By Uttara Natarajan
This great addition to the Blackwell publications to feedback sequence offers scholars with a useful survey of the severe reception of the Romantic poets.Guides readers in the course of the wealth of severe fabric on hand at the Romantic poets and directs them to the main influential readings provides key serious texts on all the significant Romantic poets – Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats – in addition to on poets of extra marginal canonical status Cross-referencing among different sections highlights continuities and counterpoints
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