Romantic Women Poets: An Anthology (Blackwell Anthologies)

  • Publish Date: 1997-12-15
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Duncan Wu
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Designed as a companion to Romanticism: An Anthology, Second Edition, this volume, dedicated exclusively to female poets of the Romantic period, contains complete and unabridged texts of: Anna Laetitia Barbauld, Eighteen Hundred and Eleven; Hannah More, Sensibility, The Bas-Bleu, and Slavery; Charlotte Smith, Elegiac Sonnets (3rd Edition), The Emigrants, and Beachy Head; Ann Yearsley, Poem on the Inhumanity of the Slave-Trade and Reflections on the Death of Louis XVI; Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, The Passage of the Mountain of St Gothard, A Poem; Mary Robinson, Sappho and Phaon; Helen Maria Williams, A Poem on the Bill Lately Passed for Regulating the Slave Trade and A Farewell, for Two Years, To England; Ann Batten Cristall, Poetical Sketches; Mary Tighe, Psyche; and Felicia Dorothea Hemans, Stanzas to the Memory of the Late King, and Records of Woman. The selection includes manuscript versions of poems by Susanna Blamire and Lady Caroline Lamb.

Other poets represented are: Anna Seward, Mary Scott, Phillis Wheatley, Anne Grant, Joanna Baillie, Ann Radcliffe, Amelia Opie, Charlotte Byrne (aka Charlotte Dacre), Isabella Lickbarrow, Sydney Owenson (Lady Morgan), and Letitia Elizabeth Landon (LEL).