Culture and Anarchy Principal Works - Essay

Matthew Arnold

Principal Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Alaric at Rome (poetry) 1840

The Strayed Reveller, and Other Poems (poetry) 1849

Empedocles on Etna, and Other Poems (poetry) 1852

Poems (poetry) 1853

Poems: Second Series (poetry) 1855

Merope (verse drama) 1858

On Translating Homer (lectures) 1861

The Popular Education of France, with Notices of That of Holland and Switzerland (essay) 1861

“The Bishop and the Philosopher” (essay) 1863

“Heinrich Heine” (essay) 1863

A French Eton; or, Middle Class Education and the State (essay) 1864

*Essays in Criticism (criticism) 1865

†“Culture and Its Enemies” (essay) 1867

New Poems (poetry) 1867

On the Study of Celtic Literature (criticism) 1867

‡“Our Liberal Practitioners” (essay) 1868

Schools and Universities on the Continent (essay) 1868

Culture and Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism (essay) 1869

St. Paul and Protestantism, with an Essay on Puritanism and the Church of England (essay) 1869

Friendship's Garland (essay) 1871

Literature and Dogma: An Essay towards a Better Apprehension of the Bible (essay) 1873

God and the Bible: A Review of Objections to “Literature and Dogma” (essay) 1875

Last Essays on Church and Religion (essays) 1877

“Equality” (essay) 1878

Mixed Essays (essays) 1879

“Emerson” (essay) 1884

Discourses in America (lectures) 1885

Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America (essay) 1888

§Essays in Criticism: Second Series (criticism) 1888

Letters of Matthew Arnold, 1848-1888 (letters) 1895

Matthew Arnold's Notebooks (notebooks) 1902

The Works of Matthew Arnold. 15 vols. (criticism, essays, lectures, and poetry) 1903-04

The Letters of Matthew Arnold to Arthur Hugh Clough (letters) 1932

The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold (poetry) 1950

Complete Prose Works. 11 vols. (criticism, lectures, and essays) 1960-77

*This volume contains “The Function of Criticism at the Present Time,” originally delivered as a lecture at Oxford in October 1864, and “The Literary Influence of Academies,” originally published in The Cornhill Magazine in August 1864.

†This essay was originally delivered as Arnold's last lecture as Professor of Poetry at Oxford in June 1867. It was published the next month in the Cornhill Magazine and was later divided into the introduction and first chapter of Culture and Anarchy.

‡This essay was first published in the Cornhill Magazine in July and September of 1868 and was later used as the final chapter of Culture and Anarchy.

§This volume contains “The Study of Poetry,” originally published in 1880 as the introduction to The English Poets.