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Coleridge and the Wordsworths

Coleridge and the Wordsworths

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSelection and commentary by Hester Burton.
SeriesSheldonian English series
ContributionsWordsworth, William, 1770-1850, Wordsworth, Dorothy, 1771-1855., Burton, Hester comp.
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16465527M

Samuel Taylor Coleridge is often discussed in association with his peer, William Wordsworth. This is due in part to their friendship and joint ventures on works such as Lyrical Ballads. Although he is often “paired” with his counterpart Wordsworth, there are several differences in Coleridge’s poetic style and philosophical views. While landscapes shape and reshape themselves over the centuries, there is something comforting in knowing the paths we walk were once crossed by Coleridge and the Wordsworths two hundred years ago. This corner of Somerset is wild but quiet; the perfect escape from modern life’s drudgery.

Buy The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge 1st Edition by Sisman, Adam (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(6). In The Making of Poetry: Coleridge, the Wordsworths, and Their Year of Marvels, Adam Nicolson investigates English Literature circa –, the year, McCrum writes at The Guardian, "in which two young men of genius and their muse found the inspiration for Kubla Khan, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, and Lyrical Ballads, among many others, and transformed the English literary imagination.

out of 5 stars The relationships between Coleridge, his wife and the Wordsworths in / Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 June Verified Purchase. The publisher has lavished a lot on this book. It is full of original paintings intended to illuminate the text. They do not interest me very much at /5(25).   “A Night or two after a worse Rogue there came, The head of the Gang, one Wordsworth by name”—Coleridge, A Soliloquy of the full Moon, April Over a dramatic six-month period in , William Wordsworth, S.T. Coleridge, Wordsworth’s sister Dorothy, and the two Hutchinson sisters Sara and Mary formed a close-knit group whose members saw or wrote to one another : $


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Adam Nicolson takes on the role of English literature professor in "The Making of Poetry: Coleridge, the Wordsworths and Their Year of Marvels." Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth and Wordworth's sister, Dorothy, lived near each other in in the rural Quantock Hills in Somerset, England, a bit southwest of Bristol/5(27).

As its subtitle (Coleridge, the Wordsworths and Their Year of Marvels) suggests, this is a romantic book about some young Romantics, but it sets off by offering a revisionist interpretation of an.

The book begins, however, with the most famous arrival in literary history. Having walked from Nether Stowey to Racedown, the West Dorset home of the Wordsworths, Coleridge leaps over the gate and bounds through the field to where William and Dorothy are working in their garden.

A gem of a book, most valuable for the close tracking of the intertwined lives, loves, and writings of Coleridge and the Wordsworths. It quite corrected my mistake that Coleridge learned interfusion from Wordsworth, when the truth was the other way/5.

A Year in the Life. it was a common history, because the Wordsworths and Coleridge enjoyed what Worthen aptly calls "a shared habit of mind." It is therefore pointless and even misleading to.

“Coleridge’s manner is more full, animated, and varied; Wordsworth’s more equable, sustained, and internal. The one might be termed more dramatic, the. One reason why The Friendship – which could just as well be called The Break-up – is such a satisfying book is that Adam Sisman subverts the roles in.

The Wordsworths never could approve of Coleridge’s neglect of his wife to pursue Sara Hutchinson (whose sister Mary became Mrs. William Wordsworth), even.

The Making of Poetry: Coleridge, the Wordsworths and Their Year of Marvels. By Adam Nicolson. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.

Select a Bookseller - Direct Link to BuyPages: Coleridge, the Wordsworths, and Their Year of Marvels. By Adam Nicolson, Tom Hammick (Illustrator) Farrar, Straus and Giroux,pp. Publication Date: Janu Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (1/19/). Coleridge and the Wordsworths. London: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Coleridge and the Wordsworths.

London: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Coleridge and the Wordsworths. London: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person. Editorial Reviews. Named a Best Book of by The Guardian and The Sunday Times "[A] sublime, densely textured study This is a book of wonders Nicolson’s prose swoops and sings all over the landscape; his poets’ embeddings in nature and interconnections of thought are richly evoked, and his enjoyment of their (and his) journey into understanding is utterly : Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

In a book that partly celebrates inaptness and mismatching, perhaps such incongruity is fitting. • The Making of Poetry: Coleridge, the Wordsworths and Their Year of Marvels is published by Author: Freya Johnston.

The Making of Poetry Coleridge, the Wordsworths, and Their Year of Marvels. making woodcuts from the fallen timber in the park at Alfoxden where the Wordsworths lived.

Interspersed throughout the book, his images bridge the centuries, depicting lives at the source of our modern sensibility: a psychic landscape of doubt and possibility, full.

Dorothy Wordsworth, though never a poet herself, had the distinction of being the indispensable sister for two men of genius. For a portrait of her —of what she was and of what she was not —we. William Wordsworth (7 April – 23 April ) was an 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 mater: St John's College, Cambridge.

A writer immerses himself in the English countryside where, in the late s, William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge lived, collaborated, and wrote the poems that would usher in the era of British Romantic poetry, produced by the particular region and its inhabitants and visitors as much as by the poets themselves.4/4(6).

The book is also a lucid and approachable guide to the poetry, showing how the Lyrical Ballads came out of their place and time, out of the ideas that the Wordsworths and Coleridge (and the friends who stopped by -- Southey, Lamb, Thelwall, Hazlitt) discussed on their walks across the hills.

Nicolson's language is always clear and free of. The Making of Poetry: Coleridge, the Wordsworths and Their Year of Marvels (Audio Download): Adam Nicolson, Roger Davis, William Collins: : Audible/5(25). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Poetry of Relationship: The Wordsworths and Coleridge, by Richard Matlak (, Hardcover, Revised) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!. Nicholson successfully takes you into the places inhabited and known to Coleridge, Wordsworth and others. He helps you understand the character, emotions and driving force behind their poems, in particular the landscape that shaped them.

The only book .Get this from a library! The making of poetry: Coleridge, the Wordsworths, and their year of marvels. [Adam Nicolson; Tom Hammick] -- June to September is the most famous year in English poetry. Out of it came Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and "Kubla Khan," as well as his unmatched hymns to.When it was first published, Lyrical Ballads enraged the critics of the day: Wordsworth and Coleridge had given poetry a voice, one decidedly different to that which had been voiced before.

This acclaimed Routledge Classics edition offers the reader the opportunity to study the poems in their original contexts as they appeared to Coleridge¿s and Wordsworth¿s contemporaries, and includes some.