Foundation Books

Publications available from Humanities-Ebooks in PDF, or Lulu.com in paperback, in aid of the Foundation:

 

 

  • The Wordsworth Summer Conference, 1970-2010: from Private Summer School to Educational Charity

     

    A Memoir of the Conference with 46 colour illustrations available from Lulu.com at £9.99
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  • Grasmere 2008: Selected Papers from the Wordsworth Summer Conference

     

    Four keynote lectures - on Wordsworth and Coleridge by John Beer, on Byron by Angela Esterhammer and Kasahara Yorimichi, and on Harriet Martineau by Anthony John Harding - together with Judith Thompson's 'Bindman Lecture' on John Thelwall. In shorter papers, Monika Class writes on Coleridge and Kant; Laurent Folliot, Mandy Swann, Timothy Michael, Martina Domines Veliki, Patrick Vincent and Yu Xiao on Wordsworth; and Madeleine Callaghan on Shelley. A Feature of the book is five 'new' poems by John Thelwall, transcribed from the recently discovered Derby MS. Available from HEB at £6.95 and from Lulu.com at £11.99
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  • Grasmere 2009: Selected Papers from the Wordsworth Summer Conference

    Lecdtures include Gillian Beer's remarkable address on Darwin and Romanticism, Richard Cronin on Wordsworth and the Press, Paul H Fry on Wordsworth and Coleridge, Claire Lamont on the Romantic Cottage, and Nicholas Roe's illustrated talk on Keats and the Elgin marbles. Other essays address 'Tintern Abbey', the 'Intimations Ode', 'Peter Bell', Wordsworth on human suffering, matters of patronage, the editing of her father's 'Biographia' by Sara Coleridge and an 1850 journal by Wordsworth's niece, Sarah Hutchinson the younger. Available from HEB at £7.50 and from Lulu.com at £11.99

     

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  • Grasmere 2010: Selected Papers from the Wordsworth Summer Conference

    Keynote lectures by Simon Bainbridge on Romantic Mountaineering, Gary Harrison on Wordsworth and Clare, Kenneth Johnston on the Lost Generation, Anthony Harding on the Fate of Reading in the Regency, Nahoko Miyamoto Alvey on Kin;la Khan, and Seamus Perry on Wordsworth's Pluralism. Papers by Peter Spratley, James Castell, Saeko Yoshikawa, Daniel Robinson, Erica McAlpine and Fay Yao. Available from HEB at £7.50 and from Lulu.com at £12.35

     

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  • Grasmere 2011: Selected Papers from the Wordsworth Summer Conference

    Includes Stephen Gill on Wordsworth's 'revisitings' of his poems, Ann Wroe on the bicentenary of Shelley's 'Necessity of Atheism', Mark J Bruhn on Wordsworth's Dualism and Jacob Risinger on his Stoicism, Jessica Fay on Wordsworth's hermits and Matthew Rowney on his peripatetics, Daniel Robinson on Wordsworth's sonnets and newspaper verse, Gregory Leadbetter on the 'Lucy Poems', Madeleine Callaghan on Shelley's Idealism, Monika Class on Coleridge and Phrenology, Mary Favret on the cultural practice of 'The General Fast and Humiliation', Stacey McDowell on Keats's 'Otho the Great', Felicity James on Mary Hays and the life-writing of religious Dissent, Richard Gravil on John Thelwall's hitherto unknown analysis of the prosody of Wordsworth's Excursion. Available from HEB at £7.95 and from Lulu.com at £12.95

     

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  • Grasmere 2012: Selected Papers from the Wordsworth Summer Conference

     

    Contents: Heather Glen on 'We Are Seven' and Demographics in the 1790s, Pamela Woof and Suzanne Stewart on Dorothy Wordsworth, Judith Page on Beatriox Potter and Wordsworth, Peter Swaab on Sara Colerdige as Critic of Wordsworth,  Anthony Harding on 'Contempt for the Reading Public', Judyta Frodyma on Lowth and 'Home at Grasmere', Stacey McDowell on  Keats's 'Indolence', Heidi Thomson on Wordsworth and Auden, Paul Whickman on 'The Revolt of Islam', Catherine Redford on 'The Last Man', and Jason Goldsmith on sketching and vision. Available from HEB at £7.95 (with colour illlustrations) and from Lulu.com at £12.95 (with monochrome illustrations)

     

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