The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry

The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry

Introduction by:
Introduction by: Jessica Wordsworth
Editor:
Editor: Jessica Wordsworth

Format
Paperback
Price
$23.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140435689
  • 1056 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

The Romanticism that emerged after the American and French revolutions of 1776 and 1789 represented a new flowering of the imagination and the spirit, and a celebration of the soul of humanity with its capacity for love. This extraordinary collection sets the acknowledged genius of poems such as Blake’s ‘Tyger’, Coleridge’s ‘Khubla Khan’ and Shelley’s ‘Ozymandias’ alongside verse from less familiar figures and women poets such as Charlotte Smith and Mary Robinson. We also see familiar poets in an unaccustomed light, as Blake, Wordsworth and Shelley demonstrate their comic skills, while Coleridge, Keats and Clare explore the Gothic and surreal.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry

The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry

Introduction by: Jonathan Wordsworth, Introduction by: Jessica Wordsworth, Editor: Jonathan Wordsworth, Editor: Jessica Wordsworth

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