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Seamus Heaney’s Portrait of the Young Wordsworth September 1, 2016: If you’ve ever been curious about what Seamus Heaney thought of the young William Wordsworth and his development as a poet, well, LitHub is doing you a solid (by way of Faber & Faber). [...] by

The Making of Lyrical Ballads August 16, 2016: At the Wordsworth Trust, a blog post by Jonathan Kerr looks at the making of Coleridge and Wordsworth’s 1798 undertaking, Lyrical Ballads. A little historical context: “Not since the [...] by

Canvases Pale: A Minstrelsy So Easily Absorbed May 22, 2015: And so I would like to make it clear that I am going to talk about race. Again. I would like to make it clear that my writing about race, like myself, is a collection of incomplete moments in time. [...] by

ABE Books’s 50 Most Expensive Book Sales of 2014 December 18, 2014: Well thank goodness there are a FEW books of poetry on here (or at least works by poets). Clocking in at numbers 23 and 41 are Auguste Rodin, by Rainer Maria Rilke and Lyrical Ballads, by William [...] by

At The Independent: on Why Poets Don’t Talk to ‘Ordinary People’ June 9, 2014: You’ve heard the Pulp song about “common people.” But why don’t poets engage with “ordinary people”? Howard Jacobson at The Independent ruminates on the subject: [...] by

Poetry Banksy April 24, 2014: The world is abuzz with rumors of a Poetry Banksy, an anonymous art idiot who runs around cities blowing up the status quo with his ideas. He defaces. He mutilates. He subverts. He smears ink on [...] by

Commune Editions on Romance and Kill Lists at Jacket2 February 5, 2014: Commune Editions’s Juliana Spahr, Joshua Clover, and Jasper Bernes on Wordsworth, spontaneous overflow of emotion, revolution, and kill lists at Jacket2. I have said that poetry is the [...] by

From the Messed-Up Files of Indifferent Parenting: The Lake Poets Edition October 10, 2013: Katie Waldegrave’s first book explores the tumultuous lives of Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge. The daughters of poets, William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Dora and Sara suffered [...] by

“The only reason there is for living is to love” February 10, 2010: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] by