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Traditions invented, preserved or living

So Carter @ Sometimes It’s Just A Cigar wrote about the invented “English tradition”, with particular reference to a picture (which I haven’t seen) of David Cameron with blackface Morris dancers. 1,470 more words

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Harold Bloom: Internalization of Romance Quest

What allies Blake and Wordsworth, Shelley and Keats, is their strong mutual conviction that they are reviving the true English tradition of poetry, which they thought had vanished after the death of Milton, and had reappeared in diminished form, mostly after the death of Pope, in admirable but doomed poets like Chatterton, Cowper, and Collins, victims of circumstance and of the false dawn of Sensibility.

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