This annotated text of the four main political works produced by William Wordsworth enables readers to follow the political peregrinations of a major poet who, as he said to Orville Dewey, an American visitor, gave twelve hours thought to social questions for each hour he devoted to poetry. It includes the Jacobin A Letter to the Bishop of Llandaff (1793), infused with the doctrines of Tom Paine; the liberal republican 'prose poem' The Convention of Cintra (1809), the Tory apologetics of Two Addresses to the Freeholders of ...

Wordsworth's Political Writings 2009, Humanities -, Penrith

ISBN-13: 9781847600769

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