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Wednesday Wisdom [a Day Late] - Thinking Words, #6, 2016

Two highly incongruous travellers, Mary Wollstonecraft and Dorothy Wordsworth, followed close upon each other’s footsteps.  Mary was in Altona on the Elbe in 1795 with her baby; three years later Dorothy came there with her brother and Coleridge.  

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A Poetess' Hamartia

I’ve been studying Dorothy Wordsworth this morning. She is the sister of the British great, William Wordsworth. Both Wordsworths were close friends with Samuel Taylor Coleridge. 418 more words


Wordsworthian weather

Storm Desmond wrought havoc on an unprecedented scale. The BBC’s stunning aerial photography in the aftermath shows something of the extent of the struggles facing thousands – to whom the hearts of the nation go out. 405 more words


Tintern Abbey - An Analysis

The importance of this poem cannot be overstated.  It is, in a way, the Gospel, according to Wordsworth and he is an evangelist for Pantheism – seeing the Divine in Nature.  1,497 more words

Leaving Cert English

Wovember Words: Wovember in 1800 and 1801

Greetings WOVEMBERISTS! This morning we hear from Dorothy Wordsworth, whose amazing diaries give a lovely insight into the place of wool in life in the Lake District in the years 1800 and 1801. 547 more words


Wordsworth Free Online Course - Week 4

This final week focuses on William and Dorothy Wordsworth in and around Grasmere.

A short video covering the focus now on Grasmere, Dove Cottage and the daily life of Wordsworth. 893 more words


Wordsworth Free Online Course - Week 3

Week 3 covers Wordsworth’s tale about a shepherd named Michael, and it also looks at Wordsworth’s importance of place.

This video takes us to Greenhead Gill in the Lake District which was the setting for the poem, Michael. 343 more words