English Romantic Verse (Penguin Classics)
English Romantic poetry from its beginnings and its flowering to the 1st symptoms of its decadence
Nearly the entire well-known piéces de résistance should be came upon here—"Intimations of Immortality," "The historical Mariner," "The Tyger," excerpts from Don Juan—s good as a few much less wide-spread poems. As muchas attainable, the poets are prepared in chronological order, and their poems so as of composition, starting with eighteenth-century precursors reminiscent of grey, Cowper, Burns, and Chatterton. certainly, most room has been given over to the most important Romantics—Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Clare, and Keats—although their successors, poets comparable to Beddoes and Poe, are incorporated, too, in addition to early poems by means of Tennyson and Browning. In an outstanding creation, David Wright discusses the Romantics as a historic phenomenon, and issues out their significant beliefs and themes.
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