Wordsworth, Dorothy

Wordsworth, Dorothy
(1771-1855)
   Diarist, etc., was the only sister of the poet, and his lifelong and sympathetic companion, and endowed in no small degree with the same love of and insight into nature as is evidenced by her Journals. Many of her brother's poems were suggested by scenes and incidents recorded by her, of which that on Daffodils beginning "I wandered lonely as a cloud" is a notable example.

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  • Wordsworth, Dorothy — born Dec. 25, 1771, Cockermouth, Cumberland, Eng. died Jan. 25, 1855, Rydal Mount, Westmorland English writer. An inspiring influence on her brother William Wordsworth, she lived with him from 1795 onward. Her Alfoxden Journal 1798 (1897) from… …   Universalium

  • Wordsworth, Dorothy — (25 dic. 1771, Cockermouth, Cumberland, Inglaterra–25 ene. 1855, Rydal Mount, Westmorland). Escritora inglesa. Fue una influencia inspiradora para su hermano William Wordsworth, con quien vivió desde 1795 en adelante. Su Alfoxden Journal 1798… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Dorothy Wordsworth — Dorothy Mae Ann Wordsworth (* 25. Dezember 1771 in Cockermouth, Cumberland (heute Cumbria), England; † 25. Januar 1855 in Rydal Mount bei Ambleside, England) war eine englische Poetin und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Dorothy Wordsworth — For the poet, daughter of William Wordsworth, see Dora Wordsworth. Drawing of Dorothy Wordsworth in middle age Dorothy Mae Ann Wordsworth (25 December 1771 – 25 January 1855) was an English author, poet and diarist. She was the sister of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Wordsworth — William Wordsworth William Wordsworth Activité(s) Poète Naissance 7 avril 1770 Cockermouth Décès …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wordsworth, William — born April 7, 1770, Cockermouth, Cumberland, Eng. died April 23, 1850, Rydal Mount, Westmorland English poet. Orphaned at age 13, Wordsworth attended Cambridge University, but he remained rootless and virtually penniless until 1795, when a legacy …   Universalium

  • Dorothy — /dawr euh thee, dor /, n. a female given name, form of Dorothea. * * * (as used in expressions) Day Dorothy Dunaway Dorothy Faye Fields Dorothy Hodgkin Dorothy Mary Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Parker Dorothy Dorothy Rothschild Richardson Dorothy Miller …   Universalium

  • Dorothy — (as used in expressions) Day, Dorothy Dunaway, (Dorothy) Faye Fields, Dorothy Hodgkin, Dorothy M(ary) Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Parker, Dorothy Dorothy Rothschild Richardson, Dorothy M(iller) Sayers, Dorothy L(eigh) Thompson, Dorothy Wordsworth,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • WORDSWORTH (W.) — Dans la perspective de deux siècles, le génie de Wordsworth a surmonté hostilité et dérision et atteint, par delà sa période «militante» (1820 1830), pour citer De Quincey, la consécration «triomphante», qui le place aux côtés de Shakespeare et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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