Ep. 055 – Reason, Nature, and the Romantic Poets

“Once again

Do I behold these steep and lofty cliffs,

That on a wild secluded scene impress

Thoughts of more deep seclusion; and connect

The landscape with the quiet of the sky.”

Excerpt from “Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey,” by William Wordsworth

This past summer, we offered our first round of Summer Symposiums in the Magnus Fellowship; enjoy this excerpt from Helen Freeh’s course comparing the views of the early and late romantic poets Williams Wordsworth and Percy Bysshe Shelley. 

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