
The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered from Chapter 2.
The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed from Chapter 3.
The Same Subject Continued from Chapter 5.
Animadversions on Some of the Writers Who Have Rendered Women Objects of Pity, Bordering on Contempt Praise for Catherine Macaulay from Chapter 13.
Some Instances of the Folly Which the Ignorance of Women Generates; with Concluding Reflections on the Moral Improvement That a Revolution in Female Manners Might Naturally Be Expected to Produce- Concluding Reflections.
"A VINDICATION" IN CONTEXT<58> THE WOLL STONECRAFT CONTROVERSY AND THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN-CATHERINE MACAULAY from Letters on Education. RICHARD POLWHELE from The Unsex'd Females-.
HANNAH MORE from Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education-.
WILLIAM THOMPSON and ANNA WHEELER from Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, Against the Pretensions of the-Other Half, Men, to Retain Them in Political, and Thence in Civil and Domestic Slavery-.
JOANNA BAILLIE- London Thunder-.
ROBERT BURNS- To a Mouse-Comin' ThrO' the Rye (1) Comin' ThrO' the Rye (2)-A Red, Red Rose-Auld Lang Syne-The Fornicator-.
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH-lyrical ballads (1798)-Simon Lee-We Are Seven.
Lines Written in Early Spring-Expostulation and Reply-The Tables Turned-Old Man Travelling.
Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey-lyrical ballads (1800, 1802)-.
Preface The Principal Object of the Poems. Humble and Rustic Life"the spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling" The Language of PoetryWhat Is a Poet?"emotion recollected in tranquillity" -There was a Boy-Strange fits of passion have I kown.
She dwelt among th'undtrodden ways.
Three years she grew-A slumber did my spirit seal-Lucy Gray-Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1803 (2).
It is a beauteous Evening. Companion Readings-Charlotte Smith<58> from Elegaic Sonnets-the prelude, or growth of a poet's mind (1805).
Childhood, and School-time-Book Second.
Two Consciousnesses-Blessed Infant Babe.
Book Sixth. Cambridge, and the Alps.
Travelling in the Alps. Simplon Pass.
Book Tenth. Residence in France and French Revolution The Reign of Terror. Confusion. Return to England.
Further Events in France.
Death of Robespierre and Renewed Optimism.
Britain Declares War on France. The Rise of Napoleon and Imperialist France.
Companion Reading. William Wordsworth<58> from The Prelude (1850)-Book Eleventh.
Imagination, How Impaired and Restored.
Imagination Restored by Nature.
"Spots of Time" . Two Memories from Childhood and Later Reflections.
Book Thirteenth. Conclusion.
Climbing Mount Snowdon. Moonlit Vista. Meditation on "Mind" , "Self" , "Imagination" , "Fear" , and "Love" Concluding Retrospect and Prophecy-I wandered lonely as a cloud. My heart leaps up-Ode<58> Intimations of Immortality-The Solitary Reaper-Surprized by joy -DOROTHY WORDSWORTH.
Address to a Child-Irregular Verses-Thoughts on My Sickbed-When Shall I Tread Your Garden Path?
The Grasmere Journals- Home Alone- An Old Soldier-The Grasmere Mailman-A Vision of the Moon-A Field of Daffodils-A Beggar Woman from Cockermouth-The Circumstances of Composed upon Westminster Bridge-The Circumstances of It is a beauteous evening-The Household in Winter, with William's New Wife. Gingerbread.
letters-To Jane Pollard A Scheme of Happiness-To Lady Beaumont Her Poetry, William's Poetry.
To Mrs. Thomas Clarkson Household Labors-To Mrs. Thomas Clarkson A Prospect of Publishing.
To William Johnson Mountain-Climbing with a Woman. SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE - The Eolian Harp This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison.
The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere (1798). Companion Readings- Samuel Taylor Coleridge<58> from Table Talk.
Frost at Midnight-Dejection<58> An Ode-Work Without Hope-Constancy to an Ideal Object.
Chapter 13 Imagination and Fancy-.
Chapter 14-Occasion of the Lyrical Ballads. Preface to the Second Edition. The Ensuing Controversy-Philosophic Definitions of a Poem and Poetry-.
Chapter 17 Examination of the Tenets Peculiar to Mr. Wordsworth. Rustic Life and Poetic Language. GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON -She walks in beauty-So, we'll go no more a-roving-childe harold's pilgrimage-.
Canto 3 Thunderstorm in Switzerland.
Canto 4The Colosseum. The Dying Gladiator- don juan-Dedication from Canto 1 from Canto 11 Juan in England Stanzas ("When a man hath no freedom to fight for at home" ) On This Day I Complete My Thirty-Sixth Year PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY Mont Blanc Hymn to Intellectual Beauty-Ozymandias-The Mask of Anarchy.
Ode to the West Wind-To a Sky-Lark from A Defence of Poetry -FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS-tales and historic scenes, in verse- The Wife of Asdrubal -Evening Prayer, at a Girls' School -records of woman-Indian-Woman's Death Song-Joan of Arc, in Rheims- The Graves of a Household-Corinne at the Capitol-Woman and Fame-JOHN CLARE-Written in November (1).
Written in November (2) -Clock a Clay-"I Am" .
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer. Companion Readings-Alexander Pope<58> from Homer's Iliad-George Chapman<58> from Homer's Iliad.
On Seeing the Elgin Marbles-Sonnet<58> When I have fears.
The Eve of St. Agnes.
La Belle Dame sans Mercy--Incipit Altera Sonneta ("If by dull rhymes" ).
The odes of 1819-Ode to a Nightingale.
Ode on a Grecian Urn-Ode on Melancholy.
To Autumn-This living hand-Bright Star.
To George and Thomas Keats "Intensity" "Negative Capability" -To John Hamilton Reynolds Wordsworth and "the whims of an Egotist" .
To John Hamilton Reynolds Wordsworth, Milton, and "dark Passages" .
To Richard Woodhouse the "camelion poet" vs. the "egotistical sublime" -To Fanny Brawne "you take possession of me" .
To Percy Bysshe Shelley "an artist must serve Mammon" .
To Charles Brown Keats's Last Letter.
The Victorian Age.
THOMAS CARLYLE-Past and Present.
Midas The Condition of England. From Gospel of Mammonism The Irish Widow.
From Labour Know thy Work.
Captains of Industry.
PERSPECTIVES<58> THE INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPE.
THE STEAM LOOM WEAVER. FANNY KEMBLE-from Record of a Girlhood.
THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY from A Review of Southey's Colloquies.
PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS ("BLUE BOOKS" ).
Testimony of Hannah Goode, a Child Textile Worker. Testimony of Ann and Elizabeth Eggley, Child Mineworkers -CHARLES DICKENS.
From Dombey and Son-from Hard Times.
BENJAMIN DISRAELI-from Sybil-FRIEDRICH ENGELS-from The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844-HENRY MAYHEW.
From London Labour and the London Poor.
JOHN STUART MILL- On Liberty from Chapter 2.
Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion from Chapter 3.
Of Individuality, as One of the Elements of Well-Being.
The Subjection of Women from Chapter 1.
Statement Repudiating the Rights of Husbands.
ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING.
Sonnets from the Portuguese-1 ("I thought once how Theocritus had sung" ).
13 ("And wilt thou have me fashion into speech" ).
21 ("Say over again, and yet once over again" ).
22 ("When our two souls stand up erect and strong" ).
28 ("My letters! all dead paper, mute and white!" ).
32 ("The first time that the sun rose on thine oath" ).
38 ("First time he kissed me, he but only kissed" ).
43 ("How do I love thee? Let me count the ways" ).
Aurora Leigh-Book 1Self-PortraitHer Mother's PortraitAurora's EducationDiscovery of Poetry -Book 2Woman and ArtistNo Female ChristAurora's Rejection of Romney.
Book 3. The Woman Writer in London.
Book 5. Epic Art and Modern Life-PERSPECTIVES<58> VICTORIAN LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. FRANCIS POWER COBBE-from Life of Frances Power Cobbe As Told by Herself -SARAH STICKNEY ELLIS from The Women of England<58> Their Social Duties and Domestic.
CHARLOTTE BRONTË from Letter to Emily Brontë-ANNE BRONTË from Agnes Grey.
JOHN HENRY CARDINAL NEWMAN from The Idea of a University.
CAROLINE NORTON from A Letter to the Queen-THOMAS HUGHES from Tom Brown's School Days.
HARRIET MARTINEAU from What Women Are Educated For.
ISABELLA BEETON from The Book of Household Management-QUEEN VICTORIA.
Letters and Journal Entries on the Position of Women-CHARLES KINGSLEY from Letters and Memories SIR HENRY NEWBOLT.
ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON.
The Lady of Shalott.
Ulysses -Break, Break, Break.
The Epic Morte d'Arthur.
Tears, Idle Tears.
The Woman's Cause is Man's. From In Memoriam A. H. H.
Crossing the Bar.
The Voyage of the Beagle from Chapter 10. Tierra del Fuego.
From Chapter 17. Galapagos Archipelago.
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection from Chapter 3.
Struggle for Existence.
My Last Duchess.
The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church.
Love Among the Ruins.
"Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" .
Fra Lippo Lippi.
Andrea del Sarto.
ELIZABETH GASKELL. Our Society at Cranford -JOHN RUSKIN.
Modern Painters. From Definition of Greatness in Art.
From Of Modern Landscape-The Stones of Venice.
From The Nature of Gothic-MATTHEW ARNOLD - Dover Beach.
The Buried Life.
The Scholar Gipsy. Culture and Anarchy-from Sweetness and Light- from Doing As One Likes.
From Hebraism and Hellenism.
From Porro Unum Est Necessarium -from Conclusion.
Song ("When I am dead, my dearest" ).
After Death-In an Artist's Studio.
Winter<58> My Secret.
"No, thank you, John" .
Promises like Pie-Crust.
Sleeping at Last.
GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS.
God's Grandeur-The Windhover -Pied Beauty.
Spring and Fall<58> to a young child.
As Kingfishers Catch Fire Carrion Comfort.
No Worst, There Is None. I Wake and Feel the Fell of Dark, Not Day-Thou Art Indeed Just, Lord from Letter to R. W. Dixon On Sprung Rhythm.
OSCAR WILDE -Impression du Matin.
The Harlot's House.
Symphony in Yellow. From The Decay of Lyingfrom The Soul of Man Under Socialis.
Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray.
The Importance of Being Earnest Aphorismsfrom De Profundis. Companion Reading. Montgomery Hyde<58> from The Trials of Oscar Wilde-PERSPECTIVES<58> AESTHETICISM, DECADENCE, AND THE FIN DE SIÈCLE AUBREY BEARSLEY.
W. S. GILBERT.
If You're Anxious for to Shine in the High Aesthetic Line. JAMES McNEILL WHISTLER from Mr. Whistler's "Ten O'Clock" "MICHAEL FIELD" (KATHARINE BRADLEY and EDITH COOPER).
Drawing of Leda.
"A Girl" .
LORD ALFRED DOUGLAS.
Impression de nuit<58> London.
The White Witch.
The Twentieth Century.
JOSEPH CONRAD. Preface to The Nigger of the "Narcissus" .
Heart of Darkness.
Companion Readings. Joseph Conrad<58> from The Congo Diary-Sir Henry Morton Stanley<58> from Address to the Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
Gang of Four<58> We Live As We Dream, Alone.
Wessex Heights-The Darkling Thrusts.
On the Departure Platform.
The Convergence of the Twain-Channel Firing-In Time of "The Breaking of Nations" .
I Looked Up from My Writing.
"And There Was a Great Calm" -Logs on the Hearth-Afterwards.
PERSPECTIVES<58> THE GREAT WAR<58> CON FRONTING THE MODERN-BLAST.
Vorticist Manifesto. Rebecca West<58> Indissoluble Matrimony.
Ezra Pound<58> The New Cake of Soap-Ezra Pound<58> Salutation the Third-RUPERT BROOKE-The Soldier-SIGFRIED SASSOON-Glory of Women.
Everyone Sang-WILFRED OWEN-Anthem for Doomed Youth-Strange Meeting.
Dulce et Decorum Est-ISAAC ROSENBERG-Break of Day in the Trenches-DAVID JONES from In Parenthesis.
SPEECHES ON IRISH INDEPENDENCE -Charles Stuart Parnell -At Limerick (31 August 1879).
Before the House of Commons (23 February 1883).
At Portsmouth, After the Defeat of Mr. Gladstone's Home Rule Bill (25 June 1886).
In Committee Room No. 15 (6 December 1890) Proclamation of the Irish Republic.
Padraic Patrick Henry Perse.
Kilmainham Prison (2 May 1916)-Michael Collins.
The Substance of Freedom (5 March 1922).
WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS.
The Lake Isle of Innisfree.
Who Goes with Fergus?
No Second Troy.
The Wild Swans at Coole.
The Second Coming-Prayer for My Daughter- Sailing to Byzantium-Meditations in Time of Civil War.
Leda and the Swan.
Among School Children-Byzantium-Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop-Lapis Lazuli.
The Circus Animals' Desertion.
Under Ben Bulben.
Clay-Ivy Day in the Committee Room The Dead- Ulysses-T.S. ELIOT.
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
Companion Readings-Arthur Waugh<58> Cleverness and the New Poetry. Ezra Pound<58> Drunken Helots and Mr. Eliot.
The Waste Land-Journey of the Magi.
Tradition and the Individual Talent-VIRGINIA WOOLF.
Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street.
The Lady in the Looking.
Glass<58> A Reflection-from A Room of One's Own- from Three Guineas.
From The Diaries.
D. H. LAWRENCE.
Tortoise Shout-Bavarian GentiansSurgery for the Novel-or a Bomb.
W. H. AUDEN.
Musée des Beaux Arts-In Memory of W. B. Yeats.
Spain 1937-Lullaby-September 1, 1939-In Praise of Limestone.
PERSPECTIVES<58> WORLD WAR II AND THE END OF EMPIRE-SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL.
Two Speeches Before the House of Commons.
What I Expected.
Chekov and Zulu.
The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower-Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night-Return Journey.
Krapp's Last Tape.
Texts for Nothing-4 ("Where would I go, if I could go, who would I be, if I could be" ).
8 ("Only the words break the silence, all other sounds have ceased" ).
Church Going-High Windows-Talking in Bed-MCMXIV. PERSPECTIVES<58> WHOSE LANGUAGE? -SEAMUS HEANEY.
Feeling Into Words.
NUALA NÍ DHOMHNAILL.
As for the Quince-Feeding a Child.
Parthenogenesis-Why I Choose to Write in Irish, the Corpse That Sits Up and Talks Back.
NADINE GORDIMER. What Were You Dreaming? -DEREK WALCOTT.
The Fortunate Traveller.
50 ("I once gave my daughters, separately, two conch shells" ).
52 ("I heard them marching the leaf-wet roads of my head" ) 54 ("The midsummer sea, the hot pitch road, this grass, these shacks that made me" ).
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