Recollections Of The Lakes And The Lake Poets - Coleridge, Wordsworth, And Southey (eBook)
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This book comprises a collection of essays written by Thomas De Quincey. Within them, he furnished some of the earliest, most authentic, and most enlightening accounts of the Lake Poets-a group of poets that included Robert Southey, William Wordsworth, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. "Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets" is a fascinating read and is highly recommended for those with an interest in the Romantic movement. Contents include: "Early Memorials of Grasmere", "Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Born 1772; Died 1834", "William Wordsworth. Born 7th April 1770; Died 23rd April 1850. Buried in the Green Churchyard of Grasmere, between a Yew-tree of his own planting and an Aged Thorn-tree", and "Robert Southey. Born 12th August 1774; Died 21st March 1843. Buried in the Quiet Churchyard of Crosswaite, near Keswick.". Thomas Penson De Quincey (1785 - 1859) was an English essayist most famous for his book "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" (1821). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.