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The Chronology of the Early Years, 1770–1799

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ISBN 9780674435322

Publication Date: 01/01/1967

369 pages


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  • Introduction
  • Short Forms of Citation
  • General Chronological List of Wordsworth’s Writings
  • Chronology, 1741–1799
  • Appendices
    • I. References in Wordsworth’s Writings to the Years before He Enters Hawkshead School
    • II. References in Wordsworth’s Writings to Hawkshead and His Years in School There
    • III. Wordsworth’s Earliest Poetic Composition
    • IV. The Dates of Several Early Translations
    • V. Four Notebooks: Their Use in Dating An Evening Walk and Other Early Composition
    • VI. The Dates of Certain Early Passages in MS Verse
    • VII. Wordsworth’s Early Travels in Wales
    • VIII. The Visits of Hazlitt and Cottle, Spring 1798
    • IX. Three Notebooks: Alfoxden, Christabel
    • X. The Date of The Borderers
    • XI. The Date of Nutting
    • XII. The Dates of Salisbury Plain and Some Early Work on The Prelude
    • XIII. The Date of The Ruined Cottage
    • XIV. The Date of Juvenal
    • XV. The Dates of The Old Cumberland Beggar and Old Man Travelling
    • XVI. The Dates of Several Minor or Incomplete Poems of the Racedown Period
    • XVII. A Dismantled Early Notebook
  • Index to Writings
  • Subject Index

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