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Lyrical Ballads, with Other Poems (1800)

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This is the first edition of "Lyrical Ballads," published in 1798, written by the English poets William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor. The collection is generally considered to have marked the beginning of the English romantic movement, and despite negative critical reception at first, subsequent editions were produced and the book has remained a staple in poetry and Britis ...more
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Published January 1st 2005 by Digireads.com
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Anna
Jan 27, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry, 2018
actual rating: 2.5 stars

I feel cruel for giving it a lower rating, seeing as it is a much beloved book. However, I just really didn't enjoy it for the most part, as it had some extremely tedious sections.
Bob G
May 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Much more readable poetry than by other authors I have read. I enjoyed these but actually ended up bookmarking nothing. So I think they were not remarkable.
Ke
Jul 05, 2011 rated it really liked it
As a reader who also happens to be engaged with modernist writers, I would say that romantic poetry appears elementary. That said, the works are exquisite and I am glad to have gotten this perspective.
Nishat
Apr 26, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Had to read The Rime of the Ancient Mariner for English Lit. had a good moral to it. Was a nice rhythmic poem, enjoyed it more than I thought I would.
Gregoire
un peu trop longs un peu trop "vieillots" pour retenir vraiment mon attention Piocher dedans au hasard Surtout pour retrouver les fameuses Daffodils ...
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Sep 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoy reading both of these poets.
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William Wordsworth was a major English romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their 1798 joint publication, Lyrical Ballads.

Wordsworth's masterpiece is generally considered to be The Prelude, an autobiographical poem of his early years which the poet revised and expanded a number of times. The work was posthumously titled and publ
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