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Wordsworth"s mind and art

A. W. THOMSON

Wordsworth"s mind and art

essays

by A. W. THOMSON

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Published by Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p227-232.

StatementEdited by A.W.Thomson.
The Physical Object
Pagination235p.
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20317609M


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William Wordsworth’s great long autobiographical poem in blank verse, The Prelude, has many great passages, and this is one of the best, from the first book of the poem, describing the poet’s schooldays and his time among description of the hill looming up as a young Wordsworth rows his boat – finding freedom on the open water – comes close to that key.

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By Jonathan Kerr. InWilliam Wordsworth offers a bold and, at the time, deeply controversial claim about poetry.

In the Preface to Lyrical Ballads (a collection he co-authored with his friend Samuel Taylor Coleridge), Wordsworth argues that all poets should dispense with the ornate conventions of eighteenth-century verse and focus upon what he calls the language and.

The second edition of Lyrical Ballads appeared in two volumes in in Wordsworth's name alone. In the anonymous edition, there had been a mere "advertisement" to orient the reader to the poems; inthe famous "Preface" took its place.

Wordsworth notes that friends had urged him to write a defense of the collection, but he preferred. The crucial years, then, the years of Wordsworth's strength as a poet, are from to The key text for an understanding of his poetry is The Prelude, especially in its two-part () form and in the first complete version of The Prelude traces the growth of a poet's mind.

This growth was neither simple nor straightforward, and. William Wordsworth was born in April - one year before before his sister Dorothy - in Cockermouth, Cumbria. From his earliest infancy he heard the murmuring of the River Derwent as it flowed. Worthen’s book concentrates on the interactions of a scattered but closely-knit community — Coleridge, Sara and Mary Hutchinson, and William and Dorothy Wordsworth — following the story of the group up until Mary’s marriage with William, and ending in mid-flow.

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William Wordsworth grew up in the Lake District of northern England. There he spent much of his boyhood playing outdoors and exploring the mountains and lake-strewn valleys—“foster'd alike by beauty and by fear,” as he would later testify in his autobiographical poem The Prelude; or, Growth of a Poet’s Mind.

In particular lines of Book I mark a turning point for him. Here, he realizes how his experiences and memories of Nature have come together to create his identity: his Self.

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He instead published in Poems in Two Volumes, a new book of verse. The year after the book's publication, Coleridge moved in with the Wordsworths.

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In moments of such holy tranquil and peace, his mind was transport­ed to a state of sublime ecstasy, a trance-like consciousness. “Oft in these moments such a holy calm. Would overspread my soul, that bodily eyes. Were utterly forgotten, and what I saw. Appeared like something in myself, a dream: A prospect in the mind” (Prelude, Book V).

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Such verily is the first Poetic spirit of our human life, By uniform control of after years In most abated and suppressed, in some Through every change of growth or of decay. The best Wordsworth poems selected by Dr Oliver Tearle. W. H. Auden said of Edward Lear that ‘he became a land’.

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