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Published: 12 September 2013

400 Pages | 8-page plate section


ISBN: 9780199696390

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William and Dorothy Wordsworth

'All in each other'

Lucy Newlyn

  • The first literary biography of the Wordsworths' creative collaboration
  • Based on poems, letters, journals, memoirs, and biographies
  • Brings the full range of Dorothy Wordsworth's writings into the foreground alongside her brother's work for the first time
  • Draws on a wide range of recent scholarship - not just in Wordsworth studies, but in psychology, literary theory, anthropology, and life-writing
  • Offers careful comparative analysis of Dorothy Wordsworth's journals and William Wordsworth's poems, tracing common themes and preoccupations, recurring motifs, and shared patterns of recollection