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Reading Notes

icon for adobe acrobat Background on the French Revolution 

icon for adobe acrobat Background on the Industrial Revolution 

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell 

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Woman 

icon for adobe acrobat Hobsbawm and Emsley on the War

icon for adobe acrobat More Background on the War

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Godwin's Things as They Are; or Caleb Williams

icon for adobe acrobat Background on Lyrical Ballads (General)

icon for adobe acrobat Reading Questions on the "Preface" (from ENGL 441)

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Kant's Critique of Judgment

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Wordsworth's "Spots of Time" (Prelude XI)

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Wordsworth's "Ode: Intimations of Immortality"

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner (some quotes of interest)

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Barbauld's Eighteen Hundred Eleven

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Austen's Persuasion

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Keats' "Ode to a Nightingale"

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Shelley's Prometheus Unbound

icon for adobe acrobat Notes on Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind"

 

Additional Readings

Literary and Cultural Terms

Blake's Illustrated Songs of Innocence and Experience

Blake's Illustrated The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

icon for adobe acrobat Blake's Illustrated Visions of the Daughters of Albion 

Emsley, “Ideas” (Britain and the French Revolution 9-20)

icon for adobe acrobat Emsley, “War” (Britain and the French Revolution 53-69)

icon for adobe acrobat Coleridge, "Jacobinism," "Once a Jacobin Always a Jacobin"

icon for adobe acrobat Some Contemporary Criticisms of Lyrical Ballads  

icon for adobe acrobat Wordsworth, "The Happy Warrior" and "Laodamia"

icon for adobe acrobat Barbauld, "Sins of Government, Sins of the Nation"

icon for adobe acrobat Wordsworth, selections from "Sonnets Dedicated to Liberty"

Audio

Barbauld

The Mouse's Petition to Dr. Priestley

Blake (read by Ralph Richardson unless otherwise noted):

Songs of Innocence

Introduction
The Shepherd
The Lamb
The Little Black Boy
The Little Black Boy (read by Alan Bates)
The Chimney Sweeper
The Little Boy Lost
The Little Boy Found
Infant Joy On Another's Sorrow (read by Alan Bates)

Songs of Experience

Introduction
The Clod and the Pebble
The Tyger
A Poison Tree

Byron

She Walks in Beauty
"Lake Leman" from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
"Plato" from Don Juan, Canto 1

Coleridge

Kubla Khan

Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Part the First
Part the Second
Part the Third
Part the Fourth
Part the Fifth
Part the Sixth
Part the Seventh

Shelley

Ozymandias
Ode to the West Wind

Wordsworth

Lines Written in Early Spring
Expostulation and Reply
The Tables Turned
Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey
There was a boy
Strange Fits of Passion
A slumber did my spirit seal
I wandered lonely as a cloud

Writing and Rhetoric

Everything You Should Have Learned in English 101

Ethos, Logos, Pathos: Three Ways to Persuade

Walvoord and McCarthy on Good/Better/Best

Organizing an Essay: Using Representative Cases

Organizing an Essay: Cause and Effect

What to Avoid and What to Do (Developing an Essay)

Use of Text (MLA Citation)

MLA Citation Examples

Writing Effective Sentences

Writing Effective Paragraphs

Notes to Style

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

Lesson 4

Lesson 5

Lesson 7

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