21st-Century Oxford Authors: William Wordsworth by Stephen Gill

21st-Century Oxford Authors: William Wordsworth

EditorStephen Gill

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The Wordsworth volume in the 21st-Century Oxford Authors series is the most comprehensive selection currently available of the poetry and prose of one of the finest poets in the English language. The familiar poems from Wordsworth's 'Great Decade' are all included, but they are complementedby a more than usually generous selection of the best poems from his later years. The extracts from the Guide to the Lakes will be a revelation to many readers, as will the political prose of the Convention of Cintra. All of the material is presented in chronological sequence, so that the readercan see how Wordsworth's changing concerns were expressed in prose as well as poetry. Work which Wordsworth published is separated from that which he did not reveal, which will enable the reader to trace through successive published volumes the development of Wordsworth's public poetic self, whilealso being able to follow the growth of the body of poetry which, for whatever reason, Wordsworth did not choose to make public when it was written - The Prelude being the greatest and most obvious example.

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Stephen Gill is retired Professor of English, University of Oxford and a Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford.
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Title:21st-Century Oxford Authors: William WordsworthFormat:HardcoverDimensions:600 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0 inPublished:May 29, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199238618

ISBN - 13:9780199238613

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List of IllustrationsIntroductionChronologyA Note on the Selection and Its OrderingFROM LYRICAL BALLADS (1798)FROM LYRICAL BALLADS (1800)OTHER POEMS 1798-1800FROM POEMS, IN TWO VOLUMES (1807)OTHER POEMS 1800-1808THE PRELUDE (1805)FROM THE CONVENTIONS OF CINTRA (1809)FROM ESSAYS UPON EPITAPHS (1810)FROM THE EXCURSION (1814)FROM POEMS (1815)FROM A LETTER TO A FRIEND OF ROBERT BURNS (1816)FROM THE RIVER DUDDON (1820)FROM TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTRY OF THE LAKES (1820)OTHER POEMS 1815-1846Appendix: Wordsworth before Lyrical BalladsNotesFurther ReadingIndex of Titles and First Lines