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Old 03-01-2007, 12:11 PM
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Originally Posted by DethMaiden View Post
I see it like this: Coleridge > Wordsworth > Tennyson > Shelley
Tennyson doesn't properly belong to that group at all. He's more of a Victorian. I dig Wordsworth a lot, at least before he turned into an industrialist propaganda poet. But Shelley is the man. I'd rank them Shelley > Keats > Wordsworth > Coleridge > > > > Byron. Fellow English Romantic William Blake doesn't figure into the scale because he's just too plain fucking weird.
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