The Prelude: Or, Growth of a Poet's Mind (text of ) The Prelude.: William Wordsworth. Oxford University Press, - Literary Criticism - pages. 1 Review. The Prelude, Wordsworth's great 5/5(1). The Prelude is the essential living document for the interpretation of Wordsworth's life and poetry; any details, therefore, that can be gathered of the manner and circumstances of its composition must be of interest alike to biographer and critic. But of more vital importance than these is a . excerpts from THE PRELUDE; OR THE GROWTH OF A POET’S MIND BOOK FIRST INTRODUCTION--CHILDHOOD AND SCHOOL-TIME OH there is blessing in this gentle breeze, A visitant that while it fans my cheek Doth seem half-conscious of the joy it brings From the green fields, and from yon azure sky. Whate'er its mission, the soft breeze can come. The Prelude or, Growth of a Poet’s Mind; an Autobiographical Poem WILLIAM WORDSWORTH ,
The Prelude: Or, Growth of a Poet's Mind; An Autobiographical Poem Alps amid Babes in arms beauty beheld beneath BOOK breathe Buttermere calm Cloth clouds cottage creature dark dear delight doth dream dromedary earth eyes faith fancy fear feel felt flowers flowery field France Friend gilt edges gleam glory Grace Aguilar groves happiness. 70 rows The prelude or, Growth of a poet's mind: an autobiographical poem This edition . The growth of the poet's mind is not just a part of The Prelude but the driving force behind this long poem, the reason for its being. Wordsworth wanted to explain to the world how he became a poet. Such was the Author's language in the year It will thence be seen, that the present Poem was intended to be introductory to the Recluse, and that the Recluse, if completed, would have consisted of Three these, the Second Part alone, viz., the Excursion, was finished, and given to the world by the Author.. The First Book of the First Part of the Recluse still remains in.
About The Prelude. First published in July , shortly after Wordsworth’s death, The Prelude was the culmination of over fifty years of creative work. The great Romantic poem of human consciousness, it takes as its theme ‘the growth of a poet’s mind’: leading the reader back to Wordsworth’s formative moments of childhood and youth, and detailing his experiences as a radical. The Prelude: Or, Growth of a Poet's Mind (Text of ) (Oxford Standard Authors): The Prelude the Text Wordsworth, William; de Selincourt, Ernest and Gill, Stephen ISBN X ISBN : The Prelude, Or Growth of a Poet's Mind: An Autobiogr. Poem (): Wordsworth, William: BooksPrice: $ The subtitle of "The Prelude" is "Growth of a Poet's Mind."In this autobiographical poem, Wordsworth details how his outlook has changed over the course of .