A real must-have for anyone interested in English Poetry.
What I can say for certain, though, is that it is filled with some of the most moving, thought provoking, and beautiful verses ever put on paper.
One of the weaknesses in Wordsworth's logic was his overly vague use of the phrase "the language really used by men."
For those, like me, with an historical interest in Romantic poetry, this slender volume is noteworthy because it marked a break with the stiff, stilted poetic language of the 18th... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Neil Murray
When William Wordsworth created a new contract between man and poet in his "Preface to Lyrical Ballads," he was consciously trying to break with a two millennia old tradition that... Read morePublished on January 9, 2011 by Martin Asiner
I've already read through half of it for a class and I love it. The language and the images are amazing. A classic, must read.Published on September 15, 2008 by milestogob4Isleep
The layout is nice, table of contents is convenient. I would have given it 5 stars had there been numbering for the lines of the poem for easier citation.Published on May 14, 2008 by Jonathan W. Frame