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English Romantic poetry from its beginnings and its flowering to the 1st indicators of its decadence

Nearly all of the well-known piéces de résistance may be chanced on here—"Intimations of Immortality," "The historic Mariner," "The Tyger," excerpts from Don Juan—s good as a few much less regular poems. As muchas attainable, the poets are prepared in chronological order, and their poems so as of composition, starting with eighteenth-century precursors reminiscent of grey, Cowper, Burns, and Chatterton. evidently, most leeway has been given over to the foremost Romantics—Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Clare, and Keats—although their successors, poets corresponding to Beddoes and Poe, are integrated, too, in addition to early poems via Tennyson and Browning. In a great advent, David Wright discusses the Romantics as a historic phenomenon, and issues out their imperative beliefs and themes.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts better via introductions and notes via exclusive students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

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