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66 Cards in this Set

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The Prelude 1850
Wordsworth's last great work
Wordsworth's sister
"Real language of men in a state of vivid sensation"
Lyrical Ballads -Wordsworth
"spontaneous overflow"
Lyrical Ballads - Wordsworth
"emotion recollected in tranquility"
Lyrical Ballads -Wordsworth
Byron's half-sister with whom he has an affair
Hours of Idleness
Byron... about his college experience
English Bards and Scottish Reviewers
Byron... later regretted
Child Herold's Pilgrimage
Byron... published in 1812 and Byron becomes a celebrity
He denounces the death penalty for framebreakers
The Corsier
Byron... Sold 10,000 copies on first day
"mad, bad and dangerous to know"
Lady Caroline Lamb said this about Byron
Daughter of Byron and Augusta
Annabel Willbank
Byron marries for money, he cheats so she leaves him
Augusta Ada
Daughter of Byron and Annabel Willbank
Written by Byron while with the Shelleys
Clair Clairmont
Mary Shelley's step sister with whom Byron becomes involved
Daughter of Byron and Clair Clairmont
Don Juan
Byron... written while in Venice
Theresa, Countess of Guccoli
With Byron... They become involved in revolutionary groups
5 Characteristics of Byronic Hero
Despair (self-pity), Rebels against conventional morality, Defies fate, Overreaching Quest, "Proud moody and cynical, with defiance in his brow... scorner of his own kind..."
Harriet Westbrook
Percy Shelley's first wife
Radical and unapologetic about it
Percy Shelley
William Godwin
Father of Mary Shelley, serious and abusive drunk
Claimed she would never marry or have Children
Mary Wollstonecraft -Shelley's mother
Gilmer Ilmay
Affair with Mary Wollstonecraft, he saves her from prison and death
Daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft and Gilmer Ilmay, half sister of Mary Shelley... kills herself
Marries William Godwin
Harriet Shelley
Percy Shelley's sister... drowns herself
Accomplished at a young age, only writes from 1814-1820
John Keats
Son of a horse stable keeper
John Keats
Apprentice of a Surgeon
John Keats
Lee Hunt
Radical journalist -friend of Keats
Fanny Brawn
Secretly betrothed to John Keats
Gets tb from mother
John Keats
16th Century
-Henry VIII and 2nd wife Ambalin desire divorce -Break from Catholic Church
-Consolidation of English nation-state
-Beginnings of Empire
-Establishment of Anglican Church
17th Century
-Turmoil of the Civil War -Cavaliers v. Roundheads(Oliver Cromwell and Puritans)
-1642 Outbreak and Oliver and Puritans win
1649 ...Puritans outlaw gambling and dancing etc, and execute Charles I-Becomes Common wealth and protectorate
1660 ...Charles II restores monarchy -"Act of Oblivion" forgotten time -Theater etc is restored
Glorious Revolution
1688 ...James II catholic, but they want protestant, so he flees and William and Mary take over
3 Characteristics of Englightenment
Agricultural Society
Hierarchical Society
Wealth concentrated in Aristocracy
-During the "Augustan" Age or Neo-Classicism
-Dominant literary technique- not about originality, but about poets ability to tell story/arrange subject
-Aristotle's poetics rediscovered from 15th century
-Art imitates nature / mirror
"Those Rules of old dicovered, not devised,
Are Nature still, but Nature methodized"
Alexander Pope
Age of Reason
Wigs, Gardens
1798 (Lyrical Ballads)-1832 (passage of 1st Reform Bill)
Cockney School
Lake School
Coleridge and Wordsworth
Satanic School
Byron and Shelley
"That in this moment there is life and food for future years"
Tintern Abbey -Wordsworth
"Shades of the prison house begin to close Upon the growing boy..."
Intimations of Immortality -Wordsworth
"At length the Man perceives it die away, And fade into the light of Common day"
Intimations of Immortality -Wordsworth
"What though the radiance which was once so bright Be now forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower..."
Intimations of Immortality -Wordsworth
"We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind; In the primal sympathy... In the faith that looks through death, In years that bring the philosophic mind."
Intimations of Immortality -Wordsworth
"Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world"
Defense of Poetry -Percy Shelley
"She cannot fade, though thou hast not thy bliss, For ever wilt thou love and she be fair"
Ode on a Grecian Urn -Keats
"For ever warm and still to be enjoyed, For ever panting and for ever young"
Ode on a Grecian Urn - Keats
The poet is a man speaking to men, yet with greater sensibility
Lyrical Ballads -Wordsworth
The poet, in a state of delusion, becomes his characters
Lyrical Ballads -Wordsworth
"A virgin scene!"
Nutting -Wordsworth
A Poem to Milton
London 1802 -Wordsworth
Calling a poet ghost to come back and fix the world
London 1802 -Wordsworth
"The child is the Father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety"
Intimations of Immortality -Wordsworth
"A glorious phantom may Burst, to illuminate our tempestuous day"
England in 1819 -Shelley
"our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught"
To a Sky Lark -Percy Shelley
Poets are made clean from the worst sins because they reveal to us truth in the hidden world
A Defense of Poetry -Percy Shelley
"beauty is truth and truth beauty"
Ode on a Grecian Urn -Keats