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Wordsworth and Education

In this video Professor Simon Bainbridge of Lancaster University discusses the theme of education in Wordsworth’s life and writing.

In this video Professor Simon Bainbridge discusses the theme of education in Wordsworth’s life and writing.

The video is shot at Hawkshead Grammar School where the poet himself was educated. Simon looks at Wordsworth’s emphasis in The Prelude on his ‘natural education’ and at his description of how his development has been influenced by ‘beauty’ and by ‘fear’.

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William Wordsworth: Poetry, People and Place

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