American Monthly Review (review date July 1833)
SOURCE: Review of A Course of Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature. American Monthly Review 4, no. 1 (July 1833): 1-14.
[In the following review, prompted by the republication of Schlegel's A Course of Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature in the United States, the reviewer praises Schlegel's critical insight and summarizes the content of the Lectures.]
An American reprint of A. W. Schlegel's Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature, is in itself a sign that the taste of the public is growing better. We have been of late years so deluged with novels of the robber school, and poems of the satanic school, and worse than both, with romances of the...
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