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Eighteenth-century women poets and their poetry

Paula R. Backscheider


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Eighteenth-century women poets and their poetry by Paula R. Backscheider Download PDF EPUB FB2

The volume 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(3).

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. 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.

"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.

Rather than a systematic introduction to eighteenth-century women’s poetry, a history of their poetry, or a unified, progressive argument, this book is an explo-ration of the forms in which women poets wrote.

It recognizes some of their contributions to evolutions in poetic form and to changes in the work poetry doesCited by: 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 5/5(1). 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 for anything more than historical interest/5. Plan of the Book Approaching the Poetry The Chapters 1. Introduction Changing Contexts Systems, Gender, and Persistent Issues Agency and the ''Marked Marker'' 2.

Anne Finch and What Women Wrote The Social and the Formal Anne Finch and Popular Poetry Poetry on Poetry The Spleen as Legacy 3. Women and Poetry in the Public Eye Poetry as News and. Buy Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and Their Poetry: Inventing Agency, Inventing Genre Reprint by Backscheider, Paula R.

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Backscheider,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5). A Review of Paula Backscheider's Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and Their Poetry. This review appeared in The Eighteenth-Century Intelligencer, N.S.

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xxvii + ; biographies. 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.

Rather Author: Paula R. Backscheider. 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.

The volume 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(5).

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.

Rather than presenting a chronological survey, Paula R. Backscheider explores. Electronic book text. Pages. $ USD. In the first decade of the eighteenth century two women published collections of their verse.

In the s more than thirty did so. Even so crude a measure may suggest that there had been an emphatic change in the literary status of women in the period.

Eighteenth-century women poets and their poetry: inventing agency, inventing genre /. This anthology gathers poems by 80 British women poets of the long eighteenth century. Few of these poems have been reprinted since originally published, and all are crucial to understanding fully the literary history of women writers/5(7).

Eighteenth-Century Poetry Archive Pope and the Early Eighteenth-Century Book Trade. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Print.

Backscheider, Paula R. Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and their Poetry: Inventing Agency, Inventing. 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 .Get this from a library! Eighteenth-century women poets and their poetry: inventing agency, inventing genre.

[Paula R Backscheider] -- "This major original study offers a broad view of the writing and careers of eighteenth-century women poets, casting a new light on the ways in which poetry was read and enjoyed, on changing poetic.Get this from a library!

Eighteenth-century women poets and their poetry: inventing agency, inventing genre. [Paula R Backscheider] -- Paula Backscheider's study casts a new light on the way women's poetry was read and enjoyed in 18th century Britain.

She also looks at changing poetic tastes in Britain and at the development of many.