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The River Duddon

William Wordsworth

The River Duddon

a series of sonnets

by William Wordsworth

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Published by Fine Art Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith ten etchings by R.S. Chattock.
ContributionsChattock, R S., Fine Art Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13678274M

In William Wordsworth published The River Duddon, A Series of Sonnets. As Stephen Gill points out in his essay, 'Wordsworth and the River Duddon', reviewers were bemused that a famous poet should choose to write about this ‘insignificant river’ with a ‘barbarous name’: ‘What would he not have written had the majestic Thames employed his muse’, exclaimed the Literary Chronicle Author: Plinius. The River Duddon, a Series of Sonnets: Vaudracour and Julia: And Other Poems. To Which Is Annexed, a Topographical Description of the Country of the Lakes, in the North of England: Wordsworth, William: Books - 2/5(1).

  IN WORDSWORTH very publicly wrote his younger brother into his latest collection, The River Duddon, a Series of Sonnets: Vaudracour and Julia: and Other sonnet sequence, ‘called forth by one of the most beautiful streams of his native county’, was dedicated, not without typographical flourish, to Christopher Wordsworth, and his presence was further invoked by a Cited by: 3. GUIDE TO THE RIVER DUDDON (Seathwaite to Duddon Bridge) NAME OF RIVER: Duddon. WHERE IS IT?: In the Southwest Lake District, flowing down Dunnerdale from Wrynose and Hardknott passes. Wrynose Pass leads to Langdale and Ambleside, so this river could be combined with Great Langdale Beck, the Brathay or Rothay.

Sonnets from The River Duddon: After-Thought By William Wordsworth About this Poet William Wordsworth was one of the founders of English Romanticism and one its most central figures and important intellects. He is remembered as a poet of spiritual and epistemological speculation, a poet concerned with the human relationship to nature and a.   The River Duddon before formed the northern border of Lancashire. This traces the course of the river from sea near Barrow-in-Furness to source near Wrynose Pass.


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LibriVox recording of The River Duddon: A Series of Sonnets, by William Wordsworth. Read by Phil Benson. Located in a part of Cumbria that was once part of Lancashire, the River Duddon rises in the high fells of the Lake District and flows for 25 miles through varied scenery before disappearing into the sands between Millom The River Duddon book Barrow-in-Furness.

Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. The Oxford Book of English Verse: – William Wordsworth. – Valedictory Sonnet to the River Duddon. This book describes the discoveries of the Ring Cairns to Reservoirs (R2R) project, which is an almost unique collaboration between the professional archaeologists of the Lake District Nati onal Park and the trained volunteers of the Duddon Valley Local History Group, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The Duddon is a river of north-west England. It rises at a point 1, feet ( m) above sea level near the Three Shire Stone at the highest point of Wrynose Pass (grid reference NY).

The river descends to the sea over a course of about 15 miles (24 km) before entering the Irish Sea at the Duddon y: England. Wordsworth and the Duddon. In this modest volume the author reflects on the Sequence of Sonnets concerning the River Duddon which was published in Apriltogether with "Vaudracour and Julia" and "A Topographical Description of the Country of the Lakes".4/5.

The River Duddon: a series of sonnets: Vaudracour and Julia: and other poems. To which is annexed, a topographical description of the country of the lakes, in the north of England by Wordsworth, William, Pages: Located in a part of Cumbria that was once part of Lancashire, the River Duddon rises in the high fells of the Lake District and flows for 25 miles through varied scenery before disappearing into the sands between Millom and Barrow-in-Furness.

The River Duddon. William Wordsworth (). Duddon, the River. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes.

England: Vols. I-IV. In this modest volume the author reflects on the Sequence of Sonnets concerning the River Duddon which William Wordsworth published in April In the same volume Wordsworth included his poem "Vaudracour and Julia" and his prose travel guide "A Topographical.

William Wordsworth's Lake District William Wordsworth (–) is forever associated with the Lake District. His ’River Duddon’ sonnets follow the river,s course as it falls from the hills to the sea. The sonnet is entitled ‘Seathwaite Chapel‘ and suggests that the vale of the River Duddon protects ‘Truth’s holy lamp’, alluding to the ministry of the Reverend Thomas Walker of whom Wordsworth wrote a short memoir, appended to the poem sequence.

A tributary: ‘waters, from their aery height / hurrying, with lordly Duddon to unite.’. Drawing upon the tradition of the eighteenth-century river sonnet, Wordsworth in The River Duddon transfers his ambitions for writing the great philosophical poem of his age and creates a new poetic identity for himself as a : Daniel Robinson.

Wordsworth’s The River Duddon – A series of Sonnets, first published inform the opening work in the ‘third and last volume of the Author’s Miscellaneous Poems’. [1]. In this modest volume the author reflects on the Sequence of Sonnets concerning the River Duddon which William Wordsworth published in April In the same volume Wordsworth included his poem "Vaudracour and Julia" and his prose travel guide "A Pages: Close section The River Duddon.

A Series of Sonnets. To the Rev. Wordsworth (with the Sonnets to the River Duddon, and other Poems in this Collection), ; I Not. interpretive framework by considering how The River Duddon functions as a collection yields a more nuanced and complete understanding of Wordsworth’s self-constructed poetic identity and his poetics as of Wordsworth and Collection Reasons for attempting a more comprehensive reading of The River Duddon areAuthor: Shannon Melee Stimpson.

Authors:Books: 3, Poems & Short Stories: 4, Forum Members: 71, Forum Posts: 1, Quizzes: Literature Network» William Wordsworth» Poems in Two Volumes, Volume 1» IX - To the River Duddon. IX - To the River Duddon. O mountain Stream! the Shepherd and his Cot Are privileg'd Inmates of deep solitude: Nor would.A 10km walk along the beautiful River Duddon and through rolling Lakeland hills.

Poet Laureate and inveterate traveller in England, William Wordsworth loved the Lake District, but within these sceptred acres he had a particular fondness for the Duddon Valley, which he explored as a child and where he later composed a series of 35 sonnets lauding the area, recalling his time spent there.The River Duddon - James Thorne Illustrations from Rambles by Rivers () by James Thorne.

James Thorne () was an antiquarian, topographical writer and, in the early years of .