The magnificent landscape deeply affected Wordsworth's imagination and gave him a love of nature.
Rydal Mount, Westmorland, England English poet 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.
His early years William Wordsworth was born on April 7,in Cookermouth, Cumberland, England, the second child of an attorney. Unlike the other major English romantic poets, he enjoyed a happy childhood under the loving care of his mother and was very close to his sister Dorothy.
As a child he wandered happily through the lovely natural scenery of Cumberland. In grammar school, Wordsworth showed a keen interest in poetry. He was fascinated by the epic poet John Milton — From to Wordsworth attended St.
John's College at Cambridge University. He always returned to his home and to nature during his summer vacations.
Before graduating from Cambridge, he took a walking tour through France, Switzerland, and Italy in The Alps made an impression on him that he did not recognize until fourteen years later. Stay in France Revolutionary passion in France made a powerful impact on Wordsworth, who returned there in November He wanted to improve his knowledge of the William Wordsworth.
Reproduced by permission of the Granger Collection. His experience in France just after the French Revolution ; the French overthrew the ruling monarchy reinforced his sympathy for common people and his belief in political freedom.
Wordsworth fell passionately in love with a French girl, Annette Vallon. She gave birth to their daughter in December However, Wordsworth had spent his limited funds and was forced to return home. The separation left him with a sense of guilt that deepened his poetic inspiration and resulted in an important theme in his work of abandoned women.
He wrote several pieces over the next several years. The year marked the beginning of Wordsworth's long friendship with Samuel Taylor Coleridge — Together they published Lyrical Ballads in Wordsworth wanted to challenge "the gaudiness [unnecessarily flashy] and inane [foolish] phraseology [wording] of many modern writers.
His views on this new kind of poetry were more fully described in the important "Preface" that he wrote for the second edition This poem is the first major piece to illustrate his original talent at its best.
It skillfully combines matter-of-factness in natural description with a genuinely mystical magical sense of infinity, joining self-exploration to philosophical speculation questioning. The poem closes on a subdued but confident reassertion of nature's healing power, even though mystical insight may be obtained from the poet.
In its successful blending of inner and outer experience, of sense perception, feeling, and thought, "Tintern Abbey" is a poem in which the writer becomes a symbol of mankind.
The poem leads to imaginative thoughts about man and the universe. This cosmic outlook rooted in the self is a central feature of romanticism. Wordsworth's poetry is undoubtedly the most impressive example of this view in English literature.
Poems of the middle period Wordsworth, even while writing his contributions to the Lyrical Ballads, had been feeling his way toward more ambitious schemes. He had embarked on a long poem in unrhymed verse, "The Ruined Cottage," later referred to as "The Peddlar.
Abstract, impersonal speculation was not comfortable for Wordsworth. He could handle experiences in the philosophical-lyrical manner only if they were closely related to himself and could arouse his creative feelings and imagination. During the winter months he spent in Germany, he started work on his magnum opus greatest workThe Prelude, or Growth of a Poet's Mind.
It was published after his death. However, such a large achievement was still beyond Wordsworth's scope area of capabilities at this time. It was back to the shorter poetic forms that he turned during the most productive season of his long literary life, the spring of The output of these fertile creative months mostly came from his earlier inspirations: Changes in philosophy The crucial event of this period was Wordsworth's loss of the sense of mystical oneness, which had sustained lasted throughout his highest imaginative flights.
Indeed, a mood of despondency depression descended over Wordsworth, who was then thirty-two years old. In the summer of Wordsworth spent a few weeks in Calais, France, with his sister Dorothy. Wordsworth's renewed contact with France only confirmed his disillusionment disappointment with the French Revolution and its aftermath.
During this period Wordsworth had become increasingly concerned with Coleridge, who by now was almost totally dependent upon opium a highly addictive drug for relief from his physical sufferings.Watch video · William Wordsworth was a British writer who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, authored Lyrical Ballads.
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