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  • Wordsworth, William — (1770 1850) and Dorothy (1771 1855)    Born in Cockermouth, Cumbria, William was the second son and Dorothy the only daughter of the five children of the lawyer and agent to Sir James Lowther (afterwards first Earl of Lonsdale). William was… …   British and Irish poets

  • American literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language in the United States.       Like other national literatures, American literature was shaped by the history of the country that produced it. For almost a century and a… …   Universalium

  • New American Poetry, 1945-1960, The —    Donald Allen, ed. (1960)    This landmark anthology, edited by Donald M(erriam) Allen (1912–2004), introduced Beat poets and other avant garde post–World War II poets to a wide reading audience on its publication by Grove Press in 1960. It… …   Encyclopedia of Beat Literature

  • Apocalypse —    The name given to the last book of the Bible; a Greek word meaning Revelation. The book of the Revelation was written by St. John Evangelist about A.D. 96 or 97. Its purpose is set forth by Bishop Wordsworth as follows: The Apocalypse is a… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Hartman, Geoffrey H. — ▪ American literary critic born Aug. 11, 1929, Frankfurt am Main, Ger.       German born American literary critic and theorist who opposed Anglo American formalism, brought Continental thought to North American literary criticism, and championed… …   Universalium

  • Inman, Henry — ▪ American painter born October 28, 1801, Utica, New York, U.S. died January 17, 1846, New York City       the leading American portraitist of his time.       Early in his career, Inman apprenticed with the portraitist John Wesley Jarvis (Jarvis …   Universalium

  • Van Doren, Mark — ▪ American writer born June 13, 1894, Hope, Ill., U.S. died Dec. 10, 1972, Torrington, Conn.       American poet, writer, and eminent teacher. He upheld the writing of verse in traditional forms throughout a lengthy period of experiment in poetry …   Universalium

  • English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …   Universalium

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

  • She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways — author of She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways .] She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways is a three stanza poem written by the English Romantic poet William Wordsworth in 1798 when he was 28 years. The verse was first printed in Lyrical Ballads , 1800 …   Wikipedia

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