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Locke cites the case of a mother who, mourning her dead child, became unable to distinguish past happy memories from her present sense of loss. ”72 As Anselm Haverkamp observes, what Locke calls “incurable sorrow” stems from an inability to disconnect memories,73 memory being the basis, in Locke as in Freud and Wordsworth, for melancholia’s peculiar pathology and power. One could look from Locke to Goethe’s melancholy Werther or, more importantly as a possible model for Wordsworth’s sense of mournful insufficiency, to Shakespeare’s brooding Hamlet, who incurably suffers the slings and arrows of not being all the grieving son he ought to be.

5) as two of the “Various Extracts” from the Vale. Wordsworth’s translation, titled “Orpheus and Eurydice” by Ernest de Selincourt in Poetical Works and listed as “Georgics Translation IX” in the Cornell edition, is by far the most sustained and ambitious of the poet’s renderings of selections from Virgil’s bucolic poem, and its thematic similarity to the Vale, which Wordsworth was then revising, makes its pairing and use as a prolegomenon of sorts appropriate. ”8 Wu, for his part, speculates that what Wordsworth found so “compelling” about this particular portion of Book IV was Orpheus’s “grief at his failure to restore Eurydice to the physical world”9—in other words, this hero’s troubled mourning of her loss.

3 text of the Vale can be divided into three sections (EPF, ll. 1–132, 133–272, 273–379), to which the Cornell edition appends the manuscript’s succeeding tributes to Dorothy (380–87) and to Wordsworth’s Hawkshead friend John Fleming (388–97)—and to which I follow de Selincourt in appending the succeeding “Adieu” to Hawkshead (EPF AP V). The narrative can further be divided into approximately thirteen parts, three of which are gothic episodes and one a paternal elegy followed by further elegiac reflections.

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