Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Best Books of the Year | December 10, 2014

    Mary Jo Schimelpfenig: IMG Best Fantasy/Sci-Fi of 2014



    Here are the books that knocked my socks off in 2014. All of them would make great gifts; each of them was truly something that evoked that... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$6.50
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
2 Local Warehouse Anthologies- International

The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2b: The Victorian Age

by

The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2b: The Victorian Age Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Synopsis:

"Volume 2B: The Victorian Age of The Longman Anthology of British Literature" is a comprehensive and thoughtfully arranged anthology that offers a rich selection of major British authors throughout the Victorian age. The anthology includes Perspectives and Companion Readings which show how major literary writings interrelate with and respond to various social, historical, and cultural events of Great Britain in the Victorian period. With a generous representation of fiction, drama, and poetry, the second edition includes major additions of important works and an expanded illustration program. Fresh and up-to-date introductions and notes are written by an editorial team whose members are all actively engaged in teaching and in current scholarship, and illustrations show both artistic and cultural developments of the period. For those interested in British Literature of the Victorian Period.

Table of Contents

* denotes selection is new to this edition.

THE VICTORIAN AGE.

Thomas Carlyle.

Past and Present.

Midas (The Condition of England).

From Gospel of Mammonism (The Irish Widow).

From Labour (Know Thy Work).

From Democracy (Liberty to Die by Starvation).

Captains of Industry.

 

Perspectives: The Industrial Landscape.

The Steam Loom Weaver.

Fanny Kemble. From Record of a Girlhood.

Thomas Babington Macaulay. From A Review of Southey's Colloquies.

Parliamentary Papers (“Blue Books”). Testimony of Hannah Goode, a Child Textile Worker.

Testimony of Ann and Elizabeth Eggley, Child Mineworkers.

Charles Dickens. From Dombey and Son.

From Hard Times.

Benjamin Disraeli. From Sybil.

Friedrich Engels. From The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844.

Henry Mayhew. From London Labour and the London Poor.

 

 

John Stuart Mill.

On Liberty.

From Chapter 2. Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion.

From Chapter 3. Of Individuality, as One of the Elements of Well-Being.

The Subjection of Women.

From Chapter 1.

Statement Repudiating the Rights of Husbands.

Autobiography.

From Chapter 1. Childhood, and Early Education.

From Chapter 5. A Crisis in My Mental History. One Stage Onward.

 

Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

To George Sand: A Desire.

To George Sand: A Recognition.

A Year's Spinning.

Sonnets from the Portuguese.

1 (“I thought once how Theocritus had sung”).

13 (“And wilt thou have me fashion into speech”).

14 (“If thou must love me, let it be for nought”).

21 (“Say over again, and yet once over again”).

22 (“When our two souls stand up erect and strong”).

24 (“Let the world's sharpness, like a clasping knife”).

28 (“My letters! all dead paper, mute and white!”).

32 (“The first time that the sun rose on thine oath”).

38 (“First time he kissed me, he but only kissed”).

43 (“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways”).

Aurora Leigh.

Book 1.

(Self-Portrait).

(Her Mother's Portrait).

(Aurora's Education).

(Discovery of Poetry).

Book 2.

(Woman and Artist).

(No Female Christ).

(Aurora's Rejection of Romney).

Book 3.

(The Woman Writer in London).

Book 5.

(Epic Art and Modern Life).

From A Curse for a Nation.

A Musical Instrument.

The Best Thing in the World.

 

Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

The Kraken.

Mariana.

The Lady of Shalott.

The Lotos-Eaters.

Ulysses.

Tithonus.

Break, Break, Break.

The Epic [Morte d'Arthur].

The Eagle: A Fragment.

Locksley Hall.

The Princess.

Sweet and Low.

The Splendour Falls.

Tears, Idle Tears.

Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal.

Come Down, O Maid.

(The Woman's Cause is Man's).

From In Memoriam A. H. H.

The Charge of the Light Brigade.

Idylls of the King.

The Coming of Arthur.

Pelleas and Ettarre.

The Passing of Arthur.

The Higher Pantheism.

       * Response.

       * Algernon Charles Swinburne, The Higher Pantheism in a Nutshell.

Flower in the Crannied Wall.

Crossing the Bar.

 

 Edward Fitzgerald.

 The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám of Naishápur.

 

Charles Darwin.

The Voyage of the Beagle.

From Chapter 10. Tierra Del Fuego.

From Chapter 17. Galapagos Archipelago.

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.

From Chapter 3. Struggle for Existence.

The Descent of Man.

From Chapter 21. General Summary and Conclusion.

From Autobiography.

 

Perspectives: Religion and Science.

Thomas Babington Macaulay. From Lord Bacon.

Charles Dickens. From Sunday Under Three Heads.

David Friedrich Strauss. From The Life of Jesus Critically Examined.

Charlotte Brontë. From Jane Eyre.

Arthur Hugh Clough. Epi-strauss-ium.

The Latest Decalogue.

From Dipsychus.

John William Colenso. From The Pentateuch and Book of Joshua Critically Examined.

John Henry Cardinal Newman. From Apologia Pro Vita Sua.

Thomas Henry Huxley. From Evolution and Ethics.

Sir Edmund Gosse. From Father and Son.

 

 

Robert Browning.

Porphyria's Lover.

Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister.

My Last Duchess.

How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix.

Home-Thoughts, from Abroad.

Home-Thoughts, from the Sea.

The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church.

Meeting at Night.

Parting at Morning.

A Toccata of Galuppi's.

Memorabilia.

Love Among the Ruins.

“Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came.”

          * Response.

* Stevie Smith, Childe Rolandine.

Fra Lippo Lippi.

The Last Ride Together.

Andrea del Sarto.

Two in the Campagna.

A Woman's Last Word.

Caliban upon Setebos.

Epilogue to Asolando.

 

Charles Dickens.

A Christmas Carol.

From A Walk in a Workhouse.

Dickens and His Time.

Dickens at Work: Recollections by His Children and Friends.

Kate Field: Dickens Giving a Reading of A Christmas Carol.

 

Popular Short Fiction.

Elizabeth Gaskell.

Our Society at Cranford.

Thomas Hardy.

The Withered Arm.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

A Scandal in Bohemia.

          * Response.

* Jamyang Norbu, A Pukka Villain, from Sherlock Holmes: The Missing Years.

 

John Ruskin.

Modern Painters.

From Definition of Greatness in Art.

From Of Water, As Painted by Turner.

The Stones of Venice.

From The Nature of Gothic.

From Modern Manufacture and Design.

* The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteenth Century.

Praeterita.

Preface.

From The Springs of Wandel.

From Herne-Hill Almond Blossoms.

From Schaffhausen and Milan.

From The Grande Chartreuse.

From Joanna's Care.

 

Florence Nightingale.

Cassandra.

 

Perspectives: Victorian Ladies and Gentlemen.

Francis Power Cobbe. From Life of Frances Power Cobbe As Told by Herself.

Sarah Stickney Ellis. From The Women of England: Their Social Duties and Domestic Habits.

Charlotte Brontë. From Letter to Emily Brontë.

Anne Brontë. From Agnes Grey.

John Henry Cardinal Newman. From The Idea of a University.

Caroline Norton. From A Letter to the Queen.

George Eliot.  Margaret Fuller and Mary Wollstonecraft.

Thomas Hughes. From Tom Brown's School Days.

Isabella Beeton. From The Book of Household Management.

Queen Victoria. Letters and Journal Entries on the Position of Women.

Sir Henry Newbolt. Vitaï Lampada.

 

 

Matthew Arnold.

Isolation. To Marguerite.

To Marguerite-Continued.

Dover Beach.

          * Response.

          * Anthony Hecht, The Dover Bitch.

Lines Written in Kensington Gardens.

The Buried Life.

Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse.

The Scholar Gipsy.

East London.

West London.

Thyrsis.

From The Function of Criticism at the Present Time.

Culture and Anarchy.

From Sweetness and Light.

From Doing as One Likes.

From Hebraism and Hellenism.

From Porro Unum Est Necessarium.

From Conclusion.

From The Study of Poetry.

 

Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

The Blessed Damozel.

The Woodspurge.

The House of Life.

The Sonnet.

4. Lovesight.

6. The Kiss.

Nuptial Sleep.

The Burden of Nineveh.

 

Christina Rossetti.

Song (“She sat and sang always”).

Song (“When I am dead, my dearest”).

Remember.

After Death.

A Pause.

Echo.

Dead Before Death.

Cobwebs.

A Triad.

In an Artist's Studio.

A Birthday.

An Apple-Gathering.

Winter: My Secret.

Up-Hill.

Goblin Market.

“No, thank you, John.”

Promises Like Pie-Crust.

In Progress.

What Would I Give?

A Life's Parallels.

Later Life.

17 (“Something this Foggy day, a something which”).

Sleeping at Last.

 

William Morris.

The Defence of Guenevere.

The Haystack in the Floods.

From The Beauty of Life.

 

Algernon Charles Swinburne.

The Leper.

The Triumph of Time.

I Will Go Back to the Great Sweet Mother.

Hymn to Proserpine.

A Forsaken Garden.

 

Walter Pater.

The Renaissance.

Preface.

From Leonardo da Vinci.

Conclusion.

From The Child in the House.

 

Gerard Manley Hopkins.

God's Grandeur.

The Starlight Night.

Spring.

The Windhover.

Pied Beauty.

Hurrahing in Harvest.

Binsey Poplars.

Duns Scotus's Oxford.

Felix Randal.

Spring and Fall: to a young child.

As Kingfishers Catch Fire.

(Carrion Comfort).

No Worst, There Is None.

I Wake and Feel the Fell of Dark, Not Day.

That Nature Is a Heraclitean Fire and of the Comfort of the Resurrection.

Thou Art Indeed Just, Lord.

From Journal (On “Inscape” and “Instress”).

From Letter to R. W. Dixon (On Sprung Rhythm).

 

Lewis Carroll.

 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Chapter 1. Down the Rabbit Hole.

From Chapter 2. The Pool of Tears.

You are old, Father William.

The Lobster-Quadrille.

 Through the Looking Glass.

Child of the pure unclouded brow.

Jabberwocky.

(Humpty Dumpty on Jabberwocky).

The Walrus and the Carpenter.

The White Knight's Song.

 

 Perspectives: The Invention of Childhood.

 Charles Darwin.  From A Biographical Sketch of an Infant.

 Moral Verses. Table Rules for Little Folks.

Eliza Cool: The Mouse and the Cake.

Heinrich Hoffman: The Story of Augustus who would Not have any Soup.

Thomas Miller: The Watercress Seller.

William Miller: Willie Winkie.

Edward Lear. (Selected Limericks).

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat.

The Jumblies.

How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!

Christina Rossetti. From Sing-Song: A Nursery Rhyme Book.

Robert Louis Stevenson. From A Child's Garden of Verses.

Hilaire Belloc. From The Bad Child's Book of Beasts.

From Cautionary Tales for Children.

Beatrix Potter. The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

Daisy Ashford. From The Young Visiters; or, Mr. Salteena's Plan.

 

 

Rudyard Kipling.

Without Benefit of Clergy.

Just So Stories.

How the Whale Got His Throat.

How the Camel Got His Hump.

* How the Leopard Got His Spots.

 

Gunga Din.

The Widow at Windsor.

Recessional.

 If—.

 

Perspectives: Travel and Empire.

Frances Trollope. From Domestic Manners of the Americans.

Thomas Babington Macaulay. From The Minute on Indian Education.

Alexander Kinglake. From Eothen .

Sir Richard Francis Burton. From A Personal Narrative of aPilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah.

Isabella Bird. From A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains.

Sir Henry Morton Stanley. From Through the Dark Continent.

Mary Kingsley. From Travels in West Africa.

 Rudyard Kipling.  The White Man's Burden.

 

Robert Louis Stevenson.

 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

 

Oscar Wilde.

Impression du Matin.

* Response.

          * Lord Alfred Douglas, Impression du Nuit.

The Harlot's House.

Symphony in Yellow.

From The Decay of Lying.

From The Soul of Man Under Socialism.

Peface to The Picture of Dorian Gray.

The Importance of Being Earnest.

Aphorisms.

From De Profundis.

* Response.

H. Montgomery Hyde: From The Trials of Oscar Wilde.

 

Perspectives: Aestheticism, Decadence, and the Fin de Siècle.

W. S. Gilbert. If You're Anxious for to Shine in the High Aesthetic Line.

James McNeill Whistler. From from Mr. Whistler's “Ten O'Clock.”

“Michael Field” (Katharine Bradley and Edith Cooper). La Gioconda.

A Pen-Drawing of Leda.

“A Girl”.

Ada Leverson. Suggestion.

Arthur Symons. Pastel.

White Heliotrope.

From The Decadent Movement in Literature.

From Preface to Silhouettes.

Richard Le Gallienne. A Ballad of London.

Lionel Johnson. The Destroyer of a Soul.

The Dark Angel.

A Decadent's Lyric.

Lord Alfred Douglas. In Praise of Shame.

Two Loves.

Olive Custance (Lady Alfred Douglas). The Masquerade.

Statues.

The White Witch.

Max Beerbohm. Enoch Soames.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321106698
Subtitle:
The Victorian Age, The
Editor:
Sharpe, William Chapman
Editor:
Sharpe, William Chapman
Editor:
Henderson, Heather
Editor:
Damrosch, David
Author:
Henderson, Heather
Author:
Sharpe, William Chapman
Author:
Damrosch, David
Editor:
Henderson, Heather
Editor:
Damrosch, David
Publisher:
Longman
Subject:
General
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Volume 2b
Series:
Damrosch Series
Publication Date:
20051228
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1038
Dimensions:
9.28x6.44x.88 in. 1.63 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. A Companion to Victorian Literature... New Trade Paper $58.95
  2. My Antonia (Bantam Classics) Used Mass Market $3.95
  3. The Complete Romances of Chritien de... Used Trade Paper $5.95
  4. The Craft of Research, 2nd Edition
    Used Trade Paper $6.95
  5. The Longman Anthology of British... Used Trade Paper $9.95

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » International
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » United Kingdom » Literature
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2b: The Victorian Age Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$6.50 In Stock
Product details 1038 pages Longman Publishing Group - English 9780321106698 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Volume 2B: The Victorian Age of The Longman Anthology of British Literature" is a comprehensive and thoughtfully arranged anthology that offers a rich selection of major British authors throughout the Victorian age. The anthology includes Perspectives and Companion Readings which show how major literary writings interrelate with and respond to various social, historical, and cultural events of Great Britain in the Victorian period. With a generous representation of fiction, drama, and poetry, the second edition includes major additions of important works and an expanded illustration program. Fresh and up-to-date introductions and notes are written by an editorial team whose members are all actively engaged in teaching and in current scholarship, and illustrations show both artistic and cultural developments of the period. For those interested in British Literature of the Victorian Period.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.