ENG442Y (C18th women and poetry)

Some other readings on C18th women and/or C18th women and authorship (mostly not on STL)




Armstrong, Nancy. Desire and Domestic Fiction. A Political History of the Novel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987. PR 830. D65 A7 ROBA, TRIN, VUPT, SMC.

Barker-Benfield, G.J. The culture of sensibility. Sex and society in eighteenth-century Britain. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1992. HQ 1593 B37 1992 STL.

A dictionary of British and American women writers, 1660-1800, ed. Janet Todd. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Allanheld, 1985. PR 113 D5 1984

Eighteenth-century women and the arts, eds. Frederick M. Keener and Susan E. Lorsch. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988. NX 452 E56 1988

Ezell, Margaret J.M. Writing Women's Literary History. Baltimore & London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. PR 111 E94 1993

Feldman, Paula R. British Women Poets of the Romantic Era: An Anthology. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. PR 1177 B76 ROBA, VUPT.

Ferguson, Moira. Eighteenth-Century Women Poets. Nation, Class, and Gender. State University of New York Press, 1995. PR 555 W6 F47 1995

Gender at work. Four women writers of the eighteenth century. Ed. Anne Messenger. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1990. PR 113 G4 1990.

Gibson, Rebecca Gould. `My want of skill: apologias of British women poets.' 79-86 of Eighteenth-century women and the arts, ed. Keener and Lorsch (New York, Westport, London: Greenwood, 1988). NX 452 E56 ROBA.

Greer, Germaine. Slip-shod sibyls: recognition, rejection, and the woman poet. London: Viking, 1995. PN 1091 G74 ROBA.

deJean, Joan. `Fictions of Sappho.' Critical Inquiry 13 (1987): 787-805. AS 30 C75.

Lipking, Lawrence. Abandoned women and poetic tradition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988. PN 1103 L56.

Messenger, Ann. `Women poets and the pastoral trap: the case of Mary Whately'. PP. 93-105 of Eighteenth-century women and the arts, ed. Frederick M. Keener and Susan E. Lorsch. New York, Westport, London: Greenwood, 1988. NX 452 E56. Not on STL.

Nussbaum, Felicity A. `Eighteenth-century women's autobiographical commonplaces'. Pp. 147-171 of The private self. Theory and practice of women's autobiographical writings, ed. Shari Benstock. Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, [CP: get date and call #!]

The Other Eighteenth Century: English Women of Letters, 1660-1800. Ed. Robet W. Uphaus and Gretchen M. Forster. East Lansing: Colleagues Press, 1991. PR 1110 W6 O84 1991 ROBA

Poovey, Mary. The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1984. PR 469 W65 P66 1984

Rogers, Katherine. Feminism in Eighteenth-Century England. Brighton: Harvester, 1982. HQ 1599 E5 R63 1982

Runge, Laura L. Gender and Language in British Literary Criticism, 1660-1790. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. PR 73 R86 1997X

Salvaggio, Ruth. "Anne Finch Placed and Displaced." In Early women writers: 1600-1720, ed. Anita Pacheco, 242-65. London: Longman, 1998. PR 113 E27 ROBA

Shevelow, Kathryn. Women and Print Culture: The Construction of Femininity in the Early Periodical. London: Routledge, 1989. PN 5124 W6 S5

Spacks, Patricia Meyer. `Female rhetorics'. Pp. 177-191 of The private self: theory and practice of women's autobiographical writings, ed. Shari Benstock. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press [CP get date and call #].

Spencer, Jane. The Rise of the Woman Novelist. Oxford and New York: Blackwell, 1986. PR 113 S6 1986

Todd, Janet. The Sign of Angellica. Women, Writing, and Fiction, 1660-1800. London: Virago, 1989. PR 858 W6 T58

Turner, Cheryl. Living by the Pen. Women Writers in the Eighteenth Century. London and New York: Routledge, 1992. PR 858 W6 T8

Vickery, Amanda. The gentleman's daughter: women's lives in Georgian England.

Williamson, Marilyn L. Raising Their Voices. British Women Writers, 1650-1750. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1990. PR 113 W55

Women's poetry in the enlightenment: the making of a canon, 1730-1820, eds. Isobel Armstrong and Virginia Blain, 3-32. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. PR 555 W6 W66