Critical essays of the early nineteenth century / with introduction and notes by Raymond Macdonald Alden Alden, Raymond Macdonald, 1873-1924

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Alden, Raymond Macdonald, 1873-1924
Criticism; English essays; English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism
  • Preface to the Lyrical ballads (1800) Letter to John Wilson (1802) Preface to Poems of 1815 (1815) / Wordsworth
  • Advice to a young reviewer (1807) / Copleston
  • Scott's :Lady of the lake" (1810) Wordsworth's "Excursion" (1814) / Jeffrey
  • Miss Austen's novels (1815) Dialogue with Captain Clutterbuck (1822) / Scott
  • Imagination and fancy The "Lyrical ballads" and the definition of poetry (1817) Wordsworth's theory of poetic diction (1817) Shakespeare (Shakespeare's judgment equal to his genius; The characteristics of Shakespeare's dramas; Hamlet; Macbeth) (1818) / Coleridge
  • Keats's "Endymion" (1818) / Croker
  • The cockney school of poetry: Keats (1818) / Lockhart
  • On the tragedies of Shakespeare (1812) Iago and Malvolio (1822) On the artificial comedy of the last century (1822) The sanity of true genius (1826) / Lamb
  • Characters of Shakespeare (Hamlet; Macbeth; Falstaff) (1817) On poetry in general (1818) Sir Walter Scott, Racine, and Shakespeare (1826) / Hazlitt
  • Letter to John Murray, Esq., on Bowle's strictures on Pope (1821) / Byron
  • A defense of poetry (1812; 1840) / Shelley
  • Poetry, with reference to Aristotle's Poetics (1829) / Newman
  • On the knocking at the gate in "Macbeth" (1823) Wordsworth's poetry (1845) Literature of knowledge and literature of power (1848) / De Quincey
  • The doctrine of "correctness" (1831) The comedy of the Restoration (1841) Caricature and realism (1843) / Macaulay
  • Spenser and his critics (1834) / Wilson
  • What is poetry? (1844) / Hunt.
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