Review of Matthew Arnold's The Strayed Reveller and other poems

William Michael Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1850
Genre: review


◦ Fredeman 145-148


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Scholarly Commentary


The review is by WMR, who contributed three more to The Germ, one in each number.

This has been generally regarded as one of the most percipient of the early reviews of Arnold's work, as it is certainly the shrewdest of the reviews of this book.

Printing History

First printed in The Germ no. 2, pages 84-96.

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