1st Edition

Tradition and Romanticism
Studies in English Poetry from Chaucer to W. B. Yeats

ISBN 9781138190030
Published October 22, 2017 by Routledge
214 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1940. This title examines the tradition of Romantic literature, and the conception of poetry held by poets and critics throughout the centuries. Evans explores the writings of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Coleridge, up until the modernist movement and the works of W. B. Yeats and T. S. Eliot. This title will be of interest to students of literature.

Table of Contents

1. Introductory  2. On the Terms ‘Romantic’ and ‘Classical’  3. Chaucer to Shakespeare  4. Donne to Milton  5. Dryden and Pope  6. The Eighteenth Century  7. Thomas Gray and William Blake  8. Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Scott  9. Keats  10. Shelley  11. Tennyson and Browning  12. Matthew Arnold and the Later Nineteenth Century  13. Towards the Twentieth Century: Gerard Manley Hopkins and T. S. Eliot  14. W. B. Yeats and the Continuance of Tradition;  Index

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