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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... we thought , till we had read the appended fragments of Burton , that it was in every respect an original piece , and an original of more value , from the probable rarity of any future productions which might resemble it .
It was upon this account chiefly , that we thought it necessary to set ourselves against this alarming innovation . Childishness , conceit , and affectation , are not of themselves very popular or attractive ; and though mere novelty ...
... And oft alone in nooks remote We meet thee , like a pleasant thought , When such are wanted . ... that the flower is found every where , and that it has suggested many pleasant thoughts to the author - some chime of fancy wrong or ...
And then , as if the thought would choke Her very heart , her grief grew strong ; And all was for her tatter'd cloak . The chaise drove on ; our journey's end Was nighs and , fitting by my side , As if ...
... should be tempered by an occassional reference to what will be thought of them by those ultimate dispensers of glory . An habitual and general knowledge of the few settled and permanent maxims , which form the canon of general taste ...
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