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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After all , it must be admitted , that there is a class or persons The truth is , that it is impossible to copy their diction or their ( we are afraid they cannot be called readers ) , to whom the refentiments correctly , in a serious ...
His compofition , in short , will be like that of a person who is attempring to speak in an obsolete or provincial dialect ; he will betray himself by expreflions of occasional purity and elegance , and exert himself to efface that ...
Supernatural beings , though eagly enough raised , are known to be very troublesome in the management , and have frequently occafioned much perplexity to poets and other persons who have been rafh enough to call for their assistance .
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 of the drama . • DANIEL .
We may remark here , as tending to increase that confufion fo happily expressive of drunkenness , the ingenuity of the artifice , by which four specches are given to three persons , without stating to whom the fourth shall belong .
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