Erasmus Darwin | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by James Venable Logan

This literature criticism consists of approximately 68 pages of analysis & critique of Erasmus Darwin.
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Critical Essay by James Venable Logan

SOURCE: “The Poetry,” in The Poetry and Aesthetics of Erasmus Darwin, Princeton University Press, 1936, pp. 93-147.

In the following essay, Logan discusses at length Darwin's poetic merits, considering first the poet's occasional verse and continuing on through Darwin's three major works of poetry: The Loves of the Plants, The Economy of Vegetation, and the posthumously published Temple of Nature.

We, therefore, pleas’d, extol thy song,           Though various, yet complete, Rich in embellishment, as strong,           And learn’d as it is sweet. 

William Cowper: TO DR DARWIN

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