Spans John Milton's career, from his earliest works to the magnificent epics of his later life. This volume includes considerable selections from "Paradise Lost" and "Paradise Regained" - Milton's late epics on the "Fall of Man" and "Christ's Temptation in the Wilderness".
Living in a revolutionary age, Coleridge's poetry was written in a spirit of moral and emotional inquiry into the absolutes of the human condition. This selection calls attention to the range of Coleridge's work, its autobiographical content, and its development throughout his career.
This selection, chosen from the Oxford Authors critical edition, includes Wordsworth's finest verse, and a large sample of The Prelude, his extraordinary autobiographical poem in blank verse and the first truly great achievement of a new era in English poetry.
This text presents a selection of the political speeches of Cicero, including: "On the Command of Cnaeus Pompeius", "Against Lucius Sergius Catilina", "In Defence of the Poet Aulus Licinius Archias", and "In Defence of Marcus Caelius Rufus".