Wednesday, April 8, 2009

This Day In History: William Wordsworth

April is National Poetry Month, so it's the perfect time to celebrate the birth anniversary of 19th-century British poet William Wordsworth. Famous for his poems "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tinturn Abbey," "I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud," and "Ode: Intimations of Immortality," Wordsworth is often studied in British Literature classes.

The NCC Libraries have a wonderful selection of materials about William Wordsworth's life and writings. Even more information is available from the Literature Resource Center database. For off-campus access instructions, or to get help with any Library database, contact the Reference Desk at 610-861-5359 or by sending us an e-mail.

Wordsworth: A Life
by Juliet R.V. Barker
PR 5881 .B27 2005 Stacks

William Wordsworth: Comprehensive Research and Study Guide
by Harold Bloom
PR 5888 .W454 1999 Stacks (also available online as an e-book)

Wordsworth: A Collection of Critical Essays
by M.H. Abrams
PR 5888 .A27 Stacks

Wordsworth and His World
by F.E. Halliday
PR 5881 .H23 Stacks

Wordsworth and Coleridge, 1795-1834
by Herschel Maurice Margoliouth
PR 5883 .M3 1966 Stacks

William Wordsworth: His Life, Works, and Influence
by George McLean Harper
PR 5881 .H3 1961 Stacks

William Wordsworth, a Biography
by Mary Trevelyan Moorman
PR 5881 .M6 W5 (2 vols.) Stacks

Poetical Works
by William Wordsworth
PR 5850 .F50 Stacks

Poems of William Wordsworth
E-BOOK (Online)



Illustration credit:

"Wordsworth, William." Encyclopedia Britannica. 2009. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. 3 April 2009. <http://search.eb.com/eb/article-9077470>.

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