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Schedule of Readings and Texts based on syllabus from ENGL 3820, spring of 2011.
DIALECTICS OF RESTORATION
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John Winthrop, A Model of Christian Charity
William Bradford, from Of Plymouth Plantation
Anne Bradstreet, "The Author to Her Book," "Verses upon the Burning of Our House"
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John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, "Verses put into a Lady's Prayer-book," "The Platonic Lady," "Song to Cloris," "The Imperfect Enjoyment," "Song," "A Song of a Young Lady. To her Ancient Lover," "The Maimed Debauchee," "Upon Nothing"
AUGUSTAN SELF-FASHIONING AND THE RISE OF THE NOVEL
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Katherine Phillips, "Against Love," "The Virgin"
Jane Barker, "A Virgin Life"
Aphra Behn, "The Disappointment," "To the Fair Clarinda," The Fair Jilt
Sarah Fyge Egerton, "The Liberty"
Jonathan Swift, "The Lady’s Dressing Room"
Mary Rowlandson, The Sovereignty and Goodness of God (book)
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Daniel Defoe, Moll Flanders (book)
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Selections from The Tatler, Spectator, and Guardian
Swift, "A Description of a City Shower" [from The Tatler, No. 238]
Addison and Steele, from The Tatler No. 108 (The Contortionist), No. 116 (The Hoop-Petticoat); and from The Spectator No. 1 (Mr. Spectator), No. 2 (The Club), No. 10 (Aim of the Papers), No. 49 (The Coffee-House), No. 69 (The Exchange), No. 81 (Party Patches), No. 275 (The Beau's Head), No. 281 (The Coquette's Heart), No. 555 (Farewell)
Alexander Pope, The Guardian No. 78 (Recipe for an Epic Poem)
Franklin's Autobiography (book)
Selected Poems by Montagu, Pope, Gray, Duck, Burns, Wheatley, and Barbauld
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, "Verses Addressed to the Imitator of the First Satire of the Second Book of Horace"
Pope, “Epistle to Arbuthnot”
Thomas Gray, "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard"
Stephen Duck, "On Mites. To a Lady"
Phillis Wheatley, "On Being Brought from Africa to America"
Robert Burns, “To a Mouse”
Anna Letitia Barbauld, "Washing Day"
Thomas Jefferson, from Notes on the State of Virginia and The Declaration of Independence
Selections from William Blake; Blake, America: A Prophecy and Europe: A Prophecy (book)
S.T.C. Coleridge and William Wordsworth, from Lyrical Ballads: Advertisement, Coleridge, “Rime of the Ancyent Marinere” (online); Wordsworth, “Advertisement,” “We Are Seven,” “Expostulation and Reply,” “The Tables Turned,” “Tintern Abbey”
Susanna Rowson, Charlotte Temple (book)
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey (book)
Nathaniel Hawthorne, "The Birth-Mark"
A selection of Romantic Odes
Wordsworth, reread "Tintern Abbey" from Lyrical Ballads, "Ode. Intimations of Immortality"; Byron, "Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte"; Percy Shelley, "Ode to the West Wind"; John Keats, "Ode to Psyche," "Ode on a Grecian Urn," "Ode on Melancholy," "Ode to a Nightingale," "To Autumn"
Ralph Waldo Emerson, "The American Scholar," "Self-Reliance," and "Experience"
Poe, "How to Write a Blackwood Article," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "William Wilson," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"
INDUSTRIALIZATION: CULTURE AND SOCIETY
Selections from Wordsworth, Mill, Poe, and Browning
Wordsworth, "The World is Too Much With Us"; Shelley, “England in 1819,” Alfred Lord Tennyson, “The Kraken”; J. S. Mill, "What is Poetry?"; Tennyson, “The Lady of Shallott” (1832 version); Poe, "The Raven" and "Philosophy of Composition"; Robert Browning, "Porphyria's Lover"
Dickens, Hard Times
Frederick Douglass, Narrative (book)
Herman Melville, "Bartleby the Scrivener" and "Benito Cereno"
EPIC, NATION, EMPIRE, MODERNISM
Walt Whitman, from Leaves of Grass, and Emily Dickinson, selected poems
Selected poems by Tennyson, the Rossettis, and Arnold:
Tennyson, "Maud: A Monodrama" (online); Christina Rossetti, "Goblin
Market”; Dante Gabriel Rossetti, "Jenny"; Matthew Arnold, "Dover Beach" and a selection from Culture and Anarchy
Oscar Wilde, "The Decay of Lying"; Mark Twain, "To the Person Sitting in Darkness"