* denotes selection is new to this edition. Complete contents for Volume II are below. Volume 2A contains only the section entitled "The Romantics and Their Contemporaries." Volume 2B contains only the section entitled "The Victorian Age." Volume 2C contains only the section entitled "The 20th Century." THE ROMANTICS AND THEIR CONTEMPORARIES. Perspectives: The Sublime, the Beautiful, and the Picturesque. Edmund Burke. From A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful. William Gilpin. From Three Essays on Picturesque Beauty, on Picturesque Travel, and on Sketching Landscape. Mary Wollstonecraft. From A Vindication of the Rights of Men. Jane Austen. From Pride and Prejudice. * From Northhanger Abbey. Immanuel Kant. From The Critique of Judgment. John Ruskin. From Modern Painters. Anna Laetitia Barbauld. The Mouse's Petition to Dr. Priestley. On a Lady's Writing. Inscription for an Ice-House. To a Little Invisible Being Who Is Expected Soon to Become Visible. To the Poor. Washing-Day. Eighteen Hundred and Eleven. * Response. John Wilson Croker: From A Review of Eighteen Hundred and Eleven. The First Fire. On the Death of the Princess Charlotte. Charlotte Smith. Elegiac Sonnets and Other Poems. * To the Moon. * "Sighing I see yon little troop at play." To melancholy. Written on the banks of the Arun October, 1785. Far on the Sands. To tranquillity. Written in the church-yard at Middleton in Sussex. On being cautioned against walking on an headland overloooking the sea. The sea view. The Dead Beggar. * From Beachy Head. Perspectives: The Rights of Man and the Revolution Controversy. Helen Maria Williams. From Letters Written in France, in the Summer of 1790. From Letters from France. Edmund Burke. From Reflections on the Revolution in France. Mary Wollstonecraft. From A Vindication of the Rights of Men. * Letter to Joseph Johnson, from Paris, December 27, 1792. Thomas Paine. From The Rights of Man. William Godwin. From An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice and Its Influence on General Virtue and Happiness. The Anti-Jacobin, or Weekly Examiner. The Friend of Humanity and the Knife-Grinder. Hannah More. Village Politics. Arthur Young. From Travels in France During the Years 1787-1788, and 1789. From The Example of France, A Warning to Britain.&lGioia, Dana is the author of 'Longman Anthology of British Literature The Victorian Age', published 2006 under ISBN 9780321337702 and ISBN 0321337700.