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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The author has the merit merely of cutting out each of his figures from the piece where its inventor had placed it , and stitching them down together in these judicious combinations . It is impossible to peruse this poem , with the ...
... and observations which we have hitherto presented to our readers , it will be natural for them to conclude , that our opinion of this poem is very decidedly unfavourable ; and that we are not disposed to allow it any fort of merit .
1802 , Te have often regretted , in perusing the dramatic compofitions of the ancients , that we do not possess any of those earlier specimens of the art in its state of rudeness , from which the merit of succeeding dramatists might ...
Mr Wordsworth , we think , has now brought the question , as to the merit of his new school of poetry , to a very fair and decisive issue . The volumes before us are much more strongly marked by all its peculiarities than any former ...
Comfort have thou of thy merit ; Kindly , unassuming spirit ! Careless of thy neighbourhood , Thou doft show thy pleasant face On the moor , and in the wood , In the lane ; --- there's not a place , Howsoever mean it be , But ' tis good ...
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