"A major contribution to our understanding and appreciation of the period in which Wordsworth and his contemporaries lived and worked." The Keswick Reminder "It is a collection which will no doubt have extensive use in any library. It provides a sound and up–to–date introduction to contexts, ideas, approaches and texts, and frequently goes further than a mere introduction." Chris Jones, University of Wales, Bangor "Meticulously scholarly. An essential student course book." Year′s Work in English Studies
From the Author
what the book is about and who it's intended for
This is a collection of essays, commissioned especially for this volume, designed for the general reader or the student of the Romantic period (1785-1832). There are sections on Romanticism as a phenomenon, particular works (Lyrical Ballads, Keats' Odes, etc.), critical approaches to the subject, and historical and cultural background. It's the ideal choice for anyone interested in the subject.
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