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Romanticism Week 3

So how have I been responding to all these radical ideas developed during the Romantic period? What has caught my attention as being especially relevant to my own experience and my own period of history? 230 more words

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Re-Imagining the Wordsworths: A Soundpiece

The words of William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy are brought to audible life in a sound piece produced in a collaboration between the Wordsworth Trust… 826 more words



Dorothy Wordsworth

The wind blew so keen in our faces that we felt ourselves inclined to seek the covert of the wood. 795 more words


The Grasmere Journal

I started reading Dorothy Wordsworth’s The Grasmere Journal the day after Christmas and have been dipping in each day. It’s a lovely, quiet book and it’s beautifully presented with illustrations and an elegant overwrap cover, all done by The Folio Society. 456 more words


On This Date Dorothy Wordsworth Died

January 25, 2018

On this date in 1855 Dorothy Wordsworth died at age 83. She spent her last 20 years in “a deepening haze of senility.” 264 more words

On This Date

Near Jack’s Cabin

     “deer… like skeletons.”
                                    —Dorothy Wordsworth

Yes. Like skeletons this winter,
stealing silage meant for cattle
though it starves them.
They look wistful at the forest’s edge. 44 more words


Food and Personalities

I enjoy reading titles on bookshelves. I want to know what people are reading; it’s a question I frequently ask. Similarly, I like to know what my friends and family have to eat when they go to a restaurant, host a dinner or are dinner guests. 224 more words