Lyrical Ballads by William WordsworthLyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth

Lyrical Ballads

byWilliam Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor ColeridgeEditorMichael Schmidt

Paperback | January 30, 2007

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Twenty-three poems that transformed English poetry

Wordsworth and Coleridge composed this powerful selection of poetry during their youthful and intimate friendship. Reproducing the first edition of 1798, this edition of Lyrical Ballads allows modern readers to recapture the book’s original impact. In these poems—including Wordsworth’s “Lines written a few miles above Tintern Abbey” and Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere”—the two poets exercised new energies and opened up new themes.

William Wordsworth was born in 1770 at Cockermouth in the Lake District of England, and was educated at the University of Cambridge. As a young man he was fired with enthusiasm for the French Revolution, but the year he spent in France after graduating left him disillusioned with radical politics. He turned more seriously to literature...
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Title:Lyrical BalladsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8 × 5.1 × 0.3 inPublished:January 30, 2007Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0140424628

ISBN - 13:9780140424621

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