A Biography with Selected Poems. Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey came to be known as the " Lake Poets ". He is also a social activist in fields of civil rights, animal rights and vegetarianism.
This religious conservatism also colours The Excursiona long poem that became extremely popular during the nineteenth century; it features three central characters, the Wanderer; the Solitary, who has experienced the hopes and miseries of the French Revolution ; and the Pastor, who dominates the last third of the poem.
They had three other siblings: Death and Legacy Wordsworth died of pleurisy on 23 April It should be added that Wordsworth, like Miltonwith whom he had many points in common, was the master of a noble and expressive prose style. Thereafter his influence was felt throughout the rest of the 19th century, though he was honoured more for his smaller poems, as singled out by the Victorian critic Matthew Arnoldthan for his masterpiece, The Prelude.
The poem leads to imaginative thoughts about man and the universe.
It was in this year that he had his first published work, a sonnet in the European Magazine. Wordsworth's financial situation became better in when he received a legacy and was able to settle at Racedown, Dorset, with his sister Dorothy.
The purpose of the visit was to prepare Annette for the fact of his forthcoming marriage to Mary Hutchinson. William was taken in by his mother's family and eventually sent to Hawkshead Grammar Schooland Dorothy was sent to live with Elizabeth Threlkeld, Ann's cousin, in Halifax.
Betjeman was one of the most popular poets for his humorous depiction of English life. For later versions of this poem Wordsworth added a reconciling conclusion, but the earliest and most powerful version was starkly tragic.
It was back to the shorter poetic forms that he turned during the most productive season of his long literary life, the spring of His work was hugely influential in shaping Greek culture and literature.
He died on April 23, Mary Ann Dolan d. Posted By michaelonlyson in Wordsworth, William 4 Replies. Inhe and his family, including Dorothy, moved to Rydal MountAmbleside between Grasmere and Rydal Waterwhere he spent the rest of his life.
Coleridge and Charles Lamb both died intheir loss being a difficult blow to Wordsworth. Considered an American poet laureate. His Divine Comedy is one of most influential European works of literature.
He moved to Rydal Mount, Ambleside, where he spent the rest of his life.This insight is worth bearing in mind when considering the various prose works of the poet William Wordsworth.
For Wordsworth poetic composition was a primary mode of expression; prose was secondary. "William Wordsworth," in The English Romantic Poets: A Review of Research and Criticism, The Early Life of William Wordsworth.
William Shakespeare (baptized on April 26, – April 23, ) was an English playwright, actor and poet who also known as the “Bard of Avon” and often called England’s national poet.
William Wordsworth (7 April – 23 April ) was an important poet of the Romantic Age in English literature. William Wordsworth (), British poet, credited with ushering in the English Romantic Movement with the publication of Lyrical Ballads() in collaboration with Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
William Wordsworth was born on 7 April in Cockermouth, Cumberland, in the Lake District. His father was John Wordsworth, Sir James Lowther's attorney.
William Wordsworth (). British Romantic poet from Grasmere, Lake District. Wordsworth encapsulated man’s mystic relationship with nature. William Wordsworth (7 April – 23 April ) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads ().
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 .Download