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Wordsworth: Poems

Wordsworth Poems Of all the lasting innovations that William Wordsworth brought to our literature it is his discovery of nature and his fresh vision of human lives in the context of nature that have most in

Of all the lasting innovations that William Wordsworth 1770 1850 brought to our literature, it is his discovery of nature and his fresh vision of human lives in the context of nature that have most influenced our cultural climate Here, collected in this volume, are Wordsworth s finest works, some of the most beautiful poems ever written from the famous lyrical ballads,Of all the lasting innovations that William Wordsworth 1770 1850 brought to our literature, it is his discovery of nature and his fresh vision of human lives in the context of nature that have most influenced our cultural climate Here, collected in this volume, are Wordsworth s finest works, some of the most beautiful poems ever written from the famous lyrical ballads, including The Tables Turned and Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey, to the sonnets and narrative poems, to excerpts from his magnum opus, The Preludes By turning away from mythological subjects and artificial diction toward the life and language around him, Wordsworth acquired for poetry the strength and new sources of inspiration that have allowed it to survive and flourish in the modern world.

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  1. William Wordsworth Peter Washington says:
    William Wordsworth was a major English romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their 1798 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 The work was posthumously titled and published, prior to which it was generally known as the poem to Coleridge Wordsworth was England s Poet Laureate from 1843 until his death in 1850.

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  1. Roy Lotz says:
    Our impulse from a vernal woodMay teach you of man, Of moral evil and of good,Than all the sages can.The entry for Wordsworth in my copy of The New Lifetime Reading Plan is easily the funniest in the book Clifton Fadiman was obviously not fond of this verdant poet Wordsworth, who never understood how to cut things short, persisted to his eightieth year Of these years only the first half were, from posterity s viewpoint, worth living According to Fadiman, the large majority of Wordsworth s writi [...]

  2. Carey says:
    If you are looking to purchase one volume of Wordsworth s poems this is the one to get

  3. Rudolph says:
    A wonderful collection of poems from one of the true masters of the romantic period, and all of it fit neatly in my pocket It s refreshing to listen to the structured rhythmic styles for a change with a focus on the natural setting and childhood of the poet himself though his roses were remembered with rose lenses.


  4. CatherineMustread says:
    Not a book meant for speed reading, though I admit some poems I skimmed rather than lingered Some seemed familiar Wordsworth would not rank in my top ten list of favorite poets, though I have yet to develop that list Some favorite lines I wandered lonely as a cloud The Child is father of the man The world is too much with us, late and soon One morning, raw it was and wet Up up my friend and quit your books.

  5. Christina knox says:
    I read this in bits Wordsworth is beautiful and yet, somehow, amusing since I always remember the image of him my lit teacher also the sponsor of my highschools magic the gathering club I must note , hiking through the mountains with Dorthy, his sister I always got a giggle out of that.

  6. Hema Nagarajan says:
    I read this in bits Wordsworth is beautiful and yet, somehow, amusing since I always remember the image of him my lit teacher also the sponsor of my highschools magic the gathering club I must note , hiking through the mountains with Dorthy, his sister I always got a giggle out of that.

  7. Xio says:
    I forget if its already in here Letters from Grasmere, the one with Dorothy his sister Lovely collaboration

  8. Alejandra says:
    Tintern Abbey, the poem literally changed my life


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