Jonathan Wordsworth was Trustee, Chairman and President of the Wordsworth Trust; in his memory an annual lecture series was established in 2012.
Professor Fred Burwick has been teaching at the English department at the University of California, Los Angeles since 1965, and has held several positions at universities in Germany, lectured in Cologne, Heidelberg, Leipzig and Munich. Professor Burwick wrote more than 30 books, 140 articles and numerous reviews, and his book on Poetic Madness and the Romantic Imagination (Penn State, 1996) won the Outstanding Book of the Year Award of the American Conference on Romanticism. He has been named Distinguished Scholar by both the British Academy (1992) and the Keats-Shelley Association (1998).
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