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Wordsworth : a life in letters

Author: Juliet R V Barker
Publisher: London ; New York : Viking, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This selection of letters and autobiographical fragments introduces us to the real Wordsworth: the rebellious schoolboy who vandalized his family portraits, became a supporter of the French Revolution and fathered an illegitimate daughter in France; the radical poet whose flouting of the conventions of the day attracted the ridicule of the reviewers and forced him to endure thirty years of rejection, obscurity and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Correspondance
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wordsworth.
London ; New York : Viking, 2002
(OCoLC)606918341
Named Person: William Wordsworth; William Wordsworth; Mary Wordsworth; William Wordsworth; William Wordsworth
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet R V Barker
ISBN: 0670872148 9780670872145
OCLC Number: 51001594
Description: xx, 347 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. 1770-92 --
Ch. 2. 1793-8 --
Ch. 3. 1798-1802 --
Ch. 4. 1802-8 --
Ch. 5. 1808-13 --
Ch. 6. 1814-19 --
Ch. 7. 1819-22 --
Ch. 8. 1822-7 --
Ch. 9. 1828-31 --
Ch. 10. 1831-6 --
Ch. 11. 1836-40 --
Ch. 12. 1840-44 --
Ch. 13. 1844-8 --
Ch. 14. 1848-50.
Responsibility: [editor], Juliet Barker.

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With letters to his family, to Charles Lamb, Walter Scott, Sir Robert Peel and many others - Wordsworth was an indefatigable letter writer. This edition of Wordsworth's letters contains material from  Read more...

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