The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge

By: Sisman, Adam

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The story of the legendary friendship between Wordsworth and Coleridge
The friendship between William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge produced dazzling results. From it came "Lyrical Ballads," the volume that kick-started the Romantic Movement in England. Rarely have two such gifted writers cooperated so closely. They met in 1795 when both were in their early twenties, and in the euphoria of mutual discovery these brilliant and idealistic young men planned a poem that would succeed where the French Revolution failed?a poem that would, quite literally, change the world. In this wonderfully lively and readable account, acclaimed author Adam Sisman explores their passionate and tempestuous bond and the way in which rivalry bred tension between them. Though much has been written about this extraordinary duo, no previous biographer has considered them together. The result offers insights into the rich yet neglected topic of friendship and tantalizing glimpses of the creative process itself.

Title: The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge

Author/Composer: Sisman, Adam

Categories: Biography/Memoir,

Publisher: Viking: 2007-02-15

ISBN Number: 0670038229

ISBN Number 13: 9780670038220

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 003412

Description: New remainder copy with black marker remainder line on bottom outer page edges. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!

Keywords: Nonfiction Biography, Adam Sisman, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English Poets, British Poets,