Tag: Tintern Abbey

Nineteenth Century Romantics Week 3!

Today we explored William Wordsworth’s┬áPreface to the Lyrical Ballads.┬áThis is an amazingly revolutionary document in the context of its time, daring to acknowledge the worth of ordinary human being and daring to say that the language of the uneducated contains more essential truth than the language of most academics. Powerful stuff! And his friend Coleridge…