1789: A Requiem
- Chapter 3: Exploring the Limits of Reason and Rational Systems. // Wordsworth & the Composition of Knowledge: Refiguring Relationsh;2000, p51
Chapter 3 of the book "Wordsworth & the Composition of Knowledge: Refiguring Relationships Among Minds, Worlds, & Words" is presented. It examines the formative experiences of poet William Wordsworth that he dramatizes in his poem "The Prelude, which were his stay in Cambridge, England and his...
- Revolutionary or Apostate?: Wordsworth's Cintra Tract. Yu-san Yu // EurAmerica;2007, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p391
The question of whether and when Wordsworth turned his back on his early political ideals has often been the topic Wordsworthian studies, and many critics believe that after the French Revolution the poet renounced its cause and became a conservative. This paper seeks to demonstrate that rather...
- The French revolution and `Tintern Abbey'. Bromwich, David // Raritan;Winter91, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p1
Discusses the influence of the French Revolution in the 16th century on the poem `Tintern Abbey,' by William Wordsworth. Lack of family resemblance to the thoughts connected with `Tintern Abbey'; Author's evasion of world politics; Setting of the ground note of the poem with the mood of...
- Toward a Book History of William Wordsworth's 1850 Prelude. Johnstone, W. Michael // Textual Cultures: Text, Contexts, Interpretation;Autumn2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p63
This essay argues for the necessity of a book history of the 1850 first edition of William Wordsworth's poem The Prelude, which is currently a liber non gratus: a marginalized, unwelcome book. Editing of and scholarship on The Prelude since 1926 have promoted earlier, manuscript versions at the...
- The Ambiguity of Sound and Silence: The Prelude. Liu, Yu // Essays in Literature;Fall94, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p185
Discusses William Wordsworth's poem `The Prelude.' Contrast between sound and silence; Correlations between human infancy and poetic origin; Subjective reality.
- WORDSWORTH'S "DREAM OF THE ARAB" AND CERVANTIES. Most, Glenn W. // English Language Notes;Mar1985, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p52
Focuses on the theme of the poem 'The Prelude,' by William Wordsworth. Celebration of the narrative dream of the Arab character; History of the errant knight; Genesis of the characters of Wordsworth.
- THE "HOME-AMUSEMENTS: SCENE IN THE PRELUDE AND THE SPEAKER'S "RESIDENCES". McGavran Jr., James Holt // English Language Notes;Dec78, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p94
Presents an analysis on the poem 'The Prelude,' by William Wordsworth. Consciousness of private vision and public action; Discussions on poetry of the past; Views on games.
- From The Prelude. Wordsworth, William // Hutchinson Literary Extracts;2007, p1
The article presents an excerpt from the poem "The Prelude," by William Wordsworth. First Line: There was a Boy: ye knew him well, ye cliffs; Last Line: Into the bosom of the steady lake.
- From 'The Prelude'. Wordsworth, William // Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse;1917, p121
The poem "The Prelude," by William Wordsworth is presented. First Line: Thus while the days flew by, and years passed on, Last Line: Of human being, eternity, and God.