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The very unconventionality — nay, even the frequent incorrectness of his style and vocabulary, have a certain attractiveness; and when one realizes how expressive of his character that style and that vocabulary are, one feels something akin to revolt against any endeavour to revise the text of his letters.

The Romantic Age. Letters of Edward John Trelawny. From the Introduction.

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The Romantic Age. Electronic Edition.

ISBN: 978-1-57085-383-8

Language: English

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The Romantic Age contains eighteen volumes of correspondence of some of the most important figures of the Romantic Age in England, all from Oxford University Press.


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Brawne, Fanny. Letters of Fanny Brawne to Fanny Keats, 1820-1824. Edited with a biographical introduction by F. Edgcumbe, with a foreword by M. B. Forman. Oxford University Press, 1936.

Burns, Robert. The Letters of Robert Burns. Edited by J. De Lancey Ferguson. 2nd ed. Edited by G. Ross Roy. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985.

Edgeworth, Maria. Letters from England, 1813-1844. Edited by Christina Colvin. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971.

_____. Maria Edgeworth in France and Switzerland, selections from the Edgeworth family letters. Edited by Christina Colvin. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.

Ricardo, David. Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823. Edited by James Bonar. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1887.

_____. Letters of David Ricardo to Hutches Trower and others, 1811-1823. Edited by James Bonar and J. H. Hollander. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1899.

Shelley, Percy Bysshe. Letters. Edited by Frederick L. Jones. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1964.

Smith, Sydney. Letters. Edited by Nowell C. Smith. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1953.

Southey, Robert. Letters of Robert Southey - a selection. Edited, with introduction and notes by Maurice H. Fitzgerald. London: Oxford University Press, 1912.

_____. Journals of a Residence in Portugal, 1800-1801, and a visit to France, 1838, supplemented by extracts from his correspondence. Edited by Adolfo Cabral. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1960.

Trelawny, Edward John. Letters of Edward John Trelawny. Edited with a brief introduction and notes by H. Buxton Forman. Oxford University Press, 1910.

Turner, William. Collected Correspondence of J. M. W. Turner, with an early diary and a memoir by George Jones. Edited by John Gage. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980.

Wesley, Samuel. The Letters of Samuel Wesley, Professional and Social Correspondence, 1797-1837. Edited by Philip Olleson. Oxford University Press, 2001.



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