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Wordsworth and the Lake District

Wordsworth and the Lake District

a guide to the poems and their places

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wordsworth, William, -- 1770-1850 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Lake District.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    StatementDavid McCracken.
    SeriesOxford paperbacks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5884
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(xviii,320)p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22185797M
    ISBN 10019281396X

    Biography Early life and education. Wordsworth was born as second of five children in the Lake simplicityhsd.com the death of his mother in , his father sent him to Hawkshead Grammar School. In his father, a lawyer and a solicitor, simplicityhsd.comgh many aspects of his boyhood were positive, he remembered times of loneliness and simplicityhsd.com: 7 April , Wordsworth House, . Wordsworth suddenly "foresees" the expulsion of the monastics (in ) by the revolutionary republicans and is aghast. He hears the ominous voice of nature cry out in defense of the monastery. Wordsworth himself defends the justice of the Revolution and praises the new liberty (this is his first mention in The Prelude of the Revolution). But.

    Feb 28,  · Caroline Alexander article on visiting Lake District in northwestern England, home of poets William Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy; photos (special section, The Sophisticated Traveler) (part 2. William Wordsworth in the Lake District. William Wordsworth was born on 7 April in a fine Georgian house in Cockermouth, now called Wordsworth simplicityhsd.com father John was estate agent to Sir James Lowther, who owned the house.

    The poets Wordsworth and Coleridge, and other English writers, found the Lake District an inspiring setting for their work, and visitors have followed ever since, to walk, go boating, or just. Feb 13,  · Welcome to “Wordsworth Country” – a place of great beauty, adventure and a place which inspired the great poet William Wordsworth. You may be a fan of Wordsworth, you may have never heard of him (although, where have you been hiding?) but, have you ticked off all the sites across the Lake District that spurred him to write his famous lines?


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Guide to the Lakes, more fully A Guide through the District of the Lakes, William Wordsworth's travellers' guidebook to England's Lake District, has been studied by scholars both for its relationship to his Romantic poetry and as an early influence on 19th-century simplicityhsd.comally written because Wordsworth needed money, the first version was published in as anonymous text in a Genre: Travel.

William Wordsworth's first family home Wordsworth and the Lake District book the Lake District's Grasmere, Dove Cottage is open daily.

Guided tour, museum, gardens, events, gifts and more. Sep 17,  · The Wishing Gate, alongside dozens of other locations, is a key element of a drive to revive literary tourism in the Lake District by reminding visitors of. William Wordsworth. William Wordsworth is one of Britain's most famous poets, who lived from til His 'Daffodils' poem beginning “I wander’d lonely as a cloud” is the quintessential Lake District poem.

He was born in Cockermouth, just north of the National Park, and went to school in Hawkshead. The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa is a popular 4 star luxury hotel situated in the heart of the picture-postcard Lake District, village of Grasmere. The hotel offers 2 dining experiences, an intimate spa with indoor pool, and stylish ensuite bedrooms, many with far reaching mountain views.

The second of five children born to John Wordsworth and Ann Cookson, William Wordsworth was born on 7 April in what is now named Wordsworth House in Cockermouth, Cumberland, part of the scenic region in northwestern England known as the Lake simplicityhsd.comm's sister, the poet and diarist Dorothy Wordsworth, to whom he was close all his life, was born the following year, and the two were Born: 7 AprilCockermouth, Cumberland, England.

Wordsworth's Native Land - 'Born among the hills / Bred also there' ('Home at Grasmere', lines ) Born in the town of Cockermouth inWilliam Wordsworth's first home was in the Lake District, and it was one of many he would have there.

Wordsworth and the Lake District book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Since the early nineteenth century, when it first became /5. A guide to the William Wordsworth museums, exhibitions and inspirations in the Lake District & Cumbria. One of England's best known and most loved poets, William was born in in Wordsworth House in Cockermouth, and lived, most famously, at Dove Cottage.

Other places to visit include Wordsworth's grave in Grasmere. The Central Lake District is ringed by a glaciated massif of mountains and ridges intersected by wide, steep-sided U-shaped valleys often occupied by ribbon lakes.

The southern Lake District fringes are typified by limestone ridges flanked by wooded slopes and lake-filled valleys. Aug 26,  · (Book Three, The Prelude) Wordsworth has a lot to say on matters less consciously central to his self-image and his piety.

Last known Wordsworth descendant joins fight to stop Lake Author: Carol Rumens. Jan 19,  · Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere: Hours, Address, Wordsworth Museum Reviews: /5.

Europe ; United All reviews dove cottage well worth a visit quill pen great insight hand written lake district excellent tour guided tour take home information poetry wordsworth poets house shelley interpretation journey Do you need to book in advance to /5(). After writing the Lyrical Ballads () with Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Somerset, William Wordsworth returned to his roots in the Lake District.

He and his sister, Dorothy, settled in Dove Cottage at Grasmere in December Wordsworth remained in the Lakes until his death in Walking with Wordsworth: In the Lake District [Norman Buckley, June Buckley] on simplicityhsd.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

William Wordsworth was an avid walker, composing and seeking inspiration on regular and often lengthy walks around his beloved Lake District.

Here are 20 walks connected to his life and workAuthor: Norman Buckley, June Buckley. Aug 19,  · To wander ‘lonely as a cloud’ like William Wordsworth you must visit Ullswater in the Lake District, where the poem is set.

Visit almost anywhere in the Lake District, in fact, and you will soon find yourself floating through Wordsworth territory – or perhaps even the territory of other poets besides. Mar 06,  · Wordsworth spent most of his adult life in the Lake District with his sister Dorothy and his wife Mary, by whom he had four children.

His remarkable autobiographical poem The Prelude was completed inbut was not published until after his death, and it is included in this full edition of Wordsworth's poetry/5(41).

This traditional Lake District cottage on the edge of Grasmere, with whitewashed walls and slate floors, was not only a busy family home but a place of creativity and imagination. It was whilst living here from to that Wordsworth composed the most famous and best-loved of his poems, and his sister Dorothy wrote her fascinating.

William Wordsworth ( ) Inspired by the epic grandeur of the Lake District landscape, where he was born and lived most of his life, William Wordsworth (), the Victorian Poet Laureate, is the foremost of English Romantic poets. This Wordsworth full-day, all-inclusive tour may also be of interest We also have another Wordsworth Tour which is an in-depth exploration of William Wordsworth's life in the Lake District and will appeal to a more adult audience.

It is one of our Full Day All-Inclusive tours and is called "The Lakeland Poets: Wordsworth and his circle at Dove Cottage, Grasmere and Rydal Mount". Nov 12,  · The Lake District is a hauntingly beautiful corner of our planet and easily the most scenic place in England.

The landscape is simply spellbinding: shadowy ridges gilded with golden light, shimmering meadows ablaze with wild flowers, and sparkling blue. More on Wordsworth Trust and book Rydal Water. This small lake often has beautiful reflections to the west of Loughrigg fell. Wordsworth lived in Rydal Mount, open to the public.

Dora’s Field, named after Wordsworth's daughter, is next to the church and is covered in daffodils in springtime.Get this from a library! Wordsworth and the Lake District: a guide to the poems and their places.

[David MacCracken].Jul 15,  · Up until this time it was generally known as the poem “to Coleridge”. Wordsworth was England’s Poet Laureate from until his death in Early life and education.

The second of five children, Wordsworth was born in Cumberland—part of the .