English Romantic poets and the Enlightenment

nine essays on a literary relationship

Author: Harold Orel

Volume: 103

Series: SVEC

Publication Date: 1973

Pages: 210

ISBN: 978-0-7294-0188-3

Price: £35


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

Voltaire Foundation

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