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Dorothy Wordsworth's The Grasmere Journals, begun in May 1800 while at Dove Cottage, and continued for nearly three years until January 1803, is perhaps the best-loved of all journals. Noting the walks and the weather, the friends, country neighbors and beggars on the roads, William Wordsworth's marriage, the composition of poetry, and their concern for Coleridge, her words bring those first years to vivid and intimate life. This edition has been prepared directly from the manuscripts with undeciphered words clarified, first thoughts, later insertions and deletions indicated, and Dorothy's hasty punctuation largely restored. It also offers rich explanatory notes, containing much new detail on friends and family, the scarcely-known people of the Grasmere valley, the books that were read, and the connections with William Wordsworth's poetry.
Title: The Grasmere Journals
Categories: Literature Soft Cover,
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 1993/04/01 00:00:00.000
ISBN Number: 0192831305
ISBN Number 13: 9780192831309
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Used - Acceptable
Item: 0.45 Item
Seller ID: 242972
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