By Patricia Hoffmann

ISBN-10: 0754630978

ISBN-13: 9780754630975

in the course of Anne Killigrew's lifetime (1660-1685) such a lot of her identified residing family members have been hooked up to the court docket, but little or no is understood approximately Anne herself. The twenty-five whole poems and 5 fragments that have been accrued and released by way of her father quickly after her demise most likely signify just a part of her output. they're reproduced the following from the reproduction held within the Folger Shakespeare Library. those works recommend a poet rather conversant with the period's propensity to remark and praise in verse. They recommend a occasionally traditional, occasionally simply efficient, yet usually relatively promising author. in addition, not like lots of her contemporaries, Killigrew by no means makes use of Latin, or French, or Italian in her verse. From the proof of the poems the following there's solid cause to imagine that Killigrew may were a very good eighteenth-century poet.

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Anne Killigrew: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two, Volume 5 (The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works – Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two) by Patricia Hoffmann


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