Wordsworth And His Circle

  • 412 Pages
  • 3.45 MB
  • English
University Press of the Pacific
Biography: general, Literary, Biography & Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiog
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8425047M
ISBN 101410221784
ISBN 139781410221780

Page 17 - Mr. Wordsworth, on the other hand, was to propose to himself, as his object, to give the charm of novelty to things of every day, and to excite a feeling analogous to the supernatural by awakening the mind's attention from the lethargy of custom, and directing it to the loveliness and the wonders of the world before us — an inexhaustible treasure, but for which, in consequence.

This book does not aim at being a biography of Wordsworth, though it is strung on a biographical thread; and, as the title indicates, it is in many places as much about Wordsworth's contemporaries as about himself.

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William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy were born in this attractive Georgian house on Cockermouth High Street. The house is presented to visitors as it would have looked in the s when the pair lived here with their parents and three brothers. Wordsworth and his circle. London, Methuen & Co.

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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.

Wordsworth and his circle Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Text are within the gutter throughout the book. Addeddate Call number Camera Canon 5D Foldoutcount 0 Identifier wordsworthhiscir00rann Identifier-ark ark://t5sPages: Remembering that the rainbow is part of a circle, which has no end, his pun exploits the ideas of ‘immortality and infinity’, pre-existence and eternity.

‘My heart leaps up when I behold’ (which Dorothy Wordsworth called ‘ The Rainbow’) has only nine lines, but its composition appears to have caused her brother considerable anxiety. For his book The Romantic Reformation he received the British Council Prize in the Humanities and the Christianity in Literature Award.

He has served on the editorial board of The Wordsworth Circle and the advisory boards of the Keats-Shelley Association of America and the Nineteenth-Century Studies Association.5/5(1). A uniquely informed and interesting study of Wordsworth primarily in terms of his many friendships with figures such as Southey, de Quincey, Scott, and others and the ways in which these friendships enriched the work of all concerned and contributed to Victorian literature.

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Chapters in this book include Childhood and Boyhood Among the Lakes Author: David Watson Rannie. The image of Nicolson as Dorothy, picking up the lines dropped on the road by Wordsworth as he went “bumming and booing” about, is wonderfully apt not least because Nicolson’s own sensibility – his ear, his eye, his sense of place and the intensity of his concentration on words, plants, foliage and light – recalls that of Dorothy Wordsworth.

The Manciple’s Tale may have been finished bybut inwhen he offered it to Thomas Powell and R. Horne for their Chaucer Modernized collection, Mary Wordsworth and other members of his circle objected to its bawdiness, and his translation was suppressed (Graver 25–27).

It seems likely that the same objections might have been. 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). Wordsworth knows he may expect "harsh judgments," but perhaps selfishly he notes that the plus lines in the first book may have completed a circle.

`A Passionate Sisterhood,' can be purchased for less than £ on Kindle - which is in itself outrageous and makes it a bargain not to be missed, but having read it on Kindle I find it's a book I want to buy a hard copy of, especially with its beautiful cover.

It is a gripping, all -consuming read and I have to echo Val Hennessy in the Daily Cited by: 5. The Prelude (Wordsworth)/Book V.

A centre to the circle which they make; And now and then, alike from need of theirs And call of her own natural appetites, She scratches, ransacks up the earth for food, Which they partake at pleasure. Early died My honoured Mother, she who was the heart. Book 3: Residence at Cambridge; Book 4: Summer Vacation; Book 5: Books; Book 6: Cambridge and the Alps He has all the clothes of a gentleman, but he cannot yet boast a beard.

He moves within a small circle, and his many invitations and diversions have the effect of making time fly. Wordsworth gives a somewhat naive account of how he not.

It isn’t surprising that participants return. The Winter School —Monday to Friday towards the end of February–combines fun with enthusiastic learning, scholarship with searching questioning, and above all it fosters appreciation of the poetry and other work of Wordsworth, his circle, and his contemporaries.

William Wordsworth was attacked by the critics of his time for imposing unremarkable sights and sentiments on his audience. In this book’s title essay, an exemplary reading of the Westminster Bridge sonnet, Geoffrey Hartman shows how Wordsworth’s.

The Romantic Circles edition provides access to the rare text and its images, an extensively annotated and illustrated version of the text (the last edition revised by Wordsworth), a parallel-text feature that allows readers to track and visualize the evolution of the book across its various editions, excerpts from letters by.

TIM O’BRIEN received the National Book Award for Going After his other books are The Things They Carried, Pulitzer Finalist and a New York Times Book of the Century, and In the Lake of the Woods, winner of the James Fenimore Cooper was awarded the Pritzker Literature Award for lifetime achievement in military writing in Wordsworth and his circle.

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Wordsworth and his circle / by David Watson Rannie Methuen London. Wikipedia Citation. Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy had moved to the Quantocks in Somerset to be close to Coleridge, who with his wife and children occupied a damp and musty cottage (he called it a hovel) at Nether Author: Freya Johnston.

The next two chapters deal with Wordsworth’s self-composition, his vexed writing of Book I of The Prelude, and the conflict between philosophy and poetry.

In chapter six, Bennett takes on a host of twentieth-century Wordsworth criticism in his efforts to explain how philosophy “unhinges” Wordsworth’s poetry, particularly The Recluse.

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The enduring fame of Wordsworth’s collaboration with Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Lyrical Ballads has ensured that Wordsworth’s friendship with Coleridge is a well-known aspect of his biography. In fact, it was just one of many important literary and artistic friendships that helped to shape Wordsworth’s Romantic circle.

In this book, Judith Thompson restores a powerful but long-suppressed voice to our understanding of British Romanticism. Drawing on newly discovered archives, this book offers the first full-length study of the poetry of John Thelwallas well as his partnership with Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth.William Wordsworth's poetry responded to the enormous literary, political, cultural, technological and social changes that the poet lived through during his lifetime (‒), and to his own transformation from young radical inspired by the French Revolution to Poet Laureate and supporter of the establishment.The book contains a few marks and annotations by Wordsworth, his autograph signature in several places, and a dated inscription in his hand, "St.

John's Cambridge '" Two later sonnets by Charlotte Smith, copied out in Wordsworth's clearest early .