Lyrical Ballads 1798 and 1800 - William Wordsworth (Paperback)

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Barcode
9781551116006
Department
Books
Released
31 Aug 2008
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
William Wordsworth
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Michael Gamer (Editor)
Dahlia Porter (Editor)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Broadview Pr
Series
Broadview Editions
Language
English
Number of Pages
552
Dimensions
220 x 140 x 25mm (544g)

Summary

Long central to the canon of British Romantic literature, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth’s Lyrical Ballads is a fascinating case study in the history of poetry, publishing, and authorship. This Broadview edition is the first to reprint both the 1798 and the 1800 editions of Lyrical Ballads in their entirety.

In the appendices to this Broadview edition, reviews, correspondence, and a selection of contemporary verse and prose situate the work within the popular and experimental literature of its time, and allow readers to trace the work’s transformations in response to the pressures of the literary marketplace.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Poetry
BISAC Subject 1
Poetry / General
BIC Classification 1
Poetry by individual poets
Library Subject 1
English poetry; 18th century.
Library Subject 2
English poetry; 19th century.
Library Subject 3
Po
Dewey Classification
821/.708

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Long central to the canon of British Romantic literature, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth’s Lyrical Ballads is a fascinating case study in the history of poetry, publishing, and authorship. This Broadview edition is the first to reprint both the 1798 and the 1800 editions of Lyrical Ballads in their entirety.

In the appendices to this Broadview edition, reviews, correspondence, and a selection of contemporary verse and prose situate the work within the popular and experimental literature of its time, and allow readers to trace the work’s transformations in response to the pressures of the literary marketplace.

Author Bio

Michael Gamer is Associate Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and the co-editor of The Broadview Anthology of Romantic Drama.