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The Poetry of Laetitia Pilkington, 1712-50 and Constantia Grierson, 1706-33

Studies in British Literature S. v. 20

Format: Hardback
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd, New York, United States
Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Published: 29th Feb 1996
Dimensions: h 240mm
ISBN-10: 0773488669
ISBN-13: 9780773488663
Barcode No: 9780773488663
Synopsis
This volume brings together all the poems by the two women which are available in several 18th-century anthologies. This edition prints the poems in their original format as transcribed from the editions in the Bodleian Library. Notes have been added to explain references contemporary and classical, and a brief introduction sets the poets in their background. Because Laetitia Pilkington published her poems randomly interspersed in her "Memoirs", this edition reproduces where available for each poem her comments from the "Memoirs" which often set the poem in context. A companion volume to "The Poetry of Mary Barber" (Mellen, 1992), this means that virtually all of the poems attributed to these three women are now accessible to scholars and students.

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