Robert Southey Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Robert Southey.

  • 4 Biographies
  • 11 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (4)

1,890 words, approx. 7 pages
A contemporary of the great poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth, Robert Southey (1774-1843) is one of the best known of the unread poets; that is, his name is better known than the wo... Read more
9,089 words, approx. 31 pages
Robert Southey (Byron correctly, if scathingly, rhymed the name with "mouthey") presents a paradox. Arguably the most prolific, inventive, and diversified of the English Romantics, he was early regard... Read more
6,561 words, approx. 22 pages
Unlike most of the English Romantics, who wrote predominantly either in verse or in prose, Robert Southey--like his friend and brother-in-law Samuel Taylor Coleridge and, to some extent, Walter Scott-... Read more
8,194 words, approx. 28 pages
Robert Southey, today the least known of the Romantic "Lake Poets," was originally the most prominent. He was also among the most prolific figures of his generation. Having written five major epics an... Read more
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