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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... that if we desired to this poetic crime were unhappily vicbring a poetic sanction to the basest tims to the mob ... should seek it in the work , of certain Poets who have lately visited the Rosalind's tale hangs on the favour .
... bid him hold his saucy tongue , and let her hear what the Gossip had to say , which she was sure would be much more entertaining than his namby - pamby , ppetry . He told her it contained extracts from a poem which ...
The beauties of a dramatic poem , of all others , are best appreciated by a survey of the whole work itself , and of the manner in which it is composed and hangs together . We shall content ourselves therefore , in this place ...
As a specimen of the Poems , which are all lyrical , we must indulge ourselves in quoting entire the Ode to a ... The poem will be the more striking to the reader , when he understands what we take a friend's liberty in telling him ...
The more imaginative parts of the poem are worthy of this sublime moral . Ilyperion , the God of the Sun , is tho last to give way ; but horror begins to visit his old beautitude with new and drend sensations .