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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... language and versification , interchanged occasionally with the innocence of Ambrose Philips , or the quaintness of Quarles and Dr Donne . From the diligent study of these few originals , we have no doubt that an entire art of poetry ...
... language of the vulgar , on the otber ginary beings , whose characters and language are in contrafs hand , has all the opposite afilociations to contend with ; and must with their Etuation , and please those who can be pleased with seem ...
... language , there is nothing that appears to them so meritorious as perpetual exaggeration of thought . There must be nothing moderate , natural , or easy , about their sentiments . There must be a qu'il mourut , and a let there be light ...
... language , which flows past with so much solemnity , that it is difficult to believe it conveys nothing of any value . Another device for improving the effect of a cold idea , is , to embody it in a verse of unusual harshness and ...
... language is almost insignificant . In the following pasfage , in which four servants are represented drinking , all the eloquence is in the cup , which has thus as fair a claim as any of those who hold it , to be considered as a person ...
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Donald H. Reiman
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