The Poets, the Novelists, and the English Romantic Situation

  title={The Poets, the Novelists, and the English Romantic Situation},
  author={Larry Swingle},
  journal={The Wordsworth Circle},
  pages={218 - 228}
  • L. Swingle
  • Published 1 March 1979
  • Art
  • The Wordsworth Circle
Some students of the Romantic period think a concept of English Roman ticism that cannot take the novelists of the period into significant account must be a superficial conception. If our notion of Romanticism does not mean Scott, and even Jane Austen, as well as Wordsworth and Shelley, then we are in critical difficulty. But more traditional Romanticists think we are in dif ficulty if our notion starts meaning Scott, and especially Jane Austen. For them, Romanticism is predominantly an affair… 
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