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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It is delightful , now and then , to meet with a rugged mountain , or a roaring stream ; but where there is no funny slope , nor fhaded plain , to relieve them -- where all is beetling cliff and yawning abyss , and the landscape ...
... to exist between this author's taste and his genius ; or for the devotion with which he has sacrificed so many precious gifts at the shrine of those paltry idols which he has set up for himself among his lakes and his mountains .
They pass by a Village Wake ; and as they approach a more solitary part of the mountains , the old man tells the author ... That retreat is then most te diously described — a smooth green valley in the heart of the mountain , without ...
The following account of the pedlar's early training , and lonely meditations among the mountains , is a good example of the forced and affected eestasies in which this author abounds . - Nor did he fail , While yet a Child , with a ...
Whoe'er hath stood to watch a mountain Brook In some still passage of its course , and seen , Within the depths of its capacious breast , Inverted trees , and rocks , and azure sky ; And , on its glassy surface , specks of foam ...
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Donald H. Reiman
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