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Mary LeaporA Study in Eighteenth Century Women's Poetry

Mary Leapor: A Study in Eighteenth Century Women's Poetry

Richard Greene

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119883
eISBN:
9780191671234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119883.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 18th-century Literature

Mary Leapor, a Northamptonshire kitchen maid, produced a substantial body of exceptional poetry that was only published after her early death at the age of twenty-four. This is a timely examination ... More

Robert Burns and PastoralPoetry and Improvement in Late Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Robert Burns and Pastoral: Poetry and Improvement in Late Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Nigel Leask

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572618
eISBN:
9780191722974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572618.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 18th-century Literature

This book is a reassessment of the writings of Robert Burns (1759–96), arguably the most original poet writing in Great Britain between Pope and Blake, and creator of the first modern vernacular ... More

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