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Women's writing, 1778-1838 : an anthology

Author: Fiona Robertson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology brings together for the first time the work of over forty women writers in a period marked by rapid social change. It covers a wide range of writing in a variety of genres,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Drama
Essays
Fiction
History
Literary collections
Literature
Personal correspondence
Poetry
Sources
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Robertson
ISBN: 0192833138 9780192833136
OCLC Number: 47674886
Description: lxxiv, 642 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Letter X and XI from Evelina (1778) ; 'Strictures on Beauty' from Camilla (1796) / Frances Burney --
Letters V and VI from The History of England from the Revolution to the Present Time, in a Series of Letters to a Friend (1778) ; Closing Address from History of England from the Accession of James 1 to that of the Brunswick Line (1783) ; 'No Characteristic Difference in Sex' from Letters on Education (1790) / Catharine Macaulay --
Evenings I and VII from The Progress of Romance (1785) / Clara Reeve --
Hymn XI from Hymns in Prose for Children (1781) ; 'The Rights of Woman' (c. 1792) ; 'Inscription for an Ice-House (c. 1793) ; 'To Mr. C[oleridge]' (1797) ; 'True Magicians' (pub. 1826) ; Eighteen Hundred and Eleven : A Poem (1812) / Anna Laetitia Barbauld --
'The partial Muse has from my earliest hours' ; 'To a Nightingale' ; 'Written in the Church-Yard at Middleton in Sussex' ; 'The Glow-Worm' ; 'Written in a Tempestuous Night, on the Coast of Sussex' ; 'Reflections on Some Drawings of Plants' ; 'Ode to the Missel Thrush' (1804) ; 'The Jay in Masquerade' (1807) / Charlotte Smith --
Remarks on Such Things Are (1806) ; From Such Thing Are (1787) ; Remarks on De Monfort (1807) ; From A Simple Story (1791) / Elizabeth Inchbald --
Review of A Simple Story (1791) ; 'The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed' from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) ; Letter IV from Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark (1796) / Mary Wollstonecraft --
Letters IX and XXVI from Letters Written in France (1790) ; On Madame Roland from Letters from France (1792-1796) / Helen Maria Williams --
Letters I and II from Letters on the Female Mind (1793) / Laetitia Matilda Hawkins --
'Derbyshire and Lancashire' from A Journey Made in the Summer of 1794 (1795) ; From The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794) / Ann Radcliffe --
'The Riot, or, Half a Loaf is Better than No Bread' (1795) ; 'The White Slave Trade' (1805) / Hannah More. 'January, 1795' (1795) ; From Sappho and Phaon (1796) ; From Memoirs of the Late Mrs. Robinson Written by Herself (1801) / Mary Robinson --
'The Captive Linnet' (1796);- 'Soliloquy' (1796) / Ann Yearsley --
From Translation of the Letters of a Hindoo Rajah (1796) / Elizabeth Hamilton --
Letter II from An Introduction to Botany, in a Series of Familiar Letters (1796) ; From Reflections on the Present Condition of the Female Sex (1798) / Priscilla Wakefield --
'Introductory Discourse' for Plays on the Passions (1798) ; From De Monfort : A Tragedy (1798) / Joanna Baillie --
'Remarks on the Character of Lady MacBeth' (pub. 1834) / Sarah Siddons --
From Castle Rackrent (1800) ; 'Lady Delacour's History' from Belinda (1801) / Maria Edgeworth --
From The Strange Effects of Faith (1801) ; From The Strange Effects of Faith, Second Part (1802) ; Introduction and 'The Fourth Day's Dispute' from A Dispute between the Woman and the Powers of Darkness (1802) / Joanna Southcott --
From Original Poems for Infant Minds (1804) ; 'Morning' ; 'Evening' ; 'The Poppy' ; 'The Violet' ; 'The Cow and the Ass' (1805) ; 'The Star' (1806) ; 'How it Strikes a Stranger' (1821) ; 'The Toad's Journal' (1822) / Jane Taylor --
From Psyche, or, The Legend of Love (1805) ; Proem ; Canto II / Mary Tighe --
From Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland (1805) ; 'Address to a Child, During a Boisterous Winter Evening' (1805-7) ; 'Floating Island' (1820s) / Dorothy Wordsworth --
'On the General Principles of Chemistry' from Conversations on Chemistry (1806) ; 'On the Condition of the Poor' from Conservations on Political Economy (1816) / Jane Marcet --
'Elinor Forester : The Father's Wedding Day' (1809) ; 'Margaret Green : The Young Mahometan' (1809) ; 'On Needlework' (1815) / Mary Lamb --
From Mansfield Park (1814) ; From Persuasion (1818) / Jane Austen --
'The All-Seeing God' from The History of the Fairchild Family (1818) / Mary Sherwood --
From Frankenstein (1818), Chapters III, IV ; 'The Mortal Immortal : A Tale' (1834) / Mary Shelley --
'Frost' and 'Thaw' (1819) ; 'The First Primrose' (1819) / Mary Russell Mitford. 'Caroline, Wife of George IV' from Memoirs of Queens (1821) / Mary Hays --
From Welsh (1822) ; 'The Sea-Song of Gafran' ; 'The Lament of Llywarch Hen' ; 'The Rock of Cader Idris' ; Casabianca' (1826, 1829) ; 'An Hour of Romance' (1827) ; 'Properzia Rossi' (1828) ; 'Indian Woman's Death-Song' (1828) ; 'The Traveller at the Source of the Nile' (1829) ; 'Parting Words' (1830) ; 'The Haunted House' (1831) ; 'Written after Visiting a Tomb' (1831) ; 'The Last Song of Sappho' (1832) / Felicia Hemans --
From Memoirs of Harriette Wilson, written by Herself (1825) / Harriette Wilson --
'Writing a Love Tale' (1825) ; 'Woman's Love (1825) ; 'To My Own Heart' (1829) / Maria Jane Jewsbury --
'Lines of Life' (1825, 1829) ; 'Felicia Hemans' (1837) ; 'Night at Sea' (1838) ; 'Rob Roy : Diana Vernon' (1838) / Laetitia Elizabeth Landon --
'Florence' from The Diary of an Ennuyée (1826) / Anna Jameson --
From Report on a Recent Visit to the Colony of Sierra Leone (1828) / Hannah Kilham --
'To' (1826) ; 'The Dream : A Fragment' (1826) ; 'The Vision of Fame' (1826) ; 'The Tempest : A Fragment' (1833) ; 'L.E.L.'s Last Question' (1839) / Elizabeth Barrett --
'A Mushroom City' from Illustrations of Political Economy (1832-1834) From Society in America (1937) ; 'Citizenship of People of Colour' ; 'Political Non-Existence of Women' / Harriet Martineau --
'Bengal Bridals and Bridal Candidates' from Scenes and Characteristics of Hindostan (1835) / Emma Roberts --
Household Words --
From The Cottage Cook, or, Mrs. Jones's Cheap Dishes (1797) / Hannah More --
From A New System of Domestic Cookery (1808) / Maria Eliza Rundell --Ffrom her Preface to Rundell, A New System of Domestic Cookery (1840) / Emma Roberts --
'Peregrine Touchwood's Address' from The Cook and Housewife's Manual (1826) / Christian Isobel Johnstone --
'Evening Parties' from Domestic Duties (1825) / Mrs. William Parkes --
From Domestic Economy and Cookery for Rich and Poor (1827) --
'On Servants' and Letter VIII from The Home Book : or, Young Housekeeper's Assistant (1829).
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: edited with an introduction and notes by Fiona Robertson.
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