The poet Wordsworth
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The poet Wordsworth by Darbishire, Helen

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementHelen Darbishire
SeriesThe Clark lectures, 1949, Clark lectures -- 1949.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26563898M

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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.   Radical Wordsworth, Well-Kept Secrets, William Wordsworth review – lives of the poet Republican, eco-warrior young Wordsworth v grand older poet – Author: Freya Johnston.   “Radical Wordsworth is guided by enthusiasm. It is all the better for it. This excellent, intellectually rousing book is about the young poet. This is Wordsworth the dreamy, serious radical glimpsed flying across frozen lakes on his skates, or marvelling at revolutionary Paris, or falling in love with the beautiful Annette Vallon in France.   William Wordsworth (–) was an influential English poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped launch the Romantic Age of English literature with the joint publication of Lyrical was Britain’s Poet Laureate from until his death in Oliver Ford Davies has, over the last forty years, become one of the world’s most esteemed actors.5/5(2).

Celebrating the th anniversary of Wordsworth’s birth, this new edition is published in series with Selected Poems by Emily Dickinson, and includes 49 of the poet’s major shorter works, curated and thoughtfully introduced by Seamus Heaney. I wandered lonely as a cloud. That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a. William Wordsworth was one of the founders of English Romanticism and one its most central figures and important intellects. He is remembered as a poet of spiritual and epistemological speculation, a poet concerned with the human relationship to nature and a fierce advocate of using.   Radical Wordsworth deserves to take its place as the finest modern introduction to his work, life and impact’ Financial Times ‘[A] marvellous new biography of Wordsworth Exhilarating his inspiriting fleet-footed book embroiders together life, poetry and landscape with such dexterity’ObserverPages: Wordsworth finds that a friend is troubled by similar fears. The poet relates something that had happened to him previously. One day in summer, he sat in a rocky cove overlooking the sea and read Don Quixote. This same feeling of futility and despair seized him. He closed the book and began to meditate "on poetry and geometric truth.".