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Wordsworth"s excursion

William Wordsworth

Wordsworth"s excursion

by William Wordsworth

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Published by Rivingtons in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited with life, introduction, and notes by Hawes Turner.
SeriesEnglish school classics
ContributionsTurner, Hawes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5858 .A2T8 1880
The Physical Object
Paginationv. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21112034M

  The Excursion: Being a portion of The Recluse, a poem is a long poem by Romantic poet William Wordsworth and was first published in (see in poetry). It was intended to be the second part of The Recluse, an unfinished larger work that was also meant to include The Prelude, Wordsworth Pages:   The Excursion () is not Wordsworth's most famous work, yet it has recently become a renewed subject of interest for scholars. Drawing on her recently published research in Postgraduate English, Pauline Hortolland explains why this unusual poem should be returned to the centre of Wordsworth’s writing and his relationship with Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

  As a large and well-crafted book, the Excursion quarto was more durable than small-format books like the octavo or duodecimo, as Wordsworth suggested when he advised Alexander Dyce in that the "Quarto might have its value with you as a Collector" (Letters, ). Summary and Analysis Book 7: Residence in London Summary. Compared with the books preceding and following, there is a curious lack of introspection in this one. Six years have passed, Wordsworth says, since he began his poem, and he bemoans that it has gone very slowly. It was begun (in ) with a great gush of enthusiasm which was inspired.

Worthen’s book concentrates on the interactions of a scattered but closely-knit community — Coleridge, Sara and Mary Hutchinson, and William and Dorothy Wordsworth — following the story of the group up until Mary’s marriage with William, and ending in mid-flow. Dwelling --Introduction --The Devon Cottage and the Lakeland Cottage --The Excursion and Wordsworth's Iconography The Cottage of the `Wedded Pair' --The Widower's Cottage --The `Cabinet for Sages Built' Flowing and Reflecting --Introduction --Flowing --Reflecting. Series Title: Romantic reconfigurations. Responsibility: Brandon C. Yen.


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About the Book English poetry begins with Anglo-Saxon poetry such as the hymn on the creation, which Bede attributes to Cædmon (–AD).

William Shakespeare was the stand out poet of the Elizabethan period, while Milton was considered the greatest poet of Jacobean and Caroline pe5riod ().1/5(1). Wordsworths excursion book Excursion: Being a portion of The Recluse, a poem is a long poem by Romantic poet William Wordsworth and was first published in [1] (see in poetry).

It was intended to be the second part of The Recluse, an unfinished larger work that was also meant to include The Prelude, Wordsworth's other long poem, which was eventually published posthumously/5(4).

Originally titled “The Ruined Cottage” and still sometimes anthologized under that name, this section forms Book I of Wordsworth’s long poem The Excursion.

The narrator of the section is. was published in as The Excursion and consisted of nine long philosophical monologues spoken by pastoral characters.

The first monologue (Book I) contained a version of one of Wordsworth’s greatest poems, “The Ruined Cottage,” composed in superb blank verse in The excursion: a poem William Wordsworth Full appeared beauty beneath BOOK breath bright ceased cheerfulness child close clouds course dark dead death deep delight desires earth face fair faith fear feel fields fixed flowers frame Friend gain give grace grave green hand happy hath hear heard heart heaven hills hope hour human kind land.

This edition runs to over 1, which may be more than enough for most readers. For Wordsworthians, however, this edition is a monument to years of patient scholarship, and will serve them handsomely for decades to come. The Excursion by William Wordsworth. Edited by Sally Bushell, James A.

Butler, and Michael C. Jaye. THE EXCURSION BOOK FOURTH DESPONDENCY CORRECTED HERE closed the Tenant of that lonely vale His mournful narrative--commenced in pain, In pain commenced, and ended without peace: Yet tempered, not unfrequently, with strains Of native feeling, grateful to our minds; And Wordsworths excursion book surely some relief to his, While we sate listening with compassion due.

In the first book of The Excursion, the poet travels to a ruined cottage (up top, there: 'a roofless Hut; four naked walls/That stared upon each other!' in amongst the trees []) to meet his old friend, the Wanderer.

This latter, a man of humble birth, had been a pedlar, and by careful husbandry of his earnings now has enough money not to need to work. William Wordsworth: The Excursion, f William Wordsworth (), the foremost of the English Romantic poets, was clearly unhappy with the effects of industry, as is obvious in this poem.

Meanwhile, at social Industry's command How quick, how vast an increase. From the germ Of some poor hamlet, rapidly produced. And he explained (in the Preface to The Excursian) that The Prelude was like an antechapel through which the reader might pass to gain access to the main body of the structure.

The poem begins in his boyhood and continues to Buy Wordsworth's Excursion: The Wanderer, Ed. With Life, Intr. And Notes By H.h. Turner by Wordsworth, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.1/5(2). The Excursion: Being a portion of The Recluse, a poem is a long poem by Romantic poet William Wordsworth and was first published in (see in poetry).

It was intended to be the second part of The Recluse, an unfinished larger work that was also meant to include The Prelude, Wordsworth’s other long poem, which was eventually published posthumously.1/5(1).

Impure Conceits, Alison Hickey's recent book-length study of The Excursion, provides an in-depth examination of such rhetorical figures, and how they structure meaning in the poem. [4] These rhetorical figures also structure memory; and this suggests that memory is less a corollary to history than a system of meaning unto itself, albeit one Cited by: 2.

William Wordsworth (7 April – 23 April ) was an English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads ().

Wordsworth's magnum opus is generally considered to be The Prelude, a semi-autobiographical poem of his early years that he revised and expanded a number of mater: St John's College, Cambridge. William Wordsworth - William Wordsworth - The Recluse and The Prelude: The second consequence of Wordsworth’s partnership with Coleridge was the framing of a vastly ambitious poetic design that teased and haunted him for the rest of his life.

Coleridge had projected an enormous poem to be called “The Brook,” in which he proposed to treat all science, philosophy, and religion, but he soon. Buy Excursion by William Wordsworth online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 9 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). Taking The Excursion and a constellation of related texts as a framework, the book suggests that the staggering critical neglect of Wordsworth's major project is correlated with the persistent inability of literary historians to chart that transition.

To understand this elusive phase of literary and cultural history, the author proposes, we need to understand Wordsworth's role in it.5/5(1). This book considers William Wordsworth's use of iconography in his long poem 'The Excursion'.

Through the iconographical approach, the author steers a middle course between The Excursion's two very different interpretive traditions, one focusing upon the poem's philosophical abstraction, the other upon its touristic realism.

Fresh readings are Price Range: $ - $ (The Excursion, Book First, The Wanderer, ll. There is much philosophical consideration of age and mortality in this long poem, the publication of which followed his more immediate experiences of loss mentioned above.

But, as if by way of compensation, Wordsworth never forgot his belief in ‘infinity’. In The Prelude of he. 2 The Prelude of With any promises of human life— Long months of ease and undisturbed delight Are mine in prospect.

Whither shall I turn, By road or pathway, or through open field, 30File Size: KB. The Excursion: Being a portion of The Recluse, a Poem is a long poem by Romantic poet William Wordsworth and was first published in It was intended to be the second part of The Recluse, an unfinished larger work that was also meant to include The Prelude, Wordsworth's other long poem, which was eventually published posthumously.The Excursion book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “The Excursion (Revolution And Romanticism, )” as Want to Read: whose art was maturing concurrently with Wordsworths - gave voice to a new angst and world-weariness in their works. The machine age had dawned, /5.My previous reflection on the “slow, ponderous pace of Wordsworth’s The Excursion” (Tarrant, p 5) takes on new meaning upon reading Solnit’s claim that William’s “steps seem to have beat out a steady rhythm for the poetry, like the metronome of a composer” (Solnit, p ).

Comforted by the rhythm of his feet through environmental.