Victorian Prose and Poetry

Victorian Prose and Poetry

Book - 1973
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Selections include works by Carlyle, Mill, Ruskin, Arnold, Pater, Wilde (The Importance of Being Earnest), Hopkins, and 100 pages each of Browning and Tennyson.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1973
ISBN: 9780195016161
Branch Call Number: 820.8008/VIC
Alternative Title: Sartor Resartus [excerpts The everlasting no and The everlasting yea] / Thomas Carlyle
Natural supernaturalism / Thomas Carlyle
On heroes, hero-worship, and the heroic in history [excerpt : The hero as poet] / Thomas Carlyle
Labour / Thomas Carlyle
Reward / Thomas Carlyle
Democracy / Thomas Carlyle
What is poetry? / John Stuart Mill
Of individuality / John Stuart Mill
On the equality of the sexes / John Stuart Mill
A crisis in my mental history [excerpt] / Thomas Carlyle
The Tamworth reading room [excerpt] / John Henry Cardinal Newman
Secular knowledge not a principle of action / John Henry Cardinal Newman
Faith and private judgment / John Henry Cardinal Newman
The idea of a university / John Henry Cardinal Newman
Knowledge viewed in relation to professional skill / John Henry Cardinal Newman
Apologia Pro Vita Sua [excerpt] / John Henry Cardinal Newman
Position of my mind since 1845 [excerpt] / John Henry Cardinal Newman
Liberalism / John Henry Cardinal Newman
Of the real nature of greatness of style / John Ruskin
The sones of Venice [excerpt] / John Ruskin
The nature of Gothic [excerpt] / John Ruskin
Unto this last [excerpt] / John Ruskin
The roots of honour [excerpt] / John Ruskin
The function of criticism at the present time [excerpt] / Matthew Arnold
The study of poetry [excerpt] / Matthew Arnold
Literature and science [excerpt] / Matthew Arnold
On the physical basis of life / T. H. Huxley
The beauty of life / William Morris
The Renaissance [excerpt] / Walter Pater
Romanticism / Walter Pater
Erewhon [excerpt] / Samuel Butler
Birth formulae / Samuel Butler
The world of the unborn / Samuel Butler
The importance of being Earnest / Oscar Wilde
Mariana / Lord Alfred Tennyson
The Kraken / Lord Alfred Tennyson
The lady of Shalott / Lord Alfred Tennyson
The Hesperides / Lord Alfred Tennyson
The lotos-eaters / Lord Alfred Tennyson
The eagle / Lord Alfred Tennyson
St. Simeon stylites / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Ulysses / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Tithonus / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Morte d'Arthur / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Locksley Hall / Lord Alfred Tennyson
The vision of sin / Lord Alfred Tennyson
The splendour falls / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Tears, idle tears / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Come down, O maid / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Im memoriam A.H.H. / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Come into the garden, Maud / Lord Alfred Tennyson
O that 'twere possible / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Dead, long dead / Lord Alfred Tennyson
My life has crept so long on a broken wing / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Idylls of the King [excerpts: Vivien's song and Percivale's quest] / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Lucretius / Lord Alfred Tennyson
To Virgil / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Merlin and the gleam / Lord Alfred Tennyson
Crossing the bar / Lord Alfred Tennyson
A fragment of a confession / Robert Browning
Pauline [excerpt] / Robert Browning
Soliloquy of the Spanish cloister / Robert Browning
My last duchess / Robert Browning
The bishop orders his tomb at Saint Praxed's church / Robert Browning
Love among the ruins / Robert Browning
Fra Lippo Lippi / Robert Browning
A toccata of Galuppi's / Robert Browning
By the fire-side / Robert Browning
Childe Roland to the Dark Tower came / Robert Browning
How it strikes a contemporary / Robert Browning
Master Hugues of Saxe-Gotha / Robert Browning
Memorabilia / Robert Browning
Andrea del Sarto / Robert Browning
Cleon / Robert Browning
Popularity / Robert Browning
The heretic's tragedy / Robert Browning
Two in the Campagna / Robert Browning
Abt Vogler / Robert Browning
Caliban upon Setebos / Robert Browning
Thamuris marching / Robert Browning
Asolando : prologue / Robert Browning
Bad dreams III / Robert Browning
The strayed reveller [excerpt] / Matthew Arnold
To Margueite, continued / Matthew Arnold
Courage / Matthew Arnold
Empedocles on Etna [excerpt Song of Callicles] / Matthew Arnold
Memorial verses / Matthew Arnold
Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold
The buried life / Matthew Arnold
Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse / Matthew Arnold
The scholar-gipsy / Matthew Arnold
Philomela / Matthew Arnold
Palladium / Matthew Arnold
Growing old / Matthew Arnold
The last word / Matthew Arnold
Bacchanalia ; or The new age [excerpt] / Matthew Arnold
The blessed Damozel / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
The woodspurge / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Sestina / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Sudden light / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
The sea-limits / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Willowwood [sonnet XLIX] / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Ardour and memory [sonnet LXIV] / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Autumn idleness / [sonnet LXIX] / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Body's beauty [sonnet LXXVIII] / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Barren spring [sonnet LXXXIII] / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
A superscription [sonnet XCVII] / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
The one hope [sonnet CI] / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
The orchard-pit / Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Love in the valley / George Meredith
By this he knew she wept with waking eyes [sonnet I] / George Meredith
We saw the swallows gathering in the sky [sonnet XLVII] / George Meredith
Their sense is with their senses all mixed in [sonnet XLVIII] / George Meredith
He found her by the ocean's moaning verge [sonnet XLIX] / George Meredith
Thus piteously love closed what he begat [sonnet L] / George Meredith
A ballad of past meridian / George Meredith
Lucifer in starlight / George Meredith
When I am dead, my dearest / Christina Rossetti
Rest / Christina Rossetti
Remember / Christina Rossetti
Echo / Christina Rossetti
A birthday / Christina Rossetti
Up-hill / Christina Rossetti
Passing away / Christina Rossetti
The haystack in the floods / William Morris
Near Avalon / William Morris
Summer dawn / William Morris
Riding together / William Morris
A garden by the sea / William Morris
The earthly paradise [excerpt] / William Morris
Atalanta in Calydon [excerpts : When the hounds of spring...and Who hath given man speech?] / Alernon Charles Swinburne
Hymn to Proserpine / Algernon Charles Swinburne
Hertha / Algernon Charles Swinburne
Ave Atque Vale / Algernon Charles Swinburne
A forsaken garden / Algernon Charles Swinburne
Sonnet for a picture / Algernon Charles Swinburne
Poeta Loquitur / Algernon Charles Swinburne
The Lake of Gaube / Algernon Charles Swinburne
To the body / Coventry Patmore
God's grandeur / Gerard Manley Hopkins
Spring / Gerard Manley Hopkins
The windhover / Gerard Manley Hopkins
Pied beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins
Inversnaid / Gerard Manley Hopkins
Spelt from Sibyl's leaves / Gerard Manley Hopkins
Carrion comfort / Gerard Manley Hopkins
No worst, there is none / Gerard Manley Hopkins
I wake and feel the fell of dark / Gerard Manley Hopkins
That nature is a Heraclitean Fire / Gerard Manley Hopkins
Thou art indeed just, Lord / Gerard Manley Hopkins
To R. B. / Gerard Manley Hopkins
A musical instrument / Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Incidents in the life of my Uncle Arly / Edward Lear
The courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy Bo / Edward Lear
Stanzas / Emily Brontë
Last lines / Emily Brontë
The lastest decalogue / Arthur Hugh Clough
Say not the struggle nought availeth / Arthur Hugh Clough
Spirit [excerpt Dipsychus] / Arthur Hugh Clough
Jabberwocky / Arthur Hugh Clough
The White Knight's song / Arthur Hugh Clough
The city of dreadful night / James Thomson
Bunthorne's song : The Aesthete / William Schwenk Gilbert
The disciple / Oscar Wilde
The ballad of reading gaol [excerpt] / Oscar Wilde
Thirty bob a week / John Davidson
Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno Cynarae / Ernest Dowson
Extreme unction / Ernest Dowson
The church of a dream / Lionel Johnson
To Morfydd / Lionel Johnson
The dark angel / Lionel Johnson


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