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1798 is an important date in literary background: in that yr the Lyrical Ballads have been released anonymously through Joseph Cottle, the Bristol bookseller. yet this can be a quantity no longer concerning the Lyrical Ballads , yet approximately their yr. it really is an try and re-create and view the literary tradition of 1798, the tradition on which Wordsworth and Coleridge determined to make their 'experiment'. it's a ebook within which Wordsworth and Coleridge vie for awareness, as they did in 1798, with many different writers, together with Schleiermacher, John Thelwall, Mary Hays, the Abbe Barruel, Walter Savage Landor, Mary Wollstonecraft, Thomas Malthus, Joanna Baillie, George Canning, Robert Sothey and the Reverend T.J. Mathias. The chapters of this e-book interact to outline a unmarried historic second that marked the start of romanticism in England.

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28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 31 Condillac, 'A Treatise on Systems', p. 1. 319-26. See, for example, the review of Poems, in Two Volumes published in the Edinburgh Review, vol. XI (214-31), October 1807, reprinted in John Louis Haney, Early Reviews of English Poets (New York: Burt Franklin/Lenox Hill, 1904; 1970), p. 29. Lyrical Ballads, p. 320. Southey's review appeared in The Critical Review, vol. XXIV, October 1798. David Hackett Fischer, The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996), pp.

That is, as in a tale of espionage, she appears as the sexualized and feminized agent of jacobin ideology. The plot of Godwinian man meeting Wollstonecraftian woman is apparently initiated by George Walker. A London bookseller and writer in the Radcliffe school, Walker dedicates his anti-jacobin novel, The Vagabond, to the Sexing the Critic 43 Bishop of Llandaff - the prelate whose turn from liberalism had once dismayed the youthful Wordsworth. It comes as no surprise that one of Walker's epigraphs is taken from The Pursuits of Literature.

Wollstonecraft's female philosophers' (1 (April 1796), 181). 232f4 - have a purely oxymoronic force, suggesting the yoking together of heterogeneous qualities: to the English Review, indeed, '[f1emale philosophers' are endowed only with 'mental imbecility' (quoted, Tompkins, 158). These antitheses are defined by the assumption that the second term - philosophy - names an activity that is essentially masculine. 25 The sins of the jacobin intellect amount to a species of sexual merging and produce only freakish results.

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