Poetry and prose of William Cowper, with essays by Hazlitt and Bagehot by W. Cowper

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Statementedited by H.S. Milford.
ContributionsMilford, Humphrey Sumner, Sir., Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830., Bagehot, W.
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Oxford, The Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: with essays by Hazlitt & Bagehot; with an introduction and notes by Humphrey Poetry and prose of William Cowper. Milford. William Cowper (pronounced Cooper) was the foremost poet of the generation between Alexander Pope and William Wordsworth.

For several decades, he had probably the largest readership of any English poet. Fromwhen his first major volume appeared, tothe year in which Robert Southey completed the monumental Life and Works of Cowper, more than editions of his poems were.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Cowper, William, Cowper: poetry & prose. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) William Hazlitt (10 April – 18 September ) was an English essayist, drama and literary critic, painter, social commentator, and is now considered one of the greatest critics and essayists in the history of the English language, placed in the company of Samuel Johnson and George Orwell.

He is also acknowledged as the finest art critic of his : 10 AprilMaidstone, Kent, England. William Cowper was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside.

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By William Cowper, Walter Bagehot and William Hazlitt. "On Poetry In General” William Hazlitt () The best general notion which I can give of poetry is, that it is the natural impression of any object or event, by its vividness exciting an involuntary movement of imagination and passion, and producing, by sympathy, a certain modulation of.

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Known for their charm, humor, and perception, and laced with idiosyncrasies, these essays appear to be. Cowper started contributing essays to The Connoisseur, a periodical run by George Colman and Bonnell Thornton, and was part of an informal literary group of Westminster alumni known as the Nonsense Club, which included Colman, Thornton, Lloyd, and Churchill.

Inwhile under intense professional pressures, Cowper attempted to commit suicide. Critical and Miscellaneous Prose. Bibliography. Adams, William Davenport (–). By-Ways in Bookland. Short essays on literary subjects. ——Rambles in Book Land. Short essays on literary subjects.

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These are the books that have shaped our thoughts, our language our very lives. The full volume set brings together more than 1, works by over masters/5(11). William Cowper exemplifies the strange decay of the spirit in the 18th century. He was given to extreme, morbid sensibilities. William Hazlitt, on the other hand, earned his way by lecturing and by writing for critical magazines, Noyes, Russell, ed.

English Romantic Poetry and Prose (Oxford. Ostensibly a review of Robert Bell’s Poetical Works of William Cowper, Bagehot’s approval of Cowper’s early years for affording him essential experience before his retreat from the world echoes Sampson’s observations on Bagehot himself: ‘It has been said that at times every man wishes to be a man of the world, and even the most rigid.

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He makes Keats and Tennyson seem awkward, Hopkins and Yeats clumsy. As I prefer choral acrobatics, I am less likely to favour Cowper’s poetic line; but notice the difference between the Victorian Hopkins and the late Neoclassical Cowper in the following two.

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The first child of Reverend John Cowper and Ann Donne Cowper, Willam Cowper was born on Novemin Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England. The poet's mother died when he was six and Cowper was sent to Dr. Pittman's boarding school, where he was routinely bullied. Inhe enrolled in the.

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William Cowper(26 November – 25 April ) an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside.

In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry. Samuel Taylor Coleridge called. William Cowper (). Critical and Biographical Introduction. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the World's Best Literature.

William Hazlitt For an author to fare better dead than alive is good proof of his literary vivacity and charm. The rare merit of Hazlitt's writing was recognised in his lifetime by good judges, but his fame was obscured by the unpopularity of many of his opinions, and the venom he was too apt to instil into his personal reminiscences.

The Field Guide to Prose Poetry: Contemporary Poets in Discussion and Practice is a favorite of mine because like any good mix tape it incorporates different rhythms and moods from unique voices. Each essay is written by a poet sampling his or her. The essay is one of the richest of literary forms.

Its most obvious characteristics are freedom, informality, and the personal touch - though it can also find room for poetry, satire, fantasy, and sustained argument. All these qualities, and many others, are on display in 'The Oxford Book of Essays'.Reviews: William Cowper, (born NovemGreat Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, England—died ApEast Dereham, Norfolk), one of the most widely read English poets of his day, whose most characteristic work, as in The Task or the melodious short lyric “The Poplar Trees,” brought a new directness to 18th-century nature poetry.

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