The third edition of this successful anthology is a thoroughly updated collection of historical literatures that span the period from the British Civil War to the French Revolution. * Fully updated, this anthology retains the historical span and range of major and minor literatures that made the first two editions so successful * Represents many texts in their entirety and in their earliest recoverable versions * Includes longer selections from some writers too scantly represented in the previous edition including Equiano Mary Barber and Anne Wharton * Additional works by major authors, including Pope's Eloisa to Abelard, and a portion of Lucy Hutchinson's Order in Disorder. * Writers such as Abiezer Cope, John Armstrong, and Ephraim Chambers, have been restored from the first edition * Includes new drama selections * Added timelines, an alternative listing of contents by theme, and updated head notes make this volume especially accessible to beginning students
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Author Biography - Robert DeMaria
Robert DeMaria, Jr., is the Henry Noble MacCracken Professor of English at Vassar College, where he has taught and often served as chair of his department since 1975. He has been a Guggenheim fellow and a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. He is the author of several books about Samuel Johnson and the editor (with the late Gwin Kolb) of Johnson on the English Language, volume 18 in the Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson. Most recently he has edited (with Robert D. Brown) Classical Literature and its Reception (Blackwell, 2007).