At her death in 1825, Anna Letitia Barbauld was considered one of the great writers of her time. Distinguished as a poet and essayist, she was also in innovator in children's literature, an eloquent supporter of liberal politics, and a literary critic of stature. This edition includes a generous selection of her poetry and the first comprehensive body of her prose in more than a century, with essays?some never before reprinted?on literature, religion, education, prejudice, women's fashions, and class conflict.
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The Broadview Literary Texts series is an effort to represent the ever-changing canon of literature in English by bringing together texts long regarded as classics with valuable, though lesser-known literature.About the Author:
William McCarthy is the author of Hester Thrale Piozzo: Portrait of a Literary Woman (1985). Elizabeth Kraft is the author of Character and Consciousness in Eighteenth-Century Comic Fiction (1992) and Laurence Sterne Revisited (1996). They co-edited The Poems of Anna Letitia Barbauld (1994) for the University of Georgia Press.
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Book Description Broadview Press, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, 2002. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 519 pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Broadview Literary Text. Four appendices, sources of notes, bibliography. Pristine condition. A thoughtful collection of poetry and prose by a notable British female poet, essayist, educator and critic of the eighteenth century. Bookseller Inventory # 7254
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