Selected Poetry and Prose

Selected Poetry and Prose At her death in 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 su

  • Title: Selected Poetry and Prose
  • Author: Anna Laetitia Barbauld William McCarthy Elizabeth Kraft Gertrude Käsebier
  • ISBN: 9781551112411
  • Page: 248
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 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 than a century, with essays some never before reprinted on literature, religion, education, prejudice, women s fashions, and class conflict.

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    1. Barbauld is definitely one to be studied. I can't believe I haven't been aware of her until now. For me, she is most attractive in her philosophies and in the titling of her work. A poem called "To Dr. Aikin on his Complaining that she neglected him, October 20th 1768" is really exciting to me by name, but in execution I found not as much to love. Her obsession with the "embryo" stage of any idea was particularly interesting to me, though, and I wish I had the time to track it, research it. I do [...]

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