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Wordsworth

1. Dorothy. 1771--1855, English writer, whose Journals are noted esp for their descriptions of nature
2. her brother, William. 1770--1850, English poet, whose work, celebrating nature, was greatly inspired by the Lake District, in which he spent most of his life. Lyrical Ballads (1798), to which Coleridge contributed, is often taken as the first example of English romantic poetry and includes his Lines Written above Tintern Abbey. Among his other works are The Prelude (completed in 1805; revised thereafter and published posthumously) and Poems in Two Volumes (1807), which includes The Solitary Reaper and Intimations of Immortality
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And this house in the Quantock Hills of Somerset is where Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy lived for two years and where they renewed their friendship with Coleridge, who lived nearby.
poem, fail to see what Wordsworth was getting at, and so assert,
IN 1814, WILLIAM WORDSWORTH WAS PREOCCUPIED WITH ONE AIM ABOVE all others: to ensure his literary survival.
THE hamlet where William Wordsworth wrote most of his bestknown work is set for a transformation ahead of the poet's 250th birthday in 2020.
On reading over what I've got at hand I find I'm really a minor female Wordsworth.
It is Wordsworth and his poetry that urged the reader to see differently, to see the familiar and the commonplace in an extraordinary way that Chiang utilises in his approach to such a familiar landscape.
What: Newcastle University, in association with the Wordsworth Trust, is running a Dorothy Wordsworth Exhibition.
Snow's great credit that in William Wordsworth and the Theology of Poverty she manages to maintain a steady academic examination of her subject while at the same time avoiding an error commonly found in discussions of both poverty and poetry: the elimination of the personal.
William Wordsworth and the Ecology of Authorship: the Roots of Environmentalism in Nineteenth-Century Culture
Finally, there have been suggestions that the Pedlar is Wordsworth himself, who made a walking tour of England just prior to writing the poem and who drew widely on his knowledge of the rural poor.
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