English poetry of the romantic period, 1789-1830
On its first appearance English Poetry of the Romantic Period was widely praised as on of the best introductions to the subject. This edition includes updated material in the light of recent work in Romanticism and Romantic poetry. The book discusses the concerns that linked the Romantic poets, from their responses to the political and social upheavals around them to their interest in the poet's visionary and prophetic role. It includes helpful and authoritative discussions of figures such as Blake, Clare, Coleridge, Crabbe, Keats, Scott, Shelley and Wordsworth.
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Ancient Mariner Bard beauty becomes Biographia Literaria Blake Blake's Book Byron Canto celebrates Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Christabel Clare cloud Coleridge Coleridge's contrast Crabbe criticism death delight described Dorothy Wordsworth dreams earth edited Endymion English example experience external world feeling figure French Revolution Godwin heart heaven hope human idea ideal imagination important individual inspired John John Clare Keats Keats's kind Kubla Khan Lamb landscape language Letters living London Lyrical Ballads M. H. Abrams Milton mind moral mysterious nature night pain Paradise Paradise Lost passion poem poem's poet's poetic poetry political Prelude Prometheus Unbound prophetic reader reading relationship Romantic poets Romanticism Rousseau seems seen sense Shelley Shelley's Songs of Innocence soul Southey spirit stanza strange sublime suggests symbol thee things thou thought Tintern Abbey truth verse vision visionary voice William Wordsworth wind words Wordsworth writing written