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The Edward M. Rowe Collection of William Wordsworth: Dorothy Wordsworth

About Dorothy Wordsworth

Dorothy Wordsworth (1771–1855), William's sister, had a close relationship with her brother and was an important member of his creative circle. Dorothy collaborated with her brother and was herslef a poet, though she is best remembered for her journals and correspondence.

New resources in Special Collections

Journals and Correspondence

The Grasmere and Alfoxden journals.  Edited by Paula Woolf.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

    Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5849 .A8 2002

Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth.  Edited by E. De Selincourt. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1970.

    Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5849 .A8 1970 vol.1-2

Letters of Dorothy Wordsworth: a selection.  Edited by Alan G. Hill. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985.

    Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5849 .A85 1985

Biographies and Criticism

Gittings, Robert, and Jo Manton.  Dorothy Wordsworth.  Clarendon Press, 1985.

  • Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5849 .G57 1985

Gunn, Elizabeth.  A passion for the particular: Dorothy Wordsworth, a portrait. Gollancz, 1981.

  • Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5849 .G8 1981

Healey, Nicola.  Dorothy Wordsworth and Hartley Coleridge: the poetics of relationship. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

  • Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5849 .H43 2012

Maclean, Catherine Macdonald.  Dorothy and William Wordsworth.  Cambridge University Press, 1927.
Note: Presentation copy to Edward M. Rowe.

  • Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5881 .M3 1927

Wilson, Frances. The ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth. Faber and Faber, 2008.

  • Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5849 .W55x 2008

Cervelli, Kenneth R.  Dorothy Wordsworth’s ecology. Routledge, 2007.

  • Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5849 .C47 2007

Levin, Susan M.  Dorothy Wordsworth & romanticism.  Revised edition.  McFarland & Co., 2009.

  • Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5849 .L48 2009

Smith, Ken Edward.  Dorothy Wordsworth and the profession of authorship: a critical commentary on her letters, journals, life writing, and poetry.  The Edwin Mellen Press, 2011.

  • Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5849 .S65 2011

Woof, Pamela. Dorothy Wordsworth: wonders of the everyday. Wordsworth Trust, 2013.

  • Call number: Rowe Collection PR 5849 .W66 2013

Subject Guide

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