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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... 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 .
At the same time , it is impossible to deny that the author of the « English Eclogues ' is liable to a similar censure ; and few persons , we believe , will peruse the following verses ( taken , almost at ...
Another device for improving the effect of a cold idea , is , to embody it in a verse of unusual harshness and asperity . Compound words , too , of a portentous found and conformation , are very useful in giving an air ...
So far from apprehending that it may coft his readers fome trouble to convince themselves that the greater part of the book is not mere profe , written out into the form of verse , he is persuaded that its melody is more obvious and ...
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 ...
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