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The prelude or, Growth of a poet"s mind (text of 1805) by William Wordsworth

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Published by Oxford Univ. Press in London .
Written in English


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Includes index.

StatementWordsworth ; edited from the Mss., with introd. and notes by Ernest De Sélincourt.
ContributionsDe Selincourt, Ernest, 1870-1943., Darbishire, Helen.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxix, 327 p. :
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23753928M

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  The First Book of the First Part of the Recluse still remains in manuscript; but the Third Part was only planned. The materials of which it would have been formed have, however, been incorporated, for the most part, in the Author's other Publications, written subsequently to the Excursion. . About The Prelude; Summary and Analysis Book 1: Introduction — Childhood and School-Time Book 2: School-Time (continued) Book 3: Residence at Cambridge Book 4: Summer Vacation. Prelude Books offers full-length publications selected by the editors of Prelude Magazine, the award-winning journal of poetry and criticism. The passage was originally written in and intended for Book 9. It ran to lines and made Book 9 disproportionately long. However, for some reason Wordsworth excised the section, reduced it to lines, and published it as a separate poem in

The Prelude affords one of the best approaches to Wordsworth's poetry in general and to the philosophy of nature it contains. However, the apparent simplicity of the poem is deceptive; comprehension is seldom immediate. Many passages can tolerate two or more readings and . from The Prelude: Book 1: Childhood and School-time I was transplanted. Well I call to mind. Along the open turf. In thought and wish. That was among them. Sometimes it befel. Was not ignoble. Oh! when I have hung. And harmony of music. There is a dark. In one society. Ah me! that all. Though.   The Prelude, Books 9, 10, and 11 Ma The Ninth Book, “Residence in France,” is narrated in perhaps the simplest to follow and the most chronological verse of any of the books thus far. Wordsworth leaves London (regretting leaving all of its books more than anything other form of culture it possesses) for a journey to France. He. The Prelude (Book. 1) Lyrics. Childhood and School-Time. O there is blessing in this gentle breeze, A visitant that while it fans my cheek. Doth seem half-conscious of the joy it brings. From the green fields, and from yon azure sky.

By William Wordsworth. William Wordsworth was one of the founders of English Romanticism. He is remembered as a poet of spiritual and epistemological speculation, a poet concerned with the human relationship to nature. The son of John and Ann Cookson Wordsworth, Wordworth was . THE PRELUDE BOOK SIXTH CAMBRIDGE AND THE ALPS THE leaves were fading when to Esthwaite's banks And the simplicities of cottage life I bade farewell; and, one among the youth Who, summoned by that season, reunite As scattered birds troop to the fowler's lure, Went back to Granta's cloisters, not so prompt Or eager, though as gay and undepressed In mind, as when I thence had . Structure: The Prelude and The Recluse; Literary criticism of The Prelude; Books of the book Prelude; Content; References; Related Content; Study Guide; Essays; Q & A; Wikipedia; William Wordsworth Biography; The Prelude Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Prelude is a great resource to ask questions, find answers. The Prelude: The Four Texts (, , , ) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn moreCited by: