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The poetry of the age of Wordsworth...

Wilson, John Dover

The poetry of the age of Wordsworth...

by Wilson, John Dover

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected with an introduction by J. Dover Wilson.
    SeriesCambridge anthologies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1221 .W55 1927
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.,
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6713884M
    LC Control Number28010129
    OCLC/WorldCa21007605

    Wordsworth is an extremely hard poet to discuss, and I think the reasons why this is so illuminate not only his poetry but also ourselves as his audience. (Key Words: Poetry, Poems, Wordsworth, Richard Wilbur, Literature, Romanticism, Literary Studies). book. William Wordsworth Homework Help Questions. William Wordsworth is poet of nature. Discuss. To the poet William Wordsworth, the glory of Nature was everything, right from childhood.

      Two hundred and fifty years ago, on April 7, , the English poet William Wordsworth was born. We are also close to the anniversary of his death, . Poetry, Book Three: The Romantic to the Victorian Age includes the full text of selected poems as well as informative introductions for each time period being studied and biographies for each poet. Featured poets include Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, Kipling, and more.

    Brimming with poetry, art, and nature writing—Wordsworth and Coleridge as you've never seen them beforeJune to September is the most famous year in English poetry. Out of it came Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and “Kubla Khan,” as well as his unmatched hymns to friendship and fatherhood, and William Wordsworth’s revolutionary songs in Lyrical. William Wordsworth () is one of the most important and enduringly popular of all the English poets. His unique relationship with the poet and political activist Samuel Taylor Coleridge, founded in the political and social ferment of , produced a revolution in literature, resulting in the joint volume, Lyrical Ballads ()—a landmark in the history of English Romanticism.


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The poetry of the age of Wordsworth.. by Wilson, John Dover Download PDF EPUB FB2

William Wordsworth () is the foremost of the English Romantic poets. He was much influenced by the events of the French Revolution in his youth, and he deliberately broke away from the artificial diction of the Augustan and neo-classical tradition of the eighteenth century/5().

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 the vocabulary and speech patterns of common people in poetry.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, John Dover, Poetry of the age of Wordsworth. Cambridge, University Press, (OCoLC) Exact title of the book The Poetry of the Age of Wordsworth: An Anthology of the Five Major Poets Book author John Dover Wilson Book edition Paperback Number of pages pages File size (in PDF) kB.

Some brief overview of book/5(49). The best Wordsworth poems selected by Dr Oliver Tearle. Auden said of Edward Lear that ‘he became a land’.

William Wordsworth () became ‘Romanticism’, in many ways: he came to embody the starting-point of English Romanticism through his early collaboration with Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Lyrical Ballads () and his famous preface, published two years later in the.

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.

On the th anniversary of Wordsworth’s birth comes an “appealing new biography [that] illuminates Wordsworth’s poetic originality.” (Brad Leithauser, Wall Street Journal) 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.

Bate sees Coleridge’s friendship as crucial to the period of Wordsworth’s greatest creativity – this, and his celibacy between the age of 22 (post-Vallon) and 32 (when he married Mary. Skillfully interweaving perceptive criticism with biographical contexts, Jonathan Bate shows in depth how Wordsworth created a new poetry based in the language of ordinary life.”—Leo Damrosch, author of The Club: Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age.

Book Description. Published in time for the th anniversary of William Reviews: 5. Wordsworth became, in due course, the distinguished figurehead of the Romantic Age in England, a sonorous sage to whom younger poets turned for motivation and insight.

His was a prophetic voice, not the kind that issued stern warnings and angry condemnations, but that, through the medium of poetry, celebrated meekness, kindliness, graciousness. THE AGE OF WORDSWORTH THE AGE OF WORDSWORTH BY C. HERFORD FORMERLY PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTEB 1ITT.D.(CANT.) HON.

LIT. (VICT.) LONDON G. BELL AND SONS LTD First Published, February, Second Edition, revised, November, Third Edition, revised, 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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, John Dover, Poetry of the age of Wordsworth. Cambridge [Eng.] The University press, © Dorothy Wordsworth (–) in middle age.

Moreover, before the appearance of Lyrical Ballads, there were already signs of ‘Romantic preoccupations’ in contemporary verse upon which. 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. Wordsworth was born on April 7, in. Wordsworth’s own diction, however, often differs from his theory. Nevertheless, when he published his preface to Lyrical Ballads inthe time was ripe for a change: the flexible diction of earlier 18th-century poetry had hardened into a merely conventional language.

Poetry Blake, 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." Wordsworth's poetry is celebrated for its deep feeling, its use of ordinary speech, the love of nature it expresses, and its representation of commonplace things and/5(92).

Adam Nicolson makes plain his debt to Richard Holmes: “I think of this book as a tributary to the great Holmesian stream,” he says in the introductory chapter to The Making of Poetry.

“Its method is his: to follow in the footsteps of the great, looking to gather the fragments they left on the path, much as Dorothy Wordsworth was seen by. ’Marvellous Exhilarating Embroiders together life, poetry and landscape’ Observer. A dazzling new biography of Wordsworth’s radical life as a thinker and poetical innovator, published to mark the th anniversary of his birth.

William Wordsworth wrote the first great poetic s: Poems from different poets all around the world. Thousands of poems, quotes and poets. Search for poems and poets using the Poetry Search Engine.

Quotes from all famous poets. When the volume of poetry called the Lyrical Ballads of was published in a second edition (), William Wordsworth wrote a prose preface for the book that is the single most important.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.

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.4/5(2).Poetry, literature that evokes a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience or an emotional response through language chosen and arranged for its meaning, sound, and rhythm.

Poetry is a vast subject, as old as history, present wherever religion is present, and possibly the .