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~By Imogen Lindsley: History Editor
Who invented Glastonbury Festival?
Glastonbury Festival is the brainchild of one English dairy farmer: Michael Eavis. Eavis awoke from his dreams of spending twenty years of his life sailing with a start, when in 1958 his father died, leaving him solely responsible for Worthy Farm: 150 acres of green valley littered with herds of cows. 339 more words
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What allies Blake and Wordsworth, Shelley and Keats, is their strong mutual conviction that they are reviving the true English tradition of poetry, which they thought had vanished after the death of Milton, and had reappeared in diminished form, mostly after the death of Pope, in admirable but doomed poets like Chatterton, Cowper, and Collins, victims of circumstance and of the false dawn of Sensibility.