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The Poetry of the Age of Wordsworth

John Dover Wilson

The Poetry of the Age of Wordsworth

by John Dover Wilson

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Published by Reprint Services Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Literature,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9888934M
    ISBN 100781271428
    ISBN 109780781271424

      Wordsworth propounded his view on poetry, its nature, its function and the characteristics of a true poet in his Preface. Apart from above-mentioned things, Wordsworth also defined the process of poetry and the process of poetic work. Wordsworth is of opinion that poetry cannot be produced by strictly following the rules laid down by the.   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.

      This notion, for me, has to do with awe, and though the worst of Wordsworth’s poems make one’s jaw drop with scorn rather than wonderment (think of The Thorn, in which the poet Author: Rachel Cooke. Wordsworth undertook to justify the new poetry by a critical manifesto or statement of poetic principles, in the form of an extended Preface to the second edition of Lyrical Ballads in , which he enlarged still further in the third edition of

      Wordsworth took childhood nostalgia to another level, writes Austin, with poems like “The Pet-lamb” and “Lucy Gray.” By portraying children who “[frolic] outdoors” and who seem to embody adult preoccupations with memory and nostalgia, children come to represent adults’ sentimental attachments and fantasies of simpler times. William Wordsworth's The prelude: with a selection from the shorter poems, the sonnets, The recluse, and The excursion and three essays on the art of poetry William Wordsworth $


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, John Dover, Poetry of the age of Wordsworth. Cambridge [Eng.] The University press, © About Wordsworth: Poems 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.

Wordsworth's masterpiece is generally considered to be The Prelude, an autobiographical poem of his early years which the poet revised and expanded a number of times.

The work was posthumously titled and William Wordsworth was a major English romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication, Lyrical Ballads/5. 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 4/5(4). In the first two editions of Lyrical Ballads some of Wordsworth’s references to the old appear to be quite objective and distant – almost cruel.

This attitude is first demonstrated by his poems ‘Animal Tranquillity and Decay‘ () and ‘The Old Cumberland Beggar’ (writtenpublished ). 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. 21 rows  William Wordsworth, who rallied for "common speech" within poems and argued against. Wordsworth now offers over titles of beautiful books at the most competitive price point on the market.

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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: Wisdom and Spirit of the universe.

Thou Soul that art the eternity of thought. Read all poems of William Wordsworth and infos about 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 be described vividly in The.

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Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact One of the major poets of Romanticism, Wordsworth epitomized the spirit of his age with his celebration of the natural world and the spontanous expression.

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.

William Wordsworth 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 times.

It was posthumously titled and published by Alma mater: St John's College, Cambridge. 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.

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.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This collection of original essays by sixteen distinguished 3/5(2). The Romantic age and William Wordsworth The romantic age covers a period from to Its characteristics are not easy to be defined, because there are different aspects for different countries.4/5(2).

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