Romanticism (4th Edition) by Duncan Wu

By Duncan Wu

This new version of the groundbreaking Romanticism: An Anthology is the single ebook of its variety to comprise entire texts of quite a lot of Romantic works, together with Blake's Songs of Innocence and of expertise, the wedding of Heaven and Hell, and Urizen; Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads (1798); Wordsworth's Two-Part Prelude; early and revised models of Coleridge's 'The Eolian Harp', 'This Lime-Tree Bower my Prison', 'Frost at Midnight', and 'The historic Mariner'; Shelley's Prometheus Unbound, Epipsychidion and Adonais; Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Canto III and Don Juan commitment and Cantos I and II; and Keats's Odes, the 2 Hyperions, Lamia, Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It additionally includes explanatory annotations and writer headnotes. up to date to include the most recent scholarly findings, it continues to be the basic textual content on Romanticism.

Don Juan commitment and Cantos I and II; and Keats's Odes, the 2 Hyperions, Lamia, Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It additionally contains explanatory annotations and writer headnotes. up to date to include the most recent scholarly findings, it is still the basic textual content on Romanticism.

contains all texts from the 3rd variation, with the addition of Keats's Isabella and Shelley's Epipsychidion, in addition to a variety of the poems of Walter Scott
features a wider and deeper choice of texts by way of the large Six male poets (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron and Shelley) than any competing volume
incorporates a beneficiant diversity of texts by way of woman Romantic poets
All editorial fabrics, together with annotations, writer headnotes, and prefatory fabrics, were revised for the recent edition
the one ebook to comprise whole texts, edited for this quantity from manuscript and early revealed assets through Wu, in addition to explanatory annotations and writer headnotes
includes every little thing academics and scholars require for an in-depth survey of the valuable writings to emerge from the British Romantic period
the main widely-used instructing anthology within the box within the UK
spouse web site encompasses a dynamic timeline detailing major occasions of the romantic interval and supplying photographs, feedback for extra analyzing and necessary hyperlinks to different on-line assets: www.romanticismanthology.com

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In this novel Widmerpool’s insatiable quest for power and status latches on to the new social movements of the 1960s, with the inevitable consequence that these are tainted by his lack of integrity. Powell’s conservative comic mood, in 24 The Cambridge Introduction to Modern British Fiction, 1950–2000 alliance with the social status quo, is here revealed more directly than elsewhere in the sequence. The static conservative overview of Powell indicates that alternative fictional strategies were needed to register adequately the implications of the new social movements.

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