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Romantic Poetry (Blackwell Essential Literature)by Duncan Wu
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The six great Romantic poets represented in this concise collection – Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats – are those considered essential reading for anyone with an interest in the verse of the period.
The six great Romantic poets represented in this concise collection - Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats - are those considered essential reading for anyone with an interest in the verse of the period.
Featuring the work of the six great Romantic Poets - Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats - this concise collection illustrates the new way of thinking voiced by the Romantic poets in an age of rebellion and revolution.
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About the Author
Duncan Wu is a Fellow of St Catherine's College, Oxford, and University Lecturer in English Literature.
Table of Contents
Series Editor's Preface.
Part I: William Blake (1757-1827):.
1. Songs of Innocence:.
The Echoing Green.
The Little Black Boy.
The Chimney Sweeper.
The Little Boy Lost.
The Little Boy Found.
A Cradle Song.
The Divine Image.
On Another's Sorrow.
2. Songs of Experience:.
The Clod and the Pebble.
The Little Girl Lost.
The Little Girl Found.
The Chimney Sweeper.
The Sick Rose.
My Pretty Rose-Tree.
The Garden of Love.
The Little Vagabond.
The Human Abstract.
A Poison Tree.
A Little Boy Lost.
A Little Girl Lost.
The Voice of the Ancient Bard.
A Divine Image.
Part II: William Wordsworth (1770-1850):.
Lines written a few miles above Tintern Abbey.
The Two-Part Prelude (Part I only).
Strange fits of passion I have known.
Song (‘She dwelt among the 'untrodden ways').
A slumber did my spirit seal.
Three years she grew in sun and shower.
I travelled among unknown men.
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, 3 September 1802.
Ode. Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood.
The Solitary Reaper.
The River Duddon: Conclusion.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834).
Of the Fragment of ‘Kubla Khan'.
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. In seven parts.
Frost at Midnight.
Christabel (Part I and conclusion only).
George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1788-1824).
From Don Juan: Canto II (extracts).
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822).
Hymn to Intellectual Beauty.
Mont Blanc. Lines written in the Vale of Chamouni.
The Mask of Anarchy. Written on the Occasion of the Massacre at Manchester.
Ode to the West Wind.
England in 1819.
Sonnet (‘Lift not the painted veil').
To a Skylark.
John Keats (1795-1821).
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer.
Addressed to Haydon.
On Sitting Down to Read King Lear Once Again.
Sonnet (‘When I have fears that I may cease to be').
The Eve of St Agnes.
La Belle Dame Sans Merci: A Ballad.
Ode to Psyche.
Ode to a Nightingale.
Ode on a Grecian Urn.
Ode on Melancholy.
Ode on Indolence.
Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art.
Index of titles and first lines.
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