By Duncan Wu
Brimming with the attention-grabbing eccentricities of a posh andconfusing circulate whose affects proceed to resonate deeply,30 nice Myths concerning the Romantics provides nice readability towhat we all know or imagine we all know approximately one ofthe most crucial classes in literary background. * Explores a few of the misconceptions regularly linked withRomanticism, supplying provocative insights that right and clarifyseveral of the commonly-held myths in regards to the key figures of thisera * Corrects the various biases and ideology concerning the Romanticsthat have crept into the 21st-century zeitgeist for examplethat they have been a number of drug-addled atheists who believed in freelove; that Blake was once a madman; and that Wordsworth slept with hissister * Celebrates numerous of the mythic gadgets, characters, and ideasthat have handed down from the Romantics into modern tradition from Blake s Jerusalem and Keats sOde on a Grecian Urn to the literary style of thevampire * Engagingly written to supply readers with a enjoyable but scholarlyintroduction to Romanticism and key writers of the interval, applyingthe newest scholarship to the sequence of myths thatcontinue to form our appreciation in their paintings
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7–21, 8. 13 This is not to say that romance did not shape Romanticism; see, inter alia, David Duff, Romance and Revolution: Shelley and the Politics of a Genre (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994). 14 As quoted by Jane Moore and John Strachan, Key Concepts in Romantic Literature (Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), p. 7. 15 St Clair, The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period, p. 212n10. Romanticism began in 1798 7 16 Sara Coleridge to Thomas Poole, March 1799, in Minnow among Tritons: Mrs S.
See, on this subject, Jeffrey N. Cox, Poetry and Politics in the Cockney School: Keats, Shelley, Hunt and Their Circle (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998), pp. 3–6; Sylvia Harcstark Myers, The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990) and Bluestockings Displayed: Portraiture, Performance, and Patronage, 1730–1830, ed. Elizabeth Eger (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013). Dickens encountered Landor at Gore House; see Michael Slater, Charles Dickens: A Life Defined by Writing (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009), pp.
53–4. For a discussion of the influence on Coleridge of Herder and Lessing, see, inter alia, Anthony John Harding, Coleridge and the Inspired Word (Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1985), ch. 1. Wordsworth was examined on Locke in June 1789; see Duncan Wu, Wordsworth’s Reading 1770–1799 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), p. 167. William Wordsworth, The Thirteen-Book Prelude, iii. 59. Outram, The Enlightenment, p. 146. J. A. , Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006), i.