Easily adaptable as both an anthology and an insightful guide to reading and understanding Romantic Poetry, this text discusses the important elements in the works from poets such as Smith, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey, Barbauld, Byron, Shelley, Hemans, Keats and Landon. * Offers a thorough examination of the essential elements of Romantic Poetry * Highly selective, the text examines each of its poems in great detail * Discusses theme, genre, structure, rhyme, form, imagery, and poetic influence * Helpful head notes and annotations provide relevant contextual information and in-depth commentary
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Author Biography - Michael O'Neill
Michael O'Neill is Professor of English at Durham University. He is currently a Director of the University's Institute of Advanced Study. He has published books, chapters, and articles on many aspects of Romantic and twentieth-century poetry, and received a Cholmondeley Award for Poets for his own poetry in 1990. His latest monograph is The All-Sustaining Air: Romantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900 (2007). Charles Mahoney is Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, where he is also currently the Associate Director of the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute. He has published on a number of Romantic writers, including William Hazlitt and Leigh Hunt, and is presently at work on a project entitled Revolutionary Measures: Romanticism, Formalism, Criticism.