Über den Autor
Duncan Wu is Professor of English at Georgetown University, a former Professor of English Literature at the Universities of Glasgow and Oxford, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. His publications include A Companion to Romanticism (Blackwell, 1997) and Romantic Women Poets: An Anthology (Blackwell, 1997). He is Vice-Chairman of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association and The Charles Lamb Society.
List of Illustrations xxviiirnList of Plates xxixrnAbbreviations xxxrnIntroduction xxxiirnEditor's Note on the Fourth Edition xlvrnEditorial Principles xlvirnAcknowledgements xlviiirnA Romantic Timeline 1770-1851 lirnRichard Price (1723-1791) 3rnThomas Warton (1728-1790) 6rnEdmund Burke (1729/30-1797) 8rnWilliam Cowper (1731-1800) 17rnThomas Paine (1737-1809) 24rnAnna Seward (1742-1809) 29rnAnna Laetitia Barbauld (née Aikin) (1743-1825) 34rnHannah More (1745-1833) 55rnCharlotte Smith (née Turner) (1749-1806) 81rnGeorge Crabbe (1754-1832) 146rnWilliam Godwin (1756-1836) 155rnAnn Yearsley (née Cromartie) (1756-1806) 160rnWilliam Blake (1757-1827) 174rnMary Robinson (née Darby) (1758-1800) 250rnRobert Burns (1759-1796) 265rnMary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) 281rnHelen Maria Williams (1761-1827) 291rnJoanna Baillie (1762-1851) 313rnWilliam Lisle Bowles (1762-1851) 321rnJohn Thelwall (1764-1834) 322rnWilliam Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lyrical Ballads (1798) 333rnWilliam Wordsworth (1770-1850) 420rnSir Walter Scott (1771-1832) 597rnDorothy Wordsworth (1771-1855) 603rnSamuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) 611rnFrancis, Lord Jeffrey (1773-1850) 734rnRobert Southey (1774-1843) 741rnCharles Lamb (1775-1834) 756rnWilliam Hazlitt (1778-1830) 774rnJames Henry Leigh Hunt (1784-1859) 816rnThomas De Quincey (1785-1859) 829rnBenjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846) 858rnGeorge Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1788-1824) 862rnRichard Woodhouse, Jr (1788-1834) 1067rnPercy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) 1070rnJohn Clare (1793-1864) 1271rnFelicia Dorothea Hemans (née Browne) (1793-1835) 1290rnJohn Gibson Lockhart (1794-1854) 1375rnJohn Keats (1795-1821) 1384rnHartley Coleridge (1796-1849) 1503rnMary Wollstonecraft Shelley (née Godwin) (1797-1851) 1505rnLetitia Elizabeth Landon (1802-1838) 1512rnElizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) 1532rnIndex of First Lines 1538rnIndex to Headnotes and Notes 1543
This new edition of the groundbreaking Romanticism: An Anthology is the only book of its kind to contain complete texts of a wide range of Romantic works, including Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, and Urizen; Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads (1798); Wordsworth's Two-Part Prelude; early and revised versions of Coleridge's 'The Eolian Harp', 'This Lime-Tree Bower my Prison', 'Frost at Midnight', and 'The Ancient Mariner'; Shelley's Prometheus Unbound, Epipsychidion and Adonais; Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Canto III and Don Juan Dedication and Cantos I and II; and Keats's Odes, the two Hyperions, Lamia, Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It also carries explanatory annotations and author headnotes. Updated to incorporate the latest scholarly findings, it remains the essential text on Romanticism.rnDon Juan Dedication and Cantos I and II; and Keats's Odes, the two Hyperions, Lamia, Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It also carries explanatory annotations and author headnotes. Updated to incorporate the latest scholarly findings, it remains the essential text on Romanticism.n* Includes all texts from the third edition, with the addition of Keats's Isabella and Shelley's Epipsychidion, as well as a selection of the poems of Walter Scottn* Includes a wider and deeper selection of texts by the Big Six male poets (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron and Shelley) than any competing volumen* Includes a generous range of texts by female Romantic poetsn* All editorial materials, including annotations, author headnotes, and prefatory materials, have been revised for the new editionn* The only book to contain complete texts, edited for this volume from manuscript and early printed sources by Wu, along with explanatory annotations and author headnotesn* Contains everything teachers and students require for an in-depth survey of the principal writings to emerge from the British Romantic periodn* The most widely-used teaching anthology in the field in the UKn* Companion website features a dynamic timeline detailing significant events of the romantic period and providing images, suggestions for further reading and useful links to other online resources: www.romanticismanthology.com