The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing1660-1789 features coverage of the lives and works of almost 500 notable writers based in the British Isles from the return of the British monarchy in 1660 until the French Revolution of 1789. Broad coverage of writers and texts presents a new picture of 18th-century British authorship Takes advantage of newly expanded eighteenth-century canon to include significantly more women writers and labouring-class writers than have traditionally been studied Draws on the latest scholarship to more accurately reflect the literary achievements of the long eighteenth centuryHere she encountered Bridget Freemantle (1698a1779), a local clergymana#39;s daughter, who encouraged her writing and tried to get a play she had written staged in London. Freemantle planned a subscription edition of Leapora#39;s poems, but Leapor died of measles before the plan was very ... The volume contained a further 33 poems, some letters, and the text of her play aThe Unhappy Fathera and otheranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing 1660 - 1789|
|Author||:||Paul Baines, Julian Ferraro, Pat Rogers|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2010-12-28|