Wordsworth's Poems of Travel, 1819-42: 'Such Sweet Wayfaring'

Wordsworth's Poems of Travel, 1819-42: 'Such Sweet Wayfaring'

John Wyatt


there's a long-held view that Wordsworth's inspirations dried up sooner than the age of 40. This ebook opposes that view via analyzing the giant physique of poetry written after his 50th 12 months. The argument is that, that allows you to have fun with this paintings, a lot of which used to be encouraged by way of itineraries in Britain and in Europe, we need to learn the poems as they have been first released. by way of adopting the point of view of the modern reader, Wordsworth's grand layout could be appreciated.
Review:
'Wyatt assiduously reads those later works within the unique series and emphasizes their dating to different poems and prints with which they wer published.' - Toby R. Benis, The Wordsworth Circle 'Wordsworth's Poems of go back and forth is obviously written, designated, and especially potent in generating a wish within the reader to reread, or stumble upon for the 1st time, those ignored works.' - occasions Literary complement

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