John Keats and John Clare: The Ivory Tower Poets of British Romanticism

Moslem Ahmadi

Abstract


The focus of this research is in the area of the British Romantic literature. Such a study is important in order to demonstrate how the great poets of the British Romantic literature possess the potential to be regrouped under new labels based on the existence of similar attitudes in their literary works. The findings from this research provide evidence that the labels by means of which the scholars group different poets of an age are not fixed and they are susceptible to change. The main conclusion drawn from this study is that new literary labels can be an excellent methodology for determining the real attitudes which influence different poets’ literary works. This paper recommends that new literary labels can be an excellent way for a better understanding of literary works.

 


Keywords


British, Romantic, poets, regroup, labels

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.alls.v.9n.2p.67

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