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  1. SET TEXT FOR ALL POEMS 1 item
    1. Romanticism: an anthology - Duncan Wu 2012

      Book Core (purchase required) All of the poems to be studied in this module are in this text. You are required to buy this book – and make sure you get the fourth edition.

  2. Week One - Romanticism and Revolution 1 item
    1. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading TEXTS TO BE READ BEFORE LECTURE: • Coleridge, “France: An Ode” (Wu 650-53) • Edmund Burke, from Reflections on the Revolution in France (Wu 11-13) • Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Men (Wu 283-84) • Thomas Paine, from The Rights of Man (Wu 27-8) • Wordsworth, ‘Genius of Burke’ (Wu 591-92)

  3. Week Two - Reading Romantic Poetry 1 1 item
    1. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading TEXTS TO BE READ BEFORE LECTURE: • Wordsworth, “Nutting” (Wu 485-86) • Coleridge, ‘The Eolian Harp’ (Wu 620-25)

  4. Week Three- Imagination and Nature 1 item
    1. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading TEXTS TO BE READ BEFORE LECTURE: • Coleridge, Biographia Literaria, Chapter 13 and Chapter 14 (Wu 711-14) • Wordsworth, ‘Crossing the Alps,’ from The Prelude (Wu 565-68) • Wordsworth, Preface to Poems 1815 (Wu 588-91) • Wordsworth, ‘Lines Written a few miles above Tintern Abbey’ (Wu 415-20)

  5. Week Four - Wordsworth 1 item
    1. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading TEXTS TO BE READ BEFORE LECTURE: • Wu, William Wordsworth (Wu 420-25) • Wordsworth, ‘The Two-Part Prelude’ (Wu 457-83) • Wordsworth, Prefaces to the Lyrical Ballads 1798, 1800 and 1802 (Wu 337-38, 506-18, 533-38)

  6. Week Five - Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1 item
    1. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading TEXTS TO BE READ BEFORE LECTURE: • Wu, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Wu 611-18) • Coleridge, ‘Kubla Khan’ 1797 and 1816 versions (Wu 640-43)

  7. Week Six - William Blake 1 item
    1. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading TEXTS TO BE READ BEFORE LECTURE: • Wu, William Blake (Wu 174-80) • Blake, ‘The Marriage of Heaven and Hell’ (Wu 212-223) • Blake, ‘The First Book of Urizen’ (Wu 230-244)

  8. Week Seven 0 items
    Research Week - No teaching
  9. Week Eight - How to Read Romantic Poetry 2 1 item
    1. Romanticism: an anthology - Duncan Wu 2012

      Chapter Essential reading TEXTS TO BE READ BEFORE LECTURE: • Shelley, “Ode to the West Wind” (Wu 1131-1134) • Keats, “Ode on Melancholy” (1469-70) • Second Generation on First Generation Poets: • Keats: (Wu 733, 1405, 1406-7, 1423-24, 1424) • Shelley: (Wu 1081) • Lord Byron: (Wu 899, 959, 985)

  10. Week Nine - Percy Shelley 1 item
    1. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading TEXTS TO BE READ BEFORE LECTURE: • Wu, Percy Bysshe Shelley (Wu 1070-80) • Shelley, ‘Hymn to Intellectual Beauty’ (Wu 1101-1103) • Shelley, ‘Mont Blanc’ (Wu 1104-7) • Shelley, A Defence of Poetry (Wu 1233-47)

  11. Week Ten - John Keats 1 item
    1. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading TEXTS TO BE READ BEFORE LECTURE: • Wu, John Keats (Wu 1384-96) • Keats, Letters (Wu 1405, 1424-25, 1388-90) • Keats, ‘Ode to Psyche’ (Wu 1462-63) • Keats, ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ (Wu 1464-66) • Keats, ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’ (Wu 1466-68)

  12. Week Eleven - Lord Byron 1 item
    1. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading TEXTS TO BE READ BEFORE LECTURE: • Wu, Lord Byron (Wu 862-71) • Byron, ‘Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage Canto the Third’ (Wu 878-911)

  13. Week Twelve 0 items
    Revision Week
  14. Key Texts in Romantic Literary Criticism 9 items
    1. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading William Blake, ‘All Religions Are One’ and ‘There is No Natural Religion’ (1788) (Wu 180-82).

    2. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading William Wordsworth ‘Preface,’ in Lyrical Ballads (1798, 1800 and 1802) (Wu 337-38, 506-18, 533-38).

    3. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading William Wordsworth, Preface to Poems 1815 (Wu 588-91)

    4. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Biographia Literaria (1817) (Extracts in Wu, 711-13)

    5. Biographia literaria, or, Biographical sketches of my literary life and opinions - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, George Watson 1956

      Book Essential reading

    6. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading John Keats, Letters (22 November 1817; 21 December 1817; 3 February 1818; 3 May 1818; 27 October 1818; 14 February 3 May 1819 (Extracts in Wu 1403-5, 1424-5, 1458-60)

    7. The letters of John Keats - John Keats, Maurice Buxton Forman 1952

      Book Essential reading

    8. Selected writings

      Chapter Essential reading read pp. 308-22, ‘On Poetry in General’,

    9. Romanticism: an anthology

      Chapter Essential reading Percy Bysshe Shelley, ‘A Defence of Poetry’ (1821) (Extracts in Wu, 1233-47).

  15. General Reading 49 items
    1. Romanticism: a sourcebook - Simon Bainbridge 2008

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    2. Questioning romanticism - John Beer 1995

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    3. Wordsworth and the enlightenment idea of pleasure - Rowan Boyson 2012 (electronic resource)

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    4. Romantic revisions - Robert Brinkley, Keith Hanley 1992

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    5. A philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful - Edmund Burke, James T. Boulton 1987

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    6. Romantic theory: forms of reflexivity in the Revolutionary Era - Leon Chai 2006

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    7. The Cambridge history of English romantic literature - James Chandler 2009

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    8. Romanticism - Cynthia Chase 1993

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    9. Romanticism and popular culture in Britain and Ireland - Philip Connell, Nigel Leask, 2009

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    10. Beyond romanticism: new approaches to texts and contexts 1780-1832 - John C. Whale, Stephen Copley 1992

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    11. The sublime: from antiquity to the present - Timothy M. Costelloe 2012

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    12. Romanticism - Aidan Day 2012 (electronic resource)

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    13. Cultures of the sublime: selected readings, 1750-1830 - Cian Duffy, Peter Howell 2011

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    14. At the limits of romanticism: essays in cultural, feminist, and materialist criticism - Mary A. Favret, Nicola J. Watson c1994

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    15. The Cambridge introduction to British romantic poetry - Michael Ferber 2012 (electronic resource)

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    16. Romanticism and colonialism: writing and empire, 1780-1830 - Tim Fulford, Peter J. Kitson 2005

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    17. Romantic things: a tree, a rock, a cloud - Mary Jacobus 2012 (electronic resource)

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    18. Anonymous life: Romanticism and dispossession - Jacques Khalip c2009

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    19. The literary absolute: the theory of literature in German romanticism - Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Jean-Luc Nancy c1988

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    20. Rethinking historicism: critical readings in romantic history - Marjorie Levinson 1989

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    21. The romantic ideology: a critical investigation - Jerome J. McGann 1983

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    22. Historical studies and literary criticism - Jerome J. McGann, California Institute of Technology, Weingart Foundation 1985

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    23. How to study Romantic poetry - Paul O'Flinn 2001

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    24. Multiplying worlds: romanticism, modernity, and the emergence of virtual reality - Peter Otto 2011

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    25. Lessons of romanticism - Thomas Pfau, Robert F. Gleckner 1998

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    26. Wordsworth's ethics - Adam Potkay c2012

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    27. Enlightenment: Britain and the creation of the modern world - Roy Porter 2001

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    28. The poetry of Mary Robinson: form and fame - Daniel Robinson 2011 (electronic resource)

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    29. Romanticism - Nicholas Roe 2005

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    30. Critical discourses of the fantastic, 1712-1831 - David Sandner c2011 (electronic resource)

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    31. The sublime - Philip Shaw 2005

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    32. Reading Romantic poetry - Fiona J. Stafford 2012 (electronic resource)

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    33. Formal charges: the shaping of poetry in British Romanticism - Susan. J. Wolfson 1997

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    34. Romantic interactions: social being and the turns of literary action - Susan J. Wolfson 2010

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    35. Politics in English Romantic poetry - Carl Woodring 1970

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    36. Romanticism: a critical reader - Duncan Wu 1995

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    37. A companion to Romanticism - Duncan Wu 1998

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  16. FRENCH REVOLUTION 20 items
    1. The age of improvement, 1783-1867 - Asa Briggs 2000

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    2. Reflections on the revolution in France - Edmund Burke, J. C. D. Clark 2001

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    3. British radicalism and the French Revolution 1789-1815 - H. T. Dickinson 1985

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    4. Edmund Burke and the critique of political radicalism - Michael Freeman 1980

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    5. The rage of Edmund Burke: portrait of an ambivalent conservative - Isaac Kramnick 1977

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    6. The great melody: a thematic biography and commented anthology of Edmund Burke - Conor Cruise O'Brien 1993

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    7. The French Revolution and British popular politics - Mark Philp 1991

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    8. Paine - Mark Philp 1989

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    9. Edmund Burke: a life in caricature - Nicholas K. Robinson 1996

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    10. Citizens: a chronicle of the French Revolution - Simon Schama, 1989

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    11. The French Revolution of 1789 and its impact - Gail M. Schwab, John R. Jeanneney, Hofstra University 1995

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    12. The life and death of Mary Wollstonecraft - Claire Tomalin 1992

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    13. The making of the English working class - E. P. Thompson 1991

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    14. A vindication of the rights of men - Mary Wollstonecraft 1994

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  17. WORDSWORTH 32 items
    1. Time and mind in Wordsworth's poetry - Jeffrey Baker 1980

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    2. Wordsworth writing - Andrew Bennett 2007

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    3. Disowned by memory: Wordsworth's poetry of the 1790s - David Bromwich 1998

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    4. Wordsworth's second nature - James K. Chandler 1984

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    5. 1798: the year of the lyrical ballads - Richard Cronin 1998

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    6. The Cambridge companion to Wordsworth - Stephen Charles Gill 2003

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    7. Wordsworth's revisitings - Stephen Gill 2011 (electronic resource)

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    8. Romantic things: a tree, a rock, a cloud - Mary Jacobus 2012 (electronic resource)

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    9. The hidden Wordsworth: poet, lover, rebel, spy - Kenneth R. Johnston c1998

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    10. Romantic revolutions: criticism and theory - Kenneth R. Johnston 1990

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    11. Writing romanticism: Charlotte Smith and William Wordsworth, 1784-1807 - Jacqueline M. Labbe 2011 (electronic resource)

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    12. Romantic vagrancy: Wordsworth and the simulation of freedom - Celeste Langan 2006

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    13. Wordsworth and Coleridge: promising losses - Peter Larkin 2012 (electronic resource)

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    14. William Wordsworth: The prelude - Tim Milnes, Nicolas Tredell 2009

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    15. Coleridge, Wordsworth and the language of allusion - Lucy Newlyn 2004 (electronic resource)

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    16. This life, this death: Wordsworth's poetic destiny - John O'Meara 2011

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    17. Multiplying worlds: romanticism, modernity, and the emergence of virtual reality - Peter Otto 2011

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    18. The prose works of William Wordsworth - William Wordsworth, W. J. B. Owen, Jane Worthington Smyser 1974

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    19. The art of the Lyrical ballads - Stephen Maxfield Parrish 1973

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    20. Wordsworth and Coleridge: the radical years - Nicholas Roe 1990

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    21. The politics of nature: William Wordsworth and some contemporaries - Nicholas Roe 2002

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    22. Wordsworth's poetry of the imagination - Charles Sherry 1980

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    23. Wordsworth's historical imagination: the poetry of displacement - David Simpson 1987

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    24. Wordsworth's poetic theory: knowledge, language, experience - Stefan H. Uhlig, Alexander Regier 2010

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    25. The romantic dream: Wordsworth and the poetics of the unconscious - Douglas B. Wilson c1993

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    26. The prelude, or, Growth of a poet's mind - William Wordsworth, Helen Darbishire, Ernest De Selincourt 1959

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  18. COLERIDGE 29 items
    1. Biographia literaria - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John T. Shawcross 1907

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    2. Essays on his times in 'The Morning post' and 'The Courier': 1 - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, David V. Erdman 1978

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    3. Essays on his times in 'The Morning post' and 'The Courier': 2 - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, David V. Erdman 1978

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    4. Essays on his times in 'The Morning post' and 'The Courier': 3 - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, David V. Erdman 1978

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    5. The friend: 1 - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Barbara E. Rooke 1969

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    6. The friend: 2 - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Barbara E. Rooke 1969

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    7. Coleridge's play of mind - John B. Beer 2010

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    8. Coleridge's variety: bicentenary studies - John Beer 1974

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    9. The Oxford handbook of Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Frederick Burwick 2009

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    10. Coleridge - Katharine Cooke 1979

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    11. Reading Coleridge: approaches and applications - Walter B. Crawford 1979

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    12. 1798: the year of the lyrical ballads - Richard Cronin 1998

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    13. Sublime Coleridge: the opus maximum - Murray J. Evans 2012

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    14. Coleridge: early visions - Richard Holmes 1989

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    15. Method and imagination in Coleridge's criticism - J. R. de J. Jackson 1969

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    16. Coleridge, Keats and Shelley - Peter J. Kitson 1996

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    17. Wordsworth and Coleridge: promising losses - Peter Larkin 2012 (electronic resource)

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    18. Coleridge and the daemonic imagination - Gregory Leadbetter 2011 (electronic resource)

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    19. The politics of imagination in Coleridge's critical thought - Nigel Leask 1988

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    20. The poetry of relationship: the Wordsworths and Coleridge, 1797-1800 - Richard E. Matlak 1997

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    21. Romantic tragedies: the dark employments of Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Shelley - Reeve Parker 2011

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    22. Wordsworth and Coleridge: the radical years - Nicholas Roe 1990

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  19. WILLIAM BLAKE 28 items
    1. Blake's visionary universe - John Beer 1969

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    2. Blake, gender and culture - Helen P. Bruder, Tristanne J. Connolly 2012 (electronic resource)

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    3. Women reading William Blake - Helen P. Bruder 2007

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    4. The paintings and drawings of William Blake: [Vol.1]: Text - Martin Butlin, William Blake 1981

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    5. The paintings and drawings of William Blake: [Vol.2]: Plates - Martin Butlin, William Blake 1981

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    6. William Blake and the body - Tristanne J. Connolly c2002

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    7. Re-envisioning Blake - Mark Christopher Crosby, Troy Patenaude, Angus Whitehead 2012

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    8. A Blake dictionary: the ideas and symbols of William Blake - S. Foster Damon, Morris Eaves c2013 (electronic resource)

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    9. Blake's visionary forms dramatic - David V. Erdman, John E. Grant 1970

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    10. Blake: prophet against empire - David V. Erdman 1991

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    11. Blake and conflict - Sarah Haggarty, Jon Mee c2009

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    12. An essay concerning human understanding - John Locke, R. S. Woolhouse 1997

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    13. Blake, sexuality and bourgeois politeness - Susan Matthews 2011

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    14. The complete poems (of) William Blake - William Blake, Alicia Ostriker 1977

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    15. Vision and verse in William Blake - Alicia Ostriker 1965

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    16. Multiplying worlds: romanticism, modernity, and the emergence of virtual reality - Peter Otto 2011

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    17. William Blake: essays in honour of Sir Geoffrey Keynes - Morton D. Paley, Michael Phillips, Geoffrey Keynes 1973

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    18. William Blake - Morton D. Paley, William Blake 1978

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    19. Interpreting Blake - Michael Phillips, University of Edinburgh 1978

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    20. Blake and the Bible - Christopher Rowland c2010

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    21. Blake's London: the topographic sublime - Iain Sinclair 2012

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    22. Witness against the beast: William Blake and the moral law - E. P. Thompson c1993

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    23. Blake's prophetic psychology - Brenda S. Webster 1983

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  20. P. B. SHELLEY 17 items
    1. Essays on Shelley - Miriam Allott 1982

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    2. Percy Bysshe Shelley: bicentenary essays - Kelvin Everest, English Association 1992

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    3. Red Shelley - Paul Foot 1980

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    4. Shelley's visual imagination - Nancy Moore Goslee 2011

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    5. Shelley: his thought and work - D. G. King-Hele 1984

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    6. Coleridge, Keats and Shelley - Peter J. Kitson 1996

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    7. The Cambridge companion to Shelley - Timothy Morton 2006

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    8. Sexuality and feminism in Shelley - Nathaniel Brown 1979

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    9. The Oxford Handbook of Percy Bysshe Shelley - Michael O'Neill, Anthony Howe, Madeleine Callaghan 2013

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    10. Percy Bysshe Shelley: a literary life - Michael O'Neill 1989

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    11. Romantic tragedies: the dark employments of Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Shelley - Reeve Parker 2011

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    12. Romantic narrative: Shelley, Hays, Godwin, Wollstonecraft - Tilottama Rajan 2010

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    13. Shelley at work: a critical inquiry - Neville Rogers, Percy Bysshe Shelley 1967

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    14. Shelley: a critical reading - Earl R. Wasserman 1971

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    15. Politics in English Romantic poetry - Carl Woodring 1970

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  21. KEATS 20 items
    1. Keats and philosophy: the life of sensations - Shahidha K. Bari 2012 (electronic resource)

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    2. John Keats - John Barnard 1987

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    3. John Keats - Walter Jackson Bate 1963

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    4. Keats and the sublime - Stuart A. Ende 1976

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    5. Keats and history - Nicholas Roe 1995

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    6. John Keats - Robert Gittings 1979

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    7. John Keats's dream of truth - John Jones 1969

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    8. Letters of John Keats - John Keats, Frederick Page 1954

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    9. Coleridge, Keats and Shelley - Peter J. Kitson 1996

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    10. Keats: bicentenary readings - Michael O'Neill c1997

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    11. Keats - Andrew Motion 1997

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    12. Keats and embarrassment - Christopher Ricks 1974

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    13. John Keats: a new life - Nicholas Roe c2012

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    14. John Keats and the culture of dissent - Nicholas Roe 1998

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    15. Keats: the religious sense - Robert M. Ryan 1976

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    16. The persistence of poetry: bicentennial essays on Keats - Robert M. Ryan, Ronald A. Sharp c1998

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    17. Keats the poet - Stuart M. Sperry 1994

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    18. The opposing self: nine essays in criticism - Lionel Trilling 1980, c1978

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    19. The odes of John Keats - Helen Hennessy Vendler 2003

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    20. The Cambridge companion to John Keats - Susan J. Wolfson 2001

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  22. BYRON 12 items
    1. Liberty and poetic licence: new essays on Byron - B. G. Beatty, Tony Howe, Charles E. Robinson 2008

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    2. The Cambridge companion to Byron - Drummond Bone 2004

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    3. Byron - Angus Calder 1987

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    4. Byron's poetry - Peter Cochran 2012

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    5. Byron's politics - M. M. Kelsall 1987

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    6. The Cambridge introduction to Byron - Richard Lansdown 2012 (electronic resource)

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    7. Byron's letters and journals: the complete and unexpurgated text of all the letters available in manuscript and the full printed version of all others, Vol.1, 1798-1810: In my hot youth - George Gordon Byron Byron, Leslie A. Marchand 1973

      Book Other reading All twelve volumes of this work are held at the same shelf mark. Each volume has a separate entry on the Brunel library catalogue.

    8. Byron's poetry: a critical introduction - Leslie A. Marchand 1966

      Book Other reading The Houghton Mifflin edition is also held at the same shelf mark in Brunel library.

    9. Byron: a poet before his public - Philip W. Martin 1982

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    10. Byron and the discourses of history - Carla Pomarè c2013 (electronic resource)

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  23. ACCESSING JOURNAL ARTICLES ONLINE AND USING ONLINE DATABASES 17 items
    There are many useful and important academic articles on all these writers found in journals that can be accessed online through the Brunel Library site. You need to demonstrate that you have used journal articles as secondary sources in researching for your essays. You should not rely on general online sources for your research in place of academic journal articles (accessed online) and academic monographs (found in the library). Always cite the full details of the journal articles that you use (author, title, journal name and number, year of publication, relevant page numbers). Through the Electronic Journals A-Z, you can access (via Project Muse, Literature Online and JSTOR amongst others) such journals as:
    1. You can also go to Databases and go to Literature Online which will allow you to search for articles based on individual writers, subjects or themes (for example: 'Wordsworth French Revolution' would give you a list of articles that discuss this issue).

       

    2. Literature Online

      Website Other reading Choose ‘L’ in the A-Z. Scroll down to select Literature Online.

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