A picture of the young William Wordsworth.
An aerial photo of Tintern Abbey in Wales.
A photo of Tintern Abbey with the forested mountains behind.
This website provides electronic versions of all of the early editions of the Lyrical Ballads.
This is where Wordsworth lays out his poetic manifesto, which calls for poetry that uses clear, unpretentious language on common, everyday subjects.
This is an article by James Soderholm about the poem Dorothy Wordsworth later wrote about her visit to Tintern Abbey.
This is an article by Mary Herrington-Perry from Indiana University.
This is a chapter from a book called Wordsworth's Counterrevolutionary Turn by John Rieder.
Tintern Abbey is a real place! It is, indeed, on the River Wye, in Southeast Wales in the United Kingdom. Check out the photos and history of the area on this site.
The Wye River Valley is still renowned for its natural beauty. This website has tourist information (in case you want to plan a trip), photos, and details about the region.
In case you're wondering where, exactly, Tintern is located relative to the rest of the UK, check out this map. Tintern is north of Cardiff in southeast Wales.