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Page numbers refer to Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2A, 5th Edition (all selections available in 3rd and 4th editions)

Assignment

9/29

Wordsworth, "I wandered lonely as a cloud" (551); Coleridge, "Kubla Khan" (669-671); Byron, from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (771-772)
(recommended) "Romantics and Their Contemporaries" (7-33)

 

10/1

"The Rights of Man and the Revolution Controversy" (108); Burke, from Reflections on the Revolution in France (113-122); Paine, "The Rights of Man" (131-138); Barbauld, "The Mouse's Petition to Dr. Priestley" (66-7); Burns, "To a Mouse" (398-399), "Is There, In Honest Poverty" (404);

 

10/6

Wollstonecraft, "[The Rich and the Poor]" (128-130); Barbauld, "To the Poor" (69-70); Equiano, "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano" (230-239); Blake, Songs of Innocence and Experience (176-186, 189-203)

Response due on either Equiano or one Blake poem

10/8

Wollstonecraft, "Vindication of the Rights of Woman" (288-308); Hemans, "The Wife of Asdrubal" (836-838), "Properzia Rossi" (850-853)

 

10/13

Austen, Northanger Abbey, Volume 1 (chapters 1-15)

Response due on Northanger Abbey

10/15

Austen, Northanger Abbey, Volume 2 (chapters 16-31)

 

10/20

Blake, Marriage of Heaven and Hell (203-216)

 

10/22

Percy Shelley, "Ozymandias" (877), "Sonnet: England in 1819" (878), "Ode to the West Wind" (889-891)

Response due on one Shelley poem

10/27

Wordsworth, Preface to Lyrical Ballads (433-442); selections (412-433); Jeffrey, '["the new poetry"]' (468-471);

 

10/29

Wordsworth, [continue with selections (412-433)];
Coleridge
, "Frost at Midnight" (563-565), "This Lime Tree Bower My Prison" (628-630)

Response due on one Wordsworth poem

11/3

MIDTERM

 

11/5

"The Sublime, the Beautiful, and the Picturesque" (34-37); Burke (37-43); Kant (44-46); Wordsworth, "There was a Boy" (407), from The Prelude, Book 11, lines 243-389 (492-496), Book 13, lines 1-184 (496-500);  

 

11/10

Wordsworth, from The Prelude, Book First, lines 306-502 (485-489), Book Second, lines 237-303 (493-494), "Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood" (552-558)

 

11/12

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

 

11/17

Byron, Manfred (647-683)

 

11/19

Keats, The Eve of St. Agnes (893-904), "La belle dame sans merci" (906-907)

Paper Due

11/24

Keats, "Ode to a Nightingale" (911-913), "Ode on a Grecian Urn" (913-915), "Ode on Melancholy" (917-918), "To Autumn" (918-919)

Response due on one Keats poem

11/26

Percy Shelley, "To a Skylark" (891-893), Adonais (894-909)

 

12/1

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

 

12/3

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

Revised Paper Due

12/10

Final Examination 8:00-10:30am

 

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