Theo Dï¿½haen is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at K.U. Leuven University, Belgium and has also worked in Holland, France and America. He is Editor-in-Chief of the European Review , and President of FILLM (FÃ©dÃ©ration Internationale de Langues et LittÃ©ratures Modernes) 2008-2012.David Damrosch is Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University. A past president of the American Comparative Literature Association, he is the founding general editor of the six-volume Longman Anthology of World Literature (2004).Djelal Kadir is the Edwin Erle Sparks Professors of Comparative Literature at the Pennsylvania State University. He is the Founding President of the International American Studies Association and former Editor of the international quarterly World Literature Today .
Peter K. Manning (Ph.D., Duke, 1966) is the Brooks Professor of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University-Boston. He recently published Policing Technology: An Ethnographic Study of Crime Mapping (NYU Press 2007).
Preface. Acknowledgments. Bibliography. THE ROMANTICS AND THEIR CONTEMPORARIES. The Mouse''s Petition to Dr. Priestley, Anna Laetitia Barbauld. 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. Washing-Day. Eighteen Hundred and Eleven. First Fire. Companion Reading. From A Review of Eighteen Hundred and Eleven, John Wilson Croker. Perspectives: The Rights of Man and the Revolution Controversy. From Letters Written in France, in the Summer of 1790, Helen Maria Williams. From Letters from France. From Reflections on the Revolution in France, Edmund Burke. From A Vindication of the Rights of Men, Mary Wollstonecraft. From The Rights of Man, Thomas Paine. From An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice and Its Influence on General Virtue and Happiness, William Godwin. The Anti-Jacobin. The Friend of Humanity and the Knife Grinder. Village Politics, Hannah More. From Travels in France During the Years 1787-1788, and 1789, Arthur Young. From The Example of France, a Warning to Britain. All Religions Are One, Willaim Blake. There Is No Natural Religion a. There Is No Natural Religion b. Songs of Innocence and of Experience. From Songs of Innocence. Introduction. The Ecchoing Green. The Lamb. The Little Black Boy. The Chimney Sweeper. The Divine Image. Holy Thursday. Nurse''s Song. Infant Joy. Companion Reading. From The Praise of Chimney-Sweepers, Charles Lamb. From Songs of Experience. The Fly. The Clod & the Pebble. Holy Thursday. The Tyger. The Chimney Sweeper. The Sick Rose. Ah! Sun-flower. The Garden of Love. London. The Human Abstract. Infant Sorrow. 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: The Abolition of Slavery And the Slave Trade. From The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Olaudah Equiano. From The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave, Mary Prince. The Benevolent Planters, Thomas Bellamy. From A Poem on the Inhumanity of the Slave-Trade, Ann Yearsley. From Sweet Meat Has Sour Sauce, William Cowper. The Sorrows of Yamba, Hannah More. From Poems Concerning the Slave Trade, Robert Southey. From The Grasmere Journals, Dorothy Wordsworth. From Detached Thoughts, George Gordon, Lord Brron. From The History of the Rise, Progress, & Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament, Thomas Clarkson. To Toussaint L''Ouverture, William Wordsworth. To Thomas Clarkson. From The Prelude. From Humanity. Letter to Mary Ann Rawson. The Edinburgh Review. From Abstract of the Information laid on the Table of the House of Commons, on the Subject of the Slave Trade. January, 1795, Mary Robinson. Sappho and Phaon. 4 ("Why, When I Gaze on Phaon" s Beauteous Eyes" ). 12 ("Now, O''er the Tesselated Pavement Strew" ). 18 ("Why Art Thou Changed? O Phaon! Tell Me Why?" ). 30 ("O''er the Tall Cliff That Bounds the Billowy Main" ). 37 ("When, in the Gloomy Mansion of the Dead" ). The Camp. Lyrical Tales. The Haunted Beach. London''s Summer Morning. The Old Beggar. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft. To M. Talleyrand-Pirigord, Late Bishop of Autun. Introduction. From Chapter 1. The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered. From Chapter 2. The Prevailing Opinion of a Sex ual 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. From Chapter 13. Some Instances of the Folly Which the Ignor ance of Women Generates; with Concluding Reflections on the Moral Improvement That a Revolution in Female Manners Might Naturally Be Expected to Produce. Maria; or The Wrongs of Woman. Jemima''s Story. Perspectives: The Wollstonecraft Controversy and the Rights of Women. From Letters on Education, Catherine Macaulay. The Rights of Woman, Anna Laetitia Barbauld. To Mary Wollstonecraft, Robert Southey. From Mary, William Blake. From The Unsex''d Females, Richard Polwhele. From Reflections on the Present Condition of the Female Sex, Priscilla Bell Wakefield. From The Female Advocate, Mary Anne Radcliffe. From Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education, Hannah More. Letter to The British Lady''s Magazine, Mary Anne Lamb. 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, William Thompson and Anna Wheeler. Plays on the Passions, Joanna Baillie. From Introductory Discourse. London. A Mother to Her Waking Infant. A Child to His Sick Grandfather. Thunder. Song: Woo''d and Married and A''. Literary Ballads. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. Sir Patrick Spence. To a Mouse, Robert Burns. Flow Gently, Sweet Afton. Ae Fond Kiss. Comin'' Thro'' the Rye (1). Comin'' Thro'' the Rye (2). Scots, Wha Hae Wi'' Wallace Bled. Is There for Honest Poverty. A Red, Red Rose. Auld Lang Syne. The Fornicator. A New Song. Lord Randal, Sir Walter Scott. The Harp That Once Through Tara''s Halls, Thomas Moore. Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms. The Time I''ve Lost in Wooing. William Wordsworth. Lyrical Ballads (1798). Simon Lee. We Are Seven. Lines Written in Early Spring. The Thorn. Note to The Thorn. Expostulation and Reply. The Tables Turned. Old Man Travelling. Lines Written 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 Poetry. What Is a Poet?. "Emotion Recollected in Tranquility" . There Was a Boy. Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known. Song ("She Dwelt Among th'' Untrodden Ways" ). Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower. Song ("A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal" ). Lucy Gray. Poor Susan. Nutting. Michael. Companion Reading. From A Review of Robert Southey''s Thalaba, Francis Jeffrey. From Letter to William Wordsworth, Charles Lamb. From Letter to Thomas Manning, Charles Lamb. Sonnets, 1802-1807. Prefatory Sonnet ("Nuns Fret Not at Their Convent''s Narrow Room" ). The World is Too Much with Us. Composed upon Westminster Brid