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Romanticism: An Anthology (Blackwell Anthologies) By Edited by Duncan Wu

Romanticism: An Anthology (Blackwell Anthologies)
by Edited by Duncan Wu

The third edition of this hugely popular anthology includes even more complete texts by a wide range of male and female poets, political and philosophical writers, diarists, painters, broadside-balladeers, reviewers and letter-writers.
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Since it was first published in 1995, Duncan Wu's "Romanticism: An Anthology" has been used and appreciated by thousands of literature students and their teachers across the globe. Now, in response to feedback from the classroom, and extensive research into the needs of lecturers, "Romanticism" is back in a completely revised and expanded third edition.New additions for the third edition: completely revised and updated headnotes and footnotes, incorporating the latest scholarly insights Up-to-date lists of critical reading for each author; now features 36 illustrations, including 16 colour illustrations; a chronology; an entirely new introduction; an in-depth selection of works by major women Romantic poets, including complete texts of Hannah More, "Sensibility" (1782) and "Slavery" (1788); Ann Yearsley, "Poem on the Inhumanity of the Slave-Trade" (1788); Charlotte Smith, "Elegiac Sonnets" (1786), "The Emigrants" (1793) and "Beachy Head" (1807); Anna Laetitia Barbauld, "Eighteen Hundred and Eleven" (1812); Helen Maria Williams, "A Farewell, for two years, to England" (1791); and, Felicia Dorothea Hemans, "Records of Woman" sequence (all 19 poems) (1828); and, enhanced selections for Wordsworth, Hazlitt, Coleridge and Shelley (among others). "Romanticism: An Anthology" remains thinly textbook of its kind to include complete and uncut texts of: Wordsworth and Coleridge, "Lyrical Ballads" (1798); Wordsworth, "The Ruined Cottage", "The Pedlar" and other Recluse fragments (1798); Charlotte Smith, "Elegiac Sonnets" (1786); Felicia Dorothea Hemans, "Records of Woman" sequence (all 19 poems) (1828); and, Byron, Childe Harold's "Pilgrimage Canto III" and "Don Juan Dedication, Cantos I and II". All of the featured texts have been edited especially for students for this volume - from manuscript and early printed sources - by Duncan Wu.

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GOR001950374
Title
Romanticism: An Anthology (Blackwell Anthologies)
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Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
1552
ISBN 10
1405120851
ISBN 13
9781405120852
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