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William Wordsworth's The prelude : a casebook

Author: Stephen Gill
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Casebooks in criticism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
William Wordsworth's poem 'The Prelude' is a fascinating work, both as an autobiography and as a fragment of historical evidence from the revolutionary and post-revolutionary years. This volume gathers together 13 essays on 'The Prelude', and is useful as a companion for students and general readers of Wordsworth's greatest poem.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Named Person: William Wordsworth
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Gill
ISBN: 0195180917 0195180925 9780195180916 9780195180923
OCLC Number: 704541080
Description: viii, 406 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: IntroductionThe EssaysWilliam Wordsworth: "A Pure Organic Pleasure from the Lines"CHRISTOPHER RICKS: Revison as Form: Wordsworth's Drowned ManSUSAN WOLFSON: "Dithyrambic Fervour": The Lyric Voice of the The PreludeMARY JACOBUS: "A Strong Confusion": Coleridge's Presence in the PreludeLUCY NEWLYN: The Via Naturaliter NegativeGEOFFREY H. HARTMAN: The Prelude and The Recluse: Wordsworth's Long Journey Home.M. H. ABRAMS: The Image of a Mighty Mind: (1805, Book 13)JONATHON WORDSWORTH: The Creative Soul: Simplon Pass to Mount SnowdonWILLIAM A. ULMER: Writing the Self/Self Writing: William Wordsworth's PreludeANNE K. MELLOR: Wordsworth and the Conception of The PreludeHoward Erskine-Hill: "Some Other Being": Wordsworth in the PreludeRichard Gravil: A Transformed Revolution: The Prelude, Books 9-13Alan Liu: A Language That Is Ever GreenJonathan Bate: Suggested Reading
Series Title: Casebooks in criticism.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Gill.
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William Wordsworth's long poem "The Prelude" is a fascinating work - as autobiography and as a fragment of historical evidence from the revolutionary and post-revolutionary years. This volume gathers  Read more...


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[a] finely judged anthology... * Seamus Perry, London Review of Books *

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