For the second edition of this volume a considerable number of changes have been made. Henry Fieldingas Tragedy of Tragedies has been added, as has a new section of material from eighteenth-century periodicals and prints. A new Contexts section entitled aTransatlantic Currentsa includes writings by such figures as Paine, Franklin, and Price, as well as material on the slave trade. The Contexts sections on aTown and Countrya and on aMind and God, Faith and Sciencea have also been expanded; a variety of writings on the Royal Society and other scientific matters have been added to the latter. Additional chapters from Equianoas Interesting Narrative have been added, and there are new selections by Samuel Johnson (including his aLetter to Lord Chesterfielda and facsimile pages from the Dictionary). Book 3 from Gulliveras Travels has been added; that work now appears in its entirety. There are also additional selections by Pope, Pepys, and Astell. The Castle of Otranto and The Witlings have been moved from the bound book to the website component of the anthology. (Both are available as volumes in the Broadview Editions series, and either may be added at no additional cost in a shrink-wrapped combination package.)In a lecture on aThe Name and Nature of Poetiya (1933), the English poet A.E. Housman stated that he could ano more define ... Poems are to be read aloud as well as on the page, and both in sensing meaning and in expressing sound the reader plays a ... We can distinguish such uses of language from the kind of writing we find in, say, a computer usera#39;s manual: the author of the manual can describe.
|Title||:||The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume 3: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century - Second Edition|
|Author||:||Joseph Black, Leonard Conolly, Kate Flint, Isobel Grundy, Don LePan, Roy Liuzza, Jerome McGann, Anne Lake Prescott, Barry Qualls, Claire Waters|
|Publisher||:||Broadview Press - 2012-08-28|