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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From the diligent study of these few originals , we have no doubt that an entire art of poetry may be collected , by the affiftance of which , the very gentle of our readers may soon be qualified to compose a poem as correctly versified ...
If the reader foresaw the failure , he may receive some degree of mischievous fatisfaction from its punctual occurrence ... have been found to have a very happy effect upon those readers to whom they have the recommendation of novelty .
So far from apprehending that it may coft his readers fome trouble to convince themselves that the greater part of the ... One advantage , " says Mr Southey , this metre assuredly pofleffes ; the dulleit reader cannot distort it into ...
Mr Southey must excuse us for doubting , whether even a poet's mouth could turn these passages into good verse ; and we are afraid , the greater part of his readers will participate in our scepticism . The subject of this poem is almost ...
There is not a prodigy , accordingly , or a description , for which he does not Fairly produce his vouchers , and generally lays before his readers the whole original paffage from which his imitation has been taken .
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