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Poetry in Irish

Marie‐Louise Coolahan

in Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines women's authorship and patronage of poetry in Irish. It focuses on the keen (caoineadh), in which the female speaker laments the death of an individual, and amateur syllabic ... More


Conclusion

Carol Barash

in English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that it is only with Katherine Philips that royalism, writing as a ... More


English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Carol Barash

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book is the first study to reconstruct the political origins of English women's poetry between the execution of Charles I and the death of Queen Anne. The book shows that, between Katherine ... More


Introduction

Carol Barash

in English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This introductory chapter begins by setting out the focus of the book, namely the emergence of a ‘royalist’, or a ‘late Stuart’, or a ‘Tory’ or ‘Jacobite’ women's poetic tradition. It brings together ... More


Women's Community and the Exiled King: Katherine Philips's Society of Friendship

Carol Barash

in English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the ways in which public and private spheres are framed in relation to discourses of monarchy and political community in the manuscript and published poems of Katherine Philips ... More


The Female Monarch and the Woman Poet: Mary of Modena, Anne Killigrew, and Jane Barker

Carol Barash

in English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the writings of Anne Killigrew and Jane Barker. For Killigrew, the world of ritual around Mary of Modena provided a complicated but powerful model of female authority for a ... More


Anne Finch: Gender, Politics, and Myths of the Private Self

Carol Barash

in English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter, working back and forth between published and manuscript versions of Anne Finch's poems, begins with the political poems, particularly her elegies on the deaths of James II in 1701 and ... More


Queen Anne among the Poets

Carol Barash

in English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The years between the coronation of William III and Mary II in 1688 and the death of Anne in 1714 were marked by fierce public debates about the relationship between gender and political authority. ... More


Feminizing the Poetics of Reception

Lucy Newlyn

in Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187110
eISBN:
9780191674631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187110.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the place of women's poetry alongside and in the writing–reading diaclectic. In women's writing, across the full discursive range in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, it ... More


To a Brown Girl: The Poetic Discourse of Brown

Laila Haidarali

in Brown Beauty: Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479875108
eISBN:
9781479865499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875108.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores a selection of writings of thirteen poets who all published in important middle-class literary journals of the Harlem Renaissance. Their works appeared in the Crisis, Messenger, ... More


Eros, Myth, and Monarchy in Aphra Behn

Carol Barash

in English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on Aphra Behn. Behn was infamous for her forwardness in seeking publication (and profit) for her writing, for her bawdy plays and verse, and for her playful — and often playfully ... More


English and Continental Origins: Queens, Heroes, Prophets

Carol Barash

in English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In 1649 King Charles I was publicly tried and executed, drawings of his severed body posted around London and used to announce stories of his death. This chapter discusses the king's execution as the ... More


The Poetics of Popular Poetry in the Argosy

Caley Ehnes

in Victorian Poetry and the Poetics of the Literary Periodical

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474418348
eISBN:
9781474459655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418348.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on the poetics of popular poetry in the Argosy under the editorship of Isa Craig. It argues that a careful reading of the periodical’s sentimental poetry challenges the critical ... More


Women and Prose Poetry

Paul Hetherington and Cassandra Atherton

in Prose Poetry: An Introduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691180656
eISBN:
9780691212135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180656.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter highlights the tradition of English-language prose poetry by women. It explores what women's prose poetries may be — not only in terms of content and approach but in terms of technique ... More


Virgil in Contemporary Women’s Poetry

Lorna Hardwick and James I. Porter

in Sibylline Sisters: Virgil's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582969
eISBN:
9780191731198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582969.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 argued that it is possible to discern the ‘national’ Virgils standing behind each woman's invocation of his work; further evidence of Virgil's absorption into the general culture is his ... More


Critical Histories:

David Kennedy and Christine Kennedy

in Women's Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970-2010: Body, Time and Locale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319778
eISBN:
9781781381106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319778.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines critical approaches to women’s experimental poetry in Britain. More specifically, it considers how critics discuss women’s poetry in Britain in relation to feminism. The chapter ... More


Eavan Boland

Lorna Hardwick and James I. Porter

in Sibylline Sisters: Virgil's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582969
eISBN:
9780191731198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582969.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Eavan Boland draws on Virgil's poetry to articulate a highly personal experience of displacement and loss, which she situates within a wider context of geographical and political exclusion. Her ... More


In Plain Sight: Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry and the Problem of Literary History

Alexandra Socarides

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198855521
eISBN:
9780191889219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855521.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In Plain Sight explores how the poetry of nineteenth-century American women that was once so visible within American culture could have, with the exception of that by Emily Dickinson, so thoroughly ... More


Writing the Maternal Everyday: Bernadette Mayer and Her “Daughters”

Andrew Epstein

in Attention Equals Life: The Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199972128
eISBN:
9780190608965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972128.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that Bernadette Mayer develops a groundbreaking, influential mode referred to as “the poetics of the maternal everyday”: a feminist aesthetic that explores how daily experience is ... More


Ruth Fainlight

Lorna Hardwick and James I. Porter

in Sibylline Sisters: Virgil's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582969
eISBN:
9780191731198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582969.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Through the Sibyl, Ruth Fainlight probes her identity as a Jewish daughter and as a woman poet. Through her invocation of the Sibyl she saturates her work with Virgilian allusion. In her hands Virgil ... More


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