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The circuit of Apollo : eighteenth-century women's tributes to women / edited by Laura L. Runge and Jessica Cook.

Publication:
Newark : University of Delaware Press, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 233 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Early modern feminisms
Early Modern Feminisms
Distribution:
[Charlottesville, Virginia] : Distributed by the University of Virginia Press
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Subjects:
English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses.
Women -- Social networks -- Great Britain -- Congresses.
Female friendship -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses.
English literature.
English literature -- Women authors.
Female friendship.
Women and literature.
Women -- Social networks.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Summary:
"Historicizes British women's relationships with other women through the medium of commemorative writing over the course of the long eighteenth century. Featuring archival discoveries, the contributions in this volume trace female networks, friendships, rivalries, and competition and uncover the material record of women's honor"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Tracing "The Circuit of Appollo": poetic forms and identities in Anne Finch's tributes to women poets
"Those Stately Palaces": tribute and estates in the work of Anne Finch and Jane Barker
Martha Fowke's tributes to Mary, Lady Chudleigh, 1711 and 1726
Eliza Haywood, fame, and the art of self-homage
"Who Praises Women Does the Muses Praise": Mary Barber, Laetitia Pilkington, and Constantia Grierson's poetic tributes
"Friendship, Better than a Muse, Inspires": Anna Letitia Barbauld claims the sister arts for female friendship
Painting in bright characters: Helen Maria Williams's poetic tributes to Anna Seward, Elizabeth Montagu, and Marie-Jeanne Roland
Sapphic circuitry: Anna Seward's equivocal tribute to "Llangollen's Vanished Pair"
"I Delight in the Success of Your Literary Labours": friendship as platform for reinvention
Lyric sociability: object lessons in female friendship in Amelia Opie's occasional verses.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"This collection of essays began as a Women's Caucus luncheon discussion at the ASECS meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia March 2014"--Text.
Contributor:
Runge, Laura L., editor.
Cook, Jessica L., editor.
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Women's Caucus (2014 : Williamsburg, Virginia)
Other format:
Online version: Circuit of Apollo
ISBN:
9781644530047
9781644530030
1644530031
164453004X
9781644530054
OCLC:
1098235053
Publisher Number:
99983561334