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Wordsworth, the sense of history

by Alan Liu

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 -- Knowledge -- History,
    • Literature and history -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • History in literature

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlan Liu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5892.H5 L5 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 726 p. :
      Number of Pages726
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2050736M
      ISBN 100804713731
      LC Control Number88028382

      School-Time continued / Thus far, O Friend! have we, though leaving much / Unvisited, endeavoured to retrace / The simple ways in which my childhood walked; / Those chiefly. The aim of this paper is to examine Wordsworth’s poem The Prelude in the sense of being autobiographical. The poem is considered as the longest, .

      A fascinating new history of art, this gloriously illustrated book reveals how materials, techniques, and ideas have evolved over the centuries, inspiring artists to create their most celebrated works. Add to Wishlist. Art: The Definitive Visual Guide – DK. Discover the history of art movements from classical Greek art to the Italian.   “Radical Wordsworth is guided by enthusiasm. It is all the better for it. This excellent, intellectually rousing book is about the young poet. This is Wordsworth the dreamy, serious radical glimpsed flying across frozen lakes on his skates, or marvelling at revolutionary Paris, or falling in love with the beautiful Annette Vallon in France.

      Dorothy Wordsworth, though never a poet herself, had the distinction of being the indispensable sister for two men of genius. For a portrait of her —of .   I would have welcomed a little more of a sense of Wordsworth's deep roots in eighteenth-century poetry, which here gets dismissed a little briskly, but it is difficult to argue with any conviction.


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Wordsworth: The Sense of History Hardcover – August 1, by Alan Liu (Author)2/5(2). Wordsworth: The Sense of History Paperback – July 1, by Alan The sense of history book (Author)Cited by: His previous books include Wordsworth: The Sense of History, and two books published by the University of Chicago Press, The Laws of Cool: Knowledge The sense of history book and the Culture of Information and Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database/5.

Wordsworth: The Sense of History. (Catalog Copy & Table of Contents) The imaginative power of Wordsworth’s poetry stems from a denial of history so strong and precise that denial itself—the determined absence of history—must be studied as positive fact.

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The B&N Mastercard® Pages: Description: The imaginative power of Wordsworth’s poetry stems from a denial of history so strong and precise that denial itself – the determined absence of history – must be studied as positive fact.

The author argues this thesis with the aid of substantial methodological innovations allowing the best of formalist, deconstructive. Alan Liu's Wordsworth: The Sense of History is a large book containing a multitude of materials on a wide range of subjects: Napoleon's military tactics, the indebtedness of Lake District weavers, the social history of criminal punishment, the class structure of Lakeland agricultural society, and the floor plans of late eighteenth-century rural cottages (to name only a few).

As if. the "sense" of its engagement with history. Liu's book the last stop in Wordsworth's "flight of forms" as Liu calls both "does" its own history of the Wordsworthian era, in it, from the loco-descriptive narratives of An Evening Walk this sense comprising an informational resource we will and Descriptive Sketches through the drama of The Borderers.

Wordsworth: The Sense of History Categories Books, Publications I have criticized Wordsworth’s history lost by saying that the poet was of history’s party without knowing it. saving fictions. I close my tour of Wordsworth’s poetic beginnings, then, upon the fiction that I merely open the book on the poet’s imaginative ending and.

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WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library William Wordsworth; William Wordsworth; William (Schriftsteller) Wordsworth; William Wordsworth: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alan Liu. Find more information about: ISBN:   That sense had its origins in the early loss of his parents on the one hand, and in his poetic vocation on the other.

The orphaned Wordsworth did Author: Freya Johnston. One thought on “ On Book Tenth of Wordsworth’s Prelude ” Joshua Wilner April 5, at pm. Lots to think about here for a “short response,” Catherine. Early on you emphasize how ” One of the things that I find fascinating about the chapter is the way in which we see Wordsworth’s body and mind getting entangled with the temperament of his historical.

The famous history of the errant knight Recorded by Cervantes, these same thoughts Beset me, and to height unusual rose, While listlessly I sate, and, having closed The book, had turned my eyes toward the wide sea.

On poetry and geometric truth, And their high privilege of lasting life, From all internal injury exempt.

William Wordsworth was an early leader of romanticism (a literary movement that celebrated nature and concentrated on human emotions) in English poetry and ranks as one of the greatest lyric poets in the history of English literature.

William Wordsworth was born on April 7,in Cookermouth, Cumberland, England, the second child of an. The title of the present book (Book 12) is very significant and highly personal.

In these passages, the poet tenders a vivid picture of how, through his adoption of the Godwinian philosophy of rationalism and anti-sentiment and the application of it both to his general outlook and to contemporary political events, his imagination was impaired.

Wordsworth refers to the tale of Vaudracour and Julia, which was told to him by Beaupuy. It was a tale of young love, typical in its frustration which was caused by the overvaluation of status and position in pre-revolutionary France.

Vaudracour and Julia had grown up together in a small town in the heart of France. Wordsworth's magnum opus is generally considered to be The Prelude, a semi-autobiographical poem of his early years that he revised and expanded a number of times.

It was posthumously titled and published by his wife in the year of his death, before which it was generally known as "the poem to Coleridge". Wordsworth was Britain's poet laureate from Alma mater: St John's College, Cambridge.

William Wordsworth () LIFE. William Wordsworth was born at Cockermouth, Cumberland, on April 7,and was educated at Hawkshead Grammar School and at Cambridge.

In the summer vacation of he made a pedestrian tour through France and Switzerland, and in November returned to. The book begins, however, with the most famous arrival in literary history.

Having walked from Nether Stowey to Racedown, the West Dorset home of the Wordsworths, Coleridge leaps over the gate and bounds through the field to where William and Dorothy are.

This essay examines William Wordsworth's A Guide Through the District of the Lakes, a text that has conventionally been seen as an exemplary work of place ng on recent studies of place in Wordsworth's works, and place within Romanticism more generally, this essay argues that the Guide's “sense of place” is fundamentally by: 1.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 .This wonderful book opens what Wordsworth called ‘the hiding places of my power’.

W. H. Auden once wrote that ‘Poetry makes nothing happen’. He was wrong. Wordsworth’s poetry changed the world. Award-winning biographer and critic Jonathan Bate tells the story of how it .