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By Duncan Wu

This re-creation of the groundbreaking Romanticism: An Anthology is the one publication of its style to include whole 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 historic 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 consists of explanatory annotations and writer headnotes. up to date to include the newest scholarly findings, it continues to be 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 incorporates 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 number of texts by way of the large Six male poets (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron and Shelley) than any competing volume
  • Includes a beneficiant variety of texts through lady Romantic poets
  • All editorial fabrics, together with annotations, writer headnotes, and prefatory fabrics, were revised for the recent edition
  • The merely e-book to include whole texts, edited for this quantity from manuscript and early published resources by means of Wu, in addition to explanatory annotations and writer headnotes
  • Contains every little thing academics and scholars require for an in-depth survey of the central writings to emerge from the British Romantic period
  • The so much widely-used educating anthology within the box within the UK
  • Companion site includes a dynamic timeline detailing major occasions of the romantic interval and delivering pictures, feedback for extra studying and precious hyperlinks to different on-line assets: 

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