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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OETRY has this much , at least , in common with religion , that its standards were fixed long ago , by certain inspired writers , whose authority it is no longer lawful to call in question ; and that many profess to be entirely devoted ...
They disdain to make ufe of the common poetical phraseology , or to ennoble their diction by a selection of fine or dignified expresfions . There would be too much art in this , for that great love of nature with which they are all of ...
When he had filled his common - place book , he began to write ; and his poem is little else than his common place book verfified . It may easily be imagined , that a pocm constructed upon such a plan , must be full of cumbrous and ...
... Went forth in heaven to roll The everlasting gates of Paradise Back on their living hinges , that its gales Might visit all below : the general bliss Thrilled every bosom , and the family Of man , for once , partook one common joy .
In the draina , however , though we have had innumerable specimens of the imperfect , which in composition is by much the most common species of past time , we have long expected in vain a specimen fu truly perfect , as to approach the ...
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