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Eighteenth-century women poets and their poetry

Paula R. Backscheider

Eighteenth-century women poets and their poetry

inventing agency, inventing genre

by Paula R. Backscheider

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English


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StatementPaula R. Backscheider.
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The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 514 p. ;
Number of Pages514
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Open LibraryOL22721079M
ISBN 100801881692

Eighteenth-century women poets and their poetry: inventing agency, inventing genre / by: Backscheider, Paula R. Published: () The eighteenth-century British verse epistle / by: Overton, Bill. Published: (). 15 The city in eighteenth-century poetry 83 brean hammond 16 “Nature” poetry tim fulford 17 Questions in poetics: why and how poetry matters john sitter 18 Eighteenth-century women poets and readers claudia thomas kairoff 19 Creating a national poetry: the tradition of Spenser and Milton david fairer ix. This article focuses on poetry from the United Kingdom written in the English article does not cover poetry from other countries where the English language is spoken, including Southern Ireland after December The earliest surviving English poetry, written in Anglo-Saxon, the direct predecessor of modern English, may have been composed as early as the .


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