Wordsworth, Copyright, and the Commodities of Genius

@article{Swartz1992WordsworthCA,
  title={Wordsworth, Copyright, and the Commodities of Genius},
  author={R. Swartz},
  journal={Modern Philology},
  year={1992},
  volume={89},
  pages={482 - 509}
}
Let us suppose an author, of true original genius, disgusted with the inane phraseology which had usurped the place of poetry, and devoting himself from youth to its service; disdaining the gauds which attract the careless, and unskilled in the moving accidents of fortune ... whose works shall be scoffed at-whose name made a byword-and yet who shall persevere in his high and holy course, gradually impressing thoughtful minds with the sense of truth made visible in the severest forms of beauty… Expand
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