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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The authors , of whom we are now speaking , have , among them , unquestionably , a very considerable portion of poetical talent , and have , consequently , been enabled to seduce many into an admiration of the false laste ( as it ...
... 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 .
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 ...
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 .
1 - But there's a tree , of many one , A fogle field which I have look'd upon , Both of them speak of something that is gone : The pansy at my feet Doth the same tale repeat : Whither is Aled the visionary gleam ?
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