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William Wordsworth Poems, selected by Seamus Heaney (Faber Nature Poets)

William Wordsworth

This new selection of William Wordsworth’s poetry is part of a series of collections from six great nature poets.

16 in stock

£10.99
Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571328789
Date Published
19.05.2016
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Summary

In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the most important poets in our literature.

Earth has not anything to show more fair:
Dull would he be of soul who could pass by
A sight so touching in its majesty . . .

— Composed Upon Westminster Bridge,
September 3, 1802

WilliamWordsworth

William Wordsworth (1770-1850) was one of the most influential of the Romantic poets. He grew up in the Lake District, and was educated at Cambridge. His friendship with S. T. Coleridge led to their joint project, Lyrical Ballads, which was published in 1798. At the same time, Wordsworth began work on what was to become The Prelude, which was first…

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