CoverThe 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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