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Description - William Wordsworth in Context by Andrew Bennett

William Wordsworth's poetry responded to the enormous literary, political, cultural, technological and social changes that the poet lived through during his lifetime (1770-1850), and to his own transformation from young radical inspired by the French Revolution to Poet Laureate and supporter of the establishment. The poet of the 'egotistical sublime' who wrote the pioneering autobiographical masterpiece, The Prelude, and whose work is remarkable for its investigation of personal impressions, memories and experiences, is also the poet who is critically engaged with the cultural and political developments of his era. William Wordsworth in Context presents thirty-five concise chapters on contexts crucial for an understanding and appreciation of this leading Romantic poet. It focuses on his life, circle, and composition; on his reception and influence; on the significance of late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth century literary contexts; and on the historical, political, scientific and philosophical issues that helped to shape Wordsworth's poetry and prose.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781107028418
ISBN-10: 1107028418
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 12-Feb-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Andrew Bennett

Andrew Bennett is Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Romantic and Victorian Studies at the University of Bristol. His publications include Romantic Poets and the Culture of Posterity (Cambridge, 1999), Wordsworth Writing (Cambridge, 2007), Ignorance: Literature and Agnoiology (2009) and, with Nicholas Royle, An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory, 4th edition (2009) and This Thing Called Literature: Reading, Thinking, Writing (2015).

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