qWhile most of the letter writers are unknown, four achieved prominence - the author Charlotte Lennox, the Reverend Thomas Winstanley, the navigator Charles Clerke, and the bluestocking Susannah Dobson. This book presents new perspectives on Lennox's and Winstanley's domestic lives, Clerke's ambiguous encounters with indigenous peoples, and Dobson's mysterious sexuality.q qThis book will appeal to eighteenth-century scholars as well as to scholars in women's and cultural studies. It will also be of interest to postcolonial, queer, and other literary theorists.q--BOOK JACKET.Several occasional pieces, written during the year preceding his marriage to Sylvia, suggest a very different Sylvia than the one we ... a Heart Each Corkin that adorns her is a Dart.5 Unambiguously delightful, this poem must have pleased Sylvia. ... On Monday, 1 1 April 1763, a much longer aquot;ODEaquot; appeared and ended with the following lines: Thoa#39; half mankind with ... fears, Distract my soul, and please.6 Signed aquot;H.P.aquot; the poem nevertheless seems linked to Thornton and Sylvia for allanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Lives and Letters of an Eighteenth-century Circle of Acquaintance|
|Author||:||Temma F. Berg|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2006|