1770, Apr 71850, Apr 23
a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798). Wordsworth's magnum opus is The Prelude, a semiautobiographical poem of his early years that he revised and expanded a number of times. Wordsworth was Britain's Poet Laureate from 1843 until his death in 1850.
 Timeline (3)
04/07/1770-William Wordsworth is born in England
07/13/1798-William Wordsworth visits Tintern Abbey
12/21/1799-William Wordsworth moves into Dove Cottage
 Mentions (7)
Robert Browning
...and was followed by Paracelsus, which was praised by William Wordsworth and Charles Dickens, but in 1840 the difficult...
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
...literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England...
William Cowper
...Coleridge called him "the best modern poet", whilst William Wordsworth particularly admired his poem Yardley-Oak. He was...
Charles Lamb England, along with Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth, whom he befriended. He has been referred to by E....
Samuel Rogers
...been eclipsed by his Romantic colleagues and friends William Wordsworth, Coleridge and Byron. His recollections of these...
Robert Southey
...eclipsed by that of his contemporaries and friends William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Southey's verse still...
Dorothy Wordsworth
...and diarist. She was the sister of the Romantic poet William Wordsworth, and the two were close all their lives. Wordsworth...
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