Perfection Absolute: The Aspiration of <i>The Recluse</i>

Thomas McFarland

in William Wordsworth: Intensity and Achievement

Published in print February 1992 | ISBN: 9780198112532
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670800 | DOI:
Perfection Absolute: The Aspiration of The Recluse

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This chapter discusses a number of Wordsworth's finest poems, including ‘The Ruined Cottage’ and The Excursion, which is a volume of poems by Wordsworth. The Recluse is also examined and discussed in this chapter. It can be noted that Wordsworth had a little trouble finishing some of the poems included in those volumes.

Keywords: Wordsworth; The Ruined Cottage; The Excursion; The Recluse

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Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century)

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