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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


Wordsworth Free Online Course - Week 2

This particular week covered “Spots of time”, which included childhood, Education and Memory in the Prelude (Wordsworth’s autobiographical poem).

Here we discover that one of the earliest existing copies of The Prelude began life as a diary bought from a trip in Germany in 1798. 315 more words


Wordsworth Free Online Course - Week 1

These four posts will be a summary of the Futurelearn free course, William Wordsworth, Poetry, People and Place.

All of the course content is online and is a really good way to turn an interest into something more. 814 more words


Book: The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals by Dorothy Wordsworth

During my recent visit to UK, I went to the Lake District. Spent a night and a day there. On top of my list of things to do in the Lake District was ‘visiting… 1,534 more words


A host of golden...buttercups

I imagine that I’m not alone in finding that, every time I see a multitude of yellow flowers, I’m left with Wordsworth playing through my mind. 724 more words

Literary Listicles

Grasmere and the moonlight lake

It’s been a week since I returned home after my visit to UK. Still trying to adjust to the challenges of daily life here e.g. 6-hour load shedding, humid and ‘hot as hell’ weather, crazy traffic, etc. 133 more words