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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We shall hope for the indulgence of our readers , therefore , in taking this opportunity to inquire a little more particularly into their merits , and to make a few remarks upon those peculiarities which seem to be regard . ed by their ...
... there is room to hope , not only that the system itself will meet with no more encouragement , but even that the author will be persuaded to abandon a plan of writing , which defrauds his industry and talents of their natural reward ...
It is afterwards a hope ; ' and ' a love ' and , finally , O blested bird ! the earth we pace Again appears to be An unsubstantial , faery place , That is fit bome for thee ! ' II . p . 59 . After this there is an address to a butterfly ...
The thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual benedictions : not indeed For that which is moft worthy to be blest ; Delight and liberty , the simple creed Of childhood , whether fluttering or at rest , With new - born hope ...
... Fitter hope , and nobler doom : He hath thrown afide his crook , And hath buried deep his book ; Armour rusting in his halls On the blood of Clifford calls ;“ Quell the Scot , ” exclaims the lance , “ Bear me to the heart of France ...
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