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English Romantic poets and the Enlightenment

nine essays on a literary relationship

SVEC
Vol. No.
Vol. No.: 

103

Author: 
Harold Orel
Publication Date
Publication Date: 
1973
ISBN
ISBN: 
978-0-7294-0188-3
Pages
Pages: 
210
Price Sterling (£): 
35

About the Book

About the Book: 


I. The Cotter's Saturday night and rival literary traditions

II. Blake's hostility to the Enlightenment

III. Coleridge and the conversation poems

IV. Wordsworth's repudiation of Godwinism

V. Scott's definition of the usable past

VI. Byron's debt to the Enlightenment

VII. Keats's faith in human progress

VIII. Shelly I. The Necessity of atheism

IX. Shelly II. The Last great poem of the English Enlightenment

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