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1800: The New Lyrical Ballads
Edited by Nicola Trott and Seamus Perry
 
 
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30 Jan 2001
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Published to commemorate the bicentenary of the second edition of Lyrical Ballads (1900), this collection gathers essays from ten leading British and American scholars to explore the distinctive originality of these famous volumes, and to analyse their lasting influence. With essays in cultural history and biographical reconstruction, as well as close readings of the poems and of their leading critics, 1800: The New Lyrical Ballads offers a uniquely comprehensive account of one of the crucial episodes in British Romanticism.


Description

Published to commemorate the bicentenary of the second edition of Lyrical Ballads (1900), this collection gathers essays from ten leading British and American scholars to explore the distinctive originality of these famous volumes, and to analyse their lasting influence. With essays in cultural history and biographical reconstruction, as well as close readings of the poems and of their leading critics, 1800: The New Lyrical Ballads offers a uniquely comprehensive account of one of the crucial episodes in British Romanticism.


Reviews

"...a first-rate collection of ten essays...break genuinely new ground." - Choice


Contents

Notes on the Contributors
Notes on Texts
Introduction; N.Trott & S.Perry
The Unity of Lyrical Ballads; J.Beer
Lyrical Ballads: The Title Revisited; Z.Leader
Primitive Poets and Dying Indians; T.Fulford
Wordsworth and the Six Arts of Childhood; M.Gaull
Wordsworth's Self-Creation and the 1800 Lyrical Ballads; K.R.Johnston
Lyrical Ballads and 'Pre-Established Codes of Decision'; M.O'Neill
Wordsworth's Loves of the Plants; N.Trott
Coleridge and Wordsworth: Imagination, Accidence and Inevitability; S.Perry
Reading Aloud: 'An Ambiguous Accompaniment'; L.Newlyn
Renewing Lyrical Ballads; N.Roe
Index


Authors

NICOLA TROTT is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Glasgow. She is the author of numerous articles on romantic and Victorian literature.

SEAMUS PERRY is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Glasgow. His publications include Coleridge and the Uses of Division, and Coleridge: Interviews and Recollections.