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The muses of resistance : laboring-class women's poetry in Britain, 1739-1796

Author: Donna Landry
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
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A 1990 study of the remarkable by neglected laboring-class women poets of the eighteenth century.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Landry, Donna.
Muses of resistance.
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)874667218
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Landry
ISBN: 052137412X 9780521374125
OCLC Number: 20561436
Description: ix, 325 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Sensibility and slavery: the discourse of working women's verse; 2. The resignation of Mary Collier: some problems in feminist literary history; 3. An English Sappho brilliant, young and dead? Mary Leapor laughs at the fathers; 4. The complex contradictions of Ann Yearsley: working-class writer, bourgeois subject?; 5. Laboring in pastures new: the two Elizabeths; 6. Other others: the marginality of cultural difference; 7. The 1790s and after: 'Revolutions that as yet have no model'.
Responsibility: Donna Landry.
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"For anyone interested in women's poetry, in class politics and art, or in eighteenth-century literature, this book is a real find." The Women's Review of Books

 
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