Table of Contents:
  • Poetry for poetry's sake
  • The sublime
  • Hegel's theory of tragedy
  • Wordsworth
  • Shelley's view of poetry
  • The long poem in the age of Wordsworth
  • The letters of Keats
  • The rejection of Falstaff
  • Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra
  • Shakespeare the man
  • Shakespeare's theatre and audience.