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Dorothy Wordsworth & romanticism

by Susan M. Levin

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Published by Rutgers, the State University in New Brunswick .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Wordsworth, Dorothy, 1771-1855 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Gender identity in literature.,
    • Sex role in literature.,
    • Romanticism -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDorothy Wordsworth and romanticism.
      Statementby Susan M. Levin.
      SeriesThe Douglass series on women"s lives and the meaning of gender
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5849 .L48 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 258 p. ;
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2713805M
      ISBN 100813511461
      LC Control Number86006711

      Dorothy Mae Ann Wordsworth (25 December – 25 January ) was an English author, poet and diarist. She was the sister of the Romantic poet William Wordsworth, and the two were close all their orth had no ambitions to be an author, and her writings consist only of series of letters, diary entries, poems and short stories. William Wordsworth was one of the founders of English Romanticism and one its most central figures and important intellects. He is remembered as a poet of spiritual and epistemological speculation, a poet concerned with the human relationship to nature and a fierce advocate of using the vocabulary and speech patterns of common people in poetry.

      The best Wordsworth poems selected by Dr Oliver Tearle. W. H. Auden said of Edward Lear that ‘he became a land’. William Wordsworth () became ‘Romanticism’, in many ways: he came to embody the starting-point of English Romanticism through his early collaboration with Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Lyrical Ballads () and his famous preface, published two years later in the. Dorothy Wordsworth (–) in middle age. Moreover, before the appearance of Lyrical Ballads, there were already signs of ‘Romantic preoccupations’ in contemporary verse upon which Author: Geoff Ward.

      Looking for books by William Wordsworth? See all books authored by William Wordsworth, including English Romantic Poetry: An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions), and Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems, and more on This was a period of intense creativity for both poets, which produced the Lyrical Ballads (), a landmark in the history of English Romanticism. (See Ancient Mariner, Idiot Boy, Tintern Abbey.) The winter of –9 was spent in Goslar in Germany, where Wordsworth wrote the enigmatic ‘Lucy’ poems.


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Dorothy Wordsworth & romanticism by Susan M. Levin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Like her more famous brother William, Dorothy Wordsworth was also an important writer. Yet her work has only found a wide readership in recent years. First appearing inthis book was the first full-length scholarly study of the author and was also the first to collect her poems, discovered at Dove cottage and in other libraries.5/5(1).

Dorothy also is a critical figure in the context of Romanticism, and this book goes a long way toward explaining her relationship with her brother, Coleridge, Mary Wordsworth, and any other figure who wanders onto the stage of their lives by: 2.

by Chris Townsend. years have passed since Wordsworth’s birth, and 31 years since the publication of Stephen Gill’s account of the great poet in William Wordsworth: A ’s book has proved itself to be that rarest of works: both an accessible point of introduction for those with a general interest, as well as the standard scholarly account of his development as Dorothy Wordsworth & romanticism book writer.

Dorothy Wordsworth and romanticism. [Susan M Levin] Dorothy Wordsworth; Dorothy Wordsworth: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Susan M Levin.

Find more information about: ISBN: # Dorothy Wordsworth\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. Born in Cumberland, British Romantic poet and prose writer Dorothy Wordsworth was the third of five children.

Her mother died when Wordsworth was six, and she moved to Halifax to live with her aunt. In she enrolled in Hipperholme Boarding School.

When her father died inthe family’s financial situation worsened and the children were sent to live with their uncles. Book reviews William Wordsworth Wordsworth and Romanticism Book review: ‘William Wordsworth: A Life’, by Stephen Gill by Chris Townsend years have passed since Wordsworth’s birth, and 31 years since the publication of Stephen Gill’s.

Get this from a library. Dorothy Wordsworth and romanticism. [Susan M Levin] -- "This was the first book-length scholarly study of the author and was also the first to include both Wordsworth's published works as well as unpublished works. This new edition adds critical readings.

He is 24 and nearly famous; Dorothy is 25 and on the run; Wordsworth is 27 and pregnant with poetic genius: bliss it was to be alive that dawn but to be young was very heaven.

Except that was neither bliss for Wordsworth and Coleridge nor very heaven – the friendship that evolved was the prelude to a tragedy, and Nicolson is alert to the. Dorothy Mae Ann Wordsworth was an English poet and diarist.

She was the sister of the Romantic poet William Wordsworth, and the two were close for all of their lives. Dorothy Wordsworth did not set out to be an author, and her writings comprise a series of letters, diary entries, and short stories.4/5. The course takes a broader look at Romanticism, heavily focusing on the poetry of William Wordsworth, so I had an interest in his sister, Dorothy.

I'm also highly interested in feminism, so reading about Mary Wollstonecraft was an automatic selling point.4/5. In this powerful and original study Meena Alexander examines the work of three women: Mary Wollstonecraft () the radical feminist who typically thought of life as 'warfare' and revolted against the social condition of women; Dorothy Wordsworth () who lived a private life enclosed by the bonds of femininity, under the protection.

Women in Romanticism: Mary Wollstonecraft, Dorothy Wordsworth and Mary Shelley Meena Alexander Macmillan International Higher Education, - Gender expression - pages.

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Wilson's new book, The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth, chronicles the intense connection between the Wordsworth siblings. Her book centers on Dorothy Wordsworth's "Grasmere Journals" —.

The only portrait in oils of Dorothy Wordsworth declares her a writer. Crosthwaite in paints her, elderly and frail‐looking, seated with ink and pen at her side. Inwhile William Wordsworth and Coleridge prepared to publish Lyrical Ballads, the volume that would herald the Romantic age in British literature, Dorothy Wordsworth began her Alfoxden gh many of her entries contain only simple notes about daily activities—having dinner, hanging linen—some passages include vivid natural description and commentary on the essence of.

Among Susan Levin’s many publications on nineteenth-century topics, is Dorothy Wordsworth and Romanticism (Rutgers UP), the first book-length critical study of Dorothy Wordsworth’s writing. Professor of the Humanities and director of the Program in Literature and Communications at Stevens Institute of Technology, Susan Levin is also the Price: $ However, instead of just celebrating Willy Wordsman, I want to give some love to his sister Dorothy Wordsworth.

I first became aware of Dorothy Wordsworth while taking a British Romanticism course. Dorothy is not presented as an undervalued or exploited member of the Wordsworth household, but as the poet's equal in a literary partnership of outstanding importance.

Newlyn's book is deeply researched, drawing on a wide range of recent scholarship - not just in Romantic studies, but in psychology, literary theory, anthropology and life-writing. He and his fellow poets of the movement that came to be called Romanticism were the first to make poetry into a high calling of self-care that yoked together the power of memory, the strength of feeling, and an appreciation of the beauties of nature.

Wordsworth’s most. William Wordsworth was born 7 April in Cockermouth, England, a village in the northwest county of Cumberland. He was the second of five children born to John and Ann Cookson Wordsworth.

His sister Dorothy was born in The two siblings were baptized together, which marked the beginning of a lifelong closeness.Wordsworth, William (), English poet, one of the most accomplished and influential of England’s romantic poet’s whose theories and style created a new tradition in poetry.

He is considered one of the foremost English romantic poets; especially as he composed flowing verse on the spirituality of nature and the wonders of human imagination. Wordsworth was born on April 7, in. For example, if you read Wordsworth’s ‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud’ beside Dorothy’s journal entry from Aprilyou’ll see a lot of similarities.

Because Dorothy jotted down the most insignificant things – really, she jotted down everything – he relied on them to get his poems just right.