Anne Home Hunter (1741a1821) was one of the most successful songwriters of the second half of the eighteenth century and most famously renowned as the poet who wrote the lyrics to many of Haydnas songs. This volume contains over two hundred of Hunteras poems, many unpublished in her lifetime and collected for the first time, extending and amplifying the previously definitive edition of her Poems that was published in 1802. Accompanied by a scholarly introduction and a long biographical essay, this expertly researched book sets Hunteras oeuvre in the political, social, and cultural context of her time.to confirm the poema#39;s syntax by chiming and pairing with complete clarity, these song poems often occupy no more than two, three or ... If there is no refrain the last line of each stanza delicately summarizes each phase of the argument with an ... And heavy beats the showa#39;ra#39;, 14 a#39;To wander alone when the moon faintly beaminga#39;15aall these songs, reactivating clichAc, ... 121 below). 16 Poems, p. 110 (see p. 118 below). 17 A. Hunter (as mrs John Hunter), The Sports ofthe introduction 9.
|Title||:||The Life and Poems of Anne Hunter|
|Publisher||:||Liverpool University Press - 2009|