Jonathan Bate

Jonathan Bate is the Foundation Professor of Environmental Humanities at Arizona State University and professor of English at Oxford University. His publications include How the Classics Made Shakespeare and Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life. He is the co-editor of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s complete edition of the plays. This essay is adapted from his forthcoming book, Radical Wordsworth.

Radical Elegies

At a time when many of us are cut off from the natural world, Wordsworth seems more essential than ever

by Jonathan Bate | Thursday, May 21, 2020