This video lesson is dedicated to the First Generation Romantic Poets, William Wordsworth and Samuel T. Coleridge, providing an outline of their literary inspirations and themes, examining their similarities and differences. It also gives accounts of their standpoints regarding Romanticism and what distinguishes it from the Augustan Age.
A reminder to all: in order to fully appreciate and learn about the First Generation Romantic Poets discussed in this brief video lesson it is important to study the guide notes that can be found here. Moreover the section dedicated to the First Generation Romantic Poets also contains two valuable videos of readings of two of the most representative poems of these authors, Daffodils and Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
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