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Wordsworthian Love

Seth T. Reno

in Amorous Aesthetics: Intellectual Love in Romantic Poetry and Poetics, 1788-1853

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786940834
eISBN:
9781789623185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940834.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter establishes the seminal foundation of Romantic intellectual love in the early poetry of William Wordsworth. I take as a starting point Wordsworth’s emphasis on ‘intellectual love’ as ... More


Where Once We Stood Rejoicing

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth's Revisitings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199268771
eISBN:
9780191730832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268771.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

In a poem from his late Italian tour, ‘Musings Near Aquapendente’, Wordsworth introduces lines written 45 or more years earlier. They lead him to remember two great figures, Sir Walter Scott and ... More


Intentionality and the Romantic Literary Manuscript

Michelle Levy

in Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 1 supplies an essential description of manuscript and print cultures in the Romantic period. It probes the attempts by book historians, manuscript scholars, and textual editors to establish ... More


Wordsworth’s Sweating Pages: The Love Letters of William and Mary Wordsworth

Frances Wilson

in Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

In 1977, an exchange of thirty-one letters between William and Mary Wordsworth, written in 1810, was discovered by a stamp dealer in Carlisle. Their subject is what Wordsworth describes as ‘the ... More


The War Within

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within: Her Final Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056937
eISBN:
9780813053790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056937.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 begins with a swift summary of fascism's rise in both England and Germany from 1929 to 1931: or what I call “the war without.” It then notes Woolf's response, including her scrapbooks, ... More


‘Active climber[s] of the hills’: Women and Mountaineering

Simon Bainbridge

in Mountaineering and British Romanticism: The Literary Cultures of Climbing, 1770-1836

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857891
eISBN:
9780191890468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857891.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

As ‘active climber[s] of the hills’ to use Dorothy Wordsworth’s phrase, women played a significant part in the Romantic-period development of mountaineering and its literature, with Wordsworth ... More


Celestial Cartography

Thomas Owens

in Wordsworth, Coleridge, and 'the language of the heavens'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840862
eISBN:
9780191876479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840862.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Chapter 2 documents the place of the Moon and the night sky in the communal life of the Wordsworths and Coleridge at Alfoxden and Grasmere by tracing an interwoven series of scientific, natural, and ... More


Wordsworth’s Double Take

William H. Galperin

in The History of Missed Opportunities: British Romanticism and the Emergence of the Everyday

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503600195
eISBN:
9781503603103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600195.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

It is a characteristic, and a representative, feature of Wordsworth’s poetry as a period-bound discourse that the material opportunities it misses—or that often evanesce in his writing—are ... More


Tenants in Author Country

Alison Booth

in Homes and Haunts: Touring Writers' Shrines and Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198759096
eISBN:
9780191819728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759096.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Exploring gendered personifications of author country, Chapter 4 features internationally celebrated writers who occupy literary zones (often as tenants or guests) during the latter half of the ... More


Epilogue

Anahid Nersessian

in The Calamity Form: On Poetry and Social Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226701288
eISBN:
9780226701455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226701455.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The epilogue compares two very different works of art—Robert Barry's Inert Gas Series and Dorothy Wordsworth's Grasmere Journal—to find in them both examples of non-referential representation with an ... More


Mountaineering and British Romanticism: The Literary Cultures of Climbing, 1770-1836

Simon Bainbridge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857891
eISBN:
9780191890468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857891.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book examines the relationship between Romantic-period writing and the activity that Samuel Taylor Coleridge christened ‘mountaineering’ in 1802. It argues that mountaineering developed as a ... More


Clothing: Brontë’s bonnet and Dickinson’s dress

Nicola J. Watson

in The Author's Effects: On Writer's House Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198847571
eISBN:
9780191886751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847571.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 3 investigates ways of figuring the author’s doubled body, physical and textual, through clothing. It contrasts the ways that male and female authorial clothing has been imagined and ... More


Lived Aesthetics and the Inner Narrative

Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi

in Experience, Narrative, and Criticism in Ancient Greece: Under the Spell of Stories

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198848295
eISBN:
9780191882845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848295.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that the prolonged inner processes whereby aesthetic stimuli are reworked and incorporated within usually disjointed, often inarticulate narratives of one’s self, are key for our ... More


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