Author: Neil Thomas
Wordsworth and the Faith of the Victorians
Even Charles Bradlaugh, the first atheist member of Parliament, was haunted by the psalmist’s reproach, “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.”
The Apotheosis of William Wordsworth
What many responded to in Wordsworth’s evocations of Nature’s sacrality was his restoration of a partially obscured link between Nature and the divine.
Wordsworth: Disciples at Home and Abroad
In 1848 Ralph Waldo Emerson is on record as having paid a return visit to the then aged Wordsworth.
Wordsworth: The Sage of the Lakes
Wordsworth gave rise not just to a minority group of high-culture admirers but to a popular revolution in ordinary people’s thinking.
A Wordsworthian Disciple: William Hale White
Many reported being “converted” to a Wordsworthian view of the world after reading him.