CO-EDITOR (1963)

Robert S. Woof obtained his undergraduate degree at Oxford and his Ph.D. from Toronto in 1959. He taught at the Department of English in University College from 1958 to 1961. During this time he co-edited, with Kathleen Coburn, the selections from Coleridge for Representative Poetry (1962). He joined the English Department at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (England) in 1961, and in 1991 became the first Director of the Wordsworth Trust, Centre for British Romanticism, Dove Cottage, Grasmere (England). He is a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).

See The Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria, United Kingdom.




  • Woof, Robert Samuel. The Literary Relations of Wordsworth and Coleridge, 1795-1803; Five Studies. Thesis, Ph.D., 1959. P Univ T Robarts Library
  • --. Byron, a dangerous romantic? Grasmere: Wordsworth Museum, 1989. PR 4385 .W66 1989 Robarts Library
  • --. Shelley: an ineffectual angel? Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 1992. PR 5438 .W66 1992 Robarts Library
  • --. Tennyson: a bicentenary tribute. Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 1992. PR 5585 .W66 1992 Robarts Library
  • --. Thomas De Quincey: an English opium-eater, 1785-1859. Grasmere: Trustees of Dove Cottage, 1985. PR 4536 .T48 1985 Robarts Library
  • --. The Wordsworth circle : studies of twelve members of Wordsworth's circle of friends: twelve portraits from the National Portrait Gallery. Grasmere: The Trustees of the Dove Cottage, 1979. PR 5883 .W58 Robarts Library
  • --. Wordsworth: A Critical Heritage. 2 vols. London: Routledge, forthcoming 2001.
  • -- and Peter Bicknell, notes by. The Discovery of the Lake District, 1750-1810: a context for Wordsworth. Grasmere: Trustees of Dove Cottage, 1982. N 8214.5 .G7D5 1982 Victoria College Library
  • --, David Brown, and Stephen Hebron. Benjamin Robert Haydon: painter and writer, friend of Wordsworth and Keats. Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 1996. ND 497 .H4B75 1996X Robarts Library
  • -- and Stephen Hebron. The Ancient Mariner. Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 1997.
  • --. John Keats: 1795-1995. Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 1995. PR 4837 .W66 1995 Robarts Library
  • --. Romantic Icons. Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 1999. N 7621.2 .G74W66 1999 Robarts Library
  • --. Towards Tintem Abbey. Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 1998.
  • --, Stephen Hebron, and Pamela Woof. English Poetry, 850-1850: the First Thousand Years. Grasmere: Wordsworth Trust, 2000. PR 501 .W66 2000 Robarts Library
  • -- and T. W. Thompson, eds. Wordsworth's Hawkshead. London: Oxford University Press, 1970. DA 690 .H37T56 Robarts Library
  • --, Jonathan Wordsworth and Michael C. Jaye. William Wordsworth and the Age of English Romanticism. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1987. PR 5885 .W67 1987



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