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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50

University of New Zealand. — English Literature. — Paper b

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University of New Zealand.

English Literature.

Paper b.

1.Give some account of the state of English Literature between the years 1790 and 1800, naming a few of the chief books published in that time.
2.Write some notes on the reintroduction of the Sonnet into English Literature at the beginning of this century.
3.Tell the chief incidents in the life of Charles Lamb to the year 1825.
4.Describe and discuss Coleridge's 'Christabel.' When was it written? When was it published?
5.When did Southey become Poet Laureate? Who was his predecessor? Describe Southey's 'Roderick,' or any other of his longer poems.
6.Describe any one of Scott's novels written before 1825, with particular reference to the construction of its story as a work of art.page 2
7.Who wrote 'Peter Plymley's Letters on the Catholics'? Give some account of him.
8.Tell what you know of books written within the period you have been studying by Malthus, Bentham and Ricardo.
9.Name the author of each of the following works:—'The Farmer's Boy,' 'Castle Rackrent,' 'Thaddeus of Warsaw,' 'The Sabbath,' 'Gertrude of Wyoming,' 'The Borough,' 'Rejected Addresses,' 'Plays on the Passions,' 'The Story of Rimini,' 'Peter Bell,' 'The Cenci,' 'Lamia,' 'The World before the Flood.'
10.Write an essay on the poems written by Wordsworth before 1815.