Electronic reserve list for English 110: Romantic Poetry

0. Overviews
Abrams, M.H., “English Romanticism: The Spirit of the Age” in Northrop Frye, ed., Romanticism Reconsidered (New York: Columbia UP, 1962).
McGann, Jerome, “Romanticism and its Ideologies,” Studies in Romanticism 21 (Winter 1982): 573-99.
Mellor, Anne, “The Female Poet and the Poetess: Two Traditions of British Women’s Poetry, 1780-1830,” Studies in Romanticism, 36 (Summer 1997): 261-276.

1. Forms and Histories
Chandler, James, “Anna Barbauld and the Measures of History” in England in 1819 (Chicago: UPress, 1998), 114-20.

2.  Sonnets
Hawley, Judith, “Charlotte Smith’s Elegiac Sonnets, Losses and Gains” in Isobel Armstrong and Virginia Blain, eds., Women’s Poetry in the Enlightenment: The making of a Canon, 1730-1820 (New York: St. Martin’s, 1999), 184-98.
Mazzaro, Jerome, “Tapping God’s Other Book: Wordsworth at Sonnets,” Studies in Romanticism 33 (Fall 1994): 337-354.
McGann, Jerome, “Mary Robinson and the Myth of Sappho,” Modern Language Quarterly, 1995 March, 56:1, 55-76.
Raycroft, Brent, “From Charlotte Smith to Nehemiah Higginbottom: Revising the Genealogy of the Early Romantic Sonnet” European Romantic Review, 1998 Summer, 9:3, 363-92.
Robinson, Daniel, “Reviving the Sonnet: Women Romantic Poets and the Sonnet Claim,” European Romantic Review, 1995 Summer, 6:1, 98-127.

3.  Songs, Ballads, Tales, Records
Jacobus, Mary, “The Ballad Experiment of 1798” in Tradition and Experiment in the Lyrical Ballads (Oxford: Clarendon, 1976), 233-61.  See also chapters on “’Magazine Poetry’ and the Poetry of Passion” and “The Ballad Revival and the 1790s.”
Liu, Yu, “Revaluating Revolution and Radicalness in the Lyrical Ballads,” Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900, 1996 Autumn, 36:4, 747-61.
O’Neill, Michael, excerpt from “’And I stain’d the Water Clear’: Blake” in Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997), 8-12.
Paulson, Ronald, “Blake’s Revolutionary Tiger” from Articulate Images: The Sister Arts from Hogarth to Tennyson (Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 1983).
See also Bolton, Betsy, “Romancing the Stone: ‘Perdita’ Robinson in Wordsworth’s London” ELH, 1997 Fall, 64:3, 727-59. Listed under Prelude.

4.  Meditations
Abrams, M.H., “Structure and Style in the Greater Romantic Lyric” in Frederick Hilles and Harold Bloom, eds., From Sensibility to Romanticism: Essays Presented to Frederick A. Pottle (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1965).
Barrell, John, “The Uses of Dorothy” in Poetry, language, and politics (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1988).
Ellison, Julie, “The Politics of Fancy in the Age of Sensibility” in Carol Shiner Wilson and Joel Haefner, eds., Re-Visioning Romanticism: British Women Writers, 1776-1837 (Philadelphia: U Penn, 1994), 228-55.
Levinson, Marjorie, “Insight and Oversight: Reading ‘Tintern Abbey’” in Wordsworth's great period poems: four essays (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986).
Soderholm, James, “Dorothy Wordsworth's Return to Tintern Abbey,” New Literary History, 1995 Spring, 26:2, 309-22.
Thompson, Judith, “An Autumnal Blast, a Killing Frost: Coleridge’s Poetic Conversation with John Thelwall,” Studies in Romanticism, 36 (Fall, 1997): 427-456.

5.  Odes
Chandler, James, ‘An 1819 Temper’: Keats and the History of Psyche” in England in 1819 (Chicago: UPress, 1998), 389-440.
Ferguson, Frances, “The ‘Immortality Ode’ and the Problem of Connections” in Wordsworth: Language as Counter-Spirit (New Haven: Yale, 1977), 96-125.
Fry, Paul, “Introduction: The Man at the Gate” in The Poet’s Calling in the English Ode (New Haven: Yale, 1980), 1-14.  See also individual chapters on Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley and Keats.
Homans, Margaret, "Keats Reading Women, Women Reading Keats,” Studies in Romanticism, 1990 Fall, 29:3, 341-70.
Jones, Elizabeth, “Writing for the Market: Keats’s Odes as Commodities,” Studies in Romanticism 34 (Fall 1995): 343-364.

6.  Romances
Bloom, Harold, “The Internalization of Quest-Romance” in Bloom, ed., Romanticism and Consciousness: Essays in Criticism (New York: Norton, 1970).
Butler, Marilyn, “Plotting the Revolution” in Kenneth Johnston, Gilbert Chaitin, Karen Hanson, and Herbert Marks, eds., Romantic Revolutions: Criticism and Theory (Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 1990), 133-57.
O’Neill, Michael, excerpt from “’That Dome in Air’: Coleridge” in Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997), 87-9.
Ross, Marlon B., excerpt from “The Borders of Gender” in The Contours of Masculine Desire (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1989).  See also his chapter entitled “Romantic Quest and Conquest.”
Swann, Karen, “Harassing the Muse” in Anne Mellor, ed. Romanticism and Feminism (Bloomington, IN: 1988),
Fulford, Tim, “Christabel” in Romanticism and Masculinity (New York: St. Martin’s, 1999), 96-128.
See also Chandler, James, ‘An 1819 Temper’: Keats and the History of Psyche” in England in 1819 (Chicago: UPress, 1998), 389-440, under “Odes.”

7.  Verse Drama
Chandler, James, “The Play’s the Thing: Casuistry in The Cenci” in England in 1819 (Chicago: UPress, 1998), 498-515.
Finn, Mary, “Ethics and Aesthetics of The Cenci,” Studies in Romanticism 35 (Summer, 1996): 177-97.
Hoagwood, Terence, “Prolegomenon for a Theory of Romantic Drama,” The Wordsworth Circle, 1992 Spring, 23:2, 49-64.
Martin, Philip, “Modernizing the Gothic Drama” in Byron: A poet before his public (Cambridge: CUP, 1982), 107-34.
Watkins, Daniel, “Class, Gender, and Social Motion in Joanna Baillie’s DeMonfort,” The Wordsworth Circle, 23:2 Spring 1992, 109-117.

8.  Emigrants and Beachy Head
Bolton, Betsy, “The Natural History of Violence: Charlotte Smith’s Beachy Head”
Bray, Matthew, “Removing the Anglo-Saxon Yoke: The Francocentric Vision of Charlotte Smith’s Later Works,” The Wordsworth Circle, 1993 Summer, 24:3, 155-8.
See also Ellison, Julie, “The Politics of Fancy in the Age of Sensibility” in Carol Shiner Wilson and Joel Haefner, eds., Re-Visioning Romanticism: British Women Writers, 1776-1837 (Philadelphia: U Penn, 1994), 228-55. Listed under Meditations.

9.  Prelude
Bolton, Betsy, “Romancing the Stone: 'Perdita' Robinson in Wordsworth's London,” ELH, 1997 Fall, 64:3, 727-59.
Hartman, Geoffrey, “The Prelude” in Wordsworth’s Poetry, 1787-1814 (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1987), 208-259.  See also his chapter, “The Prelude.”
Jacobus, Mary, “Wordsworth and the Language of the Dream” in Romanticism, Writing and Sexual Difference (Oxford; Clarendon Press, 1989), 97-125.
Liu, Alan, “History in Imagination” in Wordsworth: the sense of history (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1989).

10.  Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Hyperions
Bate, Jonathan, “Keats’s two Hyperions and the problem of Milton” in Romantic Revisions (Cambridge: CUP, 1992), 321-338.
McGann, Jerome, “The Ancient Mariner: The Meaning of the Meanings” in The Beauty of Inflections (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988).
O’Neill, Michael, “Writing and History in Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion: Keats (2)” in Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997), 210-34.

11. Marriage of Heaven and Hell and Milton
Bolton, Betsy, “A Garment dipped in blood”: Ololon and Problems of Gender in Blake’s Milton,” Studies in Romanticism 36 (Spring 1997): 61-101.
Mitchell, W.J.T., “Blake’s Radical Comedy: Dramatic Structure as Meaning in Milton” in Blake’s Sublime Allegory, eds. Stuart Curran and Joseph Anthony Wittreich, Jr. (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1973).

12.  Prometheus Unbound
Pierce, John, Mont Blanc and Prometheus Unbound: Shelley’s Use of the Rhetoric of Silence,” Keats-Shelley Journal, 1989, vol. 38, pp. 103-126.
Rossington, Michael, “’The voice which is contagion to the world’: The Bacchic in Shelley” in Stephen Copley and John Whale, eds. Beyond Romanticism: New approaches to texts and contexts 1780-1832 (New York: Routledge, 1992), 101-117.

13.  Don Juan
Keach, William, “Political Inflection in Byron’s Ottava Rima,” Studies in Romanticism, 27 (Winter 1988): 551-562.
Manning, Peter, “Don Juan and the revisionary self” in Romantic Revisions (Cambridge: CUP, 1992), 210-26.

14.  Backgrounds: Pastoral, Georgic, Epic
Crawford, Rachel, “Troping the Subject: Behn, Smith, Hemans and the Poetics of the Bower,” Studies in Romanticism, 38 (Summer, 1999): 249-79.
Curran, Stuart, “The Pastoral” in Poetic Form and British Romanticism (New York: Oxford UP, 1986).
Siskin, Clifford, “The Georgic at Work” in The Work of Writing (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1998).