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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which , a style can never appear beautiful or exalted , and is The low - bred heroes , and interesting rustics of poetry , have adapted to the purposes of poetry , by having been long conse no sort of affinity to the real vulgar of this ...
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 .
Those authors appear to forget , that a'whole poem cannot be made up of striking passages , and that the sensations produced by sublimity , are never so powerful and entire , as when they are allowed to subside and revive , in a flow ...
We have never known any one who fell in , at the first trial , with the proper rhyme and cadence of the • Hodeirah groaned and closed his eyes , As if in the night and the blindness of death He would have hid himself .
are all instances of difproportioned and injudicious ornaments , which never could have pretented themselves to an author who wrote from the suggestions of his own fancy ; and have evidently been introduced , from the author's ...
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