The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume 3: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century - Second Edition

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume 3: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century - Second Edition

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source



For the second edition of this volume a considerable number of changes have been made. Henry Fieldinga€™s Tragedy of Tragedies has been added, as has a new section of material from eighteenth-century periodicals and prints. A new Contexts section entitled a€œTransatlantic Currentsa€ includes writings by such figures as Paine, Franklin, and Price, as well as material on the slave trade. The Contexts sections on a€œTown and Countrya€ and on a€œMind and God, Faith and Sciencea€ have also been expanded; a variety of writings on the Royal Society and other scientific matters have been added to the latter. Additional chapters from Equianoa€™s Interesting Narrative have been added, and there are new selections by Samuel Johnson (including his a€œLetter to Lord Chesterfielda€ and facsimile pages from the Dictionary). Book 3 from Gullivera€™s Travels has been added; that work now appears in its entirety. There are also additional selections by Pope, Pepys, and Astell. The Castle of Otranto and The Witlings have been moved from the bound book to the website component of the anthology. (Both are available as volumes in the Broadview Editions series, and either may be added at no additional cost in a shrink-wrapped combination package.)POETRY. WHAT IS A POEM? ost ofus know what a poem is when we see one. Still, even poets find it difficult to define a poem, Mot poetry. ... The ritualistic utterances of religious ceremonies sometimes have this force; so do the Skipping rhymes of children in the schoolyard. We can distinguish such uses of language from the kind of writing we find in, say, a computer usera#39;s manual: the author of theanbsp;...


Title:The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume 3: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century - Second Edition
Author: Joseph Black, Leonard Conolly, Kate Flint, Isobel Grundy, Don LePan, Roy Liuzza, Jerome McGann, Anne Lake Prescott, Barry Qualls, Claire Waters
Publisher:Broadview Press - 2012-08-28
ISBN-13:

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.


Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA