By (author) William Wordsworth
Format: Paperback / softback
Essential Wordsworth by William Wordsworth
Book DescriptionFrom the introduction by Seamus Heaney: Wordsworth's power over us stems from the manifest strength of his efforts to integrate several strenuous and potentially contradictory efforts. Indeed, it is not until Yeats that we encounter another poet in whom emotional susceptibility, intellectual force, psychological acuteness, political awareness, artistic self-knowledge and bardic representativeness are so truly and responsibly combined.He is an indispensable figure in the evolution of modern, a finder and keeper of the self as subject, a theorist and apologist whose preface to Lyrical Ballads 1802 remains definitive.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780060888619
Paperback / softback
(182mm x 115mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Ecco Press
Publisher: Ecco Press
Publish Date: 14-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author William Wordsworth
Wordsworth, Paperback (November 2016)
Whether wandering the hills or whiling away an hour waiting for a train, no reader can fail to be touched by the lyrical, evocative beauty of William Wordsworth's verse contained in this anthology.
William Wordsworth, Hardback (May 2016)
Features a contemporary poet who selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the authors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the most important poets in our literature.
Poems, Paperback (December 2015)» View all books by William Wordsworth
Published five years after William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge's popular collection Lyrical Ballads, Wordsworth's Poems, in Two Volumes shocked readers and drew scornful reviews. Richard Matlak places the initial reaction to Poems in its historical context and explains the sea change in critical and popular opinion of these poems.
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