Abrams Among the Nightingales: Revisiting the Greater Romantic Lyric

  title={Abrams Among the Nightingales: Revisiting the Greater Romantic Lyric},
  author={Robert L. Koelzer},
  journal={The Wordsworth Circle},
  pages={67 - 71}
Forty years after publication, M.H. Abrams's "Structure and Style in the Greater Romantic Lyric" (1965) remains a touchstone of literary criticism. (1) Abrams's account of the introspective and meditative aspects of Romantic lyric remains a model of concision and elegance that continues to orient the study of Romantic poetry. This paper revisits "Structure and Style in the Greater Romantic Lyric" to elaborate some of its implications. (2) Within Abrams's paradigm of the Greater Romantic Lyric… 
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