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Born in April 7, 1770 / Died in April 23, 1850 / United Kingdom / English


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  • Thomas J. Wise, A Bibliography of the Writings in Prose and Verse of William Wordsworth (London: Printed for private circulation by Richard Clay & Son, 1916; reprinted, Folkestone & London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1971).
  • Wise, Two Lake Poets: A Catalogue of Printed Books, Manuscripts, and Autograph Letters by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge (London: Printed for private circulation, 1927; reprinted, London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1965).
  • James V. Logan, Wordsworthian Criticism: A Guide and Bibliography (Columbus: Ohio State University, 1947; reprinted, New York: Gordian, 1974).
  • Elton F. Henley and David H. Stam, Wordsworthian Criticism 1945-64: An Annotated Bibliography (New York: New York Public Library, 1965).
  • Mark L. Reed, Wordsworth: The Chronology of the Early Years, 1770-1779 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967).
  • Stam, Wordsworthian Criticism 1964-73: An Annotated Bibliography (New York: New York Public Library, 1974).
  • Reed, Wordsworth: The Chronology of the Middle Years, 1800-1815 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1975).
  • N. S. Bauer, William Wordsworth: A Reference Guide to British Criticism, 1793-1899 (London: Hall, 1978).
  • Karl Kroeber, "William Wordsworth," in The English Romantic Poets: A Review of Research and Criticism, fourth edition, edited by Frank Jordan (New York: Modern Language Association, 1985).
  • Mark Jones and Kroeber, Wordsworth Scholarship and Criticism, 1973-84, An Annotated Bibliography, with Selected Criticism, 1809-1972 (New York: Garland, 1985).
  • Jones, Wordsworth Scholarship and Criticism, 1973-84, An Annotated Bibliography, with Selected Criticism, 1809-1972 (New York: Garland, 1985).
  • Jones, "Wordsworth Scholarship and Criticism, 1986 Update," Wordsworth Circle, 19 (Autumn 1988): 220-230.
  • Christopher Wordsworth, Memoirs of William Wordsworth, 2 volumes (London: Moxon, 1851).
  • Emile Legouis, The Early Life of William Wordsworth, 1770-1798, translated by J. W. Mathews (London: Dent, 1897).
  • George McLean Harper, William Wordsworth, His Life, Works, and Influence, 2 volumes (London: Murray, 1916).
  • Legouis, William Wordsworth and Annette Vallon (London & Toronto: Dent, 1922).
  • Edith Batho, The Later Wordsworth (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1933).
  • Frederika Beatty, William Wordsworth of Rydal Mount (London: J. M. Dent, 1939).
  • Mary Moorman, William Wordsworth: A Biography, 2 volumes (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957, 1965; New York: Oxford University Press, 1957, 1965).
  • Ben Ross Schneider, Jr., Wordsworth's Cambridge Education (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1957).
  • T. W. Thompson, Wordsworth's Hawkshead, edited by Robert Woof (New York: Oxford University Press, 1970).
  • Hunter Davies, William Wordsworth: A Biography (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1980).
  • F. B. Pinion, A Wordsworth Chronology (Boston: G. K. Hall, 1988).
  • Stephen Gill, William Wordsworth: A Life (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989).
  • M. H. Abrams, ed., Wordsworth: A Collection of Critical Essays (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1972).
  • F. W. Bateson, Wordsworth: A Reinterpretation (London: Longmans, Green, 1956).
  • Alan J. Bewell, Wordsworth and the Enlightenment: Nature, Man, and Society in the Experimental Poetry (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989).
  • Don H. Bialostosky, Making Tales: The Poetics of Wordsworth's Narrative Experiments (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984).
  • Frances Blanchard, Portraits of Wordsworth (London: Allen, 1959).
  • James K. Chandler, Wordsworth's Second Nature: A Study of the Poetry and Politics (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984).
  • John Danby, The Simple Wordsworth: Studies in the Poems 1797-1807 (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1960).
  • Frances Ferguson, Wordsworth: Language as Counter Spirit (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977).
  • David Ferry, The Limits of Mortality: An Essay on Wordsworth's Major Poems (Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1959).
  • William H. Galperin, Revision and Authority in Wordsworth: The Interpretation of a Career (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989).
  • Frederick Garber, Wordsworth and the Poetry of Encounter (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1971).
  • Spencer Hall, ed., with Jonathan Ramsey, Approaches to Teaching Wordsworth's Poetry (New York: Modern Language Association, 1986).
  • Geoffrey Hartman, Wordsworth's Poetry: 1787-1814 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964).
  • Raymond Dexter Havens, The Mind of A Poet: A Study of Wordsworth's Thought (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1941).
  • Mary Jacobus, Tradition and Experiment in Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads (1798) (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978).
  • Lee M. Johnson, Wordsworth and the Sonnet, Anglistica, 19 (Copenhagen: Rosenkilde & Bagger, 1973).
  • Kenneth R. Johnston, Wordsworth and "The Recluse" (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1984).
  • Johnston and Gene W. Ruoff, eds., The Age of William Wordsworth (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1987).
  • John Jones, The Egotistical Sublime: A Study of Wordsworth's Imagination (London: Chatto & Windus, 1954).
  • John Jordan, Why the Lyrical Ballads? The Background, Writing, and Character of Wordsworth's 1798 Lyrical Ballads (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974).
  • Thèresa M. Kelley, Wordsworth's Revisionary Aesthetics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988).
  • Karl Kroeber, Romantic Landscape Vision: Constable and Wordsworth (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1975).
  • Marjorie Levinson, Wordsworth's Great Period Poems (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986).
  • Herbert Lindenberger, On Wordsworth's Prelude (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1963).
  • Alan Liu, Wordsworth: The Sense of History (Palo Alto, Cal.: Stanford University Press, 1989).
  • Peter J. Manning, "Wordsworth at St. Bees: Scandals, Sisterhoods, and Wordsworth's Later Poetry," ELH, 52 (Spring 1985): 33-58.
  • David McCracken, Wordsworth and the Lake District: A Guide to the Poems and Their Places (New York: Oxford University Press, 1984).
  • Richard Onorato, The Character of the Poet: Wordsworth in The Prelude (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971).
  • W. J. B. Owen, "Cost, Sales, and Profits of Longman's Editions of Wordsworth," Library, 12 (June 1957): 93-107.
  • Judith W. Page, "'The Weight of Too Much Liberty': Genre and Gender in Wordsworth's Calais Sonnets," Criticism, 30 (Spring 1988): 189-203.
  • Reeve Parker, "Reading Wordsworth's Power: Narrative and Usurpation in The Borderers," ELH, 54 (Summer 1987): 299-331.
  • Stephen M. Parrish, The Art of the Lyrical Ballads (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1973).
  • Markham Peacock, Jr., ed., The Critical Opinions of William Wordsworth (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1950).
  • David Perkins, Wordsworth and the Poetry of Sincerity (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1964).
  • Donald H. Reiman, "The Poetry of Familiarity: Wordsworth, Dorothy, and Mary Hutchinson," in The Evidence of Imagination, edited by Reiman and others (New York: New York University Press, 1978), pp. 142-177.
  • Reiman, ed., The Romantics Reviewed, part A, volumes 1 and 2 (New York: Garland, 1972).
  • Nicholas Roe, Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988).
  • Roger Sales, English Literature in History 1780-1830—Pastoral and Politics (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983).
  • Paul D. Sheats, The Making of Wordsworth's Poetry 1785-1798 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1973).
  • David Simpson, Wordsworth's Historical Imagination (New York: Methuen, 1987).
  • Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, "Sex and History in The Prelude (1805): Books Nine to Thirteen," Texas Studies in Literature and Language, 23 (Fall 1981): 324-360.
  • Edwin Stein, Wordsworth's Art of Allusion (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1988).
  • Susan J. Wolfson, The Questioning Presence: Wordsworth, Keats, and the Interrogative Mode in Romantic Poetry (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1986).
  • Carl Woodring, Wordsworth (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965).
  • Jonathan Wordsworth, The Music of Humanity (London: Oxford University Press, 1969).
  • Wordsworth, ed., Bicentenary Wordsworth Studies in Honor of John Alban Finch (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1970).