Poetry from 1660 to 1780: Civil War, Restoration, Revolution

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September 2002



This concise collection of poetry from 1660-1789 offers readers authoritative texts of the central works of the age.
Provides readers with authoritative texts of key poems from 1660-1789.
Focuses on those works most widely taught at schools and universities.
Offers students an accessible digest of the poetry of the period.
Demonstrates the range of poetry written between the restoration of the monarchy and the beginnings of the Romantic movement.


Series Editor's Preface Introduction: Duncan Wu.1. John Milton (1608-1674):Paradise Lost.Book I.Book Ii.2. John Dryden (1631-1700): Absalom And Achitophel:A Poem To The Memory Of Mr Oldham.A Song For St Cecilia's Day.3. John Wilmot, Earl Of Rochester (1647-1680):The Imperfect Enjoyment.A Satyr Against Reason And Mankind.The Disabled Debauchee.Lampoon [On The Women About Town].Signior Dildo.A Satyr On Charles Ii.A Letter From Artemiza In The Town To Chloe In The Country.A Ramble In Saint James's Park.Song ('Fair Cloris In A Pigsty Lay').A Song ('Absent From Thee I Languish Still').4. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745):A Description Of The Morning.A Description Of A City Shower.Strephon And Chloe.The Lady's Dressing Room.A Beautiful Young Nymph Going To Bed.Cassinus And Peter. A Tragical Elegy.Verses On The Death Of Dr Swift, D.S.P.D.5. Alexander Pope (1688-1744):Epistle To Miss Blount, With The Works Of Voiture.The Rape Of The Lock.Eloisa To Abelard.Elegy To The Memory Of An Unfortunate Lady.6. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784):The Vanity Of Human Wishes.7. Thomas Gray (1716-1771):Ode On A Distant Prospect Of Eton College.Sonnet [On The Death Of Mr Richard West].Ode On The Death Of A Favourite Cat.Elegy Written In A Country Church-Yard.8. William Collins (1721-1759):Ode To Fear.Ode To Evening.9. Oliver Goldsmith (1730-1774):The Deserted Village, A Poem.Index Of Titles And First Lines.


Duncan Wu is Professor of English Literature at the University of Glasgow. His numerous publications include Wordsworth: An Inner Life (2001), Romanticism: An Anthology (Second Edition, 1998), Romantic Women Poets: An Anthology(1997), Romanticism: A Critical Reader (1995), an edition of William Wordsworth's The Five-Book Prelude (1997) and, with Tom Paulin, of William Hazlitt's The Plain-Speaker: Key Essays (1998), all available from Blackwell Publishing. He collaborated with David Miall in preparing Blackwell Publishing's Romanticism: The CD-ROM and is the editor of a nine-volume edition of The Selected Writings of William Hazlitt(1998).
EAN: 9780631229827
ISBN: 0631229825
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2002
Seitenanzahl: 183 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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