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British women poets of the long eighteenth century : an anthology / edited by Paula R. Backscheider & Catherine E. Ingrassia
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR1177 .B746 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English poetry -- Women authors
English poetry -- 18th century
Physical Description xlix, 906 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents How to read eighteenth century poetry -- Poetic kinds and genres -- Social verse -- The sonnet -- Poems of common life -- The ode -- The ballad -- Satire -- The hymn -- The fable -- The elegy -- The verse narrative -- Pastoral poetry -- The verse epistle -- Poetry as life writing -- Friendship poems -- Poems of retirement and retreat -- Love poems -- General -- Same-sex -- Cautionary -- Married love -- Religious poetry -- The poetry of war -- Poems on the public sphere -- Poems on pain and illness -- Poems on nature -- Poems on ecology -- Poems on seeking personal happiness -- Poems on marriage -- Poems on motherhood -- Poems on the new year, birthdays, and aging -- Poems on death -- Writing on writing -- Alternative traditions -- The muses -- The experience of writing -- The experience of reception -- Plagiarism -- Critics -- Resistance -- The determination to write -- The nightingale in poetry
Alternate Author Backscheider, Paula R
Ingrassia, Catherine

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