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The Romantic Poets

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This is a critical survey of the work of the major Romantic Poets. The writer attempts, by surveying the most important works of Gray, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats to indicate the main currents of thought and feeling in the romantic age, and to suggest their significance to the reader of today.
Paperback, Third Edition, Reprint, 200 pages
Published 1970 by Hutchinson University Library
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Ivana
Mar 27, 2014 Ivana rated it really liked it
It is a really good introduction to the main ideas and concepts surrounding the five big names of Romanticism, but some previous knowledge is still required. The book expects you to already know the basics about both the poets and the period itself. It's an enjoyable read, the language is easy and the author is sarcastic and sassy at times (as most literary critics usually are, at least a little bit :) )

On the theoretical side, it's a bit dated (understandable once you look at the date of public
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