William wordsworth william wordsworth was born april 7, 1770, at cockermouth in cumberland, england his poetry, and especially his poems on solitude, must have been heavily influenced by the death of his mother and the splitting up of his family when he was only eight (kilvert 1. William wordsworth (7 april 1770 – 23 april 1850) was an important poet of the romantic age in english literature many people think that the prelude, an autobiographical poem of his early years is his masterpiece wordsworth was england's poet laureate from 1843 until his death in 1850. I wandered lonely as a cloud (also commonly known as daffodils) is a lyric poem by william wordsworth it is wordsworth's most famous work william wordsworth, a biography: the early years, 1770–1803 v 1, oxford university press 1957 moorman, mary.
Early years all right, in this lesson, we're going to talk about william wordsworth, who, along with his friend samuel taylor coleridge, was a progenitor of the romantic poetry movement in. William wordsworth was born on april 7, 1770 in wordsworth house in cockermouth, cumberland in the lake district, northwest england the second of five children, wordsworth was born to john wordsworth and ann cookson. William wordsworth (1770-1850) life william wordsworth was born at cockermouth, cumberland, on april 7, 1770, and was educated at hawkshead grammar school and at cambridge in the summer vacation of 1790 he made a pedestrian tour through france and switzerland, and in november 1791 returned to. William wordsworth was born on april 7, 1770, in cockermouth, cumberland his father, john, was a lawyer, and he encouraged his 5 children to pursue learning when wordsworth's mother anne died in 1778, young william was sent to attend grammar school away from home.
The death of the earl of lonsdale also marked the beginning of a close economic and political relationship between william wordsworth and sir william lowther (who became earl of lonsdale in 1807) that would have a significant effect on the poet’s political philosophy in the years to come mary moorman, william wordsworth: a biography, 2. William wordsworth (7 april 1770 - 23 april 1850) was a major english poet who, with samuel taylor coleridge, helped to launch the romantic age in english literature with their 1798 joint publication lyrical ballads wordsworth was born april 7, 1770, at cockermouth, a town on the edge of the. William wordsworth and samuel taylor coleridge were so closely intertwined in work and life that it makes sense to look at them together this is a biography of one of the most productive friendships in literary history. William wordsworth was an early leader of romanticism (a literary movement that celebrated nature and concentrated on human emotions) in english poetry and ranks as one of the greatest lyric poets in the history of english literature.
William wordsworth was born april 7, 1770, in cockermouth, cumberland, to john and anne (cookson) wordsworth, the second of their five children his father was law agent and rent collector for lord lonsdale, and the family was fairly well off. By william wordsworth about this poet discussing prose written by poets, joseph brodsky has remarked, “the tradition of dividing literature into poetry and prose dates from the beginnings of prose, since it was only in prose that such a distinction could be made. William wordsworth was born at cockermouth, cumberland county, england, april 7, 1770, and he died on april 28, 1850 he was buried by the side of his daughter in the beautiful churchyard of grasmere. William wordsworth was a major english romantic poet who, with samuel taylor coleridge, helped to launch the romantic age in english literature with the 1798 joint publication lyrical ballads wordsworth's magnum opus is generally considered to be the prelude, a semiautobiographical poem of his early years which he revised and expanded a number. Browse through william wordsworth's poems and quotes 386 poems of william wordsworth still i rise, the road not taken, if you forget me, dreams, annabel lee wordsworth, born in his beloved lake district, was the son of an attorney he went to school first.
Shmoop guide to william wordsworth biography smart, fresh history of william wordsworth biography by phds and masters from stanford, harvard, berkeley. William wordsworth was born at cockermouth in cumberland, son of john wordsworth, who worked as an agent and rent collector for sir james lowther 1778-1790: childhood and education his mother died in 1778 (8), and in the same year he was sent as a boarder to hawkshead grammar school. To meet wordsworth the visionary poet you are still best off with stephen gill’s incomparable biography of 1989, and last year lucy newlyn gave us a sensitive exploration of william and dorothy’s brother-sister relationship. Hunter davies set out to write a popular biography of wordsworth he indicates at the outset that this is not going to be a work of literary criticism, that it is not going to focus on the development of wordsworth's poetry.
Biography the poet william wordsworth was born in cockermouth, cumberland on 7 april 1770 much of his poetry was inspired by the dramatic landscapes of the lake district, and his work did much to alter public perceptions of that part of england. William wordsworth biography, life, interesting facts william wordsworth was a great and famous poet that is known all over the world he is known to have played several contributions to literature and poetry in particular he is known to have ushered the romantic age in english literature. William wordsworth (7 april 1770 – 23 april 1850) 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 (1798) wordsworth's magnum opus is generally considered to be the prelude.
William wordsworth was born on 7 april 1770 in cockermouth, cumberland, in the lake district his father was john wordsworth, sir james lowther's attorney the magnificent landscape deeply affected wordsworth's imagination and gave him a love of nature. William wordsworth: the later years, 1803-50 v 2: a biography (oxford paperbacks,no146) by moorman, mary and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. William wordsworth was a british writer who, with samuel taylor coleridge, authored lyrical ballads learn more at biographycom. William wordsworth a short biography of william wordsworth william wordsworth was born in 1770, in cockermouth, cumbria, to a middle-class family he loved the beauty of the lake district, and was close to his four siblings, particularly his sister dorothy.
William wordsworth was born in cumberland county, in the town of cockermouth, the 7th of april 1770 he was the second child of five in the family of the legal representative of james lowther, 1st earl of lonsdale. Daffodils by william wordsworth and miracle on st david's day by gillian clarke each of the wordsworth and clarke poems show how the poets have been inspired to write about daffodils in 'miracle on st david's day', gillian clarke actually refers to wordsworth's poem within her own. 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.