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A Preface to Wordsworth

John Purkis

A Preface to Wordsworth

by John Purkis

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Published by Longman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wordsworth, William, -- 1770-1850 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Poets, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Purkis.
    SeriesPreface books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5881
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 203p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23133011M
    ISBN 10058235482X

    He thought Wordsworth's poetry reached a true sublimity when he most forgot his own ideas. Wordsworth's position in his later work grew closer to that of Coleridge. But the poetic doctrines elaborated in the Preface solidly underlay Lyrical Ballads and were the springboard to the expanded philosophy of art throughout The Prelude. The edition. In the preface, Wordsworth acknowledged Coleridge’s contribution; poems by ‘a Friend’ are presented as having been included ‘for the sake of variety’.Author: Geoff Ward.

    Wordsworth’s Preface to the Lyrical Ballads declares the dawn of English Romantic Movement. Wordsworth and Coleridge, with the publication of the Lyrical Ballads, break away with the neo-classical tendencies in poetry. As the reading people are not familiar with his new type of poetry, Wordsworth puts forward a preface to this book. A Preface to Samuel Johnson (Preface Books). Book Binding:Paperback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition: Rating: % positive.

    Famous Prefaces. The Harvard Classics. – Preface to Lyrical Ballads William Wordsworth () THE FIRST 1volume of these Poems has already been submitted to general perusal. It was published, as an experiment, which, I hoped, might be . Wordsworth himself, in his Preface to the Lyrical Ballads calls this overwhelming emotion a “spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings ” and though this may be true in order to link the sublime emotion to the human imagination, it is Geoffrey Hartman, a key analyst of Wordsworth’s poetry, who states the real link between the two as.


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Click Download or Read Online button to get a preface to wordsworth book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in. Get this from a library. A preface to Wordsworth. [John Arthur Purkis] -- A critical introduction to the life, thought, and art of the English Romantic poet in a new edition in which the author has chosen a number of representative poems to chart the growth of the poet's.

Book Description. Probably the most famous of the Romantic poets, William Wordsworth worked with and influenced many of the leading poets of the age. This excellent introduction to his life and works sets his writing firmly in the context of his times.

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Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 25 September Pub. location : John Purkis. Preface Books are a series of scholarly and critical studies of major writers intended for those needing modern and authoritative guidance of their work, Preface to Wordsworth. London ; New York: Longman, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Wordsworth; William Wordsworth; William (Schriftsteller) Wordsworth.

A Preface to Wordsworth Revised Edition 1st Edition. John Purkis Aug Probably the most famous of the Romantic poets, William Wordsworth worked with and influenced many of the leading poets of the age.

This excellent introduction to his life and works sets his writing firmly in the context of his times. A preface is an introduction to the main text of a book, when an author or critic can write directly to the reader. A preface often describes how a book came together, like a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the final product.

Wordsworth and Coleridge's collaboration (though Wordsworth demanded sole author credit, five of the poems are by Coleridge) was the kick-off to the Romantic era.

In his preface to the second edition of the book, Wordsworth sounded off his vision of a new style in poetics, one free of the "gaudiness and inane phraseology of many modern writers. So even though the Lyrical Ballads was a collaborative effort, it was Wordsworth who added the preface in the edition and refined in After its publication, Coleridge’s disagreement with Wordsworth’s preface began to surface through his writing of Biographia Literaria as well as other letters and.

A Preface to Wordsworth on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Preface to WordsworthManufacturer: Scribners. Overview Preface to Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth begins with a discussion of the collection of poems, written mostly by Wordsworth with contributions by S.T.

Coleridge. Originally published ininWordsworth added an earlier version of the Preface, which he extended two years e he felt his poems were of a new theme and style, Wordsworth. A preface to a book of poems can take several forms: it can discuss poetry in general, it can explore the poems and the themes they present or it can discuss the poet.

If you're the poet, it's a good chance to let readers know why. Preface to Poems. William Wordsworth (). Famous Prefaces. between poetic and human sensibility has been marked in the character of the Poet delineated in the original preface.) 3rdly, Reflection,—which makes the Poet acquainted with the value of actions, images, thoughts, and feelings; and assists the sensibility in.

A preface, which is included in the front matter of a book, is your chance to speak directly to your readers about why you wrote the book, what it's about, and why it's important.

Many books don't require one, especially works of fiction, but if you're wondering how to write a preface, here's an overview. Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems is a collection of poems by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, first published in and generally considered to have marked the beginning of the English Romantic movement in literature.

The immediate effect on critics was modest, but it became and remains a landmark, changing the course of English literature and. The preface of a book contains information written by the author to provide the reader with significant information and/or background on the book's contents.

Location. The preface is usually located at the front of the book. The content can take up a single page or a small section of pages. Preface to Lyrical Ballads William Wordsworth () THE FIRST volume of these Poems has already been submitted to general perusal.

It was published, as an experiment, which, I hoped, might be of some use to ascertain, how far, by fitting to metrical arrangement a selection of the real language of men in a state of vivid sensation, that.

The great treat in this book is the earliest version of "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"-- without glosses, but with some amazing passages that Wordsworth later persuaded Coleridge to delete. Coleridge still comes out way ahead of Wordsworth for me, but I am finally starting to get it about Wordsworth, a poet I have always rather disliked/5().Book Descriptions: A succinct and readable introduction to the life and works of Wordsworth, for those who wish to take their studies further.

A Preface to Wordsworth (Preface Books) by John Arthur Purkis From reader reviews: John Caldwell: People live in this new moment of lifestyle always try to and must have the spare time or they will get large amount of stress from both .Introduction.

Lyrical Ballads is a collection of poetry by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge that was originally published in Wordsworth’s preface to this collection was.