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Published by H. Milford in London .
Written in English


  • Wordsworth, William, -- 1770-1850,
  • Pope, Alexander, -- 1688-1744

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Edition Notes

Statementby J. R. Sutherland
SeriesWarton lecture on English poetry, British Academy ; 1944
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14524282M

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The poems of Wordsworth belong to the period of Romanticism, while Pope was inspired by the ideas of Neoclassicism. This paper will compare and contrast these two artists and their poems, The World is Too Much with Us by William Wordsworth and The Essay on Man by Alexander Pope. Robert J. Griffin identifies the genesis of a Romantic narrative of literary history in which Alexander Pope figured as an alien poet of reason and imitation, and traces the transmission of 'Romantic literary history' from William Wordsworth to M. H. by: Book Condition: Ignore the reviews -- they are referring to a different product. This is NOT a scanned Kensington product, but a Wordsworth Poetry Library edition from Wordsworth Editions. Our copy is unmarked with a tight binding. Pages are discolored due to age. % satisfaction guaranteed.1/5(1). Wordsworth's Pope: A Study in Literary Historiography (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism Series)) by Griffin, Robert J. and a great selection of related books, art .

Similar Attitudes Toward Machinery, Language, and Substance in Wordsworth, Pope and Dryden Words | 6 Pages. Substance in Wordsworth, Pope and Dryden William Wordsworth’s “Preface to Lyrical Ballads” is from the Romantic Period of British literature, while Alexander Pope’s “The Rape of the Lock” and John Dryden’s “Mac Flecknoe” are both from the Neoclassical Period. This chapter shows how arguments about intellectual property in the eighteenth century changed attitudes towards imitatio, and explores the emergence of romantic poetics from earlier arguments about imitation. It begins by considering Alexander Pope’s Dunciad and its distinction between ‘parodies’ of vernacular authors on the one hand and ‘imitations’ of classical texts on the : Colin Burrow.   Book VI of The Prelude exemplifies Wordsworth's unleashing of wonder from bathos. 13 In mingling with the mountains he finds ‘something of stern mood, an under-thirst / Of vigour seldom utterly allayed’ (, ll. ). This under-thirst is rendered in the text as a ‘dejection’ (l. ) or a ‘deep and genuine sadness’ (l. Author: Robert Stagg. Much of this book deals with political science, and it shows the change which is beginning to take place in Wordsworth's political philosophy. In particular, it features the poet's account of his struggle to find a middle road between the sanguine radicalism of the revolutionary movement in France and the timidity, hesitancy, and slowness of.

William Wordsworth was one of the founders of English Romanticism and one its most central figures and important intellects. He is remembered as a poet of spiritual and epistemological speculation, a poet concerned with the human relationship to nature and a fierce advocate of using the vocabulary and speech patterns of common people in poetry. William Wordsworth was born in in Cumberland, England, near the center of the Lake District. (), and Wordsworth’s introduction to the second edition, “Observations Prefixed to Lyrical Ballads” (), or Pope. I will not take upon me to determine the exact import of the promise which, by the act of writing in verse, an.   “The second half of William Wordsworth’s life was the longest, dullest decline in literary history.” Jonathan Bate must be Wordsworth’s greatest champion, but such is his considered opinion. The decline was certainly long. Wordsworth was born years ago, in In his revelatory biography, Bate devotes more than pages to the poet’s first 36 years, a formative and. Essays and criticism on William Wordsworth - Critical Essays William Wordsworth wrote a prose preface for the book that is the English neoclassical writers such as Alexander Pope tended to.