Serviceable sentences, 42/10,000

The Tower and The Winding Stair, despite the vagaries of New Criticism an the scholarship on Yeats done under its egregious influence, will be studied increasingly as what they are, as much monuments of Romanticism in English poetry as are JerusalemThe PreludePrometheus UnboundThe Fall of Hyperion, or later, Look! We Have Come Through!The BridgeNotes Toward a Supreme Fiction.
—Harold Bloom, Yeats (1970)

(Another good English Romanticism reading list from Bloom. [Previous list at Ss-34/10,000.] This one, fellow pedagogues, is a teachable sequence. It’s also particularly helpful if you were, as I was, wondering on which of Lawrence’s three great volumes of poetry—Look! We Have Come Through!; Birds, Beasts and Flowers; & Last Poems—to focus your limited time.)

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