The use of color in the verse of the English romantic poets
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Published by Haskell House in [New York .
Written in English


  • Colors in literature,
  • Romanticism,
  • English poetry -- History and criticism

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Statementby Alice Edwards Pratt.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 118 p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22908528M

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Excerpt from The Use of Color in the Verse of the English Romantic Poets The present study of color as it appears in English poetry has for its chief field the verse of the Romantic Period, as found in the works of Scott, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, and : Alice Edwards Pratt. English Romantic poetry from its beginnings and its flowering to the first signs of its decadence. Nearly all the famous piéces de résistance will be found here - 'Intimations of Immortality', 'The Ancient Mariner', 'The Tyger', excerpts from 'Don Juan' - as well as some less familiar poems. As far as possible the poets are arranged in chronological order, and their poems in order of /5(31). In , which was the high-water mark for verse in the Romantic period, at least volumes or collections of verse were published in GB, of these at a minimum being original. Among the latter were the book on which Keats’s fame rests, Shelley’s Cenci and Prometheus Unbound, and Other Poems, some cantos of. Characteristics of English Romantic poetry The Sublime. One of the most important concepts in Romantic poetry. The sublime in literature refers to use of language and description that excites thoughts and emotions beyond ordinary experience. Though often associated with grandeur, the sublime may also refer to the grotesque or other extraordinary experiences that "take us beyond ourselves.”.

Free verse (no rhyme) Clarity of expression through the use of precise visual images No excess verbiage Reaction to the excessive abstract language of the Romantic poets like . So, themes of Romantic poetry - we're going to start by setting the scene for the birth of Romantic poetry. It was the late 18th century. The French Revolution had begun in Short Love Poems. Short love poems are in great demand, so here is a whole page dedicated to short love poetry. If you're looking for short love messages or short romantic poems, this is the place. Short love sayings use imagination, as this short love verse does. The six best-known English authors are, in order of birth and with an example of their work: Notable female poets include Felicia Dorothea Hemans, Anna Laetitia Barbauld, Charlotte Turner Smith, Mary Robinson, Hannah More, and Joanna Baillie.

English Romantic Poetry: An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions) hits all the major Romantic poets, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats and Shelly. If you are like me, and have not read these poets since high school or college, and when you read them you did so apathetically, then this is a book /5(62). The use of color in the verse of the English romantic poets. (Chicago, University of Chicago Press, ), by Alice Edwards Pratt (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) The melody of earth; an anthology of garden and nature poems from present-day poets, (Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, ), by Waldo Richards (page images. Rich selection of poems by six great English Romantic poets: William Blake (24 poems), William Wordsworth (27 poems), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (10 poems), Lord Byron (16 poems), Percy Bysshe Shelley (24 poems) and John Keats (22 poems). Introduction and brief commentaries on the poets. The earliest known English poem is a hymn on the creation; Bede attributes this to Cædmon (fl. –), who was, according to legend, an illiterate herdsman who produced extemporaneous poetry at a monastery at Whitby. This is generally taken as marking the beginning of Anglo-Saxon poetry.. Much of the poetry of the period is difficult to date, or even to arrange chronologically; for.