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A fresh approach to the study of Romantic Literature edited by scholars in the field. This volume presents extensive selections from a wide range of underrepresented female writers like Mary Wollstonecraft, Dorothy Wordsworth, and Mary Robinson. “Perspectives” sections shed light on the period as a whole. Examples include a “Perspectives” section on “The Wollstonecraft Controversy and the Rights of Women” and on “Popular Prose and the Problems of Authorship”
Volume 2A: The Romantics and Their Contemporaries of The Longman Anthology of British Literature is a comprehensive and thoughtfully arranged anthology that offers a rich selection of major British authors throughout the Romantic period. The text includes Perspectives, Companion Readings, and "and Its Time" sections which show how major literary writings interrelate with and respond to various social, historical, and cultural events of Great Britain in the Romantic period. With a generous representation of fiction, drama, and poetry, the second edition includes major additions of important works and an expanded illustration program. Fresh and up-to-date introductions and notes are written by an editorial team whose members are all actively engaged in teaching and in current scholarship, and illustrations show both artistic and cultural developments of the period. For those interested in British Literature of the Romantic Period.
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