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Literature of England

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ISBN-10: 0673151557

ISBN-13: 9780673151551

Edition: 3rd 1979

Authors: George K. Anderson, William E. Buckler

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Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1979
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 9/28/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1263
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

THE MIDDLE AGES. (c750-1485) Beowulf
(Note on the Old English Language)
The Pearl Poet, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Geoffrey Chaucer (1340-1400)
(Note on the Middle English Language)
(On Reading Middle English)
From The Canterbury Tales: The General Prologue
The Miller's Tale
The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale
The Clerk's Tale
The Pardoner's Prologue and Tale
The Nun's Priest's Tale
The Parson's Prologue
Envoy to Bukton
Middle English Lyrics
The Second Shepherds' Play
Sir Thomas Malory (1394?-1471)
From Morte Darthur, Caxton's Preface: Book 2
Sir Thomas More (1478-1535)
From Utopia: Book One, On Communal Property
Book Two, Their Gold and Silver, and How They Keep It
Their Marriage Customs
Their Punishments, Their Legal Procedures, and Other Matters
Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503-1542)
The Lover Compareth His State to a Ship in Perilous Storm Tossed on the Sea
The Long Love That in My Thought Doth Harbor, Whoso List to Hunt, They Flee from Me
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1517-1547)
Love That Doth Reign and Live Within My Thought
Description of Spring Wherein Each Thing Renews, Save Only the Lover, Alas! So All Things Now Do Hold Their Peace, The Means To Attain Happy Life
Sir Phillip Sidney (1554-1586)
From An Apology for Poetry
From Astrophel and Stella: 1) Loving in Truth, 5) It is Most True, 31) With How Sad Steps, 39) Come, Sleep! 41) Having This Day My Horse, 50) Stella, The Fullness of My Thoughts
Robert Greene (1560?-1592)
From A Notable Discovery of Cosenage: The Art of Cony- Catching
Edmund Spenser (1552-1599)
From The Faerie Queene: A Letter of the Authors
Book One (Canto 1), Book Two (Canto 12), Book Three (Canto 6)
From Amoretti: 1) Happy ye leaves, 16) One day as I unwarily did gaze, 34) Lyke as a ship, 54) Of this worlds Theatre, 75) One day I wrote her name, 79) Men call you fayre
Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593)
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd (Sir Walter Raleigh)
The Tragical History of Dr
Thomas Campion (1567-1620)
My Sweetest Lesbia
When to Her Lute Corinna Sings
Rose-Cheeked Laura
There Is a Garden in Her Face
Fain Would I Wed
The English Bible
The Twenty-Third Psalm in Six Translations: Coverdale Bible, Great Bible, Genevan Bible, Bishops' Bible, Rheims-Douai Bible, King James Bible
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Sonnets: 18) Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day? 29) When, in Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes
30) When to the Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought
55) Not Marble, nor the Gilded Monuments
71) No Longer Mourn for Me When I am Dead
73) That Time of Year Thou Mayst in Me Behold
97) How Like a Winter hath My Absence Been
98) From You Have I Been Absent in the Spring
106) When in the Chronicle of Wasted Time
116) Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds
129) Th' 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
146) Poor Soul, the Centre of My Sinful Earth
The Tempest
Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
From Essays or Counsels— Civil and Moral
1) Of Truth
5) Of Adversity
7) Of Parents and Children
8) Of Marriage and Single Life
42) Of Youth and Age
50) Of Studies
Sir Thomas Overbury (1581-1613)
The Characters
A Melancholy Man
A Puritan
What a Character Is
Ben Jonson (1573-1637)
Song: To Celia
Song to Celia
Slow, Slow, Fresh Fount
To Penshurst
Queen and Huntress
On My First Daughter
On My First Son
Still to Be Neat
To John Donne
To the Memory of My Beloved Master, William Shakespeare
John Donne (1572-1631)
Song (Go and Catch a Falling Star)
The Flea
The Bait
The Indifferent
The Ecstasy
Lovers' Infiniteness
Song (Sweetest Love, I Do Not Go)
On His Mistress
The Canonization
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
Air and Angels
A Hymn to God the Father
Good Friday, 1613
Riding Westward
The Third Satire
From Holy Sonnets: 3) O Might Those Sighs and Tears Return Again
5) If Poisonous Minerals
7) At the Round Earth's Imagined Corners
10) Death be not Proud
14) Batter My Heart
From Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions: Meditation XVII, Meditation XVIII
George Herbert (1593-1633)
The Pearl
The Collar
Easter Wings
Jordan I, Jordan II, Love III
The Pulley
Richard Crashaw (1613?-1649)
On the Wounds of Our Crucified Lord
Upon the Infant Martyrs
The Flaming Heart
Henry Vaughan (1622-1695)
The Retreat
The World
They Are All Gone into the World of Light
Robert Burton (1577-1640)
From The Anatomy of Melancholy
Izaak Walton (1593-1683)
From The Complete Angler: From The First Day
From The Life of Dr
John Donne: Donne in His Shroud
Robert Herrick (1591-1674)
An Ode for Ben Jonson
The Night Piece
To Julia
Delight in Disorder
Upon Julia's Clothes
To the Virgins to Make Much of Time
Corinna's Going A-Maying
His Prayer for Absolution
Sir John Suckling (1609-1642)
Why so Pale and Wan, Fond Lover? Constancy
Thomas Carew (1598?-1639?)
Disdain Returned
Song (Ask Me No More)
Edmund Waller (1606-1687)
Go, Lovely Rose! Of the Last Verses in the Book
Richard Lovelace (1618-1658)
To Lucasta
Going to the War
To Althea
From Prison
Andrew Marvell (1621-1678)
To His Coy Mistress
The Garden
The Mower Against Gardens
The Definition of Love
John Milton (1608-1674)
Il Penseroso
How Soon Hath Time
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent
Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint
From Paradise Lost: Book One, Book Two, from Book Three (56-134; 236-271)
From Book Four (1-113)
Book Nine
From Book Twelve (637-649)
Of Education
John Bunyan (1628-1688)
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