British Literature, 1640-1789 An Anthology

ISBN-10: 1405119284
ISBN-13: 9781405119283
Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)
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List price: $65.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/14/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1192
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

The third edition of this successful anthology is a thoroughly updated collection of historical literatures that span the period from the British Civil War to the French Revolution. Fully updated, this anthology retains the historical span and range of major and minor literatures that made the first two editions so successful Represents many texts in their entirety and in their earliest recoverable versions Includes longer selections from some writers too scantly represented in the previous edition including Equiano Mary Barber and Anne Wharton Additional works by major authors, including Pope's Eloisa to Abelard, and a portion of Lucy Hutchinson's Order in Disorder. Writers such as Abiezer Cope, John Armstrong, and Ephraim Chambers, have been restored from the first edition Includes new drama selections Added timelines, an alternative listing of contents by theme, and updated head notes make this volume especially accessible to beginning students

List Of Authors
Chronology
Thematic Table of Contents
Introduction
Editorial Principles
Acknowledgments
Ballads And Newsbooks From The Civil War (1640-1649)
The World Is Turned Upside Down (1646)
The King''s Last Farewell To The World, Or The Dead King''s Living Meditations
At The Approach Of Death Denounced Against Him (1649)
The Royal Health To The Rising Sun (1649)
From A Perfect Diurnal Of Some Passages In Parliament (1949)
Number 288 29 January - 5 February 1649 From Mercurius Pragmaticus (1649)
Number 43 30 January - 6 February 1649
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679):From Leviathan (1651)
Chapter XIII Of The Natural Condition Of Mankind, As Concerning Their Felicity And Misery
Robert Filmer (1588?-1653)
From Patriarcha, Or The Natural Power Of Kings Asserted (1680)
V Kings Are Either Fathers Of Their People, Or Heirs Of Such Fathers, Or The Usurpes Of The Rights Of Such Fathers
VI Of The Escheating Of Kingdoms
VII Of The Agreement Of Paternal And Regal Power
Robert Herrick (1591-1674)
From Hersperides (1648)
The Argument Of His Book
To Daffodils
The Night-Piece, To Julia
The Hock-Cart, Or Harvest Home
Upon Julia''s Cloths
When He Would Have His Verses Read
Delight In Disorder
To The Virgins, To Make Much Of Time
His Return To London
The Bad Season Makes The Poet Sad
The Pillar Of Fame
John Reeve (1608-1658) and Lodowicke Muggleton (1609-1698)
From Joyful News from Heaven or the Last Intelligence from Our Glorified Jesus above
John Milton (1608-1674)
From The Dontrine And Discipline Of Divorce
Restored To The Good Of Both Sexes, From The Bondage Of Canon Law, And Other Mistakes, To Christian Freedom, Guided By The Rule Of Charity
Wherein Also Many Places Of Scripture, Have Recovered Their Long-Lost Meaning
Seasonable To Be Now Thought On In The Reformation Intended (1643)
Book I The Preface
From Chapter I
From Chapter VI
From Areopagitica; A Speech
For The Liberty Of Unlicensed Printing, To The Parliament Of England (1644)
From Poems (1673)
Sonnet 18 (1655) On The Late Massacre In Piemont
Sonnet 19 (1652?) ''When I Consider How My Light Is Spent''Sonnet 16 (To The Lord General Cromwell, 1652)
From Paradise Lost (1667)
The Verse
Book I
Book II
Book IV
Book IX
Margaret Fell Fox (1614-1702)
From Women''s Speaking Justified, Proved And Allowed By The Scriptures (1666)
Richard Lovelace (1618-1657):From Lucasta (1649)
Song To Lucasta, Going To The Wars
Song To Amarantha, That She Would Dishevel Her Hair
To Althea, From Prison Song
Abraham Cowley (1618-1667): From Poems (1656)
ODE Of Wit
To Mr Hobbes
Abiezer Coppe (1619-1672)
From A Fiery Flying Roll (1649)
From A Second Fiery Flying Roll (1649)
Lucy Apsley Hutchinson (1620-1681):From Order and Disorder (1679)
Andrew Marvell (1621-1678):From Miscellaneous Poems (1681)
Bermudas (1653?)
The Mower To The Glo-Worms (1651-2?)
An Horatian Ode Upon Cromwells'' Return From Ireland (1650)
The Garden (1651-2)
On A Drop Of Dew (1651-2?)
To His Coy Mistress (C.1645)
Henry Vaughan (1621-1695):From Silex Scintillans (1655)''They Are All Gone Into The World Of Light!''The Night
Margaret Cavendish, Duchess Of Newcastle (1623-1673):From Poems And Fancies (1653)
Poets Have Most Pleasure In This Life
From The Description Of A New World, Called The Blazing World (1666)
Dorothy Osborne Temple (1627-1695):From Letters To William Temple
Letter 3 8 January 1653Letter 28 2 July 1653
Letter 58 11 February 1654
From Grace Abounding To The Chief Of Sinners (1666)
John Dryden (1631-1700):To My Honoured Friend
On His Learned And Useful Works; And More Particularly This Of Stone-Henge, By Him Restored To The True Founders (1663)
Mac Flecknoe (1676?)
Absalom And Achitophel: A Poem (1681)
To The Memory Of Mr. Oldham (1684)
To The Pious Memory Of The Accomplished Young Lady Mrs. Anne Killigrew (1686) An ODEA Song For St. Cecilia''s Day (1687)
From Fables Ancient And Modern (1700)
Pygmalion And The Statue
Katherine Philips (1631-1664):From Poems By The Most Deservedly Admired Mrs. Katherine Philips, the matchless Orinda (1667).Friendship
Friendship''

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