Wordsworth

Wordsworth : A Life

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The figure of William Wordsworth looms over the nineteenth century like a presiding genius. Sage, seer, Poet Laureate, he was revered and honoured by his Victorian contemporaries as a writer of tender lyrical poetry, champion of country life and, most of all, the great spirit communing with Nature. Drawing on unpublished sources Juliet Barker presents a new picture of Wordsworth, as both the public icon and private family man. WORDSWORTH is a major biography of one of Britain's most famous poets and a vivid portrait of a fiercely passionate man.
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  • Audio cassette | 4 pages
  • 107 x 140 x 34mm | 253g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 0141801204
  • 9780141801209

About Juliet Barker

Juliet Barker is best known for her ground-breaking and bestselling biography, THE BRONTES (1994), which cast new light on the Brontes' family life. She trained as an historian at Oxford University and was curator of the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth for six years. In 1999 she was one of the youngest ever recipients of an Honary Doctorate of Letters.
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