Here, in his own words and those of his closest friends and family, is William Wordsworth. From his childhood to his death in 1850, this portrait, taken from letters and autobiographical fragments selected by Juliet Barker, reveals the rebellious schoolboy who became a supporter of the French Revolution, the radical poet who rose to be a revered patriarch and the private man who loved his family.

Wordsworth: A Life in Letters 2003, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140261639

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