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Romanticism, Publishing and Dissent
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: H. Braithwaite
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12-10 - Publisher: Springer

Joseph Johnson (1738-1809) was arguably the foremost bookseller of the late eighteenth century in England, publishing Joseph Priestley, William Cowper, Anna Laetitia Barbauld, Mary Wollstonecroft, Wordsworth and Coleridge, among others, and his output closely linked to the turbulent events of his age. This book seeks to reassess the reputation of
Men and the Making of Modern British Feminism
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Arianne Chernock
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-18 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

Men and the Making of Modern British Feminism calls fresh attention to the forgotten but foundational contributions of men to the creation of modern British feminism. Focusing on the revolutionary 1790s, the book introduces several dozen male reformers who insisted that women's emancipation would be key to the establishment of
Romanticism and the Letter
Language: en
Pages: 277
Authors: Madeleine Callaghan, Anthony Howe
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-29 - Publisher: Springer Nature

Romanticism and the Letter is a collection of essays that explore various aspects of letter writing in the Romantic period of British Literature. Although the correspondence of the Romantics constitutes a major literary achievement in its own right, it has received relatively little critical attention. Essays focus on the letters
Mary Wollstonecraft
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: C. Franklin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-12 - Publisher: Springer

This study argues that protestant society had traditionally sanctioned women's role in spreading literacy, but this became politicized in the 1790s. Wollstonecraft's literary vocation was shaped by the expectations of the power of print to educate and reform individuals and society, in the radical circles of the Unitarian publisher Joseph
Natural Rights and the Birth of Romanticism in the 1790s
Language: en
Pages: 277
Authors: R. White
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-11-22 - Publisher: Springer

Following the American War of Independence and the French Revolution, ideas of the 'Natural Rights of Man' (later distinguished into particular issues like rights of association, rights of women, slaves, children and animals) were publicly debated in England. Literary figures like Wollstonecraft, Godwin, Thelwall, Blake and Wordsworth reflected these struggles