"I should need Colours ..." Quote of William Wordsworth

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

I should need Colours and words that are unknown to man, To paint the visionary dreariness

William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth (1770-1850), British poet. The Prelude; XII. Imagination and Taste (l. 254-256). . . Oxford Anthology of English Literature, The, Vols. I-II. Frank Kermode and John Hollander, general eds. (1973) Oxford University Press (Also published as six paperback vols.: Medieval English Literature, J. B. Trapp, ed.; The Literature of Renaissance England, John Hollander and Frank Kermode, eds.; The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century, Martin Price, ed.; Romantic Poetry and Prose, Harold Bloom and Lionel Trilling, eds.; Victorian Prose and Poetry, Lionel Trilling and Harold Bloom, eds.; Modern British Literature, Frank Kermode and John Hollander, eds.).