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Eighteenth-Century Women Poets

An Oxford Anthology

by Roger Lonsdale

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages602
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Open LibraryOL7396272M
ISBN 100198117698
ISBN 109780198117698

This book shows how eighteenth-century women's literature redefined nation and culture in class and gendered terms. This book examines the poems of three Englishwomen--washerwoman Mary Collier, middle-class feminist polemicist Mary Scott, Bristol milkwoman Ann Yearsley, and Scottish dairywoman from Ayrshire, Janet Little. Eighteenth-Century Poetry Archive (ECPA) is a collaborative digital collection and research project devoted to the poetry of the long eighteenth century. Toggle navigation Eighteenth On the Supposition of the Book having been published and read. Paula R. Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and their Poetry: Inventing Agency, Inventing.

  We have come on fast in the last couple of decades. It is almost 20 years since I attended a lecture series given by Roger Lonsdale in which he described the groundbreaking work he had been doing on the eighteenth-century women poets who he . Buy Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and Their Poetry: Inventing Agency, Inventing Genre Reprint by Backscheider, Paula R. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paula R. Backscheider.

Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology by Roger Longsdale, Roger Lonsdale (Editor) starting at $ Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The academic discipline of women's writing as a discrete area of literary studies which is based on the notion that the experience of women, historically, has been shaped by their gender, and so women writers by definition are a group worthy of separate study: "Their texts emerge from and intervene in conditions usually very different from those which produced most writing by men.".


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The Eighteenth-Century Women Poets book reveals that as eighteenth-century women poets gained confidence, their writing eventually spanned a variety of poetic forms and encompassed both public and private topics. Eighteenth-Century Women Poets offers a compelling reassessment of a neglected aspect of eighteenth-century literature/5(8).

Eighteenth-century Women Poets, edited by Roger Lonsdale, is an Briggs described it in The Times as "a brilliant and original anthology." Both epithets are just. It is original for no one before Lonsdale thought to look at eighteenth-century poetry by women /5.

Who were the women poets of the eighteenth century. More than a hundred are represented in this anthology, yet only few have hitherto featured in conventional surveys and anthologies of eighteenth-century verse.

Unlike the women who wrote fiction, the vast majority of those who wrote versehave been ignored and forgotten since their own day.

Yet they speak with vigour and immediacy, in a range 5/5(1). Co-Winner, James Russell Lowell Prize, Modern Language Association. This major study offers a broad view of the writing and careers of eighteenth-century women poets, casting new light on the ways in which poetry was read and enjoyed, on changing poetic tastes in British culture, and on the development of many major poetic genres and by: 6.

The rising number of women poets may seem to have been predictable, given the increased access to print by writers of both sexes after the seventeenth-century lapse of laws circumscribing the press. Professional male writers were soon so numerous that the hack, that ubiquitous feature of late-seventeenth- and eighteenth-century satire, was an Cited by: 2.

Co-Winner, James Russell Lowell Prize, Modern Language Association This major study offers a broad view of the writing and careers of eighteenth-century women poets, casting new light on the ways in which poetry was read and enjoyed, on changing poetic tastes in British culture, and on the development of many major poetic genres and traditions.

In the first decade of the eighteenth century, only two women published collections of verse. By the s, more than thirty had done so. Yet, in the two intervening centuries, most of that verse has disappeared from view--now either ignored or forgotten.

This delightful anthology takes us back to Augustan England, introducing over one hundred of these lost poets from Lady Mary Chudleigh. Eighteenth-Century Women Poets by Roger Lonsdale,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(52).

Buy Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology (Oxford paperbacks) New Ed by Lonsdale, Roger (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 5.

Samuel Johnson, ‘The Vanity of Human Wishes’. Samuel Johnson () embodies much of the eighteenth century with its determination to define, categorise, and classify: he is best-remembered for his monumental Dictionary of the English he was also a poet: much of Johnson’s poetry is written in the heroic couplets (iambic pentameter rhyming couplets) used in.

Buy This Book in Print. summary. This major study offers a broad view of the writing and careers of eighteenth-century women poets, casting new light on the ways in which poetry was read and enjoyed, on changing poetic tastes in British culture, and on the development of many major poetic genres and traditions.

Eighteenth-century women poets: nation, class, and gender | Moira Ferguson | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and Their Poetry by Paula R.

Backscheider,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. "An ambitious and pioneering work of archeological excavation, one that will establish a foundation for the future study of eighteenth-century women poets and their poetry. A major contribution." — Charles Haskell Hinnant, University of Missouri–Columbia.

The book is a collection of bios of different women of the eighteenth century era. I enjoyed the stories and learnt a lot. The one downside was that I couldn't understand why some characters were chosen to be included in the book in the first place (for instance, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire) - I could not find anything exceptional about them/5(13).

The Eighteenth-Century Poetry Archive — ECPA — is a peer-reviewed, award-winning digital archive and research project devoted to the poetry of the long eighteenth century. ECPA builds on the electronic texts created by the Text Creation Partnership from Gale’s Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO).

Key features. browse authors by names, dates of birth, or gender. Eighteenth-Century Women Poets: Nation, Class, and Gender SUNY series in Feminist Criticism and Theory G - Reference,Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects Series SUNY series in Feminist Criticism and Theory Suny Series, Feminist Criticis Tax Series: Author: Moira Ferguson: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: SUNY Press, ISBN: Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology, Paperback by Lonsdale, Roger (EDT), ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Compiles poems from the eighteenth century by women, with biographical information on each poet, and includes commentary on the attitudes toward and opportunities for women in literature at the time.

Get this from a library. Eighteenth century women poets: an Oxford anthology. [Roger Lonsdale;] -- In the first decade of the eighteenth century, only two women published collections of verse. By the s, more than thirty had done so.

Yet, in the two intervening centuries, most of that verse has. Eighteenth – Century Women Poets and Their Poetry: Inventing Agency, Inventing Genre. It is no exaggeration to say that Paula R.

Backscheider’s Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and Their Poetry: Inventing Agency, Inventing Genre does for eighteenth-century women’s poetry what has been done for women’s novels over the last two decades or so by scholars including Ros Ballaster, Terry.

Buy Eighteenth-century women poets, Oxfam, Books, Poetry Drama Criticism.Who were the women poets of the eighteenth century? More than a hundred are represented in this anthology, yet only few have hitherto featured in conventional surveys and anthologies of eighteenth-century verse.

Unlike the women who wrote fiction, the vast majority of those who wrote verse have been ignored and forgotten since their own day.This anthology of women's poetry, which contains verse by over writers, attempts to determine what kinds and classes of women wrote in the 18th century, what kind of verse predominated and how it .