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Page numbers refer to Longman Anthology of British Literature,
Volume 2A, 5th Edition (all selections available in 4th edition)

Assignment

1/7

Barbauld, “The Mouse’s Petition to Dr. Priestley” (66-7); Wordsworth, “I wandered lonely as a cloud” (551); Coleridge, “Kubla Khan” (669-671)
(recommended) “Romantics and Their Contemporaries” (7-33)

 

1/9

“The Sublime, the Beautiful, and the Picturesque” (34-37); Burke (37-43); Kant (44-46); Wordsworth, “There was a Boy” (446), “A slumber did my spirit seal” (448), from The Prelude, Book 11, lines 243-389 (531-534), Book 13, lines 1-184 (535-539)

 

1/14

Wordsworth, “The Thorn” (419-426), “Lines written a few miles above Tintern Abbey” (429-433), “Three years she grew in sun and shower” (452-453), “Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Sept. 3, 1802” (475), “The world is too much with us” (475), “It is a beauteous Evening” (475)

 

1/16

NO CLASS MEETING

 

1/21

Austen, Northanger Abbey

“The Rights of Man and the Revolution Controversy” (108); Burke, from Reflections on the Revolution in France (109-118); Burns, “To a Mouse” (398-399), “Is there in honest poverty” (404)

 

1/23

“The Rights of Man and the Revolution Controversy” (108); Burke, from Reflections on the Revolution in France (109-118); Burns, “To a Mouse” (398-399), “Is there in honest poverty” (404)

Wordsworth, Preface to Lyrical Ballads (433-445), “Simon Lee” (412-415), "We are seven" (416-418); Coleridge, “Frost at Midnight” (630-631)

 

1/28

“The Wollstonecraft Controversy and the Rights of Women” (341); Wollstonecraft, “Vindication of the Rights of Woman” (302-326); Responses to Wollstonecraft (326-330)

 

1/30

Blake, Songs of Innocence and Experience (176-186, 189-203)

 

2/4

Wordsworth, Preface to Lyrical Ballads (433-445), “Simon Lee” (412-415); Coleridge, “Frost at Midnight” (630-631)

Wordsworth, "Michael: A Pastroal Poem" (457-468)

Short Paper due

2/6

Percy Shelley, “A Defense of Poetry” (920-930), “Ode to the West Wind” (889-891)

Short Paper due

2/11

Class Meets in the San Gabriel Room, University Student Union (3rd Floor) at 11:30am

Guest Lecture: Dr. Theresa Kelley
[optional] Clare, selections (961-972) especially “[The Lament of Swordy Well]”

 

2/13

MIDTERM

 

2/18

Coleridge, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” (634-649)

 

2/20

Wordsworth, “Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood” (552-558);

 

2/25

Keats, The Eve of St. Agnes (988-999)

 

2/27

Keats, “Ode to a Nightingale” (1006-1008), “Ode on a Grecian Urn” (1008-1010), “Ode on Melancholy” (1012-1013), “To Autumn” (1013-1014)

 

3/4

Percy Shelley, “Ozymandias” (877), “Sonnet: England in 1819” (878), “To a Sky-Lark” (891-893), lines 343-495 from Adonais (905-909)

 

3/6

Byron, Manfred (711-747), “Manfred and Its Time” (747-748)

 

3/11

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (at least through pages 1-123 or through Volume 2)

Longer Paper Due

3/13

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (finish book)

 

3/18

Final Examination 10:45am-1:15pm

 

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