Study Guide to The Romantic Poets

Study Guide to The Romantic Poets

A neoclassical faith in a body of “rules” that can guide all writers of all times and of all places is unquestionably the invention of systemizing historians. But it must be conceded that neoclassical writers were, generally speaking, ...

Author: Intelligent Education

Publisher: Influence Publishers

ISBN: 9781645424772

Category: Study Aids

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for the best-known English Romantic poets, including William Blake, Robert Burns, William Wordsworth, Sir Walter Scott, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, Percy Shelley and John Keats. As defenders of imagination and spirituality, these celebrated poets are recognized for their collective protest against the principles of the English Neoclassical period. As a collection from the English Romantic era, these works reflect the subjectivity, emotionalism, and lawlessness that defined the spirit of Romanticism. Together, these works capture the values of one of the largest and most influential artistic movements in history. This Bright Notes Study Guide includes notes and commentary on literary classics such as Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, Wordsworth’s “Tintern Abbey,” Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” Byron’s “Don Juan,” and Keats’ “Ode to a Grecian Urn,” helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.
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A study guide for Romanticism

A study guide for  Romanticism

forgotten contributions of women writers, many of whom have historically been marginalized. In Midwest Quarterly, Stephen C. Behrendt points out that readers "are beginning to study a 'British Romanticism' that looks and feels very ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410320810

Category: Literary Criticism

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A study guide "Romanticism", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Movements for Students series. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Movements for Students for all of your research needs.
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Study Guide to the Major Poetry of William Wordsworth

Study Guide to the Major Poetry of William Wordsworth

The Active Universe: Pantheism and the Concept of the Imagination in the English Romantic Poets. London: Athlone (Univ. of ... Stallknecht, Newton P. Strange Seas of Thought: Studies in William Wordsworth's Philosophy of Man and Nature.

Author: Intelligent Education

Publisher: Influence Publishers

ISBN: 9781645424758

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Wiliam Wordsworth, who began the Romantic Age for English literature with his joint publication of Lyrical Ballads alongside Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Titles in this study guide include The Reverie Of Poor Susan, We Are Seven, The Thorn, Simon Lee, Lines Written In Early Spring, To My Sister, Expostulation And Reply, The Tables Turned, Strange Fits Of Passion Have I Known, and She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways. As a poet of the Georgian Era, William Wordsworth wrote in contrast to most, advocating for the vocabulary and speech patterns of the common people. Moreover, his work is placed at the center of the human experience and focused on the understanding of human nature. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Willam Wordsworth’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.
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A Study Guide for Percy Bysshe Shelley s To a Skylark

A Study Guide for Percy Bysshe Shelley s  To a Skylark

Gale, Cengage Learning. Romantic poets stressed an elevated concept of the role of the poet as a sage, the wise person in society who could see into the truth of things. The Romantics aspired to write epic poetry to set alongside the ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410360724

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for Percy Bysshe Shelley's "To a Skylark," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
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Study Guide to The Poetry of William Blake

Study Guide to The Poetry of William Blake

6. Plowman, Max. Introduction to the Study of Blake. New York: Dutton, 1927. Considered a good first book for the student of Blake. LITERARY HISTORY AND CRITICISM 1. Abrams, ed., M. H. English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism.

Author: Intelligent Education

Publisher: Influence Publishers

ISBN: 9781645424710

Category: Study Aids

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by William Blake, a pivotal figure in poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. Titles in this study guide include The Four Zoas, The First Book Of Urizen, Visions Of The Daughters Of Albion, A Song Of Liberty and The Book of Thel, The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell, Songs Of Experience, Songs Of Innocence, The Mental Traveller, America, and Milton. As an English painter, poet, and printmaker of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth-century, his writing contained philosophy and mystical topics. Moreover, Blake’s work was largely overlooked, but gained popularity over time to influence the 1960’s counterculture. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of William Blake’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.
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Study Guide to the Victorian Poets

Study Guide to the Victorian Poets

Reading influences many men, and in the case of Morris his reading of Malory's Morte d'Arthur, of the Romantic poets Keats and Shelley, and of Chaucer, Browning and the early Tennyson, was to leave a lasting effect.

Author: Intelligent Education

Publisher: Influence Publishers

ISBN: 9781645424796

Category: Study Aids

Page: 174

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for the most inventive and highly-regarded poets of the Victorian era, including Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning, Matthew Arnold, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and Gerard Manley Hopkins. These prolific poets are recognized for their distinctive responses to the tremendous social, political, and religious upheavals of their era. As a collection of Victorian-era poetry, these poems capture the great tensions and pressures that existed beneath the optimism and serenity that characterized the nineteenth century. Moreover, these poets represent an important link between the Romantic Movement and the Modernist Movement of the twentieth century. This Bright Notes Study Guide includes notes and commentary on literary classics such as Tennyson’s “In Memoriam,” Browning’s “Andrea Del Sarto,” Arnold’s “Dover Beach,” and Rossetti’s “The Blessed Damozel,” helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.
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Study Guide to The Romantic Poets

Study Guide to The Romantic Poets

Together, these works capture the values of one of the largest and most influential artistic movements in history.

Author: Intelligent Education

Publisher: Influence Publishers

ISBN: 1645424766

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Page: 194

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for the best-known English Romantic poets, including William Blake, Robert Burns, William Wordsworth, Sir Walter Scott, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, Percy Shelley and John Keats. As defenders of imagination and spirituality, these celebrated poets are recognized for their collective protest against the principles of the English Neoclassical period. As a collection from the English Romantic era, these works reflect the subjectivity, emotionalism, and lawlessness that defined the spirit of Romanticism. Together, these works capture the values of one of the largest and most influential artistic movements in history. This Bright Notes Study Guide includes notes and commentary on literary classics such as Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey," Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," Byron's "Don Juan," and Keats' "Ode to a Grecian Urn," helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.
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A Study Guide for Edgar Allan Poe s A Dream within a Dream

A Study Guide for Edgar Allan Poe  s  A Dream within a Dream

Gale, Cengage Learning ... Romanticism was a literary, artistic, and philosophical movement that began in Europe at the close of the eighteenth century ... William Cullen Bryant is considered one of the first American romantic poets.

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410344618

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 23

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Categories: Literary Criticism

A Study Guide for John Keats s Bright Star Would I Were Steadfast as Thou Art

A Study Guide for John Keats s  Bright Star  Would I Were Steadfast as Thou Art

Gale, Cengage Learning. Historical. Context. Discussion of English Romantic poets usually refers to the small handful who wrote in a short period of time around the turn of the nineteenth century. Three poets in particular—Keats, ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410342089

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for John Keats's "Bright Star! Would I Were Steadfast as Thou Art," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
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