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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are all instances of difproportioned and injudicious ornaments , which never could have pretented themselves to an author who wrote from the suggestions of his own fancy ; and have evidently been introduced , from the author's ...
All the productions of this author , it appears to us , bear very distinctly the impreffion of an amiable mind , a cultivated fancy , and a perverted taste . His genius feems naturally to delight in the representation of domestic ...
The scope of the piece is to say , that the flower is found every where , and that it has suggested many pleasant thoughts to the author - some chime of fancy wrong or right ' -- some feeling of devotion ' more or less ' - and other ...
The next piece , entitled The Beggars , ' may be taken , we fancy , as a touchstone of Mr Wordsworth's merit . There is something about it that convinces us it is a favourite of the author's ; though to us , we will confess , ...
Then we have a poem , called " the Creer Linnet ; ' which opens with the poet's telling us , • A whispering leaf is now my joy , And then a bird will be the toy That doch my fancy tether . ' II . p . 79 . VOL . XI . NO .
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