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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English


  • Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850.,
  • Poets, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 197-[199]

StatementLondon, G. G. Harrap, 1914.
SeriesPoetry and life series
LC ClassificationsPR5881 .H85 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination198, [1] p.
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5445911M
ISBN 100404525202
LC Control Number73120984

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For many years a Trustee, he is now a Fellow of the Wordsworth Trust. His edition of The Salisbury Plain Poems of William Wordsworth in inaugurated the Cornell Wordsworth Series and he has since twice edited selections of Wordsworth’s poetry and prose for Oxford University Press. Wordsworth's philosophy of life, his theory of poetry, and his political credo were all intricately connected. A change in one characteristically brought parallel changes in the others. In , the poet found himself without a penny, banished from the homes of his relatives, embittered by the excesses of the Revolution in France, and beset by. By William Wordsworth. —Was it for this. That one, the fairest of all Rivers, lov'd. To blend his murmurs with my Nurse's song, And from his alder shades and rocky falls, And from his fords and shallows, sent a voice. That flow'd along my dreams? For this, didst Thou, O Derwent! travelling over the green Plains. 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 the crowning achievement of English romanticism.