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  1. 1789-1815
    Revolutionary and Napoleonic period in France
  2. 1789
    Revolution in France begins
  3. July 14 1789
    storming of the Bastille
  4. 1793
    • King Louis XVI executed
    • England joins the alliance against france
  5. 1793-94
    The Reign of Terror under Robespierre
  6. 1804
    Napoleon Crowned emperor
  7. 1815
    Napoleon defeated at Waterloo
  8. 1807
    British slave trade outlawed (slavery abolished throughout the empire, including the west indies, twenty-six years)
  9. 1811-20
    The regency- George, Prince of Wales, acts as regent for George III, who had been declared incurably insane
  10. 1819
    Peterloo Massacre
  11. 1820
    Accession of George IV
  12. 1773
    Anna Letitia Aikin (later Barbauld) Poems
  13. 1776
    Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations
  14. 1781
    • Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason. and Jean Jaques rousseau, Confessions
    • J. C> Friedrich Schiller, The robbers
  15. 1789
    William Blake, Songs of Innocence
  16. 1790
    • Joanna Bailie, Poems
    • Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
    • Edmund Burke, Reflections on the revolution in France
  17. 1791
    Thomas Paine, Rights of Man
  18. 1793
    Execution of Louis XVI and marie Antoinette, France declares war against Britain, The Reign of Terror
  19. 1792
    Marry Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Women
  20. 1794
    William blake, Songs of Experience
  21. 1798
    • Joanna Bailie, Plays on the passions
    • William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lyrical ballads
  22. 1807
    Wordsworth, Poems in two volumes
  23. 1812
    • Lord Byron, Childe harold's Pilgrimage
    • Hemans, The Domestic Affections
  24. 1813
    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
  25. 1814
    Wordsworth, the excursion
  26. 1816
    • Byron, Childe Harold
    • Coleridge, Christabel, "kubla Khan"
    • Percy Shelley, Alastor
  27. 1817
    • Byron, manfred
    • Coleridge biographis Literaria and Sibylline leaves
    • John Keats, Poems
  28. 1818
    Mary Shelley, Frankensein
  29. 1820
    • John Clare, poems Descriptive of rural Life,
    • Keats, Lamia, isabella, the eve of st agnes and other poems
    • Percy Shelley, prometheus unbound
  30. 1821
    Percy Shelley: adonais
  31. 1832
    First Reform Bill
  32. Edmund Burke
    "From Reflections on the Revolution in France"
  33. Thomas Paine
    "From Rights of Man"
  34. Anna Letitia Barbauld (1743-1825)
    • "The Rights of Woman"
    • "Washing Day"
  35. William Blake 1752-1827
    • "the chimney sweeper"
    • "London"
  36. Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)
    "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman"
  37. Joanna Baillie 1762-1851
    • "A Winter's Day"
    • "A Monther to Her Waking Infant"
  38. William Wordsworth
    • "We are Seven"
    • "Lines Composed a Few miles above tintern Abbey"
    • "Michael"
    • "Ode Imitations of Immortality"
    • "London"
  39. Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772-1834
    • "The rime of the ancient Mariner"
    • "Kubla Khan"
    • excerpts from Biographis Literaria
  40. Lord Byron 1788-1824
    • "She Walks in Beauty"
    • "So we'll go no more a rowing"
  41. Percy Shelly 1792-1822
    • "Mont Blanc"
    • "A Song: Men of England"
  42. John Keats 1795-1821
    • "On Sitting down to read King Lear once again"
    • "when i have fears that i may cease to be"
    • "La belle dame Sans Merci: A ballad"
    • "To Autumn"
  43. Mary Shelly
    Frankenstein
  44. Felicia Hemans 1793-1835
    • "Casabianca"
    • "The Homes of England"
  45. Jane Austen 1775-1817
    Love and Friendship "plan of a novel"
  46. Negative Capability
    John Keats used the term negative capability to describe the artist as one who is receptive to the world and its natural phenomena, and to reject those who tried to formulate theories or categorise knowledge. In a letter to his brothers, George and Thomas Keats, on December 21, 1817 he employed negative capability to criticise Coleridge, whom he thought sought knowledge over beauty:

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