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Oxford Anthology of English Literature - 1800 to the Present

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ISBN-10: 0195016580

ISBN-13: 9780195016581

Edition: 2nd 1973 (Revised)

Authors: Frank Kermode, John Hollander, Harold Bloom, Lionel Trilling, Lionel Trilling

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This collection presents the finest English literature from the MiddleAges through the twentieth century, with introductory matter and authoritativeannotation. Almost three hundred illustrations show the relationship betweenimages in language and in pictures. In addition to the two volume set, it isalso available in six paperbound volumes covering major periods.
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List price: $140.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1973
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/26/1973
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 2272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British literary critic who taught English literature at University College London, the University of Cambridge, Columbia University, and Harvard University. His criticism was regularly featured in the London Review of Books and the New York Review of Books, and he was the author of many books including The Sense of an Ending; The Classic; The Genesis of Secrecy; and, most recently, Concerning E. M. Forster. Kermode was knighted in 1991.

John Hollander has edited several Everyman's Library Pocket Poet volumes, including "Robert Frost", "Christmas Poems", "War Poems", "Marriage Poems", "Animal Poems", & "Garden Poems". He is the A. Bartlett Biamatti Professor of English at Yale University, & the author of numerous books of poetry & criticism. He was made a MacArthur Fellow in 1990.

Michael Parenti (Ph.D., Yale University) is an internationally known, award-winning author, scholar, and lecturer who addresses a wide variety of political and cultural subjects. Among his recent books are Waiting for Yesterday (2013), The Face of Imperialism (2011), God and His Demons (2010), and Democracy for the Few, 9th edition (2010).Harold Bloom was born on July 11, 1930 in New York City. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell in 1951 and his Doctorate from Yale in 1955. After graduating from Yale, Bloom remained there as a teacher, and was made Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1983. Bloom's theories have changed the way that critics think of literary tradition and has also…    

Lionel Trilling (1905-1975) was born in New York and educated at Columbia University, to which he returned as an instructor in 1932, and where he continued to teach in the English department throughout his long and highly distinguished career. Among his many works are critical studies of Matthew Arnold and E. M. Forster; two essay collections, The Liberal Imaginationand The Opposing Self; a novel, The Middle of the Journey; and the Norton lectures at Harvard, entitled Sincerity and Authenticity. Trilling was married to the writer and critic Diana Trilling.Geraldine Murphy is an associate professor of English and Deputy Dean of Humanities and Arts at the City College of New York, CUNY. She…    

Romantic Poetry
William Blake
Poetical Sketches
To Spring
To the Evening Star
Mad Song
To the Muses
Songs of Innocence and of Experience
Songs of Innocence
The Lamb
The Little Black Boy
The Chimney Sweeper
The Divine Image
Holy Thursday
Songs of Experience
Earth's Answer
Holy Thursday
The Chimney Sweeper
The Sick Rose
The Tyger
Ah! Sun-flower
The Human Abstract
To Tirzah
The Book of Thel
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Visions of the Daughters of Albion
America a Prophecy
Blake's Notebook
Never Pain To Tell Thy Love
To Nobodaddy
What Is It Men in Women Do Require?
My Spectre Around Me Night & Day
Mock on Mock on Voltaire Rousseau
When Klopstock England Defied
The Mental Traveller
The Crystal Cabinet
Auguries of Innocence
The Four Zoas
[Song of Enitharmon]
[Song of Enion]
Night the Ninth Being The Last Judgment
[Milton's Descent]
[The World of Los]
[The Vision of Beulah]
[Milton's Declaration]
Jerusalem The Emanation of the Giant Albion
[The Spectre of Urthona]
[The Minute Particulars]
[The Declaration of Los]
Epilogue from The Gates of Paradise
[A Vision of the Last Judgment]
The Letters
To Dr. Trusler 23 August 1799
To George Cumberland 12 April 1827
William Wordsworth
Lines Written in Early Spring
Expostulation and Reply
The Tables Turned
To My Sister
The Ruined Cottage
Home at Grasmere
"Prospectus" to The Excursion
Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey
[The Lucy Poems]
Strange Fits of Passion
She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways
Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower
A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal
I Travelled Among Unknown Men
Lucy Gray; Or, Solitude
Michael, A Pastoral Poem
My Heart Leaps Up
Resolution and Independence
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
It Is a Beauteous Evening
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
The World Is Too Much with Us
Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood
She Was a Phantom of Delight
Ode to Duty
The Solitary Reaper
Elegiac Stanzas
The Prelude
Introduction-Childhood and School-Time
Summer Vacation
Cambridge and the Alps
Residence in London
Residence in France
Imagination and Taste, How Impaired and Restored
Surprised by Joy
Composed upon an Evening of Extraordinary Splendour and Beauty
Extempore Effusion upon the Death of James Hogg
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Sonnet: To the River Otter
The Eolian Harp
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Kubla Khan
Frost at Midnight
Dejection: An Ode
To William Wordsworth
On Donne's Poetry
Ne Plus Ultra
To Nature
George Gordon, Lord Byron
English Bards and Scotch Reviewers
Stanzas for Music
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, A Romaunt
Canto the Third
Canto the Fourth
'So We'll Go No More A-Roving'
Don Juan
Selections from Canto I
Canto III
Canto IV
Canto V
Canto VII
Canto IX
Canto XI
Stanzas to the Po
The Vision of Judgment
On This Day I Complete My Thirty-sixth Year
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Alastor, or The Spirit of Solitude
Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
Mont Blanc
Julian and Maddalo
Prometheus Unbound
Selections from Act I
Act II: scene iv
Scene v
Act III: scene i
Scene ii
Scene iii
Act IV
England in 1819
Ode to the West Wind
To a Skylark
The Sensitive Plant
Hymn of Apollo
The Two Spirits: An Allegory
[Three Sermons on Free Love]
[The Annihilation of Love]
To Night
With a Guitar, To Jane
Lines Written in the Bay of Lerici
The Triumph of Life
John Keats
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
On the Grasshopper and Cricket
Sleep and Poetry
On the Sea
In Drear-Nighted December
Epistle to John Hamilton Reynolds
When I Have Fears
Fragment of an Ode to Maia
Hyperion. A Fragment
The Eve of St. Agnes
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
On the Sonnet
Ode to Psyche
Ode to a Nightingale
Ode on a Grecian Urn
Ode on Melancholy
The Fall of Hyperion. A Dream
To Autumn
To-[Fanny Brawne]
Bright Star
This Living Hand
Other Romantic Poets
William Lisle Bowles
To the River Itchin, Near Winton
Sir Walter Scott
The Dreary Change
'Proud Maisie'
The Song of the Reim-kennar
Walter Savage Landor
'Lately Our Poets'
[Rose Alymer, 1779-1800]
On His Seventy-fifth Birthday
Death Stands Above Me
Autumnal Song
To Wordsworth
To George and Georgiana Keats (Feb. 14-May 3, 1819)
To George and Georgiana Keats (Sept. 21, 1819)
To Percy Bysshe Shelley (Aug. 16, 1820)
To Charles Brown (Nov. 30, 1820)
Victorian Prose
Thomas Carlyle
Sartor Resartus
The Everlasting No
The Everlasting Yea
Natural Supernaturalism
On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History
The Hero as Poet [Shakespeare]
Past and Present
John Stuart Mill
What Is Poetry?
On Liberty
Of Individuality
On the Subjection of Women
On the Equality of the Sexes
A Crisis in My Mental History
John Henry Cardinal Newman
The Tamworth Reading Room
Secular Knowledge Not a Principle of Action
Discourses to Mixed Congregations
Faith and Private Judgment
The Idea of a University
Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Professional Skill
Apologia Pro Vita Sua
Position of My Mind Since 1845
John Ruskin
Modern Painters
Of the Real Nature of Greatness of Style
The Stones of Venice
The Nature of Gothic
Unto This Last
The Roots of Honour
Matthew Arnold
First Edition of Poems, Preface
The Function of Criticism at the Present Time
The Study of Poetry
Literature and Science
T. H. Huxley
On the Physical Basis of Life
William Morris
The Beauty of Life
Walter Pater
The Renaissance
Samuel Butler
Birth Formulae
The World of the Unborn
Oscar Wilde
The Importance of Being Earnest
Victorian Poetry
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The Kraken
The Lady of Shalott
The Hesperides
The Lotos-Eaters
The Eagle
St. Simeon Stylites
Morte d'Arthur
Locksley Hall
The Vision of Sin
Songs from The Princess
The Splendour Falls
Tears, Idle Tears
Come Down, O Maid
In Memoriam A.H.H.
Maud: A Monodrama
Come into the Garden, Maud
O that 'twere possible
Dead, long dead
My life has crept so long on a broken wing
Idylls of the King
[Vivien's Song]
[Percivale's Quest]
To Virgil
Merlin and The Gleam
Crossing the Bar
Robert Browning
A Fragment of a Confession
Johannes Agricola in Meditation
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister
My Last Duchess
The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
Love Among the Ruins
Fra Lippo Lippi
A Toccata of Galuppi's
By the Fire-side
'Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came'
How It Strikes a Contemporary
Master Hugues of Saxe-Gotha
Andrea del Sarto
The Heretic's Tragedy
Two in the Campagna
Abt Vogler
Caliban upon Setebos
Thamuris Marching
Asolando: Prologue
Bad Dreams III
Matthew Arnold
The Strayed Reveller
To Marguerite-Continued
Empedocles on Etna [Song of Callicles]
Memorial Verses
Dover Beach
The Buried Life
Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse
The Scholar-Gipsy
Growing Old
The Last Word
Bacchanalia; or, The New Age
The Pre-Raphaelite Poets
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
The Blessed Damozel
The Woodspurge
Sestina (after Dante)
Sudden Light
The Sea-Limits
The House of Life: A Sonnet Sequence
Willowwood (Sonnets XLIX-LII)
Ardour and Memory
Autumn Idleness
Body's Beauty
Barren Spring
A Superscription
The One Hope
The Orchard-Pit
George Meredith
Love in the Valley
Modern Love
I (By this he knew she wept with waking eyes)
XLVII (We saw the swallows gathering in the sky)
XLVIII (Their sense is with their senses all mixed in)
XLIX (He found her by the Ocean's moaning verge)
L (Thus piteously Love closed what he begat)
A Ballad of Past Meridian
Lucifer in Starlight
Christina Rossetti
Song (When I am dead, my dearest)
Modern British Literature
Thomas Hardy
Neutral Tones
The Subalterns
The Darkling Thrush
In Tenebris (I)
In Tenebris (III)
The Schreckhorn
The Dynasts [Chorus on the Eve of Waterloo]
The Convergence of the Twain
Wessex Heights
'I Found Her Out There'
The Voice
Channel Firing
The Oxen
During Wind and Rain
In Time of 'The Breaking of Nations'
Moments of Vision
'And There Was a Great Calm'
Snow in the Suburbs
Bernard Shaw
Saint Joan
Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
William Butler Yeats
The Sorrow of Love (1892)
The Sorrow of Love (1927)
The Two Trees
Adam's Curse
No Second Troy
A Drinking Song
To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Nothing
The Cold Heaven
The Magi
In Memory of Major Robert Gregory
The Scholars
A Thought from Propertius
A Deep-Sworn Vow
Michael Robartes and the Dancer
Easter 1916
On a Political Prisoner
The Second Coming
Sailing to Byzantium
Ancestral Houses
Two Songs from a Play
Leda and the Swan
Among School Children
In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markiewicz
Coole Park, 1929
Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop
After Long Silence
A Last Confession
Lapis Lazuli
The Statues
John Kinsella's Lament for Mrs. Mary Moore
The Circus Animals' Desertion
Cuchulain Comforted
The Trembling of the Veil: III
Hodos Chameliontos
The Trembling of the Veil: IV
The Tragic Generation
James Joyce
The Dead
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
[Stephen's Epiphany]
[Stephen's Poem]
Finnegans Wake
D. H. Lawrence
The Prussian Officer
St. Mawr
River Roses
Medlars and Sorb-Apples
Tortoise Shell
Letter to a Wound
Paysage Moralise
Song (As I walked out one evening)
In Memory of Sigmund Freud
In Memory of W. B. Yeats
For the Time Being
In Praise of Limestone
The Fall of Rome
The Proof
Louis Macneice
Bagpipe Music
Whit Monday
Stephen Spender
I Think Continually of Those Who Were Truly Great
Ultima Ratio Regum
Edith Sitwell
William Empson
This Last Pain
Missing Dates
Dylan Thomas
When, Like a Running Grave
After the Funeral
A Refusal To Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London
Fern Hill
'Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night'
E. M. Forster
What I Believe
John Betjeman
In Westminster Abbey
George Orwell
England Your England
Samuel Beckett
Watt [The Incident of the Galls, Father and Son]
English Literary History in Process
Basil Bunting
Briggsflatts (Part V)
Stevie Smith
Not Waving but Drowning
John Heath-Stubbs
The Dark Planet
Philip Larkin
Church Going
Lines on a Young Lady's Photograph Album
Donald Davie
A Winter Talent
Gardens No Emblems
Kingsley Amis
A Dream of Fair Women
Thom Gunn
On the Move
Charles Tomlinson
Through Binoculars
Ted Hughes
A Childish Prank
Geoffrey Hill
Suggestions for Further Reading
Authors and Titles
First Lines of Poems