Favorite Poems

Favorite Poems

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Widely considered the greatest and most influential of the English Romantic poets, William Wordsworth (1770-1850) remains today among the most admired and studied of all English writers. He is best remembered for the poems he wrote between 1798 and 1806, the period most fully represented in this selection of 39 of his most highly regarded works.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 131 x 210 x 7mm | 70g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0486270734
  • 9780486270739
  • 184,846

Table of contents

We Are Seven
Ancedote for Fathers
Simon Lee
Lines Written in Early Spring
Expostulation and Reply
The Idiot Boy
Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey
"Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known"
"She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways"
"I Travelled Among Unknown Men"
" Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower"
"A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal"
Lucy Gray
The Pet-Lamb
"My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold"
Resolution and Independence
"Composed upon Westminister Bridge, Sept. 3, 1802"
On the Extinction of the Venetian Republic
To Toussaint L'Ouverture
"In London, September 1802"
"London, 1802"
"The Solitary Reaper (1803; later published as No. 8 of "Memorials of a Tour in Scotland, 1803)"
"She Was a Phantom of Delight"
"I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"
The Affliction of Margaret
Ode: to Duty
Elegiac Stanzas
Character of the Happy Warrior
"Nuns Fret Not at Their Convent's Narrow Room"
"The World Is Too Much with Us; Late and Soon"
To Sleep
November 1806
Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood
Thought of a Briton on the Subjugation of Switzerland
"Mutability (1821; later published as No. 34, Part III, of "Ecclesiastical Sonnets")"
"Inside of King's College Chapel, Cambridge (1821; No. 43, Part III, of "Ecclesiastical Sonnets")"
"Scorn Not the Sonnet"
Extempore Effusion upon the Death of James Hogg
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