A pioneering poet of the Romantic movement, William Wordsworth was made Poet Laureate in 1843 for his lyrical innovation.Part of the Macmillan Collectorâ€™s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition has an introduction by Peter Harness.Selected Poems contains some of Wordsworthâ€™s most acclaimed and influential works including an extract from his magnus opus, The Prelude, alongside shorter poems such as â€˜I Wandered Lonely as a Cloudâ€™, â€˜To a Skylarkâ€™ and â€˜Tintern Abbeyâ€™. Wordsworthâ€™s poems, more often than not written at his home in Grasmere in the beautiful English Lake District, are lyrical evocations of nature and divinity. They have a force and clarity of language akin to everyday speech which was revolutionary at the time.
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