The Age of William Wordsworth

Critical Essays on the Romantic Tradition
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Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries, Wordsworth, William,, 1770-1850, Romanticism, Contemporaries, Criticism and interpretation, England, Literary Crit
ContributionsGene W. Ruoff (Editor)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8025207M
ISBN 100813512441
ISBN 139780813512440

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The main focus is on Wordsworth, as the greatest of the Romantic poets, but Blake, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats, and Byron, as well as painters such as Turner, Constable, and Palmer, all receive their due. The text, introductory but not superficial, examines Romanticism in the light of the political, philosophic, and literary atmosphere of the by: 3.

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Published to accompany a museum exhibition in the United States inthis work illuminates the achievement of William Wordsworth and relates that legacy to the revolutionary age in which he lived - an extraordinary era, giving rise to aesthetic, political, social, economic, and philosophical movements that transformed the western world and helped to shape our modern concepts of man, nature.

“John Worthen’s engaging new biography of Wordsworth begins by quoting the poet’s recollection of himself at around the age of 10, surveying tall trees, black chasms, and dizzy crags: ‘I loved to stand and & read j Their looks forbidding’, he says, ‘read & disobey’ (p.

William Wordsworth Biography. William Wordsworth was born on April 7,in Cockermouth, Cumberland, a small quiet market town in northwest England, on the edge of the Lake District. Thus from the very beginning he was associated with that region which he loved more than any other, and except for brief sojourns in Britain, Germany, and Italy, he never left his beloved Lake Country.

Since its first publication in February Herford Ûªs The Age of Wordsworth has remained and continues to remain a basic book on European Romanticism in general and the English Romanticism in. William Wordsworth (–) produced some of the greatest English poems of the late s and early s.

In contrast to the decorum of much 18th-century verse, he wanted to relate “situations from common life” in “language really used by men,” embodying “the spontaneous overflow of feelings recollected in tranquility” (preface to Lyrical Ballads []).

I was first introduced to William Wordsworth as a young girl of A small book of his poems was given to me by a teacher of mine -- who ultimately changed the course of my life. Even at that tender age, I was struck with the beauty and the depth of meaning of "The Daffodils." Over the years, as I matured, matriculated from University 5/5(1).

William Wordsworth (7 April – 23 April ) was an English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (). Wordsworth's magnum opus is generally considered to be The Prelude, a semi-autobiographical poem of his early years that he revised and expanded a number of mater: St John's College, Cambridge.

William Wordsworth was a major English Romantic poet who, with_____, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with the joint publication Lyrical Ballads. (a) William Hazlitt (b) Percy Shelley. Reviews the book "The Taming of Romanticism: European Literature and the Age of Biedermeier," by Virgil Nemoianu.

William Wordsworth: the Borders of Vision. Owen, W. // Review of English Studies;May, Vol. 36 Issuep Reviews the book "William Wordsworth: The Borders of Vision," by Jonathan Wordsworth.

The author of the book that made this comparison was Frederic William Henry Myers. The son of a Keswick clergyman who knew and revered Wordsworth, Myers was a bisexual ex-don from Cambridge who, like Matthew Arnold, had become an inspector of schools.

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“John Worthen’s engaging new biography of Wordsworth begins by quoting the poet’s recollection of himself at around the age of 10, surveying tall trees, black chasms, and dizzy crags: ‘I loved to stand and & read j Their looks forbidding’, he says, ‘read & disobey’ (p.

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See all books authored by William Wordsworth, including English Romantic Poetry: An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions), and Selected Poems of William Wordsworth, with Matthew Arnold's Essay on Wordsworth, and more on   No biographer could hope to compete with the sheer audacity and originality of Wordsworth’s book blank verse account of what had made him a writer and a man.

grew from youth to old age. William Wordsworth ( – ) William Wordsworth was one of the founders of English Romanticism and one of its most central figures, along with Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Together, they helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads.

Books by William Wordsworth. William Wordsworth, who rallied for "common speech" within poems and argued against the poetic biases of the period, wrote some of the most influential poetry in Western literature, including his most famous work, The Prelude, which is often considered to be.

Offering profound experiences and emotion in his poetry, William Wordsworth attempts to show that simplicity and profundity do not exclude each other.

He felt that the profound was in the lives of everyday people. Study Wordsworth with this text, which in. William Wordsworth (7 April – 23 April ) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with the joint publication Lyrical : William Hazlitt.

William Wordsworth (7 April – 23 April ) was an important poet of the Romantic Age in English literature. Many people think that The Prelude, an autobiographical poem of his early years is his masterpiece. Wordsworth was England's Poet Laureate from until his death in Born: 7 AprilWordsworth House.

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FREE. Select Poems of William Wordsworth By William Wordsworth; William J. Rolfe American Book. Wordsworth spent his final years settled at Rydal Mount in England, travelling and continuing his outdoor excursions. Devastated by the death of his daughter Dora inWordsworth seemingly lost his will to compose poems.

William Wordsworth died at Rydal Mount on Apleaving his wife Mary to publish The Prelude three months later. Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. In a chance meeting that would change the course of poetic history, Samuel Taylor Coleridge made the acquaintance of William Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy, in Somerset in The two became immediate friends.

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