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Friends, This will be my final blog entry; I return to the United States at the end of the week! The delivery of my paper on Monday was a terrific success. The audience was very generous in their reception of … Continue reading

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Friends, Forgive me for the brevity of this posting. I am presenting my paper on Wordsworth and Wallace Stevens on Monday, so that preparation is my primary focus for the weekend. Nevertheless, I wanted to write a brief update on … Continue reading

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In the words of the man of the hour, Mr. Wordsworth, I find myself “blest in thoughts that are their own perfection and reward” here at Grasmere. I’m taking this morning to gather my thoughts as I reflect on these … Continue reading

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Well, folks, I am certainly not in London anymore. Greetings from the Lake District–a place so beautiful I can see why Wordsworth, a self-proclaimed “worshipper of nature,” located an alternative sublime in these misty mountains and rolling green hills. As … Continue reading

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Farewell, London! Tomorrow morning I leave for the Lake District, where I will be attending the 2011 Annual Wordsworth Summer Conference. I expect this second portion of my trip to be quite different from the first. Over the next two … Continue reading

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Friends, I am composing this entry from an Internet café near the Victoria and Albert Museum. I returned to the collection today to see some of the galleries that I had missed during my first visit. Today I was especially … Continue reading

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Hello from the British Library, everyone! The reading rooms are packed today so I’ve resorted to writing this entry on a bench in the foyer of the building. Other scholars are doing the same; students and professors sit side by … Continue reading

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