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poetry of the age of Wordsworth.

Wilson, John Dover

poetry of the age of Wordsworth.

I: An anthology of the five major poets.

by Wilson, John Dover

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 -- Contemporaries,
  • English poetry -- 19th century

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1221 .W55 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 275 p.
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5313796M
    ISBN 100837140838
    LC Control Number72104291

    William Wordsworth, - Born April 7, in the "Lake Country" of northern England, the great English poet William Wordsworth, son of a prominent aristocrat, was orphaned at an early age. He attended boarding school in Hawkesmead and, after an undistinguished career at Cambridge, he spent a year in revolutionary France, before. of this friendship, Wordsworth would say, “We were three persons with one soul.” Working together, Wordsworth and Coleridge produced Lyrical Ballads (), the book that ushered in the English romantic movement. Britain’s Poet Laureate In , Wordsworth and his sister resettled in the Lake District, with Coleridge residing Size: 1MB.

    Andrew Wordsworth's new book on poet and ancestor William. Donor gives £20K to Age UK appeal. Muncaster's thanks to the NHS. The secrets of a year-old - descendant's new book on Wordsworth. The following pieces were written by Dorothy Wordsworth. They were written across the page--without open recognition of their character as poems. That Dorothy had at least a strong suspicion, though a baffled one, of the poetic character of her observations may be inferred from the passage, in Num in which she writes of one scene of.

      On April 7, , major English Romantic poet William Wordsworth was born. Together with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Wordsworth helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with the joint publication Lyrical Ballads.[] The eye — it cannot choose but see; we cannot bid the ear be still; our bodies feel, where’er they be, against or with our will. The Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson [Wordsworth Poetry Library] by Emily Dickinson: The Selected Poems of William Blake by William Blake: The selected poetry and prose of Shelley by Percy Bysshe Shelley: The Wordsworth Book of First World War Poetry (Wordsworth Poetry) (Wordsworth Poetry Library) by Marcus Clapham.


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Poetry of the age of Wordsworth by Wilson, John Dover Download PDF EPUB FB2

William Wordsworth, one of the leaders of the Romantic Movement in English literature, first published "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" in This timeless tribute to nature's beauty and its ability inspire the human spirit is used with permission of the Wordsworth Trust/5().

A host of actors and celebrities have jumped at the chance to record their favourite Wordsworth poems to mark the th anniversary of his birth, with the poet’s descendants now appealing to the.

Of all the lasting innovations that William Wordsworth () brought to our literature, it is his discovery of nature and his fresh vision of human lives in the context of nature that have most influenced our cultural climate. Here, collected in this volume, are Wordsworth’s finest works, /5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, John Dover, Poetry of the age of Wordsworth.

Cambridge [Eng.] The University press, © Poetry of the age of Wordsworth. Cambridge, University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Wordsworth; William Wordsworth; William Wordsworth: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Dover Wilson.

Wordsworth and old age. Aging is intrinsic to Wordsworth’s poetry. He declared inin his Preface to the second edition of Lyrical Ballads, ‘I have said that poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity’.

Selected Poetry PDF of William Wordsworth by William Wordsworth Selected Poetry of William Wordsworth represents Wordsworth's prolific output, from the poems first published in Lyrical Ballads in that changed the face of English poetry to the late "Yarrow Revisited.". 21 rows  William Wordsworth, who rallied for "common speech" within poems and argued against.

Wordsworth’s great long autobiographical poem in blank verse (though it’s not without its flaws), The Prelude has many great passages, and this is one of the best, from the first book of the poem, describing the poet’s schooldays: Wisdom and Spirit of the universe.

Thou Soul that art the eternity of thought. The book, had turned my eyes toward the wide sea. On poetry and geometric truth, And their high privilege of lasting life, From all internal injury exempt, I mused, upon these chiefly: and at length, My senses yielding to the sultry air, Sleep seized me, and I passed into a dream.

I saw before me stretched a boundless plain. Death of a Naturalist, his first collection of poems, appeared inand was followed by poetry, criticism and translations which established him as the leading poet of his generation.

In he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, and twice won the Whitbread Book of the Year /5(15). All poems of William Wordsworth». Wordsworth, born in his beloved Lake District, was the son of an attorney.

He went to school first at Penrith and then at Hawkshead Grammar school before studying, fromat St John's College, Cambridge - all of which periods were later to. William Wordsworth (–) was an English Romantic poet famous for helping to usher in the Romantic Age in English literature with the publication of “Lyrical Ballads” (), which he co-wrote with Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

He died inat the age of eighty. The poet Wordsworth belongs to the second romantic generation of poets, in fact, he is considered a Lake Poet because, he decided to live in Lake District 3/5(1).

2 days ago  William Wordsworth, whose th birthday we celebrate this year, revolutionized our conception of poetry when he began to write using the language of ordinary men and women. For instance, in his. Wordsworth, William (), English poet, one of the most accomplished and influential of England’s romantic poet’s whose theories and style created a new tradition in poetry.

He is considered one of the foremost English romantic poets; especially as he composed flowing verse on the spirituality of nature and the wonders of human imagination. This is the case of the major romantic poets: Coleridge, Shelley, Byron and Wordsworth. William Wordsworth.

Can be considered the greatest poet of nature. He was born in ; he was educated at a grammar school and ’s College in Cambridge but he delighted in nature more than in books.4/5(2). 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 times.

It was posthumously titled and published by his wife in the year of his death, before which it was generally known as "the poem to Coleridge".Alma mater: St John's College, Cambridge. On the th anniversary of Wordsworth’s birth comes a highly imaginative and vivid portrait of a revolutionary poet who embodied the spirit of his age Published in time for the th anniversary of William Wordsworth’s birth, this is the biography of a great poetic genius, a revolutionary who changed the world.

Following the common usage of historians of English literature, we shall denote by the "Romantic period" the span between the yearin which Wordsworth and Coleridge published their Lyrical Ballads, andwhenSir Walter Scott died, when other major writers of the earlier century were either dead or no longer productive.

Wordsworth's sister, Dorothy Wordsworth, –, is known principally for her poems and for her journals, which have proved invaluable for later biographies and studies of the poet. These journals, the first of which was started inare written in delicate, exquisite diction, and describe the Wordsworth household, friends, and travels.

Having announced at the outset that “the long life of Wordsworth tails off into monotony”, Bate encourages us to dismiss the poet’s maturity and old age as dull and : Freya Johnston.Originally published inthis anthology covers the five major poets at the forefront of an artistic movement, which is widely known and regarded retrospectively as Romanticism.

Poems have been selected from the works of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron.