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Samuel Taylor Coleridge : The Poetry Foundation

Samuel Taylor Coleridge : The Poetry Foundation | Romantics | Scoop.it
Samuel Taylor Coleridge is the premier poet-critic of modern English tradition, distinguished for the scope and influence of his thinking about literature as much as for his innovative verse. ...
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Very detailed background on Samuel Taylor Coleridge- not very simple, long paragraphs- good information though. 

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BBC - GCSE Bitesize: The Poet

A secondary school revision resource for GCSE English Literature about the context of William Blake's London
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This is very easy to comprehend and is short and healpful in understanding William Blakes context 

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Literary Reference Center - powered by EBSCOhost: William Wordsworth

Literary Reference Center - powered by EBSCOhost: William Wordsworth | Romantics | Scoop.it
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This is a very indepth article stated information all about William Wordsworth , it is long and very useful. We learn about the styles of Williams poetry. This web page also looks into some of his works. 

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27 Mar 1952 - WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

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The article gives good information on Williams childhood aswell as his school, some of the kinds of activiies he did and how he loved books. It also gives a good idea that William had a strong love for nature. 

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John Keats Biography

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John Keats was a Romantic poet who was friends with Percy Bysshe Shelley and William Wordsworth. He created the theory of Negative Capability. Read about his life and work on Biography.com.
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Good biography with clear headings so it is easier to find what information you are looking for broken into 

SynopsisEarly YearsEarly PoetryRecovering PoetThe Mature PoetFinal Years

 

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Louise Moreton's comment, November 21, 2013 11:56 PM
Very useful comment
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SparkNotes: Songs of Innocence and Experience: Context

SparkNotes: Songs of Innocence and Experience: Context | Romantics | Scoop.it
A short William Blake biography describes William Blake's life, times, and work. Also explains the historical and literary context that influenced Songs of Innocence and Experience.
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Good anaylisis of poems, context and very helpful information!

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The Romantics - Liberty (BBC documentary)

Please enjoy and subscribe too. Thanks! Peter Ackroyd reveals how the radical ideas of liberty that inspired the French Revolution opened up a world of possi...
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This is a BBC documentary is about the romantics period. It is helpful in understanding the poetry at the time. 

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BBC - History - Historic Figures: William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

BBC - History - Historic Figures: William Wordsworth (1770-1850) | Romantics | Scoop.it
18th-19th century Romantic poet
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This BBC webpage is a very good information when studying Williams life. It is a reliable sorce that helped me understand Willams context when studying his poems. It explains a good overvue on Williams life to grasp a good sense of his influences.  

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Louise Moreton's comment, November 21, 2013 11:57 PM
Excellent