General Bibliography


Abrams. M. H., ed. Norton Anthology of English Literature. 3rd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 1974.
Andrews, Kerri. Wanderers: A History of Women Walking. London Reaktion Books, 2020. 
Armitt, Mary. The Church of Grasmere: A History. Kendal: Titus Wilson, 1912.
———. Rydal. Ed. Willingham F. Rawnsley. Kendal: Titus Wilson, 1916.
Arnold, Thomas. Passages in a Wandering Life. London: E. Arnold, 1900.
Atkin, Polly. Recovering Dorothy: The Hidden Life of Dorothy Wordsworth. Salford: Saraband, 2021.
———. Much with Body. Bridgend, Wales: Seren, 2021.
Axon, Ernest. The Family of Bayley of Manchester and Hope. Manchester: n.p., 1894.
Bainbridge, Simon. Mountaineering and British Romanticism: The Literary Cultures of Climbing, 1770–1836. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2020.
———. “‘Active Climbers of the Hills’: Women in the Mountains.” Saturday Talks Series, Wordsworth Grasmere, 1 December 2018.
Baines, Edward, Jr. A Companion to the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire. 2nd ed. London: Hurst, 1830.
Bardsley, Charles W. Chronicles of the Town and Church of Ulverston. Ulverston: Atkinson, 1885.
Barker, Juliet. William Wordsworth: A Life. London: Viking, 2001.
Bell, Andrew. Mutual Tuition and Moral Discipline; or, Manual of Instructions for Conducting Schools through the Agency of the Scholars Themselves. London: G. Roake, 1823.
Bellanca, Mary Ellen. “After-Life-Writing: Dorothy Wordsworth’s Journals in the Memoirs of William Wordsworth.” European Romantic Review 25 (April 2014): 201–18.
———. Daybooks of Discovery: Nature Diaries in Britain, 1770–1870. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 2007.
Bennett, J. M. Sir James Dowling, Second Chief Justice of New South Wales, 1837–1844. Leichhardt: Federation Press, 2001.
Bohls, Elizabeth A. “Dorothy Wordsworth and the Cultural Politics of Scenic Tourism.” In Women Travel Writers and the Language of Aesthetics, 1716–1818, 170–208. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995.
Bradbury, David. Senhora Small Fry: Mary Barker and the Lake Poets. Whitehaven: Past Presented, 2003.
Brooke, Stopford. “On Wordsworth’s Guide to the Lakes.” Transactions of the Wordsworth Society 5 (1883): 25–35.
Burke, Bernard. A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland. 2 vols. London: Harrison, 1882.
Burton, Mary E., ed. The Letters of Mary Wordsworth, 1800–1855. Oxford: Clarendon, 1958.
Butler, Marilyn. “Editing Women.” Studies in the Novel 27, no. 3 (1995): 273–85.
Butler, Samuel, ed. The Life and Letters of Dr. Samuel Butler. 2 vols. London: Murray, 1896.
Cameron, Sharon. Choosing Not Choosing: Dickinson’s Fascicles. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1992.
Carr, Mary. Thomas Wilkinson: A Friend of Wordsworth. London: Headley Brothers, 1905.
Coburn, Kathleen, ed. Letters of Sara Hutchinson, 1800–1835. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1954.
Coleridge, Hartley. Letters of Hartley Coleridge. Edited by Grace Evelyn Griggs and Earl Leslie Griggs. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1937.
Colligan, James H. “Penruddock Presbyterian Meeting-house.” Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society 5 (1905): 150–71.
Comitini, Patricia. “‘More Than Half a Poet’: Vocational Philanthropy and Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere Journals.” European Romantic Review 14 (2003): 307–22.
Courtenay, Louisa. “Notes of an Octogenarian.” Cornhill Magazine, 11 (new series, 1901): 84–101.
Cressy, David. Gypsies: An English History. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2018.
Culley, Amy, and Anna M. Fitzer. “Introduction: Editing Women’s Writing, 1670–1840.” In Editing Women’s Writing, 1670–1840, edited by Amy Culley and Anna M. Fitzer, 1–17. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018.
Darbishire, Helen, ed. Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth. Oxford World’s Classics. London: Oxford UP, 1958.
Darlington, Beth. “Reclaiming Dorothy Wordsworth’s Legacy.” In The Age of William Wordsworth: Critical Essays on the Romantic Tradition, edited by Kenneth R. Johnston and Gene W. Ruoff, 160–72. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1987.
De Quincey, Thomas. “Lake Reminiscences, from 1807 to 1830, by the English Opium Eater, no. 3, William Wordsworth, Continued.” Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine 6 (April 1839): 246–54.
———. Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets: Coleridge, Wordsworth and Southey. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1862.
———. “Samuel Taylor Coleridge,” pt. 3. Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine 1 (November 1834): 685–92.
———. “Sketches of Life and Manners; from the Autobiography of an English Opium-Eater,” pt. 1. Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine 6 (December 1839): 569–81.
———. “Sketches of Life and Manners; from the Autobiography of an English Opium-Eater,” pt. 2, Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine 7 (January 1840): 32–39.
De Sélincourt, Ernest, ed. A Narrative Concerning George and Sarah Green. Oxford: Clarendon, 1936.
———. Dorothy Wordsworth: A Biography. Oxford: Clarendon, 1933.
———. ed. Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth. 2 vols. London: Macmillan, 1941.
———. et al. The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth. 2nd ed. 8 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1967–93.
Dybeck, Maurice, ed. Jessy’s Journal: Jessy and John, the Hardens of Brathay Hall 1804–1811. Ambleside: Brathay Trust, 2015.
Easley, Alexis. “Wandering Women: Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere Journals and the Discourse on Female Vagrancy.” Women’s Writing 3, no. 1 (1996), 63–77.
Ezell, Margaret J. M. “Invisible Books.” In Producing the Eighteenth-Century Book: Writers and Publishers in England, 1650–1800, edited by Pat Rogers and Laura Runge, 53–69. Newark: U of Delaware P, 2009.
———. Social Authorship and the Advent of Print. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1999.
Fay, Elizabeth. Becoming Wordsworthian: A Performative Aesthetics. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1995.
Feder, Rachel. “The Experimental Dorothy Wordsworth.” Studies in Romanticism, no. 4 (2014), 541–59.
Fell, Alfred. The Early Iron Industry of Furness and District. Ulverston: Hume Kitchin, 1908.
Fletcher, Eliza. Autobiography of Mrs. Fletcher. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1875.
Foskett, Daphne. John Harden of Brathay Hall, 1772–1847. Kendal: Abbot Hall, 1974.
Gill, Stephen. William Wordsworth: A Life. Oxford: Clarendon, 1989.
Gittings, Robert, and Jo Manton. Dorothy Wordsworth. Oxford: Clarendon, 1985.
Gordon, Mary. “Christopher North”: A Memoir of John Wilson. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1862.
Green, William. The Tourist’s New Guide, Containing a Description of the Lakes, Mountains, and Scenery in Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire. 2 vols. Kendal: Lough, 1819.
Greg, W. W. The Editorial Problem in Shakespeare: A Survey of the Foundations of the Text. 3rd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1954.
Griggs, Earl L., ed. Collected Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. 6 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1956–71.
Hamilton, Elizabeth. Memoirs of the Late Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton. London: Longman, 1818.
Handbook to the English Lakes, with an Introduction by the Late William Wordsworth, Esq. Kendal: T. Wilson, 1859[?].
Heinzelman, Kurt. “The Cult of Domesticity: Dorothy and William Wordsworth at Grasmere.” In Romanticism and Feminism, edited by Anne K. Mellor, 52–76. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1988.
Heyl, Lawrence. “Peter Bell.” Biblia: Devoted to the Interests of the Friends of the Princeton Library 11, no. 3 (April 1940): 29–30.
Hone, William. The Every-Day Book, or, The Guide to the Year. 3 vols. London: William Tegg, 1827.
Howitt, William. The Rural Life of England. London: Longman, 1838.
Hudson, John, ed. A Complete Guide to the Lakes, comprising minute directions for the tourist, with Mr. Wordsworth’s description of the country, &c. and three letters upon the geology of the Lake District, by the Rev. Professor Sedgwick. Kendal: Hudson and Nicholson, 1842.
Hurley, Ann, and Chanita Goodblatt, “Preface.” In Women Editing/Editing Women: Early Modern Women Writers and the New Textualism. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars, 2009.
Hutchinson, Sara. Letters of Sara Hutchinson, 1800–1835. Edited by Kathleen Coburn. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1954.
Jarvis, Robin. Romantic Writing and Pedestrian Travel. New York: St. Martin’s, 1997.
Jefferson, Samuel Jefferson. History and Antiquities of Carlisle. Carlisle: Jefferson, 1838.
Ketcham, Carl H. “Dorothy Wordsworth’s Journals, 1824–1835,” Wordsworth Circle 9, no. 1 (1978), 3–16.
Knight, William, ed. Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth. 2 vols. London: Macmillan, 1897.
———, ed. Letters of the Wordsworth Family from 1787–1855. 3 vols. Boston: Ginn, 1907.
———. Life of William Wordsworth. 3 vols. (Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, vols. 9–11.) Edinburgh: William Paterson, 1889.
———, ed. Memorials of Coleorton: Being Letters from Coleridge, Wordsworth and His Sister, Southey, and Sir Walter Scott to Sir George and Lady Beaumont of Coleorton, Leicestershire, 1803–1834. 2 vols. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1887.
———, ed. Prose Works of William Wordsworth. 2 vols. London: Macmillan, 1896.
———, ed. Transactions of the Wordsworth Society, no. 5. Edinburgh UP, 1883.
———, ed. Wordsworthiana: A Selection from Papers Read to the Wordsworth Society. London: Macmillan, 1889.
Levin, Susan M. Dorothy Wordsworth and Romanticism. Rev. ed. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2009.
———, ed. Dorothy Wordsworth: A Longman Cultural Edition. London: Pearson Longman, 2009.
Levy, Michelle. Family Authorship and Romantic Print Culture. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
———. “The Wordsworths, the Greens, and the Limits of Sympathy.” Studies in Romanticism 42, no. 4 (Winter 2003): 543–63.
Liu, Alan. “On the Autobiographical Present: Dorothy Wordsworth’s ‘Grasmere Journals.’” 26, no. 2 (1984): 115–37.
Martineau, Harriet. A Complete Guide to the English Lakes. Pocket ed. Windermere: John Garnett, 1855.
Mason, Nicholas. “Larches, Llandaff, and Forestry Politics in Wordsworth’s Guide to the Lakes.” Studies in Romanticism 61.3 (2022): 429–60.
Mason, Nicholas, Shannon Stimpson, and Paul Westover, eds. William Wordsworth’s Guide to the Lakes: A Romantic Circles Digital Edition. “Romantic Circles,” 2015. Rev. ed. 2020.
McConnell, Anita, and Philip Collins. “Will the True Originator of the Storm Glass Please Own Up?,” Ambix 53, no. 1 (2006): 67–75.
McCracken, David. Wordsworth and the Lake District: A Guide to the Poems and Their Places. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1985.
McGann, Jerome. A Critique of Modern Textual Criticism. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1983.
Mellor, Anne. Romanticism and Gender. New York: Routledge, 1993.
Moorman, Mary, ed. Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1971.
Newlyn, Lucy. William and Dorothy Wordsworth: “All in Each Other.” Oxford: Oxford UP, 2013.
Oliver, R. C. B. “The (Wordsworth) Hutchinsons in Radnorshire and on the Border.” Radnorshire Society Transactions 49 (1979): 24–46.
Otley, Jonathan [Anthony Loajet, pseud.]. Letter to the editor, “The Ascent of Scawfell, as Narrated in Wordsworth’s Guide-Book.” Kendal Mercury, May 26, 1855.
———. Letter to the editor, “Appendix to the Ascent of Esk Hause and Scawfell.” Kendal Mercury, June 29, 1855.
Owen, W. J. B., and Jane Worthington Smyser, eds. The Prose Works of William Wordsworth. 3 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1974.
Pinton, F. B. A Wordsworth Chronology. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1988.
Potter, Stephen, ed. Minnow among Tritons: Mrs. S. T. Coleridge’s Letters to Thomas Poole, 1799–1834. Bloomsbury: Nonesuch, 1934.
Pratt, Lynda, Tim Fulford, and Ian Packer, eds. The Collected Letters of Robert Southey: A Romantic Circles Electronic Edition. Romantic Circles, 2009–17.
Purton, Valerie. A Coleridge Chronology. Houndmills: Macmillan, 1993.
Rawnsley, H. D. Literary Associations of the English Lakes. 2 vols. Glasgow: MacLehose, 1894.
———. A Rambler’s Note-book at the English Lakes. Glasgow: MacLehose, 1902.
Reed, Mark L. Wordsworth: The Chronology of the Middle Years. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1975.
Remembering the Greens of Grasmere: A Village Bicentenary, March 2008. Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 2008.
Rigge, Henry Fletcher. “The Harrington Tomb in Cartmel Priory Church.” Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society 5 (1881): 114–15.
Robertson, Eric S. Wordsworthshire: An Introduction to a Poet’s Country. London: Chatto and Windus, 1911.
Robinson, Daniel. “Mary Robinson’s Poetry and the Question of Quality.” In Editing Women’s Writing, 1670–1840, edited by Amy Culley and Anna M. Fitzer, 43–59. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018.
Robinson, Henry Crabb. Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence of Henry Crabb Robinson. Edited by Thomas Sadler. 3 vols. London: Macmillan, 1869.
———. Henry Crabb Robinson on Books and Their Writers. Edited by Edith J. Morley. 3 vols. New York: AMS, 1967.
Rose, Thomas. Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, and Northumberland, from Original Drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, &c., with Descriptions by T. Rose. 3 vols. London: H. Fisher, R. Fisher, and P. Jackson, 1832.
Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts. The Manuscripts of Lord Kenyon (Report 14, Appendix, Part 4). London: HM Stationery Office, 1894.
Salt, Henry S. On Cambrian and Cumbrian Hills: Pilgrimages to Snowdon and Scawfell. London: A. C. Fifield, 1908.
Sands, Ronald. Portrait of the Wordsworth Country. London: Robert Hale, 1984.
Seventh Annual Report of the National Society, for Promoting the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church. London: F. C. and J. Rivington, 1818.
Shairp, J. C., ed. Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland A.D. 1803. By Dorothy Wordsworth. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1874.
Slagle, Judith Bailey, ed. The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie. 2 vols. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1997.
Some Account of the Family of Robinson of the White House, Appleby, Westmoreland. Westminster: Nichols and Sons, 1874.
Southey, Charles Cuthbert, ed. Life and Correspondence of Robert Southey. 6 vols. London: Longman, 1850.
Southey, Robert. Life of the Rev. Andrew Bell. Edited by Caroline Bowles Southey and Charles Cuthbert Southey. 3 vols. London: John Murray, 1844.
Speck, W. A. Robert Southey: Entire Man of Letters. New Haven: Yale UP, 2006.
Spenser, Edmund. The Faerie Queene. Edited by A.C. Hamilton. Revised 2nd ed. London: Pearson Longman, 2007.
Stillinger, Jack. Multiple Authorship and the Myth of Solitary Genius. New York: Oxford UP, 1991.
Stockdale, James. Annales Caermoelenses, Or Annals of Cartmel. Ulverston: Kitchin, 1872.
Taylor, Henry. Autobiography of Henry Taylor, 1800 to 1844. London: Harrison, 1874.
———. “Wordsworth’s Poetical Works.” Quarterly Review 52 (Nov. 1834): 317–58.
Thoreau, Henry David. Walden, or, Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854.
Trott, Nicola. Review of “Dorothy Wordsworth: The Grasmere Journals, ed. Pamela Woof.” Wordsworth Circle 23, no. 4 (1992): 213–14.
Vincent, Howard P., ed. Letters of Dora Wordsworth. Chicago: Packard, 1944.
Wainwright, Alfred. A Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells. 1960. 7 vols. 50th anniversary ed. London: Frances Lincoln, 2005.
Wallace, Anne D. “Home at Grasmere Again: Revising the Family in Dove Cottage.” In Literary Couplings: Writing Couples, Collaborators, and the Construction of Authorship, edited by Marjorie Stone and Judith Thompson, 100–123. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2006.
———. Sisters and the English Household: Domesticity and Women’s Autonomy in Nineteenth-Century English Literature. London: Anthem, 2018.
West, Thomas. A Guide to the Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire. 5th ed. London: W. Richardson, 1793.
———. Antiquities of Furness. Ulverston: Ashburner, 1805.
Whellan, William. The History and Topography of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland. London, 1860.
Wilson, Frances. The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth: A Life. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Wittke-Michalsen, E. “The History of Leech Therapy.” In Medicinal Leech Therapy, edited by Andreas Michalsen et al., 4–12. Stuttgart: Thieme, 2007.
Wilkinson, Joseph. Select Views in Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire. London: Ackermann, 1810.
Winter, Kathleen. Undersong. Toronto: Vintage, 2021.
Wolfson, Susan. “Dorothy Wordsworth in Conversation with William.” In Romanticism and Feminism, edited by Anne K. Mellor, 139–66. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1988.
———. “Two Wordsworths: Mountain-Climbing, Letter-Writing.” In Romanticism and the Letter, edited by Madeleine Callaghan and Anthony Howe, 61–82. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.
Wolfson, Susan, and Peter Manning, eds. Longman Anthology of English Literature, 5th ed. Vol. 2A. Boston: Pearson, 2012.
Woof, Pamela. “Dorothy Wordsworth and Old Age.”  Wordsworth Circle 46, no. 3 (2015), 156–76.
———. “Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere Journals: The Patterns and Pressures of Composition.” In Romantic Revisions, edited by Robert Brinkley and Keith Hanley, 169–90. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1992.
———. Dorothy Wordsworth: Wonders of the Everyday. Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 1988.
———. Dorothy Wordsworth, Writer. Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 2013.
———, ed. Dorothy Wordsworth: The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals. Oxford World’s Classics. Oxford: Oxford P, 2002.
Wordsworth, Charles. Annals of My Early Life, 1806–1846. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1891.
Wordsworth, Christopher. Memoirs of William Wordsworth. 2 vols. Edited by Henry Reed. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851.
———. “The Letters of Dora Wordsworth to Maria Kinnaird (1826–1843).” Edited by John O. Hayden. Wordsworth Circle 15, no. 4 (1984), 142–68.
Wordsworth, Dorothy. Dorothy Wordsworth’s Illustrated Lakeland Journals. London: Diamond, 1992.
———. Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth. Edited by Helen Darbishire. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1958.
———. Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth. 2nd ed. Edited by Mary Moorman. Introduction by Helen Darbishire. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1971.
———. The Earliest Poems, 1785–1790. Edited by Duncan Wu. Manchester: Carcanet, 2002.
———. The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals. Edited by Pamela Woof. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2002.
———. Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland, A. D. 1803. Edited by John Campbell Shairp. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1874.
———. Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland. Edited by Carol Kyros Walker. New Haven: Yale UP, 1997.
Wordsworth, William. A Guide through the District of the Lakes in the North of England, with a Description of the Scenery, for the Use of Tourists and Residents. 5th ed. Kendal: Hudson and Nicholson, 1835.
———. Description of the Scenery of the Lakes in the North of England. 3rd ed. London: Longman, 1822.
———. Description of the Scenery of the Lakes in the North of England. 4th ed. London: Longman, 1823.
———. Guide to the Lakes. Edited by Ernest de Sélincourt. Oxford: Humphrey Milford, 1926.
———. Last Poems, 1821–1850. Edited by Jared Curtis. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1999.
———. The Major Works. Edited by Stephen Gill. Oxford’s World’s Classics. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2011.
———. Poems by William Wordsworth: Including Lyrical Ballads, and the Miscellaneous Pieces of the Author. 2 vols. London: Longman, 1815.
———. Poems, Chiefly of Early and Late Years. London: Moxon, 1842.
———. Selected Prose. Edited by John O. Hayden. New York: Penguin, 1988.
———. Select Views in Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire (letterpress only). London: Ackermann, 1810.
———. The Poetic Works of William Wordsworth. 6 vols. London: Moxon, 1836.
———. The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. 6 vols. London: Moxon, 1870.
———. The River Duddon, A Series of Sonnets; Vaudracour and Julia, and Other Poems; to which is Annexed a Topographical Description of the Country of the Lakes in the North of England. London: Longman, 1820.
———. The Sonnets of William Wordsworth. London: Moxon, 1838.
“Wordsworth’s Scenery of the Lakes.” New European Magazine 1 (December 1822): 490–97.
Worsley, Giles. “Middlethorpe Hall, Yorkshire.” Country Life 178 (12 Dec. 1985): 1894–99.
Worthen, John. The Gang: Coleridge, the Hutchinsons, and the Wordsworths in 1802. New Haven: Yale UP, 2001.
Zimmerman, Sarah M. “Dorothy Wordsworth and the Liabilities of Literary Production.” In Romanticism, Lyricism, and History, 113–46. Albany: State U of New York P, 1999.