Romantic Literary Criticism Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Biographia Literaria; or Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions. 2 vols. (essay) 1817
On the Constitution of the Church and State, according to the Idea of Each: with Aids toward a Right Judgment on the late Catholic Bill (essay) 1830
Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit (essays) 1840

William Hazlitt
“On Poetry in General” (essay) 1818
The Spirit of the Age (essay) 1825

Immanuel Kant
Kritik der Urteilskraft [The Critique of Judgment] (essay) 1790

John Keats
The Letters of John Keats [edited by Hyder Edward Rollins] 2 vols. (letters) 1958

John Keble
De Poeticae vi Medica; Praelectiones Academicae [Lectures on Poetry] (lectures) 1844

Novalis
Monolog [Monologue] (essay) 1982

Jean Paul Richter
Vorschule der Aesthetik [Introduction to Aesthetics] (essay) 1804

F. W. J. Schelling
Philosophie der Kunst [Philosophy of Art] (essay) 1859

Friedrich Schiller
Über die ästhetische Erziehung des Menschen in einer Reihe von Briefen [On the Aesthetic Education of Man in a Series of Letters] (letters) 1795

August Wilhelm Schlegel
Das Athenaeum [with Friedrich Schlegel] (review) 1798-1800
Vorlesungen über schöne Litteratur und Kunst [Lectures on Literature and Art] (lectures) 1884

Friedrich Schlegel
Das Athenaeum [with August Wilhelm Schlegel] (review) 1798-1800
Gespräch über die Poesie (essay) 1800

Percy Bysshe Shelley
“A Defence of Poetry” (essay) 1821

Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder
Herzensergiessungen eines kunstliebenden Klosterbruders (essays) 1797
Phantasien über die Kunst (essays) 1799

William Wordsworth
Preface to Lyrical Ballads (essay) 1800