White Man's Burdens An Anthology of British Poetry of the Empire

ISBN-10: 0859894509
ISBN-13: 9780859894500
Edition: 1996
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Description: This invaluable collection presents 400 years of British poetry about the Empire, charting its rise & fall from the 16th century to the late 20th century. An enormous number of poets are represented, including Defoe, Pope, Kipling, Auden & Larkin.

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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: University of Exeter Press
Publication date: 1/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

This invaluable collection presents 400 years of British poetry about the Empire, charting its rise & fall from the 16th century to the late 20th century. An enormous number of poets are represented, including Defoe, Pope, Kipling, Auden & Larkin.

Chris Brooks is Professor of Finance at the ICMA Centre, University of Reading, UK, where he also obtained his PhD. He has published over 60 articles in leading academic and practitioner journals including The Journal of Business, The Journal of Banking and Finance, The Journal of Empirical Finance, The Review of Economics and Statistics and The Economic Journal. He has also acted as consultant for various banks and professional bodies in the fields of finance, econometrics and real estate.

List of Poets
Introduction: The White Man's Burdens: Britain, Poetry and Empire
'De Guiana, Carmen Epicum', 1596
'To the Virginian Voyage', 1606
from Poly-Olbion, Book XIX, 1622
'Bermudas', written c.1654
from Annus Mirabilis, 1667
from Of Plants, Book VI, 1689
from Reformation of Manners, 1702
from Windsor-Forest, 1713
'On the Prospect of Planting Arts and Learning in America', written 1726
'The Story of Inkle and Yarico', written c.1726
from Britannia. A Poem, 1727
from Liberty. A Poem, Book IV, 1735-6
from Alfred. A Masque, 1740
from The Seasons, 1730; expanded 1744
from The Castle of Indolence, 1748
'Bold General Wolfe', 1759
'Heart of Oak', 1759
'Sapphics: At the Mohawk-Castle, Canada', 1761
from The Sugar Cane, Book IV, 1764
'Odes Sung in Commemoration of the Marine Society', 1773
'On Being Brought from Africa to America', 1773
'Boston in Distress', 1776
from 'Elegy on Captain Cook', 1780
'Bunker's Hill, or the Soldier's Lamentation', 1780
'Verses Inviting Stella to Tea on the Public Fast-Day, February, 1781'
from The India Guide, 1781
'Boadicea', 1782
from The Task, Book I, 1785
'Botany Bay', 1786
'The Negro's Complaint', 1788
'Pity for Poor Africans', 1788
'Sweet Meat Has Sour Sauce', 1788
from Slavery. A Poem, 1788
'The Little Black Boy', 1789
'Visit of Hope to Sydney Cove, near Botany-Bay', 1789
'Sonnet to William Wilberforce, Esq.', 1792
'To the Genius of Africa', 1795
'Ode on Lord Macartney's Embassy to China', 1797
'Ye Mariners of England. A Naval Ode', 1801; revised 1805
'To Toussaint L'Ouverture', written 1802
'September 1, 1802'
from Vala, or the Four Zoas, Book IX, 1804
'To Thomas Clarkson', 1807
from The West Indies, 1809
'Conquest of Prejudice', 1809
'England's Dead', 1813
'From Greenland's Icy Mountains', 1819
'Men of England', 1822
'Inscription under the Picture of an Aged Negro-Woman', 1826
from The Pelican Island, Canto VI, 1827
'Lines on the Departure of Emigrants for New South Wales', 1828
'I'm Going to Bombay', 1832
'O Mother Britain Lift Thou Up', written 1833-4
'Written in 1834'
from The History of Methodism, Book X, 1840
'Lines Written on the First Tidings of the Cabul Massacres', 1842
'Aspects of Christianity in America', 1842
'The Englishman', written c.1845
'The Campaign of the Sutlej', 1846
'For the Penny-Wise', 1852
'Columbus', written 1852
'Cheer, Boys! Cheer!'
'Far, Far Upon the Sea'
'The Pioneers'
'Up the Stream! Through the Wood!'
'Long Parted Have We Been'
'What Gammon!', 24 October 1857
'In the Round Tower at Jhansi. 8 June 1857'
'Our Army of Martyrs', 13 February 1858
'Rajpoot Rebels', written c.1858
'The Pagoda Tree', 9 April 1859
from Havelock's March, 1860
from Lawrence Bloomfield in Ireland, Sections I and VIII, 1864
'The Private of the Buffs', 1866
'The Revolt League Against Eyre', 30 May 1868
'The Mango-Tree', 1870
'To a Griffin', 1871
'England and America in 1872', written 1832-4
'Ba! Ba! Black Sheep! A Lay of Ashantee', 20 December 1873
'Epilogue to the Queen', 1873
'David Livingstone', 25 April 1874
'Victoria', 15 May 1875
'Badminton', 1876
'Kaiser-I-Hind', 13 January 1877
'"In Wain!"', 11 August 1878
'The Jingo-Englishman', 9 November 1878
'The Revenge. A Ballad of the Fleet', 1878
'The Defence of Lucknow', 1878
'Emigration', written c.1881
'The Battle of Tel-el-Kebir', written 1882
from 'The Wind and the Whirlwind', 1883
'Mrs Watson. A Queensland Hero', 1883
'Ode and Paid to Kahu, the Fighting Christian of Tapitawa', 1883
'Mirage', 12 April 1884
'Henry Bartle Edward Frere. Born 1815 Died 1884', 1884
'Colonel Burnaby', 1885
'General Gordon', 1885
'The White Pacha', 1885
'Opening of the Indian and Colonial Exhibition by the Queen', 1886
'The Story of Uriah', 1886
'Arithmetic on the Frontier', 1886
from 'A Song of Empire', 1887
'Ave Imperatrix', 1887
'"Advance Australia!"', 4 February 1888
from 'The Canon of Aughrim', 1888
'Ask a White Man!', 14 June 1890
'England and Her Colonies', written 1890
'Let the Song Go Round the Earth', written c.1890
'Pro Rege Nostro', 1892
'The Widow at Windsor', 1892
'Mandalay', 1892
'Shillin' a Day', 1892
'The Imperial Institute. An Ode', 1893
'The Spacious Times', 1896
'A Song of the English', 1896
'How Weary is Our Heart!', 1897
'Recessional', 1897
'Vitai Lampada', 1898
'He Fell Among Thieves', 1898
from The Modern Traveller, 1898
'The White Man's Burden, 1898
'A Song of Jubilee'
'Tommie Atkins'
'The Charter'd Companie'
'Embarcation (Southampton Docks: October 1899)'
'Departure (Southampton Docks: October 1899)'
'The Going of the Battery. Wives' Lament (November 2, 1899)'
'A Wife in London (December 1899)'
'Drummer Hodge'
'Transvaal', 1899
from Satan Absolved. A Victorian Mystery, 1899
'The Tourist and the Flag', 18 April 1900
'Last Post', 1900
'April on Waggon Hill', written 1900
'The Only Son', written c.1900
'Lancer', written c.1900
'Astronomy', written c.1900
'Land of Hope and Glory', 1901
'The First of June', 1902
'Cecil Rhodes', written 1902
'Boots', 1903
'The True Imperialism'
'The Enemy'
'The Slain'
'Rome and Another'
from Drake, Books 2, 6, and 10, 1906-8
'The Empire Builders', 1907
'The Green Eye of the Yellow God, 1911
'The Heart of Canada', written 1912
from 'Quatrains of Life', 1914
'The Flat Iron (H.M. Flat-Bottomed River Gunboats)', 1914
'The Answer of the Anzacs', 1916
from 'Mandalay', 1929
'Tommy out East', 1932
'Mad Dogs and Englishmen', 1934
'Australia', 1936
'I Wonder What Happened to Him', written c.1944
'Partition', 1948
'The Jungle Husband', 1957
'An Ode for Trafalgar Day, 1965
'Homage to a Government', written 1968
'At the Grave of the Unknown African', 1993
Bibliography
Acknowledgements

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