William Wordsworth Country

William Knight 1836 - 1916


This book celebrates the life and achivements of William Knight. A renowned scholar, he was responsible for the monumental 8 volume edition of the Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. He was also one of the founding fathers of the Wordsworth Trust in 1890.

This book brings together four lectures commemorating the life of William Knight, by Professors Stephen Gill and Nicholas Roe, and Knight's great grandson, Tony Reavell. An additional article by Wordsworth Trust curator Jeff Cowton introduces the foundation gift of Knight's 43 Wordsworth editions that he donated to the Trust.

143pp. Paperback.

Published by The Wordsworth Trust 2016.