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Volume 2: The Romantic Period through the Twentieth Century and After The Romantic Period
Introduction Timeline BALLADRY AND BALLAD REVIVALS Lord Randall Bonny Barbara Allan The Wife of Usher’s Well The Three Ravens Sir Patrick Spens * The Daemon Lover ANNA LETITIA BARBAULD (1743–1825) The Mouse’s Petition An Inventory of the Furniture in Dr. Priestley’s Study A Summer Evening’s Meditation Epistle to William Wilberforce Esq. on the Rejection of the Bill for Abolishing the Slave Trade The Rights of Woman To a Little Invisible Being Who Is Expected Soon to Become Visible Washing-Day * The Caterpillar CHARLOTTE SMITH (1749–1806) Written at the Close of Spring To Sleep To Night Written in the Church-Yard at Middleton in Sussex On Being Cautioned against Walking on an Headland Overlooking the Sea, Because It Was Frequented by a Lunatic The Sea View * The Swallow Beachy Head MARY ROBINSON (1757?–1800) January, 1795 London’s Summer Morning The Poor Singing Dame The Haunted Beach * The Poet’s Garret To the Poet Coleridge *THE SLAVE TRADE AND THE LITERATURE OF ABOLITION *JOHN NEWTON: Faith’s Review and Expectation (Amazing Grace) *THOMAS CLARKSON: Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species * [“Imaginary conversation with an African”] * [“The dimensions of a slave vessel”; The Zong Incident] *WILLIAM COWPER: The Negro’s Complaint *OLAUDAH EQUIANO: The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano * [Arrival in England]
* [His Sale] * [Cruelty of the West Indian Planters] *HANNAH MORE AND EAGLESFIELD SMITH: From The Sorrows of Yamba *SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE: From On the Slave Trade (The Watchman) *WILLIAM COBBETT: From Slave Trade (The Political Register) WILLIAM BLAKE (1757–1827) All Religions Are One 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 * On Anothers Sorrow From Songs of Experience Introduction Earth’s Answer The Clod & the Pebble Holy Thursday The Chimney Sweeper Nurse’s Song The Sick Rose The Fly The Tyger My Pretty Rose Tree Ah Sun-flower The Garden of Love London The Human Abstract Infant Sorrow A Poison Tree To Tirzah A Divine Image The Book of Thel Visions of the Daughters of Albion The Marriage of Heaven and Hell A Song of Liberty Mock on, Mock on, Voltaire, Rousseau Never pain to tell thy love I askèd a thief And did those feet Two Letters on Sight and Vision ROBERT BURNS (1759–1796) Green grow the rashes Holy Willie’s Prayer To a Mouse To a Louse Auld Lang Syne Tam o’ Shanter: A Tale Such a parcel of rogues in a nation Robert Bruce’s March to Bannockburn A Red, Red Rose Song: For a’ that and a’ that
THE REVOLUTION CONTROVERSY AND THE “SPIRIT OF THE AGE” RICHARD PRICE: From A Discourse on the Love of Our Country EDMUND BURKE: From Reflections on the Revolution in France MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT: From A Vindication of the Rights of Man THOMAS PAINE: From Rights of Man *JAMES GILLRAY: Prints and Propaganda * Smelling Out a Rat * French Liberty, British Slavery * Zenith of French Glory * John Bull Hum-Bugg’d in Both Ears * The Plumb-Pudding in Danger MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT (1759–1797) A Vindication of the Rights of Woman * From To M. Talleyrand-Perigord Introduction Chap. 2. The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed From Chap. 4. Observations on the State of Degradation . . . Letters Written during a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark Advertisement Letter 1 From Letter 5 * MARIA EDGEWORTH (1768–1849) The Irish Incognito WILLIAM WORDSWORTH (1770–1850) Lyrical Ballads * Goody Blake and Harry Gill Simon Lee We Are Seven Lines Written in Early Spring Expostulation and Reply The Tables Turned The Thorn Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey Preface to Lyrical Ballads (1802) [The Subject and Language of Poetry] [“What Is a Poet?”] [“Emotion Recollected in Tranquillity”] Strange fits of passion have I known She dwelt among the untrodden ways Three years she grew A slumber did my spirit seal I travelled among unknown men Nutting The Ruined Cottage Michael Resolution and Independence I wandered lonely as a cloud My heart leaps up Ode: Intimations of Immortality The Solitary Reaper Elegiac Stanzas Sonnets Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 It is a beauteous evening To Toussaint l’Ouverture September 1st, 1802 1
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1817) To Douglas Kinnaird (Oct. Breakdown. The Outbreak of War Between France and Britain] [Crisis. LORD BYRON (1788–1824) Written after Swimming from Sestos to Abydos She walks in beauty Darkness So. Introduction. Chapter 17 [Examination of the tenets peculiar to Mr. 1802 The world is too much with us Surprised by joy Mutability Steamboats. when soft voices die] O World. Imagination. and the Alps [“Human Nature Seeming Born Again”] [Crossing Simplon Pass] Book Seventh.592–616] * The Climbing of Snowdon [1805 Prelude XIII. low and rustic life) especially unfavorable to the formation of a human diction—the best parts of language the products of philosophers. its causes and acrimony—philosophic definitions of a poem and poetry with scholia. Books [The Dream of the Arab] [The Boy of Winander. Wordsworth’s earlier poems] [On fancy and imagination—the investigation of the distinction important to the fine arts] Chapter 13 [On the imagination. School-time continued [Boyhood adventures.40–77] DOROTHY WORDSWORTH (1771–1855) From The Alfoxden Journal From The Grasmere Journals Grasmere—A Fragment Thoughts on My Sick-Bed SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771–1832) The Lay of the Last Minstrel: Introduction Proud Maisie Redgauntlet Wandering Willie’s Tale SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE (1772–1834) The Eolian Harp This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Kubla Khan Christabel Frost at Midnight The Pains of Sleep To William Wordsworth Epitaph Biographia Literaria Chapter 4 [Mr. yea. address to Coleridge] Book Fifth. Residence in London [The Blind Beggar.THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: VOLUME 2 London. Occasion of the Lyrical Ballads. O Life. Childhood. Love * Painting * Poetry * Thelwall * Mr. Missolonghi Letters To Thomas Moore (Jan. Viaducts. and Railways The Prelude. Coleridge’s System of Philosophy WILLIAM BECKFORD: From Vathek ANN RADCLIFFE From The Romance of the Forest From The Mysteries of Udolpho MATTHEW GREGORY LEWIS: From The Monk SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE From Review of The Monk by Matthew Lewis From Biographia Literaria GEORGE GORDON. According to Hints from Various Quarters WILLIAM HAZLITT (1778–1830) * Coriolanus (from Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays) My First Acquaintance with Poets THOMAS DE QUINCEY (1785–1859) Confessions of an English Opium-Eater Preliminary Confessions [The Prostitute Ann] Introduction to the Pains of Opium [The Malay] The Pains of Opium [Opium Reveries and Dreams] On the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth THE GOTHIC AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MASS READERSHIP HORACE WALPOLE: From The Castle of Otranto ANNA LETITIA AIKIN (later BARBAULD) and JOHN AIKIN: On the Pleasure Derived from Objects of Terror. near Naples England in 1819 * The Mask of Anarchy To Sidmouth and Castlereagh Ode to the West Wind Prometheus Unbound Preface Act 1 Act 2 Scene 4 Scene 5 Act 3 Scene 1 From Scene 4 From Act 4 The Cloud To a Sky-Lark To Night 819 To — [Music. Wordsworth] [Rustic life (above all. and School-time Book Second. 28. with Sir Bertrand. How Impaired and Restored [Spots of Time] Book Thirteenth. we’ll go no more a roving Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage Canto 1 [“Sin’s Long Labyrinth”] Canto 3 [“Once More Upon the Waters”] [Waterloo] [Napoleon] [Switzerland] Manfred Don Juan Fragment Canto 1 [Juan and Donna Julia] Canto 2 [The Shipwreck] [Juan and Haidee] * The Vision of Judgment (Stanzas 1–10. and Recovery] Book Eleventh. O Time Chorus from Hellas The world’s great age CHARLES LAMB (1775–1834) From On the Tragedies of Shakespeare Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading Old China JANE AUSTEN (1775–1817) Love and Friendship: A Novel in a Series of Letters Plan of a Novel. Cambridge. a Fragment 2 ** NEW TRANSLATION * NEW AUTHOR OR WORK COMPLETE LONGER WORK . or esemplastic power] Chapter 14. Prophesy] * the versions of the prelude * The Crossing of the Alps [1850 Prelude VI. Principles and Maxims. 26. 1819) To Percy Bysshe Shelley (Apr. Conclusion [Climbing of Mount Snowdon. Residence in France and French Revolution [Retrospect: First Impression of the Revolution. not clowns or shepherds] [The language of Milton as much the language of real life. and the objects originally proposed-preface to the second edition—the ensuing controversy. Bartholomew Fair] Book Tenth. incomparably more so than that of the cottager] Lectures on Shakespeare [Fancy and Imagination in Shakespeare’s Poetry] [Mechanic vs. 1821) PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY (1792–1822) Mutability To Wordsworth Alastor. The Spirit of Solitude Mont Blanc Hymn to Intellectual Beauty Ozymandias * On Love Stanzas Written in Dejection—December 1818. Organic Form] The Statesman’s Manual [On Symbol and Allegory] [The Satanic Hero] * Specimens of Table Talk * Materialism * Difference between Stories of Dreams and Ghosts * Hamlet. 16–47.41–72 and 1850 Prelude XIV. The Drowned Man] Book Sixth. or Growth of a Poet’s Mind (1805 version) Book First. 85–106) January 22nd. or. 26.
27 [?]. Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Professional Skill From Discourse 8. 1820) MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY (1797–1851) The Last Man: Introduction The Mortal Immortal LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON (1802–1838) Love’s Last Lesson * Lines of Life * The Fairy of the Fountains ALFRED. A Crisis in My Mental History. Break The Epic [Morte d’Arthur] Locksley Hall The Princess Tears. 1818) To Richard Woodhouse (Oct. 22. 1819) To Percy Bysshe Shelley (Aug.THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: VOLUME 2 Adonais When the lamp is shattered To Jane (The keen stars were twinkling) From A Defence of Poetry JOHN CLARE (1793–1864) * The Lament of Swordy Well The Nightingale’s Nest Pastoral Poesy [Mouse’s Nest] A Vision I Am An Invite to Eternity Clock a Clay The Peasant Poet FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS (1793–1835) England’s Dead Casabianca * Indian Woman’s Death-Song * Properzia Rossi The Homes of England Corinne at the Capitol A Spirit’s Return JOHN KEATS (1795–1821) On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer Sleep and Poetry [O for Ten Years] On Seeing the Elgin Marbles Endymion: A Poetic Romance Preface Book 1 [A Thing of Beauty] [The “Pleasure Thermometer”] On Sitting Down to Read King Lear Once Again When I have fears that I may cease to be To Homer * On Fame (“Fame. would I were stedfast as thou art La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad Sonnet to Sleep Ode to Psyche Ode to a Nightingale Ode on a Grecian Urn Ode on Melancholy Ode on Indolence Lamia To Autumn The Fall of Hyperion: A Dream This living hand. 27. Of Individuality as One of the Elements of Well-Being The Subjection of Women From Chapter 1 Autobiography From Chapter 5. 1818) To John Taylor (Feb. Agnes Why did I laugh tonight? No voice will tell Bright star. 1818) To George and Georgiana Keats (Feb. 1818) To John Hamilton Reynolds (May 3. Idle Tears Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal [“The woman’s cause is man’s”] From In Memoriam A. To Marguerite To Marguerite — Continued The Buried Life Memorial Verses Lines Written in Kensington Gardens The Scholar Gypsy Dover Beach Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse 3 The Victorian Age (1830–1901) Introduction Timeline THOMAS CARLYLE (1795–1881) Sartor Resartus The Everlasting No Centre of Indifference The Everlasting Yea Past and Present Democracy Captains of Industry JOHN HENRY CARDINAL NEWMAN (1801–1890) The Idea of a University From Discourse 5. like a wayward girl. 1819) To Fanny Brawne (July 25. 16. 30. 27. 1817) To George and Thomas Keats (Dec. H. 1820) To Charles Brown (Nov. 14– May 3. 3. will still be coy”) The Eve of St. now warm and capable Letters To Benjamin Bailey (Nov. Break. 21. H. One Stage Onward ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING (1806–1861) The Cry of the Children To George Sand: A Desire To George Sand: A Recognition Sonnets from the Portuguese 21 (“Say over again. LORD TENNYSON (1809–1892) Mariana The Lady of Shalott The Lotos-Eaters Ulysses Tithonus Break. The Charge of the Light Brigade Idylls of the King The Coming of Arthur The Passing of Arthur Crossing the Bar ELIZABETH GASKELL (1810–1865) The Old Nurse’s Story ROBERT BROWNING (1812–1889) Porphyria’s Lover Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister My Last Duchess The Lost Leader How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed’s Church A Toccata of Galuppi’s Love among the Ruins “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came” Fra Lippo Lippi Andrea del Sarto Caliban upon Setebos Rabbi Ben Ezra EMILY BRONTË (1818–1848) I’m happiest when most away The Night-Wind Remembrance Stars The Prisoner: A Fragment No coward soul is mine JOHN RUSKIN (1819–1900) Modern Painters [A Definition of Greatness in Art] [“The Slave Ship”] From Of the Pathetic Fallacy The Stones of Venice [The Savageness of Gothic Architecture] GEORGE ELIOT (1819–1880) Margaret Fuller and Mary Wollstonecraft From Silly Novels by Lady Novelists MATTHEW ARNOLD (1822–1888) Isolation. Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Religion JOHN STUART MILL (1806–1873) What Is Poetry? On Liberty From Chapter 3. and yet once over again”) 22 (“When our two souls stand up erect and strong”) 32 (“The first time that the sun rose on thine oath”) 43 (“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways”) The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim’s Point Aurora Leigh Book 1 [The Education of Aurora Leigh] Book 2 [Aurora’s Aspirations] [Aurora’s Rejection of Romney] Book 5 [Poets and the Present Age] Mother and Poet ** NEW TRANSLATION * NEW AUTHOR OR WORK COMPLETE LONGER WORK . Knowledge Its Own End From Discourse 7. 1817) To John Hamilton Reynolds (Feb.
Silent Noon 77. and the morn] To Christina Rossetti Nests in Elms Eros ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (1850–1894) The Strange Case of Dr. Doing As One Likes From Chapter 5. Hyde OSCAR WILDE (1854–1900) Impression du Matin The Harlot’s House The Critic as Artist [Criticism Itself as Art] Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray The Importance of Being Earnest From De Profundis BERNARD SHAW (1856–1950) Mrs Warren’s Profession *SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE (1859–1930) * The Speckled Band MARY ELIZABETH COLERIDGE (1861–1907) The Other Side of a Mirror ** NEW TRANSLATION * NEW AUTHOR OR WORK COMPLETE LONGER WORK . my dearest”) After Death Dead before Death Cobwebs A Triad In an Artist’s Studio A Birthday An Apple-Gathering Up-Hill Goblin Market “No. a something which”) Cardinal Newman Sleeping at Last WILLIAM MORRIS (1834–1896) The Defence of Guenevere How I Became a Socialist ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE (1837–1909) Hymn to Prosperpine Hermaphroditus Ave atque Vale 4 WALTER PATER (1839–1894) Studies in the History of the Renaissance Preface [“La Gioconda”] Conclusion GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS (1844–1889) God’s Grandeur The Starlight Night As Kingfishers Catch Fire Spring The Windhover Pied Beauty Hurrahing in Harvest Binsey Poplars Duns Scotus’s Oxford Felix Randal Spring and Fall: to a young child [Carrion Comfort] No worst. Hobson: Imperialism: A Study [The Political Significance of Imperialism] LATE VICTORIANS MICHAEL FIELD (Katharine Bradley: 1846–1914. in the Year 1858–9 Anonymous: [Proclamation of an Irish Republic] Matthew Arnold: From On the Study of Celtic Literature James Anthony Froude: From The English in the West Indies John Jacob Thomas: Froudacity From Social Revolution Alfred. there is none I wake and feel the fell of dark. A. Sweetness and Light From Chapter 2. Recapitulation and Conclusion Charles Darwin: The Descent of Man [Natural Selection and Sexual Selection] Leonard Huxley: The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley [The Huxley-Wilberforce Debate at Oxford] Sir Edmund Gosse: From Father and Son INDUSTRIALISM: PROGRESS OR DECLINE? Thomas Babington Macaulay: A Review of Southey’s Colloquies [Evidence of Progress] The Children’s Employment Commission [Child Mine-Worker in Yorkshire] Friedrich Engels: From the Great Towns Charles Kingsley: Alton Locke [A London Slum] Charles Dickens: Hard Times [Coketown] Anonymous: Poverty Knock Henry Mayhew: London Labour and the London Poor [Boy Inmate of the Casual Wards] Annie Besant: The “White Slavery” of London Match Workers Ada Nield Chew: A Living Wage for Factory Girls at Crewe THE “WOMAN QUESTION”: THE VICTORIAN DEBATE ABOUT GENDER Sarah Stickney Ellis: The Women of England: Their Social Duties and Domestic Habits [Disinterested Kindness] Coventry Patmore: The Angel in the House The Paragon John Ruskin: From Of Queens’ Gardens Harriet Martineau: From Autobiography Anonymous: The Great Social Evil Dinah Maria Mulock: A Woman’s Thoughts about Women [Something to Do] Florence Nightingale: Cassandra [Nothing to Do] Mona Caird: From Marriage Walter Besant: The Queen’s Reign [The Transformation of Women’s Status between 1837 and 1897] EMPIRE AND NATIONAL IDENTITY Thomas Babington Macaulay: Minute on Indian Education William Howard Russell: My Diary in India. N. Thank You. Mukharji: A Visit to Europe [The Indian and Colonial Exhibition] William Ernest Henley: Invictus * Sir Henry John Newbolt: Vitai Lampada Joseph Chamberlain: From The True Conception of Empire J. John” Promises Like Pie-Crust In Progress A Life’s Parallels Later Life 17 (“Something this foggy day. Body’s Beauty CHRISTINA ROSSETTI (1830–1894) Song (“She sat and sang alway”) Song (“When I am dead.THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: VOLUME 2 Preface to Poems (1853) From The Function of Criticism at the Present Time Culture and Anarchy From Chapter 1. Lord Tennyson: Opening of the Indian and Colonial Exhibition by the Queen T. and Edith Cooper: 1862–1913) [Maids. Soul’s Beauty 78. Porro Unum Est Necessarium From The Study of Poetry Literature and Science THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY (1825–1895) Science and Culture [The Values of Education in the Sciences] Agnosticism and Christianity [Agnosticism Defined] *PRE–RAPHAELITISM *WILLIAM MICHAEL ROSSETTI: The Pre- Raphaelite Brotherhood Manifesto *CHARLES DICKENS: From Old Lamps for New Ones *JOHN RUSKIN * Letter to The Times on The Awakening Conscience * Pre-Raphaelitism DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI (1828–1882) The Blessed Damozel My Sister’s Sleep Jenny The House of Life The Sonnet Nuptial Sleep 19. Struggle for Existence From Chapter 15. Lord From Journal VICTORIAN ISSUES EVOLUTION Charles Darwin: The Origin of Species From Chapter 3. not day That nature is a Heraclitean Fire Thou art indeed just. not to you my mind doth change] [A girl] Unbosoming [It was deep April. Jekyll and Mr.
FORSTER (1879–1970) The Other Boat VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882–1941) The Mark on the Wall Modern Fiction * Mrs. We Hear the Larks Dead Man’s Dump WILFRED OWEN (1893–1918) Anthem for Doomed Youth Apologia Pro Poemate Meo Miners Dulce Et Decorum Est Strange Meeting Futility Disabled From Owen’s Letters to His Mother Preface MAY WEDDERBURN CANNAN (1893–1973) Rouen ROBERT GRAVES (1895–1985) Goodbye to All That [The Attack on High Wood] Recalling War DAVID JONES (1895–1974) In Parenthesis From Preface From Part 7: The Five Unmistakeable Marks MODERNIST MANIFESTOS T. LAWRENCE (1885–1930) Odour of Chrysanthemums The Horse Dealer’s Daughter Why the Novel Matters Love on the Farm Piano Bavarian Gentians Snake How Beastly the Bourgeois Is The Ship of Death T. A Few Don’ts by an Imagiste AN IMAGIST CLUSTER T. Are You Digging on My Grave? Under the Waterfall The Walk The Voice During Wind and Rain In Time of ‘The Breaking of Nations’ He Never Expected Much JOSEPH CONRAD (1857–1924) Preface to The Nigger of the Narcissus [The Task of the Artist] Heart of Darkness A. Oread Sea Rose Blast Long Live the Vortex! Blast 6 MINA LOY Feminist Manifesto * Songs to Joannes * I * III * XIV * XXVI WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS (1865–1939) The Stolen Child Down by the Salley Gardens The Rose of the World The Lake Isle of Innisfree The Sorrow of Love When You Are Old Who Goes with Fergus? The Man Who Dreamed of Faeryland Adam’s Curse No Second Troy The Fascination of What’s Difficult A Coat September 1913 Easter. S. E. This Is Stupid Stuff Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries VOICES FROM WORLD WAR I RUPERT BROOKE (1887–1915) The Soldier EDWARD THOMAS (1878–1917) Adlestrop The Owl Rain The Cherry Trees As the Team’s Head Brass SIEGFRIED SASSOON (1886–1967) ‘They’ The Rear-Guard The General Glory of Women Everyone Sang On Passing the New Menin Gate Memoirs of an Infantry Officer RUDYARD KIPLING (1865–1936) The Man Who Would be King Danny Deever The Widow at Windsor Recessional The White Man’s Burden If— ERNEST DOWSON (1867–1900) Cynara They Are Not Long E. H. HULME: From Romanticism and Classicism F. Alfred Prufrock Sweeney among the Nightingales The Waste Land The Hollow Men Journey of the Magi Four Quartets Little Gidding Tradition and the Individual Talent The Metaphysical Poets KATHERINE MANSFIELD (1888–1923) The Daughters of the Late Colonel The Garden Party JEAN RHYS (1890–1979) The Day They Burned the Books * On Not Shooting Sitting Birds STEVIE SMITH (1902–1971) Sunt Leones Our Bog Is Dood Not Waving but Drowning 5 ** NEW TRANSLATION * NEW AUTHOR OR WORK . S. HOUSMAN (1859–1936) Loveliest of Trees When I Was One-and-Twenty To an Athlete Dying Young Terence. Hulme: Autumn Ezra Pound: In a Station of the Metro H. FLINT AND EZRA POUND: Imagisme.THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: VOLUME 2 The Witch [The Opening of the Battle of the Somme] IVOR GURNEY (1890–1937) To His Love The Silent One ISAAC ROSENBERG (1890–1918) Break of Day in the Trenches Louse Hunting Returning. 1916 The Wild Swans at Coole COMPLETE LONGER WORK In Memory of Major Robert Gregory The Second Coming A Prayer for My Daughter Leda and the Swan Sailing to Byzantium Among School Children A Dialogue of Self and Soul Byzantium Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop Lapis Lazuli Under Ben Bulben Man and the Echo The Circus Animals’ Desertion From Introduction [A General Introduction for My Work] The Twentieth Century and After Introduction Timeline THOMAS HARDY (1840–1928) On the Western Circuit Hap Neutral Tones Drummer Hodge The Darkling Thrush The Ruined Maid A Trampwoman’s Tragedy One We Knew Channel Firing The Convergence of the Twain Ah. Dalloway * A Room of One’s Own * Shakespeare’s Sister Professions for Women JAMES JOYCE (1882–1941) Araby The Dead * Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Ulysses * From Penelope D.D. ELIOT (1888–1965) The Love Song of J. E. M. E.
RACE. RAMANUJAN (1929–1993) Self-Portrait Elements of Composition THOM GUNN (1929–2004) Black Jackets My Sad Captains From the Wave Still Life The Missing DEREK WALCOTT (b. 1955) Warming Her Pearls * Valentine Medusa Mrs Lazarus *KIRAN DESAI (b. AND LANGUAGE CLAUDE McKAY (1890–1948) Old England If We Must Die LOUISE BENNETT (b. The basin”] TED HUGHES (1930–1998) Wind Relic Pike Out Theology Crow’s Last Stand Daffodils HAROLD PINTER (1930–2008) The Dumb Waiter CHINUA ACHEBE (b. 1923) The Moment before the Gun Went Off A. 1951) * Anseo Meeting the British * 7. 1930) [Nation Language] Calypso WOLE SOYINKA (b.THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: VOLUME 2 Thoughts About the Person from Porlock Pretty GEORGE ORWELL (1903–1950) Shooting an Elephant Politics and the English Language SAMUEL BECKETT (1906–1989) * Waiting for Godot W. 1940) From Waiting for the Barbarians EAVAN BOLAND (b. 1947) The Prophet’s Hair *IAN McEWAN (b. M. Yeats The Unknown Citizen September 1. 1938) Morse Corniche * The Kitchen Grammars SEAMUS HEANEY (b. AUDEN (1907–1973) Petition On This Island Lullaby Spain As I Walked Out One Evening Musée des Beaux Arts In Memory of W. 1954) * [You Will Always Be a Paki] DORIS LESSING (b. I took the hand”) Clearances The Sharping Stone * Anything Can Happen *MARGARET ATWOOD (b. 1919) Jamaica Language Dry-Foot Bwoy Colonization in Reverse Jamaica Oman KAMAU BRATHWAITE (b.1–2 [“She bathed him in the brew of the root. 1947) * Discourse on the Logic of Language SALMAN RUSHDIE (b. 1939) Digging The Forge The Grauballe Man Punishment Casualty The Skunk Station Island 12 (“Like a convalescent. H. 1937) Arcadia LES MURRAY (b. K.3. 1931) Walker Brothers Cowboy GEOFFREY HILL (b.49. 1930) A Far Cry from Africa The Schooner Flight 1 Adios. 1932) One Out of Many TOM STOPPARD (b. B. Naming of Parts KEITH DOUGLAS (1920–1944) Vergissmeinnicht Aristocrats NATION. 1930) * Civil Peace ALICE MUNRO (b. S. 1954) * [Asians in Britain Turning to Islam] * My Son the Fanatic CAROL ANN DUFFY (b. 1948) * From Enduring Love PAUL MULDOON (b.3 [“ ‘Mais qui ça qui rivait-’ous. NAIPAUL (b. COETZEE (b. Philoctete?’ ”] 6. 1932) In Memory of Jane Fraser Requiem for the Plantagenet Kings September Song V. Middagh Street * [And were Yeats living at this hour] * The Sonogram * The Loaf * Turtles *HANIF KUREISHI (b. 1971) * The Sermon in the Guava Tree ** NEW TRANSLATION * NEW AUTHOR OR WORK COMPLETE LONGER WORK . 1947) * [The British Indian Writer and a Dream-England] 6 [English Is an Indian Literary Language] *GRACE NICHOLS (b. 1919) To Room Nineteen PHILIP LARKIN (1922–1985) Church Going MCMXIV Talking in Bed Ambulances High Windows Sad Steps Homage to a Government The Explosion This Be the Verse Aubade NADINE GORDIMER (b. Carenage The Season of Phastasmal Peace Omeros 1. 1934) Telephone Conversation NGUGI WA THIONG’O (b. 1939 In Praise of Limestone The Shield of Achilles [Poetry as Memorable Speech] DYLAN THOMAS (1914–1953) The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower The Hunchback in the Park Poem in October Fern Hill Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night VOICES FROM WORLD WAR II VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882–1941) * Three Guineas * [As a Woman I Have No Country] EDITH SITWELL (1887–1964) Still Falls the Rain HENRY REED (1914–1986) Lessons of the War 1. 1938) Decolonising the Mind From The Language of African Literature *NOURBESE PHILIP (b. 1950) * Epilogue * The Fat Black Woman Goes Shopping * Wherever I Hang *HANIF KUREISHI (b. 1944) Fond Memory The Dolls Museum in Dublin The Lost Land SALMAN RUSHDIE (b. 1939) * Death by Landscape * Miss July Grows Older J.
THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: VOLUME 2 *ZADIE SMITH (b. 1975) * The Waiter’s Wife APPENDIXES General Bibliography * Literary Terminology Geographic Nomenclature British Money The British Baronage The Royal Lines of England and Great Britain Religions in England ** NEW TRANSLATION * NEW AUTHOR OR WORK COMPLETE LONGER WORK 7 .
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