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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... unquestionably , a very considerable portion of poetical talent , and have , consequently , been enabled to seduce many into an admiration of the false laste ( as it appears to us ) in which moft of their productions are composed .
which , a style can never appear beautiful or exalted , and is The low - bred heroes , and interesting rustics of poetry , have adapted to the purposes of poetry , by having been long conse no sort of affinity to the real vulgar of this ...
In making these strictures on the perverted taste for fimplicity , that seems to diftinguish our modern school of poetry , we have no particular allusion to Mr Southcy , or the production now before us : On the contrary , he appears to ...
Enchanters and witches may , at first fight , appear more manageable ; but Mr Southey has bad difficulty enough with ... None of them even appears to have obtained the price of their felf - sacrifice in worldly honours and advancement ...
The catastrophe of her story is given , it appears to us , with great fpirit and effect , though the beauties are of that quel tionable kind , that trespass on the border of impropriety , and partake more of the character of dramatic ...
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Donald H. Reiman
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