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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214 ) in his reviews of Southey's Thalaba ( q.v. ) and Madoc ( Oct. 1805 ) , and Hayley's Life and Writings of Cowper ( April 1803 ) . Lamb's John Woodvil . April • Can I , who loved my beloved But for the scorn was in her eye ; Can I ...
... not only that the system itself will meet with no more encouragement , but even that the author will be persuaded to abandon a plan of writing , which defrauds his industry and talents of their natural reward .
When we look at these , and many still finer passages , in the writings of this author , it is impossible not to feel a mixture of indignation and compassion ...
We were not previously aware of these obstacles to Mr Wordsworth's conversion ; and , considering the peculiarities of his former writings merely as the result of certain wanton and capricious experiments on public taste and indulgence ...
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