As a young writer with neither profession nor money, William
Wordsworth committed himself to a career as a poet, embracing
what he believed was his destiny. But even the giant
Wordsworth,” as his friend and collaborator Samuel Taylor
Coleridge called him, had his doubts. In Myself and Some Other
Being, Daniel Robinson presents a young Wordsworth, as
ambitious and insecure as any writer starting out, who was trying
to prove to... more...