Abbreviations for Commonly Used Names and Sources


Abbreviations for Commonly Used Names


Dora — Dorothy Wordsworth, daughter of WW and MW (1804–1847)

DW — Dorothy Wordsworth (1755–1855)

John — John Wordsworth, eldest son of WW and MW (1803–1875)

MW — Mary Wordsworth, née Hutchinson, wife of WW (1770–1859)

SH — Sara Hutchinson, sister of MW (1775–1835)

STC — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet and friend (1772–1834)

Willy — William Wordsworth, youngest son of WW and MW (1810–1883)

WW — William Wordsworth, brother of DW (1770–1850)


Abbreviations for Commonly Used Sources


Barker — Juliet Barker, William Wordsworth: A Life (London: Viking, 2001) [The full-length UK edition rather than the abridged US edition of 2005]

DWB — Ernest de Sélincourt, Dorothy Wordsworth: A Biography (Oxford: Clarendon, 1933)

DWJ — Ernest de Sélincourt, ed., Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth, 2 vols. (New York: Macmillan, 1941)

Gill — Stephen Gill, William Wordsworth: A Life (Oxford: Clarendon, 1989)

Gittings — Robert Gittings and Jo Manton, Dorothy Wordsworth (Oxford: Clarendon, 1985)

GJ — Pamela Woof, ed., Dorothy Wordsworth: The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2002)

KJ — William Knight, ed. Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth, 2 vols. (London: Macmillan, 1897)

LCE — Susan M. Levin, ed., Dorothy Wordsworth: A Longman Cultural Edition (London: Pearson Longman, 2009)

LDW — Howard P. Vincent, ed., Letters of Dora Wordsworth (Chicago: Packard, 1944)

Letters — Ernest de Sélincourt et al., eds., Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth, 2nd ed., 8 vols. (Oxford: Clarendon, 1967–1993)

Levin — Susan M. Levin, Dorothy Wordsworth and Romanticism, rev. ed. (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009)

LMW — Mary E. Burton, ed., Letters of Mary Wordsworth, 1800¬–1855 (Oxford: Clarendon, 1958)

LSH — Kathleen Coburn, ed., Letters of Sara Hutchinson, 1800–1835 (Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1954)

Memoirs — Christopher Wordsworth, Memoirs of William Wordsworth, Poet Laureate, D. C. L., ed. Henry Reed, 2 vols. (Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851)

Newlyn — Lucy Newlyn, William and Dorothy Wordsworth: All in Each Other (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2013)

Prose — W. J. B. Owen and J. W. Smyser, eds., The Prose Works of William Wordsworth, 3 vols. (Oxford: Clarendon, 1974)

RJRydal Journals (internal allusions and cross-referencing within our edition)

WGWestmorland Gazette (weekly newspaper, est. 1818)

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