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Who lived at Alfoxton? Virginia Woolf and English Romanticism by Ellen Tremper

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Published by Bucknell University Press, Associated University Presses in Lewisburg [Pa.], London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Romanticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain.,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.),
  • Self in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-286) and index.

StatementEllen Tremper.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6045.O72 Z885 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. ;
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL670950M
ISBN 100838753655
LC Control Number97016907

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  Poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy lived at Alfoxton House between July and June Dorothy began her journals here in January but discontinued them 2 .   Alfoxton Park Hotel, in Holford, Somerset, was home to the writer and his sister Dorothy for a year in The country house - which appears on Historic England's at-risk register - is where. An article in the Telegraph (The Making of Poetry by Adam Nicolson, review: a Romantic year with the dandy and the slob, by Lewis Jones, 2 June ) reports that a new book about Wordsworth and Coleridge's time in the Quantocks, during which period Wordsworth lived at Alfoxton, features wood prints created from "fallen timbers" from the house which the article describes as a "picturesque ruin". . The derelict former home of poet William Wordsworth has been bought by a mystery businessman hoping to turn it into a hotel. Alfoxton Park, near Bridgwater in Somerset, was the home of the world-.

I am delighted to report that Alfoxton, the house at Holford lived in by William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy, would seem to have been saved. It has been bought by a Buddhist community (they are members of the Triratna Buddhist Order). As you will know, the building has been allowed to deteriorate down the years, and is in a very poor state.   The most famous period in Alfoxden Hall’s history is when the poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy lived there during the time of their friendship with Coleridge, from July to June At that time it was a privately-owned home. The Wordsworths leased the house 23 English pounds (including taxes) for the year.   Alfoxton Park was the home of the world-famous writer and his sister, Dorothy, for a year in The Grade II listed country house is where Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge . The poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy lived at Alfoxton House between July and June , during the time of their friendship with Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Dorothy began her journals here in January but discontinued them 2 months later to recommence when the couple moved to the Lake District. [3].

  The original house, The Manor of Alfoxton, is mentioned in the Domesday book, Christie & Co said, but was destroyed in a fire and rebuilt on the same site in Stephen Champion, director at Christie & Co, added: “Alfoxton stood empty for a number of .   The original house - The Manor of Alfoxton, mentioned in the Domesday book - was destroyed in a fire but later rebuilt on the same site in .   The original house, The Manor of Alfoxton, mentioned in the Domesday book, was unfortunately destroyed in a fire but was rebuilt on the same site in It was also once the home of romantic English poet William Wordsworth, and the location of the first reading by Samuel Taylor Coleridge of the ‘Rime of the Ancient Mariner’. THE former Somerset home of poet William Wordsworth has been sold at auction. Alfoxton Park, an 18th Century country estate at Holford, near Bridgwater, was home to the poet and sister Dorothy.