Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets - Coleridge, Wordsworth, and Southey

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Author(s): Thomas De Quincey
Genre: Poetry, Travel
Original Publish Date: Sep 06, 2016
Product Number: EB00813459
Released: Mar 20, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781473340640
Publisher: A Thousand Fields
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Description

First published in 1862, “Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets” is an insightful account of the author's personal experiences and relationships with the Lake Poets, a group of English poets who all resided in the Lake District of England and include William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Robert Southey. Considered an important part of the Romantic Movement, the Lake Poets are among England's most celebrated poets whose works continue to be read and enjoyed by poetry lovers the world over. Contents include: “To The Reader”, “Recollections of the Lakes. Early Memorials of Grasmere”, “Samuel Taylor Coleridge”, “William Wordsworth”, “Robert Southey”, and “Note Referred To On Page 43”. Thomas Penson De Quincey (1785–1859) was an English essayist most famous for his autobiographical work “Confessions of an English Opium-Eater” (1821). It is due to the publication of this work that many believe De Quincey began the tradition of addiction literature in the Western world. Other notable works by this author include: “On the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth” (1823) and “Walladmor” (1825). This classic work is being republished now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.

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