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obstinate questionings of English romanticism

L. J. Swingle

obstinate questionings of English romanticism

by L. J. Swingle

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Romanticism -- Great Britain.,
    • Philosophy in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementL.J. Swingle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR457 .S9 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2375527M
      ISBN 100807113530
      LC Control Number87003769

      Wordsworth, William () - English poet who, along with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, was an early leader of English Romanticism. He is best known for his worship of nature and his humanitarianism. Ode: Intimations of Immortality From Records of Early Childhood () - Considered by many to be Wordsworth’s greatest lyrical achievement. An Ovidian Source for Michelangelo and Bronzino," Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 41 (), "Obstinate Questionings: The Immortality Ode and Alastor," The Wordsworth Circle, 12 (), "Shelley, Rhyme, and the Arbitrariness of Language," Romanticism Past and Present, 6 .

      John Beer is Emeritus Professor of English Literature, University of Cambridge and Fellow of Peterhouse. His work on Romanticism includes Coleridge the Visionary, Coleridge's Poetic Intelligence, Blake's Humanism, Blake's Visionary Universe, Wordsworth and the Human Heart, Wordsworth in Time, Questioning Romanticism (ed.), Romantic Influences and Providence and has edited .   The ‘obstinate questionings’ are recognisably human: I’m sure most of us have experienced them. But that Wordsworth would then go on to elaborate these as ‘ fallings from us, vanishings’ is surprising and where poetry, not day-to-day autobiography takes hold.

      Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. The Oxford Book of English Verse: – William Wordsworth. – Ode Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood. In W. J. Courthope published a book entitled The Liberal Movement in English Literature – which concentrated on Wordsworth, Scott, Byron, Shelley, Coleridge and Keats – and of which Courthope said ‘I might, indeed, have called the series “The Romantic Movement in English Literature”’ (Courthope .


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But for those obstinate questionings Of sense and outward things, Fallings from us, vanishings; Blank misgivings of a Creature Moving about in worlds not realised, High instincts before which our mortal Nature Did tremble like a guilty Thing surprised: But for those first affections, Those shadowy recollections, Which, be they what they may.

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william wordsworth — c 'Ode. Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood', stanza 9 (published).gins his important book The Obstinate Questionings of English Romanticism tends to represent competing systems or or Romanticism by comparing himself instead to Wordsworth's ders without privileging one or another of them.

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