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English Romantic Writers

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When preparing English Romantic Writers, one of the principal considerations was the relevance of the English Romantic writers to our own generation. This book offers a very generous selection from authors who have traditionally held a large place in our consciousness of English Romanticism, but it also includes other figures, especially women, who have been less emphasize...more
Hardcover, 1392 pages
Published October 14th 1994 by Cengage Learning (first published 1967)
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Dec 04, 2008 Emily rated it 4 of 5 stars
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This book remains, according to my prof, the most comprehensive single source for the relevant primary Romantic poetry texts. The book provided the text and the prof provided the context in a surprisingly engaging and rich way. I confess that after groaning and moaning about having to take a ghastly poetry class for months, I'm in love. I'd have tea with Keats or Blake any day!
This book has survived several moves and I have re-read it over and over. I adore the Romantic Poets. I even like the hodgepodge way that they have been classified as Romantic Poets when they are such interestingly different writers and they don't always believe in the romance of life.
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I can't count how many times I've lost myself between the pages of this book. I "borrowed" it from my father, a PhD student of English Lit-focusing on the Romantics, when I was very young. I never gave it back.
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