The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century

The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century

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The authors represented in this volume include Congreve (The Way of the World), Gay (The Beggar's Opera), Dryden (Absalom and Achitophel and MacFlecknoe), Swift, Pope, Boswell, and Samuel Johnson.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1973
ISBN: 9780195016147
0195016149
Branch Call Number: 820.8005/RES
Alternative Title: On Stella's birthday / Jonathan Swift
Stella's birthday / Jonathan Swift
The day of judgment / Jonathan Swift
Reflections on man / James Boswell
Hudibras [part I, canto I] / Samuel Butler
The pilgrim's progress [excerpt This world to that which is to come] / John Bunyan
The character of a trimmer [excerpt The laws, Liberty and the Constitution, Conclusion] / George Savile
A satire against mankind / John Wilmot
Absalom and Achitophel / John Dryden
Mac Flecknoe / John Dryden
Religio Laici [excerpt] / John Dryden
To the memory of Mr. Oldham / John Dryden
Lines on Milton / John Dryden
To the pious memory of the accomplished young lady, Mrs. Anne Killigrew / John Dryden
A song for St. Cecilia's Day / John Dryden
Alexander's feast / John Dryden
Sylvae / John Dryden
Lucretius : De rerum natura / John Dryden
Juvenal : the sixth satire / John Dryden
Critical prose / John Dryden
The poetic process [wit and fancy] / John Dryden
Critical issues [subplots and complex structure, comedy and farce] / John Dryden
Critical judgments [Shakespeare, Jonson and Chaucer] / John Dryden
John Dryden : To my dear friend Mr. Congreve / William Congreve
The way of the world / William Congreve
The battle of the books / Jonathan Swift
A full and true account of the battle fought last Friday, between the ancient and modern books in St. James's library [excerpt] / Jonathan Swift
A tale of a tub [excerpt] / Jonathan Swift
An argument against abolishing Christianity in England / Jonathan Swift
A modest proposal / Jonathan Swift
Poems / Jonathan Swift
Phyllis, or, the progress of love / Jonathan Swift
Cassinus and Peter / Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's travels [excerpt] / Jonathan Swift
Travels into several remote nations of the world [excerpt : A voyage to the country of the Houyhnhnms] / Jonathan Swift
A letter from Capt. Gulliver to his cousin Sympson / Jonathan Swift
John Gay and Alexander Pope : Mary Gulliver to Captain Lemuel Gulliver / Jonathan Swift
The splendid shilling [excerpt] / John Philips
The shepherd's week [excerpt] / John Gay
Baucis and Philemon [excerpt] / John Dryden
Baucis and Philemon / Jonathan Swift
An epitaph / Matthew Prior
An essay on criticism [excerpt] / Alexander Pope
The rape of the lock / Alexander Pope
Elegy to the memory of an unfortunate lady / Alexander Pope
An essay on man [excerpt] / Alexander Pope
Epistle II / Alexander Pope
Epistle III / Alexander Pope
To Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington / Alexander Pope
To a lady / Alexander Pope
Imitations of Horace / Alexander Pope
Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot / Alexander Pope
The first satire of the second book of Horace / Alexander Pope
Epilogue to the Satires : Dialogue I and Dialogue II / Alexander Pope
The Dunciad [excerpt] / Alexander Pope
Book the fourth / Alexander Pope
The beggar's opera / John Gay
The true and genuine account of the life and actions of the late Jonathan Wild [excerpt] / John Gay
The history of the life of the late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great [excerpt] / Henry Fielding
The third satire of Juvenal [excerpt] / John Dryden
London : a poem [excerpt] / Samuel Jonson
A description of the moring / Jonathan Swift
A descritpion of a city shower / Jonathan Swift
Trivia, or the art of walking the streets of London [excerpt] / John Gay
The Royal Exchange / Joseph Addison
The hours of London / Richard Steele
The fable of the bees [excerpt] / Bernard Mandeville
The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders [excerpt] / Daniel Defoe
The journals [excerpt] / James Boswell
Farewell to Louisa / James Boswell
The visit to Rousseau / James Boswell
The life of Samuel Johnson [excerpt] / James Boswell
The dictionary and Lord Chesterfield / James Boswell
Morbid melancholy / James Boswell
The meeting with Wilkes / James Boswell
The fear of death / James Boswell
The character of Samuel Johnson / James Boswell
The journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson / James Boswell
The vanity of human wishes / Samuel Johnson
On the death of Dr. Robert Levet / Samuel Johnson
The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia [excerpt] / Samuel Johnson
The history of Imlac / Samuel Johnson
The history of Imlac continued / Samuel Johnson
The rambler / Samuel Johnson
The idler / Samuel Johnson
The notes to Shakespeare [excerpts : Falstaff, Polonius, Lady Macbeth] / Samuel Johnson
The lives of the poets [excerpts : Cowley and the metaphysical poets, Milton, Richard Savage, Dryden and Pope] / Samuel Johnson
Homer and Virgil / Samuel Johnson
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire [chapter III : Of the constitution of the Roman Empire, in the Age of the Antonies] / Edward Gibbon
The conduct of the Roman Government towards the Christians, from the reign of Nero to that of Constantine [chapter XVI] / Edward Gibbon
A philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful [part II, part III] / Edmund Burke
Discourses [excerpts : The grand style ; Poetic and literal truth ; The pleasures of the mind ; Minute particulars ; Art and illusion] / Joshua Reynolds
Upon the gardens of Epicurus [excerpt] / William Temple
The gardens of Alcinous / Alexander Pope
Windsor Forest [excerpt] / Alexander Pope
The moralists [excerpt] / Anthony Ashley Cooper
The pleasures of the imagination / Joseph Addison
Crossing the Alps / Horace Walpole and Thomas Gray
The seasons [excerpt] / James Thomson
Summer [excerpt] / James Thomson
Winter [excerpt] / James Thomson
The complaint ; or, Night thoughts on life, death, and immortality [excerpt] / Edward Young
Night I [excerpt] / Edward Young
Night VI [excerpt] / Edward Young
A journey to the Western Islands [excerpt] / Samuel Johnson
Ode on the poetical character / William Collins
Ode to evening / William Collins
Ode on the popular superstitions of the Highlands of Scotland / William Collins
Ode on a distant prospect of Eton College / Thomas Gray
Ode on the death of a favourite cat, drowned in a tub of gold fishes / Thomas Gray
Elegy written in a country churchyard / Thomas Gray
The Bard / Thomas Gray
On Lord Holland's seat near Margate, Kent / Thomas Gray
Jubilate Agno [excerpt] / Christopher Smart
A song to David / Christopher Smart
The deserted village / Oliver Godsmith
Lines written during a period of insanity / William Cowper
On the Ice Islands seen floating in the German ocean / William Cowper
The castaway / William Cowper
The task [excerpt] / William Cowper
The village [excerpt] / George Crabbe
The parish register [excerpt] / George Crabbe
To a mouse / Robert Burns
Address to the Deil / Robert Burns
Holy Willie's prayer / Robert Burns
Tam O'Shanter / Robert Burns
Green grow the rashes / Robert Burns
Ae fond kiss / Robert Burns
A red, red rose / Robert Burns
Scots wha hae / Robert Burns
For a' that and a' that / Robert Burns
Memoirs of my own life [excerpts : Aunt Hester and William Law ; His conversion to Roman Catholicism ; Gibbon in love ; His Italian tour ; The ideal traveler ; A retrospective view] / Edward Gibbon
The confessions [excerpts : His Aunt Suzon ; Life with Mme de Warens ; The Roman past ; The Island of Saint-Pierre] / Jean Jacques Rousseau
Tristram Shandy and A sentimental journal / Laurence Sterne
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman [excerpt] / Laurence Sterne
A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Mr. Yorick [excerpt] / Laurence Sterne
Moulines / Laurence Sterne
The Bourbonnois / Laurence Sterne

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