Wordsworth & Word-Preserving Arts: Typographic Inscription, Ekphrasis and Posterity in the Later Work Peter Simonsen

ISBN: 9780230524811

Published: August 15th 2007

Hardcover

256 pages


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Wordsworth & Word-Preserving Arts: Typographic Inscription, Ekphrasis and Posterity in the Later Work  by  Peter Simonsen

Wordsworth & Word-Preserving Arts: Typographic Inscription, Ekphrasis and Posterity in the Later Work by Peter Simonsen
August 15th 2007 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 256 pages | ISBN: 9780230524811 | 7.37 Mb

This title proposes a fundamental revaluation of the central poet of British Romanticism. By looking at the later Wordsworths ekphrastic writings about visual art and his increased awareness of the printed dimension of his work, and by relatingMoreThis title proposes a fundamental revaluation of the central poet of British Romanticism. By looking at the later Wordsworths ekphrastic writings about visual art and his increased awareness of the printed dimension of his work, and by relating these innovations to Wordsworths sense that he was writing for posterity, Simonsen calls attention to what is uniquely exciting about this neglected body of work, and argues that it complicates traditional understandings of Wordsworth based on his so-called Great Decade.



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