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Published: 29 November 2018

346 Pages | 9 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198818113

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Wordsworth and Coleridge

The Radical Years

Second Edition

Nicholas Roe

  • Tells the extraordinary story of two young Englishmen who lived through the turbulent, terrifying 1790s and emerged from that decade as great Romantic poets
  • Offers a thorough reappraisal of Wordsworth's and Coleridge's radical years, 1789-1798, drawing on the most exciting work of the last three decades
  • Presents the human stories of a generation caught up by an age of revolution and counter-revolution
  • Lively and accessible, offering new insights and asking fresh questions
  • Extensive new material from printed and electronic sources, and a thoroughly updated bibliography
  • New introduction and illustrations

New to this Edition:

  • New introduction and illustrations
  • Expanded Bibliography
  • Extensive updates to chapters