British Poetry and Prose, Volume 1

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Paul Robert Lieder, Robert Morss Lovett, Robert Kilburn Root
Houghton Mifflin, 1950 - English - 1060 pages

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Contents

Beowulf
15
The Venerable Bede
45
Cynbwulf
51
Early English Lyrics
82
Piers the Plowman
87
Geoffrey Chaucer
95
Ballades and Other Lyrics
145
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
154
Thomas Fuller
524
Abraham Cowley
537
Areopagitica
580
John Bunyan
607
Samuel Pepys
621
John Dryden
627
A TRAGEDY
646
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
687

Early English Drama
183
Sir Thomas Malory
197
The Popular Ballads
206
Introduction Z2 5
234
Roger Ascham 141
241
Sir Walter Raleigh
300
Sir Philip Sidney
307
John Lyly
315
Elizabethan Lyrics
341
Thomas Campion
355
John Webster
361
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
435
Henry Vaughan493
441
Francis Bacon
447
Sir William Davenant
476
Richard Crashaw
497
Sir Thomas Browne
509
Daniel Defoe
699
Jonathan Swift
724
Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
770
Alexander Pope
794
John Gay
826
Thomas Gray
844
William Collins
855
James Boswell
881
Oliver Goldsmith
908
William Cowper
939
Richard Brinsley Shbridan
954
Robert Burns iooo
1000
William Blake 102 6
1026
APPENDIX
1033
A Short Guide to Versification
1044
Index of Authors Titles and First Lines of Poetry
1059
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