Born inWordsworth and his friend Samuel Taylor Coleridge invented a new style of poetry in which nature and the diction of the common man trumped formal, stylized language.
The magnificent landscape deeply affected Wordsworth's imagination and gave him a love of nature.
He lost his mother when he was eight and five years later his father. The domestic problems separated Wordsworth from his beloved and neurotic sister Dorothy, who was a very important person in his life.
With the help of his two uncles, Wordsworth entered a local school and continued his studies at Cambridge University. Wordsworth made his debut as a writer inwhen he published a sonnet in The European Magazine.
In that same year he entered St. John's College, Cambridge, from where he took his B. During a summer vacation in Wordsworth went on a walking tour through revolutionary France and also traveled in Switzerland.
On his second journey in France, Wordsworth had an affair with a French girl, Annette Vallon, a daughter of a barber-surgeon, by whom he had a illegitimate daughter Anne Caroline. The affair was basis of the poem "Vaudracour and Julia", but otherwise Wordsworth did his best to hide the affair from posterity.
In he met Coleridge. Wordsworth's financial situation became better in when he received a legacy and was able to settle at Racedown, Dorset, with his sister Dorothy. Encouraged by Coleridge and stimulated by the close contact with nature, Wordsworth composed his first masterwork, Lyrical Ballads, which opened with Coleridge's "Ancient Mariner.
Wordsworth spent the winter of with his sister and Coleridge in Germany, where he wrote several poems, including the enigmatic 'Lucy' poems. They cared for Wordsworth's sister Dorothy for the last 20 years of her life. Wordsworth's second verse collection, Poems, In Two Volumes, appeared in Wordsworth's central works were produced between and His poems written during middle and late years have not gained similar critical approval.
Wordsworth's Grasmere period ended in He was appointed official distributor of stamps for Westmoreland.
He moved to Rydal Mount, Ambleside, where he spent the rest of his life. In later life Wordsworth abandoned his radical ideas and became a patriotic, conservative public man.
In he succeeded Robert Southey as England's poet laureate. Wordsworth died on April 23, The above biography is copyrighted. Do not republish it without permission. Hey Guys It's my first time Here: Can anyone help me by correcting my essay which contains an introductory sentence, support sentences and conclusion also give me a feedback, but someone who really does know literature?
In the poet of William Wordsworth " The World Is too much with us" who is an English poetry and one that is inspired by nature, he uses different characteristics of the great movement of Romanticism. The main Characteristic is the description of nature, he describes it as something damaged by the society.
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Buy Verses of the Poets Laureate: from John Dryden to Andrew Motion, by Phillis Levin (Editor) and Andrew Motion (Introduction): describes and shows the work of the first 19 poets appointed as Poet Laureate since Charles II created the first in William Wordsworth (), British poet, credited with ushering in the English Romantic Movement with the publication of Lyrical Ballads() in collaboration with Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
William Wordsworth was born on 7 April in Cockermouth, Cumberland, in the Lake District. His father was John Wordsworth, Sir James Lowther's attorney. William Wordsworth (7 April – 23 April ) was a major 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 .
William Wordsworth, (born April 7, , Cockermouth, Cumberland, England—died April 23, , Rydal Mount, Westmorland), English poet whose Lyrical Ballads (), written with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped launch the English Romantic movement.
"MY HEART LEAPS UP WHEN I BEHOLD" My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die!