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PERIOD V.

PAGE

Historical Sketch...........

John Milton...

[Browne and Fuller....... 152

Early Poems.....

165

Taylor and Baxter.

His Prose during the Com-

Extract from Fuller.......

monwealth.....

Extract from Taylor......

Paradise Lost............

(Extract from Browne.....

Later Poems...........

(Decline of Poetry........

His Work...............

Metaphysical Poetry...... | The Pilgrim's Progress....

Lyric and Satirical........

From Milton's Prose...... 174

Rural Poetry............. 163 From Pilgrim's Progress.. 176
| Religious Poetry.......... 164 1 From Milton's Poetry..... 180

PERIOD VI.

Historical Sketch............ 187

187 (Pope's Three Periods..... 208

(Change of Style and Subj. 188 | The Minor Poets ......... 211

Transition Poets.......... 191 Poetry of Natural Descrip-

1. Satirist ...............

tion ...................

Lyrist................

Extract from Pope........ 212

Dramatist.............

Swift.

ia (Extract from.......... 196 Defoe.................

(Theological and Political. 201 | 9 Berkeley ....

219

Miscellaneous and Party.. 203 Addison and Steele.......

e Extract from Locke....... 206 | Extract from Addison.... 222

PERIOD VII.

Historical Sketch. ........... 225 Study of Classics Revived. 243

po SA Good Style........ 226 Study of Chaucer and the

The Long Peace..... 226 Elizabethan Poets. ..... 243

The Press. .......... 226 Interest in the Past.. ....

i Continental Influence. 227 Change of Style......

(Richardson ..........

Nature the Subject....

JE Sterne and Goldsmith. 229 Man the Subject ......

7 Fielding—Extract ... 229 Scottish Poetry........

(Hume and Gibbon..... 233 Blake's Poetry.........

19 Biography and Travels. 235 Š | Man and Nature in Cow-

= Extract from Gibbon.. 236

per's poetry....

Philosophical-Hume..... 239 Extracts from............

Political—Burke, A. Smith. 239 Burns—The Love-Poet....

Miscellaneous-Johnson... 241 (Extracts from...

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PERIODS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE.

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PERIOD I. Before the Norman Conquest, 670–1066. PERIOD II. From the Conquest to Chaucer's

Death, 1066–1400. PERIOD III. From Chaucer's Death to Elizabeth,

1400–1558. PERIOD IV. Elizabeth's Reign, 1558–1603. PERIOD V. From Elizabeth's Death to the Res

toration, 1603-1660. PERIOD VI. From the Restoration to Swift's

Death, 1660–1745. PERIOD VII. From Swift's Death to the French

Revolution, 1745-1789. PERIOD VIII. From the French Revolution onwards,

1789

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