Works

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  • 'A Red, Red Rose'

    Created by: Robert Burns

    A poem by Robert Burns (1759-1796). Towards the end of his short life, Burns contributed many songs to James Johnson’s T...

  • Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

    Created by: Lord Byron

    A poem in Spenserian stanzas by Lord Byron (1788-1824), Cantos I and II appeared in 1812, Canto III in 1816 and Canto IV...

  • 'Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 18...

    Created by: William Wordsworth

    ‘Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802’ is a sonnet by William Wordsworth (1770-1850) describing London an...

  • Don Juan

    Created by: Lord Byron

    Lord Byron’s (1788-1824) entertaining mock-epic version of the famous Don Juan legend (1819-24) proved highly controvers...

  • Emma

    Created by: Jane Austen

    Jane Austen began writing Emma in 1814 and the novel was published in 1816. The book can be classed as a bildungsroman:...

  • Frankenstein

    Created by: Mary Shelley

    Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (1797–1851), later Mary Shelley, devised this Gothic novel in 1816 while staying at Lake Gene...

  • Hyperion

    Created by: John Keats

    Both Hyperion and the revised version The Fall of Hyperion are unfinished allegorical poems. The drafts were written by...

  • 'I wandered lonely as a cloud'

    Created by: William Wordsworth

    A lyric poem inspired by an event on 15 April 1802, when William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy came across a “long b...

  • 'Kubla Khan'

    Created by: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    A poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), published 1816. Coleridge composed ‘Kubla Khan; Or, A Vision in a Dream’ ...

  • Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of St Agnes and Other Poe...

    Created by: John Keats

    This volume by John Keats (1795-1821) was published in July 1820. It included: the three narrative poems listed in the t...

  • Lyrical Ballads

    Created by: William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    This collaborative collection by William Wordsworth (1770-1850) and Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) was published, a...

  • 'Ode to a Nightingale'

    Created by: John Keats

    John Keats (1795-1821) composed this poem one morning in early May 1819, when he was still mourning the death of his bro...

  • 'Ozymandias'

    Created by: Percy Bysshe Shelley

    A sonnet by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), written in 1817. Ozymandias was the Greek name of Pharaoh Ramses II. The c...

  • Persuasion

    Created by: Jane Austen

    Jane Austen’s (1775-1817) final novel was written during a period of failing health, in 1815-16, and published posthumou...

  • Pride and Prejudice

    Created by: Jane Austen

    During 1796–7 young Jane Austen (1775–1817) wrote First Impressions. Her early effort was rejected, but a revised and re...