Thalia.de

William Wordsworth: The Prelude, 1805

Edited from the Manuscripts and Illustrated, with an Introduction, Maps, Notes, Glosses, and Chronology

Here, newly edited from manuscripts held by The Wordsworth Trust, is an entirely new edition of The Prelude, the most resonant poem of the entire Romantic Era. Over the last 150 years this poetic autobiography has emerged as one of the most admired works in all of English literature and certainly as the pre-eminent long poem expressing a personal romantic spirit. It tells the story of the growth of imagination and love in the mind of one of the finest poets
of the last 250 years. It recounts Wordsworth's childhood and youth, his days at Cambridge,
residence in London, walking tour of the Alps, his witnessing of the French Revolution, crisis and turmoil over the apparent failure of its revolutionary ideals, and the ultimate restoration of imaginative power. The poem is spiritual and inward, yet anchored in particulars of landscape and events of history. Marginal glosses, a unique feature of this edition, guide the reader through the design and flow of the poem. Succinct notes elucidate references and language needed for a full
understanding. Also provided are a fresh critical Introduction, detailed and helpful Chronology, Bibliography, and specially commissioned color Maps. Wordsworth addressed his poem to Samuel Taylor Coleridge and read it aloud to him. Coleridge's poetic response, To William Wordsworth, is also included.
This is the first fully illustrated edition of The Prelude. More than 130 paintings, drawings, and works of art, all in full colour, illustrate its events, people, and settings in the English Lake District, Cambridge, London, Paris, the Alps, and Wales. There are works by Turner, Gainsborough, Constable, Blake, Canaletto, David, Millet, and many others. Almost all were created at or near the time that Wordsworth composed the poem, and we know he even saw a number of them
personally.
Rezension
handsome new edition ... Many of these illustrations are truly wonderful. Literary Review
Portrait

James Engell is Gurney Professor of English and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, where he chaired the Department of English for six years. He is author of four books and more than forty articles and book chapters treating eighteenth-century and romantic literature, as well as the present state of higher education in America. He has contributed to and edited eight additional volumes, including Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Biographia Literaria (with W. Jackson Bate) and Environment: An Interdisciplinary Anthology (with three co-editors). A recipient of national academic awards and university teaching prizes, he was named a Senior Fellow at the National Humanities Center and elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.; Michael D. Raymond has studied the poetry of William Wordsworth for decades--a catalyst for his own life-long search for deeply rooted, private places of remembrance. After earning a B.A. in English from Yale, he received his M.A. from Harvard with a thesis entitled Wordsworth on Salisbury Plain: Noetic Insights, Natural Mysticism, and the Absence of Ideology. Fordham conferred his doctoral degree. His dissertation is John Wordsworth on Snowdon: The Elegiac Sublime and the Spectacle of Woe. He has travelled with a particular passion to walk the paths and routes described in The Prelude, from Cockermouth and Grasmere to London, Paris, the Alps, and the northern Italian lakes, including Como and Maggiore. For four decades president of his own financial service, Raymond Wealth Advisors, he lives with his wife in North Haven, Connecticut, near their three children and four grandchildren.

… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Herausgeber Michael D. Raymond, James Engell
Seitenzahl 304
Erscheinungsdatum 27.10.2016
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-19-879266-6
Verlag Oxford University Press
Maße (L/B/H) 313/249/27 mm
Gewicht 1798
Buch (gebundene Ausgabe, Englisch)
29,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort lieferbar
Versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 2960812
    Romeo und Julia
    von William Shakespeare
    (30)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,80
  • 43564382
    Milk and Honey
    von Rupi Kaur
    (2)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    12,99 bisher 14,99
  • 15365119
    Thirteen Reasons Why
    von Jay Asher
    (13)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,29
  • 47566547
    Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
    von Francesca Cavallo
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    16,99
  • 54619015
    Thirteen Reasons Why. TV Tie-In
    von Jay Asher
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,79 bisher 8,99
  • 17283460
    Thirteen Reasons Why
    von Jay Asher
    (13)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 34910866
    The Life List
    von Lori Nelson Spielman
    (5)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99 bisher 9,70
  • 1719784
    The Giver
    von Lois Lowry
    (1)
    Schulbuch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 54193482
    Thirteen Reasons Why
    von Jay Asher
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 23361882
    Thirteen Reasons Why
    von Jay Asher
    Schulbuch (Taschenbuch)
    9,60
  • 38930428
    We Were Liars
    von E. Lockhart
    (11)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99 bisher 10,49
  • 46576306
    The Hate U Give
    von Angie Thomas
    (1)
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    9,99 bisher 13,49
  • 17345365
    Cornelsen Senior English Library - Literatur / Ab 10. Schuljahr - Looking for Alaska
    von John Green
    (22)
    Schulbuch (Taschenbuch)
    10,25
  • 4593954
    Cornelsen Senior English Library - Literatur / Ab 10. Schuljahr - The Perks of Being a Wallflower
    von Stephen Chbosky
    (25)
    Schulbuch (Taschenbuch)
    10,25
  • 45243079
    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The Original Screenplay
    von Joanne K. Rowling
    (17)
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    14,95 bisher 21,99
  • 14751780
    Cornelsen Senior English Library - Literatur / Ab 10. Schuljahr - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    von Mark Haddon
    (11)
    Schulbuch (Taschenbuch)
    10,25
  • 40670892
    Perfect
    von Cecelia Ahern
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,69 bisher 9,99
  • 32901389
    The Hunger Games
    von Suzanne Collins
    (1)
    Schulbuch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 43831163
    A Court of Thorns and Roses 3
    von Sarah J. Maas
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,09
  • 39151356
    Harry Potter: The Complete Collection
    von Joanne K. Rowling
    (9)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    52,95 bisher 77,00

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

William Wordsworth: The Prelude, 1805

William Wordsworth: The Prelude, 1805

von Michael D. Raymond , James Engell

Buch (gebundene Ausgabe, Englisch)
29,99
+
=
The Cambridge Introduction to Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The Cambridge Introduction to Samuel Taylor Coleridge

von John Worthen

Buch (Taschenbuch)
21,99
+
=

für

51,98

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen