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Wordsworth's The prelude: thought, literature and nature

Grant number: 16/12463-3
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2016
Effective date (End): May 31, 2018
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Literature - Modern Foreign Literatures
Principal researcher:Fábio Rigatto de Souza Andrade
Grantee:Sofia Scarinci Nestrovski
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil

Abstract

Our aim in this research is to read William Wordsworth's autobiography in verse, The Prelude, so as to identify its "thought scenes". We believe these scenes contain an understanding of the present moment, as well as a development upon it. Thought and presentness are created in the poem by an array of different voices, coming from different poems; nature, as well, is one of these voices, being both an origin and a construct. One of our focuses will be on the comparison between this poem and John Milton's Paradise Lost. (AU)

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NESTROVSKI, Sofia Scarinci. The place where in the end we find our happiness, or not at all: William Wordsworth and this world. 2018. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH/SBD) São Paulo.

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