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Specimens of the Later English Poets, with Preliminary Notices Volume 3 [Robert Southey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition). Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. "These volumes are intended to accompany Mr. Ellis's Specimens of the early English poets. That series concludes with reign of Charles II, this begins with that of James his successor."--PrefPages: Excerpt from Specimens of the Later English Poets, Vol. 1 of 3: With Preliminary Notices The biographical notices might easily have been extended, had it been consistent with the plan, or the limits of this selection. Of a few great writers it was unnecessary to say any t-hing - of some ignoble ones sufficient to say what they had : Robert Southey. Get this from a library! Specimens of the later English poets: with preliminary notices. [Robert Southey].
cipally to put to press this book of Specimens, which can only be finished there."3 But the month spent in the capitol, though it nearly finished the poet,4 proved to be quite inadequate for the anthology; two years Southey's Later English Poets. Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, Who Lived about the Time of Shakespeare. with Notes; Volume 2 (Hardback or Cased Book) Lamb, Charles Published by Wentworth Press 8/28/ (). Specimens of the Later English Poets (), a massive compilation of 18th-century verse, most of it quite negligible, similarly reveals Southey’s literary scholarship to be more antiquarian than critical and his criteria to be moral and didactic rather than aesthetic and intellectual. George Rose Ellis FSA (19 December – 10 April ) was a Jamaican-born English antiquary, satirical poet and Member of Parliament. He is best known for his Specimens of the Early English Poets and Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances, which played an influential part in acquainting the general reading public with Middle English poetry.
Robert Southey to Samuel Taylor Coleridge: "If it [Southey's Specimens of the Later English Poets] sells, I shall probably make a supplementary volume to Ellis's, to include the good pieces which he has overlooked, for he has not selected well, and, perhaps, to analyse the epics and didactics, which nobody reads" 14 March ; in Life and. : Specimens of the Early English Poets. Vol I: HB Printed by W. Bulmer & G & W Nicol, Booksellers to his Majesty, Pall-Mall & J Hatchard Piccadilly. Book in 3 volumes, this Vol I. The Third Edition Corrected. Brown leather boards. Gilt lined edging to front and back boards. Banded spine, with gilt titles. Marbled end papers. x x cm. pages. This article focuses on poetry from the United Kingdom written in the English article does not cover poetry from other countries where the English language is spoken, including Southern Ireland after December The earliest surviving English poetry, written in Anglo-Saxon, the direct predecessor of modern English, may have been composed as early as the 7th century. Representing English poets from the 14th to the 19th century, this anthology includes over poems by over 60 poets. They are arranged chronologically and early English has been made accessible to the modern reader. Extracts are given, where necessary, so that longer works are not overlooked/5.