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471 Metaphysical Conceits . . . . . . . . . . . . . 529 The Golden Age of Satire . . . . . . . . . . . . 657 Romantic Mavericks . . . . . . . . . . . . . 779 A History of Britain Documentary . . . . . . . 1030 Wartime Propaganda Image Collection . . . . . . 1274 Perceptions Shaped by the News News Features . . . 1352 MediaSmart DVD The Diversity of Postwar Writing . . . . . . . . . 1307 writing to analyze Medieval Life and Times . .
782 Barbara Allan Anonymous . . . . . . . . . . 212 The Lorelei Heinrich Heine . . . . . . . . . . 774 The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer . . . . . 138, 276 Musée des Beaux Arts W. H. Auden . . . . . . . . 1150 Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage George Gordon, Lord Byron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 838 My Last Duchess Robert Browning . . . . . . . . 924 Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 William Wordsworth . . . . . .
485 The Demon Lover Elizabeth Bowen . . . . . . . 1204 A Devoted Son Anita Desai . . . . . . . . . . 1338 The Distant Past William Trevor . . . . . . . . 1294 romance Le Morte d’Arthur Sir Thomas Malory . . . . . . . 242 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight The Gawain Poet . . 224 The Duchess and the Jeweller Virginia Woolf . . . . 1114 Malachi’s Cove Anthony Trollope . . . . . . . . 950 The Rocking-Horse Winner D. H. Lawrence . . . .