Encompassing a broad vary of topics, types, and moods, English poetry of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries is mostly categorized underneath the time period “Romantic,” suggesting an emphasis on creativeness and particular person expertise, in addition to a preoccupation with such theme as nature, dying, and the supernatural.
This quantity incorporates a wealthy choice of poems by England’s six best poets: William Blake (24 poems, together with “The Tyger” and “Auguries of Innocence”), William Wordsworth (27 poems, together with “Ode: Intimations of Immortality” and “I wandered lonely as a cloud”), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (10 poems, together with “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” and “Kubla Khan”), Lord Byron (16 poems, together with “The Prisoner of Chillon” and alternatives from Don Juan and Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage), Percy Bysshe Shelley (24 poems, together with “Ode to the West Wind” and “Adonis”), John Keats (22 poems, together with all the good odes, “Isabella,” and “The Eve of St. Agnes”).
For this version, Stanley Appelbaum has supplied a concise Introduction to the Romantic interval and transient commentaries on the poets represented. The result’s a rigorously chosen anthology that shall be welcomed by lovers of poetry, college students, and academics alike.
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English Romantic Poetry
Rich choice of 123 poems by six nice English Romantic poets
The Sick Rose – William Blake
O Rose, thou artwork sick! The invisible worm That flies within the evening,In the howling storm,Hs discovered thy bedOf crimson pleasure:And his darkish secret loveDoes thy life destroy.
William Blake (24 poems)
William Wordsworth (27 poems)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (10 poems)
Lord Byron (16 poems)
Percy Bysshe Shelley (24 poems)
John Keats (22 poems)
Publisher:Dover Publications; Edition Unstated (November 8, 1996)
Reading age:14 years and up
Item Weight:7.1 ounces
Dimensions:5.21 x 0.64 x 8.24 inches