Pope asserts that a profusion of trade-offs establish a certain equilibrium point where Man hangs "on this isthmus of a middle state" (Magill 2629).After defining the boundaries of Man's Pope chooses neither good nor bad connotations ("A being darkly wise, and rudely great") to avoid judging either of man's extremes.
Pope asserts that a profusion of trade-offs establish a certain equilibrium point where Man hangs "on this isthmus of a middle state" (Magill 2629).After defining the boundaries of Man's Pope chooses neither good nor bad connotations ("A being darkly wise, and rudely great") to avoid judging either of man's extremes.And Jack Lynch has a page with Eighteenth-century literary bibliographies on line. Hinnant, `Apologies for poetry: the poetics of song and image', The poetry of Anne Finch: an essay in interpretation (1994).
Bestow my patience to compose the lives Of slighted virgins and neglected wives; To modish lovers I resign my truth, My cool reflection to unthinking youth; And some good-nature give (‘tis my desire) To surly husbands, as their needs require; And first discharge my funeral–and then To the small poets I bequeath my pen.
Let a small sprig (true emblem of my rhyme) Of blasted laurel on my hearse recline; Let some grave wight, that struggles for renown, By chanting dirges through a market-town, With gentle step precede the solemn train; A broken flute upon his arm shall lean.
may include mid-century constructions of women's literary history; men's appropriation of the female voice; class, gender, and labour (subversions of the pastoral, the georgic, the `country house poem' by labouring-class poets); the Bluestockings and their circle; nature; slavery; Phillis Wheatley; politics. PR 3539 L STL Donna Landry, The muses of resistance: labouring-class women's poetry in Britain, 1739-1796, (Cambridge, UK and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990). Anne Messenger (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1990). Keener and Lorsch (New York, Westport, London: Greenwood, 1988). Desired by a gentleman' 1747 (L217) Mary Whately, `The power of destiny' 1764 (L258) Ann Yearsley, `To Mr ****, an unlettered poet, on genius unimproved' 1787 (B450) Readings Alice Browne, `Women's education and women's rationality', The eighteenth century feminist mind (1987). Barbara Mc Govern, `"The spleen": melancholy, gender, and poetic identity', Anne Finch and her poetry: a critical biography (1992). Anne Messenger (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1990). PR 3765 W57 Z77 STL Ann Messenger, `Publishing without perishing: Lady Winchilsea's Miscellany Poems of 1713', Restoration 5/1 (1981): 27-37. STL #3589 [Ann Messenger, `Women poets and the pastoral trap: the case of Mary Whately', 93-105 of Eighteenth-century women and the arts, ed.
) Mary Lady Chudleigh, The Ladies defence Sarah Fyge Egerton, The female advocate Elizabeth Rowe, `A paraphrase on the Canticles: chapter 5' Anne Killigrew, `HERODIAS Daughter presenting to her mother St. Germaine Greer, `Introduction' (1-13), `Elizabeth Singer' (383ff), [Margaret J. Ezell, `The tedious chase: writing women's literary history in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries', and `Memorials of the female mind: creating the canon of women's literature in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries'. HQ 15 STL Richard Greene, `Primitivism and education', in Mary Leapor: a study in eighteenth-century women's poetry (1993). Female feeling and its forms: Odes & Ovid Anne Finch, `The spleen' 1701 (B23) Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, `A receipt to cure the vapours' 1730? Hinnant, `"My old inveterate foe": poems of melancholy and grief', The poetry of Anne Finch: an essay in interpretation (1994). Keener and Lorsch (New York, Westport, London: Greenwood, 1988). Not on STL.] Jamie Stanesa, `Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea', Dictionary of literary biography vol.
Six comic poets may the corpse surround, And all free-holders; if they can be found: Then follow next the melancholy throng, As shrewd instructors, who themselves are wrong.
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The virtuoso, rich in sun-dried weeds, The politician, whom no mortal heeds, The silent lawyer, chambered all the day, And the stern soldier that receives no pay.PR 3765 W57 Z69 STL Laura Mandel, `Demystifying (with) the repugnant female body: Mary Leapor and feminist literary history', Criticism 38.4 (1996): 551-582. Interprets Leapor's responses to Swift's "anti-blasons". 115-119)] Anne Finch, `The misantrope' (Mc Govern 1996, p. Female feeling and its forms: elegies Anne Finch, `On the death of the queen' 1718/1903 Elizabeth Rowe, `Upon the death of her husband' 1719 (L49) Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, `Epitaph' 1718 (L61) Elizabeth Tollet, `On a death's head' 1724 (L98) Mehitabel Wright, `To an infant expiring the second day of its birth' 1733 and `An epitaph on herself' a1750 (L115) Elizabeth Boyd, `On the death of an infant of five days old, being a beautiful but abortive birth' 1733 (L135) Elizabeth Carter, `On the death of Mrs. 109) Jonathan Swift, `Apollo outwitted, To the honourable Mrs Finch, under her Name of Ardelia, written 1709' Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, `The reasons that induced Dr S to write a poem call'd the lady's dressing room' Miss W-, `The gentleman's study, in answer to [Swift's] The lady's dressing room' (L130) (1992). Dustin Griffin, `Introduction', `Mary Leapor', Literary patronage in England, 1650-1800, 1-12, 189-203. Roger Lonsdale, `Introduction (ii)', Eighteenth-century women poets (Oxford University Press, 1989). 6.2 Background Terry Belanger, `Publishers and writers in eighteenth-century England', in Books and their readers in eighteenth-century England, ed. Rowe' 1737 (L167) Readings for weeks 10 & 11: Gillian Beer, `The heroic epistle and women's Gothic', Yearbook of English studies 12 (1982): 125-151. STL #3582 Joan de Jean, "Fictions of Sappho", Critican inquiry 13 (1987): 787-805. Patricia Bellamy's handout from the Jan 3rd library instruction session is now on line.Jack Lynch's wonderful C18th site has links to electronic texts and to other great resources for the study of the eighteenth century.See also the C18-L home page -- it has links to selected readings (see below) and to the archives of the C18-L list.Check out British theatre: some information about women playwrights of the period.But stay — the mourners should be first our care: Let the freed ‘prentice lead the miser’s heir; Let the young relict wipe her mournful eye, And widowed Husbands o’er their garlic cry.All this let my executors fulfil, And rest assured that this is Mira’s will; Who was, when she these legacies designed, In body healthy, and composed in mind.Texts for a few other poems on the syllabus are (or will be) linked to this home page; you're responsible for downloading these in time for class.These texts are for the use of ENG442Y students only.