By Duncan Wu
This re-creation of the groundbreaking Romanticism: An Anthology is the single publication of its style to comprise entire texts of a variety of Romantic works, together with Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, and Urizen; Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads (1798); Wordsworth's Two-Part Prelude; early and revised models of Coleridge's 'The Eolian Harp', 'This Lime-Tree Bower my Prison', 'Frost at Midnight', and 'The old Mariner'; Shelley's Prometheus Unbound, Epipsychidion and Adonais; Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Canto III and Don Juan commitment and Cantos I and II; and Keats's Odes, the 2 Hyperions, Lamia, Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It additionally includes explanatory annotations and writer headnotes. up-to-date to include the most recent scholarly findings, it is still the basic textual content on Romanticism.
Don Juan commitment and Cantos I and II; and Keats's Odes, the 2 Hyperions, Lamia, Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It additionally consists of explanatory annotations and writer headnotes. up to date to include the most recent scholarly findings, it continues to be the fundamental textual content on Romanticism.
- Includes all texts from the 3rd variation, with the addition of Keats's Isabella and Shelley's Epipsychidion, in addition to a variety of the poems of Walter Scott
- Includes a much wider and deeper collection of texts through the large Six male poets (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron and Shelley) than any competing volume
- Includes a beneficiant variety of texts via woman Romantic poets
- All editorial fabrics, together with annotations, writer headnotes, and prefatory fabrics, were revised for the recent edition
- The merely e-book to comprise whole texts, edited for this quantity from manuscript and early published assets through Wu, in addition to explanatory annotations and writer headnotes
- Contains every thing lecturers and scholars require for an in-depth survey of the significant writings to emerge from the British Romantic period
- The such a lot widely-used instructing anthology within the box within the UK
- Companion web site incorporates a dynamic timeline detailing major occasions of the romantic interval and delivering photographs, feedback for extra interpreting and beneficial hyperlinks to different on-line assets: www.romanticismanthology.com
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