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A preface to Wordsworth.

John Arthur Purkis

A preface to Wordsworth.

by John Arthur Purkis

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 201-204.

    SeriesPreface books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5881 .P8 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p.
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4424601M
    ISBN 100684128497, 0684128926
    LC Control Number79038526

    Introduction. Lyrical Ballads is a collection of poetry by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge that was originally published in Wordsworth’s preface to this collection was. A Preface to Wordsworth: Revised Edition: : Purkis, John: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address.

    The second edition of Lyrical Ballads appeared in two volumes in in Wordsworth's name alone. In the anonymous edition, there had been a mere "advertisement" to orient the reader to the poems; in , the famous "Preface" took its place. Wordsworth notes that friends had urged him to write a defense of the collection, but he preferred. In the Preface to Lyrical Ballads, Wordsworth wanted to express his theory of poetry. The Preface is therefore a justification of that theory and of the themes and styles of the poems in Lyrical.

    William Wordsworth was born in in Cumberland, England, near the center of the Lake District. and fully to enforce the arguments, would require a space wholly disproportionate to a preface. For, to treat the subject with the clearness and coherence of which it is susceptible, it would be necessary to give a full account of the present. In his ‘Preface’ to the edition of the Lyrical Ballads, Wordsworth presented his poetic manifesto, indicating the extent to which he saw his poetry, and that of Coleridge, as breaking away from the ‘artificiality’, ‘triviality’ or over-elaborate and contrived quality of eighteenth-century poetry.


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Manufacturer: Routledge. This excellent introduction to his life and works sets his writing firmly in the context of his times. John Purkis provides an outline of Wordsworth's life and cultural background and their effect on his work, and examines his verse, from the earliest school poems to the final : John Purkis.

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Description: Preface to the Lyrical Ballads The Preface to the Lyrical Ballads is an essay, composed by William Wordsworth, for the second edition (published in Januaryand often referred to as the " Edition") of the poetry collection Lyrical Ballads, and.

While I understand that the book is to be a preface to philosophy, I found myself covering terms and definitions that I had learned in my middle-school logic class. You definitely do not get your money out of this by: William Wordsworth Advertisement to Lyrical Ballads Preface to Lyrical Ballads Appendix to A preface to Wordsworth.

book Ballads Preface to Poems Essay Supplementary to Preface Victor Hugo Preface to Cromwell Paras. 1–30 Paras. 31–60 Paras. 61–90 Paras. 91– Paras. – Walt Whitman Preface to Leaves of Grass Hippolyte Adolphe Taine. A preface to a book of poems can take several forms: it can discuss poetry in general, it can explore the poems and the themes they present or it can discuss the poet.

If you're the poet, it's a good chance to let readers know why you write poetry and what you experience when you do.

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This excellent introduction to his life and works sets his writing firmly in the context of his times. (How the book came about) The preface is a place for the book’s author to tell the reader how this book came into being, and why.

It should build credibility for the author and the book. The preface is very similar to the foreword, except that the preface is written by the book’s author. Preface Books are a series of scholarly and critical studies of major writers intended for those needing modern and authoritative guidance of their work, in order to reach intelligent understanding This work focuses on William Wordsworth.

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This excellent introduction to his life and works sets his writing. Preface to Lyrical Ballads William Wordsworth () THE FIRST volume of these Poems has already been submitted to general perusal.

It was published, as an experiment, which, I hoped, might be of some use to ascertain, how far, by fitting to metrical arrangement a selection of the real language of men in a state of vivid sensation, thatFile Size: KB. Preface to Poems.

William Wordsworth (). Famous Prefaces. between poetic and human sensibility has been marked in the character of the Poet delineated in the original preface.) 3rdly, Reflection,—which makes the Poet acquainted with the value of actions, images, thoughts, and feelings; and assists the sensibility in.

A book preface and a book forward are not one in the same. The preface contains information written by the author of the book. The forward is information written by someone other that the author (usually a well-known person or celebrity) who influenced or was influenced by the author or the book.

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