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The Wordsworth Renaissance

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth and the Victorians

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter deals with issues related to the popularity of William Wordsworth. After the publican of Tess of the D'Urbervilles in 1891, for two decades, articles and books had been honouring either ... More


‘Fit Audience’: The Marketing of Wordsworth

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth and the Victorians

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter deals with various copyright issues regarding the works of William Wordsworth. Reviews and articles up to 1850 dealing with ‘Wordsworth’ habitually refereed to the Lake District poet in ... More


Fame

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth and the Victorians

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

William Wordsworth’s residence, Rydal Mount, became a place of general pilgrimage even while he was still alive. This chapter deals with the poet's widespread fame and long list of visitors. Streams ... More


England's Samuel: Wordsworth as Spiritual Power

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth and the Victorians

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In a sonnet entitled Poets are Nature’s Priests the anti-slavery campaigner Thomas Pringle likened Wordsworth to Samuel. Just as Israel, misled by Phineas and Hophni, mocked its priests and profaned ... More


‘A Light Bequeathed’: Coleridge, Thelwall, Wordsworth, Godwin

Nicholas Roe

in Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119692
eISBN:
9780191671197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119692.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter reconsiders William Wordsworth's and Samuel Taylor Coleridge's connections with the democratic reform movement, and to John Thelwall and William Godwin in particular. As with ‘Citizen ... More


Coleridge's Later Poetry

Morton D. Paley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186854
eISBN:
9780191674570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186854.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The poems that Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote after his golden period are seldom studied or anthologised. Yet among the poems written after his most famous works are of quality and interest, ... More


The Last Decade: From Wordsworth Society to National Trust

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth and the Victorians

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In Grasmere in 1880 the Wordsworth Society was established, at a meeting which elected Charles Wordsworth, Bishop of St Andrews, as President, George Wilson as Treasure, and William Knight as ... More


‘Pretty Hot in It’: Wordsworth and France, 1791–1792

Nicholas Roe

in Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119692
eISBN:
9780191671197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119692.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1792, Samuel Taylor Coleridge was drinking negus in his rooms at Jesus College, and discussing political pamphlets with other undergraduates. At the same time, William Wordsworth was witnessing ... More


Radical Differences: Milton, Shakespeare, Wordsworth

Seamus Perry

in Coleridge and the Uses of Division

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183976
eISBN:
9780191674150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183976.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines English Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge's criticism on William Shakespeare and John Milton in his book Biographia. His Biographia focused on William Wordsworth, but ... More


The Active Universe: Arnold and Tennyson

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth and the Victorians

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter deals with William Wordsworth's impact on two other English poets Mathew Arnold and Alfred Tennyson. Like many other Victorian who looked to Wordsworth's poetry for succor at a time of ... More


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