Here, in his own words and those of his closest friends and family, is William Wordsworth. From his childhood to his death in 1850, this portrait, taken from letters and autobiographical fragments selected by Juliet Barker, reveals the rebellious schoolboy who became a supporter of the French Revolution, the radical poet who rose to be a revered patriarch and the private man who loved his family.
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Juliet Barker is the author of the highly acclaimed THE BRONTES: A LIFE IN LETTERS and WORDSWORTH: A LIFE. She trained as an historian at Oxford University and was curator of the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth for six years. She lives in the South Pennines.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11014026163X