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Erasmus Darwin and the Romantic poets

Desmond King-Hele

Erasmus Darwin and the Romantic poets

by Desmond King-Hele

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802 -- Influence.,
    • English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
    • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Romanticism -- Great Britain.,
    • Science in literature.,
    • Nature in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementDesmond King-Hele.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR579.D38 K5 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 294 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages294
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2540916M
      ISBN 100312257961
      LC Control Number85022200

      Erasmus Darwin () had the highest reputation among living English poets during much of the s, through the great success of his long poem in rhyming couplets, The Botanic Garden, published complete in In this new book Desmond King-Hele shows in convincing detail how Darwin greatly influenced five major English Romantic poets, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley and Keats. Erasmus Darwin and the Romantic Poets: D. King-Hele: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store Coupons Author: D. King-Hele.

      Description: While historians of science have focused significant attention on Erasmus Darwin’s scientific ideas and milieu, relatively little attention has been paid to Darwin as a literary writer. In The Poetry of Erasmus Darwin: Enlightened Spaces, Romantic Times, Martin Priestman situates Darwin’s three major poems - The Loves of the.   To Coleridge he was 'the most original-minded man', but Erasmus Darwin's poetry, which saw man's scientific endeavours reflected in nature, was too much for his time. Jenny Uglow Author: Jenny Uglow.

      Description: Erasmus Darwin () had the highest reputation among living English poets during much of the s, through the great success of his long poem in rhyming couplets, The Botanic Garden, published complete in In this new book Desmond King-Hele shows in convincing detail how Darwin greatly influenced five major English Romantic poets, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, . : The Poetry of Erasmus Darwin: Enlightened Spaces, Romantic Times eBook: Priestman, Martin: Kindle Store.


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In The Poetry of Erasmus Darwin: Enlightened Spaces, Romantic Times, Martin Priestman situates Darwin’s three major poems - The Loves of the Plants (), The Economy of Vegetation () and The Temple of Nature () - and Darwin himself within a large, polymathic late-Enlightenment network of other scientists, writers, thinkers and social movers and by: 2.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. While historians of science have focused significant attentio. In The Poetry of Erasmus Darwin: Enlightened Spaces, Romantic Times, Martin Priestman situates Darwin’s three major poems - The Loves of the Plants (), The Economy of Vegetation () and The Temple of Nature () - and Darwin himself within a large, polymathic late-Enlightenment network of other scientists, writers, thinkers and.

Desmond King-Hele is the leading authority on Erasmus Darwin, and a mathematician and physicist who is an expert on space research by satellite. A Fellow of the Royal Society sincehe has written 15 books, including Shelley: His Thought and Work and Erasmus Darwin and the Romantic by: First published inthis book is a unique collection of the letters of Erasmus Darwin, revealing his amazing variety of talents.

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Erasmus Darwin’s most popular book is The Botanic Garden: The Loves of the Plants. The Genius of Erasmus Darwin provides insight into the full extent of Erasmus Darwin's exceptional intellect.

He is shown to be a major creative thinker and innovator, one of the minds behind the late eighteenth-century industrial revolution, and one of the first, if not the first, to perceive the living world (including humans) as part of a unified evolutionary scenario.

Introduction - Erasmus Darwin - Blake - Wordsworth - Coleridge the Poet - Coleridge in Prose - The Wider World of Literature - Shelley - Keats - The Younger Generation - Retrospect and Reflections - Index: Responsibility: Desmond King-Hele. Buy Erasmus Darwin and the Romantic Poets by D. King-Hele, King-Hele D.

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One of the key thinkers of the Midlands Enlightenment, he was also a natural philosopher, physiologist, slave-trade abolitionist, inventor and : 12 DecemberElston Hall, Elston. While historians of science have focused significant attention on Erasmus Darwin’s scientific ideas and milieu, relatively little attention has been paid to Darwin as a literary writer.

In The Poetry of Erasmus Darwin: Enlightened Spaces, Romantic Times, Martin Priestman situates Darwin’s three major poems - The Loves of the Plants (), The Economy of Vegetation () and The. Erasmus Darwin () had the highest reputation among living English poets during much of the s, through the great success of his long poem in rhyming couplets, The Botanic Garden, published complete in In this new book Desmond King-Hele shows in convincing detail how Darwin.

At the end of Erasmus Darwin and The Romantic Poets, King-Hele tells us that his book has been “an exercise in probability” (p. ), and a footnote away is an equation for working out the probability of linguistic parallels (which he very unguardedly calls “influence”): “The overall probability of influence with n parallels, each of.

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In The Poetry of Erasmus Darwin: Enlightened Spaces, Romantic Times, Martin Priestman situates Darwin’s three major poems - The Loves of the Plants (), The Economy of Vegetation. Desmond King-Hele. Erasmus Darwin and The Romantic Poets.

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Erasmus Darwin And The.British naturalist, poet, philosopher and physician Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of naturalist Charles Darwin, was born in Nottinghamshire and educated at Cambridge and Edinburgh.

In he settled in Lichfield as a physician, where he often treated poor patients free of charge. He declined an invitation to be the personal physician of King George long poem The Botanic Garden (