The Monthly Review, or Literary Journal, Enlarged, Vol. 35

The Monthly Review, or Literary Journal, Enlarged, Vol. 35 : From May to August, Inclusive, 1801; With an Appendix (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Monthly Review, or Literary Journal, Enlarged, Vol. 35: From May to August, Inclusive, 1801; With an Appendix Joseph Cottle. 4to. Pp. 1. Ts. Boards. Longman and Rees. 1800. During our perusal of this poem, we have frequently regretted the severity of the laws of Parnassus; which, being modelled on the performances of transcendant genius, are calculated to destroy the pretensions of moderate talents, in this highest species of poetry. When we found the pre sent author, in his preface, attacking the machinery which is deemed necessary to the Epic, and professing to have intro; tlucod a more familiar and dramatic style into his work, we could not help wishing that he had intitled it an historical. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 564 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 29mm | 744g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 336 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243071027
  • 9780243071029