By Christine Gerrard
This broad-ranging Companion deals readers a radical grounding in either the history and the substance of eighteenth-century poetry in all its wealthy variety.
- Provides an updated and wide-ranging advisor to eighteenth-century poetry
- Reflects the dramatic transformation which has taken position within the research of eighteenth-century poetry over the last decades
- Opens with a piece on contexts, discussing poetry’s relationships with patriotism, politics, technological know-how, and the visible arts, for example
- Discusses poetry via female and male poets from all walks of life
- Includes a variety of shut readings of person poems, starting from Pope’s The Rape of the Lock to Mary Collier’s The Woman’s Labour
- Includes extra provocative contributions on matters resembling rural poetry and the self-taught culture, British poetry 'beyond the borders', the structures of femininity, girls as writers and girls as readers.
- Designed for use along David Fairer and Christine Gerrard’s Eighteenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology, third edition (Wiley Blackwell, 2014)
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