The Romantics Reviewed: Contemporary Reviews of British Romantic Writers. Part A: The Lake Poets - Volume II
Donald H. Reiman
Routledge, Aug 24, 2017 - Literary Criticism - 485 pages
First published in 1972, this volume contains contemporary British periodical reviews of the Lake Poets, including Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey and Lamb, in publications from the Edinburgh Review to Variety.
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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Poems by W. Wordsworth 215 temporary currency , we should have had no fear of their prevailing to any dangerous extent , if they had been graced with no more seductive accompaniments . It was precisely because the perverseness and bad ...
Poems by W. Wordsworth . 217 is to be expressed . Many of the finest passages in Virgil and Pope derive their principal charm from the fine propriety of their diction . Another source of beauty , which extends only to the more ...
Poems by W. Wordsworth , 221 Flowers laugh before thee on their beds ; And fragrance in thy footing treads ; Thou dost ... The next piece , entitled The Beggars , ' may be taken , we fancy , as a touchstone of Mr Wordsworth's merit .
Poems by W. Wordsworth . 231 We make room for this other ; though the four first lines are bad , and week - day man ' is by no means a Miltonic epithet . • I griev'd for Buonaparte , with a vain And an unthinking grief !
It is longer , weaker , and tamer , than any of Mr Wordsworth's other productions ; with less boldness of originality , and less even of that extreme simplicity and lowliness of tone which wavered so prettily , in the Lyrical Ballads ...
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