English Romantic Poetry

An Anthology

Edited and with an Introduction By

Harold Bloom

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1961.

Contents

Introduction

WILLIAM COLLINS (1721-1759)
Ode on the Poetical Character

WILLIAM BLAKE (1757-1827)
From Poetical Sketches
To Spring
To Summer
To Autumn
To Winter
To the Evening Star
To Morning
Song, "How Sweet I Roam'd"
Song, "My Silks and Fine Array"
Mad Song
To the Muses

From Songs of Innocence and Experience
From Songs of Innocence
Introduction
The Echoing Green
The Lamb
The Little Black Boy
The Chimney Sweeper
The Divine Image
Holy Thursday
From Songs of Experience
Introduction
Earth's Answer
Holy Thursday
The Chimney Sweeper
The Sick Rose
The Tyger
Ah! Sun-flower
The Garden of Love
London
The Human Abstract
A Poison Tree
A Little Girl Lost
To Tirzah

From the Pickering MS.
The Golden Net
The Mental Traveller
The Crystal Cabinet

The Book of Thel
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Visions of the Daughters of Albion
Epilogue to The Gates of Paradise

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH (1770-1850)
The Reverie of Poor Susan
Lines Written in Early Spring
Expostulation and Reply
The Tables Turned
Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey
The Old Cumberland Beggar
Animal Tranquility and Decay
Influence of Natural Objects
Nutting
"Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known"
"She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways"
"I Travelled Among Unknown Men"
"Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower"
"A Slumber Did my Spirit Steal"
Lucy Gray
Ruth

From The Recluse
"On Nature's Invitation Do I Come"
"Bleak Season was it, Turbulent and Wild"
"On Man, On Nature, and on Human Life"
Michael
Song for the Wandering Jew
"My Heart Leaps up when I Behold"
Resolution and Independence
Composed upon Westminster Bridge
"It is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free"
To Toussaint L'Overture
To H.C.
Stepping Westward
The Solitary Reaper
"She Was a Phantom of Delight"
"I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"
Ode to Duty
Elegiac Stanzas
French Revolution
"The World is Too Much With Us, Late and Soon"
Ode. Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood
Characteristics of a Child Three Years Old
Laodamia
"Surprised by Joy -- Impatient as the Wind"
Mutability
Extempore Effusion Upon the Death of James Hogg

SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771-1832)
The Dreary Change
"Proud Maisie"

SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE (1772-1834)
The Eolian Harp
The Lime-Tree Bower My Prison
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Christabel
Frost at Midnight
France: An Ode
The Nightingale
Kubla Khan
Lines
Love
Apologia Pro Vita Sua
Dejection: An Ode
Hymn Before Sun-Rise, in the Vale of Chamouni
Inscription for a Fountain on a Heath
The Pains of Sleep
Phantom
A Sunset
What is Life?
To William Wordsworth
Psyche
Time, Real and Imaginary
Human Life
To Nature
Limbo
Ne Plus Ultra
The Knight's Tomb
On Donne's Poetry
Youth and Age
Work Without Hope
Constancy to an Ideal Object
Phantom or Fact
Self-Knowledge
Epitaph

WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR (1775-1864)
"Lately our Poets"
Poem, "I Cannot Tell, Not I"
Autumnal Song

LEIGH HUNT (1784-1859)
A Thought of the Nile

THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK (1785-1866)
Song by Mr. Cypress
The War-Song of Dinas Vawr
The Sun-Dial

GEORGE NOEL GORDON, LORD BYRON (1788-1824)
I Would I Were a Careless Child
From English Bards and Scotch Reviewers
Lines to Mr. Hodgson
Written After Swimming from Sestos to Abydos
And Thou Art Dead, as Young and Fair
The Destruction of Sennacherib
A Sketch
Stanzas to Augusta
Darkness
Prometheus
A Fragment
The Dream
So We'll Go No More A-Roving
Beppo, A Venetian Story
Stanzas to the Po
From The Prophecy of Dante
Stanzas
The Vision of Judgment
Ode to a Lady
Last Words on Greece
On This Day I Complete my Thirty-Sixth Year
"I Watched Thee When the Foe Was at Our Side"

JOHN CLARE (1793-1864)
From Joys of Childhood
Pastoral Poesy
Signs of Winter
Badger
To Wordsworth
Written in a Thunderstorm
Graves of Infants
The Sleep of Spring
Poets Love Nature
An Invite to Eternity
I Am
I Feel, I Am
A Vision
Hesperus
Death
Clock-A-Clay
The Peasant Poet
Secret Love
Fragment
Bird's Nests

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY (1792-1822)
Stanzas -- April, 1814
Mutability
To ----
To Wordsworth
Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
Mont Blanc
Ozymandias
From Julian and Maddalo
Stanzas Written in Dejection
Sonnet: England in 1819
Ode to the West Wind
The Sensitive Plant
The Cloud
To a Skylark
Hymn of Apollo
Hymn of Pan
The Two Spirits: An Allegory
To the Moon
The Witch of Atlas
To Night
Song
Epipsychidion
Lines Written on Hearing the News of the Death of Napoleon
Final Chorus from Hellas
Adonais
From The Zucca
Lines: "When the Lamp is Shattered"
To Jane: The Invitation
With a Guitar, To Jane
Lines Written in the Bay of Lerici
The Triumph of Life

GEORGE DARLEY (1795-1846)
It is Not Beauty I Demand
Wherefore, Unlaurelled Boy
Consolation
The Phoenix, from Nepenthe

JOHN KEATS (1795-1821)
Sonnet to Byron
Sonnet to Chatterton
Ode to Apollo
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
The Poet
Sonnet Written in Disgust of Vulgar Superstition
On the Grasshopper and Cricket
Sleep and Poetry
After Dark Vapours
On Seeing the Elgin Marbles for the First Time
On the Sea
Hymn of Pan, from Endymion
In a Drear-Nighted December
On Sitting Down to Read King Lear Once Again
When I Have Fears
From Epistle to John Hamilton Reynolds
Fragment of an Ode to Maria
Written Upon the Top of Ben Nevis
Hyperion
The Eve of St. Agnes
The Eve of St. Mark
Why Did I Laugh
On a Dream
Bright Star
To Sleep
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
Ode to Psyche
On the Sonnet
Ode on Indolence
Ode to a Nightingale
Ode on a Grecian Urn
[Cancelled First Stanza of] The Ode on Melancholy
Ode on Melancholy
Lamia
The Fall of Hyperion
To Autumn
To Fanny
Lines Supposed to Have Been Addressed to Fanny Brawne

HARTLEY COLERIDGE (1796-1849)
Dedicatory Sonnet to S.T. Coleridge
Sonnet: To a Friend
Sonnet: "Long Time A Child"

THOMAS HOOD (1799-1845)
The Sea of Death

THOMAS LOVELL BEDDOES (1803-1849)
Lines on the Death of Shelley
Dedicatory Stanzas
Song
Resurrection Song
Song, "Old Adam, The Carrion Crow"
The Phantom-Wooer
The New Cecilia
Dirge
Song of the Stygian Naiades

SAMUEL PALMER (1805-1881)
Shoreham: Twilight Time

THOMAS WADE (1805-1875)
The Coming of Night
The Winter Shore
The Face

Index of First Lines



 
 
 
 
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