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The Longman anthology of British literature. volume 2C, The twentieth century

Author: David Damrosch; Kevin J H Dettmar; Jennifer Wicke
Publisher: New York : Longman, ©1999.
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Volume 2C (20th Century) of 6-volume splits of parent volumes.


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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Damrosch; Kevin J H Dettmar; Jennifer Wicke
ISBN: 0321067673 9780321067678
OCLC Number: 41528136
Notes: Maps on inside cover.
Description: xv, 1991-2950 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. Preface to The Nigger of the "Narcissus," Joseph Conrad. Heart of Darkness. Companion Readings. From Congo Diary, Joseph Conrad. From Address to the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Sir Henry Morton Stanley. Gang of Four: We Live As We Dream, Alone. Hap, Thomas Hardy. Neutral Tones. Wessex Heights. The Darkling Thrush. On the Departure Platform. The Convergence of the Twain. At Castle Boterel. Channel Firing. In Time of "The Breaking of Nations." I Looked Up from My Writing. "And There Was a Great Calm." Logs on the Hearth. The Photograph. The Fallow Deer at the Lonely House. Afterwards. Epitaph. Preface to Major Barbara, Bernard Shaw. Major Barbara. Companion Reading. Address, Emmeline Pankhurt. Shakes Versus Shav. Letters. To Francis Collison (20 August 1903). To Eleanor Robson (13 April 1905). To Louis Calvert (23 July 1905). To Louis Calvert (29 November 1905). To William Stead (13 December 1905). To The Times (31 October 1906). Perspectives: The Great War: Confronting The Modern. Blast. Vorticist Manifesto. Indissoluble Matrimony, Rebecca West. The New Cake of Soap, Ezra Pound. Salutation the Third, Ezra Pound. The Soldier, Rupert Brooke. From The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, T. E. Lawrence. Glory of Women, Siegried Sassoon. Everyone Sang. Anthem for Doomed Youth, Wilfred Owen. Strange Meeting. Dulce Et Decorum Est. Break of Day in the Trenches, Isaac Rosenberg. From In Parenthesis, David Jones. The Daughters of the Late Colonel, Katherine Mansfield. From Goodbye to All That, Robert Graves. Speeches on Irish Independence. Charles Stewart Parnell. At Limerick. Before the House of Commons. At Portsmouth, After the Defeat of Mr. Gladstone's Home Rule Bill. Speech Delivered in Committee Room No. 15. Proclamation of the Irish Republic. Padraic Pearse. Kilmainham Prison. Michael Collins. The Substance of Freedom. The Lake Isle of Innisfree, William Butler Yeats. Who Goes with Fergus? No Second Troy. The Fascination of What's Difficult. The Wild Swans at Coole. Easter 1916. The Second Coming. A Prayer for My Daughter. Sailing to Byzantium. Meditations in Time of Civil War. Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen. Leda and the Swan. Among School Children. Byzantium. Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop. Lapis Lazuli. The Circus Animals' Desertion. Under Ben Bulben. James Joyce. Dubliners. Eveline. Clay. Ivy Day in the Committee Room. The Dead. Ulysses. Chapter 7. Aeolus. Finnegans Wake and a First-Draft Version of Finnegans Wake. The Fall. Shem the Penman. Anna Livia Plurabelle. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, T. S. Eliot. Companion Readings. Arthur Waugh: Cleverness and the New Poetry. Drunken Helots and Mr. Eliot, Ezra Pound. Gerontion. The Waste Land. Journey of the Magi. Four Quartets. Burnt Norton. Tradition and the Individual Talent. Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street, Virginia Woolf. The Lady in the Looking-Glass: A Reflection. From A Room of One's Own. From Three Guineas. From The Diaries. Perspectives: Bloomsbury and Modernism. From Eminent Victorians, Lytton Strachey. Adrift in India, E. M. Forster. The Nine Gems of Ujjain. Advance, India! Jodhpur. The Suppliant. Culture and Snobbism, Roger Fry. Letter to Vanessa Bell, Virginia Woolf. Letter to Gerald Brenan. Letter to Vita Sackville-West. Piano, D. H. Lawrence. Song of a Man Who Has Come Through. Tortoise Shout. Snake. Bavarian Gentians. The Fox. Surgery for the Novel - or a Bomb. From Etruscan Places. Cruise, Evelyn Waugh. Companion Reading. Monty Python: Travel Agent. A Chance for Mr Lever, Graham Greene. Strychnine in the Soup, P. G. Wodehouse. Musee des Beaux Arts, W. H. Auden. In Memory of W. B. Yeats. Spain 1937. Lullaby. September 1, 1939. In Praise of Limestone. Writing. Perspectives: World War II and the End of Empire. Two Speeches Before the House of Commons, Sir Winston Churchill. Icarus, Stephen Spender. What I Expected. The Express. The Pylons. Mysterious Kor, Elizabeth Bowen. From Inside the Whale, George Orwell. Politics and the English Language. Outside the Whale, Salman Rushdie. Chekov and Zulu. The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower, Dylan Thomas. Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night. Return Journey. Samuel Beckett. Krapp's Last Tape. Texts for Nothing. 4 ("Where Would I Go, If I Could Go, Who Would I Be, If I Could Be" ). 8 ("Only the Words Break the Silence, All Other Sounds Have Ceased" ). The Expelled. In a Free State, V. S. Naipaul. Prologue, from a Journal: The Tramp at Piraeus. Epilogue, from a Journal: The Circus at Luxor. My Beautiful Laundrette, Hanif Kureishi. The Gifts of War, Margaret Drabble. Church Going, Philip Larkin. High Windows. Talking in Bed. MCMXIV. From Preface to All What Jazz. Perspectives: Whose Language? Feeling into Words, Seamus Heaney. Mr. McGregor's Garden, Medbh McGuckian. The Dream-Language of Fergus. Coleridge. Feeding a Child, Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill. Parthenogenesis. Labasheedy (The Silken Bed). As for the Quince. Why I Choose to Write in Irish, The Corpse That Sits Up and Talks Back. What Were You Dreaming? Nadine Gordimer. Home for a Couple of Days, James Kelman. A Far Cry from Africa, Derek Walcott. Wales. The Fortunate Traveller. Midsummer. 50 ("I Once Gave My Daughters, Separately, Two Conch Shells" ). 52 ("I Heard Them Marching the Leaf-wet Roads of My Head" ). 54 ("The Midsummer Sea, the Hot Pitch Road, This Grass, These Shacks That Made Me" ). Political and Religious Orders. Political and Religious Orders. Money, Weights, and Measures. Literary and Cultural Terms. Bibliography. Acknowledgments. Credits. Index.
Other Titles: Anthology of British literature
Twentieth century
Responsibility: David Damrosch, general editor ; [compiled by] Kevin Dettmar and Jennifer Wicke.


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