British Literature 1640 - 1789: An Anthology, 3rd Edition
January 2008, ©2007, Wiley-Blackwell
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The third edition of this successful anthology is a thoroughly updated collection of historical literatures that span the period from the British Civil War to the French Revolution.
- Fully updated, this anthology retains the historical span and range of major and minor literatures that made the first two editions so successful
- Represents many texts in their entirety and in their earliest recoverable versions
- Includes longer selections from some writers too scantly represented in the previous edition including Equiano Mary Barber and Anne Wharton
- Additional works by major authors, including Pope’s Eloisa to Abelard, and a portion of Lucy Hutchinson’s Order in Disorder.
- Writers such as Abiezer Cope, John Armstrong, and Ephraim Chambers, have been restored from the first edition
- Includes new drama selections
- Added timelines, an alternative listing of contents by theme, and updated head notes make this volume especially accessible to beginning students