Wordsworth and Word-Preserving Arts
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: P. Simonsen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-30 - Publisher: Springer

By looking at the later Wordsworth's ekphrastic writings about visual art and his increased awareness of the printed dimension of his work, Simonsen calls attention to what is uniquely exciting about this neglected body of work, and argues that it complicates traditional understandings of Wordsworth based on his so-called Great
William and Dorothy Wordsworth
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Lucy Newlyn
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-12 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

William Wordsworth's creative collaboration with his 'beloved Sister' spanned nearly fifty years, from their first reunion in 1787 until her premature decline in 1835. Rumours of incest have surrounded the siblings since the 19th century, but Lucy Newlyn sees their cohabitation as an expression of deep emotional need, arising from
Painting Words
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Beatriz Dr Gonzalez Moreno, Fernando González-Moreno
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-14 - Publisher: Routledge

Painting Words: Aesthetics and the Relationship between Image and Text addresses the importance of dialogue between art and literature, text and image in our image-saturated era. In a globalized world, isolation and compartmentalization hinder us back, whereas the Romantic idea of belonging urges us to look beyond and to build
British Romanticism and the Reception of Italian Old Master Art, 1793-1840
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Maureen McCue
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-23 - Publisher: Routledge

As a result of Napoleon’s campaigns in Italy, Old Master art flooded into Britain and its acquisition became an index of national prestige. Maureen McCue argues that their responses to these works informed the writing of Romantic period authors, enabling them to forge often surprising connections between Italian art, the
Wordsworth's Poetry, 1815-1845
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Tim Fulford
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-04 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

The later poetry of William Wordsworth, popular in his lifetime and influential on the Victorians, has, with a few exceptions, received little attention from contemporary literary critics. In Wordsworth's Poetry, 1815-1845, Tim Fulford argues that the later work reveals a mature poet far more varied and surprising than is often