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Lots of detail,
This review is from: Lyrical Ballads: 1798 and 1802 (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)
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I read Wordsworth and Coleridge at school for O-level but I think I would have been a bit put off if I'd had this edition of The Lyrical Ballads. There are lots of notes and I started to find the use of little circles sprinkled through the text (to indicate a note at back) a bit annoying. The whole point of the Romantic poets is that they're accessible. They don't really need lots of explanation and a lot of the notes were neither helpful or interesting. However, it's nice to have an edition which shows the poems pretty much as they would have been published originally, instead of just a selection of the most popular pieces.