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Unit V: The Romantics

Week 20

Please read:

Historical background, pp. 423-427.

William Blake:

A fascinating collection of both Blake’s poetry and his remarkable graphical art is available at The William Blake Archive; it is definitely worth taking a look.

Robert Burns:

You can find a selection of Burns’ other poems here at the Poetry Archive site; there is also a broad collection of texts and other information at the Burns Country site.

Mary Wollstonecraft, from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, pp. 444-446.

If you are interested, you can find the whole text of the Vindication here at Project Gutenberg.

Please take the background quiz for Unit V.