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Eighteenth Century Poetry From C L Hawley


Samuel Taylor Coleridge

By Willey, Basil

London: Chatto & Windus,. Hardback. 264pp. Red boards with silver titles to spine. Faded and slightly marked to spine. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1972.


The Proper Wit of Poetry

By Williamson, George

London: Faber & Faber,. Hardback. 136pp. A study of wit in the Jacobean, Caroline, Interregnum, Restoration and Augustan periods. Blue cloth with black label and gilt titles to spine. Hint of fading to the edges. Very good copy. . Hardcover. First edition. 1961.


Poetry and Change: Donne, Milton, Wordsworth and the Equilibrium of the  Present
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Poetry and Change: Donne, Milton, Wordsworth and the Equilibrium of the Present

By Miles, Josephine

Berkeley: University of California Press,. Hardback. 243pp. Bound in beautiful cream cloth flecked with brown with brown label to and gilt titles to spine. Very clean and neat to cloth. Dust wrapper is a little age tanned and dusty and has some light rubbing. Near fine copy in very good dust wrapper . Hardcover. 1974.


Principles of Wordsworth's Poetry
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Principles of Wordsworth's Poetry

By Marchant, Robert

Swansea: Brynmill Press,. 112pp. Black boards with gilt titles to spine. Faded to spine of dust wrapper. Rubbed to dust wrapper. Bumped to tail to spine. Good copy in good dw. . Hardcover. 1974.


Alexander Pope
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Alexander Pope

By Stephen, Leslie

London: Macmillan,. Hardback. 216pp. Green boards with gilt titles to spine. Unevenly sunned. Rubbed but sound. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1934.


Pope: The Rape of the Lock

By Cunningham, J. S.

London: Edward Arnold,. Hardback. 64pp. Studies in English Literature series. Green boards with gilt titles to spine. Unevenly sunned. Neat and sound. Good copy . Hardcover. 1961.



By Drabble, Margaret

London: Evans,. Paperback. 159pp. Part of the 'Literature in Perspective' series this assessment of the life and work of the Romantic poet is by the novelist, critic and editor of The Oxford Companion to English Literature. Occasional black and white illustration. Deals with Wordsworth's life, literary background, major collections of poetry, decline, and the critics and biographers who followed. Includes bibliography, general index and index to poems. Lightly browned and dust soiled to white areas of cover with small ink mark to back. Previous owner's name to first prelim. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. Reprint. 1968.


Liberty and Poetics in Eighteenth Century England
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Liberty and Poetics in Eighteenth Century England

By Meehan, Michael

London: Croom Helm, Ltd.,. Hardback. 190pp. A study of the poetry of the eighteenth century along side the philosophy that influenced it. Covers the Augustan period and the Enlightenment and ends with a chapter on Wordsworth and the start of Romanticism. The reading is a challenge to the Whig version of history. Clean and neat with minimal wear. Very good copy in very good dw. . Hardcover. 1986.


Perdita: The Life of Mary Robinson
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Perdita: The Life of Mary Robinson

By Byrne, Paula

London: HarperPerennial,. Paperback. 477pp. Biography of the 18th century actress, early feminist thinker, and writer. Of interest to anyone researching the Romantics as well as the eighteenth century literary scene or early early feminist thinkers such as Mary Wollstonecraft. Two selections of black and white plates. Richard and Judy sticker to front. Near fine copy. . Paperback. 2005.


An Eighteenth Century Anthology

By Austin, Alfred

London: The Gresham Publishing Company,. Hardback. 328pp. 30 page introduction by the then Poet Laureate Alfred Austin (Laureate 1896-1913). Moving from the Augustan poets to the early Romantics it includes selections of the poetry of Alexander Pope, Thomas Gray, Oliver Goldsmith, William Collins, Samuel Johnson, William Cowper, Robert Burns, George Crabbe, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Adam Skirving and Jane Elliot. Neat green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt device to front. Faded to spine. Very good- copy. . Hardcover.


Crabbe: The Critical Heritage

By Pollard, Arthur (editor)

London: Routledge Kegan Paul. Hardback. 495pp. Reviews, comment and articles on his works by a range of writers including Hazlitt, William Empson, Southey, Byron, Jane Austen and R. H. Dana. Some edge wear. Slightly bumped. Light sunning to edges. Discrete ex library copy with no external marks. Light dust soiling. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1972.


Neo-Classical Criticism 1660-1800

By Simon, Irène

London: Edward Arnold,. 224pp. A selection of critical opinion from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Critics covered include: Sir Joshua Reynolds, Joseph Warton, Edward Yound, Richard Hurd etc. Some reading and edge wear. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1971.


A Preface to Pope
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A Preface to Pope

By Gordon, I. R. F.

London: Longman,. Hardback. 195pp. Black and white frontis. and a large number of other plates. Part One: The Poet in his setting; Part Two: Critical Survey; Part Three: Reference Section including chronology etc. A through guide to the personal, social, economic, historical, religious and geographical background to Pope's life, world and the contemporary literary and artistic market. Previous owner's name to ffep in ink which has bled with some slight water damage; pages are crinkled. Dw is much chipped. Boards are very rubbed. Good, sound copy in poor dw. . Hardcover. First edition. 1976.


The Life of George Crabbe by his son

By Crabbe, George

London: The Cresset press,. Hardback. 286pp. Life of the eighteenth century poet and doctor from Aldeburgh, Suffolk on which place he based his poem 'The Borough'. With introduction by Edmund Blunden. Rubbed and bumped to edges. Light foxing to page edges. Sound and clean. Very good copy. . Hardcover. First Edition. 1947.


Eighteenth Century English Literature: Modern Essays in Criticism

By Clifford, James L. (editor)

New York: Oxford University Press,. Paperback. 351pp. 21 essays on a wide variety of literary topics and writers including James Thomson, Robert Burns, Thomas Gray, Henry Fielding, Lawrence Sterne, Samuel Johnson, Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, John Gay etc. It is particularly useful on Pope on whom there are 4 essays as well as further references throughout. Contributors include Maynard Mack, Ian Watt, C. S. Lewis and Northrope Frye etc. Several previous owners' names to first prelim; some are blanked out. Somewhat rubbed and edge worn. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1959.