Twenty-four full-color posters mounted on six cardboard kiosks. Each kiosk is 2’ square and 5’ tall. Two shipping case. 1988. Teachers guide available.
This poster exhibit illuminates the life William Wordsworthand works of William Wordsworth, his contemporaries in literature and art, and the extraordinary age in which they lived. Divided into five major segments-"The Age of Revolution," "Wordsworth and his Contemporaries," "The Discovery of Nature," "Unity Entire," and "Memory, Imagination, and the Sublime"-the exhibit uses the great images and texts of the Romantics to communicate the Romantic idea of the transforming power of the imagination.
The exhibit combines clearly written commentaries with full-color reproductions of paintings, watercolors, portraits, manuscripts, and rare books of the major artists and poets of the Age of English Romanticism. Among those represented are John Constable, J.N.W. Turner. Thomas Girtin, John Sell Cotman, William Blake, William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe, Mary Shelley, and John Keats.
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