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Eighteenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology (Blackwell Annotated Anthologies) [Paperback]

David Fairer , Christine Gerrard
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Table of Contents

Selected Contents By Theme. Alphabetical List Of Authors. Chronology Of Events And Poetic Landmarks. Introduction. Preface To The Second Edition. Editorial Procedures. Text. Acknowledgements. John Pomfret (1667–1702). The Choice. John Philips (1676–1709). The Splendid Shilling. Sarah Egerton (1670–1723). The Liberty. On My Leaving London. To One Who Said I Must Not Love. The Emulation. Isaac Watts (1674–1748). The Adventurous Muse. Ambrose Philips (1674–1748). A Winter–Piece. Anne Finch (1661–1720). The Spleen. Upon The Hurricane. A Nocturnal Reverie. To The Nightingale. A Sigh. The Agreeable. John Gay (1685–1732). Friday; Or, The Dirge. Trivia, Book II. Thomas Parnell (1679–1718). An Elegy, To An Old Beauty. A Night–Piece On Death. Oft Have I Read. Matthew Prior (1664–1721). For His Own Epitaph. An Epitaph. The Lady′s Looking–Glass. Non Pareil. On A Pretty Madwoman. Jonathan Swift (1667–1745). A Description Of The Morning . A Description Of A City Shower . Stella′s Birthday, 1721 . Stella′s Birthday, 1727 . A Beautiful Young Nymph Going To Bed . The Lady’s Dressing–Room . A Satirical Elegy On A Late Famous General . Verses On The Death Of Dr Swift. Alexander Pope (1688–1744). Windsor–Forest The Rape Of The Lock. Eloisa To Abelard. Epistle To Burlington. Epistle To A Lady. Epistle To Dr Arbuthnot. The Dunciad. 1743, Book 1. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689–1762). Saturday. The Small–Pox . Epistle From Arthur Gray The Footman . The Lover: A Ballad . An Epistle To Lord Bathurst . Verses Address′d To The Imitator Of Horace (With Lord Hervey) . Verses On Self–Murder . A Hymn To The Mood. Aaron Hill (1685–1750). Bellaria, At Her Spinnet . Whitehall Stairs . The Singing–Bird . Alone, In An Inn, At Southampton. Richard Savage (C.1697–1743). The Bastard . Unconstant . Martha Fowke (1689–1736). The Innocent Inconstant . The Invitation From A Country Cottage . On Lady Chudleigh . Clio′s Picture. James Thomson (1700–1748). Spring. John Dyer (1699–1757). Grongar Hill. The Fleece, Book 3. Stephen Duck (1705?–1756). The Thresher′s Labour. Mary Collier (1690?–C.1762). The Woman′s Labour. Sarah Dixon (171–1765). Strephon To The River . The Return′d Heart . To The Muse . From A Sheet Of Gilt Paper. To Cloe . Lines Occasion′d By The Burning Of Some Letters. Samuel Johnson (1709–1784). London. On The Death Of Dr Robert Levet. Mary Jones (1707–1778). An Epistle To Lady Bowyer. Of Desire. After The Small Pox. Mary Leapor Dorinda At Her Glass . An Epistle To A Lady . The Enquiry . Man The Monarch . An Epistle To Artemisia . Crumble–Hall. Mary Leapor (1722–1746). Dorinda At Her Glass . An Epistle To A Lady . The Enquiry . Man The Monarch . An Epistle To Artemisia . Crumble–Hall . Mira′s Picture. Mark Akenside (1721–1770). The Pleasures Of Imagination. 1744, Book 1. Thomas Gray (1716–1771). Ode On The Spring. Sonnet On The Death Of Richard West. Ode On A Distant Prospect Of Eton College. Ode On The Death Of A Favourite Cat. Elegy Written In A Country Church Yard. The Progress Of Poesy. The Bard. William Collins (1721–1759). Ode On The Poetical Character. Ode To Evening. The Passions. An Ode For Music. Joseph Warton (1722–1800). The Enthusiast: Or The Lover Of Nature. Ode To Evening. The Dying India. Thomas Warton (1728–1790). The Pleasures Of Melancholy. Ode Written At Vale–Royal Abbey. Sonnet: To The River Lodon. Verses On Sir Joshua Reynold′s Painted Window. Robert Lloyd (1733–1764). The Cit′s Country Box. Charles Churchill (1731–1764). Night. Christopher Smart (1722–1771). ′My Cat Jeoffry′. A Song To David. On A Bed Of Guernsey Lilies. James Macpherson (1736–1796). Fragments Of Ancient Poetry: 7 & 8. Thomas Chatterton (1752–1770). Mynstrelles Songe, From Ælla. ′Stay, Curyous Traveller′. An Excelente Balade Of Charitie. Oliver Goldsmith (?1730–1774). The Deserted Village. George Crabbe (1754–1832). The Village, Book 1. Ann Yearsley (1753–1806). To Stella; On A Visit To Mrs Montagu. On Mrs Montagu. Clifton Hill. To Mr ∗∗∗∗, An Unlettered Poet. Robert Burns (1759–1796). The Vision. To A Mouse. To A Louse. Holy Willie′s Prayer. Tam o′Shanter. Anna Laetitia Barbauld (1743–1825). Corsica. A Summer Evening′s Meditation. To Mr Barbauld. The Rights Of Woman. To A Little Invisible Being. To Mr Coleridge. William Cowper (1731–1800). ′Hatred And Vengeance′. The Task, Book 1. Yardley Oak. On The Ice–Islands. The Cast–Away. Bibliography. Index of Titles and First Lines

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