Selected Poetry and Prose ePUB ô Selected Poetry

Selected Poetry and Prose ePUB ô Selected Poetry Fascinating The poetry of Barbauld didn t move me as much as her essays with the exception of the poem Eight Hundred and Eleven which was very powerful I just prefer prose writing and really enjoy a political essay Barbauld writes with a clarity and precision and intelligence that inspires envy in other writers Her writing remains relevant and piercing It is a tremendous loss to scholarship that her writing is only presented in Women s Literature classes. At her death in , Anna Letitia Barbauld was considered one of the great writers of her time Distinguished as a poet and essayist, she was also in innovator in children s literature, an eloquent supporter of liberal politics, and a literary critic of stature This edition includes a generous selection of her poetry and the first comprehensive body of her prose in than a century, with essays some never before reprinted on literature, religion, education, prejudice, women s fashions, and class conflict

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