Wordsworth and the Cultivation of Women


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"Both Romanticists and feminists will welcome this original focus on Wordsworth's shifting attitude to gender, as well as the detailed and genuinely fresh reading of specific poems that it produces. This is the first full-length study to consider the role of the domestic in Wordsworth's poetry as well as the first to recognize the all-important role played in his later poetry by his relationship with his daughter Dora. It is an extremely important contribution to Wordsworth studies which challenges all the received wisdom ...

Wordsworth and the Cultivation of Women 1994, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520084933