Lyric Impressions: Wordsworth in the Long Nineteenth Century

January 20, 2016 - April 15, 2016

This display of over eighty books, prints, and maps explores the reception of Wordsworth during the tumultuous period from the French Revolution through World War I. Inspired by the Rare Book Collection’s William Wordsworth Collection and Professor Mark Reed’s gifts to it, the exhibit highlights the social and cultural conditions that precipitated Romantic literature and have ensured its enduring popularity.

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