Journal Author: Neil Curry

William and Theadora: An Early Love Affair

William and Theadora: An Early Love Affair Neil Curry [An edited version of a talk given by the author at the Cowper Day held in Olney on 10 September 2011] I find myself wondering sometimes whether the sophistication of the recording devices available to us today might not have blunted our memories somewhat, and perhaps

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The Contrite Heart: Cowper and George Herbert

When asked what it is which attracts me, as a poet, to the work of William Cowper, I can do no better than allow him to answer for me. In a letter to William Unwin ( 17January 1782) he wrote Every man conversant with Verse-writing knows, and knows by painfull experience, that the familiar stile,

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