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The Longman anthology of British literature. Volume 2B, The Victorian age

Author: Heather Henderson; William Sharpe; David Damrosch; Kevin J H Dettmar
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The goal of this anthology is to present a wealth of poetry, prose, and drama from the full sweep of the literary history of the British Isles and its empire, and to do so in ways that will bring out both the works' original cultural contexts and their lasting aesthetic power.-Pref.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Henderson; William Sharpe; David Damrosch; Kevin J H Dettmar
OCLC Number: 157015738
Notes: Originally published: New York : Pearson/Longman, ©2006. 3rd ed.
This book is part of the modular book, The Longman anthology of British literature, Volume 2 / David Damrosch and Kevin J.H. Dettmar, general editors. 3rd ed. New York : Pearson/Longman, c2006.
Also published: Vol. 2A The Romantics and their contemporaries and Vol. 2C. The twentieth century.
Continues the pagination of the authors' The Longman anthology of British literature, Vol. 2A, The Romantics and their contemporaries.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Past and present / Thomas Carlyle --
On liberty / J.S. Mill --
To George sand, a desire, A year's spinning / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
Kraken, Mariana, The lady of Shalott / Alfred, Lord Tennyson ---
Rubaiyat of Omar Khyyam of Naishapur / E. Fitzgerald --
Voyage of the Beagle / C. Darwin --
Porphria's lover, Parting at morning, Memorabilia / Robert Browning --
Christmas Carol, from A walk in a workhouse / Charles Dickens --
Our society at Cranford / Elizabeth Gaskell --
Withered Arm / Thomas Hardy --
Scandal in Bohemia / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle --
Modern painters, The stones of Venice / John Ruskin --
Cassandra / Florence Nightingale Isolation, to Marguertie / Matthew Arnold --
Blessed Damozel / Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
Song ("She sat and sang always"), After death / Christina Rossetti --
Defense of Guenevere / William Morris --
Leper / A.C. Swinburne --
Renaissance / Walter Pater --
God's grandeur, The starlight night, Spring / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
from Alice's adventures in wonderland / Lewis Carroll --
Without benefit of clergy, Gunga din / Rudyard Kipling --
Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / R.L. Stevenson --
Impression du Matin, The harlot's house / Oscar Wilde.
Other Titles: Longman anthology, British literature
Responsibility: [written by] Heather Henderson and William Sharpe ; David Damrosch and Kevin J.H. Dettmar, general editors.

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The goal of this anthology is to present a wealth of poetry, prose, and drama from the full sweep of the literary history of the British Isles and its empire, and to do so in ways that will bring out both the works' original cultural contexts and their lasting aesthetic power.-Pref.

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