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  • Wordsworth and Beginnings of Modern Poetry

    1st Edition

    By Robert Rehder

    First published in 1981, this study sees Wordsworth’s work as part of the continuous European struggle to come to terms with consciousness. The author pays particular attention to Wordsworth’s style and investigates the unstated and unconscious assumptions of that style. He discusses the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Coleridge

    1st Edition

    By Katharine Cooke

    First published in 1979, this book provides thorough a guide through Coleridge’s diverse body of work, looking not just his poetry but also his literary criticism and theories, plays, political journalism and theory, and writings on religion and philosophy. The author is careful to avoid…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • The Simple Wordsworth

    Studies in the Poems 1979-1807, 1st Edition

    By John F. Danby

    First published in 1960, this book studies Wordsworth’s ‘simple’ poems, such as the Lyrical Ballads, as products of a sophisticated and powerfully successful literary genius. The author aims to approach the poems as perhaps Wordsworth expected his first readers to; but as they have never been in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Coleridge the Poet

    1st Edition

    By George Watson

    First published in 1966. Despite the intense interest in Coleridge in the twentieth century, this book represents the first study of Coleridge’s poetry to be published in Britain. It is also the first to be based upon the conclusion that Coleridge’s greatness as a poet is a matter of achievement…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Romantic Paradox

    An Essay on the Poetry of Wordsworth, 1st Edition

    By C.C. Clarke

    First published in 1962, this book reveals unexpected complexity or equivocation in Wordsworth’s use of certain key words, particularly ‘image’, ‘form’ and ‘shape’. The author endeavours to show that this complexity is related to the poet’s awareness of the ambiguity of the perceptual process.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    RLE: Wordsworth and Coleridge

  • Southey

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Curry

    First published in 1975. Southey first made his reputation, when he was a very young man, as a poet. Although he is now remembered primary for his poetry, this title reveals how he excelled in many other genres as well. Examination of Southey’s life reveals an attractive and humane personality, at…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Tradition and Romanticism

    Studies in English Poetry from Chaucer to W. B. Yeats, 1st Edition

    By B. Ifor Evans

    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.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Romantic Mythologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Fletcher

    First published in 1967. These essays illustrate the movement of ideas in the literary and artistic history of the later part of the nineteenth century. The subjects dealt with are diverse though interrelated. All the contributors exemplify the changing thought of the period from Romanticism,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Reflections of Revolution

    Images of Romanticism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Yarrington, Kelvin Everest

    Reflections of Revolution, first published in 1993, demonstrates the interdisciplinarity that had been emerging from cultural and historical studies. Taking the French Revolution as its focus, the book examines the tremendously diverse and intellectually exciting cultural reactions to the events of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Immortal Boy

    A Portrait of Leigh Hunt, 1st Edition

    By Ann Blainey

    Ann Blainey’s work, first published in 1985, provides a sensitive study of Leigh Hunt and the literary climate that influenced his life, and fills a large gap in literary biography. Blainey brings a perceptive eye to a generally embittered man whose chaotic life seemed a tragic failure. This title…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • European Romanticism

    Self-Definition, 1st Edition

    By Lilian R. Furst

    First published in 1980. This collection of carefully selected extracts from primary texts seeks to show what the Romantics themselves held Romanticism to be. The movement is thus defined in terms of the writers’ own views of their art both in general principle and in practical terms. This title…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Matthew Arnold and the Romantics

    1st Edition

    By Leon Gottfried

    First published in 1963. Matthew Arnold grew up under the personal as well as literary influence of Wordsworth, when Keats, Shelley, and Byron were dominant poetic forces and Coleridge a seminal thinker on social and religious problems. However, the great Romantics were not always positive…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

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