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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But ' tis a wretched fight to see His utter wretchednels . For all day long he lies on a graves And never is he feen to weep , And never is he heard to groan ; Nor ever at the hour of prayer Bends his knee , nor moves his lips .
... what we believe is a novelty on the stage , a peal of church bells giving their summons to morning service . • ( A noife of bells heard . ) MARGARET . • Hark the bells , John . John . Those are the church bells of St Mary Ottery .
Mr Lamb had perhaps heard , that poems of this kind should end with a point ; and wisely reflecting , that the beginning of any thing is as much a point as its end , was too good an ceconomist of his time , to consume it ...
... or some peak Familiar with forgotten years , that shews Inscribed , as with the silence of the thought , Upon its bleak and visionary sides - and I have heard him say That often , failing at this time to gain The peace required ...
... Betray to sight the motion of the stream , Else imperceptible ; meanwhile , is heard Perchance , a roar or murmur ; and the sound Though soothing , and the little floating isles Though beautiful , are both by Nature charged With the ...
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Donald H. Reiman
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