By Christine Gerrard
This broad-ranging Companion bargains readers a radical grounding in either the heritage and the substance of eighteenth-century poetry in all its wealthy variety.
- Provides an up to date and wide-ranging consultant to eighteenth-century poetry
- Reflects the dramatic transformation which has taken position within the research of eighteenth-century poetry during the last decades
- Opens with a bit on contexts, discussing poetry’s relationships with patriotism, politics, technological know-how, and the visible arts, for example
- Discusses poetry via female and male poets from all walks of life
- Includes various shut readings of person poems, starting from Pope’s The Rape of the Lock to Mary Collier’s The Woman’s Labour
- Includes extra provocative contributions on matters equivalent to rural poetry and the self-taught culture, British poetry 'beyond the borders', the buildings of femininity, ladies as writers and ladies as readers.
- Designed for use along David Fairer and Christine Gerrard’s Eighteenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology, third edition (Wiley Blackwell, 2014)
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A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture) by Christine Gerrard