The age of Wordsworth. by C. H. Herford

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Published by George Bell and Sons in London .

Written in English

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  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • Romanticism

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Reprint of the 3d. ed.

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Statementby C. H. Herford...
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 315 p.
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23318076M

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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 Author: Rachel Cooke.

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Hardcover. Condition: New. 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 particular.

(The Excursion, Book First, The Wanderer, ll. There is much philosophical consideration of age and mortality in this long poem, the publication of which followed his more immediate experiences of loss mentioned above. But, as if by way of compensation, Wordsworth never forgot his belief in ‘infinity’.

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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.

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.

R St. Little Rock, AR Open 10 AM - 6 PM Monday - Saturday, PM Sunday. by Chris Townsend. years have passed since Wordsworth’s birth, and 31 years since the publication of Stephen Gill’s account of the great poet in William Wordsworth: A ’s book has proved itself to be that rarest of works: both an accessible point of introduction for those with a general interest, as well as the standard scholarly account of his development as a writer.

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, Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Age of Wordsworth by C.

Herford (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. 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.

Chapter Summary for William Wordsworth's Poems of William Wordsworth (Selected), the prelude book 1 summary. Find a summary of this and each chapter of Poems of William Wordsworth (Selected). With Wordsworth In England: Being A Selection Of The Poems And Letters Of William Wordsworth Which Have To Do With English Scenery And English Life () William Wordsworth $ - $   But the book is essentially the same judicious, substantial account that it was 31 years ago.

Gill’s readiness to find interest and value in Wordsworth’s middle and old age is indeed one Author: Freya Johnston. 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.

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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Herford, C. (Charles Harold), Age of Wordsworth. London: G. Bell, (OCoLC)   The Prelude (Wordsworth)/Book V. ⁠ These mighty workmen of our later age, Who, with a broad highway, have overbridged The froward chaos of futurity, Tamed to their bidding; they who have the skill To manage books, and things, and make them act On infant minds as surely as the sun.

Summary. A lilting passage evokes the mood of solitude. The subject of the poet's habitual contemplation is humanity. Wordsworth laments that it is not life's pains that are our worst affliction; the chief cause of despair is our winning a little fame after constant and unending labor.

Synopsis. Born in England inpoet William Wordsworth worked with Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Lyrical Ballads ().The collection, which contained Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey," introduced Born: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, John Dover, Poetry of the age of Wordsworth.

Cambridge, University Press, (OCoLC) 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.

William Wordsworth (7 April – 23 April ) was an English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication, Lyrical early years were dominated by his experience of the countryside around the Lake District and the English moors.

Dorothy Wordsworth, his sister, served as his early. English literature - English literature - The Romantic period: As a term to cover the most distinctive writers who flourished in the last years of the 18th century and the first decades of the 19th, “Romantic” is indispensable but also a little misleading: there was no self-styled “Romantic movement” at the time, and the great writers of the period did not call themselves Romantics.

Elizabeth Wordsworth was a distinguished writer and educator in an era when women’s roles were largely confined to the domestic sphere. A daughter of Anglican clergyman Christopher Wordsworth and a great-niece of the poet William Wordsworth, she was born in into a scholarly and ecclesiastical family.

Her father was the headmaster of Harrow, a famous English preparatory school. Wordsworth finished the "poem to Coleridge" by but refused to publish it, saying that it would be the prologue to a longer piece entitled The Recluse. He instead published in Poems in Two Volumes, a new book of verse.

The year after the book's publication, Coleridge moved in with the Wordsworths. Two years later he moved out, his mind. wordsworth. menu × collections classics children's classics mystery & supernatural world literature poetry special editions library collection collector's editions digital editions education box sets.

highlights top ten bestsellers new for school orders. 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 /5. The age of Wordsworth by Herford, C. (Charles Harold), Publication date Topics English literature -- 19th century History and criticism, Romanticism Publisher London G.

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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 Books & Co., Little Rock, Arkansas. 2, likes 38 talking about this. Little Rock's independent bookstoreFollowers: K. William Wordsworth () was born in Cockermouth, Cumberland, in the Lake District.

His father was John Wordsworth, Sir James Lowther's attorney - the fifth Baronet Lowther was the most feared and hated aristocrat in all of Cumberland and Westmoreland, "an Intolerable Tyrant. This book provides a new context for understanding Wordsworth's major poetry by examining the poet's response to Enlightenment attitudes toward nature and society.

Alan Bewell argues that at the core of Wordsworth's poetry is an anthropological vision, a concern with how human beings first made the transition from nature to society.

The Prelude (Book. 10) William Wordsworth. Album The Prelude. The Prelude (Book. 10) Lyrics. And ignorance rilled up from age to age, That could no longer hold its loathsome charge.

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At William Wordsworth had neither a settled income nor the professional qualifications needed to secure one. He had no home, and he could not support the illegitimate child he had fathered during an impetuous love affair in France.

The major part of a slim, anonymously issued volume of Lyrical Ballads was all he had to show for the years since he had left Cambridge, and yet he was.

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).Wordsworth's Romantic Theory in "Tintern Abbey" Anonymous 12th Grade.

William Wordsworth’s “Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey” spins the tale of a persona (most likely the poet himself) who contemplates his time spent at Tintern Abbey in the past, present, and future.

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