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The letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth

William Wordsworth

The letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth

arranged and edited by Ernest de Selincourt.

by William Wordsworth

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wordsworth, William, -- 1770-1850,
  • Wordsworth, Dorothy, -- 1771-1855,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    Vol. 1, revised by C.L. Shaver; v. 2-3, by M. Moorman and A.G. Hill; v. 4, 7 revised, arranged and edited by A.G. Hill.

    ContributionsWordsworth, Dorothy, 1771-1855., De Selincourt, Ernest, 1870-1943.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. 1-8. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22402893M

    What Dorothy does not make explicit is the purpose of the visit, which must have been to tell Annette to her face that William was about to marry, and that her own hopes in that direction must be abandoned. But this approach is fundamentally flawed, because of the incalculable contribution Dorothy made to his writing. VI has tape in corners; boards are strong, minor edgewear, spines slightly cocked, Vol. Her perspective often shaped poems, and she was also the person through whom experiences were sometimes reconstructed.

    The marriage is a success. One might expect that the tamperers would have been Wordsworth himself, or Dorothy, or their immediate circle. Of major importance among the manuscripts are letters of Wordsworth and 79 letters of Coleridge. It was a private ceremony that no doubt had a private meaning - but whether that meaning was incest, or indeed an end to incest, seems impossible to know.

    This was a context where much material remained unpublished, where work was read aloud, and some composition may have been done together, orally. Dorothy's work was used in by her brother William, unattributed, in his popular guide book to the Lake District — and this was then copied by Harriet Martineau in her equally successful guide [5] in its fourth edition bybut with attribution, if only to William Wordsworth. Whether they saw things alone or together, they discussed what they wrote. He attempted to get the play staged in Novemberbut it was rejected by Thomas Harristhe manager of the Covent Garden Theatrewho proclaimed it "impossible that the play should succeed in the representation". Finally, Alan G.


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The letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth by William Wordsworth Download PDF Ebook

Blimey, Dorothy The letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth book find this book hard to rate. SinceCornell has added steadily to St. Married Edward Quillinan in Wordsworth was taught both the Bible and the Spectatorbut little else.

If it was destroyed, we cannot deduce that the unacceptable contents reflected the nature of the relationship between William and Dorothy. It charts their meetings with beggars, with discharged soldiers, with a leech gatherer — The letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth book many homeless people who during the Napoleonic war were trekking the roads in England, passing Dove Cottage and occasionally stopping to pick up a bit of bread or money.

Mary Ann Dolan died after had one daughter Dora born At a little after 8 o'clock, I saw them go down the avenue towards the church. Write your question below:. The second edition, published inhad only Wordsworth listed as the author, and included a preface to the poems.

VI has tape in corners; boards are strong, minor edgewear, spines slightly cocked, Vol. They had three other siblings: Richard, the eldest, who became a lawyer; John, born after Dorothy, who went to sea and died in when the ship of which he was captain, the Earl of Abergavennywas wrecked off the south coast of England; and Christopherthe youngest, who entered the Church and rose to be Master of Trinity College, Cambridge.

William acknowledged her importance, paying tribute to her explicitly on numerous occasions. Hill goes a long way towards making his volumes the kind of genuine correspondence that scholars actually want to use.

I has protective mylar cover, Vol. Much more likely, if there was scandalous matter in the journal, is the theory that it would have referred to William's affair with, and daughter by, his French lover Annette Vallon.

Why should? Rather, she felt compelled to write the book because she felt that her subject had been "so mistreated by biographers. A reading of the journal brought a reminder: how much, in this topic, turns on a very small part of the evidence, and how much of that evidence has been tampered with.

As Pamela Woof, editor of the best edition of the two journals the Oxford World's Classicssays in her introduction: "There is simply nothing like it anywhere else. Seller Inventory Results 1 - 9 of 9 Sort By Create a Want Tell us what you're looking for and once a match is found, we'll inform you by e-mail.

Her writing feeds into his, and his writing feeds into hers. The Grasmere Journal and Wordsworth's other works revealed how vital she was to her brother's success.

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

They walked in the area for about two hours every day, and the nearby hills consoled Dorothy as she pined for the fells of her native Lakeland. But one receives a tranquil picture of Calais as a seaside resort, with the Wordsworths and Annette and Caroline spending time on the beach.

If you wanted, it could be grist for the mill in the incest interpretation. The Alfoxden Journal was written inwhile Dorothy and William were living at Alfoxden in Somerset, a few miles away from Coleridge.

He was frequently away from home on business, so the young William and his siblings had little involvement with him and remained distant from him until his death in No, I don't believe it does.

Cornell University is the editorial home of the Cornell Wordsworth Edition. Of major importance among the manuscripts are letters of Wordsworth and 79 letters of Coleridge.

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In the first edition there were letters. Book. The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Vol. 1: The Early Years: – (Second Revised Edition) William Wordsworth and Dorothy Wordsworth. Edited by Ernest Selincourt and Chester L. Shaver. Edition Second Revised.Aug pdf,  · Poem of the week: from The Prelude by William Wordsworth The poet’s youthful disappointment with Cambridge University brings intriguing complication to Author: Carol Rumens.William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth Download pdf view - Letters of the Wordsworth Family from toVolume 2 William Wordsworth, - Born April 7, in the "Lake Country" of northern England, the great English poet William Wordsworth, son of a prominent aristocrat, was orphaned at an early age.

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