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British women writers of the Romantic period

British women writers of the Romantic period

an anthology of their literary criticism

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Criticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • English prose literature -- Women authors,
  • English prose literature -- 19th century,
  • English prose literature -- 18th century,
  • English literature -- Philosophy -- Sources,
  • English literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc. -- Sources,
  • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mary A. Waters.
    GenreSources.
    ContributionsWaters, Mary A., 1954-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR76 .B75 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22541662M
    ISBN 100230205763, 0230205771
    ISBN 109780230205765, 9780230205772
    LC Control Number2008039120

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The Romantic period The nature of Romanticism. As a term to cover the most distinctive writers who flourished in the last years of the 18th century and the first decades of the 19th, “Romantic” is indispensable but also a little misleading: there was no self-styled “Romantic movement” at the time, and the great writers of the period did not call themselves Romantics.

In British Women Poets of the Romantic Era, Paula R. Feldman introduces modern readers to the range and diversity of women's poetic expression, making available more texts by more women poets of the Romantic era than have ever been collected in a single book in the twentieth century.

Feldman provides detailed introductions for each of the sixty. In British Women Poets of the Romantic Era, Paula R. Feldman introduces modern readers to the range and diversity of women's poetic expression, making available more texts by more women poets of the Romantic era than have ever been collected in a single book in the twentieth century.

Feldman provides detailed introductions for each of the sixty /5(5). The most significant Romantic period British woman playwright with Elizabeth Inchbald the only possible challenger, Joanna Baillie stands as one of the foremost women critics as well.

Born in Scotland, Baillie evinced an early antipathy to her studies, and her late mastery of reading seems an unpromising beginning for a literary career.

As this book demonstrates, Romantic women writers not only thought in millenarian terms, but they did so in a way that significantly alters our current critical view of the relations between gender, genre, and literary authority in this by: 4.

Additionally, Behrendt challenges the dominant and accepted information about British women writers in the Romantic Era. Behrendt provides thorough background information so that a reader with little knowledge of the era can follow along and understand the history that greatly impacted the kind of poetry that was by:   Revolution.

When reference is made to Romantic verse, the poets who generally spring to mind are William Blake (), William Wordsworth (), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (), George Gordon, 6th Lord Byron (), Percy Bysshe Shelley () and John Keats ().

These writers had an intuitive feeling that they were ‘chosen’ to guide others. Women, Epic, and Transition in British Romanticism argues that early nineteenth-century women poets contributed some of the most daring work in modernizing the epic genre.

The book examines several long poems to provide perspective on women poets working with and against men in related efforts, contributing together to a Romantic movement of Author: Robin Kear.

Seeing Suffering in Women s Literature of the Romantic Era Book Summary: Arguing that vision was the dominant mode for understanding suffering in the Romantic era, Elizabeth A. Dolan shows that Mary Wollstonecraft, Charlotte Smith, and Mary Shelley experimented with aesthetic and scientific visual methods in order to expose the social structures underlying suffering.

women writers of this period, my own work included,8 has pro-ceeded, as the editors of Romantic Women Writers: Voices and Countervoices lament, as if Romanticism were simply irrele-vant.

Except for George Sand, writers such as Mary Woll-stonecraft, Frances Burney, and Jane Austen, who are most. British Women Writers During The Romantic Period Words | 7 Pages. British Women Writers during the Romantic period “Like the minority writer, the female writer exists within an inescapable condition of identity which distances her from the mainstream of the culture and forces her either to stress her separation from the masculine literary tradition or to pursue her resemblance to it.

Works by Women and Anonymous Writers,in the Rare Book Collection of Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania (Judith Pascoe, Univ.

of Iowa) A useful index of late-century and Romantic women authors in one of the best collections of fiction of the period. From William Blake and John Keats to Charles Dickens and the Brontë sisters, explore 23 iconic authors from the Romantic and Victorian periods.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Poet, Artist, Printer. Charlotte Brontë. Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Charles Dickens. Novelist, Journalist. Novelist, Journalist. Elizabeth Gaskell. Novelist, Journalist. Anne K. Mellor and Richard E.

Matlak, British Literature, Jerome J. McGann, The New Oxford Book of Romantic Period Verse Duncan Wu, Romanticism: An Anthology [2nd ed.] Jonathan and Jessica Wordsworth, The New Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry David Perkins, English Romantic Writers Harold Bloom and Lionel Trilling, Romantic Poetry and ProseFile Size: KB.

Women were very oppressed by academic society during the Romantic Period in England. Women could not expect to be offered an education equal to that of men.

If they were given any schooling at all, it was in the areas of study which would make them desirable to : Ria Johnson. The Paperback of the British Women Writers of the Romantic Period: An Anthology of their Literary Criticism by Mary Waters at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Due to Price: $ The romantic era was also rich in literary criticism and other nonfictional prose. Coleridge proposed an influential theory of literature in his Biographia Literaria (). William Godwin and his wife, Mary Wollstonecraft, wrote ground–breaking books on human, and women's, rights.

British Women Writing Satirical novels in the romantic period Gendering Authorship and Narrative Voice Lisa M. Wilson• i While eighteenth-century definitions of satire portray it is as a mas-culine discourse, a survey of Romantic-period titles shows that women writers wrote narrative satire in numbers nearly equal to those of male satirical File Size: KB.

In so doing it will unpack the ethical and ethnic moral-economy of the Romantic period. 1 The primary subject of the work is the relationship between Enlightened Feminism, as feminism of the period has been called, and ideas of ‘race’ in the early Romantic period in Britain during the critical years of crisis and change, – 2 The Author: Eamon Wright.

Approaches to Teaching British Women Poets of the Romantic Period, edited by Stephen Behrendt and Harriet Kramer Linkin, from which Curran's quote is taken, is an excellent resource for teaching and thinking about these poets. This volume in the MLA's teaching series is both highly practical and imaginative in its approaches.

Book Description. Beginning with the premise that men and women of the Romantic period were lively interlocutors who participated in many of the same literary traditions and experiments, Fellow Romantics offers an inspired counterpoint to studies of Romantic-era women writers that stress their differences from their male contemporaries.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This is a timely and topical anthology offering a broad selection of critical texts - introductions, prefaces, periodical essays, literary reviews - written by British women of the Romantic features a wide selection of critical texts by Romantic British women writers, breaking new ground through its.

The "Twentieth Century and Beyond" is particularly thin, especially after the Modern period, when the selection seems random. Coverage includes male and female authors, primarily white. The text offers poems, a novella, excerpts of novels, two plays, and a scattering of relevant non-fiction/5(3).

One of the most exciting developments in Romantic studies in the past decade has been the rediscovery and repositioning of women poets as vital and influential members of the Romantic literary community. This is the first volume to focus on women poets of this era and to consider how their historical reception challenges current conceptions of by: Get this from a library.

British women writers of the Romantic period: an anthology of their literary criticism. [Mary A Waters;] -- This anthology offers a broad selection of critical texts - introductions, prefaces, periodical essays, literary reviews - written by women of the Romantic era.

It offers fuel for some of the most. The Romantic period saw the first generations of professional women writers flourish in Great Britain.

Literary history is only now giving them the attention they deserve, for the quality of their writings and for their popularity in their own time. The Romantic Period encouraged individuals to explore the interior world of emotion and to express themselves through writing. The high value placed on personal reflection resulted in an upsurge in authorship more generally, but it also created a space for women to add their voices in greater numbers.

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ADRIANA CRACIUN is the author of Fatal Women of Romanticism () and the co-editor of Rebellious Hearts: British Women Writers and the French Revolution (). She has published widely on women's writings in the Romantic period, and teaches British literature and critical theory at Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

With Questioning Nature we finally have a book that provides an in-depth, detailed, and knowledgeable account of the central role that natural history played in women’s writing during the Romantic period.

In eminently readable prose, Melissa Bailes demonstrates that women writers at this time were active participants in the culture of natural history and shows the diverse ways in which it Author: Melissa Bailes. British Women Writers of the Romantic Period | This timely anthology offers a broad selection of critical texts - introductions, prefaces, periodical essays, literary reviews - written by women of the Romantic era.

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This book therefore highlights that life-writing, in all its various forms, played an important role in the female literary culture of the Romantic period and, as Culley argues, ‘provides a fuller history of women’s literary experiences in the period’ (p.

).Cited by: 4. In British Women Poets of the Romantic Era, Paula R. Feldman introduces modern readers to the range and diversity of women's poetic expression, making available more texts by more women poets of the Romantic era than have ever been collected in a single book in the twentieth century.

Feldman provides detailed introductions for each of the sixty 5/5(1). This compelling study recovers the lost lives and poems of British women poets of the Romantic era. Stephen C. Behrendt reveals the range and diversity of their writings, offering new perspectives on the work of dozens of women whose poetry has long been ignored or marginalized in traditional literary history.

British Romanticism was once thought of as a cultural movement defined by. During the past two decades several developments have occurred to set the stage for studies that consider the contributions of women to Romantic theatre: the revisionist readings of early nineteenth-century British drama and theatre that began to appear after ;¹ an increase after in the books published on women writing in the English.

Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe towards the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from to Romanticism was characterized by its emphasis on emotion and individualism as well as glorification of all the past and nature, preferring the.

The work of Wordsworth and Coleridge is considered the beginning of the Romantic Period in British literature. The landscape of the Lake District influenced Wordsworth’s poetry.

The pattern of an observation of nature that leads into a meditation is a typical pattern in Romantic poetry. Though not an exhaustive record of all the works produced by women writers of the period, those reviewed in the British periodical press nonetheless form an impressively large archive of material.

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Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle. She is the author of Women Writers and Old Age in Great Britain, – and British Women Writers and the Writing of History, –, both published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

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