This biography of Wordsworth for the general reader takes account of the new information that has come to light in recent years. Officially Wordsworth was opposed to biography, parrying enquiries with the remark that his life was "bare of entertainment and interest" but the author views autobiography as the fundamental source of his work, as he wrote about real places and people; he memorialized his own experiences and recollections, his family, old friends and individuals met with in a chance encounters. Stephen Gill aims ...

William Wordsworth: A Life 1990, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192827470

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William Wordsworth: A Life 1989, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198128281