Comps! Paper II

Works

Mac Flecknoe

Approx. October 1678 - 1682

To the Pious Memory...

1686

Oroonoko

1688

(Collier's attack)

1698

The Way of the World

1700

The Rape of the Lock

1712 - 1714

Moll Flanders

1722

Gulliver's Travels

1726

The Beggar's Opera

1728

A Modest Proposal

1729

Licensing Act

1737

Mary Leapor

1748 - 1751

Rasselas

1759

Evelina

1778

Marriage of Heaven and Hell

1790

Life of Samuel Johnson

1791

Vindication of the Rights of Women

1792

Lyrical Ballads

1798

The Excursion

1814

Emma

December 25, 1815

Sibylline Leaves

1817

Don Juan

1818 - 1823

Sartor Resartus

1833 - 1834

Past and Present

1843

Frederick Douglass

1845

Leaves of Grass

1855

Dickinson 'writing years'

1855 - 1865

Marianne Moore

1887 - 1972

Importance of Being Earnest

1895

Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

1915

Gerontion

1920

The Waste Land

1922

The Hollow Men

1925

To the Lighthouse

1927

Adrienne Rich

1929 - 2012

Burnt Norton

1936

Invisible Man

1952

The Homecoming

1965

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

1966

England

Charles II

Approx. 1670 - 1685

James II

1686 - 1688

W & M

January 01, 1689 - 1702

William & Mary

Jacobite rising

1689 - 1692

Anne

1703 - 1714

Planned invasion

1708

G I

1715 - 1727

George I, first hanoverian

Jacobite rising

27 August 1715 - 4 February 1716

Jacobite rising

1719

George II

1728 - 1759

Planned invasion

1744

last Jacobite rising

16 August 1745 - 16 April 1746

George III

1760 - 1810

Irish Rebellion

1798

British slave trade outlawed

1807

(R)

1811 - 1820

Regency of George IV for George III

Peterloo Massacre

1819

troops attacked large but peaceful labour protest, killing 9 and wounding hundreds

G IV

1821 - 26 June 1830

George IV

W IV

Jun 27, 1830 - 20 June 1837

William IV

Reform Act

1832

reformed Parliament to expand the franchise and better represent manufacturing cities

Victoria

Jun 21, 1837 - 22 January 1901

last hanoverian

E VII

Jan 23, 1901 - 1910

first monarch from the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

George V

1911 - 19 january 1936

E VIII

Jan 20, 1936 - 11 December 1936

G VI

Dec 12, 1936 - 1952

Elizabeth II

1953 - Present

Abroad

American Revolution

1765 - 1783

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Haitian Revolution

1791 - 1804

Napoleonic Wars

1803 - 1815

Civil War

1861 - 1865

slavery abolished in the US

1865

13th amendment