Readings

Texts

Blake, William. Songs of Innocence and Experience. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977.

Hays, Mary. Memoirs of Emma Courtney. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Sterne, Laurence. A Sentimental Journey. New York: Penguin, 2002.

Swift, Jonathan. Gulliver’s Travels. New York: Penguin, 2003.

Additional Readings

Addison, Joseph. “The Spectator” (1711-1712). In Selected Essays. Edited by Daniel McDonald. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1973, selections.

Akenside, Mark. “The Pleasures of Imagination, A Poem in Three Books” (1744). In Poetical Works. Edited by Robin Dix. Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999.

Astell, Mary. A Serious Proposal to the Ladies (1694, 1697). Edited by Patricia Springborg. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1997.

Barbauld, Anna Laetitia. “The Rights of Woman.” In The Norton Anthology of Poetry. 4th ed. Edited by Margaret Ferguson, Mary Jo Salter, and Jon Stallworthy. New York: Norton, 1996.

Boswell, James. London Journal: 1762-1763. Edited by Frederick A. Pottle. Reprint edition. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1992 [1950].

Collins, William. “Ode on the Poetical Character” (1746). In The Norton Anthology of Poetry. 4th ed. Edited by Margaret Ferguson, Mary Jo Salter, and Jon Stallworthy. New York: Norton, 1996.

Equiano, Olaudah. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano. Edited by Angelo Costanzo. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview, 2001.

Gray, Thomas. “Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College” (1742), and “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” (1753). In The Norton Anthology of Poetry. 4th ed. Edited by Margaret Ferguson, Mary Jo Salter, and Jon Stallworthy. New York: Norton, 1996.

Hume, David. “On Personal Identity” (1739). In A Treatise of Human Nature. Edited by L.A. Selby-Bigge. Oxford: Clarendon, 1978, Book I, Part 4, Section 6.

Locke, John. Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689). Edited by Alexander Campbell Fraser. New York: Dover, 1959.

Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley. Selected poems. Available on the World Wide Web at: 
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/MonWork.html

Pope, Alexander. “Essay on Man” (1887). In The Poems of Alexander Pope. Edited by John Butt. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1963.

Robinson, Mary. Sappho and Phaon (1796). In Selected Poems. Edited by Judith Pascoe. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview, 2000.

Smith, Adam. The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759). Edited by Knud Haakonssen. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Swift, Jonathan. Selected poems. Edited by Pat Rogers. New York: Penguin Books, 1993.

Thomson, James. The Castle of Indolence (1748). Edited by James Sambrook. Oxford: Clarendon, 1986.

Voltaire, François Marie Arouet De. Letters Concerning England (1733). Translated by Leonard Tancock. Reprint edition. New York: Penguin, 1995.

Warton, Thomas. The Pleasures of Melancholy (1745). London: R. Dodsley, 1747.

Wilmot, John. “A Satire on Reason and Mankind.” In The poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester . Edited by Keith Walker. Oxford: Blackwell, 1984.

Wollstonecraft, Mary. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Edited by Miriam Brody. New York: Penguin, 1992.

Wordsworth, William. “The Prelude, 1799.” In The Prelude: 1799, 1805, 1850. Edited by Stephen Gill et. al. New York: Norton, 1977.

Young, Edward. Night Thoughts (1741). Edited by Stephen Cornford. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

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