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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... us for the great scenes and splendid paffages . 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 ...
... is yet reprefented , in the concliding scene , as engaged with him in furious combat , and aiming many a deadly blow at that life on which his own was dependent . If the innocent characters in this poem were not delineated with more ...
Though the witchery scenes are in general but poorly execute ed , and poffefs little novelty to thofe who have read the Arabian Nights Entertainments , there is , occasionally , some fine defcription , and striking combination .
( drinks . ) PETER . Thank you , Francis . And here's to thee . ( drinks . ) MARTIN . I shall be fuddled anon . ' p . 4. 5 . In the same scene , the characters become so very brief , that if due care be taken by the ...
Solitary musings , amidst such scenes , might no doubt be expected to murse up the mind to the majesty of poetical conception , - ( though it is remarkable , that all the greater poets lived , or had lived ...
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