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English Romantic Verse (Poets) By David Wright

English Romantic Verse (Poets)
by David Wright

Covers English Romantic poetry from its beginnings and its flowering to the first signs of its decadence. This title features poets and their poems in order of composition, beginning with eighteenth-century precursors such as Gray, Cowper, Burns and Chatterton.

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English Romantic poetry from its beginnings and its flowering to the first signs of its decadence. Nearly all the famous pieces de resistance will be found here - 'Intimations of Immortality', 'The Ancient Mariner', 'The Tyger', excerpts from 'Don Juan' - as well as some less familiar poems. As far as possible the poets are arranged in chronological order, and their poems in order of composition, beginning with eighteenth-century precursors such as Gray, Cowper, Burns and Chatterton. Naturally most space has been given over to the major Romantics - Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Clare and Keats - although their successors, poets such as Beddoes and Poe, are included too, as well as early poems by Tennyson and Browning. In an excellent introduction David Wright discusses the Romantics as a historical phenomenon, and points out their central ideals and themes.

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GOR001052048
English Romantic Verse (Poets)
David Wright
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
1973-08-30
384
0140421025
9780140421026
N/A
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