|The latest biography of half-forgotten Lake Poet and man of letters Robert Southey has at last begun investigation of his network of muses, most notably Miss Mary Barker.|
This short book, published back in 2003, shows how Miss Barker touched the lives of all the Lake Poets, and many other British intellectuals. It also includes a full transcript of the poem she wrote in collaboration with William Wordsworth, criticising Lord Byron- published and draft versions side-by-side.
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