Fri, March 2, 2007 • 3:00 PM • Tom Lea rooms, HRC 3.206
The friendship of Wordsworth and Coleridge produced a collaboration generally acknowledged to have inspired the Romantic Movement in England-yet it ended in acrimony and disappointment. This creates an enduring biographical conundrum: interpreting either of the two men sympathetically almost inevitably means showing the other in a bad light.
Though there have been excellent biographies of each, biographical writing has been bedeviled by partisanship. 'Why do people have to like Word