Early Modern Period

ISBN-10: 0321333926

ISBN-13: 9780321333926

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Clare Carroll, Constance Jordan, Kevin J. H. Dettmar, David Damrosch

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List price: $48.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 2/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1488
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

David Damrosch is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He is the author of "The Narrative Covenant" and "We Scholars: Changing the Culture of the University" and the general editor of "The Longman Anthology of British Literature".

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Additional Audio and Online Resources
The Early Modern Period
Womanhod, Wanton
Knolege, Aquayntance
Manerly Margery Mylk and Ale
Garland of Laurel
To Maystres Jane Blennerhasset
To Maystres Isabell Pennell
To Maystres Margaret Hussey
The Long Love, That in My Thought Doth Harbor
Companion Reading: Petrarch: Sonnet 140
Whoso List to Hunt
Companion Reading: Petrarch: Sonnet 190
My Galley
They Flee from Me
Some Time I Fled the Fire
My Lute, Awake!
Tagus, Farewell
Forget Not Yet
Blame Not My Lute
Lucks, My Fair Falcon, and Your Fellows All
Stand Whoso List
Mine Own John Poyns
Love That Doth Reign and Live within My Thought
Th'Assyrians' King, in Peace with Foul Desire
Set Me Whereas the Sun Doth Parch the Green
The Soote Season
Alas, So All Things Now Do Hold Their Peace
Companion Reading: Petrarch: Sonnet 164
So Cruel Prison
London, Hast Thou Accused Me
Wyatt Resteth Here
My Radcliffe, When Thy Reckless Youth Offends
Response: George Orwell: from 1984
Perspectives: Government and Self-Government
from The Obedience of a Christian Man
from Instruction of a Christian Woman
from The Book Named the Governor
from The Defence of Good Women
from A Short Treatise of Political Power
from The Book of the Courtier
from The Book of Martyrs
from The Schoolmaster
from The First Part of the Elementary
from De Republica Anglorum
from The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity
from The True Law of Free Monarchies
from Leviathan
Seven Sonnets to Alexander Neville
The Shepheardes Calender
The Faerie Queene
A Letter of the Authors
The First Booke of the Faerie Queene
1 ("Happy ye leaves when as those lilly hands")
4 ("New yeare forth looking out of Janus gate")
13 ("In that proud port, which her so goodly graceth")
22 ("This holy season fit to fast and pray")
62 ("The weary yeare his race now having run")
65 ("The doubt which ye misdeeme, fayre love, is vaine")
66 ("To all those happy blessings which ye have")
68 ("Most glorious Lord of lyfe that on this day")
75 ("One day I wrote her name upon the strand")
The Apology for Poetry
"The Apology" and Its Time: The Art of Poetry
from The School of Abuse
from The Art of English Poesie
from Certain Notes of Instruction
from A Defense of Rhyme
Astrophil and Stella
1 ("Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show")
3 ("Let dainty wits cry on the sisters nine")
7 ("When Nature made her chief work, Stella's eyes")
9 ("Queen Virtue's court, which some call Stella's face")
10 ("Reason, in faith thou art well served, that still")
14 ("Alas, have I not pain enough, my friend")
15 ("You that do search for every purling spring")
23 ("The curious wits, seeing dull pensiveness")
24 ("Rich fool there be whose base and filthy heart")
31 ("With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the skies")
37 ("My mouth doth water and my breast doth swell")
39 ("Come sleep, O sleep, the certain knot of peace")
45 ("Stella oft sees the very face of woe")
47 ("What, have I thus betrayed my liberty?")
52 ("A strife is grown between Virtue and Love")
60 ("When my good Angel guides me to the place")
63 ("O grammar-rules, O now your virtues show")
64 ("No more, my dear, no more these counsels try")
68 ("Stella, the only planet of my light")
71 ("Who will in fairest book of Nature know")
Second song ("Have I caught my heavenly jewel")
74 ("I never drank of Aganippe well")
Fourth song ("Only joy, now here you are")
86 ("Alas, whence came this change of looks? If I...")
Eighth song ("In a grove most rich of shade")
Ninth song ("Go, my flock, go get you hence")
89 ("Now that, of absence, the most irksome night")
90 ("Stella, think not that I by verse seek fame")
91 ("Stella, while now by honor's cruel might")
97 ("Dian, that fain would cheer her friend the Night")
104 ("Envious wits, what hath been mine offense")
106 ("O absent presence, Stella is not here")
107 ("Stella, since thou so right a princess art")
108 ("When sorrow (using mine own fire's might)")
The Admonition by the Author
A Careful Complaint by the Unfortunate Author
The Manner of Her Will
Even Now That Care
To Thee Pure Sprite
Psalm 71: In Te Domini Speravi ("On thee my trust is grounded")
Companion Reading: Miles Coverdale: Psalm 71
Psalm 121: Levavi Oculos ("Unto the hills, I now will bend")
The Doleful Lay of Clorinda
Perspectives: The Rise of Print Culture
from Polychronicon
from Hay any worke for Cooper
from Pierce Penniless his Supplication to the Devil
from "Of books," in Essays, translated by John Florio
The Phoenix
Of Truth
Of Superstition
Of Studies [version of 1597]
Of Studies [version of 1625]
from The Advancement of Learning, The Second Book
from The Advancement of Learning, The Ninth Book
from Genesis
from The Anatomy of Melancholy
from The Pilgrim's Progress
Written with a Diamond on Her Window at Woodstock
Written on a Wall at Woodstock
The Doubt of Future Foes
On Monsieur's Departure
On Marriage
On Mary, Queen of Scots
On Mary's Execution
To the English Troops at Tilbury, Facing the Spanish Armada
The Golden Speech
The Description of Cookham
Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum
To the Doubtful Reader
To the Virtuous Reader
[Against Beauty Without Virtue]
[Pilate's Wife Apologizes for Eve]
The Affectionate Shepherd
Sonnets from Cynthia
1 ("Sporting at fancy, setting light by love")
5 ("It is reported of fair Thetis' son")
9 ("Diana (on a time) walking the wood")
11 ("Sighing, and sadly sitting by my love")
13 ("Speak, Echo, tell; how may I call my love?")
19 ("Ah no; nor I myself: though my pure love")
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
Response: Sir Walter Raleigh: The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
Hero and Leander
The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus
Response: C.S. Lewis: from The Screwtape Letters
Nature That Washed Her Hands in Milk
To the Queen
On the Life of Man
The Author's Epitaph, Made by Himself
As You Came from the Holy Land
from The 21st and Last Book of the Ocean to Cynthia
The Discovery of the Large, Rich and Beautiful Empire of Guiana
from Epistle Dedicatory
To the Reader
[The Amazons]
[The Orinoco]
[The King of Aromaia]
[The New World of Guiana]
Perspectives: England in the New World
from The First Voyage Made to the Coasts of America
from A Brief and True Report of the Newfound Land of Virginia
To the Virginian Voyage
from General History of Virginia and the Summer Isles
from A Sermon Preached to the Honorable Company of the Virginia Plantation
1 ("From fairest creatures we desire increase")
12 ("When I do count the clock that tells the time")
15 ("When I consider every thing that grows")
18 ("Shall I compare thee to a summer's day")
20 ("A woman's face with Nature's own hand painted")
29 ("When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes")
30 ("When to the sessions of sweet silent thought")
31 ("Thy bosom is endeared with all hearts")
33 ("Full many a glorious morning have I seen")
35 ("No more be grieved at that which thou hast done")
55 ("Not marble nor the gilded monuments")
60 ("Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore")
71 ("No longer mourn for me when I am dead")
73 ("That time of year thou mayst in me behold")
80 ("O, how I faint when I of you do write")
86 ("Was it the proud full sail of his great verse")
87 ("Farewell! Thou art too dear for my possessing")
93 ("So shall I live, supposing thou art true")
94 ("They that have pow'r to hurt, and will do none")
104 ("To me, fair friend, you never can be old")
106 ("When in the chronicle of wasted time")
107 ("Not mine own fears nor the prophetic soul")
116 ("Let me not to the marriage of true minds")
123 ("No, Time, thou shalt not boast that I do change")
124 ("If my dear love were but the child of state")
126 ("O thou, my lovely boy, who in thy power")
128 ("How oft, when thou my music play'st")
129 ("The expense of spirit in a waste of shame")
130 ("My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun")
138 ("When my love swears that she is made of truth")
144 ("Two loves I have, of comfort and despair")
152 ("In loving thee thou know'st I am forsworn")
Twelfth Night; or, What You Will
The Tempest
Companion Readings
William Strachey: from A True Reportory of the Wreck and Redemption of Sir Thomas Gates, Knight, upon and from the Islands of the Bermudas
Michel de Montaigne: from Of Cannibals
Response: Aime Cesaire: from A Tempest
The Roaring Girl; or, Moll Cut-Purse
"The Roaring Girl" and Its Time: City Life
from My Lady's Looking Glass
from A Notable Discovery of Cosenage
from Lantern and Candlelight
from Thomas of Reading
from Pierce Penniless
from A Counterblast to Tobacco
Perspectives: Tracts on Women and Gender
from In Laude and Praise of Matrimony
from My Lady's Looking Glass
from Preface to The First Part of the Mirror of Princely Deeds
from The Arraignment of Lewd, Idle, Froward, and Unconstant Women
from A Muzzle for Melastomus
from Ester Hath Hanged Haman
from Hic Mulier; or, The Man-Woman
from Haec-Vir; or, The Womanish-Man
My sweetest Lesbia, let us live and love
There is a garden in her face
Rose-cheeked Laura, come
When thou must home to shades of underground
Never weather-beaten sail more willing bent to shore
To the Reader
Sonnet 12 ("To nothing fitter can I thee compare")
Sonnet 61 ("Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part")
To His Coy Love, a Canzonet
The Alchemist
On Something, That Walks Somewhere
On My First Daughter
To John Donne
On My First Son
Inviting a Friend to Supper
To Penshurst
Song to Celia
Queen and Huntress
To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author, Mr. William Shakespeare, and What He Hath Left Us
To the Immortal Memory, and Friendship of that Noble Pair, Sir Lucius Cary and Sir H. Morison
Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue
Response: Thom Gunn: from The Occasions of Poetry
The Good Morrow
Song ("Go, and catch a falling star")
The Undertaking
The Sun Rising
The Indifferent
The Canonization
Air and Angels
Break of Day
A Valediction: of Weeping
Love's Alchemy
The Flea
The Bait
The Apparition
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
The Ecstasy
The Funeral
The Relic
Elegy 19: To His Mistress Going to Bed
Holy Sonnets
1 ("As due by many titles I resign")
2 ("Oh my black soul! Now thou art summoned")
3 ("This is my play's last scene, here heavens appoint")
4 ("At the round earth's imagined corners, blow")
5 ("If poisonous minerals, and if that tree")
6 ("Death be not proud, though some have called thee")
7 ("Spit in my face ye Jews, and pierce my side")
8 ("Why are we by all creatures waited on?")
9 ("What if this present were the world's last night?")
10 ("Batter my heart, three-personed God; for, you")
11 ("Wilt thou love God, as he thee? Then digest")
12 ("Father, part of his double interest")
Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions
["For whom the bell tolls"]
Pamphilia to Amphilanthus
1 ("When night's black mantle could most darkness prove")
5 ("Can pleasing sight misfortune ever bring?")
16 ("Am I thus conquered? Have I lost the powers")
17 ("Truly poor Night thou welcome art to me")
25 ("Like to the Indians, scorched with the sun")
26 ("When everyone to pleasing pastime hies")
28 Song ("Sweetest love, return again")
39 ("Take heed mine eyes, how you your looks do cast")
40 ("False hope which feeds but to destroy, and spill")
48 ("If ever Love had force in human breast?")
55 ("How like a fire does love increase in me")
68 ("My pain, still smothered in my grieved breast")
74 Song ("Love a child is ever crying")
A Crown of Sonnets Dedicated to Love
77 ("In this strange labyrinth how shall I turn?")
82 ("He may our profit and our tutor prove")
83 ("How blessed be they then, who his favors prove")
84 ("He that shuns love does love himself the less")
103 ("My muse now happy, lay thyself to rest")
from The Countess of Montgomery's Urania
The Argument of His Book
To His Book
Another ("To read my book the virgin shy")
Another ("Who with thy leaves shall wipe at need")
To the Sour Reader
When He Would Have His Verses Read
Delight in Disorder
Corinna's Going A-Maying
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
The Hock-Cart, or Harvest Home
His Prayer to Ben Jonson
Upon Julia's Clothes
Upon His Spaniel Tracie
The Dream ("Me thought (last night) Love in an anger came")
The Dream ("By dream I saw one of the three")
The Vine
The Vision
Discontents in Devon
To Dean-Bourn, a Rude River in Devon
Upon Scobble: Epigram
The Christian Militant
To His Tomb-Maker
Upon Himself Being Buried
His Last Request to Julia
The Pillar of Fame
His Noble Numbers
His Prayer for Absolution
To His Sweet Saviour
To God, on His Sickness
The Altar
Easter Wings
Affliction (1)
Prayer (1)
Jordan (1)
Church Monuments
The Windows
Jordan (2)
The Collar
The Pulley
The Forerunners
Love (3)
To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
The Grasshopper
To Althea, from Prison
Love Made in the First Age: To Chloris
The Retreat
Silence, and Stealth of Days
The World
They Are All Gone into the World of Light!
The Night
The Coronet
The Nymph Complaining for the Death of Her Fawn
To His Coy Mistress
The Definition of Love
The Mower Against Gardens
The Mower's Song
The Garden
An Horatian Ode Upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland
Friendship in Emblem, or the Seal
Upon the Double Murder of King Charles
On the Third of September, 1651
To the Truly Noble, and Obliging Mrs. Anne Owen
To Mrs. Mary Awbrey at Parting
To My Excellent Lucasia, on Our Friendship
The World
Perspectives: The Civil War, or the Wars of Three Kingdoms
From Eikon Basilike
From Eikonoklastes
The Petition of Gentlewomen and Tradesmen's Wives
From Letters from Ireland
John O'Dwyer of the Glenn
The Story of Alexander Agnew; or, Jock of Broad Scotland
Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon
From True Historical Narrative of the Rebellion
Il Penseroso
How Soon Hath Time
On the New Forcers of Conscience Under the Long Parliament
To the Lord General Cromwell
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent
Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint
From Areopagitica
Paradise Lost
Mary Wollstonecraft: from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
William Blake: A Poison Tree
Samson Agonistes
Political and Religious Orders
Money, Weights, and Measures
Literary and Cultural Terms
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