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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... There is another disagreeable effect of this affected fimplicity , which , though of less importance than those which have been already noticed , it may yet be worth while to mention : This is the extreme difficulty of supporting ...
The effect even of genuine fublimity , therefore , is impaired by the injudicious frequency of its exhibition , and the omiffion of those intervals and breathing places , at which the mind should be permitted to recover from its ...
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 ...
The artifice with which the poet prepares his audience for the narrative , must be admirably productive of theatrical effect . It introduces , what we believe is a novelty on the stage , a peal of church bells giving their summons to ...
The old chaplain , or , as Mr Wordsworth is pleased to call him , the Solitary , tells this dull story at prodigious length ; and after giving an inflated description of an effect of mountain - mists in the evening sun , treats his ...
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