Barbara McGovern

Standard Name: McGovern, Barbara


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Literary responses Anne Finch
The poet Dilys Laing wryly asserted solidarity when in 1949 she addressed Finch in Sonnet to a Sister in Error, noting that women who slight the management of a servile house will themselves be...
Literary responses Anne Finch
Barbara McGovern has disposed (hopefully once and for all) of the mistaken story of Pope 's hostility to AF . In fact, they shared a literary friendship which Finch found valuable.
McGovern, Barbara. Anne Finch and Her Poetry: A Critical Biography. University of Georgia Press, 1992.
She also addressed...
Publishing Anne Finch
The publisher was John Barber . The book appeared that year (a time of hope for Jacobites, with Queen Anne ill and the succession in doubt) with different title-pages and various imprints.
Eicke, Leigh. “’You that have borne the cause of Kings’: Anne Finch’s Jacobite Writing”. American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Conference, Milwaukee, WI.
Foxon, David F. English Verse 1701-1750. Cambridge University Press, 1975.
Copies of...
Publishing Anne Finch
It may have been her husband , however, who was concerned for the preservation of her writings; most of the fifty-seven poems in this volume are absent from the earlier manuscript and printed collections. In...
Textual Production Anne Finch
AF wrote an elegy, On the Lord Dundee, commemorating John Graham of Claverhouse, who died fighting for James II at the battle of Killiecrankie.
Biographer Barbara McGovern refers to this Scottish monarchist hero...


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