In the Autumn ofWordsworth and his sister returned to England and visited the Hutchinson family at Sockburn. Even those who have never read the Rime have come under its influence: Thereafter he became more interested in reworking, ordering and anthologising his work in various collected editions.
Over time, the public reaction to Lyrical Ballads changed and critics began to take a closer look at its moral and philosophical puzzles. The following year Mary gave birth to the first of five children, three of whom predeceased her and William: Its reception was lukewarm, however.
Mary Ann Dolan d. Thus Wordsworth shed his earlier tendency to idealize nature and turned to a more sedate calm doctrine set of beliefs of orthodox Christianity. His Ecclesiastical Sonnets are clear evidence of the way in which love of freedom, nature, and the Church came to coincide come together at the same time in his mind.
The cliffs are not as high as those in Switzerland, but they are rugged, and the land is settled mainly by shepherds and by isolated farmers. After Hawkshead, Wordsworth studied at St.
InWordsworth must have been a very unhappy young man: She and William did not meet again for another nine years. Following the death of his friend the painter William Green inWordsworth also mended his relations with Coleridge. His hostile interactions with them distressed him to the point of contemplating suicide.
William and Mary had five children, though three died early. Afterwards, he was rumoured to have had a bout of severe depression. It was in this year that he had his first published work, a sonnet in the European Magazine. Early life and education Wordsworth was born in the Lake District of northern Englandthe second of five children of a modestly prosperous estate manager.
Wordsworth attended Hawkshead Grammar School, where his love of poetry was firmly established and, it is believed, he made his first attempts at verse. Together they published Lyrical Ballads in Wordsworth wanted to challenge "the gaudiness [unnecessarily flashy] and inane [foolish] phraseology [wording] of many modern writers.
Wordsworth made his debut as a writer in when he published a sonnet in The European Magazine. Reports were relayed to Lord Portland, the minister in charge of national security and espionage, and James Walsh, a government agent, was sent down to investigate.William Wordsworth - Poet - William Wordsworth, who rallied for "common speech" within poems and argued against the poetic biases of the period, wrote some of the most influential poetry in Western literature, including his most famous work, The Prelude, which is often considered to be the crowning achievement of English romanticism.
Watch video · William Blake was a 19th century writer and artist who is regarded as a seminal figure of the Romantic Age. William Blake Biography. Artist, Poet (–) poet William Wordsworth Born: Nov 28, Nov 23, · William Wordsworth was born and lived much of his life among these lakes.
Many of the English Romantic writers are sometimes called lake poets because of their association with this area. Watch video · William Wordsworth Biography Poet (–) At the end of the 18th century, poet William Wordsworth helped found the Romantic movement in Born: Apr 07, William Wordsworth was born at Cockermouth in Cumberland, son of John Wordsworth, who worked as an agent and rent collector for Sir James Lowther.
Childhood and education His mother died in (8), and in the same year he was sent as a boarder to Hawkshead Grammar School. Wordsworth thus became the only poet laureate to write no official verses.
The sudden death of his daughter Dora in at the age of only 42 was difficult for the aging poet to take and in his depression, he completely gave up writing new material. Hunter Davies, William Wordsworth: A Biography, Frances Lincoln, Literary movement: Romanticism.Download