Theories of Poetry - WW

Theories of Poetry - WW - British Theories of Poetry:...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/4/11 British Romanticism Theories of Poetry: A Study of Manifestos
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2/4/11 Manifesto: document that defends a major shift in thinking (philosophical defense of new thought and writing) Themes that Unify Romantic Manifestos 1) Centrality of Imagination 2) Role of the Poet Prophet 3) Redemptive Power of Poetry
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2/4/11 Preface to Lyrical Ballads William Wordswort h [263]
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2/4/11 Preface to Lyrical Ballads THE FIRST volume of these Poems has already been submitted to general perusal. It was published, as an experiment, which, I hoped, might be of some use to ascertain, how far, by fitting to metrical arrangement a selection of the real language of men in a state of vivid sensation , that sort of pleasure and that quantity of pleasure may be imparted, which a Poet may rationally endeavour to impart.
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2/4/11 Preface to Lyrical Ballads The principal object, then, which I proposed to myself in these Poems was to choose incidents and situations from common life, and to relate or describe them, throughout, as far as was possible, in a selection of language really used by men ; and, at the same time, to throw over them a
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