William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth
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Format: Paperback / softback, 384 Pages
ISBN: 9780711230453
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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More than any other poet, Wordworth was his own biographer, and told his story through his verse. This work on the poet's entire life and times, first published in 1980, remains the only full-length popular biography. It draws upon the letters and diaries of Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy, and of their contemporaries Coleridge and Southey. Hunter Davies also draws upon his own knowledge of the Lake District, which featured so strongly in Wordsworth life, to present a complete portrait of England's best known poet.

The author

Hunter Davies is the author of over 30 books, many of them with a Lake District connection, as well as biographies of Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter and Eddie Stobart. His authorised biography of Wainwright appeared in 1995. He is married to the novelist and biographer Margaret Forster and they divide their time between London and their Lake District home in Loweswater.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 384 Pages
ISBN: 9780711230453
Illustrations: 26 black and white illustrations
Size: 5.079 in x 7.795 in / 129 mm x 198 mm
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