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The Prelude Illustrated Edition


This wonderful new book is newly editied from manuscripts held by the Wordsworth Trust. The Prelude is the most resonant poem of the entire Romantic Era. It is now recognised as one of the most admired works in all of English literature.

This is the first fully illustrated edition of the Prelude. More than 130 paintings illustrate its events, people, and settings in the English Lake District, Cambridge, London, Paris, the Alps and Wales.

Marginal glosses, a unique feature of this edition, guide the reader through the design and flow of the poem.

Published by David R. Godine.