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Erasmus Darwin and the Romantic Poets - Desmond G. King-Hele

Erasmus Darwin and the Romantic Poets

Hardcover Published: 12th February 1986
ISBN: 9780333390108
Number Of Pages: 294

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Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) had the highest reputation among living English poets during much of the 1790s, through the great success of his long poem in rhyming couplets, The Botanic Garden, published complete in 1792. In this new book Desmond King-Hele shows in convincing detail how Darwin greatly influenced five major English Romantic poets, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley and Keats, and many other poets of the time, such as Crabbe and Campbell (but not Byron).

Introduction - Erasmus Darwin - Blake - Wordsworth - Coleridge the Poet - Coleridge in Prose - The Wider World of Literature - Shelley - Keats - The Younger Generation - Retrospect and Reflections - Index

ISBN: 9780333390108
ISBN-10: 0333390105
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 294
Published: 12th February 1986
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.5 x 14.81  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 2