ENG442Y (C18th women and poetry): some other resources


A dictionary of British and American women writers, 1660-1800, ed. Janet Todd. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Allanheld, 1985. PR 113 D5 1984

Dictionary of literary biography, vols 95 and 109. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1978- PN 451 D5 1978 GENR

The Cambridge companion to English literature, 1650-1740, ed. Steven N. Zwicker. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. PR 437 C36 ROBA, TRIN, VUPT.

The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, volume 4: The Eighteenth Century, eds. H.Nisbet and Claude Rawson, no. 4. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. PN 86 C25 1989 ROBA

Greene, Donald. The Age of Exuberance: Backgrounds to Eighteenth-Century English Literature. New York: Random House, 1970. DA 380 G7

Langford, Paul. A Polite and Commercial People. England 1727-1783. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. DA 480 L26 1989 STL

Newman, Gerald, ed. Britain in the Hanoverian Age, 1714-1837: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1997. DA 480 B75 1997X


Mell, Donald C. English Poetry, 1660-1800: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research, 1982. Z 2014 P7 M44 GENR

Nokes, David and Janet Barron. An Annotated Critical Bibliography of Augustan Poetry. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989. Z 2014 P7 N65 1989 GENR

Spector, Robert D. Backgrounds to Restoration and Eighteenth-Century English Literature: An Annotated Bibliographical Guide to Modern Scholarship. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989. Z 2012 S65 1989 ROBA

Books on earlier C18th poetry (list from the DLB, vol. 109, 308-311)

This list contains books on general topics only. Use the subject headings in UTLINK to find books on specific authors. Use the MLA bibliography to find articles on specific authors, texts, topics.

Adams, Percy G. Graces of Harmony: Alliteration, Assonance, and Consonance in Eighteenth-Century British Poetry. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1977. PR 555 V4 A3

Arthos, John. The Language of Natural Description in Eighteenth-Century British Poetry. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1949. PR 555 L3 A7

Bate, Walter Jackson. The Burden of the Past and the English Poet. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1970. PR 99 B19

Battestin, Martin C. The Providence of Wit: Aspects of Form in Augustan Literature and the Arts. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1974. PN 56 R3 B38

Carretta, Vincent. The Snarling Muse: Verbal and Visual Political Satire From Pope to Churchill. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983. PR 565 H5 C37

Chapin, Chester F. Personification in Eighteenth-Century English Poetry. New York: Columbia University Press, 1955. PR 555 P4 C53

Davie, Donald. Articulate Energy: An Inquiry Into the Syntax of English Poetry. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1955. PR 502 D3

________. Purity of Diction in English Verse. new ed. London: Chatto and Windus, 1967. PR 555 L3 D3

Doody, Margaret Anne. The Daring Muse: Augustan Poetry Reconsidered. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1985. PR 561 D6 1985

Edwards, Thomas R. Imagination and Power: A Study of Poetry on Public Themes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971. PR 428 P6 E3

Ehrenpreis, Irvin. Acts of Implication: Suggestion and Covert Meaning in the Works of Dryden, Swift, Pope, and Austen. Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1980. PR 441 E45

________. Literary Meaning and Augustan Values. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1974. PR 441 E45

Eighteenth-century English literature: modern essays in criticism, ed. James Clifford. New York: Oxford University Press, 1959. PR 442 C58

Engell, James. The Creative Imagination. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1981. B105 I49 E53

Fairchild, H.N., Religious Trends in English Poetry. New York: Columbia University Press, 1939-1968. PR 508 R4 F3

Fry, Paul H. The Poet's Calling in the English Ode. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1980. PR 509 O3 F7

Fussell, Paul. The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism: Ethics and Imagery From Swift to Burke. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965. PR 561 F8

________. Theory of Prosody in Eighteenth-Century England. New York: Connecticut College, 1954. PE 1505 F8

Griffin, Dustin. Regaining Paradise: Milton and the Eighteenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986. PR 3588 G75

Hagstrum, Jean H. The Sister Arts: The Tradition of Literary Pictorialism and English Poetry From Dryden to Gray. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1958. PR 445 H3

Jack, Ian. Augustan Satire: Intention and Idiom in English Poetry, 1660-1750. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1952. PR 565 L3 J3

Knapp, Steven. Personification and the Sublime: Milton to Coleridge. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1985. PR 508 P35 K59

The late Augustans: longer poems of the later eighteenth century, ed. Donald Davie. London: Heinemann. PR 1217 D3

Lipking, Lawrence I. The Ordering of the Arts in Eighteenth-Century England. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1970.NX 543 L56

Mack, Maynard. The Garden and the City. Retirement and Politics in the Later Poetry of Pope, 1731-1743. 1969. PR 3633 M33

McGann, Jerome. The Poetics of Sensibility. A Revolution in Literary Style. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. PR 585 S46 M35

McKeon, Michael. `Surveying the frontier of culture: pastoralism in eighteenth-century England.' Studies in eighteenth-century culture. 26 (1998): 7-28.

Mell, Donald. A Poetics of Augustan Elegy: Studies of Poems by Dryden, Pope, Prior, Swift, Gray, and Johnson. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1974. PR 569 E45 M4

Miles, Josephine. The Continuity of Poetic Language: Studies in English Poetry From the 1540's to the 1940's. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1951. PE 1541 M48

________. Eras and Modes in English Poetry. 2nd, revised and enlarged ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1964. PR 502 M48

Modern essays on eighteenth-century literature, ed. Leopold Damrosch, Jr. New York: Oxford University Press. PR 442 M57 1988 VUPT

Morris, David B. The Religious Sublime. Christian Poetry and Critical Tradition in 18th-Century England. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1972. PR 555 S77 M6

Nicolson, Marjorie Hope. Mountain Gloom and Mountain Glory: The Development of the Aesthetics of the Infinite. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1959. PR 508 N3 N5

Nokes, David. Raillery and Rage: A Study of Eighteenth-Century Satire. Brighton: Harvester Press, 1987. PR 935 N65

Piper, WIlliam Bowman. The Heroic Couplet. Cleveland: Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1969. PR 509 H4 P5

Price, Martin. To the Palace of Wisdom: Studies in Order and Energy From Dryden to Blake. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1965. PR 441 P7

Rawson, Claude Julien. Order From Confusion Sprung: Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature From Swift to Cowper. Boston & London: Allen & Unwin, 1985. PR 442 R36

Rothstein, Eric. Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Poetry 1660-1780. The Routledge History of English Poetr, no. 3. Boston, London and Henley: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1981. PR 561 R6

Shuster, George N. The English Ode From Milton to Keats. New York: Columbia University Press, 1940. PR 509 O3 S5

Sitter, John. Literary Loneliness in Mid-Eighteenth-Century England. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1982. PR 448 L66 S5

Smith, David Nichol. Some Observations on Eighteenth-Century Poetry. 2nd ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1960. PR 553 S6

Spacks, Patricia Meyer. The Insistence of Horror: Aspects of the Supernatural in Eighteenth-Century Poetry. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1962. PR 555 S8 S65

________. The Poetry of Vision: Five Eighteenth-Century Poets. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967. PR 551 S65

Spencer, Jeffry B. Heroic Nature: Ideal Nature in English Poetry From Marvell to Thomson. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1973. PR 565 N3 S6

Sutherland, James. A Preface to Eighteenth-Century Poetry. rev. ed. London: Oxford University Press, 1963. PR 551 S8

Tillotson, Geoffrey. Augustan Studies. London: Athlone Press, 1961. PR 442 T47

Tradition in transition: women writers, marginal texts, and the eighteenth-century canon, eds. Alvaro Ribeiro and James G. Basker. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. PR 442 T67

Trickett, Rachel. The Honest Muse: A Study in Augustan Verse. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1967. PR 437 T7

Weinbrot, Howard. Eighteenth-Century Satire: Essays on Text and Context From Dryden to Peter Pindar. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1988. PR 935 W39

________. The Formal Strain: Studies in Augustan Imitation and Satire. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969. PR 935 W4

Weinbrot, Howard D. Alexander Pope and the Traditions of Formal Verse Satire. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1982. PR 3634 W4

________. Britannia's Issue: The Rise of British Literature From Dryden to Ossian. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993. PR 448 N38 W44 1993

Williams, Anne. Prophetic Strain: The Greater Lyric in the Eighteenth Century. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984. PR 551 W48