The Romantics Reviewed: Contemporary Reviews of British Romantic Writers. Part C: Shelley, Keats and London Radical Writers - Volume II
Donald H. Reiman
Routledge, Oct 4, 2016 - Literary Criticism - 416 pages
First published in 1972, this volume contains contemporary British periodical reviews of Shelley, Keats and London Radical Writers, including William Godwin, Leigh Hunt and Mary Shelley, in publications from Gentleman’s Magazine to the Theological Inquirer.
Introductions to each periodical provide brief sketches of each publication as well as names, dates and bibliographical information. Headnotes offer bibliographical data of the reviews and suggested approaches to studying them.
This book will be of interest to those studying the Romantics and English literature.
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... to frighten them from their hold , but gave them their answer if he found it of no arail , so it is with these stories . They are the Gods wrestling with us in fearful shapes . Their final aspect is patient , human , and oracular .
“ The highest moral purpose aimed at in the highest species of the drama , is the teaching the human heart , through its sympathies and antipathies , the knowledge of itself ; in proportion to the possession of which knowledge , every ...
If any feeling less great and spiritual , any dread of a pettier pain , appears at last to be suffered by the author to mingle with it , a little common frailty and inconsistency only renders the character more human , and ...