William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

English poet of the Romantic movement

Son of an attorney and born at Cockermouth, in Cumbria. Wordsworth attended an infant school in Penrith, and later attended Hawkshead Grammar School from 1779 to 1787. His work The Prelude records his mixed joys and terrors of his childhood in the country, together with the death of his mother in 1778, and father in 1783.


Romantic Poetic Principles -- Wordsworth's poetics in The Preface

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Wordsworth's Daffodils Reconsidered -- "I wandered Lonely as a Cloud2 Viewed in Various Perspectives

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Novelties in Simon Lee -- Novelties in romantic period applied on a Simon Lee

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romantic period -- characteristics of romantic perion

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English Romantic Poets and Slave Trade: Mind Forg'd Manacles -- A social and political perspective on the works of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron, Shelley, and Blake.

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Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey" -- Critical analysis of Wordsworth's Tintern Abbey.

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