By Henry A. Beers
First released in 1926, this identify provides the good inventive and literary suggestions of the Romantic circulate in keeping with a frequently disregarded and unacknowledged definition of ‘Romanticism’, that is of specific relevance within the attention of the English Romantic spirit: pertaining to the fashion of the Christian and well known literature of the center Ages.
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A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century (Routledge Revivals) by Henry A. Beers