He revised and rearranged his poems, published various editions, and entertained literary guests and friends. In particular, while he was in revolutionary Paris inthe year-old Wordsworth made the acquaintance of the mysterious traveler John "Walking" Stewart — who was nearing the end of his thirty years of wandering, on foot, from MadrasIndia, through Persia and Arabiaacross Africa and Europe, and up through the fledgling United States.
In Germany Wordsworth continued to write poems, and when he returned to England he began to prepare a new edition of Lyrical Ballads.
Together they published Lyrical Ballads in Wordsworth wanted to challenge "the gaudiness [unnecessarily flashy] and inane [foolish] phraseology [wording] of many modern writers. Rydal Mount, Ambleside, the home of William Wordsworth from until his death in In grammar school, Wordsworth showed a keen interest in poetry.
He also fell in love with a French woman, Annette Vallon; together they had an illegitimate daughter, Anne Caroline. He had also come to the conclusion that the troubles of society were specifically urban in nature. Unlike the other major English romantic poets, he enjoyed a happy childhood under the loving care of his mother and was very close to his sister Dorothy.
Coleridge joined Southey in a plan, soon abandoned, to found a utopian commune -like society, called Pantisocracyin the wilderness of Pennsylvania.
The second edition, published inhad only Wordsworth listed as the author, and included a preface to the poems. Mary Ann Dolan d. William and Mary had five children, though three died early.
All of these poems make up what is now recognized as his great decade, stretching from his meeting with Coleridge in until But before their child was born in DecemberWordsworth had to return to England and was cut off there by the outbreak of war between England and France.
Map of northern Germany Wordsworth seems to have been attempting to work out and justify his changing political and social ideas—ideas that had begun to develop intuitively during the process of poetic composition. It was in this year that he had his first published work, a sonnet in the European Magazine.
Afterhe wrote little more. Writing it in a drawn-out process of self-exploration, Wordsworth worked his way toward a modern psychological understanding of his own nature, and thus more broadly of human nature.
In March of Ann Wordsworth died while visiting a friend in London. For More Information Davies, Hunter. The phrase "All creatures great and small" may have been inspired by The Rime: He arrived at Racedown with his sister Dorothy and the young Basil on 26 September.William Wordsworth was born on April 7,in Cookermouth, Cumberland, England, the second child of an attorney.
Unlike the other major English romantic poets, he enjoyed a happy childhood under the loving care of his mother and was very close to his sister Dorothy.
As a child he wandered happily Died: Apr 23, William Wordsworth Biography William Wordsworth () was a major Romantic poet, based in the Lake District, England. His greatest work was “The Prelude” – dedicated to Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Watch video · William Shakespeare, often called the English national poet, is widely considered the greatest dramatist of all time.
was the true author of the poems and plays of "William Shakespeare." The. The best Wordsworth poems 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.
The death of the earl of Lonsdale also marked the beginning of a close economic and political relationship between William Wordsworth and Sir William Lowther (who became earl of Lonsdale in ) that would have a significant effect on the poet’s political philosophy in the years to come.
Poems By William Wordsworth, Including Lyrical. Samuel Taylor Coleridge (/ ˈ k oʊ l ə r ɪ dʒ /; 21 October – 25 July ) was an English poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake mint-body.com wrote the poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and "Kubla Khan".Download