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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In these , all the requisite ideas may be conveyed , with sufficient clearnels , by the meanest and most negligent expressions ; and if magnificence ' or beauty is ever to be observed in them , it must have been introduced from some ...
... that is ludicrous or disgusting : nay , he must speak in author , who has had occafion to indite odes to his college bell , good verse , and observe all the graces in prosody and collocaand inscribe hymns to the Penates . tion .
From the extracts 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 ...
The servants , to preserve that due respect which should always be paid to rank , speak in profe ; but the gradation is not nicely observed , as Mr Sandford , the steward , talks as good blank verse as his maller .
To accelerate that result , and to give a general view of the evidence , to those into whose hands the record may not have already fallen , we must now make a few observations and extracts . We shall not resume any of the particular ...
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