Thematic Guide to British Poetry

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Index
“Absalom and Achitophel,” 199–202
“Adieu! Farewell earth's bliss!” See “A Litany in Time of Plague”
“Adlestrop,” 182
“Adonais,” 71–73
“After Death,” 56
“After the Last Breath,” 60
“Afterwards,” 181
“Afton Water” 55
“Alexander's Feast,” 154–155
“The Altar,” 231
“Among School Children,” 189
“And did those feet in ancient time.” See “Jerusalem”
“Andrea del Sarto,” 27–28
“Another Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries,” 257
“Anthem for Doomed Youth,” 263
“Aristocrats,” 265–266
Arnold, Matthew, 77–78, 238–239
“As the Team's Head Brass,” 260
“Ask me no more where Jove bestows.” See “A Song”
“At Grass,” 84
Auden, W. H., 210–211, 219
“The Bait,” 122
“The Ballad of Reading Gaol,” 90
“A Ballad Upon a Wedding,” 149
“The Banks o'Doon,” 130
Barbauld, Anna Letitia, 85
Barbour, John, 89
“Batter my Heart,” 230
“The Battle of Blenheim,” 258–259
“Beauty,” 36–37
“La Belle Dame sans Merci,” 130–131
Betjeman, Sir John, 132–133, 255
“A Better Resurrection,” 236–237
“The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church,” 208–210
Blake, William, 107, 112–116, 163
“Bonny Barbara Allan,” 127
Bradstreet, Anne, 85–86, 148
“Break, Break, Break,” 57
“Break of Day in the Trenches,” 263– 264
“The Bride,” 59
Bridges, Robert, 20
“Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art,” 101
“Brittle Beauty,” 34
“A Broken Appointment,” 128
Bronte, Emily, 9–10, 57, 89–90, 101– 102, 167
Brooke, Rupert, 195
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 108, 137
Browning, Robert, 27–28, 58, 146–148, 195, 206–210

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction vii
  • Anthologies of British Poetry and Abbreviations Used xi
  • Active and Contemplative Lives 1
  • Art, Imagination, and Inspiration 15
  • Beauty 31
  • Carpe Diem 43
  • Christmas Poems 47
  • Death 53
  • Death of the Young 65
  • Duty 77
  • Fame and Ambition 81
  • Family Relations 85
  • Freedom and Captivity 89
  • The Golden Mean 93
  • Immortality 97
  • Industrialism and the City 105
  • Innocence and Experience 111
  • Love 119
  • Marriage 141
  • Music 153
  • Nature and Country Life 159
  • Old Age 187
  • Patriotism 193
  • Politics and Human Rights 197
  • Pride and Vanity 205
  • Rebellion and Conformity 215
  • Regret, Consolation, and Melancholy 221
  • Religion 229
  • Sleep 243
  • Time and Change 251
  • War 257
  • Biographical Sketches 269
  • Further Reading 293
  • Index 295
  • About the Author 305
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