This book is not to be categorized as an illustrative contextual study. The authors project is to articulate the network of relations binding textual truths to social, historical, and political truths, and. Michael. 1798-1805: Tintern Abbey. Peele Castle. This highly original study presents rereadings of four major poems from Wordsworths great period of creativity. through a materialist attention to verbal detail, to disclose the... Professor Levinson traces these binds to the determining conflicts of the age - e.g., the vicissitudes of the French Revolution, social and topographical change in England - and she investigates the special challenge these conflicts set for writers such as Wordsworth who had reached intellectual maturity by way of the ideals of the Enlightenment. The Authors concern is to reveal within the profound philosophic and psychic themes of these poems a range of formative contradictions - social, economic, and political. the Intimations Ode.